A ton of answers
Or at least a ton of words
Posted: October 28, 2013 at 4:59 a.m.
OKAY, FOLKS, please take your seats. Thank you. Jay is out, um, sick today. Maybe sick this week. Hopefully he’ll be back before Thanksgiving. (Please, Lord, get him back here quick.) So I’m the back-up for White House briefings. I have pre-approved note cards with me, so you might have to give me a few secs between questions. We’ll start as soon as CNN and Fox quit fooling around back there. All the cameras ready? Okay, then. Right here, down front: Can you tell the country, and the world for that matter, that the United States’ government did not spy on the chancellor of Germany, an ally of ours, by listening in on her cell phone conversations ?
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Editorial, Pages 12 on 10/28/2013