On Friday, after the announcement that State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert would be the next U.N. Ambassador, The Washington Post mocked President Trump for hiring former Fox News personalities, titling its article, “The Foxification of the Trump White House, visualized.”
Of course, the Post ignored the intimate relationship between its iconic hero, former President Barack Obama, and the press, when it came to hiring practices. By September 2013, only halfway through Obama’s tenure, his administration had hired at least 24 reporters to work for them, as The Atlantic noted.
The Atlantic wrote, “A wave of reporters went to work for President Obama early in the administration, a time when many media organizations were going through layoffs and Obama’s approval rating was sky-high.”- READ MORE