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Obama campaign adviser says Santorum crossed line
AP via SFGate ^ | 2/19/12

Posted on 02/19/2012 10:36:09 AM PST by SmithL

An adviser to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign says GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum went "well over the line" when he questioned Obama's Christian values.

Robert Gibbs tells ABC's "This Week" that it's time "to get rid of this mindset in our politics that, if we disagree, we have to question character and faith."

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 0bama; election2012; santorum; truthhurts
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1 posted on 02/19/2012 10:36:15 AM PST by SmithL
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To: SmithL

They sure squeal loudly when someone hits close to the truth don’t they?


2 posted on 02/19/2012 10:38:01 AM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: SmithL

“to get rid of this mindset in our politics that, if we disagree, we have to question character and faith.”

What a laugh. bitter clingers ring a bell gibbon?


3 posted on 02/19/2012 10:39:12 AM PST by y6162
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To: SmithL

Look in the mirror, Gibbs....


4 posted on 02/19/2012 10:39:37 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: SmithL
Christians don't force Christians to support the killing of innocent defenseless little boys and girls. The same goes for Romney as it does for any and all ProDeath politicians.
5 posted on 02/19/2012 10:39:51 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: SmithL

It’s OK when a DEMOCRAT questions a conservative’s values, but not the other way around.

NOTICE THAT?


6 posted on 02/19/2012 10:39:51 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: SmithL
Boo hoo, poor Obama. Santorum got under his skin.

Get used to it.

7 posted on 02/19/2012 10:40:24 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: SmithL

Zero is no Christian!


8 posted on 02/19/2012 10:40:24 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: SmithL

I guess Rick isn’t playing by the BOs rules! This is good... it’s about time we start hitting on the real villain here instead of each other.


9 posted on 02/19/2012 10:41:02 AM PST by myrabach
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To: myrabach

Exactly.


10 posted on 02/19/2012 10:42:24 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: tcrlaf
Exactly, yet another in a long, long line of double standards on the left. Liberals couldn't get through the day without them.

Gibbs doesn't want anyone questioning hussein's character or faith because they'll rapidly come to the conclusion he has none, of either.

11 posted on 02/19/2012 10:42:35 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: SmithL
Going full tilt boogie woogie in your face rock-ribbed hard-core conservative does indeed definitely cross the line cause it explodes the pea brains of both the Left and the GOP RINO establishment and their sycophantic MSM.

We want MORE Rick MORE!

UD Man!

12 posted on 02/19/2012 10:44:59 AM PST by Happy Rain ("Better add another wing to The White House cause the Santorum clan is coming.")
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To: SmithL

Someone better obtain ALL the menus used in the White House since 1-20-2009 & tell us all just EXACTLY how many time PORK was served? ANY kind of pork products!!!!!

This man won’t fly with his dog- since Muslims consinder a dog an ‘unclean’ animal......what else am I to conclude????


13 posted on 02/19/2012 10:45:28 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: 43north; All

14 posted on 02/19/2012 10:45:55 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: SmithL

What line?


15 posted on 02/19/2012 10:46:33 AM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: SmithL

Ha ha poor Robert Gibbs he is so thin skined...


16 posted on 02/19/2012 10:47:46 AM PST by ncfool
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To: SmithL

Seems the Left would rather deal with the “nice guy in over his head” approach, huh?


17 posted on 02/19/2012 10:47:46 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: SmithL

Ha ha poor Robert Gibbs he is so thin skined...


18 posted on 02/19/2012 10:48:04 AM PST by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: ncfool

Actually, Gibbs and others ARE Barry’s skin.


19 posted on 02/19/2012 10:52:04 AM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: SmithL

FURG!!


20 posted on 02/19/2012 10:52:16 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: SmithL

What Christian values? I haven’t seen any demonstrated by Obama.


21 posted on 02/19/2012 10:52:56 AM PST by SuziQ
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To: SmithL
Obama's administration basically says, in ordering Catholic organizations to pay for contraception (a classification that I believe includes RU-486, which takes the order well beyond contraception), that the policies of government must take precedence over the laws of God and the teachings of Christ.

But the left is going to whine that Obama's faith cannot be questioned. Where have I heard that song before?


22 posted on 02/19/2012 10:54:23 AM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: SmithL
Gibbs a pid liar, deciding that what Santorum has done is across the line.

And this professional liar wants to argue about someones christian faith. EL OH El

23 posted on 02/19/2012 10:55:36 AM PST by DainBramage
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To: 43north

Obama and his crew are nothing but a sniveling band of disgusting commie pansies.


24 posted on 02/19/2012 10:56:36 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: SmithL

”My Muslim faith”

‘nuff said


25 posted on 02/19/2012 10:57:46 AM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: SmithL

How about Zero giving McCain the middle finger in his speeches? Way to reach across the aisle, huh?


26 posted on 02/19/2012 11:01:02 AM PST by rbg81 (scillian's)
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To: SuziQ

Why ? Just because he created the muslim outreach whereby he gives up technologies, secrets and cash.... let alone American and Nato troops fighting in Libya to further the MB’s Norrth African Caliphate?


27 posted on 02/19/2012 11:01:24 AM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: SmithL

Actually Rick Santorum barely got up to the line. We are dealing with a Manchurian Candidate who has no history, no BC,no nuttin’no life in college anyone can find, a slew of SS numbers all of them false,and is not forthcoming with anything. Yet, we never see him held accountable ever! So what line did Santorum cross? He never even got up to the line!!!


28 posted on 02/19/2012 11:01:51 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: SmithL

At some point during the 2008 campaign, Obama quoted from what he thought was the Bible. I can’t remember now what the quote was, but it was something like “Cleanliness is next to Godliness,” or “God helps those who help themsevles” (although that doesn’t sound much like the 2012 Obama), some old saw that someone unfamiliar with Old & New Testaments would automatically source as the Bible. Anyone out there remember?


29 posted on 02/19/2012 11:02:34 AM PST by Mach9
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Now I can’t stop laughing.!!


30 posted on 02/19/2012 11:02:36 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: jospehm20

They’re not pansies.

This is the Chicago political mob.

The folks who intimidated the Clintons from using their vaunted private detective operation to reveal Baraq’s actual history.


31 posted on 02/19/2012 11:03:56 AM PST by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: Happy Rain

“We want MORE Rick MORE!”

I understand Rick is already “walking back” those statements deemed offensive to the Rev. Wright theology student, Hussein.


32 posted on 02/19/2012 11:05:55 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: y6162

Obama could help relieve suspiscions if he would open his past. Or maybe he wouldn’t , maybe he would just prove Santorum right.

We do know Obama’s Daddy was a Muslim, his Stepdaddy was a Muslim His Grad daddy and Mother were Atheists, his mentor Frank davis a Communist, and the firt time Obama was ontroduced to Christianity was with a man who said Goddamn the United States.There is no doubt in mym ind that if Obama is Christian it is a much different kind of Christian that we have seen, and all evidence points to his being Muslim.


33 posted on 02/19/2012 11:07:07 AM PST by Venturer
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To: SmithL

How is it Christian to sit in a “church” for 20 years in which the “pastor” engages in racist and anti-Semitic rants?


34 posted on 02/19/2012 11:07:59 AM 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: SmithL

“well over the line”

_________________________________________________

Nope! He simply drew a CLEAR line of distinction...and the majority will stand with him on that!


35 posted on 02/19/2012 11:07:59 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: SmithL

Obama attended the church that followed the Black Liberation Theology. It came about in the early 70s’ and is based on a Marxism philosophy. Obama’s own books let you know who he is. Apparently not going to be too long before the Nation finds out just how entrenched it has become in the black community. Nation of Islam can’t be left out of the mix.


36 posted on 02/19/2012 11:08:05 AM PST by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: y6162

don’t forget- Obama: Republicans Counting On Blacks Staying Home:

http://www.breitbart.tv/obama-republicans-counting-on-blacks-staying-home/


37 posted on 02/19/2012 11:09:48 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: SmithL

He’s no Christian....

http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1701/poll-obama-muslim-christian-church-out-of-politics-political-leaders-religious

http://www.danielpipes.org/5354/confirmed-barack-obama-practiced-islam

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/270864/obama-administration-opens-formal-contacts-muslim-brotherhood-andrew-c-mccarthy

http://lubbockonline.com/interact/blog-post/may/2012-02-11/obama%E2%80%99s-contempt-christianity

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMUgNg7aD8M

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/12/opinion/12luttwak.html?_r=3&pagewanted=print

http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/08/the_truth_about_obamas_muslim.html

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=38633

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

http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/08/30/idINIndia-59043020110830

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-thanks-muslims-ramadan-dinner-010734255.html

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/08/10/obama-praises-american-muslims-for-contributions-since-911-attacks/

http://arabnews.com/world/article487236.ece

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/09/michelle_obama_and_the_muslim_brotherhood.html

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_gcA0ZuKGkI8/TG6onedCUgI/AAAAAAAAIdA/H37ILw_7oHE/s1600/Muslim+Obama.jpg


38 posted on 02/19/2012 11:11:31 AM PST by RasterMaster ("Towering genius disdains a beaten path." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: SmithL

No he didn’t! It is about time people point out that those who support abortion can not call themselves Christian.


39 posted on 02/19/2012 11:15:04 AM PST by chris_bdba
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To: SmithL

If it were a football game, the liberals would demand that they can run and pass, but conservatives can run only.


40 posted on 02/19/2012 11:15:22 AM PST by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: ridesthemiles

“This man won’t fly with his dog-”

So THAT’S why Mooselle takes separate flights!


41 posted on 02/19/2012 11:22:13 AM PST by spankalib (The Marx-in-the-Parks crowd is a basement skunkworks operation of the AFL-CIO)
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To: nascarnation

I guess the constant sniveling confused me. BTW, just how good did the Clinton’s vaunted operation have to be to run rings around the spineless and inept DC Republicans?


42 posted on 02/19/2012 11:26:15 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: SmithL

Rick’s right, Obama’s values are Muslim/Islam.


43 posted on 02/19/2012 11:28:29 AM PST by izzatzo (All in for Newt.)
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To: SmithL

No need to question a man’s Christian values when clearly that man is not a Christian.


44 posted on 02/19/2012 11:28:52 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: SmithL
Gibbs is talking about Obama’s Christian values- like where he tells the Catholic church how to worship.
45 posted on 02/19/2012 11:31:36 AM PST by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: 43north

That line has been destroyed for several years now. Of course what does a typical white man “stupidly” clinging to his guns and bibles know.


46 posted on 02/19/2012 11:35:32 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: jospehm20

I could never understand why the Clintons never went after Baraq’s dubious past in that long hard fought primary season.

FReepers convinced me it was because the Chicago mob likely had incriminating info on the many suspicious deaths that took place during the Clinton governorship and presidency.


47 posted on 02/19/2012 11:37:09 AM PST by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: atc23

>>If it were a football game, the liberals would demand that they can run and pass, but conservatives can run only.

But the GOP-Elite would insist that Conservatives can only punt.


48 posted on 02/19/2012 11:37:09 AM PST by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: SmithL

Which line is crossed by saying that Obama is a non-Christian? There’s a line in the sand on this topic? Says who? Obama already said he is a muslim. Nobody else can say he is not a Christian? Only Obama can say it?


49 posted on 02/19/2012 11:37:43 AM PST by abclily
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To: chris_bdba
It is about time people point out that those who support abortion can not call themselves Christian.

AMEN to that, especially one as radically pro abort as Comrade Zero. It's waayyy past time someone on our side grew a pair.

50 posted on 02/19/2012 11:43:37 AM PST by Marathoner (In the 80s we had Reagan, Johnny Cash and Bob Hope. Now we have Obama, no cash and no hope.)
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