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ben_meyers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:07 PM
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Obama compared himself to Paris Hilton?
Edited on Mon Aug-04-08 05:08 PM by ben_meyers
One of the beauties of the internet is you can catch people in some contradictions. One of the problems is you can get caught in some contradictions.

The Senator's Humble Beginning
Rising Star Barack Obama Is Resolutely Down to Earth

By Mark Leibovich
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, February 24, 2005; Page C01

There's nothing exotic or complicated about how phenoms are made in Washington, and, more to the point, how they are broken.

"Andy Warhol said we all get our 15 minutes of fame," says Barack Obama. "I've already had an hour and a half. I mean, I'm so overexposed, I'm making Paris Hilton look like a recluse."


http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A48523-2005Feb...


http://www.time.com/time/verbatim/20050228/5.html



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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:08 PM
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1. Self-mockery is an admirable trait.
I don't see the contradiction, here.
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:14 PM
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2. ?--That was clearly a self-deprecating joke. There's no meaningful comparison there.
Sorry, T-R-O...oh, don't make me spell it out.
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grannie4peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:16 PM
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3. but
he is not saying she is vacuous like mcsh*t did
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Overseas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:16 PM
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4. I like the joke. The photo it is on top of doesn't relate to it.
The photo is of a strong, serious statement. Makes the joke look odd.
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Danieljay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:18 PM
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5. I find it interesting you are out there looking. I'm curious, what's behind your sleuthing? n/t
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ben_meyers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:25 PM
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6. It's showing up at a few RW blogs
And I dare to go there to see what's going on. Ignoring them doesn't make them go away.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:27 PM
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7. Oh dear, Ben.
I'm afraid you'll have to go on "The List".

Hey kids, notice this guy's from ARIZONA??? Huh? A-R-I-Z-O-N-A !!!! Doesn't that raise some QUESTIONS???

I'm sorry Ben, but you are "of question" now.

Shame, shame, shame! <------ :sarcasm:


But trust me, there are those that are going to "watch" you from now on.


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