Skip to comments.Chicago Tribune: All Obama, All the Time
Posted on 11/22/2008 4:33:42 PM PST by Mike Bates
Both of Chicago's major dailies have sold out editions containing special "commemorative" sections devoted to Barack Obama. Judging by today's Chicago Tribune, perhaps the strategy is to push out an Obama commemorative issue every day.
The top half of the front page includes a huge color photo of a smiling Obama in a Chicago deli yesterday, a color picture of Obama with one of his daughters, and a color shot of a Chicago crowd watching Obama's motorcade speed by. "At home: A brief taste of normalcy" is the accompanying story and it notes:
On Friday, he made time to leave the office briefly to pick up a corned beef sandwich and cherry pie from Manny's Coffee Shop & Deli, a favorite spot for Chicago politicians.
"I'm just glad to be out," Obama said amid applause and shouts of congratulations from surprised diners.
Yet the roughly 15-minute stop seemed more designed to provide a media photo opportunitythe first in nearly a weekthan to let the president-elect step out for some fresh air.
Obama has made clear that he wants quality time with family before he is sworn in Jan. 20 as the 44th president.
As he settled into his new homebody life, aides had suggested a block of time for political calls during evening hours when his two daughters are still awake. That didn't fly.
"He said, 'Can we back that up, guys?' " an aide said. "He wanted to read to them and tuck them in, so we do the calls a little bit later."
Obama is a man of discipline and routine. . .
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Bottom line; a newspaper is a private enterprise, and has to actually sell newspapers in order to sell advertising in order to survive, let alone thrive. As long as Obama editions sell, the local papers will continue to produce them.
It’s the new Princess Di.
Predominant color will be the jihadist favorite - blood red.
No doubt of that. If there isn't a teleprompter he hasn't a ******* clue.
Obama doesn’t wear well—They will tire of their new toy soon. They will also discover, I believe, he is a broken toy. Their fawning love will turn to disgust in a year, or so I predict. Why? He can’t live up to his many promises—no one can.
Pres. Bush had 8 years of jack hammering "reporting."
Press... don't be surprised you go away for good in the next 4-8 years... folks don't pay for NEWSpapers when there's no NEWS within.
Separately... I was wondering when it was going to start... it has already started... read a wire report today that some NY (I believe it was NY... may have been IL) elementary school already changed its name to B.H.O. effective immediately. At this rate every dang interstate highway in the U.S. will be renamed for B.H.O.