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ABC Journalist to SEIU

The revolving door spins.

11:56 AM, Jun 4, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Ben Smith reports:

Another jump from the media to politics: ABC News's deputy political director, Teddy Davis, emails that he's leaving the network to join SEIU's already-muscular communications and politics operation.

He'll be Assistant Director of Communications at the giant union, he said, "working with the SEIU team on their political campaigns and policy agenda."

The Washington Post noted in May 2009 that at least 10 ex-journalists were working for the Obama administration. Mark Hemingway finds the MSM-Big Labor revolving door particularly objectionable:

It's one thing to be liberal or Democratic, but being down with the SEIU's political agenda? Anyone who truly understands card check legislation and can defend it as good for the country is pretty out there. In any event, this helps explain why the media is largely uninterested in reporting on the SEIU and how the union's officers are robbing their members blind.

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