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Obama makes light of, clarifies hot mic moment
FoxNews.com ^ | March 26, 2012 | Kimberly Schwandt

Posted on 03/26/2012 11:41:46 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

President Obama made light Tuesday of the hot microphone moment he had the day earlier with Russian President Medvedev, where he said that after the November election, he'd have more "flexibility" on the issue of missile defense.

Just as leaders were greeting one another and about to sit down at the opening session of the Nuclear Security Summit, Obama spotted Medvedev, looks over at him, puts his hands over the microphone in front of him with a big smile, and then goes to greet the Russian president.

Obama was asked about the "flexibility" statement later while making remarks to the press about a nuclear safety agreement, and said "Arms control is extraordinarily complex, very technical, and the only way it gets done is if you can consult and build a strong basis of understanding both between countries as well as within countries."

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...he also noted the START treaty took them two years to get ratified.

"I don't think it's any surprise that you can't start that a few months before a presidential and congressional elections in the United States and at a time when they just completed elections in Russia, and they're in the process of a presidential transition where a new president's going to be coming in a little less than two months," he added.

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"[T]he only way I get this stuff done is if I'm consulting with the Pentagon, if I'm consulting with Congress, if I've got bipartisan support, and frankly the current environment is not conducive to those kinds of thoughtful consultations. I think the stories you guys have been writing over the last 24 hours is probably pretty good evidence of that," Obama said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: hotmic; hotmicdamagecontrol; icbm; laughclownlaugh; medvedev; missiledefense; needsomespace; obama; openmikenight; russia; waronterror
0bama yucks it up with Medvedev, babbles nonsequiturs, blames congress, media, democratic process, while clarifying that he's trying to get "stuff" done. In other words, Same Old 0bama.

Hey, it's only our national security.

1 posted on 03/26/2012 11:41:56 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Krauthammer’s take seems the most sensible: “This is my last election.” Not “after the election, or “after the next election.” It’s either the most unfortunate phrasing O’s ever used or it means ‘my power’s at its peak, no accountability to worry about.’ Funny that impeachment doesn’t occur to him.


2 posted on 03/26/2012 11:48:25 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: Hunton Peck

I smell a sellout looming.....


3 posted on 03/26/2012 11:50:12 PM PDT by Rapscallion (The corruption and mismanagement persist because YOU tolerate it.)
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To: Hunton Peck

“0bama yucks it up with Medvedev, babbles nonsequiturs, blames congress, media, democratic process, while clarifying that he’s trying to get “stuff” done. In other words, Same Old 0bama.”

There FUBO goes again “punching above his weight class.”


4 posted on 03/26/2012 11:53:49 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Hunton Peck

His clarification makes it even worse.


5 posted on 03/26/2012 11:56:00 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Mach9
Funny that impeachment doesn’t occur to him.

He knows Republicans and the rest don't have the fortitude for impeachment. No, it's not not funny, either..

6 posted on 03/27/2012 12:02:21 AM PDT by oyez
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To: Hunton Peck

President Mau-Mau will get us all killed if he’s not defeated in November.


7 posted on 03/27/2012 12:14:58 AM PDT by Bullish
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To: oyez

This is not an “oppsie giggle, giggle, my bad” moment. This is as close to genuine 150 proof TREASON as any President has ever considered.

He made it clear that he would be acting in Russia’s interests after the election.

If we can’t get him out of office with this on his record, the United States is finished.


8 posted on 03/27/2012 12:18:46 AM PDT by Ronin (Sarah.... We really need you now!)
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To: Mach9

The last impeachment was easily diverted to sex in the oval office..

Republicans fell for the diversion like exercise sweaters to a Richard Simmons DVD....
......Wearing a Pink Turkey Suit costume.. to the Macarena..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=na9ZZ4ZjVa8


9 posted on 03/27/2012 12:21:32 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: oyez

So true...we couldn’t take care of a white guy caught on tape lying through his teeth under oath...so we obviously can’t get rid of a “historic” black traitor.

How pathetic is that??


10 posted on 03/27/2012 12:33:14 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Hunton Peck; All
"Obama makes light of, clarifies hot mic moment"


11 posted on 03/27/2012 1:08:07 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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Nobody believes you, jackass.


12 posted on 03/27/2012 1:12:44 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Hunton Peck

freak’in liar!Oh, ye 53% scum suckers. Welcome to hell!


13 posted on 03/27/2012 1:25:41 AM PDT by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: Hunton Peck
Not yet revealed by the press is that an Israeli reporter accidentally overheard Obama whisper in the Russian leader's ear the following statement, but sadly it was not picked up by any microphone:

"I can't talk about my Selective Service form, my long form birth certificate, and my Connecticut Social Security number right now, but I will have more FLEXIBILITY to talk about them to you after I win the upcoming Nov. 2012 elections, because it is my last election."

14 posted on 03/27/2012 2:53:24 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: Hunton Peck

“”I don’t think it’s any surprise that you can’t start that a few months before a presidential and congressional elections in the United States and at a time when they just completed elections in Russia, and they’re in the process of a presidential transition where a new president’s going to be coming in a little less than two months,” he added. “

What does that statement have to do with HIS flexibility? It explains nothing about what he said. Its diversionary.


15 posted on 03/27/2012 2:54:49 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Hunton Peck
How come Hussein was only meeting with the puppet Medvedev? Was Putin too busy to meet with our metrosexual Pinocchio?

Is it that he is being snubbed by the Marx Brothers?


16 posted on 03/27/2012 3:09:31 AM PDT by Daffynition (On Andrew Breitbart: In his honor, I'll fight harder...He'll be back and he'll be millions.)
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To: wiggen

>>they’re in the process of a presidential transition where a new president’s going to be coming in a little less than two months<<

Hey Dumbo Hussein....same thing’s happening here. Shouldn’t you be home and packing?


17 posted on 03/27/2012 3:12:36 AM PDT by Daffynition (On Andrew Breitbart: In his honor, I'll fight harder...He'll be back and he'll be millions.)
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To: Hunton Peck

This is the typical pattern; make joke about issue, laugh with press, issue now is off-limits.


18 posted on 03/27/2012 3:25:52 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: wiggen
“”I don’t think it’s any surprise that you can’t start that a few months before a presidential and congressional elections in the United States and at a time when they just completed elections in Russia, and they’re in the process of a presidential transition where a new president’s going to be coming in a little less than two months,” he added. “

What does that statement have to do with HIS flexibility? It explains nothing about what he said. Its diversionary.

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Does anybody know what in the world President Flexibility Obama is saying above?

If you have any idea what President Flexibility is saying above, could you please explain it to us mere mortals who have no idea what he is trying to say? Thanks.

Is he saying that he can't do what is best for the United States of America right now, because he is scared that if he does what is right for America's future right now, he could make some voters so mad that he could lose the Nov. 2012 election?

When President Flexibility Obama says that he will have more "flexibility" after the election, what is he talking about?

Is the President of the United States, Flexibility Obama, saying that he has no "flexibility" now? Very confusing.

19 posted on 03/27/2012 3:27:41 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: Rapscallion
Sellout?... I have thought this through, and the only description I can grasp is "TREASON". Sellout mostly infers the need for financial gain. This bastard is hellbent on destroying this country for his communist ideology.

The punk POTUS is close making all those who have died serving this country since 1945 in vain. It is making my head throb that there is not more universal outrage over this in our country.

20 posted on 03/27/2012 3:34:30 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Mach9
“Funny that impeachment doesn’t occur to him.”
Why should it occur to him? He acts with impunity. Our Congress sits on their hands and allows him to trample the Constitution. Congress won't stop him, the courts won't stop him and this three ring circus of Republican nomination process is not helping. Our Country is in very serious trouble.
21 posted on 03/27/2012 4:22:14 AM PDT by Shane (When Injustice Becomes Law, RESISTANCE Becomes DUTY.----T.Jefferson)
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To: Mach9; Condor51; GrandJediMasterYoda; onyx; Travis McGee; stephenjohnbanker; STARWISE; ...
Obama revealad his hidden agenda on the open mic; He didnt say "after the election, or “after the next election.” He said: “This is my last election" ....... reassuring the Ruskis that he'll then have "more flexibility after the election....”

Clearly his certainty WRT staying in offce is not based on his approval ratings or massive opposition to his cockamamie polices----mandated healthcare, trilllion dollar stimulus, using aborted babies' brains in lab experiments, giving himself massive power over Americans, co-opting religious beliefs......to name a few.

No. Ohaha's certainty stems from his knowledge that he will stay in office---not by the will of the people---but by using unprecedented vote fraud.

22 posted on 03/27/2012 5:07:40 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Hunton Peck

What do you expect from an anti-American, Kenyan Marxist?


23 posted on 03/27/2012 5:09:03 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Liz

The “Manchurain Candidate” has assured his handlers/mentors in Moscow that he will do their will as soon as he gets reelected. Pure and simple this dude is selling us out.


24 posted on 03/27/2012 5:12:47 AM PDT by kenmcg (How)
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To: Liz

That is the part that scared me, Liz. As usual, the msm missed this VERY illuminating point. He’s getting a 2nd term - no discussion.


25 posted on 03/27/2012 5:15:32 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: oyez

Impeachment is an unnecessary and expensive road to travel.

We are in or about to be in a post Obama world. His current presence is disregarded and plans will be for a world in which he is no longer a factor.

Obama is being discounted to 0


26 posted on 03/27/2012 5:15:52 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: john mirse

We all know what he’s saying. He’s saying he is going to do exactly what he wants if he gets 4 more years and oh by the way compliant media lay down on your back and run with the fact it’s the Russians who need time and thats the important thing here.


27 posted on 03/27/2012 5:25:39 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Liz
*** Ohaha's certainty stems from his knowledge that he will stay in office---not by the will of the people---but by using unprecedented vote fraud. ***

That could be it. Or, looking on the bright side it could mean that after the election, which he knows he'll lose, he'll have "more flexibility" to move his family to Moscow so he can be Putin's new Butler.

But 'series', with his 41% approval rating and Gas Prices that will go higher, even unprecedented vote fraud couldn't help him come Nov. He'd need Martial Law, with every republican and most independents rounded up and disappeared away to remote camps in Alaska or Northern Montana.

And that would work for about the first 10 minutes before an all out shooting war started with his jack booted thugs dong the rounding up.

28 posted on 03/27/2012 5:30:15 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: miss marmelstein
.....the msm missed this VERY illuminating point...Obama's getting a 2nd term - no discussion.

E-x-a-c-t-l-y.

The minute I saw the news clip---it was crystal clear to me that was his mindest.

He knows he HAS to employ voter fraud----b/c he is a pariah----and will be dumped out of office AND tarred and feathered in the process.

29 posted on 03/27/2012 5:40:25 AM PDT by Liz
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To: kenmcg
And let's not forget the luxe-loving Missus.

The Odd Couple.

30 posted on 03/27/2012 5:45:20 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz
It reminded me of another slip of the tongue that no one ever picked up on. Clinton's famous “I did not have sex with that woman - not a single time.” Clinton was NOT lying. He had sex with Lewinsky dozens of time. Unfortunately, stupid-head journalists (men, mostly, I hate to say) have no instinct for cunning liars-in-chief and their creepy weasel words.
31 posted on 03/27/2012 5:46:59 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Condor51; stephenjohnbanker; miss marmelstein; thouworm; ken5050
As you well know, voter fraud is the Chi/mobs' specialty---there's Rahm and Axelrod (both running O's reelection), and Valerie whatsherface in the WH.

Let us not forget----the minute they hit the WH, the Chi/mob went into action.

The WH mob took over the census---and now have all the CV they need to file phony FEC reports using stolen federal dollars as campaign contributions.

THIS MADE ME LAUGH OUT LOUD Obama COS Rahm Emanuel "suddenly" discovered he wanted to be Chicago's mayor---the little turn went before the mics and announced his campaign "raised $10 million in just a few weeks." Rahm also controlled the US Treasury as COS.

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Do not underestimate the cash the Ohahas/Chi-mob can come up with......remember, these are the kingpins of Chicago politics. At one time, conscientious FEC investigators verified money was coming from legal citizens....but if Obama wins there will be no investigations. Remember, there are billions unaccounted for in Obama's stimulus packages (probably used in the last election cycle).....you can be sure the Ohaha kingpins have tons of money stashed away for 2012.

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POINTS TO PONDER

<><> author Dean Koontz estimates there's about $90 billion missing from the US treasury.

<><> Ohaha's ex-COS Chi/Mayor Rahm Emanuel is running the reelection campaign----b/c this Wall Street turd knows where all the money is hidden. Rahm also controlled all US Treasury assets (at Obama's behest) when he was COS.

<><>The Ohahas took control of the census upon taking office----they have all the necessary CV to phony up contribution reports for the FEC.

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WATCH FOR PHONY FEC REPORTS Obama's reelection coffers added $45 million to its coffers in February.....raised jointly by the DNC, "Obama for America" and two other joint fundraising committees — the "Obama Victory Fund" and the "Swing State Victory Fund,"...and whatever other voter frauds they dream up.

32 posted on 03/27/2012 5:58:45 AM PDT by Liz
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To: wiggen
We all know what he’s saying. He’s saying he is going to do exactly what he wants if he gets 4 more years and oh by the way compliant media lay down on your back and run with the fact it’s the Russians who need time and thats the important thing here.

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Losing votes: Do you think that President Flexibility lost at least a few hundred votes come election day Nov. 2012 because of his recent March 2012 "flexibility" remark to the Russian leader?

What has made the "flexibility" remark worse is that President Obama is making jokes about it as if the statement really meant nothing. Sad. Sad.

33 posted on 03/27/2012 6:12:34 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: john mirse

Yes he lost votes but the media will try and smooth it over using his line and keep the damage to a minimum.


34 posted on 03/27/2012 6:26:51 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Last evening Michael Savage broke with protocol and actually floated something plausible.

He maintained that Open Mic Night was not an accident, but a deliberate set-up by people within his own administration who were not happy with where this was going.

One can only hope there will be more of them.


35 posted on 03/27/2012 7:32:38 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Liz
Yes you're right on all counts and I don't mean to make light of the Fraud and other Scams that they have in the works or plans for the election.

But the way things are breaking against Barry even his lapdogs in the MSM can't cover it all up now. And as we all know that was a huge factor last time (plus the way that ijit McInsane ran his 'hands off Obama' campaign). The MSM gave Barry a 15 Point advantage at least by covering everything up about him and his past. But the MSM can't cover up the Gas Prices and that they really are Barry's fault.

And the way ObamaCare started off yesterday in the SCOTUS wasn't good for Barry. Even liberal Justice Breyer was bemused (bewildered or confused) by the arguments of Barry's Solicitor General -- laughter broke out more than a few times. Even Justice Kagan jumped in on the fun.

So ObamaCare looks like it'll be dead, ruling coming right before the election in October. Added to $4.00+ Gas (and still rising), unemployment that will not go away with economy still in the dumpster, the Vote Fraud needed wold have to be like no other we have ever seen. It would have to be on par with that of Saddam and Iraq's 'elections', Zimbabwe, or the election of his buddy Hugo in Venezuela

So IMHO unless he has plans were there wouldn't be an election, he's gone. And if he executes 'that plan', he'll be gone then too.

36 posted on 03/27/2012 7:34:05 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Liz

Obama is Felix


37 posted on 03/27/2012 8:15:59 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Liz

I wonder if he tells Arabs he’ll have “more flexibility after the election....”

Pray for Israel - they’re gonna need every prayer they can get.


38 posted on 03/27/2012 9:02:44 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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