When I reached out to the White House press staff for comment on a policy story last week, I received a response full of intricate conditions.
I could speak with an administration official, but I would not be allowed to name the official and I could only paraphrase their words. If I wanted to quote the official verbatim, I could do so, but only after the quotations were reviewed and approved by the White House.
Dear reader, I said no.
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