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Irony Alert: 1994 Vid Shows Axelrod Saying It’s Bad to Say the Economy Is Improving (Particularly From the ‘Ninth Hole’ of a Golf Course)

Barack Obama’s chief strategist David Axelrod is in the news today after a newly-discovered C-SPAN clip from 1994 shows him saying it’s bad to do the exact thing President Obama has recently engaged in.

Among his suggestions, Axelrod said that it is a bad idea to say the economy is improving– particularly from the 9th hole of a golf course.

“…as you cite these statistics that say the economy is improving, you almost do political damage to yourself,” he explains. “If you stand up and claim great progress you’re only frustrating this alienated middle class more.”

(Related: Watch What Happens When David Axelrod Is Asked Whether the Private Sector Is ‘Doing Fine’)

From there, Axelrod continues to say

Added: Jun-13-2012 Occurred On: Jun-13-2012
By: aranger45
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