Skip to comments.Obama Mocks Nancy Reagan in 1st Press Conference
Posted on 11/07/2008 12:25:44 PM PST by DouglasKC
Will have exact details when transcript is made available...
During his first press conference a reporter asked a question about what Presidents he would consult. Obama's answer was to the effect of the living ones, not like Nancy Reagan seances or words to that effect...
it was also kooky
On the other hand, the Bushes would probably give him advice they believed would help.
Me, too. I thought Hillary talked to Eleanor Roosevelt.
From another thread: “I hope that God will change his heart,” Graham added.”
If not then....STOP IT.
His inexperience shining through. It didn't hurt America....THIS time.
We can stop by Sarah's house for lunch! Hang out with Todd!
Meanwhile, on NBC-BS, CBS-BS, ABC-BC and CNN-BS, the details of Nobama’s slam on Mrs. Reagan:
[sound of crickets chirping]
WASS! We Are So Screwed!
If he made a mocking remark, don’t worry about it.
85% of the American public finds mockery of elderly and the dead to be despicable. The 15% of the population who are diehard lefties think it’s “clever”.
We’re going to win in 2012 if we play it right.
Classy guy...thanks for the quote..
Given that dead people were one of his core constituencies this was a very risky political move [/sarcasm off
Well he’s real presidential, isn’t he?
I sure his hip hop fans won’t care. He doesn’t want to ingratiate himself to whites anyway so I’m surprised he didn’t dis all the previous presidents - living or dead.
If he really said that, that demonstrates that that little ole mean streak, with a dollop of dripping sarcasm, he occasionally showed on the trail is, as suspected, actually a major personality trait.
You can’t minimize how many people Obama offended with this in his very first press conference!
Certainly worse than anything Saraha Palin has ever said, and right up there with Biden. Worse because he was so stupid in his first outing as prez elect.
Rats say: Don’t diss the dead! They vote, too!
This is who he really is:
This is just a hint of what gets joked about when the cameras aren’t rolling.
Youse guys don’t get it. Nancy Reagan’s alleged seances is an obscure and forgotten anecdote to most of us. But not in the elitist circles of 0bama Ayers, apparently, which is why it came out so naturally. This was a slip, and a moment of truth.
Oh well. It was good while it lasted .. about 66 hours.
Wasn’t it hillary who used to talk to the ghost of Eleanor Roosevelt?
Caught this immediately. What I hated the most about this untrue slam was P.E. Obama’s mocking tone, and the reporters’ gleeful laughing. Nancy Reagan is ill and elderly. We all prayed for Obama’s poor Grandmother, too. The word I am thinking of is really not appropriate for me to say about our new President.
I heard it too. First time out and he insults a good woman. IMHO this is good news because it shows us these people will not be able to contain their hatred of everything middle America holds dear. They will over reach, over insult, and over indulge the power they have.
The next 4 yrs will be a bare knuckle battle..but the good news is BO will energize the base as no one since Carter/Clinton. And don’t forget:
Carter beget Reagan
Clinton beget Gingrich
Who will BO beget..??..
“Jean Houston, interviewed at the Newark Airport by CNN, said that Mrs. Clinton did indeed have imaginary conversations with Eleanor Roosevelt at Houston’s suggestion.”
Great start exalted one!
Bagging on a sick, old defenseless woman.
A nice new tone to your “Office of President Elect”.
Obama is a sexist pig. He doesn’t have Hillary or Sarah to slam anymore so he turns his attention to slamming an elderly former first lady. Big man.
In an interview from last year, Barack said his pet peave is when one person treats another with cruelty. I guess taking a cheap shot at an 87 year old is not considered cruel. WSF (We’re So FxxxxD!)
I don’t know what Obama has against dead people. After all, they voted for him in large numbers.
You got it: that was pure cover-his-dopey-butt.
You know someone is immature and a dope when he tries to pull of self-deprecating humor and instead it comes off as hateful sarcasm about someone else.
It’s amateur hour, folks. And that’s the “good” part.
“How long do we have to smile... .”
I have a feeling we won’t have to grin and bare it very long.
0 (as in zero) is gonna make an ass of himself in short order.
And if he doesn’t, Michelle will.
That's what 51% of the other voters should have done election day. Too late now, the barn door has already been closed on this heap of cow dung.
You beat me by 8 seconds and said it better! I hate you!
Nancy could talk, damn you.
Tell me please, which orifice did you pull this little factoid out of ?
“It is not going to be easy for us to dig ourselves out of the hole that we are in,” Obama said.
Nancy is getting on in years, but she wouldn’t need a seance to know that digging your way out of a hole is STUPID!
I heard it. What a classless jerk.
I think Obama literally forgets he isn’t just sitting around shooting the bull with his friends. To be honest I have noticed a similarity in the way he covers a verbal mistake with myself. For example, if I had bungled saying something that involved the word “is”, I might make a Clinton reference.
But I’m not at a Press Conference as President either,and things like this matter. It will be something to keep an eye on, because he might have a tendency to reveal his true thoughts sometimes.
He could have said the same thing-—and it might even have been funnier-—if he had left out Nancy Reagan’s name.
“Liberals simply cannot perpetually hide their hatred for the most popular President of the past 50 years. They hate him with a passion.”
I wonder how Ronald Reagan Jr. feels about his mother getting dissed...especially since he came out endorsing Obama! What a low life scum bag he is. Gives the finger to Hil and McCain, makes arm gestures to mock Mc, calls Palin a lipstick pig and stinky old fish for McCain. Gee, we haven’t even started the administration yet. I cannot believe he was voted in. Tell me I’m dreaming! Low class idiot......
Did anybody expect any better from this thug? This punk.
...typical backhanded slam. I propose we start calling him President elect Barrack Hussein Obama,in ever post where his name is mentioned from here on out and we make this "an issue", until the "uniter" publicly apologizes!
“The White House yesterday tried to downplay Hillary Rodham Clinton’s ties with controversial spiritualist Jean Houston denying that the First Lady is involved with seances or gurus.”
June 24, 1996
Web posted at: 12:10 a.m. EDT
NEWARK, New Jersey (CNN) — The woman described by Bob Woodward as a spiritual adviser to first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton disputed several of Woodward’s published assertions Sunday night .
Jean Houston, interviewed at the Newark Airport by CNN, said that Mrs. Clinton did indeed have imaginary conversations with Eleanor Roosevelt at Houston’s suggestion.
“(But) that was maybe four minutes out of hours and hours of conversation,” she said. (snip)
Or that dude on tv that “talks to the other side.”
Or Sister Cleo or whatthefrankzappa her name was.
The point is he chose to make fun of Nancy Reagan. That was classless.
"I have spoken to all of them who are living," he says. "I didnt want to get into a Nancy Regan thing about doing any seances," he says.Real classy guy.