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Obama aides say president now has personal 'genuine disdain' for Romney
The Daily Caller ^ | 8/6/12 | Alex Pappas

Posted on 08/06/2012 8:48:47 PM PDT by Nachum

For President Barack Obama, it’s now personal.

A new book cites Obama aides saying the president has a “genuine disdain” for Mitt Romney.

“One factor made the 2012 grind bearable and at times even fun for Obama: he began campaign preparations feeling neutral about Romney, but like the former governor’s GOP opponents in 2008 and 2012, he quickly developed a genuine disdain for the man,” author Glenn Thrush writes in the soon-to-be released e-book “Obama’s Last Stand.”

Thrush — a reporter for Politico, which published book excerpts Sunday – writes that Obama’s feelings for Romney are different from how he personally felt about other Republican opponents on the Hill, and about other campaign rivals in the past.

“Obama, a person close to him told me, didn’t even feel this strongly about conservative, combative House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the Hill Republican he disliked the most,” Thrush writes. “At least Cantor stood for something, he’d say.”

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1 posted on 08/06/2012 8:48:53 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 08/06/2012 8:50:02 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Did little Bammy’s feeling get hurt because Mitt has decided to go after him? Poor baby.


3 posted on 08/06/2012 8:52:13 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Nachum

Almost everyone I know has a “personal disdain” for this creepy figure occupying a once honorable address!


4 posted on 08/06/2012 8:53:07 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Nachum

“A new book cites Obama aides saying the president has a “genuine disdain” for Mitt Romney.”

Of course he does, Romney is a rich cracker.


5 posted on 08/06/2012 8:55:47 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Nachum

No surprise there. Romney actually earned his success.


6 posted on 08/06/2012 9:01:16 PM PDT by Optimus Prime (Do liberals even qualify as sentient beings?)
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To: Nachum
A new book cites Obama aides saying the president has a “genuine disdain” for Mitt Romney.

Doubtful at best.

There is nothing whatsoever "genuine" about Obama.

7 posted on 08/06/2012 9:05:19 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Nachum
"“It’s why he played to win—and why so many of his top staffers were former high school and college jocks, guys—and they were, after all this time, mostly men—who’d start a fifteen-hour day with a ninety-minute run. ‘He’s the single most competitive man I’ve ever met,’ Robert Gibbs, his first press secretary, told me, adding: ‘What’s the one thing Barack Obama hates more than losing? Losing twice.’"

A 90 minute run? The only thing that Gibbs runs for is the dinner bell, and it's obviously not for 90 minutes. When I saw Gibbs was on CNN with Candy Crowley this weekend, my first thought was, "Did the studio floor collapse?"

Are these people all drunk or high? Or just living in some alternate universe?

8 posted on 08/06/2012 9:05:27 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Nachum

No surprise. Obama has genuine disdain for everyone.


9 posted on 08/06/2012 9:14:58 PM PDT by GSWarrior (Businessmen are more trustworthy than professors, politicians and preachers.)
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To: Nachum
This is a well planed campaign strategy by Obama. As reported elsewhere, they have done internal polling showing that the person who has the best “like-ability” always get elected. So there is a media/Democrat campaign trying to show the Obama is loved and Romney is an awful person from a personal like-ability standpoint.
10 posted on 08/06/2012 9:18:52 PM PDT by Aussiebabe
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To: Nachum

” ‘That doesn’t hold true for Romney. He was no goddamned war hero.’”

I don’t think I believe any of this.

But it really is the kind of small-minded, cross-wired, hypocritical nonsense I’d expect from that worthless bag of used bed pans.

He’s so good at it, Obama has almost single-handedly brought Jackassery to the level of being a Fine Art.


11 posted on 08/06/2012 9:19:39 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (OWS = The Great American Snivel War)
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To: Nachum

Is “disdain” the commie lib word for HATE!


12 posted on 08/06/2012 9:30:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: GSWarrior

Agreed. Part and parcel of narcissism.


13 posted on 08/06/2012 9:33:38 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Nachum
'genuine disdain'

That could mean that whenever former pResident Obama's in Kennebunkport, Romney may not be invited.

14 posted on 08/06/2012 9:34:04 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Nachum

“genuine disdain”= nothing’s sticking


15 posted on 08/06/2012 9:35:44 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: JimSEA

Rich cracker, aye.

Add handsome, drug-free, rich cracker...


16 posted on 08/06/2012 9:36:49 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Parley Baer
Did little Bammy’s feeling get hurt because Mitt has decided to go after him? Poor baby.

In Obama's case it's called narcissistic rage.

17 posted on 08/06/2012 9:40:55 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Nachum

“genuine disdain”
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I’m sure those are the words he used to describe how he feels about Romney kicking his keester...lol


18 posted on 08/06/2012 9:41:22 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: Nachum
Personal GRIND of a campaign.

The man hardly works at all! He never has more than two meetings a day on the white house schedule, they NEVER start before 10AM.

He travels around the country on Air Force 1. He doesn't have to schedule his own travel, go through airport security, sit in Coach with no food a cup the size of a thimble for water, a wait at the rental counter for a crap car that costs a fortune to rent and a need to drive himself in traffic between the airport and his speech only to reverse course and do the same all over again to get back home.

He lives better than a king. and he calls it a grind!

FUBO!

19 posted on 08/06/2012 10:00:53 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Nachum

Let the attempts to de-humanize Romney begin!


20 posted on 08/06/2012 10:03:07 PM PDT by usacon (United we stand divided we fall.)
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Petulance.


21 posted on 08/06/2012 10:05:09 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Nachum

Or does he just have genuine disdain for an election in which somebody else might win?

He prefers dictatorship, you just stay and stay and stay...incompetance notwithstanding.


22 posted on 08/06/2012 10:10:07 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Nachum
This is surprising because he's been really good at hiding his disdain for rich white people until now.
23 posted on 08/06/2012 10:11:25 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Nachum

He has such a thin skin. I can’t wait till the debates. I think he will come off as a petulant little child. That is if Romney can push his buttons. Lord knows “Jug handle ears” has enough of them.


24 posted on 08/06/2012 10:13:03 PM PDT by albionin (A gawn fit's aye gettin.)
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To: Nachum

The feeling is mutual Obama, you American hating Commie loving socialist moron.


25 posted on 08/06/2012 10:16:25 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are useless and useful idiots.)
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To: Nachum
he began campaign preparations feeling neutral about Romney

Yeah. Sure.
26 posted on 08/06/2012 10:20:55 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: nolongerademocrat

“A white man’s greed runs the world in need”. To quote an infamous Obama mentor.


27 posted on 08/06/2012 10:21:31 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Nachum

Imagine what that disdain will turn into by the time Obama is taking his final walk on the White House lawn, and Romney sends in the fumigators, this coming January.


28 posted on 08/06/2012 10:27:49 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Nachum
Obama the Islamo-Marxist-Chicago Gangster spreads the unholy trinity spirits of hate, lies and death. Obama hates Romney. Obama lies about Romney and Obama wants to destroy Romney without an election. Elections are a nuisance for Lord Obamalamadingdong. He tries to get rid of opponents before the election.
29 posted on 08/06/2012 10:31:41 PM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: Nachum

it’s past time that he loses. He can’t stand anyone that won’t agree with him.

That’s why he’s being lied to about the polls.


30 posted on 08/06/2012 10:32:34 PM PDT by jyro (French-like Democrats wave the white flag of surrender while we are winning)
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To: GSWarrior

Including the country he purports to lead.


31 posted on 08/06/2012 10:42:11 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

In what way is Mr. Obama a war hero? He’s never worn any uniform that I’m aware of, not even the Boy Scouts or Civil Air Patrol. He didn’t know the first thing about the military during his 2007-2008 campaign, and it showed. Anyone watching the events in Iowa, for instance, could see that at least Hillary was briefed in on foreign affairs and the military, Barack hadn’t a clue.


32 posted on 08/06/2012 11:51:14 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Cause more than 2 meeting a day would cut in his golf games. Geez but I have genuine distain for that loser of a president.


33 posted on 08/07/2012 12:03:51 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: Nachum

Like I believe anything coming out of the white house. He hates everyone not on his side.


34 posted on 08/07/2012 12:14:22 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: albionin
the Kenyan will not debate Rommey. He'll be too busy "working" at some "crisis" or something.

Mitt, for all his faults, isn't McJuan; Mitt will be pulverize the Kenyan.

The Kenyan must go.

35 posted on 08/07/2012 12:14:29 AM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In what way is Mr. Obama a war hero?

Haven't you heard? He single-handedly killed Osama bin Laden. Just ask him.

36 posted on 08/07/2012 1:55:47 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

None of what Obama is doing could work if this nations citizens had an education equivilent to what people left High School with up through the mid 1960’s.


37 posted on 08/07/2012 2:17:54 AM PDT by beenaround
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To: Nachum
Romney is everything Barack loathes:

- White

- Successful

- White

- Capitalist

- White

- Independent

- White

- Earned his wealth

- White

- American

- White


38 posted on 08/07/2012 2:21:10 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: albionin
It will be most interesting to watch Obama extemporaneously speak in the coming debates. I can only wonder what the degree of complicity between Obama’s campaign and the networks producing the debates will be. Will he have a list of the topics and the actual questions being asked? Given the extent of the medias water carrying so far it is I think perfectly reasonable to expect something of the sort.

Romneys plan should be to answer any slanted or “gotcha” questions with something totally relevant to today's problems and ignore the actual question entirely. Romney is a good speaker and has no problems speaking without the crutch of a teleprompter, the same thing cannot be said of Obumbler, as we have so often witnessed.

39 posted on 08/07/2012 2:26:30 AM PDT by beenaround
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To: Iron Munro

....add “sober”, too. Whatever you can say about Romney, he’s not a drunk.


40 posted on 08/07/2012 2:55:43 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: beenaround

Agree there.


41 posted on 08/07/2012 2:59:54 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Nachum

Well Romey now joins all hard working US citizens how he is viewed by Obama.


42 posted on 08/07/2012 3:01:35 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: Nachum

Well Romey now joins all hard working US citizens how he is viewed by Obama.


43 posted on 08/07/2012 3:01:49 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: Sooth2222
....add “sober”, too. Whatever you can say about Romney, he’s not a drunk.

Nor was he a "Choomer":


44 posted on 08/07/2012 3:19:52 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Nachum
Obama will sue the USA for discrimination if he looses.
And will fight to stay in his current Government housing.
45 posted on 08/07/2012 3:40:44 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Nachum
Obama’s feelings for Romney are different from how he personally felt about other Republican opponents on the Hill, and about other campaign rivals in the past.

BS. Obama hates any one who opposes him. He doesn't like to be challenged or have his feelings hurt.

46 posted on 08/07/2012 3:54:34 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Nachum

Obama is a prick. He displays such behavior more than any other president in my lifetime.


47 posted on 08/07/2012 4:14:36 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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RACIST!


48 posted on 08/07/2012 5:08:57 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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“Personal, genuine distain?”

Does he not see how the manjority of American people DISTAIN him? What an ass hat.

The only real thing I now have doubts about is what Obummer will do when he is defeated in November. He will have a few months to create even more devistation to this once great nation and people. He needs to be removed IMMEDIATELY, be it before or after the election.


49 posted on 08/07/2012 6:31:09 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Nachum
This is actually good. He'll let his emotions get the better of him and he'll make it personal. This will bring a potential meltdown. Buy popcorn.
50 posted on 08/07/2012 6:39:37 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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