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Carney Suggests Republicans are like Racists

President Obama and his aides are up to their usual deeply unpresidential vitriol, suggesting evil motives on the part of Republicans for opposing Obama’s agenda. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today compared Republican opponents of the Paycheck Fairness Act to “conservatives” who fought civil rights legislation. Carney spoke today at the White House briefing:… Continue Reading

AZ Reporter Retracts Carney-Press Collusion Charge

Arizona CBS News affiliate anchor Catherine Anaya Thursday retracted her charge that White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said reporters provide to him their questions in advance, saying she conflated a White House request to provide her question beforehand with a policy that applied generally to others. In an email to Talking Points Memo and… Continue Reading

Obama’s Syria Policy Fails. Again.

President Obama’s Syria policy has not just failed once, but twice! Or three times. Losing count. Anyway, the United States lost all credibility some time ago under Obama, so what does it matter? This morning, we were treated to the headline from the Associated Press that President Obama was “mulling options” on Syria. Mulling. After… Continue Reading

George Will Compares IRS Scandal to Watergate, Iran Contra

George Will, hardly an intemperate man, compared the IRS scandal Monday to Watergate and Iran Contra. Will, who appeared on Fox News Special Report, was discussing President Obama’s assertion Sunday that the scandal didn’t have a ‘Smidgeon” of corruption to it, thereby undermining an ongoing Justice Department investigation seeking to discover just such a smidgeon, or worse. Will… Continue Reading

White House Gates Strategy: What’s the Big Fuss?

The White House today low-keyed its response to an incendiary book by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, suggesting nobody in the White House particularly cared much about the 640-page tome. Gates made a series of damaging charges against the Obama administration, including that Vice President Biden was a serial… Continue Reading

Carney Beard Takes Washington by Storm

It’s all over Twitter. It’s already been reported by Politico, the Washington Post, and the Daily News. The New York Times, so far, has turned up it’s nose. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has a beard. No Pajama Boy he. Hopefully he won’t get any spin stuck in it. Here’s some video of the… Continue Reading

WashPost Zaps Jonathan Karl for Questioning White House

The Washington Post ran a story earlier this week suggesting rather strongly that ABC’s Jonathan Karl, who aggressively takes White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to task on a daily basis, is wasting everybody’s time with a self-serving made-for-TV performance. Let’s be clear. Karl is among only a handful of reporters – like, maybe three… Continue Reading