Thursday, April 24, 2003

Removal of Free Press

The press and freedom: some disturbing trends "Once the news conference got underway, the President did not recognize reporters who raised their hands. Instead, he called their names from a list prepared by news secretary Ari Fleischer, the man who told reporters after Sept. 11 that they should watch what they say. When CNN’s John King attempted to ask a question, the President told him to wait because, the President said, ‘‘This is scripted.’’ Then he called the next name on his list: John King." The list of questions to ask W is pretty cool.
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