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CBS: Meet Iran's George W. Bush (Ahmadinejad)
2009, CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved ^ | June 8 2009 | Laura Secor

Posted on 06/14/2009 10:12:51 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines

Ahmadinejad plays to the rural constituency almost exclusively. His own family migrated to Tehran from the provincial village of Aradan, and--as embarrassing as Tehranis find his rural accent, clothes, and demeanor--to villagers, the presence of one of their own in high office is nothing short of empowering. Ahmadinejad has literally handed out money in the provinces, even printing extra currency to do so. He has the undying loyalty of many of these villagers, and he is going to need it.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ahmadinejad; cbsnews; enemedia; ignorantmedia; moussavi

1 posted on 06/14/2009 10:12:51 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Headsmaking stoopidity. I thought liberals loved this nutjob?


2 posted on 06/14/2009 10:14:14 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Sick, sick, sick.


3 posted on 06/14/2009 10:14:27 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

I thought perhaps you faked the headline because it was hard to imgagine CBS sinking that low.

But you didn’t, and they did.


4 posted on 06/14/2009 10:14:46 AM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Ah, another liberal thing. Idiots. Its not OK to be prejudiced against minorites, but it is to be against a whole section of this country’s population?


5 posted on 06/14/2009 10:14:46 AM PDT by FreeSouthernAmerican (All we ask is to be let alone----Jefferson Davis)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Another reason to BOYCOTT CBS and it’s sponsors. See the Letterman threads for info on this.


6 posted on 06/14/2009 10:16:39 AM PDT by SolidWood (www.firedavidletterman.com)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
The piece is totally asinine and lacking in facts. President Bush holds degrees from two of the top ivy league universities and his wardrobe is pricey, to say the least:

Bush's Suits Cost $2,000 to $14,000

To lefties, anyone with principles and values must be rural (translation: country hick.)
7 posted on 06/14/2009 10:19:08 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

8 posted on 06/14/2009 10:19:08 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: FreeSouthernAmerican

Typical snipe headline even if it is old. (June 8th)

This election was a fraud from the get go. The Mullahs run Iran and Imanutjob is their man!
The election is a dog and pony show for the west.
Now our Zero, playing along, takes credit for the ‘progress’ in the region from his great speech.

It’s all BS!!!!


9 posted on 06/14/2009 10:21:01 AM PDT by Jeffrey_D.
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

What an a$$.


10 posted on 06/14/2009 10:22:13 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
to villagers, the presence of one of their own in high office is nothing short of empowering. Ahmadinejad has literally handed out money in the provinces, even printing extra currency to do so.

That sounds more like BHO. Doesn't sound at all like GWB.

11 posted on 06/14/2009 10:24:25 AM PDT by fewz (Democrat extremist have accomplished what Muslim extremist failed to do. Destroyed our economy.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
By Laura Secor Reprinted with permission from The New Republic.

I guess the MSM no longer feels the need to fake it. That's it for CBS, I'll never watch another minute of anything on their network or buy anything advertised on it.

12 posted on 06/14/2009 10:24:27 AM PDT by txroadkill (Vote Democrat - it's easier than working!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Moonves is driving her network into the ground by running tripe like this. Katie Couric is losing audience. And the majority of the country finds the local news to be more competent than national syndicated news now anyways.


13 posted on 06/14/2009 10:24:51 AM PDT by benjibrowder (I keep praying for hope and change, but I open my eyes and Obama is still President.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

The MSM sinks to a new low. Unbelievable. The guy is out of office and they still cannot leave him alone.


14 posted on 06/14/2009 10:25:37 AM PDT by Uncle Hal
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To: GeronL

“I thought liberals loved this nutjob?”

Yes. He was important enough to speak at Columbia and to be cheered there. Apparently this piece was written before the writer learned that obama was taking credit for the overturned election...that didn’t happen....It must all be very confusing for the lib journalists who need to prop up obama (and continue to snipe at W) every step of the way.


15 posted on 06/14/2009 10:28:22 AM PDT by ElayneJ
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
CBS is just pandering to their crazy audience. Here is a CBS fan's reply:

Comparing him to a clueless, purposely stupid war criminal is such an embarrassment for Ahminijad The president of Iran actually won election fairly and squarely. He did not start two unnecessary wars based on lies and threaten many more. He did not order torture and illegal spying and Americans to go kill women and children for the oil companies.

16 posted on 06/14/2009 10:30:21 AM PDT by abishai
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Congratulations on uncovering one of the year's most stunning displays of ignorance.

On the other hand, it was admittedly a novel way to do some Bush-bashing.

17 posted on 06/14/2009 10:33:40 AM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: Uncle Hal

In ‘79 the left cheered on the Islamic Revolution in Iran and now they have the gall to associate a Khomeinist like Achmadinijad with us?


18 posted on 06/14/2009 10:36:31 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Who is writing the headlines ... David Letterman?


19 posted on 06/14/2009 10:37:54 AM PDT by maggief (I)
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To: GeronL

Ahmacrazynutjob was one of DNCBS’ heroes during the war, what gives?

Pray for America


20 posted on 06/14/2009 10:40:56 AM PDT by bray (Time to Stand Up)
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To: fewz

You are correct. But CBS doesn’t have the balls to say it!


21 posted on 06/14/2009 10:44:57 AM PDT by rocksblues (Sarah and Joe, Real Americans!)
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To: SolidWood
Just sent this to CBS, bet they don't care.

Re:"Meet Iran's George W. Bush" http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/06/08/opinion/main5072617.shtml

Are you kidding me? I guess your network no longer feels the need to even fake unbiased reporting. after Dan Rather's faked memo report, David Letterman's sexist "jokes" about a 14 year old girl, or if you believe him, an 18 year old girl (like that is OK) and now this garbage report on your website comparing a former President of the United State, who did nothing but his best to protect this country, to a religious dictator in a country that fakes their elections, I am done with your network. I will never watch another minute of any broadcast on your network and plan to contact all of the advertisers on your network to advise them I will never purchase their products either. I will also pass this on to ever person I know and have them do the same and will start a likewise web campaign.

22 posted on 06/14/2009 10:46:07 AM PDT by txroadkill (Vote Democrat - it's easier than working!)
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To: abishai

...And that’s why I own so many guns. There may be a few delusional crazies on the Right whom we all correctly disown, but the ones on the Left are numerous, never disavowed, and to a frightening extent, in charge of our government.


23 posted on 06/14/2009 10:47:01 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: SolidWood

Need to send a message to their stockholders that they need to reign in the bigots at CBS.


24 posted on 06/14/2009 10:47:31 AM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Journalistic malpractice.


25 posted on 06/14/2009 10:47:53 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (YES WE CAN have a Depression.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
The Bushes have been on the front lines fighting Islamic terror for years.

This headline is horrific.

26 posted on 06/14/2009 10:52:44 AM PDT by what's up
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To: andy58-in-nh

well said, but I dont own any guns, and I dont have ammo and I love obamba.


27 posted on 06/14/2009 10:57:35 AM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
I am happy knowing See B.S. is losing money...and crap like this, amazingly, is one reason for their epic fail.

You'd think the idiots would figure that out, but because they're idiots, they keep doing the same thing.

And they keep losing money.

Sweet.

28 posted on 06/14/2009 10:59:06 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (I'm SO glad I no longer belong to the party of Dependence on Government!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

“Ahmadinejad has literally handed out money in the provinces, even printing extra currency to do so. He has the undying loyalty of many of these villagers, and he is going to need it.”

Sounds much more like Iran’s Barrack Obama to me.


29 posted on 06/14/2009 11:04:33 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: chickadee

Two thousand dollars isn’t that much for a suit. I buy at bottom basement prices, and can’t find one for less than $500 in my size, unless you’re talking about a fabric that has the quality of toilet paper. Most of those the salesman tries to sell me are in the $1,000 or better range. It’s not surprising to me that Bush would pay a little more.


30 posted on 06/14/2009 11:07:45 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Dog Gone

It harks back to when JFK was shot and Dan Rather went around his superior to falsely report that it was a right-wing hate guy who did it. It’s about as accurate.


31 posted on 06/14/2009 11:10:08 AM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: Brilliant

If you noticed, $2000 was the low end of the cost spectrum for a Bush suit (with $14,000 being the upper end), and that article is 7 years old. I think George W. Bush was one of the best tailored Presidents we’ve ever had. And he wore his clothing well.


32 posted on 06/14/2009 11:15:45 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: VaRepublican

Oh, yeah, that’s right - I forgot about the boating accident where all my guns and ammo fell overboard.


33 posted on 06/14/2009 11:18:38 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
It is Obama and Ahmadinejad who are snychronistic here; their egos mirroring; their dependence on power, never legitimately earned. Two inauthentic and weak men; imagining themselves as gods; both playing 'messiah' roles for their own self-aggrandizement and perpetuity. Both, in their megalomania; imagine themselves playing out 'cosmic roles'.

Say what you will about George Bush/43/; he understood power; he did not seek it, for it's own sake. Can never, ever say the same about Obama; nor HIS counterpart, Ahmadinejad.

As for generating 'ill will'; Obama has managed to generate more teeth-knashing'/hand-wringing frustration - not to mention 'fear itself' - with our authentic friends; as well as with those who are not; despite Obama's deceptive imaginings, to the contrary. And, lest we forget; he has only been in office for a couple of months. . .

Am always amazed at Obama's worn excuses for breaking the bank - and now back - of every American - tough times call for tough; if not desperate - and expensive - measures. Safe bet that Obama's response to America's desperate time post 9/11; would have been a spending far and above; GW's best efforts.

Of course, while at it; Obama, no doubt; would do as he is doing now. . .continue to create crisis and foment; continue to usurp our Constitution; our freedoms while nationalizing as many institutions as possible; including 'Media' as well.

Oh the opportunities missed by Bush!

Taking peculiar pleasure, crushing America's economic bones; Obama additionally, enjoys degrading our Military. . .all action/MO here that endanger America's national security; and by consequence; the future of every American.

All to say; so NOT like Bush. . .(CBS idiocy; and that of their 'collective like-minded' aside.)

Ahmadinejad; like Obama, OTOH. . .finds this 'road less travelled'; the road preferred. It is the road that each of these men travel to what should be a vainglorious end. Perhaps, in their next life; they will share as well; a common destination.

Just pray that neither of these men; take all of their fellow citizens with them.

34 posted on 06/14/2009 11:29:55 AM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America's 'sorry' President))
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

W was a one world NE. liberal like his Dad not a Texan.


35 posted on 06/14/2009 11:33:12 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: cricket
Safe bet that Obama's response to America's desperate time post 9/11; would have been a spending far and above GW's best efforts.

Obama would've responded to 9/11 with a "porkulus" foreign aid bill -- that would've showered a trillion-or-so on Muslim countries.

Oh...and a speech at the UN.

36 posted on 06/14/2009 11:33:46 AM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: okie01
Oh...and a speech at the UN.

Yes. . .and imagine Obama, offering to the world; mantras of mea culpa's - offered on OUR behalf. . .or, however one says in 'sorry tones' - through my fault - in Islamic.

37 posted on 06/14/2009 11:44:50 AM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America's 'sorry' President))
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To: Cheetahcat

He was a ‘beaten’ President at the end.


38 posted on 06/14/2009 11:45:53 AM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America's 'sorry' President))
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To: cricket

“He was a ‘beaten’ President at the end.”

He has done more damage here than any of our enemy’s could ever dream of.


39 posted on 06/14/2009 11:50:30 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: chickadee

‘..The piece is totally asinine....’

agree. President Bush always looked fantastic....his wardrobe was tailored perfectly and he looked Presidential.

Mr. Obama could take a lesson from President Bush. Appears Mr. Obama prefers 2 button suit jackets and when only one button is buttoned, the bottom of his tie shows.....i know, picky, picky...but, imho, it looks sloppy. Mr. Obama does not ‘look’ Presidential....again, imho, possibly cause he does not have the highest regard for the Office of the Presidency.


40 posted on 06/14/2009 11:52:23 AM PDT by 4integrity (i)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

clicked the link figuring it was a made up headline. when i saw they indeed use those very words i closed the link.
its real easy to compare two people when you cheerypick so i guess a headline like,”Meet Obama,Americas Hitler” or perhaps,”Meet Obama,Americas Stalin” wouldn’t on the face of it thought to be offensive.


41 posted on 06/14/2009 12:30:21 PM PDT by wiggen
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

The Left is utterly insecure. It needs scapegoats to cover up for its insecurity. Hence going back to beating on Bush, who has nothing to do with this election. These people are truly pathetic.


42 posted on 06/14/2009 12:31:45 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: Cheetahcat
Despite Bush's downside; do not subscribe to the 'all Bush's fault' supposition.

As for doing more damage. . .Obama in his first two months; has changed the map, 'face' of America; altered the character of American politics and faster than anyone can utter 'John Hancock'. All to say; IMHO; that Obama is so far, unprecedented, in his efforts to damage America as he attempts his 'recasting' of our Country, in his image.

Think Obama has distinguished himself as well; by having the most corrupt, dishonest. . .degraded Administration that we have ever seen. . .and sadly; pathetically; there is more to come; as Obama, has 'just begun'.

43 posted on 06/14/2009 1:28:24 PM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America's 'sorry' President))
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To: cricket
“Think Obama has distinguished himself as well; by having the most corrupt, dishonest. . .degraded Administration that we have ever seen. . .and sadly; pathetically; there is more to come; as Obama, has ‘just begun’.”

Granted and who can we thank for this??

44 posted on 06/14/2009 1:44:41 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

With a shrinking audience and ad revenue drying up CBS News can afford to hire only the most mediocre talent.


45 posted on 06/14/2009 2:46:14 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Jeffrey_D.
Now our Zero, playing along, takes credit for the ‘progress’ in the region from his great speech.

No, he didn't take credit, he tried to take credit before he found out who was winning, he thought it was Mousavi and he patted himself on the back about the robust dialog the Iranians were having and he caused it and brought change. Well, now there is no change and the libs are pi**ed because they wanted the ONE to take credit for it. Isn't going to happen, the Iranians will run rampant again today but that will be about it.

All foreign journalist were told they had to leave today(read it on twitter from a BBC guy)because their visas were going to expire today. After that you can bet(if it isn't going on now)that the Mullahs will do some serious crowd control. Back a few years they used helicopter gunships on a crowd, don't think they won't do it again as soon as they think no one is looking. Imanutjob won and will stay glorious leader!

46 posted on 06/14/2009 3:02:39 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Dog Gone

This is not a CBS article per se. It is a copy and paste piece from the New Republic. That said, why is CBS copying and pasting articles from liberal sites and no conservative articles?


47 posted on 06/14/2009 3:09:48 PM PDT by yongin
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To: calex59

Thanks . . .I knew that, I was playing with the time line.
I know he tried and some(probably a lot) of the country believes he saved the day.

There’s no news on the week-end for the sheeple. ya know!


48 posted on 06/14/2009 3:13:29 PM PDT by Jeffrey_D.
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

CBS is a charicature of its perverted self.


49 posted on 06/14/2009 4:54:28 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Fraternities are the street gangs of Privileged White Boys.)
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To: GeronL
Headsmaking stoopidity. I thought liberals loved this nutjob?

Not as much as they hate W.

50 posted on 06/15/2009 2:38:09 AM PDT by Dahoser (The missus and I joined the NRA. Who says Obama can't inspire conservatives?)
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