I'm still laughing at a bit in Dave McNeely's blog, which you'll have to scroll down to see:
Choice: the Hammer or the media. No contest.
When members of the Texas press were called and uninvited to a convention-eve party at the New York Stock Exchange for the Texas delegation to the Republican National Convention, they were told it was because of belatedly discovered stock exchange policy barring media at private events.
But a GOP source says the real reason was that House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Sugar Land, informed the Texas group in no uncertain terms that if the media was there, he wouldn’t be.
The thought was that the exchange folks had agreed to take the blame. But when reporters called to check, turned out there was no such policy.