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Drudge Report editor slams Obama's 3-step scandal formula
Examiner ^ | 5/23/14 | Devonia Smith

Posted on 05/25/2014 5:34:06 AM PDT by jimbo123

According to Drudge Report editor, Joseph Curl, whether the scandal is allowing veterans to languish and die unattended, Benghazi, Obamacare, running guns, targeting conservatives, spying, or "trolling phone records of the media," the Obama scandal strategy kicks in almost before the crisis hits the banner of the Drudge Report, On Wednesday, Curl described what he considers the three-part Obama scandal formula in his Washington Times column.

"Each time Obama is faced with a scandal, he does three things," Curl explained. No matter the crisis, President Obama, first goes public, telling Americans "that he just didn't know," and expresses his outrage.

Secondly, Obama deflects blame, however vaguely to his predecessor, former President George Bush. Finally, according to Curl, Obama throws up a barrier to any future direct questions regarding the crisis by burying it under a "mass of bureaucratic red tape."

This third step is most effective, Curl observes, because once the matter is under a "blue ribbon investigation," it allows the White House and the president to dodge questions by expressing their regret that they cannot discuss it while under investigation. Most important, the investigation buys months, maybe even years, of time to allow the issue to fade in the court of public opinion.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: limbaughtheorem; limbaughtheory; obama; obamascandals
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1 posted on 05/25/2014 5:34:06 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
The “Limbaugh Theorem” in print!
2 posted on 05/25/2014 5:42:32 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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Step four, the MSM drops it instead of doggedly persuing, like Watergate.

Four days of Chris Cristie scandal equals one month of VA scandal in terms of hours on the air and most don’t see the bias. Both are equally compelling, emotionally. One gets 7.5 times the coverage.


3 posted on 05/25/2014 5:43:11 AM PDT by cicero2k
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To: jimbo123

This guy is classic malignant narcissism. He’s a poster child!


4 posted on 05/25/2014 5:43:39 AM PDT by alabama_heart
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To: jimbo123
 photo barack-obama-angry2-crazed-phi_zpsdefeb80c.jpg He is the media and the media is him.
5 posted on 05/25/2014 5:43:46 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: jimbo123

Yes, and with the help of our Self Serving, Do Nothing “representatives” - it works Every time.


6 posted on 05/25/2014 5:49:57 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... (Had I brought Christ with me, the outcome would have been different. Dr. Eric Cunningha.m)
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To: jimbo123
Obama, first goes public, telling Americans "that he just didn't know," and expresses his outrage

That's not good enough. as president its responsibility to know to be told, to have people around him who will keep him informed..

Secondly, Obama deflects blame, however vaguely to his predecessor, former President George Bush

THE BUCK STOPS HERE

Finally, according to Curl, Obama throws up a barrier to any future direct questions regarding the crisis by burying it under a "mass of bureaucratic red tape."

"Out, damned spot.."

7 posted on 05/25/2014 5:50:11 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: cicero2k

Step Six: RINOs appoint Deadend Darrell Issa to hold hearings on the scandals to ensure criminal charges are never filed.


8 posted on 05/25/2014 6:00:23 AM PDT by jimbo123
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When you’ve got no character, no conscience, no backbone, and your religion tells you its OK to lie to the infidel, avoiding blame is pretty easy.


9 posted on 05/25/2014 6:00:52 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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I didn’t realize Curl worked for Drudge.


10 posted on 05/25/2014 6:02:01 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: thesearethetimes...
It sure does. Zer0 does what he wants. No opposition to him. Republicans are scared to be called racist, he has the justice dept in the amen corner the press laps up his bs like starving dogs and the Head of the Supreme Court went AWOL
All important bases covered
11 posted on 05/25/2014 6:03:23 AM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Something else that both parties and the MSM do including FOX NEWS- They immediately make the conversation over whether the head of the agency in question shoud be “fired”
Like Sebelius, Shinseki etc... Or they make it about Lois Lerner...It is not about these individuals. It is about BIG GOVERNMRNT CORRUPTION and ineptness.


12 posted on 05/25/2014 6:03:38 AM PDT by DOGHEAD
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It is about INTENTION. Everything Clown Prince nobama does is intentional...much is criminal.


13 posted on 05/25/2014 6:06:42 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: cicero2k
Step four, the MSM drops it instead of doggedly persuing, like Watergate.

The most crucial point.

The trick to media propaganda isn't the way that stories are presented, but which stories are presented.

14 posted on 05/25/2014 6:10:06 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: jimbo123

The writer must listen to Rush.


15 posted on 05/25/2014 6:10:42 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: DOGHEAD
...It is not about these individuals. It is about BIG GOVERNMRNT CORRUPTION and ineptness.

Yes.

16 posted on 05/25/2014 6:11:15 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: cicero2k

I heard a rumor that Obama is actually a Republican whose goal is to destroy the Democrat party.


17 posted on 05/25/2014 6:14:13 AM PDT by Thom Pain (If you like your country you can keep it. Period.)
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To: jimbo123

In view of all the scandals that have occurred since Mr. Obama took office,ask yourself how likely it is that he “didn’t know” about it in each & every case before it was news.


18 posted on 05/25/2014 6:19:35 AM PDT by oldtech
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Step four, the MSM drops it instead of doggedly persuing, like Watergate.

That's because, the job of today's media, like the stenographers in Alice's courtroom trial, is to just copy down verbatim everything the royal highness [sic] proclaims as absolute truth.

Trey Gowdy exposed them for what they are last October, when he proved their malignant incuriousness about everything this Administration has been doing.

19 posted on 05/25/2014 6:27:09 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: RetSignman

I really liked that movie. Great rants by Howard Beale.


20 posted on 05/25/2014 6:27:27 AM PDT by EEGator
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