Standing Up to the Press

We got several emails from readers who heard press secretary Tony Snow interviewed on NPR this morning. Joe Malchow was kind enough to track down the audio; here it is. The fireworks start around five minutes into the clip, but it’s all interesting. What I find striking is the hostile attitude of the NPR interviewer, Steve Inskeep. At one point, Snow describes one of his questions as “snarky.” Basically, Inskeep was trying to get Tony to agree that past press secretaries had been liars, and pledge not to follow their example. Tony does an excellent job, and keeps his good humor much better than I would have.

Just click the audio player to play. I’m not sure why those stray lines of code are visible; ignore them. Joe, call your office!


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