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CBS Still Claiming Obama's 'You Didn't Build That' Was About Infrastructure
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 08/12/2012 6:59:46 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

Incredible. CBS News has an anti-Romney "fact check" article up this morning supposedly debunking statements made by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during yesterday's introduction of the veep pick. At the end, CBS actually snuck in the hyper-partisan, DNC-talking-point assertion that it was "clear" that when President Obama utttered his infamous "you didn't build that," he was talking about "teachers and infrastructure."

CBS claims that in criticizing "you didn't build that," Republicans "seized on only part of Obama's quote." In fact, it is CBS itself that edited out another, most telling, part of Obama's comments. The network omitted the following Obama lines which make irretrievably clear that he was indeed disparaging the achievements of entrepreneurs.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; barackobama; cbsnews; didntbuildthat; editedthetape; fakebutaccurate; pravdamedia; ratherbiased; redactedquote; revisionisthistory; seebsnews
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1 posted on 08/12/2012 6:59:57 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

CBS shilling for Obama on “you didn’t build that.” Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 08/12/2012 7:02:11 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

CBS is faithfully executing its job as a member of the MSM Obama Reelection Committee.


3 posted on 08/12/2012 7:02:11 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Businesses DID build the infrastructure so they’re STILL wrong.

Roads were built as result of commerce and paid for with taxes from businesses.

Just because government collect the taxes and contracted the work does not mean government made it all possible.


4 posted on 08/12/2012 7:05:17 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Where is there ANY company that does not have a road leading to it?

If roads are the key to success, why aren’t “smarter” businessmen all successful? Why isn’t everyone an achiever if personal contribution and effort are not necessary for success?


5 posted on 08/12/2012 7:05:32 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It was ambiguous but of course the media wing of the democrat party chooses to pick the side that makes Obama look less stupid.

Never occurs to them that the core of the problem here is that Barry is an inarticulate moron.


6 posted on 08/12/2012 7:07:07 AM PDT by DManA
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To: a fool in paradise
Government does deliver the mail.

What a Business Model

7 posted on 08/12/2012 7:08:53 AM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Reading the media quotes over the past several years reads like Best Korea media. They chop and edit and filter and present it as truth.

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8 posted on 08/12/2012 7:12:01 AM PDT by SkyDancer ("Ambition Without Talent Is Sad - Talent Without Ambition Is Worse")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Look, he talked about you not building infrastructure, true.

He also said THIS, “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”

He IS saying that you didn't build your small business, yourself. There is no getting around this. This was a MAJOR mistake for Obama. Not a “gaff”, because he actually believes it. A mistake because he is showing his socialist views for all to see.

9 posted on 08/12/2012 7:18:52 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: faucetman

Scott Peley; the face of smarm.


10 posted on 08/12/2012 7:23:47 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
DNCpropagandists or

DNCYA


11 posted on 08/12/2012 7:29:23 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: DManA

“Barry is an inarticulate moron.”

Yes, he is.


12 posted on 08/12/2012 7:30:32 AM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: faucetman
The whole segment from Obama's speech is much more damaging than any part taken 'out of context'. Major snark all the way. I'd paraphrase it as follows.

"Those guys with all the money think they're hot sh** 'cause they think they've worked so hard and started some business. Big Whup. Lots of people are smart and work hard but The Man been screwing 'em out of their fair share. Stick with me...I'll grab their money and give it to you...we're going to spread it all around and even things out".

13 posted on 08/12/2012 7:35:55 AM PDT by JPG (Make it happen.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

How does CBS explain away his disparaging remarks toward small businessmen-also said in the same speech—that in effect, “successful business people think they’re smarter and work hard” because, Obama said, “there are a lotta smart people out there...and they work hard too...”


14 posted on 08/12/2012 7:36:24 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: faucetman
AND every industrialized country has roads and bridges. Why has America been the most successful? It is from our work ethic. It is from experiencing and acting on the American Dream. Obama hates this country. I researched him in early 2008. I told my Leftist friends that he was nothing but an empty suit. I told my Leftist friends he would either make the world a more dangerous place or he would allow it to become a more dangerous place. He has no conscience. I knew he would try to bring the country to it's knees but I am in shock at the breathtaking speed with which he has been able to accomplish his destruction. I did not realize that the rest of the Dems would be so complicit in the destruction. I honestly thought there would be some Dems with a conscience that would block the worst of his agenda. Working in the health care industry and seeing all the regulations required already, I am fearful we won't be able to turn back the tide. May John Roberts rot in ****. I really thought, when Americans pushed back against Socialized Medicine, that this Admin would step back like Hillary! did. When they went forward at full steam, I knew we were doomed. Pray that we can retake the Senate and the Presidency and start the healing. In our lifetimes, this is our last chance.
15 posted on 08/12/2012 7:36:34 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: PapaNew

Campaign ad disguised as news.


16 posted on 08/12/2012 7:45:52 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

If the Gov’t is responsible for my success, why did they choose to NOT make minorities successful??? They must be RACISTS!!


17 posted on 08/12/2012 7:51:20 AM PDT by Thom Pain (U.S. Constitution is a CONTRACT!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Which came first, the road or the business?

The business —that built the road—that led to more businesses.


18 posted on 08/12/2012 7:52:18 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Obama didn’t build Harvard either but he went there.
Apparently then he didn’t earn that degree.
Oops. We knew that already.


19 posted on 08/12/2012 7:53:39 AM PDT by Rytas
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Who is the nasty beeotch subbing for Bob Shieffer? OMG, I think she is the most in-your-face Obama shill I’ve seen yet.


20 posted on 08/12/2012 7:55:36 AM PDT by EnquiringMind
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