In response to:

MSM Needs to Break the Cycle of Abuse

Dread Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 1:11 PM
"If the press really wants to get Obama's attention, all it has to do is what it's done to numerous other presidents: Cover him with a critical (rather than adulatory) tone." Please. See Bush. Iraq War lead up. The only time the media has covered a president critically within my lifetime has been when their on their way out the door or there's a major scandal.

The press is complaining that "Obama the puppet master" is providing less access than they want, and wailing that the "balance of power" between the press and The White House has tipped in favor of the latter.

This is ironic, of course, given that the press has favored Obama from the beginning; even the tone of the piece sounds like the lament of a lover scorned. 

If the press really wants to get Obama's attention, all it has to do is what it's done to numerous other presidents: Cover him with a critical (rather than adulatory) tone.  Sure, in the...