Saturday, September 15, 2018

Kass on Obama

John Kass: Obama hides his nasty cynicism behind a silky tongue
Excerpt: Was it cynical of Obama to manipulate journalists and American public opinion in favor of his Iran nuclear deal Obama’s deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, bragged about it to The New York Times, saying the media was full of inexperienced know-nothings who were helpless before him. “We created an echo chamber,” Rhodes was quoted as saying. “They were saying things that validated what we had given them to say.” ... Obama’s actions against the media were “the most aggressive I’ve seen since the Nixon administration, when I was one of the editors involved in The Washington Post’s investigation of Watergate,” said Leonard Downie, former executive editor of the Post in a 2013 report of the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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