Thomas says press 'rolled over and played dead' after 9/11

Published: Wednesday June 28, 2006

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In a interview with Comedy Central's Jon Stewart Tuesday, veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas said of the White House press corps, "They rolled over and played dead after 9/11," and added, "they retreated and they let the country down.

Later in the conversation, Stewart remarked, "You must really want to throw something.