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Is the president losing weight? Critics claim stress of leading the country has left Obama frail
Daily Mail UK ^ | April 11, 2012

Posted on 04/11/2012 10:36:35 AM PDT by COUNTrecount

Already engaged in a strenuous re-election battle, spiking gas prices and a fragile economy appear to be taking a toll on Barack Obama.

Obama, 50, was pictured at a campaign event in Florida today looking a little worse for wear, looking extremely tired and frail, his shoulders narrower than usual.

The photo was splashed atop the Drudge Report website with the headline: SHOCK PHOTOS: Obama, Thin And Wasting Away’.

Much like Adele, Jessica Simpson and Miley Cyrus, weight has been a key issue for Obama in the eyes of the media since he became the Democratic presidential nominee in 2008.

Some conservative opponents jokingly asked if the then-Illinois senator was too skinny to be president.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 04/11/2012 10:36:43 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

Hope springs eternal.


2 posted on 04/11/2012 10:37:52 AM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: COUNTrecount

We should give him a starved cat to feed up.


3 posted on 04/11/2012 10:38:30 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: COUNTrecount

Help is on the way.


4 posted on 04/11/2012 10:39:44 AM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great; until it happens to YOU.)
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To: COUNTrecount

National Inquirer should be all over this. We always have to rely on the foreign media now for the truly cutting edge stories.
Didn’t he have some intestinal parasite? Immunocomprimised?


5 posted on 04/11/2012 10:39:43 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: COUNTrecount

I bet he is smoking again.


6 posted on 04/11/2012 10:40:08 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: COUNTrecount

Yep AIDS will do that to ya.


7 posted on 04/11/2012 10:40:17 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Well, the Presidency is certainly not affecting the wife’s appetite that’s for sure. If it’s such a burden, perhaps he shouldn’t run for another term. Biden can step up in his place....... snicker...


8 posted on 04/11/2012 10:40:20 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: COUNTrecount

No matter who it is, the job really seems to age them. Maybe it’s because men come to the job at the time in life when their hair starts to turn gray and their faces start showing the wrinkles.


9 posted on 04/11/2012 10:40:46 AM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: COUNTrecount
Maybe, he should resign.
10 posted on 04/11/2012 10:40:46 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: COUNTrecount

To be fair it’s hard to get enough food when “Jaws” Moosechelle is your tablemate...


11 posted on 04/11/2012 10:41:14 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: AppyPappy

We have a winner!


12 posted on 04/11/2012 10:41:34 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: COUNTrecount
Opiates cause weight loss too. That would go a long way to also explain this “Constitutional Law Professor's” mental lapse in all things American.
13 posted on 04/11/2012 10:42:25 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Yep AIDS will do that to ya.

I was going to say, a lot of gay people look very sickly.
14 posted on 04/11/2012 10:42:24 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: COUNTrecount

15 posted on 04/11/2012 10:42:34 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Ideally he needs to lose another 170 pounds.


16 posted on 04/11/2012 10:42:34 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: COUNTrecount

Must me the Nutrasystem, I mean, Wookiesystem diet...not that anyone other than the slobbering media really give a flying fickled finger of fate...


17 posted on 04/11/2012 10:42:34 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: AppyPappy

Still.


18 posted on 04/11/2012 10:43:59 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: COUNTrecount
crackhead Pictures, Images and Photos

Put the crackpipe down, Barry...

19 posted on 04/11/2012 10:45:07 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: COUNTrecount

“...LEADING the country...”????

Really?


20 posted on 04/11/2012 10:45:19 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: prisoner6
To be fair it’s hard to get enough food when “Jaws” Moosechelle is your tablemate...

I had to laugh. There was a comedian that did a bit about Oprah's diet. Something like, "Of course Oprah can lose weight. When you can afford to hire someone to follow you around every waking moment slapping donuts out of your hand...."

21 posted on 04/11/2012 10:45:47 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Aw dang, I was building a thread at the same time, lol

I kept having problems with the copied text and the embedded links


22 posted on 04/11/2012 10:46:47 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: COUNTrecount

Maybe the girlie boy has AIDS.


23 posted on 04/11/2012 10:49:42 AM PDT by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Maybe the sorry bastard has AIDS.


24 posted on 04/11/2012 10:49:55 AM PDT by Levante
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To: COUNTrecount
Well, he never had gravitas, so he cannot have lost any of THAT....
25 posted on 04/11/2012 10:50:28 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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26 posted on 04/11/2012 10:50:28 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: COUNTrecount
Our President is wasting away??

Thank you allah!

27 posted on 04/11/2012 10:51:32 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: AppyPappy

More like cocaine and booze...


28 posted on 04/11/2012 10:52:01 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: COUNTrecount

Maybe he’s stressin’ out because he just realized Soros will prolly have him offed in order to start the race war for real.


29 posted on 04/11/2012 10:52:12 AM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: COUNTrecount

No, he has always been a Kenyan Pencil Neck Geek!


30 posted on 04/11/2012 10:52:55 AM PDT by Stymee (Father of 7)
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To: All

Homosexual cokeheads tend to be thin.


31 posted on 04/11/2012 10:54:13 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: COUNTrecount

32 posted on 04/11/2012 10:55:34 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: COUNTrecount

Leading the country? Seriously??? They go on vacation every THREE WEEKS (should have a barf alert)!


33 posted on 04/11/2012 10:55:34 AM PDT by blondee123 (Our country is headed for DICTATORSHIP! WAKE UP!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Thinner! He must have pissed off some old Gypsy.


34 posted on 04/11/2012 10:56:10 AM PDT by AU72
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To: JoeProBono

YUCK, definite Barf Alert for this pic!


35 posted on 04/11/2012 10:57:55 AM PDT by blondee123 (Our country is headed for DICTATORSHIP! WAKE UP!)
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To: Maverick68

I think you nailed it. Crackhead and Gay plague symptoms. Liver damage? HIV? Hepatitis C? Or also strain is getting to him.


36 posted on 04/11/2012 10:59:01 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: COUNTrecount

Well Moochelle probably won’t let him eat anything but sprouts and weeds, while keeping the BBQ ribs and Ding Dongs for herself!


37 posted on 04/11/2012 11:03:01 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: COUNTrecount

It always comes in threes ...

Castro ... Chavez ...


38 posted on 04/11/2012 11:03:11 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney have the mother of all Macaca moments)
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To: SMARTY

The first thing I thought too.

He certainly isn’t “leading the country.”

He is a professional agitator who managed to be elected president who only has one card to play: vilify and divide.

If he is losing weight over stress, Sheriff Joe likely has more to do with it than any “leading of the country” by Obama.


39 posted on 04/11/2012 11:03:56 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: COUNTrecount

Mostly a result of his chain smoking off camera and secondarily to Moochelle’s hogging most of the food.


40 posted on 04/11/2012 11:05:52 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: COUNTrecount

He has not lost enough to be meaningful. At last report he could still be seen.


41 posted on 04/11/2012 11:06:07 AM PDT by Joe Bfstplk (People should enjoy the fruits of their labor. No labor, no fruit.)
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To: COUNTrecount
Critics claim stress of leading the country has left Obama frail

Stress? What stress? Not from leading the country, that's for sure. He spends less time when in the White House on presidential business than any officeholder in memory. Rush or Levin will occasionally read his daily schedule. He hardly has a briefing until mid-morning whereas Bush had it very early in the day.

The only stress I see him having is the stress of campaigning - he spends at least twice as much time with campaign appearances than he does with his presidential work.

42 posted on 04/11/2012 11:06:20 AM PDT by CedarDave (Romney: The Etch A Sketch Candidate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6NArPUFLRI)
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To: JoeProBono

OMG!! His legs look like he just got out of Buchenwald Konzionlager.


43 posted on 04/11/2012 11:07:50 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: COUNTrecount

Failure is stressful


44 posted on 04/11/2012 11:08:06 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: shalom aleichem

The traitor could look as thin as an Auschwitz inmate, have Stage 5 Alzheimer’s, and still be reelected by Holder’s people.


45 posted on 04/11/2012 11:09:52 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: CedarDave

The stress of having a carefully orchestrated persona start

to come unglued causes major stress, especially if you are a

Malignant Narcissist.


46 posted on 04/11/2012 11:11:45 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: COUNTrecount

I hope it’s serious


47 posted on 04/11/2012 11:15:42 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: COUNTrecount

Gee, I guess he better not run again.

Time to retire Barry. Then Moochelle can fatten you up.


48 posted on 04/11/2012 11:15:58 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: COUNTrecount

He’s like Jack Sprat! Can eat no fat, and certainly his wife can eat no lean!!!!


49 posted on 04/11/2012 11:16:07 AM PDT by jimmyo57
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To: Joe Bfstplk; All

” He has not lost enough to be meaningful. At last report he could still be seen.”

WINNER!!


50 posted on 04/11/2012 11:16:55 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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