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Woodward-Sperling Flap May Turn Tide

June29 Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 12:13 PM
Your posts are getting boring. Why don't you just read a book instead - or go drive that Fiat Panda you supposedly have. What a crock!!!!!
There is a rule in Politics 2013 that's evident in the flap about a White House aide's maybe threatening or not threatening Washington Post veteran reporter Bob Woodward. The rule: The more superficial the brouhaha the bigger its impact.

What public figures say is more important than what they do, because cable TV and political blogs can cover a mud fight more cheaply and more easily than they can a real story.

Quick synopsis: Woodward has reported doggedly on the White House's role in putting "sequester" cuts -- $85 billion this year -- in the 2011 Budget Control Act. Last week, as Woodward...

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