Wednesday, August 11, 2010

I love it: Lefties are beating each other up

 The Huffington Post:
Robert Gibbs Clarifies "Professional Left" Criticism, Calls Initial Comments Inartful  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  In a statement to the Huffington Post, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs acknowledged that his recent broadside against the "professional left" was inartful …
Discussion: The Hill, Mediaite, Don Surber, Guardian and TalkLeft
 The Huffington Post:
Rep. Ellison: 'Gibbs Crossed The Line'  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Progressive Democrats fired back at Robert Gibbs on Tuesday, following the White House press secretary's sharp critique of what he called a "professional left" that is perpetually unsatisfied by President Obama.
 Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Robert Gibbs concedes attack on left was "inartful"  —  Robert Gibbs, under fire for his attack on the "professional left," sends over a statement walking it back, conceding it was "inartful," and clarifying that the views he expressed frustration about are not widely held:
 Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
As Liberals Lose Hope, the White House is Losing Its Cool  —  Lord knows I've had my share of disagreements with the "professional left", as Press Secretary Robert Gibbs derisively referred to them in a rant to The Hill this morning.  And I tend to endorse Jonathan Cohn's view that Obama …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars, Doug Ross and Daily Kos
 Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Robert Gibbs attacks the fringe losers of the left  —  (updated below - Update II - Update III)  —  You may think that the reason you're dissatisfied with the Obama administration is because of substantive objections to their policies: that they've done so little about crisis-level unemployment …
Discussion: The Plum Line


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