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Obama Blames Conservative Media, Limbaugh and Fox News For Failures...Again
Townhall ^ | January 24, 2014 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 01/24/2014 11:38:18 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Earlier this week in the New Yorker, President Obama suggested his approval ratings are down because America is full of racists (the same racists who elected him, twice). Now, bonus excerpts from the same article by David Remnick show President Obama blaming his failures on Fox News while accusing the network, conservative media and Rush Limbaugh of turning him into a "caricature."

The president also complained that conservative media had created a "caricature" of him divorced from "reality" that made rallying voters from those areas particularly difficult.

"The issue has been the inability of my message to penetrate the Republican base so that they feel persuaded that I’m not the caricature that you see on Fox News or Rush Limbaugh, but I’m somebody who is interested in solving problems and is pretty practical, and that, actually, a lot of the things that we’ve put in place worked better than people might think," Obama said.

Barack Obama is a practical person interested in solving problems? Is that why he told Congress last week that he's "got a pen" and executive power he isn't afraid to use it if they don't do what he wants? A reminder:

With his newly announced overhaul of National Security Agency surveillance activities, President Obama has once again hit a nerve with members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.

The president, as he often does when facing a nettlesome problem, used his executive powers to implement changes.

Obama signaled at a recent Cabinet meeting, though, that more executive actions are likely ahead.

"I've got a pen and I've got a phone -- and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward," Obama said. He suggested he could use his phone to try and bring people together.

New poll numbers released this week by Quinnipiac show the majority of the country views Obama as untrustworthy and dishonest. Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and conservative media didn't lie to millions of Americans by telling them they could keep their health insurance plans under Obamacare. In fact, all of these media outlets warned of the opposite years before the Obamacare exchanges were launched on October 1, 2013. Over to you, Neil Cavuto:

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; rushlimbaugh; talkradio

1 posted on 01/24/2014 11:38:18 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pissantichrist.


2 posted on 01/24/2014 11:43:09 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is demonstrating typical long term marijuana user/abuser behaviors . Obfuscation and denial , evasiveness and a warped sense of moral higher-than-thou-ness . Salted with liberal doses of narcissism and self infatuation. He’s a stoned Pharisee if there ever was one .


3 posted on 01/24/2014 11:53:32 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Welp .. at least he’s no longer blaming Booosh.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 11:55:49 PM PST by RocketMan1 (Creepy White Ass Cracka.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My dear Barry, you are a LIVING caricature.


5 posted on 01/24/2014 11:56:10 PM PST by Luircin
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To: One Name

6 posted on 01/25/2014 12:05:13 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: One Name

LOL. Exactly so!


7 posted on 01/25/2014 12:08:54 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Very unseemly for the POTUS.
8 posted on 01/25/2014 12:14:18 AM PST by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: Chgogal

I expect more from a city councilman in a small town, much less the chief magistrate of history’s most powerful nation.


9 posted on 01/25/2014 12:20:45 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"The issue has been the inability of my message to penetrate the Republican base so that they feel persuaded that I’m not the caricature that you see on Fox News or Rush Limbaugh, but I’m somebody who is interested in solving problems and is pretty practical, and that, actually, a lot of the things that we’ve put in place worked better than people might think," Obama said.

No, Mr. President, the issue is that while you and those around you may be good at politics, you and those around you could not successfully run a lemonade stand, and some of the people who once supported you are finally beginning to realize that.

10 posted on 01/25/2014 12:41:54 AM PST by Paul R. (We are in a break in an Ice Age. A brief break at that...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Obama Hit List will soon be revealed. Lets get rid of this horrible man who thinks he is president.

Awful, awful man. I can’t stand to even see him on TV , let alone listen to him.


11 posted on 01/25/2014 1:40:40 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OOOOoo those evil Republicans./s


12 posted on 01/25/2014 1:41:49 AM PST by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m afraid we’re going to see the arrest of Rush, Sean, Beck, etc. in the near future.


13 posted on 01/25/2014 2:54:40 AM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: RocketMan1
" at least he’s no longer blaming Booosh."

Only because the statute of limitations ran out. . . .

14 posted on 01/25/2014 2:59:28 AM PST by DeaconRed (Its as simple as This: I HATE ZERO WITH ALL MY HEART. . . .)
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To: Bushbacker1
"I’m afraid we’re going to see the arrest of Rush, Sean, Beck, etc. in the near future."

If the community organizer is stupid enough for that, it starts the Revolution. . . . .

15 posted on 01/25/2014 3:01:30 AM PST by DeaconRed (Its as simple as This: I HATE ZERO WITH ALL MY HEART. . . .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is King Hussein too stupid to figure out that this latest rant doesn’t help his case?


16 posted on 01/25/2014 3:08:19 AM PST by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

perhaps if obammy hadn’t been passed in life as a quota boy and actually had to work for his status he wouldn’t be such a worthless a hole.
Sort of like being given a nobel without having to do anything cept smile nice, speak articulately and be clean.


17 posted on 01/25/2014 3:17:23 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: windsorknot

Stupidity has nothing to do with it. It has always been about pure unadulterated ARROGANCE.

I saw it right away in his Democrap 2004 Convention speech. I have always said his arrogance will be his only undoing.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 3:18:15 AM PST by mazda77
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To: LeoWindhorse
Obama is demonstrating typical long term marijuana user/abuser behaviors . Obfuscation and denial , evasiveness and a warped sense of moral higher-than-thou-ness . Salted with liberal doses of narcissism and self infatuation. He’s a stoned Pharisee if there ever was one

You are absolutely correct. He displays many of the symptoms of an substance abuser.

19 posted on 01/25/2014 3:33:25 AM PST by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

protest the state of the union, shut off your tv


20 posted on 01/25/2014 3:46:49 AM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: Candor7

I can’t stand to hear or watch the moron either. Something about prancing, homosexual, America hating, islamophile socialists just grinds my gears.


21 posted on 01/25/2014 3:53:51 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: ronnie raygun

Standard practice. Stalin railed against time “saboteurs’ and Mao against the “wreckers” when their stupid ideas failed.


22 posted on 01/25/2014 3:56:26 AM PST by Kanzan
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To: Paul R.

Just imagine if this dilettante had one - JUST ONE - even partially successful endeavor while in office. They would be trumpeting it as the greatest thing since the remote control.

Instead, he a) goes for his critics again while giving himself pathetic little ‘reviews,’ and b) has no choice but to stay in campaign mode talking about the next big idea that will remain an idea only. So bad are his yesterdays and todays that tomorrow is the only safe subject.

It has been educational, but very very painful, to watch a 21st Century superpower’s government and media bend over backwards to protect his fragile little ego (as they protect their own fantasy worldview) as if he were an emperor.


23 posted on 01/25/2014 4:26:57 AM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: All

Holds the world’s most powerful office, lives like a billionaire on our dime——but he’s still a “victim” after all these years (sob).


24 posted on 01/25/2014 4:27:08 AM PST by Liz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama signaled at a recent Cabinet meeting that more executive actions are ahead.

Obama will issue an E/O barring Christians from reciting Psalm 23---"thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me."

B/C in his hometown, Chicago, a rod is a gun........plus Obama is miffed that his incompetent Obamacare staff are being ridiculed.

25 posted on 01/25/2014 4:33:39 AM PST by Liz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Couldn’t possibly be that we understand and disagree, I s’pose...naaahh.


26 posted on 01/25/2014 4:37:25 AM PST by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Mommy!! They’re laughing at me...”


27 posted on 01/25/2014 4:45:47 AM PST by jughandle
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To: jughandle

Don’t bother mommy - she’s busy sleeping her way through the Pacific Islands.


28 posted on 01/25/2014 4:55:14 AM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberalism has always been a house of cards. With the imposition of Obamacare, the people are beginning to see liberalism in a new light.

The house is beginning to shake.

Liberalism’s foundational tenets all rely on their ability to maintain a claim to the moral high ground. If their intentions are ever questioned, then the whole house, from abortion to caring for the downtrodden, loses it’s underpinning.

It’s not just Obama who is lashing out.

It seems to me all this is happening as a knee-jerk survival mechanism. Liberals’ fears are palpable. They lash out at those who represent conservatism, but their anger lies in the fact that their own actions have exposed them as not who they’ve always purported to be, with the American people.

Liberals in power can see the day now, when the moral high ground is no longer theirs. And it alarms them, and angers them.


29 posted on 01/25/2014 5:00:01 AM PST by wayoverontheright
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To: LeoWindhorse

“He’s a stoned Pharisee if there ever was one .”

And getting more stoned every day.


30 posted on 01/25/2014 5:30:41 AM PST by abclily
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“He suggested he could use his phone to try and bring people together.”

He was talking about the Obamaphones he has distributed all over the country. It was a threat. Nobody noticed?


31 posted on 01/25/2014 5:36:03 AM PST by abclily
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To: abclily
Odumbo is failing quite well all by himself, he doesn't need Fox or Limbaugh's help.

When oh when will America wake up and rid themselves of this pestilence?

32 posted on 01/25/2014 5:40:09 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If he is whining like this, we have him on the run. Self pitying little rodent.


33 posted on 01/25/2014 5:42:06 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What he is saying is...All other media is on my side and agree’s with me.


34 posted on 01/25/2014 5:42:20 AM PST by Ouch (No B-HO in 2012)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

You are right. He’s flailing about needlessly.


35 posted on 01/25/2014 5:43:43 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: windsorknot
Is King Hussein too stupid to figure out that this latest rant doesn’t help his case?

It helps him with the base. It's the same strategy that got him elected the second time.

36 posted on 01/25/2014 5:44:08 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

37 posted on 01/25/2014 5:46:39 AM PST by McGruff (How's that Hopey Changey Thingy workin out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
hahahahahaha! don't you just love it when an incompetent imbecile (... an alleged braniac, no less...) tries to blame his many and fabulous failures on those who saw through his phony resumé from the start?

the rube is so stupid that he doesn't even realize how assinine, incongruous and improbable his excuses are, or how much more ignorant they make him sound. it is said that it's far better to be silent and thought a fool, than to open your yap and remove all doubt.

apparently nobody told His Heinous. LMAO

38 posted on 01/25/2014 6:31:07 AM PST by alcatrash (ipsos, baby. ipsos.)
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To: Yosemitest
Lol.. I used that pic (of demon/satan) for my first photoshop ;).. let me see if I can find it..

Found it..


39 posted on 01/25/2014 7:10:54 AM PST by Bikkuri ( those would have been affected.)
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To: Yosemitest

BTW.. not sure how long that will last before someone complains and it is pulled >.>


40 posted on 01/25/2014 7:12:03 AM PST by Bikkuri ( those would have been affected.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Believe it or not, all of the Japanese I have spoken with here hate him and know he is a danger to the world (with exception of the kids.. they don’t know better :p)..

Pretty much the only adults here that still lick his toes, are the foreign libs (too many to count :/ ).


41 posted on 01/25/2014 7:19:22 AM PST by Bikkuri ( those would have been affected.)
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To: Luircin

There always has to be a scapegoat—Now its FOX and Rush. When will we grow up and impeach this guy—well first we must win back the Senate-— One side must win King Obama and his Cabal of Progressives and Statists, or Congress and the American People. The time is coming folks when every American will be forced to make a choice—what is comfortable or what is right. Who will you support? Before you make the choice think it out—you may lose your home, money, Job, your children may pay for what you do? Most will not make the hard choice.


42 posted on 01/25/2014 9:12:19 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Bikkuri
Why would anyone complain?
It's pretty mild.
43 posted on 01/25/2014 6:48:21 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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