Sunday, October 18, 2009

White House Losing War with Fox News

That's according to The New York Times.

Even though almost all the critiques contained a kernel of truth, in each instance the folks who had the barrels of ink, and now pixels, seemed to come out ahead. So far, the only winner in this latest dispute seems to be Fox News. Ratings are up 20 percent this year, and the network basked for a week in the antagonism of a sitting president

It could all be written off as a sideshow, but it may present a genuine problem for Mr. Obama, who took great pains during the campaign to depict himself as being above the fray of over-heated partisan squabbling. In his victory speech he promised, “I will listen to you, especially when we disagree.”

We can put this in the list of the many Obama promises not kept (a.k.a. lies). We have the most thin-skinned (and that's not raaaaacism) president in history, who never ran anything and thinks the world should love him because he's the First Black President. Shame on anyone for not bowing down! Why, it's un-American! God, I miss the days when dissent and criticism were patriotic.

More criticism of leftwing whining here.