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Origin of a Lie

wolfpat Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 9:22 AM
Re point 2: Will the press rally around this POS president? Or will they rally around their colleague? Interesting times.......
Matt in N.C. Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 10:49 AM
My guess is that they'll throw Woodward under the bus. He served his purpose. He helped bring Nixon down. Now he's old, cranky, and ideologically suspect. The press doesn't need him anymore. It does need Obama. It clings to him not just because of love, but also out of desperation. Newspapers and magazines are failing. The Big 3 networks are in trouble. Traditional media outlets are convinced, justifiably, that they're doomed without some kind of federal protection or bailout.
Don664 Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 10:44 AM
They've already stabbed Woodward in the back. This column assumes a modicum of sense by the electorate. Not there.

WASHINGTON -- I have long contended that public policy issues are as complicated as they appear because the giants of Capitol Hill like it that way, particularly the giants of the left. Bills can be written more simply. Decisions can be phrased with a certain lucidity. Yet, if they were, the electorate would mull them over and, after a cup of coffee, make a decision on them. As things stand today, with talk of budget imbalance and of esoteric matters such as "sequestration," voters scratch their heads, blink their eyes and walk away. Who gives a hoot? It is time for...