In Chat with DNC Chief, Wagner Spins Oil Pipeline Cancellation As 'Counterintuitive'

Ken Shepherd | January 18, 2012
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MSNBC's Alex Wagner treated viewers of her noon Eastern Now January 17 program to a panel that featured Obama Super PAC staffer Bill Burton. On January 18, the promotion of pro-Obama spin continued with Wagner herself attempting to help DNC chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz spin the Obama/Clinton State Department's decision to scrap the Keystone XL pipeline project.

"Is there a concern, though, that this, as he pushes a jobs message that this looks sort of counterintuitive for him to say, 'I know this may create some jobs but I'm not going to, I'm not going to pass it, I'm not going to give the permits'?" the former Center for American Progress staffer asked the Democrat from Florida.

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