Those who signed the letter included a number of notable media personalities: Cathleen Decker, Campaign 2012 Editor at the Los Angeles Times; Jerry Seib, Washington Bureau Chief at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires; Richard Stevenson, Political Editor at New York Times; Paul Singer, Politics Editor at USA Today; David Millikin, Director for North America at Agence France-Presse; Kevin Merida, National Editor at the Washington Post; Beth Fouhy, Senior Editor, Politics and National News at Yahoo; McKay Coppins, political editor at BuzzFeed, and Richard McGregor, Washington Bureau Chief at Financial Times. Big Expense of Covering Romney Campaign Questioned by Billed Media Outlets One campaign aide, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the bills were not artificially inflated, but rather the product of a generally mismanaged campaign. The aide said the advance team which was tasked with arranging meals and accommodations for the press failed to communicate with other elements of the campaign and consistently spent more money than necessary. News Outlets Battle Romney Campaign Over Expenses Romney is trying to bill them for $800.00 meals. Hilarious is they say it was the "Romney staff" who actually ate the meals. Just one example of the overbilling. Now we know what a "fiscal conservative" looks like. Like I said, we dodged a bullet.