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Bryan Preston

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July 18, 2013 - 8:00 am

Hey mainstream media, you’re showing your bias again. Yesterday the Daily Caller sent an intern to the White House press briefing to ask Jay Carney a question. The intern, who is still in high school, asked the toughest question of the day. He asked whether Obama planned to help out the Zimmerman family now that they’re facing death threats from all over the nation following the left’s widespread refusal to accept the verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial.

Many in the media — usual suspects, mostly, like the execrable Jonathan Chait — have used the occasion to tweet their mockery of the intern and the Daily Caller.

What’s their exact problem here? That a young man got a golden opportunity and made the most of it? That he asked a question none of the so-called mainstream press had the gumption to ask? Or is it simply that he’s not a part of their aristocratic guild?

The media didn’t go ballistic with NBC made a national correspondent out of a college student a few years ago. In 2008, weeks after the death of longtime NBC man Tim Russert, the network hired his son Luke to cover the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention that year. The younger Russert was then still attending Boston College. Rather than note that NBC had hired an unqualified person based on his family connection to the network — nepotism — the New York Times played up Russert’s paltry resume, which itself had been built on Luke Russert’s father’s career. Young Russert’s career at NBC since then has mostly been unremarkable, as was Chelsea Clinton’s “journalistic” career at NBC. Well, that’s not entirely true. Russert has stood out for making goofy liberal assumptions, and Clinton has stood out for her robotic, passionless on-camera persona.

So what’s your problem, Jonathan Chait? If you can stop insulting the Daily Caller with juvenile hits long enough to stop and think, what exactly is your problem with allowing a young man into the White House briefing room?

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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This is why The Emperor's New Clothes" is just a fairy tale. It takes a person not invested in the MSM narrative to address the truth, and nobody not invested in the MSM narrative is accorded credibility.
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It is events such as that press conference that are bringing these dopes down one papercut at a time...the whole world saw Carney's ugly slap-down of that young man. Every single day, through events such as this, more and more people are opening their eyes to not only this regime, but also the despotic, disgusting msm which enables them.

Remember BEGHAZI!
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And you will notice that Carney (Why do I keep thinking of a cheap sideshow when I hear that name?) still did not answer the question. His boss injected himself into the story when he claimed default parantage with young Martin in an attempt to foment division and diversion from all his other scandals. Now Zimmerman's family is receiving death threats thanks in no small part to Zippy and his "Justice Department" resident clown Eric Holder. Why isn't he helping them. After all, he set the stage for all this. Doesn't that make him culpable after the fact is anyone in Zimmerman's family gets hurt?
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Carney's response was hateful. He should be ashamed of himself. Oh yeah, I forgot, he has no shame.
1 year ago
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What's Chait's problem? He's a hate-filled crap-sack, that's his problem.
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