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Analysis: Obama Denied Respect the Office Demands
Wash Informer ^ | 10/9/10 | Mike Cottman

Posted on 10/09/2010 11:58:22 AM PDT by pissant

President Barack Obama gets no respect. Even as Republicans vow to repeal Obama’s sweeping health care law leading up to the crucial mid-term elections in November, one Republican candidate, Paul LePage, says if he’s elected governor of Maine, he plans to tell Obama “Go to hell.”

LePage, who is backed by the conservative tea party movement, spoke at a Republican forum last week while stumping for votes.

“And as your governor,” LePage told the crowd, you're gonna be seeing a lot of me on the front page saying ‘Gov. LePage tells Obama to go to hell.”

Why was that kind of profanity necessary? Who knows? It’s tough talk from LePage, a Republican hothead who not only disrespects Obama with his hateful comments, but he also disrespects the Office of the President.

Because Obama is America’s first black president, there is a question about whether LePage lashed out about Obama, in part, because he’s black. Would LePage have told a white president, who was a Democrat, to “go to hell?”

What’s clear is this: There will always be ideological differences between Democrats and Republicans but the tea party’s criticism of Obama’s policies usually turn ugly.

"If this is his attitude towards the president of the United States, I can't imagine what he would say when a local legislator or constituent disagrees with him," Arden Manning, who heads the Democrats' Victory 2010 campaign, said in a statement.

LePage, like many other Republicans, is critical of Obama’s economic recovery efforts and reminds the administration that the nation’s unemployment rate is stuck at 9.5 percent.

On Monday, Obama tried to counter the GOP’s assault and announced an initiative called Skills for America’s Future, a new, industry-led plan to substantially improve industry partnerships with community colleges and build a nationwide network to create jobs.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtoninformer.com ...


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Respect must gained the old fashioned way Mr. Cottman.


1 posted on 10/09/2010 11:58:30 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

I’ve got just one thing to say: FUBO!


2 posted on 10/09/2010 12:00:37 PM PDT by tatown (Obama is Kenyan for "I make love to a woman that looks like Patrick Ewing")
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To: pissant
As old Teddy Roosevelt said...

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public."

3 posted on 10/09/2010 12:01:12 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

unlike how GWBush was treated... with the utmost respect and dignity

/sarc


4 posted on 10/09/2010 12:01:59 PM PDT by sten
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To: pissant

Oh. You mean the same way the left respected Bush?


5 posted on 10/09/2010 12:02:13 PM PDT by mojito
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To: pissant
Hey cotton! What about the last decade?

YEAH! DISSENT IS PATRIOTIC UNLESS A LIBERAL IS IN OFFICE. LIBERALS ARE NAZIS AND HYPOCRITES!

6 posted on 10/09/2010 12:02:17 PM PDT by mainestategop (Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away After America , There is No Place to Go)
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To: pissant

WAH WAH WAH! Funny how when it is their guy on the receiving end of the insults it is supposedly disrespectful. These people are just getting what they had coming after doing the same thing to W for 8 years.


7 posted on 10/09/2010 12:02:17 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: pissant
Hey cotton! What about the last decade?

YEAH! DISSENT IS PATRIOTIC UNLESS A LIBERAL IS IN OFFICE. LIBERALS ARE NAZIS AND HYPOCRITES!

8 posted on 10/09/2010 12:02:23 PM PDT by mainestategop (Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away After America , There is No Place to Go)
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To: pissant

Don’t you think that a black oriented publication might have a biased opinion on the matter?


9 posted on 10/09/2010 12:03:24 PM PDT by ab01
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To: pissant

I respect the office more than the current office holder respects it. As for the current occupant? If he were and honorable man, he’d have my respect.


10 posted on 10/09/2010 12:03:32 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: pissant

You’re right: ole funny ears has no respect for the American people.


11 posted on 10/09/2010 12:03:41 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: pissant

Obama cannot insult the voters, insult the office, and be a general embarrassment and then insist we respect the office.

I respect the office too much to have a jackanape like Obama infesting it.


12 posted on 10/09/2010 12:04:11 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Anything not about elephants is irrelephant.)
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To: pissant
He gets all the respect he demands


13 posted on 10/09/2010 12:04:14 PM PDT by Tribune7 (The Democrat Party is not a political organization but a religious cult.)
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To: ab01

I wonder if they chimed in to criticize the NAACP for running the ads accusing Bush of being responsible for Donald Byrd’s murder.


14 posted on 10/09/2010 12:05:26 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Well, why don’t you just cry about it to Bushitler?/sarcasm

After the way the Democrats treated that man (and, frankly, anyone who had an R after their names) for eight years, they have no right to complain about anything anyone says about Barry “Rodney Dangerfield” Obama.


15 posted on 10/09/2010 12:05:48 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Truman: The buck stops here. Obama: Buck? What buck? Did I tell you how it's all Bush's fault?)
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To: mainestategop

16 posted on 10/09/2010 12:06:42 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: pissant

People in Hell demand ice water...


17 posted on 10/09/2010 12:08:37 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: God luvs America

Totally agree. You get what you give. The Office is way to big for this guy, it is getting very embarrassing to watch.


18 posted on 10/09/2010 12:08:52 PM PDT by jerseyrocks
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To: pissant

I couldn’t have put it better, my friend.


19 posted on 10/09/2010 12:08:52 PM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November from my house.)
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To: pissant
You're thinking of James Byrd, not the jazz musician :-)
20 posted on 10/09/2010 12:08:54 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: pissant

What is the problem Cottman? Obama gets the same respect from the right as the left gave to Bush. So stop your whining already. Oh, I forgot, your are a liberal.....you can’t stop whining......


21 posted on 10/09/2010 12:08:57 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (Defund, repeal, investigate, impeach, convict, jail, celebrate.)
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To: pissant

We respected Johnson, only to watch Hillary and her gang of thugs destroy Nixon. We respected Carter only to watch them mock and ridicule Reagan for 8 years. We respected Clinton only to watch him get blow jobs from 18 year old interns and hear of rape accusations all day long, and Ken Starr was the bad guy. Then we watched George Soros lead the Communists to destroy Bush for 8 years and then finally the American economy and install this communist asshole in office. Respect? Obama is the ENEMY of the American Constitution.


22 posted on 10/09/2010 12:09:10 PM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: pissant

Obama is a lousy stinking Communist thug who should be up against the wall. He deserves no respect.


23 posted on 10/09/2010 12:09:54 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: pissant

Where’s the MEGABARF alert?

The HURL-TILL-YOU-CURL alert?

The HEAVE-TILL-YOU’RE-DRY alert?


24 posted on 10/09/2010 12:10:18 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: All

Obama disrespects the office and the people...


25 posted on 10/09/2010 12:11:31 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: mojito

The left took 9 full years to teach us that the correct way to speak of the President was to use derogatory words, and that we must modify any picture so that he looked like a chimpanzee.


26 posted on 10/09/2010 12:11:31 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: samtheman

” Where’s the MEGABARF alert? “

Actually, all this limp-wristed rehash of old NAACP/DNC talking (whining) points deserves is a lower-case “lol alert”......


27 posted on 10/09/2010 12:14:43 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: pissant

***”To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” ***

PERFECT!


29 posted on 10/09/2010 12:16:44 PM PDT by kitkat (OBAMA hates us. Well, maybe a LOT of Kenyans do.)
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To: pissant

Perhaps he should have thought out the consequences of his plans. The disaster he caused was 100% predictable.

30 posted on 10/09/2010 12:17:12 PM PDT by gitmo ( The democRats drew first blood. It's our turn now.)
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To: pissant
—Because Obama is America’s first black president, there is a question about whether LePage lashed out about Obama, in part, because he’s black.—

I wonder if Mike Cottman finds it hard to breathe with his head up his @$$ all the time?

31 posted on 10/09/2010 12:18:08 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone
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To: pissant
I'd love to tell the traitor jackass to "go to hell" myself.

As long as the kenyan disrespects the office, and America, I have none, zero, nada, zilch, no respect for him at all. He as humiliated and embarassed the land that I love and served and he gets NO pass from me whatsoever.

obama is a enemy of the state, we just haven't found anyone with enough power and balls to say it yet.

FUBO
32 posted on 10/09/2010 12:18:45 PM PDT by FrankR (You are only obligated to obama to the extent you accept his handouts.)
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To: pissant

Obama himself disrespects the office more than anyone else.


33 posted on 10/09/2010 12:18:49 PM PDT by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: pissant

Why do I have to respect liars who steal from me?


34 posted on 10/09/2010 12:19:14 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: pissant
The Left thought it was respectful to morph G W Bush as a chimpanzee, evidently.
35 posted on 10/09/2010 12:19:59 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: pissant
"Why was that kind of profanity necessary? Who knows? It’s tough talk from LePage, a Republican hothead who not only disrespects Obama with his hateful comments, but he also disrespects the Office of the President."

But disrespecting a Republican President is not disrespecting the Office of the President?

Because Obama is America’s first black president, there is a question about whether LePage lashed out about Obama, in part, because he’s black.

Obama is 'black'? I didn't know that. That never appeared in the context of any of the candidates comments.

Would LePage have told a white president, who was a Democrat, to “go to hell?”

Not just LePage, but a whole lot of people told Bill Clinton to go to hell. Conversely, a lot of people told President Bush to go to hell, and many of them are in the MSM and Democratic Party Leadership. Reid, Pelosi, Frank.

What’s clear is this: There will always be ideological differences between Democrats and Republicans but the tea party’s criticism of Obama’s policies usually turn ugly.

That's because the policies are ugly. We only attack bad policy. We criticize the President for his choice of bad policy. We'd support him if he chose something that made sense.

36 posted on 10/09/2010 12:20:42 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (lame and ill-informed post)
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To: pissant

When Bill Clinton was a coward and got his wife to push govt healthcare down out throats, we told both of them to go to hell. Politicians don’t deserve respect when they forget who they are working for.


37 posted on 10/09/2010 12:21:40 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: pissant
Really, this guy has a point here.

I mean, the press and the opposition party never said anything disrespectful about President Bush during his two terms. Never, ever.

So, it's quite clear that there's some racism going on.

< /s>

38 posted on 10/09/2010 12:21:46 PM PDT by Allegra (Flank steak is very lean.)
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To: gitmo
Looks like a special design for old "Two-Dick McHugh."

The world is a smaller place since he passed...

8^D

39 posted on 10/09/2010 12:23:44 PM PDT by Gargantua (Palin-Bachman 2012... just call it "Pa-Bach" :-)
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To: pissant

Exactly how much “respect” did the Dims give to Bush!!!


40 posted on 10/09/2010 12:24:27 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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Gee Mr. Cottman, you seem so indignant that Lepage said that he will tell Obama to go to hell, but, Mr. Cottman ? where is your scorn for Jerry Brown calling his opponent a whore ?
41 posted on 10/09/2010 12:25:35 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: pissant
Regime Media Propaganda: Obama Denied Respect the Office Demands

Translation to English: Obama Denies Respect the Nation Demands

42 posted on 10/09/2010 12:26:35 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: mainestategop

jackass said it all!


43 posted on 10/09/2010 12:28:15 PM PDT by italianquaker (obama all hat no cattle)
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To: pissant

Oh, yes—it’s because he’s black, isn’t it? LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!


44 posted on 10/09/2010 12:28:49 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Islander7

Obama, just like the street thugs he was around, and now represents, see RESPECT as an ENTITLEMENT.

They don’t believe they have to do anything to ‘deserve’ it.


45 posted on 10/09/2010 12:28:56 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (lame and ill-informed post)
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To: pissant
No office, and no person can "demand" respect - genuine respect must be earned. That a**-clown hussein obama has done absolutely nothing to earn even a shred of respect. In fact, he's done quite a few contemptible and detestable things. When he said "...they treat me like a dog..." that was another lie. I like my dog and care about her and give her a heck of a lot more respect than hussein will ever be able to earn. If he wants to start earning even a little respect he's got to stop lying, manipulating, acting anti-American and un-American, renounce socialism and start moving out on a limited government Constitution supporting agenda. In other words, he basically has to become the anti-obama. Never happen, hence, he'll never earn any respect, period.
46 posted on 10/09/2010 12:30:24 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: pissant

a lot of me on the front page saying ‘Gov. LePage tells Obama to go to hell.”

Why was that kind of profanity necessary?

Wow.

He said Hell.

What did Biden say???

Big 0?

Rahm?

The finger by the Prez................


47 posted on 10/09/2010 12:30:32 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: pissant
Would LePage have told a white president, who was a Democrat, to “go to hell?”

If the white president did what Obama has done, then hell yeah. Libs are obsessed with race every day of their miserable lives.

48 posted on 10/09/2010 12:30:36 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Allegra

Just wait till we get a look at the “respect” these
folks show President Palin. That won’t be racist though
only sexist.


49 posted on 10/09/2010 12:31:14 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: righttackle44
You’re right: ole funny ears has no respect for the American people.

Nor for the OFFICE and FURNITURE we provided for him.


50 posted on 10/09/2010 12:33:54 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (lame and ill-informed post)
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