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21. Your passivity is duly noted. n/t
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  -During a speech at a $30,000-a-plate dinner, President Obama ... ColbertWatcher  May-28-09 06:15 PM   #0 
  - Here's the ENTIRE QUOTE for those who haven't read it:  NYCGirl   May-28-09 06:17 PM   #1 
  - Do you have a link so I can add the full quote? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:19 PM   #4 
  - Even better. Here's a filmclip:  NYCGirl   May-28-09 06:21 PM   #8 
     - Wow, that's Obama live and in person speaking the whole quote!!!!  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:58 PM   #70 
     - The OP would prefer something that won't disappear in a few months.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:02 PM   #77 
     - Unless, of course, Politico hired a look-alike to do that.  NYCGirl   May-28-09 07:03 PM   #78 
        - Or, perhaps Politco links might not last as long as a permanent transcript from a trusted source.n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:04 PM   #81 
        - ...thus you can never fix the partial quote in your O/P due to a "technicality"  HughMoran   May-28-09 07:06 PM   #83 
           - I apologize. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:06 PM   #86 
           - I'm always impressed...  The Doctor.   May-28-09 09:25 PM   #140 
           - You... you just BLEW MY MIND  Number23   May-28-09 10:52 PM   #145 
              - 'Caught me off guard  HughMoran   May-28-09 10:59 PM   #146 
              - Meh.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 11:40 PM   #154 
              - There's nothing stopping you from posting whatever you want.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 11:44 PM   #155 
           - The full quote is worse. /nt  readmoreoften   May-28-09 11:01 PM   #147 
              - That's what I was thinking, too. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 11:40 PM   #153 
        - OMG! It's Barack the magic negro!  HughMoran   May-28-09 07:13 PM   #95 
     - Again with the fucking facts. Get that shit out of here, don't you know ...  11 Bravo   May-28-09 07:19 PM   #104 
     - Not teh facts!  HughMoran   May-28-09 07:36 PM   #115 
     - Wow!  Brooklyns_Finest   May-28-09 09:11 PM   #134 
        - The President apologized to Nancy Reagan, he should apologize for this. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 09:32 PM   #141 
        - How would you know about primary rehash?  mtnester   May-29-09 04:00 AM   #159 
  - Uggh. DU imitates Faux &/or CNN  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:23 PM   #11 
  - Not the first time  CreekDog   May-28-09 06:36 PM   #40 
  - And it wasn't just gay-rights protestors out there.  backscatter712   May-28-09 06:26 PM   #18 
  - yes, totally!  Neecy   May-28-09 06:31 PM   #30 
  - Don't forget the Armenians were out there too.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:33 PM   #32 
  - Is there a choice for that in the poll?  omega minimo   May-28-09 06:40 PM   #48 
  - I'm such a dupe. Tried to ask Colbert Watcher to amend the quote and lookey here!  rvablue   May-28-09 06:48 PM   #58 
  - I apologized and changed it. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:11 PM   #92 
  - he wasnt even making a friggin joke. he made a comment. even this poll isnt accurate... n/t  seabeyond   May-28-09 06:58 PM   #69 
  - The consensus was that he was making a joke. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:34 PM   #113 
     - because a poster starts a thread that is a lie saying obama made a joke about gays....  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:56 PM   #119 
        - Excuse me. Are you referring to THIS thread? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:37 PM   #128 
           - no. n/t  seabeyond   May-28-09 08:46 PM   #132 
  - some folks here who go ape shit crazy about every LITTLE thing said or not said, done or not done  ncteechur   May-28-09 10:19 PM   #143 
  - The cowboy is no longer President; we can raise expectations now. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 10:44 PM   #144 
  - Yeah, his total failure on a civil rights issue is a "little thing." With friends like you  readmoreoften   May-28-09 11:03 PM   #148 
  - Obama was just being honest.  Vidar   May-31-09 12:44 AM   #162 
  - You forgot one option AND the full quote  Bucky   May-28-09 06:17 PM   #2 
  - You know, I went looking for the full quote, do you have a link? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:18 PM   #3 
  - Um, there's a DU thread around here someplace that links to DKoz that has a link...  Bucky   May-28-09 06:20 PM   # 
  - I asked google and that's what I used to make the OP. You're the one saying it's wrong.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:22 PM   #9 
  - Here ya go  Bucky   May-28-09 06:21 PM   #7 
     - Politico? Is there really no other source? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:22 PM   #10 
        - It's a filmclip I don't think there's any politicizing going on in it. NT  NYCGirl   May-28-09 06:24 PM   #13 
  - absolutely. i read full quote, isnt a joke, isnt dissing... he made a comment  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:00 PM   #72 
     - Where did you ead the full quote!? Please post a link! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:07 PM   #87 
        - quote, ABC news, is that an ok place for you  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:14 PM   #98 
           - Actually, the transcript from Daily Kos (which has been added to the OP) ...  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:28 PM   #110 
  - 30K a plate? Let the peons eat cake. nt  earth mom   May-28-09 06:19 PM   #5 
  - Yeah seriously  notesdev   May-28-09 06:25 PM   #14 
  - "people with $30k to burn get access to the President"  Boojatta   May-28-09 06:56 PM   #66 
  - That was my first thought as well.  Individualist   May-28-09 07:22 PM   #107 
  - The protesters didnt have 30,000 bucks to fork over  Mari333   May-28-09 06:20 PM   #6 
  - Joking about civil rights is always uncalled for - weather its included in a group of protesters or  FreeState   May-28-09 06:23 PM   #12 
  - Please watch the clip. He was ADMIRING the protestors. NT  NYCGirl   May-28-09 06:25 PM   #15 
  - wow, I haven't heard that one yet  Neecy   May-28-09 06:26 PM   #19 
  - Yes, that's what "I like that" means. NT  NYCGirl   May-28-09 06:34 PM   #35 
  - No, he tacked on some bullshit about admiring the protesters after dismissing them.  readmoreoften   May-28-09 11:06 PM   #149 
     - Actually he said "like". He didn't say he admired them. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-29-09 12:44 AM   #156 
  - My thoughts exactly. Mr. President, you owe the protesters an apology.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:26 PM   #17 
  - I admit I'm late to this party...  stillcool   May-28-09 06:36 PM   #41 
  - The OP has a link to the transcript of Obama's remarks. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-30-09 10:25 PM   #160 
  - it wasnt a joke. it was a comment. geeesh..... n/t  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:01 PM   #74 
  - The fake outrage over this joke is absurd.  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:25 PM   #16 
  - Your passivity is duly noted. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:27 PM   #21 
  - Fix the fucking lie that is the partial quote in the O/P before edit period is up  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:28 PM   #25 
  - why do you think the full quote is any better?  Neecy   May-28-09 06:29 PM   #27 
  - Insulting? It's self-effacing  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:33 PM   #33 
     - It's your opinion that it's self-effacing  Neecy   May-28-09 06:36 PM   # 
     - Well, I watched it and it was 100% appropriate  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:40 PM   #47 
     - Your point of subjectivity is fair.  The Doctor.   May-28-09 09:48 PM   #142 
     - SELF-EFFACING? No. It's an insincere perfunctory gesture after a cowardly comment.  readmoreoften   May-28-09 11:10 PM   #150 
        - I don't know about all that.  ColbertWatcher   May-31-09 03:13 AM   #164 
  - I've asked for a link to the full quote! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:30 PM   #29 
     - Post #1?  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:31 PM   #31 
        - I don't know. I asked for a link.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:35 PM   #36 
           - So the actual video posted as a response to your request was not good enough?  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:38 PM   #43 
              - Is there no transcript? I thought we were not posting crap from Politico anymore? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:41 PM   #50 
                 - Lamest cop-out ever. It's a video of Obama - the exact point of this thread  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:44 PM   #53 
                    - I'm looking for something more permanent than a video clip from Politico.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:48 PM   #57 
                       - oh. my. gawd.  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:53 PM   #63 
  - I voted in your little poll although having a poll over this  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:45 PM   #54 
     - Illustration: Minimizing the concerns of others via put down and ridicule.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:51 PM   #60 
     - No, you're exaggerating he importance of an off-handed remark made by the President. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:56 PM   #67 
  - Invalidating how other people feel is a personal attack, not an argument.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:27 PM   #22 
  - I'm not responsible for your hurt feelings.  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:39 PM   #45 
  - Thank you for the excellent illustration of your anti-social behavior.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:41 PM   #49 
     - LOL!  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:46 PM   #55 
        - You bet. And, thanks for yet another one.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:48 PM   #59 
  - Others fake outrage is worthy of discussion here  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:42 PM   #51 
     - Your O is noted. Being unable to read other people must be hell.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:47 PM   #56 
        - Whole community?  HughMoran   May-28-09 06:55 PM   #64 
           - It's good to know that the Democrats are doing so well  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:56 PM   #65 
              - Yeah, this inferred insult will surely drive off millions of voters  HughMoran   May-28-09 07:01 PM   #73 
                 - Thank god you aren't running anyone's campaign.  EFerrari   May-28-09 07:01 PM   #75 
                    - I thank god every day that I'm not running anybody's campaign  HughMoran   May-28-09 07:03 PM   #79 
  - What is fake about this outrage?  fair trade soy chai   May-28-09 06:58 PM   #68 
  - No one can answer that question. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-31-09 03:06 AM   #163 
  - this is like the most absurdly worst i have seen yet on du. n/t  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:02 PM   #76 
  - Why "we" are labeled as the angry left - - - could you be more obvious?  Bluebear   May-28-09 07:09 PM   #90 
  - "those weapons of mass destruction must be in here somewhere" nt  msongs   May-28-09 06:27 PM   #20 
  - Ho, ho, ho! Very funny, Mr. pResident! Such a kidder! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:28 PM   #23 
  - have you read the full quote? it wasnt a joke. a comment saying he liked hearing protesters  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:03 PM   #80 
     - Do you have a link? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:05 PM   #82 
        - you know very well what you are doing. the first poster on your thread provided the quote  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:08 PM   #89 
           - I do know what I'm doing.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:14 PM   #99 
              - but even being told, you post it as a joke cause people that want to be angry insisted it was a joke  seabeyond   May-28-09 07:18 PM   #102 
                 - I'm sorry. My polls are never as precise as I'd like them to be.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:24 PM   #108 
  - Oh goody, a poll will solve everything.  Bluebear   May-28-09 06:28 PM   #24 
  - A poll is another way to get people to see other peopl's points of view.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:29 PM   #28 
     - Fewer people care about gay rights here than Obama's feelings  Bluebear   May-28-09 06:35 PM   #37 
     - Hard to get at people's point of view when you leave out 2/3 of the quote.  rvablue   May-28-09 06:36 PM   #38 
        - I googled and posted what I found. PLEASE post a link so I can correct it. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:37 PM   #42 
        - We posted a link and a filmclip. What more do you need? You can hear it  NYCGirl   May-28-09 06:39 PM   #44 
        - Here:  rvablue   May-28-09 06:43 PM   #52 
        - If somebody hires a fucking skywriter to spread his actual wordsacross the sky ...  11 Bravo   May-28-09 07:29 PM   #111 
           - I accept your apology.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:36 PM   #114 
              - Apparently you edited the OP while I was reading all 2,365 of your requests for a link ...  11 Bravo   May-28-09 07:51 PM   #116 
                 - What wonderful advice! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:55 PM   #118 
                    - Then by all means, follow it.  11 Bravo   May-28-09 08:31 PM   #125 
                       - LOL! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:37 PM   #127 
        - Here:  rvablue   May-28-09 06:40 PM   #46 
           - Why not link to Dkos? Or to the source linked-to from DKos? n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:06 PM   #84 
  - I think it was intended as a comment about holding his feet to the fire.  Forkboy   May-28-09 06:29 PM   #26 
  - Exactamundo. n/t  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:59 PM   #71 
  - Yes. Flippant was the word I've been looking for all day. Thank you. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:17 PM   #101 
  - Which promise was he talking about?  stillcool   May-28-09 06:34 PM   #34 
  - He has a staff of people who can tell him which person asked him to keep his promise.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 06:36 PM   #39 
     - it was a lot of people..  stillcool   May-28-09 06:52 PM   #61 
  - what's he doing at a $30K/plate dinner, anyway? His campaign fund was in the black last I heard.  Hannah Bell   May-28-09 06:53 PM   #62 
  - I'd have to check, but I don't think the fundraiser was for himself.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:25 PM   #123 
  - People are poutraging over this? Sheesh.  BlooInBloo   May-28-09 07:06 PM   #85 
  - Took you long enough. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:08 PM   #88 
  - Been working a lotta hours lately.  BlooInBloo   May-28-09 07:11 PM   #93 
     - Dude, you need to take breaks or something. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:12 PM   #94 
        - After working all Mem Day weekend, I left early today, and not goin in tomorrow...  BlooInBloo   May-28-09 07:13 PM   #96 
           - Post #85? Well, you need to snark earlier than that. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:16 PM   #100 
  - Uh-oh  HughMoran   May-28-09 07:10 PM   #91 
  - Fuck the gays! Idiots pout about EVERYTHING.  jesus_of_suburbia   May-28-09 07:14 PM   #97 
     - Exactly. For a guy who gets criticized for "taking on too many issues" ...  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:21 PM   #106 
  - How very... Marie Antoinette. nt  ProgressIn2008   May-28-09 07:18 PM   #103 
  - Perfect description.  solstice   May-28-09 08:32 PM   #126 
  - Which protest group was he supposed to be "disrespecting" at the venue?  MADem   May-28-09 07:19 PM   #105 
  - There was AT LEAST three groups protesting.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 07:32 PM   #112 
     - More than three groups? All the more reason for him--or his staff--not to  MADem   May-28-09 07:52 PM   #117 
        - Don't try to guess my emotional state, or, more accurately, stop projecting.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:02 PM   #120 
           - You're the one who is the projection expert--describing Obama as "flippant" when the tapes  MADem   May-28-09 08:21 PM   #121 
              - When he made the Nancy Reagan remark no one saw/heard anything flippant, but ...  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:23 PM   #122 
                 - The only person trying to equate that remark with these remarks is you.  MADem   May-28-09 08:29 PM   #124 
                    - "you don't get to decide how the President talks." Fascinating. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:40 PM   #129 
                       - You asserted you did, though. You're apparently easily fascinated, too--by your own comments.  MADem   May-28-09 08:45 PM   #131 
                          - I'm sorry. I wasn't agreeing with you.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 08:57 PM   #133 
                             - You're the one getting declarative about how the president should or should not talk.  MADem   May-28-09 09:13 PM   #136 
                                - "you fell down on the job for the last eight years." Slow down, there. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 09:17 PM   #137 
                                   - Have a nice evening, now! nt  MADem   May-28-09 09:18 PM   #138 
                                      - You too! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 09:19 PM   #139 
  - gee...  Neecy   May-28-09 07:25 PM   #109 
  - $30K a plate pretty much made my brain turn off. The base of the "have mores"  Phoebe Loosinhouse   May-28-09 08:44 PM   #130 
  - Well, technically it is Hollywood, so the prices are skewed. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 09:12 PM   #135 
  - Class war. Hollywood can afford it, but not the gay folks on the street swamped in legal bills  readmoreoften   May-28-09 11:15 PM   #151 
  - Actually, I think I got that wrong.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 11:21 PM   #152 
  - Bingo. 30K a plate dinner in the middle of the Great Recession.  roamer65   May-30-09 10:34 PM   #161 
  - uggh... when will the faux outrage end?!  ecstatic   May-29-09 12:55 AM   #157 
     - !  ColbertWatcher   May-29-09 01:01 AM   #158 

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