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"You can judge a man by the company he keeps."

5:37 PM, May 4, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Denis McDonough, NSC chief of staff, sits down to dinner with Brent Scowcroft, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Steve Clemons. Here's an excellent translation, from Jennifer Rubin:

one of the administration’s key foreign-policy hands goes to the most highly publicized event in town to hob-nob with the advisor who Obama had sworn during the campaign not to be an advisor, who has suggested that we shoot down Israeli planes if they cross Iraqi air space on the way to Iran, and who wants to impose a peace deal on Israel. And, for good measure, he sits with the purveyors of a website infamous for puff pieces on terrorists and committed to a hard-left anti-Israel line. It was an act of defiance — see who [our] friends are? Well, I guess we do.

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