Almost happened so who would win the Whitehouse fistfight - Holder or Axelrod?

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    Jun 03, 2012 3:21 PM GMT
    http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Axelrod-Hodler-brawl-Jarrett/2012/06/02/id/441013
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    Jun 03, 2012 4:15 PM GMT
    Interesting that Holder would be incensed at Axelrod trying to insert a political operative in Justice. Holder must only want his political operatives there, along with himself and other senior officials. This Justice is the most politically driven since the days of Nixon and John Mitchell. But with both Presidents having an enemies list, there are apparently more parallels between the two administrations. I don't think history will treat this administration kindly - the economy, the foreign policy disasters, and the moral turpitude.
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    Jun 03, 2012 4:56 PM GMT
    I tend to take anything and everything reported via NEWSMAX and divide it by 10 for accuracy or truth
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    Jun 03, 2012 5:06 PM GMT
    CuriousJockAZ saidI tend to take anything and everything reported via NEWSMAX and divide it by 10 for accuracy or truth


    Don't understand why you would feel that way, but ok.

    then:

    http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2012/06/obama-aide-says-little-about-fight-with-holder/1

    ""After the session ended, Axelrod made a beeline for the attorney general. Obama's senior adviser was incensed. It had gotten back to him that Holder and his aides were spreading the word that he was trying to improperly influence the Justice Department.

    Axelrod, who knew all too well that even the hint of White House meddling with Justice Department investigations could detonate a full-blown scandal, had been careful not to come close to that line. 'Don't ever, ever accuse me of trying to interfere with the operations of the Justice Department,' he warned Holder after confronting him in the hallway. 'I'm not Karl Rove,' he added, referring to George Bush's political consigliere, who had been accused of pressuring Justice to fire politically unpopular U.S. attorneys.

    Holder did not appreciate being publicly dressed down by the president's most senior political adviser. Determined to stand his ground against Tammany Hall, the A.G. ripped into him in full view of other White House staffers. 'That's bull----,' he replied vehemently.

    The two men stood chest to chest. It was like a school yard fight back at their shared alma mater, Stuyvesant, the elite public high school for striving kids from New York City. White House staffers caught in the crossfire averted their eyes. Jarrett, whose office was nearby, materialized as things got hot. Petite and perfectly put together as always, she pushed her way between the two men, her sense of decorum disturbed, ordering them to 'take it out of the hallway.'"
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