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Obama's Battle Bus No Symbol of Hope ["mortuary van"]
BBC via Drudge ^ | 08-16-12 | Mark Mardell

Posted on 08/16/2011 7:51:02 AM PDT by thouworm

Big, blocky, black, with painted-out windows, it looks more like a police mortuary van than a symbol of hope arriving on your street....

Part of Obama's message is that it is not his recession, not his fault. It's the blame game.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: magicalmiserytour; mortuaryvan; obamabustour; policemortuaryvan; secretservice; ubama2012
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1 posted on 08/16/2011 7:51:11 AM PDT by thouworm
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To: thouworm

Count Obama crawls out of his coffin to give another campaign speech to his fellow vampires. Makes sense.


2 posted on 08/16/2011 7:54:07 AM PDT by mardi59 (Cl)
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To: thouworm

“Ominous” is the word.


3 posted on 08/16/2011 7:54:14 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: thouworm

4 posted on 08/16/2011 7:54:22 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: thouworm

source

5 posted on 08/16/2011 7:54:56 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

Since the money to pay for this black maria came from the so-called ‘treasury’ of the Central Socialist Government it will belong to the people to haul all those brain-dead communists out of the White Hut in 2013. I think it will hold 900 rats.


6 posted on 08/16/2011 7:55:41 AM PDT by IbJensen (God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made politicians.)
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7 posted on 08/16/2011 7:55:58 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Brookhaven

It looks like a generic Batmobile.


8 posted on 08/16/2011 7:56:48 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: Brookhaven

Drudge has a good photo also.


9 posted on 08/16/2011 7:57:15 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: Brookhaven

It’s like a Black Helicopter, but heavier.


10 posted on 08/16/2011 7:57:43 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: thouworm

Barry Zero and the Ass-clown possy riding the mortuary mobile to hell and perdition.


11 posted on 08/16/2011 7:57:47 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: thouworm

Look at the dead tree behind the bus. Ominous.


12 posted on 08/16/2011 7:57:47 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: thouworm

Pretty symbolic, because once Obama is done, we’ll all be living in a van down by the river.


13 posted on 08/16/2011 7:58:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: thouworm

14 posted on 08/16/2011 7:58:50 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: DJ MacWoW

Listening to Glenn Beck on his radio show talking about this bus. He said “They made fun of Sarah on her bus tour and this bus does not have an American flag painted on it like hers did. It is all black. Spooky.”


15 posted on 08/16/2011 7:59:08 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: SMARTY

It looks like a giant hearse.


16 posted on 08/16/2011 7:59:20 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: thouworm

it is quickly becoming apparent that this was one of the worst ideas in the history of Presidential politics


17 posted on 08/16/2011 8:00:06 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: thouworm

Darth Vadermobile.

SCREECH!

Sarah’s bus is so much more interesting.


18 posted on 08/16/2011 8:00:11 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: unkus

It fits his role as “Menace to America.”


19 posted on 08/16/2011 8:00:17 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: unkus

20 posted on 08/16/2011 8:00:52 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

An incumbent has to run on his record, there’s no avoiding it. So a cold meat wagon is probably appropriate.
Request: somebody please photoshop tasteful gray curtains on the mega-hearse windows.


21 posted on 08/16/2011 8:01:03 AM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: thouworm
The writer completely misses the point - the bus projects the image Obama wants it to... intimidating & inaccessable.

what he cannot figure out is how to make us fear him and still be re-elected.

22 posted on 08/16/2011 8:01:49 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: thouworm

The bus is a very fitting reflection of his gloomy depressing presidency. Funny how he absolutely cannot use “hope” and “change” this time, all he’s got is “blame.”


23 posted on 08/16/2011 8:01:50 AM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: unkus

The pic looks like it was taken in February or early March. I can’t believe that this is a current photo. Hmmmm.


24 posted on 08/16/2011 8:02:03 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (DeMint /Palin, DeMint/Bachmann, DeMint/Cain, DeMint/Ryan 2012!!!!!!!)
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To: thouworm
More like the spread of The Plague...

Evil this way, doth come...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Death

25 posted on 08/16/2011 8:02:28 AM PDT by moovova (“There is nothing wrong with our country,” Obama said in a speech at a Holland, Mich. plant.)
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To: Brookhaven
It looks like a giant hearse.

THE GRIM REAPER

26 posted on 08/16/2011 8:02:54 AM PDT by notaliberal
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To: unkus

Obaminous.


27 posted on 08/16/2011 8:02:54 AM PDT by Darth Hillary
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To: Brookhaven

That’s racist.

Oh wait; you mean Obama wanted it all black? Okay, whatever. I still think it’s just a *little* racist.

/s


28 posted on 08/16/2011 8:03:02 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: thouworm
Obama's big, black campaign bus with painted-out windows looks more like a police mortuary van than a symbol of hope...

And when he gets out of the mortuary van to campaign---he and his staff look like the ghouls from the Night Of the Living Dead.


29 posted on 08/16/2011 8:03:02 AM PDT by Liz ( A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: thouworm
A study in contrasts. Which bus looks more inspiring?


30 posted on 08/16/2011 8:03:02 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Aria

lol; posted pic before I saw your post.


31 posted on 08/16/2011 8:06:00 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

It’s a hearse?!!!

Who in the heck thought up that wonderful pastiche for a bus?


32 posted on 08/16/2011 8:06:10 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: thouworm

All black... that monster will show every speck of dirt and it’s got to be a bitch to wax.


33 posted on 08/16/2011 8:07:52 AM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: thouworm

The TOTUS doesn’t think, he just reads the words given him.
He has nothing new to say, no ideas of his own, no real emotions.
He’s a recording.

He is still the blank slate he was four years ago,
but no longer are people projecting their hopes and dreams on him.
He’s just blank.

He’s just an infomercial for a product no one wants,
a public service message in the middle of the night,
a propaganda poster in Pyongyang that the citizens don’t even see anymore.
He has no market value.

A blank tour bus with blacked out windows,
or the presidential plane with all the trappings,
or his girl bike,
or his mom jeans.
It doesn’t matter what he’s dressed up as or how he goes.
He’s luggage.


34 posted on 08/16/2011 8:08:20 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: HerrBlucher

He should call it “The Rope and Chains” mobile.

Fitting vehicle for a loser like Obama.


35 posted on 08/16/2011 8:08:41 AM PDT by dforest
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To: thouworm

YOU ALL STOP MAKING FUN OF DARTH VADER! THERE IS NO COMPARISON BETWEEN THE TWO! DARTH VADER COULD FIGHT, HE COULD SPEAK WITHOUT A TELEPROMPTER, AND HE WANTED TO KEEP HIS KID ALIVE!

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DARTH VADER AND BARACK OBAMA IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COOL AND CLAMMY!


36 posted on 08/16/2011 8:09:19 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Liz

Good grief Liz, that one made me crack up laughing! LOL


37 posted on 08/16/2011 8:10:14 AM PDT by dforest
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To: thouworm

Darth Vader’s deathbus.

As in: Death to the Economy. Death to the USA.


38 posted on 08/16/2011 8:11:18 AM PDT by Flintlock (Photo ID for all voters--let our dead rest in peace.)
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To: thouworm

39 posted on 08/16/2011 8:12:33 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

I think there are two busses and both were finished for this “tour”. They weren’t around last winter. Maybe it’s a different bus in the gloomy picture.


40 posted on 08/16/2011 8:13:42 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: COBOL2Java

Can you post these pics side-by-side? The contrast would be even more powerful.


41 posted on 08/16/2011 8:13:42 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: thouworm

Obama, don’t look up. It seems to be raining cr*p all over you.

Obama souvenir sales in tailspin
T-shirts, mugs reflect shift of political winds

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/aug/15/obama-souvenir-sales-in-tailspin/


42 posted on 08/16/2011 8:14:40 AM PDT by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: unkus
Look at the dead tree behind the bus

Maybe that's the antenna.

43 posted on 08/16/2011 8:14:49 AM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: thouworm

It looks like S.W.A.T. transportation.


44 posted on 08/16/2011 8:15:06 AM PDT by poobear (FACTS - the turd in the punch bowl of liberal thought!)
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To: thouworm

SS Roach Motel


45 posted on 08/16/2011 8:15:40 AM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: Lady Lucky

That tree like the economy wasn’t dead until Obama showed up


46 posted on 08/16/2011 8:17:22 AM PDT by shoff (Cuomo is going to change the NY state motto from Excelsior to elixir (cause we bought it)
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To: unkus

Does anyone know where the bus is going today? Did 0bama spend the night on the bus? Where are the wife & kids?

Wonder why they did not paint it “Motorcoach 1”.


47 posted on 08/16/2011 8:17:31 AM PDT by NEMDF
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48 posted on 08/16/2011 8:18:03 AM PDT by weeweed (Proud Costco University graduate)
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To: thouworm
Then and now. A picture is worth 1,000 words.


49 posted on 08/16/2011 8:19:00 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: thouworm

Okay, so which FReeper do we contact to animate that bus “Transforming” into Darth Vader?


50 posted on 08/16/2011 8:19:00 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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