Ed Driscoll

"Professional And Collegial"

During his daily briefing for the legacy media, Tony Snow addressed David Gregory:

TONY SNOW: OK, before I get to that, I want to address something else. Because you and I had a conversation last week that got a whole lot of play in a lot of places, where I used the term “partisan” in describing one of your questions.

And I’ve thought a lot about that, and that I was wrong. So I want to apologize and tell you I’m sorry for it.

DAVID GREGORY: Thank you.

TONY SNOW: And the reason I do that is not only because it’s the right thing, but because I want people in this room and also people who watch these to understand that the relations in this room are professional and collegial.

Demonstrating his personification of both traits, here’s a transcript of Gregory badgering Snow’s predecessor after it was announced that Vice President Cheney accidentally winged his hunting partner back in February:

Why was the White House relying on a Texas rancher to get the word of Cheney’s hunting accident out over the weekend, asked Gregory, accusing McClellan of “ducking and weaving.”

“David, hold on