Friday, July 30, 2010

Rush Limbaugh, 1 ... White House, 0

~White House attacks look petty and unprofessional~

Will the Obama White House never learn? After another dust-up between White House spokesman Robert Gibbs and conservative talk radio giant Rush Limbaugh, Gibbs was left sounding weak and vindictive.

This is just the latest attack on Rush from the Obama crew. Don't they get it? Don't they know that all they do is call attention to Rush, raise his image in the eyes of the public, and make themselves look silly?

The office of the President of the United States has, in the past, been above going after media personalities and, indeed, media outlets such as Fox News that has also been attacked by this President. There is a decorum that is expected from those in leadership that is diminished if they get into slug-fests with their critics.

If President George W. Bush had publicly attacked his media critics (who regularly spewed negative remarks and opinions about him), he would have been attacked even more by those very outlets. (Now we know the JournoList helped many liberal journalists work out their talking points and attack

1 comment:

Bob K. said...

...and Gibbs wasn't even talking with half his brain tied behind his back!