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President Obama Laments Rush Limbaugh And Fox News’ Influence On Public Debate
Mediaite ^ | 1/27/13 | Andrew Kirell

Posted on 01/27/2013 12:44:38 PM PST by Libloather

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The president also conceded that “[t]he same dynamic happens on the Democratic side,” but in his mind, “the difference is just that the more left-leaning media outlets recognize that compromise is not a dirty word.”

He claimed that “leaders like myself—and I include Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi in this—are willing to buck the more absolutist-wing elements in our party to try to get stuff done,” as opposed to the opposing party which he views as obstructionist.

“[T]hat’s one of the biggest problems we’ve got in how folks report about Washington right now, because I think journalists rightly value the appearance of impartiality and objectivity,” Obama said. “And so the default position for reporting is to say, ‘A plague on both their houses.’ On almost every issue, it’s, ‘Well, Democrats and Republicans can’t agree’—as opposed to looking at why is it that they can’t agree. Who exactly is preventing us from agreeing?”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: debate; fox; limbaugh; propaganda; rush; rushlimbaugh; statemedia
The Kenyan finally discovers what its like to live in a free country. That's a shame.
1 posted on 01/27/2013 12:44:52 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

“Who exactly is preventing us from agreeing?” -Obama

Well, gee Mr Big Ears, look in the mirror and go read your Communist Manifesto again whiel you and Reggie Love do your “yoga”.


2 posted on 01/27/2013 12:47:45 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Libloather

His spoiled brat issues come to light with these statements.


3 posted on 01/27/2013 12:48:21 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Libloather


4 posted on 01/27/2013 12:48:55 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Libloather

Who will rid me of this troublesome priest?


5 posted on 01/27/2013 12:49:21 PM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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To: Darksheare

Why do I need to agree to a piece of kenyan trash liar who is intent on destroying the country? FUBO


6 posted on 01/27/2013 12:49:51 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Libloather

He claimed that “leaders like myself—and I include Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi in this—are willing to buck the more absolutist-wing elements in our party

Coming from the my way or the highway group, this is rich


7 posted on 01/27/2013 12:50:35 PM PST by woodenickel
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To: Libloather
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8 posted on 01/27/2013 12:50:44 PM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Libloather
President Obama on Monday warned congressional Republicans again that he will not negotiate over the debt ceiling . . . Jan 14, 2013
9 posted on 01/27/2013 12:50:44 PM PST by saywhatagain
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To: Libloather

how dare more than one viewpoint exist in this country!

/sarc


10 posted on 01/27/2013 12:51:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: max americana

Exactly.
I seem to recall the left smugly saying ‘Dissent is Patriotic’ when Dubya was President.
We throw it back at them, and KenyaBoy can’t undersand it.


11 posted on 01/27/2013 12:52:12 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: woodenickel

-— Coming from the my way or the highway group, this is rich -—

No kidding. I just can’t tell if he’s crazy or a Big Lie guy.


12 posted on 01/27/2013 12:53:01 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Libloather
His spoiled brat issues come to light with these statements.

Yup! This ass hat never grew up. He lived with Muslims and communists so that his mind is so warped that there is no conservative value but just playing kids games. Remember "I won". What the hell was that if not a pure child like remark.

13 posted on 01/27/2013 12:53:46 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Libloather

Yes, it’s only the rat leftists like Obama who should have freedom of speech.


14 posted on 01/27/2013 12:55:01 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: Libloather
leaders like myself—and I include Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi in this—are willing to buck the more absolutist-wing elements in our party to try to get stuff done

THEY are the extremist elements in his party. Almost no one was more extreme when Obama was a US Senator. Same with Reid and Pelosi.

15 posted on 01/27/2013 12:55:02 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Libloather

What a thinskinned TOOL. He’s got 98% of the TV, print and internet media slobbering over him like he’s the 2nd coming. But that’s not enough. He always sees fit to take a swipe at Rush..and the increasingly irrelevant Fox News. Chicken..Chicken....Chicken. AS IF.

Go back to the view and keep believeing you’re that legend they think you are, Miserable Commie poseur.


16 posted on 01/27/2013 12:57:04 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Libloather
Hillary Clinton on disagreeing with the administration,
17 posted on 01/27/2013 12:59:02 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Logical me

obama is a sore winner. The more the Repub’s kowtow to this behavior, the more they will get.


18 posted on 01/27/2013 1:00:12 PM PST by Girlene
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To: Libloather

I lament Obama’s influence on public debate. He is the most negative, divisive, sarcastic President we have had. Obama makes Richard Nixon look warm and engaging.


19 posted on 01/27/2013 1:00:19 PM PST by Miguel Alberto
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To: bmwcyle

does he know that he just made them stronger?


20 posted on 01/27/2013 1:00:53 PM PST by wewereright
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To: Libloather

Oh lookie, Limbaugh’s ratings are about to take another spike.

Rush thanks you.


21 posted on 01/27/2013 1:01:38 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: wewereright
does he know that he just made them stronger?

Nope. Proof positive the boy's a real dumbass.

22 posted on 01/27/2013 1:03:32 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Chode

Hilarious toon!


23 posted on 01/27/2013 1:03:39 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Libloather
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24 posted on 01/27/2013 1:04:29 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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