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Dunn leaving White House, Pfeiffer takes over

White House communications director Anita Dunn will step down from her post at the end of the month and Dan Pfeiffer, her deputy, will take over, according to sources familiar with the move.

Dunn, a longtime Democratic media consultant, took over the job on an interim basis earlier this year when Ellen Moran abruptly left the post to take a job at the Commerce Department. Dunn will return to Squier Knapp Dunn, the consulting firm where she is a partner, but will remain as a consultant to the White House on the communications and strategic matters.

The move will be formally announced later today.

On Oct. 11, speaking on CNN, Dunn attacked Fox News as "a wing of the Republican Party." Her comments sparked a fresh battle between the White House and the network. In response to the criticism, Fox News executive Michael Clemente said in a statement that Obama's aides had decided to "declare war on a news organization."

A source inside the White House, who was not authorized to speak about strategy meetings, said at the time that Dunn went out front against Fox first and foremost because it was her job, but also because it potentially gave the administration the opportunity to distance itself from the flap with the Roger Ailes-led news channel once she leaves the communications job.

Pfeiffer began working for Obama in 2007 following Sen. Evan Bayh's (Ind.) decision not to pursue the presidency. He served a stint as the traveling press secretary for Obama's presidential bid but eventually took a slot overseeing the campaign's communications operation.

Prior to Obama, Pfeiffer worked for Sen. Tim Johnson's (S.D.) re-election race in 2002 and on then Sen. Tom Daschle's (S.D.) unsuccessful bid in 2004.

The passing of the baton from Dunn to Pfeiffer had long been expected within White House circles as she had made clear when she took the job that the "interim" in her title was meant to be taken literally.

Unlike when Moran left, the transition should be somewhat seamless as Dunn and Pfeiffer are longtime confidantes -- having worked closely in Daschle's political orbit for years.

The turnover in the communications director slot is the only change in Obama's senior staff with 10 months (or so) of his presidency having passed.

Rahm Emanuel, Obama's chief of staff and former Illinois Congressman, has made clear he would like to return to elected office at some point in the not-too-distant future and, if past presidencies are any guide there will be some further turnover in the senior staff over the next year or so.

Eyebrows were raised recently when David Plouffe, Obama's campaign manager, was asked in a live chat with the Washington Post about why he had not joined the Administration and responded: "I needed to take a couple years to re-balance and spend time with my family, knowing that perhaps in the future my life will need to get unbalanced again."

By Chris Cillizza  |  November 10, 2009; 11:20 AM ET
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I am sorry to hear of her pending resignation. However, it will allow her time to continue her philosophy studies, especially Mao Zedong and Mother Theresa

Posted by: edscottaz | November 13, 2009 10:33 AM | Report abuse

No, John Galt, you can't see the answers because you can't understand them when they are directly in front of you.

Gotta pity it.

Posted by: nodebris | November 12, 2009 10:52 PM | Report abuse

[Peeks up.]

Are they gone?

Yup.

Phew

You can all come out now!

BB

Posted by: FairlingtonBlade | November 12, 2009 9:10 AM | Report abuse

Uh, "Hud100" (does that log-in name mean the "gubmint" gives you "Obama money" so you can pay your rent?), you do realize, don't you, that it's not US making Mao comparisons. Ms. Dunn did so when she said that the good chairman was "one of my favorite philosophers." Reading is fundamental...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: ObamaKilledMyGrandma | November 11, 2009 7:29 PM | Report abuse

Mao comparisons...
What an insightful bunch. You should expect this type of commentary to be taken seriously.
Anita Dunn only called it like she saw it regarding Fox News, and she has the right of her opinion.
Apparently, speaking one's mind is a right that only left wing shills (Lebowitcz, Mathews, Olbermann, etc.) with no accountability for what they say have any more. Anyone else will just be labeled racist, tea bagger, or egads, conservative!
It's just such sad commentary on these times.

Posted by: leapin | November 11, 2009 6:02 PM | Report abuse

Mao comparisons...

What a bunch of morons. You honestly expect to be taken seriously with that type of commentary?

Anita Dunn only called it like she saw it regarding Fox News, and she was absolutely right.

Apparently, speaking one's mind is a right that only right wing shills (Limbaugh, Hannity, Beck, etc.) with no accountability for what they say have any more. Anyone else will just be labeled communist, socialist, or egads, liberal!

It's just such sad commentary on these times.

Posted by: Hud100 | November 11, 2009 4:31 PM | Report abuse

"commie?"

What is this, the septuagenarian blog?

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite
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Age Bigot. Go crawl back to your home in Vietnam and your Ho Sheman.

Posted by: leapin | November 11, 2009 1:00 PM | Report abuse

"These Drudgenuts are still on about this? The unemployed sure have a lot of time to kill."

Ha! Says the guy who is POSTING here! Oh, irony is so lost on the liberal mind...

Posted by: ObamaKilledMyGrandma | November 11, 2009 10:51 AM | Report abuse

These Drudgenuts are still on about this? The unemployed sure have a lot of time to kill.

Posted by: drindl | November 11, 2009 10:45 AM | Report abuse

No, Senor Cryptico, I can't see the answers because you DIDN'T TYPE THEM. Gotta love it.

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 11, 2009 8:12 AM | Report abuse

"I haven't a clue - and I'm not sure what I think"

A Fox News viewer par excellence.

Posted by: nodebris | November 11, 2009 12:46 AM | Report abuse

to EastSideLove re 'Several studies have suggested that those watching Fox News have a lower IQ than normal..'

I have conducted my own study, and while it probably isn't as valid as those you have cited (mine is only a study of 'one'); I have noticed that whenever I am watching CNN or MSNBC or any station other than Fox News, the trailer on the bottom is rigged to move so slowly that I can actually read a newspaper article in the amount of time it takes for the trailer to move across the screen. I particularly noticed this during the last presidential election period. Thus, I am usually bored with the process by the time these stations get their message onto the screen. Conversely, the Fox trailer moves at a pretty good clip and I am able to read it and simultaneously enjoy the content of the program being shown. I'm not drawing any conclusions at this point from my 'study of one' but I have a question for other researchers: do you think CNN and/or MSNBC have purposely slowed down their trailers for their audience -- and perhaps even 'dumbed down' the content for their audiences? I haven't a clue - and I'm not sure what I think of IQ tests...

Posted by: thebirdcage | November 11, 2009 12:26 AM | Report abuse

Just because you can't see the answer, child, doesn't mean it isn't there.

Sleep well. Don't let the bed-Maoists bite.

Posted by: nodebris | November 11, 2009 12:07 AM | Report abuse

And yet again, folks, you'll notice no answer, just insult. Ah, well, you can't say I didn't give it the ol' college try...say goodnight, Gracie...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 11:00 PM | Report abuse

I'm not assaulting you! I'm amused by you. And really, if you don't get irony, no amount of explanation will do. I understand your frustration, but hang in there. Hopefully, a little maturity will extend the reach of your logic, and you'll be able to reach that distant cookie jar of understanding some day.

Posted by: nodebris | November 10, 2009 10:50 PM | Report abuse

The other Maoist in Obama's White House will miss her!

Posted by: valwayne | November 10, 2009 10:45 PM | Report abuse

You mean like that immature Jon Leibowitz who has the gall not to use his real name? ;)

And again, an assault on me doesn't answer the question of why it's no problem for a high-ranking person in this administration to admire the philosophy that lead to the death of millions. Oh, THAT little thing...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 10:25 PM | Report abuse

Oh yes, you're just precious. It's so adorable when they move up from "JustinTimberlakeRocks!" to something all mature like John Galt. Sigh.

Posted by: nodebris | November 10, 2009 10:14 PM | Report abuse

Stage name, actually, but I'm glad you think I'm cute. I'm spoken for, however.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 10:02 PM | Report abuse

It's kinda cute, someone with a screen name that includes "John Galt" trying to pretend they are mature.

Posted by: nodebris | November 10, 2009 9:37 PM | Report abuse

Don't bother with the bottom feeder, askgees. After trying to get a rational thought out of him for quite a while, I've come to the conclusion that he's just one more sycophant who wants to pull a "his master's voice" in front of the Victrola that IS the Obama administration.

Chances are he's a college kid who is getting "educated" (ie indoctrinated) on mommy and daddy's dime, and has never created or contributed anything of worth in his misbegotten life, so he has no problem with it being taken away from others at gunpoint.

One of these days life will slap him HARD and he may wise up. Or he may remain oblivious for the rest of his existence. More's the pity, but I see his like in my students every day. It's what we've allowed the culture to become.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 9:26 PM | Report abuse

And, again, I'm not a Republican. I'm an Independent, and I've never voted straight ticket.

You really are NEVER right, are you? I've never met anyone who couldn't get at least SOMETHING correct occasionally.

And you STILL, after dozens of posts about everything else, failed to tell us why it's OK for an important administration official, "interim" or not, to idolize a mass murderer. But then, you can't, can you?

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 9:17 PM | Report abuse

Chris what the "sources" didn't say is that Dunn is leaving to take a position as Communications Director for Fidel Castro because she finds The Slappy In Chief a bit too radical even for her thinking. The first interview she booked for him: Foxxy News!

Posted by: nickthimmeschearthlinknet | November 10, 2009 9:13 PM | Report abuse

She Dunn stepped in it! The BS is so deep in the Obama WH...just like the corrupt Chicago political machine they were weaned on.
What the Obama regime is finding out is they can't control every aspect of the presidency like they did with the Obama campaign.It's slowly but surely coming out what their real agenda is. This whole outfit is creepy as heck! I will start calling it the "Woodwork" administration in honor of where they all crawled out of.

Posted by: thecompanyyoukeep | November 10, 2009 9:09 PM | Report abuse

True, mainly because we have to continue reading and listening to ignorant liberals daily.

==

Oh? You have to? Why?

I certainly wouldn't waste my time reading crap from you guys ...

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 8:10 PM | Report abuse


You could very well be the dumbest people I've come across in 45 years. You replied to the POST. And in you're reply you state "I certainly wouldn't waste my time reading crap from you guys"????

However you MUST HAVE READ IT in order to have replied to it. How f$%king stup1d are you LOL

Any question as to why the DIMOCRAT'S can't resolve a single issue??? There all as stup1d as this guy.

Posted by: askgees | November 10, 2009 9:08 PM | Report abuse

Obama is an international totalitarian marxist (liberal fascist Democrat), so it is unsurprising that he would pick a Maoist for his propaganda coordinator with the major government propaganda outlets (major networks, CNN MSNBC, WAPO NYT, Globe, LAT). Mao is the undisputed record holder for body count 70 - 100 million.

Posted by: doctorfixit | November 10, 2009 9:00 PM | Report abuse

What is the difference??? All you liberals speak out of the same mouth. BOOORING. One has to go to Fox just to get the other side. No wonder the silly woman "declared war" on Fox. In the first place Obama told her to and in the second place, Fox is scooping all the other "news" organizations. MSNBC??? Are you kidding? CNN? Who watches CNN any more? Fox is the only organization with anything to say that is not dictated by the "teleprompter" and his little band of travellers. They will all hit the road sooner rather than later as the economy continues to tank, the debt rise to impossible heights and as the war in Afghanistan ends in the defeat of Americans and her allies under this lackluster "Commander in Chief" who is totally in over his inexperienced head on all fronts.

Posted by: Kateliz | November 10, 2009 8:47 PM | Report abuse

I suppose Anita Dunn would like to go to the Mao Tse Tung memorial rally now that she is out of her position at the White House.
Let her true colors fly proudly, don't you know.

Posted by: oldpink | November 10, 2009 8:46 PM | Report abuse

Amazing. I have yet to read a single liberal comment that addresses Anita Dunn's indefensible public admiration for Chairman Mao, one the the greatest mass murderers in history. They immediately resort to name calling and insults. This tactic is right out of Hitler's handbook, who wrote, when the facts don't support your position, scream insults and accusations at your opponent.

Posted by: trajan24 | November 10, 2009 8:44 PM | Report abuse

QUOTE:

"... and then you failed in a suicide attempt, blowing out most of your brain, and after that you became a Republican.

You honestly don't get why nobody but gooper trolls takes you seriously with the Ayn Rand thing, do you.

"Oh who is John Galt."

Read it at 14, thought it was great.

Started to read it again at 19 and tossed it in the trash after less than a hundred pages.

You think it's profound, which means you're less mature than I was in my early teens.

Typical Republican jerk."

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 8:01 PM

##########################

If you were 1/2 as smart as you seem to think you are, you'd be twice as smart as you really are.

And then you were 25, you realized what a total moron you were, are, and will be, and then, in total embarrassment, threw yourself into the nearest trash can, where you and anything like you now reside ........., and the garbage truck is rounding the corner!

Typical dem/lib/lefty scumbag.
You have what is referred to as "pseudo-classroom-intelligence", and a very miniscule amount of it at that.

Just go away..........

Posted by: TexasSlim | November 10, 2009 8:43 PM | Report abuse

Dumb Dunn made her communist connections known and her love for Chairman Mao. She said way too many arrogant and stupid things to be retained so they kept her on staff for a few weeks and then pulled the plug in typical political correctness mode. Obama loses another one to the Glenn Beck exposing of his socialist regime.

Posted by: thinker5 | November 10, 2009 8:37 PM | Report abuse

Dunn is Done!!! Beck Wins !!!! But don't get too carried away she will still be involved in Obamas policies.. Can't wait till 2010 ans 2012 Get these huge Gvt socialist OUT!!!!!

Posted by: ObamasocialistCzars | November 10, 2009 8:36 PM | Report abuse

Woah. I'm left with one impression. Drudge's minions can't spell.

BB

Posted by: FairlingtonBlade | November 10, 2009 8:36 PM | Report abuse

"MSNBC is a political organisation."

Yes, MSNBC's has tried to become the left-wing version of FOX. However, it is a little harder to argue that MSNBC resembles a political organization to the degree that FOX does. For one thing, FOX News is run by Roger Ailes, who was a Republican consultant for many years, and was an integral piece of the Reagan 1984 campaign (though a lobotomized Palin could have advised RR and he still would have won) and Bush in 1988 (slightly harder sell). Phil Griffin, on the other hand (Pres of MSNBC) was always a journalist, never a political hack.

Now let the "all journalists are liberal hacks" mindless tripe begin...

Posted by: Szmer | November 10, 2009 8:32 PM | Report abuse

Oh my. Chalk up another failure of the Obama administration.

Posted by: magellan1 | November 10, 2009 8:32 PM | Report abuse

Don't Count your Blessings to fast. You do
know that Greg Craig will leave the BIG HOUSE at the end of 2009 don't you. Well guess who's taking his place? Robert F. Bauer (no kin to Jack Bauer) but he is married to the Fox hater, lip licking commie,who will be replaced with Pfeiffer. Bauer is not only the commies husband he is Obamas attorney. And a law partner at Perkins, Coie. Huffington Post told me all about it about a month ago. They love it!

Posted by: LandoftheLost | November 10, 2009 8:31 PM | Report abuse

Anita Dunn fought Fox News and...won. Fox is no longer regarded as a legitimate news service but an outlet for organized hate. And a former employee of NY Post revealed it is just as racist, sexist, obsessively against the President as all of us thought.

Anita Dunn, American hero.

Posted by: broadwayjoe | November 10, 2009 8:29 PM | Report abuse

Delicious!
Like peeling back the layers of a rotten onion. All the Dear Leader's czars and radical cronies are being exposed one at a time for the anti-american POS's they are. Now Anita "Mao Tse" Dunn is next. These administration communists and pedophiles are being exposed daily. Too bad this WaPo rag didn't vet the empty suit Teleprompter when they should have during the election. Watch as the travesty continues to unfold. BWWahahahaahahhah

Posted by: 65apr | November 10, 2009 8:16 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: StewartIII | November 10, 2009 8:13 PM | Report abuse

True, mainly because we have to continue reading and listening to ignorant liberals daily.

==

Oh? You have to? Why?

I certainly wouldn't waste my time reading crap from you guys ...

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 8:10 PM | Report abuse

Why didn't the story mention the obvious character screw up, praising Chairman Mao in a speech to a group of school kids? I'm amazed she lasted as long as she did, imagine if a similar staffer on any Republican's side had praised Hitler? It's really that obvious a comparison, I wonder why this story did not mention that major screw up in this woman's character? Is there a Mao re-writing of history in the west that I missed?

Posted by: JoshinFahaheel | November 10, 2009 8:07 PM | Report abuse

EastSideLove
Several studies have suggested that those watching Fox News have a lower IQ than normal...
===========================================
What do you know - an ignorant lib--turd using the word "normal". I didn't think you believed in normal since so very few of you are; unless of course you consider perverts felons, and welfare sucking leaches normal.

So what if Anita, Obozzo's skank is done. This changes nothing. Obozzo still thinks he is admired and respected but the country is through with this lying, cowardly, phony, indecisive, socialist, imbecile. Next!!!

Posted by: Bcamp55 | November 10, 2009 8:03 PM | Report abuse

Several studies have suggested that those watching Fox News have a lower IQ than normal...

Posted by: EastSideLove | November 10, 2009 7:50 PM

*****************

True, mainly because we have to continue reading and listening to ignorant liberals daily.

Posted by: frankn1 | November 10, 2009 8:02 PM | Report abuse

Studies have also shown that Dems are lying and attempting to steal our chirrens future. See:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704795604574522680235765894.html


RE: Several studies have suggested that those watching Fox News have a lower IQ than normal...

Posted by: goldfinger1 | November 10, 2009 8:01 PM | Report abuse

because it was me twenty years ago when I was so far to the left I would've made you look like Rush Limbaugh

==

... and then you failed in a suicide attempt, blowing out most of your brain, and after that you became a Republican.

You honestly don't get why nobody but gooper trolls takes you seriously with the Ayn Rand thing, do you.

"Oh who is John Galt."

Read it at 14, thought it was great.

Started to read it again at 19 and tossed it in the trash after less than a hundred pages.

You think it's profound, which means you're less mature than I was in my early teens.

Typical Republican jerk.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 8:01 PM | Report abuse

Glenn Beck 2
Obama Admin 0

Posted by: NewTexan | November 10, 2009 7:58 PM | Report abuse

Good call Galt. My best friend would throw something at me if he knew i screwed up anything regarding Spider-Man.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 7:56 PM | Report abuse

Unfortunately, the egomaniacal Obama probably considers himself more like Frank Miller's take on Wolverine: "I'm the best there is at what I do."

By the way, it's "Spider-Man."

"Spiderman" sounds like an old Jewish guy... ;)

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 7:52 PM | Report abuse

Several studies have suggested that those watching Fox News have a lower IQ than normal...

Posted by: EastSideLove | November 10, 2009 7:50 PM | Report abuse

"you keep using the term "comic book" in an insulting way. You know who is an admitted fan of comic books (especially Spider-Man)? Barack Hussein Obama."

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I love comic books too, but I doubt I would base my whole philosophy of anything as critical as economics on DareDevil, and I'm pretty sure the president doesnt base his on spiderman. Other than perhaps the line:"with great power, comes great responsibility".

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 7:49 PM | Report abuse

MSNBC is a political organisation.

Posted by: goldfinger1 | November 10, 2009 7:45 PM | Report abuse

And again, nothing but obfuscation, insult, and avoidance of the question. I recognize the tactic, because it was me twenty years ago when I was so far to the left I would've made you look like Rush Limbaugh. It's the tactic of those with NOTHING.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 7:39 PM | Report abuse

I love her mouth. working, working, rolling, rolling, tongue, tongue. weird.
My long time pup died because his jaw bones melted. He did that tongue, lick, tongue, lick incessantly. I calculated 20,000 times a day. Killed him. took 15 years but that did it!

Posted by: goldfinger1 | November 10, 2009 7:39 PM | Report abuse

Anita Dunn, Hero.

Mrs. Dunn, thank you for having the courage to state publicly the obvious fact that the MSM has tried to ignore: that Fox News is a 24/7 political operation that functions as an extension of the GOP and is totally dedicated to attacking the Administration of President Barack Obama.

Mrs. Dunn, your act of speaking out instantly marginalized Faux News and challenged the MSM to not chase after every fake controversy they dream up (see, e.g., BHO Nobel-Prize-win-is-bad, Van Jones) and cover every bogus racial proxy movement (see, e.g., teabaggers, birther, deathers, tenthers) Fox sponsors or promotes.

BTW, Any doubt that the Murdoch media empire is dedicated to failure of 44th President--and that much of that animus is based on race--was eliminated today when a former New York Post employee revealed in her lawsuit against the Post that the paper was committed to the destruction of our Commander in Chief and permitted a racist and sexist work environment in the newsroom.

From Sam Stein's HuffPo piece:

"As part of the 38-page complaint, Guzman paints the Post newsroom as a male-dominated frat house and Allan in particular as sexist, offensive and domineering. Guzman alleges that she and others were routinely subjected to misogynistic behavior. She says that hiring practices at the paper -- as well as her firing -- were driven by racial prejudices rather than merit.

And she recounts the paper's D.C. bureau chief stating that the publication's goal was to "destroy [President] Barack Obama.""
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/11/10/shocking-allegations-levi_n_352314.html

Anita, you had them pegged all along, didn't you?

Posted by: broadwayjoe | November 10, 2009 7:39 PM | Report abuse

The Affirmative Action President is imploding...as it should because he is not qualified for the job (even Gore Vidal made a public statement to that effect).
Obama was not even a Candidate...he was and is a 'product'.

As for Ms. Dunn...I think hse is 'done'...pun intended! LOL

Posted by: Guallo | November 10, 2009 7:37 PM | Report abuse

"G'Night Mrs. Dunn, Where ever you are!...."

THANKS GLENN BECK!! LOL!! Another one bits the dust! Many more to go! We are not going to take this ap-cray any more!

Posted by: priley8104 | November 10, 2009 7:36 PM | Report abuse

This thing,May have left the big house,But we will hear from her again,She only slid under her rock,So she can work better in darkness,Evil tryants don't just leave they lay low,Just like the impeached SLICK WILLY,All you got to do is watch An America Patriot,{GLENN BECK},He called this about 3 wks-ago,When the American people find out about hussien's,Deceitful nazi's,He moves them to darker places,Just like pelosi,reid,franks,& boxer's,Closed door meeting,With the lights off,Bill clinton sneeks in the back door,What happen to the big mouth promise!,{THERE WILL BE NO CLOSED DOOR MEETING EVERY THING WILL BE ON C-SPAN},Can't blame this bald face lie on Pres.Bush!,Oh you don't remember this lier saying this,Wonder what bagdad bob gibbs,Do make this a miss spoke,Dunn called fox news a lier,Why did she not call fox?,Just like pelosi lied on the cia,I guess hussien & the demon's are lieing about steeling $5,millon dollars from medicare,To help pay along with the trillon dollars for the first year only.I can't understand how a supposed to be men,Are a coward to a little wrinkle up evil woman like pelosi,She has bigger ball's than any man,in washington,Are all these people scard of hussien,They better be scard of the American VOTER.We are not cowards,WE ARE PROUD AMERICAN'S.

Posted by: dickiesnhogheaven | November 10, 2009 7:33 PM | Report abuse

Glenlivet - Our politics are far afield . Our preference for single malt scotch seem s identical . A refreshing reminder that political views aren't the only determining factors of a persons character . Just a pretty good excuse to have a nip and forget about it for a while.

Posted by: mahonmikeaelf | November 10, 2009 7:33 PM | Report abuse

I like the unnamed source's positive spin: "...Dunn went out front against Fox first and foremost because it was her job, but also because it potentially gave the administration the opportunity to distance itself from the flap with the Roger Ailes-led news channel once she leaves the communications job."

What incredible strategic thinking. Wow. Impressive.

In a pig's eye.

Posted by: DualTurbos | November 10, 2009 7:32 PM | Report abuse

what the hell was with all that licking,smacking,obnoxious mouth gesture crap about? what a scary looking sea-hag

Posted by: txdaddad | November 10, 2009 7:31 PM | Report abuse

"commie?"

What is this, the septuagenarian blog?

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 7:30 PM | Report abuse

Shame on you for spamming us with your website.

==

What do you expect from a guy who reveres a book that yer average tenth-grader can see through?

Ever read Rand? Not exactly the brightest stuff you'll ever read.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 7:29 PM | Report abuse

Why was she brought on in the first place?? Poor judgment on the part of Obama? Emauel?
Axelrod? ALL OF THE ABOVE?????

Posted by: wheeljc | November 10, 2009 7:27 PM | Report abuse


There was a pr flack named Dunn,

Who, inspired by Mao, wagged her tongue,

She tried to crush Fox,

But became a press Pox,

And now the old moonbat is Done,

Posted by: NAuchi
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LMAO!! Priceless!! Thanks for the chuckles!

Posted by: priley8104 | November 10, 2009 7:26 PM | Report abuse

Good riddance you commie b*tch!

Posted by: txdaddad | November 10, 2009 7:25 PM | Report abuse

"DITTO" to all of the comments above against Dunn !!!
It seems that yaw'll have pretty well covered the field !!!
BTW: I wonder how much the decision cost the Whitehouse ???

Posted by: thgirbla | November 10, 2009 7:21 PM | Report abuse

There was a pr flack named Dunn,

Who, inspired by Mao, wagged her tongue,

She tried to crush Fox,

But became a press Pox,

And now the old moonbat is Done,

Posted by: NAuchi | November 10, 2009 7:16 PM | Report abuse

Actually, genius, I neither supported George Bush nor voted for him.

Are you ever right about ANYTHING?

And you once again avoided the question of Ms. Dunn.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 7:14 PM | Report abuse

She should have been fired for indoctrinating High School children with teaching of Mao. Dunn said she turns to Communist Mao Tse-Tung teachings everyday, quote Mao is one of the "two people I turn to most".
Question did Obama send her specifically there to teach those High School kids about Mao and his so-called glorious revolution?
I'm getting the Obama curriculum for public schools(which Barry Soetoro/Obama never attended he went to Indonesia public schools and then a elite Hawaiian private school), elementary children are taught the "mmm mmm mmm Barack Hussien Obama" song, where they sing about being "equal in His sight"(capital H since he's the messiah). And later High School kids will be indoctrinated with Mao's Little Red Book.

And in the famous Youtube video where she's singing the praises of Chairman Mao, she has Heath Ledger version of Joker type of dry mouth. Maybe she should get that checked, could be some salivary gland issue, aka Roger Ebert.(hopefully)

Posted by: jamesd1234 | November 10, 2009 7:12 PM | Report abuse

Look, she is no different than the rest of the thugs this Muslin has brought to Washington. Not one of his czars could pass the vetting process. THey answer to no one and run the country. WHen they break the economy you idiots will finally get it. I mean when you can't cash your free money that the hard working American citizen sends to you every month while you sit on your asses and demand more..

Posted by: tractman | November 10, 2009 7:12 PM | Report abuse

If you're not interested, just don't click on the link. Isn't that what we've been told about TV and radio for years, to just turn the channel? Be consistent.

And by the way, to equate someone including a link in their signature with taking potshots at a dead woman is low even for the moral equivalency crowd...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 7:11 PM | Report abuse

Another dumb as s liberal who does not know the difference between commentary and the news.

Posted by: MKadyman | November 10, 2009 7:07 PM | Report abuse

Dunn can now go back to studying Mao's Little Red Book. What a strange bunch of radicals Obama has gathered together in the White House.

Posted by: mhr614 | November 10, 2009 7:05 PM | Report abuse

As penguins evolved , they realized that losing their extreme left and right wings allowed them to move forward more effectively . Slow but steady for sure ,still ,better than flying around in circles and getting nowhere . I hope it won't take Americans as long to adapt. But as long as the media focuses on extremist sensationalism ,any progress to be made on the middle ground will remain lost in the shadow of notoriety.

Posted by: mahonmikeaelf | November 10, 2009 7:03 PM | Report abuse

I wouldn't call Beck a winner.

Obama wins every day as his plans to destroy this country take effect.

Obama has created a 10.2% Unemployment Rate after inheriting a 7.2% Unemployment Rate.

He was elected when Unemployment was 6.8%.

The disaster that is Obama can only be stopped by voting his fellow socialists out of office and then voting him out of office.

Until then, we are stuck with his selfishness.

Posted by: Washington13 | November 10, 2009 7:03 PM | Report abuse

"I'd say shame on you, but you can't shame something that has no sense of propriety or guilt.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 6:50 PM"
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Shame on you for spamming us with your website.

Posted by: JRM2 | November 10, 2009 6:57 PM | Report abuse

"Obama tosses another co-worker under the bus. LOL Typical DIM BS."
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If you weren't so dim you'd have read the article which states she entered the job in an "interim" role and still will be advising the White House.

Posted by: JRM2 | November 10, 2009 6:56 PM | Report abuse

Had enough of the darkside?

Posted by: mikel857 | November 10, 2009 6:54 PM | Report abuse

it's OK for a high-ranking government official to say with impunity (according to you folks) that a mass murderer is one of her favorite philosphers

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You revere George W. Bush, who got us into two wars we didn't need to fight. You have no leg to stand on.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 6:52 PM | Report abuse

"On Oct. 11, speaking on CNN, Dunn attacked Fox News as "a wing of the Republican Party."
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It should say: "Dunn told the truth about Fox News..."

How is that an attack?

Fox News has done nothing but attack Obama since before he took office.

Posted by: JRM2 | November 10, 2009 6:52 PM | Report abuse

"well this thread demonstrates exactly why the 'conservative' movment is over. braindead as terry shiavo."

And that post demonstrates exactly why the leftist movement is without heart, soul, or spirit. Nothing is off-limits, and nothing will get in the way.

I'd say shame on you, but you can't shame something that has no sense of propriety or guilt.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 6:50 PM | Report abuse

I understand Anita is leaving because her nose was getting too long. Too much for even modern science to deal with...

Posted by: Ombudsman1 | November 10, 2009 6:38 PM | Report abuse

2 down, 98 to go. Great job Glenn Beck !!
Now let's go and get that muslim out of the White House.

Posted by: lutzbrehmer | November 10, 2009 6:33 PM | Report abuse

well this thread demonstrates exactly why the 'conservative' movment is over. braindead as terry shiavo.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 6:33 PM | Report abuse

2 down, 98 to go. Great job Glenn Beck !!
Now let's go and get that muslim out of the White House.

Posted by: lutzbrehmer | November 10, 2009 6:32 PM | Report abuse

And again, you can do nothing but insult the people you oppose. What you CAN'T do is come up with a reason why it's OK for a high-ranking government official to say with impunity (according to you folks) that a mass murderer is one of her favorite philosphers. And because you can't, you expose yourself as a hypocrite when you talk about moral standards.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 6:31 PM | Report abuse

But will Anita give Dan Pfeiffer the triple secret telephone number direct to Glenn Beck's red telephone?

Posted by: JoeCollins1 | November 10, 2009 6:19 PM | Report abuse

Not since... CRAIG LIVINGSTONE ... has there been someone so dumb in the White House. Let's see, claim Mao as one of your personal favorites, pick a fight with Fox, don't worry about an explosion in Fox's ratings when you identify them as being adversarial. Claim you only had the "interim" tag--then watch your DEPUTY get the job. I was hoping this would not end. Sob.

Posted by: glenlivet | November 10, 2009 6:17 PM | Report abuse

People on the left ARE people; I won't dehumanize them by saying otherwise. But some of them are really, really AWFUL people...

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Spoken by a guy who reveres a morally defective woman who wrote a book in praise of selfishness.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 6:16 PM | Report abuse

Wow. So the fact that she stated her admiration of a genocidal killer doesn't matter...SINCE she was only "interim."

People on the left ARE people; I won't dehumanize them by saying otherwise. But some of them are really, really AWFUL people...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 6:12 PM | Report abuse

good, get her socialist butt out of town!

the others will be following her in due time, as in November 2010, and then ultimately 1.20.2013 !

NO SOCIALISM IN AMERICA

GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH

Posted by: jim000122 | November 10, 2009 6:00 PM | Report abuse

On Oct. 11, speaking on CNN, Dunn attacked Fox News as "a wing of the Republican Party." Her comments sparked a fresh battle between the White House and the network. In response to the criticism, Fox News executive Michael Clemente said in a statement that Obama's aides had decided to "declare war on a news organization."

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Clemente calling Fox a "news organization" stretches credulity. Jon Stewart's more accurate take on Fox News is that "the entertainer's (Beck, Hannity, et al.) outrage becomes the 'some say' news of the day. So partisan outrage is redistributed as "news" by supposedly objective journalists feeding it to viewers who rarely question Fox's evidence or story line.

Beautiful. Barnum spawned the Fox that feeds on fools.


Posted by: Kelly14 | November 10, 2009 5:59 PM | Report abuse

one maoist gone, another stalinist is coming. Big Change!!!
Of course always "objective" Washpost even did not mention Anita's stupid remarks about her love to Mao, Castro, Chavez etc. Congrat!

Posted by: golovskoy | November 10, 2009 5:57 PM | Report abuse

GOOD! I can't stand her - she is just repulsive and so condescending.

Posted by: chrojo01 | November 10, 2009 5:56 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: StewartIII | November 10, 2009 5:53 PM | Report abuse

And "my favorite philosopher is Chairman Mao" evidently had nothing to do with her departure?? What's the difference between WAPO, NPR, and Pravda?? That's right; nothing.

Posted by: NCMike | November 10, 2009 5:49 PM | Report abuse

This is proof,"There is a God".

Posted by: karlee8008 | November 10, 2009 5:48 PM | Report abuse

Yea you're right it had nothing to do with her and the episode in the elementary school. LOL

Posted by: askgees | November 10, 2009 5:40 PM | Report abuse

G&T: I generally agree with most of your views, but I must say I am tired of hearing about your house in Viet Nam. It has nothing whatever to do with the topic at hand. I think this thread has pretty much run its course anyway.

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I just like rubbing their noses in it

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 5:37 PM | Report abuse

Obama tosses another co-worker under the bus. LOL Typical DIM BS. LOL. He makes decisions, I'm sure they tried telling him it was a bad idea. He refuses to listen then makes a fool of his self. Solution fire those who tried warning you. Obama is an utter joke.

Posted by: askgees | November 10, 2009 5:33 PM | Report abuse

Since I can't be there in person I offer Ms. Dunn an honorary tea bagging.

Posted by: jethro1

Is Ms. Dunn a shemale?

Posted by: leapin | November 10, 2009 5:31 PM | Report abuse

"When will Obama go on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace??"
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hopefully, when Fox News Sunday replaces chris wallace with a real news man or woman.

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Move back to Kenya NOW before he screws up what's left of America and take the liberal idiots in Congress with him.

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way to go back to old faithful. he was born in kenya, that always amps up the conservative base!

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LOLOL...Glenn Beck and his chalk board called this one weeks ago!!!

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Wow! beck must be creskin! its not like she had a title which, by its very definition, meant "temporary". a word like...i dunno...interim? how did he guess that her position would end.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 5:31 PM | Report abuse

Amazing this kind of statement still makes the news. Ms. Dunn was doing her temporary job and did it well.

Although this is a worthy news item it belongs on page 13 under how to avoid having a successful affair with your boss. I encourage our media to not lower them selves to the National Enquire, Starr news papers, or Fox News Network (FNN) level of reporting sensationalism/news and opinion for entertainment that will take up valuable public interest time on such matters.

None of the aforementioned “news” organizations need to take up valuable space on the White House press corps. Who only manipulate facts and distort reason to report bull and biased opinion for sensationalism.

FNN believes it self on the same level as AP, ABC, BBS, CBS, CNN, NBC, The Washington Post and many other truly note worthy news reporting organizations. The truth is FNN is out of their league much like the kiddy Hollywood Tee ball players versus the New Your Yankees in a world series.

We as a nation have more important issues to concern ourselves with like, jobs, health care, education, global warming, and most importantly identifying those in public office who can be bought and sold by contributions from big business so we as a nation can replace them with responsible and ethical leaders.

Credible news reporting organizations need to keep a finer focus on the important issues like women’s health care being undermined by the health care bill that just passed the congress.

Posted by: James_In_Atlanta | November 10, 2009 5:30 PM | Report abuse

Great, now we get another "UNVETTED" person in the White House. And the guy is married to some one in to the Chief of Staff's office. They are keeping it in the family. :(


Posted by: ccharles1 | November 10, 2009 5:21 PM | Report abuse

Since I can't be there in person I offer Ms. Dunn an honorary tea bagging.

Posted by: jethro1 | November 10, 2009 5:19 PM | Report abuse

They said this a month ago. Why is it news now?

Posted by: VotersOfNY | November 10, 2009 5:15 PM | Report abuse

LOLOL...Glenn Beck and his chalk board called this one weeks ago!!! I can't wait for Obamas right hand woman to hit the black board...it is interesting very very interesting...watch and learn America watch and learn!!!

Posted by: Immanurse | November 10, 2009 5:11 PM | Report abuse


BECK WINS AGAIN!!!!!! GO GLENN !!!!!!!


Posted by: ItsOver2 | November 10, 2009 5:01 PM | Report abuse

ermans pay a 50% income tax, 19% Federal VAT, and $8.20/gallon for gas in support of their health care system. A German suffers a broken arm, and he gets 6 months off, with pay. He gets "stressed out" at work, and he gets a month off, with pay. They have 18 national holidays compared to our 10 national holidays. As for infrastructure, 20% of the autobahn is under construction - and when a segment of that infrastructure is closed for "construction," it's worked for all it's worth - being closed for 2-3 years while they replace a guardrail is NOT at all unusual. Now, THAT'S a work ethic that any non-working, deadbeat of a Democrat would be absolutely proud of!!!

Posted by: leapin | November 10, 2009 5:00 PM | Report abuse

G&T: I generally agree with most of your views, but I must say I am tired of hearing about your house in Viet Nam. It has nothing whatever to do with the topic at hand. I think this thread has pretty much run its course anyway.

Posted by: justmike | November 10, 2009 4:56 PM | Report abuse

Republicans are fixated on how much a reform health insurance industry is gonna cost THEM. Obviously they believe they are the only gainfully employed in America. Everybody else just sponges off THEM. They do not consider the fact, the very well established fact, that Health Insurance in America is Health Insurance in name only. You can buy and pay for health insurance and be denied coverage or have your coverage terminated at the whim of insurance company executives. This doesn't happen simply because some low life decided to defraud the insurance company. It happens because health insurance executives compare the amount of money being received in premiums with the amount of money being spent on cuttable expenses like the cost of health care. Executives, who went to business school, understand both modes of improving the accounting situation: 1) raise premium payments, 2) cut off benefits. They mull it over and decide to do both. These for-profit businesses are never gonna voluntarily act in the best interest of their customers and beneficiaries. So, government must make it happen. This has very little to do with extorting money from rock ribbed Republican who see every social good done by Government as evil. Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses? Reformatories? Penitentiaries? Honor farms? Wars to fight?

Posted by: BlueTwo1 | November 10, 2009 4:55 PM | Report abuse

Wow these goopers sure are mad.

Pity anger doesn't translate to anything useful.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:52 PM | Report abuse

Maybe one day I will earn enough in this money obsessed, greedy, capitalist world and be able to buy myself a nice home in another country like him.

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I'm not buying a house in another country, I already did that. That house will be a hotel to earn me money so I can leave my hard-earned savings alone.

The house I will retire to? I commissioned that. Here:

http://www.namlongvn.com/htmls-en/hungthanh/pics/phanlo.jpg

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:49 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; I see you need help.
1. You earned enough in a capitalist society to buy a retirement home in Vietnam. Why didn't you give all of that dirty money to the "needy"?

I only use quotations on "needy"; you are the evil capitalist that won't help out his American brethren, and the "needy". Taking that dirty capitalist money and spoiling yourself and not the "needy". You should be ashamed.

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Well given that you think in caricatures it's no wonder you can't feed yourself

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:43 PM | Report abuse

Well I need to go be a productive member of society and earn some of that dirty capitalist money, and spend it on myself like my friend GoldandTanzinite ...Maybe one day I will earn enough in this money obsessed, greedy, capitalist world and be able to buy myself a nice home in another country like him. He is a prime example of what Capitalism can do for an individual. Ooops "individual" is a dirty word in Obamaland.......

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:43 PM | Report abuse

whipped them again, Josie

Posted by: dougx | November 10, 2009 4:41 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; I see you need help.
1. You earned enough in a capitalist society to buy a retirement home in Vietnam. Why didn't you give all of that dirty money to the "needy"?

I only use quotations on "needy"; you are the evil capitalist that won't help out his American brethren, and the "needy". Taking that dirty capitalist money and spoiling yourself and not the "needy". You should be ashamed.

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:38 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; Starting a taxi company with your own money is Capitalism you moron.....Same thing that is done in Capitalist USA.

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But I thought you said that's not allowed in VN.

Make up your ... oh, wait, never mind

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:37 PM | Report abuse

". . . Michael Clemente said in a statement that Obama's aides had decided to "declare war on a news organization."
News organization? Well, that leaves out Fox.

Posted by: ctenwith | November 10, 2009 4:36 PM | Report abuse

Old Snake Tongue is Dead! Long Live the New Snake Tongue!

Posted by: Curmudgeon10 | November 10, 2009 4:35 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; You still haven't answered the question: "You complain about Capitalism yet you buy the things you have lusted with that Capitalism has allowed you to obtain. You are hypocricy at its best. Obviously you didn't give all of your money to the "needy" now did ya?"

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:33 PM | Report abuse

I love it when libs lord it above us poor deluded Republicans. They live in their own lala land where you don't have to pay for anything, don't have to work for a living, don't buy insurance because they would rather have a flat screen TV but oh yes the government will do it for them.
I've reached the conclusion that no lib has passed third grade math (maybe they took left wing philosophy instead). That includes our esteemed president who never met a payroll in his life.

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You live in a world of silly caricattures with no resemblance to reality. No wonder your party can't win elections, it depends on illiterates like you.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:33 PM | Report abuse

She could not take the heat....the Foxnews heat! Obama 0 x Foxnews 2!

Posted by: huntyrella | November 10, 2009 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; Starting a taxi company with your own money is Capitalism you moron.....Same thing that is done in Capitalist USA.

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Rush , Glenn and Bill. The twenty-first century's version of Tokyo Rose , Axis Sally and Hanoi Hannah . The ladies had a more noble cause though . They spewed anti-American venom to benefit their own countries. The guys do it to capture the ,niche moron ,demography for personal gain .Thankfully , in both cases, very few Americans listened . At least now, the moron market have someone other than, 'The Grand Imperial Dragon of the United Clans' , to form their opinions for them.

Posted by: mahonmikeaelf | November 10, 2009 4:31 PM | Report abuse

And again, they come back with NOTHING factual or logical. Just insults (and not even well-written ones).

By the way, Dr. Fermi, you keep using the term "comic book" in an insulting way. You know who is an admitted fan of comic books (especially Spider-Man)? Barack Hussein Obama...mmm mmm mmm...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 4:30 PM | Report abuse

I love it when libs lord it above us poor deluded Republicans. They live in their own lala land where you don't have to pay for anything, don't have to work for a living, don't buy insurance because they would rather have a flat screen TV but oh yes the government will do it for them.
I've reached the conclusion that no lib has passed third grade math (maybe they took left wing philosophy instead). That includes our esteemed president who never met a payroll in his life. Otherwise how can they believe that we can cover every U.S.resident with insurance, enhance services and provide better care for all, cut Medicare without cutting services, all without additional taxes (accept for a very few who will promptly send their money overseas)or increasing the national debt. Anyone who believes that is badly in need of professional help and most definitely remedial math.
Thank God we have one media source to point out this simple fact.

Posted by: harris2 | November 10, 2009 4:29 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; You still haven't answered the question: "You complain about Capitalism yet you buy the things you have lusted with that Capitalism has allowed you to obtain. You are hypocricy at its best. Obviously you didn't give all of your money to the "needy" now did ya?"

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Dude you're all over the road. Pull over and sober up and figure out what you want to ask me.

Sneer-quoting "needy" makes you sound like a world-class jerk.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:29 PM | Report abuse

"From all according to their abilities, to all according to their needs" Your not being a good little commie by using all of your money on yourself now are you. You aren't giving your fair share to the "needy" are you? Naughty commie you...

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:28 PM | Report abuse

Glen Beck vs. Van Jones. Beck by a knockout. Beck vs. Anita Dunn, Beck by a knockout. Beck v. ACORN, Beck by a knockout.

Posted by: mharwick | November 10, 2009 4:28 PM | Report abuse

It's a lot easier to make money in Communist Việt Nam than here.

We know one guy moved there with less than $100K. He spent $50K buying two cars and started a taxi company with them. Four months later he'd made his money back. Now he's a millionaire (that's in USD, not VNĐ).

Upward mobility in VN is not impeded by an entrenched upper class with a Republican government looking out for its privileges.

My god you goopers are ignorant.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:27 PM | Report abuse

This commie loving wench is going but only to be replaced by her husband who will be chief lawyer for Obama. One rat off the boat, one rat back on the boat. This boat needs to be sunk to get rid of all the rats.

Posted by: rrpat | November 10, 2009 4:27 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; You still haven't answered the question: "You complain about Capitalism yet you buy the things you have lusted with that Capitalism has allowed you to obtain. You are hypocricy at its best. Obviously you didn't give all of your money to the "needy" now did ya?"

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:25 PM | Report abuse

Unfortunately noone in Vietnam can earn enough money in their Communist country to retire, and buy a house in the United States.

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You don't know what you're talking about.

The middle class in VN is booming. Ours is disappearing.

Get your nose out of GOP comic books, toss your dog-eared copy of "Atlas Shrugged" in the fireplace, cancel your subscription to Wall Street Journal (nobody on the bus is impressed anyway), and learn something about the world you live in.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:20 PM | Report abuse

Bush's Federal Treasury had to bail out Wall Street because free-market Capitalism didn't work.

Regulation is not communism. Its making sure the the fox is not guarding the henhouse. Simple as that. But noooooo! Its Socialism. I am soooo scared! I guess the Swedes are the real enemy.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 4:19 PM | Report abuse

So let me get this straight, Anita Dunn tells the truth about Fox news and the right go to town on her. Yet Ari Fleischer plants a gay male prostitute using a fake name and fake credentials in the white house briefing room, calls on him and he is a hero of the right? And they wonder why the people are fleeing the GOP on an hourly basis.

Posted by: rharring | November 10, 2009 4:19 PM | Report abuse

Elijah24,

Move back to Kenya NOW before he screws up what's left of America and take the liberal idiots in Congress with him.

Posted by: libh8r | November 10, 2009 4:19 PM | Report abuse

All, the Drudgolites are in full bloom. 1 a minute since the original post without any sign of letting up. Meanwhile, the Fixistas flee to warmer climes. Not even Snowbama can get it a word edgewise today.

And you can bend the news like Beck... ham.

BB

Posted by: FairlingtonBlade | November 10, 2009 4:17 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; please tell me what the Federal Government does for you....
You are needy, I am not. You look to Government as your God, I do not. You complain about the needy, and demand GOVERNMENT take money from others and give it to them, to help them. I don't complain about the needy, I find people I know who are down through no fault of their own and help them up MYSELF. You complain about capitalism while storing your dollars in a closet in your house for your retirement, while I shout about the benefits of Capitalism and try to educate people on how to benefit from it. You want me to be controlled by government while I only want you to be free. You are a die hard Capitalist hiding in a Communist Pig costume....

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:17 PM | Report abuse

There are a lot of rats on board this sinking ship. Hopefully, this will be just the first of many rats scurrying over the side in the most corrupt, incompetent administration in American history.

Posted by: Jerzy | November 10, 2009 4:16 PM | Report abuse

Another Maoist Commie Pinko Nutcase Radical Marxist leaves the White House!!!

The White House is full of Marxists...stay tuned...more information is coming on others
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Yeah, that's all well and good, but what about all the Atheist, Lesbian, Vegan, Muslim, Martian, Ivy-league, Moonbats who are still in control of EVERYTHING?

Posted by: justmike | November 10, 2009 4:14 PM | Report abuse

Why doesn't the article mention that she admires Mao and tried to indocrinate High School children to the teachings of Mao, one of two people she admired most.(I think Obama was third).

Posted by: jamesd1234 | November 10, 2009 4:10 PM | Report abuse

Gold and Tanzinite; You earned enough money to buy a retirement home in a communist counrty, and earned enough money to retire, and live in comfort. You earned your money as a capitalist, in a capitalist country.
Unfortunately noone in Vietnam can earn enough money in their Communist country to retire, and buy a house in the United States. Communism always enslaves its people to the Government, till death.
You complain about Capitalism yet you buy the things you have lusted with that Capitalism has allowed you to obtain. You are hypocricy at its best. Obviously you didn't give all of your money to the "needy" now did ya. This is an Obama man everyone...take a good look. Try not to get sick.

Posted by: OBAMUNISM | November 10, 2009 4:09 PM | Report abuse


Another Maoist Commie Pinko Nutcase Radical Marxist leaves the White House!!!

The White House is full of Marxists...stay tuned...more information is coming on others...

Posted by: charko825 | November 10, 2009 4:05 PM | Report abuse


SCOREBORAD

Fox News 1 Obama White House 0

Posted by: Realist20 | November 10, 2009 4:03 PM | Report abuse

Not to mention that a sizeable percentage of voters only know "Communism" from history class and just aren't going to get all hysterical when they hear the word.

I figure most of the GOP hysterics posting here have white hair.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 4:03 PM | Report abuse

Dunn, the Marxist who first wanted to watchdog the Internet, then she started a war with Fox News, hailed Chairman Mao is the first of many Obama cronies to lose her job in the White House in disgrace.....this is just like the bloodletting in the Carter White House. Watch as the White House falls apart, and next the Dems in Congress will realize following Obama is a fool's errand and one that gurantees losing re-election.

The only difference between the Carter White House and the Obama White House is that the collapse started sooner in this current White House. 2010 & 2012 will be very bad years for anyone associated with Obama or the Democratic Party.

Posted by: Realist20 | November 10, 2009 4:01 PM | Report abuse

If fox is propganda then abc,cbs,nbc,cnbc,msnbc,NPR,CNN, are all also propgand, but of the neo-communist flavor.

Posted by: Blunty | November 10, 2009 4:01 PM | Report abuse

"Elija24,

This was nothing more than another one of the "messiah's" photo op just like the one where only one family would let this POS get his picture taken beside the casket. It has been known for some time that this idiot does not give a rat's rectum about the military. Suck on that awhile junior!"

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1st, you left the "h" out of my name. 2nd, if President Obama doesnt give a rats rectum about the military, why is it that, as a senator, he was consistantly rated as one of the best by vets groups? 3rd, you didnt mind when Bush made public appearences, did you? What exactly could the president do that would make you happy?

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 4:00 PM | Report abuse

I don't mind paying my fair share, but I certainly don't get anything more from the government then the guy that pays $10,000 a year.

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If you think the wealthy don't get any more out of the government than the humble then you're too stupid to run your own life and you should be damned grateful there are social safety nets for people like you.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:58 PM | Report abuse

Big deal. I heard her lawyer husband has been hired by the WH. Out with one communist, in with another.

Posted by: Kansasgirl | November 10, 2009 3:58 PM | Report abuse

It's hard to tell from all the ranting and raving going on here, but I'd be willing to bet that 98% of the population of this country do not give a rat's butt about whether Anita Dunn is or is not the White House director of communications. Why not try to find a more productive outlet for your anger; you might feel better.

Posted by: justmike | November 10, 2009 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Communism is not love.

Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
Mao Tse-Tung

Posted by: Blunty
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Damn

AND

The Neocons and Fox Propaganda News adopted very bit of that statement..

ISA

Posted by: Issa1 | November 10, 2009 3:57 PM | Report abuse

When will Obama go on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace??

Posted by: wheeljc | November 10, 2009 3:56 PM | Report abuse

The right wingnuts on this site are so delusional I cannot help but feel superior.
Geo. Shrub brought this country to its knees and noone seems to care anymore. In fact many are now swallowing all the pablum fed to them and are ready o go back to voting for the same idealogues! Go figure. Its as if the The Age of Reason never existed...

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 3:56 PM | Report abuse

An anti-government party and its affiliated TV station have destroyed this nation with lies, preemptive wars, 50 trillion dollar liabilities, financial meltdown through deregulation, uncivilized demeanor and turned this nation into a society of fools.

Just don't describe these people "balanced".

Posted by: jimbaron | November 10, 2009 3:56 PM | Report abuse

atroncale1 and margaretmeyers: I believe it was Nancy Paloise and other liberals that are living in the 1950's and before. After all they said they were fulfilling FDR and Truman's dream with the health-care bill. And it is Anita Dunn and friends who haven't matured or had a new political thought since the 1960's. So who is living in the past? Surely America can come up with better ideas than Mao to solve 21st century problems.

Posted by: ione2 | November 10, 2009 3:51 PM


And the conservative solution is.....

Please remember your "party" was in complete controll of the government for 6 years and did nothing. This problem did not appear out of thin air.

Posted by: ModerateVoter | November 10, 2009 3:56 PM | Report abuse

rats fleeing the Titanic..........

Posted by: ProCounsel | November 10, 2009 3:55 PM | Report abuse

Can you say that without contradicting yourself?

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Eisenhower's administration had high corporate and income taxes and it was a prosperous time.

Your hero Reagan cut taxes on both and it was the era that introduced "downsizing" to the lexicon.

You don't know what you're talking about.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:55 PM | Report abuse

Got to love the loyal opposition! Some quick math here. If Mr X pays 32% of his $400,000 salary, what does he pay? If you said $128,000 you're right. If Mr. Y pays 25% of his $40,000 salary, what does he pay? If you said $10,000, you're right.

Why do any of you out there someone who works hard, studys in school and puts the time in to make something of themselves to have a great salary, pay more in taxes? Not more in just a true dollar amount, but a percentage more? I don't mind paying my fair share, but I certainly don't get anything more from the government then the guy that pays $10,000 a year. How about we revisit the flat tax debate. Everyone pays 18% on every dime they earn. I'll pay first

Posted by: thensell | November 10, 2009 3:54 PM | Report abuse

Got to love the loyal opposition! Some quick math here. If Mr X pays 32% of his $400,000 salary, what does he pay? If you said $128,000 you're right. If Mr. Y pays 25% of his $40,000 salary, what does he pay? If you said $10,000, you're right.

Why do any of you out there someone who works hard, studys in school and puts the time in to make something of themselves to have a great salary, pay more in taxes? Not more in just a true dollar amount, but a percentage more? I don't mind paying my fair share, but I certainly don't get anything more from the government then the guy that pays $10,000 a year. How about we revisit the flat tax debate. Everyone pays 18% on every dime they earn. I'll pay first

Posted by: thensell | November 10, 2009 3:54 PM | Report abuse

In John Lennon's words:

"But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao

You ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow"

Posted by: tiger1289 | November 10, 2009 3:53 PM | Report abuse

But no matter. I do believe in capitalism, when it's highly regulated and highly taxed.
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Can you say that without contradicting yourself?

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:52 PM | Report abuse

atroncale1 and margaretmeyers: I believe it was Nancy Paloise and other liberals that are living in the 1950's and before. After all they said they were fulfilling FDR and Truman's dream with the health-care bill. And it is Anita Dunn and friends who haven't matured or had a new political thought since the 1960's. So who is living in the past? Surely America can come up with better ideas than Mao to solve 21st century problems.

Posted by: ione2 | November 10, 2009 3:51 PM | Report abuse

David have you ever worn a uniform? Have you ever taken fire in a hostile area? I have. I have served in the Army with Christians, Jews, Muslims, Pagans and Atheists, and there is no difference in the loyalty, courage, or patriotism between any of these. If you had the courage and patriotism to serve, you would know that. This was a failure of leadership, to realize that this one man was deeply troubled. In addition to his religious misgivings about this war, some of his Christian comrades keyed his car and tore a bumper sticker off of his car that said "Allah is love". This abuse reinforced his fears that he was on the wrong side, and he did something terrible because of it. I am not siding with him, he should be punished to the fullest extent of the law, but this is not about political correctness. And even if it were, the president didn’t impose it. So again, you have no basis but your own religious fear and bigotry, for your hateful statements. I'm sure Mr. Beck agrees with you.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 3:49 PM | Report abuse

QUIT with the crocodile tears! This had everything to do with people being afraid to point out a terrorist (can't even use the word "terrorist"), or that a muslim soldier might have turned into a jihadist. Who built that wall? Certainly NOT normal constitution loving American's. This is leftist political correctness at it's worst!

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:38 PM

Your intellect is amazing to behold. Man you know so much about something where the investigation is just beginning. You probably want to ship all them non-believers back to where they came from. To heck with the fact that they were born here.

Posted by: ModerateVoter | November 10, 2009 3:49 PM | Report abuse

QUIT with the crocodile tears! This had everything to do with people being afraid to point out a terrorist (can't even use the word "terrorist"), or that a muslim soldier might have turned into a jihadist. Who built that wall? Certainly NOT normal constitution loving American's. This is leftist political correctness at it's worst!

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Like you don't have a pile of Tim McVeigh T-shirts

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:47 PM | Report abuse

There is a serious tendency toward capitalism among the well-to-do peasants.
Mao Tse-Tung

Posted by: Blunty | November 10, 2009 3:46 PM | Report abuse

The confederates who committed an act of mass treason starting in 1860, resulting in them actually attacking the United States in 1861, claimed they were fighting for freedom. Of course it was the freedom of wealthy whites to exploit everyone, and whites in general to own blacks. Oddly, it is those same states filled with the ancestors of those confederate traitors against the United States who still whine about freed, when they mean their own freedomto take tax money from the northern and West coast states to prop up their olousy economic performance, and the freedom to impose their own narrow minded theocratic "mporality" on everyone else. And they still have a healthy dose of xenophobia and eugencics based race hatred sprinkled on top for good measure.

Posted by: John1263 | November 10, 2009 3:45 PM | Report abuse

Chris:

My comment is this: How can one attack Fox for not being balanced when the White House is actively attacking Democrats for appearing on the Fox network ???


What is going on here?


The White House is actually PROVING that Fox allows the democratic point of view on its broadcasts by calling attention to the democrats who REGULARLY appear on Fox.


It's called FREEDOM OF THE PRESS.

This is just another Orwellian action by Obama. AND these acts seriously call into question Obama's commitment to the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.


It's true.


I really don't care if some regard this next statement as outrageous: Obama consistently has shown a hostility toward the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights and Consitutional Freedoms because of his BLACK LIBERATION THEOLOGY ROOTS - which are hostile towad the Constitution because it initially allowed slavery and it allowed the slave trade to continue for 20 years.


They are still angry over the DRED SCOTT DECISION.

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Posted by: 37thand0street | November 10, 2009 3:43 PM | Report abuse

Do we really need to see just how ugly most of Americans are? Somebody please get ride of this process. With all the problems we have in this country we have come to this. I remember a time when Americans had the best interest of the country at heart. And we were just as divided on race than, but we were united when it came to our country.

Posted by: slovelace | November 10, 2009 3:42 PM | Report abuse

Elija24,

This was nothing more than another one of the "messiah's" photo op just like the one where only one family would let this POS get his picture taken beside the casket. It has been known for some time that this idiot does not give a rat's rectum about the military. Suck on that awhile junior!

Posted by: libh8r | November 10, 2009 3:42 PM | Report abuse

News to LuKuj: I don't where you have been (glued to Schlox News?) but America was hijacked in 2000 by right-wingers in FLA and the Supremem Court. And Wall St./Big Business did away with free enterprise in the 1980's. Give it up dude! The Constitution? That was soooo before 9-11!


-America to remain a democratic republic with a free enterprise system that adheres to the Constitution.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 3:42 PM | Report abuse

If you are really that stupid, there isn't much to talk about (until you get an education). Figure out what "market forces" are. Read an economics book. I recommend Basic Economics (author: Thomas Sowell). That will give you a basic explaination of market forces. If you truly don't want capitalism, why are you in the USA?

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I'm leaving the USA. My retirement home in Cần Thơ, Việt Nam is under construction as we speak.

But no matter. I do believe in capitalism, when it's highly regulated and highly taxed.

But market forces? Pure fairy dust. And economics is decades if not centuries away from being robust enough to be an actual science. Flypaper for the poorly-educated.

Yeah, market forces. Bet you believe in ghosts and God too.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:41 PM | Report abuse

In praise of MASS MURDERER Chairman Mao:

"The third lesson and tip actually comes from two of MY FAVORITE political philosophers, MAO TSE TUNG and Mother Teresa. Not often coupled with each other, but the two people that I TURN TO MOST to basically deliver a simple point, which is: You're going to make choices. ... But here's the deal: These are your choices; they are no one else's."

--June 2009, quote from Anita Dunn, hussein's Czar for Attacking Fox News And Anybody Else Who Tells The Truth About The Loony-Left D-crat Socialists.

GOOD RIDDANCE to this MARXIST.

Posted by: LoonyLeft | November 10, 2009 3:41 PM | Report abuse

Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
Mao Tse-Tung

Posted by: Blunty | November 10, 2009 3:39 PM | Report abuse

DON'T YOU DARE POLITICIZE THIS TRAGEDY, YOU ARROGANT JERK! This had NOTHING to do wit politics. It had nothing to do with President Obama
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QUIT with the crocodile tears! This had everything to do with people being afraid to point out a terrorist (can't even use the word "terrorist"), or that a muslim soldier might have turned into a jihadist. Who built that wall? Certainly NOT normal constitution loving American's. This is leftist political correctness at it's worst!

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:38 PM | Report abuse

Good riddance Anita (an avowed Communist)---------If she represents the best that Obama has to offer, we are in serious trouble.

Posted by: sportsfan2 | November 10, 2009 3:38 PM | Report abuse

When they are exposed, they fall. No wonder the White House hates Fox News so much. It is one of the few outlets that have investigated the people Obama has appointed and have used their own words to show their socialist or communist tendencies. Say what you will about Glenn Beck, the Obama administration has yet to point out what he has shown about the appointees,czars, etc. that is false. He even has a dedicated line where Anita could have called. Guess he'll have to give someone else the number now.
What scares me is that we have just begun to see the kind of people Obama has chosen, and it is very scary for those who want America to remain a democratic republic with a free enterprise system that adheres to the Constitution.

Posted by: LuKuj | November 10, 2009 3:37 PM | Report abuse

When they are exposed, they fall. No wonder the White House hates Fox News so much. It is one of the few outlets that have investigated the people Obama has appointed and have used their own words to show their socialist or communist tendencies. Say what you will about Glenn Beck, the Obama administration has yet to point out what he has shown about the appointees,czars, etc. that is false. He even has a dedicated line where Anita could have called. Guess he'll have to give someone else the number now.
What scares me is that we have just begun to see the kind of people Obama has chosen, and it is very scary for those who want America to remain a democratic republic with a free enterprise system that adheres to the Constitution.

Posted by: LuKuj | November 10, 2009 3:37 PM | Report abuse

DON'T YOU DARE POLITICIZE THIS TRAGEDY, YOU ARROGANT JERK! This had NOTHING to do wit politics. It had nothing to do with President Obama.

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You're trying to reason with stupid people who happen to have no interest in honesty. I'd save my breath if I were you.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:36 PM | Report abuse

DavidJerkSquared- I got an education but it wasn't at Oral Rententive Univ.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 3:35 PM | Report abuse

First you come up with those WMDs then let's talk.

No fantasies here. You're the guys who believe in market forces and beloved invaders. How's that working out?

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If you are really that stupid, there isn't much to talk about (until you get an education). Figure out what "market forces" are. Read an economics book. I recommend Basic Economics (author: Thomas Sowell). That will give you a basic explaination of market forces. If you truly don't want capitalism, why are you in the USA?

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:34 PM | Report abuse

“As I watch the memorial ceremony for the 13 soldiers killed by the terrorist amongst them, I feel nothing but loathing and contempt for Obama and his minions, as well as the minority party whose ineptness got him elected. The wave of corruption, deceit and political correctness that has swallowed up our once great country will doom us as it did the Fort Hood 13."
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DON'T YOU DARE POLITICIZE THIS TRAGEDY, YOU ARROGANT JERK! This had NOTHING to do wit politics. It had nothing to do with President Obama. Reasonable people can disagree about issues, and debate them. We can argue, and insult each other, but all that this idiotic and hateful statement shows, is that you and your ilk will jump face first into any opportunity, no matter how ill the taste, or slanderous they may be, to blame anything on your President. Shame on you. You have just insulted every one of the 13 people who died in Fort Hood last week. You are no less a disgrace to my country than the morons from the Westborough Baptist Church.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 3:33 PM | Report abuse

It is such a relief to know that this fat, ugly slob is leaving.
She is a perfect visual example of a communist pig and should be put on a Seblius diet right away. Her carbon foot print is as big as a large milk cow.

Posted by: jemsec | November 10, 2009 3:31 PM | Report abuse

atroncale1: You need to get an education. Look up communism. Look up Marxism. Read Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals. Then tell us how any of these things differ from Obama's plan.

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:29 PM | Report abuse

Goldandtanzonite - why don't you post something you can prove, instead of posting your seething leftist lies, in the form of unprovable fantasies? Might it be because your entire world is a lie? If you're gonna post it, be sure you can PROVE IT.

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First you come up with those WMDs then let's talk.

No fantasies here. You're the guys who believe in market forces and beloved invaders. How's that working out?

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:29 PM | Report abuse

Communism? Get real. RU all out of bogey men? At least the left has enemies that are real. The 1950s are so over people. Reagan is dead and burning in hell. He's waiting for you with open arms.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 3:27 PM | Report abuse

Goldandtanzonite - why don't you post something you can prove, instead of posting your seething leftist lies, in the form of unprovable fantasies? Might it be because your entire world is a lie? If you're gonna post it, be sure you can PROVE IT.

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:25 PM | Report abuse

So.....how's that hopey, changy, thingy going for ya. Real American's think that it sucks. In 2012 we are going to throw your Kenyan idiot under the bus just to show him what it feels like. See you suckers in the bread line.

Posted by: libh8r | November 10, 2009 3:24 PM | Report abuse

elijah24 says: I'll express buyer’s remorse for voting, and campaigning for President Obama; as soon as he gets 4000+ of my brothers and sisters in arms killed for no reason. When he imprisons people who have not been convicted of a crime or tortures people who have or have not been convicted. When he turns the biggest surplus ever handed from one president to the next, into the biggest deficit ever handed from one to the next. When he approves the invasion of our homes with wire-taps but without due-process
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Here is his first 13 dead (plus whatever the Afghanistan number for the year is).
He has been tourturing Americans all year. Most of us have never been convicted of anything more than loving our country.
Tell us more about "the biggest surplus ever handed from one president to another". Last I checked, our budget never made a dime of surplus under Clinton, and you are spouting a PAPER DREAM of leftists.
As for your final "wire-tap" comment, Obama is doing exactly what Bush did in that reguard, so where is your argument?

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:21 PM | Report abuse

As I watch the memorial ceremony for the 13 soldiers killed by the terrorist amongst them, I feel nothing but loathing and contempt for Obama and his minions, as well as the minority party whose ineptness got him elected. The wave of corruption, deceit and political correctness that has swallowed up our once great country will doom us as it did the Fort Hood 13.

Posted by: rtwngr | November 10, 2009 3:21 PM | Report abuse

Good-bye commie, please let the door hit you on the way out. Too bad the Obamarxist has hired her husband though. But still, we'll miss "The Tongue".

Posted by: Overtaxed3 | November 10, 2009 3:20 PM | Report abuse

The Right commentators here exhibit their knee-jerk, superficial grasp of the issue and display a visceral bigotry by falsely drawing a straight line between Dunn's actual remarks and their overblown commie paranoia, just as Glenn Beck intended.

Now, who are the REAL automatons?

http://crooksandliars.com/david-neiwert/bogus-glenn-beck-truncates-anita-dun

Posted by: bluehealer | November 10, 2009 3:17 PM | Report abuse

Wingnuts are hardware, which can be purchased at a hardware store.

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They cost more at the hardware store than it cost to secure your loyalty .. all the GOP has to do to get you guys on board is dangle a shiny piece of foil in the form of some tough talk and you guys fall to your knees and tilt back your heads.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:17 PM | Report abuse

Galt, does it help you sleep to know that you are superior to all who disagree with you? Or does the impossibility of ever learning something new, or seeing a point you had never considered, just leave life as boring and lonely as it sounds?

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 3:16 PM | Report abuse

On Oct. 11, speaking on CNN, Dunn attacked Fox News as "a wing of the Republican Party." Her comments sparked a fresh battled between the White House and the network. In response to the criticism, Fox News executive Michael Clemente said in a statement that Obama's aides had decided to "declare war on a news organization."

Hold it, Clemente, that's not quite true!

She declared war on FOXNEWS, not a legit news organization!

There IS a difference you know!

LOL!

Posted by: theintrepidone | November 10, 2009 3:16 PM | Report abuse

Thanks for at least clarifying that you make judgments (oooooh, what a terrible phrase!) without the foggiest clue. Sheesh. It's like discussing quantum physics with a halibut...

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Says the guy who reveres a political comic book by Ayn Rand.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 3:14 PM | Report abuse

Anita Dunn's a Communist. Learn more here: http://www.commieblaster.com/socialist_czars/index.html

Obama's a Communist, too. See proof here: http://www.commieblaster.com/obama/index.html

And so are 80+ Members of Congress: http://www.commieblaster.com/progressives/index.html

Posted by: CommieBlaster | November 10, 2009 3:13 PM | Report abuse

Dan tells us: Then Bush and Cheney are thieves. They gave OUR money to their rich buddies for 8 straight years.Obama is just getting some of it back.The rich haven't paid their fair share of the cost of government for a very long time. And they continue to dupe you wingnuts into defending them. Pathetic!
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Be specific, Dan. Do you actually PAY taxes? Who are the "rich buddies" you refer to? Who are the "rich" you refer to? What do you consider to be a "fair share" of the cost of government? Wingnuts are hardware, which can be purchased at a hardware store. Finally, whom, other than you, is pathetic?

Posted by: DavidJ3 | November 10, 2009 3:11 PM | Report abuse

If you go carrying around pictures of Chairman Mao ....

Posted by: loux24 | November 10, 2009 3:10 PM | Report abuse

I'll express buyer’s remorse for voting, and campaigning for President Obama; as soon as he gets 4000+ of my brothers and sisters in arms killed for no reason. When he imprisons people who have not been convicted of a crime or tortures people who have or have not been convicted. When he turns the biggest surplus ever handed from one president to the next, into the biggest deficit ever handed from one to the next. When he approves the invasion of our homes with wire-taps but without due-process.
Barack Obama is not perfect. Certainly there are things I wish he had done differently, and there will be many more. But I believe that he is doing the job to the best of his considerable ability. And as long as that is the case, he will have my support.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 3:09 PM | Report abuse

Behold, the red-faced, sputtering remnants of the conservatives, unable to rise above 1950's rhetoric ("commies"? really now...). If one is really quiet, you can hear their frustrated voices emanating from the dustbin of history...

Posted by: fluxgirl | November 10, 2009 3:09 PM | Report abuse

Ironic that legions of top management professionals in the US walk around with quotes and philosophy of Sun Tzu and Genghis Khan bumping around in their heads.

And then there is David Coe, head of "The Family" drawing upon Hitler, Mao, and Lenin to motivate his largely Republican audience on the topic of power and management.

Posted by: bluehealer | November 10, 2009 3:04 PM | Report abuse

"I have not read Mao... But who am i (or you for that matter) to judge someone unworthy of a job that is not in our purview, because they may like the words of someone of whom we disapprove?"

Uh, I'm one to judge them because unlike you, I don't spout off without knowledge of to what I'm referring? Because I have read Mao?

Thanks for at least clarifying that you make judgments (oooooh, what a terrible phrase!) without the foggiest clue. Sheesh. It's like discussing quantum physics with a halibut...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 3:03 PM | Report abuse

"Remember he just wants to spread the wealth, where I come from, a person who takes from one to give to another is called a thief."

Then Bush and Cheney are thieves. They gave OUR money to their rich buddies for 8 straight years.Obama is just getting some of it back.The rich haven't paid their fair share of the cost of government for a very long time. And they continue to dupe you wingnuts into defending them. Pathetic!

Posted by: dan298 | November 10, 2009 3:01 PM | Report abuse

Anita Dunn said that she relied very heavily on Mao Tse Tung and Mother Teresa for her philosophy. Mother Teresa okay. But Mao Tse Tung who slaughtered tens of millions of Chinese who did not agree with him or who were simply disposable trash to him? This administration is so out of step with American values, it is an outrage!!

Posted by: shearwatersoil | November 10, 2009 2:59 PM | Report abuse

And still, the only responses I see are "Well, what about people who approve of Der Fuhrer?" "What about people from the Bible?" "You're just mad because they don't hate a genocidal maniac!"

Is there not one of you who has the integrity and testicular fortitude to say "Yep, Mao was the murderer of millions, and a person who idolizes him shouldn't be on Obama's team"? Is that so tough?

Yes, the simple fact is that it IS tough for you folks. You CANNOT allow any notion into your craniums that might reflect negatively on the Obamessiah. As I've said, if the Prez devoured a live infant on national television, you'd genuflect and say "what marvelous table manners he has!" Blech.

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 2:56 PM | Report abuse

Imagine my surprise: a conservative, unable to win a disagreement with logic and rational oratory, resorts to threats of violence.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 2:55 PM | Report abuse

I love these liberal comments... they seem to be begging the same question: Why can't you rabid right wingers just surrender freedom and come over to our side... it will be easier for you if you don't resist. Here's the deal; if you loonies are willing to sign away your freedom

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freedom freedom freedom.

You uh people seem to think you can just invoke your favorite word and end all debate. Doesn't work that way.

What are these freedoms we're supposed to be giving up? The only freedoms you ninnies care about are gun ownerships and low taxes for the wealthy. I don't see those threatened (though I would like to)

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 2:53 PM | Report abuse

I love these liberal comments... they seem to be begging the same question: Why can't you rabid right wingers just surrender freedom and come over to our side... it will be easier for you if you don't resist. Here's the deal; if you loonies are willing to sign away your freedoms and your childrens freedom for generations to come, you have that right. But don't expect the rest of us who remain unconvinced that debt that can't even be measured is somehow a good thing for a country that used to be free. Free from government oppression and free from political hacks that quote Mao and praise Hugo Chavez. Last question kool-aiders: wasn't your boy supposed to be the great uniter, the one who was going to stop politics as usual in Washington, the ones who were going to drain the swamp??? By the way, when a member of the conservative movement puts your teeth down your throat for your disgusting and filthy slurs, don't bother calling the cops. Barry has already shown the country what he fells about cops that are doing their jobs.

Posted by: OldNavyChief | November 10, 2009 2:49 PM | Report abuse

You missed the point, Galt. We (humanity in general) think nothing of exalting as a hero, or a "man of faith" a person who committed atrocities in the name of the deity of our own faith. When, however, a person commits those same atrocities for a cause we can't understand, we call him a monster, and those who read his words are shamed as followers of that monster. Yet many of the words of Joshua are inspiring. I have not read Mao. I don’t know if his words can stand with Joshua’s, but to someone, perhaps they do. Personally, i think neither are worthy of respect. Both are war criminals. But who am i (or you for that matter) to judge someone unworthy of a job that is not in our purview, because they may like the words of someone of whom we disapprove?

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 2:47 PM | Report abuse

Interesting, I did a search for MAO in this article, but it did not find it!! Must be something wrong with the search function...

Posted by: _buster | November 10, 2009 2:45 PM | Report abuse

"Let me be clear tonight... there will be no provision in this Health Care bill that will provide for illegals." ---Hussein Obama [He lied...check the bill just passed by the House]

"there won't be any lobbyists who will find a job in my White House".--Hussein Obama [He has 5 lobbyists in his cabinet]

OBAMA NEVER SAYS WHAT HE MEANS AND HE NEVER MEANS WHAT HE SAYS. THE MARK OF A NARCISSISTIC LIAR.

Posted by: WeMadeAmistake | November 10, 2009 2:44 PM | Report abuse

My word search function is broken. I enter "Beck". The search says the word is not found in your story. That can't be the case. The Post would never miss the key element of a story so search must be broken.

Posted by: jy151310 | November 10, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

No negative words among posters here for Pat Buchanan, apologist of Hitler.

Posted by: bluehealer | November 10, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

Ms. Dunn, China is waiting for your! Please go ASAp!

Posted by: dosado1 | November 10, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

FOX news "declared war" on respectful public discourse and rational reconciliation of national issues a long time ago, in service of creating an environment of vitriol and discord in which to make a buck.

Posted by: bluehealer | November 10, 2009 2:38 PM | Report abuse

"MY" God? Wow, it's amazing how linear the thought process of a leftist is. Why would you make that assumption? Because you can only think in myopic generalizations.

And you still didn't deal with the issue, which is that a highly-placed Obamaton had a crush on the murderer of millions. But then, maybe YOU'D like to take him to the prom as well?

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 2:36 PM | Report abuse

This is all you guys have? Someone who doesn't hate someone she's supposed to hate?

No wonder you guys can't win elections.

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 2:35 PM | Report abuse

Good riddance to this knucklehead. Anyone who is fond of Mao Tse Tung shouldn't be in the U.S. Government under any circumstances. This is a good day for the USA. Get gone, Anita!

Posted by: stevetoth | November 10, 2009 2:33 PM | Report abuse

What if someone decared Joshua from the bible as one of their favorites? He murdered thousands too. Maybe more. Does he get a pass because he did it in the name of YOUR god?

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 2:30 PM | Report abuse

I do believe that the money from Wall Street in the Presidential election in 2008 went 2 to 1 for Obama. Sorry, if that does not gibe with your illusion that the Republicans own Wall Street. You might want to take a look at Obama's visitor list. Lots of corporate types on there, not to mention the back room deals Obama tried to cut or did cut with Pharma, AARP, AMA and Health Ins. among many, many others. The only difference between Daschle and a lobbyist is that Daschle is no longer registered. Do you really believe he is not getting lots of money from the Medical Industry?

Posted by: kctaz | November 10, 2009 2:30 PM | Report abuse

Glenn Beck & FOX 2, WH 0. All the excuses and fake reasons from her and the WH would only serve to make it even more pathetic and more of a loss. Bad idead of the Obama team to start a battle against a network that happens not to agree with their policies. That is what the media is there for, to a agree or disagree freely. FOX is winning.

Posted by: JohnGalt9 | November 10, 2009 2:25 PM | Report abuse

If these posters are typical of what's left of the Republican Party I'd say the Democrats haven't anything to worry about for generations to come.

You guys sound like you'd be challenged to tie your own shoes

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 2:06 PM |

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you will be shining the republican's shoes come the next two elections, comrad.

Posted by: charlietuna666 | November 10, 2009 2:24 PM | Report abuse

The MSM continues to cover for this administration. Chris, where are the references to her holding up mass murderer Mao Tse Tung as one of her philosophical heroes?

Posted by: member5 | November 10, 2009 2:24 PM | Report abuse

what if someone decared Joshua from the bible as one of their favorites? he murdered thousands too. maybe more. does he get a pass because he did it in the name of YOUR god?

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 2:24 PM | Report abuse

"The wheels on Obama's bus go round, round-n-round, round -n-round; the wheel on Obama's bus go round (thump! thump!), round-n-round.....

Posted by: luca_20009 | November 10, 2009 2:23 PM | Report abuse

So predictable. Since we have Ms. Dunn on tape saying Mao (the murderer of millions) was her favorite philosopher, the leftists on this thread can't claim it's not true, so they have to fall back on "well, she was only temporary anyway!" The only fox you folks should be concerned with is Br'er Fox, because you sure sound like him talking about those darned grapes...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 2:17 PM | Report abuse

Is amazing that Chris the intrepid reporter failed to dig up the sound bite where Anita Dunn included Mao as one of her political idols

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And Obama named Ronald Reagan. What's your point?

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 2:16 PM | Report abuse

Ms. Dunn,
Please come out here to Nevada and help us "Daschle" Harry Reid.
Thank you

Posted by: dsmaltze | November 10, 2009 2:12 PM | Report abuse

Don't let the door hit ya on the way out Anita. Why not take the hubby and a few of your marxist "czar" buddies and try a country that agrees with you.

Posted by: Adie1 | November 10, 2009 2:08 PM | Report abuse

2 Down; 10,000 to go.

Posted by: pedro97w | November 10, 2009 2:07 PM | Report abuse

Even bigger mouth-breathing commie slime, head and shoulders above Dunn slither like talking snakes in the "Brown Zone" of Washington DC. I'd love to see them lead in chains to the gallows, but first strip them of citizenship for treason, destroy their names and record their infamies for posterity.

Posted by: mdk1960 | November 10, 2009 2:06 PM | Report abuse

In response to the comments regarding Glen Beck, I would like to offer the following;

The American people are the winners not Glen Beck. Glen Beck only reported on the words of Anita Dunn. She was her worst enemy.

Americans win, another one of Obama's Marxist minions has been exposed and deposed.

Soon Americans will come to realize that Obama surrounds himself with anti American Marxist because he is himself a Marxist.

Remember he just wants to spread the wealth, where I come from, a person who takes from one to give to another is called a thief.

Posted by: AverageAmericanMichelle | November 10, 2009 2:06 PM | Report abuse

If these posters are typical of what's left of the Republican Party I'd say the Democrats haven't anything to worry about for generations to come.

You guys sound like you'd be challenged to tie your own shoes

Posted by: GoldAndTanzanite | November 10, 2009 2:06 PM | Report abuse

Who are all these interlopers? And what's all this talk about Mao and Fox News. Does Mao have a new show on Fox? I thought he died a lllllonnnngggg time ago.

Posted by: margaretmeyers | November 10, 2009 2:00 PM | Report abuse

I read these posts for amusement - to see what the rabid are saying. Apparently the rabid don't understand interim, but not surprising as they don't understand that most Americans like the president. Gives me something else to pray for - their deluded, fractious souls.

Posted by: begal125 | November 10, 2009 1:59 PM | Report abuse

What would he have said in Berlin?

"I am sorry Ronald Reagan wanted to tear down your wall?"

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 1:58 PM | Report abuse

Faux News IS an extension of the Republican Party!
But I feel sorry for Faux News addicts because they're not allowed to access other media without feeling like a traitor.
Pitiful.

Posted by: angie12106 | November 10, 2009 1:57 PM | Report abuse

BOYCOTT THE US MEDIA UNTIL THEY ACTUALLY COVER THIS ADMINISTRATION AGAIN
My fellow Americans. The time has come upon us to take back the press, the one free thing in America that is still the great equalizer. I am not a Republican nor Democrat.. I am an American.
The last two standing presidents , one Democrat and one Republican, endured equal scrutiny and aggression by the media. Both Presidents lived a daily whirl-wind of attacks and accusations from the media. Most often the media took control of press conferences and events and took the topic line completely away from whatever they were actually there to meet about simply to grill the President on what they wanted to talk about. They asked them questions 10 different ways till they were frustrated as could be. It was a difficult position for both men to be in and a stressful one to be sure. Yet they both endured it for 8 years a piece and managed to still do their jobs as Presidents. The media did not take a side and attacked both men, from different backgrounds and political parties… equally.
So why is it that our current President’s Administration gets almost no questions at all ? The media just sits there nicely and reports whatever benign tripe that the administration puts out. They never pressure him, never forced him like I watched them do through 16 years and 2 different political parties in the white house. He reports air and gives them lots of PR shots and they happily report it. And then they wonder why they no longer have revenues where they used to be and are crashing out.
So I say we contact our journalists, media outlets, and news providers in general and let them know that either they press the administration for answers and drill in on all the small but highly important things that are happening and treat this president with the ferocity they treated Bush AND Clinton or we will go to news sources that do. This is not a partisan statement, no matter what side of the fence you are on we all benefit from the media digging in and asking that extra question. If there is nothing to hide there is nothing to hide. No one has EVER grilled him on how he feels about Socialism. No one has ever grilled him about his true roadmap for the next 4 years and all the things he feels he must accomplish. No one has ever grilled him at all in fact.
Bottom line, cover this president the same way you covered the last two, or we will get our news somewhere else.

Posted by: brianpauljaus | November 10, 2009 1:57 PM | Report abuse

Ms. Dunn's cardinal sin was manipulating the press (as if that was hard in this case) and bragging about it. Can you really call it manipulation when it's consensual?

Posted by: maxtel1910 | November 10, 2009 1:55 PM | Report abuse

Good riddance to communist-loving scum.

Posted by: tarded2much | November 10, 2009 1:54 PM | Report abuse

Let's see: today Hil praised Obama at the Wall and forgot Ronaldus Magnus who really was a CIC not a Chicago thug. Then the Messiah went to Ft.Hood to give another sensitive speech protecting the Islamofascists, and of course, asking our troops to be protected from.......Fox News. Dunn goes as one of the Maoists in this Administration. What if all the Maoists left? Boy howdy, we would have only Slow Joe Biden left!

Posted by: phillyfanatic | November 10, 2009 1:53 PM | Report abuse

Too many rightie kooks. Sounds just like those phony tea parties and insurance co. flak-packed town halls faked last summer. Enough. I'm out.

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 1:52 PM | Report abuse

Is amazing that Chris the intrepid reporter failed to dig up the sound bite where Anita Dunn included Mao as one of her political idols. One can't escape the conclusion that this is an effort to shield the White House from criticism it has earned in appointing leftist lunatics like Anita Dunn to important positions. The lame excuse that this was an interim appointment is a control c of White House talking points. Chris might be more accurately described as a propandist as he doesn't seem to have the instincts and temperament to be a real reporter. By the way...do you have any editors there? If the editors let this drivel fly, they need to get serious about the constitutional obligations of a free press.

Posted by: jeff6332 | November 10, 2009 1:50 PM | Report abuse

Maybe this is the beginning of the end Mau Mau uprising?

Posted by: stanlippmann | November 10, 2009 1:48 PM | Report abuse

This administration is very unstable! And the media is winning the war of outing radicals within it!!

Obama is so feckless at this point, he had to bring in the Clinton's to do his work!! Bill addressing Senator's today!

Can you say "Lame and lamer"!

Posted by: jjcrocket2 | November 10, 2009 1:47 PM | Report abuse

Mark Lloyd....Please enter the batters box!

Posted by: yampaco | November 10, 2009 1:43 PM | Report abuse

Want to know about Obama? Forget the Reverend Wright and check out the Reverend Peter Popoff. Then talk to a good ear, nose and throat man.....

Posted by: flyingtree | November 10, 2009 1:40 PM | Report abuse

"scrivener":

What on earth is that link and what are you and the rest of that link talking about? Sheesh! I rest my case, folks.

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 1:36 PM | Report abuse

Gosh Mr. Galt, your ability to chant the motto of your fearless leader is remarkable.

"Only the REAL PRESS can keep a eye on them. GO FOX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Fox is "REAL PRESS" the way Runts are "REAL FRUIT". Honestly, if so many of you think Chris is such a hack, or worse, why do you read his column, and then take the time to comment on it? I watch a little Faux News, but I dont call in to their shows or email them. I know nothing I could say is going to change the mindes of their sycophantic audience. Get lives, kids.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 1:35 PM | Report abuse

There's no need to worry about Anita Dunn's future Comrade Obama worshippers. She, like all of Comrade Obama's clowns, will get great jobs with guys like Kim Jong Il, Hugo Chavez, or Fidel Castro. I doubt though that the Communist Chinese want her, since they're slowly but surely becomming capitalist.

Posted by: armpeg | November 10, 2009 1:35 PM | Report abuse

Another Obama long time friend under the bus!
Only the ideologically blind would "trust" control freak people like him!

Posted by: sally62 | November 10, 2009 1:35 PM | Report abuse

Just like Van Jones, Dunn bit the dust. I was never a big fan of Glenn Beck but he is 2-0 at this point against Obama's Czars, even while being out on sick leave. The Republican's and Conservatives have little to do with this victory.

So who is next??

My money is on Obama manufacturing Czar Ron Bloom. for His comments about the Free market being a joke and "We Kinda Agree With Mao That Political Power Comes Largely From The Barrel Of A Gun"

Posted by: McNabb22 | November 10, 2009 1:31 PM | Report abuse

Its too band that Cilizza's excellent and pretty neutral column is generally followed by such foam-at-the-mouth attack merchants. Keep up your little "revolution' folks, it'll fortunately guarantee that you never get close to power in our lifetimes

Posted by: mybandy

_______________________________________

Last Tuesday was a good day for America, and a bad day for liberals who see everything through Power, not the People!
Enjoy your misery lib!

LIBERALISM...A TRUE MENTAL DISORDER!

Posted by: cschotta1 | November 10, 2009 1:30 PM | Report abuse

TO: "mybandy" @ 1:06 p.m.

Do you work here?

http://nowpublic.com/world/govt-fusion-center-spying-pretext-harass-and-censor


***

Did THIS Happen to Fort Hood Shooter -- Driving Him to Violence?

GOV'T TORTURES ME WITH SILENT MICROWAVE WEAPONS, SAYS OUSTED HONDURAS PREZ

• Deposed Honduras President Manuel Zelaya confirms the essence what unjustly targeted citizens worldwide -- including this journalist -- have been reporting for years...

...MILITARY, SECRET SERVICES, AND INTEL AGENCIES of many nations, including the U.S., silently assault and torture "targeted individuals," including those regarded as "dissenters" or slandered as undesirables, with debilitating, health-degrading, "slow-kill" electromagnetic microwave and laser radiation weapons systems -- reported to include a nationwide installation camouflaged as cell towers, along with satellites and portable weaponry.

FOR THE REST OF THE STORY:

http://nowpublic.com/world/govt-tortures-me-silent-microwave-weapons-ousted-s-prez

OR (if link is corrupted): http://NowPublic.com/scrivener RE: "Gov't Tortures" and "Gestapo USA."

Posted by: scrivener50 | November 10, 2009 1:28 PM | Report abuse

If vetted Dunn could not have served in any capacity in the federal government. The problem with most of us, is we see the anthill but never realize the number of socilist ants under the surface.

Posted by: EugeneBoyanton | November 10, 2009 1:27 PM | Report abuse

Wow! There are some seriously deranged teabaggers on this site. Too bad for Glenn Beck. The doctors say that his hemorrhoids have migrated to his brain and have been growing there for a long time now. That would explain a lot. Could be many of his followers suffer from the same condition.

Posted by: Pasquale1 | November 10, 2009 1:26 PM | Report abuse

Its too band that Cilizza's excellent and pretty neutral column is generally followed by such foam-at-the-mouth attack merchants. Keep up your little "revolution' folks, it'll fortunately guarantee that you never get close to power in our lifetimes

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 1:26 PM | Report abuse

Wow! There are some seriously deranged teabaggers on this site. Too bad for Glenn Beck. The doctors say that his hemorrhoids have migrated to his brain and have been growing there for a long time now. That would explain a lot. Could be many of his followers suffer from the same condition.

Posted by: Pasquale1 | November 10, 2009 1:26 PM | Report abuse

All this talk about President Obama being a Muslim and now today he is a Communist. Has anybody ever offered prove beyond a reasonable doubt that any of this is true? If I called all these idiots that make these claims redneck racist bigots (which they are) the first thing you would probably say is that I am playing the race card. You people and your double standards are sickening.

Posted by: jjohnblack53 | November 10, 2009 1:25 PM | Report abuse

when one gets an answer like that, you know you're dealing with a zealot. no sense attempting a reasonable discussion with an ideologue. Enjoy your "revolution." Bye

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 1:21 PM | Report abuse

Her list of corporate clients is revealing, courtesy of Sourcewatch:

The political clients of this propaganda outfit are nexus of Corporate Democrats - corporate coal boosters, tools of the insurance lobby and pharmaceutical companies, supporters of NAFTA and union-busting and job outsourcing. Mayor Bloomberg was also a big client.

The corporate clients are equally interesting...

Some health care clients:
Allegiance Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Bristol Myers Squibb, Proctor & Gamble

Some pro-NAFTA anti-unioin clients:
Business Coalition for U.S.-China Trade
Emergency Committee on American Trade
Tran-Atlantic Business Dialogue.

Some corporate communication conglomerates:
Microsoft, National Public Radio (yes it is), New Jersey Telecom Association, Qwest Communications, Bell Canada, Bell Express...

I think the face of this new administration is becoming more clear by the day - it's the and administration of the corporatocracy & plutocracy, but instead of frownie face buttons (like Cheney), they get smiley face buttons.

This accounts for the Republican hatred - like Clinton before him, Obama is proving to be a better shill for corporate America than the Republicans were, neatly deflecting the public's calls for change with backoom pressure and glib rhetoric that promises much but accomplishes little.

It also accounts for the relative lack of policy arguments - the plutocracy is calling the shots, and the politicians rush to obey. Obama is pushing heavily watered down climate, energy and health proposals that appear to play to public concern, but which actually will have very little effect on corporate earnings or decisions.

McCain and Obama collaborated on the $700 billion bank bailout, didn't they?

Oh, Obama is better than Bush - but his predecessors should be facing war crimes trials abroad and criminal corruption trials at home, so that's not really saying very much.

We needed FDR, we got Hoover.

Posted by: cargocult | November 10, 2009 1:21 PM | Report abuse

The one person with half a nut, that speaks out against the Glen Becks and Rush Limbo's is leaving. I don't know if I'd cave that easy.

Posted by: angriestdogintheworld | November 10, 2009 1:21 PM | Report abuse

I believe our President was honoring Ft. Hood and Hillary went to the Wall.

I've been away from blogging and picked up again on Saturday, for the vote on healthcare, and the list is now.

1. Knock President Obama for everything
2. Knock the WaPo for everything when not knocking the President for anything.

And news of the day: I actually like Sarah Palin.

Posted by: TheBabeNemo | November 10, 2009 1:21 PM | Report abuse

Holy crow, look at this mob of frothing rightwingnuts. The Fix will need to be fumigated.

Posted by: koolkat_1960 | November 10, 2009 1:19 PM | Report abuse

To mybandy:


I rather enjoy calling Obama faithful ObamaBots! :)

I've seen lots of ad-hominem attacks coming from the ObamaBots as a response to real statements, such as Anita Dunn's respect and positive thoughts toward mass-murdering Communist leaders.

Posted by: dcunning30 | November 10, 2009 1:19 PM | Report abuse

are we doing favorite philosphers now?

Communications Director(s) come and go regularly. It's the "fun" department of the White House.

Posted by: TheBabeNemo | November 10, 2009 1:17 PM | Report abuse

My Hope and Change:
This whole BHO bunch are "interim".
Also, I Hope there is enough US to save come 2012.

Posted by: JerzyBoy1 | November 10, 2009 1:16 PM | Report abuse

No mention of her Putin-esque war on "uncooperative" media outlets or the chilling effect on speech that has? Isn't that the only notable thing about this person? How on earth did that not get mentioned?

This reflects a larger point: The Washington Post isn't supposed to be MSNBC. Readers want objective, informative news, not smeared facts, editorializing and lacunae in reporting when it meets ideological objectives.

Mr. Cilizza, are you even a reporter? What's your schtick? You're some sort of humorist, or partisan would-be satirist? Then why do they also present you as a news reporter? This paper is becoming more like reality television by the day -- it's not so much impossible as irrelevant in the eyes of the content producers that the audience be able to discern fact from fiction, derision from objectivity, and information from entertainment.

Posted by: itchy1 | November 10, 2009 1:16 PM | Report abuse

To dcunning 30:

#1: most of these posts are obsessive in the extreme

#2: any post that doesn't rave hysterically should be welcome, given the incredible vicious personal attacks (not to mention the absolutely juvenile "ObamaBot" foolishness).

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 1:15 PM | Report abuse

nadie1: Obama can't even speak unless he's being told what to say (which is only the tip of the iceberg). He could never be anyone's communication director.

Posted by: chuckh1958 | November 10, 2009 1:14 PM | Report abuse

Are you guys all in the same bowling league or something? It's amazing how you all pretty much have the same ideas together. Or maybe it's someone on the radio or tv spreading the word for you. I'd hate to see what kinda comments we'd be seeing if something of actual significance happened in the world.

Posted by: justmike | November 10, 2009 1:13 PM | Report abuse

Reason why Obama did not attend yesterday's celebrating of the fall of the Berlin Wall - Because Obama is a communist and couldn't celebrate something celebrating freedom!

Obama The Complete Revelation - book available on Amazon!

Posted by: obamarevelation | November 10, 2009 1:13 PM | Report abuse

allenridge: Because you are reading the Washington Post. That's why no mention of Dunn being a Communist. You don't think you'll get the whole storyreading this paper do you? You only get spoon fed the pablum they want you to know.

Posted by: chuckh1958 | November 10, 2009 1:12 PM | Report abuse

'I'm used to your ObamaBots fully engaged in ad-hominem attacks, but can you for once say something intelligent and germane?'

hilarious stuff coming from a member of the hive mind.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 1:12 PM | Report abuse

"and by the way, mr. galt, ayn rand is the economic equivilant of a cult leader."

Then assign me a bride, station me at the airport, and KEEP YOUR DAMNED HANDS OFF MY WALLET, COMRADE...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 1:11 PM | Report abuse

Hahaha-- violence over at the wingnuts favorite rag -- the Moony Messiah's Washington Times:

'Things are looking bad at the Washington Times: TPM hears from current staffers in the newsroom there has been an increased security presence at the newspaper in recent days. On Sunday, when three executives were fired, armed guards were brought up to the third floor where management works, according to three newsroom sources.

Newsroom sources tell TPM that employees have been told the third floor is "closed."

And pretty soon the whole rag will fold up.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 1:11 PM | Report abuse

Mao never would have quit.

Posted by: johnson0572 | November 10, 2009 1:10 PM | Report abuse

mybandy,

I'm used to your ObamaBots fully engaged in ad-hominem attacks, but can you for once say something intelligent and germane?

Posted by: dcunning30 | November 10, 2009 1:09 PM | Report abuse

I wonder if Chris Matthews is feeling that little tingle up his leg.....maybe he has a shot at this vacancy....better jump the ship now before his ratings go into negative territory

Posted by: dschwarpa | November 10, 2009 1:09 PM | Report abuse

This is great! All the benefits of being a consultant without government limitations! Ironic considering her position regarding government involvement.
www.verbalrant.com

Posted by: verbalrant | November 10, 2009 1:09 PM | Report abuse

when liberals argue they call you racist. They don't refute the fact that Dunn publicly cited Mao, one of the greatest mass murderers in history, as her favorite philosopher. How is that defensible?

Posted by: trajan24 | November 10, 2009 1:08 PM | Report abuse

she said it, Fox News and the Wall Street Journal atr not media, they're conduits for repuglicans...

Posted by: angriestdogintheworld

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The only media to liberals are those that don't question how a failed community organizer, with friends like Bill Ayers, George Soros, Van Jones, Dunn, the Black Panthers, ACORN, made it to the White House, especially when the failed community organizer couldn't even pass an FBI background check!

LIBERALISM...AMERICA'S WEAKEST LINK!!

Posted by: cschotta1 | November 10, 2009 1:08 PM | Report abuse

Good riddance to bad trash! Put this nag out to pasture and let her read more about Mao and get more 'in touch' with him! Another example of the 'trash' that Obozo chooses to surround himself with!

Posted by: ExoticTraveler | November 10, 2009 1:07 PM | Report abuse

You guys are just a laugh a barrel! Like fox news(not so much news), you spin it to suit yourself. You don't look for the trueth that this was meant to be a temp.job for her,as she said in the very beginning. Obama had to talk her into takeing it in the first place, untill they had the other one up an ready to run with the ball. Should we go back an look at other Presidents, an revisit the ends an out of people comeing an going in the administrations an their reasons? Move on people, this is a silly thing for you to be wasteing your time analyzeing an looking for some stupid spin like OH,"Glen Beck did this". God, how dumb is that?

Posted by: abbytreadway2 | November 10, 2009 1:07 PM | Report abuse

mikenmidland, you're making excuses. She shouldn't have even been a temporary appointment.

Posted by: dcunning30 | November 10, 2009 1:07 PM | Report abuse

Look at these long, pathetic rambling right-wingnut tantrums. Who has time to think up all this junk?

Stop living in your Mommy's basement, with your Rush and Beck posters, go get a life or look for a job!

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 1:06 PM | Report abuse

Rahm-a-tolla can't leave.
Only press secretaries leave early.
These are revolving posts

I think Leon Panetta left after the first term of Clinton, or was it earlier?

Posted by: TheBabeNemo | November 10, 2009 1:03 PM | Report abuse

Hey Chris Cillizza ........"The Fix" is a perfect heading for this column of yours.

What will it take for the Liberal Fascists that Own, Manage, and Report for the confirmed left-ist WASHINGTON POST to bring us ALL the news.

The NAZIS's were really great at censoring information too............so were the Communists and other historical Dicators.

.........now the POST joins the list with the Party they support, the Democrats.

Chris........why.........WHY no mention of Anita Dunn's love for the Communist MAO ?

My fellow Americans if the Founding Fathers were here today they would have this dirty dishonest politcial paper shut down ....................criminals.....


POST = DIRTY DISHONEST PROPGANDA OUTLET FOR THE DNC............

Posted by: allenridge | November 10, 2009 1:02 PM | Report abuse

I can't say I am going to miss her wagging tongue. And no, I don't mean her rather gross habit of sticking hers out -- I mean the unending leftist pablum she feeds the administration's supporters who in the end, will be screwed the most and won't even know it.

Posted by: Obamasux | November 10, 2009 1:01 PM | Report abuse

I thought at first that maybe she was tired of all the lies going on within the White House, but then thought, "Naw!".

Posted by: Awkins | November 10, 2009 1:00 PM | Report abuse

I' guessing she won't be joining the Fox punditry stable anytime soon...

http://www.political-buzz.com/

Posted by: parkerfl1 | November 10, 2009 12:59 PM | Report abuse

DAN: CONGRATS. NOW GET THIS TO POTUS/VPOTUS/AG HOLDER STAT:

Was the Fort Hood Shooter a Target of THIS?

SECRET MULTI-AGENCY FED PROGRAM SILENTLY TORTURES, IMPAIRS, PERSECUTES U.S. CITIZENS WITH MICROWAVE/LASER RADIATION AND LOCAL VIGILANTISM, SAYS MAINSTREAM JOURNALIST

* Thousands of Americans, deemed to be "dissidents" or undesirables, targeted by Bush legacy program for debilitating microwave/laser assault, held hostage in their own homes to fed-supported vigilante "community policing" stalking units, equipped with warrantless GPS devices, who vandalize and terrorize as local police look the other way.

* "Directed energy weapons," portable units and a nationwide installation employing cell towers and satellites, induce weakness, exhaustion, head and body aches, physical and neurological impairment, strokes, aneurysms, cancer -- and many victims do not realize what is making them sick.

* Regional Homeland Security- administered "fusion centers" reportedly serve as command centers for covert electromagnetic radiation attacks, pervasive surveillance, financial sabotage of those identified as "dissidents," "trouble-makers" or slandered as threats to society.

* Use of microwave weaponry to torture and impair political opponents recently confirmed by deposed Honduras President Manuel Zelaya.

* Pleas for justice, to local police and FBI, go unanswered -- as do demands for a Department of Justice Civil Rights Division investigation and congressional hearings.

"These are crimes against humanity and the Constitution, being perpetrated under the cover of national security and 'safe streets' by multiple federal and local agencies and commands -- an American genocide hiding in plain sight, enabled by the naivete of those who think 'it can't happen here.'" -- Victor Livingston, former reporter for WTXF-TV Philadelphia, Phila. Bulletin, N.Y. Daily News, St. Petersburg Times; producer/host, MSG Network Sports Business Report; columnist, NowPublic.com/scrivener.

JOURNO TO FBI: TAKE CONTROL OF DHS-RUN FUSION CENTERS
TO STOP SILENT MICROWAVE / LASER ATTACKS ON U.S. CITIZENS

http://nowpublic.com/world/govt-tortures-me-silent-microwave-weapons-ousted-s-prez
http://nowpublic.com/world/gestapo-usa-govt-funded-vigilante-network-terrorizes-america OR (if links are corrupted / disabled): http://NowPublic.com/scrivener RE: "GESTAPO USA"

Posted by: scrivener50 | November 10, 2009 12:59 PM | Report abuse

she said it, Fox News and the Wall Street Journal atr not media, they're conduits for repuglicans...

Posted by: angriestdogintheworld | November 10, 2009 12:58 PM | Report abuse

No mention of the video which surfaced showing Dunn praising Chairman Mao as one of her favorite philosophers?

The White House is scared to death that people will draw the link between Obama and Marxists like Dunn, Jeremiah Wright and Van Jones,

What exactly is in those Columbia college transcripts?

Posted by: alstl | November 10, 2009 12:58 PM | Report abuse

Even people home sick with the flu need to have some fun. Lighten up. Both sides have their flakes. It is just apparent that more snow is falling in Blue States.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:57 PM | Report abuse

Even people home sick with the flu need to have some fun. Lighten up. Both sides have their flakes. It is just apparent that more snow is falling in Blue States.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:57 PM | Report abuse

My favorite philosopher is Matt Drudge.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Thank the good Lord that Anita Dung is leaving the WH....one less squirrel on the public dole.

Posted by: oroudconserv | November 10, 2009 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Man I find this so funny. The wild generalizations and the foaming at the mouth.

Anyone want some popcorn while you read through these?

Posted by: ModerateVoter | November 10, 2009 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Another Obama Communist bites the dust. I wonder how the Whitehouse gave Beck appendicitis? That's pretty sneaky, but in the end Beck wins again. Go Glenn!

Posted by: KileA | November 10, 2009 12:53 PM | Report abuse

So,could it be that Ms Dunn is leaving the
Obama White House of Muslim Terrorism,all
because she was unable to stomach another day of His Arrogance The Annointed One,
Barack Hussein Obama and his lies,along with FLOTUS Michelle Obama doing all her phony baloney dog and pony show tricks,
and White House Press Secretary Robert Fibbs,and Chicago Sleazebags David Axelrod
and Rahm Emmanuel insane atntics on a daily
basis 24/7 now then? Obama Worst President
Ever! Impeach & Hang Obama for Treason!

Posted by: loneeagle1938 | November 10, 2009 12:52 PM | Report abuse

OMG, how many right-wingnut morons are on this site?

Posted by: mybandy | November 10, 2009 12:52 PM | Report abuse

Dunn's biggest mistake was NOT saying that ABC,NBC,CBS, CNN and MSNBC were not arms of the Dummycrats. But, just singling out Fox as an arm of the GOP was stupid. Anyone who listens to the idiots on both sides of the aisle know that the MSM were and are "in the tank" for this socialist administration. God help us all.

Posted by: marine2211 | November 10, 2009 12:51 PM | Report abuse


I see the Drudge crowd is out in force. And never miss an opportunity to trash the administration, no matter how ill-informed.

Hey, folks, she was an interim appointment, so her departure means nothing except that her deputy is ready to take over and she wants to get back to her regular gig.

Truly, CC, not much of a story, not even politically.

Posted by: mikenmidland | November 10, 2009 12:50 PM | Report abuse

Recovery.gov press release:

Anita Dunn's resignation and Dan Pfeiffer's hiring resulted in 4,982 being saved or created. This calculation is based on the theory that Mr. Pfeiffer and ms. Dunn will need 18.7 moving men to relocate them during their transition, with a multiplier of 12 (no reason) that equal 224.4 jobs saved or created. As Ms. Dunn will most probably buy coffee at some point prior to her leaving her position, Recovery.gov believe that will mean 49 save or created jobs in windmill production, green jobs, energy efficient retrofitting, and road sign construction. Mr. Pfeiffer is rumored to want to buy a new car, which will directly result in 788 saved or created jobs in the auto industry, which will lead to another 2,899 saved or created jobs in road construction, hoisery sales, and sanitary napkins export production.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:50 PM | Report abuse

Recovery.gov press release:

Anita Dunn's resignation and Dan Pfeiffer's hiring resulted in 4,982 being saved or created. This calculation is based on the theory that Mr. Pfeiffer and ms. Dunn will need 18.7 moving men to relocate them during their transition, with a multiplier of 12 (no reason) that equal 224.4 jobs saved or created. As Ms. Dunn will most probably buy coffee at some point prior to her leaving her position, Recovery.gov believe that will mean 49 save or created jobs in windmill production, green jobs, energy efficient retrofitting, and road sign construction. Mr. Pfeiffer is rumored to want to buy a new car, which will directly result in 788 saved or created jobs in the auto industry, which will lead to another 2,899 saved or created jobs in road construction, hoisery sales, and sanitary napkins export production.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:50 PM | Report abuse

Another pig brought down, but it's still one heck of a swine fest in that God-forsaken White House. My gosh, how could this country have been so stupid last November?

Posted by: DCer1 | November 10, 2009 12:49 PM | Report abuse

justmike, you're woefully uninformed.

Go to youtube and watch Anita Dunn talk about how the mass-murdering Communist leader Mao Zedong is one of her all-time favorite philosophers.

Posted by: dcunning30 | November 10, 2009 12:48 PM | Report abuse

Great spin piece completely ignoring anything actually important in this event. Perfect example of media reporting only what they want you to see. It is true, but leaves out the key information and context. Well I'm sure there will be a high government position open in China for a Mao worshipping robot. She can change her name to Dung. I'm sure Hugo Chavez would welcome her in Venezuela as well. A person well versed in eliminating all opposition for the "greater good" of the State would be a real asset. Or maybe she'll just be the victim of a random mugging one day so as not to be a reminder of the humiliation she caused the "One."

Posted by: AfghanVeteran | November 10, 2009 12:48 PM | Report abuse

it's funny how much alike -- and how mindles -- these insects are. when they hive mob like this, they usually stay on a single thread all day and repeat themselves over and over again, like ants.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:48 PM | Report abuse

Conservatives produce. Liberals take. One more communist taker gone.

Posted by: dmarshall1 | November 10, 2009 12:46 PM | Report abuse

All she is during is getting out of the WH and will continue her and Obama's agenda as a consultant. Ron will be next. When it gets to be too hot in the kitchen the RATS run for cover and hide. BUT, they will continue to do their thing from behind the scene. Only the REAL PRESS can keep a eye on them. GO FOX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: hockey13 | November 10, 2009 12:46 PM | Report abuse

Good grief! The word must have gone out early this morning- everybody jump onto this story and yell about communists!

Posted by: justmike | November 10, 2009 12:46 PM | Report abuse

I see the 17% are out in full force. Nice to be reminded every now and then there are more out there like Snow. What a sad state those 17% are in. I wonder if we can get them some public funded mental health for them....

Posted by: ModerateVoter | November 10, 2009 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Interesting to watch a single insect brain with a million fingers typing away...

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:45 PM | Report abuse

no, they have no brains at all. that's why they are 'conservatives.'

Posted by: drindl

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Enough brains not to vote for a POS failed community organizer as POTUS! And enough of an education that we can afford our own healthcare, and unlike liberals, aren't asking the government to pay for our healthcare, and why, because it's YOUR responsibility NOT MINE!!

LIBERALS..ASKING YOU TO PAY MORE SO THEY DON'T HAVE TO!

Posted by: cschotta1 | November 10, 2009 12:42 PM | Report abuse

She should be happy that she wasn't working for Mao, where screw ups were usually under-reported.

Posted by: glenlivet | November 10, 2009 12:40 PM | Report abuse

Has Rahm already gone through the $16 million he got from Freddie Mac? Wow. I wonder if Barney Frank is going to investigate Rahm's "excessive" compensation considering Freddie is now in receivership/conservatorship/sinking ship.

I know the taxpayers are so relieved that Rahm Emanuell got his $16 million BEFORE the taxpayer had to bail them out.

What would have happened if Rahm had to go without $16 million????

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:39 PM | Report abuse

Has Rahm already gone through the $16 million he got from Freddie Mac? Wow. I wonder if Barney Frank is going to investigate Rahm's "excessive" compensation considering Freddie is now in receivership/conservatorship/sinking ship.

I know the taxpayers are so relieved that Rahm Emanuell got his $16 million BEFORE the taxpayer had to bail them out.

What would have happened if Rahm had to go without $16 million????

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:39 PM | Report abuse

GOD Bless FOX News and God Damn the Brobama administration. Death to the tyrants.....

Posted by: paull2 | November 10, 2009 12:38 PM | Report abuse

holdfast, has your side expressed "buyers remorse" for bush yet?

Posted by: elijah24 |

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Nope. Only Saddam, terrorists and liberals hate Bush!

"Imagine"...no liberals!!

Posted by: cschotta1 | November 10, 2009 12:37 PM | Report abuse

hellspawn is what they are.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:37 PM | Report abuse

no, they have no brains at all. that's why they are 'conservatives.'

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:36 PM | Report abuse

aMAOzing.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:36 PM | Report abuse

She will be replaced with a zen buddist who attended the Moa Zhe Dhung school of enlightenment in Cuba. I see Rahn is thinking of jumping ship also. What the matter Rahm, looking to improve your opportunities for receiving graft payments.

Posted by: spawn44 | November 10, 2009 12:35 PM | Report abuse

I think the White House should have kept her on. She seemed to express the government's views so well...

Posted by: ttj1 | November 10, 2009 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Good riddance.
Maybe some of the Mrs Odumbo's twenty one surplus assistants will make the move too.

What a disgrace this Odumbo White House is.

Posted by: LarryG62 | November 10, 2009 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Come on liberals. Have some fun. You can't be proud of Broomhilda. You got hotter chicks that a mangy old feminist to represent you attempt to stifle dissent. Wasn't Pamela Anderson a big Obama supporter?

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:35 PM | Report abuse

"Gallup’s survey of Republicans found that 71 percent would consider voting for [Huckabee for president], more than for Palin, Romney or others. The same survey found that he’s the only Republican whom even half of Americans say they think is qualified to be president.

I want you to think about this for a moment. You're in your local shopping mall, wherever you happen to be in this fair country of ours. And exactly 1/2 of the people walking your way are so completely unhinged from consensual reality that they think Michael Huckabee - Michael Huckabee! who let a convicted rapist go scot-free in order to win brownie points from his rightwing pals - is qualified to be president.

I wish I thought this was in any way, shape, or form, funny. Beneath that aw shucks, sh8t-kickin' exterior Huckabee affects is a seriously twisted and ignorant human being who isn't qualified to be appointed dog catcher. It is inexcusable that this country's media give this slimeball a free pass. "

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:35 PM | Report abuse

In a related story, TOTUS (teleprompter of the United States) has submitted its resignation. It has informed the White House it can no longer go on with this charade without having massive system failure, that it's carbon footprint is enormous, and it has fallen for Chuck Todd's blackberry.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:32 PM | Report abuse

Unbelievable - leave it to a Post reporter to conveniently leave out anything about her praise of Mao. One more communist down in this radical regime of an administration.

Posted by: dmarshall1 | November 10, 2009 12:32 PM | Report abuse

'one must have a soul before one can sell it. and by the way, mr. galt, ayn rand is the economic equivilant of a cult leader.'

well, that's because the modern 'conservative' movement is a cult. A death cult. Look at all these deranged drudgelink posters. Sick and cretinous.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:32 PM | Report abuse

Holy cow!How many crazies are in our midst?

These nutcases are getting out of control!

Glenn Beck? Glenn Beck?

Do these people have any brains at all?

Where will this all end?

Posted by: taildrag | November 10, 2009 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Apparently if a white woman(me) criticizes another white woman (Anita Dunn) I am a racist.

Why don't you liberals just come up with a list of people that we are legally allowed to criticize, what we are allowed to say, when we can say it, and to who we allowed to commuicate with -- it would say us all time trying to rely on that whole free speech, dissent, First Amendment thig-a-jig.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Apparently if a white woman(me) criticizes another white woman (Anita Dunn) I am a racist.

Why don't you liberals just come up with a list of people that we are legally allowed to criticize, what we are allowed to say, when we can say it, and to who we allowed to commuicate with -- it would say us all time trying to rely on that whole free speech, dissent, First Amendment thig-a-jig.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:30 PM | Report abuse

holdfast, has your side expressed "buyers remorse" for bush yet?

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 12:30 PM | Report abuse

In a recent interview, RNC Chairman Michael Steele said that white Republicans are afraid of him. “I mean I’ve been in the room and they’ve been scared of me,” he said, “I’m like, ‘I’m on your side.’”

LOL

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:28 PM | Report abuse

Clearly not a smart Communications manager, to be publicly spouting her "lovable Mao" quotes. But one less Communist in the White House!

Posted by: wmpowellfan | November 10, 2009 12:28 PM | Report abuse

Dunn is Done?

I wonder what her favorite philosopher/tyrannical murderer Chairman Mao would think?

Does this North Korea has a new Communications director? She was so credible attacking AP, Fox News, Bloomberg, etc. whenever they dared questions the phony data coming out of the White House.

Does her job count as a North Korean job saved or created?

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Dunn is Done?

I wonder what her favorite philosopher/tyrannical murderer Chairman Mao would think?

Does this North Korea has a new Communications director? She was so credible attacking AP, Fox News, Bloomberg, etc. whenever they dared questions the phony data coming out of the White House.

Does her job count as a North Korean job saved or created?

Posted by: Cornell1984 | November 10, 2009 12:27 PM | Report abuse

"Order your own "Going Rogue Sarah Palin 2012" t-shirt while it's on Sale with FREE Shipping"

Does that come with crayons?

"And thank you, Glenn Beck and staff, for doing what the rest of the news media should be doing, if they hadn't sold their worthless souls decades ago"

one must have a soul before one can sell it. and by the way, mr. galt, ayn rand is the economic equivilant of a cult leader.

Posted by: elijah24 | November 10, 2009 12:27 PM | Report abuse

"but will remain as a consultant to the White House"

Does this mean that she has permission to send e-mails to the White House? If she's the "mastermind" behind going to battle with the top cable network, I don't think I'd want her opinion on completing a crossword puzzle.

Posted by: glenlivet | November 10, 2009 12:26 PM | Report abuse

What's amazing is that there are still "hangers' on" out there that refuse to see what's happening before their very eyes. Seriously, we're at the point now where it's ok to express buyers' remorse. This administration is a catastrophe. They've done the exact wrong thing at EVERY turn. Put the koolaid down on the table and walk away! It's time.

Posted by: holdfast | November 10, 2009 12:26 PM | Report abuse

BB, this thread is sickness personifed. This is what a drudge link looks like -- seething with ignorance, racism and mindless rage. oh sorry, mteng, I just saw you already noted that.

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Who wants to place bets that Dan Pfeiffer, Dunn's replacement, will be labelled a communist, socialist and/or fascist by lunchtime tomorrow?

Posted by: dan298
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Birds of feather........

Posted by: cschotta1 | November 10, 2009 12:26 PM | Report abuse

I have it on good authority that Anita Dunn is a first class bee-yotch. If she has one more facelift she'll be wearing a beard.

Posted by: Bitter_Bill | November 10, 2009 12:25 PM | Report abuse

I wander who will carry Mao's torch after this sad departure... It's time to burry hatchets with rev.Wright

Posted by: Yazik | November 10, 2009 12:24 PM | Report abuse

Who wants to place bets that Dan Pfeiffer, Dunn's replacement, will be labelled a communist, socialist and/or fascist by lunchtime tomorrow?

Posted by: dan298 | November 10, 2009 12:24 PM | Report abuse

So this Communist is leaving her new-found haven, is she. Isn't it pathetic that the peoples' house has been transformed, first into a who** house and motel under the Clintons and a terrorist nest under the Obamas. I wonder if this is because she has a big mouth that she can't keep shut. Is it because she is so stupid that she classifies Mother Teresa and Mao in the same category, an incorrect category? The last time I checked, Mother Teresa was a Christian heading for sainthood and Mao was a mass murderer. Or is it because all of the sane and rational citizens in the nation consider people like her enemies of the State? Any of the above are correct and I hope the old bi*** chokes to death on a fish bone.

Posted by: KATZ66 | November 10, 2009 12:23 PM | Report abuse

WOW all these comments that Dunn is a Communist..

None of those poster know what the hell Communism is...

BUT I bet they go home to the HOA Controlled Home.

ISA

Posted by: Issa1 | November 10, 2009 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Too bad we can't get barky h. obama to "resign"........

He's the most INCOMPETENT "prez'dint" of ANY country that I've ever seen!!!

[he doesn't limit himself to "mere" incompetence - he has to be the MOST INCOMPETENT - which he's really doing well!!]

Posted by: jammies | November 10, 2009 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Hey Anita.. "Let the door hit you on the backside" and just get out, now!

Posted by: rg019571 | November 10, 2009 12:21 PM | Report abuse

After her stupid Mao quote, I wondered how this person got the job in the first place. What planet is she living on? Let's hope that Dunn's assistant is a bit better. If Rahm leaves, and David Plouff takes over, it would be a good thing. But I think his remark was in regard to the next election cycle.

Posted by: maddymappo | November 10, 2009 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Here's a quote from one of her "favorite philosophers" she might have heeded: "In waking a tiger, use a long stick." Mao Tse-Tung. See Glenn Beck. Good Riddance.

Posted by: kieran_dunleavy | November 10, 2009 12:20 PM | Report abuse

After her stupid Mao quote, I wondered how this person got the job in the first place. What planet is she living on. Let's hope are assistant is a bit better. If Rahm leaves, and David Plouff takes over, it would be a good thing. But I think his remark was in regard to the next election cycle.

Posted by: maddymappo | November 10, 2009 12:20 PM | Report abuse

"Guest1" (12:03 PM) is exactly right. How in GOd's name can Mr. Cillizza not once mention Anita Dunn's controversial Mao statements and her appearing on one news station to criticize and delegitimize another news station?

Shame on you, Mr. Cillizza for not merely burying the lede, but completely *omitting* it!

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Posted by: EricTheRedVM | November 10, 2009 12:20 PM | Report abuse

Good bye little Communist!

Posted by: timmeh5564 | November 10, 2009 12:19 PM | Report abuse

One less redcoat with their little red books in the White House that didn't call the red Batphone.

Get well Glenn!!! Thanks for all you do.

Posted by: ziggrl | November 10, 2009 12:15 PM | Report abuse

---

This post is a real testament. Lemmings and idiots.

Posted by: NotFooledTX | November 10, 2009 12:19 PM | Report abuse

Obama will ALWAYS be on the hook for KNOWINGLY HIRING a self-described COMMUNIST SYMPATHIZER!! Dunn's leaving DOES NOT change the fact that Obama is a WEAK, INNEFFECTUAL leader who DESPISES the U.S. Constitution! Unemployment has gone from 7.6% to 10.2% since he was elected, mostly BECAUSE of his policies that he demanded. Americans will have to pay roughly 20% (!!) of their PRE-TAX income for INFERIOR health care for the REST of their lives...................

Posted by: peteto1 | November 10, 2009 12:19 PM | Report abuse

Anita Dunn is a Communist. Learn more here: http://www.commieblaster.com/socialist_czars/index.html

Obama's a Communist, too. See proof here: http://www.commieblaster.com/obama/index.html

And so are 80+ Members of Congress: http://www.commieblaster.com/progressives/index.html

Posted by: CommieBlaster | November 10, 2009 12:18 PM | Report abuse

One less communist in a high profile position, now she can work from the shadows. Too bad there is still Cameron Davis, Gary Samore, John Brennan, Earl Devaney, Cass Sunstein and a slew of other communists or hard left socialists are still in there destroying the country. America deserves the pain it is going to suffer for electing such a moron.


Posted by: RedRuffansore | November 10, 2009 12:18 PM | Report abuse

So, this has nothing to do with the fact that Anita Dunn gave a speech announcing that the mass-murdering Communist leader Mao Zedong is one of her all-time favorite pholosophers?

Posted by: dcunning30 | November 10, 2009 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Hate is as hate does....
right wingers = fascism.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 12:16 PM | Report abuse

I'm amazed at how the conservatives are still dancing to the tune of the corporate provided talking-points and their proxies in the conservative media in an attempt to undermine the United States Government. I wonder how many of these corporate fronts are funded by foreign governments? Probably more than people realize. It's ingenious of them to use the under-informed and the emotionally unstable elements of the conservative movement to advance their agendas.

Posted by: RealPatriot | November 10, 2009 12:15 PM | Report abuse


Hey Dunn, when is the book coming out???


Posted by: demtse | November 10, 2009 12:15 PM | Report abuse

One less redcoat with their little red books in the White House that didn't call the red Batphone.

Get well Glenn!!! Thanks for all you do.

Posted by: ziggrl | November 10, 2009 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Posts around here are making me miss Jake.

BB

Posted by: FairlingtonBlade | November 10, 2009 12:14 PM | Report abuse

They love Geo. Shrub in Albania. Sucked his dixx last time he was there. They should do the same for you too. So please go!!!!

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 12:14 PM | Report abuse

Hey WP, you ever wonder why you are going out of business and Glenn Beck is gaining more viewers everyday?

HE ACTUALLY REPORTS THE NEWS!

Posted by: jrleahy16 | November 10, 2009 12:13 PM | Report abuse

'All the comments here are Hate-filled drivel from the usual wing nuts who sit on their arses and entertain themselves over their illusions of Repugnican ideology."

Uh, atroncale1, look in the mirror. Can you say projection???

Now go run back and make me my latte.

Posted by: RaiderDan | November 10, 2009 12:13 PM | Report abuse

One communist down, 100 hundred to go.

The disinfection of these communist idiots will not be complete until 2012.

Great job, Democrats voting for a doofus lost in 40 year old repeatedly FAILED communist plans and ideas.

What a disaster of a administration.

Posted by: LogicalSC | November 10, 2009 12:12 PM | Report abuse

Perhaps Dunn will go work for Hugo Chavez or Kim Jong Il. She seems to love communists.

Posted by: dencal26 | November 10, 2009 12:12 PM | Report abuse


Don't let the door hit you in the butt on the way out. Bring in the next commie!

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Posted by: RightWingInc_com | November 10, 2009 12:11 PM | Report abuse

Left Wing Marxists destroyed Albania decades ago .
All the comments here are Hate-filled drivel from the usual wing nuts who sit on their arses and entertain themselves over their illusions of Repugnican ideology. Meanwhile the country is in ashed from the fires started by Reagan and Regan. if you want to destroy another country go to Albania.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 12:09 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: dencal26 | November 10, 2009 12:11 PM | Report abuse

How stupid not to mention Dunn's dustup over FOX News and how badly that went for Obama and for her.

For the Post not to mention it indicates somebody, in the words of Brit Hume wants their "pat on the head" from the White House.

Maybe there's a job opening there Chris. Can't guarantee it past 2012, but then again, neither can the Post guarantee yours.

And you wonder why your circulation is plummeting.

Posted by: RaiderDan | November 10, 2009 12:11 PM | Report abuse

All the comments here are Hate-filled drivel from the usual wing nuts who sit on their arses and entertain themselves over their illusions of Repugnican ideology. Meanwhile the country is in ashes from the fires started by Reagan and Regan. if you want to destroy another country go to Albania.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 12:10 PM | Report abuse

He changes up one Mao lover for another. Constitution? It's on its way to the shredder. Obama's working for the opposite of the Constitution and that is what gov't CAN do to you. America deserves Obama because you were too stupid to see who he was before you put him where he is (feelings). It's a perfect Las Vegas (mafia) commercial. What happens in the White House, stays in the White House, or is it the Red House now?

Posted by: kathygalland | November 10, 2009 12:09 PM | Report abuse

All the comments here are Hate-filled drivel from the usual wing nuts who sit on their arses and entertain themselves over their illusions of Repugnican ideology. Meanwhile the country is in ashed from the fires started by Reagan and Regan. if you want to destroy another country go to Albania.

Posted by: atroncale1 | November 10, 2009 12:09 PM | Report abuse

No, Margaret, actually we don't think it's 1947 at all, though we might wish it were. You see, back then people would have been outraged if our military was jerked around like it has been by the commander-in-thief. Back then people would have been humiliated to show up at Cobo Hall with their hands out looking for "Obama money" without even knowing the source. Back then people would have taken to the STREETS if someone tried to force legislation on us while PURPOSELY making sure no one gets a look at it first.

But no worries. History tends to repeat itself...

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Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 12:09 PM | Report abuse

In John Lennon's words:

"But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao

You ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow"

Posted by: tiger1289 | November 10, 2009 12:08 PM | Report abuse

Wow, who opened up the monkey cage?

Posted by: nodebris | November 10, 2009 12:07 PM | Report abuse

Anita "the tongue" Dunn has drawn too much fire from Glenn "crazy like a Fox" Beck. Her husband, Bob Bauer, is BaROKE Obama's new WH counsel, so the family will be represented. Her leaving is a wonderful get well gift for Glenn.

Posted by: vlscpa | November 10, 2009 12:07 PM | Report abuse

Does this mean that Dunn is done?

Posted by: Davole | November 10, 2009 12:06 PM | Report abuse

ONCE AGAIN WAPO PROVES ITSELF TO BE A BIASED, NO-GOOD, SUBSCRIBER LOSING POS. HOW CAN YOU SO OBVIOUSLY IGNORE THE CONTROVERSY CAUSED BY DUNNE REGARDING FOX AND MAO IN THIS ARTICLE. YOU ARE A POOR EXCUSE FOR A REPORTER JUST AS THE POST IS NOW A POOR EXCUSE FOR A NEWSPAPER...
I HOPE YOU AND YOUR PAPER GO BANKRUPT.

Posted by: mannettino | November 10, 2009 12:05 PM | Report abuse

Glenn Beck wins (Again). Got to give the devil his due: he got rid of another one of Obama's Marxist minions. Van Jones, Yosi Sargent, now Anita Dunn. Got rid of that flag@whitehouse.gov. Got rid of that tracking info on the clunkers web site. Helped defund ACORN (even temporarily).

(yes, I'm aware she was 'interim')

I must say...one could argue Glenn Beck commits more acts of meaningful investigative journalism than...I don't know, the New York Times and the Washington Post combined.

Posted by: loofabearoreilly | November 10, 2009 12:05 PM | Report abuse

Honestly Chris, how do you write an entire blog entry on this and not even mention once Dunn's controversial comments about Mao? Talk about burying the lede.

Posted by: guest1 | November 10, 2009 12:03 PM | Report abuse

This lizard tongued twit deserves to be dumped pronto.
Can you imagine a President totally surrounded by confirmed Marxist-Leninists! This isn't just one questionable person filling in a progressive liberal President. This is multiple socialists who publically make statements such as their admiration of the Great Chinese leader Mao.
Unbelievable, and the MSM didn't make any effort reporting this nut to the readers and listeners. And this person and other Obama senior advisors are being given special treatment by liberal democrats.

Posted by: Less1leg | November 10, 2009 12:02 PM | Report abuse

Daschle aides are all over the Obama White House.

But... where is Daschle, by the way?

Still earning millions and getting free limousines, courtesy of Big Pharma?

Posted by: tropicalfolk | November 10, 2009 12:02 PM | Report abuse

I thought I was the only one who noticed that lip sucking thing or whatever she was doing. Let's not forget I think her husband is becoming Obama's personal lawyer, or, something. Beck 2, Obama 0.

Posted by: tayjon | November 10, 2009 12:01 PM | Report abuse

Hope and Change in Flames...

•13 men and women are slaughtered at Ft. Hood and mounting evidence shows a PC U.S. Army aided and abetted al Qaeda.

•Americans are so broke they fear spending $1.2 trillion for health reform will cripple their great grand kids, grand babies.

•Speaker Pelosi has just un-muzzled Rachel Maddow's millions of pro-abortion lefties to leash 40 yappy pro-life blue dogs.

•Unemployment is a serial killer blackmailing for more stimulus money and promising to slash wing-tipped political throats.

•Democrats act giddy after losing two big state governors and narrowly winning NY23, but not against any real republican.

•Blue state Independents are fleeing liberal rule in historic numbers and trampling town hall's everywhere blood red.

•The current president is trapped in a sticky web of unmasked illusions and inescapable lies unspun by his oily alter ego.

•In 2010 and 2012 the GOP may rise again from the ranks of W's rotting undead to bury Obama's Id.

Posted by: newzaroo | November 10, 2009 12:01 PM | Report abuse


Hmmm, no mention of the Lil Red Batman Phone Beck installed on his show for Miss Dunn. Well, seems if you call a Liar a Liar and then tell them in Public to call you and prove otherwise still works in this country.

Posted by: pick1side | November 10, 2009 12:00 PM | Report abuse

mnteng -- I like it when the commie haters come over to visit from Drudge! They are clueless about how irrelevent their plaint is. They think it's still 1947... or 1927... or 1907.

Posted by: margaretmeyers | November 10, 2009 12:00 PM | Report abuse

Is this change in any way related to G. Craig? Isn't it Dunn's husband that would get Craig's job?

Posted by: Sniper011 | November 10, 2009 12:00 PM | Report abuse

Good!!!!!! Now maybe they can get rid of that weasel Gibbs too. He is a horrible!

Posted by: Jimbo77 | November 10, 2009 11:59 AM | Report abuse

He changes up one Mao lover for another. This one may be a Mao and Stalin lover. Constitution? We are decidedly on our way to shredding it.....not by what gov't can't do to you, but what they CAN do to you...LOL...We deserve Obama because we were too stupid to notice who he was before we put him where he is. This is a perfect Las Vegas commercial. What happens in the White House, stays in the White House, or is it the Red House now?

Posted by: kathygalland | November 10, 2009 11:59 AM | Report abuse

They had to stop her before she revealed any more of her mentors or connections and associates.

She seemed harmless, a little like a political version of a clueless Doris Day in Rock Hudson movies. Or, Erma Bombeck with her personal faux pas.

Posted by: pjcafe | November 10, 2009 11:57 AM | Report abuse

Is this change in any way related to G. Craig? Isn't it Dunn's husband that would get Craig's job?

Posted by: Sniper011 | November 10, 2009 11:57 AM | Report abuse

after reading all of the above comments,I have nothing to add...you guys made my day!

Posted by: julcubdish | November 10, 2009 11:56 AM | Report abuse

after reading all of the above comments,I have nothing to add...you guys made my day!

Posted by: julcubdish | November 10, 2009 11:56 AM | Report abuse

Hmmm, the Mao comments definitely hurt her (despite the fact that the entire administration has a crush on Mao and would have tossed Mao's salad and peeled his potatoes if they could have), but I get the feeling they're getting rid of her pre-emptively. Give it a week or two and see what other scandal breaks about her.

And thank you, Glenn Beck and staff, for doing what the rest of the news media should be doing, if they hadn't sold their worthless souls decades ago...

http://johngalt.podomatic.com/

Posted by: JohnGaltPodcast | November 10, 2009 11:54 AM | Report abuse

The comments here are ludicrous. Before working for Obama, Dunn worked for people from South Dakota. Yup, that sounds like a commie hotbed, all right.

Posted by: Dema | November 10, 2009 11:54 AM | Report abuse

"There is nothing to see here. You can go about your business. Move along"

It's always just business as usual, huh Chris.......

Posted by: yampaco | November 10, 2009 11:53 AM | Report abuse

Why am I not surprized that the POST didn't mention anything about the great admiration that Dunn has for Chairman Mao, and the "outing" of this nutcase by Fox News Channel.

Posted by: PitbullDad1 | November 10, 2009 11:52 AM | Report abuse

Fox News will be disappointed -- she was helping their ratings tremendously.

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Posted by: tombass09 | November 10, 2009 11:52 AM | Report abuse

ONE LESS 1960's LIBERAL HIPPIE RADICAL IN THE OBAMA ADMIN.

Posted by: KPSMITH1 | November 10, 2009 11:51 AM | Report abuse

And, pray tell whom and what does Ms. Dunn "consult" about? And if she stays on the Obama administrative staff does she still receive a stipend for her "services"? Me thinks the many jobs that Obama claims to have "saved or created" are in the White House. At least we kknow what she does for her Day Job now. Communications is not her forte...Perhaps Gibbsy can replace her with his unquestionable skills.

Posted by: vltg | November 10, 2009 11:50 AM | Report abuse

Looks like Drudge linked to The Fix again ...

Posted by: mnteng | November 10, 2009 11:50 AM | Report abuse

All these people obama appointed stepping down, what is the common denominator here?? Could it be the idiot that appointed them? So why not obama step down? There is a plan that would work.

Posted by: timjortego | November 10, 2009 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Gotta wonder if the disgusting licking thing she was doing in that commencement speech had anything to do with mood altering drugs. I'm just saying....

Posted by: HoboJoe1 | November 10, 2009 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Thank God for Glenn Beck! Get Well Glenn!

Posted by: HoboJoe1 | November 10, 2009 11:47 AM | Report abuse

Anita Dunn, crypto-Marxist, leaves the White House. Let us all wipe away the tears and find a way to soldier on.

But that her boss were leaving as well.

Posted by: RickS1 | November 10, 2009 11:47 AM | Report abuse

Another loyal sycophant ... err ... servant thrown under Obama's bus?

Posted by: HughJassPhD | November 10, 2009 11:46 AM | Report abuse

Mao's Little Red Book didn't help Dunn win the War on Fox News. Too bad. Another Obama-maoist bites the dust.

Posted by: ecartr5 | November 10, 2009 11:45 AM | Report abuse

funny, flounder.

it should be amusing to watch how this totally inconsequential move [she was only there temporarily to begin with -- that's what 'interim' means] will be spun as somehow 'bad for Democrats.'

Posted by: drindl | November 10, 2009 11:45 AM | Report abuse

Mao's Little Red Book didn't help Dunn win the War on Fox News. Too bad. Another Obama-maoist bites the dust.

Posted by: ecartr5 | November 10, 2009 11:45 AM | Report abuse

I wish she would have stayed and Obama left-
I like her hair

Posted by: mickjustice | November 10, 2009 11:42 AM | Report abuse

it was discovered that Dunn can't read.

Posted by: stargirl1991 | November 10, 2009 11:42 AM | Report abuse

Did Ms. Dunn's departure have anything to do with her having told students Mao Zedong was one of her favorite political philosophers (along with Mother Teresa!)? It's getting pretty crowded under that bus.

Posted by: Rob_ | November 10, 2009 11:40 AM | Report abuse

I thought Obama was his own communications director. Do we ever hear from anyone else? On anything?

Posted by: nadie1 | November 10, 2009 11:37 AM | Report abuse

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Posted by: flounder2 | November 10, 2009 11:34 AM | Report abuse

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