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Obama Preps for Debate in Splendor
White House Dossier ^ | 15 OCT 2012 | Keith Koffler

Posted on 10/15/2012 10:45:53 AM PDT by Hoodat

President Obama’s distaste for debate preparation may be mitigated by the location his current tutorial, the fabulous Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg Virginia, featuring stunning scenery, deluxe accommodations, and three championship golf courses.

A portion of the tab for this luxury is of course being picked up by taxpayers, who largely footed the bill to fly Obama down there aboard Air Force One and house his White House retinue in Williamsburg for three nights. Presumably many of his aides, including a large security detail, are at the hotel itself.

Exactly why Obama needed to be training for his debate at the Kingsmill Resort instead of the White House or Camp David is unclear.

The best explanation is probably that this is largely a political trip. Virginia is a key swing state and Williamsburg is perfectly situated between two of the major media markets, Richmond and the coastal area of Norfolk and Newport News.

Obama, who has avoided taking a vacation this year in order to focus on the campaign and avoid charges that he is luxuriating while the nation suffers, certainly has an opportunity now to make up for lost vacationing when he’s not rehearsing his debate lines.

From the Hotel’s description of itself:

Home to three championship golf courses, a world-class spa, a bustling tennis center and acres of lush, meticulously cared-for grounds, Kingsmill Resort is a magical place where cherished memories are created, history is discovered and fun is invented.

The press pool reports have been rhapsodic:

Good morning from the lovely Kingsmill Resort . . . Potus is studying for the debate, but your pooler didn’t see evidence of him or his senior staff this morning while walking from our room to the pool hold, though a lovely walk it was.

One pooler noted the hotel is hosting . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at whitehousedossier.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; itsgoodtobetheking; obama; va2012
Have a look-see for yourself.



And the food:


1 posted on 10/15/2012 10:46:00 AM PDT by Hoodat
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To: Hoodat


Well, instead of "Splendor in the Grass" I guess it would "Splendor While on Grass"
2 posted on 10/15/2012 10:48:34 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Hoodat

Who would deny a condemned man his last meal? Even if it was a political demise.


3 posted on 10/15/2012 10:50:49 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: Hoodat

Mainstream Media “Comeback Kid” headlines with attendant polls showing a “remarkable tightening” of the race have been written and are waiting to go to print.


4 posted on 10/15/2012 10:51:03 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Dr. Sivana

Or just commie skink in the grass.


5 posted on 10/15/2012 10:52:13 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Hoodat

Yep,he’s the people’s people.

I heard 0bama is bringing his own applause machine with him.
He lives for his adoring fans cheering after every sentence he speaks.


6 posted on 10/15/2012 10:52:46 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: Hoodat

You must all be asking yourselves as I am “WHO is paying for all this?”


7 posted on 10/15/2012 10:55:11 AM PDT by bunster
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To: Hoodat

8 posted on 10/15/2012 10:55:31 AM PDT by notaliberal
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To: Cyman
Wait a minute. Doesn't 0 believe in sharing equally? Well, where's my suite? Where's my steak and onion rings? lobster (mooshelle’s favorite), my jet, my limo, my.... Oh, yeah, I'm the rich b@stard who gets nothing because I work for a living, oops, I forgot my place.
9 posted on 10/15/2012 10:57:54 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Hoodat

” Home to three championship golf courses, a world-class spa, a bustling tennis center and acres of lush, meticulously cared-for grounds”

Forget this.....how many teleprompters ?


10 posted on 10/15/2012 10:58:12 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Hoodat

He wanna be da masterdebater.


11 posted on 10/15/2012 10:59:15 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

As The Caliph of The United Socialist States of Amerika, 0bama thinks he “deserves” only the finest.


12 posted on 10/15/2012 10:59:52 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: Dr. Sivana; DonkeyBonker; Diana in Wisconsin; Ellendra

Obama “preparing” for the debates at resort with golf courses. Who would have guessed?


13 posted on 10/15/2012 11:00:44 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Hoodat


"Obama, who has avoided taking a vacation this year in order to focus on the campaign and avoid charges that he is luxuriating while the nation suffers, certainly has an opportunity now to make up for lost vacationing when he’s not rehearsing his debate lines."

Really...no vacation this year? He's on vacation every single day and especially on the weeks before anniversaries of Islamic Terrorist acts.



14 posted on 10/15/2012 11:02:09 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: Hoodat

I wonder if the person who picked the location realized that the temptation to play golf and avoid studying might be too much for Barry?


15 posted on 10/15/2012 11:03:14 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: jacknhoo

I stared in disbelief at that same sentence. Do they think we are really that stupid?


16 posted on 10/15/2012 11:05:15 AM PDT by Faith
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To: Hoodat

It might be old protocol but I thought Marine One was to be used for trips to the Richmond and Tidewater areas? With the drive time from those two locales, Marine One is far less expensive, safer for POTUS and a hell of a lot less inconvien.....err, never mind. I just answered my own question.


17 posted on 10/15/2012 11:07:11 AM PDT by IrishPennant (Dr Erkel and Mr. Jive...lurking the streets of DC)
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To: Hoodat

Anyone in their right mind would never cram for a “Critical Path” debate in a “five star” resort hotel!!! Obama likes to play POTUS, he does not like to be POTUS when it comes to leading and making decisions!!! And......John Kerrey as his debate coach again......come on!!! You gotta be kidding me!!!


18 posted on 10/15/2012 11:07:36 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: skeeter

How many times are you guys going to keep posting this nonsense?

People here act so scared of the press and Obama.


19 posted on 10/15/2012 11:07:52 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: VanDeKoik

You completely misunderstand. I think the predictability of the MSM is hilarious.


20 posted on 10/15/2012 11:11:28 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

Kerry is not really a debate coach. His only role in the prep is to lose to Obama. The problem last time is that Romney did not follow Kerry’s lead. Kerry will have to work much harder this time to ensure that Romney loses this one.


21 posted on 10/15/2012 11:11:44 AM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Hoodat

While millions struggle to keep food on the table and gas in the car, this creep and his missus run up extravagant bills for the taxpayers to pay. Disgusting.

When Obummer brings up the 47% tomorrow night, Romney ought to ask him if he’s really that concerned about those folks when he’s run up over a trillion dollar deficit every year, giving taxpayer money to his friends and living like a king.


22 posted on 10/15/2012 11:13:43 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Hoodat

Second TKO coming. Obama is soft.

This is just like Rocky 3 only in this case Rockey didnt go old school for the rematch.

Obama is going to get blasted again.


23 posted on 10/15/2012 11:14:13 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Hoodat

Why does an almost 4 year sitting president need to prep?

He should already know the answers because he’s been working the issues.

Oh, wait, what am I saying.....


24 posted on 10/15/2012 11:23:15 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: Dr. Sivana

You’d think the man who has been at the helm of the ship of state the last 3 1/2+ years would know more about what’s going on with the ship during this period, and would need only a minimum refresher to reach the top of his game...


25 posted on 10/15/2012 11:32:02 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More
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To: Hoodat

It would be nice if I could afford that for a weekend...


26 posted on 10/15/2012 11:40:55 AM PDT by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
” Home to three championship golf courses, a world-class spa, a bustling tennis center and acres of lush, meticulously cared-for grounds”

A golf course is a waste of a perfectly good rifle range.

27 posted on 10/15/2012 11:42:47 AM PDT by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: wastedyears

Absolutely!


28 posted on 10/15/2012 11:44:32 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Faith
I stared in disbelief at that same sentence. Do they think we are really that stupid?

Yes. How do you think it got there in the first place?

29 posted on 10/15/2012 11:48:17 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (I can haz CW 2 now?)
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To: GlockThe Vote
This is just like Rocky 3 only in this case Rockey didnt go old school for the rematch.

PredictionPain

Prediction?...

Pain!


30 posted on 10/15/2012 11:56:47 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (I can haz CW 2 now?)
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To: mom4melody
Why does an almost 4 year sitting president need to prep? He should already know the answers because he’s been working the issues.

Valerie "ferret face" Jarret has to tell him what's being going on these last few years.

31 posted on 10/15/2012 11:58:41 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (I can haz CW 2 now?)
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To: Real Cynic No More

“You’d think the man who has been at the helm of the ship of state the last 3 1/2+ years would know more about what’s going on with the ship during this period, and would need only a minimum refresher to reach the top of his game...”

That of course, assumes that he would be honest with us. With Dems, I can only think of the Grinch confronted by Betty Lou Who in the real Grinch story (the original. book/cartoon)

“But do you know, that old Grinch was so smart and so slick,
that he thought up a lie and he thought it up quick.”


32 posted on 10/15/2012 12:00:01 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Drill Thrawl
I stared in disbelief at that same sentence. Do they think we are really that stupid?

Yes. How do you think it got there in the first place?

Thank you for your straight-forward response. You are right, of course.

33 posted on 10/15/2012 12:19:42 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Hoodat

Oh, that’s right...
we Virginia voters are SO easily influenced by him staying at a top notch resort here at tax payers’ expense that “OOOOOOOW! he’ll get MY vote!”
These people have NO brains whatsoever...


34 posted on 10/15/2012 12:29:36 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: Hoodat

And BTW, Kingsmill is a gated community, so the Royal Family won`t be bothered with the presence of the great unwashed... unlss of course they want commoners in the midst for photo ops.

Oh, one more thing... Kingsmill is also the home of would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley, Jr.


35 posted on 10/15/2012 12:39:18 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Hoodat

It’s good to be king.


36 posted on 10/15/2012 1:15:17 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Leep
I heard 0bama is bringing his own applause machine with him.

It's attached to his alarm clock.

37 posted on 10/15/2012 1:18:39 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: Hoodat

That lazy, worthless pothead is inherently unable to buckle down and work like most normal people. Recall that shortly after the 2008 election, he complained he hadn’t known the presidency would be so much work. (!!!!)

Shiftless as he is, he’ll tire of “prepping” and head out to the golf course while Romney engages in thorough preparation. My only concern is that the “town hall” will be packed with Obamabots.


38 posted on 10/15/2012 1:22:21 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: CatherineofAragon
Shiftless as he is, he’ll tire of “prepping” and head out to the golf course while Romney engages in thorough preparation.

As far as Obama is concerned, the only one needing practice here is John Kerry since Kerry's job is to convincingly lose to Obama during the prep.

39 posted on 10/15/2012 1:59:33 PM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Hoodat

Can you believe they’re using Longface again after blaming him for the previous loss? LOL


40 posted on 10/15/2012 2:05:49 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Dr. Sivana

Yo, Barry! Enjoy yourself! You can beat that Mitt Romney jive turkey. You don’t need no prepping. He sucks bad! Thank you for the free phone! I got free phone! Try debating that, you ugly Mormon honkey, you./is that racist?


41 posted on 10/15/2012 2:35:19 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Hoodat
On another forum, one gentleman had a brilliant bit of advice for Romney in the debates
If Obama brings up Bain outsourcing jobs Romney has his reply:

‘You Mister President outsourced the security of an American consulate to a foreign company and 4 people are dead.’


42 posted on 10/15/2012 2:43:11 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: PapaBear3625

If only Romney would be that strong. And if he is, the press will be all over him for being “disrepectful” to the president. Of course, they’re going to say that anyway. I just hope enough voters see obama for what he is. I hope enough voters are ashamed of what they did in 2008.


43 posted on 10/15/2012 9:36:26 PM PDT by Terry Mross
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