Fleischer’s Foil

Saturday, January 26, 2002

Taking a trick from magicians, the past few White House press secretaries have mastered the art of misdirection: when under fire on an unwelcome topic, they’re sure to change to subject by calling on reporters guaranteed to ask an unrelated question specific to their beat. Host Brooke Gladstone talks to Washington Post correspondent Dana Milbank about Ari Fleischer’s favorite foils.

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