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Robert Gibbs: ‘Angry’ night ‘full of insults’
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Posted on 08/29/2012 8:39:53 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Robert Gibbs: ‘Angry’ night ‘full of insults’ By: Kevin Cirilli August 29, 2012 12:06 AM EDT

In Tampa to lead the pushback for President Barack Obama’s campaign, top adviser Robert Gibbs said Tuesday that the first night of the Republican National Convention was “angry” and “strange” and “full of insults.”

“I’m kind of flabbergasted at the whole night,” Gibbs said on MSNBC after Gov. Chris Christie’s keynote speech. “It seemed first and foremost like this was a very angry convention tonight full of insults.”

He said that the night’s speakers, including House Speaker John Boehner, did not capture the struggles most Americans — particularly women — are facing.

“It bore just no real resemblance to what’s going on in their party. It bore no real resemblance to what’s going on in the country. I think it was a very, very strange night,” he said, later adding, “The night was sort of highlighted by lots of anger and lots of insults.”

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Must have been watching reruns of Kieth Olbermann.......
1 posted on 08/29/2012 8:39:55 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

When did Gibbs stop attacking GOP women?


2 posted on 08/29/2012 8:42:24 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Sub-Driver

“I’m kind of flabbergasted at the whole night...”

Cold, hard logic has that effect on idiots!


3 posted on 08/29/2012 8:43:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Sub-Driver

First, for him to actually comprehend what was going on, he would have had to have pulled his nose from Obama’s ass. Secondly, what fruitcake organization hired him to provide commentary with credentials of a failed press secretary for the Emporer?


4 posted on 08/29/2012 8:45:05 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sub-Driver

And that was just dinner with Obama, Jarrett and Bill Daley!


5 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:16 AM PDT by relictele
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To: Sub-Driver

RACIST!


6 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:28 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: Sub-Driver

Uhh....I would like an investigation into Mr. Gibbs for “ghost employment.” It seems he is paid by the US Taxpayer, but he is clearly engaging in political campaign activity by these comments. It’s a pretty clear violation of the Hatch Act.

Oh, wait, I forgot. In 0bama’s kleptocracy, it’s OK. Holder said so.


7 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:45 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gibbs seems like a cross between Joe Goebbels and Herman Goering.


8 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:55 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow. I did not think it was a night full of insults at all. I thought it was a bland night (except Santorum and Mrs. Romney speech) and not enough Obama bashing. The audience provided zero enthusiasm at all.


9 posted on 08/29/2012 8:47:00 AM PDT by napscoordinator (2016 U.S. President Rick Santorum gave the best speech at the Convention! Congratulations)
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To: Sub-Driver

Misquoted. What he said was “I’m kind of a fat bastard....” Lisp thing.


10 posted on 08/29/2012 8:47:19 AM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Only a liberal would call being called out on their actions an “insult”. They don’t know the meaning of the word.


11 posted on 08/29/2012 8:48:30 AM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: CodeToad

More focus group words.

Angry. Extreme.


12 posted on 08/29/2012 8:49:34 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Sub-Driver
"flabbergasted"? And flibbergibbited? Whatta maroon ......
13 posted on 08/29/2012 8:50:05 AM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver
Of course the Democrat's convention will be all sweetness and light and Obama will blow kisses to Romney. There will be no sign of the vicious slander, character assassination and lies that have characterized the Obama campaign so far. (heavy sarcasm)
14 posted on 08/29/2012 8:50:08 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Sub-Driver

This is why the gloves-off approach that consultants seem to promote simply doesn’t work. The opposition is going to call it over the top no matter what happens.

Obama needs to be dissected this week, and unless we see something different from Ryan tonight, we are going to see a gloves on...and only a moderately effective convention. An opportunity lost. I liked everything last night, but it could have been more powerful.


15 posted on 08/29/2012 8:51:18 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Sub-Driver
Stay tuned fool,you ant seen nothing yet..If you call what was said last night full of insults..They just told part of the real Obama he is a sick Communist that will not rule our country another year..

To bad so many people fell for Obamas crap the first time and though if they elected a black they would be cool,not so cool any more is it people who voted for the criminal.

16 posted on 08/29/2012 8:52:33 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Sub-Driver
The last few months the DNC sure gives the impression that they really, REALLY are out for the woman vote.

; )

17 posted on 08/29/2012 8:52:39 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Sub-Driver
Stay tuned fool,you ain't seen nothing yet..If you call what was said last night full of insults..They just told part of the real Obama he is a sick Communist that will not rule our country another year..

To bad so many people fell for Obamas crap the first time and though if they elected a black they would be cool,not so cool any more is it people who voted for the criminal.

18 posted on 08/29/2012 8:53:14 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, but I haven’t heard beans about “tax returns” since Mitt “joked” about THE birth certificate.


19 posted on 08/29/2012 8:53:24 AM PDT by Jackie
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To: Jackie

Like shining a light on a Vampire.


20 posted on 08/29/2012 8:55:13 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Common sense although common knowledge is seldom common practice.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Gibbs: Shove it where the sun don’t shine!;)


21 posted on 08/29/2012 8:55:27 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: SMARTY
“I’m kind of flabbergasted at the whole night...”

He's kind of a dimwitted flabbergasted guy.
22 posted on 08/29/2012 8:55:42 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Sub-Driver
Christie was told to dial down his keynote speech.

I'm waiting for him to get out to the heartland and let loose.

23 posted on 08/29/2012 8:55:48 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Sub-Driver

Well-deserved insults. Obama has been insulting women since he’s been in office. He thinks we’re all about government dependence, abortions and contraceptives. Every republican woman on that stage last night knows better. They certainly represented me and the conservative women I know. I’m proud to be one of them. What’s the rat convention going to be about? Free birth control pills, food stamps and a two hour islamic prayer-fest with muslim men would put women in burkas, deny them driving privileges and send us back to the stone age? Last night’s Republican women drew a stark difference between us and them.


24 posted on 08/29/2012 8:55:58 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sub-Driver

The left is the most vile name calling scare mongers under the sun. IDGAF what they think of me or any conservative.


25 posted on 08/29/2012 8:56:47 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Sub-Driver

We’re all angry, Gibbs. We WANT our candidates to be angry at what Obama and his ilk have done to our beloved country.

We’re angry at you too, for coding his Marxist behavior and defending his failures.

If you think facts are “insults”, you are either just stupid, or a major cog in the propaganda machine.


26 posted on 08/29/2012 8:57:05 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: jersey117

I guarantee the MSM will not cover the Muslim prayer event at the DNC.


27 posted on 08/29/2012 8:58:59 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Sub-Driver

Having Barack Obama as our pResident is an insult.


28 posted on 08/29/2012 8:59:26 AM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: Sub-Driver

You ain’t seen nuthin’ yet Bobby Boy...the adults the next 2 nights will be painting Obama as the celebrity POTUS with the happy charge card (”what’s in your wallet”), and the DNC as the party unwilling to confront the cold hard facts of needed fiscal reform.


29 posted on 08/29/2012 8:59:50 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: stocksthatgoup

Mitt is the best “zinger” I have EVER run into.


30 posted on 08/29/2012 9:00:19 AM PDT by Jackie
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To: The Great RJ
There will be no sign of the vicious slander, character assassination and lies that have characterized the Obama campaign so far.

Well, if there is, Fats Gibbs certainly won't notice it...

31 posted on 08/29/2012 9:00:27 AM PDT by THX 1138 ("Harry, I have a gift.")
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To: ilgipper

I agree so much. The people who are speaking need to reach people and not worry about the media. The left/media will say its all angry regardless. R&R better understand that they need to go after zerO’s record hard and set out a plan for the economy. After all this election is about the economy...it always is.


32 posted on 08/29/2012 9:00:46 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: EGPWS

“The last few months the DNC sure gives the impression that they really, REALLY are out for the woman vote.”

They have staked everything on the “war on women” card.


33 posted on 08/29/2012 9:00:49 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gibbs wrote up this response even before yesterday.


34 posted on 08/29/2012 9:01:52 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver

Because Democrats would never insult Republicans, oh no, they’re as pure as the driven snow.


35 posted on 08/29/2012 9:02:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver
Robert Gibbs

Who?
36 posted on 08/29/2012 9:03:34 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

It takes a lot to flabbergast Robert Gibbs!


37 posted on 08/29/2012 9:03:52 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Paladin2
When did Gibbs stop attacking GOP women?

Maybe when he started buying Queen size panty hose
38 posted on 08/29/2012 9:04:46 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: EGPWS
The liberals' biggest fear is a conservative black woman.
39 posted on 08/29/2012 9:05:38 AM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: Sub-Driver

Truth hurts you libs, doesn’t it, Gibbs?

Live it love it, and when you’re done, shove it up your smelly Obama, Gibbs.


40 posted on 08/29/2012 9:07:56 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Are you sure the speakers are going to get tough, though?


41 posted on 08/29/2012 9:08:26 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Sub-Driver

I think Gibbs was expecting the RNC Convention speakers to do nothing but praise Obama’s record of stellar accomplishments, and beg the audience to re-elect him.

Anything short of that obviously comes off as “angry” and, no doubt, racist.


42 posted on 08/29/2012 9:08:38 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

or maybe a good Rudolf Hess.

Hess: Am I dreaming or am I awake - that is the question of the moment! I am sitting in the Chancellor’s office in the Wilhelmsplatz. Senior civil servants approach noiselessly on soft carpets to submit documents “for the Reich Chancellor”.... Outside, the public stands patiently, packed together and waiting for `him’ to drive away - they start to sing the national anthem and shout “Heil” to the “Führer” ... and then I start to shake and I have to clench my teeth ...


43 posted on 08/29/2012 9:09:05 AM PDT by mardi59 (Romney/Ryan 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

The truth hurts.


44 posted on 08/29/2012 9:09:23 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Air flabbergasts Bob Gibbs.
45 posted on 08/29/2012 9:10:14 AM PDT by TheBigB (Chris Matthews would scream racism at a bowl of Cheerios.)
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“It seemed first and foremost like this was a very angry convention tonight full of insults.”

Perhaps it is because we are angry and upset about your admin. doing one heck of a purposeful job at destroying America? Noooooo, that couldn't be it.

You're just pissed off we have finally caught onto you and are using YOUR tactics AGAINST YOU!!

Go p!$$ in the wind you faggot.

46 posted on 08/29/2012 9:10:19 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: jwalsh07

>> Misquoted. What he said was “I’m kind of a fat bastard....” Lisp thing.

ROFLMAO

Poor little wuss; bet the convention brings back horrible memories of his junior high school years, when he spent the period after gym class stuffed into a locker.


47 posted on 08/29/2012 9:13:59 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Sub-Driver

“I’m kind of flabbergasted at the whole night,”

I’m kind of flabbergasted at Gibbs’ flab.


48 posted on 08/29/2012 9:15:24 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: Sub-Driver

If the shoe fits....


49 posted on 08/29/2012 9:16:17 AM PDT by Ironfocus (O Must Go)
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To: sanjuanbob

I bet the MoFo didn’t even watch it.


50 posted on 08/29/2012 9:16:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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