Covering Obama: “Hard To Stay Objective”

By Chris Ariens Comment

FishbowlDC’s Patrick Gavin noticed something on MSNBC this afternoon. Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was on the cable channel and had this to say:

WILLIAMS: I interviewed Lee Cowan, our reporter who covers Obama, while we were out yesterday and posted the interview on the web. Lee says it’s hard to stay objective covering this guy. Courageous for Lee to say, to be honest. The e-mail flood started out we caught you guys, we never did trust you. That kind of thing. I think it is a very interesting dynamic. I saw middle-aged women just throw their arms around Barack Obama, kiss him hard on the cheek and say, you know, I’m with you, good luck. And I think he feels it, too.

Related: New poll shows finds that Americans see a strong liberal bent in most media; Fox News, CNN and NBC as the most accurate.