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Nets Have Fun with Obama Golf Game That Forced Couple to Move Wedding

December 30th, 2014 3:46 PM
Between Monday night and Tuesday morning, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC covered the news that a golf outing by President Obama at a course in Hawaii forced a Army to move their wedding location after planning to have it on the 16th tee.  While they covered the news, each network made sure their were plenty of laughs and golf-related puns throughout their 12 minutes and 4…
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CNN: Optics of Obama Forcing Couple to Move Wedding 'Hilariously Bad'

December 29th, 2014 5:24 PM
On Monday afternoon, CNN’s Wolf covered the controversy surrounding President Obama’s playing of golf on a Hawaii golf course that forced an Army couple about to be married there to move their wedding during which CNN’s Chris Moody called the optics of the move “hilariously bad.” Following a panel discussion on the 2016 presidential campaign,…

Al Gore: Climate Deniers 'Immoral, Unethical, and Despicable

April 18th, 2014 7:46 PM
Weasel Zippers has the latest superiority dance from Al Gore, in a speech at the University of Hawaii. "Ultimately, we are going to win this thing," he said, one of many statements met with hearty applause from the Hawaiians, reported the Civil Beat. He displayed “a Bell Curve showing the number of hotter days over the past 80 years grow alarmingly disproportionate to the…

WashPost Readers Outraged That the Post Had 'Not One Line in the Paper

December 14th, 2013 3:34 PM
On the “Free For All” page in Saturday’s Washington Post devoted to letters to the editor, three locals smacked the Post for failing to note the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks on December 7. None of the letters as printed made the point that the Post has “flooded the zone” with lots of coverage and special sections this year for the 50th…

LAT's Hennessey: 'Obama's Vacations Have Been Rare, Brief and Regularl

February 19th, 2013 5:40 PM
My nominee for Media Puppet of the Day (we should consider making such an award a daily or weekly event) is Kathleen Hennessey at the Los Angeles Times. From her perch at the paper's Washington bureau, she wrote a pathetic story today about how President Obama is so much more relaxed now that he's in his second term. Among other howlers, Hennessey claims that "Obama's…

Special Report: Taking ‘Christ’ Out of Christmas

December 11th, 2012 11:41 AM
Christmas: a season of generosity, good cheer, preparation for Christ’s birth – and a swarm of lawyers seeking to purge any mention of Christianity from the public square. Every Christmas, the so-called secular community starts shrieking whenever any mention of religion is brought into the public eye. Lawyers successfully targeted a school’s performance of ‘A Charlie…

WaPo Offers Up Gauzy Review of the 'Tropical Reign' of Hawaii Democrat

October 5th, 2010 4:00 PM
King Kamehameha's got nothing on Sen. Daniel Inouye (D). The former may have united the island kingdom of Hawai'i in 1810, but the latter's been a reliable vehicle of federal taxpayer pork for the Aloha State for more than 50 years.That, in a nutshell is the thrust of "Tropical reign," today's Style section front page profile of the 86-year-old president pro tempore of the Senate:More…

Pew: Obama Takes Vacation, Still Generates More News Than McCain

August 20th, 2008 4:28 PM
Continuing the theme of this election cycle, Barack Obama, the junior senator from Illinois, took a vacation to Hawaii and .... wait for it .... still generated more stories and headlines than his still-campaigning rival, John McCain. According to the Pew Research Center's latest review of the news, "the Democrat registered as a significant or dominant factor in 63% of the campaign stories…

Hawaii PBS Chief Steps Down to Run for State Democratic Party Chair

May 11th, 2006 2:46 PM