Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Watch the ‘Sycophantic’ W.H. Press Corps Shower Obama with Adulation in Final Presser :: Grabien News

Watch the ‘Sycophantic’ W.H. Press Corps Shower Obama with Adulation in Final Presser :: Grabien News: President Obama began his final press conference on a surprising note. Despite “not liking all of the stories you’ve filed,” he told the gathered White House press corps, it’s you’re duty to ask “tough questions” and not be “sycophants.”

Too bad reporters were apparently not paying attention.

What followed was one softball after another, with rhetorical foot massages sandwiched between.

“Thank you, Mr. President” each reporter began.

“It’s been an honor,” said another, before literally making the "call me" expression while pointing at her cellphone.

A reporter for The Blade, Chris Johnson, used his opportunity to ask the president a question to instead list a series of LGBT “accomplishments” Obama enjoyed during his tenure — before setting the president up to attack Trump.

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