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The Incredible Shrinking President [Mark Steyn]
National Review Online ^ | 10/26/2012 | Mark Steyn

Posted on 10/26/2012 6:31:36 PM PDT by Sherman Logan

Edited on 10/26/2012 7:43:11 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

Two videos distill the meaning of a campaign, and a presidency.

“We’re going to have that person arrested and prosecuted that did the video,” said Hillary Clinton. No, not the person who made the video saying that voting for Barack Obama is like losing your virginity to a really cool guy. I’ll get to that in a moment. But Secretary Clinton was talking about the fellow who made the supposedly Islamophobic video that supposedly set off the sacking of the Benghazi consulate. And, indeed, she did “have that person arrested.” By happy coincidence, his bail hearing has been set for three days after the election, by which time he will have served his purpose. These two videos — the Islamophobic one and the Obamosexual one — bookend the remarkable but wholly deserved collapse of the president’s reelection campaign.


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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; libya; marksteyn; obama; steyn; weeman
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Most devastating commentary on this election yet. That it is even close is an appalling judgment on half of American society.

The Benghazi coverup just may be breaking at the exact best possible time to sink The Lightbringer.

1 posted on 10/26/2012 6:31:37 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan
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2 posted on 10/26/2012 6:38:25 PM PDT by JusPasenThru (Nancy Pelosi.... Botoxevik.)
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The entire Food Stamp Administration is corrupt to the core. I seriously doubt that there is a single person in the administration with any character, honor, integrity, honesty, etc. The entire administration reminds me of those creatures that reside on the bottom of the ocean waiting greedily to feed on whale sh!t.


3 posted on 10/26/2012 6:40:24 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (The law of unintended consequences is an unforgiving and vindictive b!tch!)
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To: Sherman Logan
Absolutely, devastatingly true. This should be required reading for every American.

His description of the behavior of Obama and Biden at the funeral for the four heroes:

But the near-parodic locker-room coarseness is grotesque both in its inaptness and in its lack of basic human feeling for a bereaved family forced to grieve in public and as crowd-scene extras to the political bigshot. Just about the only formal responsibility a vice president has is to attend funerals without embarrassing his country. And this preening buffoon of pseudo-blue-collar faux-machismo couldn’t even manage that.

4 posted on 10/26/2012 6:43:21 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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To: Sherman Logan

Øbama should be tried and found guilty of TREASON and receive the Constitutionally prescribed punishment.


5 posted on 10/26/2012 6:45:32 PM PDT by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: Sherman Logan

Put some ice on that Barry. I wonder if the one even knew what was going on or did Valerie Jarrett tuck him in saying “Don’t worry I got This”


6 posted on 10/26/2012 6:54:15 PM PDT by Blackirish
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“The Benghazi coverup just may be breaking at the exact best possible time to sink The Lightbringer.”

Just personally, of course, I never underestimate the power of a novena; and there is a massive one going on right now.


7 posted on 10/26/2012 7:05:51 PM PDT by stanne
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My late father’s generation would already be on the DC mall and White House lawn with pitchforks, tar & feathers and assorted other equipment, if you get my drift...


8 posted on 10/26/2012 7:08:21 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: lightman

I could not agree more! The time has come to remove the narcissist in chief!

Ravenstar


9 posted on 10/26/2012 7:14:09 PM PDT by Ravenstar (Reinstitute the Constitution as the Ultimate Law of the Land --Cain 2012)
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My late father’s generation would already be on the DC mall and White House lawn with pitchforks, tar & feathers and assorted other equipment, if you get my drift...

I am not so sure of that. They elected Roosvelt four times.

It is not so much the temper of the people, it is what they know, and what they know that is not so.

A great number of people in the U.S.A. Know a lot that is not so.

10 posted on 10/26/2012 7:30:16 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: Sherman Logan

Steyn eviscerates!

He’s a big picture guy who can tie it all together and turn a phrase like no one else!


11 posted on 10/26/2012 7:30:38 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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12 posted on 10/26/2012 7:33:20 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o
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... decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene.

It makes me unhappy knowing that such rotten people exist.

13 posted on 10/26/2012 7:33:29 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: marktwain

It was Roosevelt or communism/fascism, in many minds. Many thought that “capitalism” had failed them. They were wrong, of course, but at least they didn’t go the way of Stalin or Hitler.


14 posted on 10/26/2012 7:35:50 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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I have nothing but respect for the dignity and control of Mr. Charles Woods, father of one of the murdered SEALs.

Under similar circumstances, if I had a child in a casket, and Joe Biden asked “Did your son always have balls the size of cue balls?” I would have been wrestled to the ground by the Secret Service, after trying to beat the s#!t out of Biden, and been carted off to federal prison.

The current so-called leaders of the USA are even worse than Caligula ever was for Rome. They make me sick, and they besmirch the memory of every American who shed their blood and lives for this country.

Mark

15 posted on 10/26/2012 7:58:56 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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Obama concerning the elimination of Al Qaeda as a threat: Mission accomplished.

The media laughed at Bush. They aren’t laughing now.


16 posted on 10/26/2012 8:16:34 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: stanne

>>“The Benghazi coverup just may be breaking at the exact best possible time to sink The Lightbringer.”

>Just personally, of course, I never underestimate the power of a novena; and there is a massive one going on right now.

This is the perfect storm. Romney is covering the economy and letting the details leak to the press without any comment. If pressed, he can simply refer to the harsh words he stated at the beginning and look prophetic. Folks, if this blows up to epic proportions, we might win CA.


17 posted on 10/26/2012 8:25:26 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: MarkL

Same here.

If able to check my anger, I’d have asked “Did you always have a brain the size of a BB?”


18 posted on 10/26/2012 9:01:12 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Sherman Logan

From the beginning the MSM framed Romney as the emcumbant and let Obama play the part off the clever pragmatist. This what happens when a community activist becomes a rebel without a cause. Now, Romney has embraced the image he was framed with, he owns it. And, Obama appears desperate and even flailing.


19 posted on 10/26/2012 9:07:59 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No they didn’t. But they did elect an administration with a ton of commies, including at least one that worked in the FDR inner circle. Read, The Haunted Wood for starters.


20 posted on 10/26/2012 9:21:20 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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