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(Talking Points Memo)   Newt Gingrich demands Barack Obama apologize for a joke Robert DeNiro made about GOP first ladies   (2012.talkingpointsmemo.com) divider line 147
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2012-03-20 01:30:37 PM
I demand that he just apologize for Robert DeNiro in general.

He is the president after all.
 
2012-03-20 01:33:01 PM
I demand Newt Gingrich go piss up a rope
 
2012-03-20 01:35:31 PM
Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?
 
2012-03-20 01:36:02 PM
I lent a DVD to my neighbor and he scratched the hell out it.

I demand a Presidential apology.
 
2012-03-20 01:36:58 PM
If I was Obama with all the shiat that Rush, Hannity and Coulter have spewed about "Moochele" I would slap Gingrich in the face with a glove and challenge him to a duel.
 
2012-03-20 01:38:32 PM

Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?


He mentioned that the GOP is a bunch of guys with white wives?

I have nothing.
 
2012-03-20 01:39:08 PM
I think Newt is mostly the last person who should be talking about wives. Mostly.
 
2012-03-20 01:39:16 PM
Just like the presidential candidates did when the de facto leader of the Republican party went on a 3 day slut tirade?
 
2012-03-20 01:39:39 PM
What is Obama's problem?
 
2012-03-20 01:43:23 PM

Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?


It calls attention to what GOP Neo-Cons said about being ready for a Black president in 08
 
2012-03-20 01:45:55 PM
"What DeNiro said last night was inexcusable and the president should apologize for him. It was at an Obama fundraiser, it is exactly wrong, it divides the country,"

LOL WUT
 
2012-03-20 01:47:22 PM
Obama should first say that those were not the words he would have chosen then ask if someone can explain who this Gingrich fellow is?
 
2012-03-20 01:50:05 PM
In retort, Obama paraphrased Newt: "He believes in apologizing for those who mock our young women. I will never apologize."
 
2012-03-20 01:52:40 PM
Add Robert DeNiro to THE LIST

America's greatest enemies:
...
ACORN
George Soros
NPR
Girl Scouts
Muppets
Robert DeNiro
...

Some other Farkers have the complete list, I've seen it posted in other threads.
 
2012-03-20 01:55:44 PM

WI241TH: "What DeNiro said last night was inexcusable and the president should apologize for him. It was at an Obama fundraiser, it is exactly wrong, it divides the country,"

LOL WUT


You're not allowed to point out that the Republican party is a bunch of old,w hite guys.
 
2012-03-20 01:56:47 PM
What Obama should say:

"He's trying to pretend to be offended on behalf of women, because he and the rest of the field said nothing when Rush called the young woman a 'slut'. They're losing woman voters due to their inexcusable silence in response to Rush Limbaugh and the flurry of anti-women's-healthcare bills their party is pushing through, and this is a transparent and absurd attempt to fool them into coming back."
 
2012-03-20 01:59:35 PM
"Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?" DeNiro said.

Uh, Newt wants an apology for THAT joke? Are you serious?

Here's what Obama should reply:

"Sure, I'll apologize to your wives, Newt."
 
2012-03-20 02:00:11 PM
img.photobucket.com

I'm sure as shiat not ready for this.
 
2012-03-20 02:01:03 PM

Lando Lincoln: "Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?" DeNiro said.

Uh, Newt wants an apology for THAT joke? Are you serious?

Here's what Obama should reply:

"Sure, I'll apologize to your wives, Newt."


Oh you

weaselzippers.us
 
2012-03-20 02:03:11 PM

cameroncrazy1984: WI241TH: "What DeNiro said last night was inexcusable and the president should apologize for him. It was at an Obama fundraiser, it is exactly wrong, it divides the country,"

LOL WUT

You're not allowed to point out that the Republican party is a bunch of old,w hite guys.


is that what "dividing our country" means now? Talking about white people?
 
2012-03-20 02:05:15 PM
Grinchy doesn't even get the joke. It is a play on the fact that we finally have our first non-white president and first lady. It is in no way an attack on the GOP candidates wives.

Did Newt ever apologize for his mother saying that Newt thinks Hillary Clinton is a biatch?

No. He blamed Connie Chung for tricking the old lady into saying it.

Shut the farking fark up, Newt, you fat farking fark joke of a man, you piece of farking shiat.
 
2012-03-20 02:05:58 PM
"Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?" DeNiro said. "Too soon, right?"

...

Gingrich said, according to CNN. "I think the country is ready for a new first lady and he doesn't have to describe it in racial terms."


And people say conservatives don't get humor.
 
2012-03-20 02:11:26 PM
Robert DeNiro knocked up my girlfriend and drank all my beer.

I demand a Presidential apology.
 
2012-03-20 02:11:57 PM

Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?


The Obama campaign calls joke "inappropriate" (new window).

Stupid Obama campaign thinking this an offensive joke.
 
2012-03-20 02:12:31 PM

North_Central_Positronics: Robert DeNiro knocked up my girlfriend and drank all my beer.

I demand a Presidential apology.


Anger Managment. We are all owed an apology.
 
2012-03-20 02:12:35 PM

Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?


Seems more like a parody of all those asinine "Is America ready for a black President/First Lady?" stories from 2008.

You'd think they'd appreciate a slam on the MSM Lamestream Media.
 
2012-03-20 02:18:16 PM
Newt Gingrich demands Barack Obama apologize for a joke Robert DeNiro made about GOP first ladies Cheesy Poofs, punch and pie

Is the world really ready for a real-life Eric Cartman as President?
 
2012-03-20 02:18:28 PM

I_C_Weener: Anger Managment.


Wasn't that Jack Nicholson?
 
2012-03-20 02:18:50 PM
Meh....it was just a sarcastic joke.

More importantly, De Niro needs to apologize for a lot of the crappy movies he has done since "Casino".

/I keed.
//Kind of.
///There are some real stinkers during that time period, though.
 
2012-03-20 02:23:08 PM

vernonFL: I_C_Weener: Anger Managment.

Wasn't that Jack Nicholson?


Okay. Maybe it was. Now, I demand an apology for Jack Nicholson.

Also, for Analyze This....which was the first movie I thought of. :)
 
2012-03-20 02:24:44 PM

Mugato: I think Newt is mostly the last person who should be talking about wives. Mostly.


+1
 
2012-03-20 02:26:24 PM

vernonFL: Add Robert DeNiro to THE LIST

America's greatest enemies:
...
ACORN
George Soros
NPR
Girl Scouts
Muppets
Robert DeNiro
...

Some other Farkers have the complete list, I've seen it posted in other threads.


Ask and thou shall receive:

List of People Conspiring Against the GOP, and therefore, America
(LOPCATGOPATA for short):
Liberals
Democrats
Socialists
Community Organizers
Geologists
Biologists
Meteorologists
Climatologists
Atheists
Muslims
Jews
Satan
ABC
NBC
CNN
CBS
PBS
All of cable news except FNC
The New York Times
The LA Times
The Washington Post
The Associated Press
Reuters
BBC
The Guardian
Black People
Mexicans
Human Rights Activists
SCOTUS
Europe
Movie Industry
Television Industry
Environmentalists
ACLU
The United Nations
Labor Unions
Colleges
Teachers
Professors
ACORN
National Endowment for the Arts
Gays
Judges
NPR
Paleontologists
Astrophysicists
Museums (*except Creationism Museum)
WHO
WTO
Inflated tires
The Honolulu Advertiser
The Star Bulletin
Teletubbies
Sponge Bob and Patrick
Nobel Prize Committee
US Census Bureau
NOAA
Sesame Street
Comic Books
Little Green Footballs
Video Games
The Bible
CBO
Bruce Springsteen
Pennies
The Theory of Relativity
Comedy Central
Young People
whatever the hell a Justin Beiber is
Small Business Owners
Math
CPAC
Navy SEALs
The Economist
The Muppets
Iowa Republicans
Low-Flow Toilets
Breast Cancer Screenings
Chrysler
Clint Eastwood.
Robert Deniro
 
2012-03-20 02:27:38 PM
bentbird.com

I think DeNiro was on to something. She apparently can be pretty white.
 
2012-03-20 02:27:56 PM

Javacrucian: [img.photobucket.com image 505x458]

I'm sure as shiat not ready for this.


What will be her social cause be? Something involving bird feed I assume.
 
2012-03-20 02:31:48 PM
I don't get how the joke is offensive. I don't even get how it's much of a joke.
 
2012-03-20 02:34:47 PM
Did Newt apologize to his first lady?

or his second one?
 
2012-03-20 02:35:55 PM

Bloody William: I don't get how the joke is offensive. I don't even get how it's much of a joke.


It's not. But Newt Gingrich likes attention, and he knows dumb people like to hear about how Obama should apologize for being a black President.
 
2012-03-20 02:36:23 PM

Javacrucian: [img.photobucket.com image 505x458]

I'm sure as shiat not ready for this.


Holy fark! Small animals run in fear when she points that beak in their direction
 
2012-03-20 02:40:57 PM
I'd rather Mr. DeNiro just show up at Newt's door and stare him down.
 
2012-03-20 02:44:02 PM
 
2012-03-20 02:51:21 PM

I_C_Weener: Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?
The Obama campaign calls joke "inappropriate" (new window).
Stupid Obama campaign thinking this an offensive joke.


Yes, I agree. It was stupid for the Obama campaign to comment on it at all.
 
2012-03-20 02:56:57 PM

JerseyTim: Some analysis on the joke and why it's wrong from someone who has a great sense of humor.


FTFA: "But because the joke is directed at white women, it's just fine."

Actually, the joke was directed at those who would have to get elected in order for there to be a white first lady, but I digress.
 
2012-03-20 02:59:10 PM
....And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and DeNiro and ACORN took the easy one traveled by EVERYBODY!
And that has made all the difference
 
2012-03-20 02:59:13 PM

I_C_Weener: Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?

The Obama campaign calls joke "inappropriate" (new window).

Stupid Obama campaign thinking this an offensive joke.


This just in, "inappropriate" now means the exact same thing as "offensive"
 
2012-03-20 03:08:31 PM

Lando Lincoln: "Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?" DeNiro said.

Uh, Newt wants an apology for THAT joke? Are you serious?

Here's what Obama should reply:

"Sure, I'll apologize to your wives, Newt."


THAT, would be awesome.
 
2012-03-20 03:17:41 PM

cameroncrazy1984: This just in, "inappropriate" now means the exact same thing as "offensive"


I'm still waiting for someone to explain why it's "offensive," and I suspect I'll be waiting a while. Hell, I'm not sure I even understand why it's supposedly "inappropriate."
 
2012-03-20 03:18:41 PM
Chelsea Clinton won't return my calls. I demand an apology from Newt.
 
2012-03-20 03:24:03 PM
fark Newt Gingrich
 
2012-03-20 03:30:05 PM
Judge them not by the color of their skin, nor the bad joke making ability of actors, but by the content of their character...as cheerleaders in a political forum where the spouse of a politician is not supposed to make waves.
 
2012-03-20 03:39:47 PM

Cyberluddite: Well, first someone is going to have to explain to me how this joke is offensive, because I'm not seeing it. Any of you wingnuts wanna take a shot at that?


Well, to be fair, Newt's wife is really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really white.
 
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