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[The Idiot Speaks] McCain: Obama Smartest Man in the Room
brietbart ^ | 3/4/14 | w bigelow

Posted on 03/04/2014 8:35:05 AM PST by bestintxas

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), always currying favor with the press, made sure when he criticized Barack Obama he also ladled praise on him, calling Obama the smartest man in the room when recalling the series of dinners last year between Obama and GOP senators. Speaking with Time magazine, McCain said:

I thought when he had a couple of dinners with Republican senators, we really had a good environment there. Because he is a very, very articulate and attractive guy in a setting with eight or nine senators and him. Because he was smarter than the rest of us. But I don’t see that now. I don’t see any of that.

McCain also said, “There are some things that he could find that we could do on a bipartisan basis, and that may not be his top agenda items, but he’s got to do more outreach.”

Those dinners were termed a success at the time by press secretary Jay Carney, who said the White House was encouraged and what “seemed to be sincere interest in avoiding constant crisis, sincere interest expressed by the participants in the dinner.” He added that Obama said one of the meals was “very constructive and very pleasant.”

But after Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) met with Carney last week, and following Obama’s recent pronouncements of his intention to use executive actions to bypass Congress, Carney said it was “a press misconception that the success or failure of legislation in Congress depends on the relationship between a president and a Speaker or a president and a leader in Congress.”

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Rush actually had it right: When Obama walks into a room, he is instantly the least knowledgeable person in the meeting.
1 posted on 03/04/2014 8:35:05 AM PST by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

Empty Room


2 posted on 03/04/2014 8:36:23 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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I’d still rate the lead paint as having a higher IQ.


3 posted on 03/04/2014 8:37:33 AM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: bestintxas
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), always currying favor with the press, made sure when he criticized Barack Obama he also ladled praise on him, calling Obama the smartest man in the room when recalling the series of dinners last year between Obama and GOP senators.

Given the actions [or rather lack thereof] on the part of [most of] the GOP senators, I'm not going to disagree.

4 posted on 03/04/2014 8:37:46 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: bestintxas

speaks highly of the senate


5 posted on 03/04/2014 8:38:39 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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“Politicians are like diapers and need to be changed frequently...for the same reason.”


6 posted on 03/04/2014 8:39:26 AM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: bestintxas
McCain has confused arrogance with intelligence.

McCain is confused.

7 posted on 03/04/2014 8:39:27 AM PST by skeeter
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To: molson209

And empty suit!


8 posted on 03/04/2014 8:39:31 AM PST by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: bestintxas

easy to believe and add the weekend reports he didn’t even attend the briefings on the Ukraine.

What was he doing playing video games? Working on his March Madness picks?


9 posted on 03/04/2014 8:39:52 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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Probably the result of being knocked on the head too many times while he was at the Hanoi Hilton.


10 posted on 03/04/2014 8:40:39 AM PST by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: bestintxas

McCain must have been alone with Obama when he came to that conclusion.


11 posted on 03/04/2014 8:41:01 AM PST by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: bestintxas; hoosiermama; caww; crosslink

How’s that for a show of strength!?

http://live.reuters.com/event/world_news

“I come here today at the instruction of President Obama to make it absolutely clear that the United States of America would prefer to see this de-escalate.” - Secretary of State Kerry, in Kiev


12 posted on 03/04/2014 8:42:01 AM PST by maggief
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In a room with 8 or 9 Republican Senators? He could very well be the smartest person in the room, but then so could my dog.


13 posted on 03/04/2014 8:42:48 AM PST by Yogafist
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To: maggief

the red line is now a pale pink


14 posted on 03/04/2014 8:43:37 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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“the red line is now a pale pink”

They don’t call it blush for nothin’.


15 posted on 03/04/2014 8:45:10 AM PST by maggief
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To: bestintxas

If it’s only McCain, Biden and 0 in a room, I’d have to concede that 0 is probably going to be the smartest one in the room


16 posted on 03/04/2014 8:46:17 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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De-escalate??

Maybe because 0 and F’n Kerry are emasculated?


17 posted on 03/04/2014 8:46:36 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: bestintxas

Here is the technical definition of intelligence:

those who have an IQ between 0 and 25 are idiots; IQs between 26 and 50 are considered imbeciles; and those who have an IQ between 51 and 70 are considered morons

well.. since John McCain is certainly an idiot, he might be correct in stating that Obama was the smartest man in the room, since Obama is only an imbecile.


18 posted on 03/04/2014 8:47:42 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: maggief

ah


19 posted on 03/04/2014 8:47:44 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: bestintxas

I’ve had meatloaf with a higher IQ than all of the people in that room, combined.


20 posted on 03/04/2014 8:48:04 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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