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Phony Halo is no Helmet
http://www.americanthinker.com ^ | June 2, 2012 | Russ Vaughn

Posted on 06/02/2012 10:12:05 AM PDT by BO Stinkss

As if their candidate needed to further alienate the veteran voting bloc, Obama's clueless handlers have done it again. There were emails circulating on Memorial Day that the presidential security detail had locked down the Vietnam Memorial site early that morning, shooing off veterans and their families so that the locale could be used for a photo op. While I was never able to verify the accuracy of those emails, perhaps this ill-conceived campaign photo posted over at Hot Air where Ed Morrissey has it up as his Obamateurism of the Day, lends them some credence. It no doubt took the president's photogs some time to set up such an artsy pic with the light just so, so as to provide the requisite halo round the One's consecrated cranium. Surely the pros and the pols couldn't be bothered by the plebian presence of actual rank and file Vietnam vets and their families while such an important campaign event was underway.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; sourcetitlenoturl

What a jerk

1 posted on 06/02/2012 10:12:09 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: BO Stinkss

Makes him look like Lenin.


2 posted on 06/02/2012 10:21:50 AM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: BO Stinkss

3 posted on 06/02/2012 10:23:46 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (Virgil Goode! Because everyone else is Bad!)
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To: NewHampshireDuo

with his chin jutting forward I think he looks more like Mussolini!


4 posted on 06/02/2012 10:26:30 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: BO Stinkss

Here’s the image they’ll use on new US scrip money.

Scarily, I’m only half joking.


5 posted on 06/02/2012 10:28:59 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: BO Stinkss

Ironic, isn’t it?

In 2008 Baraq had his Greek columns at the convention speech.

Now the whole f’ing country looks like Greece.


6 posted on 06/02/2012 10:30:38 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation

Good one!


7 posted on 06/02/2012 10:32:14 AM PDT by donozark (One in four Confederate Soldiers who fell at Gettysburg came from North Carolina.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

ith his chin jutting forward I think he looks more like Mussolini!


With his pencil neck, big ears and overall goofy expressions.. I always thought he looked like Don Knotts with a tan.


8 posted on 06/02/2012 10:32:14 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: BO Stinkss; Mrs. B.S. Roberts

Those HONORED DEAD are not only YOUR comrades in arms. They are the comrades of EVERY veteran of every war engaged in by the United States. WE are all, in reality, one huge BAND OF BROTHERS, no matter when and where we served.
We ALL donned the uniform handed (or tossed) to us, trained and went wherever we were sent. Some to eternity and others to the corners of the earth, fortunate to return home once again.
To see ANY memorial sullied by such garbage is an insult to us all. I personally cannot believe the flash of rage that went through me, a non-combat Navy vet, when I gazed at that obscene “picture”.
I think of former presidents who gave honor to our uniform..Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Bush, Grant, Lincoln, Carter and probably others. There is a modicum of comfort in knowing HE never sullied it.


9 posted on 06/02/2012 10:32:37 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: BO Stinkss
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Hey, do you know who I am? I'm the C(A)IC (Community Agitator in Chief) and I practially got Bin Laden all by myself, so if I want to use the Vietnam Memorial for a photo op and insult the good name of all those I used to oppose, the brave heroes who served honorably but were denigrated and dishonored by most of my fellow Demo-Rats, then y'all should cut me some slack.

Besides, did you notice the promotion I've given myself? The GREATEST Military Tactitian and Highest Ranking General ever in the History of the United Socialist States of Amerika....ah, oops, I mean the USA.

10 posted on 06/02/2012 10:37:52 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: BO Stinkss

Obama is a disgrace to Everything Good and Proper in this country !


11 posted on 06/02/2012 10:38:43 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: BO Stinkss

I am reminded again of that creepy pharaoh statue.


12 posted on 06/02/2012 10:41:01 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I eagerly await the next news about the struggles of Elizabeth Sacheen Littlefeather Warren.)
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To: BO Stinkss

That ain’t a halo. It is a comet fixing to hit him on his blind side.


13 posted on 06/02/2012 10:41:42 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Research previous postings and you will find many where Obama has taken the Mussolini pose.


14 posted on 06/02/2012 10:45:50 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: BO Stinkss

That is obscene.


15 posted on 06/02/2012 10:46:08 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: nascarnation

bttt


16 posted on 06/02/2012 10:47:56 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

It is an obscenity, but then the entire fraudulent life of little barry bastard commie is an obscenity worshipped by democrats. He is affirmative action gone beyond amok. What a sad thing that this lying bastard is the first Black President. How ironic that the democrats foist this fraud as a worthy black man!


17 posted on 06/02/2012 10:51:29 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: BO Stinkss

Photoshop mavens! To arms!

There’s something not right...


18 posted on 06/02/2012 11:06:22 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

It does appear nobama enjoys the Mussolini impersonations. If he keeps this up, the comparisons to El Douce maybe be replayed out in earnest.


19 posted on 06/02/2012 11:16:04 AM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

What, me worry?


20 posted on 06/02/2012 11:27:13 AM PDT by ShasheMac
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To: tsomer

Good catch. I breezed on by it disgusted that it was done, but you’re right. There’s several impossibilities in that photo.


21 posted on 06/02/2012 11:40:32 AM PDT by TheZMan (Obama is without a doubt the worst President ever elected to these United States)
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To: BO Stinkss

I think that’s a photo light behind The Head. It’s too dim to be the sun.


22 posted on 06/02/2012 11:49:38 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: tsomer

If this could have been done entirely in Photoshop with a snapshot of the wall, then it stinks worse that Barack had to chase the vets off for this.


23 posted on 06/02/2012 11:51:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: BO Stinkss

24 posted on 06/02/2012 11:56:44 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: Leep

25 posted on 06/02/2012 11:58:48 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: treetopsandroofs
Here’s the image they’ll use on new US scrip money.

You're probably more correct than you'd like to be.

26 posted on 06/02/2012 12:03:52 PM PDT by bgill
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To: TheZMan

I wonder if we could find out who that knucklehead is. It seems to be the same guy. The mistakes are consistent with what I call a visual illiterate.

He can work the levers, but he can’t keep to the row.


27 posted on 06/02/2012 1:25:34 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: UCANSEE2

Obama and Fife, off prompter, have something else in common.

http://www.yourememberthat.com/media/2377/Barney_Fife_Recites_the_Preamble/


28 posted on 06/02/2012 1:29:27 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: BO Stinkss

My dad’s best friend was killed in Vietnam and a few years ago my younger kid went to DC on a school trip and got to see the Wall. She located my dad’s friend’s name and had to stand on the soulders of her teacher to do a pencil rubbing of his name, then made a shadow box of it and presented it to her grampa after she got home. It was a hugely moving experience that a shallow, soulless cretin like 0bama could never understand.

0bama is so loathesome that he actually makes Clinton look good in comparison. And that’s saying a lot because Clinton was a dirtbag.


29 posted on 06/02/2012 1:55:09 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( ABO - 2012 )))))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

The photog is a guy named Pete Souza— at least he’s the one credited. Here’s his resume:

http://www.viscom.ohiou.edu/faculty_souza.phtml


30 posted on 06/02/2012 2:24:00 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: tsomer

Here's another pic showing light conditions. Note direction of shadows.

31 posted on 06/02/2012 2:36:23 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: Leep
Obama and Fife, off prompter, have something else in common.

Yes, both are actors. Only one of them was any good, however.

32 posted on 06/02/2012 3:21:39 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: BO Stinkss

33 posted on 06/02/2012 3:27:23 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: tsomer
Phony Halo is no Helmet


34 posted on 06/02/2012 3:28:58 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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