They Said That? 1/10/17

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The following quotes are for the strong of stomach only, and unless you’re a complete masochist, you’ll be unable to finish it (it’s over 2500 words). Call it media obsequiousness porn. The quotes come from an article, “Farewell to a Decade of Media Drooling Over Barack Obama,” by Rich Noyes at newsbusters.com:

From the moment then-state senator Barack Obama showed up on the national stage to address the Democratic convention in 2004, the news media were in love. “Obama is a rock star,” NBC’s Andrea Mitchell exclaimed during MSNBC’s live convention coverage back on July 27, 2004. The next morning, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos echoed Mitchell’s enthusiasm: “He’s the Tiger Woods of the Democratic Party right now.”

When Obama ran for President four years later, news reporters led the cheers. “It’s almost hard to remain objective because it’s infectious, the energy, I think,” then-NBC reporter Lee Cowan confessed in…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

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