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Watch the videos linked in the story. Never understood the "Obama is likeable guy" rep. He's acting like a dictator today in more ways than one.
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Tim
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I saw part of that today and he seemed clearly irritated...He does not like to be questioned


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Meh....most people get irritated if someone constantly interrupts them.

The "likable guy" thing has never made sense to me either though. I know plenty of douchebags who drink beer, play basketball, and fill out NCAA brackets.


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I was about to start a thread for this but I'll just post it here instead.

MSNBC Guest: Would A White President Get Heckled?

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"This is just so unprecedented and outrageous, that you have to ask the question, would the right-wing president be doing this if we had a white president there?" MSNBC guest and Democratic strategist Julian Epstein said on the channel this afternoon.

"I think it's a vert important question because I think this is the first African-American president. We've never had a white president been told by the opposing party to shut up in the middle of a major address to the Congress. We've never had a president like this heckled so disrespectfully. We've never had this otherness afforded to any other president and I think the right wing has some explaining to do because to me it's patently obvious," he said


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he's an arrogant douche, but then waters wet too


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I'm semi-torn.

The reporter was out of line for interrupting.

That being said, I'm wondering if someone tipped-off the Daily Caller reporter that Obama wouldn't be answering any questions following his statement? Indeed, Obama ended up scurrying off--without taking questions from the press, post remarks--despite the fact that he said that "he'd answer questions later."

It's Friday. Very timely. I'm thinking Dear Leader Obama wanted to issue his executive fiat, but not answer for it.
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I think it's a vert important question because I think this is the first African-American president. We've never had a white president been told by the opposing party to shut up in the middle of a major address to the Congress. We've never had a president like this heckled so disrespectfully. We've never had this otherness afforded to any other president and I think the right wing has some explaining to do because to me it's patently obvious," he said



The Dems, er DUMS, always treated G W Bush so respectfully.

This is another LIAR just like our present LIAR-in-Chief.


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I saw part of that today and he seemed clearly irritated...


I think most people would, the guy was interrupting his speech, it wasn't during questioning time.


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it wasn't during questioning time.

Unfortunately, a "questioning time" never occurred. Obama bailed, post-statement.
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I think most people would, the guy was interrupting his speech,

Totally inappropriate. Let the President speak. Even if he wants to ramble for hours and hours. It's a product of the Office.
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it wasn't during questioning time.

There was no question time. If there is an issue to be raised, it's the lack of actual questioning that occurs at these statements and press conferences. Obama called on 3 people at last Friday's press conference.
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The reporter was out of line for interrupting.


They should yank the Daily Caller's press pass IMO


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Perhaps reporters feel the need to interrupt since Obama doesn't answer many questions - if any at all.

I'm no fan of the mainstream media either (the correspondents association condemned the reported for interrupting King Obama his worship), but I don't like the attitude Obama takes when he is challenged.


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They should yank the Daily Caller's press pass IMO

I agree. And I'd bet bucks that'll happen.

But everyone knows what happened out there today. This was a political move by Obama. On a Friday. He wanted to drop the bomb, then run.

It's going to backfire.


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Never understood the "Obama is likeable guy" rep. He's acting like a dictator today in more ways than one.
Reporter was out of line. Period.


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but I don't like the attitude Obama takes when he is challenged.

He lectures. He doesn't like being interrupted mid-lecture.

My biggest problem with Obama is his blatant distortion of opponent's positions that he passes off with statements like "The basic fact is.." or "Independent analysts say this..." or "Republicans used to represent this..." or "This isn't political conjecture..."


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Reporter was out of line. Period.

I don't think anyone disputes that.
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He doesn't like being interrupted mid-lecture.


No President should be interrupted by a credentialed reporter while speaking from the Rose Garden. This is beyond a breach of protocol.


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My biggest problem with Obama is his blatant distortion of opponent's positions that he passes off with statements like "The basic fact is.." or "Independent analysts say this..." or "Republicans used to represent this..." or "This isn't political conjecture..."



Not nearly as bad as his habit of following up "let me be clear" with a vague generality.


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Joe Joe Joe
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No President should be interrupted by a credentialed reporter while speaking from the Rose Garden. This is beyond a breach of protocol

Guess you missed the part where I said this...
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Totally inappropriate. Let the President speak. Even if he wants to ramble for hours and hours. It's a product of the Office.


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He lectures. He doesn't like being interrupted mid-lecture. My biggest problem with Obama is his blatant distortion of opponent's positions that he passes off with statements like "The basic fact is.." or "Independent analysts say this..." or "Republicans used to represent this..." or "This isn't political conjecture..."


I agree, but the reporter was a douche for interrupting him mid speech.


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