Parrots, Whores, and Clowns: Barack Obama’s Press Corps

    Parrots, Whores, and Clowns: Barack Obama's Press Corps

    The press leans left. That is an objective fact. Trace the roots of many reporters’ careers or that of their spouses or now, in some cases, their children, and you will find they are ideological brethren with the Democrats’ base. This is why they can herald the activist left’s defeat of Joe Lieberman in the 2006 Connecticut Democratic Primary as the rise of grassroots democracy, | Read More »

    Leave Us Alone

    The Circle of Jerks is going blind over the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. It spells doom for everyone. In a nutshell, Americans hate the President, hate the congress, hate the Democrats, hate the Republicans, and want to burn Washington, D.C. to the ground. Politically, it is worse for the Democrats than the Republicans because Barack Obama and not George W. Bush is in | Read More »

    Syria: A Romance

    Syria: A Romance

    That did not take long. Less than a year ago, the Washington press corps looked likely to divorce Barack Obama. He had rocked their relationship with the Department of Justice probing Fox News’ James Rosen, the Associated Press, and others. But like Gollum and the precious, the Washington press corps has found separation too hard. Syria has reconciled the President and Court. With his decision | Read More »

    The Boy in the Bubble

    No, not David Vetter–Barack Obama.  Apparently the President Elect is chafing at the bonds of his new position that brings with it, among other things like the awesome responsibility of leading the free world, 24/7 security and press coverage.  The press, in particular, rankles as they note down mundane details like what he eats for lunch and snap innumerable pictures of him at work and play.  Now | Read More »