Rahm Emanuel instructed David Axelrod to draft a statement that could be read in place of an inauguration address if an attack turned out to be imminent.
TPM: Barack Obama was "bullshitting" his opposition to gay marriage and support for civil unions during his 2008 presidential campaign, according to a new book authored by former senior White House adviser David Axelrod. Time magazine...Show More Summary
In his book, Believer: My Forty Years In Politics, David Axelrod says President Obama misled on the gay rights issue for political gain. TIME reports: “I’m just not very good at bullshitting,” Obama told Axelrod, after an event where he stated his opposition to same-sex marriage, according to the book. Axelrod writes that he knew [...]
Democratic Party operative and longtime Obama adviser David Axelrod has a new book out called Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. At Time, Zeke Miller reports hat Axelrod’s book offers a decidedly unflattering portrait of President Obama and his purported commitment to political principles. Show More Summary
One of Barack Obama's closest former advisers claims in a new book that the president misled the country when he claimed he didn't support same-sex marriage. David Axelrod, the former adviser, said Obama actually supported legalizing gay marriage since at least 1996, when he filled out a campaign questionnaire that addressed the issue. Show More Summary
DAVID AXELROD: Obama Misled On Gay Marriage For Political Reasons. “Axelrod writes that he knew Obama was in favor of same-sex marriages during the first presidential campaign, even Obama publicly said he only supported civil unions, not full marriages. Axelrod also admits to counseling Obama to conceal that position for political reasons.” It’s liars all […]
“Barack Obama misled Americans for his own political benefit when he claimed in the 2008 election to oppose same sex marriage for religious reasons, his former political strategist David Axelrod writes in a new book, Believer: My Forty Years in [...] The post Axelrod Says Obama Misled on Gay Marriage appeared first on Political Wire.
PROVOCATION IS HIS SUBSTITUTE FOR LEADERSHIP: David Axelrod: Obama knew Prayer Breakfast remarks would provoke. “I think he knew what he was saying and he knew it was provocative,” Axelrod said. “His point is we have a quarter of the world’s population Islamic and the vast majority of them have nothing to do with extremism […]
According to former Obama senior advisor David Axelrod's new book, President Barack Obama misled on his gay marriage position in the 2008 election, claiming to be against the change when he in fact fully favored it.
When David Axelrod published his memoir he hoped it would be seen as a respectable political memoir. Naturally, everyone just wants the bitchiest dish.
Bill O'Reilly had a pressing question for former White House adviser David Axelrod tonight: why would President Obama publicly associate with someone as divisive as Al Sharpton?
“I think she has to approach this campaign like a challenger, not like a front-runner — like an insurgent.” — David Axelrod, quoted by USA Today, saying Hillary Clinton can’t rely on the Clinton name to win the presidency. The post Quote of the Day appeared first on Political Wire.
In a very Axelrod-heavy interview, political strategist David Axelrod told CBS correspondent Jim Axelrod that he “didn’t groove” with former client John Edwards. David also told Jim in the interview, which aired earlier today on”CBSShow More Summary
US President Obama has been an Apple fanboy for a while now, according to the upcoming book Believer: My Forty Years in Politics from Obama’s political strategist David Axelrod. In 2007, Steve Jobs gave then-Senator Obama a private viewing of the iPhone before it was made publicly available. More »
Garrett Jackson, Mitt Romney's body man throughout the 2012 campaign, told Politico that he believes David Axelrod "concocted" a phone call recounted in his memoir. Jackson, 28, said, "When I read that, I was furious.... It didn't happen.... Show More Summary
He seemed so nice when he was lecturing us all. A former Mitt Romney aide is pushing back against the David Axelrod story of Mitt's 2012 concession call to the president. According to Axelrod: When Obama hung up, he told Axelrod andShow More Summary
President Obama has been an Apple fanboy for a while now, according to the upcoming book Believer: My Forty Years in Politics from Obama's political strategist David Axelrod. In 2007, Steve Jobs gave then-Senator Obama a private viewing of the iPhone before it was made publicly available. Read more...
David Axelrod speaks about Believer at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on Wednesday, February 11th at 7 p.m. [ more › ]
President Barack Obama's chief campaign advisor David Axelrod has a new book "Believer" coming out, according to 9to5Mac, and it reveals that Obama got a sneak peek at the original iPhone. According to Axelrod, Steve Jobs met with Obama before he became president, showing him the soon-to-be-unveiled iPhone. Show More Summary
From the upcoming book Believer, US President Barack Obama’s Chief campaign advisor David Axelrod gives a small tidbit on a meeting Obama had before he became president. He called it: In 2007, Obama got a sneak peek at the iPhone during a private meeting with Apple’s Steve Jobs. “If it were legal, I would buy a boatload of […]