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So my former advisors have switched over to -- the dark side.
For example David Axelrod now works for MSNBC.
-- is a nice change -- -- since MSNBC used to work for David Axelrod.
And it was interesting to see how the national press corps continues to react to -- Obama almost five years into his tenure.
While -- press is always respectful to the powerful and those kinds of public picks positions -- in attendance on Saturday night really like Barack Obama despite all problems his administration is experience.
Attorneys have Miami the premier Bernard Goldberg dot com mr.
gold -- any headline you saw from the correspondents dinner.
Well a couple pieces a news I think one.
Was that Wayne Lapierre of the National Rifle Association.
And the billionaire conservative Coke Brothers with a special guests.
At the MSNBC table I know there's warrant no -- -- and I made that up the second thing which you mentioned in your talking points.
And I think it it bears repeating because it's so important is that Conan O'Brien revealed that in killing Jesus.
You you contend.
But Jesus Jesus died because of Obama can I found that fascinating -- not -- and while we're.
While we're talking about books.
I have a book coming out soon and I hope you'll plug -- it's called killing Garfield.
It's it's a real.
Each day it's already been written by what's her name -- good historian have Kansas I believe but -- What I think what I picked up -- here at the correspondents -- with two things lack of GOP presence and very few Republicans there.
And the press is not skeptical any more -- and Obama they've always liked him you written a book about slobbering love affair.
The end and it's basically along liberal lines pres Obama's liberal most in the press -- liberals they like him.
But there's no skepticism.
About it -- the failure of certain policies it's like OK so why.
I'm so -- right so what the economy remains moribund so why Afghanistan's going down a drain and we're gonna have that a couple of minutes so why.
That's what we -- yeah.
Right a couple points -- that you mentioned in the lead into this segment that they like him.
You're absolutely right and never underestimate the power of like ability in any facet of life.
They have a lot invested in him.
When I when I wrote that book -- slobbering love affair I interviewed a network news correspondent who said don't expect the press to go after.
And I said what does Nelson Mandela have to do -- this they said a lot of journalists see Barack Obama as Nelson Mandela.
He's a hero he's a historic figure.
They didn't simply want to be eyewitnesses to history they wanted to help define history.
And they have so much invested in him they won't be skeptical not now not -- You know I think that's an excellent analogy but instead of Mandela this somebody better and that is Desmond Tutu.
Who is -- a lot of -- wouldn't -- Nelson Mandela and the civil rights of South Africa.
22 is a revered figure although he is pretty much a Communist.
And and it said very outrageous things about.
And the United States think it's a total pass and I do believe you're right that's what's going on here that.
It doesn't really matter about public policy anymore.
To the press.
No and here's where that becomes very very important.
-- mainstream journalist not some right wing not or anything like that.
Mark Halperin of time magazine and I've mentioned this to you before but it's it's important -- -- to say again.
Mark Halperin said in this is a very short direct quote.
The media the said this during the last presidential campaign.
The media is very susceptible to doing what the Obama campaign wants K why is that important.
Because the Obama campaign wanted Ben -- to use one example to go away now.
And the mainstream media pretty much help did go away.
That's where the lack of skepticism comes in.
If they do what he wants and that's different from liberal bias that becomes something more you're you're on to something -- There's absolutely I think -- guys are still -- this and here's how it's going to affect the country going forward.
That -- it did the press then drops all skepticism for example this story that were working on for tomorrow.
About the terrorist.
Who is -- and losing in the interview with the FBI's in erupted because here comes the US attorney and two Moran dies in the FBI annoying about it.
Nobody covers it nobody's covering it.
All right then because it it then ties into Eric Holder it ties into Barack Obama ties into the world view -- terrorism.
And they ignore it is a big story.
Will have a tomorrow his word we're doing a lot of things on it.
But down on the role would.
Barack Obama is gonna set up the Democratic Party particularly the little -- -- -- it.
His legacy and the press is just gonna go right along that track for the next election.
Yeah yeah because in the in his case.
They're not gonna do anything to disrupt the legacy of -- historic figure why I guarantee you I guarantee you is as liberal as the media are.
If he were.
You know any one of those -- didn't.
Regular run of the mill Liberal Democrats.
They wouldn't be quite as kind to him as they are because of what he represents.
And they they've humiliated themselves.
In the in the first campaign they continue to do so.
-- and their credibility.
They're willing to -- they're willing to put their credibility out there and sacrifice it.
Because they are so in love with Barack Obama they were then they are now and they will be.
For the rest of his.
Presidents and I was -- -- that was certainly honestly over the weekend Bernie thanks very much -- directly at one.
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