White House on damage control after Barack Obama aide Ben Rhode’s magazine profile

The White House on Monday worked to contain the damage caused by one of President Barack Obama’s closest aides, who, gave a candid, behind-the-curtain magazine story.

In the article, Ben Rhodes ripped the Washington press corps as know-nothings, talked of creating an “echo chamber” of supporters to sell the Iran nuclear deal and dismissed long-time foreign policy hands, including Hillary Clinton, as the blob.