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Barney-Bashing: GMA Kicks W's Dog
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 01/11/2009 6:56:52 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

On a day when GMA ran two warm-'n-fuzzy items about Barack Obama, the ABC show found yet another way to hit President Bush—literally and figuratively stooping to bash Barney, the presidential pooch. Weekend co-anchor Bill Weir teased the segment in the show's opening roll, then couldn't contain himself in his initial chit-chat with Kate Snow:

KATE SNOW: It's been one of the best-kept secrets of the Bush White House. But we have the scoop this morning on Barney.

BILL WEIR: Turns out everyone hates him.

SNOW: Hey-y-y-y! Giving it right away there; right off the top!

View video here.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barney; bds; billweir; bushfamily; gma; gordonjohndroe

1 posted on 01/11/2009 6:56:52 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; netmilsmom; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

GMA Barney-bashing ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 01/11/2009 6:57:26 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Keeping track of the MSM so you don't have to!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Barney doesn’t suffer fools gladly.

Heck, Barney is a great judge of character as he hates MSM reporters.

He’s okay in my book.


3 posted on 01/11/2009 6:58:24 AM PST by Hulka
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Only wussies and thieves hate Scotties. Scotties do not tolerate fools lightly. Gotta love em.

You Go Barney. Write a tell-all book when you retire as first dawg!


4 posted on 01/11/2009 7:00:07 AM PST by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Bit a reporter?

Dogs get a better read on people than people can.

I’d say the dog was smarter than the report.

It would be interesting to know who “everybody” was to the talking heads.


5 posted on 01/11/2009 7:01:21 AM PST by PeteB570 (NRA - Life member and Black Rifle owner)
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To: PeteB570

Hope the dog didn’t need a tetanus shot after biting a reporter.


6 posted on 01/11/2009 7:05:00 AM PST by Carley
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The news hit of the day would have been Barney lifting his leg on the GMA set.


7 posted on 01/11/2009 7:06:10 AM PST by reg45
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

What a couple of petty, snotty, smirking little pissants.


8 posted on 01/11/2009 7:07:41 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (0bama must be well-endowed - look at how often he steps on his d---.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Bill Weir? Oh, how cute. Another sportscaster pretending to be a serious news guy.


9 posted on 01/11/2009 7:10:13 AM PST by RichInOC (Stupidity is its own punishment...but too many people in the media think they're exempt.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If it wasn’t for hatred the obamedia wouldn’t have anything to offer.

Pray for W, America and Our Troops


10 posted on 01/11/2009 7:11:05 AM PST by bray (Gov Palin isn't ready for the District of Corruption)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m surprised the WH still talks to the MSM. Oh and God Bless Gary Sanise the Lt Dan Band.


11 posted on 01/11/2009 7:17:43 AM PST by Rappini ("Pro deo et Patria.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I can’t believe that this is all newsbusters can come up with these days.


12 posted on 01/11/2009 7:19:08 AM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
What a couple of petty, snotty, smirking little pissants.

So well said that I just had to repeat it.

13 posted on 01/11/2009 7:23:37 AM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

And to think, these a$$hats probably get paid high six-figure salaries (maybe more) to talk mean about Bush’s dog.

Unbelievable.


14 posted on 01/11/2009 7:25:23 AM PST by DemforBush (Sarah Sarah Sarah!)
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To: Bahbah

Thank you very much!


15 posted on 01/11/2009 7:25:38 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (0bama must be well-endowed - look at how often he steps on his d---.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Yeeesh, can Bush do anything right?! Seems he can't even pick out a good dog. No doubt the Obamas' pets will be perfect.
16 posted on 01/11/2009 7:29:11 AM PST by Nea Wood (Silly liberal . . . paychecks are for workers!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Is it because Barney’s a Scot or because he’s......

BLACK?!


17 posted on 01/11/2009 7:36:31 AM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: Nea Wood
Yeeesh, can Bush do anything right?! Seems he can't even pick out a good dog. No doubt the Obamas' pets will be perfect.

They already have a pet.

Joe Biden.

18 posted on 01/11/2009 7:43:18 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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I thought this would be about barney frank. disappointed.


19 posted on 01/11/2009 7:44:51 AM PST by 09Patriot (I am a MILITANT Conservative, compassionate conservatism got us NOWHERE)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
May all those that participate in Barney Bashing fail miserably at their jobs and find themselves unemployed, penniless, and remorseful (to no avail) for years and years to come.

I'm a DOG per-son!

20 posted on 01/11/2009 7:58:09 AM PST by NordP (CONSERVATIVE AGAIN IN 2010 ..... Now, is it 2012 yet ???)
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To: NordP

And may every dog they meet pee on them.


21 posted on 01/11/2009 8:00:56 AM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: 09Patriot

I wanted to read that too, but instead it’s about something decent, the President’s dog! Smart dog at that, as he bites reporters from the MSM, and these dumbasses at ABC think the dog really cares that “everyone at the White House hates him.” Give me a break!


22 posted on 01/11/2009 8:01:08 AM PST by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: ClearBlueSky

nice touch~


23 posted on 01/11/2009 8:25:34 AM PST by NordP (CONSERVATIVE AGAIN IN 2010 ..... Now, is it 2012 yet ???)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I'LL GET YOU GEORGE BUSH, AND YOUR LITTLE DOG TOO!


24 posted on 01/11/2009 8:32:01 AM PST by bolobaby
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Don’t get Weir started on how Bush breaths in and out, in and out. OHHHHHHH it drives him CRAZZZZYYY!!


25 posted on 01/11/2009 8:38:49 AM PST by DManA
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Barney rocks! he went around the media and got his own webcam adventure series.......he’s a star.


26 posted on 01/11/2009 8:42:57 AM PST by tioga (Let us unite in prayer for our country.)
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To: bolobaby

there ya go!


27 posted on 01/11/2009 8:49:07 AM PST by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Dogs are very sensitive and intuitive, and Barney recognizes that the Mediascum are hostile threats.

They in turn sense his disdain, even when not being bitten, and they sneer at him. But Barney is the good guy in this saga....


28 posted on 01/11/2009 9:00:57 AM PST by Enchante (Bernie Madoff Learned His Ponzi-Investment Strategy from our Social Security System!!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Dang! I’d hoped they FINALLY got on Barney Frank.


29 posted on 01/11/2009 9:09:25 AM PST by EDINVA
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