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Obama Lie That Was So Bad WAPO Said,‘On Just About Every Level,This Claim is Ridiculous
The Blaze ^ | May 9, 2014 | Fred Lucas

Posted on 05/09/2014 6:06:51 PM PDT by lbryce

Original Title:The Obama Lie That Was So Bad the Washington Post Said, ‘On Just About Every Level, This Claim is Ridiculous’

President Barack Obama earned “four Pinocchios” from the Washington Post Fact Checker, the highest ranking for a political lie, for asserting that Republicans filibustered 500 pieces of legislation, an exaggeration of nearly five times the reality.

Obama spoke at a fundraising event for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Los Angeles Wednesday, and made the charge against Republican lawmakers.

“Here’s what’s more disconcerting; their willingness to say no to everything — the fact that since 2007, they have filibustered about 500 pieces of legislation that would help the middle class just gives you a sense of how opposed they are to any progress — has actually led to an increase in cynicism and discouragement among the people who were counting on us to fight for them,” Obama said.

The Post unsparingly said of the president’s assertion, “On just about every level, this claim is ridiculous.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: demagogue; filibuster; lie; lying; obama; obamalied; obamalies; peopledied; washingtonpostobama
It is very hard for be to believe that the motivation for the Washington Post's new found sense of morality, consciousness is that the lie was too egregious even for them to continue covering it up and called the President out based on a sense of moral indignation, honesty, principle.

No. If the Washington Post was still managed, operated on the basis of the felonious journalistic protocols they have been following for decades, the MSM approach to reporting the news would have continued unabated.

What I believe was the reason the Washington Post took this approach because Jeff Bezos, of Amazon.com, the recent new owner of the Washington Post is simply not a journalist in the old-school-journalism-Dan-Rather approach to reporting the news.

He does have whatever higher standards it took for him to say it, report what he felt in a more straight-forward way then what was once the modus-operandi of the press since the dinosaurs began to roam.

Don't think for single moment that the Washington Post, MSM, journalists in particular have had a change of heart.

1 posted on 05/09/2014 6:06:51 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Just keep lying, Democrats.


2 posted on 05/09/2014 6:12:29 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: lbryce

Bump


3 posted on 05/09/2014 6:15:40 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: lbryce

At least 5 years ago I suggested that the MSM, should and would begin to attack each other.

It is a tremendous opportunity to generate revenue.

While the Post didn’t attack their peers, their break from the established narrative will make them a target.

This could get very interesting.


4 posted on 05/09/2014 6:16:49 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: lbryce

Their Democrat President and Democrat President-To-Be have been up to some really bad stuff, and the Washington Post has been blindly supporting them. This is an insurance policy. If Obama and Hillary really go down the tubes, the Post can say, “We didn’t know! Turns out Obama is a liar! You can’t prosecute us! We’re victims!”

Maybe they can scratch that into their cell walls.


5 posted on 05/09/2014 6:17:41 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: lbryce

No news here, we all knew he was a liar.


6 posted on 05/09/2014 6:18:08 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: lbryce
We realize that Senate rules are complex and difficult to understand, but the president did serve in the Senate and should be familiar with its terms and procedures

That is an assumption totally lacking in supporting evidence

7 posted on 05/09/2014 6:18:30 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in compariso)
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To: lbryce
How Dare You! ..there shall not be any more complaints about my administration.
Stupid WaPo, Submission is your only duty to your *G*D!* ME. pResident 0'Muslim.
You may continue to pray to me, when I leave..you better, I've got spies in here.

8 posted on 05/09/2014 6:27:11 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Zeneta
At least 5 years ago I suggested that the MSM, should and would begin to attack each other.

As a former newspaper editor, I like your attitude. With print withering on the vine, there's no reason the Post shouldn't go after the New York Times, for example. Give 'em hell, revel in their mistakes. Get yourself a by-God newspaper war going. Sells papers.

9 posted on 05/09/2014 6:42:26 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: lbryce

You might be right. The other thing is that libs love the party more than Obama, and eventually they might have to turn away from him if they want to win in 2016.


10 posted on 05/09/2014 6:43:07 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: JennysCool
Give 'em hell, revel in their mistakes. Get yourself a by-God newspaper war going. Sells papers.

Liberals are possessed of insufficient imagination to conceive of such a notion.

11 posted on 05/09/2014 6:52:58 PM PDT by okie01
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To: okie01

Yup. And, of course, anything good for business is COMPLETELY beyond their comprehension.


12 posted on 05/09/2014 6:56:13 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Zeneta
At least 5 years ago I suggested that the MSM, should and would begin to attack each other.

You're exactly right, they're just like the Taliban and Al qaeda, when they run out of enemies to kill, they will turn on each other.

13 posted on 05/09/2014 6:56:19 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: JennysCool

Yep.

An all out “Newspaper War” may actually be the only thing that can save them. It would be great !!!

In the meantime, not until ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBCFOX begin to expose their competitors corruption (for ratings), will we actually begin to get anywhere near an “informed public”.

Fox has really stepped up their exposure of the rest of the media in the past year thanks to the folks at MRC. At some point I suspect a few more Exec’s will figure this out.

If ABC, for example, reported on the miss reporting etc of NBC, for example, on their nightly news broadcast, and NBC did the same, they would more than double their audience virtually overnight.


14 posted on 05/09/2014 7:02:53 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: lbryce

because they should say YES once in a while to my communist plans!


15 posted on 05/09/2014 7:08:57 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: lbryce

What a liar.


16 posted on 05/09/2014 7:12:54 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

What difference does it make?


17 posted on 05/09/2014 7:16:58 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: fhayek

A report prepared during the war by the United States Office of Strategic Services in describing Hitler’s psychological profile:

His primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.

Quote from
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_lie


18 posted on 05/09/2014 7:30:27 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: FlyingEagle

‘if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.’


19 posted on 05/09/2014 7:43:33 PM PDT by griswold3 (I was born heI're in America. I will die here in a third world country. Obama succeeded.)
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To: Vinylly
No news here, we all knew he was a liar.

Yeah...but did we know that he really didn't know what a filibuster was, even though he served in both the Illinois Senate and the U.S. Senate? OK, to be fair...he was only in the U.S. Senate for about 45 minutes before he started running for President, but still...
20 posted on 05/09/2014 8:39:12 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: lbryce

0bunghole is the worst lying demagogue I can think of in my lifetime. He will lie about anything and everything and do a half-assed job of it to boot.


21 posted on 05/09/2014 9:28:34 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Zeneta; lbryce

Progressive Bloggers Are Doing the White House’s Job
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3154320/posts


22 posted on 05/09/2014 11:11:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: lbryce

What? obammy lied?
Now a real story would be that the poser told a truth, lying piece of crap that he is.


23 posted on 05/10/2014 3:51:09 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: lbryce
Obama spoke at a fundraising event for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Los Angeles Wednesday, and made the charge against Republican lawmakers.

A fool and his money...

24 posted on 05/10/2014 5:18:49 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> earned “four Pinocchios” from the Washington Post Fact Checker, the highest ranking for a political lie, for asserting that Republicans filibustered 500 pieces of legislation, an exaggeration of nearly five times the reality.

Thanks lbryce.


25 posted on 05/14/2014 7:28:59 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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