The White House has added a new position to the White House staff today. Jesse Lee is the new Director of Progressive Media & Online Response. This translates loosely to "President Obama's Online Watchdog". According to the progressively slanted Huffington Post
, this means that "the White House will be adopting a more aggressive engagement in the online world in the months ahead." The Post also points out that this is a new position, marking a shifting of such responsibilities away from the Democratic National Committee.
While the first amendment guarantees freedom of speech to everybody including the President, this new position seems a little