Skip to comments.Helen Thomas, trailblazing reporter, dead at 92
Posted on 07/20/2013 6:53:44 AM PDT by markomalley
Helen Thomas, whose career covering the White House dated back to the Kennedy administration, died on Saturday at the age of 92, the Gridiron Club announced in an email to members on Saturday.
Thomas was the the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, and the first woman to serve as its president. She was also the first female member of the Gridiron Club, Washington's historic press group.
Present at the press briefings of ten consecutive presidential administrations, Thomas's career in journalism ended in 2010 after controversial remarks she made about Israeli Jews were caught on camera.
"Former Gridiron Club president Helen Thomas, our first female member, died Saturday morning at her Washington apartment after a long illness," Gridiron's Susan L. Hahn wrote in an email to members. "She would have been 93 next month."
Crap. Now all the news shows will have her ugly mug on it and talking on and on about her “great reporting.”
Look at the first sentence, before it is changed: Wikiepedia: Helen Thomas (August 4, 1920- July 20, 2013) was the racist lady that said the thing about Jews. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Thomas
She was allowed by the ruling class to ask really uncomfortable questions of the Admin, and so she did.....
May the radical leftwing hack RIP.
there are some kinder pix of her also online in earlier times (w. Nixon, JFK etc.)
“Oh she took a few jabs at Obama and was punished for it.”
Like so many fellow travelers she learned that once accept the Marxist yoke and move onto the progressive plantation you will be destroyed by your “friends” the minute you stray. She became irrelevant the moment she tried to exercise a small amount of independent speech. Likely she died an extremely lonely creature, particularly if she did not know God.
I don’t cry for Commies and Israel hating scum. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
With Jefferson, Adams etc...
So who will fill the void when a photo is needed to depict the face so often needed in certain posting situations.
She was dead to me years ago...
I will not speak ill of the dead....at least for a week...
Huh. Never really expected this.
Perhaps we will now enjoy a well deserved respite from her picture, and she will enjoy hearing truth instead of what usually came from her lips to us as “news” or journalism.
May she rest in peace.
“What excuses do liberals make when they face God?”
Desperate ones,I would think.
This will be the latest in a series of headline stories used to keep Hussein's failed presidency on the back burner.
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