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mr715 Donating Member (770 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-18-10 07:45 PM
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49. Um
He's the Chief of Staff, not the Speaker of the House nor the Majority Leader of the Senate.

He is a very powerful personal assistant.

Its not like on the West Wing.
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  -Emanuel Can't Kyril Enko  Feb-16-10 02:41 PM   #0 
  - The prez likes Emanuel. As for Krugman, he was a Clinton supporter. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-16-10 02:43 PM   #1 
  - "As for Krugman, he was a Clinton supporter." What bearing does that have on this?  bertman   Feb-17-10 01:45 PM   #40 
  - Rahm may be in over his head and/or doesn't understand how things get done in D.C.  no_hypocrisy   Feb-16-10 02:43 PM   #2 
  - I think he understands  DJ13   Feb-16-10 02:47 PM   #5 
     - You're not making sense  leftynyc   Feb-16-10 02:49 PM   #7 
        - I didnt mean nothing, I meant nothing liberal he campaigned on  DJ13   Feb-16-10 02:58 PM   #8 
           - Or maybe he's actually  leftynyc   Feb-16-10 03:56 PM   #15 
  - Krugman stated that he wasn't interested in working in the White House for some time now....  FrenchieCat   Feb-16-10 02:45 PM   #3 
  - Love the title. nt  GOPNotForMe   Feb-16-10 02:45 PM   #4 
  - Thank you!  Kyril Enko   Feb-16-10 06:27 PM   #20 
  - I used to think "Immanuel Can't" would be a great band name. nt  Eric Condon   Feb-16-10 06:42 PM   #22 
  - The president is surrounded by a center/right echo chamber. k/r. nt  Romulox   Feb-16-10 02:47 PM   #6 
  - I adore Krugman but he's not an enforcer!  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-16-10 03:01 PM   #9 
  - Andy Card never got any attention. I think we need someone like Leon Panetta in there.  Jennicut   Feb-16-10 03:09 PM   #10 
  - Isn't Panetta off protecting Harsh Interrogation and Cell phone tracking  HereSince1628   Feb-16-10 03:24 PM   #11 
     - No, not him. Just someone who has actual organization skills and can get stuff done.  Jennicut   Feb-16-10 03:27 PM   #12 
        - Rahm is doing exactly the job the New Dems want him to do  HereSince1628   Feb-16-10 03:39 PM   #13 
        - Awesome.  Autumn   Feb-17-10 11:25 AM   #31 
        - You should send this to Mike Malloy  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-18-10 07:52 PM   #50 
        - Agreed!  Kyril Enko   Feb-16-10 10:03 PM   #28 
  - I don't think there's a hairs breadth of difference  xchrom   Feb-16-10 03:44 PM   #14 
  - That seems to be true. nt  polichick   Feb-16-10 04:38 PM   #16 
  - Maybe PO recognized that he had been brought up through a political hot-house and weaned on  patrice   Feb-17-10 12:45 PM   #34 
     - No, he needs protection AGAINST pols like Rahmboy!  Kyril Enko   Feb-17-10 06:20 PM   #45 
        - Well, I was thinking along those lines too. One MUST ask oneself WHY certain  patrice   Feb-17-10 06:25 PM   #46 
  - Krugman is an intellectual geek  HughMoran   Feb-16-10 04:42 PM   #17 
  - krugman said a few times i believe, he didnt want a post.  dionysus   Feb-16-10 04:43 PM   #18 
  - Why not call the Doctor?  Kyril Enko   Feb-16-10 06:01 PM   #19 
  - Rahm serves at the pleasure of the President.  asdjrocky   Feb-16-10 06:29 PM   #21 
  - Rahm sux, but there is no way in hell Krugman would've got HCR thru. He's clueless about politics.nt  LeftyAndProud60   Feb-16-10 06:53 PM   #23 
  - this guy was a cowering mess on bill-o the clown's show a few years back  asphalt.jungle   Feb-16-10 08:01 PM   #24 
  - Ah this old canard  Moochy   Feb-16-10 08:58 PM   #26 
  - He's a real pissant who's very rarely stable.  martymar64   Feb-16-10 08:45 PM   #25 
  - Stability=Status Quo!  Kyril Enko   Feb-16-10 09:43 PM   #27 
  - Heidegger, Heidegger was a boozy beggar  PurityOfEssence   Feb-16-10 10:24 PM   #29 
     - And what, pray tell.....  Kyril Enko   Feb-17-10 12:40 AM   #30 
        - google is your friend  PurityOfEssence   Feb-17-10 02:45 PM   #41 
           - Sorry, I'm not a big fan of the Brits  Kyril Enko   Feb-17-10 05:10 PM   #42 
  - Just now had a fundraising call from the DNC... Told them Rahm needs to be fired...  cascadiance   Feb-17-10 12:31 PM   #32 
  - I've already given to the DCCC and DNC and I don't want Dean back  quiller4   Feb-17-10 12:39 PM   #33 
     - Greater success in doing what?...  cascadiance   Feb-17-10 12:55 PM   #36 
     - Go to PBS and watch Frontline "Warning" History of Rahm & Summers  lyonn   Feb-17-10 01:25 PM   #38 
        - Correction: Not that anyone has gone to the above site, but,  lyonn   Feb-17-10 05:57 PM   #44 
     - You don't think the 50-state strategy was successful???  Kyril Enko   Feb-17-10 05:15 PM   #43 
  - It may also be that the Right Guy would end up Dead and all of them know that.  patrice   Feb-17-10 12:51 PM   #35 
  - Huh? What on Earth are you talking about???  Kyril Enko   Feb-18-10 07:28 PM   #48 
  - Your post makes no fuckin' sense. n/t  vaberella   Feb-21-10 06:15 PM   #57 
  - the OP title is great. btw.  izzybeans   Feb-17-10 01:13 PM   #37 
  - Ask Obama whether he believes RE to be "an albatross around the neck of any meaningful change."  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-17-10 01:42 PM   #39 
  - You're kidding, right?  Kyril Enko   Feb-17-10 11:41 PM   #47 
     - Yet Obama seems perfectly happy with him...  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-18-10 11:24 PM   #52 
  - Um  mr715   Feb-18-10 07:45 PM   #49 
  - So Haldeman, Jordan, Don Regan, etc.,  Kyril Enko   Feb-19-10 12:19 AM   #53 
  - Immanuel Kant?  HughMoran   Feb-18-10 07:57 PM   #51 
  - Right on, deyvehd!  Kyril Enko   Feb-19-10 11:03 AM   #54 
  - NOW people are talking about him leaving!  Kyril Enko   Feb-21-10 06:11 PM   #55 
  - I don't waste my time with a man who stated he wouldn't have WORKED for him, if asked.  vaberella   Feb-21-10 06:13 PM   #56 
 

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