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See you accusations of media bias and they are coming from a top former democratic pollster.
-- Dell says certain media outlets have become quote.
An enemy of the American people by intentionally downplaying stories that make President Obama look bad he elaborated on this claim -- America -- yesterday.
We'd never have a situation where the press has purposely decided.
To pick up inherited from the White House to not tell people things have happened.
In order to support their overwhelming candidate for president Barack Obama this is some bipartisanship this is about danger because.
The reason the with the First Amendment -- exist without any checks and balances on the media.
Because you're supposed to protect the people that -- implicit bargain.
-- now by Bob Beckel former democratic campaign manager.
And Anderson Charles -- his comments both their co host of the five.
It's worth pointing out that Doug -- of course who worked in the Clinton administration was with packet -- in that interview and and Bob.
He he'd essentially agreed with what pat was saying.
You know I've I've done both for a long long time and remain friends -- -- and and I'm not gonna.
-- and now however.
First of all somebody's got to explain to me exact with the mainstream media means number one.
If you're talking about the three big broadcast networks who represent now about 40% viewership in America.
Then that can't be the mainstream media is out of the New York Times and what about the Wall Street Journal.
I mean this is a canard as far as I'm concerned the idea that somehow Obama is being protected by.
Whatever the mainstream media is there's so many outlets for media now and information for the American voter.
That it is no longer 1950 as you would think that that was Sullivan that there.
When you think he's having Amy Bobbie I'm excited point there's a lot of other news outlets out there as we all -- now people do have a lot of choices these days.
But where did the broadcast networks get their news they get their news from the New York Times they get their news.
From the newspapers off the country across the country which are mostly owned by the same media conglomerate.
-- everyone from the Buffalo News to the Chicago Tribune all of these editorial board are editorial rising in favor of the president.
Or not doing their job frankly the media is the only industry in this country we're not doing your job.
Actually secures it.
And it 2007 we saw them drop the ball they didn't bother to figure out.
-- President Obama really is where his records they didn't do the due diligence they were too busy reading through Sarah -- dumpster now.
We have -- guns running over the border in Mexico a dead border agent we have a -- ambassador.
How many more people need to die.
Before the media starts to do their job and ask the tough questions outcome line in his that's just it is that's that's really -- steps not are not very theory actually looked very seriously -- -- an Israeli right in the -- Jones of their jobs that.
Wall Street Journal does do their job they did in 2008 -- would -- they have agree it's not have written on a blanket statement Bob.
And look at the cover today talking about Libya and finally -- you at USA today picks up in their editorial board.
Actually starts to notice Libya every other outlet.
He took over a week even pay attention some of three weeks now they're finally waking.
Includes a judge you've worked does that include Rush Limbaugh does that include Sean Hannity and who were witnesses who -- -- easily as an -- Hannity is not supposed to be.
Fair and balanced he can't lump everybody in these journalist -- have a duty to be fair and balanced and asked the questions and give us the answers.
And they -- not if there are lazy.
I live brought an end -- back I want an Obama -- went about one of -- -- those points he says that he was so outraged.
That there was no slam for the fact that the president took his campaign trip to Vegas as played an and I remember.
As that -- was unfolding that morning it was extremely dramatic moment of course because we were dealing with the death of US ambassador the murder.
The US ambassador.
And I remember you know sitting here -- watching sort of figuring out what was going on with the president change his schedule would he come out -- that he wasn't gonna do that campaign trip in light of what was unfolding.
And tennis hockey who works for the campaign said recently -- we have with -- regarded getting ready for the debates at the president's been so busy doing his job.
But he hasn't had that much time to prepare for the debates.
You know some people would say that -- have plenty of time for campaign even -- of that event that debt.
Yeah I I listen I said on the five that very -- thought it was a terrible idea to go to Las Vegas.
I think Gerald -- Democrats you share that view it was a mistake.
In those happened but to suggest that Obama.
Has -- a free ride the last four years I've never seen anybody get as much bad publicity as Obama has particular stimulus and obamacare.
I mean I don't understand.
Why all of a sudden this focuses on this fall.
Went for four years this guy's been ravaged I mean -- I don't get it.
Because Bob people have diet we have Ford that Americans we have barely any reporting on the war on Abbott and can I ask -- Indiana that won't give us the mission -- to do about this point you know it is it.
That that the administration has done a very good job of you know sort of a presenting themselves.
That they have done you know the work that that the -- it perhaps has hasn't done -- is the argument here.
And that you know they deserve the credit for presenting their candidate and president in a way that seems to be resonating with people at least in the polls.
This meeting this administration has put forth more people -- on this Libya issue that have contradicted.
Day after day every time they send someone else out they contradict somebody else that spoke a couple days before them.
And -- -- talking at the highest levels from Susan Rice to the national director of intelligence and nobody's asking questions I would say this administration has bungled.
Numerous issues you look at Martha we knew that.
It George Bush's grandfather found Geronimo skull we knew what kind of underwear Bill Clinton -- we don't nothing.
About President Obama and it's -- national security issue I think there with a little I have got to hand.
You what do you think -- you think in the morning there's a conference call between ABC NN BC -- CBS in the New York Times to decide what they're gonna do to help Obama is that.
Is that what you're suggesting.
I don't think there's a conference call Bob don't put words in my mouth but I definitely think that they know what the news of the day is and instead.
They choose to ignore they all collectively choose to ignore it so in other words there is a conspiracy among them being women may have a caveat the only time that they choose not to ignore it is when bear accesses threatened so you saw the media actually criticized President Obama for not meeting with foreign leaders why.
Because they got -- for the ladies and you.
-- may miss the acceptance.
That's when they granted have you had it has -- ahead you would be having these arguments right now.
Highly doubt it by Andrea.
-- -- -- you guys later 5 o'clock thanks so much.
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