Feb 13, 2009

Welcome to the Press Club (No Press Allowed)

"It takes a certain amount of nerve to have an event at the National Press Club and then ban the press from covering it."

So begins Dan Milbank's tale of how former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe managed to give an off-the-record speech to a roomful of note taking nonjournalists at a National Press Club event co-sponsored (sponsorship later withdrawn) by one of the nation's leading political news organization.

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