Obama Campaign Will Have “Help from the Media” Says… Michelle Obama

Eric Odom
Campaign Report
6/26/2011

Oh this is just delicious sweet insanity. Not only do the Obama’s have the mainstream media in their corner, they openly admit it!

What’s worse is that Obama seems to be saying that mainstream media helps the Obama’s because they care about the children or something.

Here’s the question that was asked.

“How’s the family ready for this [the election]? It’s going to be quite vicious, isn’t it? How do you prepare for that?”

I didn’t see any suggestion that Obama’s daughters would be attacked in the campaign…

…As our own Ironic Surrealism points out, the media didn’t care about Sarah Palin’s children. Not one of them. In fact the mainstream media went out of their way to insult, disrespect and invade the privacy of ALL of Palin’s children…

Read the entire article at Campaign Report.

Update:  Publicly funded NPR’s Nina Totenberg warns of intertwinement of government and press

On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” National Public Radio’s legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg spelled out the consequences of the government becoming “intertwined” with the press in response to the scandal Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World publication is embroiled in England.

“Well, tabloids will never go away,” Totenberg said. “They are part of the history of at least a western democracy. But, it does show you when politicians and the news media are completely intertwined, not just get in bed together because they’ve always been in bed together a little bit, but their ownership is intertwined with the power of the press, it can get to be a very dangerous proposition, reading how frightened the leaders were to even challenge Murdoch.”

The media organization Totenberg works for, NPR, is partly government funded…

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