Obama Looking Forward to First Return on 'Fox News Sunday' Since 2008
April 7th, 2016 5:54 PM
When “an exclusive sit-down interview” with President Barack Obama conducted by Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace airs on April 10, it will not only be the first time the Democratic White House occupant has appeared on the weekly program since he was a candidate in the 2008 presidential election, it will also commemorate the 20th anniversary of the hour-long show, which first aired…
NPR Laments 'For Obama, August Is The Cruelest Month
August 24th, 2014 8:51 AM
NPR is again feeling Barack Obama’s pain, with a Friday All Things Considered story they headlined “For Obama, August Is the Cruelest Month.” Even the French are mocking his time off. The media now insist Obama is victimized by bad news, not that he's done anything wrong that would create bad news.
His approval ratings are lowest in August, suggested NPR White House…
Fox News Photog Snaps Amusing Shot of Obama Lecturing Putin from Grade
March 4th, 2014 4:13 PM
You can imagine the field day the media would have with this photograph were it President Bush delivering a lecture to Russian president Vladimir Putin over the Ukrainian crisis.
Earlier today, Fox News reporter Bryan Cole, snapped an photo of the president delivering remarks from a podium in a Washington, D.C., elementary classroom. The podium was resting atop a blue oval rug with the…
Obama: What I Said Was You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan 'If It Hasn
November 4th, 2013 10:17 PM
Update, Nov. 5, 8:30 a.m.: Video added below.
Well, let's see how well this unspeakably pathetic attempt to explain away the lie of the century (so far) works with the establishment press.
Two separate tweeters — Reid Epstein at Politico and Mark Knoller at CBS News — are reporting that President Obama, at a rally of the Organizing For Action faithful this evening, told his…
CBS's Mark Knoller Tweets Obama's 2006 Quotes Opposing Raising the Deb
September 18th, 2013 5:51 PM
At the Associated Press, aka the Admininstration's Press, reporter Jim Kuhnhenn predictably and dutifully reported that President Barack Obama "reiterated his vow not to negotiate with Republicans over raising the borrowing limit."
As usual, the AP and Kuhnhenn didn't look back at how U.S. Senator Barack Obama's debt-ceiling posture in 2006 sharply differed. Today, Mark…
CBS's Garrett Hints George W. Bush is A Serial Vacationer Compared to
August 12th, 2013 6:04 PM
On Monday's CBS This Morning, Major Garrett played up how President Obama has vacationed "less than his predecessor, President George W. Bush – 14 trips and 92 vacation days, compared to 50 trips and 323 for Mr. Bush." Garrett cited colleague Mark Knoller's presidential vacation figures, but overlooked Knoller's emphasis that whatever the amount of vacation time,…
CBS Reporter Tweets About $500 Million Taxpayer Loss on Solyndra; No O
August 24th, 2012 12:52 PM
On Friday, CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller reported on Twitter that Mitt Romney's campaign was "slamming [the] Obama Admin citing reports of sale of Solyndra headquarters for fire sale price of $90-million," and how "US taxpayers lost $500-million underwriting Solyndra loans." Even with this and other developments in the past month, CBS hasn't covered…
Networks Huffed Over Bush's 'Presidential Shell Game'; No Complaints f
May 2nd, 2012 12:55 PM
The same networks that huffed and whined about George W. Bush's secret trip to Iraq over Thanksgiving in 2003, calling it an "embarrassing" "presidential shell game," had no such harsh language for Barack Obama's clandestine visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday.
Jake Tapper on Wednesday deemed the visit simply a "surprise." On CBS This Morning, Scott Pelley…
National Debt Increases More Under Three Years of Obama Than Eight of
March 21st, 2012 4:33 PM
CBS's Mark Knoller reported Monday evening at CBSNews.com that "The National Debt has now increased more during President Obama's three years and two months in office than it did during 8 years of the George W. Bush presidency." "The Debt rose $4.899 trillion during the two terms of the Bush presidency. It has now gone up $4.939 trillion since President Obama took office…
Media Are Already Lionizing Democratic Agenda
December 28th, 2010 9:43 AM
You don't have to be a psychic who forecasts future events for supermarket tabloids to accurately predict what awaits the new congressional Republican class of 2011. The writing is already on the computer screens and in the TV teleprompters.
A preview of coming attractions was trotted out during President Obama's last scheduled news conference of 2010. After spending most of the year…
Enthralled White House Press Corps Pose Sycophantic ‘Questions’ to
December 22nd, 2010 8:38 PM
“There weren’t a lot of hard questions in this news conference,” FNC’s Bret Baier observed on Special Report in the understatement of the night. Indeed, in the first question posed at the late Wednesday afternoon session, Caren Bohan of Reuters reflected the collective glow of the White House press corp basking in Barack Obama’s glory:
You racked up a lot of…
CBS Points out Obama Flip Flop on Paying for Benefits
July 23rd, 2010 10:45 AM
It is rare that the network news media expose President Barack Obama's hypocrisy on any point, which is why Mark Knoller's CBS story on July 22 was so enlightening. Covering Obama's July 22 signing of a bill "restoring" jobless benefits to roughly 2.5 million Americans who have been unemployed for more than 26 weeks, Knoller wrote that Obama "changes tune on paying for…
CBS: ‘Mean from the Start’ Health Debate ‘Turned Even Nastier Ye
March 21st, 2010 1:09 PM
The morning after CBS News White House reporter Mark Knoller, in a tweet, slurred anti-ObamaCare protesters with the vulgar “tea bagger” sexual terminology, Bob Schieffer began Sunday’s Face the Nation with how the health care reform debate “that's been rancorous and mean from the start turned even nastier yesterday” with protesters “shouting ‘kill the bill!’ and ‘made in the USSR”’ as they…
CBS News's Mark Knoller: 'Tea Bagger Protests' Outside Capitol Hill
March 20th, 2010 4:54 PM
[Update, 10:21 am Eastern on Monday: Knoller responded on Sunday on Twitter to the criticism he was receiving online, stating that 'I wasn't aware there was any slur or pejorative associated with that term. The moment it was pointed out, I stopped using it." (H/t: Clay Waters of TimesWatch, Stephen Gutowski of NewsBusters).] CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller revived the use…