Book Review a Love Affair

Topics: Mass media, United States presidential election, 2008, Journalism Pages: 3 (902 words) Published: August 29, 2013
Bernard Goldberg

2009

A Slobbering Love Affair

Regnery Publishing, INC.

978-1-59698-090-7

A Slobbering Love Affair addresses the lack of objectivity surrounding the 2009 presidential election. This book is very witty and brings about many unanswered questions. Bernard Goldberg points out many obvious truths that are avoided by the mass media outlets. Goldberg was spot on with all of the facts, which brought the reader to think on a different level. Goldberg stayed on subject throughout the entire book with many different aspects of information proving his point. He goes over many of the clever things that the liberal media used to downplay the negative questions that were posed toward the Obama campaign.

I thoroughly enjoyed the book from start to finish. Goldberg’s book contained just enough humor to counter all the harsh facts that were being dished out with the book. I love how each chapter was filled with sarcasm and quirky one-liners. The book was very informative as well as objective. Even after bashing the media for chapters he goes on, to say that it wasn’t their [medias] fault that McCain lost the election. He did this because it is very easy to misunderstand the point of the book. Goldberg was not blaming the media for McCain loosing the last election; he was merely pointing out the extreme left and liberal view of the media in the last election. Parts of the book were so up roaring that it made me want to go to the huge news networks and give them a piece of my mind, but as Limbaugh stated in the book “Why should they give a damn? As far as the drive Bys are concerned, this was a huge triumph.” When asked if the “mainstream media care what the American people think of them.” (Goldberg)

I would recommend this book to anyone and everyone. I highly recommend this book to anyone and everyone no matter your political views. There are many statistics that blew my mind. I believe that no matter how involved a person is in media,...
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