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NBC Quietly Deletes Mugabe from Obama-Castro Handshake Story
Breitbart ^ | 10 Dec 2013 | Joel B Pollack

Posted on 12/11/2013 12:14:02 PM PST by Dave346

Earlier Tuesday, NBC News reported that President Barack Obama had shaken hands with Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe. However, the UK Telegraph's Josie Ensor reported that Obama "was asked to take his seat just before reaching Mugabe." Complicating matters, another article in the UK Telegraph also claimed that Obama had shaken hands with Mugabe--in very similar terms to those used in the NBC article.

Breitbart News caught the discrepancy--and suddenly the NBC News article was corrected, with no notice.

Before:

On his way to the rostrum, Obama also shook the hand of Robert Mugabe, the strongman ruler of Zimbabwe, and hugged Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, who has stridently opposed spying by the National Security Agency and criticized the U.S. government.

After:

On his way to the rostrum, Obama also hugged Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, who has stridently opposed spying by the National Security Agency and criticized the U.S. government.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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1 posted on 12/11/2013 12:14:02 PM PST by Dave346
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To: Dave346

So did he or didn’t he?


2 posted on 12/11/2013 12:17:29 PM PST by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Dave346

You could argue that Mugabe is worse then Castro.


3 posted on 12/11/2013 12:18:04 PM PST by DManA
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To: Dave346

“On his way to the rostrum, Obama also shook the hand of Robert Mugabe”

So, a racist political strongman was shaking the hand of some other so-called ‘politician’.

Now, about Mugabe....


4 posted on 12/11/2013 12:19:03 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Dave346
“Obama also shook the hand of Robert Mugabe, the strongman ruler of Zimbabwe”

The event went down the Orwellian memory hole. Our once great country increasingly resembles the horrible world of 1984.

5 posted on 12/11/2013 12:19:05 PM PST by detective
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To: Cyman

You have to shake his hand to find out if he shook your hand.


6 posted on 12/11/2013 12:19:32 PM PST by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Dave346; a fool in paradise

Mandela good, Mugabe bad? I must of missed the memo.


7 posted on 12/11/2013 12:20:18 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: DManA

Exactly what I was thinking. Course in a sense Obama is worse than Castro himself.

Castro at least is making small free marker reforms while Obama is pushing dictatorial fascism with big leaps.


8 posted on 12/11/2013 12:23:33 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Dave346

No truth, only Amerikan Pravda.


9 posted on 12/11/2013 12:24:00 PM PST by fullchroma
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To: detective

In a sane world this “memorial” would have only been attended by the likes of Castro and Mugabe, and then they would have had unfortunate accidents.


10 posted on 12/11/2013 12:24:13 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Dave346

Obama didn’t even know he shook Mugabe’s hand until he read about it in the paper the same time you did.


11 posted on 12/11/2013 12:25:17 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: blackdog

Just what does “shake” mean?

And what does “hand” really mean?


12 posted on 12/11/2013 12:26:15 PM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Dave346

“On his way to the rostrum, Obama also preformed a tug job on Robert Mugabe, the strongman ruler of Zimbabwe.....”


13 posted on 12/11/2013 12:27:29 PM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: Ezekiel
“In a sane world this “memorial” would have only been attended by the likes of Castro and Mugabe, and then they would have had unfortunate accidents.”

Obama is very much like Castro and Mugabe.

14 posted on 12/11/2013 12:27:36 PM PST by detective
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To: DManA
You could argue that Mugabe is worse then Castro.

Castro wasn't an overt racist.

You could also argue about who Obama admires more. /S

15 posted on 12/11/2013 12:28:01 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Dave346

And Reagan shook hands with Gorbachav. And Nixon shook hands with the greatest mass murderer in history. This Obozo-Castro handshake has no legs, no matter how much Hannity and others scream in outrage about it. Hannity was amusing last night. When a guest reminded him of Reagan shaking Gorbchav’s hand, he had an even bigger fit.


16 posted on 12/11/2013 12:30:29 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: Dave346

So he loves communist and White-hating dictators. No news there.


17 posted on 12/11/2013 12:32:14 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Dave346

I would think, if the article ws wrong, they would issue a retraction or correction, but if it was right but they wanted to hide the truth, they would do what they are doing.


18 posted on 12/11/2013 12:35:22 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: chessplayer

No one could say that Reagan agreed with a commie leader, even if he shook hands. The same is NOT true with Obama, who decries rich people, and white people, when he can.


19 posted on 12/11/2013 12:36:42 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: DManA

ask any white Rhodesian farmer about Mugabe and his terr thugs


20 posted on 12/11/2013 12:37:03 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: Dave346; GeronL; Revolting cat!

I’m told by libtards on Facebook that they were more offended by Ted Cruz walking out on Fidel’s brother’s speech than they were at Obama shaking hands with Fidel’s brother.

How many other Senators even went to the funeral?

They HATE (their own word) that man (Cruz) and can’t even explain why. Orwell’s 2 minutes of hate.


21 posted on 12/11/2013 12:37:04 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: detective; Revolting cat!

“Mugabe was just a guy in my neighborhood...”


22 posted on 12/11/2013 12:38:06 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Scrambler Bob
Obama bowed to Castro. Did Mugabe get a bow?


23 posted on 12/11/2013 12:39:42 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: chessplayer

So Obamagabe is engaging in talks with Castro then? Nixon and Reagan WERE involved in discussions with China and Russia.


24 posted on 12/11/2013 12:41:17 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Dave346

This is what happens when journalism takes a back seat to propaganda.


25 posted on 12/11/2013 12:44:12 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Cyman

Joe Stalin airbrushing liquidated former colleagues out of official photos had nothing on Obama and our supplicant Press.


26 posted on 12/11/2013 12:46:43 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: detective

Yes but in a sane world he wouldn’t be POTUS! :(

And I doubt he’d make it as a third world dictator... those people *work* to get where they are. They could have Obama as a food taster, though. He likes to dine.


27 posted on 12/11/2013 12:48:02 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Dave346

Just when you think it can’t get more vile...


28 posted on 12/11/2013 12:50:39 PM PST by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: DManA
Mugabe is worse than Castro.

Castro's Cuba is faring much, much better than Mugabe's Zimbabwe -- on just about any measure you chose to use. For instance, Zimbabwe's per-capita GDP is the world's lowest. Cuba's is nearly 20 times higher.

Mugabe is so bad that the (British) Commonwealth of Nations suspended Zimbabwe in 2002, until Zimbabwe withdrew in 2003 (effectively expelled) mainly because of egregious and ongoing human-rights violations, elections fraud, etc.
29 posted on 12/11/2013 12:51:33 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: LeoWindhorse; Michael.SF.

Touche


30 posted on 12/11/2013 12:51:46 PM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: LeoWindhorse

“...ask any white Rhodesian farmer about Mugabe and his terr thugs...”

and try to buy bread in Zimbabwe...that wasn’t imported...into what was formerly one of the most fertile, productive agricultural regions of the world.

KYPD


31 posted on 12/11/2013 1:28:43 PM PST by petro45acp (It's a fabian thing.....how do you boil a frog? How's that water feelin right about now?)
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To: petro45acp

Zimbabwe: the future that South Africa will be.


32 posted on 12/11/2013 1:38:40 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededicaton to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution...)
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To: dead

And no one is more angry and outraged about it than is Obama.


33 posted on 12/11/2013 1:44:00 PM PST by pluvmantelo (Obamism=Chavism)
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To: petro45acp

yep, all the terrs Mugabe gave the whites land to are subsistence bush farmers , at best .

this process could repeat itself in S.A. with Mandela gone now .


34 posted on 12/11/2013 1:47:47 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: detective
Obama is very much like Castro and Mugabe.

Except Mugabe is against LGBTs.

35 posted on 12/11/2013 2:14:26 PM PST by bgill
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To: Dave346

Its a funeral.

And anyway, Obama probably didn’t know who half these people were.


36 posted on 12/11/2013 2:28:49 PM PST by marron
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To: Dave346

Mugabe is Catholic and refuses to knuckle under to homosexuals. I guess that makes him an “uncle tom.”


37 posted on 12/11/2013 2:31:42 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (The Left: speaking power to truth since Shevirat HaKelim.)
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To: 3Fingas
Zimbabwe: the future that South Africa will be.

Other than when it comes to sexual perversion. Mugabe may be a Communist dictator, but like Stalin, he is culturally conservative.

South Africa is a white American liberal colony in a continent that otherwise has little use for sex perverts.

38 posted on 12/11/2013 2:36:07 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (The Left: speaking power to truth since Shevirat HaKelim.)
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To: pluvmantelo

And by golly, he’s gonna hold his staff accountable so something gets done. He’s gonna fix it, so he is.

(do I even need a sarc?)


39 posted on 12/11/2013 2:46:50 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: DManA
You could argue that Mugabe is worse then Castro.

The Castros would imprison or murder people for political dissent. Mugabe does the same, but he also murders people for the sole "crime" of having white skin. This must make him an even greater hero in Obama's pantheon.

40 posted on 12/11/2013 3:03:23 PM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: Dave346

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!


41 posted on 12/11/2013 3:11:38 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: detective
BIRDS OF A FEATHER

After being released, Cuba was one of the first countries visited Nelson Mandela . Former South African President then began a long friendship with Fidel Castro, whom the July 1991 thanked Cuban troops to the battle of Cuito Cuanavale.

During his imprisonment, Mandela became an admirer of the writings of Mao and Che Guevara, whom he also dedicated praise when it was released: "his revolutionary achievements were of such magnitude that no charge of censorship in the prison could hide them ourselves." Che's life is an inspiration for every human being who loves freedom. " We will always honor your memory", said.

42 posted on 12/11/2013 3:32:03 PM PST by Dqban22
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To: a fool in paradise
> Obama bowed to Castro...

As appalled as I am at the President bowing to ANY foreign leader, I notice that at 6'-1" Obama towered over the 5'-4" Castro. If he was trying to look at him directly he'd probably try to get a little more on the same level, and as someone who is 6'-1" myself, I kind of understand that. I don't know about the Japanese leader that Obama bowed to, Japanese men tend to be short too, although that's no excuse for a bow unless it is a strictly ceremonial one and NOT directed at another leader. And that said, there was no excuse whatsoever for the time he bowed to that Saudi prince. Or ANY leader. The President of the United State bows to NO foreign leader, period.

Obama is a freakin' disgrace.

43 posted on 12/11/2013 4:43:34 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is...sounding pretty good about now.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Partisan Media Shills ping. Thanks Dave346.
44 posted on 12/11/2013 5:07:01 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: dayglored
Obama often bows to foreign rulers and dignitaries.

Sometimes he does not bow when he is taller than the person he is greeting.

BOWING:



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With some foreign officiaries, he doesn't flex so much.

NOT BOWING:

Compare and contrast.

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45 posted on 12/11/2013 5:07:53 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise
For comparison:


46 posted on 12/11/2013 5:08:49 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Cyman

We know NBC lies to help democrats... so we can assume Obama really did shake his hand.


47 posted on 12/11/2013 7:49:39 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: Dave346

Welcome to the United States of Zimbabwe.

We have a protege of dear Robert Mugabe in de White Hut.


48 posted on 12/13/2013 4:08:32 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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