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UhhhOhhh, Obama "Huge Backlash Against Obama Elitist Comments"


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Obama, political backlash, elitist, harsh words, voters infuriated, arrogance )

Kathleen
- 3812 days ago - americanthinker.com
Many may have wondered if Obama held the same beliefs as his elitist wife who has made a career of telling ordinary Americans they are "mean" or stupid. We are now aware of how he sees the people he wishes to govern!



   

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Kathleen Hilliker (293)
Saturday April 12, 2008, 11:03 am
From blog:

The question is will this kill his campaign? John Hinderaker of Powerline thinks so:
Barack Obama's arrogance has been evident for some time, and it's no shock, perhaps, to learn that that he shares this bigoted opinion, common among urban liberals, of people who live in "small towns." But to actually express it, in public, at a campaign event, is stunningly stupid. Nevertheless, Obama did it:
 

Melissa Dawson (284)
Saturday April 12, 2008, 8:21 pm
Noted...with wonder... whatever are they thinking?????
 

Mary Jane K (13)
Saturday April 12, 2008, 8:25 pm
Well , I am a small town liberal, and I resent his remarks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 13, 2008, 6:03 am
what i find interesting is this remark was initially made in the confines of a closed meeting of obama supporters... even his supporters are beginning to hear his racism and bigotry when they listen closely to him and rethink their support... too many blacks are supporting him just because he is black, without truly listening to what he says or stands for... and too many others are doing the same out of sympathy and/or shame for what has been done to blacks in the past and because they don't like hillary and are sick of republican rule...
 

Nina T (100)
Sunday April 13, 2008, 7:47 am
His comments fit right in with all the other elitist comments from his campaign.."Hillary supporters are uneducated, women, working class, and elderly..."with the "uneducated" part being constantly emphasized!
 

Carol L (190)
Sunday April 13, 2008, 10:11 am
So, right, Christine. What I find really scary is that so many people still have left over bad feelings about Hillary from the Clinton years and are so afraid that McCain is going to be 4 more years of Bush politics if he is elected and want change so badly that they don't want to know the truth about the Obamas. The truth is out there, but they refuse to even look. They gloss over Wright's remarks by saying that Obama can't be held responsible for comments made by the people around them. They refuse to even read Michelle Obama's college thesis. Most of these people have no idea who Louis Farrakhan is or what his group Nation of Islam is or what it espouses. They see Obama as the lesser evil and I am afraid that they are going to be rudely awakened if Obama is elected.
 

Darlene K (356)
Sunday April 13, 2008, 9:11 pm
Well, I am glad you said it FIRST, Christine...lol. BECAUSE, I TOTALLY AGREE WITH YOU.
And, I quote your words, as it is also the only reason why he has the lead he has;
"...even his supporters are beginning to hear his racism and bigotry when they listen closely to him and rethink their support... too many blacks are supporting him just because he is black, without truly listening to what he says or stands for... and too many others are doing the same out of sympathy and/or shame for what has been done to blacks in the past and because they don't like hillary and are sick of republican rule... "

Bravo..Christine..., and thank you again, Kathy...so refreshing...to be with like-minds...
 

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Monday April 14, 2008, 12:35 am
You are, apparently to support Hillary Clinton's campaign, happily supporting the remarks made by a right-wing Republican site. REPUBLICAN!

The Repugs really FEAR Obama's candidacy, and with reason -- Obama is so popular, especially with young people and with Democrats and Independents, that he could defeat McCain far better than Clinton could.

Here is what Obama is quoted as saying:
"You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton administration, and the Bush administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."

I personally don't see a single thing inaccurate, wrong, or offensive to people living in small towns. The REPUBLICANS, in order to get MCCAIN ELECTED and 100 MORE YEARS IN IRAQ, have blown up these TRUE AND ACCURATE remarks into something they are not.

The REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE has TALKING POINTS with which they are instructing their stooges to attack Obama.
"Republicans want to turn Obama into just another politician, to blunt his charisma and post-partisan appeal." Mike Madden writing in Salon.com, "The GOP Attack Plan for Obama".

These attacks come from THE FAR RIGHT; and NOT from Democrats.
These attacks do NOT support Hillary Clinton.
Obama does NOT support what Louis Farrakhan stands for.
That is ANOTHER far-right Republican slander.
Please consider the sources; Republicans like to play on people's prejudices; Republicans like to portray THEMSELVES as "for the Common Man".
This is the SAME Republican party that SUPPORTED BUSH'S HUGE TAX CUTS FOR THE COUNTRY'S WEALTHIEST BILLIONAIRES; the SAME Republican party that is CUTTING BENEFITS AND HEALTH CARE FOR VETERANS.
Republicans are NOT for "people in small towns", at ALL.
 

Kathleen Hilliker (293)
Monday April 14, 2008, 12:49 am
Actually, B, I really doubt anyone stupid enough to vote for a Republican AFTER the man we've had to put up with for the last 7 years, really aren't who I worry about. I worry that those of you backing Obama are so enraptured with his promises of a bright, rosey future, that you forget to see his total lack of any kind of experience!! It's a very scary thought to know we may either have to put up with someone who doesn't know how to find the senatorial bathrooms, let alone a small little country on the map! (who might just have a nuclear bomb pointed at us!)

I can accept college kids who have their rose-colored glasses on, but a woman of age, experience, intelligence?

VOTE HILLARY CLINTON........she's strong, intelligent, compassionate, and ready to take on ...with EXPERIENCE...the presidency of the United States.
 
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