“President Obama, Washington press corps gather for a game of slow-pitch softball.”
— A description of Mr. Obama’s news conference on Nov. 14 — his first in 253 days — from conservative blogger and Pajamas Media contributor Bryan Preston.
“It was a bizarre mix of softball questions from his press sycophants, false righteous indignation from the president over his administration’s Benghazi failures and lies, and an oddly blustery position shift on tax hikes as opposed to tax loopholes.”
— A description of the same news conference from Breitbart.com contributor Ben Shapiro. “The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph over Whiners in the Age of Phony Outrage” by Fox News “Red Eye” host Greg Gutfeld, who has dedicated his book to the late media maven Andrew Breitbart. It includes chapters with titles like “To Obama, Borders was Just a Book Store” and “Fluked for Life.”
Says Mr. Gutfeld: “We’ve created a new, frantic world of the enraged, the phony grievance, the manufactured outrage. If you make fun of something or say something truthful, someone, somewhere will be unhappy. Or say they’re unhappy, even when they’re not. When they’re bored. When they’re lonely. When they need attention. They come for you, whining, crying, screaming. And they are coming for you — the