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Where Is Obama Finding the Time
to Watch So Much Television?

Newsbusters, by Howard Portnoy

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/1/2014 3:41:49 PM

A recurring theme during the Obama presidency has been that, despite the distinct sense he gives of a man who sees himself as “above it all,” the president is a regular down-to-earth Joe. His efforts to connect with the hoi polloi have not always succeeded. His most recent attempt, enrolling in Obamacare, was sullied by the revelation that he didn’t actually dirty his own hands navigating the exchanges — his “staff” enrolled for him — and the gesture was purely symbolic anyway. Former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen observed at the Washington Post that the cynicism of the move would be

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: john56, 1/1/2014 3:58:16 PM     (No. 9675868)

So that´s what Obama was doing the night the consulate in Benghazi was under attack ... watching television?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 1/1/2014 4:25:57 PM     (No. 9675900)

Figureheads have a lot of time on their hands, and one can´t golf after dark.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: IowaDad, 1/1/2014 4:40:44 PM     (No. 9675917)

Simply put, no one gives a damn what he thinks. Much better for him to just lounge around somewhere.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: jinx, 1/1/2014 4:46:48 PM     (No. 9675924)

Why did he have to go on an expensive vacation? He obviously stays on vacation year round. Valerie is the real President and should be fired. He is only a figurehead. Perfect job for a lazy, arrogant, mediocre person.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 1/1/2014 4:58:30 PM     (No. 9675937)

Hey, man, Dude gots to rest after all that golf.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Megrits, 1/1/2014 5:09:30 PM     (No. 9675954)

He only THINKS he´s watching TV; he´s actually looking in the mirror. He´s so in love.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/1/2014 5:32:03 PM     (No. 9675970)

It´s easy to find time to watch a lot of TV when you stay up all night high on coke.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 1/1/2014 5:59:15 PM     (No. 9675983)

Pajama Boy has no work ethic. People write his lies for him.

He uses the teleprompter to give talks so he does not have to practice much for them.

He does not give a rip about working with congress and gives the finder to the American people, thats hard work.

Thus, plenty of time for vacations and TV.

Ho what an example, go get em Pajama Boy.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 1/1/2014 8:33:48 PM     (No. 9676061)

Most working Americans are lucky if they have a half hour of free time ...a week..
to indulge in tv watching.
Yet, the Commander in Chief manages to spend an enormous , enormous amount of
mind boggling time watching tv .
When he isn´t spending hours and hours playing golf
and basketball.
Obama says he watches:
Breaking Bad, Homeland,
Boardwalk Empire,
House of Cards, Duck Dynasty,
Game of Thrones,
Mad Men, Downton Abbey,
The Wire , Real Housewives ( with Reggie Love , no doubt )
Glee,
Parks and Parks and Recreation
and SportsCenter ..every.single ..day.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: harper, 1/1/2014 9:01:02 PM     (No. 9676082)

This reminds me of a story read many years ago, of a retired circus pony, that upon hearing a whistle reverted immediately to the one trick he had learned and practiced all it´s life.

Not the greatest match, I know, because it deals with the entire horse, not just the back half.

Anyway, BO has always done the same thing, sit on his duff and accept stuff from a worshipful whitey.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/1/2014 9:20:17 PM     (No. 9676090)

#4, mediocre is from the Greek language, and I believe it translates to ´halfway up the mountain.´
You are way too generous calling Barack mediocre.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/1/2014 9:54:16 PM     (No. 9676100)

There´s a whole world of books just waiting for him to crack open. In the previous administration President Bush and VP Dick Cheney indulged in monthly competitive reading - of the non frivolous kind.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/1/2014 10:12:07 PM     (No. 9676109)

The Obama´s are star struck; They know so many tv shows from Hollywood types they invite to the Wed. WH parties. The MSM used to occasionally report on the Wednesday Hollywood cocktail events in 2009 but no more... We only hear about them from the stars that attend, slipping & mentioning them.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/1/2014 10:32:01 PM     (No. 9676126)

Many months ago the White House Insider at Ulsterman reported that he spent hours upstairs in the private quarters, dressed in shorts and flipflops, watching TV. Magazines like People strewn across what passed for his desk. Hiding out.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/1/2014 10:34:23 PM     (No. 9676127)

Re #14, here it is. In detail.

http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/02/02/white-house-insider-a-look-back-at-an-earlier-description-of-president-obama/

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Reply 16 - Posted by: beancounter, 1/1/2014 10:37:02 PM     (No. 9676129)

It´s a long flight from DC to Hawaii.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JudithC, 1/1/2014 11:05:36 PM     (No. 9676161)

Can anyone be surprised? If it isn´t basketball, hitting on women during funerals while taking pictures of himself, high fiving, or talking jive, it´s TV. As for the amount of TV time, that´s only exceeded by his choices which tell volumes about the muslim liar.

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