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White House Threatens Journalist Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward called a senior White House official last week to tell him that in a piece in that weekend’s Washington Post, he was going to question President Barack Obama’s account of how sequestration came about - and got a major-league brushback. The Obama aide “yelled at me for about a half hour,” Woodward told us in an hour-long interview yesterday around the Georgetown dining room table where so many generations of Washington’s powerful have spilled their secrets.

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Respected journalist and proud Democrat Bob Woodward famous for breaking the Watergate scandal got a threatening email from the White House. They are basically calling this man a liar and trying to ruin his reputation.

It all started on Morning Joe this morning:

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Then Woodward goes on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and tells how the thugs are reacting:

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I'm glad Woodward came out with it

Because this stuff will happen to younger reporters, too. And when it happens to them, the veiled nature of the threat will be their undoing since people are in such a habit of giving the benefit of the doubt to powerful bullies. The younger reporter would go down in flames, labeled a paranoid who accuses the powerful falsely.

Woodward will take the career hit of doubters wondering if they should talk to him, wondering if something they say will be taken out of context. That's the kind of damage these top dog psychopaths carefully design into the consequences for exposing their threats. It takes someone like Woodward to be able to interpret the threats more believably (in the context of the berating that preceded it) and to also take the potential career hits of exposing them.

So it's a good thing that it was Woodward to expose it instead of a younger reporter who will simply be made an example of to discourage the rest of the reporters from being open about what happens to them.

Defend Liberty!

First off Bob Woodward is not a good guy.

Bob wants to have presidential power to supercede the constitution. Obama has a budget problem that doesn't allow him to go to war until it's settled. So Bob thinks that Obama is pathetic because he thinks Obama should just overrule any problems in the way of going to war with Iran. Then the media points out that Obama is mad about Bob Woodward calling Obama a wimp, and so cause Obama is mad he threatens Bob.

This is just a stupid news story that is trying to get us to think that Obama should have power over the constitution. Which is not a good idea. We need a vote to go to war not a king to decide that.
This news story is a simple example of what hegel the philosopher dreamed up as an idea to trap the masses.

OBAMA DOES KNOW

Don't buy into the fake news cycle going on between BO and Woodward. It's all just distraction. It's Hegelian. BO knows:

"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government's reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America 's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that, 'the buck stops here.' Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better."

~ Senator Barack H. Obama, March 2006

Hey

Good find FBI, This should go viral!

all they are fighting over is who gets blamed

Party politics is all it is.

Now, if Woodward all of a sudden dies, we know why.

Americans deserve better....

Really?

I'm not so sure about that... maybe our chickens are just finally coming home to roost.

it does not matter the issue

The key is that Obmafascists are intimidating a journalist. This is worse than Nixon. Woodward has clout. Lets see if he has courage. He should demand to be on every liberal outlet to tell this story.

Theater...

Lets get this straight... A respected democrat blasts the warmongering "peace-prize" winning president for not being hawkish enough. Lambasts the most fiscally reckless president in history as being to concerned about finances to "protect america".

What great cover for obama. While conducting wars, drone bombing innocents and bankrupting the country he can argue from a position of trying to keep carriers home, reduce overseas involvement and save money.

Its almost like someone scripted it...

I don't agree

if you were right it would be on every news station, it's getting shut down, there is more to it.

He was too nice in suggesting

He was too nice in suggesting Obama doesn't know about the threat. Of course he knows...it's Obama's MO to threaten and intimidate people.

I saw him on the morning show and laughed out loud

when he made the aircraft carrier statement. I knew they would respond, but that scary email to him show he was being truthful. Every time they come back fighting dirty it is usually because they have been found out.