While the New York senator held a town-hall meeting elsewhere in Austin, Texas, pushing hard for every last vote in tomorrow’s crucial state primary/caucus, reporters could watch it on television. Then, the candidate came to the center for a rally nearby in the same building.
The reporters, including The Times’ Louise Roug, were set up in the toilet with tables right next to the urinals. Their dinner was delivered there too — tamales piled in the corner and candies served in paper cups. One reporter cried out, “Metaphor alert!”
But a Clinton spokesman Doug Hattaway said: “These accommodations should in no way be taken as a comment on the quality of our media coverage.”
This will come back to haunt them.