Video: Fox-bashing WH mouthpiece names Chairman Mao as her favorite philosopher

posted at 6:42 pm on October 15, 2009 by Allahpundit

Via Ace, a fun fact about Anita Dunn that oddly doesn’t appear in WaPo’s three-page profile of her today. Don’t bother pounding the table about firing her, though: She’s already on her way out, which is precisely why the White House’s gutless brain trust tasked her with being the attack dog against Fox.

Long a shunner of the spotlight, Dunn, who declined to comment for this article, would only sign on in April as an “interim” chief, with an end-of-the-year expiration date on her current tenure. But giving up nominal power in the White House allows Dunn to do the dirty work that ultimately assures her staying power inside the administration.

A source inside the White House, who was not authorized to speak about strategy meetings, said Dunn went out front against Fox first and foremost because it was her job, but also because it potentially gave the administration the opportunity to distance itself from the flap with the Roger Ailes-led news channel once she leaves the communications job.

Her response to the clip? She was joking, of course, playing off some old Lee Atwater bit. The audience laughs at the juxtaposition of Mao and Mother Teresa, but the point she draws from the chairman sure does seem serious. Anyone feeling like giving her the benefit of the doubt? Me neither.


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Bye Anita.

BadgerHawk on October 15, 2009 at 6:44 PM

She was dead serious. She’s loves Mao.

flyfisher on October 15, 2009 at 6:44 PM

And that’s wrong because…
– Bleeds Blue

angryed on October 15, 2009 at 6:45 PM

See ya….wouldnt want ta be ya…..

ladyingray on October 15, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Firing her would be a Great Leap Forward

freemarketlibertine on October 15, 2009 at 6:46 PM

She’s setting the picture for Chairman Obama.

She’ll be gone this weekend, Halloween tops.

cubachi on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

reminds me of a beatles song…

homesickamerican on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

Un-be-lievable

LEBA on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

Eh, I can find out tomorrow that they are worshipping Satan in the Map room and it’s not going to shock me and there isn’t anything I’ll be able to do about it until 2012.

myrenovations on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

There’s some Beatles lyrics in here somewhere…
So ya say you want a revolution…

Meric1837 on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

Beck smashed her today…oh, the red phone did not ring!

d1carter on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

I doubt the majority of the idiots who voted for Odumbass even know who Mao is.

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

i would never have thought Mother Theresa would be used as cover for a communist….

ladyingray on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

Dunn, Dunn, Dunn……….Another One Bites The Dust!!!

Anita DONE!

Bosox04 on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

Anyone else getting the gay “I’m ripped!” ads to the right of the screen? You visit TMZ once and Adsense won’t let you forget it.

Apologetic California on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

It hasn’t “come to this”. 99% of people have NO CLUE. We need to tell our neighbors about Obama aka freak, and the rest of the radical people in the white house who are STEALING our Republic as we speak.

marklmail on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

are you surprised that dear leader surrounds himself with these kind of folks…

cmsinaz on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

Boppa huma Mao, Mao!

elderberry on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

That was either the worst joke I’ve ever heard or this is how the loons on the left are going to spin every disgusting clip that surfaces.

“I was only JOKING….”
“I was taken out of context….”
“I didn’t really mean what you thought I said when you heard me say what I thought.”

BardMan on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

She was thrown under the bus before the bus was even in sight.

eforhan on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

Be on your worst behavior my commentariat brethren. Keep those fools at LGF busy.

jimmy the notable on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

Why do I suspect that there is a job opening at CAP (with an office right next to Van Jones’) that she will be filling in the next week or so?

Look for her political carcasss in the Friday afternoon document dump…

JohnBG on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

That’s it. Obama can no longer hide behind the “coincidence” meme. President Obama has so many socialist-Marxist revolutionaries surrounding him for no other reason than he is one himself. Impeach; the sooner the better.

Weight of Glory on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

Sometimes evil comes in wearing librarian glasses.

And this little gem was extolling the virtues of Mao to a high school audience. She left all the little darlings with a favorable view of mass murderer Mao. Her work there is done. Moving on.

Rational Thought on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

Beck is prescient.

publiuspen on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

Lizard/Joker tongue woman tells a “joke” about sharing Chairman Mao’s worldview.

Your 5$ please, hope you enjoyed the freak show.

Aristotle on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

She’s a Dunt.

Apologetic California on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

I didn’t mean Mao-Mao.

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

She was speaking to a high seniors…it is to time to make some changes.

d1carter on October 15, 2009 at 6:50 PM

BardMan on October 15, 2009 at 6:48 PM

only those on the left are allowed to claim ‘taken out of context’

cmsinaz on October 15, 2009 at 6:50 PM

She’s a Dunt.

Apologetic California on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

LOL!

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 6:50 PM

’60s hippie. Never grew up. She will die like that.

keep the change on October 15, 2009 at 6:50 PM

Her response to the clip? She was joking, of course…

In front of a high school audience? Don’t think so.

publiuspen on October 15, 2009 at 6:50 PM

DEAR JESUS……I JUST TURNED 38 THIS AUGUST. THE WORLD WAS SUPPOSED TO GO TO HELL WHEN I WAS LIKE, IN MY 60′S OR 70′S RIGHT? ISN’T THAT HOW IT ALWAYS HAPPENED?????

Ghoul aid on October 15, 2009 at 6:51 PM

DEAR JESUS……I JUST TURNED 38 THIS AUGUST. THE WORLD WAS SUPPOSED TO GO TO HELL WHEN I WAS LIKE, IN MY 60′S OR 70′S RIGHT? ISN’T THAT HOW IT ALWAYS HAPPENED?????

Ghoul aid on October 15, 2009 at 6:51 PM

Welcome to the middle-aged group.

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 6:52 PM

Where are the usual suspects? I want someone to defend her.

misterpeasea on October 15, 2009 at 6:52 PM

The trolls and the libs will be along shortly to explain this Mao thing in such a way that we Neanderthals will be able to understand it.

Yoop on October 15, 2009 at 6:52 PM

That’s it. Obama can no longer hide behind the “coincidence” meme. President Obama has so many socialist-Marxist revolutionaries surrounding him for no other reason than he is one himself. Impeach; the sooner the better.

Weight of Glory on October 15, 2009 at 6:49 PM

+1,000,000,000,000,000,000

NTWR on October 15, 2009 at 6:52 PM

This is getting good … Obama’s father was a so far gone Marxist that he was ousted by the Kenyan government.

Now I am sure all these Moaists and Marxists that Obama chose for his administration were not know to him as such … Right?

tarpon on October 15, 2009 at 6:52 PM

Did you see the way she kept licking her lips — it was so awesomely gross, I had to turn my head away from the t.v. She looked like a LIZARD PERSON.

As far as her loving Mao as a philosopher – nothing surprises me anymore – the freak factor in the WH is legion. How does an alleged “learned” person admire a mass murderer like Mao? These sicko’s are welcome to borrow one of my arms to put themselves out of their hate filled miseries, since they admire death so damn much.

Ris4victory on October 15, 2009 at 6:53 PM

A little blast from the not-so-distant past: The situation is so bad that this is how the HuffPo described Van Jones (as it was trying to DEFEND him!)

Jones never denied his past affiliation with the radical left. In the ’90s, he was involved with the group Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM), which sympathized with Maoist-inspired peasant movements throughout the world and was organized to protest police brutality.

Jones, however, left radical politics and made the decision to work within the system, rather than try to overthrow it.

LOL. But that wsn’t enough, the HuffPo went on:

For Beck, however, Jones’ past statements were evidence that Obama is secretly marshaling a cadre of lieutenants pushing an agenda that is “radical, revolutionary and in some cases Marxist.”

Actually, there are marxists crawling all over the White House, as we all know. But then HuffPo put the coup de gras on:

(Meanwhile, in reality, Obama is backing away from even including a public health insurance option as part of health care reform. How that squares with Obama’s Marxist agenda Beck has yet to explain.)

LOL. I’m surprised they haven’t scrubbed this, yet, seeing how Fannie Med (the “public option”) is right back at teh center of the legislative talk.

This Dunn character is done. There are only 30 odd more marxist czars to go. And someone needs to remind HuffPo and the liberals how the Moron-in-Chief specifically talked about his affinity for marxists and how he “sought [them] out” in his own book, that he got his best bud, the terrorist Ayers, to write for him.

progressoverpeace on October 15, 2009 at 6:53 PM

Ah, the “one piece of toilet tissue” defense.

Marcus on October 15, 2009 at 6:53 PM

I doubt the majority of the idiots who voted for Odumbass even know who Mao is.

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM

They don’t know who Che is either, but they got his face on their T-shirt. A fat Chinese face is not as cool as the Johnny Depp-style Che.

keep the change on October 15, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Her response to the clip? She was joking, of course

You know, Beck has a special ‘Anita Dunn phone line’ that she could call to clear things right up.

BadgerHawk on October 15, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Dunn is married to Robert Bauer, a Washington, D.C. corporate lawyer who served as general counsel for Obama for America. It was Bauer who lobbied the Justice Department unsuccessfully last fall to pursue a criminal probe of American Issues Project (AIP), an independent group that sought to run an ad spotlighting Obama’s ties to Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers. It was Bauer who attempted to sic the DOJ on GOP donor Harold Simmons and sought his prosecution for funding the ad. It was Bauer who tried to bully television stations across the country to compel them to pull the spot. All on Barack Obama’s behalf.

http://3.ly/aEe

Maoist Hardliner & Ayers Associate Comes to Obama’s Defense

This past weekend it was discovered that Barack Obama, terrorist Bill Ayers and Maoist hardliner Mike Klonsky worked together in the same office building on the same floor for several years.

http://3.ly/axN

ninjapirate on October 15, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Just another piece of commie scum who sees people as eggs to be broken into an omelet.

Sharke on October 15, 2009 at 6:55 PM

Now can we call them communists?

darwin on October 15, 2009 at 6:55 PM

LIZARD PERSON — Yep she sure looked like lizard person. Never seen anything like that in someone you would call a Communication person.

tarpon on October 15, 2009 at 6:56 PM

Start the bus….

HornetSting on October 15, 2009 at 6:56 PM

BTW, it may be a joke but people do that in order to be “subversive”…

ninjapirate on October 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM

How many deaths was Mao responsible for again? Wasn’t it 50-70 million?

DFCtomm on October 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM

yeah right,and if someone mused about taking leadership and speaking points from Hitler it would be funny too.

rob verdi on October 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM

egad! Did that lipsmacking sound not make you want to pull you freaking hair out and shove it in your ears????

blicklider on October 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM

I assume she has a minority interest in an NFL franchise. The Leningrad-Mao-Tehran Brothers?

clorensen on October 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM

She was joking?

Now that’s funny!

petefrt on October 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM

Don’t forget Obama’s very real connection to the Kenyan genocidal Communist Raila Odinga. Obama actually campaigned for him while he was a Senator (which may have been illegal).

flyfisher on October 15, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Looks like she ain’t gonna make it with anyone anyhow.

misslizzi on October 15, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Mother Theresa said, ‘I’m not a social worker. I don’t do it for this reason. I do it for Christ. I do it for the church.’” Mao killed 70 million people. Sure, same dif.

alliebobbitt on October 15, 2009 at 6:58 PM

The WaPo Style Section? Was it the shifting of the dentures that was too sexy for the runway?

HornetSting on October 15, 2009 at 6:58 PM

I don’t know if it’s due to a medical condition, but her inability to keep her tongue in her mouth is disconcerting to say the least.

ddrintn on October 15, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Is there anybody in the Obama administration that does not love communism?

Baxter Greene on October 15, 2009 at 6:59 PM

of course, I meant your hair out, not you hair…I’m still trying to untangle my fingers.

blicklider on October 15, 2009 at 6:59 PM

This past weekend it was discovered that Barack Obama, terrorist Bill Ayers and Maoist hardliner Mike Klonsky worked together in the same office building on the same floor for several years.

I wouldn’t drink from that water cooler.

alliebobbitt on October 15, 2009 at 6:59 PM

Now, isn’t she among that same group that wants to tsk tsk our side when someone makes a comparison of taking over private corporations, like, say, GM, to the way Hitler consolidated power in Germany? Telling us that there NO WAY TO SEPERATE the “good” things Hitler did with the outright evil he accomplished later?

Yeah, I thought so.

JamesLee on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Is there anybody in the Obama administration that does not love communism?

Baxter Greene on October 15, 2009 at 6:59 PM

No

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

This past weekend it was discovered that Barack Obama, terrorist Bill Ayers and Maoist hardliner Mike Klonsky worked together in the same office building on the same floor for several years.

http://3.ly/axN

ninjapirate on October 15, 2009 at 6:54 PM

That was known. I think Fredosso had that in his book, back during the campaign. But these things need to be brought back again and again until the slugs are actually salted.

progressoverpeace on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

ddrintn on October 15, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Valdamort and Polanski

clorensen on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Ris4Victory………..re: lizard person…….raymond episode where girl ate flies.

Seriously, love the hairdo……so Dutch.

We all need to go to WH and yell BOO…..what a bunch of weenies, cowards and thugs……

nondhimmie on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Somebody’s about to have some free time to take that holiday in Cambodia that she’s always dreamed about….

rw on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Mao Tse Dunn

ICBM on October 15, 2009 at 7:01 PM

If that lady is married, I still have hope.

txag92 on October 15, 2009 at 7:01 PM

Is there anybody in the Obama administration that does not love communism?

Baxter Greene on October 15, 2009 at 6:59 PM

Wright, Ayers and Khalidi should have done him in. The rest of this is expected.

alliebobbitt on October 15, 2009 at 7:01 PM

Wow. Chairman Mao, huh? My father remarried while he was working in China. Married a girl from Upper Mongolia. Her mother was a red-book carrying Mao supporter. One day, she (my new stepmother) asked my dad if Conservatives believed in Natural Law. When he asked what she meant, she replied “You deserve, in life, what you work for and earn” He said Yes, that is what Conservatives believe. She said “Well, I guess I am a Conservative.” This is the DAUGHTER of a MAO SUPPORTER!!!! She spent her entire life in China, until they got married. Seems to me that common sense is growing more in China than it is in the USA. I would love to see her go up against any panty-waist liberal college student in a debate on politics or ethics.

viviliberoomuori on October 15, 2009 at 7:01 PM

Her tongue betrays her.

Psychosis.

Out the door, with a disgusted boot in in the sorry butt.

And her useless crypto-Marxist boss to follow.

profitsbeard on October 15, 2009 at 7:02 PM

Is there anybody in the Obama administration that does not love communism?

Baxter Greene on October 15, 2009 at 6:59 PM

I think Gates might be the only one, but he’s an appeasing twerp, so that’s cold comfort.

progressoverpeace on October 15, 2009 at 7:02 PM

But, Obama says that he is not a socialist/communist.

Johan Klaus on October 15, 2009 at 7:02 PM

“Just joking” Pol Pot.

the_nile on October 15, 2009 at 7:02 PM

Beck was all over this again today and it was excellent. I liked the part where he compared the books people like Dunn admire to the books he reads (like the Black book of Communism, Democracy in america and The Real George Washington) but he should have went deeper into this. Particularly with the book “The Real George Washington” because here is a “revolutionary” that is worthy of admiration.

Problem with Beck’s show today, he cried…AGAIN. Lose the weepy eyes man, please.

Daemonocracy on October 15, 2009 at 7:02 PM

What’s the deal with the tongue wagging?

Michael Jordan’s tongue would wag when he was in his element on the court. Maybe Dunn’s tongue wags when she’s likewise in her element yammering about the virtues of Mao.

BuckeyeSam on October 15, 2009 at 7:03 PM

CNN is reporting….. nothing sorry. A story about a boy in a baloon. Nothing. Sorry.

clorensen on October 15, 2009 at 7:03 PM

DFCtomm — most researchers put the numbers of murders in the 20th century done by the Chi-Comms at 70-75 million. Mao maybe 40 million —

The “*isms” are credited with 262 million murders in the 20th century. Hitler was a piker compared to the rest. And all to keep hope alive.

Chavez is at a turning point, his economic stupidity isn’t working and people are getting way restless. He seized the Hilton last week by force because he needs cash, foreign cash. Inflation is looking like it will likely top last years 35% in Venezuela. Right now Venezuela stands at the head of the list in murders per 100,000, at least reported murders.

tarpon on October 15, 2009 at 7:03 PM

Now, isn’t she among that same group that wants to tsk tsk our side when someone makes a comparison of taking over private corporations, like, say, GM, to the way Hitler consolidated power in Germany? Telling us that there NO WAY TO SEPARATE the “good” things Hitler did with the outright evil he accomplished later?

Yeah, I thought so.

JamesLee on October 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Remember that NYT article praising Hitler’s economic policy? These people are all bent. Utterly demented. Call them anything and everything that comes to mind. Hitler, Pol Pot, Stalin, Mao… they admit as much in private.

alliebobbitt on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

Bye Anita.

Mao…

Obama…

Similar? Yes…

IntheNet on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

This is so great!> I am giving Glenn Beck the Oscar award for his fine theatrical performance. encore, encore.

hawkman on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

What is with her mouth tic. Was she catching flies. Reminds me of the Cheece and Chong movie. Where Stacy Keech turned into a lizard.

DFCtomm on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

She praises Mao for not doing the expected, and coming up with a new solution.

Brilliant.

MayBee on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

I eagerly look forward to hearing about what a big role religion has played in Anita Dunn’s fascinating life. What with Mother Teresa being a huge influence on her I’m sure we’ll be regaled with tales of orphans fed and homeless sheltered.

Or maybe there’ll be more stories about her expressing admiration for one of history’s bloodiest mass murderers, and Mother T will kinda be forgotten.

If so, it’d be a damn shame.

manofaiki on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

I’m beside myself seething with the rage they’ve been accusing me of having since I started going to Tea Parties and town hall meetings. Except now, after I’ve seen this video, they’re right. I am seriously PO’d. This White House is nothing less than a Communist Cabal. Where is America? Dunn has GOT to go, call the White House tomorrow between 9 and 5, comment line: 1-202-456-1111.

davecatbone on October 15, 2009 at 7:05 PM

yeah right,and if someone mused about taking leadership and speaking points from Hitler it would be funny too.

Get with the playbook. On the left, being a genocidal dictator like stalin, pol pot or mao means you did it for the betterment of your people (the ones that survived).

WitchDoctor on October 15, 2009 at 7:05 PM

hawkman on October 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM

Oscar to Glenn follows Nobel to Barack

clorensen on October 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM

I was too distracted with all of that lip smacking and tongue thrusting to follow her speech. Does she have some type of impediment with her mouth?

smartsy on October 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM

It wasn’t a ‘joke-joke’

Lord Nazh on October 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM

her tongue wagging is her wishing she could be licking obama’s a-hole!

Ghoul aid on October 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM

Unfreaking believable! I am listening to this woman (and what the heck is that lip licking thing she has going on?? I’ve never seen a human do something like that,, a cow yes,, not a human)
I am listening to this woman praise Mao for his determination to take over China?!?! She’s praising a murderer for his determination against all odds to seize power in China and slaughter over 50 million people??? Is this for real??? Is she insane??
I wonder how she feels about Hitler’s determination at attempting to extinguish the Jewish race??? Why not throw some praise towards him????!!

JellyToast on October 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM

Anita Dunnce

Mao is her hero…LMAO

BigMike252 on October 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM

Not to get ahead of ourselves, who will take her place?

I want to make sure that her replacement gets the number to Beck’s hotline phone.

Beyond that, who’s up next for a scrubbing?

BuckeyeSam on October 15, 2009 at 7:07 PM

So much for cryptic-communists. From the inception of the socialist movement in America, the serious left (an oxymoron I know) have publicly at least distanced themselves from Communism. They knew if they were honest about their ideologies and intentions they would never be elected.

Well that is now all out the window. They are now openly praising Murderous Communist Despots and denouncing Liberty and Constitution loving Americans (i.e. Townhall Protester and Tea Party Protesters).

No one and I mean no one can assert Obama and his administration is not Marxist and be taken seriously.

Even the Chinese have abandoned a large part of Maoism and embraced in part free markets.

DeathB4Tyranny on October 15, 2009 at 7:07 PM

her bumper sticker on her car:

i’d rather be licking obama’s a-hole!

ROFL. I LOVE MYSELF!!!

Ghoul aid on October 15, 2009 at 7:07 PM

I couldn’t make it past the 2 minute mark. That weird tongue thing she has going on was too distracting.

CarolynM on October 15, 2009 at 7:07 PM

…Meanwhile, back at LGF, CJ continues to register sock puppets in an effort to continue his quest to banish the entire internet…

Oh and Anita Dunn = Commie skank.

Viper1 on October 15, 2009 at 7:07 PM

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