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Report: Rugmaker Called to Carpet for Oval Office Flub (Most Incompetent Prez ever)
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/09/05/report-rugmaker-called-carpet-oval-office-flub/?test=latestnews ^

Posted on 09/05/2010 4:04:28 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA

Edited on 09/05/2010 4:55:27 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

While President Obama vacationed in Martha's Vineyard, the Oval Office got a makeover, but one quote on the new carpet is wrongly attributed.


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1 posted on 09/05/2010 4:04:33 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

On the carpet over the carpet...


2 posted on 09/05/2010 4:06:21 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Red in Blue PA

"DOH"

3 posted on 09/05/2010 4:07:14 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Tennessee Nana

No way in cowboy hell the carpet weaver is to blame. Just a convenient excuse for Zer0 Administration to keep from admitting total incompetence......


4 posted on 09/05/2010 4:07:44 PM PDT by Gaffer ("Profiling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: Red in Blue PA

Any Joe Biden plagiarized quotes on the floor mat in the can?


5 posted on 09/05/2010 4:09:20 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (If not for the double standard, liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Oh well, it is adequately liberal anyway.

At least he is not yet quoting from Mao’s little red book.


6 posted on 09/05/2010 4:10:12 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Keep the quote, change the name to that of the person that made it.


7 posted on 09/05/2010 4:10:17 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience.)
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To: Gaffer

They don’t have to admit total incompetence, they demonstrate it daily.


8 posted on 09/05/2010 4:10:28 PM PDT by benewton (I)
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To: Red in Blue PA
A blown job in the Oval Office. Almost similar to Clinton. Almost.
9 posted on 09/05/2010 4:11:48 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Red in Blue PA

They do not take responsibility for anything do they? How petty.


10 posted on 09/05/2010 4:12:31 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: gunsequalfreedom

He needs to take another vacation so they can fix it.


11 posted on 09/05/2010 4:12:31 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: benewton

The realization of their demonstrations, however, are all blamed on Bush and the Republicans. In this particular example, had they not blamed it on the weavers, there is no way they could blame Bush.


12 posted on 09/05/2010 4:13:07 PM PDT by Gaffer ("Profiling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: Red in Blue PA

Under the bus over a rug...


13 posted on 09/05/2010 4:14:04 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: don't invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Carpet? They really are trying to turn the WH into a rental property, aren’t they?


14 posted on 09/05/2010 4:14:04 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Everything 0baMao knows about American history he learned on PBS when he came back from Indonesia.


15 posted on 09/05/2010 4:15:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: Gaffer

Don’t let MSM get away with trying to blame this on the carpetmaker. How sleazy. And typical.


16 posted on 09/05/2010 4:15:34 PM PDT by Kanzan
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To: Red in Blue PA

carpet guy thrown under bus


17 posted on 09/05/2010 4:15:57 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Red in Blue PA

This is not a big deal. So reweave the part with the attribution, and forget about it. If we pick on Obama for every trivial slip-up, it only diverts attention from his major failings.


18 posted on 09/05/2010 4:16:02 PM PDT by giotto
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To: Red in Blue PA

Question: Does it even matter enough to make a big deal over it? Or even to change the carpet again?


19 posted on 09/05/2010 4:16:20 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: ColdOne
They do not take responsibility for anything do they?

They know nothing about everything.

20 posted on 09/05/2010 4:16:23 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Red in Blue PA
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21 posted on 09/05/2010 4:16:27 PM PDT by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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To: giotto

His major failing is that he screws up everything.


22 posted on 09/05/2010 4:17:15 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Actually, I don’t care about the quote — I just think the whole Oval Office looks ugly. Someone give it an Extreme Makeover and hurry!


23 posted on 09/05/2010 4:18:46 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Red in Blue PA
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24 posted on 09/05/2010 4:18:49 PM PDT by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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To: Gaffer
ABSOLUTELY.....!!!!!!!! Was the carpet weaver supposed to look up the AUTHOR of the quote they gave to him to weave and double check to make CERTAIN that Martin Luther King said the words?

DO THEY THINK WE ARE REALLY THAT STUPID? DO THEY ACTUALLY THINK AMERICA THINKS THE WEAVER IS RESPONSIBLE? Wonder what they intend to pay him to make him take this one on the chin? Hope it is enough to make um sweat.

25 posted on 09/05/2010 4:19:03 PM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: MtnMan101
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26 posted on 09/05/2010 4:20:23 PM PDT by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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To: Sequoyah101
'At least he is not yet quoting from Mao’s little red book.'

Operative word being 'yet'. We have gotta start closing down this carny sideshow of a regime starting two months from now, or America as we, our parents, and their parents before them knew it will be gone. And I have no doubt that they'll try every illegal, oppressive, subversive, even treasonous means of trying to prevent us from doing that, so gird thy loins: it's going to be bloodier than Omaha Beach during the holidays. I'll say it in advance in case one of us isn't around: Merry Christmas.

"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."

27 posted on 09/05/2010 4:21:10 PM PDT by Viking2002 (2010 - NO PRISONERS! NO QUARTER!)
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To: TigersEye

Sadly I believe you are correct. No baseball, football, running around playing cowboys or camping.


28 posted on 09/05/2010 4:23:18 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Why would ANYONE in the WH blame the rugmaker? That is the issue. It is sleazy and undignified that the person responsible for sending the order to the weaver is not taking responsibility for what amounts to nothing more than an error in a quote attribution. Geeeez. Our White House is CHALK FULL OF WIMPS!
29 posted on 09/05/2010 4:23:27 PM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: MtnMan101

LOL! it is Dizzying!


30 posted on 09/05/2010 4:23:27 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: Red in Blue PA
Obama knew. pRes_ _ent Obama is nothing but a sociopath
who blames everyone else but himself.

"Obama Stopped Using MLK's Oval Office Rug Quote
After Notified in 2008 of 'Borrowed' Origin
The news of Barack Obama's new Oval Office rug containing
a favorite quote used by Obama that he attributed to Martin Luther King
was taken from a sermon by 19th century Unitarian minister Theodore Parker
has taken an interesting twist with research by Freeper Enchante (and Hot Air)
showing that in 2008 Obama stopped using the quote in stump speeches
after his presidential campaign was informed its origin
by Unitarian Rev. Matt Tittle"

31 posted on 09/05/2010 4:24:26 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: OneWingedShark

Probably not. The Republican President in 2012 can just remove all the Kenyan’s crap from the WH.


32 posted on 09/05/2010 4:24:29 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: giotto
If we pick on Obama for every trivial slip-up, it only diverts attention from his major failings.

Ignorant invalid quotes on the Oval Office floor covering are not trivial....It's the Oval Office for goodness sakes and it represents our country.....

Incompetence defines this administration.....in everything big or small. This is a trait that I have witnessed for 50 years.....attention to detail is the hallmark of success.

33 posted on 09/05/2010 4:24:29 PM PDT by cbkaty (Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy---W Churchill)
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To: Gaffer

Who do they think gave the rugmaker the quote a attribute
Obama’s admin of course-Obama and his regime have made several erors on other historical things afterall he thinks there is 57 states I say we push the “Reset Button” as long as it is spelled right :)


34 posted on 09/05/2010 4:25:04 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Red in Blue PA


35 posted on 09/05/2010 4:25:13 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I’m 100% the rug company didn’t just put down whatever it wanted on the rug. You know they were told exactly WHAT to write on there.


36 posted on 09/05/2010 4:26:12 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: Gaffer

And why wouldn’t they?

Since when does reason enter into their blaming Bush?


37 posted on 09/05/2010 4:27:24 PM PDT by benewton (I)
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To: Red in Blue PA

A tapestry of lies. But it should be true.


38 posted on 09/05/2010 4:27:59 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, - W Churchill)
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To: Red in Blue PA

eh, no biggie, it’ll be ripped out in only a couple of years anyhow...


39 posted on 09/05/2010 4:29:12 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Red in Blue PA
Geez, can't Idiot-boy accept responsibility for even a simple screw-up? How vain can you get?


41 posted on 09/05/2010 4:30:20 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Undoubtedly an Obongo underling told the rug makers exactly what words 0bongo wanted put on the carpet. The rug makers are not responsible at all. It’s absurd to think they took the initiative


42 posted on 09/05/2010 4:32:30 PM PDT by dennisw (=He who will not economize will have to agonize- Confucious)
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To: Tennessee Nana
Picard Riker Facepalm
43 posted on 09/05/2010 4:34:34 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Lord help our Armed Service members that they not become pawns in Hussein's quest to destroy America)
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To: Red in Blue PA

So now we have “carpet-gate?” or “carpet-fraud?”


44 posted on 09/05/2010 4:34:53 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: Republic
Why would ANYONE in the WH blame the rugmaker?

It's a poor imam that blames his prayer rug, I guess.


45 posted on 09/05/2010 4:34:58 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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there are no names on the rug

46 posted on 09/05/2010 4:35:45 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Tennessee Nana

Why would anyone be upset with a carpet maker if they used Obama’s favorite quotes and why would they have any fault? The quotes are Obama’s favorites (or at least that’s the claim). Did the rug maker make the decision on which quotes were President Obama’s favorites? Were they responsible for checking to see if the attributions made by the White House were were correct? Now if they spelled it wrong then they’d be at fault, but not for following instructions.

That said the quote is the way Martin Luther King Jr. paraphrased the original quote. The rug isn’t wrong, the reporters are. But what do you expect.


47 posted on 09/05/2010 4:36:41 PM PDT by airedale
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Blame it on the carpet-maker—geesh—just another outburst of his malignant narcissism.


48 posted on 09/05/2010 4:36:56 PM PDT by NOBO2
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To: paulycy

Another little reported quote on the rug is “The dog ate my homework.” On the opposite side is “It was broken when I got here.”


50 posted on 09/05/2010 4:39:11 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Politicians exist to break windows so they may spend other people's money to fix them.)
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