Sid Shniad | 1 Jun 23:00 2012
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Why was political adviser Axelrod present when Obama and security aides picked ‘kill list’?

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http://mondoweiss.net/2012/05/why-was-political-adviser-axelrod-present-when-obama-and-security-aides-picked-kill-list.html

Mondoweiss
                             May 31, 2012
* *Why was political adviser Axelrod present when Obama and security aides
picked ‘kill list’?*
* by Philip Weiss <http://mondoweiss.net/author/philweiss> *
<http://mondoweiss.net/2012/05/why-was-political-adviser-axelrod-present-when-obama-and-security-aides-picked-kill-list.html#comments>

*A friend writes*:

On the Times "kill list"
story<http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/world/obamas-leadership-in-war-on-al-qaeda.html?_r=3&pagewanted=all>--has
anyone asked what the hell David Alexrod was doing in the room in the
Tuesday sessions when they picked the people to kill? Karl Rove was nearly
indicted for picking U.S. attorneys who should be sacked; this seems far
worse. From the Times
story<http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/world/obamas-leadership-in-war-on-al-qaeda.html?_r=3&pagewanted=all>[emphasis
mine]:

David Axelrod, the president’s closest political adviser, began showing up
at the “Terror Tuesday” meetings, his unspeaking presence a visible
reminder of what everyone understood: *a successful attack would overwhelm
the president’s other aspirations and achievements. *

And look at this spooky little interchange on Morning
Joe<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/29/joe-scarborough-obama-kill-list_n_1553091.html>--all
the liberals approving of Obama's kill list, and praising his deeply moving
assumption of "moral responsibility" for the drone strikes (with no
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