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White House Correspondents Dinner is a disgrace to the news media
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
April 27, 2013 12:20 p.m.



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The 2013 edition of the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, which is inexplicably called the Nerd Prom (see HERE), takes place tonight in a ballroom at the Hilton Hotel in Washington.

My greatest regret at not being invited to this affair is that it denies me the opportunity to more formally — and conspicuously — tell the organizers to shove it.

I’ll just have to settle for sharing with you readers of this humble blog what Charles Pierce SAYS:

There is no clearer example of the uselessness and essential decadence of our courtier press than the annual White ...

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