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President Obama with Anita Dunn, David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel, and Robert Gibbs (via White House Flickr stream) A month ago, White House interim communications director Anita Dunn stepped into the role of lead Fox News-basher. She’s handing the reins over to her young protégé and fellow Tom Daschle flack, Dan Pfeiffer. Dunn never planned to […]
President Obama with Anita Dunn, David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel, and Robert Gibbs (via White House Flickr stream) Earlier this week, I spotlighted White House interim communications director and chief Fox-basher Anita Dunn’s career-long commitment to flacking for one of the Beltway’s most entrenched and crooked creatures, Tom Daschle. I also noted that Dunn is married […]
President Obama has made a big show of bashing corporations for their expensive jets and political junkets. But you won’t see him wagging his finger over the passengers on this one: Educap is a multibillion-dollar student loan charity run by CEO Catherine Reynolds. As CBS News Investigative Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reported Monday night, Educap is […]
The wheels on the bus go thump-thump-thump…
Tom Daschle’s other tax problem; Flashback: The Dodger’s wheels in 1986; Update: DeMint calls for withdrawal; Buh-bye!
Interesting. The White House press corps stopped snoozing today and is all over WH spokesman Robert Gibbs on the Daschle tax debacle. ABC News’s Jake Tapper, who broke the story late Friday night, pressed Gibbs on whether Daschle’s ethical messes undercut Obama’s squeaky clean agenda. Several other reporters questioned the Team Obama talking point that […]
Before we get to tax cheat Tom Daschle, let’s recall the names of the Bend Over Republicans who pooh-poohed Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s tax troubles and accused critics of “thinking in small political terms.” On the Senate Finance Committee, B.O. Republicans Mike Crapo, Orrin Hatch, John Cornyn, Olympia Snowe and John Ensign all determined that […]