Friday, November 06, 2009

David Axlerod: Obama's very own Baghdad Bob

This has got to be the most absurd rationale about the impact of Tuesday's election I've heard yet:

"David Axelrod, netting the prize for the most shameless display of post-defeat spinning, added an additional father to Bob McDonnell's victory in Virginia: Barack Obama.

McDonnell ran 'not as a Sarah Palin Republican, but more as a Barack Obama centrist,' said Axelrod, according to liberal columnist E.J. Dionne.

Axelrod's fanciful description of Obama as a 'centrist' betrays what he denies: that hundreds of thousands of voters in major states once thought permanently blue did recoil from a year of radical, Obama-led change, both real and proposed."

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