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Fournier Repents: Put Obama on Rushmore
National Journal, by Ron Fournier

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Posted By:Hazymac, 4/2/2014 2:50:28 PM

After criticizing President Obama throughout his second term, I´ve reversed course and decided that he´s a tremendous leader, one of the greatest presidents in U.S. history. Perfection is too high of a bar to set for any man, or any president, but Obama has come close to clearing it. What stands between this president and Mount Rushmore? Republicans—specifically, the stubborn extremists who control the House under the weak leadership of Speaker John Boehner. Gridlock, hyper-partisanship, and ineffective governance, those traits that make Washington so unpopular with voters, are singularly the fault of the GOP. It is not Obama´s fault; none

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Fournier´s April Fool´s Day joke. After seeing his appearance on Bret Baier´s show, a viewer might be forgiven for thinking Ron really thinks this way. But nah.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 4/2/2014 3:09:59 PM     (No. 9794785)

How about putting Ron and Obama in the same prison cell One for criminality and one for being part of a corrupt media that covered up the criminality.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 4/2/2014 3:12:37 PM     (No. 9794793)

The joke´s on Fournier, I believed he´d say something like this...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: clw54, 4/2/2014 3:14:40 PM     (No. 9794798)

This is either the best April Fools joke of 2014, or they finally made his mind right.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hazymac, 4/2/2014 3:21:40 PM     (No. 9794810)

Look at the first letter in each paragraph. Fournier has never impressed me, and still hasn´t, but maybe there´s hope for him, as long as Karl Rove´s favorite presidential candidate gets the Republican Party nomination in 2016. How ´bout McCain again? Need a barf bag? I´ve got the dry heaves just thinking about the glory about to set in.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimS, 4/2/2014 3:33:38 PM     (No. 9794830)

Ron, you missed printng this April Fool article by one day.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sardonic, 4/2/2014 3:41:27 PM     (No. 9794842)

Funny stuff. Hope his tongue doesn´t get stuck in his cheek.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono, 4/2/2014 3:46:14 PM     (No. 9794849)

Thanks, #4. I suspected the piece was satirical; but the first-letter message confirms it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/2/2014 3:51:24 PM     (No. 9794855)

Or just blow the faces off Rushmore.

Those guys are all dead and don´t matter. No previous age every had any great, wonderful people like we be.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Tiger, 4/2/2014 4:14:02 PM     (No. 9794895)

Can not be done, there is no coal at Rushmore!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: thelmalou, 4/2/2014 4:17:37 PM     (No. 9794900)

Touche´, Mr. F. ;)


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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/2/2014 5:28:50 PM     (No. 9794959)

Those of us who noticed Fournier´s cheerleading (and excuse-making) for Obie during both campaigns when Fournier was with AP have no trouble believing he´d do this.

His new gig as a Fox News "analyst" is unconvincing. It is all about Fournier. He is just following the wind his raised finger feels. But his heart and his typing fingers were always with Obie. He could reflip in a nanosecond.

I wouldn´t believe Fournier now if he told me it was Wednesday. Do not trust him.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 4/2/2014 11:36:29 PM     (No. 9795432)

All they have room for is one big ear of his.

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