Thursday, September 18, 2008

Deafening Silence

NewsBusters picked up on this story, which all the mainstream media outlets have somehow missed.

So how how is it possible for Barack Obama to get away with accusing John McCain of being in the pocket of lobbyists when he himself is Congress's #2 benefactor of Fannie Mae's "gifts", paid to prevent Congressional investigation into its accounting discrepancies three years ago? Where are all the hard-nosed journalists asking Senator Obama the hard questions about his role in blocking the investigation that could have uncovered corruption and mismanagement at Fannie Mae long before the meltdown of the entire mortgage industry?