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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    I would have ridiculed Bush just the same.

    There's no reason for the President of the US to go on a campaign of this nature. . honestly - it's just not very presidential. It's sending mixed messages and one of them is that he can dish it but he can't take it.
    While staying above the fray in order to look presidential looks good on paper, it doesn't always work in the real world. Just ask John Kerry.

    And having the White House to create a website that refutes rumors is not the same as Obama himself getting up on camera and spending time on it. Keep in mind that that the laughter here is coming from the people who are already laughing at him. It's the very height of much ado about nothing.

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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

    I think it would also be good to keep in mind that Obama personally got up on national television and showed his birth certificate. While at the time I may have been one of the people who was disappointed in him for climbing down into the mud like that, history proved me wrong: the birther nonsense died within the week.

    Tackling rumors and lies head on can be an extremely good thing.

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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Well - there are plenty of organizations and individuals outther doing exactly that. Why does he have to do it first hand?
    Why can't he defend himself? It's America, free

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    That genuinely makes me question the validity of anything he's saying.
    Well in general, this is the right attitude to have for any politician, not just Obama.

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    I think it's desperate - and desperation does not a good president make.
    I don't think it's desperation, I think he's pissed off because campaigning has gotten worse and worse and worse and now it's all finger pointing, spin, and distortion. I'd be mad as hell too.
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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

    So the issue is that he had a fact checking website set up? I do not see an issue with that. Any website that provides nothing but good hard facts is a website I support.
    Ted Cruz is the dumbest person alive.

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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

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    Any website that provides nothing but good hard facts is a website I support.
    Quit talking about porn!
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    The fake birth certificate thing went away because 2 days after it was released Obama the super hero president saved the planet by killing bin laden. Bigger story trumped it. Planned perfectly.

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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

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    The fake birth certificate thing went away because 2 days after it was released Obama the super hero president saved the planet by killing bin laden. Bigger story trumped it. Planned perfectly.
    Yyyeeeeeaaahhhhh. That's why it went away.

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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Why can't he defend himself? It's America, free



    Well in general, this is the right attitude to have for any politician, not just Obama.



    I don't think it's desperation, I think he's pissed off because campaigning has gotten worse and worse and worse and now it's all finger pointing, spin, and distortion. I'd be mad as hell too.
    I guess I haven't seen anything that I haven't seen year after year worth the effort. It's all the same stuff - repeated. I think it's ridiculous.

    All he's done his entire presidency is try to push things off on others and dodge serious issues and questions and make excuses for everything. If that's brought his campaign down then oh well. . .too bad. Maybe he should have taken a different attitude from the start. But that woudl be asking him to change who he is.

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    Re: Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock o

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Wow. How desperate Obama must be. We should all mock fact checking! Stupid people trying to correct misleading and dishonest attacks.
    "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain..."

    If I was about to launch a PR blitzkrieg, the last thing I want to have to do is have to convince people fact check site after fact check site is liberal nonsense.

    There's a name for the fallacy of dismissing the source instead of the sources claims. Anybody remember it off the top of their heads, or do I need to look it up? (Bearing in mind that doing so will refresh my memory and make me more annoying)
    Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
    The Psychology of Persuasion

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