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White House attacks worry moderate Democrats

Do you think the smartest person in the world isn’t really that smart? And that the smartest administration is really just a bunch of whiney, socialist, bitter idiots? Poll numbers dropping, in-fighting among the Dems, attacking the First Amendment, poll numbers dropping…oops I already said that one, didn’t I.












A White House effort to undermine conservative critics is generating a backlash on Capitol Hill — and not just from Republicans.

 “It’s a mistake,” said Rep. Jason Altmire, a moderate Democrat from western Pennsylvania. “I think it’s beneath the White House to get into a tit for tat with news organizations.”

 Altmire was talking about the Obama administration’s efforts to undercut Fox News. But he said his remarks applied just the same to White House efforts to marginalize the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a powerful business lobby targeted for its opposition to climate change legislation.

 “There’s no reason to gratuitously piss off all those companies,” added another Democrat, Rep. Jim Moran of Virginia. “The Chamber isn’t an opponent.”

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