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Thanks for posting this. MSNBC lets him rehabilitate himself after he dodged the CBS debate; after he flipped off Hillary.
Could there be questions about the water MSNBC/GE nuke power plant builder is carrying for the “Senator” who got 300 G from Exelon after watering down a nuke reg bill in IL, voted for Dick Cheney’s 2005 Energy bill with 29 new nukes:
Look how they distorted the fingering of Hilary episode.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTJs0VRJLO8
The above is the original 43 second plus IN ORDER and with the VOLUME UP as Obama mentions Hilary and fingers her.
When you open below, you’ll see a clip of MSNBC you can roll on.
http://mediamatters.org/items/200804180010
MSNBC took it OUT OF ORDER and potted down the volume of Obama mentioning Hilary—didn’t even leave the nat sound up on background but also had the anchor speaking over it. She LIED and says it “took a while to get to” the flip off. THEY ARE DISTORTING THE ORDER OF THE TAPE.
And then Jon Stewart, whom I normally respect, carried Obama’s dirty water last night, running the MSNBC version of the tape.
Was there a promise that Obama would be a regular on the show and help Comedy Central’s ratings if Jon aired the distorted version? And allowed Barack to call people calling this a finger flip ‘paranoid’?
It speaks to statesmanship.
Hillary has it.
The left--and that includes black and white blindered people like mike Moore and Greg Mitchell and Moveon.org and the lot.
Hillary painted Petreus into the corner by forcing him (or allowing him) to admit that there was no administration plan to put the proposed peace pact before Congress.
MSNBC wants the big money from the Obama gravy train (is that what you want, Julie Mack/Angellight/Matt/JohnE?). Mike Moore and Greg are maybe just blinded by old fashioned hippie sexism? What else can it be? Their record on the war in the Senate is the SAME!

If she loses PA, it will be because they forgot to work smarter not harder in PA--they didn't focus on the absentee ballots like they should have.
Both the Obama and the Clinton campaigns are committing the same mistakes Gore and Kerry did--they're forgetting to PAUSE away from the limelight and heat of the MSNBC/Daley Show/Blog Battles and LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND.
We'll lose in the Fall if both of them don't stop POSTURING as being one with the people who earn less than 10% what they earn when they're NOT campaigning and actually SPEND SOME TIME LISTENING TO THE PEOPLE WHO DO THE WORK.

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