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White House Trashes ‘Anonymous Sources’—Then, Offers Interview with Unnamed Source
Cybercast News Service ^ | July 22, 2014 - 12:49 PM | Barbara Boland

Posted on 07/25/2014 7:28:19 PM PDT by Olog-hai

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest got an earful from reporters after he criticized anonymous sources for this story in the Washington Post. “The lead of that story is hooked entirely to anonymous sources,“ Earnest said, adding that such sources deserve “a little less weight.”

The Post story claims Obama aides were “warned of brewing border crisis” nearly a year ago, but Earnest chose to hone in on the fact that the story cited anonymous administration officials.

“You criticize anonymous sources, but we have anonymous sources from you all every day,” said reporter Anita Kumar. “In fact, I think we have a [anonymous source] call today. How can you criticize that when that’s all you give us every day, except for the briefing?”

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: anonymoussource; hypocrisy; joshearnest; whitehouse
Earnestly pwn3d.
1 posted on 07/25/2014 7:28:19 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; GeronL

Is an official anonymous White House source like one of those “composite women” that Brack Brack claims to have dated?


2 posted on 07/25/2014 7:31:49 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Good one!


3 posted on 07/25/2014 7:36:49 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: a fool in paradise

When convenient.

Amazing how they can only rewrite domestic reality and can’t rewrite the reality that people like Putin force on them.


4 posted on 07/25/2014 7:40:11 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Until 0bama comes up with a real birth certificate he's
pretty much an anonymous source himself isn't he?
5 posted on 07/25/2014 9:48:16 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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