Reuters Reporter Calls President Obama ‘Obama’ During White House Briefing
Washington Examiner White House Correspondent Susan Crabtree recently apologized after we reported that she had flouted briefing room convention by referring to President Obama simply as “Obama” during a recent White House daily briefing. While Crabtree insisted that it was an unintentional error, a review of White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest’s briefing transcripts revealed that Crabtree was one of only two reporters to refer to the President as “Obama” without a first or second reference to “the President,” and both of them worked for conservative outlets.
This week, however, a White House reporter from an ostensibly neutral outlet committed the same mistake, referring to President Obama as “Obama” without a first, or even a second, reference to “President Obama” or “the President.” After a question that didn’t involve any references to President Obama, Reuters’ Julia Edwards asked Josh Earnest about the impending court decision on deferred action. Watch how Edwards refers to the President…READ MORE