Media Ignores Negative Aspects of President Obama’s Trip to Europe

Wednesday's Example of Media Bias   —   Posted on April 15, 2009

Charles Krauthammer’s column … in the Washington Post on [President] Obama’s just-completed [trip to Europe] [reports on events most of the media ignored].

… bolded items in the excerpt below…represent news that was either not reported or vastly under-reported by…the…media (there are even more examples at Krauthammer’s full column):

…He wanted more NATO combat troops in Afghanistan to match the surge of 17,000 Americans. He was rudely rebuffed.

He wanted more stimulus spending from Europe. He got nothing.

From Russia, he got no help on Iran. From China, he got the blocking of any action on North Korea.

And what did he get for Guantanamo? France, pop. 64 million, will take one prisoner. One!

The bolded items have generally been reported in at best vague terms, if at all, while the media … has almost unanimously declared Obama’s European [Trip] an unqualified success. ….

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