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Obamagate placed under the microscope

Stephen Kruiser explains at PJMedia.com why the current scandal involving the 44th president is (paraphrasing a famous “Seinfeld” scene) both real and spectacular.

The American mainstream media has expended great effort in the past two weeks to convince people that the scandal now known as Obamagate is either a diversion or a conspiracy theory, neither of which is true. …

… For the most part, the MSM has’t been doing any deep dives into the recent revelations that led to the coining of the term “Obamagate” in the first place. There have been a lot of op-ed pieces dismissing it, but not any real examination of just what President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden may have had to do with it. On Friday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany chided the White House press pool for a lack of “journalistic curiosity” regarding the issue.

There are a few reasons that the press is so gun-shy about having any journalistic curiosity, a couple of them very obvious.

We’ve been told ad nauseam by Obama partisans that The Lightbringer’s administration was scandal-free. …

… The reason that the scandal has come to be known as Obamagate is because if the allegations are true the stink is all over Obama himself. Sure, he may revert to form and find someone to throw under the bus, but it looks as if he may not be able to completely deflect this time.

The Obama faithful are no doubt on psychological overload trying to remain in denial these days. …

… This is the real problem for Democrats and their flying monkeys in the MSM. The Obamagate story has really gotten in the way of the preferred progressive narrative, which is that every single thing about the coronavirus pandemic is President Trump’s fault.

It’s possible the latest scandal could affect voter behavior in November. Follow Carolina Journal Online’s continuing coverage of 2020 election issues here.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...