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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:00 PM

John McCain: Obama Playing Politics With Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death

Source: huffingtonpost

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who lost the 2008 presidential election to Barack Obama, harshly criticized him for politicizing the death of Osama bin Laden, which he called the "height of hypocrisy."

"Shame on Barack Obama for diminishing the memory of September 11th and the killing of Osama bin Laden by turning it into a cheap political attack ad. This is the same President who once criticized Hillary Clinton for invoking bin Laden 'to score political points,'" he said in a statement.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/27/john-mccain-obama-bin-laden-anniversary_n_1460320.html



Oh how bitter, This would be a national holiday if Repigs got him,
a ticker tape parade, commemorative coins, QVC Bush plate collection,
and this would have been a Halliburton no contract/contract to add Bush's
head to Mt. Rushmore.

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Reply John McCain: Obama Playing Politics With Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death (Original post)
Grassy Knoll Apr 2012 OP
NICO9000 Apr 2012 #1
Meiko Apr 2012 #32
no_hypocrisy Apr 2012 #2
DCBob Apr 2012 #3
The Velveteen Ocelot Apr 2012 #7
DCBob Apr 2012 #10
jwirr Apr 2012 #4
AverageJoe90 Apr 2012 #53
Politicalboi Apr 2012 #5
madaboutharry Apr 2012 #6
NRaleighLiberal Apr 2012 #8
Dawson Leery Apr 2012 #9
gateley Apr 2012 #11
Maine-i-acs Apr 2012 #12
limpyhobbler Apr 2012 #13
Thinkingabout Apr 2012 #14
Tiggeroshii Apr 2012 #15
Enrique Apr 2012 #16
Judi Lynn Apr 2012 #29
iamthebandfanman Apr 2012 #35
goclark Apr 2012 #40
Smedley_3 Apr 2012 #17
Old and In the Way Apr 2012 #19
Grassy Knoll Apr 2012 #20
TBF Apr 2012 #33
JoePhilly Apr 2012 #36
Auntie Bush Apr 2012 #18
Old and In the Way Apr 2012 #21
Smedley_3 Apr 2012 #22
Grassy Knoll Apr 2012 #24
Smedley_3 Apr 2012 #51
Grassy Knoll Apr 2012 #56
cstanleytech Apr 2012 #23
truthisfreedom Apr 2012 #25
Grassy Knoll Apr 2012 #26
6000eliot Apr 2012 #27
denbot Apr 2012 #28
Judi Lynn Apr 2012 #30
nobodyspecial Apr 2012 #31
iamthebandfanman Apr 2012 #34
SemperEadem Apr 2012 #37
DCBob Apr 2012 #38
Beacool Apr 2012 #39
Major Hogwash Apr 2012 #41
Turbineguy Apr 2012 #42
NYC Liberal Apr 2012 #43
The Second Stone Apr 2012 #44
Kingofalldems Apr 2012 #45
Auntie Bush Apr 2012 #46
Swede Atlanta Apr 2012 #47
Blandocyte Apr 2012 #48
SeattleVet Apr 2012 #49
beac Apr 2012 #50
KinMd Apr 2012 #52
MatthewStLouis Apr 2012 #54
and-justice-for-all Apr 2012 #55

Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:03 PM

1. I never got the respect people ever had for Gramps

He's always been an asshole and just keeps getting worse each passing year.

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Response to NICO9000 (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 07:09 AM

32. I am afraid

 

that he is becoming senile. He has had a hard life and it has finally caught up with him. He needs to retire, and you are correct...he is an asshole.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:03 PM

2. Memo to John McCain: The election is over.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:06 PM

3. If George had got him, OBL's head would be mounted on the wall at the Bush library.

McCain is just jealous.

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Response to DCBob (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:11 PM

7. Didn't W keep Saddam Hussein's gun as a trophy?

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #7)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:17 PM

10. yes.

Im sure Bush is so proud of that one. Sickening.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:08 PM

4. This is real hypocrisy. Given that the rethugs used bin-ladeb to scare everyone ever since 9/11.

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Response to jwirr (Reply #4)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:58 AM

53. Exactly.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:08 PM

5. Let's see

Osama still alive. Magoo: Obama still hasn't killed Osama bin Laden, how can we let him be president for another 4 years while Osama is still out there ready to attack.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:11 PM

6. John McCain has been an asshole his entire life.

Nothing has changed.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:13 PM

8. "GET OFF MY TERRORIST TURF" says gramps. what an asshole!

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:14 PM

9. Keating 5 McCain was right up Bush's rear end

cheerleading the shrub when he used 9/11 for political advantage.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:18 PM

11. Well, yeah. It's a great political achievement. nt

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:22 PM

12. McCain in 2008: "We know where he is, my friends."

- McCain posturing with OBL while OBL was still alive, during the 2008 Presidential debates. Said he would find OBL and take him out, cause he knew where OBL was hiding.

That's playing politics, John.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:40 PM

13. Getting Bin Laden is a symbol of Obama protecting America, keeping us safe,

being tough on terrorism, being a strong leader, not a wimp, all that stuff. The GOP can't stand it.

Romney has no foreign policy or military experience so they had to ask McCain to take a couple shots at the President on the foreign policy/defense stuff.

Lame.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:56 PM

14. Bush never intended to get bin Laden, the Bush family has too many ties to the family

The Bush family has used the bin Laden family for financial aid over the years. Who did Bush go walking hand in hand with? his Saudi buddies. And folks wants to say Obama is Muslim, it is more like the Bush family is.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:02 PM

15. ...and what was "Mission Accomplished?"

I tihnk in McCain's book we should only celebrate when there is nothing to celebrate.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:03 PM

16. go get him, John!

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Response to Enrique (Reply #16)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 02:48 AM

29. He's really got that old Republican gravitas, doesn't he? Great moments in Presidential Debates. n/t

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Response to Enrique (Reply #16)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 09:37 AM

35. ive always loved that pic..

wish someone had a copy of the pic of him pasted ontop of that PBS poll, like that, about palin that people posted a thousand times lol..
that picture was awesome!

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Response to Enrique (Reply #16)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 01:02 PM

40. That really happened ~ right?

It looks like he is having a stroke. : (

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:03 PM

17. Osama

Osama is probably still alive or died years ago. He had kidney disease. Nothing like a Big Boogy Man to blame everything on.

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Response to Smedley_3 (Reply #17)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:23 PM

19. So, the entire Navy Seal Team...Democratic operatives?

Seriously, you think an entire team of Navy Seals would allow themselves to be used for a cheap political prop?

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Response to Smedley_3 (Reply #17)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:24 PM

20. Osama is probably still alive or died years ago......

Alex Jones is that you ?


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Response to Smedley_3 (Reply #17)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 08:26 AM

33. On this site we post about 9/11 musings in one particular forum -

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=forum&id=1135 (creative speculation)

Here is the complete TOS in case you didn't read it: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=termsofservice

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Response to Smedley_3 (Reply #17)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 10:09 AM

36. Drives the right wing nuts that Obama took him out ... I love it.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:06 PM

18. Hey John...Did Bush play politics regarding 9/11?

Bush would never play politics with something so tragic.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:32 PM

21. What a shitty thing to say, but so expected from a bitter old Republican loser.

"Shame on Barack Obama for diminishing the memory of September 11th and the killing of Osama bin Laden by turning it into a cheap political attack ad. "

I guarantee you John McCain would be taking to the Senate well today to remember the event, had the mission been a failure. He'd make plenty of political hay tying Obama to the failure...just like Republicans did to Carter when plan to free the Iran hostages ended with helicopter equipment failure.

I think the victims of 9/11 would be quite happy to have OBL's demise remembered...and we should also remember the spectacular failure of the prior administration and their criminal disregard of the intel that caught them unprepared on 9/11 - because you know damn well Republicans would be demanding such a remembrance had it been a Democratic administration asleep at the wheel on 9/11/01.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 12:04 AM

22. Osama

Check out "loose change 2nd edition"

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Response to Smedley_3 (Reply #22)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 01:16 AM

24. One sided propaganda....

with way too many " What Ifs " A collage of video footage, narrated by a fast talking
tree frog hunter with more Q's than A's , coulda shoulda woulda type production with
99.999% debunk factor, this so called " Documentary" has more holes in it than a pasta strainer.
I Give it a 5 out of 5 tin foil hats.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Reply #24)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 09:31 AM

51. One sided propaganda

You believe everything they tell you? You are a good little mindless robot.

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Response to Smedley_3 (Reply #51)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 11:20 PM

56. LOL, Mindless, HAHAHAHAHA

It's All A Conspiracy, HE HE HE, HO HO HO,HA HA HA, EWEEEEE !!!!

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 12:40 AM

23. "President Bush and the entire GOP including you Sen McCain played politics for years over 9/11

so cut the hypocrisy, please." would be my response to him.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 01:38 AM

25. Nothing, and I mean nothing, will ever take anything away from Obama regarding bin Laden.

This bullshit is coming from the so-called party that actually misspelled Barack's last name ON MANY OCCASIONS to confuse and associate him with a cheap terrorist thug who Obama was ultimately able to crush under his heel like a worthless mid-eastern cigarette.

Created more jobs in America in his first 3 years than bush did in 8.

Gave us universal health care that works. Proven in numerous studies.

Killed Osama bin Laden, a fake terrorist created by the far right in America. (God they hate that.)

Pulled our economy out of a nose-dive created by THEIR party and has it on a course to success, in a very realistic way.

Remember, fellow Democratic Party members, every time they mention Osama bin Laden, it reminds America of the moment when Obama wiped him off the map. Remember that!

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #25)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 01:46 AM

26. ..

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 02:04 AM

27. Says the representative of the party that wrote the book on playing politics with this shit.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 02:08 AM

28. Not like the subtle Bushie Mission Accomplished carrier extravaganza..

I think this is what they are really pissed about..



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Response to denbot (Reply #28)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 02:50 AM

30. Thanks for the excellent corrected image. n/t

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 03:25 AM

31. Yeah, they've pulled this before

Take the opponent's top asset and try to turn it into a liability. They only want to shame him into shutting up. Not going to work. They never can accuse Obama of being soft on terror.

Oh, and if the mission had gone bad, I'm sure they wouldn't mention it. lol

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 09:35 AM

34. Because republicans never exploit anything...

9/11! 9/11! 9/11!!!!!!!

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 10:59 AM

37. OBL is dead and Obama is the one who made it happen. Don't be jealous or mad

because you didn't/wouldn't/couldn't make it happen on your side's watch. When you had the chance you blew it.

you're mad because you can't say "OBL is still alive and Obama did nothing".

go take a nap, gramps. You're still as irrelevant as the day you lost the election.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 11:45 AM

38. Totally legit issue. The Rethugs have been bashing Obama for years for being soft on terrorism..

and "pro-muslim". Taking OBL out is hard evidence that those comments are baseless and simply BS.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 12:37 PM

39. Well, that's politics.

Both sides are hypocritical and both sides will do anything to win the election. Politics is a blood sport and not for the faint of heart.

Nothing new.......

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 02:21 PM

41. . . . and the horse you rode in on.

McCain is so full of shit it isn't even funny.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 04:47 PM

42. I don't recall

McCain running on the "We did not catch bin Laden!" meme in 2008. He could have if he was so proud that they failed. Wingnuts eat that shit up.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 05:09 PM

43. Right. Using the deaths of the 3000 innocent people politically is okay,

but using the death of the mass murderer who killed them isn't?

Okay, John.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 05:19 PM

44. Well, Mission Accomplished, Ace!

Eight years of incompetence by Bush and his Butt Buddy John and they couldn't or wouldn't get the guy. Obama did and should take credit for it politically. After all, he is a politician.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 05:25 PM

45. Where was McCain when Bush played dress-up pilot boy?

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 09:50 PM

46. How come it was OK for Bush to politically capitalize on 9/11 for

eight years...but Obama can't mention killing Osama ? That's pure hypocrisy if I ever saw/heard it.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 09:55 PM

47. Aw.....9-11, 9-11, 9-11, 9-11

Sorry Gramps.......shut the fuck up. No one cares what you think (for your brain is not functioning anymore). You are a two-bit, has-been, LOSER. Yes you have amassed a lot of trinkets and houses too numerous for you to count but in the end you will go to your grave a disgraced NOTHING. And I pray for your soul.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 11:26 PM

48. This IS politics. He's not playing

He did what Bush couldn't do.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 11:27 PM

49. Hey, at least this administration has an anniversary to use.

I seem to remember yer buddy Dum-ya saying something about the whereabouts of Bin Laden as being 'not important', and something that he didn't spend a lot of time on.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 11:36 PM

50. "playing politics" whines the man who was willing to put

a verifiably incompetent nincompoop a single one of his aged, cancery heartbeats away from the Oval Office merely to placate the fundy wing of his party.

STFU, McCain, you pathetic loser.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 09:43 AM

52. Landing on an aircraft carrier...

playing dress up, with..what was the big banner, oh yes, MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. That off course would puzzle the families of thoase killed and wounded AFTER that dog and pony show

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 11:09 AM

54. Buh...buh...but, it was the Seal Team not Obama...

The right wingers will never be able to give Obama any credit for getting Bin Laden.

President Obama put his arse on the line, gave the order, and we got him! Simple as that.




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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 12:16 PM

55. Crawl back under your bridge McCain..nt

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