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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: suijuris

How true!!!


221 posted on 05/03/2012 8:41:36 AM PDT by PLD (It is time the freeloaders leave the white house and go back to the hell hole where they came from..)
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To: mknj; Fred Nerks
He wears his watch on his left hand. The girlfriend pictures does look badly faked but so does every photo of him. If it is, then they got the watch, ring and jacket right. Or at least someone is being consistant. You can barely see a ring in the Genevieve pic.

Here's the jacket, ring and a similar scarf. This pic is purported to be a fake by many

The next two were taken the same day. See the watch, ring and jacket. The jacket is looking more worn out by the time he gets to Kenya. Intersting thing about this last pic is that this has been cropped. There used to be most of the Obama tribe in that picture but I can't find it on the internet anywhere this morning. More scrubbing? And if so, for what reason? It should have shown his left hand.

222 posted on 05/03/2012 9:12:03 AM PDT by bgill
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To: FreeAtlanta
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

Ah, now we know where the head scars came from.

223 posted on 05/03/2012 9:23:08 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Yaelle; Fred Nerks

I’m still wearing a cheap jacket I bought 25+ years ago and have no desire to retire it yet.


224 posted on 05/03/2012 9:26:15 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Nachum
*snicker*
*pass the coke pipe/*
(boy-toy) Larry Sinclair, Is very deeply saddened.
*/pass the some pipe*

225 posted on 05/03/2012 9:28:24 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA. DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me $hit; with different flie$". :^)
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To: PhilDragoo

Yeah, those legs and feet stood out to me too but I haven’t had any luck finding Hussein standing like that to compare.


226 posted on 05/03/2012 9:30:17 AM PDT by bgill
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To: nathanbedford

How I wish there were more like you here to raise the level of discourse. Always a pleasure, NB.


227 posted on 05/03/2012 9:41:27 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: txhurl

Are those the same clothes he wore in that picture with his grandparents at Central Park?


228 posted on 05/03/2012 9:45:45 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: crusty old prospector
OMG, You VRWC people are just so cynical.

I for one, am glad to know our Fearless(ly) (in)Eligible Maximum Leader is a red-blooded hetero kinda guy! Wadda STUD!*

Boy-o-Boy, this oughta put an end to those silly "gay" rumors! Just Wow!

* .,.. and now he is a war hero, too! I bet if those pansy Navy Seals hadn't gotten in his way, Barry woulda wiped out ALL the al-qaeda terrorists

229 posted on 05/03/2012 9:51:27 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: LucyT

Babe Magnet Ping


230 posted on 05/03/2012 9:53:10 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: mojito
Precious wasn't he? I'm not convinced these are either his words or his big nosed “girl friend”. Ayers and Manson fan Bernadine may have spent a wine soaked evening puking this stuff out for this “biography”.

If this is Obama’s words? My, he really is a self-impressed fool. It must be such a burden being so uber evolved and above mere mortals. I'm calling BS on this tragic romance. Bring on the Pock-eeee-staneeeee boyz. I'm sure that would be much more interesting, in a gross way.

231 posted on 05/03/2012 9:56:00 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: commonguymd

It’s the dog’s laptop wallpaper.

He really respects W’s fondness for dogs.

[especially since his fondness never included dining upon them]


232 posted on 05/03/2012 9:59:52 AM 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: Nachum
Dear Diary...
Wanda
That skinny Kenyan done rocked my world!
233 posted on 05/03/2012 10:01:33 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: AnAmericanMother
His poems are memorable, so many lines come unbidden to mind:

"While on the shop and street I gazed
My body of a sudden blazed;
And twenty minutes more or less
It seemed, so great my happiness,
That I was blessed and could bless

234 posted on 05/03/2012 10:02:58 AM PDT by kenavi (1% of the 1% were born in the 1%.)
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To: Fresh Wind

Your head would be too if you had no neck.


235 posted on 05/03/2012 10:05:59 AM 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: liberalh8ter
It's really.....THE CLAW!


236 posted on 05/03/2012 10:09:46 AM 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

The guy in the photo must have some kind of skin disease/anomaly because the left hand looks ‘white’ while the left side of face is darker. Doesn’t appear that shados make the difference.


237 posted on 05/03/2012 10:10:03 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: kenavi

NEVER write “poetry” when you’re stoned and playing “Mad Libs”.


238 posted on 05/03/2012 10:12:05 AM 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: RummyChick

That’s a huge size! The feet in that photo are not that big, nor is he that short; nor is his head that big.

The jacket is a big clue.


239 posted on 05/03/2012 10:23:11 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: kenavi

He was a student (at least at some time in his life) of Swedenborg.


240 posted on 05/03/2012 10:24:33 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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