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craigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-27-11 09:20 AM
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76. That's not neccessarily true bush handled them pretty well.
He had message and stayed on it while using members of his administration as surrogates. Obama is basically his own surrogate and he reacts to the media instead of shaping the narrative.
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  -WH staff has distributed copies of POTUS's "long form" birth certificate. Obama to speak shortly. jefferson_dem  Apr-27-11 07:55 AM   #0 
  - Good...let's hope it puts and end to the birther shit. n/t  bluethruandthru   Apr-27-11 07:55 AM   #1 
  - It won't.....They'll claim it's a fabrication.  marmar   Apr-27-11 07:58 AM   #3 
  - This won't stop it, it will continue. n/t  vaberella   Apr-27-11 07:59 AM   #5 
  - You know that it won't. They have moved on to how could he possibly have gotten into Harvard law  deminks   Apr-27-11 08:03 AM   #15 
  - isn't it easy to verify that he indeed attended harvard law?  reggie the dog   Apr-27-11 08:10 AM   #23 
     - Yes - but who ever thought that they would question a birth certificate  karynnj   Apr-27-11 08:40 AM   #56 
  - Big Foot, flying saucers, ghosts, etc live on in some people's mind - so will this.  patricia92243   Apr-27-11 08:04 AM   #16 
  - It won't. Next up: they're going to demand school transcripts and on and on, ad nauseum.  AzDar   Apr-27-11 07:58 AM   #2 
  - This is the worst thing he could have done.  vaberella   Apr-27-11 07:58 AM   #4 
  - They can rant on and question what they want....  RichGirl   Apr-27-11 08:04 AM   #17 
  - My only complaint is he should've waited longer to do it.  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 08:08 AM   #21 
  - I didn't think he would actually do it to be honest. n/t  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:09 AM   #22 
     - 3 years of the same controversy getting nonstop MSM attention.  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 08:14 AM   #29 
  - Word  Doctor_J   Apr-27-11 08:12 AM   #26 
  - You say you recognize why he did it. Why? For the life of me....  Little Star   Apr-27-11 08:29 AM   #44 
  - What will the birthers demand next?  liberal N proud   Apr-27-11 07:59 AM   #6 
  - They'll demand to see his dick. Just like with Bill Clinton. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Apr-27-11 08:11 AM   #25 
  - I much preferred his "go pound sand" approach . . .  MrModerate   Apr-27-11 07:59 AM   #7 
  - I agree - let these distractions continue to divide the GOP  DrDan   Apr-27-11 08:03 AM   #14 
  - Seriously? The President of the United States is entertaining this shit? nt  Deep13   Apr-27-11 08:00 AM   #8 
  - It's an ugly blot on our nations history...that this had to be done.  RichGirl   Apr-27-11 08:01 AM   #9 
  - Won't make the slightest bit of difference. They'll say it was faked. n/t  Azathoth   Apr-27-11 08:01 AM   #10 
  - SOURCE?!  Bicoastal   Apr-27-11 08:02 AM   #11 
  - I hope he blasts the BS from many of "mainstream" repukes who  chelsea0011   Apr-27-11 08:02 AM   #12 
  - Your joking right?  Little Star   Apr-27-11 08:03 AM   #13 
  - of course it's a fraud  melm00se   Apr-27-11 08:04 AM   #18 
  - Now if they really had a time machine  LiberalFighter   Apr-27-11 08:32 AM   #47 
  - Its unfortuate but I guess it had to be done.. the distraction was becoming too distracting.  DCBob   Apr-27-11 08:07 AM   #19 
  - You think this will end, or even improve, the distraction?  Doctor_J   Apr-27-11 08:14 AM   #30 
     - It will stop the MSM from featuring it in their headlines.  DCBob   Apr-27-11 08:17 AM   #32 
     - I think after his handling of the Rev. Wright situation and going on to win it all...  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 08:26 AM   #40 
  - He really didn't really have much of a choice at this point.  nevergiveup   Apr-27-11 08:08 AM   #20 
  - Jesus Christ  Doctor_J   Apr-27-11 08:10 AM   #24 
  - Are you FUCKING kidding me? Why are they legitimizing this BULLSHIT??  Stinky The Clown   Apr-27-11 08:13 AM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-27-11 08:14 AM   #31 
  - I hate it but I get it. They are creating laws in these states dude.  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:25 AM   #38 
  - Why did it take four days to get filed, huh?  CanonRay   Apr-27-11 08:13 AM   #28 
  - Probably filed just before she left the hospital  starroute   Apr-27-11 08:43 AM   #57 
     - It was 7:24 PM on a Friday evening  jberryhill   Apr-27-11 09:06 AM   #71 
     - I was kidding  CanonRay   Apr-27-11 09:18 AM   #75 
        - The trouble is that Freepers really do think that way  starroute   Apr-27-11 12:04 PM   #83 
  - This outright attack on our President's legitimacy  AC_Mem   Apr-27-11 08:18 AM   #33 
  - It looks like the other form. n/t  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:23 AM   #34 
  - This one has much more detail.  DCBob   Apr-27-11 08:25 AM   #37 
     - What detail? It looks the same but the green is darker here.  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:26 AM   #39 
        - Look again. They are different.  jefferson_dem   Apr-27-11 08:28 AM   #41 
        - Not it looks like they removed the boxes.  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:35 AM   #52 
           - Your monitor is defective if you cant see the difference..  DCBob   Apr-27-11 08:37 AM   #54 
        - See link..  DCBob   Apr-27-11 08:29 AM   #43 
  - Chuck Todd tweeted:  tishaLA   Apr-27-11 08:24 AM   #35 
  - How many times did he bring up the subject? Not exactly innocent is he?  LiberalFighter   Apr-27-11 08:33 AM   #49 
  - Random idiot Freeper: "Its a fake!"  jefferson_dem   Apr-27-11 08:25 AM   #36 
  - Look at this one...  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:31 AM   #46 
  - I've lost what little respect I had left for Obama  woolldog   Apr-27-11 08:28 AM   #42 
  - Do you watch the news? They are making and passing laws to stop him from running for President.  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:34 AM   #51 
  - total BS  woolldog   Apr-27-11 08:46 AM   #58 
     - Obviouly that is wrong.  former9thward   Apr-27-11 11:11 AM   #80 
        - No. You are wrong.  woolldog   Apr-27-11 12:10 PM   #85 
           - They had already put out the short form long ago.  former9thward   Apr-27-11 12:18 PM   #86 
              - Yes, I know.  woolldog   Apr-27-11 01:53 PM   #88 
  - You've lost what little respect you had left for Obama...  jefferson_dem   Apr-27-11 08:37 AM   #53 
  - I still had hope at least.  woolldog   Apr-27-11 08:49 AM   #59 
     - Aw....  jefferson_dem   Apr-27-11 08:53 AM   #63 
     - No  woolldog   Apr-27-11 08:56 AM   #65 
        - Of course you will...  Drunken Irishman   Apr-27-11 02:44 PM   #90 
           - Et tu drunk Irishman?  woolldog   Apr-27-11 08:53 PM   #95 
              - You've been the most condescending, negative, wishy-washy Obama support I've ever come across...  Drunken Irishman   Apr-28-11 02:44 AM   #96 
              - *cough* *cough* Bullshit...  jefferson_dem   Apr-28-11 05:35 AM   #97 
     - No you didn't...  Drunken Irishman   Apr-27-11 02:42 PM   #89 
  - I'll criticize Obama alot on policy, especially his hot mess of an education plan  liskddksil   Apr-27-11 08:57 AM   #66 
  - He isn't "capitulating" ... he's making them look even crazier.  NYC Liberal   Apr-27-11 02:55 PM   #91 
  - Haha! Trump is up now, taking credit and blaming Obama for waiting so long.  jefferson_dem   Apr-27-11 08:29 AM   #45 
  - Ha!,,, what a buffoon!!  DCBob   Apr-27-11 08:33 AM   #48 
  - I am so embarrassed by this creep (trump).....why does he get so much  Gin   Apr-27-11 08:34 AM   #50 
  - he looks like a carnival barker. Hurry hurry hurry step right up and hear all this bs I just made up  craigmatic   Apr-27-11 08:53 AM   #62 
  - and the President correctly called him a carnival barker  tishaLA   Apr-27-11 08:56 AM   #64 
     - Yeah this is a complete none issue and just a way to de-legitimize him.  craigmatic   Apr-27-11 09:01 AM   #68 
  - Of course. Anyone who thought this would shut the GOP/birthers up  Doctor_J   Apr-27-11 09:27 AM   #77 
  - I just realized something. It's still called a CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH.  vaberella   Apr-27-11 08:38 AM   #55 
  - I don't know what Obama had to gain from this. If anything it gives the right another talking point  craigmatic   Apr-27-11 08:51 AM   #60 
  - "asshole trump"  jefferson_dem   Apr-27-11 08:53 AM   #61 
  - The reasons he gave at his press conference should be good enough.  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 08:58 AM   #67 
  - I don't believe that. He didn't even get involved in the budget issue until late. There's got to be  craigmatic   Apr-27-11 09:03 AM   #69 
     - Yep  Mrsadkins9399   Apr-27-11 09:05 AM   #70 
     - The fact that you think "he didn't even get involved in the budget issue until late"  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 09:06 AM   #72 
        - Yeah maybe so but the there were other things going on last week besides this nonsense.  craigmatic   Apr-27-11 09:14 AM   #73 
           - There can be no well calculated long term plan for handling the media.  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 09:17 AM   #74 
              - That's not neccessarily true bush handled them pretty well.  craigmatic   Apr-27-11 09:20 AM   #76 
                 - Bush didn't handle them. They chose to cooperate.  phleshdef   Apr-27-11 09:51 AM   #78 
  - What to gain? He took away the MSM's little shiny playtoy.  CakeGrrl   Apr-27-11 09:54 AM   #79 
  - "it's not going to make this birther nonsense go away" - That's a good thing,  NYC Liberal   Apr-27-11 02:57 PM   #92 
  - What he had to gain from it is that the media didn't want to let him break into their programming  Bodhi BloodWave   Apr-27-11 03:11 PM   #93 
  - OK Mr Trump the ball's in your court.  Ganja Ninja   Apr-27-11 11:56 AM   #81 
  - Wisely, the prez used the opportunity to talk about the real issues and chastise the media...  polichick   Apr-27-11 11:59 AM   #82 
  - President Obama feels the birthers are distracting from...  kjackson227   Apr-27-11 12:10 PM   #84 
  - Now it's up to The Donald to prove his hair isn't a comb-over.  the_chinuk   Apr-27-11 01:44 PM   #87 
  - At least some folks will have a souvenir that'll be worth  Fire1   Apr-27-11 03:20 PM   #94 
 

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