Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Not Going to Take it Anymore

Many have wondered why the Bushies have been clearly distancing themselves from Cheney's appearance on Timmy's show. As Josh Marshall points out, Cheney's behavior hasn't changed - it's the reaction of the press that has changed. After it, some of the press had a "we're just not going to take this crap anymore" tone, which is really a first for this administration. They're just trying to defuse the pack mentality of the press - once it's cool to pile on, they'll keep doing it.