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Chris Matthews sours on Obama [likes giving speeches more than he does running the executive branch]
Politico ^

Posted on 05/15/2013 5:16:41 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Chris Matthews sours on Obama

By DYLAN BYERS | 5/15/13 7:05 PM EDT

President Obama "obviously likes giving speeches more than he does running the executive branch," Chris Matthews said tonight.

Yes, you read that right: The MSNBC host who in 2008 felt a "thrill going up my leg" after hearing Obama speak has grown disenchanted. Tonight's episode of Hardball saw Matthews delivering a rare, unforgiving grilling of the president as severe as anything that might appear on Fox News.

"What part of the presidency does Obama like? He doesn't like dealing with other politicians -- that means his own cabinet, that means members of the congress, either party. He doesn't particularly like the press.... He likes to write the speeches, likes to rewrite what Favreau and the others wrote for the first draft," Matthews said.

"So what part does he like? He likes going on the road, campaigning, visiting businesses like he does every couple days somewhere in Ohio or somewhere," Matthews continued. "But what part does he like? He doesn't like lobbying for the bills he cares about. He doesn't like selling to the press. He doesn't like giving orders or giving somebody the power to give orders. He doesn't seem to like being an executive.”

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Did he just sober up?
1 posted on 05/15/2013 5:16:41 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

No, but if a gnat wore pants and could pee in his pants, Chrissy would have the commensurate attention span.


2 posted on 05/15/2013 5:18:33 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nah, this is just the setup of the new meme which is zero is passive and uninvolved in his job.....


3 posted on 05/15/2013 5:18:38 PM PDT by uncitizen (Drip drip drip)
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To: Sub-Driver

Years back there was an article on FR with a former spook saying that once Barry outlived his usefulness, the fall would be fast and total and the media would lead the way (being fed info behind the scenes)

This is evidence that he was not making things up.


4 posted on 05/15/2013 5:19:24 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

obama had usefulness musta missed that


5 posted on 05/15/2013 5:20:30 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Now it’s all about protecting Hillary!


6 posted on 05/15/2013 5:20:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver

Chrissy is just showing us how fair and balanced a journalist he is. s/


7 posted on 05/15/2013 5:22:34 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nah! Just laying the groundwork for Hillary 2016.


8 posted on 05/15/2013 5:22:58 PM PDT by Tallguy (Hunkered down in Pennsylvania.)
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To: Sub-Driver
It's sounds like Chrissie could use a little blues.
9 posted on 05/15/2013 5:24:14 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

No, I think he is finally taking meds that help him deal with delusions, formally known as ob@ma.


10 posted on 05/15/2013 5:24:43 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I’m becoming more and more convinced that Soros has determined that Zippy has outlived his usefulness.


11 posted on 05/15/2013 5:24:50 PM PDT by Marathoner (Impeach Obama, Holder, Big Sis, and throw in IL Gov Quinn for good measure)
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To: Norm Lenhart
...that once Barry outlived his usefulness, the fall would be fast and total...

I am with you. One thing about these communist/socialists...they know they can only get to a certain point before being stopped, then they pull the plug and walk away, only to plan for the next phase years later when it comes.

They get their battles won, scurry away, and come back to start where they left off. How much has our society degraded over the years after they have popped in and out of office.

They may realize they are at the stop in this phase of the advance before it goes too far, too fast and just walk away for a bit...only to come back and pick up where they left off.

Incredible patience these bastards have, I tell ya.

12 posted on 05/15/2013 5:26:24 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: bigheadfred

He was very useful. You are just on the wrong side of the fence.


13 posted on 05/15/2013 5:26:34 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: dfwgator

i hope her what difference does it make comment haunts her through the next auction for POTUS in fact i hope they carve it on her headstone


14 posted on 05/15/2013 5:26:34 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Sub-Driver

All Obama’s gotta do is call Matthews and it will send that tingle up his leg again.


15 posted on 05/15/2013 5:27:00 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: Norm Lenhart

right where i want to be


16 posted on 05/15/2013 5:27:40 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Marxist MSM pushed it to the limit.

Today is the limit.

So now, MSM is pretending to “pull back and get reasonable,” to regain credibility so they can push Hillary 2016.

They’ve accomplished all the damage to the USA that’s possible thru Obama. He is a condom that is no longer of use.

Now it’s time to install Obama #2, aka Hillary.


17 posted on 05/15/2013 5:28:12 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Tallguy

Did something tingle that dead brain of his?
Cat Scan the Dude there may be signs of life in that vast wasteland of Libturd mass that poses as a human brain!


18 posted on 05/15/2013 5:28:17 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Sub-Driver

Benghazi can destroy the entire Democrat party. It can shred it apart into little, individual pieces. And they know it. Obama isn’t done yet, but the Democrats will even throw him overboard if he’s going to sink their ship. The PARTY is all important, not Obama.


19 posted on 05/15/2013 5:28:36 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: IrishPennant

Incrementalism works. They know it. And effective at wielding it.


20 posted on 05/15/2013 5:29:06 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Sub-Driver

I think that was like having an out of body experience..... for Chrissy, or maybe it was for me.


21 posted on 05/15/2013 5:30:07 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: dfwgator

You couldn’t be more right.


22 posted on 05/15/2013 5:31:54 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: uncitizen

Obama is our first Spokes President.

Ronald Reagan was an actor who became a president.

Obama has become an actor playing the part of President. Of course, the part he is playing is the sequel to the “The Manchurian Candidate”, a movie titled, “The Manchurian President”

Who’s playing Eleanor in the sequel, an actress named Michelle or an actress named Valerie?


23 posted on 05/15/2013 5:31:55 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Sub-Driver
He was not saying that tonight on his TV program.

He was saying things like that many in the right wing were out to get Obama/bring him down because he's a black man. He also said Obama was a man full of right motives (something like that) not like Nixon who was full of lies/crap. He was touting Obama with Dan Rather. Maybe Chris goes in and out.

24 posted on 05/15/2013 5:34:15 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Sub-Driver

Obviously he doesn’t like issueing orders to Save Our Own People under attack leading to their death.

To Barrack being the President is all about “Road Trips” and Partying on Honky’s dime.


25 posted on 05/15/2013 5:35:03 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: bigheadfred

in fact i hope they carve it on her headstone.”

Before 2016.


26 posted on 05/15/2013 5:36:50 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I'm Looking For New Love Baby...
27 posted on 05/15/2013 5:37:00 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Chrissy was expecting Stalin and is soooooo disappointed he didn’t get him. Stalin would’ve eradicated all his enemies by now.


28 posted on 05/15/2013 5:38:08 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: svcw

No just trying to cover his ass. With ratings like his he only has cab driving left as a career choice.....


29 posted on 05/15/2013 5:38:33 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: Sub-Driver

I guess those tinkles down his leg have turned into to brown squishy lumps.


30 posted on 05/15/2013 5:39:08 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Norm Lenhart
Incrementalism works. They know it. And effective at wielding it.

Masters...I hope to say someday I watched it failed while marveling at it the entire time.

31 posted on 05/15/2013 5:39:19 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is it possible that they want Zero out early so Hillary only has to run against Biden?


32 posted on 05/15/2013 5:40:25 PM PDT by majormaturity
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To: bigheadfred

i hope her what difference does it make comment haunts her through the next auction for POTUS in fact i hope they carve it on her headstone


I hope she has, for the rest of her putrid life, an image in the back of her mind of a very mean and serious looking SEAL staring down at her. I hope she has ongoing nightmares of that.

Enough said.


33 posted on 05/15/2013 5:40:34 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The criticism they are directing towards Obama now could just be the mainstream media's way of laying the groundwork to later praise him as “the Comeback Kid” when these things die down a few months from now.
34 posted on 05/15/2013 5:41:41 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: IrishPennant

I watched them use it to shut down logging in the Northeast via environmentalism/Sierra Club and landuse in the west via BLM/Sierra Club.

It works because the genpub refuses to accept the truth in front of them, Same here.


35 posted on 05/15/2013 5:42:07 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Average Al

He has ratings?


36 posted on 05/15/2013 5:42:16 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He likes Reggie Love.


37 posted on 05/15/2013 5:42:32 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Sub-Driver
Don't buy it. Chris has almost sobered up many times before on his return to his own vomit.

He is in full-hypnotic mode...just give him some time and he will be peeing down his leg again.

I can't explain why (nor do I know)...but the Obama Kool-Aid is powerful stuff.

38 posted on 05/15/2013 5:42:57 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: RoosterRedux

I take it Chrissy wants more $$$$


39 posted on 05/15/2013 5:43:53 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bama gonna pee on his little leg.


40 posted on 05/15/2013 5:44:03 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: RoosterRedux

either hero worship or mortal fear for ones life...depending how high up the food chain you sit.


41 posted on 05/15/2013 5:44:19 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Wow. I would love the link if anyone remembers.


42 posted on 05/15/2013 5:44:52 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I don’t think Chrissy is afraid (but what do I know)...he is too effusive in his praise for the Gay Won.


43 posted on 05/15/2013 5:46:33 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I lost it in a crash. It involves an interview with a French/english spook, some CIA types and was within a year of the first election.

It was definitely on FR. I believe it was from a foreign paper/website but I can’t remember exactly.


44 posted on 05/15/2013 5:47:21 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Sub-Driver

We don’t need him, throw him back.


45 posted on 05/15/2013 5:47:32 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: svcw
"He has ratings?"

As long as he has a goldfish, cat or dog watching.

46 posted on 05/15/2013 5:47:52 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: Sub-Driver

His Leg doesn’t tingle anymore.


47 posted on 05/15/2013 5:48:04 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

There was recently a story out of the UK.

A or the new executive a CNN, saying that the news is the best soap opera/drama ever.

Having Chrissey turn on the big O, makes for good ratings.


48 posted on 05/15/2013 5:50:02 PM PDT by Zeneta (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.)
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To: Sub-Driver

What did Chrissy expect. Obama is a community organizer for extreme leftist policies. He just happened to ge the job of President of the United States. A tile certainly doesn’t make one qualified or even able. But of course many of us already knew this long before Obama first got elected.


49 posted on 05/15/2013 5:50:40 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Sub-Driver
Chrissy does what he is told, sober or however he likes to get through the day.

Speaking of short timers, I wonder if there are odds on how Humpty Dumpty will fall.

Team obama has been sloppy and his handlers only tolerate "sloppy" when it works for them.

50 posted on 05/15/2013 5:53:21 PM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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