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Golly, it’s like Obama doesn’t respect the press or something …

posted at 1:24 pm on November 9, 2012 by

Looks like one of my open-thread questions got answered.  Barack Obama made sure that the press couldn’t ask any of their own, according to NBC’s Chuck Todd:

Iowahawk had a quick reply:

Gonna be a long four years for the White House press corps, too.

 

 

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Why buy the cow when you get the milk for free?

Kataklysmic on November 9, 2012 at 1:26 PM

Iowahawk is awesome. Anyone who hasn’t read him should do so.

MikeinPRCA on November 9, 2012 at 1:34 PM

The fiscal cliff is a crisis, and those are great opportunities to get things done. Making the rounds in the financial news articles is BO is going to save the economy. Get real, dream on.

Transpo on November 9, 2012 at 1:35 PM

I-Hawk is a car guy, too.

MikeinPRCA on November 9, 2012 at 1:37 PM

Chuck Todd just wanted to feel the hem on Obama’s pants. Salivating lapdog.

salem on November 9, 2012 at 1:38 PM

The White House Press Corps is like the “cheap” girls out mothers warned us not to be.

Turn MD Red on November 9, 2012 at 1:39 PM

@iowahawkblog

Aww. @ChuckTodd butthurt that press can’t ask Obama questions today they should’ve asked 2 months ago https://twitter.com/chucktodd/status/266964054994743296

Flora Duh on November 9, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Flora Duh on November 9, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Flora, your username is more appropriate than ever…

MikeinPRCA on November 9, 2012 at 1:50 PM

I don’t get Iowahawk’s comment — while the press has definitely earned contempt from “the folks”, it certainly hasn’t earned contempt from its idol Obummer!

KS Rex on November 9, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Hey, Chuckie, it’s OK. Don’t cry. I’m sure 0bama will leave $20 on the nightstand for you when he leaves.

UltimateBob on November 9, 2012 at 1:54 PM

I don’t get Iowahawk’s comment — while the press has definitely earned contempt from “the folks”, it certainly hasn’t earned contempt from its idol Obummer!

KS Rex on November 9, 2012 at 1:53 PM

But they have, like a cheap, over the hill prostitute, taking whatever abuse meted out in order to get that little morsel she/he/it is jonesing for . They’ll continue to be nothing but cheap,ugly ,sleezy whores, just like every other Obama voter .

gatorbait on November 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM

I’ve offered up the shorterobama Twitter account for questions. The answers may not be quite from Obama’s mouth, but I feel Shoebox and I have a decent read of his thoughts.

Steve Eggleston on November 9, 2012 at 2:10 PM

I would suggest that the WH PC think about hobbies that they can accomplish at their desks in the Press Room, such as fly-tying, scrimshaw, or macrame.
Posing questions, and noting the answers, will not be an activity that they will be engaged in for some time.

Another Drew on November 9, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Lol

You wanted him…you got him

cmsinaz on November 9, 2012 at 2:13 PM

I don’t get Iowahawk’s comment — while the press has definitely earned contempt from “the folks”, it certainly hasn’t earned contempt from its idol Obummer!

KS Rex on November 9, 2012 at 1:53 PM

But they’ve served their purpose. Obama has no further need of them.

Washington Nearsider on November 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM

If things don’t change for him, he’s gonna marry the first girl he lays, and she’s gonna treat him like sh!t because she will have given him what he has built up in his mind as the end all be all of human existence. She won’t respect him, because you can’t respect somebody who kisses your a$$. It just doesn’t work. -Ferris Bueller

thebrokenrattle on November 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Spot on broken rattle

cmsinaz on November 9, 2012 at 2:16 PM

gatorbait on November 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Washington Nearsider on November 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Insightful – thanks.

KS Rex on November 9, 2012 at 2:18 PM

Wow! You mean there’s something that Obama and I have in common?

Please don’t tell my mother.

WestTexasBirdDog on November 9, 2012 at 2:27 PM

I don’t get Iowahawk’s comment — while the press has definitely earned contempt from “the folks”, it certainly hasn’t earned contempt from its idol Obummer!

KS Rex on November 9, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Because it’s impossible to respect someone who kisses your ass.

CurtZHP on November 9, 2012 at 2:31 PM

thebrokenrattle on November 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Exactly.

Mr. D on November 9, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Did you really think he would call you in the morning, Chuck?

PattyJ on November 9, 2012 at 3:07 PM

I don’t get Iowahawk’s comment — while the press has definitely earned contempt from “the folks”, it certainly hasn’t earned contempt from its idol Obummer!

KS Rex on November 9, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Toadies are unlikely to be held in high regard.

tgharris on November 9, 2012 at 3:11 PM

I’m going to enjoy watching Obama treat the press like dirt, now that he no longer needs them.

RebeccaH on November 9, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Flora Duh on November 9, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Holy Cow! Is he being lambasted!
Thanks, Flora. I needed a laugh, today.

RedCrow on November 9, 2012 at 3:21 PM

But they’ve served their purpose. Obama has no further need of them.

Washington Nearsider on November 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM

I knew I had read something before that reminded me of this arrangement with the press. I found the following at: http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/324600#ixzz2Bl9Sx3UL

“Temporary wives are women who participate in a limited time marriage in return for monetary compensation. This can vary from being a genuine, but temporary, marriage through to arrangements that last only a couple of hours to provide a form of legalised prostitution.”

[Read more: What is a "temporary wife"? | Answerbag]

This seems to be a fairly accurate description of the MainStreamMedia. Perhaps most of the “reporters” now have a better idea of what that Columbian woman experienced at the hands of the Secret Service.

oldleprechaun on November 9, 2012 at 3:40 PM

I guess Obama has no respect for whores, not even his own whores.

woodNfish on November 9, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Gonna be a long four years for the White House press corps, too.

My heart bleeds for the poor guys. Well, actually, no it doesn’t. Cynically, their discomfort will be a pleasure to me. Might as well have something to smile about in this disaster. Please keep the stories of layoffs in blue states and instances of buyers’ remorse from Obama voters coming. I’m sad about the collateral damage to the economy and ordinary citizens but some lessons just have to be learned the hard way.

Jill1066 on November 9, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Obamuh doesn’t care. He doesn’t have to run for re-election. He’s gonna try to get away with everything he can now. Screw the libturd slimestreamers anyway, but screw ‘em if they’re too stupid to see that they’ve been played all along and are still being played by Emperor Obamuh. Maybe they’ll wake up and decide to get even by starting to tell the truth about him, just like all the takers who voted for Santa Claus who will soon be singing the blues when the gravy train derails.

stukinIL4now on November 9, 2012 at 4:41 PM

I’m afraid people will soon see the kind of contempt (real or imagined) that made 1930′s Germany possible. This national divisiveness will not end well. Loid your girns, everybody.

teacherman on November 9, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Too bad the media doesn’t take the “we made you, we’ll break you” attitude toward Zero. Just let him know that if he doesn’t make himself more accessible to the media, then they will have no choice but to get off their knees, roll their tongues back into their heads, wipe up and start digging into some of these scandals/deaths/coverups/terrorist attacks, etc that plague this administration.

FirstBoot on November 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Sometimes twitter is so lame, and then this. Hilarious.

scalleywag on November 9, 2012 at 6:18 PM

The big Oaf is going to answer to no one for the next four years. He sure does look scary anymore, btw. Like a dark character hiding in the shadows in a horror film.

scalleywag on November 9, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Uh, I don’t know Chuckles…What did you want to ask him? If he likes your new perfume?

bluesdoc70 on November 9, 2012 at 6:37 PM

I hold the MSM responsible for every rotten thing that has or will occurred from the time Obama began campaigning in 2007 until he finally leaves office.

The MSM is the #1 enemy of all Americans.

Followed closely by Obama and his ilk. But O’s damage would not be possible without the MSM covering for him, actively campaigning for him, contributing to him, smearing his opponents, and suppressing unfavorable news. They’ve gone from fair (maybe at some distant point in the past, if you’re generous) to biased, to cheerleaders, to attack dogs, to treasonous.

They deserve every bit of contempt they get. They’ve lost the respect of Americans, probably never had it from Obama, and have shown they have no self-respect.

Mayday on November 9, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Worst of all he can say this and still not get it. This tiny little complainant he has made won’t even penetrate his own thick skull. “Gee wiz and golly, sometimes my make believe boyfriend isn’t the greatest ever.” I guess if he keeps being so mean you won’t love him with all your heart and soul. Yea, that is how to earn your pay and show some spine. NOT!

yenober on November 9, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Gonna be a long four years for the White House press corps, too.

Let me see if I can round up a bit of sympathy for them. Nope, just couldn’t do it.

Cindy Munford on November 9, 2012 at 9:04 PM

The thing is he’s been doing this to the MSM for fouryears. Yet they’ve been, and continue, keeping his behind covered with their faces.

kd6rxl on November 10, 2012 at 2:43 AM

Chuck, honey, you were merely a means to an end. Obama has never been asked nor has answered any question in any real way from before he was a senator. He’s not going to start now.

But then again you really don’t have any serious questions to ask either, so doesn’t it all even out in the end? It’s not like you’d follow one up with any sort of investigative journalism or the like.

Ergo, what is this guy bitching about? Not being able to get his own face time?

GeeWhiz on November 10, 2012 at 8:46 AM

So buy a gross of “Own It” buttons. Every time someone complains to you about anything ask that person who he voted for. If it was Obama hand him a button. Send a care package of them to your local newspaper, if it is still publishing. Laugh.

IdrilofGondolin on November 10, 2012 at 8:53 AM

The media made him, now they can sit back and observe the wreckage as it’s created. The American media contains some of the most narrow, dull but arrogant people on the globe. Duh Chuck Todd, you’ve been used.

arand on November 10, 2012 at 10:20 AM