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NBC Hosts Thrilled Network Hired Obama’s Chef as Analyst

July 29th, 2015 2:30 PM
On Wednesday, the hosts of NBC’s Today cheered the network’s decision to hire former White House chef – and husband of left-wing MSNBC host AlexWagner – Sam Kass. Co-host Savannah Guthrie gushed: “...we’ve got an exciting announcement. You guys remember Sam Kass, of course he’s the former assistant White House chef, executive director of the First Lady…

NY Times Hypes White House 'Foodmaster General' As He Marries MSNBC Ho

August 29th, 2014 3:12 PM
MSNBC host Alex Wagner and Sam Kass, the personal chef to the Obama family, will marry this weekend in New York with Barack and Michelle Obama in attendance. This prompted a gushing front-pager on Kass in The New York Times on Friday. The headline is “Obamas’ Foodmaster General.” Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer wrote Kass “found himself an astounding beneficiary of…

Not the Media Narrative: School Lunch Standards A 'Rolling Fiasco' of

May 30th, 2014 1:29 PM
Friday's Wall Street Journal editorial page highlighted this week's "meal melee" with Michelle Obama and White House chef Sam Kass arguing across the media that anti-"science" Republicans would "devastate" children's health with an opt-out provision from new federal school-lunch mandates. The Journal insisted "The changes were mandated by a 2010…

Andrea Mitchell Ignores Facts, Derides Republicans for Attempt to Refo

May 23rd, 2014 5:17 PM
On the May 22 edition of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, Mitchell spent over 3 minutes interviewing the executive director of the Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, Sam Kass, and blasting House Republicans for attempting to “roll back standards” on the new requirements for school breakfasts and lunches as required by President Obama’s…

NBC Promotes Let's Move Success...As Schools Drop Lunch Program

August 28th, 2013 11:38 AM
On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie conducted a cooking segment with White House chef Sam Kass to promote First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and wondered: "So do you feel like the program is having the intended effect? Do you think people are thinking differently about food, now?" [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] Kass,…

Where was Mention of Obamas' Personal Chef During Campaign

January 30th, 2009 5:57 PM
Michelle may bring home the bacon, but she sure doesn't fry it up in a pan. During last year's presidential campaign, the media worked overtime to portray John and Cindy McCain as wealthy private jet junkies with more homes than they can remember, while showcasing Barack and Michelle Obama as just another middle class family with two working parents, one car and freshly paid off student loans. In…