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(Al) Sharpton: Is Obama Ready for Mt. Rushmore?
Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 11, 2013

Posted on 01/12/2013 1:47:28 PM PST by Zakeet

'If Teddy Roosevelt is the measure, I think it strengthens the case for President Obama'

Al Sharpton aired a segment concerning a recent National Journal article which analyzed President Obama’s chances of attaining a coveted spot on Mt. Rushmore Friday evening on MSNBC. Teddy Roosevelt’s presence on the landmark garnered particular attention from Sharpton, who expressed his opinion that Roosevelt’s thin resume as a “transformative president” strengthens the case for Obama to be included:

ABBY HUNTSMAN: You look at Reagan, he ended the Cold War. I think they have to have a legacy that changed America. Obama was the first black president. That is something that will always be remembered.

AL SHARPTON: And he stopped two wars and the whole question of finance reform on Wall Street and health care. I mean, he has done some concrete things. I can, again, the reason I raised Teddy Roosevelt is that a lot of people could say that Teddy Roosevelt was more of a character than a transformative president. I can name, literally, things that President Obama has done. Now, I’m going to say that if Teddy Roosevelt is the measure, I think it strengthens the case for President Obama.

Teddy Roosevelt is credited with accomplishments such as completing the Panama Canal and establishing the National Parks system. Historians typically rank Roosevelt among the top five greatest presidents.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; mtrushmore; obama; pressneedy; racism; sharpton
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You Right Wing Nuts are a bunch of bigots if you don't agree with me about immortalizing the Wee Wee!

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1 posted on 01/12/2013 1:47:37 PM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet
When Teddy Roosevelt took office, the USA was a regional power and when he left office, the USA was a global power.

When Barack Obama took office, the USA was a global power and by the time he leaves office, the USA may be a regional power again.

2 posted on 01/12/2013 1:51:55 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Zakeet

This needs a Super Barf Projectile spew!


3 posted on 01/12/2013 1:51:55 PM PST by Empireoftheatom48 (God help the Republic but will he?)
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To: Zakeet

I’m already disgusted with the fact that a MLK statue is in DC in an area reserved for Presidents.


5 posted on 01/12/2013 1:52:39 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Zakeet

It would be a hoot watching some idiots trying to put Barack the Kenyan on Mr. Rushmore. I’d sell my house here in Arizona and buy a house as close to Rushmore as I could get. I’d then pick up an industrial strength popcorn popper. I wouldn’t want to miss one minute of that circus. LOL! Sorry Al. Mt. Rushmore is reserved for Americans.


6 posted on 01/12/2013 1:52:59 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Impeach Obama Now.)
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To: Zakeet

I’m all for it as long as he’s on his knees shining the shoes of Ronald Reagan.


7 posted on 01/12/2013 1:53:23 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Empireoftheatom48

I’m sure the Republicans will rubber-stamp it. Consider it done.


8 posted on 01/12/2013 1:53:23 PM PST by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: Zakeet
Sharpton is ready for the loony bin


9 posted on 01/12/2013 1:53:54 PM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Zakeet

Zero can be on Mt Rushmore is Sharpton does the carving. Somehow I want to see him busy for a few decades busting rock


10 posted on 01/12/2013 1:55:10 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

OTOH. They still haven’t finished the south end of Crazy Horse’s northbound horse yet. There’s some space there.


11 posted on 01/12/2013 1:55:43 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Impeach Obama Now.)
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To: Zakeet

Is there enough rock/room for such a big head?


12 posted on 01/12/2013 1:57:02 PM PST by jonsie
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To: Zakeet

They will never be able to finish the work.


13 posted on 01/12/2013 1:57:32 PM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: Zakeet

Aside from the absolute obscenity of the suggestion and of the odious maggot proposing it, there’s simply no room on that rock for the half-breed’s jughead ears.


14 posted on 01/12/2013 1:57:40 PM PST by tomkat (HELL NO)
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To: Zakeet

It would prove interesting to put up a pool to see how long it lasted.


15 posted on 01/12/2013 1:57:58 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Zakeet

Obama’s picture should be memorialised in the same places Jane Fonda is memorialised, as a urinal target.


16 posted on 01/12/2013 1:59:13 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Zakeet
Obama doesn't know in which of the “58” states Mt. Rushmore stands.
17 posted on 01/12/2013 1:59:53 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: Zakeet

If Obama is the measure why not put Fiddy Cent up there?


18 posted on 01/12/2013 1:59:59 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Zakeet

Brokeback Mountain, maybe.


19 posted on 01/12/2013 2:02:20 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: tomkat
OK ... let's see now ...

Here I am on top of Mt Rushmore ... jack hammer in hand ....

How long before the vibration cracks this many times repaired and supported monument to some really great men of honor, strength and patriotiuc character ... something(s) o'zero has never posessed?

Do I really want to ride this rubble down a thousand feet ?

Will obamacare fix me up good as new ?

What am I, an asshole ?

phuque you zero ... carve your OWN phuquin' face in a crumbling mountain

The old man of the mountains

BEFORE

KEEPING HIM THERE

,P.Never mind

20 posted on 01/12/2013 2:06:24 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Zakeet
Hey, Al...I got yer "Mt. Rushmore" hangin' right heah, pal.

Heh, heh...heh, heh...heh, heh...
21 posted on 01/12/2013 2:07:28 PM PST by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Zakeet
(Al) Sharpton: Is Obama Ready for Mt. Rushmore?

Is Al Sharpton able to manage 1st grade level grammar?

22 posted on 01/12/2013 2:07:53 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Zakeet

Yeah. Lets dynamite Abe Lincoln and put up President Unprecedented Pretentiousness.

That’s a great idea.

And maybe we could carve the clenis’ curly-q dork on George Washingon’s forehead.


23 posted on 01/12/2013 2:11:55 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Zakeet

First they need to blast off the statues of those racist honkies. /s


24 posted on 01/12/2013 2:17:34 PM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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To: Zakeet

The only thing worse than a white fool is a black fisheyed fool. Time man of the year twice, nobel peace prize and now MtRushmore. Forcing the people into believing we have a legend on our hands. I say give him his statue! Ina town overrun by pigeons so they can sh## on him for eternity


25 posted on 01/12/2013 2:24:16 PM PST by ronnie raygun ( Lexington / Concord, America's first gun grab attempt)
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To: Zakeet

Obama has surpassed JFK as the Dems beau ideal.

Camelot is already taken. Look for them to find some similar mystic aura to place around Obama.

[And ‘we’ thought those styrofoam Greek columns in 2008 were fake.]


26 posted on 01/12/2013 2:27:08 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: Zakeet

It will be blown up within days after the last chisel stroke.


27 posted on 01/12/2013 2:29:17 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (You are not now, and will never be my President, Mr. Obama.)
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To: Empireoftheatom48

Obama needs a mountain all to his own - Mt Barfmore.


28 posted on 01/12/2013 2:32:55 PM PST by fhayek
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To: knarf

             

I'd buy a ticket !
29 posted on 01/12/2013 2:32:55 PM PST by tomkat (HELL NO)
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To: Zakeet

I’d rather see it destroyed, than allow that POS’s face to be put there.


30 posted on 01/12/2013 2:52:49 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Zakeet

That would take an immense amount of money, and harm the environment.

Perhaps a Sharpie drawing on the wall of the mens room at an I-80 Rest Area in Illinois would be more in line.


31 posted on 01/12/2013 3:02:29 PM PST by lurk
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To: UnwashedPeasant
"First they need to blast off the statues of those racist honkies. /s"

Well, the Taliban are into blowing up statues and Obama does seem to have an affinity for them...

32 posted on 01/12/2013 3:03:36 PM PST by Truth29
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To: Zakeet

is sharpton suggesting the demise of Obie, I thought presidents had to be dead before they are memorialized?


33 posted on 01/12/2013 3:03:36 PM PST by rolling_stone
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To: Zakeet; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

He has the same qualifications he did the day he won the Nobel Peace Prize from a box of Cracker Jacks.


34 posted on 01/12/2013 3:16:41 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Zakeet

How about a life size statue made out of bovine excrement?

Eco-friendly and recyclable to boot!!

Regards.


35 posted on 01/12/2013 3:17:51 PM PST by Sine_Pari
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To: Zakeet

Only in America can an absolute idiot like Al Sharpton be given the chances in life that he doesn’t deserve and be a media presence as well. These are the type of people the establishment GOP wants to find common ground with?


36 posted on 01/12/2013 3:20:39 PM PST by dowcaet
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To: Zakeet
Feds Hauling 100 Ton Block Of Coal To Mount Rushmore

Upon Arrival it will be hauled into position at the top Mount Rushmore.
Skilled artisans will then begin the long task of carving likenesses of our
beloved 44th President, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama.


37 posted on 01/12/2013 3:25:36 PM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: Zakeet
Why? Is he going to dynamite it like the Taliban?

Sharptown might as well suggest taking Lincoln out of the Lincoln Memorial and put a giant Obama in the seat instead.

-PJ

38 posted on 01/12/2013 3:25:36 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Zakeet

They will have to provide 24/7 SS protection to that statue.


39 posted on 01/12/2013 3:26:36 PM PST by Starstruck (The police carry weapons for self protection)
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To: Zakeet

..needs a whole new mountain

40 posted on 01/12/2013 3:28:05 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Zakeet

What they can do is make a similar sculpture on a man made mountain.
Believe the one in Norfolk/Virginia Beach area is called Mount Trashmore, a mountain formed out of a landfill.

We can get some artist like Crisco to form a sculpture out of the garbage, a fitting monument to BO and maybe, in honor of both, add Jesse J and Al S to flank BO....

Of course BO fans will liken it to Jesus’ crucifixion, and once they do that we will be able to say complete with being flanked by two thieves


41 posted on 01/12/2013 3:30:05 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: jonsie

“Is there enough rock/room for such a big head?”

head yes EARS No way.


42 posted on 01/12/2013 3:31:39 PM PST by knife6375 (US Navy Veteran)
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To: Zakeet

I have to agree with Empireoftheatom48. Your title should have been “Al Sharpton (Super Barf Warning Don’t Click on this link - No really, I mean it)”.


43 posted on 01/12/2013 3:32:28 PM PST by mykroar ("I'm afraid I can't use a mule. I have several hundred up on Capitol Hill." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Zakeet

Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood beat us to it.


44 posted on 01/12/2013 3:39:28 PM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: Zakeet

Al Sharpton owes his “career” longevity to his protected-class status.


45 posted on 01/12/2013 3:39:50 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: Zakeet

Sure...we can put him on the backside as the butt.


46 posted on 01/12/2013 3:50:10 PM PST by madison10
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To: Defiant
Brokeback Mountain, maybe.

How about Mt. Douchemore?

47 posted on 01/12/2013 3:56:32 PM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Zakeet

0bama is ready for Mount Olympus.


48 posted on 01/12/2013 4:00:54 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: wideawake

Mt. Rushmore??? heck I figure they will erect a 275 ft tall italian marble sculpture of the one right at the end of the reflecting pool in the District of Criminals. after he retires from office in 2030!


49 posted on 01/12/2013 4:01:17 PM PST by Daryl Dixson (Remember Fast and Furious)
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To: cripplecreek

Maybe something easier , a smaller project .. maybe he should be on a postage stamp or a coin...


50 posted on 01/12/2013 4:18:38 PM PST by Neidermeyer
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