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Washington Memo: Act II of a Scandal: Cue the Superlawyers and the Spinmasters

There are 130 comments on the FiveThirtyEight story from Nov 20, 2012, titled Washington Memo: Act II of a Scandal: Cue the Superlawyers and the Spinmasters. In it, FiveThirtyEight reports that:

In every scandal that roils this capital, the opening phase of shocking revelations and wall-to-wall news coverage soon gives way to Phase 2: the spinning.

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Cat74

United States

#22 Nov 22, 2012
How do you figure? Fox has something on BenGhazi nearly everyday. They won't let this thing die. We have a dead Ambassador,and three other Americans.
the rest of us

Saint Paul, MN

#23 Nov 22, 2012
Cat74 wrote:
How do you figure? Fox has something on BenGhazi nearly everyday. They won't let this thing die. We have a dead Ambassador,and three other Americans.
They don't figure, they're like teenagers who wreck the car and hope mom and dad don't find out and when they do they lie about it. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours Cat, keep up the good fight.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#24 Nov 22, 2012
Ninthman wrote:
Obama really pigged up Benghazi. Biden is right. Obama is a home boy. From a wealthy neighborhood in Hawaii. Rich Homey Hawaii Boy.
Jealous, huh? You can always visit the "Out of the Closet" thrift shop and spruce up your trailer.
Cat74

United States

#25 Nov 22, 2012
Thanks ROUs, hope you and your family had a blessed, Thanksgiving day as well. No matter how the left tries they cannot rob us of our traditions. We will make time for our famiies, build a better future for them despite the governmnt intrusions.
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#26 Nov 23, 2012
Technology Violates 4th wrote:
http://hubhog.com/hmm/index.ht ml (copy and paste link into your browser to see the technology that violates the 4th Amendment. They don't need to read everyone's emails when the police use this in the United States.
Technology being used to hide government corruption.
No duh, they are hiding corruption as the whole Benghazi thing is a cover up.
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#27 Nov 23, 2012
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Why should they? CNN already did and found the Ambassadors diary, log and classified papers still thrown around on the floor. Where oh where was that FBI investigation.
Funny how the liberals don't believe CNN anymore in the Benghazi cover up, IMO. I mean what info didn't they get from the drones flying overhead?
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#28 Nov 23, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
Obama to america........it's working....
HAPPY THANKSGIVING: UNIONS SHUT DOWN TRAFFIC TO LAX...
Record Number of Americans Will Use Food Stamps For Holiday...
FOOD PANTRY SEES 400% INCREASE IN DEMAND...
Notice this:
http://www.mercurynews.com/california/ci_2204...

"Most of the crowd was made up of representatives from Service Employees International Union 1877 and Good Jobs LA. Some airport employees joined the crowd, along with various other union supporters.

The march was a show of solidarity against airport contractor Aviation Safeguards, which no longer has SEIU contracts.

SEIU represents wheelchair attendants, skycaps, janitors, security guards and other LAX service workers. SEIU supporters said the union offers better health benefits than Aviation Safeguards."

SEIU was voted out as the union for the Airline employees as they preferred Aviation Safeguards to the SEIU thugs. Seems like a bunch of sore losers that are using their thug-like tactics to force America to pay for them.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/non-airport-w...

"SEIU leaders say 400 workers were left without a contract after LAX contractor Aviation Safeguards (AVSG) failed to honor its agreement with the airport earlier this year. But the catch here is, 52 percent of union workers voted to switch to Aviation Safeguard from SEUI about a year ago, seeking better benefits."

Gee, Aviation Safeguards (AVSG) treats them better than the SEIU thugs. What a concept?

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#29 Nov 23, 2012
Your Ex wrote:
<quoted text>
Mmmmmm
Spam for breakfast again....
Happy Thanksgiving, Lil Jimmy!
Well you already gave us the turkey.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#30 Nov 23, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
<quoted text>
No duh, they are hiding corruption as the whole Benghazi thing is a cover up.

Turkey pardoned by Obama euthanized... Yep, just like Chris Stevens and three others.

WH WON'T RELEASE PHOTOS OF OBAMA TEAM DURING BENGHAZI ATTACK...I will be the most transparent President..........yes, we can see right through your agenda.

Susan Rice Lays Blame for Misleading Statements on Intel Community... Sure, just like no one in the White House read the original classified reports........wink wink.
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#31 Nov 23, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
Turkey pardoned by Obama euthanized... Yep, just like Chris Stevens and three others.
WH WON'T RELEASE PHOTOS OF OBAMA TEAM DURING BENGHAZI ATTACK...I will be the most transparent President..........yes, we can see right through your agenda.
Susan Rice Lays Blame for Misleading Statements on Intel Community... Sure, just like no one in the White House read the original classified reports........wink wink.
Have you noticed that Obama never, never takes responsibility for any of his mistakes always blaming it on Bush or the Republicans? Definitively not a leader and have you noticed that whenever you challenge him that his administration screams racism? There is never any there, but he uses that excuse all the time.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#32 Nov 23, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
<quoted text>
Have you noticed that Obama never, never takes responsibility for any of his mistakes always blaming it on Bush or the Republicans? Definitively not a leader and have you noticed that whenever you challenge him that his administration screams racism? There is never any there, but he uses that excuse all the time.
Just like the children that voted for him along with the minorities that never are responsible........even when they riot.

Obama Voters United. We're Entitled.

'Gang fight' at Black Friday sale...
Man Punched in Face Pulls Gun On Line-Cutting Shopper...
Shots fired outside WALMART...
Shoppers smash through door at URBAN OUTFITTERS...
Customers run over in parking lot...
Woman busted after throwing merchandise...
Thousands storm VICTORIA'S SECRET...
VIDEO: Insane battle over phones...
Mayhem at Nebraska mall where 9 murdered in 2007...
Shoplifter tries to mace security guards...
Men Steal Boy's Shopping Bag Outside BED, BATH & BEYOND...

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#34 Nov 23, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
Have you noticed that Obama never, never takes responsibility for any of his mistakes always blaming it on Bush or the Republicans?

President Obama:

“Ultimately as commander-in-chief I am responsible and I don’t shy away from that responsibility,” he added.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#35 Nov 23, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
Definitively not a leader
Election over two weeks ago.

Four more years of tea bag whining to go.
Cat74

United States

#36 Nov 23, 2012
Some people in this country will always act like mentally challanged children.
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#37 Nov 23, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Just like the children that voted for him along with the minorities that never are responsible........even when they riot.
Obama Voters United. We're Entitled.
'Gang fight' at Black Friday sale...
Man Punched in Face Pulls Gun On Line-Cutting Shopper...
Shots fired outside WALMART...
Shoppers smash through door at URBAN OUTFITTERS...
Customers run over in parking lot...
Woman busted after throwing merchandise...
Thousands storm VICTORIA'S SECRET...
VIDEO: Insane battle over phones...
Mayhem at Nebraska mall where 9 murdered in 2007...
Shoplifter tries to mace security guards...
Men Steal Boy's Shopping Bag Outside BED, BATH & BEYOND...
So, sad isn't it?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#38 Nov 23, 2012
Cat74 wrote:
Some people in this country will always act like mentally challanged children.
And you act like someone who is just mentally challenged, LyingCnt74.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#39 Nov 23, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
<quoted text>
So, sad isn't it?
All tea baggers.

I guess they took the election hard.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#40 Nov 24, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
All tea baggers.
I guess they took the election hard.
Obama considers corporate funding for 2013 inauguration

President Barack Obama's fundraising advisers have urged the White House to accept corporate donations for his January 2013 inaugural celebration rather than rely exclusively on weary donors who underwrote his $1 billion re-election effort.

OH NO, NOT THOSE EVIL CORPORATE DOLLARS WE HEARD SO MUCH ABOUT FROM THE LEFT. More candy for the candynanny.

Since: Aug 10

Hollis Center, ME

#41 Nov 24, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Elections have their Karma......
Top Five Tax Increases Tax Increases as % of Income
#1 – New Jersey $6,933 6.82%
#2 – Maryland $7,194 6.74%
#3 – Connecticut $6,653 6.62%
#4 – Massachusetts $6,632 6.53%
#5 – New Hampshire $5,660 5.81%
Love the way the tax increases you loons voted for are going right where they do the most good.........your pockets.
87% of conservative statistics are fabricated while being typed. Provide a source or stfu

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#42 Nov 24, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Obama considers corporate funding for 2013 inauguration
don't care. George W. Bush for 2005 placed no ban on corporate money and took in $42 million.

Where are you swing states, Dumbo?

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