Yesterday, President Obama sat down for an interview with Jay Leno on the “Tonight Show.” According to Matt Drudge, it was more of a grilling than Obama would have gotten from the New York Times, but that might be hard not to do:

Some tweeters wondered if Leno’s questions were “cleared” by the White House:


If the questions were screened, that would say even more about Drudge’s statement, because if he’s correct it would mean that members of the Obama administration asks themselves tougher questions than the Fishwrap of Record.


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