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Pleasure my honor to -- them -- back to the program.
Via Skype because we are high tech here mr.
Cal Thomas cal -- you.
All right Michael.
So what what he's seeing out there in the world live bias these days.
-- you know it's really interesting over the weekend they columnist for the Financial Times.
-- piece called dangers work in US permanent campaign that gentleman's name is Edward -- And we have had this kind of reporting.
Before either one of the 2000 later 2012.
Elections I think it might have.
A reduced the president's margin of victory if not.
Eliminated at all we got to listen to some of his language mr.
But first he says you're not comparing that he really is Richard Nixon would Barack Obama has just -- unheard of is sick he says.
The president has done more than anyone to -- the campaign reforms that were brought in after Watergate.
And he's he writes -- this -- fundraising dinner last week you last week for organizing for America.
-- a political action committee formed by Jim Messina.
Former top operative in the Obama administration on the campaign.
Said he did not appear to the coverage and -- did not appear on any on most of the evening news show us.
Yes he says it marks the moment that America's permanent campaign was institutionalized.
Tickets went for fifty grand ahead that is giving 500000 or more -- -- quarterly meeting with the president.
And -- does not even mr.
Bush was this audacious.
I think we're troubles a lot of people here is the -- is the incredible double standard and hypocrisy.
When it comes to fundraising.
Of this -- president.
You'll recall that Halliburton and the great evil Dick Cheney who is linked to that I had too much money in politics and we needed to get money out of politics.
But most of the editorials and encouraged just either ignore or excuse.
What the president is doing.
Because of course they improve mostly of his policies and those they don't approve they really criticized so that's the point.
So it makes you wonder what the media would have done if Karl Rove heads out -- me.
During the bush years -- similar type program and had all these you know -- oil guys or whatever coming in with.
But they're big checks in in what the Arabs would have been at that point.
Yeah they let cameras lined up outside of the hotel or wherever else they were holding a fund -- campaign identifying each of them like they should be on perp walks.
-- is something else that mr.
-- citizens financial column Financial Times column of the weekend quote.
Obama now routinely deploys the kind of -- street he built his brand on a policy.
Now again this is a definition of hypocrisy.
And the major media just look at -- no big deal I think this is what angers an awful lot of not just conservatives but people who really care about real journalism.
If you're going to have respect if you're going to have honor if you're going to have approval.
From at least a majority republic which the mainstream media does not happen according to numerous polls.
Then you ought to be fair and balanced as recently on the box if its citizens property criticize George W.
For some of his senate campaign contributors.
It ought to be just as a right to criticize this president for his who is mr.
loose -- is -- Nixon and Nixon.
How do you think this is the beginning of the end of the honeymoon with some in the media more or what's your read.
Well there's I've never -- of a honeymoon goes on for over four years I mean people have to get back to work at some point.
But as I've said on previous plans bashes.
The media can now slowly slowly points some of these things out because the president is safely elected and into his second term.
But I think they are committed journalistic nonprofit malpractice by not doing this when it.
Might have made a difference and of course they're gonna -- pave the way for Hillary Clinton.
I think -- a couple of weeks ago he treated prisoner Obama -- the messiah -- try to treat Hillary Clinton as diversionary.
The newsroom live Sarah -- thank you might --
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