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WH stung by inaugural
coverage, expect a less
partisan SOTU

Washington Examiner [DC], by Michael Barone

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/9/2013 2:58:49 PM

The well-sourced Ron Fournier of National Journal reports that White House aides say they and the president were “stung by the coverage of the inaugural address.” They were evidently surprised that the feisty liberal speech was seen as a feisty liberal speech. And so, they say, Barack Obama is going to be less partisan in his State of the Union address Tuesday and will talk more about jobs and the economy than about gun control and immigration. Sounds like still another pivot to jobs, which we’ve been hearing about for nearly four years. This apparent failure to anticipate

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/9/2013 3:13:24 PM     (No. 9167685)

It is darn near impossible for him to be non-partisan. Regardless of the subjects he talks about, he will slam Republicans and everyone else his petty mind visualizes as a threat.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JAN, 2/9/2013 3:22:49 PM     (No. 9167697)

Recycled shovel ready bull droppings.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/9/2013 3:24:19 PM     (No. 9167698)

Expect platitudes to Big Govn and more cheerleading for gun control.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: reilly, 2/9/2013 3:27:56 PM     (No. 9167705)


We reelected Dumbo and Dumbo will be on display.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 2/9/2013 3:36:26 PM     (No. 9167710)

Why am I reminded of the fools who sit in the front row when that comedian smashed the big watermelon all over them? Or is that a raaaascist comment ? Wonder if scotus s will be front and center this time around?? Especially Roberts ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Safari Man, 2/9/2013 3:37:29 PM     (No. 9167713)

I think are leaking this "info" in order to throw Rubio and Rand Paul off their games -- tell everyone he´s going to be Mr Nice Guy and make Rubio and Paul soften their responses. Then, BAM, he comes out full-on Marxist at the SOTU and Rubio and Paul are stuck with their pre-prepared Mr Nice Guy responses.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: golla, 2/9/2013 3:44:09 PM     (No. 9167725)

I don´t care... I don´t care... I don´t care, I don´t care.....

Some comedian, whose name now escapes me, sang these words in one of his gigs - and that ditty is truly my sentiment on the SOTU address. I will not be listening to it because I have an abhorrence for LIARS!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fishbone, 2/9/2013 3:45:44 PM     (No. 9167729)

One data point does not a trend make. If 0bama were to soften his approach for the next four years, it would hardly make a dent in his entire "career" as a community organizer.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: william1, 2/9/2013 4:29:14 PM     (No. 9167770)

The Cretin-in-Chief is genetically unable to avoid bitter and snarky recrimination against those with the temerity to challenge his greatness.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 2/9/2013 4:30:38 PM     (No. 9167772)

I still cannot comprehend his recent statement about the ´´border moving´´.

For a ´brilliant politician´, he has a terrible tin ear.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/9/2013 4:53:08 PM     (No. 9167791)

Obama´s not going to use this speech about the economy but an excuse to hammer republicans over spending cuts he´ll claim are hurting the economy. The problem is the economy has been bad for 4 years before there was any spending cuts,in fact his spending spree did no good.

He´s trying to make a case he needs the House back next year to get anything done.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: keekng, 2/9/2013 5:03:06 PM     (No. 9167800)

#7, You, me and a whole bunch of other people will not be watching.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Srhea, 2/9/2013 5:04:56 PM     (No. 9167803)

Who is really going to waste time listening to the "State of the Union" address that this fellow will regurgitate. It will be the same hollow promises of better economy, how he has done so much in the face of Republican adversity, and how Bush screwed up the world that he has yet to straighten out, since he is the one and only "Messiah"., and more blah, blah, blah. All empty words, no substance, no real plan for the American public other than to admire his magnificence. (Hurling at this point).

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mfm, 2/9/2013 5:20:15 PM     (No. 9167822)

4 dead in Benghazi, he took the night off, he should be in shackles..he is not one of us.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Starlady, 2/9/2013 5:28:51 PM     (No. 9167835)

Just put a mirror in front of his podium and let him speak to the person he loves most, himself. I haven´t listened to one word of a SOTU since the man initiated his terror on US. He is the King of Liars, I will not waste one second of my time on anything he says.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 2/9/2013 5:33:16 PM     (No. 9167838)

So sorry I cannot watch those flapping ears and lips, I am grooming my kitty.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: OperaBuff, 2/9/2013 7:13:44 PM     (No. 9167920)

Baloney. BO couldn´t care less what Americans thought of his second inaugural.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bogeegolf, 2/9/2013 7:33:29 PM     (No. 9167937)

BO is absolutely the last person I would ask what the state of the union really is.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Scribelus, 2/9/2013 7:37:45 PM     (No. 9167941)

As if anything the Benghazi Bolshevik utters will be accepted at face value. Honest members of Congress will rise, turn their backs, and remain so long as the spout continues.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/9/2013 8:08:07 PM     (No. 9167956)

I wish he goes and spends the next 46.5 months on the golf course, Hawaii and Timbuktu or wherever he desires.Kenya or Mali included

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Reply 21 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/9/2013 8:12:10 PM     (No. 9167960)

obama is a big believer in the 1st Amendment - for himself. And you are entitled to your own opinion as long as you agree with his beliefs. This man simply cannot tolerate the fact that someone, somewhere might not agree with his genius. he truly believes that he is the smartest person to ever walk the halls of our WH. The state of the union sucks. We don´t need him telling us anything different. After all he is an accomplished liar.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: saryden, 2/9/2013 8:23:17 PM     (No. 9167962)

Talking about jobs will not resonate with his base. The last thing they want is to work.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jimkata, 2/9/2013 9:07:25 PM     (No. 9167975)

blah,blah,blah
...focused like a laser...
blah,blah,blah

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Reply 24 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/9/2013 9:10:00 PM     (No. 9167977)

"less partisan".

So in other words, the (muted) critics have been right along: he´s nothing more than a partisan, leftist hack. And now we´re supposed to believe he´s going to change?

Fool me once, shame on me...

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Reply 25 - Posted by: get er done, 2/9/2013 10:27:36 PM     (No. 9168046)

Hope Justice Scalia wears his St. Thomas More hat.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/10/2013 12:49:35 AM     (No. 9168135)

Awww.

I won´t be watching, because I can´t stand the sight or sound of him. The print is worn off the mute button on the remote controls in our house.

But maybe someone will yell out "He lies!"

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Reply 27 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/10/2013 3:10:29 AM     (No. 9168180)

I ask who will be watching/listening anyway? Sorry for all the pols that have to sit through his drivel.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/10/2013 6:30:01 AM     (No. 9168255)

You can´t change the stripes on a feral cat.

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