Rip Van Winkle’s Faithful Lapdog?
The piece is too good not to pass on, from Eric Boehlert of Media Matters, author of “Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled over for Bush”
Right on cue, the White House press awakens from its Bush slumber
by Eric Boehlert
Pulling a collective Rip Van Winkle, the White House press corps has awakened from its extended nap just in time to aggressively press the new Democratic administration, just as it dogged the last Democratic president during his first days in office back in the 1990s. Conveniently skipped over during the press corps’ extended bout of shut-eye? The Bush years, of course.
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