Wednesday, October 13, 2010

DAVID AXELCREEP: Master of Innuendo and Scumbag Extraordinaire

UPDATED With this compelling video commentary from Americans for Limited Government

Original Post from 10-11-2010:

The hot story of the day is how Obama and his greasy spin-master David Axelrod are trying desperately to divert the attention of voters away from the Obamaphate's numerous and manifold failures by insinuating the existence of some dark conspiracy of foreign origin seeking to derail Demoncrat rule in the United States come November 2nd.

Basically, this is Obama's allegation in a nutshell:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is using foreign contributions of "mysterious" origin to derail his agenda by buying advertising in support of Republican candidates around the country.

The Obamaphate's problem is that the allegations are so devoid of any substance, that media outlets normally very friendly to the Incompetent in Chief, find themselves compelled - if only to preserve what little is left of their collective credibility - to challenge the spin as less than credible.

From Jeff Dunetz writing Yid With Lid comes this illuminating bit:
Folks who watched CBS Face the Nation yesterday were greeted by a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, host Bob Schieffer taking a contrary position to one of the Administration’s talking points. Talking to White House political director David Axelrod about the President’s charge that the Chamber of Commerce is using foreign donations to support GOP candidates, he asked:

SCHIEFFER: Now, I want to ask you about that because the New York Times looked into the Chamber specifically and said the Chamber really isn’t putting foreign money into the campaign. That it does charge its foreign affiliates dues that bring in less than $100,000 a year. A lot of organizations, including labor unions, do that. But the Chamber has an annual budget of $200 million. Along with that it keeps these foreign dues separate. They do spend heavily in politics — $25 million so far. They expect to spend $50 million. But this part about foreign money, that appears to be peanuts, Mr. Axelrod. Do you have any evidence that it’s anything other than peanuts?

AXELROD: Well, do you have any evidence that it’s not, Bob? The fact is that the Chamber has asserted that but they won’t release any information about where their campaign money is coming from. That’s at the core of the problem here. What we’ve seen in part because of a loophole that the Supreme Court allowed earlier this year, we now see tens of millions of dollars being spent by the chamber and a number of organizations some of which just cropped up. Ed Gillespie and Karl Rove run one of them. Tens of millions of dollars from undisclosed donors under benign names like the American cross roads fund. They’re spending heavily in all of these elections. One race in Colorado, there are six different organizations running negative ads against the Democratic senator there, Michael Bennet. No one knows where the money is coming from. My question back to you and for your next guest is, why not simply disclose where this money is coming from? And then all of these questions will be answered.

In other words Axelrod and the Democratic Party pulled this charge out of nowhere, threw it against the wall and are praying it sticks, or as Schieffer said;
I guess I would put it this way. If the only charge three weeks into the election that the Democrats can make is that somehow this may or may not be foreign money coming into the campaign, is that the best you can do?
What's most interesting to me is the question raised by Seiffert and not answered by Axelcreep.

Both the President and his chief political Apparatchik have in effect publicly accused the U.S. Chamber of Congress - a leading AMERICAN private sector business association of allowing itself to become the tool of un-named foreign persons bent on nefarious and possibly illegal interference in the U.S. electoral process. When challenged to provide evidence of the conspiracy alleged. Their feeble response is: Well, do you have any evidence that it’s not, Bob?

Hey, Axelcreep, the burden of proof is on you and dumbass. You and your nit-witted B'Oz are the ones alleging impropriety and possible violations of law. Its up to you to tender the evidence of the wrongdoing you allege. If you can't do that - because there ain't any - then STFU.

These three great bloggers are all discussing this story and/or parallel themes:

Jeff Dunetz at Yid with Lid

Pat Dollard at Young Americans Documentary

and the very attractive Michelle Malkin, here discussing the Democrats' own very serious foreign money problems.

1 comment:

  1. TAG!

    Your turn to post for a while. I'm cranking product and trying to fix a huge roof leak...

    Good post, BTW. This "change" thing going on is even more profound than Alexrope wants to admit. 40 years of his hard work... all to have the frogs jumping out of the pot on him and making for the dial.