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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-29-09 04:54 PM
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Steele criticizes Obama's Olympics pitch: "At a time of war, at a time of recession"
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33076658/ns/politics-more_p... /

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Steele said it raised questions about Obama's priorities.

"Where is the focus?" Steele asked. "At a time of war, at a time of recession ... I think this trip is nice but not necessary for the president. The goal should be creating job opportunities not seven years from now, but job opportunities today."

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs laughed when told of Steele's criticism of Obama's trip.

"Who's he rooting for?" Robert Gibbs said. "Is he hoping to hop a plane to Brazil and catch the Olympics in Rio? I don't know. Maybe it's Madrid."



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  -Steele criticizes Obama's Olympics pitch: "At a time of war, at a time of recession" sabra  Sep-29-09 04:54 PM   #0 
  - Even I wouldn't use such a lame argument  derby378   Sep-29-09 04:56 PM   #1 
  - What a surprise! NOT! nt  Saturday   Sep-29-09 04:57 PM   # 
  - And where the hell was Bush when he got the August 6th PDB??  Avalux   Sep-29-09 04:57 PM   #2 
  - Does Steele do anything but bitch and complain about Obama?  Barack_America   Sep-29-09 04:58 PM   #3 
  - Dumbass! There will still be a need for jobs in 7 years  laughingliberal   Sep-29-09 04:58 PM   #4 
  - Yeah, but we all know those won't be "real jobs".  Barack_America   Sep-29-09 05:11 PM   #9 
  - "At a time of war..... Steele criticizes Obama"  DJ13   Sep-29-09 04:58 PM   #5 
  - For the Democratic Party, Steele is the gift that keeps on giving.  ShortnFiery   Sep-29-09 05:01 PM   #6 
  - Steele should ask himself why he associates with the party of racism  still_one   Sep-29-09 05:02 PM   #7 
  - To whomever unrecced this thread:  11 Bravo   Sep-29-09 05:06 PM   #8 
  - Let's see: Obama pitches Olympics in Chicago, Bush cuts brush.  ddeclue   Sep-29-09 05:13 PM   #10 
 

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