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Woodward-Sperling Flap May Turn Tide

June29 Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 12:15 PM
I just clicked on Carol63 and the above post is apparently the only one you ever make, over and over and over again. Don't your fingers get tired - and bored - with all the repetition?
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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