President Obama is engaging in Nixonian behaviour - careful, dude! They might make a snide movie about your paranoid 'tude.
But we did get a useful piece of information from the Washington Times reporting on the White House admission that it is upset with the relentless criticism from El Rushbo.
"..The White House on Wednesday fessed up to lowering the quality of public discourse and acknowledged that its sniping at radio show host Rush Limbaugh has been "counterproductive," even as Democratic political committees continued to use the issue in a political line of attack approved by the Obama administration itself.
"It may be counterproductive. I'll give you that," said White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, when asked about his repeated verbal jousting with Mr. Limbaugh and other media personalities who have criticized President Obama.
Mr. Obama himself has regularly employed the term "cable chatter" to dismiss criticisms of his economic agenda that he thinks are uninformed or inaccurate. And his administration has often complained about superficial, back-and-forth debates that substitute for political discourse or journalism.
But Mr. Gibbs said he has been "feeding" the very beast that he and others in the White House have lambasted. "