Obama Aides Skipping Orszag Wedding as Revenge
Gossip: Axelrod, Jarrett, and Emanuel ticked off over his op-ed
By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 24, 2010 2:12 PM CDT
Peter Orszag, Director, Office of Management and Budget and TV personality Bianna Golodryga arrive at the White House for a state dinner May 19, 2010 in Washington, DC.    (Getty Images)

(Newser) – From the White House gossip mill: Three top Obama advisers will skip the wedding of ex-budget director Peter Orszag this weekend in a tiff over the Bush tax cuts, the New York Post reports in its Page Six column. As the tale goes, David Axelrod, Valerie Jarrett, and Rahm Emanuel abruptly canceled after Orszag wrote an op-ed about keeping all the cuts in place for the time being. "Basically they want to show a unified front, that they are not hanging out with the enemy," says an administration source. Politico says it's not quite the case.

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j e f
Sep 25, 2010 5:01 PM CDT
Orszag is a major dwweb, but this is the strongest position I can recall the O-bots taking in the last 20 months. And that is just sad.
poboy
Sep 25, 2010 12:59 AM CDT
Acting like a bunch of kids..."I'l take my ball and go home!
Cher
Sep 24, 2010 5:57 PM CDT
I think this couple will have a beautiful wedding without those that don't want to attend.