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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary,issued a statement criticising the anonymous official. "The individual behind this piece has chosen to deceive, rather than support, the duly elected president of the United States," she said. "He is not putting country first, but putting himself and his ego ahead of the will of the American people. This coward should do the right thing and resign."
I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:43:01 PM EST
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much speculation about the motivation and possible identity of this leak.

And how their behaviour is just as unConstitutional as anything Trump has done.

It's a mess

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 08:32:43 PM EST
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We Are Being Played - Caitlin Johnstone
What are the results of this viral op-ed everyone's talking about? So far it's a bunch of Democratic partisans making a lot of excited whooping noises, and Trump loyalists feeling completely vindicated in the belief that all of their conspiracy theories have been proven correct. Many rank-and-file Trump haters are feeling a little more relaxed and complacent knowing that there are a bunch of McCain-loving "adults in the room" taking care of everything, and many rank-and-file Trump supporters are more convinced than ever that Donald Trump is a brave populist hero leading a covert 4-D chess insurgency against the Deep State. In other words, everyone's been herded into their respective partisan stables and trusting the narratives that they are being fed there.

by generic on Fri Sep 7th, 2018 at 06:56:54 AM EST
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There is nothing in the NYT's anonymous op-ed that isn't in published excerpt of Bob Woodward's book Fear. Therefore there is no real journalistic reason for the NYT to publish that op-ed anonymously.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Sep 7th, 2018 at 01:27:27 PM EST
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So the Troll-in-Chief got comprehensively trolled. Good. Fear and loathing in the White House.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Fri Sep 7th, 2018 at 02:20:06 PM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Sep 7th, 2018 at 05:39:54 PM EST
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