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Special rules for Obama?
American Thinker ^ | 07/15/08 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 07/15/2008 6:40:23 AM PDT by coffee260

Sooner or later, voters are going to recognize the exquisite sensitivity of thObama-protested covere Obama campaign to ridicule as weakness. By choosing to cry foul  over the New Yorker cover depicting the Obamas as the opposition supposedly sees him, the campaign reveals the precariousness of the substance-free image-building effort to date.

The irrepressible Doug Ross  dug up a New Yorker cover mocking Bush and Cheney as the gay cowboys from Brokeback Mountain, sarcastically noting the missing firestorm of protest.

 
Brokeback White HouseAre Americans really going to want to vote for someone who holds himself to be above criticism and mockery?


 
 


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2008; 2008election; bigears; demagogues; democrats; dumboears; ears; mywhatbigearsuhave; newyorker; obama

1 posted on 07/15/2008 6:41:02 AM PDT by coffee260
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To: coffee260

It appears the New Yorker Magazine backed Hillary in the primary....


2 posted on 07/15/2008 6:44:19 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: coffee260

If you do not drop out I shall taunt you a second time...


3 posted on 07/15/2008 6:44:27 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Who is America's George Galloway?)
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To: coffee260

Reminds me of another group who reacted to a cartoon.

Just can’t seem to remember which group that was rioting all across europe.


4 posted on 07/15/2008 6:49:20 AM PDT by Carley
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To: coffee260
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me!

We know W is not a homosexual cowboy. Not even funny. No response or publicity.

The words and pictures hurt B. Hussein Obama for two reasons:
1. They are true
2. They expose his lies

5 posted on 07/15/2008 6:51:35 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is an EVIL like no other, and must be ERADICATED)
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To: Carley
Just can’t seem to remember which group that was rioting all across europe.

Don't worry about it. Here, have a ham sandwich.

6 posted on 07/15/2008 6:51:41 AM PDT by thulldud (Congress does not want answers. They want scapegoats. (andy58-in-nh))
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To: Carley

Could they be Obama’s co-religionists??


7 posted on 07/15/2008 6:52:06 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: coffee260
BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA - CHANGE YOU CAN COUNT ON, BUT DON'T WANT

THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ABOUT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA



8 posted on 07/15/2008 6:52:13 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: coffee260

What was it that Phil Gramm said about whiners?

Everything goes double for the Obamas, the Marxist and the docile Muslim suicide bomber being sent out into the marketplace.

Herself, still the Cold and Joyless, stands a chance of overturning this nomination process even yet.

George Soros is just hedging his bets.

O’Bambi is standing in the headlights, while the driver of the vehicle stands behind the opened door, and sights in with the deer rifle.

What an excellent trophy to hang on the wall of that secret club in Manhattan.


9 posted on 07/15/2008 6:52:38 AM PDT by alloysteel (Barack Hussein Obama, Jr., the candidate of change - change the rules, change your mind....)
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To: coffee260
The irrepressible Doug Ross dug up a New Yorker cover mocking Bush and Cheney as the gay cowboys from Brokeback Mountain, sarcastically noting the missing firestorm of protest.

That is because the Bush administration respects the God-given right of free speech, even if it speech that is offensive or critical to the administration. Obama, on the other hand, does not respect free speech. His campaign's criticism of the cover of the New Yorker, as well as his followers' attacking other media outlets who criticize the Messiah himself, is proof positive that as President, Obama will actively prohibit any speech that he finds objectionable.

FR better get a hosting provider in another country!

10 posted on 07/15/2008 6:52:44 AM PDT by pnh102 (Save America - Ban Ethanol Now!)
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To: coffee260

Republicans didn’t get particularly upset over things like the Cheny/Bush cover because they were so obviosly false. The Obama cover, however, is unintentionaly true; thus the Obama people have to do everything they can to attack it.


11 posted on 07/15/2008 6:54:34 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Good catch.


12 posted on 07/15/2008 6:55:00 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: Jeff Head

Jeff,

Because you know how to post pictures on FR, there is an image of a rejected New Yorker front cover that’s posted on PowerLine that would look good on FR. Thanks.


13 posted on 07/15/2008 6:55:28 AM PDT by Eurale
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To: Jeff Head

Jeff,

Because you know how to post pictures on FR, there is an image of a rejected New Yorker front cover that’s posted on PowerLine that would look good on FR. Thanks.


14 posted on 07/15/2008 6:55:28 AM PDT by Eurale
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To: coffee260

An Idea: Let’s make this thread a bulletin board for the most offensive cartoons and covers against Republicans we have ever seen. Certainly the repulsive ones targeting Condi Rice hld special significance.


15 posted on 07/15/2008 6:58:55 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Eurale

Link, or URL?


16 posted on 07/15/2008 6:59:26 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: pnh102

mcCain also criticized the Omama cover as offensive.

does anyone in government support free speech?
Or is it just the people?


17 posted on 07/15/2008 7:00:30 AM PDT by o_zarkman44 (No Bull in 08!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

They’re firmly in Obama’s camp. The New Yorker was mocking conservative criticism of the Obamas. Obama’s political consultants believe the American public is stupid.


18 posted on 07/15/2008 7:00:44 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: montag813

How about the cover of the “Nation” that showed Clarence Thomas as a lawn jockey.


19 posted on 07/15/2008 7:01:42 AM PDT by sharkhawk (Here come the Hawks)
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To: o_zarkman44

“mcCain also criticized the Omama cover as offensive.”

“Nice guys finish last.” - Leo Durocher.


20 posted on 07/15/2008 7:03:39 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: coffee260

The December 5, 2005 New Yorker cover depicted Bush as a housemaid in an apron with a feather duster while Cheney in an easy chair smokes a cigar, with beer cans and crooked paintings in the Oval Office.

The recent Gay Pride / Queer Issue of the Village Voice shows Bush and Cheney passionately kissing, with the caption Make Love Not War

Another Village Voice cover showed Bush as a vampire sucking blood from a cadaverous Statue of Liberty.


21 posted on 07/15/2008 7:04:20 AM PDT by Montaignes Cat
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To: Jeff Head

http://powerlineblog.com/


22 posted on 07/15/2008 7:05:19 AM PDT by Eurale
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To: Eurale
Well, I think the New Yorker used the best one from my perspective to satire the fears regarding Obama.

Here are the other two I liked:


23 posted on 07/15/2008 7:15:55 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: Jeff Head

I agree. These two are pretty good though.


24 posted on 07/15/2008 7:24:59 AM PDT by Eurale
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To: coffee260
Obama believes he is above criticism and will act aggressively to prevent stories and images, he and his supporters believe are unflattering from being published.  Obama has become a one-man national censor.

A while back, Obama was all upset that his wife, Michelle, received fire for her anti-American views, and ordered the media and Republicans to "leave my wife alone" -- even as the bride was out dissing the United States.

Two weeks ago, Dr. Danielle Allen, who failed to identify herself as an Obama campaign worker and maximum contributor, attacked me and a couple of others in the Washington Post for daring to publish, on the Internet, opinion that she believes is unflattering to Obama.  She calls it calumny, the intentional and generally vicious false accusation of a crime or other offense designed to damage one's reputation.  She wants those she finds guilty of calumny to be shunned and punished under the law.

Two days ago, Obama and his sycophants got their panties in a bunch over the New Yorker cover page showing Obama dressed as a Somali elder (quite true) and Michelle dressed as Angela Davis in the Oval Office, where an American flag burns in the fireplace (image below).

Now, Obama's people are crying "racism" that John McLaughlin used the term "oreo" in a discussion of Jesse Jackson's threat to cut Obama's nuts off.  Mind you, McLaughlin never called or inferred Obama was an "oreo," or Jackson either, but that didn't matter to the Obamalytes, because what Obama is attempting to do is to silence any criticism or perceived criticism of him, and by extension, his wife.  CNN even reported that McLaughlin's innocent comments caused an uproar -- what?

We all have watched as the left has portrayed the President of the United States, George W. Bush with the most unbelievable, doctored images.  Search Google, using the word "Bush" and "Hitler," "chimp," "evil," or "murderer" to see what the Left has been up to for the last 7 years.

George Bush, ever a man, simply ignored these vicious attacks.  Obama, on the other hand,  whines like a child.

But it's worse.  Obama has an agenda here.  He and his minions want to silence any criticism of Obama -- anything that they see as unflattering.  They even stoop to identifying their critics as racists -- which is really strange, since Obama, himself has displayed his personal racism in his writings and spoken words for years.

Beware this guy.  He truly has the instincts of a fascist.

The Obama File -- Latest News


25 posted on 07/15/2008 7:39:52 AM PDT by Beckwith ('Typical White Person')
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To: popdonnelly

“The New Yorker was mocking conservative criticism of the Obamas’....

I know, I was just throwing you know what at the wall. It does expose Obama’s thin skin to anything considered adverse to his campaign...be it friend or foe.


26 posted on 07/15/2008 7:49:36 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: coffee260

The Obamas work themselves up over the smallest of things. This shows how thin-skin they are. Just a thought.


27 posted on 07/15/2008 7:58:32 AM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation, with 4 cats in my life as proof. =^..^==^..^=)
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To: popdonnelly

Sen. McCain, please DO NOT PANDER to the Obamas.


28 posted on 07/15/2008 8:01:02 AM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation, with 4 cats in my life as proof. =^..^==^..^=)
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To: pnh102; Beckwith; All

Just wait ‘till someone does a parody New Yorker cover of the “Brokeback Cowboys” theme with Obama and Larry Sinclair!!

Now that would be a cover to see, and watching the Obamanators decide whether to launch a firestorm (and risk bringing attention to the Larry Sinclair allegations) or else lie low and hope it doesn’t get circulated too widely...... well it would be fun.

Danielle Allen could get herself into a frenzy (as only a ‘genius’ can). We didn’t see President Bush and VP Cheney whining about the absurd New Yorker cover on them. Obambi’s cultish followers are a bunch of self-righteous, arrogant frauds..... just like their Great Leader.


29 posted on 07/15/2008 10:30:27 AM PDT by Enchante (BILL AYERS: "Now THESE are the Obamas I knew! Thank you, New Yorker, for showing my real friends!")
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To: Carley
Reminds me of another group who reacted to a cartoon.

Just can’t seem to remember which group that was rioting all across europe.


That's what Rush stressed more than once today on his radio show.
30 posted on 07/15/2008 12:03:54 PM PDT by coffee260 (coffee)
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To: montag813
"...Let’s make this thread a bulletin board for the most offensive cartoons and covers against Republicans we have ever seen."



31 posted on 07/15/2008 12:08:11 PM PDT by coffee260 (coffee)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

He probably can’t take another frontal assault, Jimmy Carter’s rabbit is dynamite.


32 posted on 07/15/2008 12:18:27 PM PDT by pbear8 (Typical Bitter White Person but better dipped in cinnamon and sugar)
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