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Obama aide mum on interest
in Cabinet position

USA Today, by Aamer Madhani

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 11/16/2012 1:45:18 PM

If National Security adviser Tom Donilon wants to be the next secretary of State, he´s not saying. After delivering a speech previewing President Obama´s upcoming trip to east Asia and detailing the administration´s "Asia pivot" on Thursday, Donilon was asked during a short question-and-answer session about his interest in the job. (Snip) When pressed on his interest in the State job, Donilon only smiled and moved on the next question.

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Donilon, employed as the "fixer" during the last months of the campaign to keep any eruptions from spoiling Obie´s final run for reelection, is at or near the top of my list for "fixing" the CIA intel before it was given to Susan Rice to take public.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/us/politics/tom-donilon-a-manager-of-overseas-crises.html?pagewanted=all

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PageTurner, 11/16/2012 2:17:40 PM     (No. 9018876)

New heights in incompetence. Donilon is the author of the Obama Honduras position and the hugging and kissing of Chavez.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 11/16/2012 2:19:12 PM     (No. 9018881)

And the vacuous intellects in the US Senate will just pass him along....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ocjim, 11/16/2012 3:20:32 PM     (No. 9019027)

Yea right. Long time Dem hack Donilon´s idea of transparency is to leak like a sieve whenever politically advantageous to the Prez. With all the Friends of Obama (FOO) being mentioned for Defense, State, et al., it looks like Obama is aiming for a uber loyal Crony Cabinet that will do his bidding like Holder and Sebelius.... which means of course, get ready for more Obama funny business in tearing down this nation. Someone should ask Doris Kearns Goodwin how Lincolnian is that, to have a cabinet that is a Team of Cronies?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 11/16/2012 3:49:00 PM     (No. 9019106)

Isn´t Donlin one of the thieves who evaded blame for the crushing economic collapse caused by his part in the Fannie and Freddie/Community Reinvestment Act mess?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: otronome, 11/16/2012 4:30:44 PM     (No. 9019182)

Talk about "Failing UP´, this guy is at teh center of leaks and horrendous policy failures. Unqualified, unethical, mendacious, avaricious...iow, a perfect specimen for high office in DizzyTown

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ocho reales, 11/16/2012 5:19:02 PM     (No. 9019269)

Donilon is the guy that Bob Gates told to shut the f____ up regarding the information that appeared in the NY Times on the Osama bin Laden killing. Gates is a mild mannered man by nature, not given to explosions. For him to take this drastic step tellng off the president´s National Security Advisor speaks volumes about both Gates and Donilon. I cannot imagine Donilon getting Senate approval. He is not a well liked man.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pensom2, 11/16/2012 5:31:15 PM     (No. 9019284)

ValJar calls the shots. Donilon hasn´t a chance against a black female. Everyone loves the image of a S of S dancing with murderous Korean dictators.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/16/2012 5:39:42 PM     (No. 9019298)

Donilon is not just a hack, he´s a reckless punk. I´d love to see him raked through a few confirmation hearings.

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