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There he goes again: Obama in full TV campaign mode on BET, mtvU, NBC ...
There he goes again: Obama in full TV campaign mode on BET, mtvU, NBC ...

Early in his presidency, Barack Obama's aversion to governing and addiction to going on television, led me to write that when the going gets tough, Obama goes on TV. Here we go again with the president moving from camera setup to camera setup talking to safe interviewers about how well he's serving us -- as the country does worse and worse economically. As a TV/media critic, of course, I love the belief of the president and his advisers like David Plouffe that everything will be all right if he just keeps slapping on the TV makeup and moving his lips when the little red light comes on. But as I citizen, I despair as to how bad things will get during the next 13 months while the...

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