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Karl Rove, Valerie Jarrett and Obama: "Rove hates me"

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WASHINGTON--Politico's Mike Allen is running excerpts from Karl Rove's new book, out next Tuesday: Now White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett and Rove were at the same table during the 2008 White House Correspondents Dinner.

Rove passage, via Allen:

From Rove: On April 26, 2008, I attended the White House Correspondents' Association dinner as a guest of Newsweek editor Jon Meacham. At the dinner, Jon sat between me and Valerie Jarrett ... During the dinner, Jarrett e-mailed Obama on her BlackBerry to let him know she was breaking bread with Satan himself. He e-mailed her back and Jarrett made the mistake of showing Jon and me his reply, which was 'Rove hates me.' I knew Senator Obama was alluding to our run-in over the passage in his book. I asked Jarrett to tell him I wasn't in the habit of hating people.' (p. 514-5)

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Rove's new book will probably show how thin skin Obama really is. Being an ideolog, Obama can't take criticism. It will be interesting to read.

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