It used to be that telling tales out of the White House was déclassé, even tawdry. Loyalty meant you served your president, suffering in silence. Any mistakes committed by the administration were the result of staff or Cabinet error. A president was held blameless.
Times have changed.
Revenge is a dish best served cold...
...and with a generous book deal. Washington, D.C. is the most prominent kiss-and-tell city and the books reflect that.