October surprise: Drudge teasing potentially gamechanging video to be released tonight; Update: “Obama’s other race speech”; Update: Is this the vid? Update: Transcript added

posted at 5:26 pm on October 2, 2012 by Allahpundit

It’s the talk of Twitter and of our comment threads, so here’s a dedicated post to let your imaginations run wild.

https://twitter.com/DRUDGE/statuses/253208624489459713

https://twitter.com/DRUDGE/statuses/253223344441270272

Bad for Romney or bad for Obama? Ace is in eeyore mode as a defense mechanism to prepare his brain and heart in case it’s bad for Mitt, but that would be a surprise given how pro-Romney the Drudge Report has been during the campaign. (“No one has displaced [Romney campaign manager] Matt Rhoades in the Republican firmament as the go-to Drudge guy,” said one top GOP operative last year.) On his site, Drudge says the video was recorded six years ago, which means it can’t be the long-sought Khalidi tape. That was recorded in 2003. It can’t be the Michelle Obama “whitey”/”why’d he” tape either, which was allegedly recorded in 2004. This is likely something new.

Can’t wait to find out which campaign pulled the pin and tossed this grenade by feeding oppo to the media the night before the debate. Excitement! While we wait, here’s Paul Ryan converting a turnover by America’s sexiest grandpa into one of the easiest lay-ups in political history.

Update: Tomorrow’s debate should be a humdinger:

One thing to bear in mind per Drudge’s mention that the tape is six years old: Obama was already two years into his Senate term at the time and well along in thinking about running for president. A guy in that position normally isn’t given to saying Drudge-worthy things about race publicly, so I’m assuming the tape must have been made in a semi-private setting — at a fundraiser, say, a la Romney’s “47 percent” comments. I wonder if Hillary’s camp knew about it all along in 2007-08 but sat on it because it was too politically explosive or if this will be news to them too.

Update: It’ll air on Hannity’s show. The teaser on his site: “It’s a bombshell video that you will only see tonight on ‘Hannity,’ and it’s one that could dramatically impact the race for the White House”.

Update: Haven’t had a chance to watch yet, but a reader notes that this video from 2007 looks a lot like the screencap that Drudge just posted. Drudge is also now teasing, though, that the Daily Caller will have an “unscrubbed” version of the video. Tucker Carlson says on Twitter that it’ll be up on the DC at 9 p.m.

Update: A reporter on Twitter points to this Roland Martin piece for CNN in 2007 noting that the Hampton speech drew fire from some on the right at the time, mainly for O’s references to “quiet riots” as a way of describing economic despair among minorities. Martin downplays it, but he’s an O supporter. Let’s see what the DC has.

Update: Here’s the transcript — as prepared for delivery — of O’s 2007 speech at Hampton. Still not positive if this is the speech Drudge has in mind, but the screencap does match up.

Update: A friend e-mails to point out that some of the bits quoted on Drudge are *not* in the transcript. Right — it’s only the remarks as prepared for delivery. To find out how O ad-libbed, we’ll have to wait for Hannity and the DC.

Update: More from Drudge:

https://twitter.com/DRUDGE/status/253276183570030592


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October Surprise!

No, wait. October No Surprise! Pathetic attempt by Conservatives to play the race card once again! Same as they’ve been doing for four years!

I guess the debates will matter after all.

urban elitist on October 2, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Bless your little heart.

Sorry sweetums, your side has played that card so often in the past 5 yrs that not only has it expired, it has been put through the shredder and discarded as garbage.

Flora Duh on October 2, 2012 at 8:02 PM

It’s a hoot to see all the trolls out in full panic mode. Even if the video just shows more of the same old fake racist Obama we all know and love, this entertainment factor or the left freaking out has been fun. I bet ten bucks that there will be additional video’s to come.

BettyRuth on October 2, 2012 at 8:01 PM

You noticed how heartily they are trying to get out in front of this story.

Heh. Kind of sad really.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Looks like Bill and Shrill are dumping their unused oppo research on Zero.

Rational Thought on October 2, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Well, I’m sure she’d like to change the subject from Benghazi these days.

TXUS on October 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

BTW, a coin toss just decided that Obama gets the fist question and Romney gives the final closing statement tomorrow night.

gumbyandpokey on October 2, 2012 at 7:47 PM

I’m trying not to thing about what the “fist question” might be! :)

peski on October 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

How about the Democratic budget first?

CW on October 2, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Obama has a free pass. He doesn’t have to give details about how he plans to eliminate trillion dollar deficits and “pay for” extending his tax cuts. He doesn’t even have to give us an executive summary of his plan. He has no plan.

But Romney must give the libtard trolls details.

farsighted on October 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Okay, the more I dig into this, the more I think we are in for a huge let down. For example, the portion where he talks about poor needing help,he actually says this:

“We know that we have to invest in transitional jobs too. When there are people who are homeless, veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder from this war in Iraq, and thousands of children aging out of foster care, we can’t expect them to have all the skills they need for work. They may need help with basic skills—how to show up to work on time, wear the right clothes, and act appropriately in an office. We have to help them get there. That’s why I have called for $50 million to begin innovative new job training and workforce development programs.”

Nothing wrong with what he said there. Seriously, what the hell Drudge. This video is not going to damage Obama, its going to make us on the Right look like fools. This will hurt us in this election

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Its quite amazing how many people here have already seen all 40 mins of the video and have declared it a problem for Republicans.

Spliff Menendez on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

CW on October 2, 2012 at 7:58 PM

ue is giving us a heads up on what the mods will be asking romney tommorow. night.

what type of response should romney give to the question? i think he should start naming the dept of ed, epa etc.

lets hope he come up big tommorow night with and inspirational answer, unlike ryan who flubbed the question by smugly telling us we were too stupid to do the math.

renalin on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Whether the video amounts to anything at all… it has accomplished one thing.

It has flushed out hidden trolls, and upset existing trolls.

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

what a total nothingburger.

the birthers have more credence.

renalin on October 2, 2012 at 7:57 PM

*jaws theme*

the_nile on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Can we seriously believe that Obama talks of race like Wright would in a speech given at a graduation ceremony?

Sometimes I wonder if Drudge is working for the other side. This is going to back fire big time. Mark my words. We will all be disappointed in this “bombshell”

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

urban elitist on October 2, 2012 at 8:02 PM

I knew you could spin it. You’re so easily bought…look in the mirror and admit it.

No let’s move on to Solyndra, Nevada Geothermal Power, etc etc …

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Now Kurtz reveals new evidence that the administration’s talk about helping the middle class is essentially a smoke screen. Behind the scenes, plans are under way for a serious push toward wealth redistribution, with the suburban middle class—not the so-called one percent—bearing the brunt of it.
petefrt on October 2, 2012 at 7:59 PM

I think that is on the ballot in CA in Nov. A “regionalism” in which burbs and a city would be combined for some purposed, although not completely merged.

They would get some breaks from taxes and regulations if they agreed to regionalize, but would have to “share” tax revenue, including school funding, within their region.

Wethal on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Words marked. The internet is forever.

cozmo on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Are you done wetting yourself with fear?

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

And the concern trolls are the funniest. Not working out for them like it did in ’08 – they’re leading from behind, just like their leader.

MustLoveBlogs on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Nothing wrong with what he said there. Seriously, what the hell Drudge. This video is not going to damage Obama, its going to make us on the Right look like fools. This will hurt us in this election

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Look, I have no idea if the video is going to be hype or huge, but what part of “unscrubbed” and “off script” do you not understand? Or are you part of the rat paTROLL?

peski on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Spliff Menendez on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Even Drudges quotes on his page are out of context or not actual words used in speech. He is “drudging” up all this excitement and nonsense, and this video will be as much of a “bombshell” as the Brietbart video earlier in the year. This WILL back fire. And we fall for it every time.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Maybe you should wait for the full unedited tape that does not match the transcript to be shown.

gophergirl on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Even Drudges quotes on his page are out of context or not actual words used in speech. He is “drudging” up all this excitement and nonsense, and this video will be as much of a “bombshell” as the Brietbart video earlier in the year. This WILL back fire. And we fall for it every time.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Again Hannity who has SEEN the tape says that the transcript doesn’t match what he actually says.

GEEZ

gophergirl on October 2, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Sometimes I wonder if Drudge is working for the other side. This is going to back fire big time. Mark my words. We will all be disappointed in this “bombshell”

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Unless Romney or Ryan use it I don’t see it being much of a drag on the Republican campaign either. Unless there is something spectacular we haven’t seen, it’s a dud all round.

sharrukin on October 2, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Even Drudges quotes on his page are out of context or not actual words used in speech.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Oh? You’ve seen the whole 40 minute tape already?

Flora Duh on October 2, 2012 at 8:08 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

So you’ve seen the full unedited version?

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:08 PM

You noticed how heartily they are trying to get out in front of this story.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:02 PM

It’s called “BenSmithing” after the former Politico and now Buzzfeed “journalist.”

As with the Benghazi attack, the MSM starts the spin as soon as possible before the truth gets out’ to set the meme.

Wethal on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

peski on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

I cant stand Obama as much as the next guy, but if you think its going to be some bombshell, youll be disappointed. Look at the one quote I gave already. He was talking about help for veterans and poor kids, when he made the “poor need help..” comment. Drudge quotes it as if its this damaging comment, and its not even close.

And Im willing to be, no where in the video does he actually say society is racist and we take advantage of black people. Another quote on Drudge.

How many times have we been told some bombshell was coming, that never happened? A few times at least.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Maybe this was meant to take Fast and Furious and Libya out of the headlines.

JellyToast on October 2, 2012 at 7:49 PM

AMEN! Did anyone hear anything new here?

I feel let down given all the hype….just like Breibart with that professor nothing burger!

I PRAY TO GOODNESS THAT ROMNEY DOESN’T LOSE IS MIND AND TOUCH THIS WITH A 10-FOOT POLE!

For the love of God…JUST FOCUS ON A REAL WEAKNESS GUYS! Foreign Policy and Jobs!!!

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

So stop crying and go away then.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

You don’t give 2 craps what Romney does, O-Bot.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Some people seem slow to realize that the transcript is only prepared remarks and not what Obama actually said.

Inverness on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM

I can’t bear to watch us self destruct ourselves. (Oh, and fyi, Jeremiah Wright is a been there done that issue.)

Carnac on October 2, 2012 at 8:01 PM

1) When was the issue actually used? McCain used it and had commercials on it? The media actually covered it outside of Hannity?

2) Even if it was tried before..that was in 2008 when it was a perfect storm for Obama’s campaign…Now after 4 years of failure people are much more likely to see this as the straw the broke the camel’s back in potentially supporting him.

3) Even if it wouldn’t end up working…are we really at a stage to just not try to use things to win? I personally think this election is pretty damn important and imo anything helpful should be utilized.

jaygatz33 on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM

It’s always fun to watch the left melt down over things like this. Zero has always been their own little powder keg. Everything about him is just pure fiction, and the left knows it. When stories like this pop up, they always crawl under their covers, stick their thumbs in their mouths, and worry that THIS will be the moment when folks find out the truth. They KNOW the truth about Zero is ugly, and they live in constant fear of it coming out.

Rational Thought on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

RT @HotlineSteve: New @UTC/@nationaljournal poll of likely voters: Obama Romney 47-47%. @ShaneGoldmacher’s report: http://njour.nl/VdAMgA
Retweeted by John Nolte

Have no idea what poll this is but here you go.

gophergirl on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

“OBAMA DECLARES HOW POOR PEOPLE: ‘Need help with basic skills, how to shop, how to show up for work on time, how to wear the right clothes, how to act appropriately in an office’… Developing…”

Now here‘s the full context from Obama’s speech:

“We know that we have to invest in transitional jobs too. When there are people who are homeless, veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder from this war in Iraq, and thousands of children aging out of foster care, we can’t expect them to have all the skills they need for work. They may need help with basic skills—how to show up to work on time, wear the right clothes, and act appropriately in an office. We have to help them get there. That’s why I have called for $50 million to begin innovative new job training and workforce development programs.”

Drudge also has a portion of this Obama quote posted on his site:

“No one should be denied work in this country because they can’t find public transportation in their neighborhood.

But we should do just as much if not more to invest in minority-owned businesses in our neighborhoods so people don’t need to travel miles away in the first place.”

Highlighted are what was on Drudge page. Now read full quotes. Sorry, but this is a lot of hoopla over nothing. You tell me what is wrong with those statements when you read the entire thing

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

urban elitist on October 2, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Just how does GE fit into your rationalization?

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Drudge text back to black now. Scandal over already?

RedRedRice on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Troll pops up

Irresistible, wasn’t it?

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

“It was also there – at Trinity United Church of Christ on the South Side of Chicago – that I met Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., who took me on another journey and introduced me to a man named Jesus Christ”

Introduced?

cantaffordcollege on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Some people seem slow to realize that the transcript is only prepared remarks and not what Obama actually said.

Inverness on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM

That would take reading and comprehending. What fun is that when you can eeyore and concern troll all over this thread.

gophergirl on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Why so freaked out then? If it’s nothing, then no harm, no foul.

Mitsouko on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

As with the Benghazi attack, the MSM starts the spin as soon as possible before the truth gets out’ to set the meme.

Wethal on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Yep and even if the truth finally makes it out people have already formed their opinion.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

Haha, suck it you effeminate leftist trolls. I hate each and every one of you and hope you all contract a flesh eating bacteria. Losers.

the new aesthetic on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

Some people seem slow to realize that the transcript is only prepared remarks and not what Obama actually said.

Inverness on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM

FIFY

peski on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Still messing your shorts with fear, I see.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Drudge text back to black now. Scandal over already?

RedRedRice on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Why would you say that?

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

heheehe

Anderson Cooper deflecting to 9 minute video. This has been out a long time, blah, blah.

This reminds me of the Benghazi coverup.

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Mitsouko on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

He’s a concern troll crybaby. It’s what he does.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Nutball! You are back to repeat your stupidity from earlier today.

Y’all libs must really be desperate.

cozmo on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

“It was also there – at Trinity United Church of Christ on the South Side of Chicago – that I met Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., who took me on another journey and introduced me to a man named Jesus Christ”

Introduced?

cantaffordcollege on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

IMO he was a Muslim before that which dovetails with what we know of his childhood in Indonesia.

Now Obama saying he was a Muslim…now that would be a bombshell, but too much to hope for.

sharrukin on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Breitbart lives !

petefrt on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Anyone else smell that? It smells like.. panic.

tbrickert on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Well, I have to get up extra early tomorrow.

Here’s to hoping that this nothingburger with a side of *meh* transforms in to something more substantial as I sleep. :(

RedNewEnglander on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Because RED text is important!!1eleventy!1

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

So stop crying and go away then.
wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Now don’t be mean, they can still cry when they go away.

whatcat on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

And Im willing to be, no where in the video does he actually say society is racist and we take advantage of black people. Another quote on Drudge.

How many times have we been told some bombshell was coming, that never happened? A few times at least.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

You know, the full video isn’t posted yet.

the_nile on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

You tell me what is wrong with those statements when you read the entire thing

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Because they were said by a Marxist, who then wrapped around them feel good statements that people agree with, in order to make really bad policy seem acceptable. The context is a perfect example of setting up and hiding the real goal.

astonerii on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

As with the Benghazi attack, the MSM starts the spin as soon as possible before the truth gets out’ to set the meme.

Wethal on October 2, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Yep and even if the truth finally makes it out people have already formed their opinion.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM

I am not so sure that is working with the Libya situation. I think that has hurt Obama.

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:15 PM

My assessment is based on who his audience is.

I’m pretty sure Obama is addressing a black minority audience in a “dialect”.

And he is talking about poor neighborhoods that are not in the suburbs. That is, he is talking about poor neighborhoods in cities, not poor neighborhoods in Appalachia or in bitter-clingerland.

farsighted on October 2, 2012 at 7:55 PM

In the video, yes, Barack Obama is speaking to a black crowd and he does indeed say the line about businesses in black neighborhoods. But in that speech he says nothing like your second quote(?) about poor people needing help with basic skills. Therefore, I wondered whether you thought “black” neighborhoods were the same as “poor” neighborhoods.

That is all.

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on October 2, 2012 at 8:15 PM

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Did you even read those quotes? How do you not find hyping those up as wrong because there is NOTHING there.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Not really. No one put any ads out on it, McCain ignored it, and only Fox news touched and then only lightly.
But the time has passed for Wright to be an Achilles heel for Obama.

astonerii on October 2, 2012 at 7:55 PM

It’s true. Mcain banned all talk of Wright. He ended the conversation about Obama’s past that team Clintoln started and used effectively. She almost clawed her way back to a win.

Mcain shut the door on Obama’s past and gave license to the media to ignore it. Mcain was desperate to be loved by liberal historians and not be painted as an old white racist. Hillary wasn’t worrying about that BS. Only soft repub moderates get choked up over false charges of racism and homophobia.

BoxHead1 on October 2, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Some people seem slow to realize that the transcript is only prepared remarks and not what Obama actually said.

Inverness on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Well said. I love how people cant just wait to see what the video is.

The only people freaking out are liberals already proclaiming this video is nothing and will hurt republicans without knowing what the video is, and Republican defeatists who are talking about hot this will hurt Romney. It’s comical.

The regular names are discussing this rationally and waiting until 9.

milcus on October 2, 2012 at 8:16 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Again, have you seen the FULL, UNEDITED video? No you have not. STFU and STFD.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:16 PM

astonerii on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

You do understand how this is going to come across to most people outside of us who view Obama as a Marxist right? They are going to see it as a hyped up bunch of nothing.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

heheehe

Anderson Cooper deflecting to 9 minute video. This has been out a long time, blah, blah.

This reminds me of the Benghazi coverup.

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

If they think it is no big deal, they should just ignore it..after all, they are good at that sort of thing.

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

“It was also there – at Trinity United Church of Christ on the South Side of Chicago – that I met Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., who took me on another journey and introduced me to a man named Jesus Christ”

Now Obama saying he was a Muslim…now that would be a bombshell, but too much to hope for.
sharrukin on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

What was his religion before the above-mentioned “introduction”?

whatcat on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

With Drudge and Hannity…
which is the dog and which is the pony?

verbaluce on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

heheehe

Anderson Cooper deflecting to 9 minute video. This has been out a long time, blah, blah.

This reminds me of the Benghazi coverup.

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

These guys are fast when obama needs cover.

the_nile on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

It’s hilarious that CNN is showing the unscrubbed portion of a scrubbed speech

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Inside sources now say that Obama just called Bibi and begged him to attack Iran right now so that he can cancel the debate.

VorDaj on October 2, 2012 at 8:18 PM

DAILY CALLER: ‘For nearly 40 minutes, using an accent he never adopts in public, Obama describes a racist, zero-sum society, in which the white majority profits by exploiting black America’

New accent not heard in public? Doubt it. Oprah uses it all the time!

socalcon on October 2, 2012 at 8:18 PM

You do understand how this is going to come across to most people outside of us who view Obama as a Marxist right? They are going to see it as a hyped up bunch of nothing.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Too bad , we just have to accept it now right?

the_nile on October 2, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Khalidi tape coming soon to a tv near you my guess 15th of October or 25th?

Conservative4ev on October 2, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Anderson Cooper deflecting to 9 minute video. This has been out a long time, blah, blah.

This reminds me of the Benghazi coverup.

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Even if it’s been out a long time, and even if there is nothing spectacularly new in what Hannity has, a lot of voters never saw it, never heard of it, don’t know it exists. The media in ’08 did NOT vet Zero, so they cannot now say “It’s been out there a long time” if THEY never covered it. Cooper’s approach is even more damaging for Zero. If his argument is “Meh, it’s old news” and his viewers are saying “Not to me it isn’t!” the next thing they’ll be doing is wondering what other “old news” they never saw on the…news in 2008.

Rational Thought on October 2, 2012 at 8:18 PM

It’s a hoot to see all the trolls out in full panic mode. Even if the video just shows more of the same old fake racist Obama we all know and love, this entertainment factor or the left freaking out has been fun. I bet ten bucks that there will be additional video’s to come.

BettyRuth on October 2, 2012 at 8:01 PM

You noticed how heartily they are trying to get out in front of this story.

Heh. Kind of sad really.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Panicking over….what exactly?

Maybe you should wait for the full unedited tape that does not match the transcript to be shown.

gophergirl on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

It’s not a “transcript,” Allah misspoke. It’s the prepared text that was released to the press and wouldn’t include any last minute edits, ad-libs, mis-reads etc.

I knew you could spin it. You’re so easily bought…look in the mirror and admit it.

No let’s move on to Solyndra, Nevada Geothermal Power, etc etc …

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

It’s not spin. We were in the middle of the worst economic crisis in eighty years and Bush, Obama, Bernanke, Geithner and a bipartisan majority in Congress took necessary and aggressive action, and it worked.

What was his religion before the above-mentioned “introduction”?

whatcat on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Agnostic/”secular.”

urban elitist on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Maybe this was meant to take Fast and Furious and Libya out of the headlines.

JellyToast on October 2, 2012 at 7:49 PM

Interesting take my friend, but if so, I think it was a serious miscalculation.

Chewy the Lab on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Again, have you seen the FULL, UNEDITED video? No you have not. STFU and STFD.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Fine, dont say you werent warned. Ill apologize if some bombshell comes out of this, but I am pretty damn certain from what ive found so far, that you and others are in for a huge let down. Drudge is ruining his reputation with this hyping of nothing. Youll see.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

It’s hilarious that CNN is showing the unscrubbed portion of a scrubbed speech

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

They just found it , coincident.

the_nile on October 2, 2012 at 8:20 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

No one cares what you think. Leave, fool.

wargamer6 on October 2, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Voter from WA State on October 2, 2012 at 8:18 PM

The jug-eared, purple-lipped bast*rd loves his commie, black daddy side and loathes his commie, white mommy. He has mommy issues. He is a putrid punk that should be punished for treason.

the new aesthetic on October 2, 2012 at 8:20 PM

All he needs now is Bibi attacking Iran, and Obama would be in total meltdown.

Wethal on October 2, 2012 at 7:23 PM

Bibi needs a couple-three B2′s for the heavy stuff. I’m thinking he’ll wait for the decision on President Romney.

Who is John Galt on October 2, 2012 at 8:20 PM

You do understand how this is going to come across to most people outside of us who view Obama as a Marxist right? They are going to see it as a hyped up bunch of nothing.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Perhaps they will. We live in a nation where 40% completely abscond from their duty to remain informed and vote. Where 60% of the rest remain ignorant and vote the way daddy or welfare queen mommy taught them to vote (Republican and Democrat), where another 30% of the rest are more interested in the crease in the pant leg of the contestants.

That leaves a very small group of people to be informed. So, the question is if the information can be made accessible to them in a way they can see it in Obama’s true intentions.

astonerii on October 2, 2012 at 8:21 PM

Fine, dont say you werent warned. Ill apologize if some bombshell comes out of this, but I am pretty damn certain from what ive found so far, that you and others are in for a huge let down. Drudge is ruining his reputation with this hyping of nothing. Youll see.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

We’re not worthy all your care.

the_nile on October 2, 2012 at 8:21 PM

The Left:

On legislation: We have to pass it find out what’s in it.

On videos: We don’t have to watch it to know what’s in it.

SouthernGent on October 2, 2012 at 8:21 PM

astonerii on October 2, 2012 at 8:14 PM

You do understand how this is going to come across to most people outside of us who view Obama as a Marxist right? They are going to see it as a hyped up bunch of nothing.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Why don’t you just wait and see what is there and then let people decide for themselves what they think of it?

And btw, I saw a poll a couple of days ago that showed a majority of people actually agreed with Romney’s remarks about people who are too dependent on government..in fact, a solid majority also thought most Americans should be paying federal income taxes…In other words the reaction of regular people was different from the hysterical over the top reaction of the Romney haters. But that did not shut them up.

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Everybody knows how good Dear Leader is when he goes off the prompter…

d1carter on October 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

I don’t see how you can be certain about anything when what you’re referring to isn’t what Obama actually said. It’s like trying to determine how fat someone is by looking at one of those distorting amusement park mirrors.

Inverness on October 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Why would you say that?

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 PM

LOL, I don’t know what to make of this yet, but it’s entertaining to say the least.

RedRedRice on October 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Everybody knows how good Dear Leader is when he goes off the prompter…

d1carter on October 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

It’s like Christmas when he does.

gophergirl on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Panicking over….what exactly?……

…….

It’s not spin. We were in the middle of the worst economic crisis in eighty years and Bush, Obama, Bernanke, Geithner and a bipartisan majority in Congress took necessary and aggressive action, and it worked.

urban elitist on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Well you better tell your liberal buddies that there is nothing to worry about . They sure seem concerned with that line of attack when the VIDEO has not EVEN aired.

Good to know we have your support for corporate welfare. I’ll mark you down.

No let’s move on to Solyndra, Nevada Geothermal Power, etc etc …

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM

So how do they fit into your spin about the financial crisis?

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Drudge is teasing something about Geraldo Rivera and Al Capone’s safe.
Discuss!

verbaluce on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

The Ambassador of Kenya telling close friends that Obama has asked for asylum there.

VorDaj on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Fine, dont say you werent warned. Ill apologize if some bombshell comes out of this, but I am pretty damn certain from what ive found so far, that you and others are in for a huge let down. Drudge is ruining his reputation with this hyping of nothing. Youll see.

bucsox79 on October 2, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Why would Drudge do that? What is in it for him to hype this if there is nothing in it?

Terrye on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Erick is not a good surrogate on CNN. He’s getting pulled into a Rev Wright trap.

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Yeah, Romney should start the debate with – “There is a quiet riot going on in America and Barack Obama is a stuttering cluster*uck of a miserable failure of a President” – Thank You good night!!!!!!

redguy on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Urban Elitist….you’re really a bought joke.

You know that you decried Corporate Welfare when Bush was in office.

Just eat sh*t.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:24 PM

LOL, I don’t know what to make of this yet, but it’s entertaining to say the least.

RedRedRice on October 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

The most accurate statement so far. This is a freakin riot how people are defending something they haven’t seen.

tbrickert on October 2, 2012 at 8:24 PM

What was his religion before the above-mentioned “introduction”?

whatcat on October 2, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Muslim. We know he attended Islamic school in Indonesia. It’s going to have to be very obviously stated for the average voter to even look at it.

sharrukin on October 2, 2012 at 8:25 PM

CNN: It’s racist to replay a man’s own video

hahahahahahaha

faraway on October 2, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Drudge is teasing something about Geraldo Rivera and Al Capone’s safe.
Discuss!

verbaluce on October 2, 2012 at 8:23 PM

That video is already out…the one with Obama isn’t.

You were a cliff notes student I bet.

CW on October 2, 2012 at 8:25 PM

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