Benjamin J. "Ben" Rhodes (born 1977) is a former Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting in the Obama White House. Rhodes was National Security Advisor Susan Rice's deputy. He also served as Advisor on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. He served as Obama's foreign policy speechwriter from 2007 until the end of Obama's presidency. His brother, David Rhodes, is President of CBS News.
Rhodes is implicated in the Obamagate domestic spying corruption scandal.
Rhodes told The New York Times that the "Washington view of Israel-Palestine is still shaped by the donor class," or in more common language, "It's all about the Benjamins baby."
Rhodes is a rabid Russophobic xenophobe. Rhodes called the Biden-Burisma "Russian propaganda".
- ↑ Brian Steinberg (November 20, 2014). David Rhodes To Take Over CBS News As Jeff Fager Steps Down. Variety. Retrieved on May 29, 2015.
- ↑ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/magazine/battle-over-bds-israel-palestinians-antisemitism.html