When Brian Williams, NBC anchor, gently bowed his head to President Obama, in his special package, “Inside the Obama White House” millions of viewers witnessed mainstream media take presidential coverage to a new level—an extreme state. What forced a well-known anchor to bow in reverence to a man younger than he? Could it be that all the media attention has made Barack Obama into some kind of saint?
What other president has personalized chia pets, underwear, pajamas, dolls, can openers, cereals, ice cream favors, a wife that has appeared on the cover of more than a dozen magazines, and daughters fashioned into Beanie Babies? The last time I checked the President of the United States was not a celebrity; but, a general, a commander-in-chief, a man tirelessly fighting for our nation, shying away from the limelight and Hollywood buzz.
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A new Rasmussen poll reports that sixty percent (60%) of American’s think there is too much personal coverage on the Obama family. I think it’s fair to say, “Enough already media. Get a life.”
Read More: By Kimberly Willingham, Examiner