- Lemmon: Crowd size is a trivial matter, but very soon the White House will have to deal with matters of real weight and importance
- It is up to the new administration and the public it serves to make sure that numbers are accurate and honest
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the New York Times best-seller, "Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)The Trump administration is only a few days in and already the fight with reporters over the media's view of the White House and the math behind its crowd counts is occupying America's headlines.