And so did her hiring, as well as most other parts of her tenure. Why we always ask the wrong question about sexism.
Trying to explain a singularly humiliating firing.
Calling Truce in the 'Leak Wars'
June 08, 2012
POLITICO, in its tireless quest to drain the word “war” of meaning, is gleefully covering what it calls “the leak wars”—the burgeoning dispute between the White House and Republicans over a recent spate of national security scoops in the New York Times. After revelations in the Times about President Obama’s so-called “Kill List” and the use of cyber attacks against Iran’s nuclear program, Republicans are accusing the White House of leaking important national security secrets to the paper of record just to make the president look tough.
The Long Run-Up
February 21, 2008
Last night, around dinnertime, The New York Times postedon its website a 3,000-word investigation detailing Senator John McCain’s connections to a telecommunications lobbyist named Vicki Iseman.