Obama Getting His News from Andrew Sullivan Now

As noted by Ben Shapiro over  at Breitabrt.com, President Obama sat down for an interview with Rolling Stone magazine as part of his outreach toward the youth vote.  Among the nuggets was praise for the work of Andrew Sullivan, the Atlantic columnist who was obsessed with spreading the absurd myth that Trig Palin, Sarah Palin's son, was actually the child of her daughter, Bristol. Here is what Barack Obama said in the interview: There are a handful of blogs, Andrew Sullivan's on the Daily Beast being an example, that combine thoughtful analysis with a sampling of lots of essays that are out there. The New Yorker and The Atlantic still do terrific work.  Sullivan was recently invited to and attended a White House state dinner -- quite the plumb invite for a conspiracy theorist. But there is an even more checkered history involving Andrew Sullivan, and that involves Israel and American Jews. As I wrote last year:  As for what Obama reads online, his advisers said...(Read Full Post)