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Peggy Noonan wrong to call Obama a ‘loser’ or not loved
Washington Post ^ | July 29, 2011 | Jonathan Capehart

Posted on 07/31/2011 7:25:40 AM PDT by Zakeet

Yesterday, I pushed back on the bothersome Beltway meme that President Obama is invisible in this epic fight over raising the debt ceiling. Today, I want to dispute Peggy Noonan’s assertion that “nobody loves Obama.” Her opinion piece is all the more noteworthy for calling the president “a loser.” There are many legitimate criticisms you could level against Obama, particularly about his governing style or his personality. But calling him a “loser” was uncalled for.

The notion that “nobody loves Obama” is something Noonan says she’s “never seen in national politics.” She goes on to write:

This is amazing because every president has people who love him, who feel deep personal affection or connection, who have a stubborn, even beautiful refusal to let what they know are just criticisms affect their feelings of regard. At the height of Bill Clinton’s troubles there were always people who’d say, “Look, I love the guy.” They’d often be smiling — a wry smile, a shrugging smile. Nobody smiles when they talk about Mr. Obama. There were people who loved George W. Bush when he was at his most unpopular, and they meant it and would say it. But people aren't that way about Mr. Obama. He has supporters and bundlers and contributors, he has voters, he may win. But his support is grim support.

Noonan said she asked Democrats who supported Obama how they felt about him. She got a lot of comments that backed up her claim.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: noonan; obama; opinion


Fortunately, as you can see above, there's one place where they still want the Wee Wee

1 posted on 07/31/2011 7:25:44 AM PDT by Zakeet
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2 posted on 07/31/2011 7:26:59 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Zakeet

I don’t know which is funnier, Peggy Noonan’s falling out of lust with Zero, or more hardshell liberals’ still trying to pretend there’s some there, there.


4 posted on 07/31/2011 7:29:17 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Do you know why I love reptiles? It's because they don't play guitars.)
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To: Zakeet

This guy is a queer. Nothing he says is factual. All of his thought about Obama are wrapped up in his fantasies about him. He wishes he was Reggie Love.


5 posted on 07/31/2011 7:30:08 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Zakeet
"Today, I want to dispute Peggy Noonan’s assertion that “nobody loves Obama.”"

Communist Party sure loves the guy...

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A breakthrough election
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The election of Barack Obama and a strengthened Congress creates new conditions in our country. There is now the possibility to shift gears and move forward. This new day requires us to further develop our tactics in order to continue to deepen and broaden labor and people’s unity.

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Change is Here, Change is Coming

Sam Webb, National Chair, Communist Party, USA:

Let me begin with a simple observation: If the last 30 years were an era of reaction, then the coming decade could turn into an era of reform, even radical reform. Six months into the Obama presidency, I would say without hesitation that the landscape, atmosphere, conversation, and agenda have strikingly changed compared to the previous eight years.

In this legislative session, we can envision winning a Medicare-like public option and then going further in the years ahead.

We can visualize passing tough regulatory reforms on the financial industry, which brought the economy to ruin.

We can imagine the troops coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan while U.S. representatives participate in a regional process that brings peace and stability to the entire region.

In the current political climate, the expansion of union rights becomes a real possibility.

Much the same can be said about winning a second stimulus bill, and we sure need one, given the still-rising rate, and likely long term persistence, of unemployment.

Isn’t it possible in the Obama era to create millions of green jobs in manufacturing and other sectors of the economy in tandem with an attack on global warming?

Can’t we envision taking new strides in the long journey for racial and gender equality in this new era, marked at its beginning by the election of the first African American to the presidency?

And isn’t the overhaul of the criminal justice and prison system – a system steeped in racism – no longer pie-in-the sky, but something that can be done in the foreseeable future?

All these things are within reach now!

http://cpusa.org/change-is-here-change-is-coming/
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"Barack Obama told supporters that
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7 posted on 07/31/2011 7:31:07 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Travis McGee

that photo is from paris, fr in the late 1800’s.


8 posted on 07/31/2011 7:36:09 AM PDT by ken21 (dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Zakeet
Capehart is a 100% Obama suck-up. He is totally devoid of any useful political information.
9 posted on 07/31/2011 7:36:29 AM PDT by JPG (Yes she can!)
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To: Travis McGee
oh geez, not Capehart again! LOL, he's such a loser! I'm sure someone better than me could find some old writing of his saying "not nice" things about President Bush.
10 posted on 07/31/2011 7:39:04 AM PDT by jeffc (Prayer. It's freedom of speech.)
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To: Travis McGee

11 posted on 07/31/2011 7:40:10 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Zakeet

I know one thing about November 2012...it’s going to be interesting watching all the commie wagging heads eat their shorts as state after state falls off the BamBam bandwagon.

If he carries more than Illinois, New York and California, I will be surprised.


12 posted on 07/31/2011 7:40:39 AM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Zakeet

Bleah! Get a room.


13 posted on 07/31/2011 7:40:53 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Zakeet
Democrats are in a real bind here. Every voter will compensate for the artificial support in the media and among democrats in 2012.

If you make people swallow crap for years telling them it's steak, when they do get the opportunity to change their diet, they certainly will.

14 posted on 07/31/2011 7:41:42 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Zakeet
But calling him a “loser” was uncalled for.

I agree wholeheartedly. I think what Mark Halperin called him was much more called for.

15 posted on 07/31/2011 7:42:46 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Zakeet
But calling him a “loser” was uncalled for.

This is true. Perhaps it would be more appropriate to use words that The Left reserves to describe Sarah Palin.

16 posted on 07/31/2011 7:44:13 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Zakeet

No Johnnie, she’s right. And we think you suck too.


17 posted on 07/31/2011 7:50:00 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Zakeet

No one loves Obama, his idiot wife Moochelle, the mother in law or the rest of his pathetic group of grifters! I feel sorry for the kids and the dog.


18 posted on 07/31/2011 7:52:04 AM PDT by Lucky2 ( NObama - Done in One - Cain/Bachmann in 2012)
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To: Travis McGee

19 posted on 07/31/2011 7:52:46 AM PDT by relictele (Pax Quaeritur Bello)
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To: Zakeet

Whoa—sounds like Giuseppe, the (male) author’s ex male lover, is on to something. He says Obama is one of them. Does he understand how right he is???


20 posted on 07/31/2011 7:57:09 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Minus_The_Bear

The Radical Gay left have quietly taken over the media outlets in this country.
If you look at the every single Soros run media outlet you wil see the Gay Left at the forefront .
CNN and MSDNC have two Gay leftists anchors and even Fox has Sheppy ! The Soros funded Media Matters run by
the former mental patient /Gay activist.
Behind the scences the producers and news writers are mostly Gay.
My wife worked at CNN as a consultant in the 90’s and she estimated 40 % of the staff was Gay back then.
The radical lwft wing shift in the Media reported in the recent UCLA study can be directly linked to Gay Left quiet take over of the media outlets.
I can only imagine the Wash Compost news room is more like a Gay bar now !


21 posted on 07/31/2011 7:58:16 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: KeyLargo

LOL!


22 posted on 07/31/2011 8:16:06 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (Anarchy IS the strategy of the forces of darkness!)
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To: JPG

What does he and mr obama have in common?


23 posted on 07/31/2011 8:25:24 AM PDT by italianquaker (When will Wallace ask obama if he is a flake?)
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To: Tax-chick
Noonan is a shallow, wordy writer whose primary goal is to appear to the elites.

It only took her two years longer than the rest of us. Noonan hates Sarah Palin with a passion because Sarah is everything Noonan isn't: young, pretty, smart, an opinion leader who just happens to be marries to a hunk.

24 posted on 07/31/2011 8:28:29 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Fantasywriter
Mr. Capehart's ex, Giuseppe makes a point about those who love Obama and their hatred for the majority of Amercians more than he realizes. "I LOVE the guy, and I LOVE the family. Instinctively. I connect to him like I have never connected with any politician EVER before . . . here or in Italy. The man could be my friend. He speaks my language, he is smart, he is funny. I could hang out with him any time. I feel I would talk to him or share my life with him like he was you, or Marques, or Willie, or Maurice or ada! I guess Noonan doesn’t know nobody like us! Or more simply she is just practicing the most popular sport among conservatives. . . . which is ganging up on him . . . cause he is too smart, real and genuine in a way that they could never be .. . .because they live in another reality, one that is shrinking up around them. It’s time for these people to start realizing that this country and this world do not revolve around them and that they DEFINITELY are NOT the future of this country! And what they believe in and want will matter less and less, it’s just a matter of time." When you are down to foreign born, homosexuals who apparently seem to be primarily attracted to blacks and are hostile to straight people to make your point about the popularity of the President, you have truly hit the bottom of the interest group barrel in politics.
25 posted on 07/31/2011 8:30:04 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: bwc2221
"...Sarah is everything Noonan isn't: young, pretty, smart, an opinion leader who just happens to be marrie[d] to a hunk."

It really does come down to that for a lot of people. Everyone hates the pretty girl, being successful makes it even worse. They just cannot free themselves from their hateful feelings and yet no one is willing to even consider voting for someone they hate looking at..it's a human psychological dilemma..it's sad really.

In addition, those women who do look beyond the superficial, all of a sudden, are taking a "I do not want women in office" stance. It's the most bizarre turnaround that I've seen in my lifetime. It's all about the new wave of Republican female office holders and candidates...it's amazing.

26 posted on 07/31/2011 8:49:44 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: italianquaker

They both would turn around if someone yelled, “Hey, Wanker”.


27 posted on 07/31/2011 8:52:25 AM PDT by JPG (Yes she can!)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

So, the author decided to challenge Noonan’s assertion that nobody loved Obama by checking in with his “ex-Giuseppe” who was and remains in love with Obama.

I need a shower.


28 posted on 07/31/2011 9:00:15 AM PDT by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: KeyLargo
Not that is really good!
29 posted on 07/31/2011 9:14:05 AM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: KeyLargo
Now that is really good!
30 posted on 07/31/2011 9:14:42 AM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Zakeet
LOVEABLE?


31 posted on 07/31/2011 9:19:28 AM PDT by skeptoid (The road to serfdom is being paved by RINO's, and Lisa Murkowski is their mascot.)
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To: Zakeet

Jonathan Capehart

32 posted on 07/31/2011 9:33:11 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Zakeet

Obama’s the biggest loser in presidential history, a total epic fail.


33 posted on 07/31/2011 9:35:36 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Zakeet

No matter how hard she tries, she will never be able to shake her head-up-the-ass endorsement of Obama in 2008: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122539802263585317.html


34 posted on 07/31/2011 9:37:06 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: skeptoid

Fascists: They all smell alike.

35 posted on 07/31/2011 9:54:58 AM PDT by Zman516 (muslims, marxists, communists ---> satan's useful idiots)
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To: Retired Greyhound

I’m a WSJ subscriber. Her column is the one I don’t read on Saturday.


36 posted on 07/31/2011 10:05:46 AM PDT by Fair Paul
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To: wildbill

“When you are down to foreign born, homosexuals who apparently seem to be primarily attracted to blacks and are hostile to straight people to make your point about the popularity of the President, you have truly hit the bottom of the interest group barrel in politics.”

Thanks for boiling all that down! Part of Guiseppi’s post went right past me, I admit. [I was hustling to get ready for church.] You really, really nailed it. The homosexual who wrote this column gave Obama an unintentional kiss of death. I hope more people pick up on it!


37 posted on 07/31/2011 10:28:07 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Zakeet

Jonny Capehart loves him still.............


38 posted on 07/31/2011 10:49:46 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Zakeet

Of course, it doesn’t matter to this poofter that Dingy Harry Reid called GWB a loser...and a liar.


39 posted on 07/31/2011 11:20:35 AM PDT by twister881
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To: ncalburt

One of my favorite sci-fi TV shows was Warehouse 13, till, out of the blue they present a new character, a special agent with the ATF who announces he’s gay...for no reason other than to change the show from sci-fi to homo promo.

Ed


40 posted on 07/31/2011 11:27:47 AM PDT by Sir_Ed
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To: Minus_The_Bear

This is the first article I’ve read where the columnist casually refers to “my ex...Giuseppe”. The beat goes on.


41 posted on 07/31/2011 12:02:53 PM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: Tax-chick
"Peggy Noonan’s falling out of lust with Zero"

Thats what rankled me the most too! How, back in 2008 Noonan was slobbering all over this marxist POS...

42 posted on 08/01/2011 5:12:26 AM PDT by libs_kma (When I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat to the gene pool)
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To: ncalburt; little jeremiah; wagglebee; scripter
The radical lwft wing shift in the Media reported in the recent UCLA study can be directly linked to Gay Left quiet take over of the media outlets.

Got link on the UCLA study? I'd like to see it.

If you search on "New York Times" + "gay", you'll find the quote by a Page One editor there, about four years ago, maybe six, that he made in public, that 75% of the other Page One editors were gay or bisexual.

This supposedly started when Pinchy Sulzberger moved into his ancestors' office at the Times about 1988. Before Pinch, the Times called it up the middle on any lifestyle stories -- he changed all that.

And that was when the first draft of After the Ball appeared in the DC-area countercultural paper The Guide as a series, which was then toned down a bit for the book. Some people archived the Guide version (which used to be available online, but my old links are dead), which yields some very bald, Naziphile quotes.

You could never, ever get to such a state of affairs as UCLA supposedly describes, without an industrywide gay cabal. This has to be vivisected, publicized, fought against, and disarticulated like a baked chicken. People have to be made aware that this cabal will eventually replenish its ranks from among their children -- whether they like it or not. (Operative term of art: "Toll of boys.")

43 posted on 08/01/2011 5:23:25 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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To: libs_kma

Peggy’s writing has always been about her own emotional needs. Her need for a father produced what I found to be some very touching pieces about Pope John Paul II, being as I have a susceptibility for rampant sentimentality.

However, her need for a man produced the gooey spasms over Zero. A slightly black man, giving that frisson of transgressive excitement, but a safely weak, gender-neutral, establishment-controlled “man,” with no life but the academic/political culture which is also Peggy’s home. Blech.


44 posted on 08/01/2011 5:38:12 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Do you know why I love reptiles? It's because they don't play guitars.)
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To: Zakeet

OK...I’m no mathmatician....but including the stain, this author...and the mythical “guiseppe”...that totals three supporter, right?


45 posted on 08/01/2011 5:43:00 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (The stain must be REMOVED (ERADICATED)....NOW!!)
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To: wildbill
When you are down to foreign born, homosexuals who apparently seem to be primarily attracted to blacks and are hostile to straight people to make your point about the popularity of the President, you have truly hit the bottom of the interest group barrel in politics.

Nothing really new here .... same old flotsam of idle boulevardiers who lived like bohos in musty garrets, who made up practically 100% of the socialist and communist parties of 110 years ago, and who sat around endlessly arguing and drinking vile plonk until 3 a.m. and then slept all day for years on end. People like Sinclair Lewis in this country sympathized with them from afar, and wished they could live in Paris, too.

The only difference now, is that a gaggle of them have lied their way into the core of one of the great political parties, and thence into the cockpit of political power, and that a lot of them are baneful, spiteful homosexuals (like Ernst Roehm and his SA's) as well.

46 posted on 08/01/2011 5:46:09 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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To: Zakeet

http://laotze.blogspot.com/2011/07/obama-pride-before-fall.html


47 posted on 08/01/2011 6:12:46 AM PDT by expatguy (Donations make Expat Better!)
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