Many have observed that part of mr. Obama’s political strength lies in the bosom of a Liberal media that is willing to excuse his behavior at every turn. Remember Candy Crowley’s disgraceful assist during the Romney debate (sorry to make your stomach turn…).
I came across a crazy headline on Politico the other day: “The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine“. The accompanying photo of the Manchurian was perhaps the most flattering of any I have seen given its depiction of a stern-looking man who Fears No Man.
Except for one little inconvenient truth: Barack Obama is Vladimir Putin’s bitch.
No headline including the words “Steel” and “Spine” can alter this reality in our minds, and no photo of a supposedly strong Obama can do that either.
But there was more pathology in the article itself, namely this bit of revisionist history / outright fiction:
…as Fred Kaplan argues in the March/April issue of Politico Magazine, lately the president has proved himself more of a realist, willing to negotiate with the likes of Iran and refusing to get sucked into a raging civil war in Syria, despite a death toll topping 100,000.
How about that: Dennis Ross would have us believe that Obama “refused to get sucked into” Syria.
Perhaps Mr. Ross forgot about this: