Thursday, October 25, 2012

Did Obama really call Romney a "bullshitter"?

The latest headline on the Drudge Report looks like this...

Did he REALLY say that? Yes, in effect, he did. The President of the United States did an interview with Rolling Stone magazine and referred to his opponent as "a bullshitter".

Here is the full context of the "bullshitter" comment in the Rolling Stone interview:

“We arrived at the Oval Office for our 45-minute interview … on the morning of October 11th. … As we left the Oval Office, executive editor Eric Bates told Obama that he had asked his six-year-old if there was anything she wanted him to say to the president. … [S]he said, ‘Tell him: You can do it.’ Obama grinned. … ‘You know, kids have good instincts,’ Obama offered. ‘They look at the other guy and say, “Well, that’s a bullshitter, I can tell.”’”

This goes well beyond unpresidential. For a sitting president to do an interview with an obsolete magazine such as Rolling Stone and characterize his opponent as a "bullshitter" is shocking, and it should deeply disturb both Republicans and Democrats alike. But look at the context. Not only did he use profanity to describe Mitt Romney. He used profanity as if the 6 year old child was the one thinking it. But can we expect anything less from the president that did a radio interview with "DJ Laz "Pimp with the Limp" in Miami? President Kardashian is almost finished. Just days to go. Keep breathing, we can do it...

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