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Why we´re not talking
about Ed Klein

Politico, by Dylan Byers

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Posted By:Drive, 7/7/2014 8:38:32 AM

Marc Ambinder explains why it´s safe to ignore Edward Klein´s new book about the so-called blood feud between the Obamas and the Clintons: A lot of Blood Feud is highly improbable. I cannot say that it is false, or fake-but-accurate, because I cannot know for sure, and it would be reckless for me to assert that this reporting is not true simply because some of his previous reporting has been soundly discredited. ... But I am struck by how deeply skeptical conservatives are about Klein, with master logician Rush Limbaugh questioning the truthfulness of his dialogue and Fox News hosts finding

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 7/7/2014 8:50:58 AM     (No. 9913568)

The title is striking for its irony: Why we´re not talking about Ed Klein is about, y´know...Ed Klein.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/7/2014 8:55:10 AM     (No. 9913571)

So it´s a dishy book.

And when I last looked, Marc Ambinder was part of the Omedia.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/7/2014 8:55:55 AM     (No. 9913572)

...And Politico? Do you have to ask where it leans?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: aasilver, 7/7/2014 9:02:28 AM     (No. 9913584)

...and Obi is going to support fauxahontus in 2016.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 7/7/2014 9:13:49 AM     (No. 9913595)

Don´t think of a pink elephant.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: shalimar, 7/7/2014 9:15:18 AM     (No. 9913597)

Now Politico should do an article about why they posted this.

The answer, I suspect, is that some operative upset about the success of Klein´s book asked them to do so, in hopes of spreading this notion far and wide.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/7/2014 9:56:20 AM     (No. 9913643)

I´m almost finished with it. It´s very readable and the reader doesn´t have to believe everything that is in the book to know that every single one of the main characters is a fake, devious, self-centered, untrustworthy liar.

I recommend the book. I promise you´ll revel in the dish.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/7/2014 10:11:32 AM     (No. 9913658)

Confirmed!, No. 7.
Fascistico is whistling past the graveyard.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Adam, 7/7/2014 10:20:58 AM     (No. 9913670)

There may be reasons for being dubious about Blood Feud. But I don´t see this article (long on hauteur, short on substance) advancing those reasons.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jebediah, 7/7/2014 10:50:53 AM     (No. 9913702)

Some of his pervious reporting has been soundly refuted? You mean like Obama or his minions saying "we didn´t do that"?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Highvoltage, 7/7/2014 10:53:00 AM     (No. 9913705)

Watch closely as Clinton tries to distance herself from Obama as election time nears. The Republicans must not let her get away with it. She supported him on his failed agenda and especially his disastrous foreign policy. Clinton has no vision for the country; she is only an opportunists.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: kayworthy, 7/7/2014 10:57:03 AM     (No. 9913717)

It reads like a Kitty Kelley book, long on humiliations, short on verifiable verifications.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 7/7/2014 12:37:20 PM     (No. 9913846)

Klein was on Fox&Friends this morning. Steve Doocy was salivating over every tidbit of gossip and innuendo, as if himself was promoting the book, not interviewing the author.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/7/2014 1:55:15 PM     (No. 9913978)

It should be no surprise that the Obamas, the Clintons, and the rest of the Obama gang all hate and despise each other. There is no honor among thieves. These people would turn on one another in an instant if they thought it would be to their advantage and they could get away with it. No real loyalty, but really none of them deserve loyalty.

This sounds like the liberal media is doing damage control. Have to wonder how much they get paid, and by whom.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/7/2014 2:05:31 PM     (No. 9913992)

How can Hard Choices, with its abysmal sales be on the Slimes best seller list?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Emerson, 7/7/2014 10:02:43 PM     (No. 9914512)

I don´t have any idea whether what Klein wrote is true or untrue. Do you? In the meantime I´ll read his book and be entertained. Other than that, what difference does it make...unless you are a Clinton or an Obama.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/7/2014 10:13:59 PM     (No. 9914520)

There are undoubtedly kernels of truth in this book. Some of the assertions were similar to those made by the Ulsterman´s White House Insider many months ago.

Why not wait and see who sues...

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