Skip to comments.Obama in Command: The Rolling Stone Interview (Obama: Fox News Destroying America)
Posted on 09/28/2010 5:47:08 AM PDT by kristinn
What do you think of Fox News? Do you think it's a good institution for America and for democracy?
[Laughs] Look, as president, I swore to uphold the Constitution, and part of that Constitution is a free press. We've got a tradition in this country of a press that oftentimes is opinionated. The golden age of an objective press was a pretty narrow span of time in our history. Before that, you had folks like Hearst who used their newspapers very intentionally to promote their viewpoints. I think Fox is part of that tradition it is part of the tradition that has a very clear, undeniable point of view. It's a point of view that I disagree with. It's a point of view that I think is ultimately destructive for the long-term growth of a country that has a vibrant middle class and is competitive in the world. But as an economic enterprise, it's been wildly successful. And I suspect that if you ask Mr. Murdoch what his number-one concern is, it's that Fox is very successful.
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Stifling debt and crippling taxes are good for the country how?
Boy do we need a R_v0lut -0 n.
I wonder when was that golden age of objective reporting he refers to...ah I get it, the one where the only message one got from formulated by the DNC.
He is not one of us, and I’m not talking about the color of his skin or his birth certificate.
When it comes to opposition Ob is such a WUSSY... a hybrid wimp.
What, no mention of the severe leftward tilt of 90% of the media, including Rolling Stone? Balanced coverage is slanted coverage to liberals so accustomed to a far-left bias.
That bird only sings one note!!!
Mr. ‘O’ is the “victim in chief” ...he needs to stop the sniveling!! Hey, “O”... STFU about it and start doing your JOB!!
The viewership ratings prove it.
So in essence, this man is saying, that the American People are "destructive".
We know this is what he thinks.
I would watch him like an eagle even MORE SO throughout October, for a foreign policy surprise, and then particularly the day following the Mid Term election, because the Narcissist, Arrogant Emperor is NOT going to take this whole thing very well. I just wonder which Ammendment to the Constitution he will target first.
Buck up, 0bama.
I NEVER want him to “do his job”! He is illegitimate, to the core. God Save the Republic.
My day begins with a period of laughter. Mr. President decries the very nerve of FOX to have “a viewpoint and agenda of its own.” How ‘terrible’ for the country. Is there a single word of criticism for the rest of the so-called “news” stations that poison the airways? I look, but do not find.
FOX is truly found guilty of but one thing. It demonstrates the unmitigated gall and nerve and “chutzpah” to exercise its right to disagree with HIS HIGHNESS.
Unfortunately for Dear Leader, there appears to be millions of Americans who favor the viewpoint of Fox News instead of Saul Alinsky. That fact is the only hope we have of saving our country from the Socialist takeover he is pushing down the throats of the people.
His massive and growing unpopularity is FOX NEWS’ fault.
OK, got it......
The guy never turns down an invitation to throw a pity party for himself.
“STFU about it and start doing your JOB!!”
My GOD, man...That is the last thing we want him to do !!!!!
His job is to DESTROY the USA and make it the USSA...
Does anyone actually care what these morons in RS think.
Those were the days.
Mr Obozo, there is no way possible to get everyone to agree with you. Not going to happen.
Shutting people up will do nothing but make people oppose you even more.
Thoughts like Obama’s have always led to misery and death.
"I don't think it's a shock. I had served in the United States Senate; I had seen how the filibuster had become a routine tool to slow things down, as opposed to what it used to be, which was a selective tool although often a very destructive one, because it was typically targeted at civil rights and the aspirations of African-Americans who were trying to be freed up from Jim Crow."
By the frigging Democratic party hacks. Obama you can't make up history anymore.
Zucker has ruined NBC same can be said for Jon Klein at CNN. While the liberal outlets are chewing off limbs to survive he takes more shots at FOX..he is not paying attention
Our zelig, narcissistic President is now acting like many presidents before him, especially Nixon and Carter. When confronted by an opposing, critical or muckraking press denigrates those who expose his failures and his faults.
You are safe there... however, he has dragged an entire mob of slimy malcontents and disaffected, anti-American creeps into the WH behind him. THEY are the problem!!
I think he postures and whines so much because it the ONLY thing he is capable of doing AND because it is THE ONLY THING they will PERMIT him to do!!! Period.
Gee, I wonder how many of the brain dead reading the Rolling Stone will wonder, “What’s a “Fox” man?”
Every time I read a quote from something that idiot says I get a sick feeling in my stomach. He is a child. A spoiled, narrow focused child who is living at the head of that community action table and talking down to all, forcing his seventh grade view of the world down our throats as he dreams of the playground....the golfing, rich foods and celebrity hoo-hahs, cocktail hour and intercourse with the union bosses.
“I think Fox is part of that tradition... It’s a point of view that I disagree with.”
It’s no coincidence Fox viewership is way up since the kenyan usurped office.
...This body politic took a big hit in the gut, and that always roils up our politics, and can make people angry. But because of the ability of a lot of very well-funded groups to point that anger I think misdirect that anger it is translating into a relevant political force in this election.
But MSNBC is fair and balanced, right Odumbo?
Once again, the left uses a word whose definition is actually positive,
but they mean something ENTIRELY DIFFERENT.
“Diversity”, in the leftist definition, simply means fewer white and Asian people, and less traditional American culture.
Their working definition has nothing to do with a “good balance” of different viewpoints and cultures.
He is an unjust ruler.
I think it is entirely correct and biblical to pray this about him, to pray for his undoing in a political sense, not a personal sense; he is an enemy of both Christianity and the United States of America. I am sure 2010 is in great part an answer to a lot of prayers..but we still have one month and a lot of work cut out for us. Lots of shoe leather to be worn out, billfolds to be opened, phone calls to be made, neighbors to be talked to and encouraged to vote 2010.
In the midst of all that, I ended one of those wars, at least in terms of combat operations” ............................. What next? Make his wife a 4 Star General??
Politico/GWU Poll of Likely Voters: Fox News Main Source
No wonder he’s getting all wee-wee’d up!
And what was his response when asked about his thoughts on MSNBC?
If there is EVER a national whine competition set up for political jerks who cannot accept responsibility or have to over blow their actions to erase thought of their immense failures, uhbama will win hands down.
Add first grade like 'blame the invisible friend' tactics to uhbama's growing list of psychotic like denial penchants.
BTW-really nice tagline.
What bothers Premier Hussein about Fox News is that the truth is very damaging to him and his agenda. I think many of us who watch Fox have serious reservations about a lot of their programming; Whorealdo and Shepherd Smith’s continued employment there being two very good examples.
But Fox is covering news that the rest of the networks either ignore completely or spin in the Regime’s favor. This story is akin to when Clinton exploded on the radio that Rush Limbaugh was on the air three hours a day “with no truth detector”. As we all know, Rush still considers himself America’s Truth Detector, and Premier Hussein cares for Rush even less than he does for Fox.
The flak is always heaviest directly over the target.
Started to read the whole thing.
Nearly lost breakfast.
Whiner. Victim. Crybaby. None of these terms do justice. All America should see this whole tantrum. Revolting.
All America would cry out in one voice: man up! Grow up. I swear, My kids were using this tone and these words as adolescents. By18 they were more mature.
You couldn’t even argue with such an immature argument as this interview.
Makes me sick and sad. If my children argued like this in their 20s I’d tell them the same thing: GTFU!
Well that's a total 180 degree lie.
The kind of message we typically get from RATs. They lie about everything, and if they say it, you can assume the exact opposite is true.
Perhaps he’ll have a breakdown after Congress goes against him this fall...
It would be great to have him, on camera, break down and curse out the “infidel” Americans, in perfectly fluent Arabic.
“Congress shall make no law abridging Islam, nor freedom of speech, unless it offends a protected Liberal group, nor freedom of the press, unless it is fair and balanced, nor freedom of assembly, unless there are “too many White people”, nor the right to petition the government for the redress of grievances, unless Obama wins, then it’s racist to.”