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Obama’s media allies getting nervous over
his casual approach to border crisis

Hot Air, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:MissMolly, 7/7/2014 1:47:13 PM

President Barack Obama will head to Texas later this week for Democratic fundraising events in Austin and Dallas, but he will not visit the southern border where unaccompanied minors are streaming across that frontier in record numbers. “Schedules sometimes change and if they do we’ll let you know, but right now there is no plan to visit the border while he’s in Texas,” said White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest last week, bristling over the impertinence of the suggestion that Obama should take time out of his fundraising schedule to see the scale of this emerging refugee crisis for himself.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 7/7/2014 1:59:26 PM     (No. 9913981)

FTA: “The reason that some people are suggesting the president should go to [the] border when he’s in Texas is because they’d rather play politics than actually trying to address some of these challenges...

O M G If we had a responsible media they would have laughed at him and unmercifully mocked him for his complete and utter hypocrisy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: august9, 7/7/2014 2:02:04 PM     (No. 9913987)

Why should he waste his time visiting the border --- things are going according to plan!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/7/2014 2:09:53 PM     (No. 9913998)

Imagine if Bush had gone to a couple of fund raisers in Louisiana right after Katrina without visiting the devastation on the coast.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/7/2014 2:34:25 PM     (No. 9914019)

The media are only concerned because their Fellow Travelers in Congress will be adding to unemployment lines in November.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stryker714, 7/7/2014 3:23:39 PM     (No. 9914074)

Getting nervous and going to do WHAT about it?

Of course Obama isn´t going to the border, he has a black heart and is a robot on a mission of destruction. He couldn´t care any less.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/7/2014 3:38:56 PM     (No. 9914097)

I wonder if the 2 billion that will be delivered to HHS is to float Obamacare, forget about care for the illegal aliens. Another Hussein shell game gambit.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hotrod, 7/7/2014 3:51:36 PM     (No. 9914107)

Let Obama keep on the fund raising trail. If he went to the border, he would probably give away even more money and still do nothing.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: RPool, 7/7/2014 4:09:41 PM     (No. 9914133)

“President Obama can’t afford the perception that his policies have encouraged an uncontrolled flow of young people across the border,” NBC reporter John Harwood said. Perception. There you go again, NBC.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/7/2014 5:30:12 PM     (No. 9914210)

If I was on The "USS Obama" I would be passing out life jackets. His media is beginning to turn tail and run.

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