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Obama Blames Press for ‘Cold and Aloof’ Image: ‘I Don’t Go to a Lot of Washington Parties’
The Blaze ^ | 01-19-12 | Madeleine Morgenstern

Posted on 01/19/2012 9:15:08 PM PST by Lazlo in PA

President Barack Obama blames the press for creating the image that he’s “cold and aloof,” according to a new interview with Time magazine.

The reason? He doesn’t “go to a lot of Washington parties” and “mix enough with them”:

My suspicion is that this whole critique has to do with the fact that I don’t go to a lot of Washington parties. And as a consequence, the Washington press corps maybe just doesn’t feel like I’m in the mix enough with them, and they figure, well, if I’m not spending time with them, I must be cold and aloof.

The fact is, I’ve got a 13-year-old and 10-year-old daughter, and so, no, Michelle and I don’t do the social scene, because as busy as we are, we have a limited amount of time, and we want to be good parents at a time that’s vitally important for our kids.

Obama made his comments to Fareed Zakaria, the magazine’s editor at large, and also addressed his difficulties in working with Congress, blaming a lack of bipartisanship.

“You know, the truth is, actually, when it comes to Congress, the issue is not personal relationships,” he said. “The reason we’re not getting enough done right now is you’ve got a Congress that is deeply ideological and sees a political advantage in not getting stuff done.”

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: liar; obama; parties
I believe Obummer when he says he doesn't go to a lot of parties in DC. He doesn't have to. He throws them all.


1 posted on 01/19/2012 9:15:12 PM PST by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA

Obama doesn’t go to the office much either.

Ike is jealous of his golf time.


2 posted on 01/19/2012 9:18:41 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Lazlo in PA

He’s not much into the work part of governing; it’s pretty frustrating when we don’t just all march lockstep-

What’s wrong with us? Don’t we recognize superior intellect and fall prostrate in obescience?


3 posted on 01/19/2012 9:24:50 PM PST by One Name
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

He lies everytime he opens his mouth.


4 posted on 01/19/2012 9:26:31 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Lazlo in PA

Is that a hand on Tim Burton’s shoulder? If so, whose hand is it?


5 posted on 01/19/2012 9:28:28 PM PST by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked..." - BHO)
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To: Lazlo in PA

He’s not cold and aloof, he’s a Marxst.


6 posted on 01/19/2012 9:28:56 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

That is exactly what I was going to say.


7 posted on 01/19/2012 9:29:08 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: Lazlo in PA

‘I Don’t Go to a Lot of Washington Parties’

Just the ones he THROWS. Sometime two a week, all at YOUR expense.

The lies just keep coming, and NO ONE in the media even dares to call him on it.

The Soros/DailyKos/Gay Lib attack machine is doing it’s job, keeping anyone who wants to keep a media job scared to ask anything but the pre-approved narrative.


8 posted on 01/19/2012 9:35:03 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Expect more preset questions like this that promote Obama in a good light.
Really, what is Obama going to say, "wana bet, I party all the time".

These types of questions are released by Obama.

9 posted on 01/19/2012 9:38:14 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: Lazlo in PA
I believe Obummer when he says he doesn't go to a lot of parties in DC. He doesn't have to. He throws them all.

Great job, he is either on vacation or throwing parties.

PR is up and running MO and her "just not being understood" and now this with him. Poor misunderstood people.

10 posted on 01/19/2012 9:39:06 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Lazlo in PA

No....The parties come to him.


11 posted on 01/19/2012 9:39:27 PM PST by woofer2425
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To: Lazlo in PA

Because twice weekly champagne and pate parties would really make him seem like a man of the people.


12 posted on 01/19/2012 9:43:54 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Herman Cain: possibly the escapee most dangerous to the Democrats since Frederick Douglass.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
"The press says I'm cold and aloof..."

"Instead, I take several $4 Mn vacations a year and play golf with other Muslim Communists."

13 posted on 01/19/2012 9:45:33 PM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Barry and his fixers are going to be giving us even bigger whoppers as the weeks wear on.


14 posted on 01/19/2012 9:59:00 PM PST by yup2394871293
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To: Lazlo in PA

Boo f***ing hoo! I can’t stand this Marxist pig!


15 posted on 01/19/2012 10:00:06 PM PST by GR_Jr. (ABR / AB0 (Anybody but Romney / Anybody but 0bama))
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To: Lazlo in PA

What recession? Obama’s White House Parties-Good Food, Great Music, Fabulous Home (CNN fellates the One):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyvfP0m97m8


16 posted on 01/19/2012 10:00:49 PM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: dandiegirl
Obama lays another egg.


17 posted on 01/19/2012 10:02:27 PM PST by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

It’s the media’s fault....it’s Bush’s fault....it’s Boehner’s fault....

Seriously, has this man EVER said that ANYTHING is his fault?!


18 posted on 01/19/2012 10:05:42 PM PST by VikingMom (I may not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future!)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

The press is carrying water for Obama all the time. The least he could do is hang with them at a few of their parties for a change. Why does it always have to be his party at his house? (sarc)


19 posted on 01/19/2012 10:08:26 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: Lazlo in PA

He doesn’t have to GO to them, he GIVES them!


20 posted on 01/19/2012 10:16:25 PM PST by bigbob
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To: scott7278
Ha! Who's hand is that? ....Oh, just another gov’t one to take money out of your pocket?
21 posted on 01/19/2012 10:57:34 PM PST by MacMattico
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To: Lazlo in PA

Why GO to parties when you’ve got the best party house in town?


22 posted on 01/20/2012 2:45:36 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

The mark and sign of a coward.


23 posted on 01/20/2012 2:51:38 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Well once again America, is just too stupid to understand obama, its not his fault he's so damn smart and we are so stupid.

Just how did we ever survive as a nation for over 200 years without the one?

24 posted on 01/20/2012 3:02:48 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

sees a political advantage in not getting stuff done.”...I do, also.


25 posted on 01/20/2012 3:06:10 AM PST by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: VikingMom

Read the definition of sociopath.


26 posted on 01/20/2012 3:54:33 AM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: VikingMom

Read the definition of sociopath.


27 posted on 01/20/2012 3:54:48 AM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Donnafrflorida
Sociopath is probably too tame a word for our boy Barry! I know there was a psychiatrist who wrote a long article about Narcissistic Personality Disorder and explained how accurately Obama fits the diagnosis.

The scary thing is that whenever he doesn't get his way, he gets really agitated. Hard to know what he could do if his re-elect numbers continue to look bad. If Newt Gingrinch starts to needle him, or a few members of the press actually say negative things about him, he could just explode.

28 posted on 01/20/2012 8:00:51 AM PST by VikingMom (I may not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future!)
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