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Diminished Trust and Woodward’s Woes

rgarrett24 Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 7:02 AM
An editor of mine when I worked for the post newspaper while on active duty in the U.S. Army once worked in Washington, D.C. with a job that brought him into contact with President Johnson. He said that he once heard LBJ remark, "These n.....s want to take over this country" after meeting with black leaders.
Rick 2811 Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 8:47 AM
I'm almost sure that's been pretty-well documented...at least I've seen it reported numerous times in different ways...of course many public and private figures used that term as well...doesn't make it right, but it was typical...sadly !

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...