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71. damn--too late to recommend. kicking anyway. n/t
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  -Rep. Ellison Demands That Gibbs Resign In Wake of "Professional Left" Comment Donnachaidh  Aug-10-10 01:27 PM   #0 
  - The guy is worthless. He should be back on Morning Joe.  Atman   Aug-10-10 01:28 PM   #1 
  - Never said he was like Bush on everything just civil liberties. Gibbs can't handle the truth  bjobotts   Aug-11-10 02:14 PM   #68 
  - we need a more progressive president.  Skink   Aug-10-10 01:29 PM   #2 
  - Not to mention Gibbs' attack ads against Howard Dean  mike r   Aug-10-10 01:31 PM   #3 
  - +100 (n/t)  derby378   Aug-10-10 02:57 PM   #42 
  - Press Conference now: Not much chance of that. nt  BootinUp   Aug-10-10 01:31 PM   #4 
  - Anyone that thinks gibbs did this on his own are crazy...and we  movonne   Aug-10-10 01:32 PM   #5 
  - And to the president. These people do as they are asked.  saracat   Aug-10-10 01:35 PM   #6 
     - Exactly  Nite Owl   Aug-10-10 02:05 PM   #20 
        - Exactamundo  peace frog   Aug-11-10 03:27 PM   #72 
  - He can take Rahmbo with him. n/t  Triana   Aug-10-10 01:36 PM   #7 
  - He should have been fired after  Nite Owl   Aug-10-10 02:06 PM   #23 
  - arne fuckin duncin too (nt)  Dinger   Aug-10-10 10:35 PM   #62 
  - Mr. Gibbs comments might not have been so abrasive  Snotcicles   Aug-10-10 01:37 PM   #8 
  - I agree with this  LostinVA   Aug-10-10 01:38 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-10-10 01:38 PM   #9 
  - Huh? Ellison did not say that - Gibbs did. And Ellison called Gibbs on it.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-10-10 01:48 PM   #14 
  - Except he did not say "the left" - but a referred to a _specific_ subset of the left  dbmk   Aug-11-10 02:18 PM   #69 
  - reading comprehension skills -- it's a skill worth having.  Donnachaidh   Aug-10-10 02:07 PM   #24 
  - I don't think reading and comprehension skills are the issue  liberation   Aug-11-10 04:17 PM   #77 
  - Gibbs said it  Nite Owl   Aug-10-10 02:08 PM   #26 
  - Except as you and I both know that is not all that Gibbs said  Bluenorthwest   Aug-10-10 02:11 PM   #30 
  - No  dbmk   Aug-11-10 02:21 PM   #70 
  - Do you specialize in obfuscation?  Nostradammit   Aug-10-10 03:38 PM   #43 
  - lol who?  Radical Activist   Aug-10-10 01:40 PM   #11 
  - Some Congressman from Minnesota. Elected in '06, I believe.  PBS Poll-435   Aug-10-10 01:42 PM   #13 
  - First Muslim congressperson  Mnpaul   Aug-10-10 01:56 PM   #16 
  - Yea, and back then he was VERY popular here on DU. Now, not so much. n/t  Subdivisions   Aug-10-10 02:45 PM   #40 
  - My Congressman, who happens to be the first Muslim elected to the  myrna minx   Aug-10-10 02:11 PM   #29 
  - oh, that guy!  Radical Activist   Aug-10-10 02:35 PM   #35 
  - An elected (D) official.  Ignis   Aug-10-10 02:18 PM   #32 
     - That was funny  npk   Aug-10-10 10:53 PM   #64 
  - Thank you, Congressman  eleny   Aug-10-10 01:40 PM   #12 
  - That's two of them now - Rahm and Gibbs  Catshrink   Aug-10-10 01:48 PM   #15 
  - I can't help but wonder if it isn't a setup  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-10-10 02:00 PM   #17 
  - It's more likely another attempt to make the admin look more conservative  EFerrari   Aug-10-10 02:08 PM   #25 
     - Indeed, that is the obvious play.  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-10-10 02:19 PM   #33 
     - Saw a good take on this in the Guardian  suffragette   Aug-10-10 02:37 PM   #37 
     - Yep. He's spot on. And this is getting really, really old. n/t  EFerrari   Aug-10-10 02:43 PM   #39 
     - " But a White House should not rub the activists' noses in dirt."  suffragette   Aug-10-10 02:54 PM   #41 
     - ...  BlueCheese   Aug-10-10 05:05 PM   #47 
     - Actually, I thought that was a straightforward  suffragette   Aug-10-10 08:39 PM   #51 
     - And that he and the rest of the goon in the cabinet are so USED TO TALKING that way...  PassingFair   Aug-10-10 08:51 PM   #52 
     - Good catch. The "dog-whistle" explains it, including the weak walk-back.  glitch   Aug-10-10 08:15 PM   #50 
        - Good point  suffragette   Aug-10-10 08:57 PM   #53 
           - I've got work here, this is a majority republican county.  glitch   Aug-10-10 09:19 PM   #55 
              - I'm fortunate in still being represented by McDermott  suffragette   Aug-10-10 09:38 PM   #59 
                 - Beautiful! What an uplifting story, thanks for that. Very encouraging.  glitch   Aug-10-10 10:24 PM   #60 
                    - You're welcome  suffragette   Aug-10-10 10:41 PM   #63 
                       - I'll take you up on that, and likewise if you're ever down here. :) nt  glitch   Aug-11-10 08:33 AM   #67 
     - If they honestly believe that this will win the hearts and minds of Repugs  Lorien   Aug-10-10 04:00 PM   #44 
        - My thoughts exactly!  XOKCowboy   Aug-10-10 09:29 PM   #57 
  - I love my Congressman.  myrna minx   Aug-10-10 02:02 PM   #18 
  - Me too, myrna minx.  Morning Dew   Aug-10-10 02:10 PM   #28 
     - He had some big shoes to fill, but I think he's dine a fine job.  myrna minx   Aug-10-10 02:14 PM   #31 
  - Ahahaha, The Progressive Caucus is useless  Stoic   Aug-10-10 02:03 PM   #19 
  - K&R! Good for Ellison! n/t  Raineyb   Aug-10-10 02:06 PM   #21 
  - Leave Robert alone!! /nt  mwb970   Aug-10-10 02:06 PM   #22 
  - Isn't that Olbermann's job? n/t  gkhouston   Aug-10-10 02:09 PM   #27 
  - I don't think he sued the term "Sir," or paused meaningfully for the camera  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-10-10 02:36 PM   #36 
  - Sure, an issue he should lose his job over, way to get your name out there Keith  snooper2   Aug-10-10 02:21 PM   #34 
  - Thank you Rep Ellison...  Eyerish   Aug-10-10 02:38 PM   #38 
  - Gibbs didn't say the left is unimportant to the President.  mzmolly   Aug-10-10 04:31 PM   #45 
  - Who are the "paid left" -  TBF   Aug-10-10 04:45 PM   #46 
  - Jane Hamshire?  mzmolly   Aug-10-10 07:00 PM   #49 
  - How very very naive.  Jakes Progress   Aug-11-10 03:31 PM   #74 
     - Naive?  liberation   Aug-11-10 04:26 PM   #78 
        - Now obscure.  Jakes Progress   Aug-11-10 06:24 PM   #80 
  - I love Rep. Ellison  jgraz   Aug-10-10 05:51 PM   #48 
  - K&R.  David Zephyr   Aug-10-10 09:02 PM   #54 
  - I think this merits just as much attention as Shirley Sherrod  Canuckistanian   Aug-10-10 09:22 PM   #56 
  - K&R  amborin   Aug-10-10 09:35 PM   #58 
  - He'll announce his resignation within a year...  Frisbee   Aug-10-10 10:34 PM   #61 
  - Ellison says the report is  ProSense   Aug-10-10 10:57 PM   #65 
  - Just Acted Blue and send him $20. Wish it could be more n/t  eridani   Aug-11-10 12:36 AM   #66 
  - damn--too late to recommend. kicking anyway. n/t  orleans   Aug-11-10 03:21 PM   #71 
  - who does Ellison think he is? A republican?  SemperEadem   Aug-11-10 03:30 PM   #73 
  - Kick for truth to power.  Jakes Progress   Aug-11-10 03:32 PM   #75 
  - To set the record straight, I did not call for White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to resign,  JTFrog   Aug-11-10 03:52 PM   #76 
  - No but he DID say Gibbs dismissal would be "fair".  saracat   Aug-12-10 01:59 AM   #81 
     - The OP is misleading in saying Ellison "Demands that Gibbs resign".  JTFrog   Aug-12-10 05:49 AM   #82 
  - why no rage for Obama?  Phlem   Aug-11-10 04:46 PM   #79 
 

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