Why Is Mark Halperin Apologizing To The President For Calling Him A Dick?

There’s nothing wrong with calling the president a dick (except that such language is inappropriate on a news show). The president was a tool at his press conference yesterday. I don’t sympathize with this American tendency to automatically treat their presidents respectfully.

Presidents are politicians. They don’t deserve any respect unless they’ve earned it through their actions. Obama is the worst president in at least 80 years, perhaps ever.

Tim Mak reports:

MSNBC senior political analyst Mark Halperin was suspended on Thursday by the cable network after he called President Obama “a dick” on a popular morning show and then quickly apologized.

“I thought he was a dick yesterday,” Halperin, who also is an editor-at large for Time, said on Morning Joe, referring to the President’s conduct during his press conference.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0611/58098.html#ixzz1QltbX238

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