On the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the Senate impeachment hearings that eventually brought down President Richard Nixon, the right-wing has found yet another “Watergate” to try to pin to Obama. Not the Benghazi attacks, or even the IRS targeting scandal–but it does involve water.
Republicans and right-wing talkers, gleefully embracing every bit of scandalous news they might be able to peg to the president, picked yet another issue to badger President Obama on Thursday.
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Specifically, his decision to have a Marine hold an umbrella for him while he spoke at a press conference alongside Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan Thursday.
Pundits like Sean Hannity and Eric Bolling used the moment as a metaphor to bash the president on Obama again. “ Wouldn't it be nice if he had them covered the way they have him covered?” Bolling asked. Hannity said, “They were protecting him and maybe in this case he should have been protecting them and the people in Libya.
Why paint the president as a gracious host when you can paint him as a lazy elitist instead?
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"Twitter has the capacity to ignite revolutions and enable small acts of kindness, but there's also a darker side to the micro-blogging network.
Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, created the "Geography of Hate," which maps racist, homophobic and ablest tweets in the U.S. "
Where are the most hateful, racist, homophobic tweets coming from? A "Geography of Hate" map can tell you, and probably dishearten you in the process. Are people comfortable with making hate public?
If you study the map GOP, states [red] are the ones that contain the most red, which are the most racist and homophobic states we have. Surprised? I am not.
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TEA BAGGER IRS FORMS [A must see, just hilarious]