edit on 27-2-2013 by Helious because: (no reason given)
And so we now have the president going out because of this piece of paper and this agreement, I can’t do what I need to do to protect the country. That’s a kind of madness that I haven’t seen in a long time.
Well, they're not happy at all and some people kind of, you know, said, look, 'we don't see eye to eye on this.' They never really said, though, afterwards, they've said that this is factually wrong, and they -- and it was said to me in an e-mail by a top --
Blitzer: What was said?
Woodward: It was said very clearly, you will regret doing this.
Blitzer: Who sent that e-mail to you?
Woodward: Well, I'm not going to say.
Blitzer: Was it a senior person at the White House?
Woodward: A very senior person. And just as a matter -- I mean, it makes me very uncomfortable to have the White House telling reporters, 'you're going to regret doing something that you believe in, and even though we don't look at it that way, you do look at it that way.'
But suppose there’s a young reporter who’s only had a couple of years — or 10 years’ — experience and the White House is sending him an email saying, ‘You’re going to regret this.’ You know, tremble, tremble. I don’t think it’s the way to operate.” The White House declined to comment for this story.
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He said that explains the senior aide’s in-your-face email. “I think when they get their rear end in a crack here, they become defensive,” he said. “This could be a huge issue if the economy takes a hit
Originally posted by ColoradoJens
reply to post by burntheships
The only thing I take umbrage with is your post says something about "national security". How is an aircraft carrier in the persian gulf bringing "national security"?
Originally posted by Glinda
Is there any more apt example of the "Chicago way" that telling a true journalist "you'll regret this!" ???
And to the rest of the main stream media...keep clammering for Tiger Woods presidential photo ops...that's all the investigation that IS permitted.
Wonder who threatened Woodward? My guess Valdemort Jarrett In full meltdown mode.