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The Curious Case of the Uncurious Media

badgerboy Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 10:13 PM
Well, the media certainly were not using it for at least the first six years of the GWB debacle. Or during most of the Reagan years. The media are lazy but certainly not liberal. They were the hardest on Clinton over the Lewinsky affair because they like easy stories that people will be interested in. Questioning why we would invade Iraq, for example, would be too much work and they don't think many in the general would understand the details.

Over President's Day weekend, President Barack Obama took off for a mini-vacation in Florida. There, he participated in golf lessons with professional coach Butch Harmon -- Harmon normally charges $1,000 per hour, and Obama spent 8 hours with him -- and then he took to the links with disgraced golf icon Tiger Woods. The press was not allowed to cover any of this first-hand.

And that made them fighting mad. Politico's Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen commented, "Barack Obama is a master at limiting, shaping and manipulating media coverage of himself and his White House." But VandeHei and Allen said that Obama's...