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Obama’s dog days (Democrats pay for barking up the wrong tree)
The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | The Washington Times

Posted on 04/19/2012 5:52:11 PM PDT by DBeers

The 2012 presidential campaign has become a dog-eat-dog contest. For months, Obama campaign operatives sought to make an issue of Mitt Romney carrying his Irish setter Seamus in a rooftop dog carrier during a family vacation in 1983. Some major media outlets picked up the non-story, and the Obama campaign buttressed it with an endless series of snarky tweets and barbs. The liberals are chasing their tails with this tale.

On Tuesday, the Daily Caller’s Jim Treacher juxtaposed the Seamus story with a passage from President Obama’s book “Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” in which he describes eating dog meat while growing up in Indonesia. The message Democrats were trying to establish was that Mr. Obama was kinder to dogs. The book snippet supplied the rejoinder: At least Mr. Romney never ate one.

On its face, the dog-eating anecdote is just as much a non-story as the adventures of Seamus. But it exploded over social media and Twitter, and within hours, even mainstream-media news hounds picked it up. Man bites dog is always news. It’s the kind of story that lingers, a humorous situation that lends itself to endless one-liners. (“Why are there no more Blue Dog Democrats? Obama ate them.”)

The Obama campaign is struggling to come up with a strong response, but nothing seems to stick. It can say the dog-eating took place when Mr. Obama was a child, that it was in a different culture or that the first family has not prepared dog in the White House. However, it cannot escape the ick factor, which will hound it until November. Now the Obama campaign will have to call off the dogs on Mr. Romney. Bo, the White House pooch, will have to retreat to an undisclosed doghouse until Election Day.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: barkobama; dog; obama; obamaateadog; obamadogrecipes; thirdworldobama; wtf
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LMAO!!!!!
1 posted on 04/19/2012 5:52:16 PM PDT by DBeers
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2 posted on 04/19/2012 5:54:48 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: DBeers

Try searching twitter for the hashtag #obamadogrecipes


3 posted on 04/19/2012 5:55:37 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: DBeers

Doggoneit!

That was a funny article.


4 posted on 04/19/2012 6:01:54 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: jimbo123

That is brilliantly disgusting. Eeewww.


5 posted on 04/19/2012 6:02:24 PM PDT by Afterguard
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To: Hardraade

Like him or not, Romney will fight back. Unlike George Bush or McCain, what the DNC throws at Romney they will get back.


6 posted on 04/19/2012 6:02:52 PM PDT by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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To: DBeers

7 posted on 04/19/2012 6:03:56 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: DBeers
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8 posted on 04/19/2012 6:04:58 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: jimbo123
Hey wait a minute. You Right Wingers have some nerve picking on Obama. How'n the hell is he supposed to know what's in his autobiography?

It's not as if he wrote it.

9 posted on 04/19/2012 6:08:37 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: jimbo123

Paging Michael Vick. Please pick up the green courtesy phone.


10 posted on 04/19/2012 6:08:41 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: DBeers
“Why are there no more Blue Dog Democrats? Obama ate them.”

This is the funniest line I've read yet.

This whole thing is priceless!

11 posted on 04/19/2012 6:09:12 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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12 posted on 04/19/2012 6:10:26 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: DBeers
You know, I wonder how many brain dead liberals actually read either one of Obama's books.

I toyed with the idea of reading Dreams From My Father back in 2008 so that I could beat Liberals over the head with choice material.

Of course, I don't know if Liberals actually read anything not from the NY Slimes or the Washington Compost. They didn't actually read the Iraq Survey Group report or the Obamacare bill, did they?

13 posted on 04/19/2012 6:13:22 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: SparkyBass

LOL. When the SS brown shirts stop by, don’t forget to ask about ripping off hookers.


14 posted on 04/19/2012 6:13:55 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Afterguard; All

Hitler Finds Out Obama Ate His Dog

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEBN8wOKjMo


15 posted on 04/19/2012 6:15:05 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: DBeers

I at dog meat in the Philippines; but, I did not know I was eating dog.


16 posted on 04/19/2012 6:16:01 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: svxdave

Doesn’t matter. If the republicans can’t come up with something better than Romney, they have forfeited and Obama will walk right over them.


17 posted on 04/19/2012 6:18:41 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: CMailBag; All

“If I had a dog, it would look like the dog Obama ate”. LMAO. Dude, that picture, and slogan, needs to go viral on the internet. LET’S DO IT!! LET’S DO IT!! LET’S DO IT!!! Facebook, e-mail, Twitter........

HELL YES!!


18 posted on 04/19/2012 6:19:32 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: CMailBag

Dog; the other white meat.


19 posted on 04/19/2012 6:24:16 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: CMailBag

If I could make one suggestion. Give the dog a collar with a name tag that says: “My name is Skittles”


20 posted on 04/19/2012 6:26:00 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: no dems
I at dog meat in the Philippines; but, I did not know I was eating dog.

Same thing happened to me in Korea.

21 posted on 04/19/2012 6:27:22 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: DBeers

Obama chose, uhmmm Bill Ayres chose to put that fact into Obama’s book. Furthermore, someone programmed Obama’s remarks about eating dog meat into some of his speeches.


22 posted on 04/19/2012 6:33:00 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: no dems

I agree, that poster is a winner!


23 posted on 04/19/2012 6:42:27 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: CMailBag

That is good. LOL. Live by Alinsky, then die by Alinsky.


24 posted on 04/19/2012 6:48:45 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: DBeers
I can't remember anything else that's spun 180 so quickly on Bark Obama.
25 posted on 04/19/2012 6:48:52 PM PDT by JPG (Please pass the pooch.)
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To: central_va
How about? Lipton Skittles
26 posted on 04/19/2012 6:53:24 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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27 posted on 04/19/2012 6:53:27 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Romney's judicial appointments were more radical than Obama's)
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This is ridiculous... all designed to take people away from Romney's animal abuse.

I'm sorry..I can not stand the Communist in Chief, but Romney is an animal abuser and a committed leftist. If you want a flipping leftist..pick the one who eats them, not abuses them...it's more humane and tastes like chicken.

28 posted on 04/19/2012 7:01:37 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: Kenny Bunk

That cracked me up! Thanks!


29 posted on 04/19/2012 7:03:34 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: All

With luck Obama will acquire a taste for PIT BULL!

This is a Win, Win situation.......no matter the outcome....it is good for the country!


30 posted on 04/19/2012 7:11:13 PM PDT by outhousepatrol
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To: Hardraade

If the republicans can’t come up with something better than Romney, they have forfeited and Obama will walk right over them.
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They said the same thing about Reagan and Carter in 1980. Just days before the Election, Carter was leading in the polls. He ended up conceding the Election before the polls closed in California.


31 posted on 04/19/2012 7:12:58 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: jimbo123

Funniest freeping picture...BUMP! Great work FRiend.


32 posted on 04/19/2012 7:14:30 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: JerseyDvl

I didn’t create the photo, but whoever did deserves a gold star.


33 posted on 04/19/2012 7:16:20 PM PDT by jimbo123
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34 posted on 04/19/2012 7:19:36 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: central_va; no dems
In interviews with folks who'd experienced the situation first hand (imprisonment by the Japanese in WWII in Southeast Asia) it came out that "King Rat" (James Clavell) really is a more than fair representation.

Hope you guys have read it.

Now, down in Indonesia there were not large concentrations of Allied troops to hold in camps, but there were plenty of equally quite dangerous Chinese and mixed-blood people (buken asli in the words of Sukarno) the Japanese held in equally bad camps, complete with Korean guards.

A friend of mine was about 12 years old when the Japanese came to Java. Due to his age he was allowed to go in and out of the camp where his older relatives were held. He regularly hunted and dressed an animal that we would call a "RAT", and that was his meat, and their meat, and the meat the Korean guards got as well.

People who tell you folks don't eat dog, or rat, or endangered birds, or cats, or whatever in such and such a country have really never experienced life under the gun of a conquerer.

35 posted on 04/19/2012 7:22:51 PM PDT by muawiyah (ue)
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HA HA...so many funny posts!


36 posted on 04/19/2012 7:42:08 PM PDT by PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut
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To: CMailBag

In all the years i have been on FR, this is the funniest post ever. This is better than looter guy and that had me crying
Thank You


37 posted on 04/19/2012 7:43:06 PM PDT by italianquaker ( Mr Obama inherited an AAA rating and made it AA, thnx Resident Zero)
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To: muawiyah

The interesting thing is not allIndonesians eat dog. In fact, majority of them don’t. Only certain ethnics, notably the Bataks, the Manadonese and the Ambonese do. These are Christian areas. Muslims don’t even want to be anywhere close to dogs.


38 posted on 04/19/2012 7:45:52 PM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: CMailBag

LMAO!!!!


39 posted on 04/19/2012 7:47:21 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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40 posted on 04/19/2012 7:48:16 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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개 고기! (Korean for “dog meat”) In some places it’s a delicacy, but it’s not my choice of food. I prefer spicy kimchi.


41 posted on 04/19/2012 7:53:08 PM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina

How did barry get his dog to roll over?

It’s called a rotissierie.


42 posted on 04/19/2012 8:00:13 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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I bet this is a dog that Barky would eat.
43 posted on 04/19/2012 8:02:04 PM PDT by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: CMailBag

I agree with the others....that is one of the best pics ever on FR!


44 posted on 04/19/2012 8:11:04 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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Unless they get real hungry MOST people don't want to eat dogs. But if it's a question of survival FIDO IS DIN DIN.

It's not special to Moslems.

45 posted on 04/19/2012 8:12:41 PM PDT by muawiyah (ue)
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To: DBeers

Beyond the dog business, is the “Silver Spoon” nonsense.

Obama’s banker Grandma (VP of Hawaii’s largest bank) sent him to the elite Punahou School. The current tuition for the private school is $18,450/year:

http://www.punahou.edu/page.cfm?p=1793

Barry was already a 1 percenter when he was in junior high.


46 posted on 04/19/2012 8:24:36 PM PDT by cookcounty (We need Newt. The Black Belt Jaw-jitsu Master!)
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To: DBeers

Obamas dog ate his homework so.............


47 posted on 04/19/2012 8:27:59 PM PDT by IAGeezer912 (Carpe Diem, Per Diem, Doris Diem)
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To: no dems

Don’t even try ;).


48 posted on 04/19/2012 8:31:19 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: no dems

We always thought it was creepy that the Korean restaurant was across the street from the emergency vet clinic. Serial.


49 posted on 04/19/2012 8:34:09 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: cookcounty
Beyond the dog business, is the “Silver Spoon” nonsense.

Obama’s banker Grandma (VP of Hawaii’s largest bank) sent him to the elite Punahou School. The current tuition for the private school is $18,450/year:

http://www.punahou.edu/page.cfm?p=1793

Barry was already a 1 percenter when he was in junior high.

I agree. Every time 0b0zo opens his mouth and spouts the “Silver Spoon” nonsense that is an opening that deserves to be responded to e.g. he was born with a communist hammer and sickle in his mouth.

Who and what groups exactly financed his rise? The answers to those questions comprise his “Silver Spoon”.

50 posted on 04/19/2012 8:36:08 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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