It is one thing to disagree, but mock? That says more about David Axelrod than the target of his mocking.
Why is he mocking Woodward? Because Woodward dared to correct the misstatements about sequestration coming out of the White House and characterizing it as he did? Journalists SHOULD be seeking the facts. That’s the job.
Imagine the reverse situation: suppose Bob, and with his stature in journalism and for the Washington Post, instead of setting the record straight, sat on the fact that he knew what the White House was putting out was wrong (or even a lie.)
What would you think of Bob if looked the the other way or he covered up a White House misstatement or even lie — that he was protecting the White House? a coward?
And his reward for setting the record straight? Personal attacks.
Instead of attacking for the White House, Axelrod should be apologizing to Woodward and thanking him for getting out the facts.
Below is from www.mediaite.com