President Obama and the media
Talking Points 8/21
- Duration 2:37
- Date Aug 21, 2012
Talking Points 8/21
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Hi everyone I'm Laurie Ingram -- in for Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight.
President Obama and the media that is a subject of this evening's talking points memo.
An ideal world the press is supposed to be -- check and balance on the power of politicians from both parties.
Last night we discussed how Joseph Biden gets away with outrageous statements and gas in a way that some -- and Michelle Bachmann made it Sarah Palin never cut.
But the media's willingness to give Biden a pass for his incompetence is nothing compared to the -- gives the president himself.
This -- love affair with the president goes back a long way to the 2008 campaign.
Jake Tapper of ABC news one of the few honest brokers out there in the non fox white house press corps.
Appeared with me on the radio today conceding.
But the media such.
Brad helped with the sale whether you know I didn't think it ever since you have -- -- -- -- -- either Hillary Clinton nor general thing.
It wasn't always affair that was -- and I hope it doesn't I hope that doesn't happen again.
Well don't hold your grass.
Take the latest distraction -- got a distraction of congressman Todd Akins offensive rape comments.
Every Republican has denounced them most of asked for him to withdraw from his Missouri senate race.
Yet this story has dominated the news cycle for the past 48 hours and was the first softball question at the president's -- -- yesterday.
Week after week the Obama campaign gavels and distractions.
Bain Romney tax returns and now absurd attempts to tie Romney to -- and the president's media enablers are always at the -- covering these sideshows instead of demanding answers to the real challenges facing our country.
We are spending a lot of times in the last few weeks.
Of those of -- -- the political world are being nothing better than the economy.
In a lot of people are hurting out there -- like to see.
More action taken them and more emphasis given the position.
So voters choose your media carefully.
The news division at fox prides itself on being fair and balanced holding all sides accountable.
And there are a few other good -- in the media boom box the pro Obama spent.
It's important to note Romney may have a lot more campaign cash and -- and then Obama.
But Obama has most in the media including the entire Hollywood establishment at his Beck and call.
That takes a Smart counter strategy to overcome and that's.