“Is There A White House Policy That All Govt. TV’s Have To Be Tuned To Fox?”


By Brian 

A fascinating blog entry on “Window on Washington:”

“The controversy du jour aboard Air Force One today was one near and dear to the hearts of many otherwise happy couples: Command and control of the TV tuner.

‘It’s come to my attention that there’s been requests — this is a serious question — to turn these TVs on to a station other than Fox, and that those have been denied,’ Washington Post reporter Jim VandeHei told Press Secretary Scott McClellan. ‘My question would be, is there a White House policy that all government TVs have to be tuned to Fox?’ ‘Never heard of any such thing,’ said McClellan, soon to be replaced by Tony Snow of Fox News.”

The TVs in the AFO press cabin are usually tuned to Fox, but now they’ve been changed to CNN. More…