Politics Obama: America has become "meaner" since I was elected

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  1. Tim

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    Obama Calls Republican Vision ‘Unrecognizable’ in 2016 Race

    WASHINGTON — President Obama said in an interview released Monday that politics in America had become “meaner” than when he took office, but expressed hope that Republicans would eventually turn away from the “expression of frustration” and anger that Donald J. Trump and Senator Ted Cruz were offering to voters.

    Speaking to Politico’s Glenn Thrush for the site’s “Off Message” podcast, Mr. Obama said the Republican candidates for president were more outside the mainstream than Senator John McCain was during the 2008 campaign.

    “John McCain was a conservative, but he was well within, you know, the mainstream of not just the Republican Party but within our political dialogue,” Mr. Obama told Politico. The president said voters would have to judge “the degree to which the Republican rhetoric and Republican vision has moved, not just to the right, but has moved to a place that is unrecognizable.”

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/26/u...lican-vision-unrecognizable-in-2016-race.html

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    Meaner? All he has to do is look in the mirror for the person to blame.
     
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    Cause meet effect.
    Thought it would be nice than that whole pot and kettle thing.
     
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    I blame the internet

    it's really got some of us pretty fucked up
     
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    That's hilarious. Wonder who he attributes it.:roll:
     
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    If people don't agree with Hussein then they're not in the mainstream and mean.
     
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    he's amazing! he talks about working together and then takes cheap shots at repubs and basically seems to indicate, without actually saying it of course, that white mother fuckers is raysis and we need to change so black folks don't end up in jail, etc., etc..

    the left loves him and thinks he's done a bang up job! a mt rushmore candidate!
     
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    Shocked it's become "meaner"? Yeah look at the world we now live in.
     
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    Thats because you divided the country and I thought you were supposed to unite it. All he did was pander to his base and supporters and that made people "mean."
     
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    Maybe Barry should hold a giant beer summit?
     
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    The voice of the people is disturbing the status quo. It needs to be quashed
     
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    It is meaner. Most of it is caused by a certain group of lovely people who thought that Obama was going to pay for their cars and houses and apartments in addition to their Obama phones.
     
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    Pwning was a subculture thing in '08

    It's mainstream now

    Just keep teaching your kids their opinion of themselves is by far the most important :ohno:
     
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    I find it ironic he has actually worsened race relations. Nice legacy.
     
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    Clearly he's upset about the Oscars.
     
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    With a case like Mike Brown, he should have did the right thing and sided with the law but he didnt and sided with the criminal because thats what his supporters want him to say. Thats dividing 101 right there. People are mean because you pandered right there instead of saying the truth and how you really feel. Thats why they are angry. With Baltimore he should have called out the rioters and condemned them but he didnt because if said the truth it goes against what the people who voted for him would say. I could go on and on.
     
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    There is no compromise in partisan politics anymore. Obama had the chance to be the great leader. Instead he is the great divider. Nothing but a long legged mack daddy. Pastor Manning was right!
     
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    Hope and Change. Stupid idiots.

    Voted against bammy twice. Don't blame me.
     
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    :winner:
     
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    Ill give him a pass on Trayvon because its clear Zimmerman was stalking him and looking to start shit but the "he could be my son" comment was still pandering.
     
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