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Old 06-24-2009, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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You understand wrong.
Your quote:

"Obama knew this because White House aides had called Pitney the day before to invite him, and they had escorted him into the room. They told him the president was likely to call on him, with the understanding that he would ask a question about Iran that had been submitted online by an Iranian. "I know that there may actually be questions from people in Iran who are communicating through the Internet," Obama went on. "Do you have a question?""

Where does it say that the President knew what the question would be - your quote says only that he knew where it was from.
Mr. Pitney is the one who was collecting the queries from the Internet - not the President.

And more astute commentary from Mr. Sullivan:

"Iranians are fighting for their lives and liberty, but the real debate for Dana Milbank is over whether the White House is too close to Nico Pitney."

The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan
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Old 06-24-2009, 12:15 PM
 
Location: I currently exist only in a state of mind. one too complex for geographic location.
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Another right-wing lie from a world-class dissembler. Good going, OP! Keep up the fine work of tearing down the American right with petty and nonsensical stupidity. It's working out great!

if it wasn't working, then you wouldn't be so scared.
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Old 06-24-2009, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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washingtonpost.com



Obama calls on HuffPost for Iran question UPDATE - Michael Calderone - POLITICO.com



Incredible. Is there any doubt the mouthpieces for obama and his liberal agenda, Huffpo, Mediamatters, NYTimes will continue to coordinate with the WH?

I guess the line between the press and government will be erased in the age of obama.

A lot of nothing. Pure B.S. from the WashPost
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Old 06-24-2009, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Another right-wing lie from a world-class dissembler. Good going, OP! Keep up the fine work of tearing down the American right with petty and nonsensical stupidity. It's working out great!
I'll bet you're a firm Obama follower and any article that questions his actions or agenda is a right-wing lie.

You know if you give up both parties and declare yourself independent then you can more fairly look at both sides of the coin.

Both sides have good and bad. If you stop letting your political party rule your thought process you might become better at forming your own educated opinion.
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Old 06-24-2009, 06:42 PM
 
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I'll bet you're a firm Obama follower and any article that questions his actions or agenda is a right-wing lie.
Look at this persons other posts. An Obama follower is an understatement. Half the people that defend Obama on this site are the exact same.
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Old 06-24-2009, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Look at this persons other posts. An Obama follower is an understatement. Half the people that defend Obama on this site are the exact same.
That's why we have the term "bots" for them. You can virtually predict what their response will be - either a personal attack, a deflections or a whine and moan about the number of posts criticizing bambam.
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Old 06-24-2009, 07:30 PM
 
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Are you upset that Huffington Post is one of the only sources with access to people on the ground?

Seems like he's reaching out to people in Iran, which is something I remember you whining about him not doing a couple of days ago.
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:02 PM
 
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I think getting a question from a blog site....and directly from Iran.....was an excellent useof the press conference.
"USED" would be more appropriate in this context. The planted "reporter" was USED by the administration. As Americans we should not be USED by the administration and the liberal media, and certainly should not be taken for fools.

So much for this administration's credibility and transparency.
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:18 PM
 
Location: New York, New York
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I don't want the press in bed and coordinating with the WH on questions at a presser.

You find nothing troubling about that?
you weren't complaining when it was Bush.
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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if it wasn't working, then you wouldn't be so scared.
This is a very overused retort.
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