Perennial tough-guy of the White House Press corps, Helen Thomas mouths off in an interview and says something most people don't necessarily realize.
"People think talk show [hosts] are journalists, but they’re not," she tells Seattle Weekly. "They’re getting just plain opinion. I think people are much better served when we get a straight news story, even though I’m a columnist now. My opinion isn’t worth anything.
"I wrote for 57 years for UPI. I was never accused of slant. I wrote dull copy."