In case you’re one of the few people who hasn’t heard yet, Elizabeth Lauten, a now ex-communications director for a Republican congressman, scolded Malia and Sasha Obama for not showing enough class at the presidential turkey pardon. There was a TON of media coverage, Lauten resigned, and one CNN anchor went so far as to call it “cyberbullying.”
It even got play on the three network nightly newscasts.
By contrast, Kurtz said, a lot of these media outlets largely ignored Gruber’s controversial comments about the lack of transparency that got Obamacare passed and the “stupidity” of the American voter. And on the network nightly newscasts in particular, the incredible lack of Gruber coverage got a lot of attention.