Bob Woodward’s credibility-eviscerating ‘I been threatened by the White House!’ (er, not really, actually) episode has seen a lot of ink and electrons spilt. I don’t need to add to it.
But this short statement (above) from former GW Bush press secretary Dana Perino caught my eye because it wasn’t clear. Even my favourite right wing vixen Louise Mensch (through whose twitterstream I saw it) responded with:
although I have no idea what you just said, it sounds scary.
Some of the other responses, when I clicked through, made me laugh too. Such is the ridiculousness of pretending one’s own political partisans are somehow more worthy morally than ‘the other side’.
If a senior admin official had sent that email to Bob Woodward when I was press sec, that someone would have to meet me out on west exec.
— Dana Perino (@DanaPerino) February 28, 2013