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White House Press Secretary

Face Of Obama White House: Expect Gibbs-isms, Pratfalls

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On one of his last nights on the campaign trail, Barack Obama was agitated. He was backstage and face-to-face with a traveling aide after giving a spe...

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 ...

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.

Evening At The White House Press Secretary Improv

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

Anyone who says that truth is funnier that fiction, probably has never seen a good comic or isn't familiar with what it takes to be a side-splitting White House press secretary.

Jason Linkins

Tony Snow, CNN Commentator: A (Long) Litany Of Past Sins | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tony Snow has begun his new gig at CNN, and ancient declaimer of non-sequitirs Larry King's heart is so a-flutter that you'd think CNN had just hired a lissome blond, 50 years his junior.

Tony Snow Shrugs Off Iraq Failures: "Everybody Gets It Wrong At The Beginning Of A War"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, former White House spokesperson Tony Snow was interviewed on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. Maher discussed how woefully unprepared the ...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: We Have Always Had No Comment About Eurasia | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To the surprise of nobody, the New York Times this morning reported that, as it turns out, four White House officials - Harriet Miers, John Bellinger,...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Memories of Frenemies | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Western" feminist organizations are frequently criticized for keeping mum on the issue of women's rights in Islamic countries. "How hypocritical of ...

Tony Snow: 'The Second War In This Country' Is 'The War On God'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former White House press secretary Tony Snow is apparently attempting to remake himself into the image of Bill O'Reilly. In a series of recent public ...

Quick Quiz: Spokesfolk | Paul Slansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With George W. Bush's hapless former press secretary Scott McClellan issuing bleats of blame about having been tricked into lying to the press about t...

Snow Slams Mainstream Media's "Ideological Sameness"

Broadcasting & Cable | John Eggerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former White House press secretary Tony Snow said there is a threat to the First Amendment, and it comes from within. "There is an ideological samene...

Dana Perino: WH Press Secretary Is "Wonderful Job"

Denver WestWord | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I've heard one former press secretary at another agency say they'd rather die than have this job," says Dana Perino, the new White House press secreta...