Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a senior editor for Talking Points Memo in New York City. She came to the site in 2013 and reported on national affairs. Previously, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She can be reached at

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Barack Obama's video venture with BuzzFeed continued to hit a nerve Monday with those who think the President filming himself with a selfie stick was well beneath the dignity of the office.

In an op-ed titled "President BuzzFeed," Wall Street Journal deputy editorial page editor Bret Stephens faulted Obama for trying to come across as plugged-in with millennials, the age group that the BuzzFeed video was designed to encourage sign up for health insurance before the federal enrollment deadline.

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