Axelrod Gets Axed on Fox News

Sunday, prepared for a cardio workout, I ventured to the gym. And lo-and-behold, I was just in time for Chris Wallace's "Fox News Sunday."  Truth be told, I had prepared myself for the pain of jogging uphill on a treadmill, but what I hadn't anticipated was the torture of listening to Barack Obama's chief campaign advisor, David Axelrod being interviewed. Alas, the grief was impossible to avoid. Just as I was warming up, Chris Wallace began the segment by showing a 2008 video clip of then- candidate Barack Obama criticizing John McCain for doing what he's incessantly done since 2008 -- "painting" the philosophy of his political adversaries as something the American voter "should run from." Now, in 2012, Obama is still insisting that "The [GOP] budget [is] so far to the right it makes the Contract with America look like the New Deal." According to Rachel Weiner of the Washington Post, Obama is now warning of the Republican "radical vision" and citing "social Darwinism," claiming...(Read Full Post)