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"Not Optimal": Conservative Media Use Incomplete Report To Smear Obama As Callous

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"Not Optimal": Conservative Media Use Incomplete Report To Smear Obama As Callous Toward American Deaths

Conservative media figures are taking a partial quote from President Obama out of context in order to attack him as reacting callously to the deaths of U.S. diplomatic personnel.

In an appearance taped today for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, President Obama was asked if communication between government personnel had failed to provide "the optimal response" to the Benghazi attacks. Obama replied in part: "If four Americans get killed, it's not optimal. We're going to fix it. All of it. And what happens, during the course of a presidency, is that the government is a big operation and any given time something screws up. And you make sure that you find out what's broken and you fix it."

Conservative media figures like Matt Drudge, Monica Crowley, Hugh Hewitt, Mary Katherine Ham,John Podhoretz, Jonah Goldberg, Erick Erickson and outlets like Fox Nation all used early reports of Obama's comments to attack him, with several falsely suggesting that Obama had said the deaths of American personnel in Benghazi, and not the communications effort, was "not optimal."

Erick Erickson got sane for about 5 minutes, now he's thrown back in with the scumbags.
 

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The Fox news guys are the scarier part of it.

You can't blame the average Republican for being stupid, or easily manipulated. That's their party of choice ALREADY, so none of this will change their mind.

But those guys WILLFULLY mislead. Every day they wake up and ask "how can we lie today?"

Stupid motherfuckers need to be banned as "news" and the world needs to see them for what they are.
 

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hmmmmm ... nope not really. Stewart said optimal referring to our response. Obama somehow comes back saying that the deaths weren't optimal. It actually looks even worse in context. Wow.
 

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hmmmmm ... nope not really. Stewart said optimal referring to our response. Obama somehow comes back saying that the deaths weren't optimal. It actually looks even worse in context. Wow.

Fox tell you so? (queue the denial.) It's utter bullshit, and it's just another in a long list of clipped quotemines that don't at all tell the truth.
 

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The largely right wing media does these smear tactics all the time.
 

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hmmmmm ... nope not really. Stewart said optimal referring to our response. Obama somehow comes back saying that the deaths weren't optimal. It actually looks even worse in context. Wow.

Fox tell you so? (queue the denial.) It's utter bullshit, and it's just another in a long list of clipped quotemines that don't at all tell the truth.

ummmmmm ... i read the conversation using the link.
 

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The largely right wing media does these smear tactics all the time.

Did you see the clip and snip they did on Clinton's speech?
 

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hmmmmm ... nope not really. Stewart said optimal referring to our response. Obama somehow comes back saying that the deaths weren't optimal. It actually looks even worse in context. Wow.

Fox tell you so? (queue the denial.) It's utter bullshit, and it's just another in a long list of clipped quotemines that don't at all tell the truth.

ummmmmm ... i read the conversation using the link.

Then you have poor reading comprehension skills. I don't know that you should feel that makes it better.
 

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Fox tell you so? (queue the denial.) It's utter bullshit, and it's just another in a long list of clipped quotemines that don't at all tell the truth.

ummmmmm ... i read the conversation using the link.

Then you have poor reading comprehension skills. I don't know that you should feel that makes it better.

Nope ... don't see whats so hard to understand. I know you wish he didn't say it the way he did, but he did.
 

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MediaMatters....Lol!
Get a reputable news site. Everyone know MediaMatters are up Obama's ass!
 

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Libya Cover up.


Read all about it...Obama spins and lies!!!!


Time line of lies!

Obama's Benghazi Lies - Home

Destroys Obama's case. It wasn't about any video as Obama tried to make it out to be only to now spin back on that..

On the 13th he was talking about the protest when he said terrorized.

Susan Rice said on the 16th that this wasn't a pre-planned attack. LIES

On the 18th Obama went on the letterman show and blamed our first amendment for the attack. LIES!!!

If the terrorized was supposed to mean a terrorist attack. Well, Obama sure screwed up.

Clinton on the 21st was the first to say it was a Terrorist attack. SPIN!

Obama on the view on the 25th said it was about the video! Spin some more!!!

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iD4a9GHBF_U&feature=related]Carney maintains Libya attack was not preplanned - YouTube[/ame]

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPzjayOh-PU&feature=relmfu]Who is responsible for the attack in Benghazi? - YouTube[/ame]




Biden blatantly lied about Chris Stevens wanting more Security
The Fact Checker


“We weren’t told they wanted more security there. We did not know they wanted more security.”

— Biden, speaking of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya

Biden’s bold statement was directly contradicted by State Department officials just this week, in testimony before a congressional panel and in unclassified cables released by a congressional committee.

“All of us at post were in sync that we wanted these resources,” said Eric Nordstrom, the top regional security officer in Libya earlier this year. A Utah national guardsman who led a security team, Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, said: “We felt great frustration that those requests were ignored or just never met.”



[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIxjz5wEcF0]September 12, 2012 - President Obama Speaks on Libya Attacks that killed US Ambassador Chris Stevens - YouTube[/ame]

@ 5:00-6:20 you can hear the context in which he mentioned terrorism, Romney was correct in his assertation as, in context, Obama was referring to terrorism in general and not specifically the attack
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Candy wasn't even right here as Obama said "terror" in the context of the protest.



Crowley to Axelrod: Obama Never Said Benghazi Attack Was 'Act of Terror
Breitbart ^ | 17 Oct 2012, 3:44 AM PDT | Tony Lee
Crowley to Axelrod: Obama Never Said Benghazi Attack Was 'Act of Terror'
On CNN's "State of the Union" on September 30, Candy Crowley insisted David Axelrod, President Barack Obama's chief strategist, was wrong when Axelrod tried to claim President Barack Obama called the Benghazi attack "an act of terror" on the day after.
"First, they said it was not planned, it was part of this tape," Crowley said when Axelrod tried to spin her.
This was Crowley the journalist, unlike the pro-Obama advocate who moderated Tuesday's debate between Obama and Mitt Romney and interjected herself into an argument between Obama and Romney on the exact same issue -- and took Obama's side.
During the debate, Crowley affirmed Obama's assertion that he referred to the Benghazi attacks as acts of terror on the day after.
After Romney correctly said it took Obama 14 days before Obama said the the Benghazi attacks were acts of terror, Crowley took Obama's side -- to an ovation from the town hall audience -- and she proclaimed Obama had indeed claimed the Benghazi attacks were acts of terror the day after the attacks in the White House Rose Garden.
On September 12, the day after the attacks, Obama did say the words "acts of terror" but he was not referring to the attacks that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens.
Crowley knew that on September 30 and she conceded it again hours after the debate when she went on CNN and said while Romney "was right in the main, but he just chose the wrong word." But the damage had already been done.
With Obama's reelection on the line, Crowley seemed to have conveniently forgotten the facts she knew two weeks before when she grilled Axelrod in a way she should have Obama.


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Yet we learn today that Stevens was begging for months for security??? What is wrong with the Obama Admin. If you leftist had any honor you wouldn't vote for Obama.


Documents show Stevens worried about Libya security threats, Al Qaeda before consulate attack
Fox News ^ | 10-19-2012 | James Rosen
Documents show Stevens worried about Libya security threats, Al Qaeda before consulate attack | Fox News

Across 166 pages of internal State Department documents -- released Friday by a pair of Republican congressmen pressing the Obama administration for more answers on the Benghazi terrorist attack -- slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and the security officers assigned to protect him repeatedly sounded alarms to their superiors in Washington about the intensifying lawlessness and violence in Eastern Libya, where Stevens ultimately died.

On Sept. 11 -- the day Stevens and three other Americans were killed -- the ambassador signed a three-page cable, labeled "sensitive," in which he noted "growing problems with security" in Benghazi and "growing frustration" on the part of local residents with Libyan police and security forces. These forces the ambassador characterized as "too weak to keep the country secure."
 
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ummmmmm ... i read the conversation using the link.

Then you have poor reading comprehension skills. I don't know that you should feel that makes it better.

Nope ... don't see whats so hard to understand. I know you wish he didn't say it the way he did, but he did.


"Is part of the investigation helping the communication between these divisions? Not just what happened in Benghazi, but what happened within. Because I would say, even you would admit, it was not the optimal response, at least to the American people, as far as all of us being on the same page."

POTUS: "Here's what I'll say. If four Americans get killed, it's not optimal. We're going to fix it. All of it. And what happens, during the course of a presidency, is that the government is a big operation and any given time something screws up. And you make sure that you find out what's broken and you fix it.



i'm so glad so many of you are well read. Must be all the times you read "the little negro that could (fetch me my cotton.) fucking douchebags have no Idea how to read, or listen.

"We're going to fix it. If he said "foramericans get killed, it's not optimal. We're going to fix it. How the fuck can he fix 4 dead Americans?

you have NO clue how to parse the subject. Just go back to reading the 4H club announcements.
 

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"Not Optimal": Conservative Media Use Incomplete Report To Smear Obama As Callous Toward American Deaths

Conservative media figures are taking a partial quote from President Obama out of context in order to attack him as reacting callously to the deaths of U.S. diplomatic personnel.

In an appearance taped today for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, President Obama was asked if communication between government personnel had failed to provide "the optimal response" to the Benghazi attacks. Obama replied in part: "If four Americans get killed, it's not optimal. We're going to fix it. All of it. And what happens, during the course of a presidency, is that the government is a big operation and any given time something screws up. And you make sure that you find out what's broken and you fix it."

Conservative media figures like Matt Drudge, Monica Crowley, Hugh Hewitt, Mary Katherine Ham,John Podhoretz, Jonah Goldberg, Erick Erickson and outlets like Fox Nation all used early reports of Obama's comments to attack him, with several falsely suggesting that Obama had said the deaths of American personnel in Benghazi, and not the communications effort, was "not optimal."
Erick Erickson got sane for about 5 minutes, now he's thrown back in with the scumbags.

Is this like binders full of women, or is it OK when your side does it?
 
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NEWS FLASH!

Oboingo has no script, no prompter, ingests both feet!..Meanwhile, his slavish buttbois whirl like dervishes!

Film at 11! :lol:

Someone needs to do a study of people who watch Fox news and don't question what they hear. I would be very interested in knowing more about them.
 

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"Not Optimal": Conservative Media Use Incomplete Report To Smear Obama As Callous Toward American Deaths

Conservative media figures are taking a partial quote from President Obama out of context in order to attack him as reacting callously to the deaths of U.S. diplomatic personnel.

In an appearance taped today for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, President Obama was asked if communication between government personnel had failed to provide "the optimal response" to the Benghazi attacks. Obama replied in part: "If four Americans get killed, it's not optimal. We're going to fix it. All of it. And what happens, during the course of a presidency, is that the government is a big operation and any given time something screws up. And you make sure that you find out what's broken and you fix it."

Conservative media figures like Matt Drudge, Monica Crowley, Hugh Hewitt, Mary Katherine Ham,John Podhoretz, Jonah Goldberg, Erick Erickson and outlets like Fox Nation all used early reports of Obama's comments to attack him, with several falsely suggesting that Obama had said the deaths of American personnel in Benghazi, and not the communications effort, was "not optimal."
Erick Erickson got sane for about 5 minutes, now he's thrown back in with the scumbags.

Is this like binders full of women, or is it OK when your side does it?

At least Romney plans to hire lots of women. Why the fuck does every little thing make the left go off??? What a bunch of butt hurt idiots.
 

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