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Russian newsreader fired after Obama middle finger insult
The (UK) Telegraph ^ | November 24, 2011 | Andrew Osborn

Posted on 11/24/2011 6:04:17 AM PST by NRG1973

A top Russian female newsreader who appeared to defiantly show US President Barack Obama her middle finger during a live newscast has been fired.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia
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Now Fox News can hire her to replace their left-wing newscaster, Shepherd Smith.
1 posted on 11/24/2011 6:04:19 AM PST by NRG1973
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To: NRG1973

If I got fired every time I flipped Omoslem the finger, I’d get fired every 3 hours.


2 posted on 11/24/2011 6:05:25 AM PST by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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To: NRG1973

Maybe Putin will hire her to be his spokesman.


3 posted on 11/24/2011 6:06:06 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: NRG1973
Compared to Shep she probably wouldn't be effeminate enough...
4 posted on 11/24/2011 6:06:50 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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“Sources close to the channel had previously tried to defuse the row by claiming that the newsreader had believed she was off camera at the time and merely providing a voice-over for a report. She had raised her middle finger as a jokey retort to studio technicians who had been trying to put her off her stride, they said.”

See. It was just a coincidence that she flipped the bird at the precise moment she mentioned Obama.

And it is also a coincidence when Obama rubs his nose with his middle finger just as he mentions his opposition. Funny how often coincidences happen.


5 posted on 11/24/2011 6:11:42 AM PST by stranger and pilgrim
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To: NRG1973

I saw that clip a couple of days ago and wondered ... is there a real-time translation to go along with the video ?


6 posted on 11/24/2011 6:12:33 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: NRG1973

Damn shame...what about the “journalists” who worship Hussein? Can they get fired, too?


7 posted on 11/24/2011 6:13:05 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: NRG1973

Close to what I was thinking. Teach her English, most likely already knows it, and have her report from Moscow. Better yet, she needs to be retained by The Blaze.


8 posted on 11/24/2011 6:13:59 AM PST by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Post of the day!


9 posted on 11/24/2011 6:14:02 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: NRG1973

Why? She was only expressing what millions of Americans fel. I’d invite her to make a series of speeches for the TEA Party.


10 posted on 11/24/2011 6:16:53 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NRG1973

She should have been fired.Its wrong for a Russian commie to give the middle finger to one of their own.Zero started working with the ruskies years ago.


11 posted on 11/24/2011 6:17:28 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: NRG1973

“...”The Emperor is naked,” he said.

“Fool!” his father reprimanded, running after him. “Don’t talk nonsense!” He grabbed his child and took him away. “


12 posted on 11/24/2011 6:18:38 AM PST by mrsmith
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To: NRG1973
More unemployment from Barack Hussein ... this time he is directly responsible for increasing global unemployment.
13 posted on 11/24/2011 6:24:51 AM PST by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: NRG1973

She might not have been able to help it. Many people’s fingers have been stuck in that mode since Obozo sullied the White House.

Perhaps this good woman should get disability pay.


14 posted on 11/24/2011 6:31:53 AM PST by dforest
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To: NRG1973

15 posted on 11/24/2011 6:32:59 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: NRG1973

Please forward to NBC reference Michele Bachmann......


16 posted on 11/24/2011 6:44:08 AM PST by Lockbox (`)
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To: martin_fierro

A russian obama salute


17 posted on 11/24/2011 6:45:33 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: LyinLibs
If I got fired every time I flipped Omoslem the finger, I’d get fired every 3 hours.

If you worked for me and didn't, I would fire you.

Off to enjoy the wife and kids, now that everyone is awake.

A Happy Thanksgiving to all


18 posted on 11/24/2011 6:46:20 AM PST by JakeS (I have never had a flu shot and I have never had the flu.)
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To: NRG1973

A prime opportunity for Fox to hire her to lead a new Moscow News Bureau!


19 posted on 11/24/2011 6:51:59 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: NRG1973

Her only mistake was not touching her lip with her finger like Bammy does when he flips everyone off!


20 posted on 11/24/2011 7:10:53 AM PST by jettester (I got paid to break 'em - not fly 'em)
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To: NRG1973

It wasn’t her middle finger.

It was her fore finger. You can see her thumb next to the so called offending finger and three knuckles next to it.


21 posted on 11/24/2011 7:42:46 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

Check out post # 15, thats a middle finger!


22 posted on 11/24/2011 7:47:10 AM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: jettester

She should have pretended to scratch the side of her
face like Obama does then they wouldn’t have had a reason to fire her!


23 posted on 11/24/2011 7:50:29 AM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Tagline for rent: Inquire within!)
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To: Vendome

If you can enlarge the photo, as I did (6X), you will see it is a Classical 100% FUBO salute.
For clarifications click on links below.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_finger

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwPOKrbYjRw
Give the woman her due, she has more GUTS than a lot of U.S. people.


24 posted on 11/24/2011 8:03:30 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Re-flush Congress in 2012, some crap remains!)
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To: eastforker

Eahhhhh!

I thought about it some more and it may be her middle finger.


25 posted on 11/24/2011 8:07:07 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: knarf
Let me translate the relevant parts for you.....

“Obama” in Russian is “Obama” in English and “Kenyan” (as in Austrian language).

Also Obama is Obama in Kikuyu, Kamba, Ekegusii, Kimîîru, Oluluyia, Kigiryama, Kiembu, Nilotic Dholuo, Kalenjin, Maasai, and Turkana.

I know, for myself, that just the mention of that name causes immediate and profane thoughts and actions to occur, so why would it be different for her? Why would you need a translation. The word “Obama” is all it takes to evoke those feelings and actions from me.

26 posted on 11/24/2011 8:19:34 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: stranger and pilgrim
““Sources close to the channel had previously tried to defuse the row by claiming that the newsreader had believed she was off camera at the time and merely providing a voice-over for a report. She had raised her middle finger as a jokey retort to studio technicians who had been trying to put her off her stride, they said.””

This could actually be true. It does fit exactly. I prefer to think it was an Obama salute.

27 posted on 11/24/2011 8:23:37 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: NRG1973

Damn I was liking her, hope she gets another gig.


28 posted on 11/24/2011 9:31:21 AM PST by jpsb
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To: martin_fierro

She was saying, “Obama is Number One!”


29 posted on 11/24/2011 9:33:46 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: faucetman

I turned off the sound when I heard it was in Russian ... my bad ... thanx for illuminating my arrogant mind.


30 posted on 11/24/2011 9:47:16 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: faucetman
This could actually be true. It does fit exactly.

Nope. It was meant for AMERICANS to understand!

She's Russian, on a Russian TV channel, broadcast from Russia by Russian technicians. Why would she make an AMERICAN gesture to one of her technicians?

The Russian equivalent gesture to flipping the bird is a clinched fist with the thumb sticking out between the forefinger and the middle finger.

Clearly, it was flipped to 0b0z0 The Great! LOL!

Happy Thanksgiving.

31 posted on 11/24/2011 10:11:22 AM PST by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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