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Posted on 07/06/2012 5:53:49 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Obama, Top Aide Jarrett Reflexively Bash Fox News By Tim Graham Created 07/06/2012 - 7:38am
President Obama drew Turn Off Fox News headlines on the Drudge Report when New York Times reporter Mark Landler noted in a pool report from a bar in Amherst, Ohio, that someone joked he was in a building with Fox on the TV.
Drudge also highlighted that top Obama aide Valerie Jarrett blamed Fox News for the impression thats developed that Team Obama is waging a class war on the wealthy. As she relentlessly shoveled all the Obama talking points on July 1 at the leftish Aspen Ideas Festival, former Time editor Walter Isaacson nudged her about their public image:
ISAACSON: Sounds like a great vision. But so many businessmen and others have said that the message has become one of class warfare, attacking the rich, attacking people who make a profit, people who make jobs. Why is that that tone has been set, that people believe that this is a class war?
JARRETT: Well, they may be watching one particular network.
The Aspen festivals blog only included a chunk of Jarretts larger answer when it presented the highlights of the day:
"Anyone who has heard the president speak, he always says this isnt about class warfarewe cherish and want to nurture success. We just want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to be successful. This is a country built on a strong middle class, which is good for business. If youre hiring someone, you want to make sure theyre coming in qualified, with a good education." Valerie Jarrett
As for the Ohio bar scene, BuzzFeed reported on Landlers pool report to the White House press corps:
As he thanked the group for their support, one of them, Jeff Hawks, gestured to one of the TV's and said, "You're in a building that has Fox News on." Obama suggested that Hawks ask for it to be changed. "The customer is always right," he said.
Landler later added an update to add Obama spin: he made the remark in a humorous exchange, as did in a subsequent exchange about arm-wrestling or playing basketball over the patron's vote.
She absolutely controls the propaganda of every network except one and it is their fault. Complete mental disorder.
Pray for America
President Bush watched Fox News constantly and never watched MSM. Obama watches MSM and bashes Fox News. Big deal....It astonds me that this is even news. I guess it must be a slow news day. Why would a Democratic President and staff want to watch Fox News when it catters to Republicans?????
Does Obama know what that means? I don't think so. He probably sees it as a mob philosophy -- Evil Business Owners must always bow to the will of righteous customers.
Don’t know why she is bashing Fox News. Its Radio “News” component runs a AO’Bama political campaign speech/transcript at least 10-15 seconds every hour on the hour without comment or counter by the Republicans......about par with ABCBSNBC radio.
Of course he knows what it means! Look at all of the Federal government’s customers who idolize him and want to make the ground upon which he walks an environmentally protected patch of Earth!
There was no Fox News when Jimmy Carter was trounced by the Great Reagan.
He was done in by his own incompetence, same as Obamugabe. VJ is a Trotskyite. She and her comrades cannot stand to not have complete control over every news outlet.
Booting the Lizard Queen from the White House is just another incetive to oust Obummer in November.
When Fox first came on the scene, libs were wailing and gnashing their teeth that some news outlet would DARE not support their party line.
I just told them that shows how WEAK their ideology is, that it can’t stand up to even a minor challenge while being supported by all the other “news’ agencies in the country.
“Anyone who has heard the president speak, he always says this isnt about class warfarewe cherish and want to nurture success. We just want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to be successful.
Right out of an Ayn Rand novel. Or Orwell.
In other news, the evening weather report on Channel 8 caused two tornadoes...