Sunday, July 26, 2009

Will Dance for Access

What [David] Halberstam labeled the “nice genteel chumminess” between potentates like [Robert] McNamara and the Beltway press establishment, though occasionally frayed by scandals like Watergate, remains intact....

As e-mail released by Mark Sanford’s office revealed, David Gregory of NBC News tried to get an interview with the sleazy governor by reassuring him that “‘Meet the Press’ allows you to frame the conversation how you really want to.”

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