Skip to comments.Chuck Todd Calls Biden’s Staff Influencing Pool Reports An ‘Outrage,’
Posted on 08/16/2012 1:51:27 PM PDT by MNJohnnie
On Thursday, Chuck Todd, NBC News White House Correspondent and Political Director, called a Politico report which revealed that Vice President Joe Bidens staff actively attempted to edit pool reports, which are used to inform reporters about events on the campaign trail, an outrage. He said that the system of distributing pool reports through political staffers may have to change as a result of Bidens staffers behavior.
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Politico reporter Jonathan Martin, who originally reported the infraction by Bidens staffers, said the attempted influencing of pool reports was unheard of.
The Biden aides are trying to edit wants in there while its being drafted, and then after you send it to them reviewing it and looking for potential land mines, said Martin.
And the only reason it gets sent through them and I think were going to have to change this system this is an outrage that they do this, said Todd. The only reason why we send it through them is its the fastest distribution vehicle.
Its for us and by us, said Washington Post political editor Chris Cillizza, shaking his head. Its remarkable.
The Biden staff is determined to police him and to really save him from himself, Martin concluded.
(Excerpt) Read more at mediaite.com ...
Four years ago the MSM told us Palin was the unqualified VP candidate.
...most not some members of the print media establishment with access to the White House submit their copy to government officials for review, correction and approval before it reaches the American people!...
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Joseph Farahs column about the story:
Proof! Establishment media controlled
F Chuck Todd is just upset that the gig is up.
F Chuck Todd in a wad because the Biden Ministry of Information screens his reports ?
Ahhh poor baby !
You almost sympathize with the staffers. Trying to dress up Slow Joe for public appearance is an impossible job.
Is it all part of Obama’s campaign to drop Slow Joe and add some drama to his floundering by adding Hillary or some other socialist?
Is Chuck U Todd a Clintonite or an Obmamatron?
I will never assume these people mean what they say, but rather always have a motive.
F Chuck Todd will kiss any Dem butt placed before him. Clinton, Obama, Kennedy, they are all rosey for him.
BWAHAHAHAHAHA even the lefties don’t like the obvious
I think this is more a case of a media propaganda bot faking outrage to deflect attention from the fact they have been caught doing what they always denied doing before.
“The Biden staff is determined to police him and to really save him from himself, Martin concluded.”
These guys aren’t just saying this 4 YEARS LATER for nothing.
You are telling me that all of the gaffs from 2008 to now were all hush-hush, but all of a sudden it’s “OMG, how dare you”?
Did they willingly file all their reports through Dick Cheney’s office also ?
Yea, I thought so....
I can’t even read Chuck Todd’s name without hearing Rush say it.
Yeah, I’m sure Chuck U. Todd is really outraged that RAT staffers write his copy for him.
Maybe they won’t do it for “Slow Joe” but they do it for their boyfriend Barck!
Chuck cry me a river...you are fools ..you have been on the hook for four years...I hope Mittens wins in a landslide...and all you guys lose your jobs..
His chin hairs are gross and bug me.
Ding, ding, ding, ding --- we have a winner!
Way to go, Joe. Now you’ve gone and screwed it up for the other liars and BS artists.
it’s taken these people this long to realize something that we knew five years ago..Obama is a pocket dictator.