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Karl Rove – He who lives in a glass house . . .

04/11/2009

shape-writing_fabien_udr_011Portsmouth, Virginia, Mike Barefield – Contributor

Karl Rove served as Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000ā€“2007 and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2004ā€“2007. At the White House he oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiatives, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs and was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, coordinating the White House policy making process. In other words, he was the chief propagandist and chiefly responsible for the lies to the nation which resulted in many of us cheerleading our troops to go look for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The ones that we never found, because they did not exist. He is suspected of numerous other crimes. Still, he has the audacity to call into question Vice President Joe Biden’s integrity. See CNN’s report at Rove Calls Biden ….

Let me be very clear that I am not at all certain that the story VP Biden told about a private conversation he had with former President Bush in the oval office, in which he claims he called Bush down for calling himself a “leader” is true. President Obama once stated that Joe was prone to “rhetorical flourishes.” Even those of us who love VP Biden for his wit, congeniality and political perspective know that you have to take what he says with a grain of salt. There is a significant difference in the VP’s almost child-like “fibbing” (if he told an untruth at all), though, and the malicious, egregious lies constructed by Rove and his ilk which have cost thousands and thousands of lives and helped plunge this country and the world into the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression.

To say that Rove’s calling Biden a liar is the pot calling the kettle black just doesn’t seem to do the situation justice. I wish I could think of something better.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Eric permalink
    04/11/2009 12:53 pm

    The Democrats would be wise to ignore Rove’s comments since he (Rove) does not have a vote nor does he have the ear of anyone other than Fox News viewers. This would not have been a story at all if the Dems had not elevated Rove and his comments to a headline status, causing all who hear of it to question Biden’s judgement and truthfulness. Rove, on the other hand, loses nothing since his integrity with the Democrats was already poor and his standing with Republicans remains unchanged. It was GENIUS of Rove to make this a story and STUPID for the Dems to respond.

  2. 04/11/2009 8:40 pm

    Of course they’re liars. They’re politicians. That’s what politicians do.

    There are rare exceptions, like Ron Paul, but that *is* the rule.

  3. 04/12/2009 8:28 am

    Eric, I think you hit the nail on the head. I thought exactly the same thing upon first reading the CNN report. Since it did, however, become a wide-spread news story, I felt compelled to point out the irony (for lack of a better term) of an infamous liar’s slamming an infamous exaggerator’s exaggeration (if it so be). LOL

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