The No-Talk Express
h/t Think Progress
Isn’t this the exact opposite of the campaign John McCain used to run? Forget talking to Sarah Palin. The media wasn’t allowed anywhere near her supporters in Clearwater because negative things had been written about her.
When reporters tried to leave the designated press area and head toward the bleachers where the crowd was seated, an escort would dart out of nowhere and confront him or her and say, “Can I help you?” and turn the person around.
When one reporter asked an escort, who would not give her name, why the press wasn’t allowed to mingle, she said that in the past, negative things had been written. The campaign wanted to avoid that possibility Monday.Click here for reuse options!
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