Skip to comments.Kristol: ‘Mood is Bleak’ at White House (uh-huh)
Posted on 10/18/2005 11:35:27 AM PDT by pissant
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You left out "...and light in the loafers".
Nah. Mr. dour deserves to be shot...figuratively of course.
Ronnie Earle syndrome.
They could lead us at the top of a 3rd party ticket. Now wouldn't that be sumthin.
I only refer to that guy as Plame's servant.
Yeah. I, for one, has NEVER admired Mr Kristol. I suspect you too are one who has never admired him. Lots of us Freepers who have different positions on variety of issues have never cared for the slimy little worm
As in, he's working real hard to pump that story up.
Not only that but he seems deficient in foresight or discernment.
Maybe Fred Barnes, who does have friends in the WH,throws Kristol a crumb now and then.
I love how the dems are salivating at idea of winning big in 2006. Taint happenin.
That happened to me about 6 years ago. LOL
So what you're saying is he's humorlessly silly?
Honestly, we should not heap abuse upon Mr. Kristol, i.e. calling him a homo. I think what is really going on here is that NOBODY in the media, the new media included, knows what the heck is going on in the inside of this investigation. But, the media is not payed to report nothing, thus, they have to report something. Kristol is no different than any other media whore. He is speculating. He can be wrong, he has been in the past, by his own admission. For example, he admits to being wrong on the aftermath of Iraq.
I just have to wonder if there is any concrete information coming out that would lead us to believe what Fitzgerald is going to do? If not, then we will just have to hold our breath and wait, just like the Whitehouse. This brings up another interesting point. The Whitehouse would know or have the highest indications, above anyone else, what the hell Fitzgerald is going to do. Why then, wouldn't the Whitehouse be doing something now to prepare for the potential impact of indictments? I mean, if the mood is bleak, why would they just wait around to be hammered?
Barnes is good, he seems more of a common sense type, doesn't have an axe to grind, and leaves his ego at the door.
The trouble with Kristol, and alot of the pundits..is that they are smart, and they want everyone to know it.
Agreed, we shouldn't eat our own by hammering on Kristol and ignoring the issues. He brings up some interesting points....perhaps that we have been taken for granted to be Bushbots rather than conservatives.
I'd guess he was right. The WH needed a dose of reality regarding free spending, open borders, etc.,
WTF? Bush isn't running for re-election. The Dims are wasting their ammunition (cr*p, hope they don't read this).
I think it is not hard to understand that the other side is looking for an indictment for politial purposes.
Like with Delay, it does not have to have any merit.
It is abuse of grand jury system for political means rather than for issues of justice.
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know what the other side is doing and have done, now, with Delay.
OUCH! Bill's gonna need some ice for that!
I must have missed those times.
He heard about the leak from the White House plummer. :P
Joe Wilson, with that fancy hairdo, will make some prisoner a real nice cell beeyatch.
Bill Kristol is always wrong. I disticntly remember him giving all the reasons why Kerry beat Bush on election day before the polls closed. He bought the phoney exit polls hook line and sinker because he's an idiot and a sunshine patriot. When the going gets tough, Kristol starts backstabbing.
No. It is that it is obvious what the dem strategy is. They've just done it with Delay, now they want to do it with Rove or anyone else in the administration.
We'll see. But I doubt it will Karl Rove.
I'm not wild at all about Miers... but Kristol's a miserable poltroon. When he came out against Rumsfeld, I wrote his whinning a$$ off.
LOL. That's good if true!
Kristol at it again. I can't believe that he has sources in this WH.
for the dems it's just more of the same...the haven't moved away from what loses them elections in the first place.
"All shrill no plan all the time" =the dems.
The only people that favor their mispercieved reality won't get up long enough from the playstation or X-box to vote (or stay sober).
Kristol was a leaker when he was Dan Quayle assistant,and for that reason was kept out of big meetings where there was important policy decisions being discussed. He could not be trusted, and he caused the president and his aides to keep Quayle out of the meetings also. Kristol told Quayle a BS story that the aides were against him because he was so much smarter than them, not because he could not be trusted. He was for John McCain and never got over that McCain is not supported by most Republicans because he is a raving lunatic that cannot be trusted to say "Hello". The only time he says anything good about President Bush is when he is trying to get a job in the White house. When he fails because no administration in their right mind would trust him, he starts on the negativity against GWB. He is a little man that cannot live up to is Mother's reputation let alone his Dad's reputation.
Tell us what you really think, Grampa Dave. ROFL!!
Kristol is nuts.
No he does that with Morton Kondracke . . . that way Fred always knows Morts talking points and creams him on the Foxnews Allstars.
Maybe he'll indict GWB. That way he can pardon himself and get on with business. ;o)
If I posted what I really felt about Krystal Ballless, I would be banned.
"Oh cripes, it's that miserable snot Bill Kristol bothering us on the phone again."
If the Fox babes can't cure him of that, then he's hopeless
RES. Its spreading. Call the CDC!
I haven't liked Kristol since the 2000 campaign and his love affair with McCain. Anyone supporting McCain is someone on my "do not trust" list and Kristol is right at the top.
Anyone inside the WH talking to Kristol will be looking for another job IMHO -- Kristol is trying to stay relevant and not doing a very good as he has alienated too many people.
I wouldn't take the Weekly Standard if they sent it to me for free now!
Or an alternate: You need a pump to get rid of the BS. ;o)
I do not know where you have been, but you have not been following Kristol's idocy for the last several years. You can count on one hand the number of times Kristol has backed GWB, and most of those times were when he was trying to get a job in the Bush Administration.
Or sillilied humored?
ANd Barnes has a twinkle of humor in his eyes, much like Brit Hume. Kristol's demeanor reminds me of Helen Thomas.
LOLOLOL Let's not call him a homo, let's call him a whore! Hilarious indeed!
Seriously, I can't respect a "conservative" who's shut up by Mara Liasson!
I agree on Barnes. What is his current take on what is happening re. the SP? Is he expressing anxiety or still viewing the thing as a ploy to attack the WH by disgruntled CIA-types - aided and abetted by the MSM and the Dems?
Ronald Reagan ran up deficits and accumulated an enormous bulk of the national debt during his storied terms. This was to defeat the Soviet Union.
GW Bush has run up deficits and debt because US GDP growth collapsed after 9/11 when airliners were not allowed to fly for about a week. And worse, this happened in perfect sync with the technobubble pop post Clinton.
Yet FR chooses to hate Bush for not cutting spending and forgets Reagan's equivalent.
Reagan nominated O'Connor and Kennedy to the USSC. GW Bush has nominated two unknowns. The two knowns by Reagan have been anything but staunch right wing advocates, but FR chooses to criticize Bush's picks as unknown. It is better to be unknown than known negative.
GW Bush made a trip to Iraq during the height of the shooting on Thanksgiving day, flying 17 hrs each way. He personally reached into a mass of Chilean wannabes and plucked his security guy away from difficulty.
This is a president who behaves a president should. And yet, FR listens to moral gnats like Bill Kristol who has accomplished nothing at all in his life.
Hard to fathom.
I think Kristol was hoping for a Kerry win. He did not lok too happy about it when it sunk in that Bush won, by a decent margin.
Rumsfeld has more manhood in his left elbow than Kristol's entire body.
Said hello, Fred. LOL.
But Nancy and Harry oughta be able to convince America that they are mainstream. ;o)
Oh he was. Along with Krauthammer and any other talking head that advocated invading Iraq. Articles from the Weakly Standard were posted as gospel supporting the arguments about WMDs, etc.