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On MSNBC: Rick Perry Indictment Creates an 'Error for a Guy Who Had No Margin for Error'

Liberals from David Axelrod to Alan Dershowitz have decried the grand jury indictment of Rick Perry as a hatchet job, but to NBC senior political news editor Mark Murray it’s still a political “error” for the Republican Governor of Texas. Appearing...Show More Summary

Getting a brief chuckle out of Rick Perry’s indictment

Jonathan Chait at New York magazine blasted the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Tex.) as “unbelievably ridiculous.” Ari Melber of MSNBC deemed the Friday legal action as “very weak on paper.” Big Democrat David Axelrod called it “pretty sketchy.” So, I’ll let them speak for me on the serious issues involved in Perry’s political […]

Networks Continue to Hype Perry Indictment, Ignore Prominent Liberals Defending Him

All three network morning shows on Monday continued to hype the Friday indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry but none of the broadcasts mentioned prominent liberals like Obama adviser David Axelrod or Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz...Show More Summary

Analysis: Has Governor Perry Committed a Crime Under Texas Law?

HOUSTON, Texas -- Liberals and conservatives have criticized the indictments of Presidential contender and the longest-serving Governor of Texas, Governor Rick Perry. Left of center activists, and David Axelrod, a political consultant...Show More Summary

Why Rick Perry Will be Convicted

If the court of public opinion has an impact on a jury's decisions, Texas Governor Rick Perry may have a chance of beating his indictments. While poorly informed Democrats like Obama advisor David Axelrod call the indictments "sketchy,"...Show More Summary

Rick Perry Wants Everyone To Know That David Axelrod Defended Him

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), nobody's idea of a liberal politician, wants everyone to know about the left-leaning observers who have rushed to his defense after he was indicted last Friday. On "Fox News Sunday," Perry was asked whether he takes the indictment against him seriously. Show More Summary

Perry Dismisses Indictment: Even David Axelrod Thinks It’s ‘Sketchy’

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

On Fox News Sunday, Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) dismissed the indictment handed down by a Texas grand jury this week that he abused his power in threatening to veto funding for an agency run by a Travis County District Attorney he wanted to resign. Show More Summary

Crazy Rightwing Nutjob Says Perry Indictment "Seems Pretty Sketchy"

I'll just leave this here. Unless he was demonstrably trying to scrap the ethics unit for other than his stated reason, Perry indictment seems pretty sketchy.— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) August 16, 2014 Perry announced he'll be making a statement today....

David Axelrod: 'Perry Indictment Looks Pretty Sketchy'

Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury Friday for using his budget powers to force the removal of a District Attorney arrested last year in a humiliating and very public drunk driving incident. Saturday morning, however, Perry finds himself with the unlikeliest of defenders. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton’s high wire act

(Paul Mirengoff) I’d like to thank David Axelrod for his not so subtle reminder that Hillary Clinton voted for the war in Iraq. As Scott noted, Axelrod responded to Clinton’s statement that “‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ [President Obama's...Show More Summary

Ms. Hillary retreats

(Scott Johnson) David Axelrod fired back at Ms. Hillary on Twitter today — fired back in response to her interview with the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg — operating as always on behalf of his lord and master. (Paul wrote about the interview...Show More Summary

CNN's GUT CHECK for August 12, 2014

CNN’s POLITICAL GUT CHECK | for August 12, 2014 | 5 p.m. —  n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle OBAMA CAMP KNOCKS CLINTON IN FOREIGN POLICY SPAT …  David Axelrod, former adviser to President Barack Obama, hit back Tuesday against Hillary Clinton's recent criticism of Obama's […]

David Axelrod says Biden, Kerry, Hagel & Hillary Clinton made ‘tragically bad decision’

Written by Doug Powers The MSM is reporting this as David Axelrod taking a swipe at Hillary Clinton, but much of Obama’s inner circle is collateral damage. From USA Today: Things seem to be getting tense between the President Obama and Hillary Clinton camps. Long-time Obama political adviser David Axelrod took to Twitter on Tuesday […]

Dangerous Games, Pt 2

Last night I noted the perilous game Hillary Clinton was playing, attempting to put distance between herself and President Obama's foreign policy at a time when his foreign policy is under attack. Now David Axelrod is swiping back about Clinton's Iraq War vote in 2002. I'm not interested in litigating the ins and outs of this. Show More Summary

Obama insider Axelrod bashes Hillary Clinton

David Axelrod, the former top political adviser to President Obama, slammed Hillary Clinton on Tuesday for her sharp critique of Obama's foreign policy doctrine of "don't do stupid stuff."

Top Obama adviser fires back at Hillary Clinton over 'stupid stuff' criticism

Former top Obama adviser David Axelrod on Tuesday took a swipe at Hillary Clinton over the ex-secretary of state's recent criticism of the White House's handling of foreign policy. In an Atlantic interview published Sunday, Clinton said...Show More Summary

David Axelrod smack-tweets Hillary Clinton

(CNN) – Zing! David Axelrod, former adviser to President Barack Obama, hit back Tuesday against Hillary Clinton's recent criticism of Obama's foreign policy. Just to clarify: "Don't do stupid stuff" means stuff like occupying Iraq in the first place, which was a tragically bad decision.— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) August 12, 2014 In an interview with […]

MoveOn Slams Clinton for Embracing Policies of ‘Right Wing War Hawks’

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

First David Axelrod, now MoveOn.org: Hillary Clinton's comments in The Atlantic this weekend, in which she criticized President Barack Obama for an overly-cautious Middle East policy, did the trick, if the trick was reigniting opposition to her from the left.

Axelrod to Hillary Clinton: Supporter of Iraq War Says What?

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

former Obama advisor David Axelrod has two words for Clinton: Iraq War, which she supported, and which arguably cost her the 2008 nomination against Iraq War opponent Barack Obama

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