Skip to comments.The Missing Media Label For Obama's Presidency
Posted on 05/24/2014 9:43:05 AM PDT by jazusamo
Bias: President Obama repeatedly claims to know nothing about scandals, blames others for problems and has failed to achieve most of his stated goals. If he were a Republican, what do you think the press would call him?
When a reporter asked in a two-part question whether Obama had been "caught by surprise" by the mushrooming scandal at the VA, Obama ignored it.
It was a good question. The White House had earlier claimed that Obama only learned about attempts at VA hospitals to falsify records and hide chronic delays after reading about it in the newspaper, despite mounting evidence that he must have, or should have, known long before. Obama did, after all, promise repeatedly to fix the VA when he ran for president in 2008.
Yet neither the reporter nor anyone else in the room insisted that Obama answer it.
Now try to imagine how the mainstream press would have responded if Obama were a Republican. They'd almost certainly describe him as disengaged, maybe even incompetent. Or worse, an inveterate liar.
At the very least they wouldn't let him dodge such a pertinent question. Especially not after he'd made the same plea of ignorance about the ObamaCare website fiasco, IRS targeting, AP snooping, Fast and Furious and other scandals.
Normally, the press is eager to come up with an overarching narrative for a president to help explain the day-to-day news coming out of Washington.
President Reagan was an amiable dunce when he wasn't a warmonger. George W. Bush was by turns arrogant or a bumbling idiot. Nixon was a criminal. Carter was the malaise president. And so on.
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“I’ll take “Failure” for $200, Alex”
He's a Carpetbagger, Reconstrustionst, Political Appointee under Pres. Andrew Johnson.
OBONGO Is A COMPLETE SUCCESS!He is well on the way to Destroying The US Constitution(The Rule of Law),and The US Economy!!The Soviets(and their counterparts)only DREAMED of this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The monumental failures are the leftist enemedia standing by and abetting his tyranny.
He is,”THE ENEMY WITHIN”.
“Now try to imagine how the mainstream press would have responded if Obama were a Republican.”
We are so far past this sort of silly 1980’s observation it isn’t funny.
What are we going to do about the lawless filth who are destroying Law and Order right before our eyes?
watch american idol
Its the walking pieces of sub-human garbage that cal themselves journalists that are the real problem. All of them.
First and ONLY black president
No birth certificate president.
Empty page president.
Absolutely, and much more.
When Iran-Contra broke, the media said if Reagan knew about it, he was breaking the law, and if he didn’t, he was incompetent. Dear Leader gets a ‘pass’ on the issue of competence.
One of these days he will open the paper or watch CNN to find out that our country was invaded and we are at war.
He will say it is the republicans fault for not warning him?
President Reagan: Dunce
George W. Bush: Arrogant
Obama: the Empty Suit
Great graphic, it depicts the phony perfectly.
He only learns about it after he sees it on TV he recorded while golfing.
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