The blogosphere and talk radio has been buzzing lately with possibilities that conservative radio talk-show host and part-time FNC host Tony Snow will be tapped to be the new White House Press Secretary. It appears that this will indeed be the case. This according to Foxnews.com:
WASHINGTON â€” Tony Snow will be named new White House press secretary on Wednesday morning, FOX News has learned. Snow is expected to be at the White House for the announcement. He has been mulling the offer for the last several days.
Long before the announcement, oddsmakers were banking on Snow, host of FOX News Talk’s “The Tony Snow Show,” to be tapped for the highly visible White House post.
“I expect to see him at the podium in just a few days, in the press room at the White House,” Fred Barnes, editor of The Weekly Standard and a FOX News contributor, said Tuesday.
The talk radio host was given a clean bill of health by his oncologist Tuesday, following a CAT scan and other tests that were undertaken last Thursday. Sources said Snow was President Bush’s first choice, but he needed the all-clear from his doctors before he takes the job. Snow is recovering from colon cancer.
Read the full article. We personally feel that Tony will make an excellent press secretary. He’s battled cancer, so he should have no problem dealing with the W.H. press corps.