David Remnick

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First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

20 most shocking magazine covers

Barack and Michelle Obama on the cover of The New YorkerWhere do we start with this one? For starters, there's a burning American flag on the bottom right, and above that there's a portrait of Osama Bin Laden, then there's also Barack and Michelle Obama. ... [Published Stylist Magazine - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fact Check: Did Obama backpedal in calling ISIS a 'jayvee team'?

Times-Union readers want to know:Did President Barack Obama actually refer to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as the equivalent of “a jayvee team?”Obama did say that in an interview that appeared in the Jan. 27 issue of The New Yorker, after ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

JV president critiques terrorist JV

(Scott Johnson) President Obama famously characterized ISIS as a terrorist junior varsity squad. Without conceding error, Obama has come to rue the characterization so much that he baldly lies about it. According to Obama, he wasn’t singling out ... [Published Power Line - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Liar in Chief Obama was Awarded Four More Pinocchios from The Washington Post

President Barack Hussein Obama claimed ISIS (ISIL) did not pose a serious threat at was comparable to a JV (Junior Varsity) sports team and not really a danger to anyone at that time.During the 07 January interview with David Remnick of The New Yorker, ... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Keeping Them Honest: What did President Obama mean when he called ISIS a "JV Team"

President Obama is preparing for a major speech laying out his plan for dealing with ISIS. A sports analogy he used to describe the terror group during an interview with the New Yorker's David Remnick back in January that is raising serious questions ... [Published CNN - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Who is the real JV team?

Nine months ago, Barack Obama gave an interview to David Remnick of The New Yorker after ISIS, the very accomplished and high-achieving Islamic killing machine in the Middle East, captured Fallujah, an Iraqi city for which many very good American soldiers ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

The JV president

( )In his interview with Chuck Todd on Meet the Press this past Sunday (transcript here ), President Obama responded to a question regarding his notorious characterization of ISIS as the terrorist JV (i.e., junior varsity):CHUCK TODD: Long way, long way ... [Published Power Line - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Obama Fumbles Question On ISIS

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org .President Obama enjoys his sports analogies, so let’s just say that he fumbled when he was asked whether he made a “misjudgment” eight months ago in dismissing the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

New Yorker's Remnick Offers Weak Defense of Obama's Foreign Policy

:55 AM PDT post a commentDavid Remnick of the New Yorker  has offered a weak, though amusing, defense of President Barack Obama's foreign policy. The liberal Remnick warns readers not to "to dismiss caution as weakness," not to think Obama's slow ... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 3 reports

Obama's Strategy on ISIS: Make a Speech & Ask Congress for Money

I watched Chuck Todd's debut as host of NBC's  Meet the Press  to watch his interview with President Obama which was conducted yesterday.Obama looked like he just got out of bed. He did later note that he hasn't been getting much sleep.But he does finally ... [Published American Spectator - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Fact Checker: Spinning Obama’s reference to Islamic State as a ‘JV’ team

Question: “Did the president underestimate ISIS [the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria] when he referred to them in an interview only a couple months ago as a JV squad and making a reference to National Basketball Association basketball ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

An Earnest clarification

( )When the New Yorker published the gospel according to David (Remnick), approximately part XIX, this past January, Remnick quoted his lord and savior’s assessment of jihadist groups “in Iraq, and among various rebel factions in Syria” and “in parts ... [Published Power Line - Aug 26 2014]

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...Editor David Remnick defended the cover and said: "it's clearly a joke, a parody of these crazy fears and rumours and scare tactics about obama's past and ideology."
...pPresident Obama speaks about the significant threat of ISIS to NATO members, and agreement among the international community to degrade ISIS./p "the analogy we use around here sometimes, and i think is accurate, is if a jayvee team puts on lakers uniforms that doesn't make them kobe bryant" Obama told the magazine's David Remnick

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20 most shocking magazine covers [Published Stylist Magazine - 2 hours ago]
Fact Check: Did Obama backpedal in calling ISIS... [Published Florida Times-Union - Sep 20 2014]
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Connecting the Dots: Hamas, ISIS, and the Assau... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 18 2014]
JV president critiques terrorist JV [Published Power Line - Sep 16 2014]
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HRC, in Mandela’s footsteps [Published Power Line - Sep 14 2014]
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5 lies that have shaped the Obama presidency [Published New York Post - Sep 13 2014]
Takes: Ian Paisley [Published New Yorker - Sep 12 2014]
Some terrorists are better than others [Published NOW News - Sep 11 2014]
Obama, the reluctant warrior, back by popular d... [Published The First Post: Latest - Sep 11 2014]
2 Things We Should Stop Doing If We Want to Avo... [Published History News Network - Sep 11 2014]
Who is the real JV team? [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 11 2014]
White House Press Secretary Gets Four Pinocchio... [Published Accuracy in Media - Sep 11 2014]
Obama Still Struggles To Find A Strategy [Published Republican National Committee - Sep 10 2014]
Amid Ukraine’s chaos, why Putin moves like a Ju... [Published Fortune - Sep 10 2014]
What Obama won't say in terror speech [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
Before Obama talks about a strategy to defeat I... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
Keeping Them Honest: What did President Obama m... [Published CNN - Sep 10 2014]
Been There, Tried That: What Obama Won't Say in... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 10 2014]
Keeping Them Honest: What did President Obama m... [Published Anderson Cooper 360 - Sep 10 2014]
Pres. backtracks on ISIS 'JV' team comment [Published CNN.com - Video - Sep 10 2014]
David Remnick: Obama’s Claim That ‘JV’ Didn’t R... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 10 2014]
The Bored President [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 09 2014]
Obama ISIS Strategy: Plan For Islamic State Sen... [Published International Business Times - Sep 09 2014]
Is Obama Leading Or Being Led? [Published National Journal - Sep 09 2014]
Obama: Americans Be Prepared to Defeat ISIL, No... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 09 2014]
The JV president [Published Power Line - Sep 09 2014]
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JV president critiques terrorist JV [Published Power Line - Sep 16 2014]
(Scott Johnson) President Obama famously characterized ISIS as a terrorist junior varsity squad. Without conceding error, Obama has come to rue the characterization so much that he baldly lies about it. According to Obama, he wasn’t singling out ...
HRC, in Mandela’s footsteps [Published Power Line - Sep 14 2014]
(Scott Johnson) Those of us who lived through the Clinton administration may have forgotten how acrid was the atmosphere. One of its features was the administration’s pervasive untruth. Reading Michael Isikoff’s book Uncovering Clinton , to take just ...
Keeping Them Honest: What did President Obama m... [Published Anderson Cooper 360 - Sep 10 2014]
President Obama is preparing for a major speech laying out his plan for dealing with ISIS. A sports analogy he used to describe the terror group during an interview with the New Yorker's David Remnick back in January that is raising serious questions ...
Pres. backtracks on ISIS 'JV' team comment [Published CNN.com - Video - Sep 10 2014]
Anderson speaks with the New Yorker's David Remnick about President Obama comparing ISIS to a 'JV' team. ...
David Remnick: Obama’s Claim That ‘JV’ Didn’t R... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 10 2014]
David Remnick, whose New Yorker profile of President Obama first quoted the president comparing ISIL to a “JV” team, confirmed to CNN that the president was indeed referring to ISIL when he made that comment. Since ISIL has grown in power and beheaded ...
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