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Mon Sep 24, 2012, 04:27 AM

The American Thinker: The Awful Truth is begins to break through the liberal bubble

Obviously, I do not agree with this article. In fact I think it is stark raving insane. But I am genuinely fascinated with the alternative reality one can find in a publication that is considered completely mainstream within conservative Republican circles.

It has gotten so bad for the Obama campaign that even Politico is starting to notice that Obama's got nothing much to offer voters and can't articulate an appealing message. Of course, in order to break this news to inhabitants of the liberal bubble, it casts the problem as a "stumble out of the gate" -- sticking to the beloved horse race metaphor. Heavyweights Mike Allen and Jim Vandehei write:

Obama, not Mitt Romney, is the one with the muddled message - and the one who often comes across as baldly political. Obama, not Romney, is the one facing blowback from his own party on the central issue of the campaign so far - Romney's history with Bain Capital. And most remarkably, Obama, not Romney, is the one falling behind in fundraising.

Obama personally seems immune to negative feedback. Valerie Jarrett and Michelle keep him insulated from negative information, and to the extent the campaign follows his directives, it will continue to believe that his magical personality will persuade voters that piling on debt and demonizing business are just the medicine our ailing economy needs. It will work about as well as his magical personality has worked with the Iranian mullahs.

There's lots of interesting horse race detail in the Politico piece, by the way. The Awful Truth about Obama is sinking in throughout the Democrat establishment. Many of these people fear an electoral wipeout, with discouraged Democrats staying home.

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I can now understand how it was in 2008 McCain supporters started election night by getting dressed up to celebrate only to end the evening staring in space in utter disbelief

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Freddie Sep 2012 #2
veganlush Sep 2012 #3
Douglas Carpenter Sep 2012 #4
teenagebambam Sep 2012 #5
OnyxCollie Sep 2012 #9
supernova Sep 2012 #6
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Blue_Tires Sep 2012 #11
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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 04:50 AM

2. "The country is drowning in debt!"

I get that response from a winger "friend" regardless of topic, he even defended the Repugs voting down the veterans jobs bill for that reason. My response:
Economics 101:
Pay down the debt in good times.
Prime the pump in bad times.
Honor our veterans at all times.

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 05:34 AM

3. did you read the comments?

Those people are deranged. what's with all the Michelle hatred? Its bizzare and scary over there

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Response to veganlush (Reply #3)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 05:59 AM

4. I didn't until now. I must admit I do find it fascinating that as kuko as these opinions are -

among the 25% to 35% of American people who live in this alternative universe - these utterly crazy ideas are considered completely mainstream. As Frank Schaeffer described it, "the fifth column of the insane." Once upon a time they were just loonies to laugh at. Now, I fear that they are becoming a real threat to democracy itself and the peace of the world. - The enemy within.

listed some for purely information purposes, of course

We've never had a committed communist/marxist in the presidency before -- along with his cabinet and advisors and at least a third of congress.
That proposition should have been refuted, soundly...alas the rhetoric was contained. The road to serfdom, remember! central planning, biggggg brother!

If people expect the media to shell out facts, information, truth, knowledge, then they will wait til the cows come home for critical thought and philosophical wisdom and the real conversation that needs to happen.

The words we use matter. the utter marxism of today's democrat party is not the same as the ol' liberal of EVEN 30 years ago, let alone 150 years ago. Just try to listen to D.Wasserman Shultz for 2 minutes! or any union-big shot. or Maxine Waters, or Chuck Shumer, or Nancy Pelosi or George Miller...the list is long

Mike6 Obama is a performance artist and a pathological liar like Benito Mussolini. Benito destoyed beautiful Italy and Obama is restructuring America into a classwarfare, hate the rich, marxist paradise.

Obama, like Gandhi and Hitler and others, is an accident of history. With superb speaking skills, he followed a president who mumbled. With black skin, he came to power in a country sick with racial guilt. Thru no effort on his part, the media dominated public discussion and it fell in love with him, hiding his errors and making him seem far more perfect than he ever was.

With these elements in place, traditional corrupt politics did the rest. Now, with the sudden discovery that he's a dufus-head with nothing whatever to recommend him - no ideas, no people skills, no sense of history, no concept of how an economy works, no clue about the working class - he is about to be rudely flushed down the toilet of history.

Bon voyage, liberal tool. And take your insufferable spouse with you.

Superb speaking skills. Not. Why are you repeating this blatantly false meme? The man can read a teleprompter (flatly and woodenly). His skills were dubbed "superb" because he's half black and to have said anything else would have been racist. Call me what you will now. Enough.


ch91461 1 comment collapsed Collapse Expand No kidding. In the early days when he was peddling his O-care. "Everybody knows that it makes no sense that you send a kid to the emergency room for a treatable illness like asthma, they end up taking up a hospital bed, it costs, when, if you, they just gave, you gave them treatment early and they got some treatment, and a, a breathalyzer, or inhalator, not a breathalyzer. (crowd laughing) I haven't had much sleep in the last 48 hours. "
Such a great speaker. all the uuhh, ahh, you know, and "breathalyzer". And these people say GWB was "stupid"?

They pounced on GWB for pronounciation of the word "nuclear", and this "genius" does not know the difference between inhaler and breathalyzer.
and of course, how can you forget the "corpsemen".

! Please quit with the "superb speaking skills" lie! He whistles his "ss" and the stammering is unbearable.

FRS 1 comment collapsed Collapse Expand Yes, the same speaking skills of the MSM, the hosts can read a teleprompter too. That and Marxism won't buy them a cup of coffee, so if their not telegenic they are useless.

Bush's mumbles were more coherent than any gibberish coming out of that liars mouth and there is no such thing as racial guilt, all of you that have it are (removed) sellouts. Blacks only have themselves to blame. Bottom line is Obama is a failure same as the democrat party and the people that keep voting democRAT.

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Collapse Expand And the 'likability factor'? I can't find one likeable thing about him. I even hate that 'perfect', plastic smile of his.

2 comments collapsed Collapse Expand Jack, please check out Obama's nonexistent speaking skills when he does not have TOTUS. Obama stammers and stutters.

CELT 1 comment collapsed Collapse Expand That is beacuse of the myth of his superior intelligence. A real intelligent person would not need a teleprompter and would be an accomplished conversationalist. He is incapable of thinking on his feet.

The "Awful Truth" about Faux-bama:

1. He is and always has been a FRAUD in every sense of the word!
2. He lies everytime he opens his mouth.
3. He IS a Muslim, and thus HATES the Freedom that the USofA represents.
4. His incompetency is only outshone by his inability to change/listen to others.
5. He has brought untold millions of his kool-aid drunk minions into the Federal government and no amount of disinfectant will ever rid us of them. (See Kagan, Sotomeyer...)
6. He has printed, borrowed and spent untold TRILLIONS creating well in excess of $16T debt, that cannot be paid off.
8. He has made the WORLD an enormously LESS safe place every time he has interacted with Allies OR enemies!
7. etc., Etc., ETC.!!

Let me know when any of this "breaks through the liberal bubble!"


I could not agree with you more, except for #4. He is not incompetent. Bozo the puppet on a string is doing exactly what puppetmaster Soros wants him to do: destroy the economy of this country. The only thing standing in the way of a communist takeover of the entire world is the United States military. The only reason there is still anything called 'freedom' on this earth is because, between our bases all over the world and our aircraft carriers, we can project our military power to pretty much any part of the populated parts of the earth within a matter of hours. And it is our incredible economy that allows us to support and fund that military. Destroy thr economy and the military can't be funded, and freedom will disappear from this earth for centuries - or longer. The elitists want to turn the world back to feudalism, with them as the lords and everyone else as slaves to them. The Democrats have lied, cheated, and stolen elections for decades to get where they are today, more or less in charge of this country, and with a full-fledged Marxist in the WH. They will not give it up easily. Expect every imaginable dirty trick to be pulled before the election in November: riots, staged terrorist attacks, whatever is necessary. Brace yourselves.

. I never understood the need for bases around the world. Now I do.

is arrogant, cold, lazy, and ignorant. He was extremely unqualified to be President. The Democrats ran one on the american people.

Bear+Grant 1 comment collapsed Collapse Expand You are right, GreyEagle... But they could not have done it without the lockstep liberal media and the very, very foolish Democrats. And by the way, in the last forty years, have you ever seen a Democrat president truely qualified for the position??? Good Democrats just don't get elected to POTUS.

I don't know if Obama is a shitte muslim or just a communist.
Collapse Expand His views are evolving.....

In 2008 The media made damn sure we didn't know diddly about Obama. We still don't, but now he has a record in office and the fact that he isn't running on that record tells us all we need to know.

Obama was elected in 2008 because our communist media hid his marxist sympaties, black power loyalties and that he hated women as much as Lenin and Stalin hated women and that is why he married Moochelle.

I think it is entirely plausible that Moochelle is his handler, as opposed to his spouse, and their children are there, not as a product of a natural marriage, but as a sick pathetic attempt at disguising their true relationship.

Obama was elected in 2008 because he's (half) black, period.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/05/the_awful_truth_about_obama_begins_to_break_through_the_liberal_bubble_comments.html#disqus_thread#ixzz27NZOiiit

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 06:25 AM

5. "The only thing standing in the way..."

"... of a communist takeover of the entire world is the United States military"


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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 09:46 AM

9. All these idiots know are personalities.



"Harry Reid!"

"Nancy Pelosi!"

"Barney Frank!"


And, what the hell, throw in ACORN, too. (Doesn't matter that they are defunct.)

The RWers "Big Picture Analysis" is less coherent (and further detached from reality) than the storyline for WWE Monday Night RAW Wrestling.

I was told by a RWer that Bill Clinton was a Communist. A Communist? The guy who signed the law that allowed investment banks and commercial lenders to merge? The guy who signed the law that allowed the unregulated derivatives trade, of which Bank of America alone has about $70 TRILLION invested? That guy? A Communist?

Maybe if he wore a big, black hat, and a red jacket, and black boots, and he did that little dance where you cross your arms and kick your legs out, maybe then he would be a "Communist," but not in any accurate sense of the word.

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 06:39 AM

6. "is begins" ?

Wow, limited English ability continues to be the norm over there.

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 07:36 AM

7. Wow, oh wow,


Their whole hatred of Obama is just one conspiracy theory built on top of another conspiracy theory.

They claim the corporate media is all liberal even though half these conspiracy theories are fed to them by the corporate media.

They think the bushes and cheney were better than Obama, even though Obama won by a landslide and still attracts huge crowds. Even the RepubliCON National convention kept W. and Cheney at arms length because so many people hate them. But these crazies miss W.

They try to slur Obama by claiming he is a secret muslim, even though being a muslim in the US is perfectly legal and normal. They theorize that his wife and children are impersonators, that one is so crazy I don't even have a rebuttal.

They claim Obama is a socialist, yet Obama is criticized regularly by his own party for NOT being more like a socialist.

They believe that Mitt Romney is leading in the campaign for president yet most polls have Romney seriously losing.

Do these people live in the real world? Why do they have such a problem distinguishing between reality and some myth spun by crazy people?

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 08:41 AM

8. Ya'll got climate control inside that cone of delusion?

Sure hope so.

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 10:23 AM

10. Yep, I read a D'Souza piece a few days ago

that theorized that Obama is deliberately undermining US policy in the Middle East because of his anti-colonial indoctrination as a youth in Kenya. It's something to behold.

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 12:44 PM

11. No shock here...those public comments are no worse than what I see

on the local newspaper's website...

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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2012, 12:58 PM

12. That article is from May 2012

Maybe that's why it seems even more ridiculous?

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