Skip to comments.Obama may keep BlackBerry after all(Not giving it up)
Posted on 01/17/2009 7:22:47 PM PST by Red Steel
Chalk up one possible win for Obama: He might be able to keep his BlackBerry after all.
He's been resisting the advice of lawyers and others to give up the e-mail device upon taking office because he views it as his connection to the outside world.
I think we're going to be able to beat this back, Obama said in a CNN interview of the pressure on him to give it up. I think we're going to be able to hang onto one of these. Now, my working assumption, and this is not new, is that everything I write on e-mail could end up being on CNN. So I make sure to to think before I press send.
Its just one tool among a number of tools that I'm trying to use, to break out of the bubble. To make sure that people can still reach me. But if I'm doing something stupid, somebody in Chicago can send me an e-mail and say, What are you doing? Obama said. I want to be able to have voices, other than the people who are immediately working for me, be able to reach out and and send me a message about what's happening in America.
Obama didnt describe what kind of arrangement he had made to keep the BlackBerry. After the interview, host John King said on CNN that Obama had not one but two BlackBerries with him Friday.
He just wants everyone else to make sacrifices...
Blah, blah, blah, disobey the laws, but we have to obey them.???
“But if I’m doing something stupid, somebody in Chicago can send me an e-mail and say, What are you doing?
Who, like Rezko, Blago, Ayers, Dorn, Wright all of the other geniuses in Chicago???
The Idiot King.
How many, OOPS, I shouldn’t have told you that buddy email’s will be sent? Or how many meetings will he stop to check his BB for the latest new from regular serfs.
Dear Vladamir - How’s it going? Just sitting in the O office...u r right, the west window does seem to leak air! Hope you can fly in soon, we’ll chill in the crib and figure out a manifesto together...your BFF...O
...ugh...what a teenager we have in office...sad.
Be careful what you ask for.
Of course, he needs a comm channel outside the normal ones. How else can he get his orders from the guys he owes back in Chicago?
Where do I go to file my Freedom of Information Act rights to his email?
Just a spoiled punk Chicago thug.
SO BERRY CLUMSY
WASHINGTON - Barack Obama’s cherished BlackBerry slipped through his fingers yesterday - but it was only a butterfingers moment.
Obama, who has been resisting requests that he relinquish the device when he becomes president, dropped his BlackBerry and its hard plastic case onto an airport tarmac as he emerged from his fortified vehicle.
Whole new meaning to the term “Crackberry” ....err Barry !
My thoughts exactly. Someone needs to request records of his Blackberry correspondence on a daily basis and publish it.
I swear I am trying to like this guy. He won't let me.
Ohh, can’t wait for BO’s e-mail subpoena!!
"Yep, that auto-forwarding bug on O's Blackberry is working just fine!"
See the Supreme Court, errr, I mean Congres, errr I mean....oh forget it...
>>I swear I am trying to like this guy. He won’t let me.<<
I’m not even going to try.
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