Jesse Ventura made the charge earlier this week that pundits like O'Reilly and Hannity got their stories from "upstairs". Today former White House spokesperson Scott McClellan repeats the same charge.
One of the clearest things to be gleamed from this episode is the ease in which McClellan allows himself to be coerced.
View the original clip where MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews leads McClellan to tarnish Hannity and O'Reilly by insinuating they received talking points from the White House.
From CrooksandLiars.com - O’Reilly attacks Scott McClellan for telling the truth
After this charge, Scott appears on Bill O'Reilly's radio show and retracts his charge that O'Reilly was fed talking points from the White House.
McClellan backtracks on O'Reilly's radio show
Read Scott McClellan's Wiki bio
View Scott McClellan's book: What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception