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Title: Biden's press office asked journalists to send questions in advance, and they say it's undermining his promise to respect a free press
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URL Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/bid ... Ftravel+%28Business+Insider%29
Published: Feb 2, 2021
Author: staff
Post Date: 2021-02-02 19:25:26 by Horse
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Views: 109
Comments: 7

On her first day in office, the White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, pledged to bring "truth and transparency back to the briefing room," saying she had a "deep respect for the role of a free and independent press."

But less than two weeks into President Joe Biden's administration, reporters are raising concerns about White House press office staffers trying to get them to give advance notice on which questions they play to ask at briefings, The Daily Beast reported.

The issue with asking journalists for their questions ahead of time is that it could give the impression that the media is working in conjunction with the Biden administration, allowing officials time to craft good answers.

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#1. To: Horse (#0)

She surely is no Kay Mc.

“The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out... without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.” ~ H. L. Mencken

Lod  posted on  2021-02-02   21:14:59 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: Lod, 4um (#1)

She surely is no Kay Mc.

The best birthday present I ever got was Kayleigh McEnany. That was the same day that the lockdowns were supposed to end here. My hopeless, helpless infatuation didn't last long once I found out that she was already taken. But hey, what a ride from afar!

Goldang, she gave me hope for womanhood and the country. I guess it doesn't take too much company action to snuff out the hopes and dreams of a once great nation. I just don't understand the point of it all.

Well, Redbush will let my toxic masculinity flow until the end. Me and Punk did the best we could, I guess we were just operating in the wrong countries. It didn't seem to be a problem until recently.

The light that burns twice as bright, burns half as long. - Dr. Eldon Tyrell

Godfrey Smith: Mike, I wouldn't worry. Prosperity is just around the corner.
Mike Flaherty: Yeah, it's been there a long time. I wish I knew which corner.
My Man Godfrey (1936)

Esso  posted on  2021-02-02   21:46:53 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#3. To: Esso (#2)

The best birthday present I ever got was Kayleigh McEnany. That was the same day that the lockdowns were supposed to end here. My hopeless, helpless infatuation didn't last long once I found out that she was already taken. But hey, what a ride from afar!

It sure was hard not to stare at that beautiful face without gradually getting mesmerized. And then it turns out that packed into that super- cute female body is the backbone of a lumberjack.

The comparisons of her to Barbie and Psaki to Raggady Ann are just too close to reality. So much it makes me feel sorry for Ms. Psaki as she struggles embarrassingly to deal with questions that so easily undermine Biden. I guess her primary qualification for the job is being some under respected cross section of society as per Biden's all- inclusive cabinet picks. For her sake, I hope she improves with some more experience, even at the expense of making the Biden admin less embarrassing. Or, I suppose it's better to say, for the sake of the USA.

Pinguinite  posted on  2021-02-02   22:30:39 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#4. To: Pinguinite, 4um (#3)

And then it turns out that packed into that super- cute female body is the backbone of a lumberjack.

Yeah, I'm good at pickin' the good ones.

The comparisons of her to Barbie and Psaki to Raggady Ann are just too close to reality.

Abstractly visually, at best. "I get my kicks above the waistline, Sunshine."

So much it makes me feel sorry for Ms. Psaki as she struggles embarrassingly to deal with...

Fuck her, she's on the job. She ought to be the best. I felt a twinge of sympathy for AOC this morning when she tried to play the "sexual abuse" card this morning. Brought to mind a gal in my life from years ago. I made mention of it in an earlier post today.

AOC is lying, playing the ever-so-tiresome victimhood card. She's suffering from paranoid delusions, or something.

The light that burns twice as bright, burns half as long. - Dr. Eldon Tyrell

Godfrey Smith: Mike, I wouldn't worry. Prosperity is just around the corner.
Mike Flaherty: Yeah, it's been there a long time. I wish I knew which corner.
My Man Godfrey (1936)

Esso  posted on  2021-02-02   23:36:41 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#5. To: Esso (#4)

AOC is lying, playing the ever-so-tiresome victimhood card. She's suffering from paranoid delusions, or something.

I'll tell you what: All the publicity she gets, including the negative publicity from Fox, will guarantee she will be a career congress critter, much like Ted Kennedy was, and as with Kennedy, in spite of such drastic shortcomings. That's what name recognition buys you, and it don't matter if it's negative news coverage.

Pinguinite  posted on  2021-02-02   23:48:02 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#6. To: Pinguinite (#5)

I'll tell you what: All the publicity she gets, including the negative publicity from Fox, will guarantee she will be a career congress critter...

I know a little bit about how the game works, Pin. I spent a bit of time trying to do what I was told was right between 1980-1995.

I guess you might call that Phase 1 of the mythical Esso's career.

Phase 2 was trying to run a business and care for a dying family. That gig ended in November 2013 when firemen were cutting me out of a car at the corner of Lake Avenue and Maplecrest Road on the last trip of the day to take care of Mom. (5 of 5 or more)

I was pretty crippled up, but can still take care of myself.

Phase three: Since then, I've been trying to help guys who get the word out stay afloat. Since Bidet (Kameltoe) became prez, it looks like about 2/3 of them have gone Tango-Uniform (tits-up) due to censorship.

Well, all that "name recognition" can be a double-edged sword. AOC and the "squad" are the most hated folks of the few people that aren't afraid to have contact with me (WuFlu).

I know that a couple of weeks ago that I wasn't going to post anymore, fuck it I'm gonna bitch and try to get some sanity to return until I'm dead.

I've never been one to be afraid much, but this mass paronoid delusion/hysteria is scary as hell.

The light that burns twice as bright, burns half as long. - Dr. Eldon Tyrell

Godfrey Smith: Mike, I wouldn't worry. Prosperity is just around the corner.
Mike Flaherty: Yeah, it's been there a long time. I wish I knew which corner.
My Man Godfrey (1936)

Esso  posted on  2021-02-03   0:26:05 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#7. To: Horse (#0)

What is the big deal, Reagan did this all the time and the press went along. Then it was the great, wonderful, do no wrong Reagan.

Darkwing  posted on  2021-02-03   8:36:00 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


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