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OBAMA THROWS A FIT
boblonsberry.com ^ | 04/18/13 | Bob Lonsberry

Posted on 04/18/2013 11:29:21 AM PDT by shortstop

Yesterday was a big news day.

One of the biggest in years.

The nation had been hit by a terrorist attack just two days before, reports were that a suspect had been identified and might even be close to being arrested.

The mysterious assassinations of two Texas prosecutors had been broken open and the country was just learning that it was neither white supremacists nor Mexican drug lords who had targeted our legal system.

Letters containing a lethal poison had been mailed to both the Congress and the White House. For the first time since the season of terrorism commenced in 2001, a poison attack had been launched in the mails.

And all of this had broken since noon.

So when the White House announced that the president was holding a hurry-up press conference at 5:30, you knew it was big.

The Boston evening briefing had been called off just minutes before it was scheduled to start, presumably out of deference to the president’s appearance, and the air was heavy with portent.

Perhaps the president was going to announce an arrest. Possibly he was going to give more information about the deadly letters sent to Washington and whether they were tied to some terrorist plot.

Maybe he had something to say about the evacuations at the Boston courthouse, and at Brigham and Women’s.

Maybe it was just an update to the country on where we stood and what we should expect.

But it was none of those things.

As radio stations and television broadcasts across the country went live, the president and his props walked out and it became clear what this was about.

Barack Obama was throwing a fit.

After some comments from a Sandy Hook father who has become an anti-gun campaigner, Barack Obama took the microphone and wore it out for most of a half an hour.

Not a word about Boston.

Not a word about defending the country against terrorism or any success that might have been had in catching whoever was behind an attack on the country just 48 hours before.

It was Obama about Obama.

His big gun-banning initiative had come up empty.

He had taken the horrific murder of 20 young children and their teachers and whored it out to advance his lifelong anti-gun agenda. He used the tears of bereaved mothers to manipulate the political system to get what he wanted.

Only he didn’t.

The Senate – controlled by his own party – denied him even the least offensive of his attacks on the Second Amendment.

The legislative process played out and he lost and his reaction was – on a day when there was an abundance of truly significant issues facing the country – to throw a self-centered hissy fit.

He ranted and raved, condemning Congress and the NRA and anyone else he could think of. He raised his voice and there was rage in his eyes and he threatened his foes and tried to rally his supporters.

He called on people to support him and his party and to oppose the Republicans and their supporters.

He was concerned about politics.

While there was still blood on the sidewalk.

While a dozen people were still fighting for their lives.

While a nation was looking for leadership.

Barack Hussein Obama was throwing a fit. Outraged at his political impotence. Indignant that the Congress had not bowed before him.

On the day that a poll said 4 percent of Americans believe gun control is an important issue.

Barack Obama was upset about guns.

So clueless. So out of touch. So focused on what mattered to him, without regard to what mattered to the people.

He had tried to gut a piece of the very Constitution he had sworn to uphold, and it bit him, and he threw a tantrum.

It was like watching a spoiled prince, some inbred and addle-minded scion of entitlement and privilege, raging against a disappointment to his ego.

Last night we saw the real Obama.

The one who doesn’t give a damn about anything but himself and his interests.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 0pansification; 113th; angrydems; bho44; bhobanglist; bostonmarathon; cokeheadinchief; crackedup; fastandfurious; guncontrol; gungrabber; lonsberry; maybealittleblowup; obama; secondamendment
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Like a spoiled narcissistic brat.
1 posted on 04/18/2013 11:29:21 AM PDT by shortstop
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To: shortstop

Jobs?

Nah. Never mind.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 11:32:35 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Leftists favorite Mass Murderer: Kermit Gosnell)
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To: shortstop

PING


3 posted on 04/18/2013 11:32:41 AM PDT by BCW (I'm searching for John Galt)
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To: shortstop

4 posted on 04/18/2013 11:34:18 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Leftists favorite Mass Murderer: Kermit Gosnell)
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To: shortstop

It was like watching a spoiled prince, some inbred and addle-minded scion of entitlement and privilege, raging against a disappointment to his ego.

Say’s it all doesn’t it?


5 posted on 04/18/2013 11:34:20 AM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Don't forget love)
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To: Uncle Miltie

bflr


6 posted on 04/18/2013 11:37:07 AM PDT by freebird5850 (The only good thing about Barry getting re-elected is now we get to see him fall from a higher place)
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To: shortstop

Mindset of a dictator


7 posted on 04/18/2013 11:37:12 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: shortstop

Wait, what? People are just noticing this?


8 posted on 04/18/2013 11:37:20 AM PDT by Afterguard (Liberals will let you do anything you want, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: shortstop

It is called a childish tantrum.


9 posted on 04/18/2013 11:38:04 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
Perfectly stated. The narcissist in chief threw a childish, pathetic emotional tantrum. Poor baby.


10 posted on 04/18/2013 11:38:24 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: shortstop
I want to see if this comes true tomorrow.......


11 posted on 04/18/2013 11:38:35 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: shortstop

12 posted on 04/18/2013 11:39:00 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Go play some golf and a pickup basketball game and get you some Reggie Love!
Send Moochelle on a vacation with the kids and get your sanity back!
Oh or spend a couple billion dollars of hard earned tax money on some new solar gig or weapons to a 3rd world country!
Take the rest of the week off! And if you have a mind to don’t come back we won’t care!


13 posted on 04/18/2013 11:40:16 AM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: shortstop; zot; Interesting Times

Thanks for the post


14 posted on 04/18/2013 11:40:27 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Sounds like the plot to a novel I wrote a decade ago.

At least they can’t use a stadium massacre.


15 posted on 04/18/2013 11:40:41 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: shortstop
So clueless. So out of touch. So focused on what mattered to him, without regard to what mattered to the people.

So focused on what mattered to him, and, terrorism or not, and North Korea crisis or not, and millions of people still losing their jobs or job, he'll be right back on the golf course, as soon as on the week-end or sooner, and having White House parties with his special Cuba-traveling celebrities.

Like the article says, it's all about Obama.
16 posted on 04/18/2013 11:41:32 AM PDT by adorno (Y)
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To: shortstop

Excellent article. Truthful and it fits in every way.

Obama hasn’t been, is not now, and will never be a real leader... he will never be my president. AND, until he is gone and the democrats are out of power, our country will not be the UNITED - States.


17 posted on 04/18/2013 11:41:33 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: shortstop
So clueless. So out of touch. So focused on what mattered to him, without regard to what mattered to the people.

So focused on what mattered to him, and, terrorism or not, and North Korea crisis or not, and millions of people still losing their jobs or job, he'll be right back on the golf course, as soon as on the week-end or sooner, and having White House parties with his special Cuba-traveling celebrities.

Like the article says, it's all about Obama.
18 posted on 04/18/2013 11:41:52 AM PDT by adorno (Y)
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To: Conserev1

More time on the links=less time to screw with us. Go for it king hussein.


19 posted on 04/18/2013 11:41:53 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: shortstop

Found out what it takes to piss him off -— failure to take away our rights


20 posted on 04/18/2013 11:42:34 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: shortstop

Sissy fit.


21 posted on 04/18/2013 11:42:59 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: shortstop; waterhill; ixtl
Well said (((ping)))!

And, there is no defense for his actions on this. The well being of the people in Boston and the country as a whole should have been first and foremost.

FUBO

22 posted on 04/18/2013 11:43:47 AM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist.............one more time.............)
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To: shortstop
BO'd make a bad screen actor--he only knows two emotions: (1) gloating in victory, and, (2) a temper-throwing meanie in defeat.

He expects victory?

When he's used the office of the presidency--not to unite as he promised---but to tar gun owners and their supporters as redneck clingers who hate women and the poor so much they might even take them out---if they don't get checked by Congress.

No one deserved this defeat more than BO.

23 posted on 04/18/2013 11:44:23 AM PDT by Liz
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To: shortstop
Obama's timing was terrible on this.

Why don't his advisors know that the aftermath of an incident like the Boston bombings is precisely the time when people: (1) start having serious doubts about how effective and competent their leadership is, and (2) consequently, stop giving a sh!t (at least for a while) about an issue like gun control.

24 posted on 04/18/2013 11:44:32 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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To: Travis McGee; All

http://www.amazon.com/Whiny-Little-Bitch-Excuse-Filled-ebook/dp/B003VYBSKS


25 posted on 04/18/2013 11:45:00 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Travis McGee; All

http://www.amazon.com/Whiny-Little-Bitch-Excuse-Filled-ebook/dp/B003VYBSKS


26 posted on 04/18/2013 11:45:00 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

It won’t.


27 posted on 04/18/2013 11:45:13 AM PDT by justice14 ("Christ is Victorious" / @rjustice21)
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To: Afterguard
I've seen him throw fits before.

Next time, I'd like to see him have a total meltdown like the wicked witch of the west.

I hope the few congress critters we have with backbone will keep pushing until that happens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, in particular, are my heros because they refuse to be wallflowers.

28 posted on 04/18/2013 11:47:46 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Conserev1

He is pissed because he is embarrassed. He must have promised something to his old buddies in the Joyce Foundation.


29 posted on 04/18/2013 11:48:01 AM PDT by Sigurdrifta
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To: Travis McGee

If you wrote a precognitive book about this President 10 years ago would anyone have thought the story was probable? My guess is they would have thought the story was too far out there to even be good fiction.


30 posted on 04/18/2013 11:49:29 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Good one! Is it original?

If so, can I borrow it?

31 posted on 04/18/2013 11:49:36 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

Obama is so insane that not locking him up is national suicide, and a direct breach of oath for any and all military and law enforcement.

America cannot survive this maggot too much longer.


32 posted on 04/18/2013 11:51:31 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Sigurdrifta

I often wonder what kind of promises high-profile Dem politicians make, and to whom ...

For example, Al Gore’s actions after the 2000 election seemed less like a politician upset at losing a close one, and more like a desperate man who had made promises to some powerful people that he would fulfill as President — which he had assured them was in the bag.

Whoever pulls the strings of Dem politicians seems to pull them real tight.


33 posted on 04/18/2013 11:56:11 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Vigilanteman

Sold!

:-)


34 posted on 04/18/2013 11:56:11 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: shortstop; ntnychik; dixiechick2000; PhilDragoo; All
The "Won" didn't win and his arrogance turned into petulance.


35 posted on 04/18/2013 11:57:05 AM PDT by potlatch (~be content with small victories and simple pleasures~)
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To: shortstop; ntnychik; dixiechick2000; PhilDragoo; All
The "Won" didn't win and his arrogance turned into petulance.


36 posted on 04/18/2013 11:57:06 AM PDT by potlatch (~be content with small victories and simple pleasures~)
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To: Sigurdrifta
I think he's pissed off because he knows that if Congress won't even pass some basic gun control measures like mandatory background checks in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre, it's not likely that they'e ever going to do it.

He may also be pissed off because he exposed himself badly (and continues to do so) by pressing so hard on this issue when 26 white suburbanites were killed, while ignoring gun violence among minorities in his own home town of Chicago for years.

37 posted on 04/18/2013 11:58:33 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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To: Admin Moderator

Please remove my duplicate post. I am getting 500 errors today...!


38 posted on 04/18/2013 11:58:48 AM PDT by potlatch (~be content with small victories and simple pleasures~)
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To: shortstop

I wonder if Chrissy got a tingle up his leg with 0’s rant.

Probably.


39 posted on 04/18/2013 12:01:18 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Keep your eyes on Jesus. He is the same yesterday, today, and forever.)
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To: shortstop

Spot on. Well written. A classic piece.


40 posted on 04/18/2013 12:02:28 PM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Sounds like it's time to answer this ad.


41 posted on 04/18/2013 12:02:57 PM PDT by Leroy S. Mort
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To: Vigilanteman
Next time, I'd like to see him have a total meltdown like the wicked witch of the west.

All it would take would be for the audience - reporter, guests, whoever - to start laughing. Toss in couple hard hitting (I know, I dream) questions. Hacking the teleprompter or causing a feedback loop in his earpiece would be fun too.

42 posted on 04/18/2013 12:03:28 PM PDT by kitchen (Make plans and prepare. You'll never have trouble if you're ready for it. - TR)
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To: shortstop

That’s exactly what he is. A Narcissist extraordinaire.


43 posted on 04/18/2013 12:05:56 PM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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44 posted on 04/18/2013 12:07:39 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Travis McGee

Why is Holder not being questioned about the Fast and Furious crimes he is a party to?


45 posted on 04/18/2013 12:07:54 PM PDT by Lumper20 (`)
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To: shortstop

Bob Lonsberry has an annoying writing style.

Very annoying.

Each sentence is a separate paragraph.

Even a sentence fragment.

Did he sleep through grade school English?

He isn’t the only so-called journalist who does this, either.

I wish that those writing for a living could actually write.

But I guess that’s too much to ask.


46 posted on 04/18/2013 12:13:23 PM PDT by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: shortstop

It was gloatworthy TV. I rarely watch Obastard speak, but I made a special point to watch yesterday, and it was worth it.


47 posted on 04/18/2013 12:14:08 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: HartleyMBaldwin

It could have been much worse. Lonsberry posts these on FR all the time, and he only posts a teaser paragraph or two, then the dreaded “Excerpt” link, And he never responds to comments. A blog Pimp of the worst kind.


48 posted on 04/18/2013 12:15:49 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: shortstop

Sure is.


49 posted on 04/18/2013 12:16:10 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: HartleyMBaldwin

His radio show in Rochester, NY can also be annoying. With me it’s a case of liking the message for the most part, but not the messenger. I don’t listen to him too much any more.


50 posted on 04/18/2013 12:20:59 PM PDT by Fair Paul
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