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President Barack Obama, with his team, being lazy
It's been at least five minutes since we reported on something stupid from Fox "News," so for those of you needing a fix, please enjoy this little gem from the head of the asylum himself, Roger Ailes:
“Obama’s the one who never worked a day in his life," Ailes reportedly told his spokesperson, Brian Lewis. "He never earned a penny that wasn’t public money. How many fund-raisers does he attend every week? How often does he play basketball and golf? I wish I had that kind of time. He’s lazy, but the media won’t report that.”
Ah yes. If there's anyone who can spot lazy from a mile away, it's the guy who runs the "news" channel that can't be bothered to figure out whether a politician in the middle of a scandal is a Republican or Democrat—so they just assume and stick a D by the name anyway. This would be the same "news" outfit that spent eight years fluffing President Dubya, the guy who was too lazy to cut short his brush-clearing vacation when he was warned of an imminent terrorist attack. And then continued to spend most of his presidency on vacation. Yes, let's definitely have the head of that institution of stellar judgment explain to us how "lazy" the president is because he sometimes plays a round of golf—like every other president before him has done. But, you know, while white. Which, at Fox "News," seems to make all the difference.

Originally posted to Kaili Joy Gray on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 09:57 AM PST.

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