The Washington Post has taken an in-depth look at the complete lack of transparency characterizing the Obama administration and its clear abhorrence to the media, ultimately concluding that this administration is at least one of the most dangerous to the media in history.
It was USA Today’s Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page who conclusively declared that the current White House is not only “more restrictive” but also “more dangerous” to the media than any other White House in history. Page’s comments were made at a White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) seminar on October 25.
The latest leak sets the stage for the announcement in November of the grand jury deciding not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Mike Brown — a ruling which could trigger more unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
An illegal immigrant who was deported twice before returning to the United States has been accused of killing two Northern California sheriff’s officers in separate incidents on October 24.
As debate in the United States rages surrounding the Ebola quarantines implemented in New York, Illinois, and New Jersey last week for health workers returning from West Africa, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon once again injected the United Nations and himself into the discussion — and into domestic U.S. affairs, part of an accelerating trend that has analysts sounding the alarm. Suggesting that the controversial quarantine policies announced on October 24 by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo were inappropriate, the UN boss called for Ebola measures based on “science” instead.