Skip to comments.Andrea Mitchell To Ben Smith On Obama College Tapes: ĎThis Isnít Some Firebrand Radicalí
Posted on 03/07/2012 4:57:10 PM PST by ColdOne
Its kind of an amazing, interesting moment because he looks so young but he sounds exactly the same. Its a really interesting moment in his career, hed always try to take this conciliatory middle ground, particularly around issues of race. This was a moment he couldnt there was an intense, divisive moment at Harvard where Derrick Bell was threatening to quit if they did not increase divserity in hiring and everyone had to choose to side and he ultimately chose to side with Bell and he gave this very classic Obama speech.
And whats classic about it is its race and gender! Mitchell exclaimed. Its the very issues we are talking about today, its issues of gender that have certainly taken hold in the republican campaign and we have heard what the president said when he called Sandra Fluke and spoke out about it at his press conference.
It gives you a sense of how adept he is at navigating these issues in public and how look hes been doing it and how much practice hes has, Smith noted.
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Trying to get out ahead of the story by citing the edited version of the tape. Hannity will have the full length version tonight.
So how likely is it that Andrew’s ghost is releasing all he has on The One today?
Looks like an Obama bum kissing media trap to me. Once he has everyone’s attention and the media has desparately spent their wad...ba boom! Time will tell. :)
Even if the tape shows Obama screaming “Black Power” and “Kill Whitey”, the media will make excuses and try to whitewash it.
I don’t think this will have much impact.
Correct. The right already knows he is a commie and the left don't care.
For her gang, everything is about "race and gender."
And they're the one's making "issues of gender" a big deal in the presidential race. I doubt the candidates have much interest.
I can't believe people listen to this hoo-hah.*
*I'm using "hoo-hah" to mean "commotion" but I looked it up and slang dictionaries say it refers to female sex organs.
Race and gender! Race and gender!
That pretty much Explains her attitude.
It’s hysterical to watch this all play out. This video was hidden for years. And on the day Breitbart is set to release it, the lib media suddenly finds it, edits it, airs it and tries to create a narrative that is beneficial to Obama. And they do it with a straight face.
It would be funny if it weren’t so corrupt.
Well if this is it ... I am utterly underwhelmed. Guess I”ll wait and see what Hannity has.
I’m afraid the rest of the tape will just be Professor Bell and we’ll be expected to connect his rantings with Obama because he introduced him.
If that’s the case it will be a disappointment. I so hope I’m wrong.
An Alinskyite socialist(Obama) is not a radical?...
Nazi or Stalinist propagandists would be proud of that statement..
It was brilliant tactics when leftist teachers Unions stopped teaching American and World History in our schools.. and when they stopped teaching Civics it was iceing on a malicious cake..
Many dont know Santo and Romney are OWNED by the Unions..
I think we are screwed.. the fix is in for Zero..
Looks like he was athletic too. Must have been on the Harvard Pocket Pool team.
“I dont think this will have much impact.”
That’s probably because you live in a liberal sh#thole. Pull up your life, move and enjoy some quality time with like-minded patriots and conservatives.
I was impressed 0bama spoke without a TOTUS.
I guess that’s how we can tell when he is sincere
Its a really interesting moment in his career, hed always try to take this conciliatory middle ground, particularly around issues of race.
The great Obama beer summit?
African Americans for Obama?
Middle America who clings to their guns and religion?
Typical white woman? (about grandma)
*Their confusion made me question my own racial credentials all over again. To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.Dreams From My Father,
Tim was not a conscious brother. Tim wore argyle sweaters and pressed jeans and talked like Beaver Cleaver. His white girlfriend was probably waiting for him up in his room, listening to country music. Dreams From My Father,
After all, there were thousands of so-called campus radicals, most of them white and tenured and happily tolerated. No, it remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names.Dreams From My Father,
It’s oh, just f’in SHUT UP!!!!!!! Nothing else.
All that coke usage hadn’t fried his cerebral cortex yet
Andrea Mitchell is a biased liberal liar.
Hoo-hah - my sister won’t be happy about that, it has to do with some Christmas promotion a couple years ago. She loves saying Hoo Hah!!!
Any of those passages from “his” book should be fodder enough for any opponent; since his opponents are silenced, their proxies have to make full use of them, and they have to be broadcast far & wide.
“its issues of gender that have certainly taken hold in the republican campaign”
Damned liar... the only ones pushing “issues of gender” are the usual suspects, Democrat hustlers.
Yeah, Greenspan prolly sleeps like a corpse...man and requires a really good fence charger to crank up in the morning. Andrea is smiling the whole 2 hours it takes pasting and chinching up for her to appear to be human each day.
These folks really should be hanging out in Floridah and not trying to sound germane.
Of course they won’t release everything today. If they follow the “Breitbart method”, they will release just enough to get the media lapdogs to rise up in defense of him and tell the predictable lies that will be debunked by the next set of tapes.
I’m amazed that the left still falls for the rope-a-dope every time. Breitbart was a genius for realizing the simple fact that they REALLY ARE that predictable and stupid.
“This isn’t some firebrand radical” - that’s what they put in the headline so you couldn’t copy it. But of course, he IS a firebrand radical. Plain and simple.
Drop the soap team.
That is a very redundant sentence.
Thanks for the pep-talk, Sarge. But I’m just not convinced that American voters are smart enough to understand what all of this means.
It’s no secret that Obama is a commie with bad past associates. And yet here he is, three years into his presidency, and with 50/50 odds of reelection.
Im amazed that the left still falls for the rope-a-dope every time. Breitbart was a genius for realizing the simple fact that they REALLY ARE that predictable and stupid.
“Well if this is it ... I am utterly underwhelmed.”
Underwhelmed is an understatement.
In which case those that support the Stupid Party once again show how inept they are.
This tape should have been released the day after Breitbart’s passing. Why it took this long appears to be without explanation. For now, the MSM can get out in front of it and shape it the way they want.
Why wasn’t it released immediately to stop the MSM from having an advantage?
Breitbart said this is War; yes it is. And our side is not anticipating how the Left will respond, instead they leave the battlefield open so that the Left can take whatever positions they feel are advantageous.
Be cool, Retired Greyhound.
There’s things going on under the radar that the dumb-clucks in Washington can’t imagine.
Do the best you can to clean out the liberals in your local government. If you can run for a local village council seat, do it. That’s a big help.
” and with 50/50 odds of reelection.”
And if elected his 2nd term would be a nightmare because he would have nothing to lose.
I doubt we’ll ever see all Andrew had on that commie swine the real tapes have been destroyed and we will get nothing close to the real truth
Andrea, it’s hard to hear you!
Take off your knee pads, because you’re mumbling something about that guy above you???
Its kind of an amazing, interesting moment because he looks so young but he sounds exactly the same”
Yeh thats whats so frightening about it Andrea.