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Book: Obama White House ‘Has a Real Woman Problem’
Fox News ^ | 09-17-11 | Fox News

Posted on 09/17/2011 9:15:08 AM PDT by MNJohnnie

The Obama White House is a “hostile” environment for women even though they occupy many of the senior positions in the West Wing, according to a new book.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind interviewed more than 200 people, including President Obama, for "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and The Education of A President," which will be released Sept. 20.

The book portrays a White House in which Obama struggled with a divided group of advisers, some of whom he didn't initially consider for their high-profile roles. And top female advisers said they felt left out of key meetings or overpowered by their male counterparts.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; confidencemen; hypocrise; liarincheif; misogyny; obama; obamisogyny; partisanmediashills; ronsuskind; timgeithner
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Apparently the regime's hypocrisy knows no bounds.
1 posted on 09/17/2011 9:15:16 AM PDT by MNJohnnie
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To: MNJohnnie

That could leave a mark.


2 posted on 09/17/2011 9:18:07 AM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: MNJohnnie

dat’s phunny!

can’t all those comrades get along?


3 posted on 09/17/2011 9:18:17 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: MNJohnnie
overpowered by their male counterparts.

Thus it shall ever be. As long as men are men and women are women.

4 posted on 09/17/2011 9:18:21 AM PDT by DManA
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To: MNJohnnie
Wow! Shirley the alphabet-MSM will be all over THIS man-bites-dog news! <<>>
5 posted on 09/17/2011 9:18:48 AM PDT by Migraine
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To: DManA

Excuse?


6 posted on 09/17/2011 9:19:07 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: MNJohnnie

I don’t know what to believe here. If my experience is any guide, a lot of liberal women are hyper-sensitive and always looking for slights.


7 posted on 09/17/2011 9:20:45 AM PDT by freespirited (Stupid people are ruining America. --Herman Cain)
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To: MNJohnnie
Only room for one woman in the White House...


8 posted on 09/17/2011 9:20:45 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: ken21

I anticipate a beer.... no scratch that.... a wine and cheese summit soon.


9 posted on 09/17/2011 9:21:16 AM PDT by volunbeer (Keep the dope, we'll make the change in 2012!)
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To: MNJohnnie

Anyone surprised to hear that Barry has a woman problem has never spent time around a male Malignant Narcissist.


10 posted on 09/17/2011 9:22:01 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: COBOL2Java

Bingo!!!!..I expect you’re 100% correct..


11 posted on 09/17/2011 9:22:28 AM PDT by ken5050 (Save the EARTH...it's the ONLY planet with CHOCOLATE!!!)
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To: Fantasywriter
Anyone surprised to hear that Barry has a woman problem has never spent time around a male Malignant Narcissist.

Or a Muslim.

12 posted on 09/17/2011 9:24:33 AM PDT by zipper
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To: MNJohnnie
Explains the treatment of Bachmann and Palin, you betcha.
13 posted on 09/17/2011 9:25:56 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: MNJohnnie
The second straight Democrat administration that screwed women.
14 posted on 09/17/2011 9:26:24 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: MNJohnnie

This stuff, Solyndra, LightSquared, Fast and Furious. This is just the beginning. Wait until our Clown-in-Chief leaves office in 2013. Then we will be hit with a tsunami of stories from ex White House staffers about incompetence, dysfunctionality and corruption in this adminstration. It won’t be pretty.


15 posted on 09/17/2011 9:26:39 AM PDT by Parmenio
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To: MNJohnnie

Obamama is a woman, no?


16 posted on 09/17/2011 9:26:39 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Duval Patrick is a coward. Explain yourself on The O'Reilly Factor, you creep!)
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To: MNJohnnie

I’m sure it’s his only chance to be top dog. As soon as he retires to the private quarters, he’s probably treated like the eunuch he is.


17 posted on 09/17/2011 9:28:30 AM PDT by surrey
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To: MNJohnnie

Maybe they didn’t read the fine print on they’re NOW tee shirts .....

“Iron My Shirt”....was in small print above the letters NOW I think.

Stay Sage...


18 posted on 09/17/2011 9:30:49 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Parmenio

“This stuff, Solyndra, LightSquared, Fast and Furious. This is just the beginning. Wait until our Clown-in-Chief leaves office in 2013. Then we will be hit with a tsunami of stories from ex White House staffers about incompetence, dysfunctionality and corruption in this adminstration. It won’t be pretty.”

Depends on your definition of ‘pretty’.


19 posted on 09/17/2011 9:31:28 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: MNJohnnie

I can think of an excellent way to capitalize on that in the upcoming election.


20 posted on 09/17/2011 9:32:58 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: MNJohnnie

Don’t they like working for Valerie Jarret?

She’s Obama brain, isn’t she?


21 posted on 09/17/2011 9:33:07 AM PDT by digger48
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To: Fantasywriter
"Anyone surprised to hear that Barry has a woman problem has never spent time around a male Malignant Narcissist."

This.

22 posted on 09/17/2011 9:35:31 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: Fantasywriter
Depends on your definition of ‘pretty’.


23 posted on 09/17/2011 9:36:39 AM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: COBOL2Java

Even WE couldn’t have posed Mooshie in a more characteristic pose, or photoshopped her to look that way.


24 posted on 09/17/2011 9:36:59 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: MNJohnnie

I thought Valerie Jarrett ran things. Maybe she really isn’t a woman?


25 posted on 09/17/2011 9:37:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Fantasywriter

Everyone knows muslim men don’t respect women.


26 posted on 09/17/2011 9:38:42 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: RetroSexual

Laughing (almost) too hard to type.


27 posted on 09/17/2011 9:40:56 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: MNJohnnie

I wonder if Ubama has a Michael Lewinski stashed somewhere?


28 posted on 09/17/2011 9:46:25 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: MNJohnnie
Book: Obama White House ‘Has a Real Woman Problem’

The First Wookie, Janet Napolitano, Christina Romer, Elena Kagan, Valerie Jarrett...

That may be the most accurate headline ever.

29 posted on 09/17/2011 9:46:29 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: MNJohnnie

The Rookie Hussein doesn’t like women.


30 posted on 09/17/2011 9:48:00 AM PDT by dragonblustar (I'm reporting this to Attaaaaaaaaack Waaaaaatch! Vigilancia de Ataque!!!!!!!!!)
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To: MNJohnnie

I’m not so sure because wymyn of the sort likely to associate with hussein always tend to regard not getting what they want as the fault of some man.


31 posted on 09/17/2011 9:51:20 AM PDT by fso301
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To: MNJohnnie

Weird, I am surprised to hear of such discontent and unhappiness in a nest of liberals. After all, we know that these are the enlightened, intelligent ones among us. Surely nobody there is even capable of a selfish thought, right? Oh wait, perhaps it is poison fumes in the AC system they inherited from the Bush administration’s climate of hate and culture of corruption causing all the strife.


32 posted on 09/17/2011 9:52:12 AM PDT by BRK
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To: MNJohnnie
When all your regime's top level women are Stalinist Warhorses or Diesel Dykes you will have problems keeping them happy.

They can never be happy.

33 posted on 09/17/2011 9:53:13 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

All the evidence I’ve seen/read indicates he had more than one in Chicago. In his higher profile job, it’s harder to hide that type of activity. A nervous, frustrated state results. Ever notice that Barry needs to be constantly on the go? He travels in AF1 relentlessly, breaks all POTUS golf-playing records, is reputedly always looking for a game of pick-up (basketball), throws big weekly parties, reportedly drinks over the limit, vacations all over the place, campaigns nonstop [he gets his best applause from donors], etc. etc.? He’s compensating. He can’t get what he wants so he wears himself out getting everything else.

Or so it seems to me.


34 posted on 09/17/2011 9:53:39 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: MNJohnnie
Given the disproportionate amount of support Obama has received from women, this needs to be made widely known.
35 posted on 09/17/2011 9:55:56 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: ConservaTexan
The First Wookie, Janet Napolitano, Christina Romer, Elena Kagan, Valerie Jarrett...

Susan Rice, Samantha Powers, Lisa Jackson, Hillary Clinton

Obama's Women Advisers Pushed War Against Libya

We’d like to think that women in power would somehow be less pro-war, but in the Obama administration at least it appears that the bellicosity is worst among Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and Samantha Power. All three are liberal interventionists, and all three seem to believe that when the United States exercises military force it has some profound, moral, life-saving character to it.

http://www.thenation.com/blog/159346/obamas-women-advisers-pushed-war-against-libya

36 posted on 09/17/2011 9:56:00 AM PDT by digger48
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To: grey_whiskers

That type of treatment is not limited to one political party.


37 posted on 09/17/2011 9:56:21 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I wonder if Ubama has a Michael Lewinski stashed somewhere?

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38 posted on 09/17/2011 9:57:53 AM PDT by digger48
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To: MNJohnnie

It is pretty solidly reported that the WH is run by a Gang of 3 consisting of Valerie Jarrett (born in Iran), Michelle My Bell and the Wookie’s mother who lives in the WH supposedly to nanny the kids. Those 3 rule the roost. That’s why the “rooster” travels all the time.


39 posted on 09/17/2011 9:58:43 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: ilovesarah2012

Everyone knows Muslim males do not feel comfortable with Women in the decision making process.


40 posted on 09/17/2011 10:12:13 AM PDT by omega4179
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To: MNJohnnie

From what I hear, most gay bars have the same problem.


41 posted on 09/17/2011 10:13:28 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne (Fall on your knees before Christ, your only salvation!)
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To: freespirited
If my experience is any guide, a lot of liberal women are hyper-sensitive and always looking for slights.

Oh I agree, I just find it funny when the Progressives all so superior arrogant posturing about "inclusiveness" and "diversity" turns around and bites them on the butt

42 posted on 09/17/2011 10:22:48 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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“The president is someone who when he goes home at night he goes home to a house full of very strong women,” she said. “He values having strong women around him.....Anita Dunn

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/17/book-obama-white-house-has-real-woman-problem/#ixzz1YEPZStcg

I thought Valerie Jarrett had Barky’s balls in a lockbox - guess maybe it’s Moochelle. Or maybe Sasha.

(attack waaattttch!!!)


43 posted on 09/17/2011 10:27:07 AM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: MNJohnnie

Cue the Aretha....


44 posted on 09/17/2011 10:50:44 AM PDT by mikrofon (Feelin' like an 'actual' woman??)
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To: MNJohnnie

Well he sure didn’t write Dreams of My Mother.

although I guess he didn’t even write Dreams of my Father either. But you’d think the parent who actually tried to raise him would get more credit than the one who abandoned him. Oh wait - they both abandoned him. What a mess.


45 posted on 09/17/2011 10:51:05 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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Don’t they like working for Valerie Jarret? She’s Obama brain, isn’t she?

You mean DEMS got BRAINS????? /s

46 posted on 09/17/2011 11:39:41 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Palin/Bachman 2012....What would the NAGS say? :-))
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We all know how Muslim’s feel about women...

Actions speak louder than words.

Don’t listen to Obama. Yes, he is an eloquent speaker when reading from a teleprompter, but observe his actions - Solyndray, Fast and Furious, Treating Women Poorly, Taking expensive vacations while millions struggle to make ends meet (A leader leads by example)

Look at that fat ass Blackie O running around telling everyone they should eat more healthy foods when she’s gotta be pushing 3 bills on the scales.

She’s a tall women, and a wide one as well.

250 lbs. easy. Possibly 300 lbs.

Obama is nothing but a BS artist, plain and simple.

His actions prove him to be an incompetent nincompoop who is in way over his head.

Why wouldn’t any law firm hire him after his long and expensive education, paid by who?

Does Obama talk about working his way thru college to pay his tuition?

No. He got some kind of sponsorship from someone (Ayers?) but we don’t know, and the media won’t ask.

They are nothing but enablers for Obama and the Dems.

They are now trying to pin Solyndra on Bush.

The MSM will flat-out lie and most people are too-busy or too intellectually lazy to do a little research.

A few people I talked to aren’t even aware of Solyndra, and I live here in the SF Bay Area and it’s been on the news quite a bit, but the words “Obama” and “Solyndra” aren’t mentioned in the same story.

It’s amazing they myths people will believe about conservatives (The TP is racist, Palin is a dingbat that hunts deer from a helicopter, etc...) while the same media ignores(aka “Lying by omission”) when it comes to anything bad about Dems.

I remember how CBS refused to call Gary Condit a Democrat.

Instead, CBS kept referring to him as the “conservative Congressman from California” (FU, Dan Rather. Have you called Ohio for Bush yet?) when Condit was the main suspect in the Chandra Levy disappearance/murder.

The majority of the media simply refused to ID his party affiliation most of the time.

Not only do we have to fight the Dems, but the Media and the Indoctrination of our kids starting from Day 1 in Kindergarten.

I remember when I was in HS and taking a Government class and my Teacher was a big liberal.

He didn’t teach, he would preach about how great Communism was, etc...

In HS, I was introverted and shy (I’m the opposite now and have been shortly after HS) but one day, I stood up and let loose with a long diatribe about how he isn’t teaching anything except to be liberals and how grand Communism is and went on to tell the class the story of how me and my parents fled Hungary after the Soviet occupation and the failed revolution, and how horrible it was living under the oppression of Communism.

He dismissed it as an “isolated incident” which really set me off as I had relatives raped and murdered and told the entire class about it.

Again, he said “That’s not how real communism is” and went on to tell the entire class how wonderful life is under Socialism, which is basically Communism lite and the next step towards it.

Despite scoring well on the weekly quizzes and Finals, he flunked me and I had to attend Summer School to graduate.

Fortunately, the Teacher for this Government class focused more on how our Government is structured, how it works, how bills are passed, etc..., but she also indocrinted us with a healthy dose of liberalism and I did have a few debates with her about it, but I passed with a “C” (I should have gotten a “B” - I’m sure she dropped me from a “B” to a “C” because I was a “Problem” student simply because I challenged her opinions, not any facts)

Like I said, we’re fighting two enemies - the Dems and the MSM

The Dems wouldn’t stand a chance if our media and our schools weren’t propaganda outfits.

In California, home-schooling has been banned. You have to send your kid to a private school, which is expensive, or a Government indocrination Center, run by Liberal, Union Teachers that teach liberalism and not skills that will allow you to learn about making a living.

I remember one Teacher had all kinds of liberal bumper stickers and posters all over the classroom, and told us when we turn 18 (Or it might have been 21, before the voting age was changed.) to vote Democrat, because the Republicans were “evil” and only were basically Millionaires out for themselves while the Dems were for the “working people” and for us to join a union, or to try to unionize our future place of employment.

I don’t have kids, but I hear it’s far worse now. We’ve all seen the “Obama” classroom videos on You Tube, were young children are basically being taught to praise him in songs and other ways.

I have two nephews, and during the Reagan era, Teachers would just bash him relentlessly and kids would have nightmares of nuclear Armageddon thanks to the schools and media. (Remember the TV movie called “The Day After”)

Even music wasn’t exempt, as MTV had plenty of vids that bashed Reagan visually and in the lyrics.

Indoctrination, plain and simple.


47 posted on 09/17/2011 11:53:32 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

Thank you for that rant. It’s what we all are thinking, know full well, and “hope & change” back to reality.


48 posted on 09/17/2011 12:00:56 PM PDT by Big Giant Head (Two years no AV, no viruses, computer runs great!)
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To: freespirited

That IS true. Could be anything.


49 posted on 09/17/2011 12:24:22 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

Actually, you CAN homeschool in California. I know many in our parish in San Diego who do. #2 - in fairness to your 2nd government teacher, I believe that they are not allowed to mark you higher than a ‘C’ grade if the class had to be retaken. I specifically remember that I know the UC system would not count the 2nd grade higher than a ‘C’ - in your case it was unfair you had been flunked the first time, and too bad you didn’t save tests and take it to the principal to challenge the grade.


50 posted on 09/17/2011 12:24:59 PM PDT by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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