The White House press corps on Sunday expressed frustration with the lack of access given to President Obama this weekend, during his trip to Florida. White House Correspondents Association President Ed Henry released a statement Sunday evening, saying that the press corps had not been given adequate access to the president and that the group would press for “transparency” in the future, according to a pool report.
Why does press what access when its members are only able to ask Obama fawning questions? If Obama held a presser today, questions would be on his improved backswing, why he thought Republcans were undermining him, how Mooch´s ski vacation compared to his getaway, Rubio´s water bottle and how it feels to be honored on Presidents Day. There would not be a single question on his pattern of lies, his total lack of transparency, his enormous deficits, his failed stimulus, soaring health care premiums, falling living standards or Bengazi, Syria, Egypt or any country.
So just why does the press even bother complaining?
Regardless, Obama is still their guy. ´Expressing frustration´ and general whining will be the most that the press corp will do. Obama will flash those pearly whites at them once and all will be back to normal in the kingdom
This would be the same "press corps" (propagandists) who´ve done nothing but run slavish cover-up operations for Dear Leader since even before his first coronation? Frustrated by lack of transparency? You´ve got to be kidding!!!!
Whether the press has access or not it will be the same result. They have their marching orders and are good little soldiers. Every now and then they have to whine a bit to secure their fine reputations of being so unbiased.
They have done nothing but lie and cover up for Obama and his administration. They are pathetic sycophants who must bear much of the blame for the misery that we are all feeling and will continue to feel because their ideology was more important than truth.
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Bad Dog, 2/18/2013 7:57:21 AM (No. 9182523)
Quite frankly, I´m glad they don´t have access to him. Nothing would change if they did, and I´m happy to have a day without him, without the constant reminders that he´s where he is and who he is, and what he´s doing every minute of every day he´s destroying the country.
I know it´s all still there, but if I don´t have to accidentally see his face or hear his voice in his current missive to his minions, fine and dandy with me.
Since they aren´t getting access anyway, they should get up off their knees, wipe off their chins and do some real reporting. It wouldn´t get them any more access but it might save their papers/networks/jobs from going bankrupt.
Maybe that’s what Obama needs to make his royal, regal, imperial administration more transparent. Up to now, it’s demonstrated about as much transparency as a lead-lined brick wall. How many times has he pledged that he “will not rest until” something or other is accomplished? At least dozens of times, I would venture to say; and he says it usually at rallies and campaign stops in front of enthusiastic, noisily cheering crowds of his loyal, low-information-voting supporters.
What? The autographed glossy photo wasn´t enough to hold their attention this term? Maybe he could send them all an audiotape of his books...that´ll keep em´ happy for a while. Kinda like a lullaby for liberals.
How times change. I recall my father relating how the press used to excoriate Eisenhower for all the time he spent on the golf course... that´s Ike... the guy who successfully led the invasion of Europe. I wonder how the two presidents compare when it comes to "time on the course". Also, maybe someone could check to see if Ike ever spontaneously decided to go golfing at Fort Belvoir on a weekend afternoon which, in turn, inconvenienced all those golfers who had reserved tee times for that afternoon? Funny, you never read any interviews of golfers who were tossed off a golf course for the convenience of the Commander in Chief.
Isn´t that "special?" Obama thinks President´s Day is a "vacation day" for presidents. Poor Tiger, trying to "teach" blockhead Obama anything "new" is a lost cause. Maybe Obama is recruiting Tiger with his "history" which impresses democrats for "something" in his administration.
Why should Obama bother to give them extra access? They helped get him elected, they certainly won´t desist from attacking Republicans, he doesn´t need to coddle them them anymore, he figures. Just call them the "Press Corpse."
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beat the press, 2/18/2013 10:41:08 AM (No. 9182826)
These frustrated twits are the poster girls for abused wife syndrome. They scrape their knees bare everyday to please their oppressor, and he just laughs and continues to beat the crap out of them. He´ll give these morons a flippant little wave tomorrow and the whole psychotic ritual will repeat itself.
It never ceases to amaze... The major crap pulled by Zippy & Assoc. goes unreported by his lap dog press corpse. Yet they think, when they are given a public weggie by Da Zippster; They really think that is news worthy and the punlic will really give THAT a rat´s rear? Makes you wonder when Zippy wakes up and starts to examine his legacy; who will contribute to "His Library"? He might beable to have enough to build a two hole outhouse. I´d even volunteer to carve a moon on the door.
I´ve gathered The Hill is another liberal rag , so who cares . Clinton granted ´ access ´ aka , a photo op , and he got his propaganda . When O´Bummer needs a photo op , he´ll ask . By the way , he jets continuously and almost begs this access to further his agenada , does he not ?. And it gets on Fox News Radio everyday .
If only we could get the press to believe that Tiger was at Benghazi , perhaps they might show some interest. A golf game is the only interest they´ve ever shown in the non transparent White House. The Bush White House didn´t have this type of PR problem because unlike Obama, President Bush did not frolic and party-out of respect to the soldiers and Marines fighting and dying in the war zones.
They´re only jealous because they love him more than all those other people. It´s got nothing to do with asking questions or exposing truth.
Their hero-worship has always been rewarded with backhands and cold shoulders and they´ve kept it up. To the point of frenzy during the campaign. Why would anyone think they actually care about news gathering now? They just want to be close to him again.
This points out how absolutely stupid these bozos are. He got reelected, thanks in large part to them and he doesn´t need them any longer. He won´t hold another press gathering until 3 months before the 2014 midterms. And they will then love him and his party again.But until then, they will go wanting for an audience with his majesty.
Whether or not they have access to the President is not the main point. The questions they ask when they do get an opportunity are what count. To date, after more than four years, virtually none of these people have asked any questions that are pertinent to the Country. Either ask the tough questions or go to the society pages. Obama CANNOT answer tough questions because then all the World would know what kind of person he really is.
If Barry golfs anything like he bowls, I can understand why he wouldn´t want the media or anyone else around to see him and Woods on the fairways, the same way I´d hate to have anyone see me play tennis with Roger Federer.
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