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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

The day pass and the man whore


Jim Guckert's new disguise for getting around Washington


The mystery of the day pass

So the mystery remains: How did Guckert, with absolutely no journalism background and working for a phony news organization, manage to adopt the day-pass system as his own while sidestepping a thorough background check that might have detected his sordid past? That's the central question the White House refuses to address. And like its initial explanation that Guckert received his press pass the same way other journalists do, the notion first put out by White House officials that they knew little or nothing about GOPUSA/Talon News, its correspondent Guckert or its founder Eberle has also melted away. Instead, we now know, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer personally spoke with Eberle about GOPUSA, so concerned was Fleischer that it was not an independent organization. (Eberle convinced Fleischer that it was.) Additionally, Guckert attended the invitation-only White House press Christmas parties in 2003 and 2004, and last holiday season, in a personal posting on GOPUSA, Eberle thanked Karl Rove for his "assistance, guidance, and friendship."


This, not the lurid issue of his pay-for-sex sites, is at the core of the controversy. The question is simple: how does a manwhore who may have never strung a sentence together on a computer, get into the White House for two years to ask friendly questions. A cursory background check would have turned up that this guy didn't have a regular source of income. much less a credible news organization to work for. But what is truly amazing is that the Press Pool had this fraud in their midst for two years and said nary a word.

Of course, the saddest part is that the right is covering for this guy because they don't have the intellectual strength to actually realize that this whole fiasco is going to blow up on them. Guckert is so stupid that he used his man whore name to work in the White House. I mean, imagine the reaction if a reporter named Amber St. James showed up to the White House one day with long blonde hair and expensive clothes. I mean, people wouldn't take two years to think Amber St. James is a hooker name. But if the woman put that name on websites offering sucky fucky, I mean, come on....If Guckert had even minimal brains, he would have used his real name and kept his man whore name to himself. Stupid is as stupid does and Guckert is a moron.

posted by Steve @ 11:53:00 AM

11:53:00 AM

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