Skip to comments.Holder’s chutzpah; Trying to sucker the press
Posted on 05/31/2013 5:47:01 AM PDT by Liz
Holder invited members of the media in for a sit-down some of whom his DOJ had expressly targeted for surveillance under dubious national-security claims, and almost nobody came. The AP, one of Holders targets, said no. The NY Post said no. The NY Times said no. CNN said no. Fox News, another target, said no. Even liberal Huffington Post said "no, not if its off the record." (Politico, WSJ, Washington Post, The New Yorker, NY Daily News did attend.) Holder had insisted the chat (to discuss guidelines, whatever that means) be off the record which meant that nothing he told them could be reported publicly......thats basically a license to lie......most of the Fourth Estate is still reeling from the news that its beloved Obama administration has been waging a surreptitious (until now) campaign against it.
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Keeping in mind, not one senior officeholder has been pushed out as a result of any of these three scandals, and the lust-for-Obama numbers are remaining steady.
The dems are counting on Americans’ notoriously gnat-like attention spans in hopes of riding this out.
“Suckering’ the mainstream media into a pro-socialist stance is like convincing a prostitute to engage in sex for money. But I repeat myself...
what is a “credentialed” member of the media?
LOL-—Dems’ gnat-like attention......good one.
“Trying to sucker the press”
What does that mean “trying”. Just like the Star Trek captain said, “Make it so”. The a$$kissers are all in agreement that if holder said he’ll stop spying on them, then it must be true. Just like that goofy commercial about the internet.
The National Organization for Standardized Journalism issues the credential only after performing a very thorough check on how the journalist has voted. :)
The WH press corps gets vetted and is given “credentials”.... a hanging tag worn around their necks to gain admittance to WH pressers.
“O” and his creatures are all so pathetically false and venal that if they hadn’t created SO much damage, it would actually be laughable.
Did Americans take an oath to elect the most corrupt and incompetent crowd of losers one earth?
Did intellectual mediocrity and criminal malfeasance become the pre-requisites for MSM journalists?
Sometimes I feel like Rip Van Winkle waking up to a different world? Thanks to “O” and his creeps, it is still possible for me to be shocked and nauseated by American politics.
And we didn't have to sleep for 20 years. Only 4.
These news organizations had a lot to lose by standing up to the Administration. News people live or die by their sources. Obama holds his sources tight - and his anger cold - a dangerous combination for a news person. Yet our press chose to stand on principle - even down to the 'oh so liberal' Huffington Post... We should be grateful and give thanks for their courage. We've been blessed.
A spoof of that commercial mocking the state run media would be fun. Have a dippy Obamabot saying there are no scandals, because the media says so. Then have a young guy asking about Benghazi, Fast and Furious, The IRS, DOJ spying. Finally, have a reporter walk up and say, "I'm objective. I report what's important for you to know." Let the young guy say at the end, i guess that's why Obama is the last to know anything. He gets his news from them."
About sums it up.
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“what is a credentialed member of the media?”
One who carries an I Love Obama Because He Hates American Values card
“Credentialed media” excludes bloggers and opinionated citizens like you and me.
They are laying the groundwork for those to whom The First Amendment applies from here on in.