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|03-29-2012, 07:41 AM||#1|
Dems in panic mode after Obama's 'flexibility' mom
Dems in panic mode after Obama's 'flexibility' moment
President Barack Obama today shrugged off an overheard private conversation with Russian President Dimitri Medvedev in which he suggested he'd be more "flexible" on missile defense after his re-election.
But the frantic Democratic reaction to his comments, and an intense effort to turn a presidential gaffe into a partisan food-fight, belies the official White House dismissal of the incident. ... Democrats and Obama's campaign team took the opportunity to, in a classic political reflex, to attack rather than defend, releasing a barrage of tweets and eight emailed press releases [attacking GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney]. ...
The Democrats "protest too much," said Richard Grenell, the U.S. spokesperson at the United Nations under President George W. Bush. "The Democrat freak-out on the president’s Russia trip is helping show how worried they are about the president’s major flub.”
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