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WH Press Secretary Gibbs Sets New Record for Stuttering As He Spins Answer on Geithner
Flopping Aces ^ | Friday, March 20th, 2009 at 1:53 pm | Mike's America

Posted on 03/21/2009 11:50:12 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Does the White House Press Secretary need a teleprompter too?

Watch as Robert Gibbs sets a new Obama Administration record (and that’s saying something) for the most “uh”s and “um”s in a single sentence as he struggles to find the right spin to explain why Treasury Secretary knew all about the AIG bonuses a week before telling us this week that he was just as surprised as the rest of us (full story with video at Hot Air)….

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhopress; economy; geithner; gibbs; obama

1 posted on 03/21/2009 11:50:12 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: All
Hot Air Video:

Video: Congress, Geithner knew about bonuses on March 3rd

2 posted on 03/21/2009 11:52:07 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (What happened to my IRAs)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I rarely watch O’Reilly, but it'd be amusing to see what his body language expert has to say on this stammering performance.
3 posted on 03/21/2009 11:52:21 AM PDT by highlander_UW (The only difference between the MSM and the DNC is the MSM sells ad space in their propaganda)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Nah. He’ll just go back to calling on pre selected journalists with pre selected questions.


4 posted on 03/21/2009 11:53:42 AM PDT by Carley (President Obama Dropped a MOAB on America)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

5 posted on 03/21/2009 11:55:14 AM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: All
FR Thread :

Video: Congress, Geithner knew about bonuses on March 3rd

6 posted on 03/21/2009 11:56:52 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (What happened to my IRAs)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Gibbs is a train wreck, but I hope he stays for entertainment purposes.

If he was the best of the lot, I shudder to think of what the audition process looked like.


7 posted on 03/21/2009 11:57:08 AM PDT by Chairman of the Bard
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To: wastedyears

I remember those cartoons...


8 posted on 03/21/2009 11:57:26 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (What happened to my IRAs)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Painfull

Only 3 years and 10 months to go.


9 posted on 03/21/2009 11:58:46 AM PDT by HEY4QDEMS
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I miss them on TV. All that’s on now is Tom & Jerry. That gets boring after a week or two.


10 posted on 03/21/2009 11:59:28 AM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: wastedyears

Gibbs: “Uh, well, uh, that, well, uh, is, uh...what was the question again?”


11 posted on 03/21/2009 12:01:24 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Yea, those cartoons were great, the truth is they have been BANNED due to violence and not PC. I have alot of them, and they are labeled as banned. It is a sad world.


12 posted on 03/21/2009 12:03:35 PM PDT by He who knoweth not his name
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I can’t believe there isn’t a drinking game for everytime he says, “Umm....”


13 posted on 03/21/2009 12:05:15 PM PDT by the-gooroo (Real men don't pull out.)
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To: HEY4QDEMS
Only 3 years and 10 months to go.

Do you really believe the Kenyan will last that long?

14 posted on 03/21/2009 12:07:13 PM PDT by Churchillspirit
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To: wastedyears

Gibbs=Porky pig
Bawney Fwank=Elmer Fudd


15 posted on 03/21/2009 12:08:19 PM PDT by the-gooroo (Real men don't pull out.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Photobucket Meanwhile in the democrats lair...
16 posted on 03/21/2009 12:09:40 PM PDT by He who knoweth not his name
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Who sent Gibbs the TOTUS?


17 posted on 03/21/2009 12:11:24 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Ev Reeman

Please go read the newspapers. The teleprompter in chief and I just want to eat our waffles


18 posted on 03/21/2009 12:17:29 PM PDT by italianquaker ( Something stinks in DC, oh it is just B.O)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Someone needs to type out a transcript of this...you’d wear out the “uh” key!


19 posted on 03/21/2009 12:18:10 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

It is good that Tony Snow is not here to see what a buffoon that Gibbs is. Tony anticipated just about every question that the White House reporters threw at him. I miss Tony!


20 posted on 03/21/2009 12:21:15 PM PDT by Buddygirl
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To: He who knoweth not his name

Some of them are downloadable on iTunes.


21 posted on 03/21/2009 12:21:39 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

Would make great rap lyrics and I dont even like rap music!


22 posted on 03/21/2009 12:23:04 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: BunnySlippers

Would make great rap lyrics and I dont even like rap music!


23 posted on 03/21/2009 12:23:13 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Ev Reeman

He says, “Chip, go out and buy a paper”. Knowing full well the paper proves the WH was misleading or lying. He can’t bring himself to tell the truth himself.


24 posted on 03/21/2009 12:23:31 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: highlander_UW

Does anyone have a Ricola?


25 posted on 03/21/2009 12:25:50 PM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

He’s trying to make Obama look good. Obama says “uh” 5 times in a row, so Gibbs says it 6 times.


26 posted on 03/21/2009 12:30:57 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Chairman of the Bard
Gibbs is a train wreck, but I hope he stays for entertainment purposes. If he was the best of the lot, I shudder to think of what the audition process looked like.

I agree that he sucks as a press secretary. However, it has to be very difficult to continuously lie for Obama.

27 posted on 03/21/2009 12:38:28 PM PDT by Jaidyn
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

When the first lie is told all of the other lies have to fall in line. One of the biggest problems with lying is that it takes a really good memory. Trying to maych up all of the Obama lies is near-about impossible.


28 posted on 03/21/2009 12:41:51 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: All
Police in Conn. chase outbreak of cockfighting
Boston Globe, March 16, 2009 By Keith O'Brien
FR Posted Monday, March 16, 2009 by GQuagmire
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com.......

WATERBURY, Conn. - From a rundown garage near an abandoned factory in the south end of town comes the sound of squawking resonating in the night. It's an odd noise....But police in Waterbury knew exactly what they were dealing with. It was another cockfight............

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Hearing the news, Rahm Emanuel sprang into action. Rahm instructed Gibbs to send a memo to Barney Frank: "Uh, stay home, Barney. Uh, this is not what you think it is."

Unfortunately, it came too late. Barney had already left a message for Chris Dodd ......saying that he could not wait to see Dodd's (cough) package.

29 posted on 03/21/2009 12:59:36 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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To: Jaidyn

Yes, it has to be a very difficult job, both lying for Premier 0, keeping track of the continual lies, flip-flops and contradictions, while answering to reporters who are beginning to come to grips with the sham being perpetrated on us.


30 posted on 03/21/2009 1:02:21 PM PDT by Chairman of the Bard
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31 posted on 03/21/2009 1:04:16 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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How will Geithner survive the continual assaults on his judgment.......

EDDIE HASKELL, TREASURY SECRETARY

"You look wonderful today, President Obama. And how is your tall wife, our lovely First Lady?"

"And those adorable children you sired when you finally managed to nail the fem/lib in the sack?"

32 posted on 03/21/2009 1:10:34 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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To: maggief
That is VERY funny!

The teleprompter is taking on a life of its own!

33 posted on 03/21/2009 1:11:50 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is an EVIL like no other, and must be ERADICATED)
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"It's Rahm---he sez no matter what happens keep smiling. "

"And don't forget to joke about your bowling on Leno. "

"Rahm sez that will help endear you to all the working class peons who'll be paying all the taxes."

34 posted on 03/21/2009 1:20:37 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

OK! Rules! Where’s the pic of Baghdad Bob. It has to be posted in every post about Gibbs!


35 posted on 03/21/2009 2:05:03 PM PDT by saganite (What would Sully do?)
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To: maggief
LOL....

If I get this right... there are some great threads on the teleprompter keyword list...

36 posted on 03/21/2009 2:10:47 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (What happened to my IRAs)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; ex-Texan
The Goldman Sachs connection: Robert Rubin positioned Geithner as Goldman Sach's & Banking Inc's front man for future mega-profitable billions (bailouts). The Rubin banking cabal makes convicted ganef Madoff look like a small time shmendrik.

(As of October 19th, 2009: Robert Rubin, right, an ex-Goldman co-chairman, ex-chairman of Citigroup and a Treasury secretary in the Clinton administration, promoted Timothy F. Geithner at Treasury. Mr. Geithner got the top job at the New York Fed, in order to be more 'useful'.)

Current Timothy F. Geithner relationships:

Barack Obama administration - treasury secretary

Center for Global Development - board member

Council on Foreign Relations - member

Dartmouth College - graduate

DC Muckety: 2009 power couples - named

Economic Club of New York - trustee

Group of Thirty - member

International Rescue Committee - trustee

National Academy Foundation - director

Partnership for New York City - board member

Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies - graduate

Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry - co-head

RAND Corporation - trustee

U.S. Department of the Treasury - secretary

Timothy F. Geithner past relationships:

E. Gerald Corrigan - unofficial adviser

Federal Open Market Committee - vice chairman

Federal Reserve Bank of New York - president

Alan Greenspan - unofficial adviser

International Monetary Fund - director of policy development & review

Kissinger Associates, Inc. - researcher

Henry M. Paulson Jr. - unofficial adviser

Peter G. Peterson - unofficial adviser

Robert E. Rubin - protege

John A. Thain - unofficial adviser

U.S. Department of the Treasury - under secretary for international affairs

World Economic Forum 2008 - attendee

37 posted on 03/21/2009 6:53:36 PM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is not 'free'.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; SumProVita; HardStarboard; BradyLS; dervish; Twotone; Free ThinkerNY; ...

The List, ping


38 posted on 03/21/2009 9:11:43 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Photobucket
39 posted on 03/21/2009 10:09:08 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: Do not invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Nachum

This is a video of someone who is clearly uncomfortable with answering the question.

His only answer is “read the report”. Then he ridicules the reporter by saying, “Do I have to go get you the report?” As if the reporter has the problem. This was certainly not an open or friendly press meeting. Looks like the press is getting kicked to the curb on this one.


40 posted on 03/22/2009 5:43:39 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: HollyB
Looks like the press is getting kicked to the curb on this one.

It's going to be a long four years for the White House press, LOL.

41 posted on 03/22/2009 8:02:53 AM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: the-gooroo

No more alcohol :(


42 posted on 03/22/2009 2:08:32 PM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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