Media Matters highlights Obama’s major achievements. Pardon us for laughing.

by editor on January 28, 2010

Average American contemplating President Obama's significant achievements

Time limitations prevent us from searching every word uttered by Media Matters for hidden meaning. You know, kind of like they do with Fox News?

But a recent article by the left wing media watchdog lamented the fact that the rest of the media supposedly ignored all Obama’s significant achievements just so they could claim he has “little to show for ’09.” Media Matters attempted to “correct” this dastardly misinformation, but some of the things they chose to highlight as President Obama’s signficant achievements are downright hilarious.

For example:

“In the third quarter of calendar year 2009, an additional 600,000 to 1.6 million people were employed in the United States…According to the White House Council of Economic Advisers, CBO has increased its estimate to 800,000 to 2.4 million additional employed through the fourth quarter of that year. Moreover, a November 20, 2009, New York Times article reported that the ‘consensus’ among ‘dispassionate analysts’ is that “the stimulus package, messy as it is, is working.” (Apparently the passionate analysts were not as supportive.)

And let’s not forget transparency. The article says, “The Washington Post reported that moves by the Obama administration to improve government transparency ‘included a ban on lobbyist gifts; restrictions on the hiring of lobbyists; publication of White House visitor logs and other records; and a move to bar lobbyists from serving on advisory boards.'” (No mention is made of all the lobbyists actually employed by the White House nor the transparency promised again and again and again regarding healthcare negotiations being broadcast on C-SPAN.)

Finally, the article trumpets the fact that Obama bravely signed the Tobacco Control Acts. (And he signed it, we assume, just before he ducked out to the Rose Garden to light up another Marlborough.)

C’mon, Media Matters, if these minor frivolous footnotes in history are now considered “significant achievements”, we can only conclude that it’s not tobacco that needs to be controlled in your office.

If you know what we mean.

Source: Media Matters

– Written by Patrick Michael

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If MediaMatters was eliminated from the Administration’s daily “Talking Points” club, MM would have Zero content on their webpages. You have to read the left, they are sinking. Huggington Post, Daily Kos, Media Matters, look at their Editors….if Larry King, Keith Olbermann, Chris Matthews, Rachel Maddow, Lawrence O’Donnell and Ed Shultz didn’t exist…neither would they. Watched Arianna on King, like drinking Prune Juice and Vodka.

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The hilarity of everything that media matters puts out is not lost on anyone other than the ardent supporters of the far-left crazies who follow alinski, soros, and ultimately pray to an altar with a picture of Stalin on it.

This is just more smoke, that isn’t even intelligently disguised. They don’t even try to be subtle any more. They aren’t “nuanced”(as they like to call everything they do/say) in the delivery, or in the detail. They seem to actually believe their own spin-which is ultimately the most frightening aspect of media matters, and the left in general.

Authenticity and truth are not monikers that can be attached to Media Matters or their ravenous zealots!

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Thallus

When the ship is sinking, you tend to grasp anything in an attempt to keep yourself afloat. That is exactly what we see here. In this instance its humorous to note the debris Media Matters chooses to cling to is also sinking – along with the ship – under the weight of deceit, obfuscation, and empty promises. What a pity.