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  • New York Times: Every Day, in Every Way, Obama Is Getting Even Better

    The mainstream media propaganda machine for the Obama Administration has shifted into high gear. The New York Times, which used to be a newspaper, has announced a new age of peace and goodwill in international relations. Such gushing suggests that the discipline of “optimistic autosuggestion,” invented by the French philosopher Emile Coue, has swept the Times.

    Fortuitously, this new age in foreign relations has arrived just in time for the U.S. presidential election campaign. In a recent series of foreign affairs articles run by the Times, the danger of conflict with Iran over nuclear weapons is claimed to be diminishing; relations with Europe are warming; and China is inching closer to the U.S. view of the world. Peace on earth!

    Puh-lease. This is not journalism, but a generous contribution to Obama’s reelection campaign.

    Looking at Iran, February and March saw barely controlled hysteria from the American left, which hyperventilated over the idea that the U.S. or Israel might resort to bombs to stop Iran’s nuclear program. Yet, by April, the Iran crisis had blown over…according to The New York Times. Under the headline “Experts Believe Iran Conflict Less Likely,” the Times cited the following reasons:

    1. Iranian officials attended a meeting with U.S. representatives in Turkey two weeks ago.

    2. Israeli opponents of Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu have raised cautions against an airstrike.

    3. It is an election year in the United States, and President Obama probably will not want to disrupt the supply of oil from the Middle East.

    BINGO on No. 3. At least the paper got that much right. Yet it is important to note that the article does not indicate that Iran has actually given up its nuclear program—which of course it has not.

    Somewhat more believably, another recent Times article, “Crisis Forges Closer Europe–U.S. Alliance,” states that Europe feels closer to the United States than it has in decades. Europeans, of course, have had a love affair with Obama since before the 2008 election and most fervently hope for his reelection. So this may not be a big surprise.

    Yet the focus of the article is not actually Europe but the European Union—a very different kettle of fish. True, the EU includes 27 European nations, but it is also identified with the massive Brussels-based bureaucracy that runs its policies. As it happens, the United States is building its own vast new bureaucracy in Brussels, counting 108 diplomats and representatives of every U.S. government department—an increase of 20 percent over the last three and a half years. The Times says the Obama Administration “is embracing the logic of Brussels as never before.” Shudder.

    What, then, about China? “U.S. Sees Positive Signs from China on Security Issues,” the Times gushes. China is very much in the news because of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit this week and because of the asylum request by a blind Chinese human rights activist who, inconveniently for the Obama Administration, has sought asylum in the U.S. embassy in Beijing.

    Last week, the Times wrote that China had been practically cooperating with the U.S. on Iran, reducing its imports of Iranian oil, which account for more than 20 percent of Iran’s exports. Unnamed Obama Administration officials shared their delight in this fact with the Times (as they seem to do so often when they have good news to impart). Yet, it is entirely possible that China is playing nice to get a waiver from the U.S. government in July when sanctions against those who trade with Iran kick in.

    But why wait and see? The New York Times is head over heels for Obama’s foreign policy, and it wants the world to know about it. Before anyone else gets swept away by the euphoria, though, let us keep our foothold in the real world.

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    10 Responses to New York Times: Every Day, in Every Way, Obama Is Getting Even Better

    1. Bobbie says:

      New York Times: Every Day, Obama Is Getting Even Better? Yes! At fooling the New York Times.

      How unfortunate the people of the world would rather the world's lives controlled by outside entities of global government power then the freedom to control ones personal own. What good willed people want for the people of the world. Freedom from overruling global government power, control, corruption, crisis deliberately put on citizens. America had the idea until abusive leadership started raping her.

      Government ideology and all it's entities brain washed the world into hatred for America. Even Americans hating their own country and immigrants here to hate while taking advantage all they can from people that respected them. The new patriotism. Too lazy to encourage self respect to know that no man has the right to rule over any of men by stealing the freedom and dignity of mankind. the government is dangerously violating and narrowing minds! Think beyond the words people. Words mean nothing when there's an agenda at stake!

      Please don't let America down. Stop this horrific abuse of power, control and humanity!

      Obama is a minion to bring America down to build the world up, destroying America's civil humanity with all his fellow minions spread across the world. Christian? LIER!

      • Helle Dale helle dale says:

        Freedom is a basic human need, yet nowhere is it protected as it is here in America. Let us keep fighting this precious right.

    2. Stirling says:

      At least in this day and age we have more options to seek our news from.. The old institutions (Network News, and Newspapers) are becoming dinasaurs, (as the VHS, CD's and Cassettes were replaced by inovations that people wanted). People understand the Bias at the Times, and also that at some point their bias will become their liability which will financially sink their operations.

      • allen says:

        Thank You, For a well written insight, Have a nice Day.

      • Helle Dale helle dale says:

        Exactly! The New York Times has been losing money for years and years — and for good reason. People have choices now and are indeed fed up with being spoon fed this kind of cheerleading parading as journalism.

    3. Lloyd Scallan says:

      By this point in time does anyone not realize the entire media (local and national) have been either bought and paid for by the Obama machine or so intimidated and threatened they just go along for their own survival? Even Fox, who has been one of the few outlets that free thinkers could turn too, have become complacent. But we also should realize that most of the media editors have gone so far left, they will not report the truth about Obama regardless of the facts. After all, that is a major reason he was elected in the first place.

      • Pragmatic says:

        Fox is far from an outlet that free thinkers turn too. It is arguably the most biased news outlet in the US. Sadly, I must agree with you that journalism at almost all levels is terrible in this country – at least from the major outlets.

        • Bobbie says:

          Obviously you weren't educated to think freely, yourself and uneducated to know what bias is. Fox gives both sides unlike any other network. Fox defends the side that is being wrongfully portrayed unlike any other network. Fox is truthful unlike any other network. Fox doesn't dramatize with violent hate, obscene language and vulgar intentions of other people who did nothing to deserve it, like other networks. You still have an ability to open your mind in the areas you were educated not to. It would be of great personal benefit to you.

    4. Obvious says:

      The New York Times is a dinosaur, long dead, but still not aware that it is!

    5. O2BMe says:

      I am afraid Obama with win another 4 years. Between the Media and Hollywood stars support, His court blocking the voter ID laws (Acorn is still out there under a new name), the amount of money he has amassed as he has campaigned for almost 4 years, and the people who will vote for the Donkey if it was running. Of course I know there are some who will vote for the elephant for the same reason.

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