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Originally posted by gibsonsgrat187
The whole shot is staged. The guy next to him taking his debit card out while obama whips out a stack of dirty money while he's laughing hysterically? And isn't our own gov. That stated cash purchases are to be looked at with suspicion?
Originally posted by Shadow Herder
These photos are meant to subconsciously show you that the POTUS is just like you and has money, he is successful yet frugal. He looks like he saves money.
POTUS for POTUS!
Originally posted by loam
So I post this with the full expectation that this thread will likely solicit more of the same old my guy/your guy, my side/your side stuff. But that isn't the purpose of this thread.
I just really have a few simple questions...
But first the photos:
So my first question is am I the only person who finds it odd that POTUS even uses this much cash? I know I don't. Most people of means are pretty cashless.
But here is what I REALLY want to know. Look at the first photo and then compare to the second one.
Did Obama pose for this second shot????
How do you get THAT camera angle and not have him pose for it???
If so, any theories why?
Something seems very odd to me here...
edit on 23-9-2012 by loam because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TortoiseKweek
reply to post by loam
Ha Ha! When I saw the thread title I thought "I better check this before it get's 404'd!"
On Topic, I don't think it has any meaning for us to read into. Probably just some random photos.
Originally posted by wardk28
The problem I have with the photo op is that there are millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet and the President does a photo op showing off his stack. It's like " I know you guys are hurting, but I'm doing good". That is the problem with our leaders today. They really don't have a grip on reality and there is no one holding them accountable. The media covers for them and I find it laughable when Fox News says the media gives Obama a pass. Fox News, are you not the media? Most Americans vote one of two ways; party lines or how the media tells them to vote.
Hmm, a negative post about Obama , and you are "inclined" to agree.
Originally posted by ThirdEyeofHorus
I'm inclined to agree with your analysis. why would pics like this emerge if not to say "I have money and you don't"?
Does it though?
I've now asked a few Obama leaners and they say no.
Originally posted by Jakal26
A vote for Obama is a vote for Romney and a vote for Romney is a vote for Obama.....same coin, different side.
Not really what this thread is about, but I don't disagree.
Originally posted by loam
Here's Obama paying for something the first time around:
And here is another from this cycle, which does look like a RANDOM shot:
This is what I am talking about. See how he is like "oh, I got you....don't worry, I'll take care of that, dear leader LOVES you"....
Reminds me of the accounts I have read of Pablo Escobar via his brother's book "The Accountants Story"....Tales of how Escobar appealed to the people when he was running for public office in Columbia.
Though, I find Escobar far more sincere given the total account of him via many other sources as well as the sentiment that still resides in many who knew and were helped by him. I find Escobar far less criminal than this traitor! I'm sure that sentiment isn't acceptable to some, but so be it. Yes, I am an "outlaw" of sorts I suppose.