Steve King: The New White House Counsel Is Connected to ACORN!

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Friday, November 13, 2009 at 2:34 pm

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who seems to have made a second career in this sort of thing, is accusing the White House of promoting Democratic power lawyer Bob Bauer in order to cover up an ACORN scandal.

Bob Bauer has a public record of defending Barack Obama’s relationship with ACORN. Bauer’s hiring appears to be a tactical maneuver to strategically defend the White House exactly one week after Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell raided ACORN’s national headquarters in New Orleans and seized paper records and computer hard drives that may lead to the White House.

The actual story, as Tony Romm points out, is that Bauer, in his service as the general counsel for the Obama-Biden campaign, criticized Republicans for the last-minute lawsuits against ACORN in swing states. As the story roiled–and it’s entirely possible the negative attention helped win Missouri for the McCain-Palin ticket–he asked the attorney general to investigate any involvement between the Bush Justice Department and the GOP’s campaign. Read the letter–he doesn’t really defend ACORN at all. King’s attack here is almost surprisingly irresponsible. Almost.

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Comment posted November 13, 2009 @ 3:26 pm

Steve King, surprisingly irresponsible? That's a pataphysical impossibility


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Comment posted November 13, 2009 @ 6:24 pm

The RWNJs are just insanely trying to link SOMETHING, ANYTHING to President Obama. LOL!


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Comment posted November 13, 2009 @ 6:41 pm

Trying to link?…trying to link?…to Pres Obama. Good grief, you don't have to check your brain at the door do you? Pres Obama makes the link over and over in video and speeches and calling everyone out “if you want to know who I am, look at the people I surround myself with.” He threw down the gauntlet in his speech, “…we'll call you out if you lie” AND then, irony of all ironies…he was called out himself, “You lied”. Be a liberal, be a conservative, be whatever you want..but, don't check your brain at the door. The man has dug himself some serious holes and its not racism or far right extremism with the shovel. He's got a serious case of buying his own bullsh..and every good salesman knows you end up taking yourself down.


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[...] The real tragedy here is that Politico went with “Bob Bauer Unqualified” instead of what will be the real scandal: he is an agent of ACORN! [...]


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Comment posted December 8, 2009 @ 11:43 am

HAHAHAHA ;LOVE IT WHEN REDNECKS TRY TO MAKE A POINT AND THE FACTS YOU KNOW THE TRUTH SHOWS SOMETHING DIFFERENT….COME ON WINGNUT SHOW US MORE OF YOUR GED!! I NEED MORE LAUGHS


SunnyJS
Comment posted December 8, 2009 @ 7:16 pm

Little slow on the uptake aren't you, or were you in for a “med” adjustment and just got out. When I read your comment, why do I see a scene from the Wizard of Oz…there you are behind the post(curtain), a very little person sitting on a great big chair and typing furiously thru a big megaphone trying to scare the truth away. You WISH I was a redneck, uneducated, wingnut. There are days I wish I was too, as ignorance is bliss. You are just the latest version of the school yard bully…only you don't use your fists, you use your mean mouth and nasty little typing fingers. The intellectual dishonesty of this Pres and his administration (witness the recent pull out day that is final, firm, and flexible…what???? he's got that shovel digging another hole. But wait, in 1975 we were having a new ice age and North America was going to be the new tundra and in 30-40 yrs its “settled” global warming…dig another hole) Don't have to be a rocket scientist, at least out here on the farm I have pony in my pile of horsh..t.


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Comment posted December 9, 2009 @ 8:54 am

YOU DON'T HAVE TO WISH REDNECK, YOUR UPBRINGING AND YOUR COMMENTS LEAVE NO DOUBT THAT YOU ARE A IDIOT POS (PIECE OF SHIT) NO YOU ARE A MENTAL MIDGET THAT HANGS ON THE EVER WORD OF A RADIO MORNING SHOW DRUNK (GLENN BECK) A DRUGGIE HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT WHO IS GAY (RUSH) AND SEAN (I WANT TO BE SEEN) HANITY NONE NOT ONE OF THESE ASSHOLES EVER SPENT A DAY IN COLLEGE YET SOMEHOW THEY MIND FUCK STUPID PEOPLE LIKE YOU. HINT MENTAL MIDGET JUST BECAUSE CORN MAN KING SAYS SOMETHING DOES NOT MAKE IT TRUE. IF FAUX SAYS IT DOES NOT MAKE IT TRUE.ON YOUR FARM?? THATS THE BEST PLACE FOR YOU AWAY FROM SOCIETY BECAUSE YOUR STUPIDITY IS LAUGHABLE!!


republicanstupidity
Comment posted December 9, 2009 @ 1:54 pm

YOU DON'T HAVE TO WISH REDNECK, YOUR UPBRINGING AND YOUR COMMENTS LEAVE NO DOUBT THAT YOU ARE A IDIOT POS (PIECE OF SHIT) NO YOU ARE A MENTAL MIDGET THAT HANGS ON THE EVER WORD OF A RADIO MORNING SHOW DRUNK (GLENN BECK) A DRUGGIE HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT WHO IS GAY (RUSH) AND SEAN (I WANT TO BE SEEN) HANITY NONE NOT ONE OF THESE ASSHOLES EVER SPENT A DAY IN COLLEGE YET SOMEHOW THEY MIND FUCK STUPID PEOPLE LIKE YOU. HINT MENTAL MIDGET JUST BECAUSE CORN MAN KING SAYS SOMETHING DOES NOT MAKE IT TRUE. IF FAUX SAYS IT DOES NOT MAKE IT TRUE.ON YOUR FARM?? THATS THE BEST PLACE FOR YOU AWAY FROM SOCIETY BECAUSE YOUR STUPIDITY IS LAUGHABLE!!


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