A former Capitol Hill reporter for National Review Online and a graduate of Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism, Freddoso spent three years as an assistant to the late columnist Robert Novak. He began his career in Washington in 2002, covering Congress for Human Events.
The civil libertarian Left and much of the public have reversed positions on phone monitoring since George W. Bush was president.
"I don't have to listen to your phone calls to know what you're doing," said the senator, mounting a vigorous defense of civil liberties against government...
"There's one word that best describes the GOP's efforts in May: overreach."
Thus read last Friday's memo from Democratic National Committee Press Secretary Michael Czin, citing nine instances of the word cropping up in media reports from the previous week. His memo may have helped spawn a slew...
Surely, some enterprising public relations person is already drafting a book about how not to handle embarrassing and potentially damaging scandals, and basing it entirely on the example the Obama administration has provided in the last 30 days.
Its publication, several months or a year from...
White House press secretary Jay Carney could only explain his problems on Wednesday by telling reporters, "[T]here are a lot of you, and you're good at your jobs and you're smart."
As easy as it might be for Carney to lob such insincere praise at former journalistic colleagues, such posterior...
"Who's tweeting about Benghazi? Rich, middle-aged men and Chick-fil-A lovers."
That note, sent from the Washington Post's Twitter account on Wednesday, elicited anger for its flippant treatment of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack that killed four Americans in Libya.
But more troubling than...
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