Thursday, May 03, 2012
It's Cool To Be In The Tank For Obama
Media Bias: Reporters normally cast a jaundiced eye at a political campaign's PR strategy. Yet they are eagerly parroting the Obama campaign's talking point about how "cool" the president is.
In early February, Politico reported that the Obama campaign, hoping to rekindle enthusiasm among young voters, was "looking to revive the cool appeal." Then, suddenly, news stories started popping up about Obama's alleged coolness, in contrast to that drip Romney. A sampling:
• President Obama: The cool factor
• 'Cool' Obama Returns GOP Fire on Gas Prices