Here's the text of his reply:
I always had enormous respect for Woodward, having become politically aware as Watergate was happening. I've felt for a while that he is slipping, losing perspective. I hope he's not going to end up like some of them have, seeking a story that reflects the scoop that made their reputation. What a shame.Gene: You do not ever have to apologize to me. You get wound up because you are making your points and you believe them. This is all part of a serious discussion. I for one welcome a little heat; there should more given the importance. I also welcome your personal advice.