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View Diary: OMG the Republicans have lost Cokie Roberts! Updated with audio link (207 comments)

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  •  Her wiki tells it all: (7+ / 0-)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/...
    Some wiki quotes:

    US Representative Neal Abercrombie (D-Hawaii) saying "Don't forget Cokie Roberts and the whole Washington crowd live in a kind of an incestuous relationship to one another. They talk to one another, they see one another. They know nothing about ordinary people."
    Roberts became the object of Chicago Tribune James Warren's regular column feature called "Cokie Watch," when Warren discovered the exorbitant speaking/appearance fees Roberts received from a variety of organizations, groups or companies. Warren saw Roberts (and other Washington insider journalists) who took this kind of money as creating an unprofessional conflict of interest that would not allow them to do their jobs of holding the powerful to account...

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