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CNN: Conservative media coordinates on release of old Obama video
CNN ^ | October 3, 2012 | Ashley Killough

Posted on 10/03/2012 6:07:14 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

....Speaking to a largely black audience, Obama in the video made the case that race relations still had a long way to go in the United States, claiming the divide most severely has an impact on impoverished parts of the country.

....Democratic commentators fired back after portions of the speech aired Tuesday night, saying the remarks were old and blown out of proportion.

"I think that there is no material significance here, but the Republicans are very good at taking nothing and turning it into what appears to be something," Boyce Watkins, founder of yourblackworld.com, said on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

He added: "We have to remember that we live in a country that has for 400 years been poisoned by the psychological disease of racism and it doesn't take much to spark that back up."

Countering, conservative blogger and CNN contributor Erick Erickson said Obama's comments were telling of the president's personal views on race in the United States.

"He's addressing a largely black crowd and making the point that very clearly, that they in New Orleans got treated differently from people in New York and people in Florida because they somehow weren't part of the American community," Erickson said. "That's fanning the flames."

Obama's re-election campaign also weighed in late Tuesday night, calling it an attempt to change the subject from "(Romney's) comments attacking half of the American people," referring to secretly-recorded video of Romney saying 47% of Americans do not pay federal income taxes and are "victims" dependent on the government..........

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Politics
KEYWORDS: hamptonu; liberalmedia; msm; obamamedia; statemedia
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1 posted on 10/03/2012 6:07:18 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"It's not a scandal if we don't report it."


2 posted on 10/03/2012 6:09:23 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama's re-election campaign also weighed in late Tuesday night, calling it an attempt to change the subject from "(Romney's) comments attacking half of the American people," referring to secretly-recorded video of Romney saying 47% of Americans do not pay federal income taxes and are "victims" dependent on the government...

Which the liberal media conspired to release an unauthorized tape of a private meeting.

3 posted on 10/03/2012 6:12:56 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

LOL. The big story to come out of the Obama tape is how those evil conservatives coordinated to release it!!!


4 posted on 10/03/2012 6:13:24 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Travis McGee

Irony is so ironic...


5 posted on 10/03/2012 6:13:31 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This video has been around for quite some time (not the full video) but segments of it.

Nothing surprised me about the video. Sean Hannity (who cant get beyond Rev. Wright to see what’s up with forged documents and stolen SSNs), in my opinion, overreacted to this video which I predict will be more or less a dud.

This video is more damning to the MSM than it is to Obama.

Nothing new for me what was seen in that video. Really, this is NO october surprise.


6 posted on 10/03/2012 6:13:50 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama voted nay on Katrina help:

http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=110&session=1&vote=00164


7 posted on 10/03/2012 6:15:01 AM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Dear CNN:
You mean just like the liberal media who was AT THIS EVENT coordinated to not show the bad parts?


8 posted on 10/03/2012 6:17:28 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: AU72
Reporters Caught Coordinating Question for Romney
9 posted on 10/03/2012 6:18:05 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: tsowellfan

I think it is useful in that it reinforces the sense that white voters already have (particularly the Blue Collar Yellow Dogs around here) that Obama is a reverse racist and has already chosen sides against them. I believe that will be a key factor in defeating him.


10 posted on 10/03/2012 6:18:27 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Conservatives: LSM shamelessly coordinates on DNC talking points, 24/7, to cover for Obama.

There. Fixed it!

11 posted on 10/03/2012 6:18:44 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: tsowellfan
Nothing new for me what was seen in that video. Really, this is NO october surprise.

Thanks for sharing.

12 posted on 10/03/2012 6:19:00 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: AmonAmarth

Obama voted nay on Katrina help


Now THIS is much more damaging than the accent Obama chose to speak in (being the fake that he is).


13 posted on 10/03/2012 6:19:26 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: AmonAmarth

Looks like there were only 11 Yays on this.


14 posted on 10/03/2012 6:19:42 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: tsowellfan
It shows Obama "acting" like a black man and playing the race card. But...

Obama has never lived in a black neighborhood.

15 posted on 10/03/2012 6:19:42 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The news reader on WRKO made Mitt Romney’s denial of having anything to do with the tape the headline.


16 posted on 10/03/2012 6:19:46 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: AmonAmarth

That’s interesting.


17 posted on 10/03/2012 6:21:48 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Time to circle the wagons men)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
CNN


18 posted on 10/03/2012 6:27:11 AM PDT by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"However, the conservative news outlets that pushed the video Tuesday night argued the media skipped over portions of the speech. "

Conservative news outlets?

19 posted on 10/03/2012 6:30:52 AM PDT by GregoTX (Federalist)
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To: lonestar
It shows Obama "acting" like a black man and playing the race card.

I've seem that video before (when he was running for President). Just not the full video.

It was already known he was faking an authentic black American's accent. I think Sean Hannity (who still thinks Obama's connection to Rev. Wright and the American unrepentant terrorist will sink Obama)is just noticing this fake black accent.

The video certainly does not help Obama but any damage the fake accent / race baiting does will be minimal.

Now, the fact that he voted against Katrina aid - THAT has more legs.

If you want to sink Obama - offer a better alternative other than simply not being Obama.

20 posted on 10/03/2012 6:33:19 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: pabianice; All
"I think that there is no material significance here, but the Republicans are very good at taking nothing and turning it into what appears to be something," Boyce Watkins, founder of yourblackworld.com, said on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

".................[Boyce] Watkins has an on-going feud with Bill O'Reilly from Fox News. Watkins referred to Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity as "UnAmerican borderline Klansmen who graduated from the Rush Limbaugh School of Arrogant Self-righteousness". During one CNN episode, after Bill O'Reilly made controversial statements about African Americans during his visit to Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem, Watkins referred to Juan Williams as "Bill O'Reilly's happy little Negro", in reference to Williams' insistence that O'Reilly did nothing wrong.

In response, Williams wrote a scathing piece about Watkins in Time Magazine. O'Reilly spent a week on his show calling for Watkins to be fired from his post at Syracuse University. Watkins referred to Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh as "The Axis of Ignorance" for what Watkins believed to be racist attacks against the Black community.

Later in the spring of 2008, Watkins formed an online protest through his website YourBlackWorld.com. In response to Fox News criticism of Senator Barack Obama and Pastor Jeremiah Wright, Watkins asked his supporters to write to Bill O'Reilly's corporate sponsors and complain about O'Reilly's behavior.........................." Source

21 posted on 10/03/2012 6:33:26 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

bump


22 posted on 10/03/2012 6:34:22 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If they try to paint this as no big deal... put out ads with what he said here and what he said in front of crackers supporting him... and then just let the truth soak in... when the try to respond... just say, “idiots”.

LLS


23 posted on 10/03/2012 6:34:27 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: timestax
CNN LIES BIG TIME


24 posted on 10/03/2012 6:35:45 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: LibLieSlayer

VP Joe Biden, speaking to a largely black audience:

“They want to put y’all back in chains!!!!”


25 posted on 10/03/2012 6:37:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: tsowellfan
Hannity wasted this video, IMO. He kept going on about how Obama would talk with a different dialect to blacks than he normally does. So? The real issue, to me is that Obama and the Dems lie constantly about Republicans and whites. This was all over the video, whites steal from blacks, like Biden's, "They gonna put ya'll back in chains" remark.

Democrats lie to blacks about us, they lie to women, (They gonna take away your birth control, force you to have babies, take away abortion), lie to old people, (They gonna take away your Social Security, your Medicare, etc.)

Meanwhile, they go to all these groups giving away free stuff: "What do you want? Free birth control? Free abortions? Free colonostomies? Free Obama phones?"

26 posted on 10/03/2012 6:46:36 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: GregoTX; All

Why Was Obama‘s Audio Book Version of ’Dreams From My Father’ Purged of All References to Communist Mentor?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/why-would-obamas-audio-book-version-of-dreams-from-my-father-have-been-purged-of-all-references-to-communist-mentor/


27 posted on 10/03/2012 6:48:30 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: tsowellfan
This video is more damning to the MSM than it is to Obama.

Yes!

Coming on the heels of the Univision interview, in which our media were shown to be the lap-dogs they've always been, there may be some independents for whom this video confirms what they've been feeling.

Those on the right already knew Obama was a fraud, and many on the left will hear precisely what they want from Obama in this video. Then there's the "mushy middle", apoliticals and other independents who voted for Obama in 2008 and were already beginning to feel a bit duped by the media.

So here we have the media who conspired to cover up the damaging portions of this speech now accusing the right of coordination to expose them?

Are the media bots at this very minute changing debate questions to appear a bit less one-sided? One can dream.

28 posted on 10/03/2012 6:51:26 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

That's Rich coming from these clowns




29 posted on 10/03/2012 6:53:19 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: sportutegrl

Even more damning, I would LOVE to see stats such as black unemployment then (as candidate Obama) vs now under pResident Obama.


30 posted on 10/03/2012 6:55:47 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I'm all for more derogatory references to the 'conservative media' in the liberal legacy media.

By all means, put them on the same level as the rest of the MSM where the politically unengaged will know where to find them.

31 posted on 10/03/2012 6:57:44 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: timestax

32 posted on 10/03/2012 6:59:56 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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33 posted on 10/03/2012 7:00:57 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

To me, the most interesting question regarding this video is whether it could possibly be what Andrew Breitbart was murdered over.


34 posted on 10/03/2012 7:01:58 AM PDT by jpl (The government spent another half a million bucks in the time it just took you to read this tagline.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Word is indeed getting around too...







CNN - COMMUNIST NEWS NETWORK TSHIRT
CNN - COMMUNIST NEWS NETWORK TSHIRT

35 posted on 10/03/2012 7:02:01 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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36 posted on 10/03/2012 7:02:23 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Absolutely!

LLS


37 posted on 10/03/2012 7:03:05 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: AmonAmarth

Can someone get this to Sununu?


38 posted on 10/03/2012 7:04:10 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If the liberals can release tapes..... so can we.


39 posted on 10/03/2012 7:04:23 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: timestax
Print out for good bumper sticker


40 posted on 10/03/2012 7:04:55 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: massgopguy

I don’t believe that Mitt had anything to do with it. Nor should he. Only pointing out that its useful.

In reality I think this started out with Tucker Carlson getting cheesed-off at how he had been played.


41 posted on 10/03/2012 7:05:27 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AmonAmarth

What a geat find!!!!!!


42 posted on 10/03/2012 7:05:33 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: timestax
Especially WOLF BLITZER throwing his underwear at Hussein Obama! HA ha


43 posted on 10/03/2012 7:07:50 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Some more...


44 posted on 10/03/2012 7:09:20 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The suburbs(white)will pay for the cities(black.) Obama has made this quite clear in the past.


45 posted on 10/03/2012 7:09:20 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Somebody needed to release it. Like a voter shouldn’t be made aware of blatant racial bias and race baiting? This video is not “old” in fact at the time he was a US Senator, and a likely presidential candidate. He took the Oath of Office less than two years after he made this speech.


46 posted on 10/03/2012 7:14:00 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: tsowellfan

“Nothing new for me what was seen in that video.”

But it’s not about YOU. It’s about the vast swath of the electorate who pay little to no attention to the election till very late in the day. Obama peddled himself as post-racial, in ‘08; this shows those who fell for that line what a lying hypocrite he is.


47 posted on 10/03/2012 8:03:47 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

The big story to come out is how the MSM conspired to promote the image of BHO II as a uniter and healer of racial divide...DECEIT WITH MALICE.


48 posted on 10/03/2012 9:09:32 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: EDINVA
But it’s not about YOU.

What, do you think I'm some sort of insider that saw segments of that speech back in 2007? You think I'm one of the five that saw the whole video?

I'm not the only one who saw that video. It was on national TV.

It’s about the vast swath of the electorate who pay little to no attention to the election till very late in the day.

That's one of the times I saw segments of the video "very late in the day of election 2008". He still won.

It's a good video to release but it's no October surpise.

Here's an idea from pburgh01 - let's "talk about us really pursuing our own energy, really doing it, oil exploration, oil shale, natural gas, the millions of jobs and how it can power our economy. Talk about simplifying the tax code so people can run businesses not operate businesses trying to hide from the government. Be Reaganesque, really drive home we want to increase the size of the pie, not divvy up the different pieces to voting blocks. Be positive and enthusiastic about the future, how we need to unleash the private sector, that “Partnerships” and “Investments” in the private sector lead to Solyndra.(This would blunt all of Obama’s thought speak, about his friendly Fascism, government\private sector partnerships). Drive home we need respect in the world again and to show strength, that appeasing and shaking hands and groveling at with dictators and madmen is very Un-American like.

49 posted on 10/03/2012 9:49:12 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; Travis McGee
I love it -- "Conservative Media" (although on the main page it say's "right-wing"). I guess therefore, by logical inference, that they are admitting the existence of "Liberal/left-wing" news outlets?

They'd certainly deny such a label for themselves, of course, despite the fact that CNN has been very obviously carrying every drop of Obama's water. (Except for Anderson Cooper; to his credit he's ruffled a few feathers. Maybe he's just acting as a foil, or maybe he should take steps to ensure he doesn't get 'Breitbarted'. $;-)

50 posted on 10/03/2012 1:58:29 PM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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