Tag: Obama

Twitter explodes with invective, partisan comment after Ferguson shootings

By WILLIAM H. FREIVOGEL / Twitter provided the earliest reports of the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson this week. It also provided the forum for invective, hate and partisan reaction. President Barack Obama used Twitter to condemn the shootings and conservative critics condemned Obama for relegating his response to Twitter. Fox commentators blamed

A newsie’s holiday season wish: Get those options off the table!

BY GEORGE SALAMON / “Iranian military commander tells Obama ‘all options are on the table’” Raw Story, March 16, 2013; “’All options are on the table’ in dealing with Iran,” Obama said, CBS News, March 20, 2013; “’All options are on the table,’” President Obama on Syria, USA Today, June 1, 2013; “’All