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White House Got Some Say Over Journalistís Obama Story
The Weekly Standard ^ | 9/11/12 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 09/11/2012 11:04:00 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight

Mr. Lewis said there was one particularly moving exchange with the president that he wished he could have described in greater detail. But the White House nixed the idea, perhaps wary of having the commander in chief described as in tears.

Mr. Lewis declined to delve into too much detail because he said he did not want to violate the ground rules he agreed to, but he did offer that the president explained to him how the job exacts a heavy emotional toll.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: crying; hollywood; obama; obamabio; tears
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

In November we can all arrange for the trade.


41 posted on 09/11/2012 11:28:24 AM PDT by tsowellfan ("Real leaders don't follow polls. Real leaders change polls")
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Well, he can go and sit down with Boehner and the two of them can have a good cry together.


42 posted on 09/11/2012 11:28:42 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: detective; tx_eggman
Obama, “Don't stop holding me, please.”

Thanks. I just threw up in my mouth a little... no, no, it's a lot. A whole lot. Out and on my keyboard and down my shirt and on my shoes.
43 posted on 09/11/2012 11:30:00 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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44 posted on 09/11/2012 11:30:12 AM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Palin’s fault?


45 posted on 09/11/2012 11:30:45 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: detective
"Has anyone, ever in their entire life, heard of one heterosexual man speaking in this way to another heterosexual man?"

Maybe it was a composite experience, like all the other ones he created in his bio. You know, like when he sat on the toilet and cried because he had a particularly hard bowel movement, but then combined the movie viewing with the bowel movement, and came up with crying while watching a movie.

46 posted on 09/11/2012 11:31:20 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
The job has never been this hard for a white president..

Yeah that's it.. it's RACISM!

47 posted on 09/11/2012 11:32:10 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter; melancholy; Fred Nerks

Nervous breakdown alert.


48 posted on 09/11/2012 11:32:50 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: ScottinVA
"Well, he can go and sit down with Boehner and the two of them can have a good cry together."

My dream: Obama out of the White House, and Boehner replaced as Speaker by a real Conservative.

49 posted on 09/11/2012 11:34:07 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: McGruff
Palin’s fault?

ROFL! - 'bout time that showed up.

50 posted on 09/11/2012 11:34:52 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Why would the interviewer, after the White House ordered the tearing-up stuff removed, go ahead and mention the tearing up?

Anyway, saying someone is “tearing up” is a superficial description and is sissy talk. Why not say they are deeply moved, or in a more extreme case ‘overcome with emotion’, or even ‘moved to tears’?


51 posted on 09/11/2012 11:36:50 AM PDT by cymbeline
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

52 posted on 09/11/2012 11:38:32 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

He always gets a little misty watching Red Dawn. So many brave comrades, full of revolutionary fervor, gunned down in cold blood by those big jerks Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen.


53 posted on 09/11/2012 11:40:38 AM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: little jeremiah
Nervous breakdown alert

Wait for it. Wait...for...it.

BAM!!!

54 posted on 09/11/2012 11:41:05 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
"But the White House nixed the idea, perhaps wary of having the commander in chief described as in tears."

Finally they admit it. He cries like a baby.

Michelle, this act of pretending
to be the President is TOO HARD!

55 posted on 09/11/2012 11:42:37 AM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

To prevent duplication, please do not alter the published title. Thanks.


56 posted on 09/11/2012 11:43:59 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

This is a little off topic, but the thought of zippy crying about his job being to hard made me think of this. I like watching classic tv from the ‘70s particularly the cop shows, one of my favorites is Cannon. I realized the men on those shows are real men, manly meat eating men, not pretty boys, not metrosexuals like the girly man in chief. Then I realized, I don’t ever see men like these on tv anymore... Just metrosexuals.... or dumbasses like on jersey shore. Sigh, how far we have fallen.


57 posted on 09/11/2012 11:44:59 AM PDT by Newton (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
They were saying, I just thought, this was great. Everybody is trying, Oprah was crying. EASTWOOD: I was even crying. And then finally -- and I haven’t cried that hard since I found out that there is 23 million unemployed people in this country.

Now that is something to cry for because that is a disgrace, a national disgrace, and we haven’t done enough, obviously -- this administration hasn’t done enough to cure that. Whenever interest they have is not strong enough, and I think possibly now it may be time for somebody else to come along and solve the problem.

58 posted on 09/11/2012 11:45:46 AM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: Nachum

SHEESH!


59 posted on 09/11/2012 11:46:48 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
The president told Mr. Lewis how one evening after a particularly trying day, he sat down to watch a movie and surprised himself by suddenly tearing up.

The Indonesian movies (often co-produced by Kenya) can be quite tearjerkers.


60 posted on 09/11/2012 11:47:20 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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