Skip to comments.Karl Rove: Trump's Got a 'Thin Skin'
Posted on 04/22/2011 6:37:14 PM PDT by RobinMasters
Republican strategist Karl Rove says President Barack Obama is taking delight in the fact that Donald Trump is pressing so hard for him to produce his birth certificate, because thats exactly what Obama wants conservatives to do. Speaking to Sean Hannity Thursday on his radio show, Rove also questioned Trumps conservative credentials.
Hannity started the interview by asking Rove why he was going after Trump.
Well, I think Trumps got a thin skin I dont think Im going after Trump, Rove said. A guy who says that he doesnt know what Ronald Reagan is hiding behind his smile, and calls George W. Bush an evil president, comes out for Canadian-style universal healthcare in his book, he calls for raising taxes on millionaires and the wealthy I mean, not exactly a strong conservative.
Well, look, I thought he had a shot if he came out as a successful businessman, and said I am worried about jobs, the economy, the deficit, debt, spending, Rove continued. But he came out and said: I think Obama was born in the United States [but] began review of his birth certificate and then he became more paranoid and obsessive since then.
Now he has sent his private investigators to Honolulu, and says he doesnt think Obama was born in the United States of America thats exactly what Obama wants conservatives to do, he added. The constitutional requirement is that you have to be a United States citizen, and by implying, saying, suggesting Obama is not a United States citizen, he is suggesting he was born somewhere else.
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Carl you destroyed the GOP. Bye
I don’t know if Trump has thin skin but I know Rove has a pumpkin head.
He sounds even more idiotic when he claims to know what the golfer in chief is ‘really’ doing. Do they share the same mind? If so, he has no business claiming to be any Republican, let alone THE Republican.
born June 14, 1946 in Queens, New York, NY (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)
Frederick Christ Trump, born October 11, 1905 in Queens, NY, died June 1999 in Queens, NY
Mary Ann MacLeod, born May 10, 1912 in SCOTLAND, died August 7, 2000 in Queens, NY. Arrived in US October 5, 1935. Naturalized as a US Citizen March 10, 1942.
Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)
Donald Trump is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Comrade Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama.
Tokyo Karl can go crap in his hat.
To paraphrase Rove, ‘if I take your money and turn around and betray you and that bothers you, it’s only because you’re too sensitive about these kinds of things.’
Carl Rove DID indeed destroy the GOP.
Every time I see and hear this @$$ on FOX news or his side-kick Dana Perino, I get ticked off.
The Bush Klan and their Mexiophilic, spending policies helped pave the way for the Marxist Muslim in the White House.
I would LOVE to see Trump RUN, get ELECTED, and then tell Rove, “You’re FIRED!!!!!”.
First thought...so? That's exactly what conservatives want the Obammunist to do also. Produce the friggin' birth certificate, and if nothing's there, fine.
Second thought...STFU Rove, you Pillsbury doughboy-lookin' liberal stooge. FU and the limo that brought you to town. Who the hell are you to judge who's a "strong conservative"? You wouldn't know a strong conservative if he kicked your pasty white a**.
Damn, I'm sick of RINOs!
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
No, Karl Rove, you idiot
Obama takes delight in the anti-Birthers attacking their core base. Obama knows that idiots and Liberals, like you Karl Rove, are helping Obama for 2012
Do you think Obama wants a campaign filled with questions about his eligibility?
Obama is laughing at the GOP anti-Birthers....like Rove, Rush, Levin, Beck, Coulter, Romney, etc.... Every one of these anti-Birthers are helping Obama in 2012. Every time an anti-Birther attacks a Birther, or any politician raising the issue...Obama and his minions are smiling
I Am Birther. Karl Rove, you are an idiot
Tokyo needs to retire to a ranch in TX somewhere. His usefulness is long gone.
Great post....except for Trump getting elected. I like what he’s doing now, but I don’t trust him to nominate conservatives to the Supreme Court.
Thank you Karl for weakening Bush-43 so bad, we ended up with a Kenyan socialist in WH. Go home, you are irrelevant.
That the best you can do Karl ?
What’s next, trumps mom wears army boots?
Mistel Kalr Love,
Prease move to Nolth Kolea!
Rove deserves your animus, certainly.
But is Trump a proper object for your affection?
His conservatism is of a later vintage and even less convincing than Romney's.
Are you absolutely certain he's not the next Perot?
If it ends up Obama Vs. Trump, I would prefer justices Trump would appoint over Obama.
OMG the stupidity does not end.
Karl is simple proof the the RNC and te DNC are just two sides of the same coin. Trying to generate the same outcome that the corporate oligarchs have already preordained.
"A guy who says that he doesn't know what Ronald Reagan is hiding behind his smile, and calls George W. Bush an evil president, comes out for Canadian-style universal healthcare in his book, he calls for raising taxes on millionaires and the wealthy -- I mean, not exactly a strong conservative... I thought he had a shot if he came out as a successful businessman, and said I am worried about jobs, the economy, the deficit, debt, spending... But he came out and said: I think Obama was born in the United States [but] began review of his birth certificate -- and then he became more paranoid and obsessive since then... that's exactly what Obama wants conservatives to do..."
Now I know you're full of it Rove.
Cross referencing a related thread,
"Donald Trump's $100K Attack on Karl Rove (Gave to Rove's Political Groups)"
WTF does Rove know about “conservative credentials”?
Whistling past the cemetery.
When a man wins a POTUS election, some hack hired by him is declared a genius. Recall how barely Bush Jr won his two elections. But the hack is still considered a genius and made a zillionaire by the MSM. Go figure.
Rove needs to study up a little more.
Rove just insists on getting in a spittin contest with Donald. I guess he missed the Rosie O’Donnle ghetto beatdwon. Keep it up Karl you RINO loser.
Rove is playing dumb there.
He's not playing!
I fully expect that Trump has been the recipient of an Obama background file dump by the Clinton/Emanuel wing of the Democrat Party.
And I’m quite sure that Barry would rather Trump not publicize the contents of those files.
And if things go well, there will also be the check of a Republican majority in the Senate and on the Senate Judiciary Committee, plus strong recommendations and pressure from the Tea Party activists and other conservatives.
Rove has good reason to question Trump's conservative credentials, but the SAME can be said of himself.
Get lost Rove.
F U Rove
“If it ends up Obama Vs. Trump, I would prefer justices Trump would appoint over Obama.”
Job#1 is to get rid of Obama. I fear that this country will not survive another 4 years of him. Whoever, and whatever that takes has to be done. We can figure out the rest later. You need someone strong who will fight back against him and get in his face. I don’t know what to think about Trump yet, but he is not afraid to break Barry’s nuts and that is what has to be done. I am going to cautiously give Trump a chance and see where it goes. I do not believe that the Romneys and Huckleberrys have a shot. They are too weak and will be eaten alive by the SRM and Barry’s minions. In a perfect world Sarah or Ms. Bachman would have a shot, but I fear they will have too much to overcome this time around. Again, obviously, it is imperative that no matter what Obama has to go. If he wins again we are really screwed!
Is this the same strategist who suggested Kennedy write the Ed bill, the Medicare donut filler and not to fight back? We should listen to him because?
Pray for America
NOOOOOOO Karl, The constitutional requirement is that you have to be a “NATURAL BORN (United States) CITIZEN”,
I think these maroons actually DO NOT KNOW about “NATURAL BORN CITIZEN”. Orin Hatch for instance did not know when asked. Obviously Rove does not know.
Why doesn't someone hold up a huge copy of the Nordyke BC and point out that it is with 17 hours of Obama’s supposed birth at Kapolani. Therefore if he was born there, he would have a Long Form Birth Certificate just like it. LET'S SEE IT.
Here is an example of how an interview should be done.
Hold up a huge copy of his COLB next to the Nordyke long form BC. Point to the Nordyke BC and say “THIS IS A BIRTH CERTIFICATE”. Then point to the COLB and say, “THIS IS NOT.
Obama, what are you hiding?”
MSM: “But wait, this COLB is what the state of Hawaii gives you. It is just as good as the original. The State Dept..... Blah, Blah, Blah.”
You say: “That is absolutely NOT TRUE, but in any case, what is the big deal about releasing a certified copy of his actual long form birth certificate?”
“WHAT IS HE HIDING?, WHAT IS HE HIDING?”
MSM: “DOH officials in Hawaii say that they do not release original documents and that if Obama himself wanted a copy, he couldn/t get one.”
You say: “Nice try with your play on words. OF COURSE they don't release ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS. They issue CERTIFIED COPIES. To your second point, which is a complete LIE. Hawaii law REQUIRES that they provide certified copies of ALL your vital records if you request them. These are just the facts and the law. Maybe you should do some actual research before you make FALSE pronouncements regarding Obama’s eligibility which highlights your ignorance.”
You say: “Save the plane fair, it's all available on the Internet. I would start at FREEREPUBLIC.COM. There you will find links to ALL the evidence on this issue. It might take you a few days to read it all, but at least then you would know what the hell you are talking about.”
Imaginary interview ends.... fade to black......
Yeah, only a joke candidate would ever probe an opponent's gaping vulnerability.
You'd never see a Dem exploiting a Republican's weak point.
Like when the Dems and MSM held their fire on Iran-Contra, over National Security concerns.
Who knows better than Rove how reticent the Dems were to even mention the question of the legitimacy of Bush's disputed FL victory over Gore. No conspiracy theories there!
Since Romney stated last presidential election during the GOP presidential debates that he likes government mandates, and says they work, I'm perplexed how it's even possible for Romney to be considered conservative in any aspect.
Now, I personally don't trust Trump even as far as I can throw him, and considering the weight of that hair, it isn't far to begin with. However, he hates government waste, hates suck ups even more, and considering the crop of current 'front runners', he's shining simply because the Huckster and RomneyCare stink so badly.
My viewpoint is that Trump peels off votes from Huckster Rudy McRomney, who all need to stay at the top through the liberal state open primaries to knock out the conservatives in the race. To me, this is win-win - not only do we not have to pay Trump to do this, but just him running should kill a lot of Huckster Rudy McRomney fundraising, and also likely cause a lot of liberals to hold off on their donations, because if Trump does win the nomination, that puts a heck of a lot of electoral votes in play.
Palin doesn't need a lot to keep going, and it'd be easy for it to be a two horse race once the swing through the south is done. And all the while, the GOP will actually have a message coming from two people, vs the lack of message from Huckster Rudy McRomney.
Are you absolutely certain he's not the next Perot?
'Read my lips' Bush decided to neglect the issues that Perot brought to the race and took votes for granted. If the GOP candidate does the same thing, it is by their choice not to campaign for those votes, and gross stupidity, as far as I'm concerned. A lot of people like to blame Perot, but it was 'Read My Lips' Bush who backstabed the base more than once and declined to take up the issues Perot brought to the public.
Perot didn't cost the election, 'read my lips' did, and gave it to Bill Clinton. Won't even get into the utter disaster of the Dole campaign.
It is totally pathetic that a Presidential adviser is so ignorant about the Constitution’s requirements for a p-Resident, Barry Soetoro must be a “Natural Born Citizen” which he is NOT because of the sperm giver, a Kenyan goat-herder’s son, was a Kenyan/British citizen which also the produced mulatto son was and still is, including an Indonesian citizen by adoption!!!
It’s so incredible that this blowhard’s mouth piece continues to cover up for their own failure of exposure this criminal scam and sweep the real truth under the rug to CYA. He and BOR likes need to be procecuted and sent to GITMO together with the illegal alien in the Whit-Hut???
” the fact that Donald Trump is pressing so hard for him to produce his birth certificate, ...”
Rove acknowledges that Barry Soetero has not produced a birth certificate.
And he’s ok with that.
Because Rove thinks Barry is a man of such fine character that he would never cheat his way into the Oval Office.
But, Trump is the bad guy.
I do think Barry does get delight when a distinguished flight surgeon
like LTC Terry Lakin is behind bars
in the USDB at Fort Leavenworth.
I doubt Rove has a clue about that ,
he’s so busy defending Barry.
When sanctimonious Republicans like Rove , Levin and Coulter slam
Trump and Corsi for investigating
Barry’s shady past
and then start spouting Democrat talking points
and abetting Barry’s cover up.
Whether willingly or though ignorance and fear ,
they’re accessories after the fact.
And apparently that doesn’t bother them in the least.
Because stopping Trump’s investigations is a higher priority than uncovering Barry’s secret past.
So, who’s gonna be the first to put up a billboard that says, “We Are All Birthers Now” ?
I find Rove's statement above so funny.
From reading Rove's statement above, I have this funny image of Obama suddenly pulling out his long form birth certificate the day BEFORE election day Nov. 2012, holding it high to the world, and laughing hysterically at the crazy Republicans who made such an issue of his long form birth certificate during the long 2012 presidential campaign season.
Yeah, right. If Obama waits until the day BEFORE election day Nov. 2012 to whip out his long form birth certificate to shock the Republicans and the world, it will be too late, and Obama will lose the election.
Contrary to what Rove says above, I don't think Obama is happy at all that his Obama long form birth certificate controversy is out there.
In fact, I think that Obama wets his pants whenever he has nightmares that Trump and his Hawaii investigators will get lucky and get their hands on a copy of Obama's long form birth certificate and prove to the world beyond a shadow of doubt that Obama is the liar and the fraud that many of us know he is.
However, I'm concerned that we conservatives are investing too much in Trump simply on the basis of "style points".
There's no reliable evidence that he is the conservative he claims to be. Indeed, there's no reliable evidence that he's even a Republican.