How a Clinton staffer ‘blackmailed’ reporters

Hillary Clinton’s high-powered press operation “blackmailed” reporters by promising perks in exchange for flattering coverage, according to a report Tuesday.

Using the Freedom of Information Act, Gawker obtained an exchange of ­emails between Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines and Marc Ambinder, a writer for The Atlantic magazine, that demonstrated how the process worked.

  • simus1

    Arkansas rules

  • David

    The real story was the blackmail. I guess the vilification and blackballing that would follow the outing was too much to contemplate. That would apply if the “reporter” was a fair minded unbiased hack but he wasn’t and it doesn’t.

  • mauser 98

    ……the Clinton Machine
    Hillary More New Hampshire Delegates Than Sanders

  • NoPasaran

    Shortly, the press will realize that there isn’t much trading value to getting this week’s “exclusive” with Her Royal Clinton. Her bargaining power is dropping.

    • V10_Rob

      Not that their stock is soaring much higher.

      Journalism has always contained elements of entertainment and propaganda, but the professional media has spent years turning the two into the core of their business model.

  • JoKeR
  • Spatchcocked

    I’m getting sick to death of seeing that woman’s face.
    They shoot horses don’t they?
    Someone put that spavined old mare down.

    • Clausewitz

      Hillary or Chelsea?

  • Barrington Minge

    Just how corrupt do you have to be in America to get arrested?