Obama’s ‘Manhood Problem’ – and Media’s Humanity Problem

Rise Up Times

The implicit message is that Obama either doesn’t use–or threaten to use–military force often enough, and in elite political/media circles, this line of analysis, while not often so crudely expressed, is considered normal. And that’s part of the problem.

Funeral of Afghan children killed in US airstrike

NBC‘s Meet the Press has made it a regular habit to complain about how some world leaders don’t seem to do what Barack Obama says he wants them to do (FAIR Blog3/3/14).

So maybe it’s no surprise that it’d do it again, and somehow make the whole thing even more offensive.

Right-leaning pundit David Brooks was on hand  on April 20 to share this pearl of wisdom:

Let’s face it, Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a–I’ll say it crudely–a manhood problem in the Middle East: Is he tough enough to stand up to somebody like Assad, somebody…

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