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White House Still Throwing Fastballs at Insubordinate Journalists

Cappmann Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 8:47 AM
The only thing you said that makes sense is that this dooesaying is idiocy. The bottom line here is not so much that this administration continuously uses bullying tactice to dictate press coverage, but that Obama is LYING. He's acting like a 6-year old, blaming his little brother for the broken lamp. HE broke it, HE can fix it, but it's all the republicans fault in the first place and it's them who are refusing to fix it. Spare me. Tax increases were never part of the sequester, Obama got massive tax increases in January, Obama refuses to cut spending, and Obama is being intransient on MORE tax increases.
Cappmann Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 8:52 AM
And BTW, these "loopholes" he now wants were offered by the republicans last budget crisis and were rejected by Obama in favor of tax rate increases. Well, Obama got his way, and NOW the republicans offer, which is suddenly Obama's idea, is "the way to go". No, cutting out-of-control federal spending is the way to go, the way the republicans want to go, and the way Obama absolutely refuses to go. Someone needs to clearly define two terms to Obama: Compromise and Balanced. Compromise isn't caving to one party's wants, and balanced in this case means increased taxation BALANCED by spending cute. Obama will not compromise and offers no balance.

It's most gratifying that people are beginning to wake up to the bullying tactics of the White House toward those in the press who occasionally stray from the government-owned media model, but this has been going on for a while.

Veteran reporter Bob Woodward has said in interviews with Politico and CNN that a White House official warned him he would "regret" publishing a story reporting that the sequestration was President Obama's idea.

"(The White House aide) yelled at me for about a half-hour," said Woodward. The aide later apologized to Woodward in an email and claimed he was not making...