Breitbart's Legacy: The Vetting of Barack Obama

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)