The Mainstream Media Begs Barack Obama For A Bailout

Posted on Tue 08/04/2009 by

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Recently, former CBS News anchor Dan Rather spoke at an event where he expressed his wish that President Obama form a special White House commission to help save America’s media.

Rather made the claim that “a truly free and independent press is the red beating heart of democracy and freedom.”
“This is not something just for journalists to be concerned about, and the loss of jobs and the loss of newspapers, and the diminution of the American press’ traditional role of being the watchdog on power.”
“This is something every citizen should be concerned about.”

We can’t help but wonder how many glasses of wine Mr. Rather had with…Read the rest of this entry