Some years ago Bernard Goldberg wrote a book, “A Slobbering Love Affair With Obama”, about the way the press treated his 2008-9 campaign and election as President. The mainstream press continues to protect Obama, often rather blatantly. The curious thing about this is that it is not reciprocated. More and more, the press acts and sounds like an abused wife. A case in point is the way the networks-ABC, NBC and CBS-covered the government shutdown. A new report from the Media Research Center analyzed the coverage, finding 41 stories that blamed the Republican Party and zero-none-that blamed the Democrats. There were
No, no, no. It´s not the press to blame. It´s all of the stupid readers who actually believe them. The press would never willingly lie to the public. They are the Fourth Estate, the Guardians of our freedom, the ones who selflessly remain above the fray./sarcasm off
Having surrendered their freedom of speech, they are in effect not the fourth estate, but a fifth column, dedicated to destruction of America.
The MSM has a dwindling audience. America is more and more made up of two groups - those who are smart enough not to listen to or believe anything the liberal media put out, and those who have no idea what is going on. If we could only dissuade the second group from voting the problem would be solved.
When you are a committed progressive yourself, it is hard to expose Obama´s wrongdoing because you are of the same mindset. This is their guy. Of course they are going to protect him, to do otherwise would be to deny their firmly held beliefs. They scorn traditional Americans and have no love for the Constitution. They see nothing wrong with the change in the balance of power that has happened during Obama´s reign. In fact they welcome it. For far too long the great unwashed masses have had too much power. It is time to let their fellow ideologues run the show.
Journalists pride themselves for being on the cutting edge of events and trends, but they have been slow to realize or to admit that they have been instrumental in electing a pathological liar to the highest office in the land.
Bada bing (rimshot)
They "realize" what they´ve done, but no, they can´t admit they´ve been wrong. Pride is the single sin that is at the core of every other sin. The journalists´ sin is that of pride -- they cannot admit they are wrong; horribly, deadly wrong.
I read the special blogpost yesterday here that Lucianne´s staff posted with her permission - the one detailing all the horrors inflicting on hard-working Americans who have either had their insurance yanked or have premiums raised so high, they can no longer afford to be covered, even under Obamacare. It brought tears to my eyes.
Let the alleged journalists cover that story. Or at least let them read it and then tell me they still think Obamacare is a good idea or that Obama isn´t deliberately hurting Americans with this bill he refuses to fix by eliminating the mandates.
Didn´t Chris Matthews say early in Obama´s first term that his job was to ensure his success? Well, that pretty much sums up what the MSM is all about. No way that the First Black President is going to be a failure - at least as to how the MSM portrays him.
Here´s the blogpost referred to by #6, http://lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=757489
It´s called The Definitive Guide to How Obamacare is Destroying American Lives, and consists of short personal accounts of how Obamacare is affecting real Americans. I couldn´t read all the way through it because the accumulation of stories is just too sad.
To Obama the press is like tissues, handy when he needs to blow his nose but after using, he openly throws them in the garbage. Yet the press still embarrassingly clings to the bottom of Obama´s shoes. Just being in his presence and taking his snot, even briefly, justifies their existence and satisfies their idolatry.
I see a bitter breakup coming soon. The only group in this country who had more power over the lofos and progressives than the government is the media. Up until a few months ago, it was easy to gain Obama´s favor by just passing his moronic ideas and actions off as a "new" way of doing things. No more. Even the lofos can see the fallacy of obamacare. when you´re used to getting things for free and now you have to suddenly pay for it, you get really, really mad. It´s like feeding a bear and then trying to put the half finished bag back into your pocket. The bear goes after it. Or like marrying a girl that you have been living with for many years. Things begin to turn sour quickly.
The power instilled in the media and in the government is done by the American people. Once that is taken away, the takers die. And when libs get wounded, they begin to blame each other because they are too smart to be hurt by the other side. It´s all happening right before our eyes.
Agree with #6: the heart of the journalist´s problem is pride. A wise man once said that pride is the worst of the sins, because it blinds you to all the others.
I would go a step further and suggest that the reason the MSM love Obama so much is because he has the same affliction they do (only to a greater degree).
There is some evidence now with the impending collapse of ObamaCare that Obama´s mistakes are growing too big for even the MSM to cover up. And it´s not just ObamaCare - he´s alienated Germany, our remaining European sort-of ally by bugging their leader´s phone. And the US just got tossed over the side yesterday by "our friends" the Saudis. How did a President whose middle name is Hussein accomplish ticking off the Saudis so thoroughly? Nope, Obama is no towering intellect. And his mistakes seem to get bigger and bigger over time...
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