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Dialing It In
Washington Free Beacon, by Matthew Continetti

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/6/2014 5:31:58 AM

One evening in March, during a visit to Italy, President Obama asked the U.S. ambassador to round up a bunch of—and I quote—“interesting Italians” for a dinner at the ambassadorial residence. The history of the property, the Villa Taverna, goes as far back as the tenth century. Its art collection includes Roman sarcophagi and centuries-old imperial busts. The menu that evening included a variety of pastas, and wines from Tuscany and the regions around Venice. Dinner lasted four hours. In this sumptuous and Baroque setting, amid these beautiful artifacts of long-gone civilizations, enjoying the finest foods and most delicate wines, President

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: planetgeo, 6/6/2014 6:15:51 AM     (No. 9875092)

Italy...how appropriate. America is burning and our very own Nero Negro is fiddling around at posh dinner parties and trading polite banter with assorted sycophants and wealthy slackers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 6/6/2014 6:38:23 AM     (No. 9875106)

He and his butt kissers wonder how they are going to survive the next 36 months!!!??? Oh my gosh. This just leave me speechless. We who have been struggling every day for the past 60+ months have to listen to this poseur get his panties in a twist because he might become bored because there´s nothing interesting to do. His behind-the-curtains crew will just continue on with their destruction of this country while he´s bored to death. Spare me! And I think I´m going to be sick. My disgust knows no bounds.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Puffy1, 6/6/2014 6:50:47 AM     (No. 9875116)

This "interesting Italian" wishes he was bored...waterboarded that is!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: slab, 6/6/2014 7:10:12 AM     (No. 9875136)

Good article.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Emerson, 6/6/2014 8:21:46 AM     (No. 9875233)

He and Mooch are still the little black kids with their noses pressed to the window, gazing longingly at wealth and celebrity and wanting it for themselves.

They believe they will pick up their own "celebrity" (and wealth!) by rubbing shoulders with it in their present positions with him as the barely-elected president of what will be again the greatest country on earth.

Do they know how they are mocked here and abroad? Would they even understand why? That it has to do, not with their race, but with their blatantly tasteless grab for power and publicity, for celebrity. The gaucherie of these two is stunning.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 6/6/2014 8:41:56 AM     (No. 9875261)

oh my. that´s was quite a column. if anyone at the WH had even an ounce of self awareness they would read this and quickly realize that more and more people are noting the King has no clothes...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird, 6/6/2014 9:10:47 AM     (No. 9875292)

Wow. No wonder this is a Must Read.

The earnestness, the posing, the sentimentality, the affected and knowing tones, the blather, the sanctimony, the insinuation, the phoniness, the small talk, above all the endless putting on airs before the most gigantic ego known to mankind—that wine had better be good.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: curious1, 6/6/2014 9:18:15 AM     (No. 9875308)

As Russians would say of O´tard and Moosh: Ne Kul´turny.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tnorling, 6/6/2014 9:33:34 AM     (No. 9875322)

In years to come it will be fun to read the post mortems about this nothing of a human being and his vulgar wife. What a spineless weakling and, believe me, over-educated pseudo-intellectual idiot.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Susannah, 6/6/2014 9:48:55 AM     (No. 9875339)

This is quite the most withering denunciation I´ve read in ages. Great, great article.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MirJoy, 6/6/2014 10:37:30 AM     (No. 9875413)

Love the internet to explain things I read here - #8 - and don´t understand:

Ne Kul´turny - means uncultured

Right

And I think I saw again the word exhausted in an article written by our side. We really need another Winston Churchill in this world or another John Paul.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jinx, 6/6/2014 11:19:59 AM     (No. 9875462)

I look at Washington, DC as Washington Don´t Care. Obama is the leader of that mentality with all members of Congress following suit. He acts like a king while his "subjects" work hard to pay for his lifestyle. He and Michelle have shown us the finger for 6 years. I am sure that dinner was paid for by us.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 6/6/2014 2:24:39 PM     (No. 9875631)

Powerful article. Thanks for making it a ´must read´.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 6/6/2014 3:40:27 PM     (No. 9875697)

#11. That´s a literal translation but the term has a meaning in Russian that is far more derogatory as it is usually reserved for someone who puts on the airs of being cultured. The connotation then being that culture is impossible for that particular person to achieve.

Personally, when I think of BO and Michelle, I thinks of Mammy in Gone with the Wind telling Scarlett that all her fine clothes and the big mansion means nothing, that she and Rhett will always be two mules in horse harness.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 6/6/2014 3:48:05 PM     (No. 9875704)

Those who insist that O is this genius planner should keep in mind how much of his time is spent on these entertainment events, which often run late into the evening. It´s one reason few events ever get schedules before late morning. I saw a story a few days ago that he and Michelle entertain at the White House almost every night now. They call them personal visits, so the names of the guests don´t get entered into the WH visitor´s log. ValJar is almost always there along with a dozen or so entertainment and sports celebrities plus those business billionaires who supported the looting of the nation. Our old friend Colin Powell shows up, too.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 6/6/2014 4:36:16 PM     (No. 9875741)

When I first saw the title, I thought I´d be reading about the 19 March 2011 $1 Billion+ Cruise missile strike on Libya that Obama dialed in from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he was on an extended South and Central American vacation with his family (and MIL).

Our pResident had this to say about that attack:
"They were part of a ´limited military action´ to protect the Libyan people." Yeah, right!

He´s been "dialing it in" ever since.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Udanja99, 6/6/2014 6:11:08 PM     (No. 9875819)

FTA...“would make his last two years in office unbearable.”

So resign, jackwagon, and quit sucking the country dry.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: reilly, 6/6/2014 7:26:33 PM     (No. 9875876)


Barry was going to scale Pointe du Hoc today, but he did his Shake Weight routine in Warsaw instead.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: sadc, 6/6/2014 7:42:40 PM     (No. 9875898)

Ill mannered, arrogant and self important. All those could apply to the Clintons and the Obamas and JFKerry. Do nothings who are impressed with themselves and think everyone else is, as well. What they miss is the respect they get is due to the position, not their disgusting personalities. And, it has nothing to do with their race. I´ll give them a race, race to the bottom, because you are nothing but bottom feeders who miss the reflection of their hideous selves.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Scout Finch, 6/6/2014 9:34:19 PM     (No. 9875979)

Amazing story. It was as if Matthew Continetti was there, listening to every wretched word of each pompous pseudo-intellectual in attendance, seated next to the Sun King himself. Obama is obviously using that phone of his to "dial it in".

His ambitions in this office, just like his ambitions at Harvard, in New York, in Chicago, and in the Senate, are now exhausted. America has disappointed him, and it is time to look to the next challenge worthy of Barack Obama. His post-presidency has already begun.

He has decided to relax. He has decided to fill his remaining days getting the most out of his presidential experience. The free travel and lodgings and security escort, the access to good tee times, the ability to get a reservation wherever and whenever he wants, the chance to meet VIPs who will flatter and ingratiate themselves to him—he is enjoying these perks and privileges to the utmost. His motto is not YOLO. It is YOPO: You’re only president once. Why not savor it?


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Reply 21 - Posted by: mizzmac, 6/6/2014 9:55:38 PM     (No. 9875993)

To round up some "interesting Italian"? How pompous. Like, "send for the court jesters to entertain me, please." I wonder if he does that at home: "Send me some progressive Negroes," or "Fill my table with liberal twerkers tonight." He´s so crass. And phony.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: lana720, 6/7/2014 7:23:08 AM     (No. 9876171)

A long article, but an insight into the vacuous mind of a very shallow narcissist.
I pray we can not only survive but also recover from this debacle and sham.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: StuartL, 6/7/2014 1:29:39 PM     (No. 9876552)

#14 -- Did you know that "Mules in Horses´ Harness" was Margaret Mitchell´s working title for the novel that was ultimately published as Gone with the Wind?

One case where burying the lead, as it were, was a good idea. :-)

As for nye kulturny,, you nailed it. There´s a picture of these two graceless, hopeless, repugnant poseurs next to the entry in the kniga idiom.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: StuartL, 6/7/2014 1:33:08 PM     (No. 9876556)

Errrrmm, that is:

Did you know that "Mules in Horses´ Harness" was Margaret Mitchell´s working title for the novel that was ultimately published as Gone with the Wind?

One case where burying the lead, as it were, was a good idea. :-)

As for nye kulturny, you nailed it. There´s a picture of these two graceless, hopeless, repugnant poseurs next to the entry in the kniga idiom.

(Someday I´ll get the hang of thishyar HTML thingy...!)


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