Skip to comments.Pic of Obama's speech was staged
Posted on 05/04/2011 4:34:12 PM PDT by ColdOne
The photos are now widespread online and in newspapers, images of a confident President Obama striding toward the camera to announce the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
Not so widespread, however, is the news that the photos werent from Obamas actual history-making speech. According to a Reuters blog post, the photos were taken after Obamas actual announcement, during a brief reenactment minutes later.
The reenactment isnt the only way the administration has edited its media rollout of bin Ladens death. In a widely used photo of Obama and his national security team in the Situation Room, what appears to be a picture near Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is blurred. The text below photo says the document is classified.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Everything about him is staged...
This entire presidency is staged.
Pinch me, I need to wake up from this nightmare.
Can’t wait for this loser to boast about his divinity on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. /s
lol..what a ham. I read here yesterday that Penetta really gave the ok because O could not make up his mind.
It looked staged
With the staged pictures after the speech, and the announcement of speech and teleprompter coaches, Barry’s Presidency sounds and looks more and more like the plot from “The King’s Speech”.
I’m sure they were getting audio transmissions of the various elements monitoring, supporting, etc., however.
I’m not sure why, but Panetta seems to be going out of his way to tank Barry’s version of events. I really do think that Panetta overruled Obama, Obama’s staff agree, and now there is a power struggle within the President’s own cabinet.
The way the stories keep changing, I’m not sure they even have photos of bin laden’s body.
So, they were all staring at a radio in the photo?
Bush kept us safe.
Obama...Not so safe.
Will the gap be treated like nixons famous missing tape scenario. I doubt it. The more that comes out the stranger the story becomes. I think he’ s gone due to the courage of our seals and their desire for justice and finality for the vivtimss of 9/11.
Little credit should go to O pretend to be a Leader.
"Once those teams went into the compound I can tell you that there was a time period of almost 20 or 25 minutes where we really didn't know just exactly what was going on. And there were some very tense moments as we were waiting for information."
"We had some observation of the approach there, but we did not have direct flow of information as to the actual conduct of the operation itself as they were going through the compound."
Can you imagine if Obama had a direct feed from the battle? He would be giving orders, countermanding them, hemming and hawing, asking for some time to leave and ponder things, second guessing the troops. It's a damn good thing they were cut off. It's bad enough the control of the raid made me remember the micromanagement of Viet Nam.
Why the heck was this type of thing necessary? I feel like I am going more and more insane every day....will this nightmare ever end?
Just like our previous pervert-in-chief Clinton having small flags laid on the ground deliberately in front of tombstones so he could solemnly put them upright, and when he "found" stones on the beach at Normonday that were planted there by his minions. What is there about the dummycrats that everything is either pre-written, staged, or rehearsed instead of from the heart?
This eight-ball living in our White House is helpless unless everything is pre-written or staged.
... you're union green job is right around the corner, surrender your Rights here first.
Clinton was smart enough and aloof enough to pull off his own staged moments. Obama is rigid and not very bright, so cracks are starting to form in his ‘inner circle’, who see a not very bright and very narcissistic man who is unable to make critical decisions, at the risk of national security.
His entire presidency is staged...
There may be a conflict between Obama and Panetta on this issue. As scary as it sounds, Panetta may have actually authorized the raid himself and Obama found out about it on the golf course and he rushed back to the White House. The fact he arrived so late at the situation room may explain why it appears he’s sitting on a waste basket or something.
I'm becoming more convinced by the day this week that the Clinton Gang is trying to drag Barry over the goal line, and they've finally decided to let the incompetent fool be tackled.
Have you seen a man shot in the head with a 5.56 round? That little round does serious damage when it hits bone.
Obama looks photoshopped in.
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My neighbor was an ex Navy Manatee and he showed me pictures all the time of people shot with 5.56 rounds and guys who were punched in the nose.
Has Politico become a conservative site? There were 16 comments on the story.
14 ranging from very negative to rabidly negative
Even with teleprompters and staging, this is the worst media debacle I can remember. Every few hours, there is another version of the killing of Bin Laden. Wonder what poor Baghdad Jim Carney will have to change in tomorrow’s presser.
Just to clarify, the Politico comments were positive and negative about Obama. I.e.: his detractors outnumbered his defenders 14 to 1.
Idiots... so the pic by Hillary is classified? Classless unprofessional idiots.
There are so many different things that conflict it is hard to keep up. Prisoners (all of the people in the mansion compound) captured, not captured, dead, not dead, children left behind.
Panetta says they did not watch it live in situ room yet I read when they released the pic they said they did.
I used to think it was people having class and professionalism after the fact; trying to keep a lid on leaks that could put special ops in harms way. Then Biden goes and tells which special forces and unit. The media and the Obama admin don’t have a clue what they are doing.
That is what I have been in, a nightmare since the night Obambo was elected President... And it is a nightmare that I can’t wake up from!
Probably just Bawny Fwanks doin’ his thing—ahem.
extremely detailed account of how the operation was set off wihtout his permission. Given the photo of him in the situation room (in golf jacket, looking both alone and pissed), I am disposed to take this account seriously.
if panetta did this (and I am inclined to believe it possible), then it is pretty much open war between jarrett/obama and cia/dod/etc, so it is not surprising he is making sure his version gets out there early. It also probably explains the ongoing changing stories on the hit by the administration - who knows with what motive - to make it look like murder rather than justified (armed and shooting) killing?
So they had a “do over”. Ha, just like his swearing in at the Inauguration.
The President who refuses to release the photos of dead Bin Laden because they might anger Islamonazis wants to release 2000 photos of abuse of Islamist prisoners of war even THOUGH they most certainly will be used to recruit more jihadists.
Makes sense he’d fake his “mission accomplished” photo just in time for his 2012 fundraiser letters.
That looks shooped. It should also have Jamie Gorelick in it, she pops up EVERYWHERE (9-11, banking crisis, BP disaster...)
They say Obama won’t be making a speech tomorrow at Ground Zero. Probably because they can’t find anyplace to plug in the teleprompters.
Don’t forget the Ft. Hood massacre by the guy who reportedly served on an Obama transition team...
I believe the shot was taken prior to Bamster going out to play only 9 holes. What intruiged me was the shot of Bamster came back carrying the package he did.
PRESS: We know Bamster goes to the links Sunday EVERY Sunday morning. We also know there's a major security clamp on our muzzles. Things have been going on at the WH we're not privy to since the prior 96 hours (we don't like it).
We'll sic Hell 'En Thomas on your butts unless you give us a bone. We got you into that office, we'll take you out of it...
Sometimes it may be a case of being linked to Drudge.
Everything is staged ... guess we now know why all the
hoopla about the birth certificate building up for a couple
of weeks ... then the distraction of the birth certificate finally being released ... all, all a major distraction
while all this usama thingy was coming down.
The difference being his base could blame him for harming poor, little old Osama. They blame the troops and Bush for most everything else though.
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