i feel glad when barry’s glad


Washington Post: Barry Manilow is setting the record straight: He’s an Obama guy for 2012, not a Ron Paul-ite.

In Tuesday’s roundup of how the Celebrity Primary is shaping up, we cited Manilow’s vocal enthusiasm for the libertarian Republican. “I agree with just about everything [Paul] says,” the crooner told the Daily Caller in a widely-circulated interview. (Of course, the Internet seems to widely circulate pretty much anything about Ron Paul.)

Manilow wrote us a pleasant note to clarify:

“Although I agree with some of what Ron Paul says, I am not actually endorsing him in the 2012 presidential race, nor have I ever told anyone that I was.” Seems that while Manilow made an eye-catching $2,300 contribution to the Texas congressman’s 2008 campaign, he also — like many showbiz colleagues — sprinkled cash equally on Obama, Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton during the primary, plus $28,500 to the Obama Victory Fund. And he plans to vote for Obama next year. “He loves his president,” a rep said.


Thanks Hopefruit!

16 Responses to “i feel glad when barry’s glad”

  1. 1 hopefruit2
    October 1, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    I’m glad too when Barry’s glad! Thanks Chips:)

    Barry for Barack 2012

    • October 1, 2011 at 4:22 pm

      It’s proof the media will distort, spin, lie, mislead to discredit our president. We’ve got to trust our hearts, our God-given instincts to know TRUTH for oursleves.

  2. 3 Me4obama
    October 1, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    “he Loves the President” rep said 🙂 Oh Mandy…

  3. 4 EDP4BHO
    October 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    I first thought you meant ” Barry” Obama until I read further. Good for Manilow!!

  4. 5 hopefruit2
    October 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    Consistent with the general positive theme of “PressOn” and “YesWeCan” here’s another favorite from Barry: “I made it through the rain.”

  5. October 1, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    LOL See now Chips, look what you’ve gone and done. You’re brangin’ all the Barry Manilow fans outta da closet! PROUD OF IT!

    Ready to Take a Chance:

    • October 1, 2011 at 4:14 pm

      I have now vowed never, ever, ever to question Barry’s genius ….. all these fans you’ve mentioned Ametia, I’m just not brave enough to upset them. 😆

      • October 1, 2011 at 4:20 pm

        I’m sure soon-to-be Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren would love this tune from Mr. Manilow. It’s one of my favorites. My ex took every LP I owned by white artists and burned them. Well now, I guess that’s why he’s my EX. LMBAO

    • 9 hopefruit2
      October 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm

      Yes I’m ready to take a chance again and re-elect President Obama in 2012!!!!

  6. 10 GGail
    October 1, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    Not a Manilow fan, so I had to go back to 3Chics to again listen to Gladys Knight & the Pips sing “My Imagination”. (WHEW!) 🙂

    • October 1, 2011 at 4:36 pm

      LOL Glad you like the feature of the week. GGail; I love you honesty. I come from a family of 11 siblings. Our taste in music runs the gamut.

      • 12 GGail
        October 1, 2011 at 4:49 pm

        Thanks Ametia, I love many of your choices, Stevie, Whitney, gospel, on and on. Keep up the good work! 🙂

  7. 13 utaustinliberal
    October 1, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    Hahaha. Barry for Barack 2012. Copacabana all the way. 😉

  8. 14 TrumpDog
    October 1, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    Oh great. Now the “liberal” media will have to find another Hollywood star to hate President Obama.


  9. October 2, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    I just could not understand how a man who writes about Love could support a hater.

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