Air Time for Obama

By Nagorski, J. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), August 14, 2015 | Go to article overview

Air Time for Obama


Nagorski, J., Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)


Over the years, my respect for the quality of news reporting has diminished but never so much as during this presidency, particularly during this second term.

In November, President Barack Obama addressed the nation on two occasions and only one local network chose to air the addresses. Since then, he has had many "town hall meetings" on national issues that were neither broadcast nor mentioned on the evening news.

At a time when the years of hard work of one of the finest men to ever hold the office has finally been proven, you would think all the inane, childish, political game-playing would be over, especially when it concerns an issue as critical as the Iran nuclear arms agreement - but no.

Recently, President Obama gave a 56-minute speech to the nation explaining, in detail, the truth about the Iran agreement, dispelling the lies being told by the opposition, many of whom have probably not even read it. …

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