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Obama: I couldn’t go to Wisconsin to campaign against Scott Walker because I was busy with stuff
Hot Air.com ^ | June 11, 2012 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 06/12/2012 8:33:22 AM PDT by Kaslin

Via Mediaite, actual quote: “As president of the United States, I’ve got a lot of responsibilities.” Responsibilities? Wasn’t he golfing on Saturday, May 26, ten days before the election? In fact, wasn’t he right next door to Wisconsin in Minnesota and Illinois the Friday before the polls opened? I do believe he was. Let’s see what important presidential responsibilities he was tending to that day:

On Friday, he visited Minneapolis, Minnesota, for a midday speech and three fundraisers. He departed late afternoon for Chicago and three more fundraisers that evening. The president stayed overnight in his hometown and spent Saturday morning at his old home before flying back to Washington, D.C., for a brief stop before heading to Camp David for some downtime.

So just four days before the recall elections in Wisconsin that the state’s Democrats have worked 16 months to win, with potential implications for November 2012, the leader of their party did six fundraisers for himself in surrounding states but couldn’t find time for even a quick stop? Think about it: As Wisconsin Democrats were busy getting voters to cast early ballots Friday and organizing for Tuesday, Air Force One flew overhead twice — from Washington to Minnesota and Minnesota to Chicago.

According to BuzzFeed, he held 13 fundraisers during the two weeks before the election. And even so, having had six days to come up with an excuse for why he refused to fly into Madison and risk a loser-by-association narrative in the aftermath, the best he and Axelrod could come up with is “I was busy” — when we know for a fact that he wasn’t. I can’t believe this guy’s still leading on InTrade.

Silver lining: The 15-paragraph PolitiFact apologia for why this statement is “mostly true” should be epic. (“Obama is correct that presidents have many responsibilities.”)


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: bho2012; wi2012; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 06/12/2012 8:33:28 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

busy with stuff = playing basketball with friends


2 posted on 06/12/2012 8:35:43 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Kaslin

stuff = playing cash pickup man from delusional obamabots


3 posted on 06/12/2012 8:35:52 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Kaslin
Personally, I think internal polling numbers suggest that Obama isn't playing well with much of middle America. Barret and Wisconsin Democrats probably asked the President to stay away...far away.
4 posted on 06/12/2012 8:41:13 AM PDT by Lou L (The Senate without a filibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: Kaslin

The next time Øbama answers the question asked will be the first.


5 posted on 06/12/2012 8:42:01 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Kaslin

He was busy with stuff?...Yeah, I’ll bet you was busy with stuff!...You just didn’t feel like walking into a buzz saw, right Gilligan?


6 posted on 06/12/2012 8:43:38 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Kaslin

didn’t want to be risked “a loser-by-association narrative in the aftermath.”

That about sums it up.


7 posted on 06/12/2012 8:44:04 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: Kaslin

busy with stuff = flying between Chicago and Ohio to fundraise.

Whatever. Their loss!


8 posted on 06/12/2012 8:44:43 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Kaslin

LMAO - STUFF? LOL, what “stuff” HUSSEIN? Exactly what “stuff”????????? - Planning your next big lie? Playing golf? Using OUR money for something???? Hmmmmm??? Do tell.....


9 posted on 06/12/2012 8:46:34 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: Kaslin

10 posted on 06/12/2012 8:47:34 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: molson209
No, he was busy with his furnace thingamajig. Phew, what a moron.
11 posted on 06/12/2012 8:48:28 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Kaslin

I bet stuff was a guy.


12 posted on 06/12/2012 8:51:42 AM PDT by boomop1
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busy with stuff=proclaiming national homo month.


13 posted on 06/12/2012 8:52:15 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Kaslin

He just does what he’s told.


14 posted on 06/12/2012 8:52:15 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Kaslin

Thanks, President Starkey (also a fraud).

“Stuff’s gettin’ better. Stuff’s gettin’ better all the time.”


15 posted on 06/12/2012 8:55:19 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: boomop1
I bet stuff was a guy.

He was busy GETTING STUFFed.

Why do you think those ears stick out so much? They're his "love handles".

16 posted on 06/12/2012 8:58:55 AM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: boomop1

“I bet stuff was a guy.”

Better than with “Chunks” the dog.


17 posted on 06/12/2012 8:59:39 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: dead

excellent


18 posted on 06/12/2012 8:59:47 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: Kaslin
stuff - 1. Unspecified material: Put that stuff over there.

2. Household or personal articles considered as a group.

3. Worthless objects.

19 posted on 06/12/2012 9:03:03 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Romney - not Obama - not a Conservative - not a real Christian)
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To: Kaslin

Maybe he was playing games on Facebook, like my “busy” son. (The same one who, when I walk in his room to find him snoring face-down on his bed, was “just reaching for something I dropped back there!”)


20 posted on 06/12/2012 9:05:36 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Genetic testing of unborn babies: measuring the morality of our culture. (Wesley Smith)
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To: Kaslin

“busy with stuff”. That is the language of a 5th grader but don’t worry. Between Big Ears & the smartest women in the world we are in good hands.


21 posted on 06/12/2012 9:06:42 AM PDT by Digger (If RINO is your selection then failure is your election)
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To: PhiloBedo

“busy with stuff=proclaiming national homo month.”

Be fair.... He just dropped the “l” from “Flag Day”.

That took no time at all. LESS, in fact, with one fewer letter.


22 posted on 06/12/2012 9:09:27 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: Kaslin

Somewhere between laughable and pathetic. Not exactly sure where it lies on that continuum.


23 posted on 06/12/2012 9:10:00 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Kaslin
MR. PRESENT-DENT
24 posted on 06/12/2012 9:47:30 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: Kaslin
MR. PRESENT-DENT
25 posted on 06/12/2012 9:48:01 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: Kaslin

Myabe “the stuff” is the new ghetto word for blow.


26 posted on 06/12/2012 9:57:54 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: a fool in paradise

You said it


27 posted on 06/12/2012 10:42:09 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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28 posted on 06/12/2012 12:11:23 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Kaslin

The White House cats needed waxing. And somebody needed to administratively oversee the supervision of that process.


29 posted on 06/12/2012 12:39:43 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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Yeah so busy that after 6 fundraisers on Thursday and Friday he needed to rest at Camp David for the weekend before he jetted to California on Monday for more campaign money!!


30 posted on 06/12/2012 1:25:24 PM PDT by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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