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Obama Going on Six Months Without a Press Conference
fox ^ | 1/11/2010 | staff

Posted on 01/11/2010 6:42:33 PM PST by Nachum

President Obama is preparing for his State of the Union address, expected sometime in the next month, but some in the White House press corps are getting antsy for him to hold a news conference with reporters, something he hasn't done since July 22, almost six months ago.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhopress; conference; cowards; fourth100days; obama; press; transparency
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1 posted on 01/11/2010 6:42:35 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping


2 posted on 01/11/2010 6:43:19 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum; All
I saved this from the last one....


3 posted on 01/11/2010 6:45:14 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Nachum

He’ll hold a new conference as long as none of those pesky reporters ask him inconvenient questions dammit!


4 posted on 01/11/2010 6:45:39 PM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Nachum

It is what any unnatural born Pres_ _ent would do.


5 posted on 01/11/2010 6:45:58 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Nachum

>That is unlikely to stop reporters from applying pressure. Veteran White House correspondents such as Ken Walsh of U.S. News & World Report said the news conference format is important because it gives the public a chance to see the president under pressure and being held accountable.

Head down to the nearest golf course and ask him..


6 posted on 01/11/2010 6:46:58 PM PST by max americana
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To: Nachum

I thought Gibbs was the President....


7 posted on 01/11/2010 6:47:01 PM PST by Dallas59 (No To O -Time is going by really really really really slow.)
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To: Nachum

Hyper-arrogant Obama can’t be bothered.

Even though he controls 90% of the media and will only receive puff questions from aforementioned media whores.


8 posted on 01/11/2010 6:47:18 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. - H. L. Menken.)
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To: musicman

Hehe ...


9 posted on 01/11/2010 6:47:41 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Nachum
Who is going to complain ? The media ? ( please fill in your favorite jackass like laughter characters , Bwaa etc )
10 posted on 01/11/2010 6:47:44 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: Nachum

Why should he have a press conference when the media loves to have him just come out and blab about some incident without having to take any questions. I think we need to catch him on the basketball court or on the golf course or body surfing anyplace the spends his time cause we know it ain’t in the White House


11 posted on 01/11/2010 6:48:02 PM PST by shadeaud ("If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten." -- George Carlin)
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To: musicman

ROFL! Did he hand out loaves and fishes to nourish the starving reporters?


12 posted on 01/11/2010 6:49:06 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Eat more spinach! Make Green Jobs for America!)
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To: Nachum

“Shut up and print what we want”

signed, Emperor Obozo


13 posted on 01/11/2010 6:49:24 PM PST by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: Nachum

All he can show is slides from 5 months of vacations. He’s got it rough doncha know.


14 posted on 01/11/2010 6:51:42 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: theDentist
He’ll hold a new conference as long as none of those pesky reporters ask him inconvenient questions dammit!

He's incapable of answering non-prescreened questions. Teleprompter cannot answer for him what he does not know (or Emmanuel, Axelrod, Soros, Pelosi, the SEIU, Soros or his lobbyists and czars have not written for him in prepared speech format).

15 posted on 01/11/2010 6:52:33 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: Nachum

He has games of golf to play. He cannot be bothered with press conferences.


16 posted on 01/11/2010 6:53:13 PM PST by Nepeta
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To: Nachum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKzm2-wfcNg


17 posted on 01/11/2010 6:53:23 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Nachum
With slightly less than half the electorate still "supporting" him, he don't need to answer any steenkin questions.

Mind boggling that he still has the support of nearly half the nation, and clear evidence that it's all over but the shouting for our Republic.

When it falls, it will be a blessing.

All hail the New Republic.

18 posted on 01/11/2010 6:53:39 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Nepeta

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D_eWQwl1Cs


19 posted on 01/11/2010 6:54:23 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: kbennkc
The media would not complain.
Here is a snapshot at three months without a conference.


20 posted on 01/11/2010 6:54:31 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Dallas59
>I>I thought Gibbs was the President....

No, no, no! It's a Rahm/David co-presidency as dictated by George! And Bohama is nothing more than a teleprompter reader.....

21 posted on 01/11/2010 6:55:36 PM PST by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: Nachum

The only way Obama will ever hold a “press conference” is if he can select both the questioners and the questions in advance, so that his staff can give him answers to memorize.

There is no way he is going to risk a hostile question environment.


22 posted on 01/11/2010 6:56:52 PM PST by Ronin
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To: Nachum

Horrors of horrors! They didn’t line up to fellate him and instead asked “hard” questions!

his response: “The heck with that stuff, I am going on vacation!”


23 posted on 01/11/2010 6:57:24 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Nachum

Baghdad Bob Gibbs trots out more lame excuses. The Chosen One isn’t giving pressers because he knows he’ll screw it up. He can’t afford that right now with SovietCare hanging in the balance.


24 posted on 01/11/2010 6:57:55 PM PST by GenXFreedomFighter
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To: Nachum

You mean like who’s been buying Treasuries since May, ‘09, hmmmmm?

You mean someone would DARE to ask why he’a appointing so many commies?

Or why he’s waging his own personal jihad on the US?

Who are WE to question HIM?

Like the press is worth $hiite or can even smell it anymore.


25 posted on 01/11/2010 6:58:31 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: Nachum

Now this is really weird...earlier today I did a search trying to find out when his last press conference was...couldn’t find it though...and now, this article.


26 posted on 01/11/2010 6:58:36 PM PST by FrankR (There will be no jobs until it is profitable for employers to hire people....PERIOD.)
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To: Nachum

WTF are they talking about? This guy has been on TV more than any news anchor.


27 posted on 01/11/2010 6:59:47 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Nachum

Should we be disappointed?......he wouldn’t answer any questions that were not approved and reviewed in advance anyway. No surprises or new news to be expected.


28 posted on 01/11/2010 7:00:55 PM PST by Enten (How's that hopey changey thing working out for you?)
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To: Nachum

Who the F**K do you people think you are?

Obama doesn’t have time to answer your stupid little questions.

Now pay your taxes and have a nice day. :)


29 posted on 01/11/2010 7:00:59 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Nachum
"I don't see one on the schedule, at least in the short term, which is precisely what I said," Gibbs said, adding, "The last time we had this conversation here about the president's media strategy, I was informed by many of you that the president was overexposed."
30 posted on 01/11/2010 7:01:57 PM PST by Jean S
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To: Vendome
I think the article begs the question as to why Obama avoids answering media questions via press conferences.

Whenever he is speaking before a group of journalists, he does not answer any questions.

The Kenyan just makes a statement, and walks off.

Hardly anything "transparent" in this damn administration.

31 posted on 01/11/2010 7:02:29 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Tzimisce
You know, I see no problem with this.

I mean, how often does Chavez or Castro have press conferences?

32 posted on 01/11/2010 7:02:29 PM PST by C210N (A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: Nachum
Obama Going on Six Months Without a Press Conference

Can't he delegate that to Moses or sumthin'?

33 posted on 01/11/2010 7:02:35 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Enten
Mark Levin once referenced this type of absurd behavior as "The Obama Show."

If the journalists ask obama or his lackeys any questions, they had better be pre-screened softballs or ELSE!

34 posted on 01/11/2010 7:03:59 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: EGPWS
Can't he delegate that to Moses or sumthin'?P Interesting you mention that. The portion of the Bible read last week was where Moses tells God that he cannot speak well.
35 posted on 01/11/2010 7:04:13 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nervous Tick
"ROFL! Did he hand out loaves and fishes to nourish the starving reporters?"


36 posted on 01/11/2010 7:04:22 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: VRWC For Truth
All he can show is slides from 5 months of vacations.

Only 5 months?

And people get the false impression that Obama doesn't work.

37 posted on 01/11/2010 7:05:57 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Diogenesis

38 posted on 01/11/2010 7:08:22 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Nachum

Our state run media would just give their candidate the questions in advance so he could prepare for his no content answers. History will show that we now have the worst journalist ever.


39 posted on 01/11/2010 7:08:29 PM PST by kempo
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To: EGPWS

The other month he spent in the air in AF1. ;)


40 posted on 01/11/2010 7:09:15 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Enten

Was it when the Cambridge police acted “stupidly”?


41 posted on 01/11/2010 7:10:27 PM PST by Sybeck1 (Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Mmm, Mmm, Mmm)
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To: Prole; All
"Hardly anything "transparent" in this damn administration."


42 posted on 01/11/2010 7:11:08 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Dallas59
I thought Gibbs was the President....


43 posted on 01/11/2010 7:11:21 PM PST by 3boysdad (How can we be both equal and free at the same time?)
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To: Nachum
Oh please, the Ear Leader is in front of a camera at least once a day.
44 posted on 01/11/2010 7:11:55 PM PST by mad_as_he$$ (usff.com)
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To: Sybeck1

How dare anyone question nobama!


45 posted on 01/11/2010 7:12:38 PM PST by hal ogen
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To: Prole

I think this administration is transparent. People are starting to see right through them.


46 posted on 01/11/2010 7:13:18 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: musicman

47 posted on 01/11/2010 7:13:40 PM PST by pabianice
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To: VRWC For Truth
The other month he spent in the air in AF1. ;)

Yeah well how many people know how to exercise a 747 professionally? (buddabing)

48 posted on 01/11/2010 7:14:38 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Nachum

He made a fool of himself at the last one calling the Cambridge police racist...so he is hiding...


49 posted on 01/11/2010 7:15:05 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: Nachum

And yet, in the FIRST six months, you couldn’t get him OFF the TV!


50 posted on 01/11/2010 7:17:11 PM PST by left that other site (Your Mi'KMaq Paddy Whacky Bass Playing Biker Buddy)
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