Beat the press: Reporters reveal how the Obama administration threatens and controls the media

Maureen Callahan The New York Post 3/3/2013

As coverage of last week’s flare-up between Bob Woodward and the White House devolved into the granular parsing of words and implications and extrapolations and possible intent, the larger point was roundly missed: the increasing pressure that White House correspondents feel when dealing with the Obama administration — […]

‘The Obama You Don’t Know’

Mark Tapscott, Executive Editor The Washington Examiner 9/19/2012


Few if any of his predecessors took the oath of office with higher public hopes for his success than President Obama on Jan. 20, 2009.

Millions of Americans hailed his election as an end to partisanship, a renewal of the spirit of compromise and a reinvigoration […]

Obama and Kagan whisper in the faculty lounge

Michael Barone Washington Examiner 5/12/2010

Professor chooses professor. That’s one headline you could write about Barack Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.

Obama graduated from Harvard Law School in 1991, Kagan in 1986. Kagan joined the faculty at the University of Chicago Law School in 1991 and became a full professor there […]

PJTV: The Dem’s Super Majority is Gone and Michael Barone Says it’s Only the Beginning

H/T Sissy Willis of sisu

Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit interviewed Michael Barone about the election of Scott Brown in MA:

Reynolds: One thing that struck me about the Scott Brown campaign was that he really didn’t seem to be getting a lot of support from the RNC, and there was a lot of some […]

Obama’s rapturous style versus tea party substance

by Michael Barone Washington Examiner January 13, 2010

In his New York Times column last week, David Brooks contrasted “the educated class,” which supports Barack Obama and his liberal worldview, with the tea party movement, “a large, fractious confederation of Americans who are defined by what they are against, … the concentrated power of the […]

When Liberal Dreams Collide With Public Opinion

by Michael Barone Real Clear Politics December 21, 2009

In the Bella Center on the south side of Copenhagen and in the Senate chamber on the north side of the Capitol, we’re seeing what happens when liberal dreams collide with American public opinion. It’s like what happens when a butterfly collides with the windshield of […]