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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:58 PM
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6. When the Obama administration keeps a Bush policy, Rachel points it out.
Just about every time.
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  -Paul Krugman: In The Matter Of Robert L. Gibbs Hissyspit  Aug-11-10 08:52 PM   #0 
  - Ironically Krugman mentions Rachel. She is definately not who Gibbs was talking about  NJmaverick   Aug-11-10 08:54 PM   #1 
  - Did Gibbs specifically exempt Rachel from his comments?  foxfeet   Aug-11-10 08:55 PM   # 
  - And what difference does it make if we don't know who he was talking about?  Hissyspit   Aug-11-10 08:55 PM   #2 
  - He was clear.  bvar22   Aug-12-10 02:23 PM   #56 
  - did you get the memo to let you know who Gibbs was talking about?  RainDog   Aug-11-10 08:56 PM   #3 
  - You couldn't figure it out from the context?  boppers   Aug-12-10 12:21 AM   #46 
     - since njm claimed knowledge of Gibbs' intentions  RainDog   Aug-12-10 09:23 AM   #50 
  - someone should tell Rachel as she surely feels that he was talking about her  dsc   Aug-11-10 08:56 PM   #4 
  - I doubt it  malaise   Aug-11-10 08:59 PM   #8 
  - watch the rerun of tonight's show or go on line  dsc   Aug-11-10 09:03 PM   #14 
  - Olbermann made it clear that he didn't know if Gibbs was talking about him or not...  Hissyspit   Aug-11-10 09:08 PM   #20 
     - Well who do YOU think Gibbs was talking about? Pretty clear to me. nm  rhett o rick   Aug-12-10 04:30 PM   #64 
  - Yes. She certainly saw fit to bring it up on tonight's show-seemed she felt included. nt  laughingliberal   Aug-11-10 09:29 PM   #33 
  - Nope. He was only talking about the 60% of health care providers who  eridani   Aug-11-10 08:57 PM   #5 
  - When the Obama administration keeps a Bush policy, Rachel points it out.  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 08:58 PM   #6 
  - Rachel has NEVER said Bush and President Obama are the same  NJmaverick   Aug-11-10 09:12 PM   #24 
     - I'm beginning to think you have a basic reading problem.  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 09:23 PM   #32 
     - Oh, his problem is not with reading....  liberation   Aug-12-10 05:39 PM   #67 
     - It was a Straw Man  kenfrequed   Aug-12-10 04:52 PM   #66 
     - I doubt that anyone has said "Bush and Pres Obama are the same". That is a strawman.  rhett o rick   Aug-13-10 10:02 AM   #91 
  - Did god tell you that? Or do have the ear of Gibbs?  fogonthelake   Aug-11-10 09:02 PM   #12 
  - Rachel is on the list now. Did you see her program tonight?  Poboy   Aug-11-10 09:02 PM   #13 
  - It was amazing...and she sure appeared to feel that she was part of the "professional left"  BrklynLiberal   Aug-12-10 12:31 PM   #54 
  - Rachel Maddow appears in the President's address to the Netroots nation  NJmaverick   Aug-11-10 09:06 PM   #19 
  - I don't think Gibbs even knows who he was talking about.  moksha   Aug-11-10 09:39 PM   #37 
  - If Rachel isn't "the professional left" then who is?  Laelth   Aug-12-10 09:12 AM   #49 
  - Yeah, we know.  Enthusiast   Aug-12-10 02:59 PM   #58 
  - I think Rachel is exactly who he was referring to. Who do you think is the "professional left". nm  rhett o rick   Aug-12-10 04:27 PM   #62 
  - Krugman felt the need to address this twice?  ProSense   Aug-11-10 08:59 PM   #7 
  - Definitely intentional. No one is stupid enough to say that kind of stuff by accident. n/t  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 09:01 PM   #9 
  - I was referring to the commentary. Also, there is this point by Krugman  ProSense   Aug-11-10 09:05 PM   #17 
     - Yes, Gibbs is doing a lousy job and blaming others for his failure. n/t  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 09:08 PM   #22 
     - Doing a lousy job at what?  ProSense   Aug-11-10 09:18 PM   #26 
        - Gibb's job is to get the administration's message out.  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 09:20 PM   #29 
           - "If they're not getting the credit they deserve, he's failing at his primary task."  ProSense   Aug-11-10 09:42 PM   #40 
           - Of course, it's the professional left's fault  rusty fender   Aug-12-10 10:04 AM   #51 
           - BINGO  Liberalynn   Aug-12-10 08:55 PM   #84 
           - He's doing a good job of getting out the message...  blindpig   Aug-18-10 02:25 PM   #97 
     - Gibbs is a failure at strong framing, which is his number one job.  moksha   Aug-11-10 09:40 PM   #38 
  - It's his blog. Blogs tend to be like that.I guess he thought of some other points he wanted to make.  Hissyspit   Aug-11-10 09:06 PM   #18 
  - Not everyone agrees it was stupid.  ProSense   Aug-11-10 09:10 PM   #23 
  - have you visted any Democratic web sites lately????????  flyarm   Aug-12-10 08:40 PM   #81 
  - I agree that most people really don't know what the administration has done.  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 09:19 PM   #28 
     - Sorry, but results and good leadership are self evident.  liberation   Aug-12-10 06:09 PM   #76 
  - Yeah, I know. Why don't they talk about the positive news coming out of Iraq-- er, the White House?  Marr   Aug-11-10 09:08 PM   #21 
  - This was intentional as you suggest. There seems to be a definite tactic to remove all doubt that  rhett o rick   Aug-12-10 04:29 PM   #63 
  - "But if you vent for the sake of venting.....  DeSwiss   Aug-11-10 09:01 PM   #10 
  - 1) Elect more liberals  BootinUp   Aug-11-10 09:02 PM   #11 
  - Then why tell us what we need to do if we're so smart???  DeSwiss   Aug-11-10 09:04 PM   #16 
  - 1) of course we don't need no stinking votes from a handful of lefty pro liberals  L0oniX   Aug-11-10 09:15 PM   #25 
  - try the the alert button  BootinUp   Aug-11-10 09:18 PM   #27 
     - The attitude of Obama's fierce advocates..  girl gone mad   Aug-12-10 11:12 AM   #52 
        - And vice-versa dear fellow member. nt  BootinUp   Aug-12-10 11:29 AM   #53 
           - and one will vote and the other stay you are really smart!!  flyarm   Aug-12-10 08:47 PM   #82 
  - Well......  zipplewrath   Aug-12-10 03:22 PM   #60 
     - Specter lost (Count me happy)  BootinUp   Aug-12-10 09:36 PM   #85 
        - Status of Forces Agreement  zipplewrath   Aug-13-10 07:00 AM   #88 
           - A relatively brief response to your points  BootinUp   Aug-13-10 07:18 AM   #89 
              - And made the wrong choice  zipplewrath   Aug-13-10 08:34 AM   #90 
  - Only two conclusions here really  depakid   Aug-11-10 09:04 PM   #15 
  - LOL!  Cleita   Aug-11-10 09:21 PM   #30 
  - Did you look at that link? I'm afraid to.  EFerrari   Aug-11-10 09:22 PM   #31 
     - It's a brilliant piece and it'll make you howl (at least, it did me the first run through)  depakid   Aug-11-10 09:35 PM   #34 
     - Yes, and Krugman is right on, however, I was  Cleita   Aug-11-10 11:57 PM   #44 
     - It's HILARIOUS!!!  Karenina   Aug-12-10 07:53 AM   #48 
  - 3. They're setting up their excuse for coming electoral losses.  Marr   Aug-11-10 09:36 PM   #36 
  - dupe - delete nt  Hissyspit   Aug-11-10 09:55 PM   #41 
  - That makes the most sense of all the speculation on where this Gibbs crap  Hissyspit   Aug-11-10 09:56 PM   #42 
  - + 1  raouldukelives   Aug-12-10 03:27 PM   #61 
  - That actually may make some sense....  liberation   Aug-12-10 05:52 PM   #69 
  - I also want to add that those two conclusions are not mutually exclusive either.  liberation   Aug-12-10 05:47 PM   #68 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Aug-11-10 09:35 PM   #35 
  - Admittedly I don't really know Gibbs  pipoman   Aug-11-10 09:41 PM   #39 
  - .  Hissyspit   Aug-11-10 11:02 PM   #43 
  - Paul, methinkz this was precisely Gibbs point:  yowzayowzayowza   Aug-12-10 12:07 AM   #45 
  - Holy Buddha.  liberation   Aug-12-10 05:56 PM   #72 
     - Effing serious. n/t  yowzayowzayowza   Aug-14-10 02:09 PM   #94 
  - .  Hissyspit   Aug-12-10 07:28 AM   #47 
  - Paul Krugman....  BrklynLiberal   Aug-12-10 12:33 PM   #55 
  - Gibbs' smug "No Apology" condescension yesterday...  bvar22   Aug-12-10 02:34 PM   #57 
  - They only apologize to the extreme right-wingers  October   Aug-12-10 05:54 PM   #70 
  - Agree completely .... and Gibbs should be fired .... and Obama should be apologizing .. . !!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-10 05:55 PM   #71 
  - Professional left might heed his words too....  bobburgster   Aug-12-10 03:10 PM   #59 
  - Oh, his words have been heeded.  bvar22   Aug-12-10 06:27 PM   #79 
  - Does Krugman strike anybody else as something of an opportunist?  Romulox   Aug-12-10 04:33 PM   #65 
  - Right, you're not here to "defend" Gibbs, you're just the bus driver...  liberation   Aug-12-10 06:02 PM   #75 
     - Oh, I agree with Krugman on this matter, I just don't trust him... nt  Romulox   Aug-13-10 01:06 PM   #93 
  - Krugman may know his economics...  SoxFan   Aug-12-10 05:57 PM   #73 
  - No kidding, Sun Tzu 101:  liberation   Aug-12-10 06:00 PM   #74 
  - He's got more than Gibbs. n/t  bluethruandthru   Aug-12-10 06:12 PM   #77 
  - Gibbs is NOT THE STORY, here............  SILVER__FOX52   Aug-12-10 06:20 PM   #78 
  - I'm not the "professional left,", I'm a former independent...  northernlights   Aug-12-10 08:32 PM   #80 
  - How about...  MsPithy   Aug-12-10 08:52 PM   #83 
     - good one  Liberalynn   Aug-12-10 09:43 PM   #87 
  - I believe that Robert Gibbs is entitled to his own opinion just like Krugman is.  ncteechur   Aug-12-10 09:39 PM   #86 
  - And you are VERY mistaken in that belief  Kurt_and_Hunter   Aug-13-10 10:10 AM   #92 
     - I am absolutely correct. This was not a press conference, it was a private interview.  ncteechur   Aug-14-10 03:12 PM   #95 
  - ..  mdmc   Aug-18-10 01:30 PM   #96 

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