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Meet the First Obama Girlfriend
breitbart ^ | 5/2/12 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 05/02/2012 12:18:02 PM PDT by Nachum

It only took nearly six years for the media to begin vetting President Obama’s past.

Today, Vanity Fair released an excerpt from a new biography of Barack Obama by David Maraniss. The excerpt discusses Barack Obama's first love affair, with a white Australian woman named Genevieve Cook. It's a telling examination of who Obama was as a young man -- and it shows a self-absorbed "internationalist" with delusions of grandeur.

Photo credit Vanity Fair.

The book itself sounds like an ode to Obama. Maraniss writes, “At age 20, Obama was a man of the world … He could not be of one place, rooted and provincial.” No, says Maraniss, this was a broadminded young man who “knew the ways of different cultures better than he knew himself.”

When he first moved to New York, he was in the midst of an affair with Alexandra McNear, a girl from Occidental. They exchanged a series of purple letters with one another – turgid missives from overfevered young minds. Here, for example, is tendentious Obama explaining poetry to his young girlfriend:

I haven’t read “The Waste Land” for a year, and I never did bother to check all the footnotes. But I will hazard these statements—Eliot contains the same ecstatic vision which runs from Münzer to Yeats. However, he retains a grounding in the social reality/order of his time. Facing what he perceives as a choice between ecstatic chaos and lifeless mechanistic order, he accedes to maintaining a separation of asexual purity and brutal sexual reality. And he wears a stoical face before this. Read his essay on Tradition and the Individual Talent, as well as Four Quartets,

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


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KEYWORDS: first; larrysinclair; maraniss; meet; obama; obamagirlfriend; obamahistory; obamaphotos; vanityfair; vettingobama
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Good analysis. Faux-bama


151 posted on 05/02/2012 5:21:29 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: little jeremiah

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2879178/posts

you’re so right...see #43...


152 posted on 05/02/2012 5:23:34 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: txhurl
don't know... these guys???

153 posted on 05/02/2012 5:36:56 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

When did the 72 hour timer start?
Its at the link now....


154 posted on 05/02/2012 5:41:21 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: txhurl

Honky hots.


155 posted on 05/02/2012 5:46:43 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: WildHighlander57
I should have made myself much clearer.

What I meant to say is that it's not anywhere else. I.e. no matches, except for the pic at the site the photo posted on FR was taken from.

If this story has "legs" (and not just a fat head, ha ha); there should soon be lots of other sites with the photo.
156 posted on 05/02/2012 5:47:48 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: JennysCool; shibumi

LOLOL!

OMG...hysterical!

*That’s* what the “mystery scar” on his scalp is...he’s had head reduction surgery.


157 posted on 05/02/2012 5:50:12 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

She looks about as feminine as Rachel madcow.


158 posted on 05/02/2012 5:50:38 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: grey_whiskers

I dub thee Lord Of Layers.

;]


159 posted on 05/02/2012 5:51:42 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: JennysCool

How did they get Tommy Lee Jones to put on a mullet wig and a skirt?


160 posted on 05/02/2012 5:53:44 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Fred Nerks

Aw, she’s real. If they were going to photoshop they would have picked a feminine hot woman.

Most gay guys have been with women.


161 posted on 05/02/2012 5:54:30 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

If this story has “legs” (and not just a fat head, ha ha); there should soon be lots of other sites with the photo.


Seems I’m reading Drudge is about to break with some Reggie Love stuff?


162 posted on 05/02/2012 5:57:35 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: Fred Nerks

So that’s why the fanfare about the previous “girlfriends”.

I KNEW some homo-dom news was about to break open, had to be.


163 posted on 05/02/2012 6:02:05 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: JennysCool; TheOldLady
It's time everyone knew who was *really* running the show last year.

[please hold your applause...the dog is very humble]

164 posted on 05/02/2012 6:03:23 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Yaelle

Of course she’s real, it’s the rest of the composition that’s in question. I’m inclined to agree, there might have been a female friend or two...he has two children and is obviously bi-sexual, something that isn’t uncommon.
What I was referring to as a mistake was to show him wearing the same jacket in 1982 - as he is wearing in an image which is claimed to be from his ‘first’ visit to Kenya in 1987.

Members of the Kogele clan maintain he was there in 1983, shortly after the death of the old man...and that would appear to be correct, unless you think he wore that same jacket for FIVE YEARS.


165 posted on 05/02/2012 6:04:58 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Salamander

The Bush “Miss Me Yet?” is a nice touch.


166 posted on 05/02/2012 6:14:01 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: crusty old prospector
That's not quite the whole story.

After a brief stint pinch running for the visiting team, Susan returned to the lineup for the home team.

She had a whirlwind romance with George and they became engaged to be married.

The ending was not to be found in a fairytale however.

George was assigned the task of buying the wedding invitation envelopes. Being a Costanza, George opted for the cheap ones. Upon licking the envelopes to seal them Susan died a tragic Elizabethan death worthy of William Shakespeare. Ok, so she croaked in the local hospital.

I feel better now! :)

167 posted on 05/02/2012 6:19:59 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (The wholened to the home teqm. truth.)
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To: dfwgator

That’s the wallpaper on the dog’s laptop.

:)


168 posted on 05/02/2012 6:20:53 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: kabar

Pinging you to a reason these previous “girlfriends” are being trotted out.

http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2879178%2C43

And a comment further down:

Drudge is going to go nuclear on Obama’s relationship with Reggie Love and the Kenyan is preparing their defense. Worst-kept secret in DC.


169 posted on 05/02/2012 6:28:44 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: little jeremiah

the teabagging picture has been on the net since at least last year...I had never seen it. Wonder why that didn’t really reach the masses

Of course, now Drudge is ready to go to bat for Romney


170 posted on 05/02/2012 6:40:49 PM PDT by RummyChick (j)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Yep! I know exactly what you mean.
171 posted on 05/02/2012 6:42:23 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: TXnMA

Thank you!


172 posted on 05/02/2012 6:48:35 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: Salamander

A headectomy? LOL


173 posted on 05/02/2012 6:52:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: JennysCool

OMG! It looks like when Tom Bergeron adds his head over films on AFV!


174 posted on 05/02/2012 7:03:46 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: JediJones

Did you see post 103?


175 posted on 05/02/2012 7:05:15 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: Fred Nerks

WOW


176 posted on 05/02/2012 7:05:21 PM PDT by Ladysforest
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To: Nachum; Salamander
"I haven’t read “The Waste Land” for a year, and I never did bother to check all the footnotes. But I will hazard these statements—Eliot contains the same ecstatic vision which runs from Münzer to Yeats. However, he retains a grounding in the social reality/order of his time. Facing what he perceives as a choice between ecstatic chaos and lifeless mechanistic order, he accedes to maintaining a separation of asexual purity and brutal sexual reality. And he wears a stoical face before this. Read his essay on Tradition and the Individual Talent, as well as Four Quartets"



I don't believe for one second that he wrote that.

The man(?) is a simpleton and an ideologue. A walk through the lake of his soul would scarcely get your feet wet. (Although they would be quite dirty.)

177 posted on 05/02/2012 7:13:40 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: JennysCool

Obama used to have a big head and when it got dangerous for his health, the commie handlers, I mean doctors, extracted some of their programming. It reduced the size 20%, intelligence 50%, but unfortunately maintained 100% of the ego.


178 posted on 05/02/2012 7:19:05 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Salamander

Love the “miss me yet?” wallpaper on the laptop!!


179 posted on 05/02/2012 7:21:31 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Revolting cat!

arrrrghhh, my eyes! What has been seen can not be unseen!


180 posted on 05/02/2012 7:21:38 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Thanks!


181 posted on 05/02/2012 7:24:08 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: WildHighlander57

He’s got good taste.

Speaking of which, he’s still annoyed that Hilly didn’t offer him any of her Fritos.

She’s a rude bitch.

[his word..which he can say, you know, being a dog and all]

;]


182 posted on 05/02/2012 8:41:31 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: TigersEye

Cranioplasty?


183 posted on 05/02/2012 8:42:47 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: shibumi

I dunno.

I think Yeats once wrote a poem about him.


184 posted on 05/02/2012 8:44:45 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Salamander

Cerebrasuction.


185 posted on 05/02/2012 8:48:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Salamander

Something about a “rough beast” slouching?


186 posted on 05/02/2012 8:49:54 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: TigersEye

He’s a zombie?

;D

[considering what a fathead he is, it could be liposuction]


187 posted on 05/02/2012 9:11:39 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: shibumi

That’d be the one.


188 posted on 05/02/2012 9:12:34 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Ladysforest; LucyT

THIS JUST IN:

Could this be Genevieve Cook, the diplomat’s daughter Obama supposedly met at a party. Her father, was a former Australian Ambassador to Vietnam. Genevieve married a guy from Egypt, go figure!

Genevieve Cook Weds Accountant

Published: October 23, 1988

At the Cosmopolitan Club in New York, Genevieve Hogan Cook, a daughter of Mrs. Philip C. Jessup Jr. of Washington and Michael J. Cook of Canberra, Australia, was married yesterday to Mohamed Moustafa, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Mahmoud H. Moustafa of Alexandria, Egypt. Judge Richard M. Palmer of Family Court in Manhattan officated.

The bride’s sister, Francesca Munro Cook, was the maid of honor, and their brother, Alexander Ibbitson Cook, was the best man.

The bride, who will be known as Mrs. Moustafa-Cook, graduated from the Emma Willard School and Swarthmore College, and received a master’s degree in education from the Bank Street College of Education. Her mother, Helen Ibbitson Jessup, is an architectural historian and a specialist in Indonesian art. Her father, a former Australian Ambassador to Vietnam, is the director of the Office of National Assessments, a Government agency in Canberra. Her stepfather, a former corporate secretary and general counsel of the International Nickel Company in New York and Toronto, is the secretary and general counsel of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

http://www.nytimes.com/1988/10/23/style/genevieve-cook-weds-accountant.html


189 posted on 05/02/2012 9:17:33 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks

A poor student might wear the same leather jacket for years... or you could have caught him in a lie. Both are very believable!


190 posted on 05/02/2012 10:39:59 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Fred Nerks; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; ...
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Check out # 189.

Also photos at # 98.

Thanks, FN. Interesting information.

191 posted on 05/02/2012 10:53:26 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Yaelle; Fred Nerks

If someone wore the same leather jacket for years, it would show obvious signs of wear after a while. Does the jacket show signs of wear an any of these photos, I will have to look.


192 posted on 05/03/2012 12:32:16 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Fred Nerks; LucyT; potlatch; devolve; ntnychik; dixiechick2000

193 posted on 05/03/2012 12:33:10 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: PhilDragoo

Great catch! That isn’t him unless his head was on steroids.

Hey...that could have happened. lol

Love that jacket!


194 posted on 05/03/2012 12:38:33 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: little jeremiah; PhilDragoo
LOL! Just had a funny thought...it's definitely the same jacket but goodness knows who's wearing it, see PhilDragoo on #193 in which it's obvious his head really IS far too big for the body...so who was she standing there with - someone else who OWNED THE JACKET and it was the owner of the jacket who was photographed in Central Park and ( wait for it) superimposed into the group in Kenya and he WASN'T IN KENYA AT ALL?

Phil, you've done it again. And that Hal Siddiqi has dainty little feet...is that what you are trying to show us?

195 posted on 05/03/2012 1:04:03 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fresh Wind

Absolutely agreed. Might be the stuff Bill Ayers would write in his name, trying to sound like a promising, well-read, but self-important and ahead of himself young man, but not at all the way Obama has ever been caught using the language in either his poor academic writing at Columbia or Harvard or since.

Those embarrassing quotes aren’t even his.


196 posted on 05/03/2012 1:25:10 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: PhilDragoo

mark


197 posted on 05/03/2012 1:32:38 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Fred Nerks

Plenty of purely gay, not bisexual, men have married women and fathered a couple of children.


198 posted on 05/03/2012 1:33:36 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: PhilDragoo

Not only is the head too large, it’s at a weird, unnatural angle and just a bit off center.


199 posted on 05/03/2012 2:14:31 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: cicero2k

“and in his own mind, an outsider to America.”

Anyone who read Dreams from My Father knew Obama was an outsider to America, it wasn’t just in his own mind, he proves it regularly. I pointed out to people that he was very much not of America before the election and of course was poo-pooed by Leftists. They can’t handle the truth.


200 posted on 05/03/2012 2:55:56 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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