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Michael Bloomberg: No
'diss' to President Obama

Politico, by Kevin Cirilli

Original Article

Posted By:PChristopher, 10/31/2012 1:32:53 AM

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news conference Tuesday evening that he declined President Barack Obama’s offer to visit New York City in the midst of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, saying that a trip to New Jersey would suffice. “I talked to the president today and I talked to his chief of staff [Jack Lew] today, particularly about a trip here. What I pointed out to him is that we would love to have him, but we‘ve got lots of things to do,” Bloomberg told reporters.

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He obviously knows a complete waste of time when he sees it. I guess if Zero wants his photo op he'll have to do it without the mayor's help.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 10/31/2012 1:44:39 AM     (No. 8976045)

Dear THE WON, why don't you just photo shop your visit to "ground Sandy". I'm sure your supporters won't be able to tell the difference.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Phil_hk, 10/31/2012 2:22:52 AM     (No. 8976059)

The probably don't need the traffic problems Obama would cause

There are fewer cars on the Jersey shore

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 10/31/2012 2:41:18 AM     (No. 8976063)

Remember how the MSM dissed Pres. Bush for just flying over the Katrina disaster? Well, Pres. Bush knew better than to bug the responders in N.O.

Obviously Pres. 0 doesn't know better.

Thank you Mayor Bloomberg for showing some good sense.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: PageTurner, 10/31/2012 3:16:12 AM     (No. 8976074)

Has our president seen the photos of what Manhattan looks like right now? I am appalled that he would attempt to burden city workers with a campaign stop during the city's darkest hour digging out from the storm of the century. What a selfish jerk. Bush never did this, he waited something like a week or two before going to ground zero in the wake of 9/11.

Bloomie made the right call.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/31/2012 4:54:35 AM     (No. 8976095)

I doubt Jug Ears was coming to NYC to view the devastation. He wanted to hold another fund raiser.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/31/2012 5:19:36 AM     (No. 8976106)

I'm with 4. It's about time The Won stops thinking only of himself and his precious campaign.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Malia2012, 10/31/2012 6:04:17 AM     (No. 8976137)

Not to worry, obama...That great "conservative" Chris Christie will stand next to you in New Jersey and give you the proper photo-op. Not that N.J. has EVER been in question when it comes to electing demonrats. Even Bloomy understands how cheap and tawdry campaigning for obama in the midst of devastation would make both of them look...never mind. Wonder how many out here STILL wish Christie was the GOP nominee...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stanley, 10/31/2012 7:09:29 AM     (No. 8976210)

just say no to ambulance chasers.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickeymat, 10/31/2012 8:51:28 AM     (No. 8976380)

Anyone else find Obama's comments yesterday revolting? He kept dragging himself into everything basically admitting that he set up all the red tape and using straw men in a speech that was supposed to be helpful. It is simply shocking that he is so thoroughly clueless and bereft of sense.

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