Wednesday, March 21, 2007


Tony Snowjob being reminded of one of his old late-1990s era column:

"What kinds of conversations does executive privilege protect?…What are the limits on privilege?'' a newspaper columnist wrote in the spring of 1998 on a subject strangely familiar today.

"Evidently, Mr. Clinton wants to shield virtually any communications that take place within the White House compound on the theory that all such talk contributes in some way, shape or form to the continuing success and harmony of an administration,'' the columnist wrote. "Taken to its logical extreme, that position would make it impossible for citizens to hold a chief executive accountable for anything.''

Just by chance I happened to catch today's WH press gaggle, and found Snow's reaction to his old words to be quite amusing.

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