Breitbart's Legacy: The Vetting of Barack Obama

Lauri Regan
Beginning today and continuing through Election Day, November 6, 2012, will be performing the job that the mainstream media has continually refused to do: vetting the president. Today's column on Big Government explains: Prior to his passing, Andrew Breitbart said that the mission of the Breitbart empire was to exemplify the free and fearless press that our Constitution protects--but which, increasingly, the mainstream media denies us. "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" - "Who guards the guardians?" Andrew saw himself in that role-as a guardian protecting Americans from the left's "objective" loyal scribes.  Andrew wanted to do what the mainstream media would not. First and foremost: Andrew pledged to vet President Barack H. Obama. Andrew did not want to re-litigate the 2008 election. Nor did he want to let Republicans off the hook. Instead, he wanted to show that the media had failed in its most basic duty: to uncover the truth, and hold those in power...(Read Full Post)