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Liberal Pundits Gather in West Wing
Weekly Standard ^ | 5/21/13 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 05/21/2013 1:51:57 PM PDT by Perdogg

Edited on 05/21/2013 2:10:08 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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To: Perdogg

OBL was in Benghazi. responsible for deaths?


51 posted on 05/21/2013 2:56:55 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: JPG
Had to look the Eugene Robinson column up:

Obama administration mistakes journalism for espionage

...The Fox News case is even worse...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/eugene-robinson-obama-administration-mistakes-news-for-espionage/2013/05/20/0cf398e8-c17e-11e2-8bd8-2788030e6b44_story.html

52 posted on 05/21/2013 3:03:07 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: maggief; onyx

Ping you to the thread


53 posted on 05/21/2013 3:04:01 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Perdogg
Liberal Pundits Gather in West Wing

Why did they have to gather in the West Wing? 0bama and the Carney have all of them on speed dial.

5.56mm

54 posted on 05/21/2013 3:04:38 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe

You can’t snuggle up to each other using speed dial.


55 posted on 05/21/2013 3:07:35 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: penelopesire
"I would not be surprised if they drop some trumped up ‘bombshell’ on a GOP entity or media person that has been being blackmailed and intimidated to keep their mouths shut."

Word.

Ask General Petraeus how the game is played.

56 posted on 05/21/2013 3:17:18 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik (In a tornado, even turkeys can fly.)
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To: Perdogg
Just a different train of thought -

We all assumed the ‘secret’ meeting is to strategize for damage control.

WHAT IF, this is WH preparing their lapdogs for more explosive stuff on multiple fronts (scandals) that's about to hit the air? Give them a heads up and instruct them how to respond in swiftness?

57 posted on 05/21/2013 3:53:30 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: randita

Sounds like you were there. I’ve heard all those excuses listed at every articles’ posts.


58 posted on 05/21/2013 3:57:48 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Perdogg

59 posted on 05/21/2013 4:03:33 PM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

At the very least we now have another Journ0List v.2.4.1


60 posted on 05/21/2013 4:09:24 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: abb
The pundits include Jonathan Capehart, Josh Marshall, and Ezra Klein.

All I can think of is "Ezra Klein and T.S. Eliot fighting in the captain's tower"
61 posted on 05/21/2013 4:19:11 PM PDT by klgator
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To: hoosiermama; onyx; maggief

Yet just hear Howie Carr in for Mark Levin playing some liberal talk show douche saying that Tea Party people are just old fuddy duddies in the last years of their miserable lives and just aren’t dying off fast enough....lol.

So are we old people just hanging on to life..clogging up the works to commie utopia or are we terrorists worse than Al Qaeda?

Can’t have it both ways....lol


62 posted on 05/21/2013 4:21:31 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: SnuffaBolshevik

Exactly!

I am certain that he is not the only one either.


63 posted on 05/21/2013 4:23:16 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire; maggief; onyx

Just a thought. Trying to get ahead of an announcement or breakIng news Just as the planted question attempted to do last week.


64 posted on 05/21/2013 4:36:48 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama

LOL.

We’re TEA Patriots and younger than those libtards want to think!


65 posted on 05/21/2013 4:38:04 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Younger and smarter


66 posted on 05/21/2013 4:43:50 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: hoosiermama

Of Course!

67 posted on 05/21/2013 4:46:04 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

That’s right! They know that...that is the whole reason for the death panels and same IRS cow going to run things over there. I will try to find the soundbite and post it later. The lib actually said basically what we all know instinctively....They mean to get rid of us by any means necessary.
Been so busy today..coming down to wire on wedding stuff. Yikes!! We are gonna have a good b!$& and moan session when you come down!

Lol!


68 posted on 05/21/2013 4:46:28 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

You’re on my mind, NIGHT and DAY!
I can’t wait to see you and hear all the details!


69 posted on 05/21/2013 4:50:13 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Makes me ask: “Why does the Media plant trees in the boulevards?”


70 posted on 05/21/2013 5:10:17 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: onyx

Can’t wait to see you either! I worked it out where I will be dropping off niece at airport to leave around the time your plane is landing..so no going back and forth!

We are gonna have fun!!


71 posted on 05/21/2013 5:13:13 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

That’s wonderful! I’m happy I won’t be a huge PITA!
LOL. I’m getting very excited about seeing you!
Lordie girl, I’ve been praying for you and your sweet husband to get through hunk’s wedding in one piece!


72 posted on 05/21/2013 5:18:12 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

You could never be a PITA!! I thought my niece was flying out Monday..but she wanted to stay until Tuesday....but no big deal..it all worked out fine. Let’s just pray for good weather!


73 posted on 05/21/2013 5:50:34 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: freedumb2003

http://downfall.jfedor.org/create/

You could try your own hand. :)


74 posted on 05/21/2013 6:04:54 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Perdogg

Will be interesting to see how quickly the mainstream media goes back to not asking any probative questions to anyone in the administration. How long did they pretend to be real investigative journalists.. About a week?


75 posted on 05/21/2013 6:48:38 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Perdogg

Beer Summit II


76 posted on 05/21/2013 6:48:50 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Perdogg

Night of the Long Knaves


77 posted on 05/21/2013 6:51:46 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: GraceG

Yet this meeting leaked out.

Some one will get audited...


78 posted on 05/21/2013 6:52:44 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Perdogg; Fedora; cyncooper
* Josh Marsall, CBS, JOE WILSON, RATHERGATE : And keep in mind that CBS bumped a story by Ed Bradley that was going to cover (deceitfully, from the articles I've read describing the content) the forged memo business and was going to assert (falsely) that the Bush administration "relied" on the forged documents to make the "erroneous" claim of Iraq seeking yellowcake in Niger, hence we went to war on a false basis--the CBS story was set to breathlessly inform the public.
Note that Wilson himself gave people to think that one reason he was commissioned to sally forth to Niger and sip tea was on the basis of the forged memos. A tale many in the media were pleased to repeat when the fact is the memos came to light in October 2002, after his trip in February 2002.
What did Wilson know about the forged Niger documents and when did he know it?
Now CBS is in a spot where they have shelved the story since they realize now we're not going to sit by idly while they broadcast outright false anti-Bush propaganda. Word is that lib blogger Josh Marshall was a "consultant" on that project. I am pretty sure I've heard before he's a conduit to Wilson himself. It seems of piece.
26 posted on 09/27/2004 7:01:32 AM PDT by cyncooper
79 posted on 05/21/2013 6:53:57 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Uncle Chip

Night of the dull knaves.


80 posted on 05/21/2013 6:54:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Perdogg

SEPTEMBER 18, 2003 : (JOSH MARSHALL’S TALKINGPOINTSMEMO.COM INTERVIEWS WILSON; MENTION OF ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS IN THE HANDS OF JOURNALIST ANDREA MITCHELL {wife of ALAN GREENSPAN; is her ‘boss’ TIM RUSSERT?}———see CBS RATHERGATE/TANG FORGERIES)


81 posted on 05/21/2013 6:58:35 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Iron Munro
... Obama needs a massage - one like Bill Clinton used to get.

Wrong gender.

82 posted on 05/21/2013 6:59:17 PM PDT by kitchen (Make plans and prepare. You'll never have trouble if you're ready for it. - TR)
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To: Perdogg

NPR’s Ari Shapiro married his partner in SF.

(not that there’s anything wrong with that said in my best Seinfeld voice.)


83 posted on 05/21/2013 7:00:44 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Perdogg

They have to develop a new strategery. Cause this one ain’t working.


84 posted on 05/21/2013 7:02:01 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: Fedora

JULY 27, 2005 : (MORE BLOGGER JOSH MARSHALL’S WISHFUL THINKING CONCERNING HASTERT & RUMORS OF FITZGERALD LOSING HIS JOB) Late this evening I got emails from a few readers who told me about a news story on Chicago’s Channel 9, WGN-TV which pointed out that Patrick Fitzgerald’s term as US Attorney in Chicago is coming up in October and that pressure is building to deny him a reappointment.
As it was described to me, the news segment featured an interview with former Sen. Peter Fitzgerald (R)(no relation), who suggested that Denny Hastert might be pushing to turn Fitzgerald out of his job.
And who would think a stand-up guy like Denny Hastert would stoop to something like that? -——— “Hastert to Can Patrick Fitzgerald?,” By Josh Marshall, From: Politics , The Coffee House Politics Jul 27, 2005 — 11:29:30 PM EST

*********

JANUARY 2005 : (DURBIN, OBAMA WANT FITZGERALD TO STAY ON) Illinois Democratic Senators Dick Durbin and Barack Obama have been on record since January — before the White House and City Hall probes heated up — as wanting Patrick Fitzgerald to stay. ....Durbin spokesman Joe Shoemaker said Thursday Durbin “thinks there is no finer attorney than Patrick Fitzgerald. He is honest and thorough.’’....-——.—————— “Feisty U.S. attorney’s job safe,” BY LYNN SWEET Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief , July 29, 2005
93 posted on 07/31/2005 7:30:34 PM PDT by STARWISE | To 90


85 posted on 05/21/2013 7:02:27 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Perdogg

“Progressive” blogger Joshua Micah Marshall at Talking Points Memo continues his obsession with the “Hillary Clinton-Bosnia-Sniper” story. On Thursday, as of 21:00 ET, Marshall totally ignores the major economic policy speech by Sen. Obama for more pressing matters: ....” -——TPM’s Josh Marshall Encourages YouTubes “to Make Sen. Clinton Look as Foolish as Possible”


86 posted on 05/21/2013 7:04:34 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: griswold3

It’s all so predictable that it’s a no brainer to write the script.


87 posted on 05/21/2013 7:12:39 PM PDT by randita
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To: onyx

Bttt.


88 posted on 05/21/2013 7:16:50 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Mike Darancette

I smell sulfur, and I’m a long way away, and generally, the wind blows from west to the east!

It is interesting to watch this develop...they are letting the small outrages slip, in order to cover the BIG outrages...and I believe at this point scandal fatigue is starting to set in. This and the Huma thing, in ordinary times, would in themselves be newsworthy...


89 posted on 05/21/2013 7:19:25 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: All

They can’t coordinate in writing because it can be subpenaed.


90 posted on 05/21/2013 7:22:51 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Perdogg

A couple little shits and a little turd. Must be meeting in the White Outhouse.


91 posted on 05/21/2013 7:28:10 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Perdogg
Just a strategy meeting... Need to make sure that everyone's on the same page, parroting the same lines to a compliant, willing media ministry of propaganda.

They've proven they're independent to the few in the public who actually bother with the news, by their selective outrage over the AP phone records seizure, but they know who butters their bread... It was all just a show.

"And now back to our regularly scheduled programming..."

Mark

92 posted on 05/21/2013 7:34:25 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL

Remember when wrong doing in official circles called for lawyers and political old-heads?

Now it is media fiction specialists and misdirection publicists all pretending to be independent pontificating egg-heads.


93 posted on 05/21/2013 7:47:16 PM PDT by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years)
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To: freedumb2003

Someone already got there... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2f77Kh1Bko

:)


That is fabulous!!! Thanks for posting!


94 posted on 05/21/2013 7:51:12 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: The Antiyuppie
It is interesting to watch this develop...they are letting the small outrages slip, in order to cover the BIG outrages.

This Lerner woman pleading the 5th is an effing big deal, it is as if the IRS scandal is the issue they want us to focus on and not Benghazi. If this is not their plan then they are already screwed beyond redemption.

95 posted on 05/21/2013 8:22:56 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Plan "B" is now Plan "A")
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To: Perdogg

Whatever they’re planning you can bet your ass it ain’t the truth.


96 posted on 05/21/2013 8:27:12 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: piasa

Thanks for the ping! I remember Marshall serving as a disinformation channel during Wilsongate.


97 posted on 05/24/2013 2:51:01 PM PDT by Fedora
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