Sidney Blumenthal Interview: Clinton Confidant on Political Work, "The LA Times Calls That a 'Payout.' I Just Call It Pay for Work"
Sidney Blumenthal is the former assistant and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton and senior adviser to Hillary Clinton. He has been a national staff reporter for The Washington Post, Washington editor and staff writer for The New Yorker, senior writer for The New Republic and has contributed to numerous other publications. Blumenthal’s books include the bestselling The Clinton Wars, The Rise of the Counter-Establishment and The Permanent Campaign. His latest offering, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849, was released May 2016. He was the executive producer of the Academy Award and Emmy-winning 2007 documentary Taxi […]