Subject: Re: Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post speaks on NPR.
On 12/5/2017 9:47 PM, Michael Press wrote:
> | In an interview with NPR’s "On Point" on Sunday, a Washington
> | Post columnist compared White House Press Secretary Sarah
> | Huckabee Sanders to the proposed border wall between the United
> | States and Mexico. Kathleen Parker, a columnist for The
> | Washington Post, got very close to fat shaming Sanders when
> | explaining why the White House official is a physical barrier
> | between the public and the Oval Office.
> | "She’s impermeable," Parker said. "You know, we’ve heard forever
> | and ever that we’re going to build a wall between the U.S. and
> | Mexico, and the wall that we’ve wound up with is named Sarah
> | Huckabee Sanders."
> | "And she is, you know, she’s just, uh, she’s just there," Parker
> | continued "She’s lar-I have to watch my descriptors here because
> | I don’t want to say anything physically insulting but she is, um,
> | you know, she provides a, uh, barrier, essentially, between the
> | American public and White House."
> The American public has as much access to the White House as at
> any time and more than most times. Your gripe is that _you_ feel
> embargoed. The latter is SHS's _job_. You cannot best her one on
> one in the briefing room so you run away to weep and snipe on
> NPR. You are a big girl, Parker, so act like it.
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