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MILLER: Obama is even losing Hollywood
The Washington Times ^ | October 9, 2012 | Emily Miller

Posted on 10/09/2012 8:04:49 PM PDT by jazusamo

Enthusiasm for president fades in his most liberal base

President Obama’s star is fading, even in Hollywood. With less than four weeks until the election, polls are moving in Mitt Romney’s direction. So Mr. Obama has had to spend valuable time courting a part of his base that he hasn’t had to worry about before: rich celebrities.

After a disastrous showing in the debate, Mr. Obama saw the need to swing through Tinseltown to buck up his supporters. The first stop Sunday was an unusual closed-door, off-the-record meeting for a dozen donors who had maxed out their contributions. Joined by celebrity President Clinton, Mr. Obama spent two hours soothing jagged nerves at DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s house.

Mr. Obama repeated his second-term pitch to 150 people, who paid $25,000 to eat at a chi-chi Wolfgang Puck restaurant with movie star George Clooney, film studio honcho Harvey Weinstein and Oscar host Seth MacFarlane.

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This late in the race, wasting time courting celebrities in a solid blue state demonstrates the lack of enthusiasm for Mr. Obama’s candidacy. Perhaps he should have asked for a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame to cement his place in La-La Land.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; dreamworks; election2012; hollywood; katzenberg; libya; obama
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Emily Miller is on the mark, Obama is courting votes he's already got to bolster his ego.
1 posted on 10/09/2012 8:04:59 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

No he is scamming for retirement bucks


2 posted on 10/09/2012 8:06:24 PM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: jazusamo

Well, to be fair, he only loves them for their money. Their votes mean next to nothing in a dark blue state like California.


3 posted on 10/09/2012 8:06:43 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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Money isn’t their problem right now. This is a colossal waste of time at this point.


4 posted on 10/09/2012 8:09:28 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: al baby

LOL! Probably so, didn’t think of that.


5 posted on 10/09/2012 8:09:44 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: ModelBreaker

He’s wanting to fund construction of a guesthouse at the Hawaiian estate, perhaps. Book some parties on the lanai, keep Michelle satiated, etc.


6 posted on 10/09/2012 8:10:21 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: jazusamo

Let’s see, which will do me the most good right now, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame or a 2nd Nobel Prize?


7 posted on 10/09/2012 8:10:35 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Crimson Elephant

This is a colossal waste of time at this point.

Shhhh ... they haven’t figured that out yet.


8 posted on 10/09/2012 8:12:05 PM PDT by sawmill trash (Gun control is like trying to solve drunk driving by making it harder for sober people to own cars.)
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To: kempster

Id rather see him on an episode of cops


9 posted on 10/09/2012 8:15:02 PM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: jazusamo

ObamaCon2012: Because all that crazy communism thing is really about power and fame, really. Scammin’ the scammers -from the Chi-town Projects to the swollen heads of DC - for the ultimate in retirements!

And of course, trashing the USA like a Rockstar in a hotel room along the way.

Hope and Change: it was always about you...*wink*


10 posted on 10/09/2012 8:17:32 PM PDT by Voter62vb
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To: jazusamo

He is not going to lose Hollyweird


11 posted on 10/09/2012 8:18:00 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: al baby
"No he is scamming for retirement bucks."

Exactly! I would really like to see the faces of Obama's big money Hollywood donors after he loses next month and his donors now realize how they have been scammed.

12 posted on 10/09/2012 8:18:00 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: GeronL
No he won't, the leftists in Hollyweird are solidly behind him, they don't know any different.
13 posted on 10/09/2012 8:21:00 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
This sort of thing warms my heart.

Obama will lose big in November, which means that every Hollywood donor is in effect throwing his money away.

And maybe that will mean less anti-American cinematic crap coming from Tinseltown. We can dream...

14 posted on 10/09/2012 8:22:59 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: jazusamo

This is Obama’s good bye tour. Last chance to rub elbows with the celebs. He knows he’s going down.


15 posted on 10/09/2012 8:27:59 PM PDT by RGSpincich
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To: Flycatcher
I hear you, the turkey is going to lose and by a good margin.

Like you say, we can dream they may start making some entertainment that's worth considering watching but it'll be a miracle if they do.

16 posted on 10/09/2012 8:30:18 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: RGSpincich

BTTT!


17 posted on 10/09/2012 8:31:21 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
While the president granted a White House interview to the Nickelodeon show “Kids Pick the President,” which airs Oct. 15, Mr. Romney declined, citing a scheduling conflict. The Obama campaign seems to think it’s a dereliction of duty for the GOP candidate to turn down a television show in which children ask the candidates questions and then pick their winner.

The country's broke - the Middle East is on fire, Greece is crashing and burning - and Obama wants to play with children? What's next - using Big Bird in Obama ads?

18 posted on 10/09/2012 8:37:01 PM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: RGSpincich
This is Obama’s good bye tour. Last chance to rub elbows with the celebs. He knows he’s going down.

Goin' down like Monica! /sarc>

Cheers!

19 posted on 10/09/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: ModelBreaker
California will be closer than many people might think. I live in Hollyweird and there are NO Obama signs here, except on old junk Toyotas and outside Sect 8 housing. Turnout for this election is going to heavily favor Romney.

2008- you couldn't walk 10 feet without seeing some Obama merchandise somewhere. It's all gone now as people curse the Imam every time they fill their gas tank.

20 posted on 10/09/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: jazusamo

No, the sicko degenerates of Hollyweird will never give up on Obama, just like they will never give up on their “hate-America” agenda. They are one and the same.


21 posted on 10/09/2012 8:43:43 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Voter62vb

I love it that he is pilfering the wealth of those lunatics before he flushes it all away. Better they should throw it away on this loser than save it for something still more damaging later. Go get ‘em, BO!


22 posted on 10/09/2012 8:46:36 PM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: GOPJ

Right On!!


23 posted on 10/09/2012 8:48:52 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: atc23
California will be closer than many people might think.

I do believe that you are correct, my FRiend.

4 ago, there were signs for Mister Obama almost everywhere; and now, not so many, typically only among the teachers and union thugs.

I rarely, rarely ever go to Frisco (Friscans just hate that term, he he) but I did this last weekend, and there was surprisingly little overt support for Mister Obama, even in the hyper gay bay area. Not that Frisco (or even the once-Golden State) will vote blue, but that the over-all picture of the state will be closer than many suspect.

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24 posted on 10/09/2012 8:50:18 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: jazusamo
The first stop Sunday was an unusual closed-door, off-the-record meeting for a dozen donors...

What - no secret filming in order to embarrass him later?

25 posted on 10/09/2012 8:54:33 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Flycatcher

Was thinking the same.

Isn’t it weird, I mean how’s it going to play in history that the “husband” of the SOS goes schmoozing w/ the Prez in Hollywood, trolling for votes?

And a month after the disgrace in Benghazi, over which she is in charge.

Maybe he knows hes losing and he wanted to hang out with his fair weather friends one last time before taking the big trip to the little island.

Last week he stopped everything- debate “prep” and all- to go hang out at the Hoover Dam. And by himself.

It’s pathetic. Half the country wants this silly selfish manboy with no real friends back in the presidency.


26 posted on 10/09/2012 8:59:23 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Last Dakotan

Are they embarrassed to be seen with him? I would be!


27 posted on 10/09/2012 9:01:22 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: RGSpincich

Yep


28 posted on 10/09/2012 9:01:28 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Dr. Pritchett
"I love it that he is pilfering the wealth of those lunatics before he flushes it all away. Better they should throw it away on this loser than save it for something still more damaging later. Go get ‘em, BO!"

And I hope that these Hollywood idiots are giving Obama their money while reciting that stupid U-TUBE pledge of allegiance to him with their hands over their stupid, precious liberal hearts. Obama --> please walk away with their money laughing at them! BWahahahaha!

29 posted on 10/09/2012 9:19:45 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: jazusamo

[[Enthusiasm for president fades in his most liberal basePresident Obama’s star is fading, even in Hollywood.]]

Perhaps, but if they see him pull ahead again, they’ll support him again- Hollywood is a solid as shifting sands- if they see him gain a few points in a forum where he generally does better (by avoiding the facts and just playing softball with a handpicked audience) they will support him again-

UI’ve said it severaal times now (and beleive me I hope I’m wrong) Romeny should be WAY ahead of obama- and should have been ahead of him even before their last debate concidering how much damage obama has blatantly done to thsi country- but hte fact that he was nearly tied with romney before hte debate and not that far behind after the debate tells me that this country still doesn’t get it and perhaps beleives he’s ‘takign us i nthe riught direction’ and that he ‘just needs 4 more years in order to turn everythign aroudn again’- The puiblic is clueless- even as obama assaults their civil and constitutional rights, assaults their religions, assaults their values etc etc etc- they still somehow think he’s a ‘nice guy’-

In my opinion, by all rights, romney should be a lot further ahead right now because America shoudl have awakened to the fact that hte current ‘president’ is nothign but an empty shirt who has taken them for a ride whiel they suffered while he was out partyign o ntheir dimes- they shoudl be ready to impeach htis president already for the illegal and unconstitutional thigns he’s repeatedly done- but they aren’t for soem unknown reason- I think it’s because they think he’s still goign to give them a whoel bunch of ‘free obama money’ (liek the woman said when interviewed and asked why she voted for him)


30 posted on 10/09/2012 9:24:11 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Dr. Pritchett

[[I love it that he is pilfering the wealth of those lunatics before he flushes it all away]]

Bernie Madoff went to prison for scamming people- obama became president for doing so- but you’re right- those folsk at hte banquet deserve to lose money-


31 posted on 10/09/2012 9:32:32 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: GOPJ

“What’s next - using Big Bird in Obama ads?”

No. That could never happen.


32 posted on 10/09/2012 9:33:31 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: atc23

[[California will be closer than many people might think. I live in Hollyweird and there are NO Obama signs here, except on old junk Toyotas and outside Sect 8 housing. Turnout for this election is going to heavily favor Romney]]

Seriously? I’ll have to see it to beleive it I’m afraid- NY is pretty much a loss for Romney- I’m surprised to hear you say that abotu Cali which is just as, if not more liberal?


33 posted on 10/09/2012 9:34:13 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: GOPJ; ExTexasRedhead; Nachum; LucyT; null and void
The country's broke - the Middle East is on fire, Greece is crashing and burning - and Obama wants to play with children?

He's way out of his league with the job democrats gifted him with. International incidents and/or jobs are topics with which he obviously has no experience. He's like a marionette's puppet. Meanwhile the rest of us are shellshocked after filling our gas tanks and knowing an ever-increasing number of Americans are losing jobs.

Cummins cuts full-year guidance, plans job cuts

Snip: Cummins Inc. CMI -1.41% again lowered its guidance for the year and unveiled plans to cut up to 1,500 employees as the engine maker looks to cut costs in response to the weakening global economy.

Nearly 300 employees laid off at EnergySolutions

Snip: SALT LAKE CITY — EnergySolutions has announced the elimination of about 265 jobs from its worldwide workforce, starting with layoffs at its cleanup facility in Tooele County.

Sea Ray (Brunswick) workers talk about plant closure, layoffs

Snip: Brunswick Corporation, the parent company of Sea Ray, confirmed in a press release Tuesday afternoon that the Knoxville plant will close by the end of the year.  That will leave 225 workers unemployed.

34 posted on 10/09/2012 9:50:22 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: atc23

I don’t know how close it will be, but the lack of Obammy propaganda is evident. The thrill is gone, but these libs would never vote for a Republican.


35 posted on 10/09/2012 10:21:02 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: atc23

I don’t know how close it will be, but the lack of Obammy propaganda is evident. The thrill is gone, but these libs would never vote for a Republican.


36 posted on 10/09/2012 10:21:02 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: jazusamo
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37 posted on 10/09/2012 10:23:58 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: 1035rep; a fool in paradise

“Will Larry live with us?” she asks.


38 posted on 10/09/2012 10:26:38 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Dr. Pritchett

“Guys, I’m sorry, I really didn’t spend it all on pot. Not all of it anyway.”


39 posted on 10/09/2012 10:38:51 PM PDT by UltraV (I use the term Leftist not liberal, because a true liberal would not support government censorship.)
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To: Revolting cat!
“Will Larry live with us?” she asks.

I think so. It seems they like that kind of stuff!

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40 posted on 10/09/2012 10:41:55 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: jazusamo
From Wall St to Sesame St...he is losing contributions. Heh.


41 posted on 10/09/2012 10:47:12 PM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: al baby

“Id rather see him on an episode of cops”

LOL, hiding under the kiddie pool!

No officer, I didn’t realize I was violating the constitution! Eric said it was OK to do what we did!


42 posted on 10/09/2012 11:07:37 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: jazusamo
"This late in the race, wasting time courting celebrities in a solid blue state demonstrates the lack of enthusiasm for Mr. Obama’s candidacy."

Money quote. Right on target.

The party's over, Barky. Start packing, and keep your damn hands off the silver.

43 posted on 10/09/2012 11:50:13 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: atc23
California will be closer than many people might think. I live in Hollyweird and there are NO Obama signs here, except on old junk Toyotas and outside Sect 8 housing. Turnout for this election is going to heavily favor Romney.

2008- you couldn't walk 10 feet without seeing some Obama merchandise somewhere. It's all gone now as people curse the Imam every time they fill their gas tank.


I'll back you up on that. I'm in Sherman Oaks - I've only seen one Obama bumper sticker (on my wacko leftist neighbor's car), but amazingly enough, I have seen Romney/Ryan bumper stickers in . . . wait for it . . . Encino!

And I know there are more Romney supporters even in my apartment building - we talk to each other, but we don't put anything on our cars (fear of keying or worse).
44 posted on 10/09/2012 11:51:57 PM PDT by Maven
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To: jazusamo

I hope he is having to explain the big bird campaign ad to his hollywood contributors.


45 posted on 10/09/2012 11:53:37 PM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: RGSpincich

Yep, every minute out of Ohio and Florida helps seal his fate.


46 posted on 10/09/2012 11:55:03 PM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: jazusamo

Joined by celebrity President Clinton,....What makes him and more of a celebrity than Jimmy Carter, GHWB or W? Oh, his pants were off.


47 posted on 10/10/2012 1:07:55 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: jazusamo
Obama is looking at a red map.

From Alaska to Florida.

I don't know about Hawaii, but that's where he'll be spending next winter.

DC will be blue. All the more reason to dis it.

48 posted on 10/10/2012 1:19:04 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: jazusamo

As long as Scytl is on his side he can’t lose.


49 posted on 10/10/2012 9:56:58 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1359 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: atc23
2008- you couldn't walk 10 feet without seeing some Obama merchandise somewhere. It's all gone now as people curse the Imam every time they fill their gas tank.

I've been putting this sticker on gas pumps:

"Somehow we have to figure
out how to boost the price of
gasoline to the [$8-$10/gal]
levels in Europe." - Barack Obama's
Energy Secretary Steve Chu. Had enough yet???

I've sized mine to fit twelve to a sheet of easy to remove bumper sticker stock...

I will send a dozen stickers to anyone who FReepmails me their address.

I will send the Excel file to anyone who FReepmails me their email address, PROVIDED they promise to only use removable stock.

50 posted on 10/10/2012 9:59:34 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1359 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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