A Slobbering Love Affair The True (And Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media (Hardcover)
|Author: Bernard Goldberg|
|This Time It Went Beyond Bias
Do the mainstream media have a liberal bias? Sure they do, everyone knows that, says CBS veteran and New York Times bestselling author Bernard Goldberg. But the media crossed an important line in the 2008 presidential race, moving from their usual unthinking liberal bias to crass partisanship of the crudest kind, practically acting as spin doctors for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. In A Slobbering Love Affair, his most provocative book yet, Goldberg demonstrates how the media launched an unparalleled effort to ensure the election of the man they regarded as The One. From the thrill Obama sent up Chris Matthews' leg to the outrageously slanted "news" reports of the New York Times, Goldberg shows in exacting detail how the media, abandoning even the pretense of objectivity, moved from media bias to media activism. With his trademark blunt, honest, insider's perspective, Goldberg reveals:
A blistering takedown of the media's slavish support for Obama, A Slobbering Love Affair highlights how the mainstream media has not only surrendered its integrity and objectivity, but could even endanger our democracy.
From the Publisher:
Describes how the media went beyond reporting on the 2008 presidential campaign to actively supporting Barack Obama, discussing how they suppressed the Jeremiah Wright incident, attacked Joe the Plumber, and insulted Sarah Palin.
Archconservative journalist Bernard Goldberg takes the mainstream media to task for what he calls a "love affair" with Barack Obama. This unseemly, in his view, position undermines the credibility of the media and threatens the values this country is founded upon. Goldberg presents case after case where he sees that the media have crossed the line, and he lays out what he perceives to be a plan to muzzle conservative talk radio through passage of a new Fairness Doctrine which will be anything but. As he did in a previous book, BIAS, Bernard Goldberg presents a candid, no-holds-barred approach to his role as media watchdog.