A Mao Admirer in the Oval Office


And our president sees nothing wrong with it.

Anita Dunn, David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama, Robert Gibbs

Anita Dunn, David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama, Robert Gibbs

…. the third lesson and tip actually comes from two of my favorite political philosophers – Mao Tse Tung and Mother Teresa, not often coupled with each other but the two people that I turn to most to basically deliver a simple point, which is you’re going to make choices.

— Anita Dunn, White House Communications Director, 2009.06.05

The 20th Century's Bloodiest Dictators

The 20th Century's Bloodiest Dictators

From Victor Davis Hanson:

So where do all these people, so intimate with our president (Dunn is the wife of his personal lawyer), come from? A right-wing attack machine could not make up such statements as those tossed off by a Dunn or a Van Jones. There seems to be neither a moral compass nor even a casual knowledge of history in this administration.

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