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Gift to Michelle: ‘He´s
Very Responsible When He´s
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Leno on Obama´s Birthday
Gift to Michelle: ‘He´s
Very Responsible When He´s
Spending His Own Money’

Newsbusters, by Noel Sheppard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/18/2013 12:53:08 PM

NBC Tonight Show host Jay Leno took a fiscal poke at President Obama Thursday. After mentioning that it was Michelle Obama’s birthday, and that she told reporters that she wanted “a nice gift from Barack, but nothing extravagant,” Leno quipped, “Oh, don´t worry. Obama is very responsible when he´s spending his own money. Don´t have worry about that. No problem there” (video follows with commentary): Wouldn’t it be nice if others in the media were willing to mock Obama’s fiscal indiscipline rather than support and/or cover it up?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/18/2013 12:56:20 PM     (No. 9124616)

Probably another black diamond bauble. That stuff is so nasty.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: relyabill, 1/18/2013 1:03:24 PM     (No. 9124640)

His priority is jobs/economy so he repeatedly says.... Here come new gun laws.

Obama´s jobs council hasn´t had an official meeting in over a year.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: harper, 1/18/2013 1:17:41 PM     (No. 9124678)

Leno does seem to be more traditionally mainstream, approaching fair and balanced in his political comments, especially in contrast to his "competition."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Feebie, 1/18/2013 1:19:53 PM     (No. 9124684)

Exactly why entitlements/welfare are not "policy" problems.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: navybrat, 1/18/2013 2:41:20 PM     (No. 9124857)

Leno is probably being critical because he feels the higher Obama taxes and the extreme California taxes hitting his pocketbook. He has a high salary and apparently much wealth. He has an expensive vintage car collection. He is very much a member of the one percent. When it is your money being taken it is different.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/18/2013 3:17:23 PM     (No. 9124933)

Leno also had to cut his salary and staff.
He was too easy on Obama pre election.
Buyers remorse?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: keeptherepublic, 1/18/2013 3:38:02 PM     (No. 9124974)

I thought the Obamas did not exchange birthday gifts. I seem toremember something about that from the first campaign.

BTW, #1, black diamonds are industrial diamonds -- little value.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: franq, 1/18/2013 6:07:46 PM     (No. 9125252)

Forgive this tired response, but who is Jay Leno, and why does his opinion merit publication?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/18/2013 7:25:59 PM     (No. 9125390)

Out of the mouth of Jay. Obama is like all leftists, he´s generous with taxpayer money but cheap when it comes from his own pocket.

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