May 12, 2006

The White House Propaganda Machine

Tony Snow starts his new job by pissing off the media with detailed critiques of their output. Not very clever, unless the USA is already a dictatorship. Time will tell.
Snow has fired off several emails to reporters. One rapped the Times for continuing to “ignore America’s economic progress,” while another hit USA Today for a “misleading Medicare story.” He also knocked CBS News on Wednesday for Jim Axelrod’s piece on seniors having problems with the Bush drug plan. Axelrod responded today.

White House sources say that Snow aims to counter criticism of the administration in an aggressive manner. He has yet to hold his first press briefing, however...


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