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A Timely Reminder—What did the President Know…? (And When Did He Know it?)
Accuracy in Media ^ | July 4, 2014 | Roger Aronoff

Posted on 07/06/2014 9:04:14 PM PDT by lbryce

Former Senator Howard Baker (R-TN) passed away last week at the age of 88. Although Sen. Baker served as Ronald Reagan’s Chief of Staff, and Senate Majority Leader, he is perhaps best known for his famous line asked during the Watergate investigation: “My primary thesis is still, what did the president know, and when did he know it?”

Given the number of scandals facing the Obama administration today, this question has a haunting quality, not only for President Richard Nixon but also for President Barack Obama.

What did President Obama know, and when did he know it?

“What’s forgotten today is that Baker thought he was protecting Nixon with that line,” writes Peter Grier for the Christian Science Monitor. “He was attempting to wall off the president from the actions of aides who might have done something wrong.”

In contrast, The Washington Post quotes Rutgers University political scientist Ross Baker as saying “The fact he [Baker] acted as impartially as he did is one of the high points of his career.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; thefelonypresident
Accuracy in Media? Never really heard much about it.(generically speaking.)

What did Obama know and when did he know it? He knew it all,before it ever became public knowledge.

1 posted on 07/06/2014 9:04:14 PM PDT by lbryce
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Don’t forget the companion question specifically re Benghazi - What did the Beast know and when did it know it?


2 posted on 07/06/2014 9:31:09 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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0bama knew everything and he knew nothing.

inept and doesn’t care

3 posted on 07/06/2014 10:42:58 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Your FRiendly Web-Slinger)
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To: lbryce
What did the President Know…? (And When Did He Know it?)

Why, as soon as he opened the newspaper or turned on the TV. Up to then, he was/is clueless!

4 posted on 07/07/2014 3:41:57 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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