In response to:

Diminished Trust and Woodward’s Woes

Jakota Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 9:04 AM
Many pundits have dismissed this episode after reading Woodward's return email. But what most fail to delve into is the 1/2 hour Sperling shouting episode. Woodward would be the one to say if he received a threat because he was the recipient of the shouting/scolding. You can't just read an email and make a concrete determination that it was an innocent encounter.

It’s difficult to imagine that he was surprised by the outcome.

But the White House response that ensued after Author and Journalist Bob Woodward dared to question and criticize the President should be an eye-opener to the world. And the fact that America’s beltway media culture has essentially “sided” with the President and seems quite comfortable with the White House hostility is a very telling sign.

Consider the relationship between the presidency and the press over the course of American history. Believe it or not, the White House has been home to lots of outlandish and at times illegal behavior over...