New gimmick: President Barack Obama calls on only female reporters to ask questions

For one final question – as men tried to shout out questions – President Obama called upon April Ryan of American Urban Radio. She quizzed him about race relations in the U.S. at the end of 2014

President Obama has finished the year on a memorable note – by only answering questions from female reporters at the final press conference of 2014.

In a presidential first, he called upon eight women in the last press meeting of the year and fielded questions about Cuba policy, the Sony hack and the state of race relations in the U.S.

Reading the reporters’ names from a pre-prepared list, he called upon Carrie Budoff Brown from Politico, Cheryl Bolen from Bloomberg, Julie Pace from Associated Press, Lesley Clark of McClatchy, Roberta Rampton from Reuters, Colleen M. Nelson of the Wall Street Journal and Juliet Eilperin from the Washington Post…

Standard leftist crap: Handing out privileges that are not earned but are based on belonging to a particular group is not progressive: it is a regression to tribalism.