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New Yorker's plane snub over Obama 'terrorist' cartoon
guardian.co.uk ^ | Monday July 21, 2008 | Matthew Weaver

Posted on 07/21/2008 12:13:23 PM PDT by Syncro

The New Yorker's Washington correspondent has been denied a press place on Barack Obama's tour of the Middle East and Europe after the magazine depicted the presidential candidate as a terrorist on its cover.

The Obama camp said there was not enough room on the aircraft but the move is being seen as a snub to the magazine.


(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: chicago; lampoon; newyorker; obama; obamasbigadventure; obamavisit; press; ryanlizza; satire; snub; terroristcartoon
Suprise, suprise!

Obama "brushed off" the cartoon, and also the author of the article Ryan Lizza.

1 posted on 07/21/2008 12:13:25 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

What a petty little man.

And SOME want him to be our next president.


2 posted on 07/21/2008 12:15:32 PM PDT by WayneS (America's Commies Love Their Obami !!!!)
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To: Syncro

Another fine example of free speech in the HUSSEIN nobama era.......


3 posted on 07/21/2008 12:15:38 PM PDT by Jerry Attrick
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To: Syncro

Funny... He has a new plane

July 20, 2008, 9:01 PM
Obama’s New Plane To Meet Him Overseas
Posted by Maria Gavrilovic| 7

(CBS)From CBS News’ Maria Gavrilovic:

(CHICAGO) Barack Obama’s campaign unveiled a newly painted and refurbished 757 plane tonight, just an hour before the traveling press corps is to depart to meet up with Obama on his trip to the Middle East and Europe trip. Obama will not to be on the debut flight of his new plane; as he is currently in the Middle East.

The official campaign plane has the words “Change We Can Believe In” written across, while the tail is fully clad with the campaign logo on it. The inside of the 757 was refurbished with new carpeting and brand new leather seats for Obama and his staff.

Currently 40 members of the press and 20 staffers are aboard the campaign plane and en route overseas.


4 posted on 07/21/2008 12:17:40 PM PDT by ncfool (Barack show us the birth certificate. Obama the Manchurian Candidate .)
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To: Syncro

I can think of another great orator that ascended ethereally to power...his country didn’t fare well in spite of it’s dominance in many fields, from manufacturing to medicine and science in general. ...’twas back in the ‘30’s as I recall.


5 posted on 07/21/2008 12:18:02 PM PDT by gorush (Happiness occurs between the ears, in the meantime, exterminate the Moops!)
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To: Syncro

Hey, the New Yorker made out like a bandit here. That trip is going to be a waste of time.


6 posted on 07/21/2008 12:21:48 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Annapolis, flight school, Congress, Senate, MIAs, Keating 5, Soros, Kerry... tried & found wanting!)
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To: ncfool
Obama's new ride
7 posted on 07/21/2008 12:23:14 PM PDT by ncfool (Barack show us the birth certificate. Obama the Manchurian Candidate .)
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To: Syncro

Imagine if Bush snubbed Helen Thomas for her dumbbutt questions.


8 posted on 07/21/2008 12:26:56 PM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: ncfool
Air Force 1.5?
9 posted on 07/21/2008 12:26:59 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Whale oil: the renewable biofuel for the 21st century.)
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Obama's new ride -lge
10 posted on 07/21/2008 12:27:40 PM PDT by ncfool (Barack show us the birth certificate. Obama the Manchurian Candidate .)
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To: ncfool

” The inside of the 757 was refurbished with new carpeting and brand new leather seats for Obama and his staff.”

Good to hear those idiots donating to the Obama campaign know what their donations are going for.


11 posted on 07/21/2008 12:35:22 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Syncro

Few things are more important to the liberal press than getting an uber-liberal into the White House, and they’ll do just about anything to facilitate it. One thing they won’t do, though, is suffer snubs and insults to their imperial station. Nope, nope, that’s going too far. Doesn’t he know who they are? Methinks Obama will pay for this.

Not all at once, of course. Most of the press will jockey to be Obama’s favorite and become even bigger suck ups than they already are. But when dealing with big egos and skin as thin as Obama’s, there’s just not enough slobber on the planet.


12 posted on 07/21/2008 12:38:30 PM PDT by Eroteme
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To: Syncro

I only pray this ticks off enough press to sit back and say “Hey, wait a minute. That could be us!” and get over their obsession with him.


13 posted on 07/21/2008 12:43:30 PM PDT by autumnraine
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To: ncfool

That’s one scary airplane. Barf!


14 posted on 07/21/2008 12:46:46 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

Yeah, those $5 donations made it so that Obama and his staff butts wouldn’t have to touch anything but leather.


15 posted on 07/21/2008 12:47:04 PM PDT by autumnraine
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To: ncfool

And just how much fuel does Barry waste with that plane? Who pays for it? Is it a full flight to justify the fuel useage? Enquiring minds need to know.


16 posted on 07/21/2008 12:47:56 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (DRILL NOW. DRILL OFTEN. DRILL 24/7/365. PAY LESS. SUCK THE GROUND DRY.)
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To: ncfool

It needs to be reworded to : Change that we can make believe in.


17 posted on 07/21/2008 12:53:26 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Syncro

The Obama camp said there was not enough room on the aircraft......

If B.O. gets elected there won’t be enough room for a lot of us!...


18 posted on 07/21/2008 12:55:29 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Syncro
Obama "brushed off" the cartoon...

Typical Obama. Stand in front of a teleprompter and add in a hip little "brush off" to keep the sheeple mesmerized.

Then he runs his over-sensitive butt to his media cohorts and whines about being "attacked".

I'm guessing he threw Ryan Lizza under the 757 because there was no room left under the bus...

19 posted on 07/21/2008 1:04:52 PM PDT by Nasher (BHO: His most memorable work is a biography of his favorite subject: Himself!)
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To: ncfool

It’s owned by International Lease Finance Corp., L.A., Calif.

757-28A, Rolls Royce RB.211 engines, Airworthy Certificate. 5/18/2000.


20 posted on 07/21/2008 2:07:34 PM PDT by alpo
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To: ncfool

Change planes? Done that many times.


21 posted on 07/21/2008 2:08:58 PM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Syncro

The liberals told me that if George Bush was elected, free speech would go out the window. Looks like they were right!


22 posted on 07/21/2008 2:15:49 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (If you don't vote, you don't matter.)
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“757-28A, Rolls Royce RB.211 engines, Airworthy Certificate. 5/18/2000”

Damm its Airworthy to boot!


23 posted on 07/21/2008 2:38:57 PM PDT by ncfool (Barack show us the birth certificate. Obama the Manchurian Candidate .)
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To: Syncro

I guess The New Yorker is leaning something about the left.


24 posted on 07/21/2008 2:50:55 PM PDT by Continental Soldier
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To: Syncro

Do not question, do not mock, do not insult the Obamessiah! Death to all who insult Obamessiah!


25 posted on 07/21/2008 3:14:21 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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