So, it was just an "error in judgement." Hmm. OK. So why is it, that this sort of thing seems so familiar, coming out of a government entity over the last 6-7 years? It dovetails nicely with the paid propaganda in newspapers, TV news and elsewhere, doesn't it? And then there's Jeff Gannon. . .
The next President--even if we're cursed with a Republican--absolutely must get his administration--and government bodies under his control--away from this sort of un-American behavior.
FEMA’S FAKE 'NEWS CONFERENCE'
On Tuesday, FEMA held what was called a "news briefing" on the California fires, but the questions asked did not come from reporters. They were asked instead by FEMA staffers. [snip]
Here's FEMA's statement from Vice Admiral Harvey Johnson:
STATEMENT IN REGARDS TO FEMA'S TUESDAY PRESS BRIEFING
FEMA's goal is to get information out as soon as possible, and in trying to do so we made an error in judgment. Our intent was to provide useful information and be responsive to the many questions we have received. We are reviewing our press procedures and will make the changes necessary to ensure that all of our communications are straight forward and transparent. . .
Read the whole story at: MSNBC
Previously: FEMA's People Posed as Reporters