At the pinnacle of American journalism, is Schieffer perhaps a little embarrassed? It's customary when interviewing someone for an important chief executive position to ask for his curriculum vitae. It is unthinkable not to do so. Schieffer never asked to see Obama's records or grades on behalf of the American people. Calling out someone like Trump for picking up the slack diverts attention from the real failure-the American media.
4/26/11, Heckler arrested at Allen West Town Hall in Florida
Are the haters prejudiced against a descendant of American slaves as Allen West is? Do they hate him because his masters degree was not from an Ivy League school? Don't liberals believe in
- tolerance and free speech?
4/27/11, Bob Schieffer said Donald Trump was racist for inquiring what the media and any employer normally ask before hiring a chief executive--please have your academic institutions provide us with your grades, writings, and associations.
Why did Bob Schieffer-as an official watchdog of our democracy- not ask to see Obama's school records when he was running for the job of US chief executive?
Diverting attention to Donald Trump takes the focus off Schieffer's failure.
11/22/08, "Halperin at Politico/USC conf.: 'extreme pro-Obama' press bias," Politico, A. Burns
"Media bias was more intense in the 2008 election than in any other national campaign in recent history, Time magazine's Mark Halperin said Friday at the Politico/USC conference on the 2008 election.
"It's the most disgusting failure of people in our business since the Iraq war," Halperin said at a panel of media analysts. "It was extreme bias,
- extreme pro-Obama coverage.""...
4/28/11, "Allen West Demands Soros-Funded ThinkProgress Retract “Inaccurate” Story Claiming Town Hall Questions Were Pre-Screened," Weasel Zippers
A Think Progress commenter called Congressman West
ThinkProgress comments section.