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Old 05.06.2018, 21:02
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Touché

I should have said in recent history.
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Old 05.06.2018, 21:06
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Here’s Obama very much playing the man. You’re welcome.

You're presenting the gentlest of ribbings at the White House Correspondents Dinner -- famous for roasts! -- as evidence of Obama's mean streak?!?



If that's the best you can do, I think you've proved our point. Thank you.
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Old 05.06.2018, 21:15
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Wow! I take that back. Entschuldigung.

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You're presenting the gentlest of ribbings at the White House Correspondents Dinner -- famous for roasts! -- as evidence of Obama's mean streak?!?



If that's the best you can do, I think you've proved our point. Thank you.
Humiliating someone in a ballroom full of people is not a “gentle ribbing”. Even when it’s the blessed Barack handing it out.
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Humiliating someone in a ballroom full of people is not a “gentle ribbing”. Even when it’s the blessed Barack handing it out.
Which were the humiliating parts?
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Really? How about all of it? He went out to embarrass Trump and succeeded as the whole room was laughing at him. How is that not a humiliation?
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Old 05.06.2018, 21:28
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Humiliating someone in a ballroom full of people is not a “gentle ribbing”. Even when it’s the blessed Barack handing it out.
I think it passes in the pc world. But only when it is directed at a "mean mad white men"?
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Old 05.06.2018, 21:31
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Really? How about all of it? He went out to embarrass Trump and succeeded as the whole room was laughing at him. How is that not a humiliation?
You are right Trump probably couldn't handle it. Every President gets roasted at the correspondents ball. Then again no other president thinks that the moon landings were faked or that the Earth is flat.
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Really? How about all of it? He went out to embarrass Trump and succeeded as the whole room was laughing at him. How is that not a humiliation?
Given Trump's propensity to call people "losers" in public, and his hounding of Obama about the birth certificate, you're getting trolled up over small potatoes Loz.
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You are right Trump probably couldn't handle it. Every President gets roasted at the correspondents ball. Then again no other president thinks that the moon landings were faked or that the Earth is flat.
Not saying Trump didn’t deserve it, can’t handle it or that Obama shouldn’t have done it. Just that Obama has in the past taken things to a personal level with Trump.
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Humiliating someone in a ballroom full of people is not a “gentle ribbing”. Even when it’s the blessed Barack handing it out.
The OP claimed Obama took every opportunity to say bad things about his successor.

To support this you put up a clip from 7 years ago, many years before Trump was Obama's successor. Pathetic attempt
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Old 05.06.2018, 21:39
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Really? How about all of it? He went out to embarrass Trump and succeeded as the whole room was laughing at him. How is that not a humiliation?
You are correct; Trump likes to hand it out but cannot take it himself.
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The OP claimed Obama took every opportunity to say bad things about his successor.

To support this you put up a clip from 7 years ago, many years before Trump was Obama's successor. Pathetic attempt
Did he? I’ve only been skim reading to catch up. Obama’s probably learned in the meanwhile that getting personal with Trump doesn’t work which is why he’s now president
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Old 05.06.2018, 21:47
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Did he? I’ve only been skim reading to catch up. Obama’s probably learned in the meanwhile that getting personal with Trump doesn’t work which is why he’s now president
Obama did not stand for President against Trump, or did you miss that in your skim reading?

Would you care to explain what you mean by Obama learnt getting personal with Trump does not work? You have provided exactly one ancient example of Obama versus Trump where Obama made no personal comments and continued to successfully finish his Presidential term?
Edit: Whereas Trump soon after withdrew from the 2012 Presidential campaign.
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Obama did not stand for President against Trump, or did you miss that in your skim reading?

Would you care to explain what you mean by Obama learnt getting personal with Trump does not work? You have provided exactly one ancient example of Obama versus Trump where Obama made no personal comments and continued to successfully finish his Presidential term?
Edit: Whereas Trump soon after withdrew from the 2012 Presidential campaign.
Obama joked on a number of occasions that Trump would never be president. Trump is now president. He, like many many others, underestimated Trump.
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Old 05.06.2018, 22:12
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Obama joked on a number of occasions that Trump would never be president. Trump is now president. He, like many many others, underestimated Trump the Russian influence.
ftfy

How does this explain what you meant by Obama learnt getting personal with Trump does not work?
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Again, somebody who makes effort to comment on my personality. Why even. You assume I actually like somebody in US politics. I have to say, that unfortunately I don't. I do like courage to stand up. And I see what Trump is doing. While people get busy analyzing his personality and waxing on details of his insanity...he's already ahead. I think he was better choice of the two options exactly for the type of ruccus he is deliberately causing. People do not trust anyone in the US, often not even their own families or friends. He is campaigning for more trust, with his twitter schtick. It is daft and looks authentic. He is campaigning for traditional values, for families and small businesses, small govs having more say than feds, local communities being more responsible and powerful (and accountable!) than white collar officers godknows how far eho eat up too much budget. He is supporting countries and members of far away communities to be able to deal with their own problems and not via the US, they know better. Hence the ban. US is not so powerful and it shouldn't be, internationally. The bans exist everywhere. Only the members of troubled communities can fix stuff, internally.

He is the definition of anti-scripted scenarios. I would lie if I thought it is him behind it...but maybe it is. He is quite appalling and provocative but it looks genuine. A heavy callibre for heavy callibre country and culture. People want philosophy and sophistication while he's like..."dude, somebody needs to foot the bill first".

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Here’s Obama very much playing the man. You’re welcome.

That's a comedy roast, dude. From the White House Correspondents' Dinner if I'm not mistaken. The dinner Trump refuses to attend due to colossal snowflakery. It was an playful rebuttal of Trump's years long campaign to prove Obama was wun of dem dere muslamic forrins, he deserved all the ribbing he got.

Also, this was from when Barry was president. Amogles was making the point that Obama has criticised Spanky at every opportunity since Trunk became president.

Come on guys, get your stories and timelines straight.
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Makes mental note to stop posting "It is nearly Friday", anyway
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The president made the surprise decision late Monday to cancel Tuesday's White House ceremony for the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
The decision came after the president was informed that only a small number of Eagles players would be attending.
Instead, Trump is hosting what the White House is calling a “Celebration of America” that will include military bands playing the national anthem and other patriotic songs.
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Trump's “Celebration of America”event on the South Lawn of the White House lasted just seven minutes

Several attendees who spoke to reporters did not appear to have ties to Philadelphia or the Eagles, even though the White House said the event was organized for fans of the team.

One audience member was even caught on camera taking a knee during the national anthem.
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