When the LA Times starts pointing out that you're a liberal hypocrite, it's an event. It doesn't call it that, preferring to use the term opacity, the quality or state of being mentally obtuse.
You see Obama signed legislation to encourage press freedoms around the world. It is meant to send a message to other governments that they are being watched in their treatment of news media, Barack said. Then he refused to take any questions from the U.S. news media.
That is not being obtuse, it is being arrogant and the U.S. media has brought this on itself. In a way, it's so richly deserved one has to laugh at their obtuseness.