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Obama to O'Reilly: Fox News Reason for My Problems
newsmax ^ | // | g richter

Posted on 02/02/2014 3:44:35 PM PST by bestintxas

President Barack Obama twice blamed Fox News Channel for misinforming the public on issues that have bedeviled his presidency in the past year during a pre-Super Bowl interview with the network's Bill O'Reilly.

The two sat down in the White House on Sunday for a live pregame interview that started about 4:35 p.m. and aired for less than 10 minutes.

O'Reilly first noted that Obama's detractors believe he did not initially say the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead was terrorism because it happened in the heat of an election.

Obama had just weeks earlier said al-Qaida was on the run after U.S. Navy SEALs assassinated its leader, Osama bin Laden.

"That's what they believe," O'Reilly said of Obama's detractors.

"And they believe it because folks like you are telling them that," Obama said in the often testy interview.

"No, I'm not telling them that. I'm asking you whether you were told it was a terror attack," O'Reilly countered.

Obama said it was "inaccurate" to say that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told him the attack was terrorism when he first gave him the news. O'Reilly noted that Gen. Carter Ham, head of operations in Libya, has testified he immediately told Panetta the attack was terrorism, and not the result of a spontaneous demonstration over an anti-Muslim video.

"But it's more than that because of Susan Rice," O'Reilly said, noting that Rice, who was then U.N. ambassador, used the video explanation days later on the Sunday talk shows.

"Just as an American, I'm just confused," he said.

"Bill, I'm trying to explain it to you if you want to listen," Obama countered.

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


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Remember this is the President of the United States making these comments.

Is this a role model to follow, someone who complains instead of standing up and taking it like a man?

How pathethic an individual do we have here?

1 posted on 02/02/2014 3:44:35 PM PST by bestintxas
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2 posted on 02/02/2014 3:48:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: bestintxas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hcu_SO2u_4s


3 posted on 02/02/2014 3:48:55 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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4 posted on 02/02/2014 3:50:14 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: bestintxas

this is his new Amerika where a man takes it on his hands and knees


5 posted on 02/02/2014 3:50:40 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bestintxas

Whatever happened to “taking responsibility”?

Obama is a the most blame shifting president ever.


6 posted on 02/02/2014 3:51:44 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: bigheadfred

Hitler’s Germany, the redo?


7 posted on 02/02/2014 3:52:05 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: bestintxas

Saw the interview. Pathetic. No answers for anything. He sounds like a petulant child.


8 posted on 02/02/2014 3:52:43 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: LeoWindhorse

He will never ever take responsibility for his actions. It is Rush Limbaugh’s fault or Fox News fault. He does not like to be questioned and loves to blame others....His leadership abilities stink...just an empty suit who gives speeches and lectures on the taxpayer’s dime. Like to spend other people’s money to buy votes.


10 posted on 02/02/2014 3:54:50 PM PST by FreedBird
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To: dennisw

Obama is like a Child


11 posted on 02/02/2014 3:56:06 PM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: bestintxas

The evil joker set Fox up!... Royally!!! Now he can really slam Fox....millions watched as the bully bill pressed hardcore after Obozo for answers....”didn’t O’Rielly get the memo that questioning the boy king was RACIST!”


12 posted on 02/02/2014 3:58:12 PM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: Viennacon

God is jealous, and the Lord avenges;
The Lord avenges and is furious.
The Lord will take vengeance on His adversaries,
And He reserves wrath for His enemies;
3 The Lord is slow to anger and great in power,
And will not at all acquit the wicked.

Nahum 1


13 posted on 02/02/2014 3:59:49 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: bestintxas

14 posted on 02/02/2014 4:01:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: bestintxas

Pretty pathetic...

I’d liked for BOR to follow up on the “terror attack” question by asking “Who told Susan Rice to say it was a spontaneous demonstration about a video?” Of course Obama wouldn’t answer this question, and then BOR should have come back nailing him with “So you say you -the President - didn’t know yet who was behind it, but Susan Rice went on TV and told the nation what it was. And for that, you promoted her?”


15 posted on 02/02/2014 4:04:15 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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16 posted on 02/02/2014 4:05:34 PM PST by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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To: bestintxas
Falafel Boy interviews Mr. Bottom...yaawwwn.

Impeach the b@$t@rd

17 posted on 02/02/2014 4:18:20 PM PST by twister881
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To: bestintxas

the complete transcript

http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/sweet/fox-news-bill-oreilly-presses-obama-about-controversies-in-superbowl-interview-transcript/

” O’REILLY: But no mass corruption?

OBAMA: Not even mass corruption, not even a smidgeon of corruption, I would say. “

Bull crap


18 posted on 02/02/2014 4:19:10 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: bestintxas


19 posted on 02/02/2014 4:19:58 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: bestintxas

Some 95% of the personal woe in this world is self-induced.

It is difficult to believe that Fox News could be responsible for even 5% of the grief that has been heaped upon the head of the Current Occupant now squatting in the Oval Orfice.

Whining is so unattractive.


20 posted on 02/02/2014 4:20:09 PM PST by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: bestintxas

Bill better have good tax lawyers.


21 posted on 02/02/2014 4:20:10 PM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your lid on; don't let anyone dump garbage on you.)
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To: bestintxas

“I think your heart is in the right place.” That is why I don’t watch Bill anymore. At least he asked the tough questions, but seriously, what will it take for Bill to admit this guy is purposefully destroying us?


22 posted on 02/02/2014 4:22:21 PM PST by athelass (Proud Mom of a Sailor & 2 Marines - Clinging to my Bible and my guns for dear life.)
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To: bestintxas
"And they believe it because folks like you are telling them that," Obama said in the often testy interview.

If O'Bloviator truly ran a 'no spin zone', his next question should have been, "Is ANYTHING ever your fault?"

23 posted on 02/02/2014 4:25:43 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: bestintxas

His problm with fox is they tell the truth


24 posted on 02/02/2014 4:28:36 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: dennisw

I remember translating Oedipus Rex from Latin in my Junior year. I kept wondering why this? Why did they choose this book?

Now looking back I understand. It doesn’t matter if it is not your fault. You stand up and take responsibility.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 4:28:38 PM PST by Mikey_1962 (Democrats have destroyed more cities than Godzilla)
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To: bestintxas

If Fox News is the reason for Obama’s problems,I hope he continues to have many more problems in the future.

He sure has caused enough problems for the American People.So let him suffer with us.


26 posted on 02/02/2014 4:29:38 PM PST by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: twister881

Actually I think he’s loofah boy.


27 posted on 02/02/2014 4:36:06 PM PST by OKSooner ("As the riders went on by him, he heard one call his name...")
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To: bestintxas
"I know you think maybe we haven't been fair," O'Reilly noted near the end of the live interview, "but I think your heart is in the right place."

Breathtaking.

28 posted on 02/02/2014 4:44:51 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: dennisw

It’s a dictator’s prerogative. For Hitler it was the Jews. For Obama it’s white people, Bush, and Fox News.


29 posted on 02/02/2014 4:47:54 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crused it. -M. Twain)
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To: bestintxas
"Bill, I'm trying to explain it to you if you want to listen," Obama countered.

This guy is detestable.

30 posted on 02/02/2014 4:50:48 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: athelass

“”At least he asked the tough questions””

WITHOUT getting answers!!! I’m not one that bashes O’Reilly but there’s always a first time. That was ridiculous. Let the bozo keep blabbering and just move on to another question. You could hear him trying to interrupt and get the jerk back on track but he didn’t persist so obozo ran over him. Shameful!!


31 posted on 02/02/2014 4:54:01 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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32 posted on 02/02/2014 4:54:02 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: bestintxas
"Bill, I'm trying to explain it to you if you want to listen," Obama countered.

The president also turned on Fox News when questioned about the IRS scandal, in which conservative groups were scrutinized more heavily when seeking tax-exempt status.

"These kinds of things keep on surfacing, in part, because you and your TV station will promote them," Obama said.

What a whiny little bitch!

The IRS criminal conspiracy won’t go away because the horrid FOX News actually reports on it?

I look bad because you don’t swallow my line of b.s?

No wonder he has even lost the black democrats in Chicago of all places!

What’s next?

The mean FOX News made widdle bammy tee-tee his underroos?

.

33 posted on 02/02/2014 4:54:24 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: FreedBird
He has no leadership abilities because he has never been a leader of anything. This is what you get when people vote for an unproven, untested affirmative action whiner. He never ran as much as a lemonade stand before becoming president.
34 posted on 02/02/2014 4:58:17 PM PST by peeps36 (I' Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: bestintxas

Impeach the idiot, illegal alien, muslim, communist now!


35 posted on 02/02/2014 5:02:41 PM PST by dalereed
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To: molson209

Fox News= the new George Bush.


36 posted on 02/02/2014 5:02:51 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: bestintxas

So, in other words, little Barry got up there and started whining about “racism” and how everybody picks on him the way they did Charlie Brown in the song. Great.


37 posted on 02/02/2014 5:03:13 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: CincyRichieRich
Bill O’Reilly: “I got audited three years in a row under President Clinton . . . . I knew it was a political audit.” (Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” 2/1/05)
http://www.thinkfy.com/content/irs-targeting-conservative%E2%80%99s-reminiscent-clinton-white-house


38 posted on 02/02/2014 5:04:26 PM PST by preacher (I am not a global warming hoax denier.)
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To: bestintxas
and yet, it's FOX's fault...

39 posted on 02/02/2014 5:04:30 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: bestintxas

Damn. He needs to take a class in US History. It is THE JOB of the press to keep the government in check. Which the alphabet stations are failing at miserably.

This adversarial relationship is what keeps this country from veering off the cliff.

Same with Congress.

So the translation here kiddos is: only Fox News is doing their job.


40 posted on 02/02/2014 5:07:45 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: athelass

My kids made me watch this. They are cold. They see O’Reilley for what he is. I see him as influencing a lot of

When he said your heart is in the right place i thought I was going to be sick

OblameU I expect all this from

Yuk yuk uh your heart bl bla who a like in an ball game I don’t expect. Don’t know why by now but no morals. He probably lives alone. He has loyalty to nothing, that BOR

just, kack!


41 posted on 02/02/2014 5:08:54 PM PST by stanne
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To: molson209

What we need to come to grips with, is b.o. has been one of the most successful presidents ever.
He has achieved his goals
1-grow government
2-grow dependency on the government
3-make life more pleasant for those that don’t work
4-reduce american military power
5-increase power of bureaucracy


42 posted on 02/02/2014 5:18:53 PM PST by genghis
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To: bestintxas
"I know you think maybe we haven't been fair," O'Reilly noted near the end of the live interview, "but I think your heart is in the right place."

i do not get how any conservative can watch Bill O'Reilly... take him seriously... gosh, i miss Tony Snow...

43 posted on 02/02/2014 5:28:04 PM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: bestintxas

Did O’Reilly actually think Zero was going to start answering questions with any degree of honesty? He got the same old sophistry Zero and his cronies have been dishing out for over 6 years now.


44 posted on 02/02/2014 5:34:54 PM PST by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: bestintxas
It's normal human nature to pass blame when you've failed.
It takes a true adult to admit when they've screwed up and take measures to correct their mistakes.

Those who have child like thinking continue to keep blaming. This presidency is unraveling and Barry knows it

45 posted on 02/02/2014 5:38:43 PM PST by LMAO (Insurgent conservative)
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To: bestintxas

Obama’s problems are the result of his actions and inactions, and the same applies to the fellow Marxist travelers he surrounds himself with.


46 posted on 02/02/2014 5:49:17 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: OKSooner
He told the object of his penis’ desire that he wanted to “rub her p**** lightly with a falafel,” instead of a loofah. Malaprop...and the beauty is that it's on audio.
47 posted on 02/02/2014 5:50:17 PM PST by twister881
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To: cripplecreek

Obama is a pathetic excuse for a President, and we’re judging him the way Dr. King wanted, NOT by the color of his skin, but by the content, or lack thereof, of his character.


48 posted on 02/02/2014 5:55:44 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: bestintxas

49 posted on 02/02/2014 5:59:26 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: bestintxas
""I know you think maybe we haven't been fair," O'Reilly noted near the end of the live interview, "but I think your heart is in the right place."

A suck up by O'Reilly, so he can get another interview.

50 posted on 02/02/2014 5:59:39 PM PST by SuziQ
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