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Video: No, Obama wasn’t cleaning the floor when greeting Abdullah
http://hotair.com/archives/2009/04/03/video-no-obama-wasnt-cleaning-the-floor-when-greeting-abdullah/ ^

Posted on 04/03/2009 12:31:56 PM PDT by chessplayer

While I don’t post a lot on Twitter myself, I do learn a few things by monitoring my feed. For those wondering why the media hasn’t reported at all on Barack Obama’s protocol-smashing deep-waisted bow to King Abdullah — besides the usual Cover Obama’s Behind impulse — a few people are suggesting that media outlets are taking the position that Obama was really picking something off the ground instead of bowing.

Where did they get idea? Certainly not from the video. I’ve highlighted the portion, and repeat it a couple of times to be clear:

Very clearly, throughout the bow, Obama’s right hand stays engaged with Abdullah’s. His left hand remains visibly at his side, and doesn’t once reach for the ground. So where would they get the idea that President Obama assigned himself the task of cleaning the floor? I’d assume that Obama’s press office pushed that meme out hard yesterday when the video first came out, and they didn’t bother to check it.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bowtotheking; gaffemachine; islamiclawmaker; kingabdullah; kneepadbrigade; macacamoment; obamagaffes; polishingtheknob; saudi; saudiking
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Even FoxNews ignored this this morning.
1 posted on 04/03/2009 12:31:56 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: rdb3

Ping.


2 posted on 04/03/2009 12:33:19 PM PDT by BenLurkin (And oh, Hey! I've been travelin' on this road too long)
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To: chessplayer

No lie too big when it comes to covering O’s rear end.


3 posted on 04/03/2009 12:34:24 PM PDT by Carley (President Obama Dropped a MOAB on America)
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To: chessplayer

Yup. The fix is DEFINITELY in.


4 posted on 04/03/2009 12:34:28 PM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: chessplayer
Speculation: He was just thanking the Kingdom for funding his education!
5 posted on 04/03/2009 12:34:57 PM PDT by WellyP (obama must go!)
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To: chessplayer
The king offered Obama a pack of Camel cigarettes and Obama couldn't resist.
6 posted on 04/03/2009 12:35:03 PM PDT by Blind Eye Jones
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To: chessplayer

Not a surprise.


7 posted on 04/03/2009 12:35:16 PM PDT by devane617 (Republicans first strategy should be taking over the MSM. Without it we are doomed.)
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To: chessplayer

It’s becoming impossible for Obama to remain in the closet...

His unguarded moments reveal he is either a closet Muslim or a homosexual going down.....or perhaps both.


8 posted on 04/03/2009 12:35:41 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: river rat

In any case, the beginnings of an orgy of servility by the Anointed One..


9 posted on 04/03/2009 12:37:16 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: chessplayer
On YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ed0Qp2vxkSQ
10 posted on 04/03/2009 12:37:39 PM PDT by joseph20 (...to ourselves and our Posterity...)
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To: chessplayer

Some stations filmed the bow from the side, and there was no mistaking the fact that Obama rushed up to the king, literally pushing aside a couple of people who were standing in front of the Saudi king, and made a deep bow with his hands out as if he was going to grab the Saudi’s hand and kiss it.

This was actually much worse than most people are saying, and much worse than the photo that seems to be out, which was taken from behind Obama so that you can’t really tell what he’s doing.

Seen from the side, there’s no way of covering up the fact that he was intentionally making a deep bow to the Saudi king.


11 posted on 04/03/2009 12:38:13 PM PDT by livius
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To: sheik yerbouty

To be truly “anointed” — one can not count having your leg pissed on...


12 posted on 04/03/2009 12:39:39 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: chessplayer

The gay crypto-muslim crack whore was kissing the King’s hand.


13 posted on 04/03/2009 12:40:45 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: chessplayer

He did it for the children...


14 posted on 04/03/2009 12:44:52 PM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: chessplayer

He wasn’t cleaning the floor - just the king’s boots.


15 posted on 04/03/2009 12:46:31 PM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: chessplayer

Can anyone go to this site (below) and capture the pic of Obama bowing? It has been, ahem, modified somewhat. Very funny. Scroll down the replies. You’ll know which one I’m referring to.

http://forum.darwincentral.org/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=23341


16 posted on 04/03/2009 12:46:42 PM PDT by saganite (What would Sully do?)
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To: chessplayer

Weren’t there some articles a while back linking Obama’s Islamic mentor (the one who got him in Harvard) to Saudi cash?

If so, Obama is bowing before his patron and paymaster.


17 posted on 04/03/2009 12:46:52 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: river rat

You read my mind. To say this was a pickup of something on the floor is micturating on my leg and telling me its raining.


18 posted on 04/03/2009 12:47:01 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: saganite

LMAO.....but can’t post it here.


20 posted on 04/03/2009 12:48:43 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (In Guns We Trust)
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To: a fool in paradise

LMAO!


21 posted on 04/03/2009 12:49:04 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: chessplayer

They largely ignored it last night too. So did Drudge.


22 posted on 04/03/2009 12:50:19 PM PDT by deannadurbin
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL! Save it before someone takes it down.


23 posted on 04/03/2009 12:50:47 PM PDT by deannadurbin
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To: Travis T. OJustice; a fool in paradise

24 posted on 04/03/2009 12:51:16 PM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: a fool in paradise

Even the onlookers are getting a chuckle.


25 posted on 04/03/2009 12:51:51 PM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: Electric Graffiti

Somebody already did. Post 19!


26 posted on 04/03/2009 12:52:09 PM PDT by saganite (What would Sully do?)
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To: pissant

· His first phone call was to Abbas, the terrorist leader of the Palestinian Authority and al Fatah;

· His first interview was on al-Arabiya News Channel, where he apologized for the United States;

· His first appointment of an envoy to Syria was the appointment of George Soros;

· He bankrolled Hamas out of Whitehouse funds to the tune of $23 million, following Israel’s invasion of Gaza to stop the missile strikes;

· He promised another 900 million to Gaza;

· He immediately adopted the Saudi Plan as policy for Israel, which favors a contiguous Palestinian state (that is, a geographic area that connects Gaza with the West Bank and includes Jerusalem – necessarily dividing Israel);

· He dismissed charges against the perpetrators of the bombing of the USS Cole;

· He announced the shut-down of Gitmo, and apologized to the Islamic world for its existence;

· He announced that his first summit would be an Islamic summit;

· He turned a blind eye to Iran’s launch of a satellite capable of triangulating coordinates for ICBMs that Iran is furiously trying to develop for the delivery of nuclear weapons;

· He turned a blind eye to the release of A. Q. Khan, Pakistan’s top nuclear scientist, who is believed to be the very person to have delivered nuclear bomb technology to North Korea;

· He intends to eliminate our anti-ballistic missile defense program;

· He intends to reduce our nuclear weapons arsenal by 75%;

· He intends to reduce our military budget by 25%;

· He has reneged on developing nuclear power;

· He continues to block off-shore or expanded drilling;

· He continues to try and block the production of coal (45% of our electric generating capability)

So who’s side is this guy on?

From American Thinker comments via www.chiaobama.com


27 posted on 04/03/2009 12:52:22 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (In Guns We Trust)
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To: a fool in paradise; maggief

LMAO!!!! Saved it for posterity!

maggief: laugh of the day!


28 posted on 04/03/2009 12:52:49 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (Americans Bow to No One)
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To: a fool in paradise

I knew he was doing something dirty!!LMAO!


29 posted on 04/03/2009 12:53:09 PM PDT by classified
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To: Blind Eye Jones
The king offered Obama a pack of Camel cigarettes and Obama couldn't resist.

Yep, offered him a pack of smokes in exchange for the sovereignty of the U.S.A. How could he resist?
30 posted on 04/03/2009 12:53:53 PM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people ----- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: chessplayer

Anybody know why this is not on Drudge?


31 posted on 04/03/2009 12:53:56 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: saganite

lol.....I give it five minutes-—Tops


32 posted on 04/03/2009 12:54:04 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (In Guns We Trust)
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To: deannadurbin

I copied it and I’m e-mailing out to everyone with the subject line reading Obama bowing and doing what to the King?


33 posted on 04/03/2009 12:55:16 PM PDT by classified
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To: All; BJClinton

the pic came from today’s silliness thread...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2221414/posts?q=1&;page=101#125


34 posted on 04/03/2009 12:56:06 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

I missed the first hour but I don’t think Rush even mentioned this. Could be because the only place to find it is on the web.


35 posted on 04/03/2009 12:56:57 PM PDT by saganite (What would Sully do?)
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To: DPMD

polishing the knob...


36 posted on 04/03/2009 12:57:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: Electric Graffiti

Glad I saved it!


37 posted on 04/03/2009 12:57:11 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: chessplayer

38 posted on 04/03/2009 12:58:38 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: chessplayer

In the first video you can clearly see the Prince try to direct Michelle to his left..and she thinks..hell with that.. I AM MICHELLE..I STAND NEXT TO THE QUEEN


39 posted on 04/03/2009 1:00:11 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: chessplayer

He very clearly bowed. Doesn’t matter what the knotheads at DU say. ;)


40 posted on 04/03/2009 1:00:15 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Ok your the official picture fixer for Free Republic! Great Job! Did I say that???? I mean great picture!


41 posted on 04/03/2009 1:01:13 PM PDT by classified
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To: classified
"I copied it and I’m e-mailing out to everyone with the subject line reading Obama bowing and doing what to the King?"

How do you copy it? (Sorry, after nearly 10 years here I should know). Many thanks!

42 posted on 04/03/2009 1:01:26 PM PDT by eureka! (Elections have consequences, boy howdy. *sigh*)
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To: a fool in paradise

You owe me a new monitor & keyboard !


43 posted on 04/03/2009 1:01:30 PM PDT by jimt
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To: jimt

Glad I saved it when I did, LOL!!


44 posted on 04/03/2009 1:02:13 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (Americans Bow to No One)
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To: a fool in paradise

Hats off to you and BJ Clinton! Great Job


45 posted on 04/03/2009 1:03:17 PM PDT by classified
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To: a fool in paradise

Oh well it was pulled but it is still at you know where!


46 posted on 04/03/2009 1:04:34 PM PDT by classified
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To: Electric Graffiti

BOOKMARK!


47 posted on 04/03/2009 1:05:28 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: chessplayer
High fives the Queen and bows to Abdullah...nothing there, move along.


48 posted on 04/03/2009 1:08:11 PM PDT by SouthDixie (We are but angels with one wing, it takes two to fly.)
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To: eureka!

Just click onto the picture and hold pass the mouse of the picture and highlight it. I may take you a couple of times. Once it’s highlighted right click onto the mouse and scroll down to the word “copy” and click onto it. Once you do that then click onto your icon for writing email then right click onto your mouse and click onto the word “paste” then your picture should show up on the page for writing the email. Try it and let me know how you did.


49 posted on 04/03/2009 1:08:44 PM PDT by classified
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To: SouthDixie

Yeaah but the Queen didn’t do what we just viewed what Obama was doing! You missed it!


50 posted on 04/03/2009 1:09:41 PM PDT by classified
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