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Axelrod bails on Bill Maher
politico ^ | 3/13/12 | KEACH HAGEY |

Posted on 03/13/2012 8:06:44 PM PDT by Nachum

Edited on 03/13/2012 9:06:41 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

David Axelrod will not be appearing as a guest on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” despite reports last week that he was scheduled to do the show in the next few weeks.

“He's not scheduled to go on at this time,” said Ben LaBolt, the press secretary for President Obama’s reelection campaign.

Maher, who donated $1 million to the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA, has increasingly become a target of right-wing attacks over the last week in response to the left’s attacks on Rush Limbaugh. Maher has come under fire for calling Sarah Palin a “****” during his stand-up act and a “dumb t***” on his HBO show, among other sexist comments.

Axelrod has used the Limbaugh affair to attack Mitt Romney, slamming him for having “essentially refused to comment on what was a really egregious set of comments by Limbaugh” and saying “he’s afraid to challenge a guy who’s the de-facto head of his party.”


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1 posted on 03/13/2012 8:06:49 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Hey Maher - your masters have just thrown you under the bus. Deal with it.


2 posted on 03/13/2012 8:09:12 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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3 posted on 03/13/2012 8:09:57 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Obama has his money, deposited, I’m sure. By, by Bill. He is doing to Maher what he is doing to the US.


4 posted on 03/13/2012 8:11:27 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Nachum

Axelrod- “Thanks for the check Bill. Do me a favor, when you leave, go out the back door.”


5 posted on 03/13/2012 8:12:47 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: Enterprise

Ummm, Obama’s KEEPING Maher’s million dollar donation.


6 posted on 03/13/2012 8:15:14 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: GOPJ

Of course he’s keeping the donation. Kinds of expensive ride for Maher though.


7 posted on 03/13/2012 8:19:08 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Nachum

Maher should throw Axelrod under his bus but he hasn’t the virtue to do so. He is a loathsome hack that appeals to a loser mentality.


8 posted on 03/13/2012 8:20:48 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Nachum

Ruh roh...Bill no longer a useful tool for the left?


10 posted on 03/13/2012 8:23:34 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Nachum
A phony kerfuffle created so Maher can feign rage and "demand" his $1M back, Obama's super PAC returns it, then the White House can tout how clean and "better than Rush Limbaugh" they are.

Liberal media pundits will use it to continue the "GOP war on women" mantra, make digs at Rush, and demand Sarah Palin apologize to "man of valor" Obama.

Ignored: illegal coordination between Obama and the "arm's length" super-PAC.

11 posted on 03/13/2012 8:24:38 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Nachum

It shows that the argument isn’t working against Limbaugh.


12 posted on 03/13/2012 8:25:34 PM PDT by Politics4US
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To: ColdOne

Ruh roh...Bill no longer a useful tool for the left?”

Will these people never learn? Perhaps Bill should have talked to Arlen before he wrote the check.


13 posted on 03/13/2012 8:28:13 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Nachum
Like racist claims, this right wing extremist cra is old. It just doesn't fly anymore. The Dems are just going to have to get over it.

Trippi and all the usual Dem suspects have been out lieing through their teeth as usual. Actually, Joe Tripi is not nearly as obnoxious as Debbie wallowman-shoots, and most of the women are of her persuasion.

vaudine

14 posted on 03/13/2012 8:32:40 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: DTogo

Democrats NEVER return the money.


15 posted on 03/13/2012 8:32:57 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Nachum

Let us know when the perpetual Obama campaign, refuses that million dollars which Maher the Misogynist donated.

Until then, no meaning.

Slimeball woman-hating hypocrites.


17 posted on 03/13/2012 8:41:49 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: Nachum

Blink.


18 posted on 03/13/2012 8:44:20 PM PDT by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: Nachum

Ha ha. The femi-nazis are really showing Rush! LOL


19 posted on 03/13/2012 8:44:55 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Politics4US
It shows that the argument isn’t working against Limbaugh.

You're right - it isn't working. Elite liberals don't play fair - and they think every-day liberals are just like them. But their not. This is starting to backfire.

20 posted on 03/13/2012 8:46:12 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Nachum

and the RATS, take another one in the.........HA ha!!!

21 posted on 03/13/2012 8:49:18 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Nachum

awwwwwwww poor Billy, being thrown under the bus, too bad it didnt run him over


22 posted on 03/13/2012 8:50:09 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Politics4US

I think when the turd got those polls today that showed his campaign to shift focus onto anything but the economy failed. Worse, they did not get the turn out they expected by wymyn over the contraception issue. Axelrod was to go on the show to keep the drums beating but got yanked because they know it is a loser now and need to shift onto another windmill.

Don’t fret for the effeminate Maher, he will reach out for some other slim ball to appear in Axelrod’s slot. Maybe his lonsman BOR will make an appearance.


23 posted on 03/13/2012 8:54:53 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Bill, meet Arlen Specter...................


25 posted on 03/13/2012 8:57:15 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Nachum

Axelrod flukes Bill Maher


26 posted on 03/13/2012 8:58:34 PM PDT by ILS21R (Never give up.)
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To: Nachum
Maher, who donated $1 million to the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA, has increasingly become a target of right-wing attacks over the last week in response to the left’s attacks on Rush Limbaugh...exactly so - heard Pat Buchanan and Hannity tonight bemoaning the fact that the left was trying to shut down talk radio and might succeed - but the answer to that is for the right, which every poll has shown outnumbers the left two to one, to organize its own rapid-response social-media boycott program not only to attack sponsors who threaten to bail on Rush at al, but to launch pre-emptive takedowns on those supporting the likes of David Letterman and the MSNBC crew.....
27 posted on 03/13/2012 9:01:08 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Grams A

Bill Maher and Alexandra Pelosi have just done a video of southerners speaking the truth that they are trying to portray as a bunch of poor, dumb hicks. I guess libs really don’t care about winning the south because their attitude toward these people is truly vile. I know people like they portrayed and there is nothing to make fun of them about. Has anyone seen this?


28 posted on 03/13/2012 9:01:45 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Nachum

So, the White House is “boycotting” little Billy?


29 posted on 03/13/2012 9:02:58 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: ILS21R

There’s nothing like a few well placed emails to get people a scattering! What fun! Under you go Bill, beep beep!


30 posted on 03/13/2012 9:03:16 PM PDT by MWestMom (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, But the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: Nachum
Just as they dumped Specter under the bus... it is NOW Maher's turn.

Who's next?

31 posted on 03/13/2012 9:04:34 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Politics4US

Bingo. Todays polls confirmed the backfire. I’ll sleep tonight with a smile.


32 posted on 03/13/2012 9:49:12 PM PDT by chiller ( Elect another batch of TPartiers and it won't matter which R we elect. WE will lead.)
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To: chiller

I should say todays polls hinted at a backfire and Axels cancellation confirmed.

Nice touch too, partying at the NCAA, with the economy in shambles, gas prices bankrupting the employed as well as the unemployed.

Nov landslide..no doubt.


33 posted on 03/13/2012 9:54:45 PM PDT by chiller ( Elect another batch of TPartiers and it won't matter which R we elect. WE will lead.)
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To: Nachum

I understand the HBO cancellations have reached high enough to attract the interest of those in charge. Maybe these Liberal idiots will think twice about their continued assault on Conservatives (especially Rush).


34 posted on 03/13/2012 9:55:47 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: doc1019

I think Maher is experiencing a Ben D’Ovahr moment.


35 posted on 03/13/2012 10:03:11 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Nachum

Wow, what a slimy weasel Axelrod is!


36 posted on 03/13/2012 10:17:02 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Nachum

While the Palin comments are comparable in some way, the more recent Alexandra Pelosi film which makes poor people is worse, IMO. Palin is a public figure who ran for VP. Attacking poor people in a “documentary” is MUCH worse.


37 posted on 03/13/2012 10:27:07 PM PDT by PghBaldy (What an exciting time to be alive.)
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To: GOPJ
Ummm, Obama’s KEEPING Maher’s million dollar donation.

I think it is only fitting that Maher should demand his money back. I wonder what he will call zero if he doesn't send it back? Hmmm, would it start with n?

38 posted on 03/13/2012 10:35:34 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: Enterprise
How can this be?

All the Bill Maher apologists, such as Sen. Schumer, keep telling us that Bill Maher and his ilk can't be compared Rush Limbaugh. Therefore it should be perfectly fine for Axelrod to appear on Maher's show.

The fact of the matter is that it is only now that some members Dem leadership appear to understand how ill conceived their war against Rush and other conservative talk show hosts really is. Liberal Dem's such Maher, Letterman, Louis C.K. John Stewart, Mike Malloy, etc. constantly make remarks directed against conservatives that are far, far more offensive than anything Rush or any other conservative talk show host has ever said.

Do the Liberals really want to go down the road of depriving Rush his "free speech"?? I guess some of the real fascist liberals would, but they better rethink that. The liberal certainly cannot live under the standards that they would like to impose on others.

39 posted on 03/13/2012 11:01:22 PM PDT by Norman Arbuthnot
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To: Nachum

Meanwhile the idiot Michael Steele appears on Maher’s show, handing the libs a talking point I’m sure we’ll hear about 500,000,000 times before November..


40 posted on 03/13/2012 11:39:45 PM PDT by Helvan
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To: sickoflibs
Axelrod has used the Limbaugh affair to attack Mitt Romney, slamming him for having “essentially refused to comment on what was a really egregious set of comments by Limbaugh” and saying “he’s afraid to challenge a guy who’s the de-facto head of his party.”

Limbaugh is the de facto head of the GOP. More evidence that the Left does not want him thought of as an "entertainer."

41 posted on 03/13/2012 11:59:29 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: Nachum

Does anyone really believe Bill Maher gave $1M to Obama?

I don’t for one second think that Maher has given one cent to anyone. He comes across as self-centered, cold (remember, he’s not only an atheist, but an atheist with contempt and hatred constantly spewing for people of faith), and a big cheapskate. Surely, celebrities give money to Democrats, but not even the multi-millionaire big Hollywood stars give away that much money. And Maher isn’t even in their league, unless he makes more than I think he does.


42 posted on 03/14/2012 12:02:29 AM PDT by dupree
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Bill Maher and Alexandra Pelosi have just done a video of southerners speaking the truth that they are trying to portray as a bunch of poor, dumb hicks.

I saw it on FOXNews yesterday

43 posted on 03/14/2012 1:08:35 AM PDT by eccentric (pardon any typos. I'm still waiting for my ez eyes keyboard)
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To: Enterprise

Oh, I’m sure there was a friendly wink and nod. Maher understands. He will do whatever he is asked to do to help Ubama’s re-election effort. He was asked to let Axelrod off the hook and keep his mouth shut about it. He glady obliged.


44 posted on 03/14/2012 1:26:56 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: GOPJ

Fluke’s handlers will be shutting her up shortly ..... the fake issue she’s been spouting off on has the Prez’s poll numbers going down - even women aren’t buying into her spiel. Maybe she can take Axelrod’s vacant spot on Maher’s show and they can commiserate on what it’s like under the Obama bus.


45 posted on 03/14/2012 3:27:22 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; Pan_Yans Wife; stephenjohnbanker; dforest
RE :”Axelrod has used the Limbaugh affair to attack Mitt Romney, slamming him for having “essentially refused to comment on what was a really egregious set of comments by Limbaugh” and saying “he’s afraid to challenge a guy who’s the de-facto head of his party.”
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Limbaugh is the de facto head of the GOP. More evidence that the Left does not want him thought of as an “entertainer.

They been saying this since early 2009,

If you go back to what started this it was that one freeper lecturing me what ‘the left’ is saying about Rush ref #597, as if that makes any sense at all to do.

It was pretty obviously he didnt actually listen to what ‘the left’ says to determine what ‘the left’ says but instead a third party source(maybe even Rush) to tell him, something I been warning NOT to do for years.
If you really want to know what someone is saying then you should listen to what they are saying, unless you are a cult member and want to live in a bubble of fantasy.

It makes no sense that they would call him a entertainer the past 2+ years with their theme about him that you reference.

46 posted on 03/14/2012 5:11:49 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: sickoflibs

Yay! Let’s have Axelrod beat up Romney! Like that makes any sense at all. Romney’s comment isn’t a problem.

The problem is that Obama is using Fluke to distract from the assault on religious freedom. The good news is it didn’t work.

Obama’s polling numbers are terrible this week.


47 posted on 03/14/2012 5:30:35 AM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife ("For the sake of our party we must stand united, whoever our nominee is."-Sarah Palin)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; Impy
RE :”The problem is that Obama is using Fluke to distract from the assault on religious freedom. The good news is it didn’t work.

I think he is using Fluke to distract from high gas prices. I am not convinced that the mandate-Catholic institution fight has hurt Obama any up till now, and I think that the fight is rallying the Dems side more than the Republican side, to any extent that it is doing anything.

After all, those mandates dont take place until AFTER the election(2013) , as do tax increases and defense cuts. GAS prices are going up RIGHT NOW, not waiting till 2013.

48 posted on 03/14/2012 6:07:38 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; Impy
RE :”The problem is that Obama is using Fluke to distract from the assault on religious freedom. The good news is it didn’t work.

I think he is using Fluke to distract from high gas prices. I am not convinced that the mandate-Catholic institution fight has hurt Obama any up till now, and I think that the fight is rallying the Dems side more than the Republican side, to any extent that it is doing anything.

After all, those mandates dont take place until AFTER the election(2013) , as do tax increases and defense cuts. GAS prices are going up RIGHT NOW, not waiting till 2013.

49 posted on 03/14/2012 6:07:38 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: Nachum

Another demorat strategy blows up in their face - what we like to see happen to bomb carriers and terrorists. They lose a few fingers and they may decide to stop what they’re doing and act like a decent human being.....but I wouldn’t make book on it.


50 posted on 03/14/2012 6:08:45 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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