THE BLACK KETTLE

Proverbs 21:30

The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign-Policy Guru

In this environment, Rhodes has become adept at ventriloquizing many people at once. Ned Price, Rhodes’s assistant, gave me a primer on how it’s done. The easiest way for the White House to shape the news, he explained, is from the briefing podiums, each of which has its own dedicated press corps. “But then there are sort of these force multipliers,” he said, adding, “We have our compadres, I will reach out to a couple people, and you know I wouldn’t want to name them — ”

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May 5, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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