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Media Follows Obama's Orders to Mock Skeet-Gate Skeptics
Breitbart ^

Posted on 02/03/2013 6:02:17 AM PST by chessplayer

Some of you younger folks might not remember this, but there was a time when the media questioned Power. No, really, once upon a time, the media saw it as its duty to be forever questioning and skeptical of Power, especially when Power was in pursuit of more power.

Today, however, the White House released a photo that purports to show Obama (love that tucked-in shirt) shooting skeet last August. Except… he's shooting straight ahead, which means that there's either a barn door somewhere in need of some patching, or Obama is such an awesome skeet shooter, he hits them as they come out of the firing device.

Because the photo is odd, some are asking perfectly legitimate questions.

But not the media.

What did the media do?

Because the media no longer questions or is skeptical of Power, and instead sees its role as protector of The State, the media mocked those who were skeptical:

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: guncontrol; secondamendment; serialliar

1 posted on 02/03/2013 6:02:21 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

wonder why?

2 posted on 02/03/2013 6:04:23 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: chessplayer
If anybody goes after Obama with a paper gun, he's got them beat.

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3 posted on 02/03/2013 6:07:36 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: chessplayer

I read elsewhere that even the Dems were a little uneasy about releasing this photo, fearing a Dukakis moment...and rightly so. That’s why the photo was released with an unusual warning not to alter it (like putting a little “Bang” flag at the end of the gun), etc.

There is normally a prohibition on using a government photo for commercial or endorsement purposes, but not one forbidding people from “manipulating” the image. Fortunately, this has no legal impact, because government photos are in the public domain. But you can see that even they realized that it was a joke just waiting to happen.


4 posted on 02/03/2013 6:08:05 AM PST by livius
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To: livius; Doogle

LOL! Two beautifully “manipulated” photos!


5 posted on 02/03/2013 6:09:11 AM PST by livius
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To: chessplayer

“No, really, once upon a time, the media saw it as its duty to be forever questioning and skeptical of Power, especially when Power was in pursuit of more power.”

Once upon a time the media would not show what communist they are since they would be put in jail or sent packing..Those days are over the media shows us they are pathetic piece of trash that hates this county and wants to see it in ruins..


6 posted on 02/03/2013 6:11:16 AM PST by PLD
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To: chessplayer
Two observations:

1) This must really be getting to Marxist

2) This POS would have no chance with out his corrupt media cheerleaders.

Sorry, but I don't think this limp-wristed faggot even knows how to hold a gun.

7 posted on 02/03/2013 6:12:23 AM PST by Artcore
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To: chessplayer

media = owned


8 posted on 02/03/2013 6:12:43 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Doogle

9 posted on 02/03/2013 6:12:54 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: chessplayer

” Except… he’s shooting straight ahead”

That struck me the minute I saw the picture too. Then I wondered if maybe it was taken before they started, as kind of practice shots before they started launching the clay pigeons)
There was a report by someone who witnessed him skeet shooting at Camp David, saying that Obama didn’t enjoy it and couldn’t wait to get away from it. (not that any of that verifies the photo being taken while skeet shooting)


10 posted on 02/03/2013 6:13:52 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Doogle

LOL. That’s funny


11 posted on 02/03/2013 6:14:40 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: chessplayer

Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed how bullying is the principal tactic of the anti-bullying Left?


12 posted on 02/03/2013 6:16:28 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: nuconvert

I don’t care if the photo is realistic, if he shoots skeet or anything like that. I just like making fun of the idiot.


13 posted on 02/03/2013 6:17:37 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: chessplayer

Dopey photowas a loyalty test for the media


14 posted on 02/03/2013 6:22:55 AM PST by bigbob
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To: chessplayer

From as far back as Theodore Roosevelt, the news and entertainment outlets ( movies, literature, theater) have been very supportive of Progressives. It is not one political party they champion. it is Progressivism. At this time, the Dems are its most aggressive supporter.


15 posted on 02/03/2013 6:23:39 AM PST by 1raider1
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To: Doogle
"This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House."

You all better be careful. There were some specific marching orders given to the press about the release and use of this photo.....Tee Hee

16 posted on 02/03/2013 6:24:05 AM PST by Tenacious 1 ("The Brittish are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: chessplayer

Folks this is VERY IMPORTANT.

Ask WHY?

Why are they doing this? Why bother?

It is very important to them that they cover up their end goals in all things, otherwise they can’t incrementalize their way to that goal.

It is very important that they appear to support hunting and sporting use of firearms to hide their true goal of total confiscation.

Don’t just discuss “skeet gate”. Make sure you directly confront the WHY of it.


17 posted on 02/03/2013 6:25:35 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: 1raider1
The committee on public information was a propaganda machine that supported Woodrow Wilson. It consisted of mostly mediatards and PR experts. It was headed by George Creel who was a newspaper editor, labor leader, and failed democrat politician.

"an open mind is not part of my inheritance. I took in prejudices with mother's milk and was weaned on partisanship."

George Creel
18 posted on 02/03/2013 6:30:24 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: MrB

WE have to remember that guns used for skeet are good guns. They don’t kill anyone like those bad old Assault weapons.

Skeet guns are well behaved, while those bad old assault weapons are likely to go off in a school full of kids at any monute.Even while laying in the trunk of a car while those bad old pistols with big magazines do the shooting.


19 posted on 02/03/2013 6:33:33 AM PST by Venturer
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To: chessplayer

If he really is a skeet shooter why doesn’t he accept Marsha Blackburn’s offer for a friendly afternoon of skeet shooting?


20 posted on 02/03/2013 6:35:37 AM PST by OKSooner ("Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell No!!")
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To: OKSooner

I WOULD PAY TO SEE THAT, SECOND TO SEEING HIS BACKGROUND CHECK OF RECORDS.


21 posted on 02/03/2013 7:06:32 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: chessplayer
yeah, right...
D.U.P.E. : Department of Uber Propagandist Embellishment

22 posted on 02/03/2013 7:11:15 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: Doogle

Oh, come ON now. That is so obviously a fake, since it is well known Obama is left handed.


23 posted on 02/03/2013 7:11:33 AM PST by biggerten (Love you, Mom.)
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To: chessplayer

Great Facebook page with lots of funny photos: Obama Skeet Shooting oh so funny pics

https://www.facebook.com/ObamaKeepsAmericaLaughing


24 posted on 02/03/2013 7:20:47 AM PST by peggybac (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one & don’t have one, you’ll probably never need one again.)
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To: chessplayer
and and one more
25 posted on 02/03/2013 7:43:13 AM PST by CharlesMartelsGhost
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To: chessplayer
You can tell it staged by the fact that it's a close-up shot of Ocrappy alone, with nothing of further proof of skeet shooting activity in the back ground.  It's not one of a series of pictures with other skeet shooters standing around in either the foreground or background waiting their turn to shoot.  No shot of the machine throwing the clay pigeons.  It's just an isolated picture of Ocrappy shooting a shotgun with really no eividence that he's even shooting at skeet at all. 

And that driveway in the picture looks strange.  The driveway runs in the same direction that he's shooting.  It doesn't look like a typical place that's setup for skeet shooting where you would have the machine in front of you with a range consisting of only an empty field in the background past the machine as kind of no-man's land area because of amunition being fired wildly in that direction.  Aren't skeet shooting ranges ususally set up like golf ball driving ranges?

A complete fraud.  Just like his entire life.

 Obama firing gun photo: President Barack Obama shoots clay targets at Camp David, Aug. 4, 2012. IMAGE

26 posted on 02/03/2013 8:21:04 AM PST by CaptainKrunch (Individual liberty and freedom for the common man is true social justice)
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To: CharlesMartelsGhost
The bottom photo is the fake...

No camel toe!

27 posted on 02/03/2013 8:22:00 AM PST by WVKayaker ("I’ve seen how nasty it can be for other conservatives as well. "-Sarah Palin 12/17/12)
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To: chessplayer
Photobucket
28 posted on 02/03/2013 8:56:22 AM PST by RetSignman ("A Republic if you can keep it"....)
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To: cripplecreek

Someone should Photoshop one of those cartoon horseshoe barrels.


29 posted on 02/03/2013 8:58:40 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: MrB

Wholeheartedly agree with MrB’s succintly-put point:

“It is very important that they appear to support hunting and sporting use of firearms to hide their true goal of total confiscation.

Don’t just discuss “skeet gate”. Make sure you directly confront the WHY of it.”

— and as to the photoshopped-smoke theory:
Couldn’t someone (other than me) offer a cash reward for anyone who can duplicate that smoke pattern in real life? If no one can, even with a cash incentive . .


30 posted on 02/03/2013 9:08:29 AM PST by Chad N. Freud
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To: MrB

Wholeheartedly agree with MrB’s succintly-put point:

“It is very important that they appear to support hunting and sporting use of firearms to hide their true goal of total confiscation.

Don’t just discuss “skeet gate”. Make sure you directly confront the WHY of it.”

— and as to the photoshopped-smoke theory:
Couldn’t someone (other than me) offer a cash reward for anyone who can duplicate that smoke pattern in real life? If no one can, even with a cash incentive . .


31 posted on 02/03/2013 9:10:40 AM PST by Chad N. Freud
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To: cripplecreek; Doogle

Im not a photo shopper but Id sure like to see Barack wielding a flyswatter


32 posted on 02/03/2013 9:18:33 AM PST by woofie
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To: Chad N. Freud

Lets hear from the WH photographer who got this shot.....dont they attach they names to them ?


33 posted on 02/03/2013 9:21:40 AM PST by woofie
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To: woofie

34 posted on 02/03/2013 9:32:47 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: chessplayer
Obama Bang photo Obamabang_zpsc25fab2d.jpg
35 posted on 02/03/2013 9:34:06 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: woofie

“Lets hear from the WH photographer who got this shot”

... if he’s still alive. As someone posted on another thread, he would have had to have been standing in the “hot zone” in order to get this shot — where he could’ve been plunked by an over-eager skeet-shooting commander-in-jeans.


36 posted on 02/03/2013 10:17:42 AM PST by Chad N. Freud
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To: chessplayer
The MSM will slavishly follow the White House talking points and are little more than a branch of the Ministry of Propaganda. So why wouldn't they follow their orders and mock shooters while Obama looks like a fool? The media is becoming more and more like that in North Korea where they create and preserve the cult of personality of Dear Leader even to ridiculous levels.

Isn't there video footage of Sarah Palin shooting a caribou? Of course she was mocked as an uncivilized hick by the MSM but she at least knew how to handle a gun and actually hit something and wasn't a fraud like Obozo.

37 posted on 02/03/2013 10:25:54 AM PST by The Great RJ
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To: MrB
Same thing as Kerry going Duck Hunting back in 2004.

Funny thing though, I read that the Shotgun Kerry used at the time was one that he wanted included in the Clinton Assault Weapons Ban.

What does it matter? Rulers don’t have to follow Rules.

38 posted on 02/03/2013 10:27:24 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (I only Fear a Government that doesn't Fear me.)
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To: Doogle

Very nice! thank you


39 posted on 02/03/2013 12:23:49 PM PST by woofie
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