Duck and Dodge

Friday, July 22, 2005


Even after it became clear that White House spokesman Mike McCurry had unwittingly lied about Clinton's relationship with Monica, McCurry managed to stay on the media's good side, with attempts at candor and even a little remorse. But such good rapport more often eludes presidential press secretaries. Witness, for example, Scott McLellan's current plight in the hot seat of the Valerie Plame case. Brooke reflects on press secretaries of yore with Senate Historian Donald Ritchie.

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