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 who’ve jumped ship, say it’s better to have a solid job in government than a shaky job -- or none at all -- in an industry that’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":

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