Skip to comments.AP Admits Covering Up Obama's 'Gulf' Gaffe
Posted on 08/11/2013 5:36:12 AM PDT by don-o
During his Wednesday appearance on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show,' President Obama made three factual gaffes; one of them involved the claim that cities not found along the Gulf of Mexico are. Were Obama a Republican, these gaffes would have led news coverage for the next forty-eight hours. Not only did most of the media ignore or downplay these gaffes; the Associated Press went so far as to cover one of them up.
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The cover-ups are SRO for the MSM.
THIS correction is dated on Thursday the 8th
“... the Associated Press went so far as to cover one of them up,” which in the world of the Democrat controlled media means the gaffes NEVER happened. The rule is simple: If the media doesn’t report something it never happened.
I remember a few years ago a few of my lib sisters chortling about Bush’s gaffes. I then informed them of Obama’s many gaffes. They were stunned...they had never heard of them before. Of course they hadn’t..thanks to Big Lib Media.
The AQinthePerimeter at its finest. A.P.
Geography, among other subjects, has never been one of Obama’s strong points. I am still trying to locate states 51 to 57.
See the Organization of Islamic states. There are 57. The ‘one more to go’ is the US.
Actually, he said "57 states with one or two more to go." So he thought there were at least 58 and maybe 59 states.
They know very well almost no one will read the correction.
jOkeass only says things to promote a political purpose, but, I have never heard of deepening the ports on the Gulf or Atlantic coast as an issue. Is he implying that we need deeper ports to import Venezuelan oil since we are not going to get it from Canada?
No one has ever caught Biden doing or saying a single intelligent thing. If we had a Republican administration, we would also have a five minute comedy routine in EVERY newscast to review what Biden did that day.
Both of these clowns are utter nit wits.
Charleston, Savanna , Jacksonville where all part of the Caribbean coast complete with pirates, so it seems like a pretty weak stretch to actually call it a gaff, but they probably would have pointed it out were it a Republican.
If there is ever another Civil war, the first people take out should be the journalists.
They are the ones that are leading us into it.
Same here, was in Georgetown with my sister and brother-in-law. . .huge libs, they only read the Compost, the Slimes and watch MSLSD . . .we walk past a restaurant called "The 51st State". . .I turn to my brother-in-law, who did nothing for 8 years but break my balls every time Bush opened his mouth. . .so I say to my brother-in-law. ."51st state?. . I thought there were 57 states?". . . .I'm waiting for my brother-in-law to react. . .nothing. . .he says, "57 states?. . .no. .there are only 50 states."
I look at him, stunned. "NO. . .NO. .YOU NEVER HEARD THE OBAMA 57 STATE GAFFE!!!???
Never heard it and as far as he was concerned. . .never happened.
Someone needs to make an App of just OweBowMao gaffs.
That’s about the only way the LIV will ever hear of them.
Might be a problem downloading them all though. Will take a lot of broadband.
What does that have to do with anything?? He specifically stated these port cities were on the Gulf of Mexico, which they most certainly are not.
But thanks anyway for setting up the false premise in order to defend your boy, Zero. Do you happen to work for AP or maybe the NYT by chance?
Whenever you are speaking with leftist a, blame the Gulf error on Sarah Palin. Allow them to jump in and mock her stupidity.
Then, send them a link to the idiot perp who spoke the words.
He could also have added in his various States of Mind!
If I recall, in Quayle’s case, “potato” was spelled “potatoe” on a cue card given him by a teacher, and he just went with what was on the card, assuming it was correct. And I think it is true that “potatoe” is an archaic form of the word, not necessarily a wrong one.
That presumes something I am not willing to concede.
“I then informed them of Obamas many gaffes. They were stunned...they had never heard of them before. Of course they hadnt..thanks to Big Lib Media.”
After the 2013 inauguration ceremony, one of my quilting guild ladies came in and was outraged. “Did you hear what his (Obama’s) middle name is?!” I told her, “Yeah; I knew that in 2007.” Of course, her shows are Piers Morgan, The View, Dancing With The Stars, etc.
THE Killer app for 2013
sounds like the best plan Ive heard to expose his empty headeness!
President Pee Wee and Vice-President Bozo are great examples of Democrat leaders.
thanks and then we can send GaffeObama to the Queen of England to balance things out.
Remember when the idiot gave the Queen an ipod of his famous speeches?
What a bizarre comment.
One of the conceits of many libs is their belief that they’re well-informed. My own impression of most of my lib family members and friends is that they’re vastly uninformed about many issues of consequence. They simply don’t realize it in their own smug little bubble. They know the half-truth..but they don’t know the whole truth.
Im surprised he didnt have a few “tunes” [ so called ] by Scoop Doggie Poop on that iPod!
somehow the word IPOD takes on a whole new meaning when combined with the concept of BHO
What did they say when you played them on You Tube?
Nah, I didn't hear the delivery but it just seems to me to be a run on sentence.
The only merit to the story is that a Conservative *may* have drawn flack for it.
There are two or three Videos of Obama picking his nose and contemplating the importance of the Presidential Booger.
If that were Bush, it would have a running Gag on late night TV, like Letterman used to do with his “Great Moments in Presidential Speeches” routine.
Remember, the same people that Voted for VP Biden have no problem telling us how stupid former VP Candidate Palin is.
No, there is more probability that you're a liberal agent provocateur trying to distract us with frivolous trivialities.
Take it from me, they have absolutely no interest in getting informed. It crumbles their belief system so they choose to remain willfully ignorant.
Same situation here with Family members on my Wife’s side. I am the resident “crazy” Right Winger and there is an unspoken rule among them about discussing Politics with me, don’t.
Remember, a Fact to a Liberal is like Sunshine to a Vampire.
It doesn’t matter. It’s just those bitter people clinging to their Bibles, guns and knowlege of geography.
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Nah, I didn’t hear the delivery but . . .
Here’s a link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbYIyPDAR3w
You might want to give it a listen - “If we don’t deepen our ports all along the gulf coast, places like Charleston, South Carolina, or Savannah, Georgia, or Jacksonville, Florida, if we don’t do that, those ships are gonna go someplace else. . .”
If history does repeat itself, then you won't have to take out most journalist because the Lefties will do that for you.
I don't care what Snopes says about Obama's gaffe, how do they know what his brain was thinking. Like when he said "Muslim" instead of "Christian" only to have George Steppenalloverus correct him.
He thinks like a Muzzie, because he is a Muzzie and was raised as a Muzzie.
When speaking without a teleprompter, Obama tends to put forth his own thoughts and ideas. He is not nearly as bright as Big Media would have the citizens believe. I am sure he thought he was being ‘truthy’.
Truer words were never spoken!
What isn’t a frivolous triviality with this president? That’s his most common defense put forth on this site by supposed conservatives who defend him.
And that spelling of it was on a flash card provided to him by the class's teacher. Had the student been using that particular flash card during his classes, he probably would have spelled it as it was printed.
The union teacher set up the means for the leftist press to denigrate and ridicule Quayle for years to come. Coincidence? I think not.
You're trying to 'turn a phrase' but it's not working. The issue is frivolous and only noteworthy because a the AP may not have done that for a conservative. But Obama is not a frivolous triviality -- not while he's actively dismantling the preeminence of the U.S, ignoring the constitution, putting global issues ahead of U.S needs and using his office as a political tool to destroy the conservative movement.
Your phrase originally, not mine.
Somewhere around here I have a dictionary from my grandmother's era that allowed the "potatoe" spelling. To this day I have never heard anyone other than comedians and newsies...both equally illiterate...who have said potatoe is wrong. Indeed, they never said it was wrong. They just ridiculed Quayle for spelling it that way.
I don't care if it was a cue card or anything else. In Quayle's day it was correct in any spelling bee. Likely so today, too.
Any of that teacher's students who spelled it Quayle's way day would have been correct.
I bet Quayle knows we have a Marine Corps and not a Marine Corpse. He knows the United States consists of 50 states and not 57.
He knows Jacksonville is on the Atlantic side of Florida and not the Gulf Coast.
I bet Quayle can give an understandable speech without having to read a teleprompter.
Great Caesar's Ghost! If the broadcast media treated Democrats the same way it treats Republicans there wouldn't be ANY time for news in a half hour news slot...so many are Democrat gaffes. And Quayle's wasn't even a real gaffe.
Wow, you’re out in left field.
That’s a non sequitur to go with yours.