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WSJ op-ed writer Elizabeth O’Bagy fired for resume lie
Politico ^

Posted on 09/11/2013 10:37:42 AM PDT by Hoodat

The Syria researcher whose Wall Street Journal op-piece was cited by Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain during congressional hearings about the use of force has been fired from the Institute for the Study of War for lying about having a Ph.D., the group announced on Wednesday.

“The Institute for the Study of War has learned and confirmed that, contrary to her representations, Ms. Elizabeth O’Bagy does not in fact have a Ph.D. degree from Georgetown University,” the institute said in a statement. “ISW has accordingly terminated Ms. O’Bagy’s employment, effective immediately.”

O’Bagy told POLITICO’s Kate Brannen in an interview Monday that she had submitted and defended her dissertation and was waiting for Georgetown University to confer her degree.

O’Bagy’s Aug. 30 op-ed piece for the Journal, “On the Front Lines of Syria’s Civil War,” was cited by both Kerry and McCain last week. McCain read from the piece last Tuesday to Kerry, calling it “an important op-ed by Dr. Elizabeth O’Bagy.” The next day, Kerry also brought up the piece before a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing and described it as a “very interesting article” and recommended that members read it. . . .

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This is the evidence that John Kerry cited as 'proof' that Assad was behind the gas attack.

Consider the tens of billions of dollars that are spent each year by our intelligence agencies, $57 billion by our 'black' program alone. Yet with all that backing, the Secretary of State relies on an op-ed from a writer who lied on her resume to land her current job.

We are so screwed.

1 posted on 09/11/2013 10:37:42 AM PDT by Hoodat
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To: Hoodat

Maybe Elizabeth Warren will hire her.


2 posted on 09/11/2013 10:39:39 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Hoodat

Maybe Elizabeth Warren will hire her.


3 posted on 09/11/2013 10:40:13 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Hoodat

They probably knew it all along, just that she was a useful idiot up until now.

And they have someone to blame.


4 posted on 09/11/2013 10:41:09 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Hoodat
Guilty!


5 posted on 09/11/2013 10:41:27 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Hoodat
A 26 year-old who has doubtless never been to war (likely never even held a gun) and who hasn't earned the credentials she claims, being used as a "senior analyst" to bolster the arguments of a political hack.

*snort*

6 posted on 09/11/2013 10:42:42 AM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: Hoodat; maggief
She also lied about her affiliation with FSA and about the composition and character of Syria's rebel forces---and pushed her "research" about the "moderate" rebels all over Washington.

Interesting connections in this thread.

Meet the Syrian Islamist Organization Controlling Senator McCain’s Agenda

7 posted on 09/11/2013 10:42:58 AM PDT by thouworm (A lawless oligarchy has replaced our Constitution-based govt. Their motto: Catch us if you can.)
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To: Hoodat

She served her purpose and can now be reassi8gned to a higher paying position within the administration.


8 posted on 09/11/2013 10:44:00 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Hoodat
Hoodat ~:".. Yet with all that backing, the Secretary of State relies on an op-ed from a writer who lied on her resume to land her current job."

THATS his best evidence ?

Bwahahahahaha!
Promote Kerry to the Washington DPW !


9 posted on 09/11/2013 10:44:05 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Hoodat

how long has she had that job?


10 posted on 09/11/2013 10:44:37 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Hoodat

Yeah. I heard NPR interview her a few days ago. I remembered it because I thought it was funny that an organization had in their name “the study of war”.

Anyway, check out this correction on that story from NPR:
http://www.npr.org/2013/09/06/219560320/assessing-role-extremists-play-in-syrian-opposition


11 posted on 09/11/2013 10:44:43 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Col Frank Slade
Maybe Elizabeth Warren will hire her.

Lol....that's who I thought this was about, at first glance ;)

12 posted on 09/11/2013 10:45:30 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Hoodat

Why wouldn’t Obama, Kerry and McCain take advice from her?

After all - she’s almost old enough to get off her daddy’s health care plan.


13 posted on 09/11/2013 10:45:54 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Hoodat

A “worldly” 26 year old.


14 posted on 09/11/2013 10:46:52 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Hoodat
Hoodat ~:" We are so screwed. "

What else can you do with an almost degree in " Arab Womens's Issues "
...except lie ??

15 posted on 09/11/2013 10:47:50 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Menehune56



16 posted on 09/11/2013 10:48:34 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Hoodat

O’Bagy takes O’Bozo for a ride

Details at 11:00


17 posted on 09/11/2013 10:49:10 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Col Frank Slade
Maybe Elizabeth Warren will hire her.

That depends. What tribe is she from? Is she Cherokee, too?

18 posted on 09/11/2013 10:51:11 AM PDT by JPG (Putin Does Obama.)
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To: Hoodat

If you show up in DC festooned with [self-awarded] credentials and spouting a line of BS that supports what TPTB want to do anyway you can go far.


19 posted on 09/11/2013 10:52:08 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Hoodat
*Jon Carry* just needs a better class of liar to back him up.

Surely there has to be better pickings in the world of lying academia.

20 posted on 09/11/2013 10:53:16 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: GeronL
how long has she had that job?

Ever since she moved out of the soroity house.

21 posted on 09/11/2013 10:53:37 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Menehune56

Laz would hit it!


22 posted on 09/11/2013 10:54:27 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Hoodat
Liz O'Bagy should apologize for her mistake.
23 posted on 09/11/2013 10:54:30 AM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: Hoodat
Maybe she could get a job on Pelosi's payroll , like Sandra FLuke
after all Pelousi isn't known for her honesty since she vouched for Barry
24 posted on 09/11/2013 10:55:03 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Hoodat
So she said she did all the work, and she's just waiting for graduation?

-PJ

25 posted on 09/11/2013 10:55:25 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Hoodat

She took PHD literally. Piled Higher and Deeper.


26 posted on 09/11/2013 10:58:09 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Hoodat
There is a very simple explanation as to why John "I served in Vietnam" Kerry would cite a WSJ editorial rather than the 'take' from the Black Programs.

The 'take' didn't say what he wanted to say and the editorial did.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

27 posted on 09/11/2013 10:58:43 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Mr. K

McCain knows her well. She set up and accompanied him on his visit with the rebel kidnappers.


28 posted on 09/11/2013 10:59:28 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Hoodat

Well, well, well. Oh my.
I am sure Obama has a job for her in his administration.


29 posted on 09/11/2013 11:01:44 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: Hoodat

Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain, two giants in the world of stupidity.


30 posted on 09/11/2013 11:01:48 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Hoodat

President Obama lied on his resume to get his current job.


31 posted on 09/11/2013 11:03:31 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Hoodat

Typical Foggy Bottom expert. All academic and no real world anything. Outside military vets I doubt a handful of under 30’s have ever been to the ME much less know anything about it.


32 posted on 09/11/2013 11:03:37 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


33 posted on 09/11/2013 11:03:43 AM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in Peace, FReeper Extraordinaire Doctor Raoul...)
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To: Perdogg

‘That’s a man, baby!’ - Austin Powers

serious manface


34 posted on 09/11/2013 11:04:22 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: GreenHornet

so, like, 30? lol


35 posted on 09/11/2013 11:04:24 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Hoodat; a fool in paradise
Tomorrow's op-ed editorials today:

O'Bagy Now Bagging At Buy&Bag!


36 posted on 09/11/2013 11:04:34 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: b4its2late

‘She took PHD literally. Piled Higher and Deeper.’

PHD - permanent head damage


37 posted on 09/11/2013 11:04:53 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Hoodat

Her attempted explanation smells too. My son defended his dissertation in the afternoon and was a “Doctor” by the time of the cocktail party that night. If she has submitted and defended her dissertation but Georgetown hasn’t yet awarded the degree, there is probably some problem.


38 posted on 09/11/2013 11:08:35 AM PDT by MajorMartin
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To: Hoodat

Well so she’s submitted her dissertation and is waiting to hear word on her Doctorate...I’ll give her the benefit of the doubt there.

My objection is the Administrations total lack in the searching of the truth behind the gassing.

They already made of their minds as to who they wanted to support and clearly were in a rush for any supporting evidence they could get their hands on.

These people have been paid off by arab oil royality to be the military strong arm of their will...not ours.

The Clintonista trash did this in support the Bosnian mudslime aggressors and clearly got away with it, Huma Mahmood Abedin anyone?.


39 posted on 09/11/2013 11:09:38 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: Hoodat

What difference does it make?

The Congress and government supports al Qaeda
over Americans.

They keep the borders open for them, arm them
at the border, and the terrorists (like in Boston)
DO NOT EVEN NEED PASSPORTS if they promise to
murder and rape Americans for the White House/DO”J”.


40 posted on 09/11/2013 11:10:18 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Hoodat

Lies Lies Lies, they’re going to get you

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6cn0mLJVZY&list=PLCE98D21A562E1433


41 posted on 09/11/2013 11:10:19 AM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: Hoodat
"Consider the tens of billions of dollars that are spent each year by our intelligence agencies, $57 billion by our 'black' program alone. Yet with all that backing, the Secretary of State relies on an op-ed from a writer who lied on her resume to land her current job. We are so screwed."

"Quelle surprise..."
 photo cnn_kerry_guns_130415a-615x345_zps1e8d8377.jpg


Every time I wandered into our command center, the "intel analysts" were always glued to only one broadcast source for their "reports": CNN. None of them had ever "walked the ground" or been out there, deep in Indian territory, but their words were repeated as gospel at every senior level briefing. We are so screwed indeed.
42 posted on 09/11/2013 11:11:32 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Hoodat

Sounds like she’s qualified for Susan Rice’s job.


43 posted on 09/11/2013 11:13:58 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: PowderMonkey
Before plastic surgery/botox.

After plastic surgery/botox.

Just say "No Thank You" to botchulin toxin.

44 posted on 09/11/2013 11:16:46 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Hoodat
O'Bagy should immediately apologize for her mistake.
45 posted on 09/11/2013 11:17:43 AM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Why the long face?


46 posted on 09/11/2013 11:18:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hoodat

John McCain doesn’t vet, check or confirm anything before ge goes running off at the mouth like a madman.


47 posted on 09/11/2013 11:18:13 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: M-cubed
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48 posted on 09/11/2013 11:19:10 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Hoodat

I ALWAYS thought she was a PHONY....glad to be right.....what ELSA has she LIED about???


49 posted on 09/11/2013 11:19:32 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: AlmaKing

Yes, that fits!


50 posted on 09/11/2013 11:19:50 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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