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Wanted: short, fat white man to succeed Barack Obama
London Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | March 8, 2010 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 03/07/2010 10:22:07 PM PST by Schnucki

As the glamour of Barack Obama fades, Americans are likely to turn to entirely different presidential candidates next time, argues Toby Harnden in Washington.

You could call it the revenge of the ugly white guys. After electing a handsome sleek, biracial - and untested - man as President last time, Americans may well be ready for something entirely different in 2012.

Remember that you heard it here first: make way for the short, pudgy, balding white fellow who's been there and got the scars - and the results - to prove it.

In many respects, Barack Obama was the ultimate candidate for the television age. He looked fantastic and sounded wonderful. He soared above politics and made people feel better about themselves.

Ability to get things done? Track record? Such petty considerations seemed beside the point in 2008 for Obama was the very culmination of history. It was almost as if the then Senator for Illinois symbolised the end of politics, the point at which the perfect candidate drew a line under grubby partisanship.

Now, Americans have woken up from that dream and are living with the hangover. Neither history nor politics ended when Obama's ascended to the Oval Office. The recession is biting, unemployment is still hovering just below 10 per cent, the deficit is soaring and there is still gridlock in Washington.

Having elected two Senators as President and Vice-President for the first time since 1960, Americans are likely to look once again towards the more traditional stable for commanders-in-chief - the governor's mansions.

As the Republican challengers to Obama begin to prepare the ground for their 2012 runs, two hitherto unlikely potential candidates are gaining support among party insiders.

Before Obama, neither would have had a prayer. Mitch Daniels, described by the "Washington Post" as Indiana's "diminutive

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1 posted on 03/07/2010 10:22:07 PM PST by Schnucki
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To: Schnucki

I don’t like how they’re bringing race into this. Americans are fed up with Obama’s socialist policies and the unbecoming attitude displayed by him, those in his administration, and his biggest allies in Congress-> NOT the color of his skin.


2 posted on 03/07/2010 10:25:24 PM PST by CondoleezzaProtege (When I survey the wondrous cross...)
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To: Schnucki

I’d take the Hunchback of Notre Dame if he was a true conservative.


3 posted on 03/07/2010 10:25:33 PM PST by BlessedBeGod (New Wizard of Oz: Pelosi as the Wicked Witch of the West & Michelle as the Wicked Witch of the East.)
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To: Schnucki

I’d settle for a cute, married Alaskan chick.


4 posted on 03/07/2010 10:26:16 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Schnucki

Paging Dick Cheney.


5 posted on 03/07/2010 10:26:59 PM PST by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Yep. The “not-0bama” isn’t a short, fat, white male. It isn’t even a male.


6 posted on 03/07/2010 10:27:39 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Schnucki

Yes; because skin tone, BMI, and follicle count are the truly momentous attributes of they guy we have as our president.


7 posted on 03/07/2010 10:28:43 PM PST by eclecticEel (The Most High rules in the kingdom of men ... and sets over it the basest of men.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

I’m with you, Joe. A female with executive experience and a track record of going after dorruption regardless of party affiliation.


8 posted on 03/07/2010 10:29:28 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad (((( ))))
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To: Schnucki
Remember that you heard it here first: make way for the short, pudgy, balding white fellow who's been there and got the scars

I don't care how many scars or how much hair the next president has. Just slash the darned federal spending, and bring down the deficits, and kill 0bamacare if it passes this year.

9 posted on 03/07/2010 10:29:29 PM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: Joe 6-pack

10 posted on 03/07/2010 10:30:06 PM PST by jessduntno (They'll get my false teeth when they pry them from my sister's cold, dead mouth!)
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To: Schnucki

You rang?

11 posted on 03/07/2010 10:30:40 PM PST by OrangeHoof ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Bend over suckahs".)
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To: Two Kids' Dad

ummm... that would be “corruption”. Perhaps if I used spell check...


12 posted on 03/07/2010 10:30:59 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad (((( ))))
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To: Schnucki

This is sorta the way I was thinking when Dole was running against Clinton. I thought it would be ironic if the first baby boomer prez was displaced by a severely wounded WWII vet. Of course Dole did not run a good campaign, did not run on solid conservative planks, and he did not send the boy willie packing.

Of course Dole, even old, was more handsome than Clinton when viewed objectively.


13 posted on 03/07/2010 10:31:57 PM PST by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: Schnucki
How about 2 out of 3?? To wake up to President Limbaugh? The libs would go Bonkers........
14 posted on 03/07/2010 10:32:35 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: Schnucki

Obama is just a victim of Affirmative Action


15 posted on 03/07/2010 10:35:32 PM PST by MarkeyD (Obama is a victim of Affirmative Action)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

>> I don’t like how they’re bringing race into this.

Actually, none of the physical attributes belong.

Somebody once said something about “the content of one’s character”. I wonder who that was...


16 posted on 03/07/2010 10:38:16 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Schnucki

But for the experience, I guess I qualify.


17 posted on 03/07/2010 10:39:00 PM PST by sixgunjer
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To: jakerobins

Now that I’d enjoy! Sarah and Rush!


18 posted on 03/07/2010 10:39:05 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Schnucki

Handsome? Is this satire?


19 posted on 03/07/2010 10:39:17 PM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Schnucki

Obama only looks and sounds good if you are in love with him.


20 posted on 03/07/2010 10:39:26 PM PST by donna (SarahPAC has donated money to...(wait for it)...Lindsey Graham!)
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To: Schnucki
Either Mitch or Haley would be fine with me.

But ANYTHING to keep that unscrupulous, unctuous back-stabbing bastard Romney off the ticket.

21 posted on 03/07/2010 10:43:17 PM PST by Stultis (Democrats. Still devoted to the three S's: Slavery, Segregation and Socialism.)
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To: Gene Eric

Indeed! Well said Gene Eric.

(great tagline by the way LoL about “hope redistribution, here’s your change” one of the more clever ones I’ve seen!)


22 posted on 03/07/2010 10:44:33 PM PST by CondoleezzaProtege (When I survey the wondrous cross...)
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To: jakerobins

>To wake up to President Limbaugh?

On the Chaos alone it would be amusing to have Pr. Limbaugh. Other than that though, I think he is a well thought man who would have knowledgeable [instead of political] advisers and would actually listen to them.


23 posted on 03/07/2010 10:46:06 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

:)


24 posted on 03/07/2010 10:49:40 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Schnucki

Glenn Beck?


25 posted on 03/07/2010 10:50:27 PM PST by matthew fuller (1962- Last year of intelligence- First year of television.)
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To: Schnucki; shibumi

“He looked fantastic and sounded wonderful”

Are my eyes *and* ears failing me?!?

I *never* thought either thing about him.

In fact, I couldn’t [and still can’t] bear to look at or listen to him because my instincts screamed out “Pure evil!”.


26 posted on 03/07/2010 10:51:24 PM PST by Salamander (....and I'm sure I need some rest but sleepin' don't come very easy in a straight white vest.......)
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To: Schnucki
"fat ugly white men"

What the hell is this crap? Can I talk about fat ugly black men? Can I add anything? How about puss faced or reeking of fecal matter? That okay?


27 posted on 03/07/2010 10:52:15 PM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: Schnucki
I'm old school. Give me a guy like Dwight D. Eisenhower. I want a guy like that who understands the world. I don't give a Rats A** about glamour. And besides Obama really isn't a good looking guy. Romney and Scott Brown are much better looking guys than Obama. But who cares? I want the dull guy in the gray suit like Eisenhower who understands economics and how dangerous the world is. It must have been great having a president like Ike in there. I don't remember those days but I long for them.

If you want glamour, you've got Hollywood.
28 posted on 03/07/2010 10:55:04 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough!)
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To: jessduntno

Yup, a patriot, a woman...with common sense values...would be “entirely different”.


29 posted on 03/07/2010 11:03:07 PM PST by citizencon
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To: Joe 6-pack
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Oh, yes, he's just so handsome!

GAG

30 posted on 03/07/2010 11:21:35 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: OrangeHoof

And hung up.


31 posted on 03/07/2010 11:22:15 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Schnucki

I’d elect Clarence Thomas.

He’s not a short pale white guy.

He’s also not a Moslem communist traitor.


32 posted on 03/07/2010 11:23:05 PM PST by StopObama2012 (CLICK ME to expose Osaudi)
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To: presently no screen name
Now that I’d enjoy! Sarah and Rush!

Your wish is my command...



33 posted on 03/07/2010 11:34:21 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Schnucki

0bama is just Henry Higgin’s Eliza Doolittle ala My Fair Lady, as directed by Bill Ayers and Rahm Emanuel, with special credits to the symbiotic groupthink of academia and the news media.

The opposite of 0bama is a leader with substance and character. Race and Gender being no factor in the equation.


34 posted on 03/07/2010 11:38:42 PM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: OrangeHoof

LOLOLOL!!!


35 posted on 03/08/2010 12:30:27 AM PST by Mac1
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To: Schnucki

“Wanted: short, fat white man to succeed Barack Obama”

It’s not the looks, MORON - it’s the values!!


36 posted on 03/08/2010 12:32:23 AM PST by aquila48
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To: Schnucki
Since when have big ears and purple lips become a sign of beauty?

I guess since the MSM started calling Michelle Obama "attractive"...

37 posted on 03/08/2010 1:24:19 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Envy is the Lifeblood of Liberalism)
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To: Schnucki
After electing a handsome sleek, biracial - and untested - man as President last time...

Well, "handsome" is this writer's opinion, IMO, Obanga is ugly, his soul is ugly, & it shows in his face! He turns my stomach to watch him (so I don't)!

38 posted on 03/08/2010 1:33:51 AM PST by blondee123 (Illinois ELECT Adam Kinzinger - http://www.electadam.com/)
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To: Schnucki

How about a capitalist loving Christian who loves AMERICA?
Instead of this marxist muoosie kenyan?


39 posted on 03/08/2010 2:50:50 AM PST by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Yeah, no kidding.


40 posted on 03/08/2010 3:22:53 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: donna
Obama only looks and sounds good if you are in love with him.

I agree. He's one of the worst public speakers I have ever seen. Even this author, while trying to point out Obama's failures, still falsely lauds Obama's faux speaking abilities.

41 posted on 03/08/2010 3:43:31 AM PST by raybbr
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To: Joe 6-pack

See now, that was my first thought...


42 posted on 03/08/2010 4:26:57 AM PST by Mr. Thorne ("But iron, cold iron, shall be master of them all..." Kipling)
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To: Schnucki

Uhhhh . . . that would be me. I’ll throw my fat in the ring.


43 posted on 03/08/2010 4:30:01 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Schnucki

I’d just be glad for someone who is not an Ivy League edumacated lawyer, and also not Romney or Hukleberry.


44 posted on 03/08/2010 4:53:55 AM PST by Dewey Revoltnow (Worst. Community. Organizer. Ever!)
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To: Schnucki
"short, pudgy, balding white fellow who's been there and got the scars - and the results - to prove it. "

"short" - check

"pudgy" - 5' 8", 205 lbs - check

"balding" - nope, I still have most of my (white) hair

"Been there, scars" - check

"results" - maybe, maybe not?

Looks like I'll have to give the next Presidential campaign a pass.

Besides, I'm still working on my campaign to the first short, fat, out of shape, totally unskilled, token white NBA player. If a team will hire me and the league will "affirm" me, then I'll try to waddle down the court as fast as possible to create some action. Besides, the money in the NBA is a whole lot better than Presidential salary!

Finally, as the man said, the only one you should trust with that much power is someone who would have to be drug in, kicking & screaming!

45 posted on 03/08/2010 5:12:36 AM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: patriot08

Thanks - stole that - named it “Obama Bites!” ;-)


46 posted on 03/08/2010 5:20:08 AM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Schnucki

After electing a sleek, biracial - and untested - man as President last time is another reason why nobody under 21 should be able to vote except those in the armed forces.The young and dumb vote only on looks and BS not brains.


47 posted on 03/08/2010 5:39:46 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Schnucki

Oh brother where art thou?


48 posted on 03/08/2010 5:42:57 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Tax the poor. Taxes will give them a stake in society)
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To: Tunehead54

Good. Spread his ugly mug around.


49 posted on 03/08/2010 6:09:50 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Cowboy Bob
How about the beautiful Whoopi Goldberg? ;0)
50 posted on 03/08/2010 6:21:29 AM PST by seemoAR
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