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Will the Media Cheerleading Never End?


From today’s front-page article in the Washington Post on President Obama’s troop-withdrawal plan: “Just a day after he transformed the domestic political landscape with a breathtakingly bold budget plan ….”

And the opening sentence of a page 3 article on Vice President Biden’s Middle Class Task Force: “Commentators left and right have reacted with awe to the ambition and transformative potential of President Obama’s economic blueprint.” As for commentators on the right: I think there’s a difference between reacting “with awe” and regarding something as awful.