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Fournier to CNN: ‘I Was
Naive’ to Give Obama Benefit
of the Doubt on IRS

Mediaite, by Evan McMurry

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Posted By:Drive, 6/24/2014 2:50:03 PM

Almost exactly one year ago, National Journal editorial director Ron Fournier called for a special prosecutor in the IRS investigation while giving the Obama administration the “benefit of the doubt.” Now, following several hearings in which the IRS has defended the loss of Lois Lerner’s emails, Fournier regrets trusting the White House. “A year ago exactly tomorrow I called for a special prosecutor in this case while giving the president the benefit of the doubt,” he told CNN’s John King. “I now realize how naive I was to give the administration the benefit of the doubt. This needs to be

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 6/24/2014 3:13:07 PM     (No. 9898156)

Methinks "biased" is the word he really means.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ronbet, 6/24/2014 3:15:27 PM     (No. 9898158)

Fournier walks up to that line but never dares to cross it; he ALWAYS leaves himself an escape route. He is forever hinting, however, he will only cross the "Obama Has To Go" line when he is NOT the first to do so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Axeman, 6/24/2014 3:49:15 PM     (No. 9898184)

To be that naive you must be attached at the root.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 6/24/2014 4:09:42 PM     (No. 9898197)

Not a very fast learner is he? Now he is giving CNN benefit of the doubt just by talking to them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 6/24/2014 4:35:06 PM     (No. 9898222)

Joe Wilson said it first and best, "You lie!" Zippy was all indignant and demanded an apology but kept on lying for five more years.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LouD, 6/24/2014 4:56:08 PM     (No. 9898234)

Not naive; just plain stupid.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: oh-heck, 6/24/2014 4:56:12 PM     (No. 9898235)

Ron, you were lied to, played, rolled, manipulated, and used and all that starting well before June 2013. Still, in June 2013, you gave Obama the benefit of the doubt. Isn´t about time you reviewed your stance on the plethora of scandals that his administration has created? Maybe you have been wrong on some them?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 6/24/2014 5:02:25 PM     (No. 9898243)

Fournier has been having brief moments of mental clarity lately.

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