At briefing for reporters, Axelrod said regarding Gingrich: "The higher a monkey climbs on the pole the more you can see his butt."
Read more: http://thepage.time.com/2011/12/13/axelrod-sets-sights-on-gingrich/#ixzz1gUcNnTOc
This reinforces several characteristics of my image of Axelrod: he is vulgar and hateful deep down, as well as a man who has bought into his own hubris. Axelrod is known for being 'on message', a political disciplinarian, but he should have held his tongue.
Can you imagine the outcry if somebody has said those exact words about Obama?!
No amount of evidence of Obama's failures or misrepresentations would suffice to choke off the liberal outcry of indignation. Reversing this criticism reveals the hypocrisy of Axelrod, who doesn't seem to realize he is casting stones from inside a glass house. The main-stream media is to blame; it has not challenged these double-standards.