Example of Why I Like Mark Halperin

He may be a Democrat with all sorts of Lefty tendencies, but he’ll speak the truth on any number of issues regardless whether this hurts Obama or not.  Here he is on the Today Show talking about media complicitness with whatever Obama wants them to cover:

Transcript:

Lester Holt: “The Obama folks clearly know they’ve found some traction on this tax return issue with Romney,” said NBC’s Lester Holt. “And then of course late in the week comes this challenge–‘give us a little more and we won’t complain anymore.’ Has this issue come to the point it’s jumped the shark?”

Halperin: “I think the press still likes this story a lot, the media is very susceptible to doing what the Obama campaign wants, which is to focus on this.”

It’s a sad commentary on the state of journalism when this is the best we can hope for but with so many Obama cheerleaders in the press, I’ll take what I can get:

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