As if we haven’t seen enough proof that the Mainstream Media always has Barack Obama’s back, they have taken it to the extremes of utterly absurd. President Obama can no longer make a joke without having the spinsters run to his aid.
I personally thought the joke was somewhat funny when Obama said, “I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be.” Just so there is no doubt of a right-wing spin being put on this story, let me show you video proof of what Obama said at the April 27, 2013 “White House Correspondents Dinner.”
Evidently this joke was unfit for a King because several publications ran a butchered quote as reported by Breitbart in “AP OMITS ‘MUSLIM’ FROM OBAMA WHCD JOKE:”
“In some of its reports on Saturday night’s White House Correspondents Dinner (WHCD), the Associated Press failed to include one of President Obama’s own gags.
AP strangely left out the word ‘Muslim’ in one of Obama’s self-referential jokes.
Early in his comments on April 26, President Obama made reference to his young life with a joke and a visual image projected on the video screen.
The President joked that everyone loves Michelle and mentioned that she has even appeared on magazine covers. The President said he also appeared on one and showed a mock magazine cover on the video screens. The faux cover showed the President golfing on the cover of ‘Senior Leisure.’
President Obama then said, ‘These days I look in the mirror and have to admit, I’m not the strapping young Muslim Socialist that I used to be. Time passes, you get a little gray.’
In one version of the night’s story (as seen at Huffington Post, Time Magazine, Breitbart Wires, the Ottawa Citizen, and The Columbian to name a few), the AP’s Bradley Klapper forgot one part of the President’s joke.
‘I’m not the strapping young Socialist that I used to be,’ the president remarked, and then recounted his recent 2-for-22 basketball shooting performance at the White House Easter Egg hunt.
In other versions of Klapper’s story, the word ‘Muslim’ does appear.”
How ridiculous is it when “truth in journalism” suddenly becomes “censoring President Obama’s jokes?”
Every single day you think you have seen it all and every single day you see left-leaning journalists sink to new lows. Keep in mind that this was 5 separate publications and Breitbart did imply that there were more.
Run the quotes. It is not your job to make Barrack Obama look good. It is your job to report the truth. By trying to protect your fearless leader you have just drawn extra attention to what he said. It was actually meant to be a joke. Do you not get it?
You are not bloggers.
You are not political commentators.
You are journalists.
Act like it.