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Mon Jan 30, 2012, 01:35 PM

White House Criticizes Italian Captain Comparison

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is criticizing comments by the Republican National Committee chairman comparing President Barack Obama to the Italian cruise ship captain who allegedly abandoned his sinking ship.

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Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele told MSNBC the analogy was "unfortunate."

In response, White House press secretary Jay Carney said: "If you are so desperate for attention that you make an analogy that Michael Steele deems inappropriate, you know you've probably gone too far."

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 01:45 PM

1. Mitt is the rat leaving the ship...

 

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Response to rfranklin (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 03:42 PM

4. Is that you, SwampRat?

Neat artwork

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Response to Bryn (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 05:16 PM

5. Thanks...

 

but not SwampRat.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 01:46 PM

2. Well-played, Carney - a two-fer smackdown of Priebus AND Steele

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 02:00 PM

3. Schiefer got him to repeat it to make sure everyone heard it

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