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Veteran journalist Bob Woodward ´threatened
by senior White House official´ after faulting
Obama over sequester and calling
defense cuts ´madness´

Daily Mail [UK], by Beth Stebner

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/28/2013 5:43:47 AM

Long-time Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward claims he has been threatened by the Obama Administration after publishing unflattering information about the looming federal spending cuts that are slated to go into effect by the end of the week. The investigative journalist, who is noted for his work on the Watergate scandal, said on CNN Wednesday that a ‘very senior official’ warned him in an email that he would ‘regret doing this.’ He added that the email from a senior Obama aide made him feel ‘very uncomfortable to have the White House telling reporters that you’re going to regret doing something.’

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Hoping for vulnerable young reporters to come out of the woodwork with their own stories. Not holding my breath, though.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/28/2013 5:52:02 AM     (No. 9200300)

Woodward needs some "re-education" at the Justice John Roberts School of Thinking Right.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mary Ellen, 2/28/2013 5:59:00 AM     (No. 9200306)

I don´t doubt this for a minute. I wonder what Mika will say since she is so in love with Obama.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NancyD, 2/28/2013 6:37:22 AM     (No. 9200346)

Looking back over the past 4 years, I think Woodward is the 1st Journalist to come out with the TRUTH about the BO Admin. (besides Fox News reporters).

It will be interesting to see which side the other lapdog media run too.. My bet is that the majority will have their lips attached to BO´s ass, but a few will be alarmed by the threats to Woodward.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 2/28/2013 6:55:02 AM     (No. 9200367)

Woodward leans left, if Clinton were in office, Woodward would be commended. So I wonder how many sycophants that grew up idolizing woodward & bernstein will have the courage to defend him? I´m hearing crickets not even a rumble of something. Another case of Benghazi style coverage.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 2/28/2013 6:59:16 AM     (No. 9200373)

Yo...yo...What is Barry going to do? Send Woody to Viet Nam??

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 2/28/2013 7:04:26 AM     (No. 9200382)

Marxists do seem a bit angry lately. Something must be going right.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 2/28/2013 7:04:59 AM     (No. 9200383)

This is what happens when a divisive Community Organizer "leader" with a two-bit, tin-pot, Third-World brain tries to run things.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: laotzu, 2/28/2013 7:07:26 AM     (No. 9200386)

The Clintons were the first to play this card in the 1992 presidential campaign. Watch the War Room (1993) documentary. The film shows the Clinton Arkansas sex scandals surfaced before the election, and the film plainly shows Stephanopolus threatening exclusion and derision to any reporter who covered it. It worked.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JAN, 2/28/2013 7:19:56 AM     (No. 9200396)

Gene Sperling. A Cuomo ´enforcer´.

Look him up.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tommyr, 2/28/2013 7:50:08 AM     (No. 9200439)

I was putting all my chips on Valerie as the enforcer.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 2/28/2013 8:19:09 AM     (No. 9200496)

Vince Foster had intimate inside info on Hillary and the dealings of the Rose Law Firm... ...and then he suddenly "committed suicide".

Threats to Woodward shows despiration in the Obama house. His bluff was called. CUT SPENDING!!! CUT SPENDING!!! CUT SPENDING!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/28/2013 8:27:59 AM     (No. 9200517)

Along with a dead horse head?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 2/28/2013 8:39:08 AM     (No. 9200532)

The Chicago Thugocracy at work

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Reply 14 - Posted by: alpha91c, 2/28/2013 8:42:38 AM     (No. 9200540)

If I were Woodward I would be watching my back, staying away from subway platforms, parking garages, and darkened streets. He is a little old to tolerate broken kneecaps, or worse.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/28/2013 9:00:56 AM     (No. 9200577)

Please. Publication, identification,rectifation, incarceration, castration(?) as appopriate.

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