Gunny G: WIll 0BAMA EVER BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE……????????????

Skip to comments.NewsBusters Time Machine: For Obama, Presidency Was a ‘Step Down’ From Visionary Leader (CSL!) ^ | 2/23/2019 | S Whitlock 

Posted on 2/23/2019, 3:56:42 PM by rktman

For this week’s NewsBusters Time Machine, we look back at one of the most over-the-top examples of journalistic fawning over Barack Obama. Remember when Terry Moran compared the Democrat to George Washington and said that the presidency is a “step down” for Obama? It happened ten years ago this week.

Appearing on a Mediabistro podcast on February 20, 2009, the Nightline co-anchor rhapsodized, “I like to say that, in some ways, Barack Obama is the first President since George Washington to be taking a step down into the Oval Office.” (For those who have forgotten, George Washington, prior to becoming president, defeated the strongest military power in the world. Obama was a state and U.S. senator.)

Moran continued, “I mean, from visionary leader of a giant movement, now he’s got an executive position that he has to perform in, in a way.”

On Twitter later, On his Twitter page later, Moran tried to revise his adulation: “I said like only Washington, Obama came to office as more than a politician, a visionary leader for many. Now’s he’s got a job.”

For more on this, see our original February 20, 2009 blog. For more on our NewsBusters Time Machine series, go here.

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