Team Clinton: The Starting Line-up of the Pro-Clinton Press Corps
Table of Contents:
- Executive Summary
- Admissions of Bias
- Ken Bode
- Tom Brokaw
- Margaret Carlson
- Eleanor Clift
- John Cochran
- Katie Couric
- Sam Donaldson
- Linda Douglass
- Eric Engberg
- Howard Fineman
- Bob Franken
- Bryant Gumbel
- Al Hunt
- Gwen Ifill
- Peter Jennings
- Jim Miklaszewski
- Bill Moyers
- Dan Rather
- Steve Roberts
- Bob Schieffer
- Bernard Shaw
- Maria Shriver
- Evan Thomas
- Nina Totenberg
- Brian Williams
- Juan Williams
- Judy Woodruff
- Jim Wooten
Contributing Editor to
Newsweek and former White
House reporter; panelist on the
"[Bush] is about to make matters worse by hauling out Ronald Reagan
at the Republican convention. Reagan has become a symbol of what went
wrong in the '80s. It's like bringing the Music Man back to River City,
a big mistake."
-- On The McLaughlin Group, July 31, 1992.
"Newt Gingrich teaching manners is like Charles Manson teaching non-violence."
-- November 18, 1995 McLaughlin Group.
"First of all, he's [Clinton] the first President to seriously go
after and reduce the deficit. And second, the federal government is now
the smallest it's been since the 1960s."
-- On CNN's Crossfire, January 27, 1995.
"I must say I was struck by the expanse of their chests. They may have to put out their stats."
-- On Clinton and Gore, July 10, 1992 Inside Politics.
"I must say, looking at some of that footage, it looks like the all-beefcake ticket."
-- On Clinton and Gore, July 12, 1992 McLaughlin Group.
"They got more positive coverage on this bus tour than the Beatles
got on their first tour of America. More reporters were oohing and
aahing. It was almost embarrassing. I'm sorry I didn't get a chance to
do it until now."
-- Talking about the Clinton-Gore bus tour, July 25, 1992 McLaughlin Group.
"There is no evidence that Bill Clinton has lied. He's done nothing
illegal. He has what I would call the politician's disease. He has
tailored the truth to adapt to the reality of running in a conservative
-- McLaughlin Group, September 12, 1992.
"Clinton is much craftier than George Bush in avoiding the kind of
`Read My Lips' vow that allows no maneuvering room. He can rewrite his
promises to adjust to reality. That opens him to `Slick Willie'
catcalls. It also leaves him the option to do the right thing."
-- In Newsweek, February 8, 1993 issue.