Anita Dunn

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The Obama Administration’s Inner Mao

By 10.22.09

Perhaps Dunn meant to say that he is one of her favorite media strategists.

Anita Dunn: Mao Tse Tung Fan?

By on 10.16.09 | 10:53AM

Here's a video from Glenn Beck which seems to show interim White House communications director Anita Dunn listing two of her "favorite political philosophers" in a speech: Mother Teresa and... Mao Tse Tung.

(Skip to 4:10 for the Anita Dunn clip)

Dunn initially juxtaposes the two to make it a joke. "Not often coupled with each other," she says, to a few laughs. Dave Weigel thinks the whole thing's a joke that everyone but Glenn Beck gets.