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WH Official Who 'Warned' Woodward Was...an Economic Adviser?

Conservative_Libertarian Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 10:32 AM
I agree, Dan! Sperling is one of very many lemming in the WH, but he did commit career suicide! His comments and back-door threat to Woodward, are very telling... This is business as usual in the current WH... it's not gonna change... only get worse. The coming smear campaign on Woodward will be the uncloaking of the man behind the curtain in the end! You don't attack one of the world's most influential journalists and get a pass... not this time! Let the smears begin! TCG-L

He's not exactly one of the usual suspects--many have noted that this whole 'You're gonna regret this' line of talk befits someone like Rahm Emmanuel. But Buzzfeed reports that it was Gene Sperling who emailed Woodward saying, "I think you will regret staking out that claim." 

The email from Sperling to Woodward, which Woodward read to Politico Wednesday, has transfixed Washington, with Republicans and some in the press charging that it embodies a White House lording it over a cowed press corps.

Woodward, Politico reported, called the top official — identified to BuzzFeed as Sperling — to...