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Obama faces cold audience in Pennsylvania [VIDEO]
dailycaller.com ^ | 4/17/14 | Neil Munro

Posted on 04/17/2014 12:08:15 PM PDT by cotton1706

President Barack Obama ventured Wednesday to a mostly blue-collar region of the United States and tried to engage an audience that was cold to him.

The 15 community college students who were picked to stand immediately behind the president, and in view of the TV cameras, mostly stood stone-faced through his speech.

At the end, when the president walked back from the podium to smile and wave at the roughly 60 people in the bleachers 20 feet behind him, he faced a unfriendly wall of faces.

The White House video of the bleacher’s front rank shows three men with their hands crossed, one with his hands stuck in his pockets and one who let his arms fall by his sides.

Obama flew to the Community College of Allegheny County, in Oakdale, Pa., so he could tout a new spending program that is intended to encourage technical training at community colleges.

Oakdale is a suburb of Pittsburgh, and is part of the 18th Congressional District, now held by Republican Tim Murphy. Oakdale’s population is roughly 1,500, down from roughly 2,000 in 1980.

Obama usually speaks at universities and colleges that contain supportive young people where attendees cry out “I love you!”

A January poll of registered Pennsylvanian voters by the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College showed that only 30 percent rated his performance at “good” or “excellent.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections
That 'Ol Black Magic ain't workin' no more!!
1 posted on 04/17/2014 12:08:15 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

They look like they’d rather be at a dental appointment..


2 posted on 04/17/2014 12:15:07 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: cotton1706

1/2 black magic


3 posted on 04/17/2014 12:15:35 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: cotton1706

Kudos to them for being so tolerant. Just the thought of sitting through Obama’s rhetoric would have kept me from even going.


4 posted on 04/17/2014 12:17:06 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: cotton1706

Round up the usual explanation: Racists.


5 posted on 04/17/2014 12:17:50 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: cotton1706

Staged, and still a fail. It was even worse in Europe, with one guy giving about three golf claps.


6 posted on 04/17/2014 12:19:25 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: cotton1706

Good gosh how could one even view the video? Is the DC always such a garbage dump? 2 pop ups, a misdirection, and several terms explained with pop ups, that I didn’t wish to have explained, caused me to bail out.


7 posted on 04/17/2014 12:20:43 PM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: cotton1706

Of course, there will be no video or photos of the event.


8 posted on 04/17/2014 12:21:38 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler
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To: Psalm 144

Do you get a lower grade if you do not stand behind the great one????


9 posted on 04/17/2014 12:21:46 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: cotton1706

They were too busy clinging to their guns and bibles to clap.


10 posted on 04/17/2014 12:23:04 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Hojczyk

Do you get a lower grade if you do not stand behind the great one????

************

Probably. They sure didn’t look very happy. Perhaps it was a punishment?


11 posted on 04/17/2014 12:24:23 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: brownsfan

I didn’t have anything but I use Ghostery. Though I do have problems if I try to read The Blaze, whenever I go to that site my page plays red-light/green-light. All herky jerky. Mostly I never have problems since using Ghostery.


12 posted on 04/17/2014 12:29:19 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: cotton1706

Deluded skulls o’ mush at four-year universities engage in Obama worship.

This is a branch campus of a Community College. More geared towards job training, and often for adults. You know, people who actually have to work for a living.

Since Big Steel fell hard here in the late 70’s, people here have gotten very jaded about miraculous new Government Job Training Programs. Probably at least the 23rd. time they’d been pitched on one.


13 posted on 04/17/2014 12:29:56 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: cotton1706

-——That ‘Ol Black Magic ain’t workin’ no more!!-——

I think of it as the “Ceausescu Moment”, That instant on the balcony when Ceausescu realized the crowd below had turned against him.

The president had that realization before this small crowd and pretty much signed off and got the hell out of dodge.

PS: He has his summer hair cut that doesn’t show the gray


14 posted on 04/17/2014 12:30:17 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: cotton1706

They have heard all the lies before so it was just a yawn show.


15 posted on 04/17/2014 12:35:00 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: cotton1706

Commie pink fag.


16 posted on 04/17/2014 12:45:43 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: cotton1706

I guess the idiot incorrectly assumed he was in Philadelphia.


17 posted on 04/17/2014 12:46:26 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: MUDDOG

18 posted on 04/17/2014 12:49:18 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Buckeye McFrog
As you probably know, this is an area of Pennsylvania which Fritz Mondale narrowly won in 1984 when Reagan was winning 49 states.

Classes at CCAC were cancelled for the emperor's speech.

19 posted on 04/17/2014 12:51:03 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: House Atreides

I’d rather shove red-hot shards of glass up my a** than attend one of his events or meet him.


20 posted on 04/17/2014 12:52:42 PM PDT by huckfillary
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To: brownsfan

The Blaze is even worse.


21 posted on 04/17/2014 12:54:40 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Durbin

When the first Ft Hood shooting happened, my family went in ‘spite’ of him. We sat, stonewalled, as he spoke, and did our best to focus on the dead, the injured, and the families.

It was difficult.


22 posted on 04/17/2014 12:55:01 PM PDT by Marie (When are they going to take back Obama's peace prize?)
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To: MUDDOG

Up close, the guy is just plain unlikeable. Supercilious, with a stare that looks through rather than at people, and what is pretty obvious, totally unable to engage in a give-and-take conversation. If it is not scripted, he cannot even focus his thoughts enough to provide an honest debate.

But Harry Reid thinks the Current Occupant is “clean...articulate...light-skinned and no Negro dialect”.

Of course there is “no Negro dialect”. We have been advised that the Current Occupant is “not authentic or down for the struggle”, this from Al Sharpton, a true authority on the matter.


23 posted on 04/17/2014 12:56:57 PM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: alloysteel

Obama would be a good entry in “Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.”


24 posted on 04/17/2014 12:59:48 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: brownsfan

...I bailed on the FIRST page. I’d LIKE to see it but - It just isn’t worth it.


25 posted on 04/17/2014 1:01:10 PM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: cotton1706; All

Is there a direct link to the video?


26 posted on 04/17/2014 1:14:40 PM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
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To: cotton1706

The story failed to mention that this is both Caliph Baraq AND SlowJoe Biden. You’d think those youts in Joe’s old stomping grounds would be in a frenzy of admiration....


27 posted on 04/17/2014 1:19:14 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: cotton1706

Obviously racists, one and all.............


28 posted on 04/17/2014 1:27:36 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: kinsman redeemer

http://beforeitsnews.com/politics/2014/04/obama-gets-cold-reception-during-speech-in-penn-faces-blank-stares-and-silence-2614732.html


29 posted on 04/17/2014 1:29:23 PM PDT by RetSignman
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To: prisoner6

http://beforeitsnews.com/politics/2014/04/obama-gets-cold-reception-during-speech-in-penn-faces-blank-stares-and-silence-2614732.html


30 posted on 04/17/2014 1:29:58 PM PDT by RetSignman
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To: cotton1706

Those students must all be racists don’t you know. Apparently there are too many white people on college campuses these days.


31 posted on 04/17/2014 1:36:14 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: RetSignman

OMG...what a buffoon. You’ll not cool enough to use Godzilla’s name, Zero.


32 posted on 04/17/2014 1:36:34 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: cotton1706

They have finally realized that their painful derrieres are caused by the 5 year long rogering they have taken from Obama.


33 posted on 04/17/2014 1:51:35 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: RetSignman

Thank You!


34 posted on 04/17/2014 1:53:00 PM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FRhank EE MAN!)
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To: cotton1706

my very Conservative daughter graduated from CCAC and she modeled for a billboard for them that was posted around the Pittsburgh area….glad the youth didn’t kiss his butt there today..every day I dislike him more and more.

his Black Magic is going…going….gone and I couldn’t be more pleased.


35 posted on 04/17/2014 1:54:33 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: cotton1706

Doesn’t really matter he is in for 2 more years and then he will never really go away just like Bill Clinton.


36 posted on 04/17/2014 2:06:05 PM PDT by funfan
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To: cotton1706

“Obama usually speaks at universities and colleges that contain supportive young people where attendees cry out “I love you!”

College kids are learning that there are fewer and fewer jobs for them after graduation. They are learning that “hopey changey” doesn’t pay the rent. They have seen their friends who have already graduated move back to mom and dad’s.....
College kids may be slow learners when it comes to politics but they seem to be finally learning the lesson when it comes to Zero.
(My fear is that the new crop of college kids who will be in school in 2016 will have been brainwashed too long by the progressive policies loving teacher’s unions.....)


37 posted on 04/17/2014 2:08:22 PM PDT by Mrs. B.S. Roberts
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To: cotton1706
"....cold audience....."

He should have tossed his panties into their midst.

Leni

38 posted on 04/17/2014 2:12:10 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Our greatness - built upon our freedom - is moral, not material)
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39 posted on 04/17/2014 2:13:42 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: cotton1706

....ah, THUS the reason why Obama and Biden did the Instagram crap....to eclipse the epic failure of a PR stunt.


40 posted on 04/17/2014 4:19:52 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Imagine how tough life must be as a 100% fraud?


41 posted on 04/17/2014 4:25:26 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: RetSignman

Bkmk


42 posted on 04/17/2014 4:27:41 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: RetSignman

Thank you very much.


43 posted on 04/17/2014 7:04:23 PM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: cotton1706

Pennsylvania went for Obama in ‘08 and in “12. I hope they lose their health insurance, their retirement, their jobs and their homes. To hell with Pennsylvania.


44 posted on 04/19/2014 5:11:49 PM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: Din Maker; All

Pennsylvania went for Obama in ‘08 and in “12. I hope they lose their health insurance, their retirement, their jobs and their homes. To hell with Pennsylvania. They get what they voted for.


45 posted on 04/19/2014 5:13:33 PM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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