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White House meltdown: A truth deficit
Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 5/21/2013 10:53:11 PM

There seems to be bipartisan consensus that whatever the White House is doing to fend off scandal is making things worse. Howard Fineman sounds a lot like Right Turn these days: “White House aides are tempting fate with their reluctant, piecemeal and contradictory disclosures of what they knew and when they knew it, especially about a report on the Internal Revenue Service’s 18-month effort to target tea party and other conservative groups for special scrutiny.” The constantly shifting stories from Jay Carney and the IRS dissembling and pleas of ignorance only heighten concern that there has been serious wrongdoing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smcchk, 5/22/2013 12:28:06 AM     (No. 9338893)

There has never been any "semblance of competence," Jennifer. People are finally recognizing it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum, 5/22/2013 4:42:53 AM     (No. 9338965)

The comments after her article are mind blowing. The progressive mindset is as rigidly and willfully ignorant as it gets. They can´t conceive a world in which Obama is held accountable for anything. There is none more blind than those who will not see.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/22/2013 5:19:27 AM     (No. 9338975)

Maybe those libtard commenters are using their free internet access and are afraid they may lose that freebie.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 5/22/2013 5:45:29 AM     (No. 9338991)

The new narratives being marched out every day are to convince the lofos everything is fine. Obama and his crowd don´t give a damn about what conservatives think,they only care about maintaining Obama´s super human qualities.

When Obama say she first heard about the IRS the same time everybody else did,his supporters are more than glad to believe it.

Obama has bottomless pits of money he can get from here and there to buy people´s silence and when money doesn´t work he has other avenues.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steveW, 5/22/2013 6:06:49 AM     (No. 9339009)

Democrats are always expected to lie "for the cause". This is a badge of honor for them, not something we can shame them with (you don´t think they don´t know Obama has been lying about his - and their - real agenda since day 1? They love him for it! They´d be scared to death if he suddenly went Bulworth and told the truth..), but they are not supposed to get caught (that´s what the MSM protection is for). If they are at all upset about these scandals (to them, they are just business as usual) it´s that they were not supposed to be exposed.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NancyD, 5/22/2013 6:36:17 AM     (No. 9339044)

This is what we´ve known since BO entered the world of politics. It´s just that the journalists were so blinded by his skin color and smile they refused to acknowledge BO character, patterns of destruction, and his ability to evade the truth.

I blame the media for everything wrong in our nation because they were/are cheerleaders instead of journalists.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Starlady, 5/22/2013 6:44:22 AM     (No. 9339056)

She needs to add the "justice" department to the list of departments that suffer a crisis of confidence in THIS administration.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 5/22/2013 7:00:52 AM     (No. 9339078)

The Post is a de facto national newspaper but it´s still the local rag for hundreds of thousands of federal bureaucrats. Any time their ox might be gored they ratchet up the insanity.

It´s like reading what the elves think of Santa Claus.

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