Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Through the Looking Glass With Ben Rhodes

David Samuels, May 13, 2016, New York Times; on the Rhodes-Samuels controversy, see.

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I think Ben Rhodes [Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications for U.S. President Barack Obama] is the bravest person I’ve ever met in Washington. If it sounds weird to say that Rhodes is both a manipulative spin-­doctor and a deeply honest, creative person who believes strongly in the policies he spins for, well, that is still the truth. ...

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