Skip to comments.Flahback: Obama Boots Reporters From Conservative Papers
Posted on 07/29/2018 9:03:55 PM PDT by NoLibZone
Barack Obama's campaign has booted from its airplane three reporters who work for newspapers that have endorsed John McCain.
The campaign says that a limited number of seats forced it to make the tough decision of which journalists would be permitted to follow the Democratic presidential candidate in the last four days of the campaign, but the papers are calling foul, claiming they were targeted for their editorial-page positions and kicked off while nonpolitical publications like Glamour and Jet magazines remained on board.
Eliminated from the plane's traveling press were the Washington Times, the New York Post and the Dallas Morning News.
"It feels like the journalistic equivalent of redistributing the wealth," said John Solomon, executive editor of the Washington Times.
"We paid all along to travel and cover Obama. This is a matter of basic fairness. We've committed a lot of resources and have been covering Obama since the beginning. By the campaign's own admission our reporter has done a fair job," he said.
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NYT see this? Did they say something back then?
Yeah, probably not.
Glamour is one of the top political rags people turn to, iddin’t it?!!!
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