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Obama boasts to CBS: I'm 4th best president
WND ^ | DECEMBER 19, 2011 | Bob Unruh

Posted on 12/19/2011 1:49:53 PM PST by RobinMasters

Better than George Washington. Better than James Madison. Better than Theodore Roosevelt. Better than John F. Kennedy. Better than Ronald Reagan.

That's Barack Obama's opinion of his accomplishments during the first couple years of the eight years he plans to be president.

The revelation about Obama's opinion of his own presence in the Oval Office came during an interview for "60 Minutes," where the network reported Obama described himself as a "good captain" of the ship of state.

But the aired footage of the comments that his own accomplishments surpass those of every president – with only a couple of exceptions – did not reach the airwaves and were available on the online video.

That prompted several pundits, including P.J. Gladnick of NewsBusters to write:

"Such was the laughably absurd claim of President Obama on 60 Minutes last Sunday. What? You didn't see it? That was because 60 Minutes conveniently left it out of its broadcast. If you want to see Obama engage in this latest bit of over the top braggadocio you can only see it at the online 60 Minutes Overtime which has a video of the entire interview. You can catch Obama's excessive praise of himself at the tail end of the interview starting with Steve Kroft's question just before the 55 minute mark."

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: imamofmodesty; kingofthedeficit; noaccountability; nodocumentation

1 posted on 12/19/2011 1:49:57 PM PST by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

What an ass ... but we knew that some time ago ...


2 posted on 12/19/2011 1:52:51 PM PST by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: RobinMasters

What an ass ... but we knew that some time ago ...


3 posted on 12/19/2011 1:52:51 PM PST by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: RobinMasters

What an Egomaniac!


4 posted on 12/19/2011 1:54:14 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: RobinMasters
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5 posted on 12/19/2011 1:55:08 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny ("Fair share" are the last two words I hear before I stop taking someone seriously.)
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To: RobinMasters

ROFLMTO! Narcissist extraordinary! Funniest thing I ever heard, 4th best...hahahahahha


6 posted on 12/19/2011 1:55:09 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: clamper1797

Kim Il Jong reincarnate. Obama is one classless piker.


7 posted on 12/19/2011 1:55:55 PM PST by blackdog (And justice for all.....(Offer not valid in all locations, and prices vary))
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To: clamper1797

But he’s 1st biggest pantload.


8 posted on 12/19/2011 1:56:47 PM PST by Bullish (Recovery won't begin until Obama loses HIS job.)
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To: RobinMasters

1. Jimmy Carter
2. Richard Nixon
3. Bill Clinton
4. Barry Sorento (a.k.a. Obama)*

* I would rank Barry at #1 instead of #4. He should give himself more credit.


9 posted on 12/19/2011 1:58:16 PM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: RobinMasters; PJ-Comix
including P.J. Gladnick of NewsBusters and Free Republic's own DUmmie FUnnies!!!
10 posted on 12/19/2011 1:58:23 PM PST by Choose Ye This Day (The thing that counts is not what we could do, but what we actually do. -- Leo Spears)
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To: clamper1797
It's unclear where Kim Il Jong was spawned as well, let alone who his parents were.

Seems to be a club of some sort.

11 posted on 12/19/2011 2:00:04 PM PST by blackdog (And justice for all.....(Offer not valid in all locations, and prices vary))
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To: RobinMasters

He’s selling himself short according to those who worship him. I know liberals, some in my family, who actually believe he’s the best president we’ve ever had.


12 posted on 12/19/2011 2:00:49 PM PST by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a second party)
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To: RobinMasters

Maybe he is the 4th best DEMOCRAT president...

Kinda like being the worlds 4th tallest midget....


13 posted on 12/19/2011 2:01:13 PM PST by Bobalu (even Jesus knew the poor would always be with us)
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To: RobinMasters

What an ignoranus. He’s both stupid AND an a$$.


14 posted on 12/19/2011 2:01:42 PM PST by SparkyBass
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To: clamper1797

The appropriate but subtle media response should have granted him his status and followed up with his speculation on where he should rank in the world’s greatest leaders spot?


15 posted on 12/19/2011 2:02:53 PM PST by blackdog (And justice for all.....(Offer not valid in all locations, and prices vary))
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To: clamper1797

If he gets a 2nd term he should have no problem moving up to number 1 or 2.


16 posted on 12/19/2011 2:03:34 PM PST by kempster
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To: kempster

Just ask him.


17 posted on 12/19/2011 2:05:15 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: RobinMasters
No No No

What he said was

"I am the 4th WORST President"

Behind Buchanan, Woodrow Wilson and FDR

18 posted on 12/19/2011 2:06:27 PM PST by KC_Lion (I won't vote for a Pseudo Democrat Like I did in '08, I will write in Sarah's name if I have too!)
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To: RobinMasters
ONLY the 4th Best?


19 posted on 12/19/2011 2:09:14 PM PST by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: RobinMasters

This golf-playing SOB can’t even park a bicycle straight...


20 posted on 12/19/2011 2:10:54 PM PST by donozark (My son is Inmate of the Month at the Taney County Jail...)
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To: RobinMasters

Are we sure he isn’t the son of the late and deluded Kim Jong-Il?


21 posted on 12/19/2011 2:13:18 PM PST by formosa (Formosa)
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To: RobinMasters

He’s the best one at destroying the country.


22 posted on 12/19/2011 2:16:51 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: RobinMasters

President of what?

The Liar Liar Pants on Fire International?


23 posted on 12/19/2011 2:17:18 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Why back in '88, Conservatives backed Gore in Texas. What Reagan revolution? What laegacy?)
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To: RobinMasters
'We're not done yet, I've got 5 more years of stuff to do'...But putting in place a system in which we're gonna start lowering health care costs and you're never gonna go bankrupt...The issue here is not gonna be a list of accomplishments...we've got a lot more work to do. And we're gonna keep on at it.

Notice how Obama continually slaughters the English language? All his lazy use of "gonna" and the improper "we've got" expressions drive me crazy. The man could NOT have written any book...he can't even speak correctly, let alone sound like anyone who has at least third grade education.

It is apparent that he learned his English in another country and on the streets. Those who promoted this lazy egomaniac from a wannabe to a college student and then politician should be ashamed. But, then, all of those street hoods, welfare recipients, and union members wouldn't have understood him if he spoke proper English. Guess that was their ploy. What an embarrassment he is to our country.

24 posted on 12/19/2011 2:18:38 PM PST by CitizenM (Obama's legacy will be to be remembered as The architect of the decline of the USA)
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To: RobinMasters
Obama is a true narcissistic lunatic.


25 posted on 12/19/2011 2:21:43 PM PST by FormerACLUmember
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To: broken_arrow1

He’s #1 allright. #1 the Worst President we have had in the U.S. What an ego.


26 posted on 12/19/2011 2:24:15 PM PST by jrcats (Justice is blind & deaf in Florida.)
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To: RobinMasters

Obama: delusion is my name. The fact that Obama believes this nonsense about himself tells you how out-of-touch he is with reality.


27 posted on 12/19/2011 2:28:33 PM PST by LongWayHome
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To: clamper1797

Pride comes before a fall. This arrogant jerk is going to get his comeuppance in the next election. He is sowing the seeds of his own political destruction.


29 posted on 12/19/2011 2:55:10 PM PST by Starboard
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To: RobinMasters

A mime is a terrible thing to waste!!

He’s neither a mime nor has he ever been able to prove that he had a mind (much less, one to waste!) but he IS a clown!! And, not a funny one, at that!!!


30 posted on 12/19/2011 2:58:48 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: mylife

“What an Egomaniac!”

His narcissism is so off the charts that even CBS conveniently left this part out of its broadcast. LOL.


31 posted on 12/19/2011 2:59:41 PM PST by Starboard
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To: RobinMasters
I think that the polling actually puts Obama at #1... Of course those polled included Kim Jong Il (before he died), Saddam Hussien (before he died), Ossama Bin-Laden (before he died), and Momar Kahdaffi (before he died). Obama has been their favorite President of the United States.

Mark

32 posted on 12/19/2011 3:05:45 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: DustyMoment; RobinMasters
The smartest president ever.

Who are you going to believe?

Your eyes or the lying media?


33 posted on 12/19/2011 3:11:58 PM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: RobinMasters

Well, he is definitely the fourth-best President in the past 20 years.


34 posted on 12/19/2011 3:12:58 PM PST by Kazan
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To: broken_arrow1
1. Jimmy Carter 2. Richard Nixon 3. Bill Clinton 4. Barry Sorento (a.k.a. Obama)*

I wouldn't leave Lyndon Johnson off the list...Great Society, bungled the Vietnam war.

35 posted on 12/19/2011 3:15:09 PM PST by Kazan
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To: RobinMasters; All
He didn't say he was the fourth-best President; he has more hubris than that. He said he had more legislative and foreign policy success at this point in his first term than ANY other President in the modern era, with the POSSIBLE exception of Lincoln, F.D.R., and Johnson.

in other words, he'll concede you could argue that one of more of Lincoln, F.D.R., or Johnson were better . . . but Obama wouldn't necessarily agree with you. To him, he's still #1.

36 posted on 12/19/2011 3:19:24 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: RobinMasters
In all likelihood Bozo the Clown President thought he was being humble settling on 4th place for himself.
37 posted on 12/19/2011 3:42:45 PM PST by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: RobinMasters

What a load of curics.


38 posted on 12/19/2011 3:47:39 PM PST by Trillian
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To: CitizenM

BTTT!!!


39 posted on 12/19/2011 3:51:42 PM PST by Pagey (B. Hussein Obama is weak, was born weak and as P.O.T.U.S. is a complete embarrassment to the U.S.A.)
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To: RobinMasters

He’s a RANK amateur at best!


40 posted on 12/19/2011 4:03:42 PM PST by sig229 (The loonie left "FLUNKED" human nature 101)
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To: RobinMasters
Democrats take FDR's "hundred days" of legislation as the standard by which they judge administrations. LBJ's 89th Congress came closest to Roosevelt's 73rd in generating new legislation. Obama pushed for the health bill because he wanted to be the next in that FDR, LBJ sequence.

Lincoln's administration wasn't the same thing. Lincoln had his hands full with the war and his conception of the presidency was, at least in theory, very different from FDR's or LBJ's. He wasn't riding Congress to get an ambitious legislative program passed.

In the Senate were Republicans of long experience in both state and national office. William Pitt Fessenden, Charles Sumner, Henry Wilson, Zachariah Chandler, Jacob Collamer, Lyman Trumbull, Benjamin F. Wade, and John P. Hale had long senatorial service behind them, while David Wilmot, John Sherman, and others had been in the House of Representatives. With such political talent in the legislature, Lincoln made no effort to assume leadership in legislation. He had, indeed, no legislative program to promote, and faced none of the problems of the legislative leader who needed to bargain and cajole, to coerce and to compromise to get support for a bill. On the other hand, he had a war to conduct, and needed the support of an integrated national party to bring it to a successful conclusion. -- William P. Hesseltine in Don E. Fehrenbacher, editor, The Leadership of Abraham Lincoln

Woodrow Wilson would be a better choice. He started that succession of liberal Presidents chomping at the bit to pass an extensive legislative program through Congress. But of course, Wilson's name doesn't win votes nowadays.

Wilson, Roosevelt, Johnson all got a lot of legislation passed because they had large majorities in Congress, but is the passage of a lot of bills really the standard of Presidential greatness? Congress, lobbyists, and think tanks have a lot of legislative projects lying around just waiting for a party to get a big majority to pass it. Even if you assume that the legislation is good -- which is a big assumption -- the president may not be a very big factor in making the bills law.

Obama's comparison of foreign policy achievements in his first two years makes even less sense. FDR wasn't very much concerned with foreign policy in his first term. Lincoln's only interest in foreign policy was trying to keep Europe from intervening in the Civil War. And LBJ's term was studded with foreign policy miscalculations. Such successes as Obama's administration has had in foreign policy came in the second half of his term.

41 posted on 12/19/2011 4:09:47 PM PST by x
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To: RobinMasters

Obama’s choices for the Top Four are very telling. He is clearly a black first, and an American second. Those four presidents did more for blacks than any others. Lincoln freed the slaves (while the Democrats fought to keep slavery), FDR’s New Deal laid all the groundwork for the Welfare State, LBJ’s Great Society began transfers of trillions of dollars of blacks over the past few decades (which cemented blacks as a permanent dependent underclass, apparently to their great delight), and Obama has accelerated the deluge of taxpayer funds. Nothing else makes sense in that list of four names.


42 posted on 12/19/2011 5:18:01 PM PST by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: RobinMasters
Obama boasts to CBS: I'm 4th best president

WTF???....He isn't even my 4th best bowel movement...

43 posted on 12/19/2011 6:25:44 PM PST by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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