Back in the Day, They Used to Call This a Credibility Gap
... at least when they disliked the president.
Virtually nothing the president says any more has any sort of correlation with reality.
John pointed this out earlier. One reporter at ABC noticed, in one article.
But as a general matter, the media believes it's its responsibility to support Obama's lies, because his lies will bring us all a Greater Truth.
The lies are tactical necessities on the path to this Greater Truth.
And that Greater Truth is, of course, itself a secret; the people just aren't ready for it.