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Talk to the hand
NY Post ^ | February 11, 2010 | Editorial

Posted on 02/11/2010 3:04:37 AM PST by Scanian

Say one thing for White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs: The hypocrite's got chutzpah.

Too bad he's so dumb.

Gibbs took a moment from his Tuesday press briefing to mock Sarah Palin for delivering a speech at last weekend's Tea Party convention in Nashville -- with notes ("Energy," "Tax cuts," etc.) scribbled on her hand.

Gibbs stood at the podium and showed his press audience that he had jotted down "Eggs," "Milk," "Hope" and "Change" on his hand.

Oh, and he crossed out "Bread."

Get it? Palin's too darned dumb to string the element of a simple stump speech together.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gibbs; himom; palin; presser; whitehouse

1 posted on 02/11/2010 3:04:38 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Scanian

Gibbs is a fat, smarmy punk who’d get his ass kicked in any gathering of normal americans.
It’s interesting to watch this white house press clown act like a low brow bully boy. Makes the great zero’s administration look real mature and professional.


2 posted on 02/11/2010 3:08:34 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Scanian

“Ha ha! She criticizes Obama using a teleprompter and writes on her hand!”

I wasn’t aware of the fact that the human hand can hold as much information as a teleprompter. Maybe it isn’t a human hand. Maybe Sarah has the new iHand. Otherwise, it seems to me she had a few notes in place just to make sure she didn’t forget anything. The Great Orator, on the other hand (no pun intended), has to have a ‘prompter to talk to sixth graders. And, half the time, he reads the wrong thing. “I’d like to introduce Barack Obama! Whoops! That’s me!” He’s like Butt-Head trying to be a telemarketer. “My name is Your Name.”


3 posted on 02/11/2010 3:12:42 AM PST by Rastus
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To: Scanian

4 posted on 02/11/2010 3:15:05 AM PST by Diogenesis (Alea iacta est.)
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To: Scanian

The far Left is mad because he could have spoken about weighty matters, (things they care about like same sex marriage, global warming), but he chose to joke about Sarah Palin.


5 posted on 02/11/2010 3:15:49 AM PST by hershey
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To: hershey
They continue to show how childish this administration is on a day to day basis.

They will never grow up.

6 posted on 02/11/2010 3:30:45 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Scanian
It is certainly the measure of Obama's fear that his press secretary would publicly take a vicious swipe at Sarah Palin at a press conference.

Sarah Palin is an Alaskan woman who holds no public office and it is nearly three years until the next presidential election.

This country is facing severe economic distress and high unemployment and there are mounting dangers against the U.S. around the world. In the meantime, a dumb-ass presidential press secretary throws a bully punch at a woman who governs nothing!

BARACK OBAMA CANNOT GOVERN...PERIOD.

All he can do is run across the playground in fear of a woman.

The enemies of America are surely laughing at the inept children and sissies in charge of the U.S. government.

Obama and his people are not even grown-ups!

We have a bunch of pants-peeing cowards in charge!

7 posted on 02/11/2010 3:34:31 AM PST by NoControllingLegalAuthority (As Wichita falls so falls Wichita Falls)
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To: Scanian
Get it? Palin’s too darned dumb to string the element of a simple stump speech together.

OK dumb ass. Let's take away Obama’s teleprompter and see what happens at a press conference.

8 posted on 02/11/2010 3:35:33 AM PST by chainsaw ("When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both." - James Dale Davidson)
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To: Rastus
C4P has this blurb from a HuffPo pro-bama writer who appears to be "getting it" and realizing Sarah is a serious candidate ala Reagan:

"Addressing the Tea Party, Sarah Palin wrote three notes on her hand: "Energy, Taxes, Lift American Spirits." Why? She already had notes in front of her on the podium. Surely she could remember three simple themes. Why write notes on her hand?"

"Here's my take on why: she knew that they would be visible when she gave the speech. And she knew that she would be made fun of -- as so stupid that she needs to write notes on her hand. And that's one of her most effective tactics -- to be made fun of. It's an integral part of her strategy of standing in for hardworking, Middle Americans, derided by the condescending, know-it-all liberal elites."

"Palin is a brilliant strategist. First, note that I just repeated Palin's key talking points: Palin has even us fellow travelers at The Huffington Post repeating, "Energy, Taxes, Lift American Spirits."

"Talk about earned media."

9 posted on 02/11/2010 3:39:25 AM PST by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: Scanian

Obama says “Peace Corpse” instead of Corps because one of his writers spelled it wrong on his teleprompter. Well that’s certain proof that Chairman MaO can read what he is told.


10 posted on 02/11/2010 3:46:19 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP
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To: Scanian

Didn’t Obama talk to a group of grade-school children—from a telepromptor ?

I would love to see a daily press briefing-and nobody asks a question.


11 posted on 02/11/2010 3:54:15 AM PST by maine yankee
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority

“Obama and his people are not even grown-ups!”

Absolutely right - they are adolescents. Which makes me wonder - do they mock Sarah Palin because they really are afraid of her or are they like the high school cliques that make fun of kids who are “different” simply because they can. Cruelty for cruelty’s sake - a popular sport among the immature.

Were it anybody else acting like Gibbs and his Dhimmi friends I’d say it was political worry that makes them so hateful toward Palin. But since the only other place I’ve encountered people like them was in high school (or maybe jr. high) I have to wonder what’s really going on with them.


12 posted on 02/11/2010 4:29:43 AM PST by Scanian
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

The fun thing is that by not stressing Zer0’s gaffes, the media make themselves the issue.

So many people read the blogs and the alternative media now that trying to manipulate the news is blowing up in the LSM’s faces. It is costing them a fortune in readership and viewers. I keep hoping they’ll get a clue and make some changes but so far, no luck. They need to either do a housecleaning or just accept the inevitable - bankruptcy and going OOB.


13 posted on 02/11/2010 4:36:52 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Scanian
Watch the MSM get a bailout and become the SRM. MaO himself said that they are “too big to fail” and are vital to “Amerika”. (Well, the ones who carry his propaganda that is.) Any who don't will be banned or regulated out of business.
14 posted on 02/11/2010 4:41:51 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP
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To: Scanian

Palin knows the MSM will focus on something and try to trivialize, humiliate, or try to make her appear cartoonish. She, though, controlled the issue with an ink pen to her hand. And it points out that Obamao can’t speak to 6th grade children without a teleprompter. Palin pwnd the press and, dare I say it, Obamao through his chosen press secretary.


15 posted on 02/11/2010 5:04:52 AM PST by healy61
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority
All he can do is run across the playground in fear of a woman.

It is amazing that the Obama administration is so adversarial toward anyone with an opposing opinion. For example, their response yesterday to calls for Brennan's resignation wasn't a simple no...the WH called the suggestion "pathetic!"

To introduce "value judgments" into the national political discourse is not just immature, it points to the very nature of the occupant of the Oval Office. There's a nastiness to the WH that I've never witnessed in public life at the national level.

This administration is not only dishonest, corrupt, and incompetent...it is also mean-spirited.

16 posted on 02/11/2010 5:06:38 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Luke 12:34 -- For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.)
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To: Rastus
I wasn’t aware of the fact that the human hand can hold as much information as a teleprompter.

She was using a teleprompter of some sort. The way she kept looking down at the podium between lines makes it obvious she had some sort of monitor to read from. But so what? What politician doesn't use something like that when they're giving a speech? An address that important, it would have been irresponsible of her to try and do it extemporaneously.

17 posted on 02/11/2010 5:13:48 AM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: Non-Sequitur
The way she kept looking down at the podium between lines makes it obvious she had some sort of monitor to read from.

From what I've read in other sources she use 3x5 note cards. Just like any normal person.

18 posted on 02/11/2010 5:17:32 AM PST by kAcknor ("A pistol! Are you expecting trouble sir?" "No ma'am, were I expecting trouble I'd have a rifle.")
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To: Scanian
Since Obama came into office as a basic unknown, every new interaction with the public by him and his administration is a scratching or rubbing off of that original veneer to reveal the real person in command of the WH.

And what we are finding beneath that bizarre contrived grin of his is a person of almost reptilian malevolence (no insult intended to snakes and lizards...alluding only to the primal—amygdala-esque—quality of Obama's behavior).

19 posted on 02/11/2010 5:27:47 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Luke 12:34 -- For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.)
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To: Scanian
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20 posted on 02/11/2010 5:50:06 AM PST by RetSignman (Townhalls ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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To: Scanian
FURTHER EVIDENCE THE AIRCRAFT IS OVER THE TARGET.

FLAK.

21 posted on 02/11/2010 6:04:35 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Name a SINGLE moderate-RINO type GOP candidate running for Prez in 2012, who electrifies like Sarah.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

How do we know it was spelled wrong on the teleprompter? Corps looks like corpse to the uneducated. Besides, I heard him say “corpse” when referring to a Navy group a few months ago, in Jacksonville.

The man is just ignorant!


22 posted on 02/11/2010 6:58:27 AM PST by jch10 (It is an ill wind blowing...)
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To: chainsaw
OK dumb ass. Let's take away Obama’s teleprompter and see what happens at a press conference. “

Are you kidding me?
Heck the guy can’t even talk to 6th graders without his trusty teleprompter, and you expect him to answer reporters questions without someone telling him what to say via teleprompter? Not gonna happen.

23 posted on 02/11/2010 9:34:33 AM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: Scanian

24 posted on 02/11/2010 11:30:20 AM PST by Tex Pete (Obama for Change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions!)
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