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Obama adviser says People magazine ‘equally important’ as national news media outlets
dailycaller.com ^ | 8/19/12 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 08/19/2012 11:35:22 AM PDT by Justaham

On Sunday’s broadcast of CNN’s “State of the Union,” President Barack Obama’s deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter hinted at what kind of voter the campaign’s media strategy plans to target in the near-term.

While Obama has avoided answering questions from the White House press corps for more than two months now, he has taken on other media outlets for interviews, including People magazine, “Entertainment Tonight” and a New Mexico radio station, where he discussed his taste in music. According to Cutter, making time for those outlets is as important as focusing on traditional media.

“I don’t think that they’re more important, but I think that they’re equally important,” Cutter said. “I think that’s where a lot of Americans get their news. And I think the president’s going to continue doing that. You know, Mitt Romney might have had two media availabilities, but what did he tell you, Jim, in those media availabilities? He told you he wasn’t going to release his taxes because he was afraid of getting attacked. And you know, he spouted off lies [about] the president’s Medicare system. So, do you find that media availability really useful if he is not being transparent about his own policies and distorting the president’s? ”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: entertainmenttonight; peoplemagazine; stephaniecutter

1 posted on 08/19/2012 11:35:31 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

A “Hollywood” President? That’s what we end up with? This radio interview that he did in New Mexico was something that I’d expect out of some Rap-star or Rodeo-clown. I’d almost be willing to ask Congress to pass a law to forbid interviews like this.


2 posted on 08/19/2012 11:41:44 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Justaham
Stephanie Cutter hinted at what kind of voter the campaign’s media strategy plans to target in the near-term.

The brain dead. Tell us something we don't already know.

3 posted on 08/19/2012 11:42:39 AM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: Justaham
Cutter is a true liberal fascist. She hammers the Prog talking points with no respect for logic or truth. Had the Soviets ever taken over the US, Ms Cutter would have been one of the American collaborators. I can see her in her communist uniform...on television telling the conquered people how they were to behave before the victorious Soviet troops. She's fascist scum.
4 posted on 08/19/2012 11:46:10 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: KevinB

“The Brain Dead”

Bingo! Looter-class, low-lifes who will vote for the “cool guy” because “he likes beer and so do I.” Whoever keeps the freebies flowing — that’s my man, the Republic be damned.


5 posted on 08/19/2012 11:47:33 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Justaham
Who is the bigger idiot? Cutter or nobama?

I'm sorry but ET, et al do not report the news. Hollywood gossip maybe but that's all.

The fact that

says volume about Cutter and liberals in general.
6 posted on 08/19/2012 11:48:01 AM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Justaham
Just wait. In a second term when Obie goes full Mugabe, only BET, Jet, Ebony and Essence will have a place at the table.
7 posted on 08/19/2012 11:49:13 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: Justaham
Good grief....He is totally insane...

He's trying to compare "People" Magazine...as in "We the People".....IDIOT...

8 posted on 08/19/2012 11:49:35 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Justaham

I don’t know anyone who gets their news from those sources...They buy them for what they are...Hollywood gossip magazines....Geeeeez...What a dummy.......


9 posted on 08/19/2012 11:53:03 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Maybe he can dance in Dancing with the Stars, too.


10 posted on 08/19/2012 11:53:25 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Justaham

To paraphrase LBJ’s remark during the Tet offensive , “If we’ve lost CBS (Walter) we’ve lost the election (the war).


11 posted on 08/19/2012 11:55:47 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: upchuck
The fact that Cutter said. “I think that’s where a lot of Americans get their news.

probably one of the few honest statements to come out of this administration. I would think most of those people would normally vote liberal anyway ... but I think the administration is focused on voter turnout. They almost seemed to have given up on the independents and moderates and are focused on getting as many dumn-asses as they can get

12 posted on 08/19/2012 11:57:13 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Justaham
I agree with the president. I can't believe I wrote that. Yes, People, The Enquirer, and all the rumor mill magazines are on the same level of importance and credibility as MSNBC, ABC, CBS and CNN. Actually, that's a little bit of a knock on The Enquirer.
13 posted on 08/19/2012 12:02:30 PM PDT by ryan71
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To: pepsionice

For him he fits right in, an actor, a liar and a person who thinks he is above everyone,welcome to Hollywood.


14 posted on 08/19/2012 12:06:27 PM PDT by onthegulf
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To: Justaham
That cinches it for me.

If Obama's IQ is a point higher than 90, I'll eat my hat.

And I don't have a hat.

15 posted on 08/19/2012 12:08:17 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Justaham
Obama adviser says People magazine ‘equally important’ as national news media outlets

No surprise there....coming from President Kardashian and his campaign.
16 posted on 08/19/2012 12:16:12 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Justaham

Of course he would think that.

He thinks he’s a celebrity.


17 posted on 08/19/2012 12:20:03 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF YOU GET ONE CHOICE CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Justaham

The White House press corps is pathetic and leftwng, but Obama abandoned campaigning for generic votes a long time ago so they don’t matter to our big-eared Marxist. He’s after the stupid vote. So people magazine, Leno, and Oprah are his venues of choice. His live speeches are usually at schools so his teacher union leeches show up. Etc.


18 posted on 08/19/2012 12:32:09 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Lazamataz
If Obama's IQ is a point higher than 90, I'll eat my hat.

At least we know he can read (from his teleprompter).

19 posted on 08/19/2012 12:34:46 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: KevinB

These people focus mostly on “make believe” and think that someday they too will become a famous movie star.

They now have their “make believe” pResident.

These same people believe that they will win the lottery.


20 posted on 08/19/2012 12:35:25 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Justaham

Maybe he’s right.

The NYTimes is not important, therefore...


21 posted on 08/19/2012 12:40:48 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Justaham
Obama adviser says People magazine ‘equally important’ as national news media outlets

If referring to the lamestream media, the statement is probably accurate. If referring to the actual "news" content....

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22 posted on 08/19/2012 2:30:09 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: katana
To paraphrase LBJ’s remark during the Tet offensive , “If we’ve lost CBS (Walter) we’ve lost the election (the war).

In case you haven't noticed, this isn't LBJ's America.

CBS has been the butt of jokes for decades, now.

23 posted on 08/19/2012 2:37:05 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: BlatherNaut
At least we know he can read (from his teleprompter).

"Corpse?"

24 posted on 08/19/2012 2:40:05 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: publius911

The navy corpse-man?

He’s the commander in chief, navy corpsmen have died in combat, and he’s so incredibly ignorant that he says “corpse-man” twice in the same speech.

Maybe the teleprompter alone would be more qualified for the job.


25 posted on 08/19/2012 2:51:36 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Justaham

Democrats are such liars. The only people stupid enough to believe them are members of the press.


26 posted on 08/19/2012 3:01:51 PM PDT by GOPJ (Politics is war without bloodshed, and war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse Tung. We're at war)
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To: Justaham

People magazine is celebrity marketing. If I see that rag in the house, it goes straight to the trash !


27 posted on 08/19/2012 3:39:13 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: publius911
Oh yes, I know. I was around here during Dan Rather's TANG downfall at the hands of Buckhead and when somebody did a very clever graphic superimposing the CBS symbol on to the collapsing Eye of Sauron from the Return of the King. Wish I had that graphic. I'd like to put Obama's logo on it. I just thought the existence and timing of that CBS article were curious

When has anything come out of CBS (or Newsweek) that did not treat Obama like some sort of demigod? I like to draw analogies from history and when LBJ realized he'd lost Uncle Walter, who was just as much in LBJ's back pocket as today's (shadow of its former self, admittedly) CBS is in Obama's, he knew he'd irretrievably lost the battle for public opinion and the war. I know this CBS article and tomorrow's Newsweek cover editorial are probably temporary aberrations, but if not and it's the start of a trend ... interesting times ahead.

While you and I and millions of others do not give a rat's a** what any of the MSM pukes think there are regrettably still a few million out there who get their news and form their opinions from that drivel.

28 posted on 08/19/2012 8:56:17 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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