In Which I Agree With … Helen Thomas??

Get up off the floor.  It’s true.  Kathryn Lopez has the story at The Corner:

( – Following a testy exchange during today’s briefing with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas told that not even Richard Nixon tried to control the press the way President Obama is trying to control the press.

“Nixon didn’t try to do that,” Thomas said. “They couldn’t control (the media). They didn’t try.

“What the hell do they think we are, puppets?” Thomas said. “They’re supposed to stay out of our business. They are our public servants. We pay them.”

Um… I can’t say that I didn’t see this coming.  But at least some of the press is waking up a bit.

Here’s the rest.  It is completely worth reading, especially her sparring with Gibbs.  Fantastic!

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