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Is Obama in over his head? (Obama's 60 minutes laugh in interview)
Daily Mail ^ | 3-22-09

Posted on 03/22/2009 10:47:49 PM PDT by utahson

The interview with Steve Kroft of “60 Minutes” may not have gone so well for President Obama. Gallows humor?

He’s fatalistic?

For such a young man who preached “Change” and “Hope,” he sure sound shopeless

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 60minutes; hyena; idiot; justquit; miserablefailure; obama; resignnow; totus
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This interview and Obama's childish laughing spells in the face of severe economic hard times and disaster for many, will not go over well for him.
1 posted on 03/22/2009 10:47:49 PM PDT by utahson
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To: utahson

The water would only need to be ass deep for it to be over his head.


2 posted on 03/22/2009 10:49:39 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: utahson

LOL, even the Brits have noticed!


3 posted on 03/22/2009 10:50:38 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (PO_ _S Obama -- the federal Blagojevich.)
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To: All
On endorsing Obama:

"(Colin) Powell acknowledged Obama's thin resume but said, "He is surrounding himself with people who will be able to give him the expertise that he at the moment does not have." "

(USA Today 10/20/08)
4 posted on 03/22/2009 10:54:29 PM PDT by pillut48 (CJ in TX --"God help us all, and God help America!!" --my new mantra for the next 4 years)
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To: pillut48

Traslation: “He’s black, so I’m voting for him”


5 posted on 03/22/2009 10:56:26 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: utahson
Above in over his head?

No more than any man who had never had a real decision -making job, had never sponsored a bill in the US Senate, whose career has been giving away other people's money through ACORM, who hangs out with unrepentant terrorists who had been preached at for 22 years to hate America, married to a woman who hates white people.... and was an admitted heavy drug user in college and afterward would be in over their head.

.... Like maybe he is in the Mariana's Trench over his head.

6 posted on 03/22/2009 10:57:53 PM PDT by MindBender26 (The Hellfire Missile is one of the wonderful ways God shows us he loves American Soldiers & Marines)
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To: utahson

Is he in over his head?

Lord, I hope he doesn’t drown.


7 posted on 03/22/2009 11:01:43 PM PDT by Semper Mark (Paranoia is just a heightened state of awareness.)
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To: utahson

“STEVE KROFT: Are you punch drunk?”

Wow - Croft actually asked him that?!


8 posted on 03/22/2009 11:05:14 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: BlessedBeGod

I’d rather have Steve Croft handle the economy than Barack Obama. I’d rather have the 60 Minute Intern in charge of the economy. THAT’S how bad I thought he was.


9 posted on 03/22/2009 11:05:17 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: utahson

Looking good for Biden, actually.


10 posted on 03/22/2009 11:07:00 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: utahson

11 posted on 03/22/2009 11:07:13 PM PDT by SIDENET (President Obama's teleprompter has issued a stern warning to corporate executives)
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To: Hildy

You know things are getting bad when the blacks are calling him white.


12 posted on 03/22/2009 11:10:06 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: MindBender26

“had never sponsored a bill in the US Senate”

well he did sponsor a resolution in the state senate:
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/legisnet90/summary/900SR0110.html

heh heh


13 posted on 03/22/2009 11:12:34 PM PDT by ari-freedom ( Hail to the Dork!)
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To: utahson

It is incongruous to talk of doom while laughing.

Another explanation could be:
He doesn’t believe it.

If you didn’t believe the doom-sayers and knew the economy would come back - then you could talk doom, a be a big hero when you save the nation from it.

The hard part is doing this with a straight face.


14 posted on 03/22/2009 11:15:27 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Kirkwood
You know things are getting bad when the blacks are calling him white.
Not nearly as bad as whites affraid to recognize he's black.
15 posted on 03/22/2009 11:16:05 PM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: utahson

What, me worry?
16 posted on 03/22/2009 11:18:05 PM PDT by ari-freedom ( Hail to the Dork!)
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To: utahson

Inappropriate laughter can be a sign of addiction. The inner world and outer world—the “front” that is presented to the world—are so dissimilar that the person is sometimes amused, sometimes uncomfortable.

Obama, according to reports, is part of a long-running rape-orgy ring in Chicago, along with Michelle, Wright, Pfleger, Ayers, Dohrn, and other members of the hard-left, race-hustling establishment. A major part of the Weather Underground’s ritual mind-control culture was rape-orgies. That would mean Obama is a sexual addict—and that his pose as a “family man” with fairly traditional values is radically unlike his secret life.

That would be sexual addiction. Then there are drugs.

And of course, there’s the radical disjunction between Obama’s hatred for the United States, and his plan to destroy the United States, and the constant need to pretend, as “President,” that he is “trying” to improve the economy and make the country more prosperous.

This constant, high-stakes pretense would naturally result in inappropriate laughter now and then.

“I’m choking up with rage.”


17 posted on 03/22/2009 11:26:53 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: pissant

>The water would only need to be ass deep for it to be over his head.

You’re giving the bloke too much credit. Calf-deep is more than enough.


18 posted on 03/22/2009 11:27:17 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: utahson

Over his head?

He has months of experience in the US Senate.


19 posted on 03/22/2009 11:28:39 PM PDT by NoLibZone (To save our nation a Strongly Worded e-mail may be in order.)
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To: ari-freedom
What me worry?


20 posted on 03/22/2009 11:29:59 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: utahson
he sure sound shopeless

I agree. Obama has not shope.

21 posted on 03/22/2009 11:30:03 PM PDT by Jess Kitting
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To: utahson

They actually AIRED this part of the interview? Are you kidding me?

MM


22 posted on 03/22/2009 11:48:28 PM PDT by MississippiMan
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To: Kirkwood
Looking good for Biden, actually.


23 posted on 03/22/2009 11:50:29 PM PDT by JennysCool (Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, three times is enemy action - Ian Fleming)
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To: Kirkwood
You know things are getting bad when the blacks are calling him white.

LOL. Great one! Perfect.

24 posted on 03/22/2009 11:54:13 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: pissant
TOTUS BUMPER STICKERS - T-SHIRTS - MUGS:
25 posted on 03/23/2009 12:00:39 AM PDT by American Dream 246
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To: Jess Kitting

So starts the deconstructing of Obama. He can’t do what he has promised to anyone. he can’t even be a good Socialist or a good Peacenik. He’s got Jimmy Carter all over him and it will not be long before he comes out and says that America can’t be governed. He’s a one term President—if he makes it through his four years without being impeached or forced to resign. Maybe, just maybe, he will learn the job, or have some transformation in personality. Maybe he can become a leader but it will take divine intervention I think. Maybe the ghost of Lincoln will give him a bit of a talking too some night in the White House. We can but hope.


26 posted on 03/23/2009 12:01:38 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: American Dream 246
TOTUS BUMPER STICKERS - T-SHIRTS - MUGS:
27 posted on 03/23/2009 12:02:54 AM PDT by American Dream 246
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To: American Dream 246
TOTUS BUMPER STICKERS - T-SHIRTS - MUGS: http://www.zazzle.com/totus_presidential_seal_bumper_sticker-128454224869416568
28 posted on 03/23/2009 12:03:42 AM PDT by American Dream 246
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To: American Dream 246

your link, clickable...

http://www.zazzle.com/totus_presidential_seal_bumper_sticker-128454224869416568


29 posted on 03/23/2009 12:08:39 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

This bozo has lowered the bar for being a US president, now even a broom handle can serve as POTUS.


30 posted on 03/23/2009 12:15:26 AM PDT by tiger63
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To: ari-freedom

Anyone have video of this interview?


31 posted on 03/23/2009 12:17:47 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Prole

No, but will a link to a transcript do?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090322/pl_politico/20344


32 posted on 03/23/2009 12:25:03 AM PDT by Theresawithanh (Impeach Obama)
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To: utahson

This isn’t good.

People with way more training are going to see this for what it is. I’d say he’s on the verge of breakdown.

Nothing in his life prepared him for what’s facing him, and he doesn’t know who to trust.

I’d say he’s pretty close.


33 posted on 03/23/2009 12:29:44 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: MississippiMan

I think it’ll be historic. It’ll be the first interview where the stress started to really seep through toward breakdown.


34 posted on 03/23/2009 12:32:16 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
it will not be long before he comes out and says that America can’t be governed.

I'd heartily agree with him. Americans don't need to be governed. They need to be left alone. They need the government to take about five years off.

35 posted on 03/23/2009 12:34:33 AM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority
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To: utahson

A lot of laughter but this part was truly laughable:


I think we have to understand the severity of the crisis that we’re in right now. The fact is that, because of bad bets made on Wall Street, there have been enormous losses.

I mean there were a whole bunch of folks who, on paper, if you looked at quarterly reports, were wildly successful, selling derivatives (CHUCKLE) that turned out to be—

STEVE KROFT:

Worthless.

BARACK OBAMA:

completely worthless.

STEVE KROFT:

And insuring them.

BARACK OBAMA:

And insuring them. Now— you know, gosh, I don’t think it’s me being anti-Wall Street just to point out that the best and the brightest— didn’t do too well on that front, and that— you know, maybe the incentive structures that have been set up— have not produced the kinds of long term growth that— that I think everybody’s looking for.


“selling derivatives that turned out to be ...worthless.”

If there is anyone that is the poster boy for creating toxic loans, it is Barack Obama the ‘community organizer’. He along with ACORN armed with the Community Reinvestment Act regulations provided the pressure on banks to make loans that without such regulation would never have been made. Those toxic loans were packaged knowingly by Freddie and Fannie and sold as derivatives that didn’t ‘by chance’ or by some other accident -’turn out to be worthless’ - they were worthless as soon as the packages/derivatives/insurance/CDS’s were created that included them.

Sure there were other community organizers that did the same thing around the country but Obama’s rep. was made in part by his advocacy of these policies and policies like them that created and continued these problems going back to his time in the IL. Senate. He epitomizes the ‘community organizer’ that help bring into being ‘toxic loans’ and now he himself is having to deal with them. This is almost as ironic as Nixon taping the oval office for ‘history’s sake’.

So these derivatives weren’t a part of some ‘risk/reward’ aspect of the free market - they were the result of gov’t intervention into the market and the toxic loans were the “Old Maid” that everyone was trying to get rid of, but in this case it wasn’t just one card in the deck, it was the whole deck or several decks of “Old Maids” - too many to dispense with. In fact they are still trying to pawn them off. And they want private investors to take on these toxic loans in ‘partnership with gov’t and yet because of the ‘tax anyone at 90%’ that has to do with the bailout, they are scaring away the exact people that could possibly save them!

No wonder he’s in the state of glee.


36 posted on 03/23/2009 12:42:54 AM PDT by Kent C
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To: Arthur McGowan
[Inappropriate laughter can be a sign of addiction.]

Your whole comment is entirely plausible and insightful.

We know he is addicted to tobacco. I would think at his age and in his socio-demographic group a cigarette habit would be uncommon unless he has additional substance dependencies.

What has bothered me is that on the issues of private health insurance for combat personnel, the plight of middle-class investors, inciting class resentment, the Special Olympics joke, Obama seems to lack empathy. He doesn't even mimic compassion.

The 60-Minutes transcript is full of laughter and chuckles:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0309/20344.html

37 posted on 03/23/2009 12:44:19 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: Kirkwood

>>Looking good for Biden, actually.<<

Be careful, VERY careful, what you wish for. Biden is NOT an improvement. He is MORE liberal than 0bambi; and MORE incompetent.

There is good reason why only 16 Senators have been elected President; most were unspectacular; some did okay and the rest were disasters. Only James Madison can be considered great. The unspectactular ones - JQ Adams, Van Buren, WH Harrison, Tyler, Pierce and B Harrison. The disasters - Buchanan, A Johnson, Kennedy, LBJ, Nixon and 0bambi. Jackson, Harding and Truman did okay.


38 posted on 03/23/2009 1:27:18 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Zer0 is appropriate for this era. He is the result of the convoluted left.

There is nothing in his history which is mildly mainstream.

Total wacko. A great example of the left-wing 60’s social
experiment.

39 posted on 03/23/2009 1:29:15 AM PDT by ChiMark
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To: utahson
STEVE KROFT:

I mean you're a constitutional law professor.

BARACK OBAMA:

Yeah.

LOL!!! Sorry, I meant BARF!!!

40 posted on 03/23/2009 1:29:25 AM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: aquila48
Yes, Croft said that! Plus, at one point, Croft was looking at Obama as if thinking, “This guy is nuts.”
41 posted on 03/23/2009 1:44:14 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: American Dream 246

What does TOTUS mean?


42 posted on 03/23/2009 1:46:29 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: Kirkwood

Looking good for Biden, actually.

Yup, the VP needs is just bid’en his time....


43 posted on 03/23/2009 1:49:46 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: pillut48

Yeah...sure Colin, I never knew you lied to yourself so easily...and then tried lying to the rest of the world!


44 posted on 03/23/2009 1:51:15 AM PDT by top 2 toe red ("You know, I have more than enough to do without having to worry about the financial system," Obama)
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To: utahagen
What does TOTUS mean?

Teleprompter of the United States.

45 posted on 03/23/2009 1:53:52 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: utahagen

What does TOTUS mean?

“Teleprompter of the United States.” That’s Obama’s new nickname. He doesn’t leave home without a teleprompter. When he speaks from his own brain, he shows his true incompetent, intolerant, arrogant, sociopathic, racist self.


46 posted on 03/23/2009 1:54:39 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: utahagen

TelePrompter of the United States...you know, the one that has the real power.


47 posted on 03/23/2009 1:57:08 AM PDT by top 2 toe red ("You know, I have more than enough to do without having to worry about the financial system," Obama)
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To: utahagen
What does TOTUS mean?
____________________________
Teleprompter Of The United States instead of POTUS, President of the United States. I believe Rush started the title, very appropriate!
48 posted on 03/23/2009 1:58:28 AM PDT by RepublicanChick
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To: tiger63

“This bozo has lowered the bar for being a US president, now even a broom handle can serve as POTUS.”

LOOOOOOOL...you have actually made me do something that I didn’t think I was capable of doing.....I am laughing so hard, tears are running down my cheeks...

Whewww....on a serious note, I believe our POTUS was feeling no pain tonight on CBS. Actually, he was well “medicated”. If people weren’t adequately scared to death by now, this interview should do it.

I hope everyone, that is inclined to do so, is praying. We need God’s intervention here....or it’s over for this country.


49 posted on 03/23/2009 2:04:20 AM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty
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To: Arthur McGowan

Inappropriate laughter can be a sign of addiction. The inner world and outer world—the “front” that is presented to the world—are so dissimilar that the person is sometimes amused, sometimes uncomfortable.

Obama, according to reports, is part of a long-running rape-orgy ring in Chicago, along with Michelle, Wright, Pfleger, Ayers, Dohrn, and other members of the hard-left, race-hustling establishment. A major part of the Weather Underground’s ritual mind-control culture was rape-orgies. That would mean Obama is a sexual addict—and that his pose as a “family man” with fairly traditional values is radically unlike his secret life.

That would be sexual addiction. Then there are drugs.

And of course, there’s the radical disjunction between Obama’s hatred for the United States, and his plan to destroy the United States, and the constant need to pretend, as “President,” that he is “trying” to improve the economy and make the country more prosperous.

This constant, high-stakes pretense would naturally result in inappropriate laughter now and then.

“I’m choking up with rage.”

Your analyses is astute. Obama has no depth at all. He is a cool narcissist - a Marchurian candidate who has been groomed for as high an office as the sheeple could be convinced he should have. He married a Black woman to complete a public path to Blackdom. Obama’s mentor Bill Ayes was mezmerized by and worshipped Black people.


50 posted on 03/23/2009 2:08:46 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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