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Wed Aug 10, 2016, 01:19 AM

 

Obama To Republicans: I Didn’t Create Trump, Your Bigotry Towards Me Did

In this clip, President Obama destroys the absurd narrative that somehow he’s to blame for the rise of Donald Trump and the implosion of the Republican Party. Our noble president has been blamed by Republicans for pretty much everything that’s gone wrong over the past eight years, while all of his accomplishments are tarnished and discounted – but even this is a stretch.

“I have been blamed by Republicans for a lot of things, but being blamed for their primaries and who they’re selecting for their party is novel” said the President at a press conference today, undoubtly holding back a roll of his eyes. I don’t think that I was the one to prompt questions about my birth certificate… I don’t remember saying, ‘Hey, why don’t you ask me about that? Why don’t you, you know, question whether I’m American or whether I’m loyal or whether I have America’s best interests at heart. Those aren’t things that were prompted by any actions of mine. And so what you’re seeing within the Republican party is to some degree all those efforts over a course of time, creating an environment where somebody like a Donald Trump can thrive.





It really is astonishing how the Republican Party operates in its own reality, where facts don’t matter and the truth is whatever they say it is. Eight years of barely disguised racism and partisan obstructionism justified by vague appeals to whatever “real conservatism” might be has left the Republican voter base furious at an establishment that is flagrantly disregarding the demands of their constitutents and failing to fulfill their constitutional obligations. The Republican Party has made their own bed in the muck of ignorance and discrimination, and now they must watch as Donald Trump gleefully frolics in it.

Watch it here:

http://occupydemocrats.com/2016/03/10/obama-to-republicans-i-didnt-create-trump-your-bigotry-towards-me-did/

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Reply Obama To Republicans: I Didn’t Create Trump, Your Bigotry Towards Me Did (Original post)
Photographer Aug 2016 OP
63splitwindow Aug 2016 #1
Hortensis Aug 2016 #13
Jeffersons Ghost Aug 2016 #32
smirkymonkey Aug 2016 #33
sheshe2 Aug 2016 #2
Photographer Aug 2016 #3
lillypaddle Aug 2016 #4
madokie Aug 2016 #5
Upthevibe Aug 2016 #6
Maynar Aug 2016 #7
st17011864200074656 Aug 2016 #8
the_sly_pig Aug 2016 #9
Bernardo de La Paz Aug 2016 #14
Eleanors38 Aug 2016 #18
the_sly_pig Aug 2016 #31
handmade34 Aug 2016 #10
Photographer Aug 2016 #11
Photographer Aug 2016 #12
AgadorSparticus Aug 2016 #15
lindysalsagal Aug 2016 #16
Buckeye_Democrat Aug 2016 #17
Eleanors38 Aug 2016 #19
Paladin Aug 2016 #20
raven mad Aug 2016 #21
ailsagirl Aug 2016 #24
raven mad Aug 2016 #28
ailsagirl Aug 2016 #30
Raine Aug 2016 #22
awoke_in_2003 Aug 2016 #23
ErikJ Aug 2016 #25
Moonwalk Aug 2016 #26
YOHABLO Aug 2016 #27
pampango Aug 2016 #29

Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 01:34 AM

1. He ABSOLUTELY nailed it!!!

 

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Response to 63splitwindow (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 06:41 AM

13. Yes! Trump is a mirror image of what the

Republican electorate has become, including those Republicans who never liked him but who always vote loyally for the choice of their lowest, most base elements.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #13)

Sun Aug 14, 2016, 03:23 AM

32. K&R LOL! "The Republican Party has made their own bed in the muck of ignorance and discrimination...

The Republican Party has made their own bed in the muck of ignorance and discrimination, and now they must watch as Donald Trump gleefully frolics in it.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #13)

Sun Aug 14, 2016, 04:40 AM

33. ^This^

 

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 01:42 AM

2. Tell it Obama!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 01:48 AM

3. +100

 

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 02:25 AM

4. K&R

And as always, our President tells it like it is.

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 02:54 AM

5. I just sent that to my neighbor

who claims he voted for Obama but by what he says and what he sends me its all a lie.

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Response to madokie (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 03:21 AM

6. K/R n/t

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 03:25 AM

7. Yes!

Been WAY too long coming, and I hope that means it's all the sweeter for the Prez to savor. He sure deserves some schadefreude.

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 03:31 AM

8. Mr. President speaks the truth!!

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 03:47 AM

9. The pres could be blamed for the implosion of the republican party....

But I think that would be a feather in his cap. Trump is the result of the ridiculous reaction to his election and his efforts. So my thought is that if his election is responsible for the reaction, he is also responsible for the rise of Trump.

Well played sir, well played.

tsp

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Response to the_sly_pig (Reply #9)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 06:58 AM

14. WRONG. Parties never implode due to external forces. Only internal defects cause implosions. . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #14)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:54 PM

18. I think you are mainly right, here.

 

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #14)

Sun Aug 14, 2016, 01:53 AM

31. Exactly.

The defects were exposed due to his election. Again, thank you Mr. President.

tsp

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:16 AM

10. ...

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Response to handmade34 (Reply #10)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:25 AM

11. Thanks.

 

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 06:33 AM

12. K&R

 

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 03:18 PM

15. He could not have said that any better! It has been painful to watch

The attacks he has had to deal with for the past 8 years. Just unbelievable. He and his family have shown the world a level of strength and dignity that is unsurpassed. And karma is exactly as ferocious as tge attacks were against him.

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:04 PM

16. Truth spoken from power, to fools. Rare moment on history, indeed.

Can't think of any other moment when the power was so right, cogent, pertinent, and immediate.

The man says what I want to hear every time. Damn.

Gonna miss my pres.

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:05 PM

17. BOOM!

There it is.

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:55 PM

19. Back, back ...It's outta here!

 

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 04:57 PM

20. Outstanding! Thank you Mr. President. (nt)

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 07:33 PM

21. I am going to miss him as President.

But he's too great to "go quietly into that good night".

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Response to raven mad (Reply #21)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 09:44 PM

24. Absolutely-- me too

"Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night"
By Dylan Thomas

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

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Response to ailsagirl (Reply #24)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 05:46 AM

28. We won't let the light die this time.

Never. Again.

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Response to raven mad (Reply #28)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 02:56 PM

30. NEVER AGAIN!! nt

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 07:35 PM

22. EXACTLY!!! nt

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 09:10 PM

23. He turned me into a newt

 

I got better. K&R

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 11:55 PM

25. I think Trump might have had his ear to Twitter to test the wind

 

during Obama's term. He seems to have gotten a lot of his main ideas from the RW Twitter-verse. And he wanted to become president so bad he became their voice.

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 12:32 AM

26. Next time a Republican whines about how no one takes responsibility....

...and that liberals never make anyone shoulder the blame....

Show them this video. I swear, I've never seen a bigger example of the Emperor has no clothes than conservative republicans. They yammer endlessly about "manly responsibility and self-reliance" (like Trump), waving guns as if having a firearm proves they're all that. But when things go even a little wrong for them they're all "it's the black guy's fault!" (Or Mexicans, or gays, or Muslims or atheists or women who want contraceptives...). Now things are going a lot wrong for them and all they can do is chant "He's to blame! He's to blame!" Because that magic formula has always worked before, right?

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 12:33 AM

27. He's so right on this .. wrong on TPP.

 

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Response to Photographer (Original post)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 07:42 AM

29. "The Republican Party has made their own bed in the muck of ignorance and discrimination, and now

they must watch as Donald Trump gleefully frolics in it."

The GOP has motivated their base to vote for them through appeals to racism, bigotry and isolationism then wants to blame liberals for the rise of their bigoted base and Trump's success in their primary.

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