Skip to comments.White House Attacks, Publisher Counters
Posted on 09/25/2010 9:20:27 AM PDT by opentalk
"What are they so afraid of?
Buffeted by a series of attacks by White House spokesmen and left-leaning media, conservative publisher Regnery (sister company to HE.com) has decided to come out swinging. Long slated for an October release, Regnery moved up the release date for bestselling author Dinesh DSouzas controversial new book, The Roots of Obamas Rage, to this coming Monday, September 27. The new date will be just in time to respond to the front-page hit piece rumored to be coming in (where else?) the New York Times this weekend.
The White House has been generous with its attention vilifying not only DSouza, but also Forbes (which ran a preview of the book as the cover story in their September 27 issue) and former speaker Newt Gingrich (who praised the Forbes article), all for having the temerity to suggest that President Obamas motivation might not be what he claims. After lambasting both the magazine and the Speaker on national TV, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs then called Forbes's Washington bureau chief Brian Wingfield into the White House to read him the riot act.
The reason the White House is so upset about my argument, says DSouza, is because it finally offers an explanation of what President Obama is doing that makes sense of both his foreign and his domestic policy. Unlike those who describe Obamas worldview as pro-socialist or racially-motivated, much less those who claim Obama is a secret Muslim or born outside the U.S., my thesis is far more straightforward and much more frightening.
Anyone who says this thesis is not backed up by research simply hasnt bothered to read my book, continues DSouza. My thesis is completely substantiated, often drawing from Obamas own words and writings, and those of his virulently anti-colonialist father.
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Well what are the roots of his rage? His kenyan old man’s hate for the British?
No offense, Mr. D'Souza, but it's my opinion that Obama's worldview has been shaped by all those things, including your theory.
Obama (like all modern cultural leftists) has signed on to every crackpot left-wing belief on the market.
Obama doesnt like any sunlight on his background.
The O's best defense will be that he actually had a ghostwriter and didnt really monitor what the guy claimed he said.
Does anyone know the results of that meeting? (I can't type in my thoughts on how the Forbes guy should have dealt with it.)
My, my, my, the NYT’s is a busy little beaver. They have a hit peice coming out on Boehner. They are trying to decide exactly when to publish it.
Red South: courtesy ping.
If you’re taking flack, you know you’re over the target.
Dsouza made a direct hit on the ss obama.
Of course, they are big on the "freedom of religion" part but are under the impression that it applies only to Muslims.
You are right. They didnt give this response to David Limbaugh’s book, which exposed their power grabs. This has hit a nerve.
The NYSlimes may have a problem. Boehner may not be elected the Speaker and the writers of the article will look ridiculous.
“Well what are the roots of his rage? His kenyan old mans hate for the British?”
It’s doesn’t have to be British.
Sunlight has failed to reach even the outer perimeter wall of the vault that holds his secrets.
Never has so little been known about any American president, yet a substantial portion of the American people seem to have no curiosity or concern about it, whatsoever.
Too bad for Obama that an equally substantial portion of the public is very curious and concerned about his past.
In my lifetime I have never seen an administration attack individual americans, and individual companies to this magnitude. Correct me if I’m wrong.
It don't come out until Monday.
Americans are getting closer to finding out who Barack Hussein Obama really is.
Depends on how old you are... IMO, the FDR administration was the last time this level of attack was seen.
It’s Congress. Congress could put a stop to this nonsense in a second. They allow what is happening like they want it this way. Obuma is just misdirection used as a whipping boy.
How did Mr. D’Souza ever get such a deal for all that publicity?
Administrations, especially Democrat but also some Republican, have often made personal attacks, just not so publicly. Normally they sic IRS on to offending individuals and companies and put them into Perpetual Audit mode and sue them for all sorts of invented reasons.
Robert Gibbs then called Forbes’s Washington bureau chief Brian Wingfield into the White House to read him the riot act.
What is protocol? When one is called into the White House, can one simply ignore that call?
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