Of course they didn't.
More from Smith: "The thing is, there are things she says that have a real place in our ongoing political conversation in terms of issues of importance to everybody."
Ok. Name one.
Smith: "The point I was trying to make to her was that if she was more serious, she would be taken more seriously."
What Ann Coulter understands and Harry Smith does not is that Coulter is taken seriously. She is taken seriously by Harry Smith and CBS, who provide her a national television platform from which to sell her books and peddle her sleaze and lies.
And that reflects on Harry Smith and CBS.