Tuesday, October 21, 2008


I'm sure that little insult is going to sting Joe Klein a bit.

Campaign spokesperson Michael Goldfarb responded that “we don’t allow Daily Kos diarists on board either.”

But Matt's correct that all major publications who have a reasonable expectation of following a campaign around should have policy that the campaign accepts the reporters they send or none at all. Joe Klein has no right to a seat on the McCain campaign plane, of course, but nor should candidates be rewarded for punishing journalists they don't like.