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Why did the White House contact Joe Sestak’s brother? Update: Bob the Fixer earns his stripes; Issa responds; Sestak statement added
Wake up, buttercup.
**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers James Carville yesterday on CNN: “This president needs to tell BP: ‘I’m ya daddy! I’m in charge!’” Then today at President Obama’s press conference, with what is sure to be a t-shirt slogan for years to come: “Did you plug the hole yet, daddy?” Coincidence? I think not. Obama had […]
After nearly an hour, FNC’s Major Garrett got the last question and finally squeezed in a direct question to President Obama about what the administration did or did not do with Democrat Rep. Joe Sestak. Obama: “There will be an official answer from our administration…coming out shortly…in weeks or months.” More: “I can assure the […]
Because When You’re Seeking Advice on Damage Control After an Embarrassing Spill, Experience Matters
Who ya gonna call?
The first (second) oil spill head rolls: Obama “fires” MMS head; Update: Obama assails dumb Americans for failing to appreciate his rescue efforts, whiffs on MMS questions, drags Malia into the fray
Scroll down for Obama press conference updates… News leaking ahead of President Obama’s scheduled 12:45pm Eastern press conference today: the first head has been delivered. Via AP: Democratic sources say the Obama administration has fired the head of the U.S. Minerals Management Service in response to blistering criticism over lax oversight of offshore drilling. The […]
The Sestak scandal is just one piece of the Democratic culture of corruption puzzle — and the White House denials are just more thick pieces of the Great Stone Wall of Obama. Case in point: I’ve covered DOJ/AG Eric Holder’s obstructionism in the New Black Panther Party case since June 2009. The indefatigable Judicial Watch […]
You’ve no doubt read about the Palin family’s snoopy new neighbor, author Joe McGinniss, who has rented a house 15 feet from the Palins’ backyard to conduct binocular-aided research for his Random House book. I’ll share more thoughts later on the media ethics issues and media double standards involved. For his part, Todd Palin wasted […]
Last night, a community board in Manhattan approved a mosque/sharia-compliant “party space” at Ground Zero, two blocks from where the 9/11 hijackers mass-murdered thousands and brought down the World Trade Center. Enraged 9/11 families protested the move and spoke truth to power: After four hours of public debate, members of Community Board 1 finally voted […]
My column today focuses on the White House lawyer behind the Sestak stonewall: Bob Bauer — a familiar figure if you’ve been reading this blog closely. He’s the hubby of former White House Fox-basher-in-chief Anita Dunn and a veteran Democrat legal fixer. In related news, here’s a new video contrasting Sestak’s accusations with Team Obama’s […]