Chuck Todd Is Mildly Unsatisfied With New Role

  all he wants is a quote

Aww, Chuck Todd accepted the most frustrating job in media — White House correspondent — only to discover that it is the most frustrating job in media: “Obviously, I’m one of the newbies here in the White House press corps so maybe I’m unfamiliar with the ways of how this place works. I have to say, nothing is more frustrating than covering an an actual event here at the White House if you at all believe in anything remotely having to do with the First Amendment.” Usually this type of article — “Employed journalists covering the presidency whine about how much trouble they have getting information” — causes migraines, but Chuck Todd’s such a nice guy, and we’re sorry that he has such a sad. Why won’t the White House be nice to Chuck Todd? [First Read]

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