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NEWSPAPER REVERSAL: 'WE WERE WRONG' -- OBAMA WORSE THAN BUSH
Breitbart Big Government ^ | June 27,2014 | JOHN NOLTE

Posted on 06/27/2014 4:27:35 PM PDT by Hojczyk

"The Billings Gazette," a Montana newspaper that endorsed President Obama over John McCain in 2008 (but went with Romney in 2012) admitted Friday that they were wrong -- Obama is in fact worse than his predecessor, George W. Bush. Apparently, the potential collapse of Iraq (and the disastrous worldwide consequences sure to follow) was the last straw.

"[W]e were wrong," the editorial page notes,"We said things couldn't get much worse after the sub par presidency of George W. Bush. But, President Barack Obama's administration has us yearning for the good ol' days when we were at least winning battles in Iraq."

"Billings Gazzette" wrote about Obama in its 2008 presidential endorsement:

At this extremely challenging time, America needs a uniter, not a divider. In this economic turmoil, America needs a thoughtful, cool-headed optimist who envisions a bright future for all citizens. After several years in which worldwide respect for America has been diminished, our great nation needs a new leader who can inspire confidence at home and abroad.

Obama is that leader. As Gen. Colin Powell said last week, Obama is the president America needs now "because of his ability to inspire, because of the inclusive nature of his campaign, because he is reaching out all across America, because of who he is and his rhetorical abilities. ... He has both style and substance."

In their reversal today, the "Billings Gazette" editorial board does not stop with Iraq. The laundry list of their disappointments is wide and deep: Obama's un-American surveillance state, the Bowe Bergdahl swap, the mishandling of the VA, the "boondoggle" of ObamaCare, and the administration's many sins against the media.

Without even getting to the economy, the editors sum it up with, "[T]aken in completely, these demonstrate a disturbing trend of incompetence and failure."

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: billings; billingsgazette; newspaper; obamalawless

1 posted on 06/27/2014 4:27:35 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Morons

2 posted on 06/27/2014 4:31:01 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Hojczyk

I’ll be the first to say it - “we told you so!”


3 posted on 06/27/2014 4:31:21 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Hojczyk

DUH!


4 posted on 06/27/2014 4:36:00 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: Hojczyk

Honestly, I can’t imagine any group of people who really cared, giving Obama more than a five minute once-over, and coming away thinking he would be good for the nation.


5 posted on 06/27/2014 4:37:48 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Hojczyk

Glad they had a come to Jesus moment. That said it is truly stunning just how closeted they are. Talk about first world problems.

Idiots, you have no clue as to what worse looks like. Go to Africa or Mexico sometime. then get back to us about how ‘awful’ America in the Bush era was.


6 posted on 06/27/2014 4:39:13 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hojczyk

Picked a hell of a time to figure it out.


7 posted on 06/27/2014 4:41:52 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
I’ll be the first to say it - “we told you so!”

The Obungler is worse than Jimmy Carter, and he was REALLY bad.

8 posted on 06/27/2014 4:43:47 PM PDT by Mark17 (Rats and RINOs, who are destroying America, may an elephant caress you with his toes, or worse)
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To: cripplecreek

Isn’t that the truth. . But these are the people who tell the rest of us how very smart they all are. We peons here knew who Obama was from the first.


9 posted on 06/27/2014 4:44:21 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Mark17

But I don’t think Carter intentionally tried to destroy America. Obama is.


10 posted on 06/27/2014 4:45:11 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Hojczyk

And when tomorrow’s newspaper comes out with the editorial “And Hillary Is No Damn Better!”, then I’ll go buy a copy.


11 posted on 06/27/2014 4:45:40 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: mrsmel

I can’t count all the current disasters I knew would be disasters when Obama started talking about them.


12 posted on 06/27/2014 4:46:08 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Hojczyk
"At this extremely challenging time, America needs a uniter, not a divider. In this economic turmoil, America needs a thoughtful, cool-headed optimist who envisions a bright future for all citizens. After several years in which worldwide respect for America has been diminished, our great nation needs a new leader who can inspire confidence at home and abroad."

You could say the VERY SAME THING today.

13 posted on 06/27/2014 4:46:24 PM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: cripplecreek
Picked a hell of a time to figure it out.

How did we figure it out, six years before they did?

Especially since they're so much... you know... smarter than us.

14 posted on 06/27/2014 4:47:45 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Hojczyk

Good. Wretched propagandist’s rag going from fish wrap to birdcage liner. Good for them. They’re movin’ on up.


15 posted on 06/27/2014 4:47:54 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Hojczyk
Well then I guess you're just going to have to vote for Hillary, because she's so different - right?
16 posted on 06/27/2014 4:49:23 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: hattend

Spot on, lol.


17 posted on 06/27/2014 4:57:09 PM PDT by Cruz ("Wherever there is a jackboot stomping on a human face there will be a well-heeled Western liberal t)
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To: Hojczyk

you were not simply wrong, you were damn stupid!


18 posted on 06/27/2014 4:58:20 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Hojczyk

It’s pathological some are just more pathological than others..
Pathology from 1 to 10...

Just because you’re a two does not mean you’re not Insane..
Just a bit less insane..

Its the old Col. Kink and Shultz comparison..
Shultz was less insane than Kink.. but stll a moron...


19 posted on 06/27/2014 5:00:11 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Hojczyk
From Wikipedia: The Billings Gazette is the largest newspaper in Montana and Northern Wyoming. It is geographically one of the most widely distributed newspapers in the nation. Each day carriers deliver more than 45,000 daily copies and that number increases to 50,000 on Sunday. To accomplish this 450 independent carriers and bundle haulers drive in excess of 12,000 miles to deliver papers in more than 120 different towns across more than 105,000 square miles (roughly the size of Iowa and Illinois combined).
20 posted on 06/27/2014 5:00:57 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Steely Tom

Aint that the truth? Back in 2008 I was amazed at some obama supporters whose work and educational resumes completely outshine mine. Yet I could see right through obama and they couldnt.


21 posted on 06/27/2014 5:05:36 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: hosepipe

There was a good episode where Hogan convinced Klink the war was over, and it turned out Sgt. Schultz owned a toy factory, and Klink hoped to get hired by him.


22 posted on 06/27/2014 5:11:00 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Hojczyk

The problem is, they know their race card boy’s days are numbered. 2016 will be here before you know it. They’ve got to start pimping for Slick Willie’s wife now.


23 posted on 06/27/2014 5:12:20 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: Hojczyk

Yeah, and ole Colon-noskipee endorsed and kissed Obama’s tan butt.


24 posted on 06/27/2014 5:14:46 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: Hojczyk

Least ye forget...
After listening to a critique of the nearly nine hundred billion dollars stimulus package from Republican Congressional leaders, along with some helpful suggestions on how to fix it, President Barack Obama had a two word answer.
“I won,” President Obama said, indicating why the Republicans were not going to have any significant input into the bill. President Barack Obama was echoing sentiments by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had explained by the House Democratic leadership version of the stimulus bill was going to pass with or without Republicans.

The reaction that comes to mind is, “It’s like that, huh?”

Bipartisian outreach was only lip service to the dumb masses.


25 posted on 06/27/2014 5:15:24 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: cripplecreek

Yeah, six years too late.


26 posted on 06/27/2014 5:15:28 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: Hojczyk

Way too late.

Way too little.


27 posted on 06/27/2014 5:20:04 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Hojczyk
"The Billings Gazette,"...admitted Friday that they were wrong -- Obama is in fact worse than his predecessor, George W. Bush.

Now, if you would see that in the Missoulian or the Montana Standard, then you'd have some big news! Missoula/Missoula County (Missoulian) and Butte/Silver Bow County and Anaconda/Deer Lodge County (Montana Standard) are the most liberal/progressive/democrat counties in the state of Montana. I made my escape many, many years ago!

28 posted on 06/27/2014 5:28:59 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Hojczyk

Time for the Masters of the Lie to “play unbiased”, so they can try to claw back some credibility before their next round of leftist lies and deceptions.


29 posted on 06/27/2014 5:30:44 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Hojczyk

President Buckwheat is a racist who hates white people.

Somebody prove me wrong.


30 posted on 06/27/2014 5:41:06 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: RetiredArmy

Obama is no dummy....much smarter than Bush....he said...“We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” — Barack Obama, October 30, 2008” he wasn’t talking through his hat and he skillfully slithered his way to re-election...his work is now finished and the cat is out of the bag.... impeachment only removes the tumor...the disease is incurable...a revolutionary society wisely crafted that took 260 years to construct ...this man demolished in five short years... America is more divided now than before the civil war..besieged on multiple fronts and confronted by problems with no apparent solution....the wizard of Oz in real time...


31 posted on 06/27/2014 5:45:59 PM PDT by albertabound
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To: Hojczyk

I live in Billings,I saw the article. Trust me, the only reason they are posting this is because they see the collapse, they will be the first to endorse the next Democrat for president regardless if it was a clone of Obama. The Billings Gazette is just below the Missoula papers as far as partisian reporting goes.


32 posted on 06/27/2014 5:59:48 PM PDT by Vegasrugrat
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To: ilovesarah2012
But I don’t think Carter intentionally tried to destroy America. Obama is.

Correctamundo.

33 posted on 06/27/2014 6:47:31 PM PDT by Mark17 (Rats and RINOs, who are destroying America, may an elephant caress you with his toes, or worse)
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To: Hojczyk

I want Obama to fail...........Rush Limbaugh, 2008


34 posted on 06/27/2014 7:15:54 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator.)
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To: Hojczyk

Well, They got part of it right. But they left off the IRS scandal. Honestly, there are so many more that I can’t even remember which ones they cited above.


35 posted on 06/27/2014 7:27:29 PM PDT by Gumdrop (~)
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To: Hojczyk

**”[W]e were wrong,” the editorial page notes,”We said things couldn’t get much worse after the sub par presidency of George W. Bush. But, President Barack Obama’s administration has us yearning for the good ol’ days when we were at least winning battles in Iraq.” **

BTTT!


36 posted on 06/27/2014 7:27:38 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Mark17

>>The Obungler is worse than Jimmy Carter, and he was REALLY bad.

My tagline here for about 9 months prior to the 2008 election:

“Obama: Carter’s only chance to avoid going down in history as the worst U.S. president ever.”

I hate being so right.


37 posted on 06/27/2014 7:45:13 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Hojczyk
Well they certainly are not hard core progressives.

A hard core progressive will,

after they finally swallow their pride or whatever was in their mouths at the time,

come to realize that Obama has serious faults and performance issues,

but eventually their programmed brains will conclude that it was George Bush who actually caused Obama to be so bad.

38 posted on 06/27/2014 11:27:34 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Hojczyk

Obama is worse than anyone else who came into the picture during his runs - yes; even McPain and Romney.


39 posted on 06/28/2014 4:54:57 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Hojczyk

Idiots. It took me only 15 minutes of reading to figure out Obama in Feb 2008 to know who he was.


40 posted on 07/01/2014 9:04:05 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Salvation

If only more newspapers would follow.


41 posted on 07/01/2014 10:56:12 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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