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Karl Rove Strikes Down Dem Governor
Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/16/2014 4:28:59 PM

Karl Rove called out former Governor Ted Strickland (D., Ohio) for his hypocritical attacks on Chris Christie’s competence on Fox News Sunday. Strickland alleged Christie was incompetent because he was unaware some of his subordinates ordered the GWB bridge closing. Rove countered with a story from the 2008 election cycle revealing one of Strickland’s own high ranking officials inappropriately accessed damaging information about Joe the Plumber which was eventually leaked, all allegedly without the former Ohio governor’s knowledge. Strickland denied that his appointee was ever directed to leak that information for political purposes, but as Rove pointed out the record suggests otherwise: KARL ROVE:

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Even if you don´t like Rove, ya gotta love this smackdown.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/16/2014 4:34:15 PM     (No. 9735017)

Watched this morning.

Rove was great.

Chris Wallace tried to pull a Full Crowley and save the Guvna´ by laughing it all off and changing the subject.

Very telling.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LtE126, 2/16/2014 4:37:36 PM     (No. 9735024)

I hate Chris Wallace. Rove body slammed him and poo little Chrissy bailed him out!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 2/16/2014 5:00:14 PM     (No. 9735044)

Would that Rove would put as much effort into defending pro-free-market, pro-Second Amendment, anti-Obamacare Republicans. It´s always a pleasure to see a politician taken down at the moment of their most scurrilous, dishonest talking points, though.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starlady, 2/16/2014 5:09:32 PM     (No. 9735048)



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Reply 5 - Posted by: jj1319, 2/16/2014 5:40:12 PM     (No. 9735086)

Strickland is a liar.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: comstock, 2/16/2014 5:46:00 PM     (No. 9735088)

I watched it. Strickland was gobsmacked and went into mumble... lie... mumble mode. Classic.

What I wish somebody would have brought up was "nobody in the White House knew about the IRS targeting Conservative groups" (sure, it was spontaneous corruption, but Christie knew every tidbit about the lane closings,

And for those complaining about closing 2 lanes of the 14-lane bridge (7 upper, 7 lower) I remember the late 50´s and early 60´s when the second deck was added, and the New Jersey approach roads were revamped, coinciding with the completion of US 80. Even the Lincoln Tunnel was a better bet back then.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JoniTx, 2/16/2014 5:47:04 PM     (No. 9735090)

Also saw it this morn. Strickland looked like a complete fool.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Janjan, 2/16/2014 6:04:20 PM     (No. 9735100)

Looks like Strickland needs to be fired from his position as a liberal mouthpiece for the most lying bunch of liars in history.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickeymat, 2/16/2014 6:36:48 PM     (No. 9735121)

I´d like to see a bit more of this on the part of Republicans. They are so silent when they have so much ammunition.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/16/2014 7:17:15 PM     (No. 9735138)

How refreshing it is to read this. Republicans having a good word for a Republican! Unheard of.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/16/2014 7:58:27 PM     (No. 9735168)

Rove had best practice his smack downs on behalf of donut eating fat boy. More´s headed his way.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ocjim, 2/17/2014 3:34:50 AM     (No. 9735371)

Are you taking notes, Pubbies?
You are giving Dems about the right amount of truth when they are reduced to a Jackie Gleason-esque, ´´Homina, homina,...´´. Like Strickland this morning when Rove punched back on target... Text book on how to handle these shameless Donk slanderers, liars and propagandists.

Enough with the polite stuff! Enough with the high road! Hit back crisp and smart.

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