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Everything you thought you knew about the Bush administration is wrong

Dana Milbank has a scathing review of Karl “Bush’s Brain” Rove’s new book in the Washington Post. Apparently Rove misses being the master of doublespeak, and so is rewriting the history of the Bush administration. Here are some quotes from Rove’s book: “Did Bush lie us into war? Absolutely not.” “The president never authorized torture. […]


Rovian Privacy

© Jim Morin More on Karl Rove’s divorce.


The drunken sailors are blaming Obama for their own hangovers

You know things have gotten pretty ironic when it is the Libertarians defending Obama. What wasn’t ironic was the attack from Fox News that prompted the defense — their article “Obama Shatters Spending Record for First-Year Presidents” (which was promptly picked up by the Drudge Report): President Obama has shattered the budget record for first-year […]


Rove doesn’t let facts get in the way of a smear

Karl Rove on Fox News‘ “On the Record”, May 26th: We know from her record on the 2nd Court of Appeals that she’s not a particularly effective colleague. I first got wind of this when Sam Alito, who was her colleague on the court while we were reviewing his record, it — you know, people […]


Pot (Rove) calls the kettle (NYTimes) black

In what is simultaneously the height of irony and hypocrisy, Karl Rove is attacking the NY Times for an article in which it named a CIA agent who was involved in the interrogation of terrorist Khalid Shaikh Mohammed. Recall that Karl Rove played a central role in the outing of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame […]


Let’s get personal, Karl

It seems that all that Karl Rove has left are childish personal slurs. At a breakfast with Republican insiders yesterday, he described Barack Obama as: Even if you never met him, you know this guy. He’s the guy at the country club with the beautiful date, holding a martini and a cigarette that stands against the […]