The media DID report the story….
President Obama didn’t do ALL that good in last weeks Arkansas and Kentucky Democratic Primaries….
He’s the nominee…
He isn’t gonna win much of ANYTHING in those two states…..
If the GOP wants to run that fact into a whole go ahead….
Ain’t much of NOBODY listening…..
Tonight on the radio I’m going to talk about the media dismissing Barack Obama’s poor primary showings in a way they’d never dismiss it were it a Republican President.
Also, I’ll explain the B.S. in that CBS Marketwatch report about Obama’s spending.
Politico’s Gavin Whitewashes Obama Primary Embarrassments | Newsbusters
“But when a candidate running to the right of Barack Obama garners 40% of the vote in the Arkansas Dem primary, and “uncommitted” amasses an astounding 42% in Kentucky . . . crickets.”
Move Along, Nothing To See: Politico’s Gavin Whitewashes Obama Primary Embarrassments
Imagine that in one 2004 Republican primary, an opponent running to George Bush’s left got 40% of the vote, and in another primary, more than 4-in-10 Republicans voted for “uncommitted” rather than support the incumbent president. Now imagine the doom the MSM would have found that to portend for Bush.
But when a candidate running to the right of Barack Obama garners 40% of the vote in the Arkansas Dem primary, and “uncommitted” amasses an astounding 42% in Kentucky . . . crickets. On Morning Joe today, Politico’s Patrick Gavin proclaimed that PBO’s embarrassing performance “doesn’t matter.” View the video after the jump.
I’ll be back with the transcript, but in the meantime, watch Gavin, with help from Willie Geist, whistle past PBO’s electoral graveyard…..