Skip to comments.Obama Skipping Over Press Corps? (MSM grumbles about lack of WH news conferences)
Posted on 02/08/2010 10:07:17 AM PST by Beaten Valve
WaPo's Howie Kurtz writes about increasing grumblings from the White House press corps over the lack of presidential news conferences in recent months:
"It's a source of great frustration here," says Chip Reid, CBS's White House correspondent. "It's important for us to hold the president's feet to the fire." NBC White House reporter Chuck Todd calls the situation a "shame," saying the administration is trying to control the message rather than allowing Obama to be seen "unscripted."
While the White House argues that there has been no shortage of appearances by the president on television and in print, some White House correspondents argue that they haven't had the opportunity to ask the president specific questions about a wide-range of topics.
"Thouh shalt not complain about Obama"
It’s ‘Press Corpse’!
>>”It’s important for us to hold the president’s feet to the fire.”
BS. It’s your job to lick his feet.
I am laughing my f'n tail off at that!!!!
A CBS guy said that? Seriuosly???
NBC White House reporter Chuck Todd calls the situation a "shame," saying the administration is trying to control the message rather than allowing Obama to be seen "unscripted."
Hold his feet to the fire...that is laugh out loud funny!
Beat me to it.
Great minds think alike.
And perhaps it’s an omen to use the two words together?
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BWAAAAAAA....”It’s important for us to hold the President’s feet to the fire” - who is he kidding....they’ve never, nor will they ever, hold the buffoon’s feet to any fire - massage them maybe, but never put any heat on him!
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Chip, the only thing you know how to do with the president's feet is to kiss them.
You couldn't find "the fire" with both hands and a set of infared goggles.
Buyer’s remorse, ROTFLMAO!
“It’s important for us to hold the president’s feet to the fire.”
It’s only taken SEVEN MONTHS for the media to start whining about Obama’s lack of PC’s, while under Bush, they threw public tantrum’s in they didn’t get one a week.
He’s too busy doing TV spots! “Look at ME...look at ME!!!!!”
Why do they need the president in the room? Just read his answers off the teleprompter like he does.
Recent months? Obama has not held a formal WH press conference since July 22, 2009.
Maybe he should try hand notes ;-) You betcha!
Press corps or press corpse? The difference between the two shrinks every day.
It’s worse than that; it’s dead, Jim.
He throws all his ass kissers under the bus eventually. Too bad during their love affair the press turned a blind eye.
But it couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of people.
Zero is in the Oval Office licking his wounds now.. he is not going to let himself get caught being asked hard questions (or even soft ones from the lamestream guys) that might further damage his already bruised ego.
The Narcissist in Chief will now be in “lash out” mode blaming all his problems on everyone else.
Just consider this a jealous girlfriend complaining about how much time she gets with her boyfriend.
What? He’s on TV all the time...
I started laughing...but ended up just spitting on my chin.
CBS’s White House correspondent. “It’s important for us to hold the president’s feet to the fire.”
You have to be kidding me right? CBS asking a hard question of Black Jesus.
Why didn’t the news media complain when the TV crews were locked out of 0bama’s healthcare negotiations??
Now that’s what I call a press corpse
They did what they were supposed to do. They got the Obamination elected.
Now that that task has been completed the Obamination has no use for them.
Get used to it pressholes. It's not going to get any easier for you now.
Oh, and don't even TRY to write hit pieces about Obamination. You will pay heavily for that if you do.
They have been doing this since last summer and if Bush had done this all hell would be breaking loose every day.
And by "us" he means Jake Tapper and nobody else.
The MSM is forgetting who their master is-they serve at his pleasure, not the other way around.
Geez, it’s only 1:32 PM and this is destined to be the funniest post of the day!
He may think he's going over their heads and directly to the American people; but, what he's really doing is alienating more and more people every time he opens his mouth.
My TV immediately goes off the minute he appears.
Press Corpse — beat me. I opened this up just to say that.
There is no “Unscriped Obama’, because it is UMMMs and Uhhhs and drivel. Without the Prompter he can not speak. He doesn’t have the brain to know the message without being spoon fed the ideas. He has nothing without Rahm and the hand up the back of his empty suit.
He's like the boyfriend that keeps his girl at arms length...she loves him & he knows it, so he can treat her like a nonperson. MSM keeps giving him great press even though he won't give them the time of day - he doesn't have too.
Can these journalists even see his feet from where they’ve been positioned?
...says Chip Reid, CBS's White House correspondent. "It's important for us to hold the president's feet to the fire." NBC White House reporter Chuck Todd calls the situation a "shame," saying the administration is trying to control the message rather than allowing Obama to be seen "unscripted."Yeah right. Even if I believed that, couldn't the partisan media shills have infiltrated that sixth grade classroom? CBS could have sent perky Katie Couric -- she's got the personality and mental level of a sixth grader (well, a kinda limited sixth grader)... Thanks Beaten Valve.
Skipping over Press what?
February 6, 2010 - Hour 1
White House correspondent Bill Koenig gives another update from Washington, reviews Obama's first year in office, talks about both dramatic domestic and international issues, the predicted terror strike by summer, and reminds listeners that the Bible is playing out as scripted. Koenig always presents the very latest news with an insider's touch. We recommend his weekly e-newsletter, Koenig's Eye-View from the White House.
OMG! You are FUNNY! What a perfect response to my post! hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
Strict survivalist move by the Obama admin. Every time they allow him to be "unscripted" his true leftist idealogism shows. If they let the message go out unscripted all the time, Obama will be impeached within a year after the 2010 elections. They have to try and manage the message to survive.
Are you kidding me? This B grade actor is on TV everyday for the last year and sometimes twice.
I think guy is dead weight and they aren’t going carry him anymore.
Maybe he’s pressed for time?
Press Corpse = Dead Silence
As it is written.....
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