"No president in my lifetime has been covered so favorably and so gingerly. Never has the press corps been so unwilling to pursue stories that might cast the president in an unflattering light. As a group, the media pride themselves on taking an adversarial approach to politicians and government officials. But in Obama’s case, the press acts like a helpmate...Compare Obama’s coverage with that of President George W. Bush. The difference is startling".
Sunday, January 06, 2013
The Media's Treatment of Obama
It's always a relief to see pundits expressing the same sentiments you do. Fred Barnes has written a good article about Obama and the media titled The Four-Year Honeymoon: