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White House: Weiner's conduct was "inappropriate" [Obama regards it as an unwanted distraction...]
Reuters ^

Posted on 06/13/2011 9:33:26 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

White House: Weiner's conduct was "inappropriate"

11:45am EDT

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The behavior of Representative Anthony Weiner, snared in an Internet sex scandal, was "inappropriate" and President Barack Obama regards it as an unwanted distraction, the White House said on Monday.

Weiner, a married New York congressman, has defied calls from Democratic party leaders to resign and said on Saturday he would instead seek treatment and a leave of absence after new lewd photos of him emerged in addition to his online exchanges with women.

"The president feels, we feel at the White House, this is a distraction," White House spokesman Jay Carney said aboard Air Force One headed for North Carolina when asked about Obama's position on Weiner.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: anthonyweiner; flasher; weiner; weinergate
Nonsense........Wiener is a pervert......
1 posted on 06/13/2011 9:33:29 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
"The president feels, we feel at the White House,"

That's the problem with libs -- too much feeling, not enough thinking.

2 posted on 06/13/2011 9:34:58 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Sub-Driver

Time to text Weiner and invite him to a beer summit.


3 posted on 06/13/2011 9:36:15 AM PDT by henkster (Every member of Congress must put the fate of the nation over their next re-election campaign)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wiener’s conduct was ILLEGAL, especially his slander of Andrew Breitbart. How about a little jail time, eh?


4 posted on 06/13/2011 9:37:39 AM PDT by American Quilter (Take back the White House and Senate in 2012.)
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To: penelopesire; STARWISE; Sub-Driver
“inappropriate” & a “distraction” = that's it?

How about, outrageous, criminal, loathsome, perverted and totally unbecoming a congressman?

5 posted on 06/13/2011 9:39:23 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly like and support Sarah Palin and want on her BUSY Ping List, let me know!)
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To: Sub-Driver

And, this is how Obama feels about women.

What if his daughters had been on the receiving end?


6 posted on 06/13/2011 9:39:53 AM PDT by NavySEAL F-16 (Reagan Conservative)
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To: Sub-Driver

How about a Holder/Weiner ticket for 2012?


7 posted on 06/13/2011 9:40:32 AM PDT by Jayster
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To: Sub-Driver

I thought he would say “Weiner acted stupidly.”


8 posted on 06/13/2011 9:40:32 AM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“The president feels, we feel at the White House, this is a distraction,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said...

Kind of like if Weiner was speaking to a crowd of 45,000, and someone threw a pie or started heckling?


9 posted on 06/13/2011 9:41:44 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Dear Lord, Please judge Barack Hussein Obama for betraying Israel, and not the whole nation. Amen.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The president feels, we feel at the White House, this is a distraction . . .

Typical 0 . . .

To him, the behavior is bad not because it is a breach of trust, morally suspect, tawdry, and/or just play immature.

0 is against the behavior because it is a "distraction."

A distraction from 0 himself, that is.

10 posted on 06/13/2011 9:42:11 AM PDT by Quiller (When you're fighting to survive, there is no "try" -- there is only do, or do not.)
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To: Sub-Driver

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews disagrees, says it normal for Dem Officials.


11 posted on 06/13/2011 9:42:43 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Ronald Reagan was the last candidate to be hated by the MSM to the extent that Sarah is.)
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To: Sub-Driver

12 posted on 06/13/2011 9:46:12 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Ronald Reagan was the last candidate to be hated by the MSM to the extent that Sarah is.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“The Divine One” feels for a Weiner.


13 posted on 06/13/2011 9:46:39 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Sub-Driver

The president feels, we feel at the White House

Feelings, Nothing More Than Feelings


14 posted on 06/13/2011 9:48:22 AM PDT by sawmill trash
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To: Sub-Driver

I think the White House is thrilled with the distraction (albeit they wished it were a “R”) because the important news cycle has not been good for Obama recently. However, few people are paying attention to how bad the economy/debt is due to the endless parade of Weiner.


15 posted on 06/13/2011 9:55:15 AM PDT by volunbeer
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To: Sub-Driver
...President Barack Obama regards it as an unwanted distraction...

As opposed to a wanted distraction? I think he's upset at the timing more than anything else. He needs a distraction later on and knows that we'll get tired of this one soon enough. He sure can't have the buck stopping at him.

16 posted on 06/13/2011 9:55:42 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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To: henkster
Time to text Weiner and invite him to a beer summit

Or, is it time to text Weiner and invite him for a photo shoot?

17 posted on 06/13/2011 9:58:39 AM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: Sub-Driver

18 posted on 06/13/2011 10:03:08 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Sub-Driver
They can't come up with anything better than Clinton talking points?
Having said they, they do have one thing right...it's distracting people from blindly trusting and following this administration and Democrats.
19 posted on 06/13/2011 10:09:13 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Kenton

This post is not what belongs here.................I’m not sure what you were thinking.


21 posted on 06/13/2011 10:38:40 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not a Sister Souljiah momement for feckless Obama.


22 posted on 06/13/2011 10:39:33 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Tough enough to have survived the end of the world)
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To: onyx

I’ll post this here too for those interested. These are Obama’s votes on stuff like this when he was back in Ill.

He doesn’t think Weiner has done anything wrong here:

These are interesting Obama Ill. senate votes in light of Weiner:

voted: NO

HB 1812 (1999)
To require school boards to install software on public computers accessible to minors to block sexually explicit material.

Voted PRESENT

SB 609 (2001)
To restrict the location of buildings with “adult” uses (meaning pornographic video stores, strip clubs, etc.) within 1,000 feet of any public or private elementary or secondary school, public park, place or worship, preschool, day-care facility, mobile park or residential area.

Voted NO
SB 381 (1997)
To require prisoners to pay court costs for frivolous lawsuits against the state.

Voted NO

SB 485 (1999)
To give no offer of “good time” for sex offenders sentenced to the County Jail.
*Obama was the only vote against this measure


23 posted on 06/13/2011 10:40:57 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Inappropriate? I think he acted stupidly.


24 posted on 06/13/2011 11:01:09 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, yeah. A distraction from his agenda just like terrorism and tracking down bad guys was a distraction at the first of his term.


25 posted on 06/13/2011 11:03:43 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama likes Wiener.


26 posted on 06/13/2011 11:36:15 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: penelopesire; maggief; STARWISE; RedMDer; trisham

Har!

Excellent penelopesire!


27 posted on 06/13/2011 3:30:07 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly like and support Sarah Palin and want on her BUSY Ping List, let me know!)
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To: penelopesire; onyx

Very good work! Saving that post.


28 posted on 06/13/2011 4:35:32 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: penelopesire; onyx; maggief; RedMDer; trisham; SE Mom

And a few more ...

~~~~~~~~~

* Obama voted against keeping porn away from children.

“In 1999, he voted against a requirement to make schools filter internet pornography from school computers.” Source: Amanda B. Carpenter, “Barack Obama Is Just Another Liberal,” Human Events, Dec. 11, 2006, http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=18397.

*Obama was the ONLY senator to vote against keeping pedophiles in prison for their terms!

“In 1999, he was the only state senator to oppose a bill that prohibited early prison release for criminal sexual offenders.” Source: Amanda B. Carpenter, “Barack Obama Is Just Another Liberal,” Human Events, Dec. 11, 2006, http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=18397.

*Obama wants Sex Education for Kindergartners!

Obama later clarified and said it was “age appropriate” which still doesn’t make any sense. Let kids be kids and worry about sex later. And yet again later, Obama tried to “clarify” what he supposedly meant and meant that it was about abuse. But as we’ve already seen, Obama is more pro-pervert than pro-children.

* Obama’s opposes constitutional amendments to define marriage as between a man and a woman, and is for adoption by gay couples.

*Obama is a pro-abortion extremist.

Obama has said one of the first things he will do as president is sing the euphemistically-named “Freedom of Choice Act,” which will remove any restrictions on late-term abortions across the United States.

Children will be able to be killed by sticking scissor-like instruments in the back of the their necks while being partially born, and other sick atrocities will be legal again, thanks to the pro-abortion extremists.

*Obama is pro-partial-birth-abortion.

“As a state senator in Illinois he twice voted ‘present’ on an Illinois ban on partial-birth abortion and was ‘absent’ on a third vote.” He refused to vote to ban the killing of innocent human beings. Partial birth abortion involves delivering the entire baby except the head. A scissor-like instrument is then stabbed into the back of the child’s neck and the brain is suctioned out.

In a 2004 fund-raising letter for her husband, Michelle Obama referred to the brutal partial birth abortion as a “legitimate medical procedure.” Source: Jane Chastain, “Obama: Just another pretty (liberal) face, February 1, 2007, http://www.wnd.com/index.php?pageId=39959. Clinton vetoed the Partial Birth Abortion Ban twice but President Bush signed it, as well as the Born Alive Infants Protection Act.

*Obama is even for the killing of newborns, often from botched abortions!

In 2002, Obama voted against a bill to protect babies that survived failed abortions. Even some pro-abortion writers supported this bill, since it would prevent the killing of BORN children as opposed to unborn children.


29 posted on 06/13/2011 5:29:10 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE; onyx; RedMDer; trisham; maggief

Great post Starwise!

BTW...I could kill hubby right now. We were sitting outside listening to Mark Levin and I went in to make the burger patties..when I got back he says....’by the way..just heard Mark Levin say that Sarah just announced’...I said no way..for real? He said he heard it on Mark Levin. He really believed that was what he caught. I am not finding it...Could it have been Bachman that just announced?

I swear, I am gonna get that man hearing aids(or an implant)...he is still a young 50 something....but he listened to too much rock coming up....LOL!!


30 posted on 06/13/2011 6:41:57 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: penelopesire

Bachman announced. LOL! I cant imagine my reaction to that news. Real fireworks would be going off! Sarah will announce in good time... And then we roll all the way to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.


31 posted on 06/13/2011 7:11:35 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: STARWISE
Thanks STARWISE,

In 2002, Obama voted against a bill to protect babies that survived failed abortions. Even some pro-abortion writers supported this bill, since it would prevent the killing of BORN children as opposed to unborn children.

OBAMA IS A BABY KILLER AND LOVES EUGENICS!
(Controlling populations, playing god.)

Eugenics definition
32 posted on 06/13/2011 7:32:36 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: STARWISE
Thanks STARWISE,

In 2002, Obama voted against a bill to protect babies that survived failed abortions. Even some pro-abortion writers supported this bill, since it would prevent the killing of BORN children as opposed to unborn children.

OBAMA IS A BABY KILLER AND LOVES EUGENICS!
(Controlling populations, playing god.)

Eugenics definition
33 posted on 06/13/2011 7:32:41 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: RedMDer; onyx

LOL...ya know..it’s funny..I believed him, but my first instinct was to stay calm and talk about it with him. I figured FR had slowed to a crawl with posters. We were just trying to digest it all...he was probably wondering to himself why I was so calm, when he knows me better than anyone....lol..and knew I was about to wet my pants with excitment!

I had this real strong urge to jump on FR and ping onyx right away...LOL. I imagined her lighting fireworks off of her front porch and started wondering where those old fireworks we had stashed away last year and pondering how we would light them off in the middle of the city during an epic drought, etc. etc. etc.

I pondered lighting them in the swimming pool and then thought better of it. Hubby was still talking..but I didn’t hear a word he said....lol.

In other words...I was listening to hubby tell me all about how Sarah had ‘entered the race’...but I was already about ten miles down the road, thinking about my dear FRiend onyx, thinking of fireworks,imaging the media going apoplectic, and breaking news tickers....LOL!!


34 posted on 06/13/2011 7:40:52 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Breaking News:

Congressman Anthony Weiner just announced he will run for President

and has selected Attorney General Eric Holder as his Vice-Presidential running mate.

Weiner-Holder in 2012.

Sorry, just had to do it.

35 posted on 06/13/2011 7:47:06 PM PDT by engrpat (A village in Kenya is missing their idiot...lets send him back)
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To: penelopesire

ROFL ..!!! Bachmann announced.


36 posted on 06/13/2011 7:49:20 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

I know...he and I are still laughing about it. I could kill him. LOL!


37 posted on 06/13/2011 8:02:46 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: penelopesire; RedMDer; STARWISE

ROTFLOLOL.

I laughed so hard and still laughing.

Had it been Sarah, I would have been on the telephone with you, Pen!

I am trying to get ready right now to get everything done -— last minute -— to catch that plane to CA.

I need to get going right now to get last miute errands done. I have a hard of hearing husband too...lol. I told him to get me up at 6, he thought I said 8! Sheeesh!

GO SARAH!


38 posted on 06/14/2011 6:36:33 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly like and support Sarah Palin and want on her BUSY Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

Have a wonderful time and safe trip!

RUN SARAH RUN!!


39 posted on 06/14/2011 8:36:04 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: penelopesire

I am back from sweet hairdresser’s. Just need to throw my clothes and the kids gifts into my carry-on. Plenty of time for this procrastinator. Imagine that!


40 posted on 06/14/2011 9:11:23 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly like and support Sarah Palin and want on her BUSY Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

Will you be able to freep from there? Can’t imagine this place with you gone for one day!


41 posted on 06/14/2011 9:23:48 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: penelopesire

LOL. A little, [I think].
They rag on me for spending time on the computer. The beach is 3 blocks away...lol.


42 posted on 06/14/2011 9:29:24 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly like and support Sarah Palin and want on her BUSY Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

Sounds wonderful! Enjoy your family and yourself. Just check in when you can because we will miss you terribly!


43 posted on 06/14/2011 9:35:43 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: STARWISE; penelopesire

Thanks for posting SW & penelopesire

This post and post #23 deserve their own thread; these kind of damning FACTS get lost on FR these days. Need to be posted as an independent thread and keyworded to easily find.

Please consider SW (and if you do, please ping).


44 posted on 06/14/2011 1:49:09 PM PDT by thouworm
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To: onyx

lol; stay off FR and recharge. The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.


45 posted on 06/14/2011 1:56:22 PM PDT by thouworm
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