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Plouffe Defends U.N.
Ambassador, Axelrod Doesn't

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

Original Article

Posted By:Drive, 9/30/2012 1:17:38 PM

There were mixed messages from aides to Barack Obama this morning on the Sunday talk shows. On the one hand, political adviser David Plouffe, who works at the White House, defended America's U.N. ambassador, Susan Rice, for her handling of the terrorist attack in Libya. But on the other hand, David Axelrod, a top Obama political adviser stationed at the campaign headquarters in Chicago, threw Ambassador Rice under the bus. Watch here:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 9/30/2012 1:36:10 PM     (No. 8900360)

Personally, I think she should be promoted and sent to Libya to replace Amb. Stevens.


Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 9/30/2012 3:06:16 PM     (No. 8900473)

Susan Rice will be protected, she will resign and be placed on the board of fannie mae or freddie mac, to rake in millions of dollars, just like Rahm Emanuel and Jamie Gorelick did in the late 1990s.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: beca, 10/1/2012 8:12:34 AM     (No. 8901585)

there is no defense of rice....see how silent she is NOW



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