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Does Scott McClellan's Forthcoming Book Change Anything With Regard to Ron Paul's Nomination Chances?

The fact that Scott Scott McClellan (Bush's press secretary from 2003-2006) has just written a book accusing the Bush administration of deception with regard to Iraq and Valarie Plame makes me wonder if we have a shot at this nomination after all. Excerpts from it that have been leaked are quite damning, and I cannot wait until it comes out. Yes, most of us here know that Bush/Cheney are crooks, but most Republicans are not fully aware of it yet, and McClellan, who certainly has credibility with his condemnation of Bush, Rove, and Cheney given the fact that he was once in Bush's inner circle, just might make the Romney, Huckabee, and McCain segments of the Republican population rethink what Ron Paul has been saying all along.

Here's a little gem from McClellan's book, "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception," which will hit the stores Monday, June 2nd:

"The most powerful leader in the world had called upon me to speak on his behalf and help restore credibility he lost amid the failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. So I stood at the White house briefing room podium in front of the glare of the klieg lights for the better part of two weeks and publicly exonerated two of the senior-most aides in the White House: Karl Rove and Scooter Libby. There was one problem.

It was not true.

I had unknowingly passed along false information. And five of the highest ranking officials in the administration were involved in my doing so: Rove, Libby, the vice President, the President's chief of staff, and the president himself."

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See this short article from Atlantic.com. Think Congress might actually take steps at this point to impeach, or will they collectively shrug, noting that Bush's term is just about over anyway?

Yeah, that's what I thought, too.

Here's the neocon's

Here's the neocon's line....to refute...

"disgruntled"..."someone else prompted this" "this doesn't sound like McClellan..."

I wish it would..

but people are so dumbed down by the MSM, the public schools and the general culture that if may take the loss of freedoms that the average person cares about to wake them up. By then it will be too late.

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Hm, change? Perhaps, but not how you might hope.

If it changes anything in regard to RP, it might simply be that more votes will be lost for him, as people may be more willing to flock to the Dems. Because, rather than helping us, this book might be more successful at swinging voters to support the Democrats.

Consider: most people will read blah blah REPUBLICAN BAD blah blah BUSH ADMINISTRATION BAD blah blah and interpret that to mean Republican = Bad and therefore anyone with an "R" next to their name must also be in the Bad Guy Camp. Folks learning about all these shenanigans for the first time (how can that be?!?) may become extremely prejudiced against any Republican, and send their vote to the Democrats, without so much as glancing at Ron Paul.

No, not at all. However, I

No, not at all. However, I am not surprised about this in the least bit. I've never believed everyone in that world is as sick and cruel as the actions are itself. I believe a lot of it has to do with the idiot belief in the "showing respect." So people go along for the ride. However, in the back of their minds they are aware of the absurdity. So I am not surprised by this. McClellan like many other people in this country didn't understand what a horror the Bush administration really is and was. In other words, the people he just outed...Rove and company. He seems to have eventually realized this after the fact like many other people have over the past 8 years.

Retards

from CNN:

"The White House Wednesday said it was "puzzled" by a former spokesman's memoir in which he accuses the Bush administration of being mired in propaganda and political spin and at times playing loose with the truth."

Imagine that, Bush is "puzzled". He ought to have a tattoo on his forehead that says "puzzled".

Of a tattoo in response to

Or a tattoo in response to that saying "Puzzled? I don't understand."

.

More on the sacrifice idea...

If this Global Warming BS bill passes and Bush Vetos it, I will be even more convinced.

Bush could be the "Bad" guy... just like in wrestling...

A tax that supports global government is probably more important to the powers that be than Bush. He is expendable now that his term is coming to an end... and the economy is headed off a cliff.

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Well, Bush already achieved

Well, Bush already achieved all their Republican objectives. Now, it's time for the Velvet Hammer Communists, with a full Congress and Senate to back up their globalist and lifestyle Nazi edicts.

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Could he have had a change of heart?

You know, like that other guy?

What you believe to be true, is true to you... "until you change your mind"

And the press

Why did it take two years????

Added > Can you say "Pandora's Box" CUTTERS:-P

What you believe to be true, is true to you... "until you change your mind"

Not Really Unless...

McStain has a stroke or his cranium comes into contact with a fast moving piece of lead or something.

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I'm sure it helps, but

I'm sure it helps, but unless something equally damning and LEGAL (i.e., arrest, subpoena, etc.) comes out against McCain, we appear to be stuck.

The intellectual side of the Revolution marches onward, though.

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Wonder how long it will be

Wonder how long it will be before McClellan commits "suicide" with a retraction note? It great that he wrote the book, but these guys are so power mad that they will do anything to keep their globalist agenda alive..... just look at what they did on 9/11.

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I guess the Bush Administration

didn't see it coming. I wondering how the MSM talking heads are dealing with this since I no longer watch FOX, CNN, MSNBC, or National News from ABC, CBS or NBC anymore.

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Naw this is calculated and

Naw this is calculated and allowed. Books like this don't get published without permission.

Yeah, I was being cynical,

Yeah, I was being cynical, but since you brought it up, why would he need permission and who would "give" permission? For now we at least technically have free speech. Just curious..... do you think the NWO boys are sacrificing Bush?

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Yes I expected it to happen

Yes I expected it to happen a little sooner. I always thought Bush would end up being a political patsy for 9/11. Not that he'll suffer anymore than Osama. But then again I've been known to be wrong before teehee.

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The powers that be may be sacrificing Bush...

Be careful they may allow Bush to take the fall to get us off their tail. The three cancers in our country... the Fed, the Multi-National Corporations and the CFR may be feeling the heat. It would be simple to have Bush take the fall so they could get away, in addition, with the coming economic crisis... Bush could be the scapegoat for all of it.

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Evil Never Supports Their Own...

They allow their followers to take the fall when things don't go their way

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I think it's all in the

I think it's all in the plans to dump Bush and his ilk, now that Bush has terrorized the nation for two full terms and stripped away all its civil liberties.

Now it's time to switch to the Nanny State again and have gun control, smoking control, obesity control, thought control, free speech control, and, of course, Global Warming control.

The powers that be like a system where we have eight years Democrat, eight years Republican. The dupes and gulls buy into the (so-called) two-party system because they get the masses on the Left and Right so stirred up that they won't consider a Third Party. So out come the same collection of GOP and Democrat insider clowns, lasting for decades on the American scene (the geriatric McCain being a perfect example), and secretly working together under the table to screw us, and destroy our country.

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This is huge!

The only thing GWB has going for him is he "seems" like a regular guy. It's hard to believe he can be corrupt with such a folksy persona.

Unfortunately Scott McClellan seems like an even more "regular guy" and his book is hitting Bush right where it hurts, credibility within his own party.

How are the neo-cons going to discredit McClellan? We'll find out soon.

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Daddy

seems like a real, regular folksy guy too with intelligence, Jr. not so much, and look who he really, really is. How in the world were we to know. Look at all of the neocons. I know some of them don't know they are communists, but some do and gee, they look like just anyone else. Not all communists walk with stiff knees, keep their hands by their sides and never grin. Wish they would so we could tell the difference.

I saw Bush coming all along.

I saw Bush coming all along. It's easy--if the media likes them, they're evil. If they belong to the CFR, they are corrupt. And if they get the nomination of one of the two dirty, rotten prevailing political parties, that means they are in absolute collusion with globalists, fascists, or socialists.

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Depends on What Ron Paul says

I'm sure Ron Paul will be asked about the book...I imagine Ron Paul will say it's McClellan profitting off Bush's misery, and the issue wiull go no where...but if Ron Paul reads the books he most definately has fodder there for a GOP fight.

Common Knowledge

He just stated the obvious at this point. It changes nothing. Most Americans could care less anyway....

"The body is but a vessel for the soul,
A puppet which bends to the soul's tyranny.
And lo, the body is not eternal,
For it must feed on the flesh of others,
Lest it return to the dust whence it came.
Therefore the soul deceives and despises."

Common knowledge? For who?

You must not be active in the Republican party, because it's not common knowledge there, and it needs to be.