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White House rips Forbes article
Washington Post ^ | 09/16/10 | Howard Kurtz

Posted on 09/16/2010 11:13:52 AM PDT by DFG

Dinesh D'Souza has drawn a torrent of criticism with a Forbes cover story that accuses President Obama of adopting "the cause of anti-colonialism" from his Kenyan father.

But while most detractors focus on the author--and Newt Gingrich, who embraced the critique--the White House is aiming its ammunition at the business magazine.

"It's a stunning thing, to see a publication you would see in a dentist's office, so lacking in truth and fact," White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says in an interview. "I think it represents a new low."

(Excerpt) Read more at voices.washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africancolonialism; dinesh; dsouza; forbes; freedomofpress; freespeech; obama
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Liberals sure are thin skinned.
1 posted on 09/16/2010 11:13:59 AM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

Funny, again they react to a negative article.


2 posted on 09/16/2010 11:15:04 AM PDT by BunnySlippers
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To: DFG
"..so lacking in truth and fact,"

Lacking in truth and fact? Every point made in the article was lifted verbatium from Obama's "autobiography".

3 posted on 09/16/2010 11:16:03 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: DFG
Liberals sure are thin skinned.

Careful, they'll call you a bigot against people of thin skin. ;-)

4 posted on 09/16/2010 11:16:06 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: BunnySlippers

Its probably true and they are flustered..


5 posted on 09/16/2010 11:16:47 AM PDT by aeonspromise
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To: DFG
Petty people, attacking a entire publication for an article which they don't like.

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen -- please!

6 posted on 09/16/2010 11:17:16 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Things will change after the revolution, but not before.)
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To: DFG

D’Souza’s article used the Prez’s own non-sensical actions to demonstrate what possible lunacy was used to get to those decisions.(I especially love the one about Churchill’s bust) No one with a working brain could fail to see that he scored MANY direct hits.

Unless you’re Biden or Gibbsy. Dumba$$ alerts!!


7 posted on 09/16/2010 11:18:58 AM PDT by pingman (Price is what you pay, value is what you get.)
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To: circlecity
Every point made in the article was lifted verbatium from Obama's "autobiography".

Is that true?

8 posted on 09/16/2010 11:19:09 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: DFG

“…Obama subscribes to “Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior…”

Just as his father subscribed to: Kill Whitey first then decide what should be done with the rest.

Now, Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior… makes Obama a Mau Mau! Pure Racism based on color of one’s skin not character!!!!!!


9 posted on 09/16/2010 11:20:58 AM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: DFG
"I think it represents a new low."

This from people who are the very definition of low.

10 posted on 09/16/2010 11:21:29 AM PDT by existtoexcel
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To: Puppage
"Is that true?"

He certainly just compared Obama's actions with his statements from his "autobiography" and also cited quotes from his father's speeches.

11 posted on 09/16/2010 11:21:37 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: DFG
"You're right Sweetie! ...I hate this job too!"


12 posted on 09/16/2010 11:21:50 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: DFG

Uh oh. The re-education list got a little longer.

Obama is a post-American president. That’s why the rest of the globe celebrated his victory - it was a symbol of American decline.

Obama had brought his Third World mentality to the governing of the U.S. The recent threat against health insurers who pass increased costs on to customers due to Obamacare is just one example. Third World dictator tactics.

Obama does not see America as exceptional in human history. Rather he sees the prosperity of the country as ill-gotten gain that has to be redistributed to the world to assure our collective salvation.

His perspective on America is one of an alien. Our nation is an experiment for socialist theories.


13 posted on 09/16/2010 11:21:58 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: DFG

Funny how Liberals scurry when the light hits them.


14 posted on 09/16/2010 11:22:58 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Puppage

Every point made in the article was lifted verbatium from Obama’s “autobiography”.
Is that true?

Yes. Down to his channeling his drunk-driver-killer father’s spirit through the “red African dirt.”


15 posted on 09/16/2010 11:23:42 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Goebbels, er, Gibbs wants “truth and fact”

sure, and he seems never to have noticed that his boss wrote a memoir in a young radical’s quest for “Dreams From My Father”


16 posted on 09/16/2010 11:24:36 AM PDT by Enchante ("The great enemy of clear language is insincerity." -- George Orwell --)
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To: DFG

“”It’s a stunning thing, to see a publication you would see in a dentist’s office, so lacking in truth and fact,” White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says in an interview.”

He must be talking about Vanity Fair.


17 posted on 09/16/2010 11:24:57 AM PDT by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: DFG

So, nationalize Forbes Magazine and have Dinesh D’Souza hung with piano wire. You know you WANT to, Bobby Gibbs, you Obama-worshipping thug.

(Only Bobby is too big of a junior high school wuss to pull it off.)


18 posted on 09/16/2010 11:27:05 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: taxesareforever

>> He must be talking about Vanity Fair.

Good one!


19 posted on 09/16/2010 11:27:40 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: DFG
It's only natural for Americans to wonder what is behind Obama's perverse policies and personality.

He (Obama) introduces himself as a messiah, spends an inordinate amount of time golfing and vacationing, kills the economy, sides with out enemies, destroys the oil industry, burdens our children with an oppressive debt laden future, opens the borders, fans the flames of racism, refuses to release any personal records that tell us who he is, seems obsessed with reaching out to the muslim world...

He does all this and more...and then wonders why we seek knowledge of the one thing that explains it all.

20 posted on 09/16/2010 11:27:49 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Imam Rauf may be serving in the 'propaganda and obfuscation' MOS but he is still a terrorist!)
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To: DFG

Must be the article hit real close to the mark.


21 posted on 09/16/2010 11:28:27 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: DFG
The article was right on target. Good idea about the dentist offices. I'm going to buy some more copies today for local dentist and doctor office distribution. Heck, who would notice a guy going into a waiting room and innocently placing a magazine on the coffee table?
22 posted on 09/16/2010 11:28:49 AM PDT by Upstate NY Guy (Gen 15:16 The iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete.)
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To: DFG

The flack is always heaviest when you’re flying over the target.


23 posted on 09/16/2010 11:29:22 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; When a wicked man rules, the people groan.)
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To: DFG

......”It’s a stunning thing, to see a publication you would see in a dentist’s office, so lacking in truth and fact,” White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says in an interview. “.....

“Dentist’s office” my foot!!!! Forbes is also widely used as a source of facts and ideas by large numbers of business and professional people!

Forbes is a lot more reliable than the likes of “Baghdad Bob” and his smarmy muslim communist boss!!!!


24 posted on 09/16/2010 11:29:47 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: DFG
The truth always hurts

Pro 8:7 For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

25 posted on 09/16/2010 11:29:53 AM PDT 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: DFG; All
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26 posted on 09/16/2010 11:30:02 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: DFG
"It's a stunning thing, to see a publication you would see in a dentist's office, so lacking in truth and fact,"

Ouch. I guess that article must have hurt the Zero quite a lot.

That's what happens when you visit a dentist's office, Robbie. Just take your punishment and move on. Other patients are waiting for their turns.

27 posted on 09/16/2010 11:30:44 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: circlecity
Every point made in the article was lifted verbatium from Obama's "autobiography".

When someone else writes your autobiography sometimes it's hard to remember what you said in it.

28 posted on 09/16/2010 11:31:06 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DFG
Obama's anti-American upbringing is finally seeping out into the mainstream.

It's too bad it didn't come out in '08. Obama is now answering to info he should have been answering to during the campaign.

29 posted on 09/16/2010 11:32:51 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: DFG

The next Party Night at the White House will be a Pity Party.


30 posted on 09/16/2010 11:33:43 AM PDT by AU72
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To: TigerClaws; All
"Obama is a post-American president. That’s why the rest of the globe celebrated his victory - it was a symbol of American decline."

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31 posted on 09/16/2010 11:33:59 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: pingman
Well it is widely known the Bidens brain cells are only loosely connected together and You cannot believe anything the Minister of Propaganda says.
32 posted on 09/16/2010 11:34:36 AM PDT by mongo141
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To: TexasCajun

WHERE does she get these clothes? </retorical question>


33 posted on 09/16/2010 11:34:53 AM PDT by DallasDeb (USAFA '06 Mom)
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To: DFG

Living rent-free in Obama’s and Gibb’s heads.


34 posted on 09/16/2010 11:35:00 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: DFG

The truth HURTS, FIBBY!!


35 posted on 09/16/2010 11:35:08 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: DFG; All
Funny Gibbs quote from the article:

Gibbs says the Forbes attack comes at a time when there is "no limit to innuendo" against the president, including baseless charges that he is a Muslim and was not born in the United States. Forbes, he says, "left the facts on the cutting-room floor."

Well, Bobby, all you need to do is prove it. Give us the real birth certificate and open all of the Illegal's and Moochelle's records, including Illinois bar records.

By the way, why was Moochelle squeezed out of the Illinois bar like the putrescent contents of a ripe pustule.

36 posted on 09/16/2010 11:36:50 AM PDT by libstripper
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WHERE does she get these clothes?

In the back of mamma Robinson's closet.

37 posted on 09/16/2010 11:38:42 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: BunnySlippers

Every time they do this, they give the story life and legs.


38 posted on 09/16/2010 11:40:05 AM PDT by savedbygrace (Rev 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord)
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To: circlecity

“Lacking in truth and fact? Every point made in the article was lifted verbatium from Obama’s “autobiography”. “

So what? It is not only possible to accept the “autobiography” as entirely true while excoriating Businesseek for telling lies, it is ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY for the inevitable victory of oligarchical collectivism. Just review the tenets of doublethink.


39 posted on 09/16/2010 11:45:02 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: DFG

IBD published a very similar editorial in ‘08 but nobody paid attention.


40 posted on 09/16/2010 11:45:09 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: DFG

Hooboy. Somebody must have explained some of the big words to Gibbsie. Watching him in a press conference on a topic like this is like watching a 4-year-old try to bench press 300 lbs.


41 posted on 09/16/2010 11:50:12 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: OB1kNOb

I LOVE D’Souza! He just lets fly, generally with unassailable logic based on undeniable fact.

Colonel, USAFR


42 posted on 09/16/2010 11:54:37 AM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: DFG

Please, please continue your attacks, Herr Gibbs.

It only brings the article to the attention of those who may not have heard of it yet, and wonder what all the fuss is about.


43 posted on 09/16/2010 11:56:14 AM PDT by mojito
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To: DFG

“Liberals sure are thin skinned.”

It’s actually very easy to push their buttons, but then the commies and the state run media goes into their politics of personal destruction mode.


44 posted on 09/16/2010 11:56:34 AM PDT by Canedawg (...still not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: libstripper

Well, Bobby, all you need to do is prove it.

I would pay good money and parking to see Gibbs and D’Souza in a debate. If there was a good cabernet to go along with it.

Colonel, USAFR


45 posted on 09/16/2010 11:56:50 AM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: libstripper

I am trying to decide whether your vivid writing gets an A+ or and F-


46 posted on 09/16/2010 11:57:17 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: DFG

The truth hurts.....


47 posted on 09/16/2010 12:00:37 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Paladin2

It did!....It’s a great article!


48 posted on 09/16/2010 12:01:26 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: DFG

The Obama mentality and philosophy that was truthfully exposed in the article is not limited to Barack Obama.

It is reflected in the main stream media, the American academy and currently being indoctrinated into our public school system.

Conservatives really need to get that this neo-Marxist, anti-capitalist, America hating philosophy is the basis of all liberal intellectual thought.

If Barack Obama disappeared from the face of the planet tomorrow, every White liberal in America would carry on the cause, preach it in every public school and university in America.

Liberals don’t believe in the cultural, legal, social legitimacy of the United States.

This is why they support the illegals and their criminality, why they support the redistribution of wealth, why they support affirmative action and racial quotas, why they support a defeatist foreign policy and a supplication to our enemies and think every ill in the world is a direct result of US imperialism and our military.


49 posted on 09/16/2010 12:01:34 PM PDT by radpolis
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To: pingman
Calling on the Queen...


50 posted on 09/16/2010 12:04:24 PM PDT by badgerlandjim (Hillary Clinton is to politics as Helen Thomas is to beauty.)
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