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Robert Gibbs, the "Professional Left," and the Opportunity We Can't Miss

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

The White House and the "professional left," however that's defined, both have critical roles to play in that fight. Both roles can be difficult at times, and tension is inevitable, but we are all on the same team.

Progressives Deserve to Be Worried About the Obama Administration

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

The progressive house the Obama administration has built so far is like the home built of straw in the story of "The Three Little Pigs". It looks okay, but when the Big Bad Wolf comes along he has no trouble blowing it over.

It's Wall Street Corporate Liberals Who Are Undermining Democrats' Election Prospects

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Most of the "professional left" whom Gibbs attacked will be Democrats' best foot soldiers come election time in the fall. If Democrats face a big defeat, It will be because Washington Democrats are dominated by Wall Street liberals.

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Obama Still Wants To Feel Pressure From The Left

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs sought on Friday to put an amicable coda on his tussle with the "professional left," telling the Huffington P...

On the Rage of Gibbs

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has been slapped around silly by commentator after commentator, decrying his anti-Lefty rage. But as I read the battle, it seems to miss a pretty fundamental point.

Now Gibbs Is "All Wee-Weed Up" Over the Left

Linda R. Monk, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda R. Monk, J.D.

Almost exactly a year ago, President Obama uttered these memorable words: "There's something about August going into September where everybody in Washington gets all wee-weed up."

The Professional Left Wants Its F.D.R. Now

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

The Obama administration apparently cannot understand why its supporters are not in awe over its ability to politick, compromise, and water down great legislation into mediocre laws.

Rep. Grayson Unleashes On Gibbs: "Bozo The Spokesman" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) was typically direct and unsparing in his criticism of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on MSNBC this afternoon. I...

Rep. Grayson Unleashes On Gibbs: "Bozo The Spokesman" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) was typically direct and unsparing in his criticism of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on MSNBC this afternoon. In ...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Stands By His 'Professional Left' Critique, Expects Liberals To Vote In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking publicly for the first time since he disparaged the "professional left," White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said he stands by his comme...

Don't Blame the Left, Blame Your Rhetoric

Lane Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lane Hudson

Robert Gibbs railed at the 'professional left' in an interview published yesterday. Robert's frustration is really that the Obama Administration is unable to meet expectations.

WATCH: Olbermann Takes White House To Task For Seeming Like 'Amateur Left'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Keith Olbermann isn't sure that he's part of the "professional left," a term used in a moment of frustration by White House Press Secretary Robert Gib...

Gibbs Need Not Apologize for Blasting the "Professional Left"

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

There are too many on the left whose heads are stuffed with delusions about what Obama can do and when and how he should do it.

The Stupidity of the Gibbs "Professional Left" Reaction

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

Man I wish I had bought stock in smug and snark today. Just my returns on twitter would have made me rich. Everyone is so upset with Robert Gibbs for...

Sam Stein

Gibbs' Mockery Of 'Professional Left' Unexpected

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The real news behind White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs' denunciation of the "professional left" in an interview published on Tuesday was not ne...

Jason Linkins

Yelling At The 'Professional Left' Is One Of The White House's Few Joys

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who is the "professional left," exactly? It's hard to say, really! I gather, however, that Gibbs is referring to a few liberal columnists, some influential bloggers, and a slew of political advocacy organizations.

Sam Stein

Robert Gibbs Clarifies "Professional Left" Criticism, Calls Initial Comments Inartful

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a statement to the Huffington Post, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs acknowledged that his recent broadside against the "professional left"...