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‘Who comes up with this tripe?’ Be inspired by OFA Truth Team’s latest [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/13wam/status/507266465305595904 What’s next? Well, it had better not be cynicism. Because Obama hates that: http://twitter.com/#!/OFATruthTeam/status/507265601501278208 Even worse than ISIS, probably. http://twitter.com/#!/ericinva/status/507266195901677569 Hey, maybe the Truth Team can teach us how to make our cynicism more “manageable.” http://twitter.com/#!/jasonahart/status/507266270027587585 Heh. *** Update: Hey, look! The official White House Twitter account is getting in on the action, too: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/507277684532330496 […]

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‘What is he smoking?’: POTUS: We’re much better off, people just don’t ‘feel it’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Cowboy__Country/status/516390197114994689 "We've had the longest run of uninterrupted private sector job growth in our history. We have seen deficits cut by more than half."– Obama — 60 Minutes (@60Minutes) September 28, 2014 Remember when President Obama said “The world’s always been messy … we’re just noticing now in part because of social media.” Apparently nobody on […]

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Business trip: President to designate national monument between fundraisers

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http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/520383618238406656 CBS News’ Mark Knoller reports that President Obama will take a brief break from fundraising in California Friday in order to designate 346,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument. @markknoller A national monument to Obama in the San Gabriel Mountains? — Paula Bolyard (@pbolyard) October 10, 2014 Possibly. Hey, wouldn’t this […]

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President, VP observe International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

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http://twitter.com/#!/AprilDRyan/status/467416992853405696 http://twitter.com/#!/jbendery/status/467417512565407746 Is it a White House first? An evolved President Obama has issued a formal statement commemorating Saturday’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, or #IDAHOT. Tomorrow, as we commemorate the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we recommit ourselves to the fundamental belief that all people should be treated equally, that they […]

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Bill eases transfer of Guantanamo detainees to foreign countries

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http://twitter.com/#!/WestWingReport/status/416342014612217856 Thursday in Hawaii, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law for fiscal year 2014. He also added a signing statement in which he reiterated his desire to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. It was a goal he mentioned often during the 2008 campaign, and in the first days of his presidency […]

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‘You misspelled FACT, you hack’: BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith schooled over Christie tweet

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/421328469549936640 As Twitchy reported, Chris Christie did something today that President Obama would find unthinkable: He accepted responsibility for the behavior of his staffers. Conservatives couldn’t help but notice the difference between the two executives. BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith had this to say about their observations: http://twitter.com/#!/BuzzFeedBen/status/421327842161344512 Except it’s not just “the GOP line” — it’s […]

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‘Didn’t answer one’: Question dodger-in-chief sits down with Bill O’Reilly

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http://twitter.com/#!/EABostrom/status/430094504113094656 President Obama sat down with Bill O’Reilly as part of Fox’s Super Bowl pregame show. http://twitter.com/#!/shaneblack95/status/430093372749934594 http://twitter.com/#!/Smiley24Ms/status/430094502443765761 And of course, his answers (or lack thereof) were true to form. http://twitter.com/#!/Alicia_Bresette/status/430095313290801152 http://twitter.com/#!/AlleyKat2/status/430096946854785025 Obama even dodged when O’Reilly asked him for a Super Bowl prediction. http://twitter.com/#!/FrankButta6/status/430094994524082176 http://twitter.com/#!/ashleytroche/status/430099940832845824 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/02/didnt-answer-one-question-dodger-in-chief-sits-down-with-bill-oreilly/

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Stop, collaborate and listen; Dan Pfeiffer’s back with a brand new Vox spin

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http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/525647254263435265 Dan Pfeiffer, Senior Advisor to President Obama, relied on the Obama administration bootlickers at Vox to provide evidence about President Obama’s cool and collected nature: Journalists don't like Obama's chill temperament, but it's served him well http://t.co/23TqT7WqD8 via @voxdotcom — Dan Pfeiffer (@pfeiffer44) October 24, 2014 If there’s a problem, yo, he’ll solve it! […]

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White House’s #BigBlockOfCheeseDay will feature ‘virtual’ cheese

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http://twitter.com/#!/thegarance/status/426847270714109952 The White House is excited to announce #BigBlockOfCheeseDay with as many puns as it can think of. http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/426854213147451392 What is Big Block of Cheese Day? It’s a take on TV’s “The West Wing.” The White House explains: In 1837, President Jackson hosted an open house featuring a 1,400-pound block of cheese. On Wednesday, January […]

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‘The next logical step’: Future White House JFK commemoration pic? [Photoshop]

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http://twitter.com/#!/marezipenn/status/407586644448247809 On the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, the White House commemorated the occasion by tweeting out this photo: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/403969657377280000 What picture will the White House release next year on the 51st anniversary? Here’s a solid guess: http://twitter.com/#!/BenHowe/status/407585470063726592 Perfect! Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/02/the-next-logical-step-future-white-house-jfk-commemoration-pic-photoshop/

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