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  • Media repeatedly declare that Obama's "honeymoon" is "over" -- but the cliché lives on

    ››› ››› MATT GERTZ, DIANNA PARKER & HANNAH DREIER

    A Media Matters analysis found that since the day after President Obama's inauguration, broadcast and cable news figures have been stating that Obama's "honeymoon" is "over" or questioning whether it is, rendering the cliché all but meaningless. During this period, media figures have suggested Obama's "honeymoon" is "over" with respect to "some ... die-hard Republicans," the media, African-Americans, Cuban President Fidel Castro, "Republican critics of his economic recovery plan," and economists.