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Karl Rove

Rove Barks at NPR

During a tense interview with NPR, Karl Rove defended his claim that the GOP will hold on to both houses of Congress and accused host Robert Siegel of bias. (h/t: Crooks and Liars)

Posted on Oct 26, 2006 READ MORE


Book: Rove Called Evangelicals ‘Nuts’

That’s one of the claims in a new tell-all book by a Christian conservative former Bush administration insider.

Posted on Oct 12, 2006 READ MORE


Meet Karl Rove’s Disciples

Newsweek turns a spotlight on the pupils of Lord Voldemort.

Posted on Sep 25, 2006 READ MORE


Clinton Sick of Rove?s B.S.

The Huffington Post has a nice roundup of Bill Clinton gems gleaned from a massive New Yorker piece by David Remnick.  After spending some quality time with the former president, Remnick was able to extract some surprisingly frank comments, including: ?I am sick of Karl Rove’s bulls—t.?

Posted on Sep 19, 2006 READ MORE


Return of the Swift Boater

Bob Perry, a Karl Rove-connected backer of the Swift Boat attacks on John Kerry, has pumped $5 million into a new group targeting Democratic candidates. We’re sure he’ll play fair this time. (h/t: Huff Po)

Posted on Sep 14, 2006 READ MORE


Rove and Lieberman
Left: ftd.de; right: hillnews.com

Stephanopoulos: Rove Wants to Help Lieberman

The ABC News host reports: “According to a close Lieberman adviser, the President’s political guru, Karl Rove, has reached out to the Lieberman camp with a message straight from the Oval Office: ‘The boss wants to help. Whatever we can do, we will do.’ ”
Quelle surprise….

  • Also, top Senate Dems Schumer, Reid and Dodd throw their support to Lamont (but stop short of calling on Lieberman to drop his independent bid).

  • Posted on Aug 9, 2006 READ MORE


    John Murtha on

    Murtha Attacks Rove on ‘Cut and Run’ Comments

    Antiwar Democratic Rep. John Murtha on Karl Rove’s assertion that Democrats are, essentially, cowards on Iraq: “He?s sitting in his air-conditioned office on his big, fat backside—saying stay the course. That?s not a plan!”

    Posted on Jun 19, 2006 READ MORE


    EPA Rule Loosened After Oil Exec’s Letter to Rove

    A well-connected Texas oil executive reaches out to Karl Rove and presto!—thus disappears a new rule designed to keep groundwater clear near drilling sites.

    Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


    Paper May Take Legal Action Against Bush Aide

    Bush’s top domestic policy aide, Karl Zinsmeister, changed his quotes in a Syracuse newspaper’s profile on him and then re-posted the article on his website. One of the quotes he changed was originally published as: “People in Washington are morally repugnant, cheating, shifty human beings.” The editor of the paper says she is consulting a lawyer.

    Posted on Jun 1, 2006 READ MORE


    Karl Zinsmeister
    From aei.org

    Bush’s New Policy Advisor Wished ‘Explosion’ on Reporters in Iraq

    Karl Zinsmeister, Bush’s new chief domestic policy advisor, said this in 2003 about journalists in Iraq: “A significant number are whiny and appallingly soft. ? I almost wished there would be a very loud explosion very nearby just to shut up their rattling.”

    Posted on May 31, 2006 READ MORE


    Karl Zinsmeister
    From aei.org

    Bush’s Appoints Washington Editor as Policy Adviser

    It seems Bush has a thing for “Karls” as policy advisors. On the heels of Karl Rove’s departure from his policy-advising position at the White House, the president has chosen Karl Zinsmeister, editor in chief of the magazine published by the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute. He has had some eyebrow-raising things to say on the subject of race over the years. (Biographical info on Zinsmeister here.)

    Posted on May 25, 2006 READ MORE


    Rove Indicted
    From USA Today

    Rove Reportedly Tells Bush: I Will Be Indicted and Resign

    Top Bush aide Karl Rove has told the president that he will be indicted in the CIA leak case and will resign upon the public announcement of the charges, according to Truthout.

  • Rove may be charged with perjury, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators.

  • Posted on May 12, 2006 READ MORE


    Powell - Rove’s Return

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    Posted on Apr 23, 2006 READ MORE


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