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October 30, 2013

How Politico Spins the Disaster

Mary Katharine Ham, who will be doing the podcast this All Hallow's Eve, De Season of De Witch, compiled the best euphemisms used for the simple sentence "Obama lied."

But it's Politico that I think wins the award. Many of MKH's quotes are from Democrats and progressive shills, who can be expected to shamelessly lie for Obama. In fact, they are paid to do so.

What's Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown's excuse for the following?

Some of the highest-profile challenges are the White House’s own making. Obama made sweeping generalizations that can be contradicted by individual experiences. Not everybody will see the deep savings that he promised during the 2008 campaign. A large percentage of people who buy their own insurance won’t be able to keep the exact same policy. The website hasn’t been nearly as breezy as predicted

Did you just say "sweeping generalizations... can be contradicted by individual experiences"?

Holy Shit, you did. "Certain verbal assurances may be contradicted by known facts," huh?

And, "The website isn't as breezy as predicted"?

Wow.

POLITICO

Certain representations and warranties about what Obama would or would not be depositing in your mouth may be belied by the presence of genetic jetsam.



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