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AP Admits Covering Up Obama's 'Gulf' Gaffe
Breitbart - Big Journalism ^ | August 9, 2013 | John Nolte

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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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: assininepress; bho44; coverup; gaffes; leno; partisanmedia; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills
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Sorry if already posted. Note the correction was made on Friday - I sure missed it...
1 posted on 08/11/2013 5:36:12 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

The cover-ups are SRO for the MSM.


2 posted on 08/11/2013 5:48:18 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268748/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=HUphOiNf

THIS correction is dated on Thursday the 8th


3 posted on 08/11/2013 6:01:01 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

“... 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.


4 posted on 08/11/2013 6:01:02 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: don-o

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.


5 posted on 08/11/2013 6:04:29 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2

The AQinthePerimeter at its finest. A.P.


6 posted on 08/11/2013 6:06:39 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: don-o

Geography, among other subjects, has never been one of Obama’s strong points. I am still trying to locate states 51 to 57.


7 posted on 08/11/2013 6:12:14 AM PDT by monocle
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To: monocle

See the Organization of Islamic states. There are 57. The ‘one more to go’ is the US.


8 posted on 08/11/2013 6:14:34 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: monocle
I am still trying to locate states 51 to 57.

Actually, he said "57 states with one or two more to go." So he thought there were at least 58 and maybe 59 states.

9 posted on 08/11/2013 6:16:36 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: don-o

They know very well almost no one will read the correction.


10 posted on 08/11/2013 6:22:15 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: don-o

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?


11 posted on 08/11/2013 6:23:25 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: don-o
It isn't just for Obama. Quayle was ridiculed forever because he used an archaic spelling for "potato."

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.

12 posted on 08/11/2013 6:25:15 AM PDT by stevem
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To: don-o

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.


13 posted on 08/11/2013 6:32:46 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: don-o

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.


14 posted on 08/11/2013 6:33:41 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Usagi_yo
Do you really think Obama knew that? He makes mistakes/gaffes constantly. The Media is so far up his rear end they cover for him without even thinking about it.
15 posted on 08/11/2013 6:36:31 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: driftless2
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.

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.

16 posted on 08/11/2013 6:38:45 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: driftless2

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.


17 posted on 08/11/2013 6:46:51 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Usagi_yo
Charleston, Savanna , Jacksonville where all part of the Caribbean coast complete with pirates...

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?

18 posted on 08/11/2013 6:48:46 AM PDT by Redplum
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To: don-o

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.


19 posted on 08/11/2013 6:48:51 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: jmaroneps37
" . . . 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."

It used to be that this sort of thing was an unreflective result of unacknowledged bias, but in the age of Obama - and with the rise of phenomena such as JournoList - it has become conscious and deliberate. They know what they are doing, and their attitude is, "Ha ha, there's nothing you can do about it."
20 posted on 08/11/2013 7:04:09 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: monocle

He could also have added in his various States of Mind!


21 posted on 08/11/2013 7:05:47 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: Usagi_yo
"Charleston, Savanna , Jacksonville where all part of the Caribbean coast complete with pirates"

Whether they had pirates is irrelevant - they are NOT on the Gulf Coast, they are on the Atlantic Ocean, and it IS a gaffe.
22 posted on 08/11/2013 7:07:13 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: stevem

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.


23 posted on 08/11/2013 7:12:40 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: hoosiermama

That presumes something I am not willing to concede.


24 posted on 08/11/2013 7:13:06 AM PDT by monocle
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To: driftless2

“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.”

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.

We’re dooooomed.


25 posted on 08/11/2013 7:14:41 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (I feel much better since I gave up hope.)
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To: A'elian' nation

GaffeObama

THE Killer app for 2013

sounds like the best plan Ive heard to expose his empty headeness!


26 posted on 08/11/2013 7:14:47 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: don-o

President Pee Wee and Vice-President Bozo are great examples of Democrat leaders.


27 posted on 08/11/2013 7:35:44 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: MeshugeMikey

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?


28 posted on 08/11/2013 7:36:00 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Usagi_yo
Charleston, Savanna , Jacksonville where all part of the Caribbean coast complete with pirates

What a bizarre comment.

29 posted on 08/11/2013 7:40:51 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: don-o
In this AP incident we observe the two prime directives of the Lame Stream Media in operation:
(1) Preserve the ignorance of the Obama electorate.
(2) Constantly queue up to lick Obama's boots clean each time he steps in it.
30 posted on 08/11/2013 7:49:28 AM PDT by Amagi (Buying "Green" means purchasing inferior quality at increased cost.)
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To: MayflowerMadam

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.


31 posted on 08/11/2013 8:18:16 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: A'elian' nation

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


32 posted on 08/11/2013 8:20:36 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: driftless2

What did they say when you played them on You Tube?


33 posted on 08/11/2013 8:22:04 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: originalbuckeye
Do you really think Obama knew that? He makes mistakes/gaffes constantly. The Media is so far up his rear end they cover for him without even thinking about it.

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.

34 posted on 08/11/2013 9:51:03 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: driftless2

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.


35 posted on 08/11/2013 9:56:17 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Redplum
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?

No, there is more probability that you're a liberal agent provocateur trying to distract us with frivolous trivialities.

36 posted on 08/11/2013 9:59:38 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: driftless2

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.


37 posted on 08/11/2013 10:01:40 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: don-o

It doesn’t matter. It’s just those bitter people clinging to their Bibles, guns and knowlege of geography.


38 posted on 08/11/2013 10:06:39 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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39 posted on 08/11/2013 10:11:14 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Usagi_yo

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. . .”


40 posted on 08/11/2013 11:36:11 AM PDT by rwa265 (Compete well for the faith, lay hold of eternal life (1 Timothy 6))
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To: Venturer
If there is ever another Civil war, the first people take out should be the journalists.

If history does repeat itself, then you won't have to take out most journalist because the Lefties will do that for you.

41 posted on 08/11/2013 12:14:40 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Producing Talk Show Prep since 1998.)
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To: TangoLimaSierra; monocle
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has 57 members, 56 of which are classed by the United Nations as member states.

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.

42 posted on 08/11/2013 12:49:55 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Usagi_yo

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’.


43 posted on 08/11/2013 2:08:10 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: originalbuckeye
He is not nearly as bright as Big Media would have the citizens believe.

Truer words were never spoken!

44 posted on 08/11/2013 2:15:07 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: Usagi_yo

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.


45 posted on 08/11/2013 2:17:57 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: stevem
It isn't just for Obama. Quayle was ridiculed forever because he used an archaic spelling for "potato."

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.

46 posted on 08/11/2013 2:23:23 PM PDT by Bob
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To: John W
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.

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.

47 posted on 08/11/2013 2:36:38 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo

Your phrase originally, not mine.


48 posted on 08/11/2013 2:43:59 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Bob; Steve_Seattle
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.

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.

49 posted on 08/11/2013 6:00:32 PM PDT by stevem
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To: John W

Wow, you’re out in left field.

That’s a non sequitur to go with yours.


50 posted on 08/11/2013 6:21:12 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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