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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:24 PM

Karl Rove misquotes Bill Clinton in WSJ op-ed attacking Obama campaign film

Source: The Ticket

Karl Rove misquotes Bill Clinton in WSJ op-ed attacking Obama campaign film

By Olivier Knox | The Ticket 2 hrs 26 mins ago

The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Karl Rove on Thursday in which he played down the significance of President Barack Obama's decision to order the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden--and twists Bill Clinton's words to make it seem the former president agrees with Rove.

Rove, former deputy chief of staff for President George W. Bush, scoffs at the way Obama's reelection campaign points to the Navy SEAL operation as a symbol of his leadership, notably in the 17-minute film "The Road We Traveled."

Rove writes:
As for the killing of Osama bin Laden, Mr. Obama did what virtually any commander in chief would have done in the same situation. Even President Bill Clinton says in the film "that's the call I would have made." For this to be portrayed as the epic achievement of the first term tells you how bare the White House cupboards are.

But in doing so, Rove twisted Clinton's words almost beyond recognition, making him say essentially the opposite of his meaning in the film.

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Reply Karl Rove misquotes Bill Clinton in WSJ op-ed attacking Obama campaign film (Original post)
Eugene Mar 2012 OP
Botany Mar 2012 #1
rurallib Mar 2012 #2
Botany Mar 2012 #3
emulatorloo Mar 2012 #5
neverforget Mar 2012 #4

Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:28 PM

1. lying to Rove is as natural as breathing

Lie from Rove in a paper owned by Rupert Murdoch .... what
are the odds?

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Response to Botany (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:31 PM

2. Is he a better liar than Romney?

Gingrich?
Santorum?

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Response to rurallib (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:34 PM

3. Much better by far he (rove) has zero ethics and has admitted to as much.

The man is a sociopath and I don't think he
has any limits to what he is willing to do.

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Response to Botany (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 08:13 PM

5. And he's got unlimited money to spread his lies.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:46 PM

4. Isn't that what propagandists do? Lie? Karl is the King of Lying.

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