Hypocrisy Watch: White House Spokesman Josh Earnest Faces a 'Minor Media Revolt' After Dissing Anonymous Sources

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 22, 2014 10:56 AM

Allahpundit at Hot Air enjoyed mocking the White House spokesman for disdaining the media's use of anonymous sources....as if the White House never delivers information anonymously. What a rookie mistake. It doesn't make him look....earnest.

The Business Insider summarized: "The White House press secretary, Josh Earnest, faced a minor media revolt at his daily press briefing Monday after he criticized a Washington Post story for its reliance on anonymous sources." They accused him of being a hypocrite, even within the day's news cycle (see video):