Pentagon hires ABC Talking Head for PR Value

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The Pentagon will announce this week that Geoff Morrell, previously a White House correspondent for ABC News, has been hired as the Defense Department’s on-camera briefer, a senior administration official told The Politico.

First glance: Good move on the Pentagon’s part, he’ll be a hell of a lot better on camera than any given General. Other thoughts? Someone at the Pentagon understands the value of good PR.

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