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President Obama Blames Political Gridlock on ‘Hyper-Partisanship,’ Rush Limbaugh
ABC News ^

Posted on 05/13/2013 5:22:47 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

President Obama Blames Political Gridlock on ‘Hyper-Partisanship,’ Rush Limbaugh

By Arlette Saenz @ArletteSaenz Follow on Twitter May 13, 2013 7:42pm

President Obama blamed part of the political gridlock in Washington, D.C., on “hyper-partisanship” while speaking at a fundraiser attended by Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel in New York City Monday afternoon, saying some Republicans worry too much about the reaction of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh.

“What’s blocking us right now is sort of hyper-partisanship in Washington that, frankly, I was hoping to overcome in 2008. And in the midst of crisis, I think the other party reacted, rather than saying now is the time for us all to join together, decided to take a different path,” Obama said at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser. “My thinking was after we beat them in 2012, well, that might break the fever, and it’s not quite broken yet.

“But I am persistent,” he said. “And I am staying at it. And I genuinely believe that there are actually Republicans out there who would like to work with us but they’re fearful of their base and they’re concerned about what Rush Limbaugh might say about them. And, as a consequence, we get the kind of gridlock that makes people cynical about government and inhibits our progress.”

The president’s comments came at the first of three fundraisers in New York City Monday. He spoke to 65 guests at a reception hosted by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and actress Georgina Chapman. Later in the afternoon, the president addressed a second 60-person fundraiser hosted by Alexandra Stanton and Sam Natapoff. Tickets to each event ranged from $16,200 to $20,000 and benefitted the DNC.

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What's a Justin Timberlake any who?

Libtards.......

1 posted on 05/13/2013 5:22:47 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Hyper-Partisanship is defined as not allowing a bunch of immature, low life commie wannabes take over our country and steal all of our money.


2 posted on 05/13/2013 5:25:27 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Living rent free...that guy is getting paranoid now...


3 posted on 05/13/2013 5:26:36 PM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Sub-Driver

BHO2 is so out-of-touch with reality, he’s pathetic.


4 posted on 05/13/2013 5:27:00 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: SatinDoll

He isn’t pathetic - he’s evil.


5 posted on 05/13/2013 5:28:11 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Sub-Driver
The Assclown in his SOTU Lie-Fest was being hyper partisan....here are the 5 Most Partisan Points in Obama's State of the Union.

So he can take his pantywaist pro-Hollywood talking point BS and cram it.

6 posted on 05/13/2013 5:30:34 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver

Actually, Mr. BO, Rush is only a paid frontman. Ninety percent of the time he speaks what is on MY mind. Of course, I provide him with a generous salary to conceal this astounding truth.

There. Now that I’m out of the closet I feel much better.


7 posted on 05/13/2013 5:31:04 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: ilovesarah2012

Perhaps.

But I believe Valerie Jarrett is making all the decisions in this White House. BHO2 is merely a puppet and con man, and someone who is expendable.


8 posted on 05/13/2013 5:31:10 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Your absolutely right..Obama is PURE evil..and now everyone is seeing it..Obama is losing it..he knows the jig is up and people are figuring him out for exactly what he is..the rest of his Presidency is NOT going to be pretty..lets hope that somehow this Hitler clone can be thrown out of office


9 posted on 05/13/2013 5:35:17 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Obama , here’s a clue.....some of us actually hate your guts.


10 posted on 05/13/2013 5:41:08 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“.....lets hope that somehow this Hitler clone can be thrown out of office.”

Out off office........ and into prison.


11 posted on 05/13/2013 5:43:12 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Grid lock is good. When we have laws passed, they tend to be unworkable, long, unmanageable, and harmful to the country: Obamacare and Dodd-Frank spring to mind.


12 posted on 05/13/2013 5:44:26 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

13 posted on 05/13/2013 5:44:52 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Sub-Driver

Audio? Video?


14 posted on 05/13/2013 5:44:57 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: FlingWingFlyer

We Got Your Money n We're Just Happy Now!!

15 posted on 05/13/2013 5:45:29 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hyperpartisanship=why won’t you do everything my way and completely reduce the country to one party.


16 posted on 05/13/2013 5:48:03 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The bastard is out of control (emphasis mine): Not broken yet? You narcissistic blowhard! You haven't even started down that road. And it's a dangerous road you will most definitely not like.

As regards your, "different path," yeah, sure, we are going to stand aside and let you take this wonderful, beautiful country to a turd-world hell hole with you as Dick tator for life? Not hardly!

Pardon my French, but you are a flaming a$$hole! You could light up a large city.

17 posted on 05/13/2013 5:49:49 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pay no attention to the fact that Ubama is a confessed follower of Saul Alinsky, and Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals is the bible of hyper-partisanship.


18 posted on 05/13/2013 5:50:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to detonate anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

I have listened to Limbaugh since 1985. My initial reaction
when I first heardhim on KFBK was ‘This guy says what I am
thinking almost as soon as I think it’. But I had never thought
of him as a frontman. But he is.....my frontman, too.


19 posted on 05/13/2013 5:51:45 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama looking up photo: SMOKE TEETH Obama-tight-head-shot-looking-up-fa.jpg "Look! Up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Rush Limbaugh? Is it the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy? But don't look at my smoke-yellowed teeth! Where's my champion, Carneyman?!" Hyperman photo: Hyperman (antiguo) Hypermanantiguo.jpg Yes! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, stronger than a speeding locomotive, faster than a speeding bullet, more fragrant than a Cuban Monte Cristo ... It's Rush Limbaugh, AKA Hyperman! Or maybe it's Glenn Beck? Bam's been choomin' again?
20 posted on 05/13/2013 5:52:06 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: informavoracious

Unfortunately for you el Presidente every time you mention el Rushbo his audience size increases. So… please keep it up!


21 posted on 05/13/2013 5:52:33 PM PDT by Lake Living
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To: Sub-Driver

(phone rings)

Billy Clinton: “Yes?”
Obama: “Mr Clinton, sir, it’s me sir.”
Billy Clinton: “Oh, what is it now?”
Obama: “I need some advice sir. A lot of things are going badly. I need a distraction.”
Billy Clinton: “Well, boy, let me think... Hmmm, when things were going badly for me I got a lot of mileage out of blaming Rush Limbaugh. Worked like a charm in fact.”
Obama: “Oh thank you sir that’s what I’ll do Thank you agian sir. And give my regards to Miss Hillary sir. We’re watching out for her sir.”
Billy Clinton: “Yes, see that you do...”


22 posted on 05/13/2013 6:00:00 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

Perfect :)

‘specially that last line.


23 posted on 05/13/2013 6:07:38 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: Sub-Driver
I genuinely believe that there are actually Republicans out there who would like to work with us but they’re fearful of their base and they’re concerned about what Rush Limbaugh might say about them.

Rush is just one man on the radio, Bammy. And why SHOULDN'T Republicans be afraid of their base?

How come Democrat lawmakers never have to be afraid of their base?

24 posted on 05/13/2013 6:58:22 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Sivad

Most conservatives were alone in their convictions aside from ‘Human Events’ or Bill Buckley. Our worldview was common once upon a time but as the Reds advance and took control of the media and academia, we were alone. Questioning, confused and alone. Of course, we had friends and others but we were essentially islands in the stream of accelerating Marxism. Suddenly, Rush punched a hole in the curtain of information control and we found a voice for normalcy and Americanism. When the net took off, we linked up.

It ain’t over until they put a bullet in yer noggin.


25 posted on 05/13/2013 7:09:40 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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