Skip to comments.New Book Claims Journalists 'Swooned' Over Obama During Off The Record Bar Visit Last Year
Posted on 01/19/2013 7:06:33 PM PST by Kaslin
As NewsBusters has been reporting for years, there is no objective press anymore - only sycophants gushing and fawning over the political leaders they agree with and admire.
More evidence of this came Friday from the Washington Examiner's Charlie Spiering who shared with readers some startling observations in Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings' new book including journalists swooning over Barack Obama at an off-the-record event held at a bar in Orlando, Florida, last year:
The behavior of the assembled press corps was telling. Everyone, myself included, swooned. Swooned! Head over heels. One or two might have even lost their minds, Hastings writes, as each reporter had a chance to speak personally with the president. We were all, on some level, deeply obsessed with Obama, crushing hard, still a little love there. This was nerd heaven, a politicos paradise, the subject himself moving among us shaking our hands, slapping our shoulders!
Against the wishes of the president and those assembled, Hastings reported at the time that the event took place without divulging the details. He was subsequently admonished for doing so:
The fear was that the White House would collectively punish all of us by revoking the already limited access or, worse, Obama might never come down and hang out with us again, Hastings writes.
Campaign spokesperson Jen Psaki, Hastings notes, was furious and angrily phoned his editor Ben Smith for publishing details of the event. In response, the Obama campaign banished him from the campaign plane for a week.
And this is the state of journalism today.
Is it any wonder that the public is so woefully informed about pressing issues facing the nation or that a president can easily win re-election with unemployment at almost eight percent?
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Socialists think profits are a vice; I consider losses the real vice.
The hero (Zero) worship here is so gay it’s embarrassing. Obama and his lawyer acolytes mentioned here are so lightweight and so vicious. They all make their livings on words. They try to dominate via words, Obama brainwashing the sheeple via repetition and demogougery
It really does seem to be almost sexual in nature. I just don’t get it.
I guess like the German “press” did in the 1930s
sick sick sick
Nepotism, all these media types are children of parents who either worked or knew somebody who knew somebody in the media, just like Hollywierd, birds of a feather flock together, they all think alike, trust fund kids who are free to choose a career as a protester if the media is not their thing.
The anti Christ phenonenum. This doesn’t happen in a void. Demons inspire these people to worship a false Christ. They are given unbelievable feelings regarding Obama. It’s a power that demons possess when they are have been allowed to take up residence in people’s souls. Be very careful everyone not to be seduced by them, because their seducing powers are great, and can be very addicting.
I agree. And the Clintons are right there with him. As are all the democrats and most of the republicans.
It’s almost as if there are forces of darkness and light waging a spiritual war in the world, eh?
Yea, it's weird like that ain't it?
You've made a major point. Makes sense.
“Eh, more like 12. Maybe 15. Can I get a 20?”
Sure, can I get a he didn’t ACTUALLY win?
It is sexual in nature. It is the nexus of the homoerotic and white guilt. Powerful stuff. Also old stuff. I think the MSM instinctively knows this guy is gay and that therefore they are duty-bound to back him up 100%.
As far as WE are concerned, IMNSVHO, we gotta get off Obama and onto a PLAN. A PROGRAM. And find a LEADER that can sell it to the low-info majority.