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Caroline Kennedy praises Obama as a father
Politico44 ^ | 6/17/12 | BYRON TAU

Posted on 06/17/2012 10:48:05 AM PDT by ColdOne

In an email Sunday, Caroline Kennedy says she understands the hardships of balancing fatherhood with the presidency — and said she admires the way that President Obama has managed it.

Kennedy, daughter of the late President John Kennedy, lent her name to an Obama campaign email sent out Sunday, recounting her own days growing up in the White House.

"To me, my dad was just that: a dad," Kennedy wrote. "I remember the bedtime stories -- he'd let me pick the subject (usually ponies), then make up a story on the spot."

"It wasn't until I got a lot older that I really understood what it meant that my father was the president," she wrote. "And it wasn't until I became a parent myself that I understood just how much he loved my brother and me."

"I've seen Barack Obama as a dad in the White House," Kennedy wrote. "It's just one of the things about President Obama I admire so much."

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1 posted on 06/17/2012 10:48:09 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Give it up, Caroline. You’re still not getting the Senate gig.


2 posted on 06/17/2012 10:49:16 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Free the Zimmermans. . . end this political, racist travesty of a "prosecution")
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To: ColdOne
"I've seen Barack Obama as a dad in the White House," Kennedy wrote. "It's just one of the things about President Obama I admire so much."

"I'm Barack Obama, and I approved of this message."

3 posted on 06/17/2012 10:50:07 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: ColdOne

Where’s the barf alert?


4 posted on 06/17/2012 10:50:11 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: ColdOne
I read the book “The Amateur”, and I don't know why, but I'm still disgusted and surprised by the lack of integrity of democrats.
5 posted on 06/17/2012 10:51:59 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: ColdOne
"To me, my dad was just that: a dad," Kennedy wrote. "I remember the bedtime stories -- he'd let me pick the subject (usually ponies), then make up a story on the spot."

"Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl who had a pony named Merry Meg. One day, while the little girl was out riding Merry Meg she happened upon a charming young man named Ted ..."

6 posted on 06/17/2012 10:52:34 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: ColdOne
"I've seen Barack Obama as a dad in the White House," Kennedy wrote. "It's just one of the things about President Obama I admire so much."

That is not a statement by Caroline Kennedy, there is not one "Uh, you know" in it.

7 posted on 06/17/2012 10:54:58 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: ColdOne
"I remember the bedtime stories..."

And then he'd run off to his latest sexcapade with his latest floozie.

8 posted on 06/17/2012 10:56:11 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: kevslisababy

Calling him “the amateur” misses the essence of this most dangerous of all presidents. I think David Limbaugh’s book is going to be much better. That’s on top of the pile to read next.


9 posted on 06/17/2012 10:56:26 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: ColdOne

How did she turn out so stupid? How can she miss the fact that if the wrecking ball has his way, his children won’t have the glorious republic that the founders gave us?

Too many pony stories.


10 posted on 06/17/2012 10:58:59 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks ColdOne.

She’s doing some damage control to help their political party.


11 posted on 06/17/2012 11:00:02 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ColdOne

I got this e-mail (in 2008 I signed up for Barry’s e-mail alerts).

In the last few weeks, the stream of spam fom Camp O has been enormous. I get at least one a day, sometimes two.

I have to believe that his supporters, at some point, will start to delete these without even opening them.


12 posted on 06/17/2012 11:03:34 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: ColdOne

Caroline is a dumbo but gonna cut her some slack. She lost her president father at a young age. She may be projecting here somewhat.


13 posted on 06/17/2012 11:09:53 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: ColdOne

Did she mention that he was a, ya’ know, a brilliant, intelligent, ya’know, intellectual, ya’ know, really-really bright, ya’know, intelligence-off-the-charts, ya’know, Progressive-genius father as well?

Just asking, ya’know?


14 posted on 06/17/2012 11:10:55 AM PDT by ripley
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To: ColdOne
Real Clear Politics

"Barack Obama may be well-intentioned. He may be a fine father. He may have an excellent jump shot. And he may be a first-rate community organizer. But as president, he is simply — and by now almost undeniably — overmatched by events. By Obama’s own standards – by what he said and by what he promised — he is a failure"

15 posted on 06/17/2012 11:13:51 AM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: ColdOne

Well someone had to wish him a happy fathers day. Travone sure isn’t going to.


16 posted on 06/17/2012 11:14:17 AM PDT by Random Access
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To: A_Former_Democrat

yes, caroline you are an idiot.


17 posted on 06/17/2012 11:16:11 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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18 posted on 06/17/2012 11:17:31 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ColdOne

The Kennedys: Brain dead, middle-aged trust babies.


19 posted on 06/17/2012 11:17:57 AM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: ColdOne

Because the Kennedy family are experts on quality fathers, with so many examples going back to the adulterous, thieving, criminal patriarch. REAL men, honest, humble, faithful to their wives, hard-working and with integrity, who sacrifice all for the good of their families..... yeah, the Kennedy clan.


20 posted on 06/17/2012 11:18:49 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: ColdOne

OK you wrinkled ugly bitch....whatever you say.....


21 posted on 06/17/2012 11:19:53 AM PDT by geege
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To: ColdOne

Kennedy women...always on their knees.


22 posted on 06/17/2012 11:21:58 AM PDT by CodeToad (Homosexuals are homophobes. They insist on being called 'gay' instead.)
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To: ColdOne

Coming from a nitwit like her that must mean so much. /s


23 posted on 06/17/2012 11:23:52 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: ColdOne

“Progressive” liberal ‘RATS just can’t help themselves. They’re always ready to make dumb, adoring statements for other ‘RAT politicians.


24 posted on 06/17/2012 11:25:23 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: ColdOne

CK is obviously an asshole


25 posted on 06/17/2012 11:27:57 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: ColdOne

>>”I remember the bedtime stories — he’d let me pick the subject (usually ponies), then make up a story on the spot.”<<

And then he would go and kiss the nice blonde lady in the hallway I could see while the door was closing...


26 posted on 06/17/2012 11:30:46 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: ripley

Quoting Megan McCain, were you? ;-)


27 posted on 06/17/2012 11:36:50 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: ColdOne

I don’t want a father in the White House. I want a mean SOB in the White House...a Duke Nukem...someone ready to kick some ass when Achmadinejad gets too lippy.


28 posted on 06/17/2012 11:40:00 AM PDT by Huskrrrr ( the will)
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To: ColdOne
In an email Sunday, Caroline Kennedy says she understands the hardships of balancing fatherhood with the presidency — and said she admires the way that President Obama has managed it.

Yep - he has balanced his kids and the presidency.

Except when there are cameras around he ignores them both equally and plays golf.


29 posted on 06/17/2012 11:44:01 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: ColdOne

If 0bama had a white daughter she would look like Caroline .


30 posted on 06/17/2012 11:48:27 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: ColdOne

She never understood why he always ended up having sex with the ponies?


31 posted on 06/17/2012 11:49:03 AM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: ColdOne

She is still seeing things from the viewpoint of a young child. She is still stuck in the fairy tale world of Camelot. It is obvious that she refuses to see the truth about Obama. Or, perhaps, she is just dense when it comes to economics.

She must be given a pass in several areas due to the history of what has happened in her family. But, when she defends Obama .... and campaigns for him .... she is then hurting MY family and that is where I draw the line.


32 posted on 06/17/2012 11:50:48 AM PDT by Swede Girl
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To: ColdOne
feh... another useless eater heard from
33 posted on 06/17/2012 11:51:40 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Iron Munro

Neil Cavuto, last Friday did the same routine about Obama being a great father!!! I love Cavuto, but.....on this one, he has been smoking funny stuff!!! Obama is not a father for the nation to follow, even though he is a good father to his children. Problem is, he wants to destroy all fathers and mothers so we can raise a society of pitchers and catchers!!! Neil, you should be ashamed of yourself. Caroline Kennedy, I understand. Poor girl is not the sharpest knife in the drawer and....the fathers in the Kennedy family are only there to be ashamed of, useless parents that they were and are!!!


34 posted on 06/17/2012 11:54:52 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: ColdOne
" ya know,It wasn't until ya know, I got a lot older ya know, that I really understood ya know, what it meant ya know, that my father ya know, was the president, ya know,"
35 posted on 06/17/2012 11:55:08 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: The Cajun
That is not a statement by Caroline Kennedy, there is not one "Uh, you know" in it.

142 times in one interview, no less!

36 posted on 06/17/2012 12:01:59 PM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: The Cajun
Oops.

Try this link ... you know

37 posted on 06/17/2012 12:10:01 PM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: ColdOne

Really good fathers would prioritize time with children over excessive golf


38 posted on 06/17/2012 12:18:43 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Is he really a father? Perhaps Larry Sinclair has input here.


39 posted on 06/17/2012 12:23:08 PM PDT by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar and Hates.........he just hates!)
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To: ColdOne
Caroline Kennedy is not the sharpest knife in the drawer and reportedly has been dissed and ignored by Barack and Michelle Obama. So one can only conclude that this kind of meaningless praise of Obama by Caroline, based on his alleged superior parenting skills, is a classic case of taking manners to the extreme. Then again, it's from the inarticulate Caroline 'y'know' Kennedy. That explains a lot.
40 posted on 06/17/2012 12:26:01 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: SunkenCiv
She’s doing some damage control to help their political party.

Exactly....Before that fat turd Ted died...the family was in turmoil over Ted's endorsement of The Kenyan.

Pretty much the entire family hated the Obama, except for Ted and Caroline...

Caroline was eventually turned off by the way she was treated by the Obama...like a second class citizen unlike she was used too...

I'm sure she has to swallow an handful of Valium to actually say something positive about The Kenyan

41 posted on 06/17/2012 12:34:38 PM PDT by Popman (When you elect a clown: expect a circus...)
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To: ColdOne

Caroline is blinded....

I miss John-John.


42 posted on 06/17/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by stpio
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To: ColdOne

I agree with her, and I hope he gets a chance to be a full-time father starting January 20, 2013. His daughters are reaching the age when they need a dad actively involved in their lives so they won’t do something stupid with a boy their age and get punished with . . .


43 posted on 06/17/2012 1:01:24 PM PDT by Pollster1 (A boy becomes a man when a man is needed - John Steinbeck)
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To: ColdOne

Boy she’s know all about that since she was 6 yo when her father died and she was in the white house....*eyeroll* Still doesn’t understand she was a political prop does she?


44 posted on 06/17/2012 1:47:04 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Lionheartusa1

“If 0bama had a white daughter she would look like Caroline.”

Well, if he had a much older sister, she’d look like CK.


45 posted on 06/17/2012 2:08:24 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ColdOne
In an email Sunday, Caroline Kennedy says she understands the hardships of balancing fatherhood with the presidency — and said she admires the way that President Obama has managed it.

How would she know how he has managed it? She is persona non grata in Obamaworld.

More drivel from the maw of a libtard Kennedy. When will they just shut up and go away and leave us alone?

46 posted on 06/17/2012 4:03:17 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Lizavetta
LOL, I remembered that, funny and aggravating at the same time :^)
47 posted on 06/17/2012 4:25:29 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun
I was thinking, and your parents paid for your private school education precisely so you wouldn't sound like a moron.

And yet she sounds like a moron.

48 posted on 06/17/2012 4:28:24 PM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Swede Girl; Tax-chick
She is still seeing things from the viewpoint of a young child. She is still stuck in the fairy tale world of Camelot. It is obvious that she refuses to see the truth about Obama.

If she were in her 20s that would be one thing. However, this dingbat has had five decades to grow up and work through her trauma and other issues. She is stuck in her fairy tale world intentionally, because she'd rather not be held accountable for her idiotic thoughts, deeds, and entitlement mentality. She is a child by choice. IOW, a typical Rat. She needs to go pet a pony and quit pestering the adults.

49 posted on 06/17/2012 5:04:57 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
Neil Cavuto, last Friday did the same routine about Obama being a great father!!!

Heard a snippet of Bill Cunningham's show on Sunday night and he was doing the same thing. These country destroying pigs don't deserve any praise.

50 posted on 07/03/2012 12:58:28 AM PDT by beaversmom
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