Way to Go, Politico!

Somehow the Drudge-friendly news site Politico managed to write an entire piece today about pressure on the White House from anti-war left (“W.H. Fears Liberal War Pressure”) without actually quoting anyone who might apply that pressure. Reporter Mike Allen did gather thoughts from Matt Bennett of the Third Way think tank (a self-consciously centrist group incoherently labeled the “moderate voice of the progressive movement”), White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, Pentagon spokesperson Geoff Morrell and several anonymous White House officials. Bennett commented that Obama’s supporters “are fighting a really serious political battle to keep the criticism under control.” They probably […]