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David Axelrod smacks Karl Rove’s ‘shamelessness’ on deficit

President Barack Obama’s chief political strategist on Friday slammed his Bush administration counterpart Karl Rove for allegedly making up “his own facts” about Democrats. In an op-ed published in the Washington Post, David Axelrod accused Rove of hypocrisy and “shamelessness” for insinuating Sunday in a Post expose that Congressional Democrats…

Sen. Hatch admits GOP ‘standard practice’ was to run up deficit

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow believes she has found the smoking gun proving Republicans’ hypocrisy on health care and the budget deficit: an admission by Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch that, during the Bush administration, “it was standard practice not to pay for things.” “Every single Republican opposed the health reform bill…