President Barack Obama’s gun control rhetoric fails to address the influence of the media, writes Campbell Brown in the Wall Street Journal.
The Obama campaign’s Swiss backers will gather to raise money today in Geneva. Charles Adams, a lawyer based in Geneva, and Matthew Barzum, former ambassador to Sweden and Obama’s national finance chairman, will host the fundraiser.
I don’t know whether President Obama or Mitt Romney will win on November 6, but I do know what the MSNBC talking heads will say in the event that Obama loses.
The few remaining skeptics of the idea that there is an American ruling class—comprising the perversely overcompensated men and women in finance, law, media, and entertainment who through a bizarre, osmotic alchemy determine the boundaries of social and political correctness—need only glance at the president’s schedule.
White House pool reporter Jackie Calmes of the New York Times said President Obama was “off his game” at the $40,000-a-plate fundraiser held last night at movie star George Clooney’s Hollywood mansion, according to reports.
Obama’s George Clooney fundraiser is being co-hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg, the largest single donor to the Priorities USA Super PAC, whose company is currently under investigation by the SEC for allegedly bribing Chinese officials.
It appears that Jon Lovitz is not the only celebrity who has soured over President Barack Obama—the rest of Hollywood is less enchanted with the president than they were four years ago.
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, whose company is under investigation for allegedly bribing Chinese officials in a deal orchestrated by the White House, will host cohost a May 10 fundraiser for President Obama expected to raise $10 million.