Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H3'ed 3/7/11

Karl Rove Is Having Wet Dreams About Jeb Bush in 2012

By       (Page 1 of 3 pages)     (# of views)   1 comment
Author 13717
Message Roger Shuler


(Image by Unknown Owner)   Details   DMCA
- Advertisement -


Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer

That headline generates disturbing images, on a number of levels. But it neatly summarizes the apparent point behind a lengthy profile of GOP strategist Karl Rove in the current issue of New York magazine.

- Advertisement -

The piece, titled "Goddangit, Baby, We're Making Good Time," is written by Joe Hagan. A source told me in advance that Hagan is a Rove sycophant, and after reading the story, my source clearly was on target.

Six "key takeaways" on the Rove profile are nicely summarized at theweek.com. But you have to get to the last paragraph of the New York story before finding the No. 1 takeaway: that Rove is salivating over the thought of Jeb Bush running for president in 2012. And thanks to the Obama administration's dismal record on justice issues, Rove is free to help put another member of the Bush crime syndicate into the White House.

For our money, the Jeb Bush angle is one of two key takeaways from Hagan's softball piece. The other involves a woman named Karen Johnson, who happens to be Rove's new gal pal. Here is how New York describes Ms. Johnson and her ties to Rove:

- Advertisement -

The woman, Karen Johnson, is a lobbyist rumored to have been Rove's mistress before his divorce from his second wife in 2009. When she tells him they've already reached the exit for Junction, -Texas, Rove is impressed: "Goddangit, baby! We're making good time!"

So, Rove is driving around Texas with the woman who broke up his second marriage? No wonder this guy appeals to "values" voters.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   Well Said 1   News 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Roger Shuler Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

I live in Birmingham, Alabama, and work in higher education. I became interested in justice-related issues after experiencing gross judicial corruption in Alabama state courts. This corruption has a strong political component. The corrupt judges are (more...)
 
Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Boy Scouts and the Horrors of Their "Perversion Files"

Bush vs. Obama on Spending: It's No Contest

Why Is Karl Rove Planning to Visit the Backwoods of Alabama?

What's the Real Story Behind Karl Rove's Divorce?

Is "Morning Joe" Scarborough a Murderer?

Rove Might Be Trying To "Pull A Siegelman" With Julian Assange