“The longest 40 minutes of my life”


The special will air tomorrow at 9pm ET

92 Responses to ““The longest 40 minutes of my life””

  1. 1 aristac
    May 1, 2012 at 11:07 am


  2. 4 ourmanflint
    May 1, 2012 at 11:07 am

    I hear you Mr President

  3. 5 aristac
    May 1, 2012 at 11:08 am

    lol, I always feel like I have to write something really amazing, then I realized it’s a dog eat dog world on TOD LOL

  4. 8 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    May 1, 2012 at 11:14 am

    It seems fitting to remind everyone of this video & view it again “We Love You – Iran & Israel” and bring millions to view this video between now and 6 Nov 2012:

    In the epic, true, for real, this is no joke, struggle at this critical moment in the history of the American Republic, the message in this video is clearly embraced by President Obama and vehemently rejected by the Party of Koch & Norquist and their current sycophant-in-avarice @MittRomney.

    President Obama is what stands between us and the #NEOCONSTERS and their quest for perpetual war.


  5. 9 hopefruit2
    May 1, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Once again I’m asking – is this true or not?!?!? I posted earlier from a tweet which was then reported to be false. But now I’m seeing this from the NY Post…

  6. May 1, 2012 at 11:18 am

    Would someone please stuff a sock in Elizabeth Hasselbeck’s mouth? She is going wild again as The View discusses this subject. She is just outraged! that PBO would “politicize” the decision to go after bin Laden, yelling and dominating the conversation. When Joy Behar said if this had happened while Bush was president, there would have been parades from coast to coast (audience applauded), Elizabeth yelled at her, “Joy, how dare you!” I don’t know why I tune into this annoyingly dumb program.

    • 30 amk for obama
      May 1, 2012 at 11:21 am

      Rethugs of all shades always yell. That’s their credo. That’s how they browbeat the msm to back them up.

    • 31 Linda
      May 1, 2012 at 11:21 am


      Poor Elizabeth…..she gets her talking points from Hannity.

    • 32 Cheryllou
      May 1, 2012 at 11:25 am

      I stopped watching The View because of Elizabeth Hasselbeck. I can’t stand her, always sprouting out GOP talking points without thinking for herself. I’ve said this before, and I will say it again, if this was President Bush who got Bin Laden, we would already have Bush carved up on MT. Rushmore and his picture on a 100 dollars bill. This is what will be the Republicans down fall. They just can’t leave it alone. Praise President Obama and move on, but no, it’s like they can’t help themselves. Their hatred towards this President seeps out of every pore of their being.

    • 33 Lorraine
      May 1, 2012 at 11:25 am

      The right-wing nuts are simply upset that President Obama has taken the most important issue, keeping us safe (because if we aren’t safe how can we thrive spiritual, economically and morally as the greatest Super power on the Earth) from Islamic terrorist. The safety of our Nation is priority #1, without it we are done.

    • May 1, 2012 at 11:27 am

      Tell her to bust those Abs of Hers!

    • 37 Debz
      May 1, 2012 at 11:27 am

      Let her rant. The brilliance of the Obama campaign is that they put out ONE ad and moved on, leaving the repugs to spend the next week “politicizing” the issue. The gop fell into the trap.

      • 38 amk for obama
        May 1, 2012 at 11:33 am

        Bingo. Now we have dumbsfeld, that idiot shrub appointee to UN and other shrub era war criminals & looters ‘making their case’ to the dumbfuck americans, whose short-term memory loss will be cured. Of course, mittbot is no great shakes on that department either. It’s a two-fer.

      • 41 Lorraine
        May 1, 2012 at 11:38 am

        The egomaniac (and I do like him, he has a brilliant mind I just hope he continues to use it for good..lol) James Carville said he believe the campaign put the video out just to goat the right-wing nuts in the frenzy. It worked!

    • 42 debbyeOh
      May 1, 2012 at 11:36 am

      I know what you mean, dotster! I find myself watching sometimes, too, and tearing my hair out. I mean, Hasselback obviously loads up on republican talking points before she hits the stage each day.

      • 43 miss pat
        May 1, 2012 at 1:06 pm

        Hassekbaxk is a dizzy broad, She took her son to see Bush in the oval office. He messed his diaper and she didn’t have a new one so she disposed of the caca and put the same diaper back on the chilld and sent him in to see Bush. Now, tell me, isn’t she dizzy? You walk with a diaper bag when you have a baby. She repeated that too. Dizzy broad.

    • 45 Ladyhawke
      May 1, 2012 at 11:47 am


      How Obama Suckered Romney into His Bin Laden Trap

      By: Jason Easley


      Mitt Romney fell into President Obama’s trap on Osama Bin Laden, and now the president has closed the noose and made the Republican nominee appear weak on national security.

      The Obama campaign set Mitt Romney up days ago by releasing a video of former President Bill Clinton praising President Obama’s decision to go get Bin Laden.
      President Obama suckered Mitt Romney and the GOP into reminding America, repeatedly that he ordered the action to go after Bin Laden. This is a terrible issue for Romney and the GOP, but they have to talk about it because this is what their base wants. Obama was not only able to get Romney to campaign for him on his foreign policy strengths, but he was able to target Romney’s character issues, and make the Republicans look weak on national security. The president was able to accomplish this without even uttering the name, Mitt Romney.



    • May 1, 2012 at 12:35 pm

      What was Elizabeth’s favorite saying about G.W. Bush? “He kept us safe…” fuck her.

    • 48 anniebella
      May 1, 2012 at 2:07 pm

      That Elisabeth will be the reason I stop watching the View. I can not stand that woman. I say Bravo to the President.

  7. 49 utaustinliberal
    May 1, 2012 at 11:19 am

  8. May 1, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Let me repeat what I said in the last thread. he real strategy behind pres. Obama’s stealth attack on Romney re: Osama bin Laden is because if he had not done so, the entire Repug cabal would have swarmed the airwaves on this First anniversary to steal the credit exactly as they did last year when OBL was killed and Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz et al all flooded the airwaves to take credit.

    Now that Pres. Obama has asserted his alpha male territorial boundaries, they are left sputtering on the sidelines. And now Pres. Obama can mark the anniversary without pesky Repugs crowding the field. Genius!

  9. May 1, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Robney is having a meeting with Bloomberg as we speak.
    Possible endorsement and or VP candidate?

    • 54 amk for obama
      May 1, 2012 at 11:41 am

      Jovie. You & your feverish imaginations. 🙂

      • 55 Lorraine
        May 1, 2012 at 11:42 am

        LOL!!!!! 🙂

      • 56 Lorraine
        May 1, 2012 at 11:54 am

        More good stuff at the end so I’m posting the link to the article.


      • May 1, 2012 at 11:55 am


        Romney and Bloomberg meet in NYC
        By MAGGIE HABERMAN | 5/1/12 11:11 AM EDT
        Mitt Romney had a private meeting this morning with New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg ahead of an appearance with Rudy Giuliani, sources confirmed to POLITICO.

        The meeting was held at the Bloomberg Foundation offices on East 78th Street in Manhattan earlier today. It came more than a week after Sen. John McCain, a major Romney backer, had talked up his candidate to Bloomberg, who’s currently a registered independent and a potential self-funder who had considered his own run for president.

        Bloomberg’s backing – he has been neutral so far – would bring with it a signal from the business community, with which he is closely aligned. President Obama has had struggles with Wall Street and the business community since the financial reform efforts two years ago. Romney comes from the business world, but Bloomberg is a globally-recognized name.

        The two talked about what the mayor has done in New York, and ways in which he thinks Washington could help cities, as well as immigration and the economy, a source familiar with the discussion said, adding it was “a very nice meeting.” 

    • 59 Lorraine
      May 1, 2012 at 11:42 am

      Yea, that will help bring out the teabaggers in November. Mittens is desperate. The only endorsement that will help Mittens is one from God the Father and President Obama already has that one. 🙂

    • 62 4morefor44
      May 1, 2012 at 11:43 am

      that would be hilarious! the super rich guy and the superer rich guy.

    • 65 Lorraine
      May 1, 2012 at 11:52 am

      Jovie, you left out this part of the conversation:

      “The meeting came just a few days after Mr. Bloomberg spent the afternoon with two members of the Obama White House — Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, according to people close to the mayor.

      The three men played golf on Friday in the Washington, D.C. area, according to a person told of their outing. The White House could not be reached for comment.”

      Move on Mittens nuthin’ to see or get, dude.

  10. 67 utaustinliberal
    May 1, 2012 at 11:42 am

    The genius of Pres. Obama. Put out an Ad touting your huge accomplishment in getting OBL, use Romney’s words to highlight what a hypocrite he is, then sit back and watch the GOP froth on every cable show. At the end of the day, while the GOP is frothing, they’re reminding voters that Pres. Obama made the gutsiest call in ordering the raid that killed OBL; the most wanted man in the past 11 years. Bravo!

  11. 68 Don
    May 1, 2012 at 11:53 am

    President Obama’s calling card is the “Drone.”

  12. 69 amk for obama
    May 1, 2012 at 11:56 am


    I would love Karma doing her usual b…y thingy.

    • 70 Lorraine
      May 1, 2012 at 12:05 pm

      I like him, I hope he hangs on; if he doesn’t I hope the Dems pick up the seat.

      • 71 amk for obama
        May 1, 2012 at 12:10 pm

        His voting record, other than SALT, has been lock-step with his party. And yet teabaggers are about to sandbag him.

        As I said, Karma.

        BTW, Chips I am posting via a tricky method of going to the wtf wp’s smilies site, where I’ve enabled that notifications pop-up. 9/10 times the regular site is not happening tonight. Hope you’re happy. 😉 😉

  13. 74 collegekay
    May 1, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    where is pbo?

  14. 75 brezzydee
    May 1, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    I love the fact that President Obama have taunted Romney into talking about foreign policy instead of trying to bash President Obama about the economy.
    Romney campaign want the conversation to stay about and on the economy, but the Obama campaign keep out smarting them with other achievements of President Obama. Then they have to regroup their messaging and talking points on a dime trying to knock them down.

    It’s not working LOL. Now Romney’s campaign have to explain Swiss bank accounts and why Romney & his Sons Investment Group Partnered With Alleged Perpetrators Of An $8 Billion Ponzi Scheme. http://tiny.cc/d5rmdw I think this is only the beginning for Mr. Romney.
    He have bashed President Obama for the last year. Now he didn’t expect President Obama to hit back hard and fast. President Obama can give as good as he get.

  15. May 1, 2012 at 12:09 pm


  16. May 1, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    Some Hollywood reporter is all “concerned” and “worried” about the possibility that Clooney’s $10 million fundraiser might hurt PBO instead of help—–because of the “celebrity” thing——or something. What a bunch of nonsense. Rove must have been her source for this. And no money bags contribute to Willard? I guess oil guys are ok, but not actor guys and gals.


    • 87 Cha
      May 1, 2012 at 5:11 pm

      More concern trolls twisting their knickers for naught.

    • 88 Eleroy
      May 1, 2012 at 11:54 pm

      Don’t forget that Billy Bush (George Bush nephew) is part of the “hollywood media” planted there to give the GOP and Ann Romney access to the cool crowd!!!

      The republicans always try to turn positives for President Obama into some scary, potentially negative scenario!!!

      if Mitt Romney were having a huge fundraiser with a big hollywood star, it would be all over the news as huge and evidence that he has won!!!

  17. May 1, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    Oh, dear. OFA releases graphic on Mitten’s offshore accounts:



  18. 91 Sue
    May 1, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    Such a proud moment, it took guts to make that call, proud of PBO and our military. OBL needed to be wiped off the face of the earth. Justice was served.

  19. 92 veryslowwriter
    May 1, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    I’m beginning to think the the President’s strategy for the past three years has been a masterful use of Ali’s “rope-a-dope.” He purposely puts himself in what appears to be a losing position but ends up as the eventual winner. This is a risky strategy if your opponent is not a dope. Fortunately, the repubs range from somewhat dim to extremely stupid.
    Over and over, the President and his campaign carefully feed out juuuust enough rope for the rethuglicans to hang themselves with.
    The funniest part is they just keep falling for it.

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