I blogged the other day that liberals don’t just hate their enemies, they hate anybody, and everybody, who they see standing between them and their power. Now Paul Begela seemingly sets out to prove my point. Sam Stein, Puffington Post, reports that “Forehead” Begala thinks that not fired and maybe not even demoted, Mrs. Clinton campaign advisor Mark Peen is a “almost a Rumsfeldian thing :”
Longtime Clinton adviser and confidant Paul Begala took full aim at Mark Penn on Friday, expressing scorn for the recently demoted strategist, and comparing his time with the Clinton campaign to that of Donald Rumsfeld’s tenure as Secretary of Defense.
“I have nothing but contempt for Mr. Penn,” said Begala at a New York City breakfast sponsored by the non-profit group Public Agenda. “And for those of us who wanted to see him out from the beginning, it became almost a Rumsfeldian thing. And he is not even fired. He has been demoted. How could this be
I recognize that as a ‘rat, Begala is not used to deep thought. However, by Begala’s logic, such as it is, if Penn is Rove, then Mrs. Clinton is George W. Bush.