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#1. The journalist's job is to get the story by breaking into their offices, by bribing, by seducing people, by lying, by anything else to break through the palace guard. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#2. That means presenting the issues in certain ways that will appeal to those people and then becoming a prisoner of your own language and thought process. That has always happened - it's just been intensified. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#3. It had run as a column - I had worked at the paper since 1976, but the column had been running for 13 years, and I think it was a strong column, criticizing the war when the paper was supporting it. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#4. They know that the column resonates in the community. They know that people like it, and yet they don't have room for one column once week that consistently got it right. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#5. We talk about a free press. These people hide, they make a lot of money off the media. They hide behind the slogans of free press, and then they can come out with crap like that. It's just garbage. It's insulting to the readers. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#6. What Clinton severed with his welfare reform was the obligation of the federal government to step in when the states failed and to monitor these programs. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#7. He [Reagan] likes to tell jokes and that's why he told the ethnic joke that got him into some trouble. Perhaps if reporters didn't overreact to a politician's telling the very same joke they routinely hear and tell in the city room, we'd get more humor. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#8. At least 3% of the signers of the Constitution must have been gay, since that's the low estimate for any population sample. It was probably higher, given that they were a pretty talented bunch and wore wigs. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#9. I talked to Reagan for about six hours all told. and Reagan was willing to go along with it. He didn't look at his watch, and he didn't allow his campaign aides to cut it off. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#10. The publisher has told - you know, if these editors, Andres Martinez and Nick Goldberg, were the least bit honest about this, they would tell you the publisher has told them he wants the editorial page to be conservative. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#11. The paper nominated me 12 or 13 times for the Pulitzer Prize. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#12. Well, what happened is that I had been the subject of vicious attacks by Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#13. And the big issue here, I think, is that the publisher took over the editorial pages, a guy named Jeff Johnson. He's an accountant from Chicago, doesn't know anything about what newspapers are supposed to be about, and he made a decision to get rid of the column. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#14. Much of what candidates have to do is raise money and appeal to constituencies or interest groups that can provide that money. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#15. For instance, Clinton who was unquestionably the smartest of the bunch I talked to - both the ones who made it and didn't. He had a great interest in policy. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#16. I have broken a lot of stories. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#17. And new people come in, and it doesn't go along with their politics, and they fire me, end the column, silence a voice in Los Angeles. They can't silence it nationally, but they are able to do it there. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#18. So this guy, Jeff Johnson, who is an accountant who cares nothing at all about a free press and cares nothing about journalism, he's a right winger who supported the war, you know, who two years ago told people he couldn't stand a word that I wrote. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#19. It's not easy to pull off the Big Lie
and George Bush has failed. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#20. I was able to do something that people can't do these days, which is to have quality time with the guys who were trying to be president and a number of them who got the job. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#21. I've been with the paper for almost 30 years. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#22. The decision came from the publisher. It certainly was cleared by Chicago. And then they come out with these fine sounding words about relation to readers and their obligation. It has nothing to do with that. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#23. The fact is ... that when totalitarian nations like China and Saudi Arabia play ball with U.S. business interests, we like them just fine. But when Venezuela's freely elected president threatens powerful corporate interests, the Bush administration treats him as an enemy. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#24. I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#25. When Howard Dean started saying some honest things, they hung him. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#26. The issue I highlight in the book is welfare reform. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#27. Today anyone on the Internet can find out more about what you read, think, and earn than the secret police of Stalin or Hitler could have learned. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#28. For example, I spent a lot of time with Reagan, both before he ran for governor and when he was running for president. As a print reporter without the cameras, I was able to really test the quality of their minds and their knowledge base. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#29. What passes for investigative journalism is finding somebody with their pants down - literally or otherwise. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#30. I was a finalist for the Pulitzer as a reporter. - Author: Robert Scheer
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#31. Even with the best of intentions, even when they're very smart and knowledgeable - as opposed to George W., who is neither - it doesn't seem to matter. - Author: Robert Scheer
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