Thank Goodness, I feel soooo much better now. According to Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell and the Long Island Paper Newsday, The media is not Gushing over Senator Obama. In fact they are gushing over Senator McCain. They use as an example the fact that the Illinois Senator was asked tough questions on Immagration at a recent conference on Minority Journalists and the fact there was a discussion on the appropriateness of applauding for the democratic messiah. Let me explain something, if you must discuss the appropriateness of applauding one candidate, the Issue of fairness has ALREADY BEEN DECIDED:
When it was suggested that Obama might want to acknowledge “mistakes” or “errors in judgment” with respect to his initial assessment that the surge wasn’t working in Iraq, he bristled. “It is fascinating to hear you re-emphasize it over and over again,” he said. “I have not yet heard somebody ask John McCain whether his vote to go into Iraq was a mistake.” When CNN White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux indicated that some voters complained about the “audacity” of his meeting with world leaders, Obama suggested that reporters were operating under a double standard. “I met with the same folks that John McCain met with after he won the nomination,” Obama said. “He met in all these regions, but also added Mexico, Canada and Columbia. Nobody suggested that it was self-interest. I think people assumed he was meeting with people he may have to deal with should he become president.” Obama said he was “puzzled” by the notion that he was doing anything different than McCain or any other presidential candidate had done in the past. “Now I’ll admit, we did it really well,” he said. If the interview at the UNITY event is any indication of what lies ahead, it looks like the honeymoon — if there ever was such a thing — is over.