Saturday, September 27, 2014

Obama is the perfect president

I remember when George W. Bush was president, and his poll numbers were low, we were inundated with a daily onslaught of front page articles and news updates on CNN reminding us of how unpopular he was.  But now that Barack Obama's polling numbers are low we get nothing.

People who don't seek news from alternative routes, which is probably the case for most people, would have no idea that Obama is as unpopular as Bush.

The Media Research Center, which has the task of monitoring media fairness, has reported that there were 124 network reports of George W. Bush's approval ratings between January 1, 2006, and August 31, 2006.  During the same time span in 2014, there were only 9 reports of Obama's disapproval ratings.

Likewise, while evidence suggests the recession is still ongoing, the media make it seem like it's over.  On Tuesday Obama ordered bombs to blast enemy enclaves in Syria, and, if you pay attention to the main news outlets, you'd think it was the most perfect war ever.

This is the kind of thing that happens when the person in charge is someone you support.  It's a perfect example of poor journalism. If you were a person who didn't understand this, you'd think Obama was the perfect president.