Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Investor's Business Daily--Obama's Goal Was To Control the Media

But it turns out their mastery of the press went a lot deeper than just the political arts. The latest news that the Justice Department investigated Fox News reporter James Rosen and two other newsmen in the normal course of their investigative reporting on a national security matter — coming on the heels of their seizure of Associated Press phone records — suggests an administration obsessed with controlling the news itself with a heavy hand reminiscent of totalitarian regimes.
(Full story here). We should be grateful that the Administration did this, because, absent the DOJ going after reporters, the media would have continued to downplay and ignore other scandals. Now the media have begun to turn on Obama.

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