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Matthews: Berlin Sun ‘Ruined’ Obama’s Speech
national review ^ | 6/19 | johnson

Posted on 06/19/2013 8:16:29 AM PDT by RummyChick

MSNBC host and Obama sycophant Chris Matthews blamed the sun for spoiling the president’s speech in Berlin today.

“I think a lot of the problem he had today was the late afternoon sun in Berlin ruined his use of the teleprompter and so his usual dramatic windup was ruined,” Matthews said immediately after the speech. “I think he was really struggling with the text there.”

Speaking behind a glass bulletproof shield, Obama appeared to be using the text of the speech rather than reading off of teleprompters.


TOPICS: Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: berlinspeech; brandenburgspeech; chrismatthews; obama; obamapeech
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1 posted on 06/19/2013 8:16:29 AM PDT by RummyChick
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2 posted on 06/19/2013 8:17:24 AM PDT by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: RummyChick

The sun is racist.


3 posted on 06/19/2013 8:17:24 AM PDT by NCLaw441
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4 posted on 06/19/2013 8:17:38 AM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: RummyChick

How many did they have to hire/bribe to fill the audience?


5 posted on 06/19/2013 8:18:10 AM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: schm0e

I guess they weren’t handing out free beer and brats for this event..so no one showed up.


6 posted on 06/19/2013 8:18:27 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: RummyChick
Ha!
7 posted on 06/19/2013 8:18:39 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: newheart

Sie sind ein Berliner.


8 posted on 06/19/2013 8:18:45 AM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: RummyChick
Potus visits the homeland of many of his ideas.

He and Carney will stop to kiss the statue of Goebbels.

9 posted on 06/19/2013 8:18:51 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: RummyChick

Ask Chris Matthews
http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/19/ask-chris-matthews/


10 posted on 06/19/2013 8:19:11 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: RummyChick

LOL wow.


11 posted on 06/19/2013 8:19:17 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: newheart

If ONLY we had a pastry in charge instead of what we got...


12 posted on 06/19/2013 8:19:46 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: schm0e

Classic!


13 posted on 06/19/2013 8:21:58 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And he had that terrible debate performance in Denver because of the altitude and jet lag and such. Why is there always an excuse for this president, that liberals expect us to believe?

And why complaints about this and that? I remember Sarah Palin’s speech to the GOP convention in 2008, and the teleprompter malfunctioned. Sarah just went along and gave her speech, no apologies and no excuses. But this president can’t function without the teleprompter? He even used a teleprompter once when speaking to an elementary school class.


14 posted on 06/19/2013 8:22:13 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: RummyChick

Didn’t I read somewhere that Matthew’s show was being cancelled?


15 posted on 06/19/2013 8:22:55 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: RummyChick

Ich bin ein bad reader.


16 posted on 06/19/2013 8:23:12 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: RummyChick
If MSNBC would seriously like to boost their ratings, they should force Matthews to wear a straight jacket during his broadcast.
17 posted on 06/19/2013 8:23:37 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: RummyChick

Sunshine is a good disinfectant.


18 posted on 06/19/2013 8:24:00 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: NCLaw441

Well, it is “white light”.


19 posted on 06/19/2013 8:24:03 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: RummyChick
Herr O bist ein dumb kopf. Ist nicht geschmartd!

And ole Chrissie fell off the edge years ago.

vaudine

20 posted on 06/19/2013 8:24:41 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: newheart
Very few will get your joke. Perfect timing for a little FR history lesson. I'll leave that up to you if you are so inclined.


21 posted on 06/19/2013 8:25:21 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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To: RummyChick

Cockroaches always scurry when the sun is shining...so he may have a point. LOL!


22 posted on 06/19/2013 8:25:50 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: schm0e
I need one of the original Dark Shadows guy
23 posted on 06/19/2013 8:25:58 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Paladin2

Correction:

Sie sind dehr dumm. Guten Tag Paladin2.


24 posted on 06/19/2013 8:28:16 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: RummyChick
I guess the National Socialists don't pack 'em in like they used to....


25 posted on 06/19/2013 8:32:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RummyChick
Hey at least he didn't claim

26 posted on 06/19/2013 8:32:44 AM PDT by McGruff (I can't speak to the law here. The law is irrelevant,)
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To: RummyChick
Christine gives asshats a bad name.
27 posted on 06/19/2013 8:33:17 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Religious faith in government is far crazier than religious faith in God.)
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To: newheart; LucyT; azishot

This goes perfectly with the seal in your post:

Effeminate 0b0z0:

Ich bin einE Arschloch.


28 posted on 06/19/2013 8:35:33 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor S. Alinsky, Fleet Maintenance, White Hive Trolley Bosses)
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To: RummyChick

Bush is relieved.


29 posted on 06/19/2013 8:36:46 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: RummyChick

Chrissie has to be on what, his 12th pair of knee pads?


30 posted on 06/19/2013 8:37:13 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: RummyChick

See if a “Bush” had been there they could have blocked the sun.


31 posted on 06/19/2013 8:38:34 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Liberty Valance

Speaking behind a glass bulletproof shield

I thought he was in a Pope Mobile type thing


32 posted on 06/19/2013 8:38:54 AM PDT by molson209
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To: RummyChick
“I think a lot of the problem he had today was the late afternoon sun in Berlin ruined his use of the teleprompter and so his usual dramatic windup was ruined,” Matthews said immediately after the speech. “I think he was really struggling with the text there.”

Even if the glare from the sun prevented him from using his teleprompter, that's no excuse for his performance. When you're the President of the United States, you should be articulate enough, and have a strong enough grasp of your topic, to be able to speak intelligently without the use of a teleprompter. The fact that he is completely lost when his teleprompter quits demonstrates what an amateur he really is.

33 posted on 06/19/2013 8:44:51 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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OH MANN

Do you think other Previous US President complain about the Sun I doubt it


34 posted on 06/19/2013 8:49:22 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: InterceptPoint
Perfect timing for a little FR history lesson. I'll leave that up to you if you are so inclined.

Nah, I prefer my history mixed with a little pinch of mystery.

35 posted on 06/19/2013 8:49:59 AM PDT by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: RummyChick
Should have thrown out the teleprompter and gone full Milli-Vanilli with a lip synced the speech.
36 posted on 06/19/2013 8:50:00 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: RummyChick

Chwissy makes Baghdad Bob look like a truth teller.


37 posted on 06/19/2013 8:50:17 AM PDT by metafugitive
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To: RummyChick

Crissy regrets he only has one life to give to his beloved.


38 posted on 06/19/2013 8:52:18 AM PDT by MissTed ( Private Tagline - Do Not Read!)
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To: RummyChick

The late afternoon sun in Berlin is much brighter than it used to be because of global warming. Which was caused by George Bush.


39 posted on 06/19/2013 8:53:13 AM PDT by edwinland
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To: newheart
Nah, I prefer my history mixed with a little pinch of mystery.

OK. The Freepers will just have to be left in the dark. LOL.

40 posted on 06/19/2013 8:53:32 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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To: edwinland

The Berlin Sun hates Communists, remember the joke from “The Lives of Others”?

One morning, while General Secretary Erich Honecker is doing his exercises on his balcony, the sun calls out to him and says: “Good morning, Herr Honecker!”

Amazed, Honecker tells his Politburo about it at a meeting a few hours later. They all head over to his house to see what’s going on.

At noon, while they’re all assembled on the balcony, the sun addresses him once more: “Good day, Herr Honecker!” The General Secretary and Politburo spend the rest of the day talking about the miracle until the sun is just about to disappear beyond the horizon.

This time, however, it remains silent. “Sun,” Honecker calls out. “You greeted me in the morning and at noon, so why not in the evening?” The sun replies: “Screw you, I’m in the West now!”


41 posted on 06/19/2013 8:55:31 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: InterceptPoint

If the citizens of Berlin don’t call themselves Berliners what DO they call themselves?


42 posted on 06/19/2013 9:03:54 AM PDT by DManA
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To: dfwgator

Wow! Nice reference!

I never saw that movie but I heard that joke in the 80’s from someone who lived had lived in Russia in the 70’s, except that it was about Lenin or Brezhnev, and it had the sun slowly travelling over Russia.

The other one I heard at the same time was this:

An American is trying to explain freedom of speech to a Russian. For example, he says “I can go to the front gate of the White house and yell ‘Jimmy Carter is an idiot’”. The Russian doesn’t get it and he replies “Well, I can go to the Kremlin and yell the same thing”.

I was told that Russians thought that joke was hilarious.


43 posted on 06/19/2013 9:11:48 AM PDT by edwinland
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To: dfwgator

Never heard it but liked it a lot.


44 posted on 06/19/2013 9:13:31 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: RummyChick
JFK is,IMO,just about the last prominent Rat who was worthy of any respect from decent,respectable Americans.Listen carefully to his Inaugural Address ("we will support *any* friend,oppose *any* foe"),his speech at the Berlin Wall ("let *them* come to Berlin") and his speeches about cutting taxes ("a rising tide lifts all boats").And no respectable American can question the greatness of President Reagan.Hearing Osama Obama speak in Berlin is like hearing the Jason Lipschitz Jug Band performing Pachelbel’s Canon.

It wasn't the sun that spoiled either of his addresses there.It was his utter and complete lack of credibility.

45 posted on 06/19/2013 9:16:50 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: InterceptPoint
If the citizens of Berlin don’t call themselves Berliners what DO they call themselves?

OK. I'll give up the historical secret. Berliners do call themselves Berliners. But a "Berliner" is also the name given to a popular German Jelly Donut.

So when Kennedy gave his famous speech ("Ich bin ein Berliner") the story went around and is still going around that the Germans interpreted this as "I am a Jelly Donut".

There is no question as to what Kennedy said but the fact that the Germans hearing the speech would be laughing rather than applauding Kennedy's pronouncement is in dispute. In fact, it is rather in doubt.

Do a Google search (on "donut Ich bin ein Berliner") and you can read all about it.

46 posted on 06/19/2013 9:17:52 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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To: DManA; newheart

Oops. Post 46 should have posted to you two. See above.


47 posted on 06/19/2013 9:20:47 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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To: liberalh8ter

Also required, a “Spit Shield”.


48 posted on 06/19/2013 9:24:03 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: RummyChick

“Ich bin ein scheiskopf.”


49 posted on 06/19/2013 9:24:08 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: InterceptPoint
I know the history.

But schtupid.

50 posted on 06/19/2013 9:27:50 AM PDT by DManA
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