Saturday, January 14, 2017

Johnston, David Cay. Heist: Who Stole the American Dream (2012) dir. Frances Causey & Donald Goldmacher.

  Johnston: Twenty years ago, nobody who was in Journalism thought of anything of saying to a politician to his face, “Senator, stop lying to the Los Angeles Times.” “General, you know that’s not true, I know that’s not true.” Today, if you said something like that, you’d be fired. You would be fired. We don’t ask tough Questions, and we have these orchestrated White House Press Conference. And Obama is actually worse than his predecessor, George Bush, on this issue.

  Obama: All right, so with that, let me see who’s on the list. We’re going to start with Jake Taber.
  Taber: Thank you, Mr. President.

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