EDITOR’S COMMENT: Another perfect example of the liberal mainstream media coordinating with the Obama administration in an effort to get their message out to certain groups. The White House has a select group of reporters and well-placed reporters, journalists and others, who are given the specific ‘message’ that the White House wants conveyed, spun, or even, in many cases, to be misleading or full of falsehoods. As for Jon Stewart, at a minimum, shouldn’t there have been some disclosure on his show of his collaborating with President Obama, so as to avoid any conflict of interest?
By Jeffrey Meyer
Politico’s Darren Samuelsohn reports that throughout Obama’s presidency, liberal comedian Jon Stewart was “summoned” to the White House for “secret…visits” with the president, an example of how the administration took “unusual steps to cultivate Daily Show comic.”
In the piece, Samuelsohn tries to soften Stewart’s far-left politics as merely being “center-left” mixed with a “populist streak heavy on fiscal responsibility, good government and fighting for the little guy.”
The Politico reporter goes on to promote how Obama’s meetings with the liberal comedian “speaks volumes about Stewart and his reach, which goes well beyond the million or so viewers who tune into The Daily Show on most weeknights.”
Samuelsohn never questions the appropriateness of Obama’s private meetings with the liberal comedian especially when he is known for his unwillingness meet with members of his own party and the press, and instead uses the meetings as an opportunity to promote Stewart’s allegedly powerful influence in the policymaking process: Read More..