CBS Ignores Obama News Conference, Promotes Michelle Obama Dancing Instead

‘That’s a fun dinner table, it seems like’

CBS Ignores Obama News Conference, Promotes Michelle Obama Dancing Instead (NewsBusters)

On Thursday, August 7, CBS This Morning’s coverage of President Obama’s Africa Summit consisted of a glowing puff piece on how being First Lady was like being in a sorority.

Rather than acknowledge the existence of President Obama’s news conference from Wednesday night, Major Garrett, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent, played up how “Michelle Obama and Laura Bush shared the summit stage with moderator Cokie Roberts and talked candidly about the hard knocks of political criticism.”

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