Anger as Obama snubs media lapdogs

Obama's 2013 inauguration is being closed to the public and press. It will be followed the next day by a purely symbolic public inauguration.  The White House press corps is outraged -- even NBC's Chuck Todd said: “Call me shell-shocked. I’m stunned that this is even an issue; it boggles the mind “This is not their oath, this is the constitutional oath. It’s not for them. It’s for the public, the citizens of the United Sates. It just boggles the mind — How is this even a debate?” Read more
Maybe this will finally insert some backbone into the mostly-grovelling White House Press Corps.