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Karl Zinsmeister

Karl Zinsmeister With the latest tragedy to this CBS team now only days ago, these statements by Bush's new chief domestic adviser sound even worse t

Karl Zinsmeister

With the latest tragedy to this CBS team now only days ago, these statements by Bush's new chief domestic adviser sound even worse than when he first said them-if that's possible.

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"Karl Zinsmeister, the new chief domestic adviser to President Bush, while embedded with the 82nd Airborne in Kuwait in 2003, declared that "many of the journalists observable in this war theater are bursting with knee-jerk suspicions and antagonisms for the warriors all around them. A significant number are whiny and appallingly soft."

Helen Thomas got into it with Snow over Zinsmeister.

THOMAS: Why did the president pick a man who is so contemptible of the public servants in Washington to be his domestic adviser, saying, 'People in Washington are morally repugnant, cheating, shifty human beings.' Why did he ... read on (h/t Jamie)

I'll let Lara Logan respond to these idiots that attack journalists in Iraq.

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