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Chicago distances Obama from Wisconsin recall
The Politico ^ | 5/30/12 | Byron Tau

Posted on 05/30/2012 11:10:39 AM PDT by bigbob

The Obama campaign is bracing for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to survive his recall election next week, denying that a victory means anything for President Obama's chances in the fall.

"This is a gubernatorial race with a guy who was recalled and a challenger trying to get him out of office," Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter said on MSNBC Wednesday. "It has nothing to do with President Obama at the top of the ticket."

Asked whether the recall showdown means anything for the November general election, Cutter told host Chuck Todd, "No, I don't think so."

Some Wisconsin Democrats and labor officials have privately groused that the Obama campaign has not sufficiently been involved in backing Walker's challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Neither Obama nor Vice President Biden have been dispatched to campaign on Barrett's behalf.

Cutter, however, said that sending the president to Wisconsin was no cure-all in the recall election.

"If you think that the secret weapon here is sending President Obama, then, you know, I'm pleased that you believe that. But I think that actually having people organizing and volunteering and turning out the vote and doing everything they can that actually affect an election is actually more powerful," Cutter said.

Cutter insisted that the campaign and the Democratic National Committee's help for the Barrett campaign has been significant — denying reports of stingy help.

"I think that people on the ground are looking at the significant resources that we are putting into that race — whether it's people organizing on the ground, using Obama for America organization, which is one of the best in the country and certainly very powerful in Wisconsin, raising money for Barrett, sending surrogates on the ground for Barrett," Cutter said. "And I think that the Barrett campaign is pleased with what has been done by the DNC and Obama for America."


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: barrett; milwaukee; obama; scottwalker; tombarrett; walker; wirecall; wisconsin
The Obama machine is pre-cutting it's losses...

"Isolated election" "Means nothing" "Won't affect Obama"

B.S.

1 posted on 05/30/2012 11:10:44 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

That is good news. The dim’s internal polls must even be worse than the MSN reports.


2 posted on 05/30/2012 11:12:34 AM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: bigbob
denying that a victory means anything for President Obama's chances in the fall.

In a state Barry took in 2008 and where Big Labor and the DNC threw everything they had at it? Riiiiiiiight.

3 posted on 05/30/2012 11:15:50 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: bigbob
"If you think that the secret weapon here is sending President Obama, then, you know, I'm pleased that you believe that. But I think that actually having people organizing and volunteering and turning out the vote and doing everything they can that actually affect an election is actually more powerful," Cutter said.

The underlining message here is that Obama, as president, doesn't have the "pull" anymore. Is this really the message they wanted to get out?

4 posted on 05/30/2012 11:23:05 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: bigbob

Grousing that neither Obama or Biden were dispatched to campaign for Barrett: What, do they want him to lose even worse?


5 posted on 05/30/2012 11:26:27 AM PDT by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: bigbob

So he is going up against the same guy (Tom Barret) he beat in 2010 52%-46%? Sometimes the Democrats don’t know when to give up. If the guy didn’t beat Walker in 2010 he has no chance in hell now. Walker’s balanced budget bill will cause a surplus of $300 million where there would be a deficit of $3.6 BILLION. The guy should be considered a hero for crimeny’s sake.


6 posted on 05/30/2012 11:28:24 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: bigbob

It will affect Obama because the unions will all realize they are seven months from death and will pull their support from Obama unless he agrees to do something drastic. Like, give them Card Check NOW! Either way will work to our benefit.


7 posted on 05/30/2012 11:36:58 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: bigbob

Yeah, November is not a recall election. Or is it?


8 posted on 05/30/2012 11:45:26 AM PDT by MarkeyD (Obama is a victim of Affirmative Action)
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To: Newtoidaho
Ya! Cut Birdbrain Biden's bungee-cord,! THAT will work! HAHA!

I wish they would...

9 posted on 05/30/2012 12:21:54 PM PDT by donozark (One in four Confederate Soldiers who fell at Gettysburg came from North Carolina.)
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To: bigbob

The libs wanted Obama to go to WI and campaign for Barrett and all they got was Debbie Wasserman-Schultz. DWS represents nothing more than a shaggy-haired middle finger from the regime.

BTW... can anyone imagine having to endure that woman 24/7? Imagine hearing in that nasal tone of hers, “Did you take out the garbage? Wipe your feet! I don’t want you going out with the guys... stay home with me!”


10 posted on 05/30/2012 1:34:11 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Londo Molari; bigbob; 10Ring; 13yearconservative; 53543freedom; 62pc62; aesop64; ...
MORE GREAT NEWS FROM WISCONSIN!

Great job, Wisconsin patriots! You let Debbie W Schultz know she wasn't welcome in Wisconsin! See at the link!

Debbie did show up in Wisconsin and drew a crowd of 75 people. LOL

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/155740275.html#!page=3&pageSize=10&sort=newestfirst

AND, more good news! Walker leads Barrett 52% to 45% in new Marquette Law School poll! See at this link!

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/155745125.html#!page=12&pageSize=10&sort=newestfirst

Maybe some Wisconsin Freepers got to go and take pictures! If so, we Floridians would love to see them! We will be doing everything we can to make sure come November she no longer is a member of Congress from Florida!

Who knows, maybe there were some Wisconsin Freepers showed up to FREEP Debbie with some nice signs like:
“Socialists Are Not Welcome In Wisconsin”
“Go Home, Walker Is Our Man!”
“Debbie, You Best Go Home, Karen Is Gaining On You!”

11 posted on 05/30/2012 2:56:19 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: manc; wymck; ghost26; PJammers; myuval; tiredofreeloaders; WBITT; bigcheese; Yulee; Flpoop; BA63; ..
Florida Freeper friends! You will love seeing the info above I received from a Wisconsin Freeper about Debbie W Schultz appearance there!

Debbie only drew about 75 people as she polluted the dirt she walked on in the beautiful state of Wisconsin!

12 posted on 05/30/2012 3:05:13 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: bigbob

“.... But I think that actually having people organizing and volunteering and turning out the vote...”

Translation: Voter fraud is the only way we can win.....


13 posted on 05/30/2012 3:29:49 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: bigbob; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Wisconsin: Good news from latest Marquette poll, and only 75 people showed up to hear Debbie Wasserman Schultz!

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.

There will be no more pings after Friday, June 1, unless somebody takes this ping list for me for the following 10 days.


14 posted on 05/30/2012 3:50:04 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: bigbob

The day after Walker wins there will absolute complete panic in the DNC headquarters.....

These people live in a bubble and will not understand how this happened

It would not surprise me to see that mayo pinhead Debra Wasserman get kicked to the curb...


15 posted on 05/30/2012 4:08:01 PM PDT by Popman (When you elect a clown: expect a circus to follow...)
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To: bigbob

Seems EVERY candidate obammy backs gets the shaft.


16 posted on 05/30/2012 4:20:55 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: seekthetruth

Thanks for supporting WI Freepers!
I can’t wait to vote next Tuesday!

Cheers!


17 posted on 05/30/2012 4:30:56 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty ("War." Andrew Breitbart)
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To: bigbob; ExTexasRedhead

Whack for later .................................................................... FRegards


18 posted on 05/30/2012 5:34:21 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: bigbob; ExTexasRedhead

Whack for later .................................................................... FRegards


19 posted on 05/30/2012 5:36:25 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: bigbob

Dry-run FAIL.


20 posted on 05/30/2012 5:39:25 PM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Please add me to your Wisconsin ping list! I have friends in Wisconsin and made my very first trip to visit them a few weeks ago. Had never seen Wisconsin and what a beautiful state! GO GOVERNOR WALKER!


21 posted on 05/30/2012 6:50:39 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: Popman

We Floridians will join all our Wisconsin patriots in a nice pig toast next Tuesday when Governor Walker does exactly that! He will send a wonderful message to Obama and his sidekick, Debbie Wasserman S***Face!


22 posted on 05/30/2012 6:55:11 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

You are on this list!


23 posted on 05/30/2012 7:18:07 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: TheConservativeParty
You all have a wonderful Governor in Scott Walker and we Floridians have a wonderful Governor in Rick Scott! I personally think they are future Presidential material!

Your beautiful state will be watched by all next Tuesday, and we Freeper patriots everywhere will be hoping Walker wins by a landslide!

I bet Debbie will not want to have news media following her much since her crowds will not be very presentable! Of course the MSM would claim thousands showed up to see her!!

24 posted on 05/30/2012 7:33:47 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth
Love your signs! I wish Shultzie would stay in Wisconsin, Walker would win by a landslide for sure!!!
25 posted on 05/30/2012 9:00:22 PM PDT by bevperl (Support our Troops!)
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To: bevperl
And when Shultzie doesn't show up to debate her Republican opponent, she will be there in another form for all to see. And Debbie's own words will be heard and they will come back to bite her! She will lose big time come November!

Go Karen Harrington!

26 posted on 05/30/2012 9:16:48 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: bigbob

This means they believe the We ask America likely voters poll showing Walker up 54/42 with a sample size bigger than the next 3 L/V poll samples combined - all of which have Walker up between 5 and 8 points. This is going to be fun to watch.


27 posted on 05/31/2012 5:35:07 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: bigbob

This means they believe the We ask America likely voters poll showing Walker up 54/42 with a sample size bigger than the next 3 L/V poll samples combined - all of which have Walker up between 5 and 8 points.


28 posted on 05/31/2012 5:35:51 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Blue Highway

I read somewhere that the Union thugs who backed Falk in the Dem Primary are not enthusiastic about supporting Barret because he is not the Union whore that Falk is. He’s just an Entitlement whore.


29 posted on 05/31/2012 10:06:58 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: seekthetruth; All

There should be a very tasteful ad, or flyer, made up, to show, and distribute, in Debbie Wasseman-Schultz Congressional District, informing her constituents that Debbie is so powerful that she went to WI to save the day for the Recall effort and drew a whopping crowd of 75 people. Pics showing the abysmal crowd should be included. And how’s this for a title for the flyer and/or ad?

HOW POWERFUL IS OUR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE? SO POWERFUL SHE CAN’T DRAW A CROWD OF A HUNDRED PEOPLE !


30 posted on 05/31/2012 10:29:29 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: bigbob

Obama to Wisconsin unions>>>>>>>>> Yer on yer own bitchiz! Axelrod doesn’t want his jug eared wonder sullied by the smell of defeat


31 posted on 05/31/2012 2:20:50 PM PDT by dennisw
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