Has Barack Obama taken media lessons from Steven Harper?

A tongue in cheek blog from the National Post notes some startling similarities between Barack Obama and Steven Harper’s attempts to control media access and coverage to them. While the Post’s Kelly McPartland has some fun with this, scroll through to the original article in The New Republic; I think this is the first negative MSM press I’ve seen on Sen. Obama. Up to now, his campaign reminds me of Trudeaumania, in which the media put its collective brain on a shelf and proceeded to idolize and adulate the somewhat inexperienced and unknown Justice Minister. Also worth clicking on some of the blog responses to The New Republic’s attitude, which basically is 300 long screeds against MSM in general.

National Post blog, July 27 2008


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