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2008 Politico Story - Obama Accuser Has Long Rap Sheet
Politico ^ | 6/18/08 | Ben Smith

Posted on 11/08/2011 7:41:49 PM PST by thefoundersrock

Very interesting contrast between the way Politico treated accusations by Larry Sinclaire against Obama in 2008 verses posting anonymous accusations against Herman Cain today. Back then, they refused to even repeat the accusations. It seems to me that Larry Sinclaire and Ms. Bialek have about the same level of credibility. Shouldn't the same journalistic standards apply?

TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: larrysinclair; larrysinclaire; mediabias; msm4obama; msmareobamasslaves; msmlovesobama; msmsservesobama; obama; politico

1 posted on 11/08/2011 7:41:54 PM PST by thefoundersrock
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To: thefoundersrock

I wish Rush would start talking about Larry Sinclair every day on his show....after all, it would be just as fair as the effort to smear Cain.

It would piss off the MSM but they could not make a peep about it since that would air the accusations to a wider audience.

A can’t lose proposition IMO.

2 posted on 11/08/2011 7:50:07 PM PST by Bobalu (More rubble, less trouble)
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To: Bobalu
The Globe has more courage than anyone.

Like Jack Nicholson said, "You Can't Handle the Truth"

3 posted on 11/08/2011 7:56:19 PM PST by postt
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To: thefoundersrock

“Shouldn’t the same journalistic standards apply?”

Why, yes. They should, but don’t hold your breath. Does the media even bother trying to appear impartial anymore? From what I see, no. Reporting no longer exists. It’s all advocacy journalism, trying to reshape the world by coloring the news.

4 posted on 11/08/2011 7:56:31 PM PST by CitizenUSA (What's special about bad? Bad is easy. Anyone can do bad. Aspire to be good!)
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To: Bobalu

“it would be just as fair as the effort to smear Cain.”

Exactly. it’s unfortunate but I think we have to start fighting fire with fire. It’s the only language liberals understand.

5 posted on 11/08/2011 7:56:56 PM PST by thefoundersrock
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To: thefoundersrock

Politico is biased against Homosexuals. Someone should tell the militant homosexual organizations.

Grief, just tell Anderson Cooper or Chris “tinkle up leg” Mathews, or Rachel Madcow.

6 posted on 11/08/2011 8:12:56 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Fight for Liberty)
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To: thefoundersrock

If Bush had stood up and fought back the same as the left fought him, we would not have as many problems we have now.

7 posted on 11/08/2011 8:26:21 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Fight for Liberty)
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To: thefoundersrock
It seems to me that Larry Sinclaire and Ms. Bialek have about the same level of credibility.

I disagree. They would have to have credibility before it could be measured.

8 posted on 11/08/2011 8:34:45 PM PST by South40 (To Tear Down Herman Cain is to aid Mitt Romney & the Marxist Kenyan)
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To: FreeAtlanta

“If Bush had stood up and fought back the same as the left fought him, we would not have as many problems we have now.”

That’s not my, nor I would imagine, most conservatives, natural bent - but at some point you have to stop allowing yourself to get rolled. Look at how horribly they tried to smear the Tea Party - the only reason that wasn’t successful is there are too many of us.

9 posted on 11/08/2011 8:40:49 PM PST by thefoundersrock
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To: postt

Isn’t it interesting to reflect that if it hadn’t been for Matt Drudge we would never have known about Monica Lewinski, and if it hadn’t been for the national Inquirer we would never have known about John Edwards?
The msm knew about both of these stories and buried them.

10 posted on 11/08/2011 8:46:52 PM PST by thefoundersrock
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To: thefoundersrock

You wrote: “’s unfortunate but I think we have to start fighting fire with fire. It’s the only language liberals understand.”

The Boyz from HillBuzz are already doing it:

Nov. 8, 2011

Is Barack Obama Gay? (Pictures)

Kevin DuJan and Megan Fox talk about the double standard for sex scandals in politics on blog-talk radio


Why won’t the agenda-driven media report on Barack Obama being gay, sexually harassing male actor Kal Penn, and frequenting Chicago bathhouse Man’s Country…you know, the way they leaped to trash Herman Cain with unsubstantiated sexual innuendo?
Posted on November 7, 2011 by Kevin DuJan

Last week, the agenda-driven, drive-by media trashed Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain with unsubstantiated and poorly sourced sexual innuendo.

This week, let’s all talk about Democrat President Barack Obama being gay, him sexually harassing male actor Kal Penn, and his frequenting of Chicago gay bathhouse “Man’s Country” ­ using the Left’s established precedent for journalistic integrity when it comes to rumor and gossip.

Fair’s fair, right ­ in love, politics, and what’s apparently allowable in the 2012 election now that all-out war was declared on the black Republican presidential contender. Why shouldn’t conservatives treat Barack Obama the way the Left treated Herman Cain? If the operating assumption is that anything whispered about by anonymous sources is true about Herman Cain, then I guess everything people in Chicago have talked about for years related to Barack Obama being a closeted gay man into younger Pakistani guys must be true too, right?

During the 2008 election, I campaigned for Hillary Clinton in the Democrat primaries. Repeatedly, I heard over and over here in Chicago that Barack Obama is gay and that his marriage to Michelle is one of mutual convenience. In the black community, this is called “being on the down-low”, where a closeted gay male weds an often-times gruff and demanding woman (typically without other male suitors of her own) to take public scrutiny off them both and afford the pair a successful life they’d never achieve separately.

There are, apparently, a lot of such relationships forged at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago ­ where Barack Obama’s pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, oversaw the coupling of down-low gay black men with sour and caustic black women.

This apparently happens not just in Chicago at Trinity United, but in black communities all over the country. Author Terry McMillen and talking-head Star Jones married down-low gay men to benefit their careers and help their public image too.

Black women who marry gay black men are lavished with all the social perks these marriages of convenience afford them, while the men get to go off together on “camping trips”, to “basketball games out of town”, or to other “social events” where they can engage in gay activity with one another secure in the knowledge that no one in the Reverend Wright’s “down-low club” would rat the other fellas out. You need to understand how much homosexuality is despised in the black community to appreciate both the need for gay black men to stay “down-low” and the willingness of some black women to become “beards” for these men when they think they can benefit from the arrangement in some way themselves (usually because these are difficult-to-deal-with women who were unable to find anyone willing to marry them otherwise).

Oprah Winfrey and her longtime “boyfriend” Stedman Graham were for many years also members of Trinity United Church of Christ, and you can read whatever you may like into that.

In Chicago’s Boystown gay community, older guys who frequented the little dive bars that have been around forever told tales back in the 2008 primaries about Barack Obama slipping out whenever he was in Chicago for romps at the local bathhouse “Man’s Country”. The details given in these accounts of his activities were substantial. Apparently, he went most often to this Andersonville neighborhood bathhouse on Wednesdays, and while there he was rumored to seek oral sex from older white men. According to the gossip, Barack Obama would never reciprocate in these encounters, but enjoyed being pleasured by older white guys. Evidently, he is not a giver and is something of a selfish bathhouse regular when not being the current President of the United States.

This jives with everything Larry Sinclair said about his own sexual encounter with Barack Obama in the back of a limo many years ago. You remember Larry Sinclair, right? He’s the man the agenda-driven media worked overtime to destroy and did its level best to silence because he posed a direct threat to the narrative the Left needed to push for Barack Obama to elect him president ­ and needless to say, that narrative didn’t include Barack Obama receiving oral sex from another man in the back of a limo in Chicago.

You need to appreciate that when a Democrat is accused of anything, the Democrat’s accusers are crucified with remarkable zeal in the press; but when someone whispers anything obscene about a Republican, that person is lauded by the “journalists” of the Left as the bravest and most credible person who ever lived…even if that person refuses to give her name, actually state on record what she claimed happened, or provide any sort of corroborating evidence that what she’s alleging is in any way remotely true.

To the media, it’s true just because it was said about a Republican. Meanwhile, Democrats can always get away with murder. Just ask the Kennedy family about that.

Clearly, we saw this Leftist double-standard (or, non-standard, as the case may be) applied to the mystery woman Politico sourced as Herman Cain’s sexual harassment accuser last week.

So, why can’t we all talk about Barack Obama dating Hollywood actor Kal Penn during the 2008 presidential campaign, and Obama then inventing a strange, nebulous position for the actor in the early days of the Obama administration (just so Penn could abruptly leave his hit TV show and move to Washington to be close to Obama?). Apparently, since Penn then left the White House abruptly after just a few months of work (in a position that was created solely for him) the current President and his down-low boyfriend must have broken up.

Did Barack Obama sexually harass his subordinate, Kal Penn, in the brief time he worked in the Obama White House?

You can speculate about what went wrong between these lovebirds while you’re watching the new Harold & Kumar movie or eating at White Castle. Because, let’s face it, if there was an (R) after Barack Obama’s name this whole affair with Penn would have been nonstop “news” since 2009…instead of the pervasive sound of chirping crickets we got because Barack Obama’s a (D) ­ which stands for “down-low”, don’t you know.

Why shouldn’t this week be all about talking about Barack Obama being gay and having sexual misadventures with men, since if it was a Republican president there’s no doubt the agenda-driven media would have been all over this story, regardless of who, if anyone, would go on record to confirm any of it.

You know full well the “journalists” on sites like Politico would have spent the last three years digging relentlessly into a Republican president’s past, repeatedly asking why not a single former girlfriend has ever stepped forward to identify herself or speak on the record about her past with the man currently in the Oval Office.

Isn’t it strange that the public’s never been introduced to A SINGLE GIRLFRIEND that Barack Obama ever had in high school, college, law school, or the days before he met his beard wife Michelle?

Don’t you wonder why the “journalists” of the Left have never done any in-depth profiles of Barack Obama’s male friends from his years at Occidental College in California, talked about his “roommate” while at Columbia, or wondered about any of his social activities through the years?

I know there are endless mysteries centered around a man whose college transcripts, vital records, and other important paperwork were apparently sealed away from the public in an impregnable vault somewhere cloaked in riddles and enigma ­ never to be seen by human eyes again ­ but if Barack Obama was a Republican he would have been outed as gay many years ago.

If Barack Obama was a Republican, the agenda-driven media would have hounded him about the nature of his relationship with his “bodyman” Reggie Love.

If Barack Obama was a Republican, the Left would have somehow gotten ahold of his lifetime membership at Chicago gay bathhouse Man’s Country and would have plastered those records across Politico to destroy his political career.

If Barack Obama was a Republican, the press would have quickly interpreted the dearth of girlfriends in his past as evidence of a surfeit of boyfriends and no one at the New York Times would have slept a wink until every Tom, Dick, or Larry in Barack Obama’s little black book was awarded his own reality show to gush about their down-low adventures.

But, Barack Obama is not a Republican, so the agenda-driven media provides him enormous and constant spin to conceal his gay past. It’s really very reminiscent of the old days in the studio system, where PR agents worked aggressively to hide the fact that men like Rock Hudson, Montgomery Clift, Tab Hunter, and even Liberace himself were gay…because the media had a vested interest in these men’s success and it wasn’t on the agenda to expose the truth about them. Instead, the media was complicit in selling the public a mutually beneficial fantasy.

Barack Obama is gayer than Liberace, but you’ll never read about that on Politico ­ just as you’ll never read about him chain-smoking in the White House, his rampant drug abuse during his twenties and thirties, or the fact he got all Ds and Fs in college (produce his transcripts and prove me wrong on that one).

Because Barack Obama is a Democrat, the agenda-driven media is as committed to promoting a heterosexual, scandal-free image for him, because this is what “journalists” are apparently trained to do for Democrats in school…and it’s expected for them to do if they wish to keep being employed as “journalists” in the Democrat public relations machine we call the media in this country.

Someday, when the Left no longer needs Barack Obama to push the Left’s agenda, this protection will be gone and you’ll spend the last few decades of your life hearing all about Larry Sinclair, Kal Penn, Reggie Love, Man’s Country, Jeremiah Wright’s Down-Low Club, and the many men Barack Obama has been with through the years. I’m sure a great many books will be written on all of this and a great deal of money will be made by the media companies selling the scandal of it all to the public.

But, for now Barack Obama is the Left’s guy, so he’s getting the full-on Rock Hudson/Liberace protection treatment.

While, of course, opponents of the Left such as Herman Cain are relentlessly attacked with unsubstantiated sexual innuendo in the agenda-driven media’s nonstop effort to discredit and destroy anyone who poses a real threat to Obama’s grasp on power.

If you don’t see what’s really happening here and are someone who’s quick to believe the anonymous and sketchy sources the likes of Politico put forward when it comes to a Republican in the hot seat…then maybe you should spend today coming up with a valid reason for why YOU can’t name a single girlfriend Barack Obama had in his entire life before Michelle and why so much of Barack Obama’s past is so aggressively cloaked in perpetual and deliberate mystery.


PS ­ If you ever wonder why Republicans don’t just out Barack Obama themselves, you need to really think about how the Cocktail Party GOP establishment actually works.

There are currently at least two closeted gay sitting Republican United States Senators. There are several closeted gay sitting Republican Congressmen.

All of these men are forever praised in the media for being “bipartisan”, which means they conveniently sell out conservative voters whenever the Left needs them to.

I am 100% convinced there’s blackmail afoot in this, with the quid pro quo being these men get to remain sitting Senators and Congressmen so long as they keep folding whenever Democrats need “bipartisan” votes across the aisle.

It’s no coincidence the closeted gay Republicans are all Cocktail Party GOP establishment types who are more interested in maintaining their own hold on power than ever bucking the system and doing what’s best for this country and their own constituents.

It’s an open secret in the political world that Barack Obama is gay, and that there are plenty of closeted gay Republicans too. But you won’t hear about any of this because members of the permanent political class on both sides of the aisle don’t want you to hear about it.

AND they all think you are too stupid to ever figure this stuff out on your own.

Even though all the clues are really obvious and sitting RIGHT THERE if you really wanted to piece it together without the media’s help.

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11 posted on 11/08/2011 8:53:14 PM PST by Matchett-PI ("A Republican Larry Flynt should wave around $50,000 for proof of sexual harassment at Politico" -RL)
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To: thefoundersrock
Random acts of journalism are still quite rare. In order to change the blatant bias of the lamestream media it is first necessary to make them laughing stocks.
12 posted on 11/08/2011 8:56:20 PM PST by immadashell
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To: thefoundersrock

Interesting contrast.

13 posted on 11/08/2011 9:45:32 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: All

Contrast this to what the media did to Joe the Plumber.

They brought up every personal detail of his life, while ignoring the “spread the wealth around” comment by Obama.

14 posted on 11/08/2011 10:20:57 PM PST by Rodney Dangerfield (The true face of the left that the MSM won't show:
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To: Matchett-PI; windcliff; stylecouncilor

Thanks MPI.

w,s ping....

15 posted on 11/09/2011 12:03:55 AM PST by onedoug (lf)
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To: onedoug

You’re welcome!

16 posted on 11/09/2011 5:53:19 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("A Republican Larry Flynt should wave around $50,000 for proof of sexual harassment at Politico" -RL)
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To: thefoundersrock
yeah, speaking of getting rolled this is unbelievable. it is very sad
17 posted on 11/09/2011 6:05:09 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Fight for Liberty)
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