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Anonymity comes with a trade-off [to Josh Earnest over his tantrum about WaPo migrant story]
Times Union ^ | July 22, 2014 | Ruth Marcus

Posted on 07/23/2014 1:45:31 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Edited on 07/23/2014 7:25:17 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

The new White House press secretary got into a familiar old spat with the White House press corps the other day over the use of anonymous sources.

Josh Earnest has there ever been a more perfectly named spokesman? was a bit off in his timing. He lit into The Washington Post and noted its reporters were absent from the briefing for its alleged overuse of unnamed sources.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: anonymoussources; joshearnest; washpo; whpresscorp
It's like biting the hand that feeds him.
1 posted on 07/23/2014 1:45:32 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It’s more like a classic abusive relationship.

2 posted on 07/23/2014 2:04:50 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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