That whole journalism thing isn’t so easy

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Bloggers rightly criticize the press for focusing on the trivial at the expense of the meaningful, process at the expense of the issues, and for not asking tough questions when given the chance to question the president of the United States.

So liberal bloggers had a chance to show us their stuff in a sitdown/quasi press conference yesterday with Obama. They didn’t exactly cover themselves with glory. Here’s the first question:

Thanks for having us here, Mr. President. Just to start off, because the news of the day is obviously what just happened in Kentucky. What’s your feelings on the thought of a Rand Paul supporter actually stepping on the neck of a female MoveOn supporter?

Hey, Mr. President. You’ve got 18 percent unemployment and underemployment, two wars going on, etc. What do you think about a dude in Kentucky stepping on a liberal? Get outta here.

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