"[Presidents] hate the press really...Everything they do is accountable to the American people and that's why we're there. We're the watchdogs. And I think everything belongs to the public domain practically, except for where the atomic arsenal is." [NPR]
If only that were still true, Helen.
NPR being an example of how not-true that role is any more. They called in David Horowitz to do a rebuttal on Howard Zinn's memory, something they didn't deem necessary to do when William F. Buckley kicked off. William F got glowing tributes - and Howard Zinn got pissed on by Horowitz. Screw you, NPR.