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Axelrod swipes at Clinton over Iraq
Politico, by Maggie Haberman

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 8/12/2014 10:53:54 AM

David Axelrod, the longtime top adviser to President Barack Obama, has taken to Twitter to slam Hillary Clinton in the wake of her comments rejecting the core of the Obama administration’s self-desribed foreign policy principle. (snip) Axelrod’s astonishing public swipe against Clinton revealed the extent to which Obama allies are furious over her comments to The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, in which the former secretary of state also allied herself tightly with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and called the decision not assist Syrian rebels early on a “failure.” Several sources close to the White House described Obama aides as angered

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The fact that King Barry The Magnificent and his sycophant inner circle are so sensitive to criticism really makes one wonder how detached from reality they must really be given their six year record of massive serial failure.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 8/12/2014 1:53:00 PM     (No. 9963215)

The Clintons always try to tap into the popular thing to do - they poll everything. Apparently the popular thing to do at the moment is criticize Obama. What a delightful development. Who knew Hillary Clinton was such a racist?

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