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Friday Face-Off: Jake Tapper vs. Jay Carney – guess who wins?

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2011 at 3:28 pm » 4 Comments

ABC News’ senior WH Correspondent Jake Tapper strikes again, this time taking Obama administration spoxdude Jay Carney to task over non-sensical claims made by the President Obama on defaulting on the national debt.  Read the exchange here or, for your viewing pleasure, you can watch it here: Hot Air is all over the latest developments […]


Why can’t they all be like Jake Tapper?

Posted by: ST on March 31, 2011 at 2:42 pm » 5 Comments

The Politico reports on a heated exchange between ABC News’ Jake Tapper and WH spoxdude Jay Carney from yesterday: The temperature in the White House briefing jumped up Wednesday afternoon as Jake Tapper and Jay Carney vented some of their frustrations with each other publicly. […] Tapper, the White House correspondent for ABC News, asked […]


Comedy Gold: Jake Tapper calls out Jay Carney on “not adding to the debt” lie

Posted by: ST on February 16, 2011 at 7:54 pm » 8 Comments

And he’s not the only one: Love it.


Sending some love to Jake Tapper for standing up to WH’s war against Fox News

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2009 at 11:01 pm » 16 Comments

First, sorry for the light blogging today. I think I’ve overdone it the last few days in terms of playing catch-up both in my personal life and at the 8-5 after my week and a half long bout with the swine flu, and I came home tonight with a headache, lingering cough, and a feeling […]


Howie Kurtz profiles Jake Tapper

Posted by: ST on March 2, 2009 at 8:58 am » Comments Off on Howie Kurtz profiles Jake Tapper

The WaPo’s indispensable media guru Howie Kurtz profiles ABC News reporter Jake Tapper in his column today, and is chock full of background info and great quotes from people who have worked with him and who have gone toe to toe with him as well. It portrays him as straight down the line, about as […]


Jake Tapper schools Robert Gibbs on transparency

Posted by: ST on February 6, 2009 at 10:14 am » 4 Comments

Throughout the media frenzy over Barack Obama last year, ABC News’ Jake Tapper was a bright beacon of light, shining scrutiny onto all candidates, not just those on one side of the aisle or another. He has continued his exemplary work this week, as in this video clip you can see him schooling Obama spox […]


QOTD: @JakeTapper grills WH Chief of Staff on VA hospital deaths

Posted by: ST on May 16, 2014 at 10:05 am » 2 Comments

CNN’s Jake Tapper is one of the few DC journalists who hasn’t forgotten that their jobs involve holding the government accountable for their actions and digging beyond their standard talking points no matter the party, and he doesn’t disappoint here – as Newsbusters’ PJ Gladnick recaps: [Thursday] White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough kept defending the […]


Another reason to dig ABC News’ @JakeTapper

Posted by: ST on May 17, 2012 at 1:46 pm » 2 Comments

Great story via Yahoo’s The Ticket: Jimmy Kimmel delivered a barrage of edgy jokes at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner (WHCD) late last month in Washington. But after consulting with ABC News senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper, Kimmel decided several were too over-the-top to make the cut. “I had some jokes about Rick […]


Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: A war hero or a deserter?

Posted by: ST on June 2, 2014 at 10:27 am » 2 Comments

In light of the “prisoner exchange” of US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five high-level Taliban Gitmo detainees, CNN”s Jake Tapper reports on claims Bergdahl’s on US soldiers who served with him are making about him (via): (CNN) — The sense of pride expressed by officials of the Obama administration at the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is not […]


CNN notices that Obama has become “toxic” to some Democrat Senators

Posted by: ST on January 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm » 2 Comments

CNN asks one of the more amusing questions of the day about our celebrity President: Is Obama toxic to Democrats facing tough re-elections?  The answer is, of course, yes: When it comes to the 2014 midterm elections, Harry Reid and Mark Begich don’t appear to be on the same page. Reid, the Senate majority leader and Democrat […]