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No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« on: June 23, 2014, 03:38:37 PM »
No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
May 12, 2014 By Greg Campbell


For years, the White House has fought back the perception that President Obama acts as a king. Though the imperial president dismisses laws regularly and creates new ones with a swipe of his pen, Obama and his defenders have long argued that he does not operate as a king.

Apparently, that is exactly how Obama sees himself.

In an odd move on Monday, the White House tweeted a picture of President Obama seated upon an iron throne, the kind of throne from HBO’s “Game of Thrones” where power-hungry characters jockey for power.



Though the picture is likely meant in jest, the picture affirms the common criticism of the president who seems more and more comfortable acting as an absolutist ruler.

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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2014, 04:36:15 PM »
He ain't Joffrey the Boy President for nothing.
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2014, 04:38:03 PM »
This isn't photoshopped?

Seriously???
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2014, 04:50:24 PM »
He ain't Joffrey the Boy President for nothing.

At least Joffrey killed his enemies, instead of laying down for them.
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2014, 04:53:58 PM »
At least Joffrey killed his enemies, instead of laying down for them.

Actually, like our Poseur in Chief, Joffrey had somebody else kill his enemies. He just killed hookers.
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2014, 05:08:46 PM »
So, does this mean we can call it the White Hut now?

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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2014, 05:10:56 PM »
So, does this mean we can call it the White Hut now?

The may change the name of the Capitol to King's Landing.
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2014, 06:04:04 PM »


We are very amused.  Sir Illyn??  Bring me his F#@king head.....

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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2014, 06:36:21 PM »
Actually, like our Poseur in Chief, Joffrey had somebody else kill his enemies. He just killed hookers.

Good point, but Joffrey did treat enemies as enemies.  If we only had an Olenna Tyrell inside the circle...
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2014, 03:42:05 AM »
I clicked expecting to see this:

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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2014, 08:13:39 AM »
That certainly is a more appropriate image, EC.  :laugh:
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2014, 11:48:49 AM »
Meanwhile, here is today's schedule for The Won. That's right, nothing until late this afternoon. It really is good to be king!!
I'm assuming golf will fill the 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. time slot, more or less.
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2014, 07:19:47 PM »
I clicked expecting to see this:




Me too!  ROFL!   88devil
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2014, 08:32:18 PM »
The more insidious part of this tweet, is childish, petulant, jealousy.
 
The man-child Obama knew very well that the Queen would be offered this throne during her tour. Therefore, he decided to 'scoop' her by doing his own picture of sitting on the throne.
 
Of course, she declined by reason of dignity, whereas Obama in his childish mind, takes this stuff very seriously, and and would never 'decline' to sit on the fake throne of swords of a psychopath murderer. In fact, he would relish it, like a fevered fantasy of a child playing Dungeons and Dragrons.
 
That is all the difference between mature adult class, and a dope smoking, gay, street grifter.
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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2014, 09:12:57 PM »
the story behind the picture ......

Obama Channels King Joffrey In The 'Westeros Wing'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/03/obama-game-of-thrones_n_5261302.html

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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2014, 09:16:14 PM »

another option from the comment section ....



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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #16 on: June 25, 2014, 02:46:30 PM »
I thought Mr. Obama would be here, but apparently he's off to the golf course.

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Re: No Joke: White House Tweets Picture of Obama on Throne
« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2014, 08:54:54 PM »
the story behind the picture ......

Obama Channels King Joffrey In The 'Westeros Wing'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/03/obama-game-of-thrones_n_5261302.html


Referencing a fictional TV/book series full of white people, and only available on premium cable, shows how out of touch the WH is these days.
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