In Covering Obama, The Times Doesn’t Probe, It Puffs


Don Feder, Boycott the NYT


Barack Obama speech 11 SCEditors of The New York Times should be drawing salaries from the White House for writing press releases camouflaged as news coverage.

Take today’s story on the president’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. Adulatory is an understatement.

We were told that Obama’s words “were often stern, but laced with optimism and humor,” also “he framed his argument with fresh urgency.” Would you say he was heroic, or merely masterful?

The paper misled readers when it claimed the president “pushed his agenda at a moment when polls show him in a commanding position.”


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