DISASTER!... Obama Gets Chewed Up & Spit Out On O'Reilly
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Holy False Prophet!... This was awful! Barack Obama went into the No Spin Zone and came out battered and bloody tonight. This interview with Bill O'Reilly was a DISASTER! It was so bad you almost felt sorry for him.
Obama had nothing-- He had no answers. He could not defend or explain his associations with terrorists, racists, and Leftist nutjobs. He couldn't defend his decision to appease the Daily Kooks. He compared Sean Hannity and FOX News to the vile nutroots radicals.
He excused Bill Ayers' terrorist attacks. He could not name one example where FOX News smeared him. He could not name one conservative friend. Obama was so bad that O'Reilly started laughing. It was horrible.
Tonight was the beginning of the end. No, actually the Sarah Palin announcement was the beginning of the end for Obama. Tonight was just more proof.
Obama's Muslim Past Dogs Campaign
Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has launched a tirade against John McCain, claiming he and his campaign are behind reports tying him to the Muslim faith. Obama, a committed Christian today, was born to the Muslim faith and raised as a Muslim in his early youth, though he did not actively practice his religion.
Obama began his broadside last Friday at a campaign stop in Scranton, Pa. "When they say this isn't about issues, it's about personalities, what they're really saying is, 'We're going to try to scare people about Barack. So we're going to say that, you know, maybe he's got Muslim connections, or we're going to say that, you know, he hangs out with radicals, or he's not patriotic,'" Obama told his audience.
McCain's campaign chairman quickly responded to Obama, calling his comment "a cynical attempt to play the victim."
On Sunday, Obama again tried to connect McCain to questions being raised about his faith. "These guys love to throw rocks and hide their hand," Obama said on ABC's "This Week." He then claimed McCain's campaign is working behind the scenes, saying the Islamic talk is "being promulgated on Fox News ... and Republican commentators who are closely allied to these folks." "What I think is fair to say is that coming out of the Republican camp there have been efforts to suggest that perhaps I'm not who I say I am when it comes to my faith," Obama said, which he described as "my Muslim faith" in apparent verbal gaffe.
Obama's campaign clearly is concerned about the persistent discussion of matters involving him and Islam, and it even has paid search ads on Google when words like "Obama Muslim" are plugged in. One Obama search ad is headlined "Barack Obama Muslim Myth" with the following statement: "Barack Obama is a Christian. Get the facts at his official site. BarackObama.com." Obama's media offensive over the Muslim issue suggests he wants any discussion of his religious past taken off the table as the campaign enters its most heated period after the convention.
Obama's ties to Islam are hereditary. His father was a Muslim, though Obama claims he was nonpracticing. According to Islamic law, Obama was born a Muslim, as religion is passed paternally. (Judaism, for example, passes religious identification maternally.) Apparently in deference to his father, his full name, Barack Hussein Obama, is an Arabic name. The name Barack is a derivation of "Barak" -- the horse that took the prophet Muhammad on his flight into heaven.
Though Obama's biological father disappeared from his son's life soon after he was born and returned to his native Kenya, he was raised by his Kansas-born mother and her second husband, an Indonesian who was also a Muslim. Obama has described his mother as a Christian, but Newsweek recently noted she had eschewed her parents' faith in favor of secular humanism....
"In sum: Obama was an irregularly practicing Muslim who rarely or occasionally prayed with his stepfather in a mosque," Pipes writes on his blog DanielPipes.org. "This precisely substantiates my statement that he 'for some years had a reasonably Muslim upbringing under the auspices of his Indonesian stepfather.'"
Obama's campaign is clearly worried that his ties to Islam could become a major problem for swing voters. A Newsweek poll taken in mid-July found that 26 percent of American believe he was raised a Muslim. A survey by Fox News/Opinion Dynamics conducted when Mitt Romney, a Mormon, was a Republican presidential candidate found that 32 percent of voters said they would be less likely to vote for a presidential candidate who is Mormon -- while 45 percent said they would be less likely to vote for a Muslim. And a poll by the Pew Research Center disclosed that 35 percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of Muslims.
Why Isn't Biden More Popular?
Extreme Mortman posed the question about Biden yesterday: "Geez, after 36 years in the Senate, shouldn't more people like you?"
Um, could it be insensitive and boneheaded statements like this? It occurs to me the last prominent Republican to speak to the issue was Sarah Palin. In the end all he did was smear the Mother of a special needs child. Way to go, Joe. No doubt you're going to go down in history as not just the dumbest man in the Senate but the dumbest VP choice ever as well. That Obama sure has some judgment, huh?
Was Joe Biden referring to Sarah Palin, a mother of a child with Down syndrome, when he made this comment? "I hear all this talk about how the Republicans are going to work in dealing with parents who have both the joy, because there's joy to it as well, the joy and the difficulty of raising a child who has a developmental disability, who were born with a birth defect. Well guess what folks? If you care about it, why don't you support stem cell research?"
Not to mention that scientific advances have pulled the carpet out from under his alleged argument.
Slow Joe Hits New Low
Slow Joe Biden's assertion today that people who support unlimited stem cell research care more about special needs children than those who don't is a new low even for Joe. Team McCain's response:
"Barack Obama's running mate sunk to a new low today launching an offensive debate over who cares more about special needs children. Playing politics with this issue is disturbing and indicative of a desperate campaign." - Ben Porritt, McCain-Palin Spokesman
Perhaps because of the spanking Biden got from Archbishop Chaput yesterday, Joe has made it his mission to single-handedly insult every pro-life voter in America, and decided to make sure parents of special needs children had to follow his lead on stem cell research or understand themselves to be uncaring.
Obama rattled as media coverage slips away
Barack Obama tried to present a picture of perfect poise yesterday in the face of evidence that Sarah Palin is transforming the presidential race, insisting that he was less concerned about polls and newspaper headlines than "what I can do for the country". With Democrats asking if the familiar sight of a Republican resurgence is a trend or merely a post-convention bounce, Mr Obama's mask of calm has, at times, slipped to reveal him as uncertain - even disorientated - about how to tackle the unexpected phenomenon of Mrs Palin.
Although he made two weighty policy speeches in Ohio about Iraq and education policy, he now spices campaign appearances with spluttered outrage at how Mrs Palin and Mr McCain are portraying themselves as agents of change - or fulmination over the failure of the media to ask them tough questions. "This is a party that's been in charge for eight years and now they're trying to run against themselves," he told one rally. "These folks are shameless."
While acknowledging that Mrs Palin had a compelling personal story to rival his own - "mother, governor, moose-shooter, I mean, I think that's cool, that's cool, that's cool stuff" - he said that the convention last week "didn't talk about the issues".
Mr Obama's campaign is running television advertisements accusing his Republican rivals of lying about their records, including the belated opposition of Mrs Palin to the so-called Bridge to Nowhere.
If Bill Clinton once accused the media of sanitising coverage of Mr Obama, the boot is now firmly on the other foot. The Democratic nominee complained that the Republicans were "working the refs" in the press and, consequently, getting "little scrutiny" for their claims. Asked if he was getting angrier, Mr Obama said: "With two months to go, I think everybody needs to feel a sense of urgency."
The extent to which he has been overshadowed was underlined by a report from the Pew Research Centre showing Mrs Palin was a significant factor in 60 per cent of campaign stories last week and Mr McCain in 52 per cent, compared with 22 per cent for Mr Obama and only 2 per cent for his running-mate, Joe Biden.
Mr Obama is beginning to experience his first financial worries, with reports suggesting that, having turned down public subsidies, he may not meet an ambitious summer fundraising target of $300 million (œ170 million) for the campaign and a further $150 million for the party....
Obama is trying to recapture the media attention by making remarks about pigs and lipstick. It is an old expression but it is pretty clear who the target was and I think it will backfire as even more women move away from him.
He has been the media darling for so long he probably feels abandoned as Palin coverage goes into overdrive. She is pulling in big crowds for the McCain campaign and generating the excitement that will only drive more coverage.
Obama's "Lipstick On A Pig" Smear
Either Obama's dim as can be, or he is angry at having been thrown backwards week after week. When Obama denies having targeted Palin, keep in mind that everyone instantly made the connection. Is Obama really that clueless? An angry outburst does less damage than his pleading he didn't mean it that way. Remember the raised finger?
Keep in mind as well that Obama has been telling us his genius at running his campaign is evidence of his fitness to be president. Some genius. We are watching a crack-up under pressure. His Chicago handlers might be able to put the wheels back on, but we now have a glimpse of "glass jaw" Obama in a crisis.
UPDATE: Callers and e-mailers are furious with Obama. Beyond furious, really. MSM is ignoring this tsunami of a story thus far, but it has traveled around the globe and back and will keep traveling. Millions of women will never forget and they won't forgive.
You Can Put Lipstick On A Pig And Obama Will Marry It
Barack Obama, for all his gifts (and he has many) is prone to revert back to being a thug from Chicago when times get tough. We saw this in the primaries when he did the dust off on Hillary and when he said when they bring a knife you bring a gun (though I agree with that when it is a real fight). Ordinarily Obama is pretty cool and collected and he does not let things get to him and when they do he sends out surrogates to make attacks. Sarah Palin seems to have shaken the Chicago thug and he has begun to come unglued. He is down in the polls, his money raising efforts are not what he thought they would be and the PUMAs are against him (Hillary supporters are not sending him much money).
Today Obama was giving a stump speech and said "You can put lipstick on a pig but it is still a pig." He also said "You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change. It's still gonna stink."
Now the pig statement is an old saying and people can draw the conclusion that this is what he meant. If that is the case then he is not as bright as everyone thinks. You see, Palin made her lipstick comment during her speech so Obama's statement is naturally going to be linked to her. I know that Obama knew it would be but that he could use the other meaning to mask the fact that he called Sarah Palin a pig. Anyone who believes that Obama could not have known the connection would be drawn is a moron. Obama is a smart and calculated man and he knew exactly what he was saying. The fact that Palin is a woman would be a clue as to whom people though he was referring. This is an extension of the sexism he displayed in the primary and that his surrogates and media branch have been demonstrating since Palin was announced.
As for the fish comment. Was he saying old fish as a jab at McCain's age but disguising it as a reference to policy? Was it a slam at Palin as a vulgar reference to a certain part of the female anatomy? Obama has enough of the hood in him to be that vulgar and to be that crass. For all of his gifts, Obama is nothing more than a two bit thug from Chicago when he gets riled. He acts like he is in the hood and he ghettos it up when he is under attack.
Obama is afraid of Palin and he has already whined about being picked on by a girl. I think that Saracuda will hit him even harder and have him crying uncle. If anyone should know about pigs in lipstick I assume it would be Obama. Michelle wears lipstick, does she not? What is it about Democrats and kinky lipstick fetishes? First you had Bill Clinton with lipstick on his dipstick and now we have Obama putting lipstick on a pig. That is probably how he got a date for the prom. Yeah, you can take the boy out of the hood but you can't take the hood out of the boy.
Offended by the word boy? It is just a variation of a common saying.
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