Obama, in a four-minute video message, tried to calm liberals frustrated by what they consider slow progress on their favorite causes, urging Democratic bloggers and activists to be patient and work with him.http://www.fresnobee.com/2010/07/25/2017801/hed-here.html
. . . Be patient, Obama urged them. His message included a brief recitation of his accomplishments by liberal TV commentator Rachel Maddow, who noted that Congress has passed landmark health care and financial regulation legislation.
Does a "newsperson" address a gathering of partisan "Democratic bloggers and activists" regarding the "accomplishments" of any politician? No, but a partisan hack does.
It's funny how the people who complain about the hyper partisanship on Fox News celebrate its mirror image on MSBNC.