NOW they're complaining! They were the ones that ignored all the problems candidate Obama had, treated him with kid gloves (even during his presidency), and now they finally wake up and realize what many of us have known all along.

It's amusing this is in the Washington Post "Style" section! icon_eek.gif

Access denied: Reporters say federal officials, data increasingly off limits

But journalists say the lid has grown tighter under the Obama administration, whose chief executive promised in 2009 to bring “an unprecedented level of openness” to the federal government.

The frustrations boiled over last summer in a letter to President Obama signed by 38 organizations representing journalists and press-freedom advocates. The letter decried “politically driven suppression of news and information about federal agencies” by spokesmen. “We consider these restrictions a form of censorship — an attempt to control what the public is allowed to see and hear,” the groups wrote.