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Obama campaign hoodies sale cancelled after controversy
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Posted on 03/27/2012 11:55:18 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama campaign hoodies sale cancelled after controversy By Eric Pfeiffer | The Sideshow – 13 mins ago

President Obama recently said that if he had a son, he'd look like murder victim Trayvon Martin. And in what some conservatives see as a direct connection between the national controversy surrounding the child's death, the Obama 2012 re-election campaign announced via Twitter on Monday that it was putting its collegiate hooded sweatshirt on sale.

The sweatshirt was temporarily discounted to $40 from its regular $50 listing. However, the tweet announcing the sale has apparently been removed and following the hooded sweatshirt link at Obama's campaign re-election site store shows the clothing item listed at its regular $50 price.

Obama's critics on the right had a field day with the questionable Twitter posting, with the conservative blog Gateway Pundit calling it "disgusting," and the website Twitchy asking if "Team Obama is capitalizing on Treyvon Martin's death?"

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: campaignhoodies; obamahoodies; trayvonmartin
A new low........
1 posted on 03/27/2012 11:55:21 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Soon going up on Nachum List.....


2 posted on 03/27/2012 11:57:33 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Sub-Driver
This one is still available:

barackobama.com
3 posted on 03/27/2012 12:01:03 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Sub-Driver

or afraid of all those peoples mug shots wearing “Obama 2012”


4 posted on 03/27/2012 12:01:31 PM PDT by molson209
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5 posted on 03/27/2012 12:03:18 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Sub-Driver
...the national controversy surrounding the child's death....

The child? I heard on the radio this morning that this "child" was 6'3".

6 posted on 03/27/2012 12:08:02 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama:"If I had a son he'd look just like Ron Paul!"


8 posted on 03/27/2012 12:12:09 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Sub-Driver
OBAMA HOODIE, PRESIDENT HOODIE

9 posted on 03/27/2012 12:14:14 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: mojito

All we keep seeing is the kids middle school picture.
Isn’t there something newer on his Twitter or Facebook?


10 posted on 03/27/2012 12:15:24 PM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Translation: this Trayvon Martin issue has turned bad for Obama in the internal polling.

The Congressional Black Caucus will continue to scream and holler, but the more that is known about the case, the less people are likely to rally to Al Sharpton's mob...and Obama's "He looks like my son" crap isn't setting well.

11 posted on 03/27/2012 12:15:54 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama's critics on the right had a field day with the questionable Twitter posting,...

Have you ever noticed when a Democrat is justifiably called out that the corrupt MSM immediately point out that such criticism was solely for "political purposes"? Ever notice how the corrupt MSM always tries to mute and deflect an accounting of a Democrat by chalking it up to raw partisanship?

Now, think hard, have you ever seen the corrupt MSM cast a Democrat's criticism of a Republican as being done for political gain? Me neither.

12 posted on 03/27/2012 12:16:59 PM PDT by Obadiah
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To: smoothsailing

“Obama:”If I had a son he’d look just like Ron Paul!”

Correction:

Obama:”If I had a grandpa he’d look just like Ron Paul!”


13 posted on 03/27/2012 12:17:31 PM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: Sub-Driver
Murder victim?

Another defamation artist.

14 posted on 03/27/2012 12:18:55 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Responsibility2nd

President Hoodie = Robin Hood


15 posted on 03/27/2012 12:19:57 PM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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16 posted on 03/27/2012 12:20:39 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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17 posted on 03/27/2012 12:21:47 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That was my first thought too. Look Obama will never lose the Black vote - never. But I am willing to bet that the more this drags on the more this hurts Obama especially with his “my son” comment.


18 posted on 03/27/2012 12:25:30 PM PDT by Obadiah
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To: Cboldt

Great call! What judge and jury determined that this kid was a “murder victim”. How outrageous - yet so typical - of the CORRUPT MSM. And notice how subtle it is, you read it and gloss over it, but it’s there.


19 posted on 03/27/2012 12:28:24 PM PDT by Obadiah
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To: evets

The headline is misleading. The hoodies are also still on sale just not “on sale” meaning, discounted. The sale price was changed from $50 to $40. Its now back to $50 and still available.


20 posted on 03/27/2012 12:32:55 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Obadiah
The media would sell just as much copy if it headlined "Teenage thug killed while trying to beat down neighborhood watchman"

But that doesn't suit the agenda. And even if "Thug" was omitted, it would be interesting news.

Nothing subtle about it. The media has an agenda, the media is dishonest, and the public is gullible.

21 posted on 03/27/2012 12:34:23 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Sub-Driver
Sued by Sybrina Fulton?
22 posted on 03/27/2012 12:40:17 PM PDT by dread78645 (Evolution. A doomed theory since 1859.)
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To: smoothsailing

Didn’t this guy run a cult called “Heavens’ Gate”?


23 posted on 03/27/2012 12:43:11 PM PDT by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Translation: this Trayvon Martin issue has turned bad for Obama in the internal polling.

Yep. He is on the verge of provoking a Blacks vs. Hispanics war that could blow the Democrat Party to smithereens. They are dialing it back quickly today.
24 posted on 03/27/2012 12:43:19 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Sub-Driver
That's OK, I just put mine up for sale on zazzle today.

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25 posted on 03/27/2012 12:44:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I know liberal supporters of Obama, people of color, whom I could tell were displeased with the recent revelations...they kind of know their template is being destroyed.


26 posted on 03/27/2012 12:46:36 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: evets

The hoodie is available too, it just isn’t marked down in price, or “on sale.”


27 posted on 03/27/2012 12:53:39 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Sub-Driver

I hope all the protesting and looting mobs wear these. Will be great campaign material.


28 posted on 03/27/2012 1:01:18 PM PDT by Ironfocus (Unseat the Looter-in-Chief)
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To: Sub-Driver

Good marketing ploy

Lower the price.

Let all the publicity get out there.

Then raise it again.

So the race baiting members of the public know where to get a gang banger uniform hoodie sweatshirt with Obama’s name on it.


29 posted on 03/27/2012 1:03:36 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Cboldt

I wonder if there is any way to find out how long these have been available? Regardless, the “sale priced” hoodie was timed to co-incide with the one month anniversary of Trayvons demise.


30 posted on 03/27/2012 1:18:47 PM PDT by Ladysforest
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To: Responsibility2nd
NO_HONOR_HALFRICAN


31 posted on 03/27/2012 1:42:46 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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