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In which SC attempts to play the role of Fenian_Bastard

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by sportschick, May 27, 2008.

  1. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    And fails, because she's not snippy enough and uses mainstream sources, not liberal ones.

    Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellen has a new book out, and it is surprisingly harsh on the subject Bush.

  2. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Salient points:

    • McClellan charges that Bush relied on “propaganda” to sell the war.

    • He says the White House press corps was too easy on the administration during the run-up to the war.

    • He admits that some of his own assertions from the briefing room podium turned out to be “badly misguided.”

    • The longtime Bush loyalist also suggests that two top aides held a secret West Wing meeting to get their story straight about the CIA leak case at a time when federal prosecutors were after them — and McClellan was continuing to defend them despite mounting evidence they had not given him all the facts.

    • McClellan asserts that the aides — Karl Rove, the president’s senior adviser, and I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the vice president’s chief of staff — “had at best misled” him about their role in the disclosure of former CIA operative Valerie Plame’s identity.
  3. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    McClellan's a bigger wimp than Ari Fleischer was.
  4. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

  5. So no news?
  6. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    There's news, dammit! Scott McClellen wrote a book!
  7. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    That's addendum, is what being reported by CNN.

    It nice to see a rat talk during a presidential campaign about his ex-boss...a lame duck.
  8. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Ought to be an interesting book.
  9. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    Typical protozoan.

    Sorry, Scotty Boy, that's your doughey face people are going to remember delivering, and manipulating, "the message."
  10. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Way to show your work! [/fen]
  11. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Well, I don't know about you, but I feel a lot better now, knowing that Bush used propaganda to send us to war and kill 4,000 of our troops.

    Day late, billions of dollars short, Scott McClellan.
  12. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member


    That guy got the shit kicked out of him in the press briefings unlike anyone I have ever seen.

    Really stunning, considering McClellan's deep Texas roots.
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