Sunday, January 07, 2007

Tony Snow, Helen Thomas: Kentucky Grudge

Have you ever watched White House Press Secretary Tony Snow and outspoken White House Correspondent Helen Thomas (often called "The First Lady of the Press") go at it? Here's a great example of their propensity for getting on each other's nerves from the July 2006 bombing of Lebanon:

I finally know why! Both Tony Snow and Helen Thomas are from the local area. Tony Snow was born in Berea, Kentucky, just south of Lexington, and Helen Thomas was born in Winchester, Kentucky, just east of Lexington. Their hometowns are a little over 30 miles apart. Their famous arguments are Kentucky grudge matches!

posted at 7:49 PM by Jeremy Parnell