At NYPOST by Joe Simonson --
It's been a rough few weeks for President Obama. Voters in so-called
“Blue Wall” states seemingly rejected the vast majority of the
Whether it was ObamaCare, lax immigration enforcement or the Trans
Pacific Partnership, millions of voters (many of whom voted for him in
2008 and 2012) decided they didn’t want to hand the White House keys
over to someone who campaigned almost entirely on the status quo.
Voters told Obama and the Democratic Party that they were out of
touch with their concerns. So how did the president respond?
Essentially: It’s all Fox News’ fault.
As he put it in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the reason
Democrats can’t attract voters beyond the East and West coasts isn’t
their policies but the fact that “Fox News [is] in every bar and
restaurant in big chunks of the country.”
Sure, Mr. President, millions of Americans across the country leave
their jobs and homes at the end of the day, go to their neighborhood
eatery or watering hole, watch “The O’Reilly Factor” and have their
brains washed. Please.