Skip to comments.FNC's Powers Calls Out Pro-Obama Media Bias on Libya Attack and Prez Race
Posted on 09/30/2012 6:38:58 AM PDT by tobyhill
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, as the panel discussed the media's lack of attention to revelations that the Obama administration knew that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a pre-planned terrorist attack in spite of dismissing the event as a protest that got out of hand, left-leaning FNC analyst Kirsten Powers declared that the media have had a "really disturbing lack of curiosity" about the episode, adding that they "should be holding" the Obama administration's "feet to the fire in a a serious way."
When asked by substitute host Rick Folbaum if the administration's goal was to "throw the media off the trail," Powers observed that "the media was never on the trail, so there was nobody to throw off."
A bit earlier, as the group discussed the media's obsession with polls showing Mitt Romney failing to beat President Obama, the liberal analyst also found that the media have been "especially egregious" in going after Romney while giving Obama pass after pass.
Below is a transcript of the relevant portions of the Saturday, September 29, Fox News Watch:
KIRSTEN POWERS: To be fair, looking at the polls, it doesn't, I personally don't think it looks great for Romney right now, but the race could change five times between now and election day, especially because we haven't had the debate. So the media is sort of wishful thinking, trying to write off Romney. And I normally do not buy into the idea that the media is completely on board with one side.
This is the exception. This campaign season has been especially egregious in terms of them just ignoring things that are bad about President Obama and obsessing over things that are, you know, that Mitt Romney has done wrong.
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I also noted that she may be coming to the light side of the Force
Don't hold your breath. I saw her on Special Report a few nights ago and she was her same old nutty self...
Affirmative action President. Don’t judge him by results. Real world results don’t factor into the grade. He’s the right skin color and a useful symbol.
Any white Dem would have absolutely no change of reelection after 4 years of failure.
Over the past few months it appears that she is becoming increasingly uncomfortable trying to defend the indefensible. The blatent hypocracy on the Left and their media pals seems to bother her.
I’ve always held out hope for her because she’s pretty easy on the eyes.
The media are willing tools of the White House propaganda machine little different than the German media in the 1930’s was subservient to Hitler’s Ministry of Propaganda.
Well, according to the polls, it would appear no one cares about Libya, the ambassador’s death, or anything else except getting a free phone from Obama. Nothing to see here.
I’ve noticed the same thing.
HA, that is like saying the G. gordon liddy was prepping for the 1976 presidential campaign. Hillary is done for.
They are not and do not ever want to become fact checkers.
Tom Wolfe's book Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers described people like the MSM employees.. and the establishment MSM back then (1970) gushed that these Marxist-Alinsky campus radical, psycho spoiled brats were the most intelligent generation ever!.
The flak catchers were people assigned to meet with the demonstrators and take their abuse.
The demonstrators and their ideological issue today are mau-mauing flak chuckers working for the establishment MSM and protecting fellow ideologues like Obama.