Bob Woodward sat down with Sean Hannity tonight to elaborate on all the fallout from his claim yesterday he received an intimidating e-mail from the White House telling him he’ll “regret” his reporting. He clarified that he didn’t feel personally threatened, but it was still inappropriate for the White House to engage with a member of the press in that kind of intimidating manner. Woodward told Hannity that Gene Sperling, the White House official who e-mailed the intimidating e-mail, was shouting at him before sending the e-mail,
Comments: Woodward said he was flooded with emails from other journalists saying they have been treated the same way by this White House. What a shock. s/o Maybe this will shake things up in Washington. I´m not holding my breath.
The attack on Woodward was more than just an attack on Woodward,it´s a warning for other journalist to say anything negative about the thin skinned lying Obama.
Obama´s media protection mob is the main reason he´s still hanging in there on approvals and he doesn´t want that boat rocked. We read stories here every day which will never make it to the general public´s eyeballs.They depend solely on the MSM as their news source.
They aren´t done spinning this story yet.Sperling was an idiot for sending a documentable e mail ,if it was just a phone call he could have lied his way out of it.
SOROS pulls the bamster´s strings -- WE all know that -- so this isn´t a surprise....
The bamster will over/play his hands -- and -- SOROS will be exposed....
Are you listening Valerie Jarretttttt -- you wrascally iranian in American clothes....your day of reckoning is quickly approaching....
Latest demorat/game from Chicago, Illinois. Our cook country president (a liberal and friends with Valerie Jarrettttt) just raised the price of cigarettes $1.00 effective yesterday. NO explanation -- except she´s trying to stop more smokers (shades of bloomie of NY) from the habit -- and -- BTW it will raise 25Million in revenue so she can hire more public employeee agents to monitor the system. I kid you not. Those were her words....
We have a first, breaking, clue: Obie, the pretender, threatening Woodward and other press indicates Obie’s losing his grip. It’s becoming clear even to Obie’s commie lapdog, Gene Sperling, who wrote to Bob, “you will regret doing this”. Woodward, in his elderly, slow, cautious way DID come up with one good line after listening to Bob´s dreary, dull words plodding along. He said, Washington, "It´s a crazed town". And god bless him, that does say it all, especially from a respected old codger like Bob. "A crazed town". Good for him ! And he added that the White House is “trying to control the press”…..duhhh. (Glad old Bobby figured that one out!) Let´s face it, it´s a madhouse of addicted greedy, arrogant, self serving pigs at the classic trough of fake money printed at the Federal Reserve (actually an unsupervised private bank with anonymous unaccounted-for directors, accountable to nobody). The total craziness of our commie driven Federal Feeding Racket, and all of it protected by the Diane Sawyers of the TV protection racket……..except for an occasional Bob Woodward. Maybe it’s just the beginning of breaking the Berlin Wall of censorship.
Why is no one talking about according to Woodward that Sperling was yelling at him for an hour? I think the emails were just the denouement to the Sperling outburst that evidently failed to budge Woodward in his opinions on the sequester. And the subsequent attempt by Plooof tweeting to discredit Woodward was at the same time both sophomoric and spooky.
Even more telling is Woodward´s stating that he´s received numerous communications in the past day from other reporters who have been pressured by this WH. The WH knows full well that especially the younger less experienced, job-fearing reporters are especially vulnerable to intimidation. Bullies.
And yes, #12. Lanny and his editor have got some kind of Stockholm thing going on where they agree with the the WH guy(s) who threatened him, not to divulge who/what/when publicly about the threats. Bizarre. But then again this whole country seems locked in some kind of bizarro world since Jan 20, 2009.
#15-- since our fellow "citizens" elected him in ´08...
Woody ought to be infuriated by the intimidation efforts. Every person who loves libery ought to be incensed.
These are the beginning tactics of despots and tyrants. They start out bloodless, but rarely remain so.
So far Woody isn´t backing down. I´m wondering, though, will he stand firm when invitations to all the DC glitterati paries dry up, and colleagues shun him, walk on the other side of the street when they see him coming, take the stairs instead of ride in the same elevator?
Ostracism is a tough thing to endure. Time will show what Woodward´s mettle is.
Time will also tell whether we Americans deserve liberty.
Could it be the msm is starting to catch on that it has been the cast of useful idiots all this time supporting a rigged re-election of Amerika´s first dictator. But, then, will say, follow the money. Unless the msm starts hemorraging money, lots of money, nothing will substantially change. CNN has been hanging on, but, for how long?
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get er done, 3/1/2013 11:46:28 PM (No. 9203911)
Bob Woodward had to appear on Fox/Hannity to get a fair hearing on the threats from the white house and the half hour of shouting from Sperling.
Woodward will probably end up a regular on Fox News.
What is amazing is that this occurs one year after Andrew Breitbart died.
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