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Krauthammer: Administration has
manipulative relationship with the truth´

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 5/12/2014 9:10:28 PM

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Monday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that a moment recounted in former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner´s new memoir shows that the Obama administration has a "less than arm´s length relationship with the truth." "It´s less than arm´s length - it is actually a clearly manipulative relationship with the truth," Krauthammer said. "That it is to be used, or abused, or inverted, in order to, quote, ´send a message,´ to send a dog signal." Geithner wrote in his memoir, "Stress Test," that he was pressured by White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer before an appearance on Sunday talk shows to downplay

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I am getting more and more disappointed that people like Krauthammer quit using word manipulation, as air time is expensive and limited and just call 0bama a LIAR. Because of these Inside the Beltway pundits that eat at the same luncheons and dinners, they are afraid to attack when that is all the dRATS do successfully. Hense, when a "Joe the Plumber" speaks, he´s a sudden legend, instead of someone just speaking the truth, which takes away from what he said.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/12/2014 9:33:37 PM     (No. 9846261)

Manipulative? Estranged relationship is more like it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: leonardo, 5/12/2014 10:27:37 PM     (No. 9846313)

This degree of deception constantly practiced by the Obama regime, from the IRS coverup to the blatant ObamaCare lies, reveals the incredible disdain that Obama has for the American people. Like the "Mikey" character in the cereal commercial, Obama is convinced that the American people will "eat anything" if it is served up to them convincingly by a party which appears empathetic but is merely Marxist.
Certainly it seems like some Americans WILL eat anything as long as it is accompanied by perceived free stuff (at others´ expense of course).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StuartL, 5/12/2014 11:02:48 PM     (No. 9846341)

Poor Charles.

The Administration "has a clearly manipulative relationship with with the truth"?

I can save him fifteen syllables and a boatload of equivocation: It LIES.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: KTWO, 5/13/2014 2:24:01 AM     (No. 9846415)

Dr. K´s simile - or whatever that construction is - doesn´t work very well.

But no matter. After so many years with Obama and company we know what Krauthammer is saying. And he is too polite.

In this administration truth or lies or deception seem on equal footing, whichever might work is chosen.

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