Hilarious! Former Obama Campaign Manager says No “Major Scandals” during Obama Years!

Oh boy.

David Axelrod must be auditioning to become a Saturday Night Live cast member soon… how else could you explain his attempt to tell the funniest joke ever. He recently said that President Obama hasn’t had any “major scandals” during his six years as President! 

I kid you not… and he did it with a straight face!

Even Obama couldn’t have pulled off a lie this blatant without a chortle…


Obama’s former top campaign aid said he’s proud that “there hasn’t been a major scandal” in the administration during the past six years.

laughingoabama“I’m proud of the fact that basically you’ve had an administration that has been in place for six years in which there hasn’t been a major scandal,” David Axelrod said Monday during a discussion of his new book ”Believer: My Forty Years in Politics,” at the University of Chicago. “I think that says a lot about the ethical strictures of this administration.”

Axelrod made the remark while defending Obama’s promised ban on lobbyists in the White House. An audience member asked why Obama broke his promised ban and has allowed a revolving door between lobbyists, Washington insiders, and the administration.

“I think in the administration itself, in the white house, I don’t think that’s true,” Axelrod said. “I mean there are exceptions, there have been a few exceptions, but the rule has basically been that there’s been a ban on the revolving door.”

He said he didn’t take any other clients when he left in 2011 because that would have meant he couldn’t contact anyone in the White House. “So has it been pristine, has there been any sort of shading anwhere? I can’t say that’s the case — it’s been pristine — but has it been light years different than it was before? Absolutely.”

“And I’m proud of the fact that basically you’ve had an administration that has been in place for six years in which there hasn’t been a major scandal.”



The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com

About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

Don't Miss Out!!

Get your daily dose of Eagle Rising by entering your email address below.

Our Privacy Policy has been updated to support the latest regulations.Click to learn more.×
Don't miss a thing. Sign up for our email newsletter to become an insider.

Send this to a friend