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Following up on 'the first female president'
Washington Post ^ | July 4, 2010 | Kathleen Parker

Posted on 07/03/2010 6:29:59 PM PDT by cruise_missile

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1 posted on 07/03/2010 6:30:06 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile

The woman has lost her mind.


2 posted on 07/03/2010 6:31:28 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
She is supposed to be a conservative ya know.
3 posted on 07/03/2010 6:32:44 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile

I always hear that but I don’t know by what stick they measure.


4 posted on 07/03/2010 6:34:18 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

She did indeed and 8th cousin is no relation


5 posted on 07/03/2010 6:36:10 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

I stopped reading her long ago.


6 posted on 07/03/2010 6:36:29 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (No matter where you go there are always more stupid people.)
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To: brytlea

Alinsky or Lenin I think is the ideal.


7 posted on 07/03/2010 6:36:34 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: brytlea

Maybe it’s a “measuring twig.”


8 posted on 07/03/2010 6:37:05 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: cruise_missile

What a maroon


9 posted on 07/03/2010 6:37:31 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: cruise_missile
One, a black man cannot show anger in public lest he be considered an Angry Black Man.

Obama, the semi-angry black man. Two, to suggest that a black man has any feminine characteristics, even when framed as an "evolutionary achievement," is to emasculate and reduce him to a figure from Jim Crow days.

Gosh, Obama, AC/DC??

10 posted on 07/03/2010 6:38:03 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

WTF??????


11 posted on 07/03/2010 6:38:33 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: cruise_missile

What drivel.


12 posted on 07/03/2010 6:38:48 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: OneWingedShark

Well, they should whack her with it.


13 posted on 07/03/2010 6:39:24 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: cruise_missile
Who in that position is allowed to show excessive anger? I don't remember seeing Bush show excessive anger, regardless of the Gotcha Media's pressure on him. And, Laura Bush's demeanor was Stepford Wife-like. She knew better.

And they were both white, by the way.

14 posted on 07/03/2010 6:41:44 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: cruise_missile

Sounds like Mark Morford, minus two people’s worth of brainpower. And no, that doesn’t mean Morford has a brain.


15 posted on 07/03/2010 6:42:26 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: cruise_missile

As my Post colleague Jonathan Capehart wrote on the PostPartisan blog — and explained to me in a telephone conversation — black men are held to a different standard than whites. They are practiced in keeping their emotions under wraps. They can’t “go off,” as some have urged Obama to do in response to the gulf oil spill.
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Yah, I’ve never heard WASP’s made fun of for emotional reticence by blacks. /sarc

What a load of horse $#!+.


16 posted on 07/03/2010 6:42:36 PM PDT by Mere Survival (The time to fight was yesterday, but now will have to do.)
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To: skr

How can Obama be the first female president? Chris Matthews declared that he is the last Kennedy brother. So is he an honorary Kennedy or an honorary woman???????


17 posted on 07/03/2010 6:44:46 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: cruise_missile

“our flaws” only flaw i see is obozo.....


18 posted on 07/03/2010 6:46:11 PM PDT by FreeperDoll
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To: cruise_missile
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19 posted on 07/03/2010 6:46:41 PM PDT by digger48
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To: FlyVet
This article is ridiculous on lots of levels. Her stereotype's alone are absurd.

She is supposed to be a “conservative”. If she were a true conservative instead of a “winky wink” conservative she would be in big trouble with the MSM.

This is just so frustrating to read this kind of crap.

20 posted on 07/03/2010 6:48:06 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile
American culture is complicated, and gender expectations play an important part.

Damn,she bought into the deconstructionism they taught her in Literature class. First, in standard English, the word is S-E-X, not "Gender" (unless used to denote a linguistic terms, or perhaps as a jocularity. Cf. Fowler's Modern English Usage, 2nd Edition). Second, there is nothing uniquely American about expectations regarding the male and female sex. The same folks who want to tell us that the tendency towards sexual deviancy is hard-wired in our genes also have the nerve to tell us that Y-chromosomes are just a handy hat-rack to hang some cultural expectations on.

Basic differences between males and females are evident in every higher animal. In mankind, it is present in every developed culture, though sometimes inverted when the culture is in decay (not just today, either. For instance read what Herodotus has to say about the Egyptians).

"Gender expectations" (I am employing the term as a jocularity) play an important part because men sire children and women bear them. If you get that wrong on a large scale, civilization ends.
21 posted on 07/03/2010 6:49:37 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: cruise_missile

Conservative, my foot. Who does she think she’s kidding?


22 posted on 07/03/2010 6:53:35 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Dr. Sivana

He may also be our first illegal alien president too.


23 posted on 07/03/2010 6:53:35 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile
This whack job needs to put down the tube of airplane glue and open a window.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

24 posted on 07/03/2010 6:54:28 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: cruise_missile

There are no conservative career women in America. They all start building a nest for their “work family” so that their “baby” (career) will be successful.


25 posted on 07/03/2010 6:55:16 PM PDT by donna (The fruits of Feminism: Angry fathers, bitter mothers, fat kids.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner; cruise_missile

I quit reading after “by Kathleen Parker”.


26 posted on 07/03/2010 6:55:49 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: cruise_missile

Kathleen Parker is about as useful a “conservative” as Peggy Noonan. A pair of dumb-butt chameleons who can never admit they were wrong.


27 posted on 07/03/2010 6:56:15 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: cruise_missile
Excellent point

Not exactly related but


28 posted on 07/03/2010 6:57:47 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Eagles6

It was like looking at a train wreck.
I just couldn’t look away.


29 posted on 07/03/2010 6:58:18 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Total female confusion. Pay her no mind. She has none of her own.
30 posted on 07/03/2010 6:58:25 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: cruise_missile

stupid.


31 posted on 07/03/2010 6:59:29 PM PDT by ken21 (who runs the gop?)
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To: Kaslin

Should be tattooed on her head.


32 posted on 07/03/2010 7:00:12 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile

;-)


33 posted on 07/03/2010 7:01:22 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: cruise_missile
Obama elected to employ a certain type of rhetoric in the Oval Office that put him in line with feminine rhetorical traditions and at odds with historical precedent and the expectations for his gender. Such a choice ultimately may prove to be a crucial step forward toward a better world. But the backlash against his rhetoric suggests we're not there yet.

Speaking as a cousin, and a not-so-sensitive columnist-citizen, I'm pulling for him to do better.

Katleen, you are an idiot, and I regret spending my valuable time reading your strange diatribe.

Obama's policies have not much to do with his rhetoric, but have a lot to do with his purposely destructive mindset and world view. Every policy that his administration enacts works to bring this country down. If you can't see the facts for what they, and instead focus on his style, you are more stupid than I ever imagined.  Live and learn, I guess.

34 posted on 07/03/2010 7:04:10 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: digger48
Compare President Bush on his his mountain bike

0bam looks like a fool on his bike


35 posted on 07/03/2010 7:08:05 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
The woman has lost her mind.

I'll tell ya, that was the best rollercoaster ride I have had in a while.

Twists, and turns, and convolutions had me dizzy.

36 posted on 07/03/2010 7:10:47 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: EGPWS
Gosh, Obama, AC/DC??

Well, why do you think they called it BACK IN BLACK?

37 posted on 07/03/2010 7:12:12 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
"The woman has lost her mind."

I know where she can find it.
38 posted on 07/03/2010 7:15:07 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: Dr. Sivana

The Egyptians called them Eunuchs.


39 posted on 07/03/2010 7:17:37 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Kaslin
Who does she think she’s kidding?

First, herself. But she is working on others.

40 posted on 07/03/2010 7:18:56 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: cruise_missile
I wann thiz guy for our firss lleeeegal alien Prezz (hic) ident.
41 posted on 07/03/2010 7:22:29 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: skr

Total drivel.


42 posted on 07/03/2010 7:22:57 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: EGPWS
and reduce him to a figure from Jim Crow days

So... that guy on the liquor bottle was gay?

43 posted on 07/03/2010 7:25:45 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: brytlea
No... you want something more... stout.
44 posted on 07/03/2010 7:35:00 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: cruise_missile

Her prior column made some valid and surprising points
( considering it was penned by Parker ) about Barry’s overt passivity , his lack of interest in the Gulf spill and his feminine traits.
Obviously, someone read her the riot act -
perhaps her new bosses at CNN and thus this mushy mea culpa
to her cousin.
She quotes Jonathan Capehart of the WaPo telling her that black men have to hide their emotions.
Capehart is a gay black man and he appears to be very effeminate when he shows up on MSNBC.
He is excusing Barry’s flat affect and femininelike passivity as a racial characteristic.
But, Barry is half white and that side is equally zombielike.
Barry is often devoid of emotion even when he’s
with his kids and Michelle.
The healthy father to child, husband to wife dynamic is absent with Barry.
He looks like he’s just going through the motions.
Patients with NPD are often disconnected and emotionless.
Barry’s abnormal behavior is finally being recognized
by the media , but,
it is being rationalized and covered up
instead of identified as a symptom of his Narcissistic Personality Disorder.


45 posted on 07/03/2010 7:37:38 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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“Narcissistic Personality Disorder”

I think that description is probably accurate.


46 posted on 07/03/2010 7:45:34 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile

It was blather, searching for a hard center.

I’ve not been able to find one in Obama either.

Ether and vapor and no substance.


47 posted on 07/03/2010 7:49:41 PM PDT by One Name
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To: UCANSEE2
First, herself. But she is working on others.

Fellow fools like herself, most likely

48 posted on 07/03/2010 7:51:23 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: cruise_missile

Like Peggy “Swoonin” Noonan, Ma Parker put herself outside the conservative camp with her drooling admiration for the Zero in 2008. No need for real conservatives to take heed of a word she says or writes.


49 posted on 07/03/2010 7:58:29 PM PDT by Cecily
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To: cruise_missile

“— black men are held to a different standard than whites. They are practiced in keeping their emotions under wraps.”

That one seems to be backwards.


50 posted on 07/03/2010 8:04:34 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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