Even Liberals Hate the Barack Obama Golf Story

While I’m not proud of it, yesterday I stumbled onto Maureen Dowd’s column and saw that she is as upset about the perpetual Barack Obama golf game as anyone else. True confession, up until that moment I hadn’t paid too much attention to Barack Obama’s endless golf game. I believed it because it fit my image of him so well (think Nero overlooking Rome going up in flames, practicing his swing rather than playing the fiddle). But, at the same time, it felt like a story that only conservatives Read more […]

James Risen, New York Times Attack Barack Obama on First Amendment

It appears the staff of the New York Times is getting fed up. Back at the beginning of this year, we posted about how much we need real journalists and how much the White House has done to punish them. Jill Abramson, the New York Time executive editor declared that Barack Obama’s administration was “the most secretive White House” of her career. Nothing has changed. Now Maureen Dowd at the New York Times has published an interview with James Risen. Here is a sample: Obama said that Read more […]

Maureen Dowd Channels the Kingfish

If ever there was an article that didn’t pull punches about playing political games to advance political agendas, Maureen Dowd’s most recent editorial in the New York Times is it. Entitled “No Bully in the Pulpit,” Dowd chides President Obama for not being able to push his gun control legislation through Congress. More than that, she illustrates a few potential scenarios where Obama could have used leverage and underhanded tactics to win people to his side. Like the president, Dowd is convinced Read more […]