Skip to comments.Is Emmanuel covering for Obama's stupidity?
Posted on 12/12/2008 12:58:33 PM PST by cartervt2k
Is Obama's tendency to conceal the truth hanging Emmanuel out to dry?
According to the FBI report, Obama would not cooperate in a quid pro quo with Blago for Obama's old Senate seat. Any reasonable person would know that in order for a bribe to be rejected, it must first be offered. And, who on Earth would believe Team Obama would have zero contact with the governor since the election, when this is someone who both he and Rahm knew well and campaigned for?
If Obama had said, "he offered, we rejected", would there have been legal (not political) implications for not blowing the whistle? Or, is there something else they could be hiding?
The spin is that Jagovolbitch was so angry at Obama because they offered him nothing - ovelooking that the anger was probably about being offered something then having it retracted...
IMHO, Rahm was the one who said this ... “The president-elect can get Blagojevich’s wife on paid corporate boards in exchange for naming the president-elect’s pick to the Senate.”
And Obama is the one who told him to say it.
“Is Emmanuel covering for Obama’s stupidity?”
Bank on it. Someone is going to take the fall for this mess, and it won’t be the new ‘Mr. “I Hate America” President’.
That would take a LOT of covering
Or, is there something else they could be hiding?...
This would be a criminal proceeding. If Obama had to testify, I imagine birth records could be subpoenaed to determine if he was eligible to be president.
“who on Earth”
Knowing that Blago was requiring cash for the seat, and not reporting that graft to the FBI, is probably illegal.
I’ll bet the Obamanaughts have a legal obligation to report incipient corruption, which they failed to do.
Nope. He'd just be a witness. The only thing that one side or the other can do with a witness (besides asking questions) is to attack his/her credibility or professional credentials (where the person is an expert witness). Nothing could be done here.
Some say "yes", that you have to report a serious crime rather than just not participate. I'm not sure what the situation is with a refused bribe. Modern life sure is complicated.
I think it more closely resembles Godfather I, II and III.
Nothing complicated about this. If Zero saw a crime going down and failed to report, that is a crime in and of itself. There have been a few threads about that these past few days.
Part of the plan is to manuever the MSM to report this instead of all the other lawsuits in regards to his citizenship status.
lies all lies/sarc
...like a one eyed cat watching 5 rat holes
Emanuel was chosen as Obama’s Chief of Staff within a few days of the election and now it comes out that Emanuel was up to his neck in the cesspool even after he was selected. There is NO WAY that Obama can claim that HIS RIGHT HAND MAN was not involved.
Obama is warming up the bus.
Misprision of felony
Whoever, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony cognizable by a court of the United States, conceals and does not as soon as possible make known the same to some judge or other person in civil or military authority under the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
They NEVER report reality, only on live events for the first moments when they MSM have no control over the message.
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