This story goes along with the Politico "puppet master" story and it also goes along with the fact that Obama is the most protected by the media president that I can remember. Clinton never enjoyed this level of loyalty, he was regularly taken to task on things. Obama almost never is. That. Is. Why.
“They have the guns and therefore we are for peace and for reformation through the ballot. When we have the guns then it will be through the bullet.” - Saul Alinsky, quoting Lenin
“I wanted [Jimmy] Carter in and I wanted [Ford] out,” comedian Chevy Chase would later admit of his mocking Ford impersonation on "Saturday Night Live", “and I figured look, we're reaching millions of people every weekend, why not do it."