Advancements in technology have fueled this White House’s obsession with controlling the message.
Jay Carney is free. But not loose – at least so far. After resigning as the press secretary for President Obama on June 20, Carney gave insight into the Obama administration’s handling of classified documents, and responded to criticism that this administration has been the most Orwellian in recent history.
—“Bloggers, Surveillance and Obama’s Orwellian State,” Time magazine, today.
But the Time-Warner-CNN-HBO-owned publication promised its readers that Mr. Obama be the most socialist president in history — the second coming of FDR — before he even took office. As in the 1930s, the implication was that the American public’s freedoms were about to be trampled; why did the MSM think they would be immune?