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Chuck Todd, NBC Compare Barack Obama to an Injured War Hero
PJ Tatler ^ | January 29, 2014 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 01/29/2014 5:51:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Bias? What media bias? In its post-SOTU First Reading today, NBC News compares President Barack Obama to the injured war hero whom Obama lauded during last night’s speech.

*** “America has never come easy”: Last night’s speech also ended on an emotional — and upbeat — note when Obama recognized Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, who was almost killed in Afghanistan and continues to recuperate from a brain injury. “My fellow Americans, men and women like Cory remind us that America has never come easy,” the president said. “Our freedom, our democracy, has never been easy. Sometimes we stumble, we make mistakes; we get frustrated or discouraged. But for more than 200 years, we have put those things aside and placed our collective shoulder to the wheel of progress.” That story could also apply to Obama himself: Nothing in his seven years on the national political stage (2007-2014) has come easy. The 2008 race for the Democratic nomination. Even that general election. The health-care law. The re-election campaign. And now the president’s current situation in which he finds himself bloodied and bruised after the botched health-care rollout. Perseverance is an important quality for any president. Bill Clinton was usually able to talk his way out of sticky situations. But Obama’s M.O. is to grind it out. That, more than anything else, was the message he wanted to send last night — both he and the country are grinding it out.

Emphasis added.

Obama’s M.O. is not to “grind it out.” His M.O. is to lie first, lie second, lie third, and force policies that most Americans don’t want. His M.O. is to wage policy wars “under the radar” and to constantly misrepresent his opposition while presenting his extreme policies in the most favorable light possible. His M.O. is to erect vast armies of straw men and then burn them down. His M.O. is when the going gets tough for him in Washington, he gets going — on the road, where he can speak before adoring audiences of hand-picked supporters.

For Obama, everything prior to the presidency has come easy. That’s part of his problem. He has never had to sacrifice. He has always been able to charm his way through life, taking advantage of his dual racial make-up to gain credibility or sympathy, whatever works for him at the moment. He wrote two autobiographies before he had actually done anything, and was paid handsomely for it. He cleared the field in his early political runs, so he would not have to face real opposition. The media and the Democratic Party fell in love with him the minute he delivered the 2004 DNC keynote address, paving an easy way to the presidency. He never achieved anything of note as a legislator, either in Illinois or in the US Senate. He faced two GOP nominees who failed to inspire the party base, and the first, McCain, failed even to run a real race against him. It’s questionable whether Mitt Romney’s heart was really ever in his second run for the White House.

Obama has always had it easy. NBC’s bias has been obvious for years now, but after this SOTU reaction, it can no longer be denied at all. The FEC should look into NBC as an in-kind donor to Obama’s and the Democrats’ campaigns.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: demagogicparty; inequalitygodzilla; memebuilding; obama; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; sotu; stateoftheunion
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1 posted on 01/29/2014 5:51:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“America has never come easy”

Such an inept turn of phrase must have been intentional — but why?


2 posted on 01/29/2014 5:53:28 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No American War Hero or patriot would even
THINK of arming al Qaeda with MANPADs.

And to do it while having al Qaeda/MB
execute an Ambassador is nothing but treason.


3 posted on 01/29/2014 5:55:43 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why would anybody name his daughter “Chuck”?


4 posted on 01/29/2014 5:55:45 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama recognized Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, who was almost killed in Afghanistan and continues to recuperate from a brain injury.... That story could also apply to Obama himself....

Obama the brain injured....

5 posted on 01/29/2014 5:56:58 PM PST by freebilly
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would love to know why they think Obama is so great. Are they really that blind?


6 posted on 01/29/2014 5:58:25 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: clintonh8r

Why would anybody name his daughter “Chuck”?






LOLOLOLOL

7 posted on 01/29/2014 5:59:12 PM 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

Chuck Todd is such a liberal _____.

Well, you know.


8 posted on 01/29/2014 6:05:13 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: 2ndDivisionVet

Dufuss still calling us a democracy.

Really wish the gops would call him out on that.


9 posted on 01/29/2014 6:06:49 PM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: F15Eagle

That’s where Miley Cyrus learned how to twerk. She watched Chuck Todd at an Obama press gig.


10 posted on 01/29/2014 6:08:11 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unbelievable! It’s all about him! Everything is always about him! smh


11 posted on 01/29/2014 6:13:54 PM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Totally sick to compare that weasel in office to that brave hero.


12 posted on 01/29/2014 6:16:44 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can make that same comparison.

He’s not quite as valuable as John Kerry.


13 posted on 01/29/2014 6:16:54 PM PST by DoughtyOne (AMNESTY is job none...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Totally sick to compare that weasel in office to that brave hero.


14 posted on 01/29/2014 6:19:50 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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That was the whole purpose of using this poor war vet as a prop. It was always to compare this guy’s fight to the same fight of Obama. This is exactly why this fine young man was invited to this sickening spectacle. Chuck Todd was just emanating the real purpose of the invite to the event.

Nauseating really.


15 posted on 01/29/2014 6:21:32 PM PST by dforest
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To: SkyDancer

That was the whole purpose of using this poor war vet as a prop. It was always to compare this guy’s fight to the same fight of Obama. This is exactly why this fine young man was invited to this sickening spectacle. Chuck Todd was just emanating the real purpose of the invite to the event.

Nauseating really.


16 posted on 01/29/2014 6:21:42 PM PST by dforest
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To: SkyDancer

I wouldn't compare him to the worst goldbricking sham artist I knew in the Army. At least that puke had the stones to join the service!

17 posted on 01/29/2014 6:25:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Any war injuries Obama got would be to his backside!


18 posted on 01/29/2014 6:34:58 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: ilovesarah2012
TV FEVER!!


19 posted on 01/29/2014 7:24:38 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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Chuck Todd, NBC Compare Barack Obama to an Injured War Hero

Well, just plop him down in the middle of the Syrian conflict to earn his Nobel Peace Prize and he just might actually become one.

20 posted on 01/29/2014 7:33:21 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

haha, he said, Bill Clinton was usually able to talk his way out of sticky situations.


21 posted on 01/29/2014 7:43:28 PM PST by School of Rational Thought
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Upchuck Todd should go to a proctologist. His head is up his butt.


22 posted on 01/29/2014 8:04:42 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anybody out there think that this talking point comparing soebarkha to a real hero DIDN’T come from the WH?


23 posted on 01/29/2014 9:30:11 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Injured cat burglar is more like it.


24 posted on 01/29/2014 10:02:39 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can you imagine Barry out on patrol in Indian country? He’d last about 15 minutes up agains’t those muzzies he loves so much.


25 posted on 01/30/2014 8:48:27 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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