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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,

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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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