image: Huffington Post

Remember Helen Thomas ‘retired’ after her ‘Jews should go home (to Poland and Germany) comments?

Now the argy-bargy about which news organisation should get her front-row seat at the White House media briefing room is getting interesting.

Fox News (bleurgh) thinks they should because they gracefully conceded CNN should get one in 2007. They’ve dissed Bloomberg, the other contender, as ‘niche’ (ha!)

Here’s Bloomberg’s case to the White House Correspondents Association… (PDF 80k)

It nicely puts the overreaching graspers at Fox News in their place, in my reading.