Skip to comments.The mosque miscue (Libs panic over Obama and his Victory Mosque...)
Posted on 08/16/2010 9:29:38 AM PDT by jimbo123
For President Obama, there is no vacation from vacillation.
By the time he got to the beach this weekend, the controversy over his Friday speech seemingly supporting the proposed mosque at the 9/11 site left him so rattled, he could hardly wait to put on his flip-flops.
Even the hastily arranged Gulf vacation itself was more of a placation, as in placating those who complained his family time off had not included the BP-besieged Gulf shores, making his ringing words of support ring hollow.
Soon after he arrived he hastened to hollow out his words from the evening before, at the White House dinner marking the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
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What would be the reaction of the Democrat Party activists pretending to be “Journalists”, if the Aryan Nation wanted to build an office for their organization next door to the hotel in Memphis where MLK Jr was assassinated?
I honestly don’t know if the mosque issue has taken hold with voters on a national level. Sure we at FR and other political sites are talking about it. Certainly it’s an issue in NYC and on talk radio. But I don’t know that Joe Shmoe in Peoria or Topeka has even heard about it.
Does anybody out there know?
Of course it's a victory mosque. That's how we roll baby!
The left always gets in a tizzy when the truth gets out about them or their leaders.
Bob Franken can be counted on in a pinch. Here he praises with faint damnation. There are the usual snideway glances toward the enemies of the left to set them up for the fall.
At least it put the Kibosh on the planned..’Republicans will take away your Social Security’ Propaganda campaign for the week. I guess the MSM will have to delay that one til next week while they attempt to repair the Mosque damage.
I’m reminded of all the outrage and boycotts over the confederate battle flag as well.
The rest of the week is all about Obama’s Victory Mosque until the 19th when he and The Wookie are off to another luxury vacation for 2 weeks.
I bet the Lib Media has a bunch of pr-recorded News propaganda to go along with the Obama program. They will have to hold off til they can cover up this story.
Everyone: Please see Post #13.
“...he could hardly wait to put on his flip-flops.”
...where do I send my check....?
intros; “professional left, meet the not so professional left( white house staff), Not so professional left, may I present the professional left. Well, I see you two have a lot to talk about so...”
My elderly mother in law in Alabama not only heard of it but was outraged by it - that’s my indicator that this is a pretty well known issue (she doesn’t follow news or politics much)
It was on every cable news channel this morning so unless people just aren’t paying attention, they know.
People in Peoria and Topeka know more than you seem to think. Try reading a poll and stop being so condescending.
It just shows how weak this guy is. Reagan would have said ‘it’s legal but it is innappropriate. Next question.’
Obama is a politically correct manager, not a leader. Let’s hope that a leader emerges in this country in then next couple of years. It’s been a long time coming...
What is sad and disgusting is how every MSM institution is so slanted that they frame the issue as “constitutional rights.” I don’t think anyone has said that a property owner does not have the right to build whatever they want on their property. The issue is one of judgment - is it proper and decent to build a mosque so close to the sight of the worst terrorist act in history that was perpetrated by islamo-fascists? You would think even the moderate Muslim community (is that an oxymoron?) would see the foolishness in this - reminding people every day of what their brothers did in the name of islam.
Ironic that the MSM has never gone out to protect private property rights in any other context, poor Sharon Kelo...
Another question to ask the media: If Islam is so tolerant, why don’t we petition the Saudi government to build churches in Mecca and Medina? Or for that matter to even permit non-Muslims to visit these cities? The hypocrisy is unbelievable.
Pretty much the same as it is whenever they see a crèche.
I drew the names of cities off the top of my head. I was simply writing a sentence. Actually what I meant to say was, "I wonder when ozzymandus will come on this thread and show what an obnoxious jerk he is?"
Thanks for letting me know.
Who would have thought we would ever get to this point.
That is a great analogy!
I’ve been wondering the same thing. My closest friend (who is always politically and intellectually on top of everything) was not even aware of Larry Sinclair’s assertions, the offing of Donald Young, and the existence of Man’s Country. Stuff that is old news here on FR sometimes is totally off the radar of even the average conservative.
They would be against it, on the grounds that it was insensitive, and that Aryan Nation wasn't a religious organization protected by the First Amendment. I respond that the Ground Zero mosque is insensitive, and Islam is not just a religion.
A.W., I understood your allusion perfectly. “Peoria” is often used as a synonym for middle America, where decency and logic still count for something. It’s getting where a person can’t write ANYTHING on FR without having to go over it with a magnifying glass lest someone nitpick it to death.
I don't see that as "condescending", and it is difficult to trust most polls.
We are something of an echo-chamber where we are all VERY interested in certain topics. Sometimes it is difficult to assess what is important to people who are not FReeping everyday.
Thank you for that!
Actually I was going to leave it at “Peoria” then I realized Peoria was in Illinois and in the minds of many people is no longer (because of Obama) representative of “middle America” so I threw Topeka on top of it. Anyway I’m digressing but thanks again for your astute comment.
I seem to remember that usage dates back to the Nixon Administration. Some policy question would come up, and somebody would worry how the NYT or WaPo would slice them up over it, and the answer would be, "Don't worry, it'll play in Peoria", meaning, the Silent Majority would like it even if the limousine libs didn't.
Peoria thus got tagged as the archetypal Middle American city, even though it was really Muncie, IN, that was actually defined as such.
You’re welcome, condescending snob. Do you really think people who watch the news don’t know about this? It’s even on the leftist channels.
I S L A M I C WORLD
TO RAISE MONEY TO BUILD THE 9/11 VICTORY MOSQUE AT GROUND ZERO IN ORDER TO HUMILIATE ALL OF AMERICA!
The words Obama said on Friday in support of this abomination he agreed to and proclaimed before all of those assembled and before the entire world OF HIS OWN FREE WILL. (For him to now be saying that he did not mean what he said is ridiculous.)
Obama is nothing but a liar following Satan, the Father of lies! He is not to be trusted, he is to be opposed and no matter what the "White House" says, we must all remember that according to taqqiya it is completely "kosher" in Islam for Muslims to LIE in order to deceive those who do not follow Islam = i.e., the "infidels", in order to gain your ultimate ends of conquest and total subjugation. That is exactly what Obama the closet Marxist Muslim is doing = lying in order to deceive America and Americans.
The problem is this; with his statement on Friday Obama COMPLETELY and PERMANENTLY BROKE FAITH WITH THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA! He once and for all told America and the World exactly which side he is on: He supports Islam and the enemies of the United States both at home and abroad. We have him speaking these words, on video. He can lie and obfuscate and try to "backpedal" all he wants, but it is too late, he cannot undo what he has done;
Obama didn't just "spit it the eye of America;" he pulled down his pants in front of the entire country and world, squatted on the hallowed 9/11/01 Ground Zero site and took a huge PUBLIC DUMP UPON GROUND ZERO AND UPON ALL OF AMERICA! After he was done, he got up, pulled up his pants, smiled, his narcissistic smile at the camera and said: "This is where I stand regarding America, Islam and Ground Zero."
Obama is Satan's servant = totally anti-American, anti-Semitic and filled with the spirit of antichrist.
When the moslems occupied Greece, they took the Parthenon and converted it into a mosque.
TODAY in occupied norther cyprus, the moslems use churches that are almost 2000 years old (ok 1800) as either stables or military baracks or, you guessed it, a mosque.
This is not “just a mosque”, this is conquest.