“I don’t see it either as being a cheerleader for the president or as a spokesman for the administration’s point of view,” Mr. Gibbs said.
“My role is not that of a surrogate, but an analyst and commentator,” Mr. Axelrod said. “I’m proud of my work for and with the president. But in this role, I will offer observations, based on my experience over 35 years in journalism and politics.”
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