Former Obama insiders, including David Axelrod, believe Obama can trump the GOP’s silly season of so-called “scandals” by getting back on message: The former White House insiders, including [Axelrod], say Obama needs to make his case anew for government’s role in expanding education and innovation and to give, as Obama put it in one of [...]
“We have a large government,” political consultant David Axelrod offered as a plea of ignorance to all of the scandals swirling around his boss. “Part of being president is there’s so much beneath you that you can’t know because theShow More Summary
This video is classic Chicago-style politics. Pass the buck, blame someone else, don’t look behind the curtain, just focus on the spin and everything will be fine. Sad thing for David Axelrod is that he apparently doesn’t even realize he has just given the Libertarians and the Tea Party their winning 2014 election soundbite. Watch [...]
Obama’s favorite henchman, David Axelrod, deployed the famed Incompetence Defense on behalf of the embattled President during an MSNBC appearance on Wednesday. That’s the hot new line from Obama apologists: he’s so incredibly inept that he can’t be held responsible for anything his Administration does. Show More Summary
David Axelrod said the Obama administration should release emails related to last year’s terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Asked about the administration’s response to the Internal Revenue Service’s admission, former senior presidential adviser David Axelrod tried o distance President Obama from the bureaucrats who targeted conservatives. The targeting,Show More Summary
Barack Obama's political Svengali, David Axelrod, appeared on Wednesday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC to respond to the latest revelations regarding the Obama Justice Department's extensive investigation into Associated Press reporters including secret wire tappings and collections of phone logs of the reporters and their sources. Show More Summary
Joe Scarborough pushed back this morning against former Obama adviser David Axelrod when the latter tried to spin the Department of Justice’s monitoring of AP reporters. Axelrod said that many had criticized the administration for national-security...Show More Summary
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough clashed with former Obama adviser David Axelrod over the Justice Department's probe into phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors. Scarborough ripped into President Barack Obama over the revelations...Show More Summary
Morning Joe grew contentious on Wednesday as Joe Scarborough took offense at David Axelrod's "misstating" his previous remarks during a discussion about the Justice Department seizing Associated Press phone records. Calling out Axelrod for a "bogus argument," Scarborough chided the former Obama adviser for bringing him into the discussion.
Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," guest panelist Steve Rattner, a former New York Times reporter who believes the biggest scandal of the three currently facing the White House is Benghazi, asked David Axelrod what he believes the Administration should do to try and get out from under the scandal. Show More Summary
Ah, “permission structures.” The now-famous term comes, as far as I can tell, from a 2008 profile of David Axelrod in the New Republic, where Jason Zengerle quoted Ken Snyder, a Democratic consultant and Axelrod protege, on his mentor’s approach. “David … Continue reading ?
President Obama told David Axelrod that he cried twice because of the Newtown massacre. In a freewheeling discussion at the 92nd St. Y on Sunday night, Obama’s former campaign strategist confided that he received an email from Obama the day of the tragedy. “He emailed when the news came in and said, ‘It’s the first [...]
Former senior adviser to President Obama David Axelrod sat down with PBS's Jeff Greenfield on April 28, 2013. In this clip, Axelrod gave his thoughts...
They say the truth often comes out in humor. At Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, President Obama said, “MSNBC used to work for David Axelrod” (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more
Said Obama last night, making funny at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His comic routine lasts over 20 minutes. I just pulled that one line out because it actually almost corresponded to the truth about correspondents.
As reigning monarch over the burgeoning American Empire, Barack Obama finds his schedule jam-packed. He has to prioritize. It’s vital that he not get spread too thin. It’s tough being king, but somehow David “Tax-Day” Axelrod helps keep...Show More Summary
Despite David Axelrod's implication that the President thought anti-tax zealots might be the terrorists who blew up innocent victims at the Boston...
Weekly Standard: Axelrod: Obama Thinks Boston Bombings Could Be Related to 'Tax Day': In explaining why President Obama didn't call the Boston bombings a "terrorist attack," former adviser David Axelrod said, "I'm sure what was going through the president's mind is -- we really don't know who did this --...
From Daniel Halper at The Weekly Standard: In explaining why President Obama didn't call the Boston bombings a "terrorist attack," former adviser David Axelrod said, "I'm sure what was going through the president's mind is -- we really don't know who did this -- it was tax day":