Obama Prioritises Bloggers Over Press Corps
The Whitehouse press corps are up in arms that Obama called on Huffington Post’s
Sam Stein to ask a question during the Presidential press conference. It was the first time a President called on an online-only publication during a press conference. Obama ignored hacks from the Dead Tree Press,
in favour of the blogger.
Political blogger, Anna Marie Cox, the original Wonkette
, Twittered: “LOTS of grumbling post-press conf about HuffPo getting a q; but accusing O of ‘filibustering’ seems to ignore HuffPo q was smart and tough.” Cry a river…
If the Lobby was being honest, they know that the next government, Cameron and Osborne in particular, start the day the Guido way. That must hurt – a lot…