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How "Liberal Media" Keep Blaming Obama for GOP's Radical Behavior

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-- "And, of course, it is true that much of the responsibility for our perpetual crisis can be laid at the feet of a pigheaded Republican Party, cowed by its angry, antispending, antitaxing, anti-Obama base." (Bill Keller, New York Times)

-- "We have a political system that is the equivalent of a drunk driver. The primary culprits are the House Republicans." (David Ignatius,Washington Post)

-- "The great debt-ceiling crisis of 2011 was initiated entirely by the Republicans refusing to do anything." (Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast)

-- "Most Republicans in Congress have been utterly irresponsible in this debate." (Washington Post editorial)

But never mind all that. It's Obama's fault that Republicans are the "pigheaded" "culprits" who "initiated entirely" the "utterly irresponsible" debate over sequestration.

Crossposted at County Fair, a Media Matters for America blog

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Eric Boehlert is the author of Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush (Free Press, 2006). He worked for five years as a senior writer for, where he wrote extensively about media and politics. Prior to that, he worked as a contributing (more...)

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Left and right is a bunch of bologna for simpleton... by Textynn N on Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 1:15:41 AM
I think we are awake to their scheme my friend-and... by Deborah Dills on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:58:55 AM
Eric doesn't seem to have quite comprehended the "... by Alan MacDonald on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 7:51:17 AM
as far as you go.   In fact, I entirely agr... by Nathan Nahm on Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 3:19:08 AM
whether the Republicans would behave the same wa... by Nathan Nahm on Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 3:22:19 AM
Because he is the one who resurrected the sequestr... by E. T. SIMON on Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 5:47:24 AM
I see it more along the lines of all Obama's gra... by Gail Harrison on Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 9:42:30 AM
Actions identify the true nature of a person.Presi... by SherryGT on Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 1:38:22 PM
I blame Obama and the Democratic Party for their f... by Deborah Dills on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:51:23 AM
Not sure which planet you're referring to, or if y... by FrankieC on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 6:04:42 AM
part 2News reporting today is no longer a case of ... by FrankieC on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 6:07:26 AM
including Obama and the Democrats are covering up ... by intotheabyss on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 8:18:59 AM
recognize this whole drama for what it is: a r... by frang on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 3:41:44 AM
The author is right - you can't blame Obama for no... by Tracy Goode on Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 12:06:26 PM
If you think that casting your vote for a Republic... by Tracy Goode on Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 12:22:36 PM