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Media Hastily Erace Articles About Malia Obama's Appearance at One Direction Concert
The Daily Caller ^ | Sunday, May 27, 2012 | Greg Re

Posted on 05/27/2012 9:58:07 AM PDT by kristinn

Several media outlets have again pulled or edited already-published articles about the activities of President Barack Obama’s daughter, even though the stories appeared to pose no active security risk to the first family.

On Thursday, 14-year-old Malia Obama attended a concert by the British boy band One Direction at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., flanked by Secret Service agents who attempted unsuccessfully to blend in with the crowd of mostly pre-teen girls.

At one point during the concert, the boy bands’ teen heartthrobs sang, “You’re insecure, Dunno what for, You’re turning heads when you walk through the door” — words that managed to take on some meaning for Malia, who looked less than enthused by the presence of multiple middle-aged federal agents at her side.

On Friday, the story was picked up by the liberal website The Huffington Post, which ran the headline, “Malia Obama, One Direction Fan: First Daughter Attends Boy Band Concert with Secret Service in Tow.”

Within hours, the entire post was scrubbed from the site without explanation, and the post’s URL was hastily changed to direct users to the site’s celebrity section.

The next day, news aggregation website Buzzfeed ran a story on the event, accompanied by a picture of Malia in attendance at the concert. The headline was “Malia Obama Goes to the One Direction Concert with the Secret Service,” and the story’s picture showed Malia standing awkwardly in front of a scowling male Secret Service agent, with what appear to be two additional female Secret Service agents standing to her right.

By Sunday, the headline had changed to “Secret Service Agent Does Not Appear To Enjoy One Direction Concert,” and Buzzfeed had cropped the photo to remove Malia entirely, leaving only a narrow shot of the unhappy Secret Service agent. Again, the author of the post, Hillary Reinsberg, left no explanation for scrubbing Malia from the story and the picture, nor did she provide any indication to readers that it had occurred.

SNIP

Additionally, despite repeatedly saying that the first family is off-limits to reporters, the Obama campaign has used images of the president’s daughters in advertisements urging the public to “help the Obamas stand up for working Americans.”


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KEYWORDS: enemedia; obama
This article is about the media and the hypocrisy of the parents. Please leave the kid out of it. Thanks.
1 posted on 05/27/2012 9:58:18 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

But the Bush girls were fair game.


2 posted on 05/27/2012 10:01:53 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: kristinn

And Michelle and the girls went to Atlantic City for a Beyonce Knowles concert. Haven’t seen anything about that in the MSM.


3 posted on 05/27/2012 10:02:33 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

That got reported last night by the AP and others.


4 posted on 05/27/2012 10:03:33 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn

Like the Bush girls?


5 posted on 05/27/2012 10:03:51 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: kristinn

Like your tag as much as mine.


6 posted on 05/27/2012 10:05:47 AM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: Gaffer

and the Palin family......


7 posted on 05/27/2012 10:09:18 AM PDT by Swirl
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To: ladyjane
But the Bush girls were fair game

Leftist hypocrisy at its finest. Let's all remember that two wrongs don't make a right and treat these girls' privacy with respect and dignity. Being a teenager these days is rough enough under the best of circumstances. The story is the way the adult Obamas' rules vary in relation to the perceived political benefit.

8 posted on 05/27/2012 10:09:30 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: kristinn

No mention of HRH O’kenyan ditching the pool reporter again? This is all about power and control since apparently the rules do not apply to the Obama family.


9 posted on 05/27/2012 10:10:17 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: ladyjane

And of course every falsehood and detail and speculation about Bristol Palin was fair game the minute McCain selected her mother to run with him.


10 posted on 05/27/2012 10:13:25 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: kristinn
One Direction (Pink Hoodie) is a “gay” group—a 21st Century Village People...

...figure out the politics for yourself and look for them on LOGO.

11 posted on 05/27/2012 10:17:03 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("If an Evil be politically correct--none dare call it Evil.")
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To: GoldenPup
(Tea Party Hand Book)....hence Dump The Chump...............
12 posted on 05/27/2012 10:17:03 AM PDT by yoe (Proud to be part of the Tea Party movement.....!!!!!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
The Beyonce concert was curious because she had recently played for them at the White House.

1. I don't think they need to fly AF1 to her concert when she comes to them.
2. I wonder if the Obama's can really experience a concert sitting in their special section surrounded by Secret Service details.

13 posted on 05/27/2012 10:22:21 AM PDT by Baynative (REMEMBER: Without America there is no free world!)
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To: kristinn
"Please leave the kid out of it. Thanks."

Obama injects his kids into every issue and uses them as examples in the majority of his speeches, even to the point of saying he consults with them in making decisions for the rest of us to live by.

Still, I can leave them out of my comments because I feel for them and the ridicule they will endure all of their lives after this disgusting display of leading the nation exhibited perpetrated by their parents.

14 posted on 05/27/2012 10:26:25 AM PDT by Baynative (REMEMBER: Without America there is no free world!)
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To: kristinn
I don't see the point of the article. It should have been scrubbed. I dislike the adult Obama’s as much as anyone on this forum but calling this hypocrisy is comparing apples to oranges. No doubt Obama pushes for more camera time than John Kerry ever thought of but the Obama girls are minors and should be off limits period. No matter what article. Most people that are against this clown in the WH know what's going on. Why give them more coverage with out complaints. Boycott the news media that prints this garbage and their rebuttals. TMO
15 posted on 05/27/2012 10:27:01 AM PDT by bramps (Newt was the one, but Romney will do.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Let's all remember that two wrongs don't make a right and treat these girls’ privacy with respect and dignity.

Agreed.

We are the party of morals and standards.

16 posted on 05/27/2012 10:27:11 AM PDT by RedMonqey (Men who will not suffer to self govern, will suffer under the governance of lesser men.)
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To: kristinn

I think the real story is about the media and Obamas manipulating the news.

Consider this story along with the story a week or so back that detailed how Obama is inserting himself on the White House website blurbs about past Presidents and events.

This is dangerous, and one would be wise to keep one’s own records. Who was it in 1984 that had the job of writing people out of the news/history when Big Brother decided that person was no longer favored?


17 posted on 05/27/2012 10:28:53 AM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: Happy Rain
One Direction (Pink Hoodie) is a “gay” group—a 21st Century Village People...

I don't know. They sound like just another in a long line of music acts designed to separate teenage girls from their parents' money. Silly from an adult point of view, but relatively harmless. According to the UK newspaper Telegraph:

"clean cut, wholesome, middle class parent friendly pop: cute boys advocating puppy love."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopmusic/9111003/The-Wanted-and-One-Direction-why-British-boybands-are-conquering-America.html

18 posted on 05/27/2012 10:30:40 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: kristinn
Yep. Think about Rush Limbaugh. Now think about David Letterman and Bill Maher. OK, they say we are waging a war against women, while they are taking the high road. To any lurking DU ignoramus having trouble following this abstract reasoning:
19 posted on 05/27/2012 10:36:42 AM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo; Happy Rain

I happen to like their music, of course I probably would never have heard of them except for the fact I have a teenage daughter! Their lyrics are not offensive, which can not be said about those of other acts that are popular among teenagers.


20 posted on 05/27/2012 10:41:04 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Let's all remember that two wrongs don't make a right and treat these girls' privacy with respect and dignity.

Agreed and let's remember, those girls will spend the rest of their lives living down the shame of being daughters of the Big ZERO!!!

21 posted on 05/27/2012 10:42:33 AM PDT by varon (The Patriots stand watch!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Let's all remember that two wrongs don't make a right and treat these girls' privacy with respect and dignity.

Agreed and let's remember, those girls will spend the rest of their lives living down the shame of being daughters of the Big ZERO!!!

22 posted on 05/27/2012 10:42:46 AM PDT by varon (The Patriots stand watch!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Yeah just like Rickie (catcher) Martin (Living La Vita Loca aka Down Low) was the “macho” man burly ape to satisfy the wimmens) thrilled the barely pubescent teens...

Obama is a homosexual who foolishly came out of the closet too early (thanks to Plugs) and now wants to shut the closet door and make his MSM toadies spike ANYTHING that reflects badly on the NEW Obama sissy throwing, pansy bike riding mom pants and woo wooo wrist limping pigeon toed swishing and all! Not to mention face bussing and rump up bowing to Muslim pederast leaders.

23 posted on 05/27/2012 10:50:02 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("If an Evil be politically correct--none dare call it Evil.")
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To: All

Jest having fun;)

Don’t know the band just know Obama.


24 posted on 05/27/2012 10:56:42 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("If an Evil be politically correct--none dare call it Evil.")
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To: Baynative
" Obama injects his kids into every issue and uses them as examples in the majority of his speeches,
even to the point of saying he consults with them in making decisions for the rest of us to live "
just another Jimmah "Malaise" moment for O'Bozo & Company..rem:
Jimmah discussing froiegn policy w /Amy during the campaign in1980?

25 posted on 05/27/2012 11:16:18 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA. DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: Happy Rain

“woo wooo wrist limping pigeon toed swishing and all! “
BWAHAHAHAHAHA!
You owe me a new keyboard!


26 posted on 05/27/2012 11:23:03 AM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Happy Rain
*snicker*
no apologies needed... I'm sure many
us could/would be far more descriptive! :-D

27 posted on 05/27/2012 11:25:43 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA. DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: RedMonqey
There is hardly privacy at a public concert - and with Face Book and instant messaging. As for dignity; what is not dignified in this reporting - now scrubbed?

The Obama's are not worried about Malia's privacy; like the rest of the family; that IS a sacrifice; and they know it.

They are, of course; concerned with 'their' image; and they are at their worst; trying to control all, that might impact, negatively. Deserved or not.

Noticed how good Michelle Obama looks on People magazine, this week; on cover and inside per story. Looks like they 'air brushed' about fifteen pounds off of her; (her skirt/hips seem to disappear into nothingness) and she is at least five shades 'lighter' than her normal skin tone.

Can only say; Good Job, People!

28 posted on 05/27/2012 11:37:16 AM PDT by cricket (Calling Marco Rubio; Allen West. .. Newt ; because they are fearless. . .)
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To: Baynative
Still, I can leave them out of my comments because I feel for them and the ridicule they will endure all of their lives after this disgusting display of leading the nation exhibited perpetrated by their parents.

My thoughts exactly. thanks Bay... ;-)

29 posted on 05/27/2012 11:37:50 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: kristinn

Chuckling at the secret service agents not blending in very well with the pre-teen girls crowd.

What? We don’t have female agents who can scream and simper (like Megan McCain)?


30 posted on 05/27/2012 11:56:30 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: kristinn

Oh PLEASE!! They use those kids at every turn!! They HIDE behind them.


31 posted on 05/27/2012 12:09:25 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: kristinn

bttt


32 posted on 05/27/2012 12:20:24 PM PDT by Matchett-PI ("There is no limit to the depravity of the liberal mind" ~ Rush Limbaugh 5/23/12)
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To: kristinn

did she get to go backstage?

I really hate the press btw


33 posted on 05/27/2012 12:22:43 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Baynative
You ‘feel’ for them? They are destined for a life of unlimited wealth and celebrity for no reason except their father somehow became POTUS. They are the future Amy C arter with media jobs they are no good at and seven figure salaries to go with it.

I am not sure how I ‘feel’ about them, but i am sure they have a much better opportunity in their lives than Myself or my children after what their despicable father has done to the economy and the country.

Besides, WE PAY FOR THEIR SECURITY! We deserve a first family that treats at least SOME of our tax dollars with respect. How many teenagers CAN NOT afford to go to a concert because the unemployment rate for teenagers id over 50%? As for laying off the kids, NO WAY, they deserve everything that they get . I hate them only slightly less than I hate their scumbag parents!

34 posted on 05/27/2012 12:29:48 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: ladyjane

Sure. They tried to drink beer. That’s seriously newsworthy. Teenager tries to buy beer. Stop the presses./s


35 posted on 05/27/2012 1:25:14 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo; All

I agree. Leave the Obama kids alone..


36 posted on 05/27/2012 1:28:16 PM PDT by KevinDavis (The birther movement was started by a 9/11 truther..)
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To: ladyjane

Pedophiles rape children. Therefore I can rape children. Twisted logic, no? Leave the kids alone until they become players. After that, fire away.


37 posted on 05/27/2012 1:33:41 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: kristinn

One Direction is all white. Bad optics.


38 posted on 05/27/2012 1:43:30 PM PDT by Crawdad
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To: kristinn

Concerts are expensive. Do we have enough Secret Service left to protect all the Obama daughters and sons? Maybe they should stay home and watch MTV.


39 posted on 05/27/2012 1:48:17 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Jim from C-Town

When you put it that way it is more difficult to have sympathy for them. But, I have to give them the benefit of the doubt because they were drawn into this by no choice of their own. I hoped (when commenting) that this all might have the benefit of offering them some humility in perspective. Honestly, looking at the special life bestowed on Amy Carter and the arrogance of Chelsea Clinton, it seems like a long shot. I say that because of the attitude of entitlement fed to the children of liberals. Isn’t it ironic how they differ in comparison to the children of conservatives who may find success, but work for it on their own for the most part?


40 posted on 05/27/2012 1:49:21 PM PDT by Baynative (REMEMBER: Without America there is no free world!)
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To: kristinn

So it is ok to attend these very public events but not ok to attend a public school?


41 posted on 05/27/2012 1:50:47 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Jim from C-Town

I agree with you. I guess I have a cold, cold heart when it comes to the offspring of Communists.


42 posted on 05/27/2012 2:02:58 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: kristinn
Original title:
"Media hastily erase articles about Malia Obama’s appearance at One Direction concert"

Your title:
"Media Hastily Erace Articles About Malia Obama's Appearance at One Direction Concert"

Is there any particular reason why you changed the spelling of "erase" to "erace"?

43 posted on 05/27/2012 2:24:37 PM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: kristinn

I’m sick and tired of hearing about these bratty kids, November is coming!


44 posted on 05/27/2012 3:16:05 PM PDT by erod (This Chicagoan will crawl over broken glass to vote the fake Chicagoan Obama out!)
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To: kristinn

A 14 year old girl is not responsible for what their parents are and what they say and do. Obama does try to score political points with them at every turn, but that is a reflection of his poor character, not theirs. We have every right to hammer him for exploiting his children for political reasons. The moment they are no longer minors and willingly enter the political arena is the moment they become fair game. Until that time I believe that they should be off limits.


45 posted on 05/27/2012 5:05:12 PM PDT by Freestate316
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