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Halperin: Media Not Scrutinizing Obama's Record, Asking Critical Questions

8:44 AM, Oct 1, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Mark Halperin, this morning on Morning Joe, said the media is neither scrutinizing President Obama's questions nor asking critical questions:

"There are a lot of Republican complaints about liberal bias in terms of media coverage of this campaign," Halperin said. "Some are more credible than others. I think one of the most credible and serious we should all think about is: The president is mostly being covered--has been covered--as a candidate, rather than as an incumbent whose record needs to be scrutinized. And this is an area where I think there are a lot of legitimate questions of how are we dealing with the Arab Spring, particularly protecting American assets overseas, and also, what are our goals in Libya, and are they being achieved in the right way? That line of argument and attack, with press scrutiny and Mitt Romney making the case, should be part of the debate, and I think will be, because this story does have a lot of unanswered questions."

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