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The real Obama is humble, high achieving and way cooler than Mitt Romney. Just ask David Brooks
Telegraph - UK ^ | August 28, 2012 | Tim Stanley

Posted on 08/29/2012 1:34:27 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

David Brooks of the New York Times has written an alternative biography of Mitt Romney that makes for witty reading (“He was sent to a private school, where he was saddened to find there are people in America who summer where they winter.”) But in the course of doing some internet research about this Romney fella, I found out he’s running against someone called Barack Obama. Obama’s biography makes for fascinating reading, too.

Barack Obama was born in 1961, the location marked by the appearance of a new star in the East. His mother lived on food stamps and his grandmother owned Hawaii. Between them, their son averaged out as middle-class.

[SNIP]

.....His horizons broadened, this born-again guru decided that it was time to walk away from the self-serving vanities of the legal profession and go into politics. He put on a blindfold, stuck a pin a map and found that God ("noun. 'synonym for Obama'") wanted him to start in Chicago.

........Promoted by his friends Jimmy “the fist” Vincente and Sam “you’ll vote the way Jimmy tells you to” Giovanni, he rose quickly in the ranks to become a state senator, where his courageous stand on abortion makes him one of the few prochoice Democrats prepared to say on record that “choice” doesn’t have to end after birth.........Obama’s ability to make even the most complicated issues sound all about him impressed voters first at the 2004 Democratic National Convention (“As I stand here today, I can’t help but think about myself”) and then during the 2008 presidential primaries (“Imagine how great it would be if I won this election”). His inauguration was declared a new beginning and a national holiday – in Venezuela...

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


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And it goes on in that vein.......
1 posted on 08/29/2012 1:34:29 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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No doubt Hitler, Mao, Stalin, and Mussolini were the bee’s knees in their day too.


2 posted on 08/29/2012 1:40:14 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; Salamander; humblegunner; JoeProBono; Slings and Arrows; TheOldLady; ...

3 posted on 08/29/2012 1:43:53 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Sorry, Brooks but you cannot match Dinesh.
Absolutely a pathetic attempt to sanitize the Commie In Chief.

Zer0 worships at the alter of Rev. Wright, Frank Marshall Davis , Bill Ayers, his grandfather, white trash mother and bust-out commie father.

Yep, quite a resume’.

I don’t understand why so-called conservative commentators solicit his opinions.


4 posted on 08/29/2012 1:51:22 AM PDT by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: ChiMark
"2016: Obama's America" expanding into 1,800 theaters "LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "2016: Obama's America," the right-wing documentary that has rocked the box office with its challenge to the president's record, will expand to about 1,800 theaters on Friday, Rocky Mountain Pictures told TheWrap Monday night.

That's up from the 1,091 theaters it played in over the weekend, when it took in $6.2 million between Friday and Sunday for a per-screen average of $5,940 - the best of any film in wide release. It added another $1.2 million at the box office Monday.

Produced for roughly $2.1 million, the film - with its catchphrase, "Love Him. Hate Him. You Don't Know Him" - has made $10.3 million since its release seven weeks ago and has surpassed "Bully" as the year's top-earning documentary.

The expansion will surely benefit from the buzz surrounding the ongoing Republican National Convention. Part of it will target the Heartland, a primary focus of the long-term rollout strategy according to MJM Entertainment's Mark Joseph, who is handling the film's marketing with co-director John Sullivan.

Theaters also will be added in New York, Portland, Los Angeles, Boston, Austin, Tex., and San Francisco. Joseph was still analyzing Monday's box-office numbers and said the expansion count remained fluid.".......


5 posted on 08/29/2012 1:55:19 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“We are not amused” - Queen Victoria


6 posted on 08/29/2012 1:55:37 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: shibumi

7 posted on 08/29/2012 2:02:14 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

My neighbor saw that last weekend and was just raving about it.

While he’s reasonably politically aware, and very anti-Obama, it surprised me that he had gone to see it. Good news. People are really paying attention this time around.


8 posted on 08/29/2012 2:08:52 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Most of it is actually pretty funny


9 posted on 08/29/2012 2:11:13 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: FreedomPoster

I saw the Obama documentary last weekend. It’s good. Even though it was rated (boxoffice) with other films being shown in over 3000 (3-1) theaters, it came in 4th.


10 posted on 08/29/2012 2:16:29 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If saying “I” every tenth word is humility, then obama is a very humble man.

If playing continual golf while the economy is dying is cool, then obama is really cool.

If high achievement is spending money at a record pace, then obama is a very high achiever.


11 posted on 08/29/2012 2:57:39 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Yeah Right.
The AARP is running an ad here in Florida.
They start off saying "The Non Patrician AARP.
If the AARP is non patrician then I am a 747 pilot.
I can't even fly a kite.
ZERO is the absolute worst President ever. Jimmah is close behind and sir slick the rapist is right there too.
12 posted on 08/29/2012 3:06:56 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

.....And so “yesterday” Mr. Brooks.


13 posted on 08/29/2012 3:07:34 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The truth of the matter is that like Raymond Shaw in “The Manchurian Candidate”, the proclaimed virtues never were in evidence. In spite of repeated assertions that, yes, “Raymond Shaw is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I’ve ever known ...”, he possessed, in fact, few of the qualities attributed to him, or at best, in only a very small degree.

The Current Occupant fails totally at being humble, has no achievements he can point to and say, “I did that better than anybody else could or would have”, and “coolness” is a quality that dissolves in flop sweat.

And in his heart, the Current Occupant knows this to be true. The act can continue only so long, then he becomes Jimmy Carter redux, criticizing that which he no longer has access to.

There was an old tale, long attributed to Abraham Lincoln, in which a supposedly much wiser person was asked, “If a dog’s tail were called a leg, how many legs would a dog have?”

The answer, of course, was, “Four.”

Explanation? “Just because you call a dog’s tail a leg, doesn’t make it a leg.”


14 posted on 08/29/2012 3:14:29 AM PDT by alloysteel (Are you better off than you were four years ago? Well, are you?)
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To: DeaconRed

Is AAWSRP (Angry A$$holes Who Sc**w Retired People)running any ads on how cost of living increases have disappeared with 0bambi for the first time since SS started? And how they are on board with DeathCare and the death panels.


15 posted on 08/29/2012 3:25:50 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Humbly honoring Neil Armstrong...with a picture of his ears.


16 posted on 08/29/2012 4:04:59 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I suppose David wrote his praise on some lavatory’s wall, with his phone number, before it was published in the New York Times.


17 posted on 08/29/2012 4:48:17 AM PDT by BilLies (FOX NEWS, Ass.Press ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hates your Traditional American guts!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The real Obama is humble, high achieving and way cooler...

What and/or who is he talking about?!? The only obama I can think of is none of those. Whatever Brooks is drinking, that ain't coffee.

18 posted on 08/29/2012 5:10:51 AM PDT by GBA
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
His pants have sexy creases too, according to David and his man-crush.
20 posted on 08/29/2012 5:27:57 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And I saw a cartoon the other day that showed George Soros standing in the Veranda of the Democratic Party Plantation saying to fetch his house nigga as Obama came running to do his massa’s bidding.


21 posted on 08/29/2012 5:30:54 AM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: Gene Eric

Obama is to our enemy what Margaret Sanger was for Hitler.A means to an end.They envision the final destruction of their Hated America But the enemy has underestimated Christ since He was prophesied of in the Garden. And the enemy of America today miscalculates the vitality f the American Christian.


22 posted on 08/29/2012 5:33:57 AM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: GBA
Doesn't anyone on this board recognize satire when he reads it? My goodness, David Brooks didn't write this piece. It was penned by TIm Stanley, a satirical blogger for the U.K. Telegraph. It's reference to Brooks is an ironic slam.
23 posted on 08/29/2012 5:36:58 AM PDT by irish_links
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Sounds like the author’s got something in their vein, too...


24 posted on 08/29/2012 5:43:40 AM PDT by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Show us his high achieving grades


25 posted on 08/29/2012 5:44:16 AM PDT by jersey117
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26 posted on 08/29/2012 5:56:49 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

There comes a time in life when most see the frivolity and immaturity in valuing “cool” over wisdom. It’s Rush’s favorite line, “Symbolism over substance”.

Doing the chicken strut when you walk with your underwear showing, is not “cool”...it’s more like “monkey see - monkey do”. There’s no more originality in that than wearing your cap backwards or sporting a “hoodie” in the middle if July.

But, liberalism is built around groupthink and faddism, any original thought is quelled by peer pressure and emotionalism.

Most of the guys I know in high school, who were considered “cool” at the time, are either in jail, hooked on drugs, or collecting food stamps.

The “dorks”, or “squares” of the day are now doctors, lawyers, engineers, or running corporations. The “cool” ones - who are not on probation - are working for the nerds.

The real meaning of “cool” turns out to be the ones who have succeeded in life, who don’t depend on the government or anyone to feed their families and raise their kids. The real “cool” ones have worked hard and made their own way in life. They don’t need brand-name clothing or $300 sneakers to make them “hip”.

Unless you’re in high school, or at a party, “cool” means very little to the rest of the world. I mean, how many ways can one break-dance anyway?

Obama is the prime example of all this, very “cool” in public, but inept, and a total failure.


27 posted on 08/29/2012 6:21:37 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
brooks is gay... gays support obama... obama is a gay... brooks supports islam... obama is of islam... brooks loves marx... obama loves marx... see the pattern?

LLS

28 posted on 08/29/2012 6:23:23 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (If romney is our only chance... we have less of a chance than a Massachusetts fetus.)
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To: mikey_hates_everything
The islamic symbolism is breath taking. That crescent moon and star are not just coinkydinky.

LLS

29 posted on 08/29/2012 6:25:50 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (If romney is our only chance... we have less of a chance than a Massachusetts fetus.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Cincinatus’ Wife,
I can’t really say what I think of this marxist punk or some gubmint goons would visit me.
Course they can kill bush in movies without problems but I can’t even say what I’d like to see happen to him.


30 posted on 08/29/2012 6:30:06 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

David Brooks needs some serious dental work.

And while he is at it, some psychiatric help!


31 posted on 08/29/2012 6:47:44 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: irish_links
Doesn't anyone on this board recognize satire when he reads it?

There is that, but mainly people on this board don't read the articles, just the headlines.

32 posted on 08/29/2012 8:07:39 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: shibumi
To listen to Chris Matthews...yeah, he's cool..way cooler than the RNC nominee.

We must eradicate this dangerous fraud from the WH.

33 posted on 08/29/2012 8:45:28 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: irish_links
Ok. Thanks for the clarification.

These days, it's hard to tell satire from the propaganda the American media presents as news.

I read as much as was posted above, but didn't find it interesting enough or all that different than what AP would write to go to the blog to take in all the humor.

The msm here is more than humorous enough, so much so that satire is unnecessary and almost unrecognizable by comparison.

34 posted on 08/29/2012 4:17:30 PM PDT by GBA
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To: irish_links; silverleaf; Cincinatus' Wife
Doesn't anyone on this board recognize satire when he reads it? My goodness, David Brooks didn't write this piece. It was penned by TIm Stanley, a satirical blogger for the U.K. Telegraph. It's reference to Brooks is an ironic slam.

Now I don't know if you're in earnest or kidding. Follow the link in the Telegraph article to the bona fide Brooks column in the Times. Stanley wrote his own column about Obama in the spirit of Brooks's column about Romney.

Most of it is actually pretty funny

Which one? Brooks's column seems like one bad joke repeated over and over again, and it's not exactly fair to Romney. I don't know if Stanley's column is funny in itself, but reading it after Brooks's it just seems like more of the same thing.

Brooks fell in love with Obama because he knew who Reinhold Niebuhr was and could talk about that 20th century theologian. I'm thinking, if you went to Harvard and taught in a major law school, you should probably know something about Niebuhr and be able to talk about him for a minute. If you didn't and couldn't you should ask for all your tuition money back. It's part of the bare minimum of knowledge you should have with theat background.

35 posted on 08/29/2012 4:31:56 PM PDT by x
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

There is no real Obama. There is no substance what so ever. There is no there there. Obama is but synthesized nothingness.


36 posted on 08/29/2012 4:39:51 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: x
Well penned. I don't disagree with a word. I just think contributors to this board should read the posted material carefully before commenting for purposes of quality control. One should avoid living down to the Left’s stereotypes.
37 posted on 09/05/2012 7:04:52 AM PDT by irish_links
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