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David Letterman: 'Dick Cheney Couldn't Care Less About Americans' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former White House flack-turned-tell-all author Scott McClellan made a guest appearance on CBS' Late Show With David Letterman, whose host, is, how sh...

McClellan Twenty-Eighth Person to Join 'Slow Clap,' Personal Press Machine Still Popping and Locking

Desiree Burch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Desiree Burch

Did everyone get the press release this morning? Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan has come out (don't get too excited) as the most r...

McClellan: Cheney's Book Should Be Titled "I Upped Halliburton's Income - So Up Yours"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scott McClellan, speaking to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, took another jab at old boss, Vice President Dick Cheney. From The San Francisco...

Lessons Not Learned: The Media Continues to be MIA on the Truth about Iraq War

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bennet Kelley

Sadly, the McClellan revelations and the Phase II report reveal that, despite their public penance, much of the media would rather ignore this whole matter of the lead up to war.

"Standard Operating Procedures"

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

While some may say this emperor (Bush) has no clothes, he's still managed to hide his derriere better, and operate with impunity more effectively, than any in recent memory.

Anchor Deja Vu: Anderson Cooper Mimics Wolf Blitzer's Scott McClellan Interview (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Abrams highlights media foibles on a nightly basis in his segment "Beat the Press." The other night was a brilliant piece highlighting Anderson Co...

Courage, Loyality and How The Media Can Act as The Conscience of Us All

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Edward J. Murray

On the basis of McClellan's book, it can be argued that the present administration is guilty of horrendous crimes -- crimes that could only have been committed because loyalty on the part of individuals.

Greg Mitchell Discusses The Media's Reaction To The Scott McClellan Book | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HuffPost contributor and editor of Editor and Publisher magazine Greg Mitchell discussed the media's reaction to the Scott McClellan book with Bill Mo...

Dickipedia: Scott McClellan | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scott McClellan (born February 14, 1968) is a former White House Press Secretary, a current best selling author, a future blackballed politician, and ...

Inside the O'Reilly Right House and His Culture of Deception

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

Less an interview than a failed effort to get Scott McClellan to acknowledge that he was being used by the Bush Haters, Bill O'Reilly was man-handled by McClellan.

The People of the United States vs. McClellan

Andrew Foster Altschul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Foster Altschul

McClellan's excuse of "I was just doing my job" is no more a valid defense now than it was at Nuremberg -- and I don't remember anyone there being sentenced to a lucrative book deal.

Jason Linkins

Media Can't Have It Both Ways On McClellan: They Were Either Duped Or Derelict In Duty | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one woke up Sunday morning needing Tim Russert to prove that McClellan changed his tune since leaving the White House -- McClellan had written a whole gollydarned BOOK on that very topic.

Scott McClellan And The Opacity Agenda

Jay Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jay Rosen

McClellan as White House spokesman lacked experience, talent, charm, agility, depth. But Bush and Cheney saw these defects as an advantage. They actually wanted the executive branch to become more opaque, and he was the perfect man for the job.

Jason Linkins

Fox's O'Reilly Hosts Mind-Numbing Tete-a-Tete With Scott McClellan | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I wish there was some novel and refined way of describing last night's vertigo-inducing interview session between Fox's pointy-headed shoutbot Bill O'...

What Happened to Scott McClellan

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

The Bush team misjudged Scott McClellan as badly as they have misjudged everything. He was considerably more than a loyal, empty vessel skilled at pouring out well-chosen words.

Many Scott McClellans

Malou Innocent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malou Innocent

The blowback from McClellan's tell-all illustrates the administration's intolerance of dissent. The lesson to take away is that no president can govern effectively if they take criticism as disloyalty.

McClellan and the "Enablers"

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The root of the problem of journalistic complicity extends beyond the performance of individual reporters and to a news system that allows itself to be manipulated by a dishonest leadership.

President to Write Shocking Tell-All of Bush Administration

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Gurvitz

The President has announced that he will personally pen a shocking exposé of the Bush administration accusing the President of being the most unprepared President in U.S. history.

Scott McClellan Book: White House Saw Manuscript Before Publication

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday it was confirmed that Scott McClellan's book, which has received stern criticism from the White House, had been delivered to the administra...

McClatchy Reporters: Forget Scott McClellan, Here's How We Ended Up In Iraq

Nukes and Spooks | Warren P. Strobel and Jonathan S. Landay. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Until now, we've resisted the temptation to post on former White House press secretary Scott McClellan's new book, which accuses the Bush White House ...

McClellan, Right and Wrong

Matt Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Cooper

I covered the Bush White House for Time and got caught up in the C.I.A.-leak case, which was a signal moment in McClellan's tenure. I feel badly for McClellan--Libby and Rove hung him out to dry.

Jason Linkins

Jeff Gannon, Pretend White House Correspondent, Weighs In On McClellan, So...There's That | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jeff Gannon, the pretend White House correspondent with a pretend name whose chief contribution to American politics was finding a point of intersecti...

Jason Linkins

CNN's Yellin On Run-Up To War: Corporate Execs Pushed For Positive Coverage Of Bush | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATE: Yellin responds in an update, below.] CNN's congressional correspondent Jessica Yellin, appearing on last night's Anderson Cooper 360 as a p...

Fox Working On McClellan Vs. Rove Head To Head

Mediabistro | Chris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This morning he was on Today, tonight he's on Countdown, but in between Scott McClellan gives his first evening newscast interview to Katie Couric on ...

The Latest Circle of Hell

R.O. Blechman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R.O. Blechman