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McClellan On Meet The Press

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, Cheney, History, Iraq, Media, Rove, The Plame Game, The War On Terrorism, The World, Video

On the President’s tendency to lie to himself… On misleading the American people… On being part of the propaganda campaign to sell the war… On knowing that the book would have an impact… Frankly, this doesn’t sound like a guy who’s afraid of speaking his mind. I wonder if he will indeed testify, especially about […]

June 1st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Scott McClellan On The Today Show

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, Cheney, History, Iraq, Republicans, Rove, Video

The full 15 minute interview. I’m watching it now, and I’ll post thoughts when I’m done. Part 1: Part 2 (after Dan Bartlett): I don’t know about you, but this seems like the same Scott McClellan I saw for years behind that podium. So apparently, two things set him off. First, when he found out […]

May 29th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

“Not The Scott We Knew”

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, Partisan Nonsense, Rove, Video

That’s been the consistent message out of the White House loyalists, and none were more revealing than Ari Fleischer’s appearance on CNN this evening with a panel of reporters. He basically suggested that McClellan had not really written many of the strongly worded accusations, and even talked of a phone conversation he had with him […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Will McClellan Be Called To Testify?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, Cheney, Congress, Republicans, Rove, The Plame Game

That’s what one Dem congressman wants… Today Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) called for former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan to appear before the House Judiciary Committee to testify under oath regarding the devastating revelations made in his new book on the Bush Administration’s deliberate efforts to mislead the American people into the Iraq War. […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Rove Responds To McClellan’s Accusations

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, History, Republicans, Rove, The Plame Game, Video

Now it’s turning into a he said/he said scenario, and Rove is clever enough to know that he can muddy the waters enough simply by throwing a few big rocks into this pond…like when he says McClellan sounds like a left-wing blogger. From Hannity and Colmes last night… Folks, how out of the loop does […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

House Committee Subpoenas Rove To Testify In Siegelman Case

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Congress, Law, Rove

We’ve detailed the seemingly politically motivated prosecution and conviction of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman’s in February and March of this year, and now it appears that the House Judiciary Committee wants to put Rove in the hot seat to answer questions about whether he had a hand in it. Here’s the scoop… Representative John […]

May 22nd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Guantanamo Prosecutor Reveals War Tribunals Politicized

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Cheney, Elections, Law, Rove, The War On Terrorism

As if this any surprise, but seriously…how many of these stories will we have to endure? And I have to think that even more will be coming out after Bush and company leave office. From Reuters: The former chief prosecutor for the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals testified on Monday that the tribunals were tainted by […]

April 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Rove Advises Obama

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, Rove

O.k., not in an official capacity. But The Architect has seen fit to offer Barack Obama advice as to how to turn around his campaign and start appealing to more than just the so-called white wine sippers and college students. He has six suggestions which I’ve abbreviated here: 1. Update and reinvigorate your stump speech. […]

April 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Key Clinton Labor Supporter Pushing Ayers Story

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Ayers, Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Partisan Hacks, Partisan Nonsense, Republicans, Rove

Some additional background, this guy claims he’s just creating a document that might help Dems get in front of what Karl Rove could be thinking, but come on folks…how stupid does he think we are? From Huffington Post: A high-ranking labor supporter of Hillary Clinton is distributing to union leaders and to Democratic strategists a […]

April 19th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Rove On Hillary, Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Rove

Turd Blossom sat down with GQ and here’s what came out. On Obamacans: But take a look at the last four polls on which there are cross tabs available. There are twice as many Democrats defecting to McCain as there are Republicans defecting to Obama. In the Fox poll, Obama takes 74 percent of Democrats […]

April 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »