But the chef’s tweets abruptly stopped Tuesday after the White House reportedly put the kibosh on the news blasts, according to the Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet. Sweet has since updated her story to reflect comments made by Bayless, saying he didn’t tweet from inside the White House.
But it appears the on-message White House does have a moratorium on tweeting from inside the Pennsylvania Avenue kitchen. Staff there likely wants to avoid any embarrassment after the last State Dinner, when Tareq and Michaele Salahi crashed the party — which ultimately contributed to White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers’ ouster.
The “Chicago way” or the “Soviet way?”