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The fate of Jay Carney
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 7/6/2014 10:13:43 AM

After leaving the White House with a reputation for telling lies, what are the career options open for Jay Carney? Once upon a time, he was an actual reporter who gathered news and was supposed to be believed, working for Time Magazine, which some readers may remember used to be a major publication. According to the Daily Caller, next stop: MSNBC (snip)it is too early to shed any tears for Jay. After all, there are many hundreds of campuses where students pay mandatory “student activity fees” in the hundreds of dollars each, that are used to hire outside speakers to come

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/6/2014 10:28:42 AM     (No. 9912725)

Carney´s move to the truth-challenged MessNBC seems wholly appropriate. Any college students´ association that hires him as a speaker ought to have their heads examined.

"...No one knows what it´s like to be hated
To be fated to telling only lies...." (Pete Townshend, "Behind Blue Eyes")

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hotrod, 7/6/2014 10:35:08 AM     (No. 9912732)

That is fitting. Based on history, people who watch MSNBC are OK with being lied to. It makes them feel good to live in a fantasy world where the truth can´t interfere...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 7/6/2014 10:57:20 AM     (No. 9912750)

He no doubt took the job with visions of vaulting from wet-behind-the-ears whiz kid at a once-relevant Time Magazine to a David Gergen-type DC elder statesman who had seen it all and would spend the rest of his days stroking his chin and pontificating for pay.

But then one of two things happened:

1) He willingly joined a cabal of hard-core leftists for whom objective truth could be willed into nonexistence and a sycophant press could be used to maximum advantage.

2) He was, by many reliable accounts, rarely given access to the inner circle, especially the president for whom he claimed to speak. He soldiered on in his job, thinking of the inevitable day he would leave the WH and cash in. Despite his lack of contact with his boss he still adopted Obama´s smug, obtuse, argumentative and juvenile attitude, refusing to concede the most basic and obvious of facts.

In either scenario he demonstrated beyond doubt his absolute baseness of character.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snapper451, 7/6/2014 11:06:31 AM     (No. 9912764)

In most countries a firing squad would be convened.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 7/6/2014 11:07:05 AM     (No. 9912765)

After an apprenticeship in lying for political advantage, it only makes sense to move on to lying for political advantage and lotsa money. It´s the way of Obamaworld.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 7/6/2014 12:09:32 PM     (No. 9912829)

J. Fred Cardboard unchained -
from the gay organ grinder...

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