Republicans Really Know How to Swing Both Ways
Aw, Michael Calderone gets all pouty today because the Obama administration hired reporters to work for it. *GASP!*
In three months since Election Day, at least a half-dozen prominent journalists have taken jobs working for the federal government.
Journalists, including some of those whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve jumped ship, say itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s better to have a solid job in government than a shaky job -- or none at all -- in an industry thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fading fast.
But conservative critics answer with a question: Would journalists be making the same career choices if John McCain had beaten Barack Obama in November?
Now we all know that journalists have always maintained a sky-high Chinese wall and have never stooped to something so unethical as carrying water for a particular Republican administration. . . and vice versa. I mean, let's just take a gander at a small sample of some of the highly principled Republican characters who would never cross over into the "enemy camp":