A Nixon Déjà vu?
posted by John Nichol
The Obama administration really needs to get over itself.
First, the president and his aides go to war with Fox News because the network maintains a generally anti-Obama slant.
Then, an anonymous administration aide attacks bloggers for failing to maintain a sufficiently pro-Obama slant.
These are not disconnected developments.
An administration that won the White House with an almost always on-message campaign and generally friendly coverage from old and new media is now frustrated by its inability to control the debate and get the coverage it wants.
Nor is it a surprising revelation from a woman who recently talked at length about her admiration for the political philosophies of Mao Tse Tung.
And liberals wonder why Fox News has twice the prime time viewership of CNN and MSNBC combined …