The Press: A Warning, Mr. President

As senior White House correspondent, U.P.'s Merriman ("Thank you, Mr. President") Smith knows as much about presidential press relations as any man in Washington. This week Correspondent Smith gave the "new President of the United States" the benefit of his experience, and issued a "friendly warning" to him to watch his step. "You may grow to hate us as some of your predecessors did," writes Smith in the current This Week. "You may try to use us as whipping boys and punching bags. If things don't go your way, you may attempt to destroy public confidence in us ... It can...

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