The question shouldn’t be whether the media is now going soft on Obama, but why they have never been tough on him. President Obama has been the beneficiary of a double standard from the liberal mainstream media since he became a candidate, never mind president. During the campaign, the fawning media did not vet Barack Obama and when something did come up, like the Jeremiah Wright scandal, the media conveniently looked the other way to protect their favored candidate. We’ve already started to get a glimpse at how the Republican candidates’ religions are being portrayed as crazy and extreme in the media, but just wait until we have a nominee.
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