Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Marching Orders

‘You Are Supposed to Be Skeptics’  

“Having you in this building has made this place work better. It keeps us honest, it makes us work harder. America needs you, and our democracy needs you.
“I have enjoyed working with all of you. That does not mean that I have enjoyed every story that you have filed, but that is the point of this relationship. You are not supposed to be sycophants, you are supposed to skeptics.
“You are not supposed to be complimentary, you are suppose to cast a critical eye on folks that have enormous power, and hold us accountable to the people that sent us here.” 

—Barack Obama in his final White House press conference as president, Jan. 18, 2017.

Editorial Comment: Everybody get that?

PeezPix by Ted Pease

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