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State of the Union
Reaction:Media Gives
Obama Thumbs Up

Politico, by Mackenzie Weinger

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 2/13/2013 6:26:42 AM

President Barack Obama delivered an “effective” State of the Union address that took an emotional turn at the end with the emphasis on gun violence, members of the media said after his speech on Tuesday. CBS’s Bob Schieffer called the speech much “better” than Obama’s inaugural address, which he said had come across as a “partisan lecture.” “I mean, the president’s inaugural address had sort of a partisan lecture tone about it,” Schieffer said after Obama wrapped. “This was a political speech, but it was well-written, it had a beginning, a middle and an end.”


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lilo, 2/13/2013 6:47:08 AM     (No. 9173574)

The MSM would have given him thumbs up no matter what he said. This is news???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/13/2013 6:49:15 AM     (No. 9173575)

Hacks at the politico wake up everyday and put their underwear on backwards for Obama.You have to live in fantasy land to think Obama´s speech was effective.Of course the gun grabbers are happy because they think it will lead to the end of gun loving rednecks.

Once the constitution is destroyed,it needs a replacement,right?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 2/13/2013 6:53:05 AM     (No. 9173581)

I´m kinda surprised that Bob "The Knob"Schieffer would give the Obamboozler a Thumbs Up considering where he usually has his thumb parked...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tedward, 2/13/2013 6:56:06 AM     (No. 9173585)

Politico give thumbs up is like mentioning that my Mother Loves me. What else would those Lefties say ??? Yawn and vomit !!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: god of irony, 2/13/2013 6:56:48 AM     (No. 9173587)

Obama could have done nothing more than farted and his media groupies would telling us how wonderful he was.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vigilant, 2/13/2013 7:00:05 AM     (No. 9173592)

Wow! A speech with a beginning middle and end. WOW!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mws50, 2/13/2013 7:05:45 AM     (No. 9173596)

Thanks Politico, for publishing more proof that journalism has devolved into the dumbest profession on our planet.

Who knew a speech would have a beginning, a middle, and an end??? (Yes, journalists are this stupid!)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/13/2013 7:15:10 AM     (No. 9173604)

Journalist: That´s a pile of crap mr president, best tasting crap I have ever eaten.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 2/13/2013 7:26:20 AM     (No. 9173613)

"It had a beginning, a middle and an end." That´s digging pretty deep for a compliment.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/13/2013 7:32:35 AM     (No. 9173616)

Matthews had the temerity to call Rubio´s speech "primitive",proving his lack of substance once again.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: iamtinman, 2/13/2013 7:39:41 AM     (No. 9173624)

Is Bob Scheiffer the most imbecilic commentator in the media today or what? It´s the content of the speech that´s important, not the format! Any semi-intelligent high school english student can write a speech with "a beginning, a middle, and an end", you pathetic boob!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ruhn, 2/13/2013 7:47:17 AM     (No. 9173632)

Thumbs ups theirs and his you-know-what

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Reply 13 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/13/2013 7:53:12 AM     (No. 9173638)

Politico and the media give a thumbs up as they sit down to their post SOTU lunch of excrement sandwiches. Such useful idiots, these.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: yatahay, 2/13/2013 8:28:44 AM     (No. 9173705)

The mainstream media drinks urine and smacks its lips.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/13/2013 8:32:47 AM     (No. 9173716)

The correct place for those thumbs is UP Obama´s nostrils which are always in the air.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lifelonghuman, 2/13/2013 8:35:17 AM     (No. 9173723)

I, for one, am neither surprised nor angry at the media response. Those fawning idiots say nothing of value. I´m not sure they even understood what Obama was saying. They grade his delivery. Two Americas. Ours and Theirs. It will be this way until something breaks.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bigken2, 2/13/2013 8:40:19 AM     (No. 9173733)

if o thught these popus obama but kisses were going to say anything that was honest you are off your meds god save us from stalins clone

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/13/2013 8:57:22 AM     (No. 9173775)

Is this newsworthy after the last four years??

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Reply 19 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/13/2013 9:00:38 AM     (No. 9173780)

BHO could stand before the assembled media, whip it out and urinate all over them and all they´d do is talk about his proficiency with his hose and amazement at his aim.

The LSM told us they´d get on their knees for Klanton, they wouldn´t even bother kneeling before this traitor as he peed. They´d just drink it in.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: MickTurn, 2/13/2013 9:15:02 AM     (No. 9173821)

Thumbs up their collective .......

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Reply 21 - Posted by: dolphin, 2/13/2013 9:23:46 AM     (No. 9173843)

If we whine enough about this, things will change.

Yeah. That´ll do it.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JimS, 2/13/2013 9:48:18 AM     (No. 9173906)

Does anyone seriously think this article was written last night, after the speech?
No, it was likely drafted yesterday morning, with spaces left to insert a few real-time observations and reactions, so they could post it almost immediately.

The leftmedia had already decided yesterday morning that last night´s SOU was yet another Lincolnesque performance, comparable to the Gettysburg Address.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ramona, 2/13/2013 1:13:17 PM     (No. 9174250)

We expect Kindergartners to recognize the beginning-middle-end of stories. I cannot believe I am seeing this comment from a nationally known ´journalist´ as his analysis of the SOTU. Sheesh!
Ramona (the Pest)

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