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I Am Fed Up With Obama Campaigning During the Olympic Coverage
8/1/12 | originalbuckeye

Posted on 08/01/2012 9:18:58 PM PDT by originalbuckeye

I am so fed up with the Obama campaign ads during the Olympics. I hope the rest of the country is as fed up as I am!


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; Political Humor/Cartoons; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: obama; olympics; vanity
ENOUGH! Wait until after the 'apolitical' Olympic Games have finished!!!
1 posted on 08/01/2012 9:19:03 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

Im tired of all the political ads. Im on the I4 corridor in Fl. They are non stop and bs.


2 posted on 08/01/2012 9:20:53 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: originalbuckeye

I wouldn’t know. I don’t watch the Olympics. Not when the Dbacks are sweeping the Dodgers. Go Snakes!!!


3 posted on 08/01/2012 9:22:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Sorry, I had my fill of this clown since early 2010, if not earlier. The next 97 days will drag!


4 posted on 08/01/2012 9:30:29 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: goseminoles

They are all poll-tested to appeal to the large mass of imbeciles who get their brains in TV commercials and who are pivotal in deciding national elections.


5 posted on 08/01/2012 9:34:00 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Bshaw

I just wrote a check to mitt romney.

i was disgusted looking at his mug. He pushed me over the edge!

desperate times call for desperate measures.


6 posted on 08/01/2012 9:35:09 PM PDT by preamble
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To: originalbuckeye

The fun part is that he’s associating his ‘brand’ with the most reviled Olympics coverage in US history (see: “#nbcfail”). So it’s going to build a brand identity of “Obama = Fail”.


7 posted on 08/01/2012 10:00:23 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: originalbuckeye
Is it really that Obama is advertising during the Olympics, or that Romney is not responding with his own Olympics ads?

I'd be asking why Romney is letting Obama have this stage uncontested? Or maybe I'm just missing Romney's ads?

-PJ

8 posted on 08/01/2012 10:02:50 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (It doesn't come naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Is NBC charging him anything for the spots?


9 posted on 08/01/2012 10:09:08 PM PDT by rhinohunter (DraftWalkerNow)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Here in Ohio, I’m seeing equal amounts of Romney ads as Obamas. Its tit for tat.


10 posted on 08/01/2012 10:09:54 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Steelfish
They are all poll-tested to appeal to the large mass of imbeciles who get their brains in TV commercials and who are pivotal in deciding national elections.

Good analysis of political advertisements, why hundreds of millions are spent on swaying these couch potatoes

11 posted on 08/01/2012 10:32:12 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: Political Junkie Too

In southern Colorado, there are as many Romney commercials as Odumbo. I’m tired of both of them and it’s only August!


12 posted on 08/01/2012 10:32:45 PM PDT by ebersole
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To: originalbuckeye

I’m sick of the Obama ads, of course, and some at least must be national buys because we are seeing some in NJ (not a swing state, sadly!).

But I am sick of ALL the ads and also all the BS so we’re recording them so we can power-through the crap.

Tonight hubby & I both fell asleep anyway, but at least I saw some stuff!


13 posted on 08/01/2012 10:38:47 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: originalbuckeye

I am tired of Obama period! Time for him to resign!


14 posted on 08/01/2012 10:39:11 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: originalbuckeye

You’re watching NBC voluntarilly, and whining?

Read a book.


15 posted on 08/01/2012 10:42:11 PM PDT by glock rocks (optimist / pessimist? I'm an awesomist - There's a dragon in that glass!)
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To: originalbuckeye

DVR is your friend! You just fast-forward through those parts. :-}


16 posted on 08/01/2012 10:51:18 PM PDT by patriotsoul
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To: Catsrus; ebersole
I'm in California. Maybe that's why I'm only seeing Obama ads.

-PJ

17 posted on 08/01/2012 11:00:44 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (It doesn't come naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Not to mention the contrived/choreographed shticks of the extremely accessible and ‘common’ Michelle Obama which are designed to endear her and her husband to the American public, obviously.


18 posted on 08/01/2012 11:08:06 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: jocon307

They have to he national! No way would he waste money on these ads in CA.


19 posted on 08/01/2012 11:10:57 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

“No way would he waste money on these ads in CA.”

I’m sorry to say the one I saw tonight was pretty good.

I mean, it was smarmy BS, but I thought it would have appeal to those mushy-middle-muddlers. Especially if they didn’t actually LISTEN to THE WORDS, and my experience is that very few people actually LISTEN to THE WORDS.

My understanding is that Romney can’t spend “General Election” money until he is the actual, official, legal, etc. nominee. And, evidently for whatever reason(s) Obama is already the actual, etc. Dem. nominee.

Which now makes me a tad confused, since evidently Bill Clinton is going to “nominate” Obama for president at their convention. And Obama did have primary opponents, some of whom did rather amazingly well.

But, never mind all that.

Even if Campaign Romney can’t respond, I wish some Super PAC would get some spots up, although maybe they are locally.

I really, really, really, really, really, eleventy, a thousand, a million, a billion, a trillion, infinity, double infinity, DREAD the thought of that communist, chi-town hack getting re-elected.


20 posted on 08/01/2012 11:56:17 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: originalbuckeye
Surely ye jest.

Who could ever get enough of Dear Leader?

We need mandatory 4 hr daily all network broadcasts. Scarcely enough to stave off the depression from hopenosis withdrawals.

/s

21 posted on 08/02/2012 12:20:14 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Why in the world would bammy spend his precious campaign dollars in CA?


22 posted on 08/02/2012 12:45:23 AM PDT by 867V309
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To: 867V309; Political Junkie Too
Why in the world would bammy spend his precious campaign dollars in CA?

Shhh. It's a secret.

CA is really a swing state.

23 posted on 08/02/2012 1:10:49 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: originalbuckeye

obama PACs running negative ads in between inspiring Olympic events is so jarring it is almost sure to turn off all but his rabid supporters (are they evcn watching the Olympics except to cheer against the US?)

blech. True colors.


24 posted on 08/02/2012 1:25:59 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: originalbuckeye

I was wondering why Moochelle Obama was @ the Olympics watching basketball and Barack hasen’t. London is too full of testosterone for Barack.


25 posted on 08/02/2012 2:44:39 AM PDT by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: originalbuckeye

My wife watches the Olympics and she is quite apolitical. When ever Obama comes on the tube she hits the mute button and then forgets that it’s on mute for the next hour or so. She says the commentators talk to much and it distracts from the events.

On the other hand, I hope that his over-saturation and spending his money like... Well only as Obama can, like a fire hose spraying out hundred dollar bills, will also turn off voters and potential voters.


26 posted on 08/02/2012 3:10:44 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Steelfish

Not really.

Still summer and folks are pretty much still tuned out in regards to politics. Wait until September.


27 posted on 08/02/2012 3:11:07 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: originalbuckeye

The olympics suck. Obama sucks. Who cares. I am on vacation and the water is warm and the sun is hot.


28 posted on 08/02/2012 4:48:43 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Has anyone, particulrly the MSM, mentioned that Obama spent his early political capital and “Nobel peace prize” on getting the Olympics in Chicago?

Oh wait, reality sets in, despite Obama’s personal lobbying, it went to Brazil. Another BO failure. Which is fine, Brazil seems like a nice place I’m sure they’ll do great.

But really, could you ignore a stark contrast like Romney saved the US Olympics while BO couldn’t even get an invite? I guess you could if you’re the MSM and you ignore that story.


29 posted on 08/02/2012 4:54:30 AM PDT by Gothmog (I fight for Xev)
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To: Steelfish

Not the right place for the poser in Chief to spew his lies—I like the way he talks about ‘Trickle Down’ economics and “We tried it and it didn’t work” Is he forgetful? Reagan tried it and we had years of boom times! It did work and only failed when the Democrats took a monkey wrench to it with forced bad loans. Even Clinton never mocked the Capitalist system like this fool.


30 posted on 08/02/2012 4:56:43 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: originalbuckeye

Beats me if he is or isn’t, I DVR every single hour of every days events, and then I skip all the commentary and commercials, and very soon I am buying the Dishnetwork Hopper that will skip all the commercials automatically.


31 posted on 08/02/2012 4:58:33 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Going mobile, posts will be brief. No spellcheck for the grammar nazis.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

How about his plan involves “paying down our debt”?


32 posted on 08/02/2012 4:58:54 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: All

In Az I haven’t seen any Romney ads. Maybe they are on here and I am not tuned in at that time. Obama spewing hate IS jarring in the midst of the International sports competition.


33 posted on 08/02/2012 5:18:51 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

It’s a stupid ad with a nonsensical argument thay has a very expensive price tag. Keep it up, Barry!


34 posted on 08/02/2012 7:09:57 AM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: 867V309
I was wondering the same thing ... I've seen some in Maryland, of all places ... we are 2/3rds democrat and few electoral votes. All I could think of was that these are national ads rather than local.
35 posted on 08/04/2012 2:37:24 PM PDT by JustSurrounded (Repeal it all.)
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