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Marc Thiessen

Marc A. Thiessen (born 1967) is an American author, columnist and political commentator, who served as a speechwriter for United States President George W.

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It's ridiculous, especially since they have actual conservative writers: Ed Royce and Marc Thiessen off the top of my head
Thanks for continuing to "legitimize" the war-crimes apologist Marc Thiessen. Nazi sc…
"He's got one of the best records of conservative accomplishment in his first 11 months in office of any President…
Marc Thiessen of the Washington Post writes that Washington Democrats may find that, without Roy Moore, voters may…
Dems should be heartbroken that Roy Moore lost - Marc A. Thiessen via
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"Marc Thiessen wrote a similar column in 2012 published in The Washington Post" Exactly…
Take on by torture cheerleader, Black, Manafort, Stone alum, & Rumsfeld/Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen is p…
Ah the wants me to pay to read the putrid garbage of partisian hacks like MARC A. THIESSEN. No than…
Tbf this isn't a "WaPo headline" per se, just Marc Thiessen vomiting some thoughts on the WaPo website
Marc Thiessen has always been an inside job
More patent stupidity deftly delivered as always by the reliably vacuous Marc Thiessen.
There's an entire island territory still without lights and water, more than a thousand Americans dead, desperately…
Women are dying for lack of reproductive health care. Children are going to die because CHIP hasn't been reestablis…
Marc Thiessen is not a serious person, and you should not publish him anymore.
Also, why is anyone paying torture justifier Marc Thiessen to write anything?
God, I'd been operating under the assumption that Marc Thiessen and Mark Halperin were the same person, an…
This is the dumbest article since the last thing Marc Thiessen wrote
This is the horrible cynical political calculation that got us Roy Moore in the first…
Marc Thiessen got his shtick taken from him by the *** at Breitbart. Please stop…
1. Marc Thiessen is both unconscionably cynical and unfathomably dumb. These things may be related. 2. The Washingt…
I find it curious that I have more respect for the conservatives who opposed Moore than does Marc Thiessen, but tha…
Marc Thiessen is as Republican as they come. This is just the flailing of a crybaby who is mad that a Democrat won…
I am grateful that today is not the day I find myself agreeing with Marc Thiessen. It's bad enough tha…
First Marc Thiessen is an *** Second he would never write hat Republicans are heartbroken that a Democrat lost
This Democrat is heartbroken that a halfwitted criminal hack like Marc Thiessen still…
Nothing quite like a Marc Thiessen hot take.
normal democrat brain: vote democrat. mega democrat brain: vote democrat but donate to the NC GOP. galaxy marc thie…
Pundits also just need to stop... being Marc Thiessen.
On this week's episode of Marc Thiessen's Darkest Timeline.
*VERY marc thiessen voice* what do you mean there’s audio of Trump explicitly endorsing Moore
Marc Thiessen, torture apologist and vile human being, has opinions? Who cares? And…
Knew better than to read an article by Marc Thiessen. Appallingly vacuous, immoral re…
You can't really please everybody like Marc Thiessen. *** if you do. *** if you don…
In which Marc A. Thiessen twists logic in ways it wasn't meant to Democrats should be heartbroken that Roy Moore lo…
Marc Thiessen thinks Democrats actually wanted Roy Moore to win? Then why was Jones able to raise $12mill, a large…
Every week I think to myself "surely Marc Thiessen can't get any dumber than last week" and every week he proves me…
Marc Thiessen: and his movement have helped accomplish something no one in a quarter-century…
What is the lesson of Alabama? Give in to the globalists? Go back to establishment politics where it is “screw Amer…
I just saw someone named, Marc Thiessen, on Martha MacCallum's show. he continued the false narrative that Bannon a…
Congratulations, Steve Bannon, you elected a Democrat in Alabama BY MARC A. THIESSEN Special to The Washington...
From Way to go, Steve Bannon, your campaign to destroy the GOP is going well.
Having trounced the house of Bush in 2016, I have a strong suspicion that doesn’t much c…
Opinion: Marc Thiessen: GOP's future is grim if Trump doesn't learn the lesson of Alabama - Fox News
Marc Thiessen believes Trump should take out the site where North Korea just launched a missile. I have to agree with hi…
Apply to join Marc Thiessen, Tim Goeglein, Bay Buchanan, & more at the National High School Leadership Conference!…
Marc Thiessen: "The Democratic Party is a bicoastal party with no connection to the middle of the country."
Fox News-That's right Marc Thiessen--Megyn doesn't have the clout to get those kind of interviews-Trump gave her a gift--she is beholden.
Marc Thiessen: "The big irony here, [Obama] complained about Fox News to Rolling Stone, the magazine that ran a fake UVA story."
Marc Thiessen got the point on Comey, Trump, & the Clintons. - Don't blame Comey for Clinton's defeat
Read a short article [interview] by Marc Thiessen yesterday & it's the best article on the subject & THE WORST because IT'S SCARY.
Sure, write about the Macedonian guys. But it's just as much of a problem when you loan your giant brand to frauds like Marc Thiessen
Funny how Marc Thiessen, Bush & Rumsfeld speechwriter would write KSM, who they waterboarded etc, repeated the NeoCon narrative
Surely Marc Thiessen wouldn't publish lies in defense of torture.
A horrifying look into the mind of 9/11’s mastermind, in his own words: Washington Post, By Marc A. Thiessen,……
why is wapo still publishing Marc Thiessen? his review of a book from the guy who made $80 million off torture:…
1. I am not going to get into Marc Thiessen being wrong on the internet about torture, that's his whole thing.
A horrifying look into the mind of torture apologist, Marc Thiessen
Obama’s legacy of failure / Barack Obama the worst president in the past 70 years.
hmmm what about the Obama interference in Israel elections? But that's none of my business
Marc Thiessen: Why is Obama skipping more than half of his daily intelligence meetings?
'Hamilton' and the Implosion of the American Left. By Marc A. Thiessen
I turned fox on for 5 min and Marc Thiessen reminded me why I don't watch. Clueless made up garbage.
Waterboarding or cigarettes and beer...Marc Thiessen... Did you pardon a TURKEY for Thanksgiving? As Laura I. said.
"Hamilton" and the Implosion of the American Left - Marc Thiessen, Washington Post Hey Democrats, want help to ... http…
Marc A. Thiessen: Why comments will hurt his chances in November
FLASHBACK: Obama accused of HEAVILY plagiarizing a George W Bush's speech on Syria
Thanks to Jonathan Gruber for revealing Obamacare deception - The Washington Post
This AEI writer Marc Thiessen is paid by Koch, but winds up in your local paper. This is the article: (3)
Marc Thiessen is alluding to this prob. right now on Fox News - the message is not clear, it's all over the place.
This Marc Thiessen WaPo piece blaming Obama for not crushing WikiLeaks seems an odd thing for a reporter to write.
The Democrats' Well-Deserved WikiLeaks Blowback: Marc Thiessen, Washington PostOver at the CIA and the Nation...
am watching your dad's Scranton speech. Name of guy who said Obamacare was a joke, was Jonathan Gruber.
. Can't believe this hasn't came up.
Nobody cared about "interfering with an election," when Obama was overtly campaigning against Natanyahu.
Marc Thiessen clearly thinks he's having his “reputable journalist” moment. He's not. cc:
Marc A. Thiessen: Why Trump's NATO comments will hurt his chances in November: In the "Freedom Plaza" outside...
Fiery Exchange: Megyn Kelly, Marc Thiessen and Robert Zimmerman battle over the FBI’s decision to redact...
Miller struggles on foreign policy (see debate w/ Marc Thiessen on Kelly File),& shouldn't be in a position to defend anyone else's
Stephen Miller of Trump campaign just eviscerated Marc Thiessen on M. Kelly. Finally, Kelly has someone on with her biased guests.
Marc Thiessen is obsessed with attacking Trump. Twisted logic to justify relentless biased attacks. FOX should replace him.
Marc Thiessen a small time ex Bush speech writer is the weakest link as a Fox News contributor, his guy Bush is going down.
Marc Thiessen said Rubio's the strongest GOP candidate because he would seem like JFK debating Hillary’s Nixon.
What was that? I suppose it's different from current WH occupant:
Thanks, Jonathan Gruber To jar our memories of who is pulling our chains.
If it is proven that presidential candidate Ben Carson lied, he should face the same consequences (or lack...
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What has Marc Thiessen been right on??? Establishment Hack!
Here's who lost the war we had won and set the Mid East on fire:.
Conservatives, Call out the networks for constant streaming of DNC/RNC establishment talking heads, like Bush operative Marc Thiessen.
FoxNews being the RINO establishment: airing Marc Thiessen, Bush/Cheney friend, to spin uncertainty & doubt on Trump
Marc Thiessen is a Kelly silly cheerleader - both jealous of Trump! sick to watch really -
Marc Thiessen weighs in via the Android app
Megan Kelly keeps putting on commentators Marc Thiessen & Chris Stirewalt to bash Trump. Those two make my blood boil. I ruins her show.
So sick of the losers like Marc Thiessen on He pushes b/c they want AMNESTY.
Shannon in for Megyn talking Trump vs Rubio with Marc Thiessen. He says it's working in Rubio's favor.
Marc Thiessen: "The Obama administration is releasing thousands of criminal illegal aliens in our communities."
via O’s failed Iran policy is the problem
via Marc A. Thiessen | Obama’s failed Iran policy is the problem
Marc Thiessen reminded us of the fact the Great late William Safire called Hillary "a congenital liar" Words ring true
A brief overview of Obama's blizzard of lies:
Marc Thiessen said on The Kelly File, "America hates Washington and Washington hates Ted Cruz." Well, all the more reason to vote for him.
Megyn brings on conservative Marc Thiessen and a Tea Party woman who worked for Cruz to complain
OMG. Katrina Pierson vs Marc Thiessen on Talk about an unmatched debate.
Here’s what happens when leaders are released,
And compared to the libs, not even relevant...
.to host former presidential speech writer Marc Thiessen
Funny shootout on The Kelly File last night. The new Hillary Clinton scandal strategy is to lie.
Obama vs Netanyahu: Can U imagine Karl Rove going to London while Bush was in office to help Tories oust Tony Blair?
The Washington Post nailed it 2 months ago: Obama’s attacks on Netanyahu backfire
As long as Jen Rubin and Marc Thiessen get their columns in on deadline, who cares about NEWS?
Bush apologist fails up: Washington Post’s Marc Thiessen has some thoughts on Iran via
Marc Thiessen: The danger of what Edward Snowden has NOT revealed
On The Kelly File Monday, Megyn Kelly and guest Marc Thiessen discussed the “explosive” new video of MIT’s Jonathan Gruber, one of the architects of Obamacare, admitting that Obamacare was written in a “tortured” way to hide its tax implications from the CBO and mask its redistributive cost structur…
After what happened in the Civilian Court in NY 17 Nov 10 this is even more important to read. As President George W. Bush's top speechwriter, Marc Thiessen was provided unique access to the CIA program used in interrogating top Al Qaeda terrorists, including the mastermind of the 9/11 attack, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad (KSM). Now, his riveting new book, "Courting Disaster", How the CIA Kept America Safe (Regnery), has been published. Here is an excerpt from "Courting Disaster": Just before dawn on March 1, 2003, two dozen heavily armed Pakistani tactical assault forces move in and surround a safe house in Rawalpindi. A few hours earlier they had received a text message from an informant inside the house. It read: "I am with KSM." Bursting in, they find the disheveled mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, in his bedroom. He is taken into custody. In the safe house, they find a treasure trove of computers, documents, cell phones and other valuable "pocket litter." Once in custody, KSM is defi ...
“If you love your job, you’re going to be good at it. And President Obama clearly doesn’t love his job, and he’s clearly not very good at it.” Marc Thiessen responded to reports from Politico that Obama staffers have said the president is “fed up” ahead of the midterm elections.
The White House today cited success in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Marc Thiessen had a different take on 'The Kelly File' tonight: “There is this serial dishonesty that’s happening. If we were succeeding, ISIS would be retreating – not advancing. So, no serious person thinks that we’re succeeding.”
June 30, 2014 Big Brother by Kerby Anderson Subscribe to Kerby's Point of View If you want to appreciate the divisions in America, all you have to do is look at the editorial page of newspapers. Often you will see two diametrically different views of reality. A good example of that happened last week. The title of Marc Thiessen's Washington Post op-ed was "Big Brother Isn't Watching You." The title of Senator Rand Paul's Wall Street Journal op-ed was "Big Brother Really Is Watching You." Obviously, they disagreed about how to react to the NSA revelation. Marc Thiessen was concerned that the latest revelations "give terrorists information they did not have about our collection activities." He also worried that the latest series of leaks teach sources and partners "not to work with us because we cannot keep a secret." Only an intelligence expert can tell us whether these leaks really told terrorists anything they didn't already know. They probably guessed that phone records were being obtained in specific w ...
If conservatives are furious about the Taliban prisoner exchange that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the members of Team Bush are absolutely frothing at the mouth. Writing in the Washington Post, former Bush speechwriters Michael Gerson and Marc Thiessen suggested that at best, President Obama does not have the attitude that "we will fight you as long as you fight us" and, at worst, "is surrendering to the Taliban." Echoing the demands of the likes of Allen West and Fox News regular Jeanine Pirro that Obama be impeached, President Bush's last Attorney General Michael Mukasey declared that the "wholesale release of dangerous people" would merit removal from office. While not surprising from people who have been advocating the impeachment of Barack Obama for five years, the statements are nevertheless more than a little ironic. After all, under President Bush more than 500 detainees were released from Guantanamo Bay. And when the Supreme Court upheld the habeas corpus rights of the U.S prisoners there in June 20 ...
Republicans might not have heard much to cheer about in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, but a former GOP speechwriter almost felt flattered. Marc Thiessen was the lead writer for President George W. Bush’s 2007 State of the Union speech, and he said he found the simi...
Appearing on Fox News Channel with anchor Megyn Kelly after President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday night, former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen said the president’s speech sounded uncannily similar to him.
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Obama’s 16 words: Marc Thiessen, WaPo Remember George W. Bush’s “16 words” in his 2003 State of the Union addr...
Despite missteps, Obama hasn’t done badly in Syria How did it happen that less than a year after Barack Obama convincingly won re-election, his every move as president now draws hoots and catcalls from nearly every point on the political spectrum? Perhaps his Syria policy really is a story of “epic incompetence,” as Charles Krauthammer opined last week. Maybe he has an “unbelievably small” presidency, as Marc Thiessen commented, or that no one is afraid of him, as Ruth Marcus argued. And that’s just a sampling of opinion from my colleagues at The Washington Post. What’s puzzling about this latest Obama-phobia is that recent developments in Syria have generally been positive from the standpoint of U.S. interests. Obama has accomplished goals that most Americans endorse, given the unpalatable menu of choices. Polls suggest that the public overwhelmingly backs the course Obama has chosen. Asked in a Washington Post-ABC News survey if they endorsed the U.S.-Russian plan to dismantle Syrian chemi ...
WEDS 9/11 BILL BENNETT 6-9aET: Guests are Marc Thiessen, Steve Moore, Michael Gerson, and Sen. Jim Inhofe. Hear it at
TeamffwBac# Marc Thiessen: Don’t just bomb Assad. Bomb al-Qaeda, too.: Senator Ted Cruz says that ...
- That's the same thing I ask myself about Michael Gerson, Marc Thiessen, and David Frum.
Looking forward to capsaicin flavored Ensure to be promoted by Marc Thiessen & Megyn Kelly.
When is Marc Thiessen going to perform a citizen's arrest of Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron and Bart Gellman?
On the 12th the Washington Post is starting a paywall. I spend about ten times more energy posting there than here, mostly on the Plum Line. Lately enjoying it less, because whie it's now possible to block trolls the place has become chatty and there is too much chummy banter and too much sports (any amount is too much, I detest sports). But I am not willing to contribute to the salaries of Jennifer Rubin and George Will, nor to financially support a paper so supportive of Republicans and neoconservatism. I don't think I will be spending the extra time here, though.
Where's Holder on Team Obama's Leakers? Brent Bozell The national media have evinced some outrage over the Obama Justice Department's aggressive persecution of investigative journalists. But not enough. It is more important to help President Hope and Change overcome the legacy-strangling notion of an "atmosphere of scandal" than to investigate a scandal that is strangling their very profession. On Sunday's "Face the Nation," New York Times editor Jill Abramson claimed to be very concerned about the leak probe, but proclaimed of all these scandals that, "I'm just not sure, you know, they come together and create, you know -- quote, unquote -- 'an atmosphere of scandal.'" Even worse was the Associated Press, which posted a story calling the government rifling through its reporters' phone records an "alleged scandal." The Times drew attention by refusing to attend a meeting on the leak probes with Attorney General Eric Holder since it was declared off the record. But when some journalists met with Holder and ...
The moral, legal and linguistic gymnastics of the Marc Thiessen article are...amazing. Read it like a ToK student.
I wonder if NorthEastern's Brad Thiessen gets any love now that both Vokoun and the Flower are toast.
What about these leaks, Mr. Holder? via Amen You hit nail on the head Marc You prosecute a Pvt?
Obama, hard to keep up with all the sleazy scandals. So many things to choose, so little time.
Has DOJ been equally aggressive going after records from NY Times & others that lead to WH inner circle?
MARC THIESSEN: What About Those Leaks, Mr. Holder? “Let’s not forget that the real scandal here …
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Did DOJ Holder only investigate leaks from unfriendly news orgs? Obama: Punish your enemies and reward friends
As Manning goes on trial for "Wikileaks", one wonders why DOJ has not pursued the source of much more damaging leaks.
WaPo: What about these leaks, Mr. Holder? ...serial disclosures of highly classified info by senior Obama officials
.not interested in secrets: "We want to put a chill on those kinds of communications"
Marc Thiessen: What about these leaks, Mr. Holder? via
Excellent! RtMy new column: What about these leaks, Mr. Holder?
My new column: What about these leaks, Mr. Holder?
Description In recent weeks, the White House has been under siege from all sides for its stewardship of the nation’s executive authority. The Obama administration has been accused of eavesdropping on journalists, of unfairly targeting conservative nonprofits, and of botching (and belatedly trying to cover up) national security crises. The president tried to change the subject by announcing the beginning of the end of the war on terror, but raised more questions than he answered, including: Does the 2012 Benghazi attack coverup have implications for Syria? Will we ever close Guantanamo? How will the president keep America safe and restore his credibility? AEI scholars Danielle Pletka, Marc Thiessen, and Jonah Goldberg will discuss the scandals plaguing the White House and consider likely implications. We invite you to tune in to their Google Hangout conversation.
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At 4:20 on The Rod Arquette Show, Marc Thiessen of The American Enterprise Institute will join us to discuss sequestration.
A rogue's gallery! Torture fan Marc Thiessen to moderate a balanced panel of Jose Rodriguez, Mike Hayden and John Rizzo on ZD30 at AEI.
The Pilot op ed tomo: Gail Collins on the woes of Roe; Marc Thiessen on need for GOP to get tough; Cal Thomas on left's double standards
The full WaPo piece from Marc Thiessen that Jonathan Karl just referenced on
Today, Simon appeared on "America Live with Megyn Kelly" opposite Marc Thiessen to discuss the fiscal cliff and debt ceiling. For Simon's take on the fiscal cliff, please see here.
The real cover-up in Libya: "Marc Thiessen of the American Enterprise Institute points out ...
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This time, Obama is running on more of the same and fear of the other guy.
"Americans might have given Obama a second chance if he had asked for one. But he never asked." WaPo's
My friend Marc Thiessen explains how Prez has gone from hope and change to revenge and the status quo.
Obama's rejection of hope and change - via
$100M spent on hate + "Obama...gone from asking Americans to vote for 'hope' to asking them to vote for 'revenge.'”
Marc A. Thiessen: Forget about hope and change
Obama's rejection of hope and change
My new column: Obama's rejection of "hope and change"
Obama's rejection of hope and change - Washington Post
obama skipped his daily intelligence meeting on Sept 10 and he skipped the one after attack to go to vegas
Was Obama briefed on prior to the 9/11 attacks? AEI's Marc Thiessen joins
This FREAKING apologist "Simon" for Obama is on Fox right now saying that Obama NEVER blamed Benghazi on a video, and said from "the first day" that this was a terror attack, a "military style attack". Obama's people think they can tell us what to think and change the propaganda at will, like any dictator. This is on Megyn Kelly, and its Marc Thiessen who is the voice of sanity. Simon (don't know if it's the first or last name) is the LIAR fronting for the LIAR-in-CHIEF.
Facts still bubbling up on Benghazi scandal (Terry Jeffrey, Marc Thiessen)
WaPo's weighs in on Obama campaign's FALSE attacks on autos:
IN THE WAPO, MARC THIESSEN ASKS: What was Obama told at the September 10, 2012, NSC meeting on ‘9…
Marc Thiessen: What was Obama told at Sept 10, 2012, NSC meeting on ‘9/11 threats’?
: Obama’s bankruptcy line … …Will the real BS'er please stand up?
Obama’s bankruptcy line Thank you Mr. Thiessen pehaps the isn't passing the "Washington Post Test" Rattner
ICYMI: Will Obama's auto bankruptcy B.S. work in Ohio? by in
Sad the mainstream media has try to down play this and cover up the details as much as possible. Our president went to bed that night knowing this was a terrorist attack, dismissed the facts and lied to the American people and blamed it on a video, then flew out the next morning to vegas for a fundraiser. On Monday the same Washington Post columnist, Marc Thiessen, reported that the president has missed 62 percent of his daily in-person intel briefings in 2011 and 2012. President Bush almost never missed a briefing after 9/11. I recognize that a president's schedule is extremely demanding, especially in the teeth of a campaign, so passing on these meetings occasionally would be understandable. I cannot, however, fathom how the president could justify canceling and not re-scheduling his intelligence briefing the day after an active US Ambassador was murdered in the line of duty, and as an international crisis continues to spread. The White House offers a two-fold defense on this: First, make snide rema ...
Katrina Trinko writes on NRO: First, it came out in July that Barack Obama hadn’t held a meeting of his jobs council since January — because he “has obviously got a lot on his plate,” according to the White House. Now, the Washington Post’s Marc Thiessen reports that Obama was also too busy to atten...
President Obama and the "Intelligence Brief" Scandal By Dr. Paul Kengor The last few weeks have produced many intriguing political moments, but none as shocking as the revelation that President Obama has been absent from the vast majority of his daily intelligence briefings. According to a study by the Government Accountability Institute, Obama failed to attend a single Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) in the week leading up to the recent anniversary of 9/11 and the chaos that erupted in the Arab world. The mere fact that we were approaching 9/11 was a crucial enough reason to attend not one but all the briefings. President Obama attended none. Worse, this is apparently nothing new. Obama attended only 43.8 percent of his Daily Briefs in the first 1,225 days of his administration. For this year, he attended a little over a third. This is stunning, and there’s no excuse for it. Washington Post columnist, Marc Thiessen, who worked for President George W. Bush, pressed NSC spokesman Tommy Vietor for an expla ...
Glenn Kessler, notorious Obama fellatisto, awards Marc Thiessen three Pinocchios for reporting that Obama has attended his daily intelligence briefing less than half the time despite the claim being true. For this reprise of his infamous true but false finding on the Romney campaign, Kessler wins ye...
Simon Rosenberg and Marc Thiessen responded to Bret Baier's revelations today that it was known immediately that the Libyan attack was terror, and planned, not a mob response to the infamous video. SR spoke for Dems and disgraced himself, blaming Bush and more nonsense. No one suggested that the elevation of the video was a milestone in the march toward allover "hate speech" that makes any criticism of jihadism "Islamophobic."
Marc Thiessen begins his new book, “Courting Disaster,” with something of a disclaimer: For reasons of security and classification, he says, he should not have been able to write it. He’s right.
Ah. I was wondering about this. The Republicans have been throwing around a claim that President Obama skips his daily Intelligence Briefings... one even unwisely used the term "empty chair". As if the Presidential briefing goes on without the President there? Turns out... "About the same time, the Republican National Committee and prominent Republicans such as *** Cheney and John McCain threw another faulty bit of plumbing at Obama: that the president “does not attend his daily intelligence meeting” more than half the time, in contrast to George W. Bush, who “almost never missed his daily intelligence meeting.” This claim was the work of former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen, who writes a weekly online column for The Washington Post. In reality, Obama didn’t “attend” these meetings, because there were no meetings to attend: The oral briefings had been mostly replaced by daily exchanges in which Obama reads the materials and poses written questions and comments to intelligence officials. ...
Just some stuff you should know. “It is my intention, if elected, to disarm America to the level of acceptance of our Middle East Bretheren.” (Candidate Obama, Washington Post, 9/7/2008) "But perhaps it's not surprising. American Enterprise Institute's Marc Thiessen revealed last week that Obama has skipped more than half of his daily intelligence briefings. He reads the reports instead. His last in-person briefing before 9/11/12 was on Sept. 5."
President Barack Obama has attended fewer than half of his daily intelligence briefings, according to a column in the Washington Post on Monday - but the White House argues that’s a incomplete picture of the president’s intelligence diet. In his column, Marc Thiessen, a former speechwrit...
Marc Thiessen provides a shocker in his Washington Post column: the day after America's embassy in Cairo was assaulted and the consulate in Benghazi, Libya fell
Newest GOP National Security Attack on Obama: He Reads Ben Adler on September 13, 2012 - 8:11 PM ET You can tell that Republicans are frustrated that they don’t enjoy their usual advantage on national security issues in this election. They’ve been churlish about President Obama’s success in decimating Al Qaeda’s leadership and they’ve glommed onto Mitt Romney’s false accusation that Obama “apologized for America.” And yet it hasn’t worked. Obama remains more trusted to keep the country safe, as his record warrants. This week saw the roll-out of two bogus smears of Obama on national security. One—Romney’s untrue claim that the Obama administration apologized to Islamists for the documentary that inspired anti-American protests in Egypt, Libya and Yemen—has been incisively tracked and debunked by The Nation’s George Zornick and Robert Dreyfuss. The other, however, is equally ludicrous. Marc Thiessen, a former foreign policy speechwriter for President George W. Bush, devoted his mos ...
Ponder this: stupid is as stupid does Important piece by Marc Thiessen in WaPo - Obama missed all his intel://”.
President Obama is taking heat today, after Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen accused him of routinely playing hooky from his daily intelligence briefing. According to a conservative think tank's... Politics News Summaries. | Newser
Why would anyone cite Jesse Helms's ex-aide Marc Thiessen as an independent analyst? Come on! Irony?
Following Reagan's Eye on National Security: Bill Kristol and Marc Thiessen have written this week about Governo...
Marc Thiessen: "But Romney isn’t running for treasury secretary – he is running for Commander in Chief."
Marc Thiessen's ridiculous op-ed in WaPo, argues "terrorism" is only if you're a muslim waging jihad
Marc A. Thiessen: The Aurora shooting was a senseless act of violence; Fort Hood was a terrorist attack
So before I get completely oblivious. I want to say congratulations to Marc Andre and Veronique Fleury; and Brad and Ashlee Thiessen.
"Obama is playing by the brass-knuckle rules of Chicago politics. Rather than calling for apologies, Romney needs grab a bottle, break it on the bar and start fighting back."- Marc Thiessen
In his latest Washington Post column, Marc Thiessen of the American Enterprise Institute suggested that President Obama is being hypocritical when he points out Mitt Romney's jobs record at Bain Capital because some clean energy companies have struggled after receiving government loans or grants fro...
The Fed said that middle class families' net worth plunged 39% during Obama's time in office. Obama says we need more government hiring because the private sector, "is doing fine". The American Enterprise Institute's Marc Thiessen nails the truth: government sector unemployment is 4.2% while construction suffers at 14.2%, leisure industries at 9.7%, agriculture at 9.5% and wholesale and professional fields--over 8%. Obama, Reid and Pelosi have strangled our recovery with ignorance, "ObamaCare", vetoed oil deals and costly regulations but remain as unapologetic as ever. Our hope: More and more people are starting to see that they're clueless..and dangerous. Repeal It Now
That's the depressing question Marc Thiessen is asking today in his column at the Washington Post. Just compare the records over the last three decades. Democrats have appointed four justices — Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Stephen G. Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor. All have been consistent lib...
WEDS 5/30 BILL BENNETT 6-9amET: Guests are Marc Thiessen and Rep. Mike Rogers. Hear it online at
Over at the Washington Post, opinion writer Marc Thiessen is arguing that Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R-Va.) failure to veto a recent law challenging the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
Marc Thiessen, writing in the Washington Post: In an explosive memoir released today, former CIA counterterrorism chief Jose Rodriguez provides new evidence that Rep. Nancy Pelosi lied when she declared she had not been briefed about the use of waterboarding.
Marc Thiessen, a former White House speechwriter for President George W. Bush, wrote in his column Monday that Mitt Romney is giving the Obama campaign ammunition for their "secrecy" attacks on him by not releasing tax returns prior to 2010. "Whatever is in his earlier tax returns, Romney is better ...
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