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Chris Wallace Asks Obama Adviser 'President Has Time for Whoopi Goldberg But Not World Leaders?'
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Posted on 09/23/2012 8:16:49 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Chris Wallace Asks Obama Adviser 'President Has Time for Whoopi Goldberg But Not World Leaders?' By Noel Sheppard Created 09/23/2012 - 10:22am

Fox News's Chris Wallace on Sunday asked senior Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs an absolutely delicious question about the current White House resident's schedule.

During a Fox News Sunday interview, the host said, "The President has blocked out time to appear on The View on Tuesday. So, he has time for Whoopi Goldberg but he doesn’t have time for world leaders?" (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for commentary):

CHRIS WALLACE, HOST: I want to go back to the UN though and New York this week. You say that he’s got schedules, that foreign leaders have schedules. But the President has blocked out time to appear on The View on Tuesday. So, he has time for Whoopi Goldberg but he doesn’t have time for world leaders?

ROBERT GIBBS, OBAMA SENIOR CAMPAIGN ADVISER: No, Chris. Look, the President is going to be actively involved at the UN General Assembly.

WALLACE: He’s not meeting with any private leaders. He's giving a speech.

GIBBS: Chris, they have telephones in the White House. Last week, he talked to the President of Egypt. He talked to the leader in Libya. We don't need a meeting in Washington just to confer with leaders. We’ve got a strong...

WALLACE: But he does need the time to be on The View?

GIBBS: We have a strong diplomatic – I’m sure if he was doing an interview with you on Fox News, you’d have no problem with that.

WALLACE: Well, he hasn't, but that’s not the point.

GIBBS: I’m sure that’s not the point. No, look Chris, he’s got a strong schedule. He’s actively involved.

WALLACE: You don't have a problem with the fact that he’s not meeting with any world leaders, but he’s going to appear on The View?

GIBBS: I have no problem with that, because, Chris, you’re the President of the United States every minute of every day.


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Touché........
1 posted on 09/23/2012 8:16:53 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

2 posted on 09/23/2012 8:20:07 AM PDT by radioone ( Main Stream Media. The Government built that.)
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To: radioone

I’ll salute it every time I see it, with two extended middle fingers.


3 posted on 09/23/2012 8:29:36 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: radioone
The, as Ann Coulter calls them, the NFN (Non Fox News) TV media more blatantly, shamelessly and mendaciously campaigns for the naked Marxist In Chief there are many rational and intelligent viewers who are turning away from the lies and seeking an alternative...

...hence the reaction of the Fox News customer service executives trying to entice the disillusioned to Fair and Balanced and their added pressures on some Fox pundits to act as much (explains why GOP-e ersatz conservative RINO propagandists like Kristol and Rove getting some well deserved “grief” on their Obama championing “opinions.”)

4 posted on 09/23/2012 8:32:56 AM PDT by Happy Rain (Mitt four then Sarah eight.)
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To: Sub-Driver
GIBBS: Chris, they have telephones in the White House.

I bet they text each other

So howz it gong?

K

gud cu <3

LOL bye ;o)

5 posted on 09/23/2012 8:35:00 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (At 3 am on 9-11 as our embassy in Libya was under attack, the chair was empty but the bed was full)
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To: radioone
The "O"ssholes got their inspiration for that flag here, sadly


6 posted on 09/23/2012 8:35:10 AM PDT by MadelineZapeezda ("Paul Ryan is the intellectual epicenter of the Republican Party'...Allen West)
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To: Sub-Driver

President always has time for some whoopi. On the down-low.


7 posted on 09/23/2012 8:36:34 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Sub-Driver

Whoopi Goldberg is a safe bet, she won’t ask about the blind sheik, the release of the Gitmo murderers, or Unemployment numbers. Meeting with world leaders means he actually has to work..


8 posted on 09/23/2012 8:37:17 AM PDT by cardinal4 (RageBoy for DNC Chair!)
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To: Sub-Driver

“He’s giving a speech”

He will be giving an apology for the “movie” and calling for hate speech implementation on all those who would defame the muzzie piggod.


9 posted on 09/23/2012 8:37:17 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: cardinal4

Whoopi speaks for about one half of one percent of the American People.


10 posted on 09/23/2012 8:42:05 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: Mygirlsmom

Haha, you totally gave me the lulz.


11 posted on 09/23/2012 8:43:47 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Foreign leaders don't vote in the U.S. elections. Obama is trying to recapture the ignorant, conscienceless and primarily young White vote. They prefer entertainment over news, so he is appearing on all their favorite programs.
12 posted on 09/23/2012 8:46:41 AM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: rovenstinez

I posted earlier that the Chick Fil A day was indicative of the electorate. Let Hussein yuk it up with “it aint real rape”(Ambassador Stevens was)Goldberg. The rest of America is busy planning to send Hussein and his wife packing..


13 posted on 09/23/2012 8:49:55 AM PDT by cardinal4 (RageBoy for DNC Chair!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Come think of it David Letterman would reschedule President can you imagine our previous US President making time for former Israeli PM but instead Johnny Carson be outrage this President too much of media ho that he rather party with View Nag gang and David Letterman


14 posted on 09/23/2012 8:51:31 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Sub-Driver

Come think of it David Letterman would reschedule President can you imagine our previous US President making time for former Israeli PM but instead Johnny Carson be outrage this President too much of media ho that he rather party with View Nag gang and David Letterman


15 posted on 09/23/2012 8:51:39 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Sub-Driver

been watching Chris Wallace the last couple Sundays.
The guy is relentless. I like him...


16 posted on 09/23/2012 9:01:46 AM PDT by Paisan
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To: Sub-Driver

Would have been nice if they had complained when Dubya held seances with Bono. Those of us who complained about a President wasting his time with an idiot rock star got shouted down.


17 posted on 09/23/2012 9:02:21 AM PDT by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: radioone

Obamugabe has his priorities straight. He knows the hordes of brain-dead voters who watch The View and other daytime TV like Maury Povich and Ellen are his key to an election majority. The last thing he wants is to get involved in controversial public policy decisions!


18 posted on 09/23/2012 9:14:38 AM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Sub-Driver

I don’t know if I want him meeting with foreign leaders. All he’ll do is make things worse for us regardless.


19 posted on 09/23/2012 9:17:17 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: KantianBurke

And that is relevant to this story how?


20 posted on 09/23/2012 9:17:22 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: radioone
"Just a minor touch up!" ;)


21 posted on 09/23/2012 9:25:04 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in America's panties, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: John W
Some mea culpas would be appreciated by those of us who called out Bush for engaging is this same entertainment nonsense.


22 posted on 09/23/2012 9:35:54 AM PDT by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: KantianBurke
Some mea culpas would be appreciated by those of us who called out Bush for engaging is this same entertainment nonsense.

But he also held real news conferences and met in person with real leaders.

23 posted on 09/23/2012 9:40:55 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve noted that when a pol prefaces their response with “Look” or “Listen”, what follows is pure, unadulterated horsesh**.


24 posted on 09/23/2012 9:45:19 AM PDT by mikrofon ("Lying ....")
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To: radioone

I have no doubt obama considers whoopie goldberg...a world leader.


25 posted on 09/23/2012 9:46:15 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: radioone

..but just wait until we start burning it, and see what happens.

A reprise of the Bill Ayers (that Commie SOB (with apologies to all the SOBs out there) seems to be in order...


26 posted on 09/23/2012 9:48:09 AM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: KantianBurke

IIRC, the meeting with Bono was in regard to the effort to stem AIDS in Africa, for which W is still revered in Tat continent. He was not posing with a celebrity just to seem hip.


27 posted on 09/23/2012 9:49:16 AM PDT by I-ambush (Don't let it bring you down, it's only castles burning.)
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To: Sub-Driver

In the Hollywierd world of Leftists and the Uber Rich, Whoopi Goldberg is a World Leader. You can’t fill your pockets doing your job as President.

So just how does an honest President go into the job with less than a million bucks, and less than four years later buy a Thirty Million Dollar Mansion on the beach in Hawaii?

Selling Girl scout cookies on the side? Mr Obama, YOU DID NOT MAKE THIS!


28 posted on 09/23/2012 9:49:29 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: KantianBurke

Respond to Post 27 below please.


29 posted on 09/23/2012 9:52:37 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: castlebrew
A reprise of the Bill Ayers picture (that Commie SOB (with apologies to all the SOBs out there)) seems to be in order...

fixed it...

30 posted on 09/23/2012 9:52:37 AM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: KantianBurke

Am I missing something, or is this thread about Bush and not Obama avoiding being a leader?

If you haven’t noticed, Bush hasn’t been president for almost four years now.

And nobody ever had to worry about his love of country. Unlike now.


31 posted on 09/23/2012 10:03:24 AM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: Sub-Driver
GIBBS: Chris, they have telephones in the White House.

So, I guess the White House doesn't care to evaluate body language, too, when conferring with foreign leaders?

How one-dimensional of them.

-PJ

32 posted on 09/23/2012 10:06:52 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't I naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: KantianBurke

Some mea culps from the mindless Bush haters who make an absolutely absurd analogy between Bush meeting with entertainment figures and world leaders during his 8 years in office to an Obama Presidency who avoided meeting with world leaders in a time of crises to meet with entertainment figures would be nice


33 posted on 09/23/2012 10:09:39 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: KantianBurke

So sadly typical. Since your candidate is Obama, who has completely failed at everything while President, the only thing you are left with is these absurd attempts at diversion and distraction.

Rather then squeal daily irrelevant rants about Bush, how about you finally try one time making a case FOR your guy Obama?


34 posted on 09/23/2012 10:16:11 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: mikrofon

Or when they say “let me be clear” you are about to hear a long litany of bold face lies.


35 posted on 09/23/2012 10:17:45 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: KantianBurke

Bono Praises George W. Bush for Saving Millions in Africa, Prendergast Credits Bush for Peace in South Sudan

By Brad Wilmouth | July 19, 2011
 
 A truly amazing coincidence happened on Monday night as former President George W. Bush was praised for helping millions in Africa by two separate public figures in two unrelated matters - the fight against AIDS in Africa, and South Sudan’s successful fight for independence - on two different television shows.

As rocker Bono of U-2 appeared as a guest on CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman, he praised President Bush for helping to save so far five million lives in Africa over the past eight years because of his push to supply treatment to AIDS patients.

And on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report, guest and human rights activist John Prendergast of the Enough Project, when prodded by host Stephen Colbert, noted that it was under Bush that America used its influence to help the South Sudanese secure a peace deal with the north.

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brad-wilmouth/2011/07/19/bono-praises-george-w-bush-saving-millions-africa-prendergast-credits#ixzz27JYWz9lM


36 posted on 09/23/2012 10:22:22 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

LOL, and when they’re “absolutely clear” you can be absolutely sure of it...


37 posted on 09/23/2012 10:25:29 AM PDT by mikrofon (Look .Listen . Lie)
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To: arasina
I don't think The View is tailored to young voters. Whites, yes, but primarily middle-aged mommies.
38 posted on 09/23/2012 10:44:20 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: KantianBurke
"Some mea culpas would be appreciated by those of us who called out Bush for engaging is this same entertainment nonsense."

Mea Culpa

Mea Culpa

39 posted on 09/23/2012 10:55:55 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: radioone

There is no way this piece of thing will ever replace our flag. Americans take a lot and can be pushed far but... I believe this will not be favorable received. Besides... it is NOT our flag. Plain and simple.


40 posted on 09/23/2012 10:56:22 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Hardraade

Do not sell Whoopi short. That cushion she invented has brought joy to millions. The President had time to consult with Pimp with a Limp. These are the people who can give sage advice to President Mudbone. The President said, “In my first term, I sang Al Green; in my second term, I’m going with Young Jeezy.” I want to hear some real low down funky rap. How about YJ’s “Ni**as In Paris.” I want to see Lady Gaga as Secretary of State. America get ready for a roller coaster ride. It’s going to be interesting.


41 posted on 09/23/2012 11:01:23 AM PDT by Vehmgericht
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To: Sub-Driver
Got phone?
42 posted on 09/23/2012 11:56:59 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Tigerized

I just watched Wallace’s interview with Gibbs - Gibbs is a slippery sum-b. Bravo for Chris Wallace for staying on it. Point made, even if the question wasn’t answered.

“We have telephones in the White House.” WTF? You can bet that he wouldn’t give that answer if Morsi was trying to get a meeting with Obummer.


43 posted on 09/23/2012 12:11:46 PM PDT by bootless ("If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on Earth."~RWR)
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To: KantianBurke

Try gettin’ over yourself awhile . . .


44 posted on 09/23/2012 12:16:50 PM PDT by tomkat (it's time)
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To: Mygirlsmom

45 posted on 09/23/2012 12:28:20 PM PDT by caper gal 1
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To: I-ambush; KantianBurke
IIRC, the meeting with Bono was in regard to the effort to stem AIDS in Africa, for which W is still revered in Tat continent. He was not posing with a celebrity just to seem hip.

Thank you for clarifying the meeting with Bono. It was important to GW's fight against aids.

Nothing like that can be said about obama's meeting with letterman or other celebrities. Well yes, I guess something could be said but not in polite society.

46 posted on 09/23/2012 12:30:38 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: KantianBurke
those of us who called out Bush for engaging is this same entertainment nonsense.

Then you were wrong. Bush never engaged in this "same nonsense".

Bush rarely met with entertainers and certainly didn't hold cheesy fundraisers with them as Obama does.

On the contrary, Bush was seen meeting a world leader almost EVERY DAY.

In addition, the one picture you post was about policy...millions of lives were saved in Africa because of the AIDS initiative being discussed with Bono.

You couldn't be more wrong in your statement.

47 posted on 09/23/2012 12:33:10 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama probably doesn’t even talk on the phone to world leaders because when he does, they can’t believe how ignorant he is.


48 posted on 09/23/2012 12:51:13 PM PDT by mom.mom
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To: miss marmelstein

That’s why I added the qualified “primarily” before the word young. :-)


49 posted on 09/23/2012 2:23:20 PM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: Bernard Marx
He knows the hordes of brain-dead voters who watch The View and other daytime TV like Maury Povich and Ellen are his key to an election majority.

Did you know that CLINT EASTWOOD APPEARED ON THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW LAST MONDAY?

I was disappointed to see a promo for that. I didn't get to see the interview though and haven't had time to check it out online. (I think Ellen is a genuine comedienne and her show is at least watchable. You couldn't pay me to intentionally watch The View or Povich.)

50 posted on 09/23/2012 2:50:02 PM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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