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Obama Fever Is Breaking On the Web
Washington Post ^ | February 23, 2008 | Jose Antonio Vargas

Posted on 02/23/2008 5:17:21 PM PST by Kaslin

A Rash of New Sites Throws Some Cold Water On the Hot Candidate

It's the nature of the Web -- and, really, of life. What goes up must come down. What's popular becomes too popular. What's seen as hip and hot and cool eventually gets mocked.

Even, yes, Barack Obama.

In recent days, sites have popped up indicating that the ongoing online Obamamania has hit a wall. What kind of wall? A snarky, ironic, this-Obama-thing-has-gotten-over-the-top wall. Obama's smiling mug is mashed up on countless faces on SenatorObamas.com. He's Sumobama. He's Pharaohbama. He's Navajobama, complete with a blue-and-white feathered headdress. The blog Is Barack Obama the Messiah? features a photo of the Illinois senator standing on a flight of stairs, Christlike, above an adoring crowd while a ray of light beams from above.

And on the aptly titled Web site BarackObamaIsYourNewBicycle.com, the candidate caters to all your needs: Barack Obama made your bed . . . Barack Obama folded your laundry . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barackhusseinobama; bo; chebama; cultofobama; husseinobama; nobama; obama
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1 posted on 02/23/2008 5:17:23 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Barack Obama turned me into a newt!

A newt?

Yes, But I got better.


2 posted on 02/23/2008 5:18:43 PM PST by NeoCaveman (El Conservo Tribe, tribal name "Avoids Fort Marcy Park")
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To: Kaslin

I’m all in for (climate) change!


3 posted on 02/23/2008 5:19:27 PM PST by Paladin2 (Huma for co-president!)
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To: Kaslin

And if elected, Barry Hussein will destroy America....


4 posted on 02/23/2008 5:19:54 PM PST by The Forgotten Man (He works, he votes, generally he prays--but he always pays....)
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To: Kaslin

A fraud if there ever was one.


5 posted on 02/23/2008 5:21:59 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Kaslin

You mean the libs have finally figured out he is an empty suit???


6 posted on 02/23/2008 5:22:08 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: The Forgotten Man

Look, It is all about the Queen getting what she DESERVES! Remember that you PEONS! Bow DOWN before her and do NOT LOOK HER IN THE EYE!


7 posted on 02/23/2008 5:23:02 PM PST by Shady (The Fairness Doctrine is ANYTHING but fair!!!!)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

A fraud and a charlatan


8 posted on 02/23/2008 5:26:10 PM PST by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

9 posted on 02/23/2008 5:26:31 PM PST by Bobalu (I guess I see'd that varmint for the last time....)
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To: Kaslin

10 posted on 02/23/2008 5:26:44 PM PST by Polybius
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To: The Forgotten Man
And if elected, Barry Hussein will destroy America....

Do you call him Barry because Limbaugh does?

Which other of your thoughts are not your own?

11 posted on 02/23/2008 5:26:48 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: EagleUSA

Some might have, but I doubt that those who applaud him for blowing his nose have


12 posted on 02/23/2008 5:28:39 PM PST by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: The Forgotten Man

God help this great nation if he is elected


13 posted on 02/23/2008 5:29:40 PM PST by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

14 posted on 02/23/2008 5:30:56 PM PST by Gritty (Bill gave the party an appetite for slick lounge acts and this time Barack's delivering it -Mk Steyn)
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To: EagleUSA
You mean the libs have finally figured out he is an empty suit???

No. The libs have been a small part of Obama's following. Libs think, even with only a small brain. It is the vacuous non-thinkers who may be growing tired of this socialist.

15 posted on 02/23/2008 5:31:28 PM PST by outofstyle (There's a rake at the gates of Hell tonight)
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To: Kaslin

Obama is the One, the True Way and the Light


Obama is born
16 posted on 02/23/2008 5:31:43 PM PST by ari-freedom (Never a dude like this one! Obama's got a plan to stick it to The Man!)
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To: EagleUSA
You mean the libs have finally figured out he is an empty suit???

It's nothing like that. The collective have finally realized that 'Obama' sounds like 'Osama'. The left have been fighting for Osama's side for so long that when "Obama" came along, it rolled off their tongue quite easily.

You say Osama
I say Obama ...

You see? It's simple really.

[;o)~
17 posted on 02/23/2008 5:32:02 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Kaslin



18 posted on 02/23/2008 5:32:55 PM PST by The_Macallan
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To: humblegunner

Good evening Humblegunner


19 posted on 02/23/2008 5:34:31 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: Kaslin
Obama Fever Is Breaking On the Web

It must be since I get a rash every time I read about this vapid empty suit.

20 posted on 02/23/2008 5:35:54 PM PST by AmericaUnited
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To: The Forgotten Man

so will hillary, so will mccain


21 posted on 02/23/2008 5:36:34 PM PST by Liberty2007 (I AM AWESOME , The best thing on Talk radio----Michael Savage)
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To: Liberty Valance
"You say Osama I say Obama ..."

Yeah, really! Let's call the whole thing off!!!

22 posted on 02/23/2008 5:36:35 PM PST by SierraWasp (McCain's NOT a RINO! He's a CONTRA CONSERVATIVE!!! (he's also contra-constitutional like Schwartzen-)
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To: outofstyle

23 posted on 02/23/2008 5:37:03 PM PST by Shermy (Huckabee in the Cayman Islands while his wife was in a Las Vegas casino. $$ Laundromat??)
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To: al baby
Good evening

Yes indeed!

24 posted on 02/23/2008 5:37:33 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Kaslin

Oooooooo!!! I really like your tagline!!!


25 posted on 02/23/2008 5:37:47 PM PST by SierraWasp (McCain's NOT a RINO! He's a CONTRA CONSERVATIVE!!! (he's also contra-constitutional like Schwartzen-)
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To: The_Macallan
I still say the rats nominee will be SHRILARY!.

Somehow I don't think a halfrican marxist coke snorting bisexual with ties to the nation of islam AND the weather underground will make a very good top of the ticket.

26 posted on 02/23/2008 5:41:08 PM PST by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: Rome2000

Maybe the Obama Mania has run out of steam at last. He’s all hat and no cattle as they say in Texas.


27 posted on 02/23/2008 5:44:11 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Liberty2007

Hillary yes, McCain, I doubt


28 posted on 02/23/2008 5:48:03 PM PST by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: SierraWasp

Thanks


29 posted on 02/23/2008 5:49:01 PM PST by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

Using my vast and uncompromised ‘mom’ skills and experience, I can tell you that fevers break...and then you have a period of recovery. So is Hillary being nice now because she is going to be the one to feed America Jello and chicken soup when ObamaMania is over?


30 posted on 02/23/2008 5:49:25 PM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Michelle Obama: this seasons Teresa Heinz.)
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To: Kaslin; All

Obama fever is a venereal disease.


31 posted on 02/23/2008 5:49:55 PM PST by Perdogg
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To: ari-freedom

I’ve been trying to figure out who Obama reminds me of. He struts around with an arrogant self-confidence which is eerie when you consider that he’s only 46 years old with little political experience or accomplishments. He must have an enormous ego that allows him to behave without any modesty or apparent self doubt. He reminds me of Louis Farrakan and the Nation of Islam flunkies that follow him around. The same strutting with the chin in the air, the same superior manner. I think this is enormously appealing to people who derive their sense of identity and belonging by attaching themselves to charismatic figures who promise to take care of them. A David Korish, or Jim Jones, or some of the fascists of the last century.

Isn’t anyone in the news media beginning to feel a little uneasy about this guy? All of these hysterical people falling at his feet almost worshiping him. Is this what Americans want as a president? Some messianic figure who excites this kind of mass adoration? It’s scary.


32 posted on 02/23/2008 5:50:05 PM PST by WestSylvanian
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To: Kaslin
This is one FUNNY site. BarackObamaIsYourNewBicycle.com
33 posted on 02/23/2008 5:54:07 PM PST by TexasNative2000 (Is this tagline governed by McCain-Feingold?)
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To: Kaslin

You’re entirely welcome! It just speaks volumes with utter profundity, wiping away ANY doubt!!! Like it just slams the door on ANY alternative foolish thoughts!!!


34 posted on 02/23/2008 5:54:49 PM PST by SierraWasp (McCain's NOT a RINO! He's a CONTRA CONSERVATIVE!!! (he's also contra-constitutional like Schwartzen-)
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To: humblegunner
Barry was what he went by in High school. I call him YObama-Bama.


35 posted on 02/23/2008 5:59:06 PM PST by CJ Wolf (The Ron Paul - Let Freedom Ping list - freepmail me to be on it.)
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To: Gritty
Another winner by Gritty!!!

You know that "Village" Hillary is always talkin about?

It went with Obama!!!

36 posted on 02/23/2008 5:59:38 PM PST by SierraWasp (McCain's NOT a RINO! He's a CONTRA CONSERVATIVE!!! (he's also contra-constitutional like Schwartzen-)
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To: Kaslin

I don’t understand why Obama is in this race at all. Granted her highness has a very high negative, someone had to convince Barry that he could get the nomination in spite of the preprimary inevitability. There must be some in the Bolshecrat party that hate her as much as real people. And, she probably calls them friends. Soros likely has all of Russia on the internet sending pledges to Obama.


37 posted on 02/23/2008 6:01:50 PM PST by depressed in 06 (Bolshecrat, the amoral party of what if and whine.)
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To: AliVeritas

One day this will all hit the fan. The emotion will die down and the crimes will surface.


38 posted on 02/23/2008 6:02:18 PM PST by Libloather (February is Liberal Awareness Month.)
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To: Kaslin
Here's Ann on it all...talking so fast I can barely keep up ~~
39 posted on 02/23/2008 6:02:26 PM PST by Lady GOP
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To: Libloather

Hopefully before November.


40 posted on 02/23/2008 6:06:44 PM PST by geopyg (Don't wish for peace, pray for Victory.)
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To: Kaslin

That BarackObamaisyournewbicycle site is funny!


41 posted on 02/23/2008 6:07:05 PM PST by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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The average voter will never even see those bias websites nor care what is on them.


42 posted on 02/23/2008 6:07:06 PM PST by CTSeditor
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To: Kaslin
This thing may blow over like Michael Jackson's career.

He was going along like he walked on water until one day, the whole world turned against him.

Americans can turn on a dime and bury yesterday's icons.

43 posted on 02/23/2008 6:11:17 PM PST by NoControllingLegalAuthority
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To: NeoCaveman

I have proof the Obama weighs as much as a duck.

So therefore................HE’S A WITCH!!!


44 posted on 02/23/2008 6:15:24 PM PST by TrueKnightGalahad (When you're racing...it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting.)
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To: Kaslin

It’s a long way to November and already the “Oprah halo” on Obama is fading....


45 posted on 02/23/2008 6:21:51 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Kaslin

Call me crazy for thinking this, but with Hillary’s past coziness with McCain combined with the bad feeling between her and Hussein, if the empty suit gets the RAT nomination, I can see Hillary throwing her support to McCain.


46 posted on 02/23/2008 6:24:54 PM PST by white trash redneck
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To: depressed in 06

Actually yes, they hope for the second Carter Presidency, an unmitigated disaster.


47 posted on 02/23/2008 6:26:25 PM PST by alecqss
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To: Kaslin
Mathew adds. "He's not going to win on personality alone. I think the more people shy away from the mania of it all, the more they'll realize that there's actual substance in him and what he's been saying."

That actual "substance in him" is an old days socialism; Mathew better hope they stick to the mania...
48 posted on 02/23/2008 6:28:37 PM PST by alecqss
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To: Kaslin

49 posted on 02/23/2008 7:03:47 PM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Everytime McCain reaches out to conservatives, conservatives get poked in the eye.)
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To: Kaslin
The root of this 'mania', imho, and ALL the substance that is going to be required of Obama, is that he will bring the CHANGE Americans are longing for.

Only this morning, 10 mortar rounds were lobbed into the Green Zone of Baghdad.

Just imagine that, 5 years after Pearl Harbor, island insurgents were still lobbing rockets made in Bora Bora into downtown Honolulu.

McCain offers the people 95 more years to wrap it up...sending, presumably, even our grandchildren's grandchildren to Iraq, to perform dangerous, urban renewal projects that will eventually pacify the locals & win their hearts and minds...

Can Obama and his adoring followers change that?

YES...they can!

They are the ones they've been waiting for!

They are the change that they seek!

Until someone comes up with a with a credible counter to all this, and Hitlery has failed UTTERLY, and McCain has a lot of change to go through himself, the fuzzy concept of President Barack Hussein Obama emerging from the various HOPENOSIS sessions will continue to clarify among the voting public...

50 posted on 02/23/2008 7:13:10 PM PST by O Neill (Aye, Katie Scarlett, the ONLY thing that lasts is the land...)
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