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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:25 AM

WHO is Antisocial? GOP Skipped 'Lincoln' Screening, Dinner Invites From President

The president found himself on the defensive about mixing outside his social circle, but the record says Republican leaders spurned his invitations repeatedly.


President Obama says he'd like to socialize with Republicans, but they aren't responding to his overtures. So which is it, a remote president or an opposition party that refuses to hang out with him?

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Boehner may be setting something of a record for sending regrets to the White House. Though he attended at least one state dinner during the George W. Bush Administration, he has turned down invitations to six hosted by Obama (Britain, South Korea, Germany, China, Mexico, and India). McConnell declined to attend the dinners for India and China, as well as a White House event celebrating his home-state University of Kentucky's NCAA basketball championship.



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http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/01/who-are-you-calling-antisocial-gop-skipped-lincoln-screening-dinners/267183/

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ProfessionalLeftist Jan 2013 OP
FSogol Jan 2013 #1
Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #2
lunatica Jan 2013 #3
pinto Jan 2013 #4
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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:26 AM

1. Boehner is always drunk by the time those dinners start and turtles are not nocturnal.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:28 AM

2. they want to wait to have dinner in those countries

free trips

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:29 AM

3. Socializing gets in the way of Boehner's heavy after-work drinking

He'd rather go pass out drunk than do his job.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:30 AM

4. Ha. Good catch.

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Response to pinto (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 12:07 PM

5. Pretentious hypocrisy is the Hallmark of Republicans, I always say

Dumbasses prove it every day.

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