In this instance, a newspaper is prohibited from access to an event; simply because they covered a candidate, on the other side of the isle? White House shuts out Newspaper over Bias #
"Newspapers don’t have to be unbiased to get access. You can’t just let only the newspapers you want in," said Boston University journalism professor Fred Bayles. [read]
POLL (left) "Is it legitimate for the White House to consider a paper’s coverage in granting access?"
Left, right, and center, say... NO.
And so does our first Amendment.
When Constitutionalists are considered the enemy; the enemy is also the Constitution.
-Press intimidation, fear of being shut out:
From usnews:-For everything, there is a consequence...
"If you watch an Obama news conference, and watched a Bush news conference previous to that, where correspondents sit in their seats with their hands folded on their laps, [it's] as if they are in the room with a monarch and they have to wait to be recognized by the president," says Sid Davis, the former NBC Washington bureau chief who covered nine presidents.
"It looks like they are watching a funeral service at [Washington funeral firm] Joseph Gawler's and it shouldn't be that way." [read]
That we must remain in this state of suspended ciaos, is to endure the first stages of "Intolerable Acts" against our Life & liberty... Out in 2012!
A few links Instapundit:
STIMULUS! “Our benchmark results suggest that the ARRA created/saved approximately 450 thousand state and local government jobs and destroyed/forestalled roughly one million private sector jobs....
What, no objections by the left? Treasury To Tap Pensions To Help Fund Government.
Scientists Question the Safety of TSA scanner machines.