Skip to comments.Looks like the White House went after Fox News in 2009 after all
Posted on 07/16/2011 10:51:54 AM PDT by Enchante
"We'd prefer if you skip Fox please," a White House broadcast media staffer advised a Treasury Department public affairs secretary ahead of the interview. In other emails during the same time frame, deputy White House communications director Jennifer Psaki called Fox News anchor Bret Baier "a lunatic" and boasted that "I am putting some dead fish in the fox cubby--just cause." In yet another email, another White House press officer wrote: "We've demonstrated our willingness and ability to exclude Fox News from significant interviews
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I’m sure we’ll see Media Matters and Think Progress and all of the liberal MSM jumping all over such instances of govt assault on the public’s “right to know” etc.
If “they” can pick and choose who to do it to today, what makes other news agencies think they won’t be next on the $H!^ list tomorrow? The MSM may not agree on much but for their own survival they better band together and support equal time for Fox News.
Baier? He's one of the most easy-going dudes on TV.
The people at Fox need to wake up and realize that because they haven't properly sewed their lips to Maobama's ass, they have no friends in the WH. Hence, they need to find something to rip into them with.
Gunwalker sounds like a good start. A "special report" with lots of slow-mo footage and forboding background music should be good for the loss of a few approval rating pints.
Nixon had an enemies list. Journalists hated him for that — clearly the most evil man in history. But Obama is totally chill.
Thanks for your service!
Bret Baier’s “lunacy” probably consisted in asking an inconvenient question now and then.....
These are Soviet-style attitudes toward the media and public: if you don’t fall in line you are a “lunatic” who needs to be ignored, discredited, and/or “re-educated” in a state facility.
I will drink to that!
One more fascist marker against the Obama regime.
turns out that Jennifer Psaki is a Rahm Emanuel protege:
So it’s no surprise that she talks about “dead fish” in the context of harassing media reporters trying to do their jobs. The only surprise is that she can write an email without Rahm’s “f-bombs” in every phrase.
These people are CHILDISH! They can’t handle anyone who doesn’t KISS Obama’s arse!!! And 99% of them DO!