Transparency! Bob Woodward said today that a senior White House official threatened him for his critical reporting of Obama concerning sequestration.
A more detailed report can be found here, with this quote:
The Obama aide, Woodward told Politico, “yelled at me for about a half hour” as well. “I’ve tangled with lots of these people,” Woodward said. “But suppose there’s a young reporter who’s only had a couple of years – or 10 years’ – experience and the White House is sending him an email saying, ‘You’re going to regret this.’ You know, tremble, tremble, tremble. I don’t think it’s the way to operate.”
Update: The White Office has backed down, making public an email written by that senior official to Woodward, apologizing for the above-mentioned threats.
Update #2: Meanwhile, partisan Democrat Lanny Davis has said that he too has been threatened by a senior White House official for writing columns that are critical of Obama.
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