The White House press room has often been a cockpit of intrigue, duplicity and truckling. After the January 26,press conference, scrutiny into his personal and professional background by news organizations and blogs began. His application for a press credential to cover the Congress was rejected. But what precipitated his resignation is that he says that on behalf -- out of concern for his family -- and he told me last week that he had been threatened, that he had been stalked -- this has gotten so personal that he felt he needed to step down as the White House correspondent for Talon News. But is it possible that significance of this odd tale was inflated during the red-hot pursuit of this fellow?
Has he made any other mistakes?
Fake reporter unmasked at White House
The following is a series of links to coverage in both the blogosphere and the mainstream media of the Jeff Gannon affair. He was, according to an arrest affidavit, Lt. In other projects Wikiquote. Gannon's unmasking comes only weeks after the Bush administration admitted paying handsome sums to three conservative commentators to promote its social programmes in print, radio and TV, and has led to calls from Democrats for an explanation. Infidelity on Capitol Hill is as old as the institution of Congress. The exposure prompted Gannon to resign his job at Talon, although he has shown no remorse about his conduct at the White House. They're waging a jihad against journalists - buying them off so they'll promote administration programs, trying to put them in jail for doing their jobs and replacing them with ringers.
Clearly part of the scheme was to lob softball questions at a beleaguered White House press secretary facing a barrage of pointed questions about the war and the Bush administration's many scandals. For many Capitol Hill staffers, such behavior remains a fact of life. The team will report that Hart has had a rendezvous with a young woman while his wife is away. Who in the White House is at the center of all of this? The Wilson case ultimately led to a leak to the media by unnamed White House staff of Wilson's wife's name and identity as a covert CIA agent. As CNN reported, the Pentagon produces Web sites with "news" articles intended to influence opinion abroad and at home, but you have to look hard for the disclaimer: Well, he writes for a site called Talon News, which appears to be kind of a straight news site.