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This video, put together by Politico‘s Patrick Gavin, is making the rounds showing two presidential visits to the White House briefing room. The Press stands up for President Obama, but not for President Bush.

As John Dickerson at Slate writes: “This may seem silly, but it’s symbolic: The discrepancy in treatment is all the proof a Republican needs to show that the press shows special deference to the new Democratic president.”

Peter Fray

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