Skip to comments.Fact Check This, Associated Press!
Posted on 11/18/2009 3:26:18 AM PST by Scanian
I think Obama's in a league with TR," observes historian and presidential biographer Douglas Brinkley. "He created his political reputation through the written word."
To be sure, no one has ever accused Sarah Palin, a defeated vice presidential candidate, of creating her reputation thusly. One has to wonder, then, why her book, Going Rogue, would merit a fact check by no fewer than eleven Associated Press reporters when neither the AP nor any other mainstream outlet has spent a moment vetting the books of the "author in chief," as President Barack Obama was anointed in a November GQ article, "Barack Obama's Work in Progress," by Tom Draper.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
How many bodies did AP use to fact check ‘Inconvenient Truth’?
If that paid-by-the-hour lawyer was Robert Barnett, Obama was hardly slumming.
Douglas Brinkley, who thinks book-review sections should be subsidized.
Their hands were tied--it is considered blasphemy within the Green Cult to fact check religious doctrine issued from the Goracle.
Whatever AP’s fact-checkers came up with had to be passed by their libel lawyers (for rewrite).
What does Theodore Roosevelt have to do with this? ;-)
It says: “He created his political reputation through the written word”. Maybe that was something that was said about T. Roosevelt.
TR authored some 35+ books.
Showing this level of scrutiny to her book while ignoring other books or pending legislation tells a lot about the MSM’s priorities.
Shows how frightened they are.
Imagine 11 looking into the birth certificate controversy...
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