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To his credit, Fox News contributor Jonah Goldberg isn't impressed with the media's tantrum over not getting access to President Obama as he played golf with Tiger Woods over the weekend. "It's the questions that don't get shouted when they do have access to the president that bother me more then letting him have a weekend off," Goldberg said during an appearance on Fox Monday morning.

Sure, Goldberg thinks the questions should be about things like Fast and Benghazurious, and he doesn't have any issues with the complicity of reporters like Judith Miller in the Iraq fraud, but at least he made half of a decent point. But this was Fox, and they can't ever leave good enough alone, so Fox News anchor Jamie Colby asked him the question that Obama haters really want to talk about: "I do want to ask you one more question about what to make of the company that a president keeps," she said. "What do you think?"

Goldberg's answer: "It's pretty embarrassing." Why? Partly because it shows MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell is a hypocrite for complaining about Republicans who compared to President Obama to Tiger Woods. I'll admit to being unable to understand Goldberg's logic, but he had another reason: "This is a guy [Woods] who had an almost bacchanalian relationship with porn stars, and I don't know that the president of the United States should be off on a bachelor weekend spending time with him."

Colby and co-host Bill Hemmer instantly agreed with Goldberg. In fact, they decided that the only reason Obama didn't let the press take pictures with him and Woods was that he was too embarrassed to be seen playing golf with the world's best golfer a guy who slept with a porn star.

Yep, it's super embarrassing to play golf with Tiger Woods. A president really shouldn't ever do anything with a guy who once consorted with a porn star, even if it's behind closed doors. Indeed, the fact that it's behind closed doors raises even more questions. I mean, who knows what sort of hanky panky was going on, right? It's not a stretch to assume it must have been a bacchanalian bachelor weekend. Not a stretch at all.

Oh, and by the way, speaking of hypocrisy, remember that time in 2002 that President George W. Bush teamed up with Bruce Willis at a White House event designed to encourage Americans to adopt children that were in foster care? Well, probably you don't remember it. Honestly, I didn't either. But at the time, Bruce Willis had been in the headlines for having a relationship with ... you guessed it ... a porn star. This wasn't just any porn star either: This was Alisha Klass and it came just one year after she won a the porn world's equivalent of an Oscar in the category of "Best Group Scene" for her film Mission To Uranus.

So, Jonah Goldberg and Jamie Colby, what does it say about President Bush that he stood side by side with a porn star's boyfriend to encourage Americans to adopt more children? Absolutely nothing, except maybe that he wanted to encourage Americans to adopt more children. Or, as Goldberg and his buddies as Fox would have said if it were Al Gore and not George W. Bush, the president wanted more children living the porn lifestyle.

You've got to love conservatives. Even when they're right, they still figure out a way to be wrong.

Originally posted to The Jed Report on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 07:49 AM PST.

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