Posts Tagged ‘helen thomas’

Hell on Wheels

07Jun10

We long ago learned that forced retirement at age 65 was a bad idea. In the world of political journalism, it’s the end of an era: Helen Thomas has retired just months shy of her 90th birthday. Now we know that working forever is also not great. Especially with people living forever. The longtime White […]


She’s an icon of the liberal media, and Helen Thomas still delights and horrifies with her inability to keep her snarly perspective to herself. Here’s a career topper! Helen Thomas is as fair and open minded as she is good looking. The most senior (she turns 90 this summer) of White-House correspondents has given up […]


Sometimes, it’s really nice to still have Helen Thomas at work at the White House. Ms. Thomas asked President Obama why we are still in Afghanistan, losing lives, when there does not seem to be any improvement in the situation. And before the president could respond, Ms. Thomas added, “And don’t give us any of […]


The President honors longtime White House reporter Helen Thomas on their mutual birthday. She’s the older of the two. This video shows the President singing and walking the cake in.