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WH Official Who 'Warned' Woodward Economic Adviser?

Stilltryingtowineh Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 1:06 PM
Noble Lie: "In politics a noble lie is a myth or untruth, often, but not invariably, of a religious nature, knowingly told by an elite to maintain social harmony or to advance an agenda. The noble lie is a concept originated by Plato as described in the Republic."
tuttut Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 1:12 PM
Toilet Boy surfaces to defend is amoral views. So, turd-eater, your argument is that Obama, knowing full well that it was he ho proposed the sequester, but now attributing to Republicans is Plato's "noble lie?" And do you suggest that Obama's touting of sequester consequences which he knows to be fictional is also a "noble lie?" That's just great. Now you are COMPETELY out of the closet as a spohistical political hack, and every statement you make is automatically suspect. How can one know when you are "nobly lying," or just plain bullkrapping?
Ken6226 Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 1:08 PM
So what's the "religious nature" of your lies?

He's not exactly one of the usual suspects--many have noted that this whole 'You're gonna regret this' line of talk befits someone like Rahm Emmanuel. But Buzzfeed reports that it was Gene Sperling who emailed Woodward saying, "I think you will regret staking out that claim." 

The email from Sperling to Woodward, which Woodward read to Politico Wednesday, has transfixed Washington, with Republicans and some in the press charging that it embodies a White House lording it over a cowed press corps.

Woodward, Politico reported, called the top official — identified to BuzzFeed as Sperling — to...