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David Gergen Defends Cheney Story

David Gergen defends Cheney Story David Gergen defended himself on Reliable Sources today when Ron Brownstein opined that journalists are being irres

A picture named RS-GergendefendsCheneystory.jpgDavid Gergen defends Cheney Story

David Gergen defended himself on Reliable Sources today when Ron Brownstein opined that journalists are being irresponsible in reporting that Dick Cheney could be a target.

BROWNSTEIN: Everybody has got to take a deep breath. I mean, look, the press does a lot of things well. I'm very proud of the way we covered Harriet Miers. There is a lot of other things we've done well, but this is not -- this is not the best moment....read on

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GERGEN: Depends on your sources. They were confident of their sources, and, yeah, if you got very low-level sources, that would be irresponsible. If you have got somebody up the chain, somebody high up in the Republican circles and you got a couple of people saying that, that's a very different proposition.

Atrios finds that Gergen was very good today as well.

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