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15. Nice post. I like "Fox News School for Overstating Manufactured Political Attacks".
Edited on Fri Sep-17-10 07:34 PM by Pirate Smile

edit - my favorite manufactured outrage - "Lipstick on a Pig" - OMG!!! Obama called Palin a pig! Arrgghhhh!
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  -Obama Mocks Public Option Supporters t0dd  Sep-17-10 07:22 PM   #0 
  - WHAAAA! And the goblins will get  babylonsister   Sep-17-10 07:23 PM   #1 
  - Elizabeth Warren??? Who's that? On to the next manufactured outrage.  Pirate Smile   Sep-17-10 07:23 PM   #2 
  - Wow, only 2 messages into the thread before calling a thoughful post Obama-bashing  CreekDog   Sep-18-10 12:37 AM   #105 
  - Especially since what we got is not controlling premium increases, making insurance even less  DailyGrind51   Sep-17-10 07:24 PM   #3 
  - Pffffffft. n/t  Scurrilous   Sep-17-10 07:25 PM   #4 
  - I think Obama should have also mentioned drug re-importation  Captain Rock   Sep-17-10 07:25 PM   #5 
  - Glenn Greenwald,  ProSense   Sep-17-10 07:27 PM   #6 
  - OFFS  SoxFan   Sep-17-10 07:28 PM   #7 
  - Wasn't this posted just a short time earlier? I'm pretty sure it was.  MineralMan   Sep-17-10 07:29 PM   #8 
  - It was locked. So, IBTL!  babylonsister   Sep-17-10 07:30 PM   #10 
     - Yes, I imagine so. Some folks can't pass on any opportunity  MineralMan   Sep-17-10 07:33 PM   #17 
     - And the good doctor relieved of his practice. nt  blondeatlast   Sep-17-10 07:55 PM   #39 
        - It was only a matter of time.  babylonsister   Sep-17-10 07:57 PM   #42 
           - Swell! Looking for work, volunteering in the meantime,  blondeatlast   Sep-17-10 08:16 PM   #55 
              - I'm okay, volunteering also, p/t job, hanging in there. nt  babylonsister   Sep-17-10 10:08 PM   #96 
  - I know you didn't intend it, but this has become a comedy thread  Stinky The Clown   Sep-17-10 07:29 PM   #9 
  - All the usual comedians have shown up.  Dr.Phool   Sep-17-10 10:32 PM   #100 
  - Glenn Greenwald: automatic unrecommend. n/t  LoZoccolo   Sep-17-10 07:30 PM   #11 
  - Rec. for Glenn Greenwald and everyone else who stands up for the American  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 08:06 PM   #48 
     - +100 and thank you  inna   Sep-17-10 11:18 PM   #103 
        - Honey, it is turning into --  Hell Hath No Fury   Sep-18-10 01:55 AM   #107 
        - No, it's not just you. Glenn Greenwals eg, was always a respected  sabrina 1   Sep-19-10 05:16 PM   #119 
  - In all fairness to Obama, I think they feel like they DID work their asses off for  gateley   Sep-17-10 07:30 PM   #12 
  - This kind of attack reminds me of how Fox news parses and  kratos12   Sep-17-10 07:30 PM   #13 
  - Nice post. I like "Fox News School for Overstating Manufactured Political Attacks".  Pirate Smile   Sep-17-10 07:33 PM   #15 
     - +  Champion Jack   Sep-17-10 07:36 PM   #20 
        - LOL  Pirate Smile   Sep-17-10 07:38 PM   #23 
  - What he said doesn't, IMO, rise to the level of mocking . . .  MrModerate   Sep-17-10 07:31 PM   #14 
  - I wasn't peeved about it until I learned he said it at a $30K a plate fundraiser.  Hello_Kitty   Sep-17-10 07:39 PM   #26 
     - Oh come on. It wasn't like he was showing a video  golddigger   Sep-17-10 08:22 PM   #59 
        - LOL  Hello_Kitty   Sep-17-10 08:36 PM   #66 
  - Unfortunetly and fortunetly.  RandomThoughts   Sep-17-10 07:33 PM   #16 
  - Good for Obama. He is not mocking them for supporting the public option: he is mocking them for  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 07:34 PM   #18 
  - Right. Why are we arguing over WHY President Obama was mocking the left  Hello_Kitty   Sep-17-10 07:41 PM   #29 
     - He isn't mocking "the left." He is mocking a small subset of the left that will never be pleased  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 07:45 PM   #32 
        - If it's just the fringe left that is unhappy, why are Dems poised to lose their majorities this Nov?  t0dd   Sep-17-10 07:48 PM   #34 
        - Because independents are voting for Republicans 2-1, perhaps? n/t  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 07:57 PM   #43 
        - What is he going to do about Social Security? Is he going to come out strong  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 08:12 PM   #51 
        - If we're that insignificant then why bother mocking us?  Hello_Kitty   Sep-17-10 08:22 PM   #58 
        - Only those that choose not to vote (or vote 3rd party) in close districts would take the blame.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 08:25 PM   #62 
           - So I guess you'd better get busy raising the enthusiasm level of those voters hadn't you?  Hello_Kitty   Sep-17-10 08:35 PM   #65 
              - You are assuming it is possible or easy to raise an electorate's enthusiasm in the aggregate.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 08:50 PM   #68 
                 - Wow. Guess we should give up and go home then!  Hello_Kitty   Sep-17-10 10:13 PM   #97 
                    - Not really. There are many options to help sway elections.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 10:19 PM   #98 
        - A majority of the American people supported a PO. So I guess you're right  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:09 PM   #72 
        - No, he wasn't mocking people who supported a PO. He was mocking people who thought a public option  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:17 PM   #78 
           - It WAS necessary for HCR to be worth passing. It was NOT necessary  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:24 PM   #84 
           - Actually, it was not necessary at all, your assertions to the contrary notwithstanding.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:29 PM   #87 
           - Without a PO --  Hell Hath No Fury   Sep-18-10 02:02 AM   #108 
              - To take a page from the late Molly Ivins...  derby378   Sep-19-10 05:22 PM   #121 
        - He is mocking the 80% of the public who wanted a public option n/t  eridani   Sep-18-10 03:32 AM   #111 
        - You mean that small subset that represented over 70% of the population  NorthCarolina   Sep-18-10 07:22 PM   #116 
  - The zombie thread wasn't enough?  janx   Sep-17-10 07:35 PM   #19 
  - Oh, look, FDL?  boppers   Sep-17-10 07:36 PM   #21 
  - Unrecc'd. IMO it is divisive.  AlinPA   Sep-17-10 07:37 PM   #22 
  - No matter how many times this crap article is spammed here, it still does not lend itself...  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 07:38 PM   #24 
  - Greenwald links to Hamsher, and Hamsher links  janx   Sep-17-10 07:41 PM   #28 
     - I have a feeling the Koch Brothers might be slipping a couple of dollars to those two.  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 07:49 PM   #36 
        - Oooh, ouch!  babylonsister   Sep-17-10 07:58 PM   #44 
        - Bipartisanship, in Jane, is admirable. In President Obama...not so much.  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 08:04 PM   #46 
           - ACtually it's the other way around. Bi-partisanship is Obama's idea  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 08:19 PM   #56 
              - Well, we know he's not a card carrying teabagger. Fact of the matter is,  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 08:50 PM   #67 
                 - You didn't answer my question. Why was Grover Norquist invited to speak  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:05 PM   #70 
                    - Tarheel Dem did indeed answer your question.  janx   Sep-17-10 09:36 PM   #91 
                    - No, s/he did not. I asked for an explanation of why Republicans  sabrina 1   Sep-19-10 05:14 PM   #118 
                    - All ideas on the table? Perhaps you should phone the WH?  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 09:57 PM   #95 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-10 10:59 PM   #101 
           - Hi there. Your atrocious grammar aside, I can't stand either of them.  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 11:09 PM   #102 
  - I hope Jane Hamsher runs for President. She has all the answers nt  CBR   Sep-17-10 07:39 PM   #25 
  - No one was "mocked" and what he is saying is 100% accurate.  phleshdef   Sep-17-10 07:40 PM   #27 
  - Posting dishonest, divisive bullshit like this....  27inCali   Sep-17-10 07:41 PM   #30 
  - Yep, and somebody I know already posted the FULL TRANSCRIPTS on DU  USArmyParatrooper   Sep-17-10 08:24 PM   #61 
  - I'm a Public Option supporter who disagrees with you  Matariki   Sep-17-10 07:45 PM   #31 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Sep-17-10 07:46 PM   #33 
  - When none of us show up to work for him both this year and in 2012  jwirr   Sep-17-10 07:48 PM   #35 
  - He's already accepted the fact that he may very well be a one termer.  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 07:52 PM   #38 
  - And that delay is one of the problems. Yes, I know we are not personally  jwirr   Sep-17-10 08:01 PM   #45 
     - So because it wasn't feasible to pass one taking effect now, we should have not passed it taking  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 08:06 PM   #49 
     - Here's wishing the best for you & your family. However, you witnessed  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-17-10 08:13 PM   #52 
        - I would not have killed the bill and I am glad it can help some but  jwirr   Sep-17-10 10:28 PM   #99 
  - And still waiting for all those "improvments" that were to follow.  The Gunslinger   Sep-17-10 09:15 PM   #76 
     - The law is the most progressive piece of social legislation even WITHOUT improvements  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:29 PM   #88 
        - There isn't a damn thing "progressive" --  Hell Hath No Fury   Sep-18-10 02:09 AM   #109 
           - +1  area51   Sep-18-10 11:02 AM   #113 
  - Oh ffs...  SidDithers   Sep-17-10 07:51 PM   #37 
  - There's this thing called the Senate. Perhaps you've heard of it?  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Sep-17-10 07:55 PM   #40 
  - Is meeting with pharmaceutical lobbyists to scrap drug-reimportation part of the process too?  t0dd   Sep-17-10 07:56 PM   #41 
     - Has a deal been made on SS?  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 08:15 PM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-10 08:06 PM   #47 
  - You didn't answer the question. This is a discussion board. And 'whining' is a  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 08:14 PM   #53 
  - Whining is definatly not a rightwing talking point word. It is instead often an apt description. n/t  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 08:23 PM   #60 
  - So what do you think Democrats ought to be saying, that they have not yet said  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:06 PM   #71 
     - I am not saying Democrats should be saying anything they haven't said.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:10 PM   #73 
        - What have they said? I know what the PRogressive Caucus has said  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:19 PM   #80 
           - What happens in November actually has nothing to do with a petition by the progressive caucus that  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:26 PM   #85 
              - No Democrat should cut benefits period. I hope he is not planning to do that  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:33 PM   #90 
                 - I am fully aware of the progressive caucus letter. A majority are not.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:40 PM   #93 
                    - What a majority of the American people know is that there is talk of cutting SS  sabrina 1   Sep-19-10 04:44 PM   #117 
  - Whining is a RW talking point? Since when?  Gman   Sep-17-10 08:33 PM   #64 
     - Favorite word of rightwingers for 'lefties' since way back.  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:12 PM   #74 
        - +1  Fumesucker   Sep-17-10 09:14 PM   #75 
        - "The" is also a favorite word of right wingers. So you should stop using it. n/t  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:18 PM   #79 
           - Would you like me to give you a list of their favorite words for liberals and  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:21 PM   #81 
              - You better stop using the word "the," or you will be emulating rightwingers.  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:22 PM   #82 
                 - As I said, and you now appear to be backing away from your original  sabrina 1   Sep-17-10 09:28 PM   #86 
                    - "I would think that as a Democrat you would agree."  BzaDem   Sep-17-10 09:32 PM   #89 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-10 08:21 PM   #57 
  - If that is true why is every Congressman distancing themselves  doc03   Sep-17-10 08:08 PM   #50 
  - He did no such thing. This is more "WE'RE BEING PERSECUTED!" from the usual suspects  Arkana   Sep-17-10 08:28 PM   #63 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-10 08:58 PM   #69 
  - It's too bad that public option supporters are also being ridiculed here on DU in this string.  Better Believe It   Sep-17-10 09:15 PM   #77 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-10 09:23 PM   #83 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-10 09:38 PM   #92 
  - " see the glass as half empty. (Laughter.)"  unkachuck   Sep-17-10 09:53 PM   #94 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-18-10 12:21 AM   #104 
  - The public option will seem the least of anyones problems when GOP congress has to destroy the ...  DemocraticPilgrim   Sep-18-10 01:31 AM   #106 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-18-10 02:32 AM   #110 
  - Well . . . isn't that special? Our pain and suffering is now comedy material.  Vinca   Sep-18-10 05:21 AM   #112 
  - +1000. One does not start negotiating by giving in immediately. At least  BrklynLiberal   Sep-18-10 06:57 PM   #114 
  - It would have been nice if he had noticed it did not pass thanks to the conservadems.  Mass   Sep-18-10 07:13 PM   #115 
  - Stop picking on Obama. Sniffle, sniffle  Jakes Progress   Sep-19-10 05:18 PM   #120 

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