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Dan Rather On Obama And Susan Rice: "He Made A Lot Of Tough Talk, Didn't Back It Up"
Real Clear Politics ^ | December 13, 2012 | Dan Rather

Posted on 12/13/2012 10:35:05 PM PST by Seizethecarp

On tonight's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow" show, guest Dan Rather was disappointed with President Obama after Susan Rice decided to withdraw herself from Secretary of State considerations. Rather said Obama talked tough, but didn't back it up.

"He indicated in his press conference just after the election -- he made a lot of tough talk, didn't back it up," Rather said. "So there are people who say, 'Listen, the kind of leader we want is one who will fight to the finish, never give in.' On the other hand, one could make the case that President Obama has said to himself, 'Yes, I could probably force this to a vote, and win the vote. But it would cost me down the road.'"

"But I think it raises very, very serious questions about what the president's second term is going to be," Rather added.

"Talk is cheap, it's what you do that counts," Rather said to a confused Maddow, who made the case that Obama had done enough.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; obama; susanrice; wot
Ooop! I think there is a pattern here. This is not going to be a good day for Barry. He should have waited until Friday PM!
1 posted on 12/13/2012 10:35:20 PM PST by Seizethecarp
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It was about Benghazi, not Rice.


2 posted on 12/13/2012 10:36:09 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Seizethecarp

Not only are women in the Obama Admin. mad at Obama, “macho” has-been liberal twits are mad at him too!

Maddow is “confused”...


3 posted on 12/13/2012 10:38:35 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Gene Eric; MestaMachine

Yes, it was about Benghazi!


4 posted on 12/13/2012 10:40:00 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Seizethecarp

Right on


5 posted on 12/13/2012 10:40:34 PM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: Seizethecarp

Right on


6 posted on 12/13/2012 10:40:34 PM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: Seizethecarp

Right on


7 posted on 12/13/2012 10:40:35 PM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: Seizethecarp

Right on


8 posted on 12/13/2012 10:40:45 PM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: Seizethecarp

“But I think it raises very, very serious questions about what the president’s second term is going to be,” Rather added.

Buyer’s remorse arrives early this year for the Dems! Woohoo!


9 posted on 12/13/2012 10:43:01 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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10 posted on 12/13/2012 10:46:16 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Seizethecarp

Rachel, you go, boy!


11 posted on 12/13/2012 10:53:56 PM PST by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: Seizethecarp; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; ...
These presstitutes are blaming barky for hillary's decision. But, hey, hillary is still in the crosshairs and rice damn well knows who threw in the monkeywrench.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


Benghazi Index

12 posted on 12/13/2012 10:55:43 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: Seizethecarp

“he made a lot of tough talk, didn’t back it up,”

You mean that Obama can’t be depended on to keep his word? Impossible!


13 posted on 12/13/2012 10:59:31 PM PST by garjog (Heroes Died. Obama Lied.)
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To: Gene Eric
"He indicated in his press conference just after the election -- he made a lot of tough talk, didn't back it up," Rather said. "So there are people who say, 'Listen, the kind of leader we want is one who will fight to the finish, never give in.'

"Rather ... by Grabthar's hammer... by the Suns of Warvan... you shall be... avenged."

14 posted on 12/13/2012 11:05:47 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (By doubting we come to inquiry, and through inquiry we perceive truth. -; Peter Abelard)
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To: Seizethecarp

Obama is a Republican?


15 posted on 12/13/2012 11:05:47 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (They Live, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: Seizethecarp

Rather continued by saying, “I’m as hot as a trough-blocked pot-belly pig about this whole shooting match, frankly angrier than a grunting redbone hound trying to pass an Idaho spud,” to a confused Madcow.


16 posted on 12/13/2012 11:08:31 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Seizethecarp
Dan Rather has a lot of sympathy for liars.
17 posted on 12/13/2012 11:36:51 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Seizethecarp

Most of the women in the obama administration are more “macho” than him.


18 posted on 12/14/2012 12:34:23 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Seizethecarp
"...the kind of leader we want is one who will fight to the finish, never give in..."

Unless he's a conservative, then they want him to compromise on everthing.

19 posted on 12/14/2012 2:34:47 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: FrankR

Did I hear someone call for the macho-bama pic?

20 posted on 12/14/2012 2:47:16 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Seizethecarp

Only Backs up what the Canada Free Press has been Reporting about BenGhazi,It must be that Bad for Barry to give up on one of His Best Lackeys,too bad it will never be widely known,with asshats like Rather and Maddow,they lament the fact Barry would not stick up for the Liar Rice,well would these Traitors like to lose their Dear leader over Benghazi or Susan Rice?


21 posted on 12/14/2012 3:26:42 AM PST by ballplayer
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