The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward continues to break ranks with his Obama-loving colleagues by holding the President’s feet to the fire concerning the looming budget sequester.
Just days after he wrote a piece in the Post exposing the inconvenient truth that it was indeed the White House that initially proposed sequestration during the 2011 debt ceiling debate, Woodward appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Wednesday saying that Obama’s decision to not send the USS Truman to the Persian Gulf as a result of these deliberations was “a kind of madness that I haven’t seen in a long time” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
The article continues at NewsBusters.
Update: You knew this was coming! It’s The Chicago Way™ ! Bob Woodward: The White House told me I’d regret challenging them
“They have to be willing to live in the world where they’re challenged.”
It’s called journalism. More at Breitbart’s InstaBlog.
…Politico has published a piece to go with the video clip I linked earlier. In it, Woodward adds texture to his statement on CNN. He says a White House aide “yelled at me for about a half hour.” The email Woodward received with the line about “regret” came after.
The best news may be that Politico now seems to understand, for the first time, that this is about setting the record straight …