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CNN panel makes up facts to defend Obama from Gates criticism (VIDEO)
The Daily Caller ^ | 1/08/14 | Jamie Weinstein

Posted on 01/08/2014 7:45:06 AM PST by blueyon

Liberal defenders of the president seem to be in panic mode over former Secretary of Defense Bob Gates’ forthcoming book “Duty.”

On CNN’s “AC 360 Later” Tuesday night, host Anderson Cooper’s panel discussed the scathing criticisms leveled against President Obama by his former defense secretary. Panelists Andrew Sullivan and Jeffrey Toobin dominated the conversation, defending the president at all costs — even by inventing facts.

“I also find it hard to understand because he says at a certain points that he agrees with most of the actual decisions that Obama took in foreign policies, and yet swings at him in the rest of the thing,” blogger Sullivan said. “To say that there was something wrong about Obama trying to get out of Afghanistan, when he was elected to get us out of Afghanistan!”

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; agenda; cnn; obama
What is it with the media, always changing FACTS
1 posted on 01/08/2014 7:45:06 AM PST by blueyon
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To: blueyon

It’s CNN.

What else could one expect?


2 posted on 01/08/2014 7:45:38 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: blueyon

Gates will be Alinskied.


3 posted on 01/08/2014 7:46:32 AM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: blueyon

We’re CNN, the Commie News Network. Propaganda is what we do.


4 posted on 01/08/2014 7:49:46 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: shove_it
We’re CNN, the Commie News Network. Propaganda is what we do.

Yeah, sure, but why is its propaganda so half-baked? Can't communists ever come up with new lies?

5 posted on 01/08/2014 7:59:27 AM PST by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: blueyon

“What is it with the media, always changing FACTS”

Because it works. The media can say anything and the public will believe because the public is too stupid to fact check.


6 posted on 01/08/2014 7:59:48 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: blueyon

CNN.... “Facts? We don’t got to show you no stinkin facts!”


7 posted on 01/08/2014 8:02:07 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: Da Coyote

What’s CNN?


8 posted on 01/08/2014 8:05:35 AM PST by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: blueyon

Difficult to explain away quote from the horses mouth:

At another point, Gates writes that both Clinton and President Barack Obama opposed the troop surge in Iraq out of concerns that it would negatively affect their 2008 presidential candidacies.

“Hillary told the president that her opposition to the [2007] surge in Iraq had been political because she was facing him in the Iowa primary,” writes Gates in his forthcoming memoir, according to the Woodward excerpt. “… The president conceded vaguely that opposition to the Iraq surge had been political. To hear the two of them making these admissions, and in front of me, was as surprising as it was dismaying.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/robert-gates-memoir-hillary-clinton-101858.html#ixzz2pp8BbzsC


9 posted on 01/08/2014 8:06:15 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: blueyon

Nobody watches CNN. No need to worry about whatever they say.


10 posted on 01/08/2014 8:25:18 AM PST by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: blueyon

One can not make up “facts.” Facts stand alone without artificial attemps at creation. One makes up lies to peddle as facts but they are not facts.


11 posted on 01/08/2014 8:28:13 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: blueyon
"makes up facts"

...but that's what a propaganda machine is supposed to do..

12 posted on 01/08/2014 9:08:14 AM PST by Savage Beast
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To: blueyon

Oh NOES!
The Democrats are having a Civil War!
Whatever will they do when their party is split in two?
Will Mrs. Bill Clinton be harmed by this?

Will the Leftstream Media side with Hilly or Barry?
Transparent TRUTH is such a cruel master!
Could the Democrats be headed for disaster?


13 posted on 01/08/2014 9:16:50 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

But, but, butt getting elected is FAR MORE IMPORTANT than doing the right thing, having integrity. It has been a long time since integrity ruled our political ‘leaders’. More’s the pity.


14 posted on 01/08/2014 9:19:21 AM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye
Odumbo supporters have been making up facts long before he even became a senator from Chicago. His very existence is a sham.
15 posted on 01/08/2014 3:26:41 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: Progov

I knew all I needed to know about him well before the 2008 election. Three times he voted against BAIPA in Illinois. The a** has no conscience nor integrity.


16 posted on 01/08/2014 6:18:53 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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