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    ‘I Will Forever Regret’: Donna Brazile Admits She Gave Debate Questions …

    ‘I Will Forever Regret’: Donna Brazile Admits She Gave Debate Questions to Clinton Campaign

    In other news, winter storm Stella has reached the outskirts of Hades.


    edit: the op-ed that contained that nugget was itself a “Russia! Russia!” attempt to whitewash by the guilty party, so I wanted to warn about that.

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    • 99thMonkey (3784 posts)
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      1. Well, glory be. Donna Stratfor Brazile tells the fucking truth for once.

    • PennLawyer (2412 posts)
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      2. Donna has LONG history as a lying sack of shit; she only regrets being caught

      October 1988: Dukakis Aide Quits; Remarks Are Disavowed

      October 21, 1988|From Staff and Wire Reports

      A Democratic presidential campaign official resigned Thursday after the Dukakis campaign disavowed her comment that “George Bush owes it to the American people to fess up” about a rumor concerning an extramarital affair that rippled through Wall Street on Wednesday.

      Dukakis personally apologized to Bush for the remarks, made by deputy field director Donna Brazile, when the two candidates met Thursday night in New York for the Catholic archdiocese’s annual fund-raising dinner.

      Brazile told reporters accompanying the Democratic candidate that “the American people have every right to know if Barbara Bush will share that bed with him in the White House.”

      Dukakis campaign spokesman Dayton Duncan said later: “Donna was not speaking on behalf of the campaign in any way whatsoever” and did not reflect the views of Dukakis. Shortly thereafter, Brazile said in a statement:  “Today I made certain comments which I deeply regret. I believe too strongly in the importance of electing Mike Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen to allow myself to become an issue in the campaign. Because the time is short, and the issues are so important, I have decided to leave the campaign.”


      • OzoneTom (860 posts)
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        3. Donna Brazille — running the smartest campaigns since 1988!

        And her excuse for the regrettable behavior is that she was certainly willing to be helpful for either campaign.

        If only the Sanders had asked her to illegally pass-along some of CNN’s confidential information!

        Maybe they did — she claims that “the Russians” orchestrated the whole thing with selective leaks. They left out all of the ones with her and kittens apparently.

        Pleased to have matching hands and feet.
      • Mom Cat (14850 posts)
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        4. Yep! She only regrets being caught and what that's meant for her power and

        influence. Thanks for the info about th Dukakis campaign. Some people never change.

             NEVER FORGET      BERNIE WON!          
      • TwilightSporkle (1796 posts)
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        10. Wow, I never knew that

        She’s a complete sleazebag, then. Nice.

        What if I want to tell you to leave me and my beloved ones in peace

        But you only understand the language of the sword

        I let the blade do the talking

        So my tongue shall become iron

        And my words the mighty roar of war

    • pa28 (185 posts)
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      5. And I'll never forget.

      The only thing she’s really sorry about is getting caught. What else did they get away with that we haven’t found out about yet?

      I would prefer not to.
    • oldandhappy (3816 posts)
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      6. and we will forever remember

      Invest in people.  Seek TRUTH.
    • Cassiopeia (2582 posts)
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      7. If you watched the debates it was obvious.

      Bernie would listen to every question fully and then respond.

      Clinton would be interrupting with an answer before the question was even half finished.

      It was a dead giveaway.

      The only minority we should actually fear is the wealthiest 1%
    • farleftlib (1364 posts)
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      8. She regrets that she's a washed up has-been

      And now she tries to slander and sling mud at the people who beat her. Sleazy doesn’t begin to describe her and I’m sure that’s why Hillary hired her.

      Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have. Margaret Mead
    • sadoldgirl (1892 posts)
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      9. Interesting. Is this the same D. Brazile, who claimed that the

      Russians distorted those e-mails? Ah, but now it is easier to

      just tell the truth for a short moment, even though it debunks

      her whole “Russia, Russia” story after that admission.

      • winter is coming (984 posts)
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        12. In her eyes, it doesn't. She was on The Daily Show one evening this past week,

        pushing a trainload of revisionist history.  She was still talking about “Russia!” and “explained” handing out the debate questions by saying

        a) she’s a political operative (really?  that was your job at CNN??)

        b) “we don’t know” what she was saying to the Sanders campaign (implying that she also gave them the questions)

        c) she was working for the good of minorities (once again implying that Bernie isn’t)

        All in all, it was a nauseating performance and Trevor Noah helped her do it.  I can remember when you could get more honest news out of the first ten minutes of The Daily Show than you could out of day’s worth of CNN, even if it was wrapped in snark.  Now, it’s just another propaganda organ.


    • Nedsdag (72 posts)
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      11. Really?

      I didn’t know that the Russians hacked the voting machines or told your candidate not to campaign in Wisconsin or in rural parts of Pennsylvania where the election was lost.

      Shut up and have some gumbo, lady!

      • OzoneTom (860 posts)
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        14. And don't get me started about Putin making states shut down PP /nt

        Pleased to have matching hands and feet.
    • 2cannan (1418 posts)
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      13. We probably have Donna to thank for Bush "winning" in 2000, too.

      When she was supposed to be Gore’s campaign manager. Donna Brazile: making sure the worst candidate wins and losing campaigns for decades!

      • travelamerica (769 posts)
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        15. When losing means many people suffering, she has no right to stay in politics

        She should’ve retired at that point.  That was a colossal loss which eventually ushered the national security state and the present era of wars.

    • no retreat no surrender (1052 posts)
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      16. Ugh

      She will forever regret getting caught and being reminded about it at every turn. I don’t believe for one moment that she regrets giving Hillary an advantage by giving those questions to her. Brazile is a unethical liar and people with any integrity should shun her at every opportunity.

      It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in the minds of men - Samuel Adams
      It's the height of privilege to win a primary rigged by your elite cronies, then act entitled to the votes of people you cheated - Jill Stein
    • GloriaMundi (639 posts)
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      17. ‘I Will Forever Regret’…

      …‘getting caught.  And I will forever hate Wikileaks for finding out and worse, for sharing the information with the American people, especially those who voted for Bernie (or tried to, anyway) in the Democratic primaries.’

    • TRex (3152 posts)
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      18. Centrist Underground's three resident trolls forgave her and started morale

      beatings ASAP. Why can’t more people be like that?

      Can the mega rich fuck this country up anymore than it already is? Of course they can, they have no souls to speak of. Just endless piles of cash and a bed soft enough to sleep comfortably at night no matter how bad they fuck our country up. The worst thing to happen to America, was a free market and pay for play politicians.  
    • Rosa Luxemburg (1168 posts)
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      19. she doesn't regret anything

      and they will be back to their old tricks in 2020

      trumpG7 Trump salt  
    • vattel (1408 posts)
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      20. And yet she was not fired as interim chair of the DNC.

      She regrets it but apparently neither she nor the party think that it was serious enough to have her removed as interim chair.  Unbefuckinglievable.

    • closeupready (1792 posts)
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      21. Uh huh, sure you do. If she believes that, I believe it.


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