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Obama Calls a Michigan Reporter "Sweetie"
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Posted on 05/14/2008 8:15:53 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear

Obama calls a Michigan reporter "sweetie" when asked what he would do for the workers at the auto plant he was visiting... odd.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Juy9NwI8_i0


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bisexual

1 posted on 05/14/2008 8:15:54 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Well, the end of the world has now begun.


2 posted on 05/14/2008 8:18:12 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Minus_The_Bear

What guy calls anyone “sweetie??”


3 posted on 05/14/2008 8:20:02 PM PDT by bill1952 (I will vote for McCain if he resigns his Senate seat before this election.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I bet she gets a sit down with Obama now. The sweet young thing deserves it.


4 posted on 05/14/2008 8:20:29 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State for business, Red State at heart..)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
This is such a nonstory.

I'd gladly call a male 'honey' or 'sweetie' and it would mean nothing derogatory. It would be a term of friendliness and nothing more.

Can we all focus on Obama's socialist tendencies and not that he called someone 'sweetie'?

5 posted on 05/14/2008 8:20:59 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: PetroniusMaximus

I don’t think it’s that big of a deal. I’m just surprised that any reporter would even think to question Obama at all. They usually just parrot his lines.


6 posted on 05/14/2008 8:22:04 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear

She was none to happy about it, how sexist.


7 posted on 05/14/2008 8:22:16 PM PDT by roses of sharon ( (Who will be McCain's maverick?))
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Well,was she a sweetie? Any pics?


8 posted on 05/14/2008 8:23:36 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Defeat liberalism, its the right thing to do for America.)
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To: bill1952

Only arrogant a**holes do.


9 posted on 05/14/2008 8:24:33 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: Minus_The_Bear

“I don’t think it’s that big of a deal.”

Oh, I’m not shooting at you. I heard the story earlier on some news channel and they were all over it. You would have thought he called her something I probably shouldn’t post.


10 posted on 05/14/2008 8:24:39 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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Or gay guys.


11 posted on 05/14/2008 8:24:52 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Well, maybe he thought he would sound tough and macho, which surveys have identified as important in those vast stretches of emptiness over which you are forced to fly while on your way from Manhattan, Center of the Universe, to some other important place, like Beverly Hills/s;)


12 posted on 05/14/2008 8:27:06 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Minus_The_Bear

When I was a little boy, people used “sweetie pie” as a term of endearment when speaking to a girlfriend or sometimes a child. But today, the press would only allow someone like Obama to get away with it.


13 posted on 05/14/2008 8:28:04 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
Is this indicative of something we should know about?
14 posted on 05/14/2008 8:28:23 PM PDT by Doc91678 (Doc91678)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

The feminazis and the NAGS types may be pissed about this, but other than that, who cares...


15 posted on 05/14/2008 8:29:18 PM PDT by KoRn (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: PetroniusMaximus
Well, the end of the world has now begun.

Man the life boats!!! What a non story, I'm for calling every ugly reporter in the world sweetie, if it p**** them off. Ninety nine percent of them are to dumb to know if it is raining.

16 posted on 05/14/2008 8:29:49 PM PDT by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: bill1952
I call my 7 year old daughter “sweetie”. You got a problem with that?
17 posted on 05/14/2008 8:32:29 PM PDT by aliquando (A Scout is T, L, H, F, C, K, O, C, T, B, C, and R.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

My friend’s girlfriend calls me sweetie.

Dunno why, but she does.


18 posted on 05/14/2008 8:33:21 PM PDT by wastedyears (The US Military is what goes Bump in the night.)
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To: Lizavetta

I’m with you. I regularly get called “dear,” “gal,” “honey,” etc., and I don’t think it’s insulting at all. It’s just the way a lot of people talk here in southwest Missouri.


19 posted on 05/14/2008 8:33:46 PM PDT by Huntress (Barack Obama--Not just another empty suit.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

It would be funny if this became more controversial than his “10,000 dead” statement after last year’s tornado.

Or more controversial than his 57 states comment.

Think of how Quayle suffered just for adding an e on potato.


20 posted on 05/14/2008 8:36:41 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Also what he calls John Edwards. True story.


21 posted on 05/14/2008 8:38:43 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: Minus_The_Bear
If he were a Republican the feminists would be staging an angry villager scene outside his Senate office right this very second. But he's not so...

Oh, and how is he going to help the workers at the plant? Simple...ah. Raise taxes? Tick off our trading partners? Yeah, stuff like that.

22 posted on 05/14/2008 8:54:54 PM PDT by jpf
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To: Minus_The_Bear

This ties in nicely with the crack smoking/homosexual rumors. This is going to be a fun election.


23 posted on 05/14/2008 9:01:18 PM PDT by east1234 (It's the borders stupid!)
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To: bill1952

What guy calls anyone “sweetie??”
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It’s a Barack thang....you wouldn’t understand.


24 posted on 05/14/2008 10:28:10 PM PDT by soupcon
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To: Minus_The_Bear

“I don’t think it’s that big of a deal.”

We’re Freepers around here. This “hold on a minute Sweetie” thing is Trivial Pursuit. Let Chris Matthews kick it around for a month or two. Maybe it will send another tickle up his leg.


25 posted on 05/14/2008 10:54:01 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: haroldeveryman

Gets even better,

http://elections.foxnews.com/2008/05/14/obama-apologizes-for-calling-michigan-tv-reporter-sweetie/

Obama Apologizes for Calling Michigan TV Reporter ‘Sweetie’

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Did Mr Clinton ever apologize to Monica?


26 posted on 05/14/2008 11:52:07 PM PDT by Son House (God Enlightened me through Charles Gibson, the top Income Tax Rate Should be 15% too!)
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To: org.whodat

I take it most that have posted here did not watch the exchange. She asked a legit question and was blown off by Barry with his Sweetie comment. His handlers then refused the question later. It was basically, I’ll get to it later Sweetie.

You wouldn’t think a white guy could call a brother “boy” and get away with it. Why do you tolerate a grown professional woman unknown to the candidate being called Sweetie.

As a father of girls I don’t want anyone man dismissing them with a “put them in their place” reference. And I am from the south where people like to attach terms of endearment. This was not the place, person or time for it.


27 posted on 05/15/2008 12:00:59 AM PDT by Edison (I don't know what irks me more, the lying or the incompetence.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Obama Calls a Michigan Reporter “Sweetie” ~ the reporter was a MAN...baby!!!!

for lib/dems...that is Ok...but if the reporte questioned b. HUSSEIN on anything...the reporter would be RACIST!!!


28 posted on 05/15/2008 2:26:00 AM PDT by nyyankeefan
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To: Lizavetta; Huntress

I’d gladly call a male ‘honey’ or ‘sweetie’ and it would mean nothing derogatory. It would be a term of friendliness and nothing more.

Are you both deliberately myopic?

Of course its not unusual for a female to use such terms.

Obama, as far as I see, is a male, and pray tell, when was the last time a causual male called you sweetie??
Men do not use such terms as the small change of conversation outside of intimate encounters. Ask any male. - who isn’t gay. - or an Obama supporter.

Okay dearie? (deliberate improper usage)


29 posted on 05/15/2008 5:15:49 AM PDT by bill1952 (I will vote for McCain if he resigns his Senate seat before this election.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear; All

“Hold on Sweetie. I just wanna eat mah waffles.”


30 posted on 05/15/2008 6:26:19 AM PDT by redstates4ever
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To: Doc91678

B. Hussein Obama is getting in touch with his inner Richard Simmons.


31 posted on 05/15/2008 6:27:16 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: bill1952
Are you both deliberately myopic?

Honey, I'm not. The contractor who is painting my house addresses me as "gal" routinely. It's just the way he talks. I can tell from his manner and the tone of his voice that he means no offense, and I take none. If he spoke to me in a derogatory tone of voice or grabbed my a$$ while calling me "gal," then I would be offended. In cases like this, the delivery is more important that words themselves.

32 posted on 05/15/2008 4:17:39 PM PDT by Huntress (Barack Obama--Not just another empty suit.)
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To: Huntress

Gal is normal.

“Sweetie” is gay. ;^)


33 posted on 05/15/2008 6:27:19 PM PDT by bill1952 (I will vote for McCain if he resigns his Senate seat before this election.)
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To: east1234
This ties in nicely with the crack smoking/homosexual rumors. This is going to be a fun election.

It also ties in nicely with Women Threaten Obama Boycott

This has been one of the best primaries I've had the pleasure to watch. Watching the MSM, rat party and rat voters stomp on Hitlery's throat while she writes another million dollar check to her doomed campaign has been all that I thought it could be...3 cheers to Rush and Operation Chaos for extending her misery!!!

34 posted on 05/15/2008 10:45:55 PM PDT by Once-Ler (If 99% of elected officials fall into your definition of socialism, then give up. You lost already.)
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