Obama Avoids Being Stupidly Dragged Into Governor Paterson's Race War With the Media
After stupidly attacking a professional white police officer for arresting his racist Harvard friend, Team Obama decided to distance the administration from New York Governor Paterson’s attacks on the “racist” media.
The New York Post reported:
President Obama’s aides were so furious that Gov. Paterson dragged him into a rant about racism that they sent a message sharply criticizing the governor’s comments just hours after he made them, The Post has learned.
Aides to Obama were angered by Paterson’s tirade on liberal talk-radio station WWRL on Friday, sources said.
Paterson blamed his political woes on racially slanted coverage and predicted the president would be the next “victim” of biased media.
Obama’s team delivered a pointed message to Paterson within hours of the morning broadcast, multiple sources said.
It came in a call from White House political director Patrick Gaspard, who has deep ties to the New York political scene, to Larry Schwartz, the governor’s first deputy secretary.
Barack Obama’s presidential index numbers were back in negative double digits this week for the first time since he smeared this nation’s police force by saying an officer had acted stupidly for arresting his out of control racist Harvard friend.