Green Jobs in the Red
From the Scrapbook
Sep 12, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 48
Compare and contrast with how the Washington Post—no slouch when it comes to carrying water for the Obama White House—covered the same jobs-speech faceoff. Reporter David Nakamura noted correctly that the initial White House spin was that the Wednesday date for the speech had been “carefully selected,” with press secretary Jay Carney implying that Boehner’s request to move the speech to Thursday was about petty politics. In fact, the Post continued,
Would that the Times’s Washington correspondents attempted such straight reporting.