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Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock of conservatives
Wapo national ^ | 9-14-11 | Elizabeth Flock

Posted on 09/14/2011 1:26:37 PM PDT by barmag25

As the 2012 presidential campaign heats up, President Obama’s campaign team has set up a new Web site, AttackWatch.com, to challenge negative statements about the president made by Republican presidential candidates and conservatives.

Obama for America national field director Jeremy Bird told ABC News that the site’s goal is to offer “resources to fight back” against attacks. Mostly, that means fact checking statements from the likes of GOP presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Perry and conservative commentator Glenn Beck and offering evidence to the contrary. The site is designed in bold red and black colors, and uses statements like “support the truth” and “fight the smears.”

The response to the site has been less than stellar.

On Twitter, where the Web site has an account to help Obama supporters submit evidence of “attacks” on the president using the hashtag #attackwatch, nearly every tweet about the site — mostly from conservatives — has ridiculed it.

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1 posted on 09/14/2011 1:26:46 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

The tweets are HILARIOUS.


2 posted on 09/14/2011 1:28:18 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Winstons Julia

https://twitter.com/#!/search/%23attackwatch?q=%23attackwatch


3 posted on 09/14/2011 1:32:18 PM PDT by barmag25 (How many pea's we gotta eat to get out of this mess?)
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To: Winstons Julia
I did my share! I complained about: Michelle Obama and Wookies/Sasquatches
4 posted on 09/14/2011 1:32:34 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: barmag25

There is a hilarious YouTube spoof ‘commercial’ at the link. Must see TV!


5 posted on 09/14/2011 1:32:51 PM PDT by CaptSkip
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To: All

I wonder who chose the color, Hitler or Goebbels..


6 posted on 09/14/2011 1:33:36 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: barmag25

Ridicule them - they CANNOT STAND ridicule.


7 posted on 09/14/2011 1:34:53 PM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: barmag25

Brad Thor even posted one there...


8 posted on 09/14/2011 1:35:37 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: barmag25; Winstons Julia

BradThor Brad Thor
@FoxNews has original WaPo #attackwatch article before they changed it to single out conservatives as only critics: nation.foxnews.com/attackwatchcom…

Original Headline:
WaPo: Obama’s New Site, AttackWatch.com, Becomes Laughing Stock of the Internet
http://nation.foxnews.com/attackwatchcom/2011/09/14/wapo-obamas-new-site-attackwatchcom-becomes-laughing-stock-internet


9 posted on 09/14/2011 1:38:50 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: barmag25

“I tried to find some red/black themed posters for you, but only ones I found are in German and have a funny symbol #attackwatch”

Ahahahaahaaa!


10 posted on 09/14/2011 1:39:15 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Maverick68

It was Hitler, He even tweeted about it.

RV717 RV717
#attackwatch Love the use of red and black on the website! Brings back good memories. Hugs and kisses, Adolph.


11 posted on 09/14/2011 1:39:23 PM PDT by barmag25 (How many pea's we gotta eat to get out of this mess?)
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To: CaptSkip

Direct link to hysterical parody:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XYKRokgX00


12 posted on 09/14/2011 1:40:44 PM PDT by library user (I want my headstone to read: "He died while doing what he enjoyed most: breathing.")
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To: windcliff; onedoug

Ping


13 posted on 09/14/2011 1:43:08 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: thouworm; All
Don't know who Brad Thor is, but I've been laughing all day: Some of my favorite tweets: New jobs plan from #attackwatch turn in a RINO $10, a Republican $20, a 912er $40, tea partier $60 and a tea party leader $100, Paulbots $0------------- No one will ever see my tweets at #attackwatch because there are so many. Can you have other tweeters..uh.."removed"? ‎#attackwatch Many people are quoting Obama's campaign promises. That's just mean. Make them stop! I just drove my car over the speed limit to McDonalds and bought a Happy Meal with an evil, evil toy in it. #attackwatch Dear #AttackWatch Somebody cut me off in traffic. I think it was a Tea Party Terrorist trying to suppress my vote. I saw a Republican walking around today unencumbered and free! THIS MUST STOP! #AttackWatch Hey #AttackWatch how many times does a child have to turn in their parents to get the official Hitler youth knife? ‎#attackwatch The neighbor's dog only @#$^ on the right half of my property making it into some kinda gopcircle. Alien message? ‎#attackwatch I just tore that @#$% tag off my mattress Timepieces being flung at OFA HQ. It's an #AttackWatch watch attack! Dear #attackwatch, I am the registered owner of the domain names stoolpigeon.com and neostasi.com. Interested? ‎#attackwatch I was at the Waffle House and a Sr. citizen just referred to the President as Barrack Hussein Obama their License # is attached ‎#attackwatch I just saw several people refuse to eat their peas. Do you have a SWAT team? Obama I'm confused. If I see someone suspicious should I use #AttackWatch or this illegal class III AK-47 an ATF agent gave me?" Dear @AttackWatch : I was hoping to get a job at your website. Question: Do I need a Mao suit to apply or will you give me one? #attackwatch Dear #AttackWatch, which is more supportive of Obama's glorious collective? Potatoes or Stove Top Stuffing? Hey @AttackWatch my car's Check Engine light is on. I did; engine is still there. Light still on. Can you help? #attackwatch I don't always report on my neighbors, but when I do, I use #AttackWatch"
14 posted on 09/14/2011 1:45:18 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: barmag25

Anybody taking odds on how long this site will be up for?


15 posted on 09/14/2011 1:47:08 PM PDT by incredulous joe ("No road is too long with good company" Turkish Proverb)
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To: barmag25

“I saw someone purposely squeeze the Charmin in a grocery store”

lol!


16 posted on 09/14/2011 1:48:29 PM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Winstons Julia

Brad Thor is a well known author of political thrillers akin to Tom Clancy. I also saw Dana Perino and Michelle Malkin tweets...


17 posted on 09/14/2011 1:49:51 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: barmag25

My favorite:

People are calling our President the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, that’s not allowed is it? #Attackwatch @AttackWatch


18 posted on 09/14/2011 1:50:03 PM PDT by DManA
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To: library user
“Direct link to hysterical parody”

Hilarious, although even in parody, the Palin retarded child part should have been scraped.

19 posted on 09/14/2011 1:50:24 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: barmag25

the small print . Only to be used by people who love him


20 posted on 09/14/2011 1:52:21 PM PDT by molson209
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To: barmag25

21 posted on 09/14/2011 1:53:19 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: bcsco; All

Dana Perino said to watch Gutfeld on the five. Ten minutes.


22 posted on 09/14/2011 1:53:52 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: barmag25

obammy and his entire administration are making us the laughing stock of the world.


23 posted on 09/14/2011 1:55:37 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Winstons Julia

Is there any truth in that the new Obama Stimulus plan comes with Butt Paste to ease the pain? #AttackWatch


24 posted on 09/14/2011 1:55:54 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: bkopto
I did my share! I complained about: Michelle Obama and Wookies/Sasquatches

I complained that I couldn't get my favorite flavor of Slurpee.

25 posted on 09/14/2011 1:56:47 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: bcsco

Today ought to show the left that the right has no shortage of a sense of humor.


26 posted on 09/14/2011 1:59:22 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Winstons Julia
Don't know who Brad Thor is, but I've been laughing all day:

Some of my favorite tweets:

New jobs plan from #attackwatch: turn in a RINO $10, a Republican $20, a 912er $40, tea partier $60 and a tea party leader $100, Paulbots $0

No one will ever see my tweets at #attackwatch because there are so many. Can you have other tweeters..uh.."removed"? ‎

#attackwatch Many people are quoting Obama's campaign promises. That's just mean. Make them stop!

I just drove my car over the speed limit to McDonalds and bought a Happy Meal with an evil, evil toy in it. #attackwatch

#AttackWatch Somebody cut me off in traffic. I think it was a Tea Party Terrorist trying to suppress my vote. I saw a Republican walking around today unencumbered and free! THIS MUST STOP!

#AttackWatch how many times does a child have to turn in their parents to get the official Hitler youth knife? ‎

#attackwatch The neighbor's dog only @#$^ on the right half of my property making it into some kinda gopcircle. Alien message? ‎

#attackwatch I just tore that @#$% tag off my mattress

Timepieces being flung at OFA HQ. It's an #AttackWatch watch attack!

#attackwatch, I am the registered owner of the domain names stoolpigeon.com and neostasi.com. Interested? ‎

#attackwatch I was at the Waffle House and a Sr. citizen just referred to the President as Barrack Hussein Obama their License # is attached ‎

#attackwatch I just saw several people refuse to eat their peas. Do you have a SWAT team?

Obama I'm confused. If I see someone suspicious should I use #AttackWatch or this illegal class III AK-47 an ATF agent gave me?"

Dear @AttackWatch : I was hoping to get a job at your website. Question: Do I need a Mao suit to apply or will you give me one?

#attackwatch Dear #AttackWatch, which is more supportive of Obama's glorious collective? Potatoes or Stove Top Stuffing?

AttackWatch my car's Check Engine light is on. I did; engine is still there. Light still on. Can you help?

#attackwatch I don't always report on my neighbors, but when I do, I use #AttackWatch"

27 posted on 09/14/2011 2:00:11 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Winstons Julia
"Don't know who Brad Thor is, but I've been laughing all day:"

Me too! Brad Thor pointed out that Fox reported WAPO changed their headline from;

WaPo: Obama's New Site, AttackWatch.com, Becomes Laughing Stock of the Internet

to:

Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock of conservatives
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Winstons Julia's favorite tweets reformatted:

Some of my favorite tweets:

New jobs plan from #attackwatch turn in a RINO $10, a Republican $20, a 912er $40, tea partier $60 and a tea party leader $100, Paulbots $0-------------

No one will ever see my tweets at #attackwatch because there are so many. Can you have other tweeters..uh.."removed"? ‎#attackwatch

Many people are quoting Obama's campaign promises. That's just mean. Make them stop!

I just drove my car over the speed limit to McDonalds and bought a Happy Meal with an evil, evil toy in it. #attackwatch

Dear #AttackWatch Somebody cut me off in traffic. I think it was a Tea Party Terrorist trying to suppress my vote. I saw a Republican walking around today unencumbered and free! THIS MUST STOP! #AttackWatch

Hey #AttackWatch how many times does a child have to turn in their parents to get the official Hitler youth knife? ‎

#attackwatch The neighbor's dog only @#$^ on the right half of my property making it into some kinda gopcircle. Alien message?

‎#attackwatch I just tore that @#$% tag off my mattress Timepieces being flung at OFA HQ. It's an #AttackWatch watch attack!

Dear #attackwatch, I am the registered owner of the domain names stoolpigeon.com and neostasi.com. Interested? ‎

#attackwatch I was at the Waffle House and a Sr. citizen just referred to the President as Barrack Hussein Obama their License # is attached ‎

#attackwatch I just saw several people refuse to eat their peas.

Do you have a SWAT team? Obama I'm confused. If I see someone suspicious should I use #AttackWatch or this illegal class III AK-47 an ATF agent gave me?"

Dear @AttackWatch : I was hoping to get a job at your website. Question: Do I need a Mao suit to apply or will you give me one? #attackwatch

Dear #AttackWatch, which is more supportive of Obama's glorious collective? Potatoes or Stove Top Stuffing?

Hey @AttackWatch my car's Check Engine light is on. I did; engine is still there. Light still on. Can you help?

#attackwatch I don't always report on my neighbors, but when I do, I use #AttackWatch"

28 posted on 09/14/2011 2:00:28 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: barmag25
"...laughing stock of conservatives..."

Good. This is the quickest way to get 0 to unravel. I've always believed the flop-eared P.O.S. has the thinnest skin of anyone in D.C. He absolutely cannot stand to be laughed at.

Too bad. I'll bet that's been a problem for him all of his life.

29 posted on 09/14/2011 2:00:32 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Thank you. Sorry about that. I had them elsewhere and pasted them and they were glued together.


30 posted on 09/14/2011 2:03:11 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: barmag25
HangarDog Gene :

Just passed a Prius with the Obama bumper sticker partially scraped off - do you want the license number? #attackwatch

Holy crap, people are funny!

31 posted on 09/14/2011 2:04:12 PM PDT by Paradox (Democrats on Obama, They can't deny him, He is them.)
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To: DManA

Now that there is funny, I don’t care who you are.—Larry the Cable Guy


32 posted on 09/14/2011 2:06:05 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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33 posted on 09/14/2011 2:06:14 PM PDT by red-dawg
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Obama created two new jobs yesterday. One in New York and one in Nevada.


34 posted on 09/14/2011 2:06:14 PM PDT by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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To: barmag25

obama’s twitter feed got flash mobbed.


35 posted on 09/14/2011 2:07:20 PM PDT by lwd
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To: bcsco
Brad Thor is a well known author of political thrillers akin to Tom Clancy. I also saw Dana Perino and Michelle Malkin tweets...

And Herman Cain. He said "Seriously?"

Simple and to the point. :-)

36 posted on 09/14/2011 2:07:42 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Winstons Julia
#Attackwatch, LOL I went to attackwatch.com and ridiculed the president and got an email back thanking me for my support
37 posted on 09/14/2011 2:07:45 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: red-dawg

LOL!


38 posted on 09/14/2011 2:09:35 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: barmag25

I went to that site and the first thing they wanted me to do was to give them my credit card number, phone number, and address. Bunch of moochers.


39 posted on 09/14/2011 2:10:21 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste funny?)
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To: Allegra

@BradThor
Brad Thor
If only the #Obama administration could create an atmosphere where jobs materialized as quickly as #attackwatch jokes!


40 posted on 09/14/2011 2:10:59 PM PDT by barmag25 (How many pea's we gotta eat to get out of this mess?)
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To: Allegra
I just tried reloading the page. It's being hit so frequently the reload hangs. This is hilarious.

#AttackWatch I just saw a tea partier swipe Michelle's fries!

41 posted on 09/14/2011 2:11:54 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: Ingtar

8<)


42 posted on 09/14/2011 2:13:43 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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Still not reloading. I wonder if...


43 posted on 09/14/2011 2:15:26 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: bcsco

I just tried to access the site, couldn’t. I had a few zingers of my own to add and I’ll not share them here, only to have them appear later from one of those plagiarizing F.R. Tea Party members.


44 posted on 09/14/2011 2:28:36 PM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: barmag25

bkmk


45 posted on 09/14/2011 2:28:36 PM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: bcsco

Heh, I noticed that no Twitter pages load for about the past 15 minutes or so. Maybe the incredible volume of #attackwatch has swamped them.


46 posted on 09/14/2011 2:29:31 PM PDT by zzeeman ("We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.")
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To: barmag25

I turned in Shepherd Smith.


47 posted on 09/14/2011 2:30:23 PM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: grobdriver
I turned in Shepherd Smith.

For what? Being a satisfied consumer of Latisse?

48 posted on 09/14/2011 2:34:34 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: zzeeman

“I don’t always report on my neighbors, but when I do, I use #AttackWatch”

Other than “Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers”, this is a winner.


49 posted on 09/14/2011 2:35:53 PM PDT by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! “10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government")
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To: BenKenobi

“I don’t always report on my neighbors, but when I do, I use #AttackWatch”

Other than “Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers”, this is a winner.

Dang, I knew I should have picked up that twelve pack of Dos Equis and not the Bohemia!


50 posted on 09/14/2011 2:38:08 PM PDT by DAC21
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