Bob Woodward threatened by White House over sequester reporting

Thomas Lifson
"...you will regret doing this," Bob Woodward was told by a senior White House aide. He told Wolf Blitzer this today in an interview, embedded below. Woodward also noted that nobody disputed the factual basis of his reporting of authorship of the Sequester proposal. This amounts to naked bullying of the press. Woodward is the most respected reporter in America. The White House thinks it can push him around, and that the rest of the media won't make a fuss. If they are right, then then the media are political whores.  Hat tip: Townhall Update: Woodward is obviously angry over the threat he has received. He gave an hour-long interview to Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, former colleagues at the WaPo and no senior people at Politico. Bob Woodward called a senior White House official last week to tell him that in a piece in that weekend's Washington Post, he was going to question President Barack Obama's account of how sequestration came about - and got a major-league brushback....(Read Full Post)

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