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WH Senior Adviser Plouffe: Woodward Washed Up
http://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | February 28, 2013 | Breitbart News

Posted on 02/28/2013 7:35:13 AM PST by Biggirl

Wednesday night, in the aftermath of the blow-up regarding the White House’s email to Bob Woodward suggesting he would "regret" his reporting of sequestration, White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe took to twitter to bash Woodward as a past-his-prime hack: - See more at:

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: bho44; bobwoodward; genesperling; intimidation; obama; partisanmediashills; plouffe; sequester; sequestration; woodward
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1 posted on 02/28/2013 7:35:17 AM PST by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

Alynsky tactic.


2 posted on 02/28/2013 7:39:50 AM PST by spudville
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To: Biggirl

Typical thug tactics. I think they messed with the wrong guy this time. Woodward is pretty much a national icon and a lot of people are not going to take kindly to smearing him.


3 posted on 02/28/2013 7:42:31 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Biggirl

Do ya think? (tee hee hee)


4 posted on 02/28/2013 7:42:31 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: Biggirl
Plouffe may “regret” having taken this tact...
5 posted on 02/28/2013 7:42:39 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Biggirl

Ah yes... The Plouffter following his “Rules for Radicals” list.

Isolate target: check.
Personal attack: check.


6 posted on 02/28/2013 7:42:39 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Biggirl

Time for “All The President’s Men - Part II” eh, Woodward?


7 posted on 02/28/2013 7:45:41 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Biggirl

Woodward is about to learn the difference between challenging an establishment republican president and the modern progressive president.


8 posted on 02/28/2013 7:48:15 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Biggirl

This from a man whose name sounds like a muffled f*rt.


9 posted on 02/28/2013 7:49:10 AM PST by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: skeeter

Rather, I see people saying more and more, “enough is enough”. This is just the start.


10 posted on 02/28/2013 7:50:14 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: skeeter

“Woodward is about to learn the difference between challenging an establishment republican president and the modern progressive president.”

Bingo.


11 posted on 02/28/2013 7:52:34 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: brownsfan

I see that when Woodward stood up, the start of the end for Obama.


12 posted on 02/28/2013 7:55:59 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

How dare he expose the lies of this administration!!!...../sarc


13 posted on 02/28/2013 7:57:34 AM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: Biggirl
Rule #1in Wdc) Never ever commit (absolutely) anything to
an transcript-able medium; hence, a traceable paper trail...
unless you a demonc'rap.

14 posted on 02/28/2013 7:58:24 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Biggirl

They’re crossing the chief correspondent from the CIA.


15 posted on 02/28/2013 7:58:56 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Biggirl

Although I have yet to ‘jump on the B Woodward’ bandwagon, I still feel he is a LIB whose task in life is/was to make life miserable for R’s in General.

The GOOD thing about this fiasco is Woodward IS a household name as ‘they’ continue to keep him in the forefront as the demise of R M Nixon was considered the ‘greatest coup’ in the history of the Republic.

As to the Bandwagon, I also trust Dick Morris about as far as I can throw him, put Greta on that list, Rivera, O’Reilly and Hannity (I couldn’t ‘take’ him from back in the days when either he or his handlers didn’t think he would/could make it without Colmes)....
Just because they are on FOX doesn’t make them a Republican, MUCH less a Conservative.


16 posted on 02/28/2013 7:59:15 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: xrmusn

Fox right now is what we got, not much conservative alternates out there.


17 posted on 02/28/2013 8:01:32 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl
This morning on FNC they showed Woodward's obsequious e-mail to the WH official who tried to intimidate him.

I wonder how the MSM is handling this--that Woodward is getting senile?

18 posted on 02/28/2013 8:02:37 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Biggirl

In a way Plouff is right. Woodward was never anything other than a disgusting leftist political hack pretending to be a news man. As the leftists get more brazen Woodward no longer has the stomach for his designated role as fascist lickspittle. Thus, in the only role he ever took he is becoming washed up.


19 posted on 02/28/2013 8:02:55 AM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: Biggirl

“I see that when Woodward stood up, the start of the end for Obama.”

I pray that you are right. But I don’t think you are.


20 posted on 02/28/2013 8:03:01 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Biggirl
Pray for Woodward's safety. I honestly wouldn't put it past this group to try to do something dastardly to someone who makes them look bad.
21 posted on 02/28/2013 8:03:10 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (ok)
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To: brownsfan

I am VERY CONFIDENT because Obama and company has exposed his hand in the card game.

History could very well repeat itself.


22 posted on 02/28/2013 8:06:27 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Using common sense makes you washed up in Washington...


23 posted on 02/28/2013 8:06:39 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Biggirl

Correction:

I am VERY CONFIDENT that Woodward has exposed Obama and company’s playing hand in this card game.


24 posted on 02/28/2013 8:08:50 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

What a nasty bunch of people they are.


25 posted on 02/28/2013 8:10:14 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Biggirl

“I am VERY CONFIDENT because Obama and company has exposed his hand in the card game.

History could very well repeat itself.”

I wish I could share your optimism, but with what I’ve seen from the Obama media in the last 4 years, count me as skeptical.

But it is refreshing to see optimism, even if I don’t buy it yet. :)


26 posted on 02/28/2013 8:10:31 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: RightOnTheBorder

Yet, Plouff is wrong on one fact. If Woodward was ever liberal, it was the old style liberalism, not this radical stuff we see today.


27 posted on 02/28/2013 8:11:14 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: brownsfan

At least someone has a SPINE for a change.


28 posted on 02/28/2013 8:13:57 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

This group has simply overplayed their hand in all this, nothing bad will happen.


29 posted on 02/28/2013 8:17:23 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I sort of agree with Plouffe that Woodward is a has been, because I think Woody is just a slo-mo mentally challenged writer who along with Bernstein stumbled into a story that all-the-liberal-powers-that-be egged on in DC at the time and brought down a sitting President. My opinion of Plouffe? Well, I’d say he’s a poofter even though he’s married.

Regardless, the establishment media would be forced to throw away their ICON of rebellion and accountability against the evil (Republican) powers-that-be.

An interesting conundrum of ideals. On the one hand, totally discredit their revisionist history wrt Nixon (and everything he wrote on Reagan and Bush(s), or discredit their “Magic Negro” [term originated by the LA Times] Obama.

In any case, we are about to find out whether the establishment liberal Media will rally behind Woody, or will they continue on as Mr. Obama’s prison b!tch where they’re certain to spend the majority of their time on their knees doing things they really don’t like.


30 posted on 02/28/2013 8:18:20 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: xrmusn
“Although I have yet to ‘jump on the B Woodward’ bandwagon, I still feel he is a LIB whose task in life is/was to make life miserable for R’s in General.”

I'll never forget the Bill Casey crap. He claimed Bill Casey took him into his confidence on his death bed. His wife and daughter said it never happened. That one of them was always in the room with Casey during his final days in the hospital.

Why he's decided to go after Obama, I don't know. Maybe he senses that Obama is finally vulnerable and the first journalists to start printing the truth will be extolled as heroes for telling the truth. Who knows. He isn't trustworthy, but it's nice to see someone from the left finally challenging some of the lies Obama tells.

31 posted on 02/28/2013 8:21:50 AM PST by FR_addict
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To: Biggirl
Had the WH reacted by simply releasing the email exchange and explaining it away as a simple disagreement between friends, it would have all gone away, and Woodward himself would probably have backed down.

But with another WH staffer going all pit bull on twitter it will be interesting to see if Woodward lets it slide or doubles down.

It's like watching Hitler and Stalin fight each other. It's not important who wins, only that they destroy each other so much that it's pyrrhic.

32 posted on 02/28/2013 8:24:14 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Gaffer

Could it not be because despite what Plouffe says, Woodward has what Plouffe DOES NOT HAVE as let’s just say is a SPINE?


33 posted on 02/28/2013 8:24:17 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

LOL! Sorry. I have to laugh. From Lefty Icon to dumpster-filler in one easy lesson: you may not ever, EVER, criticize The One!


34 posted on 02/28/2013 8:30:10 AM PST by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: Biggirl

It’s all intermurals folks. The Clinton and the non-Clinton gangs mixin’ it up.


35 posted on 02/28/2013 8:33:42 AM PST by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: pabianice

“LOL! Sorry. I have to laugh. From Lefty Icon to dumpster-filler in one easy lesson: you may not ever, EVER, criticize The One!”

Well some folks have not ever read about a king and his new clothes. LOL.


36 posted on 02/28/2013 8:38:14 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: FR_addict
Why he's decided to go after Obama, I don't know.

My Wife and I were kicking this around and she believes that the move is one of self interest and not journalistic integrity.

Going along with the pack, ignoring the truth is killing them(media) financially and will not provide the personal glory they crave.

They need to turn to get a head.

If this is true, there will be more.

37 posted on 02/28/2013 8:38:42 AM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: brownsfan

Faced with the decision to stand up for an investigative “journalist” or to defend their fractionally-black socialist messiah I expect American leftists will conclude there is plenty of room under that bus for Woodward and any other heretic who dares stray from the tenets of their secular religion.


38 posted on 02/28/2013 8:39:08 AM PST by glennaro
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To: Biggirl

Well...could be...regardless, Plouffe and Axelrod are a curious pair....one looking like a 50s porno film actor and the other just an ideological whore.


39 posted on 02/28/2013 8:39:08 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Biggirl

I have been saying since the beginning of this nightmare that this will end when the “right people” have enough of this Fraud.

It cannot come soon enough.

Remember, Richard Nixon was re-elected and not long after he entered Watergate. Benghazigate and others? We shall see.

Obozo dreams of the collapse of capitalism and freedom. He should be careful for what he wishes.


40 posted on 02/28/2013 8:43:28 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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.....Or even for ONCE get a SPINE for a change.


41 posted on 02/28/2013 8:46:25 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Verginius Rufus

Remember what happened to the old horse in Animal Farm?


42 posted on 02/28/2013 8:46:43 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: Biggirl

Woodward’s written e-mail response was full of obsequious genuflection.


43 posted on 02/28/2013 8:49:54 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: spudville
The whole drama was staged, IMHO.

Look, conservatives despise the MSM, they don't trust them, know them to be liars, carriers of obamas water.

Does anyone think the WH doesn't know that? The WH cant use a media that the public ignores, Right?

Woodward enters; stage left...

Nope. Too much hysteria over this, too easy, the e-mail release, the hype, the subject matter.

I don't see where Woodward has lost access, seems like he's jumped the gun (no pun intended) a bit....Think about it.

44 posted on 02/28/2013 8:50:08 AM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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Look for Rush to have fun with this shortly. :)


45 posted on 02/28/2013 8:54:48 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Texas Fossil

It is starting to happen before our eyes.


46 posted on 02/28/2013 8:56:21 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl
History could very well repeat itself.

who knows what the future holds. obama looks undeatable right now. Nixon looked even stronger after his re-election. Nobody looking at Nixon in February 1973 would have dreamed that he'd be gone and in disgrace less than 2 years later. We'll see where the Lord of the Flies ends up.

47 posted on 02/28/2013 9:04:53 AM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: JaguarXKE

LOL!!!!!!!!


48 posted on 02/28/2013 9:14:04 AM PST by MagnoliaB
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To: Biggirl

Poor Woodward went from the greatest rap-port-ter of the left to disturbed, anxious, senile, has been, mentally deranged, old fool.

But I understand he is looking around for Spelunker equipment.


49 posted on 02/28/2013 9:24:38 AM PST by RetSignman ("...a Republic if you can keep it")
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>> “ If Woodward was ever liberal” <<

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He wasn’t. He has always been the opposition, but I can’t recall anything from him that was particularly ‘liberal.’

He was a tool, and I think that he is now recognizing that.


50 posted on 02/28/2013 9:26:36 AM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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