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USA Today reporter calls border crisis Obama’s ‘Katrina moment’
The Washington Times ^ | July 7, 2014 | Jessica Chasmar

Posted on 07/07/2014 6:38:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

MSNBC panelists on Monday seemed puzzled by the president’s refusal to visit the U.S.-Mexico border while he fundraises in Texas, with USA Today reporter Susan Page calling the decision Mr. Obama's “Katrina moment.”

Appearing on “The Daily Rundown,” Carolyn Ryan of The New York Times argued that the crisis on the border, in which thousands of immigrants are crossing illegally in record numbers, goes to question the president’s competence.

“You can see that 30-second TV ad,” host Chuck Todd added, The Washington Free Beacon reported. “You start with the health care rollout. You go to the VA. You go to Syria. You go to Iraq. And you can go to the border. And you can draw a straight line.”

“This is unacceptable to more than Republicans on immigration, the situation we have there,” Ms. Page said. “And boy, is that going to anger some of his core constituents who have wanted him to do more on immigration, not less. … I think this is kind of a lose-lose for him, politically speaking.”(continued)

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; immigration; obama; texas
The media must come here looking for ideas. I'm sure I said this about a week ago.
1 posted on 07/07/2014 6:38:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let Sheriff Joe build a tent city on the South Lawn....


2 posted on 07/07/2014 6:40:21 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Commie pink fag is total fail.


3 posted on 07/07/2014 6:44:11 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well there are a few differences:

Democrat Operative Donna Brazil admitted that George Bush did a good job on Katrina.

Democrat Governor Blanco of Louisiana decided not to seek another term because she knew she was toast.

Democrat Mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin has gone to prison on corruption charges.

4 posted on 07/07/2014 6:44:22 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Like 0barry is to send down a bunch of trailers? Or only bus those illegals in air conditioned comfortable buses instead of school buses?


5 posted on 07/07/2014 6:44:50 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: Paladin2

What part of fundamental transformation do Americans not understand?

Not like we had no warning.


6 posted on 07/07/2014 6:45:05 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Meanwhile the threats are getting more violent.

(Twitchy) Murietta counter protesters want to ‘blast’ racist white people

And ridiculous.

(also twitchy)‘Non-partisan’ Tequila Party wants to prosecute ‘extreme’ ‘tea party terrorists’
7 posted on 07/07/2014 6:45:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who is organizing all of these people getting into the country? Planes of people? Buses of people? Someone is organizing all of this. The media should try to get to the bottom of this. All of these scandals lead to the white house and this one is no different.


8 posted on 07/07/2014 6:46:50 PM PDT by packman
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To: Kansas58
You are obviously a deeper thinker than Susan Page. (But don't get too chuffed...it's a fairly low bar).

;>)

9 posted on 07/07/2014 6:47:51 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: cripplecreek

Do they keep forgetting that we have basements, cabinets, safes and chests full of guns and ammo? That most veterans, hunters, sportsmen, preppers, competition shooters and outdoorsmen are over here on this side? Are they suicidal? Admiral Yamamoto, whether he really said that or not, had it right.


10 posted on 07/07/2014 6:49:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ironic as i was thinking this exact same thing yesterday- remembering how they crucified GWB over Katrina and wondering if the criminal liberal media will do the same as the imperial president attends fundraisers in Texas...


11 posted on 07/07/2014 6:50:54 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s Obama’s “Mariel”.


12 posted on 07/07/2014 6:51:38 PM PDT by dfwgator
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Bull schlitz!

Unlike Obama, Bush did not fight against state and local govt.


13 posted on 07/07/2014 6:52:09 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: packman
"The media should try to get to the bottom of this."

You have a future in stand-up comedy.

14 posted on 07/07/2014 6:52:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did Bush create Katrina?


15 posted on 07/07/2014 6:53:53 PM PDT by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I took a ride today and noticed several Gadsen flags flying. I snapped a pic of one at the farm just outside town.

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16 posted on 07/07/2014 6:55:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: CriticalJ

Ask Kayne West. I was in the middle of Katrina, so I didn’t get to watch all the TV coverage of it.


17 posted on 07/07/2014 6:55:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: bicyclerepair
Apparently most RAT Voters thought it meant free stuff taken from their neighbors.
Others thought they would get a free kitchen remodel, while many dreamed of free Drugs.

The list of the misinterpretation is as long as the "Bush's Fault" chronicles.

18 posted on 07/07/2014 6:55:37 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bush was not told Katrina was coming months in advance.


19 posted on 07/07/2014 6:55:40 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bush didn’t control the hurricane, doofus!


20 posted on 07/07/2014 6:55:54 PM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This is so not like the so called Katrina moment.

The Katrina moment was a smear campaign orchestrated by the MSM to trash Bush.

The border crisis is an attempt by the marxists-in-chief to have the hordes of poor people overwhelm our country.

He thought he was creating a border crisis to gin up public opinion and force the republicans to accept his "comprehensive" amnesty program.
This fool may have just torched the country. Or maybe that was the plan all along.

21 posted on 07/07/2014 6:56:35 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Katrina was an act of nature. This invasion is an act of Obama.


22 posted on 07/07/2014 6:57:53 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s an idiot. Katrina was on the mayor and governor. This is directly on the Hero of Benghazi.


23 posted on 07/07/2014 7:02:01 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Open Borders, pro-terrorist, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: SgtHooper

You are correct doofus!!!….. it was Karl Rove that magnificent bastard


24 posted on 07/07/2014 7:04:35 PM PDT by al baby (Hi MomÂ…)
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To: bicyclerepair

Hear, HEAR!


25 posted on 07/07/2014 7:06:45 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Katrina wasn’t even a Katrina moment.


26 posted on 07/07/2014 7:38:13 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

His entire Presidency has been a string of Katrina Moments, reeking of self destructive incompetence.


27 posted on 07/07/2014 8:12:02 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

28 posted on 07/07/2014 8:12:06 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
http://nerdnirvana.org/g4m3s/borderpatrol.htm
29 posted on 07/07/2014 8:33:58 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is far beyond Katrina.
Hussein’s (or should we call him “Who’s son?”)—His Katrina moment was the Gulf Oil Spill. His incompetence was painfully evident, along with his contempt for the people affected.


30 posted on 07/07/2014 9:30:50 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Obama’s ‘Katrina moment’”

But, there are so many.


31 posted on 07/07/2014 9:45:00 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If only Barack Obama had caused this border “crisis” the same way Bush caused Katrina with his Weather Machine...

/sarc


32 posted on 07/08/2014 12:41:32 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good idea.

Always a good idea to defer to the “experts”.


33 posted on 07/08/2014 4:02:10 AM PDT by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He isn't incompetent.

He is looking forward to his 72 virgins, and not a free and strong United States of America.

34 posted on 07/08/2014 4:08:07 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: packman

Of course it’s been organized. Lap lap lap—by USA Today, AP, New York Times. Katrina was a hurricane, not an organized invasion. WSJ doing contortionist routines to avoid condemning this. Maybe they think it will help rich businesspeople eventually.


35 posted on 07/08/2014 4:16:22 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: dfwgator

That’s a better comparison than Katrina. Those Cubans enriched our nation, however, even if there were prisoners and mental patients among them.


36 posted on 07/08/2014 4:19:26 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: al baby

LOL!


37 posted on 07/08/2014 7:35:06 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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