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Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post Furious U.S. President Sometimes Visits U.S. Cities

inpeachRupert Murdoch’s New York Post has done some heavy digging, you guys, and it has discovered that the President of the United States of America sometimes go to the biggest city in the nation! Like, he was there just last week, “talking” at “the United Nations” as if that is somehow an important thing that the “president” is supposed to do. Did you know that it costs money for the city to host him? And New Yorkers are stuck picking up the bill (the Post says $2 million so far) when the Prez wants to fly his big fancy plane into JFK? What a dick!

We remember that it was a thing for quite a while, on the nut blogs, about Queen Moochelle NOBamA!1! being so uppity as to go on a lot of trips with her girls, traveling to stupid foreign countries — unlike Egg Romney, who noted “we have our own places for that,” and that “Our vacations and our happiness come from being with our children and our grandchildren.”

But we didn’t realize traveling around the country of which he is president is something the president is not supposed to do.

HAHA jk jk, of course we did.

[NewYorkPost]

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  • chascates

    Obama should buy a ranch someplace.

    • Biff

      Maybe he could grow Da Kine on the Big Island, or something?

      • PugglesRule

        Macadamia nuts could work too. Mmmmmacadamias.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Nah, to make these people happy, he'd have to buy an old tenement building and spend his vacations playing in the water from the opened fire hydrant out front.

      • Beowoof

        Further wasting the precious resources of a drought stricken nation, typical for the commie. He should be sent straight to the American Siberia. (Which would be Wasilla Alaska)

      • James Michael Curley

        While singing Old Man River.

      • tessiee

        And sitting on the stoop with a 40 of malt liquor and a pack of Kools.

    • tihond

      If he did, the right would complain that he spent too much time "clearing brush."

    • kyeshinka

      Knock back a few Natty Lights with the locals, drive around a Chevy, pet the wounded goats…

    • kittensdontlie

      If they moved in next to the Romneys at Lake Winnipesaukee, that would be a hoot.

      • PugglesRule

        But wouldn't that make all the other whiny rich folks move out? You know, blahs in the neighborhood, etc.

        • kittensdontlie

          And they all will have one less "place" for their own kind….*sad face*

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Two words: oil field

    • Negropolis

      Something something Niggerhead.

  • Lascauxcaveman

    I hear Washington D.C. is nice this time of year. I just betcha the big spendthrift is going to be wasting our tax dollars on trip there, and soon.

  • http://wonkette.com/ no_gravity

    Where's the Hot Mama Drama?

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      He missed Editrix by about a month. I tried to get him to come up, but he was all "there's this thing in Libya" bullshit…

  • edgydrifter

    Shorter Murdoch: This so-called "president" doesn't even have the good manners to use the servants entrance. Who does he think he is?

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Right? I mean, he serves the people, he should use the service entrance and leave the white folks alone!

  • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    It seems ironic that the NY Post is taking the Samuel L Jackson role with their "Enough is enough! I have had it with these motherfucking Obamas on this motherfucking plane!" op-ed.

  • nounverb911

    I'm still waiting for someone to revoke Murdoch's citizenship.

    • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

      On the basis that it was obtained fraudulantly would be nice

      • Kuntas_Girl

        Done, I Kuntas_Girl hereby reject and denouce Murdock's citizenship. Who's with me!

    • Callyson

      Didn't some Facebook top executive move to Singapore to evade taxes? You'd think Murdoch would be on that…

    • prommie

      Murdoch paid Newt Gingrich $4 million for that citizenship, and one thing about republican graft, its forever.

    • Terry

      Better than that, the Brits are eventually going to put either he or his son in jail. Maybe both of them.

  • Weenus299

    Pray tell what was said when a certain 747 flew frequently toward the vicinity of podunk dipshit town Crawford, Texass some 40 times each year?

    • cousinitt

      You mean the 'short plane'?

    • Blueb4sinrise

      Becuz that prezientin' n deciderin' wuz hard. This one just lounges around pickin the chitlinz outta his teef wif a piece a straw.

    • cousinitt

      Boss, Boss! De Plane! De Plane!

  • littlebigdaddy

    I mean, what, he's too good for the Greyhound?

    • herecomedajudge

      should try the MegaBus

      • http://www.wonkette.com Pres.Beeblebrox

        Murdoch would prefer he use the Chinatown bus.

        • docterry6973

          Plenty of room at the back of the bus.

    • Esteev

      Hampton Jitney

    • Estproph

      That wouldn't make them happy either. He'd be able to sit in the front.

  • gullywompr

    Can't he just send a drone?

    To Murdock's house….

    • gullywompr

      Armed only with votes, of course…

  • sudsmckenzie

    He could travel to NY 1,000 times a week for what we pay in Afghanistan per week.

    • Esteev

      What are we buying in Afghanistan? The Post didn't tell me.

  • Ryy

    Incessantly Black president continues to act white. News at 11.

    • Negropolis

      Is the black president not acting white enough? You decided. New at a 12.

  • WhatTheHolyHeck

    Ow, my high-frequency hearing.

    • Esteev

      I don't hear anything.

  • http://www.wonkette.com John Birf Society

    Those people travel by air?

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Yeah, they should at least make him fly around in a 3/5-scale Air Force One.

    • rocktonsam

      or a station wagon with a cage on the roof for Bo

      • Terry

        True story. I knew a man (pass away now, sadly) who had been a steward on Air Force One. He gave Barbara Bush's dog an improvised version of the heimlich maneuver once when the dog was choking on something back when Bush the elder was president. That was the only story he'd tell us, though.

        • BaldarTFlagass

          Millie was probably feeling a bit peckish, got into the fetus jar.

  • Baconzgood

    How much did Dick C. man sized save run us. I mean I would think that the office of the co-president would be pretty secure from document theft.

    • James Michael Curley

      Last I heard that b*stard still has Air Force transportation where ever he goes. Up until about a year ago it was still a C-147 equiped to transport this big AirStream trailer that provided all the emergency equipment and doctors for his cardiac emergencies. Don't know what was curtailed after he was moved to the top of the list to get a heart.

  • SorosBot

    It's almost as if the right-wingers reflexively attack Obama for doing everything that's perfectly normal for Presidents to do just because he's black.

    • Beowoof

      I know, it's almost like the see him as an uppity N*%#$*.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Almost. But that would be implying that they are racist, which makes you the racist, if I understand it correctly.

      • SorosBot

        It would mean I was "pulling the race card", which is so much worse than being racist, because pointing out that some people are racist is one of the worst things someone can do, while the racism is perfectly OK and we're just supposed to pretend it isn't there.

        • tessiee

          "pointing out that some people are racist is one of the worst things someone can do"

          Pointing out that racism exists is itself racist, just like pointing out that a particular food is perishable proves that it has already perished.
          …Maybe the last part of that is only specific to my family, though.

    • freakishlywrong

      Almost. Indeed. Remember "TOTUS", for fuck's sake?

    • CommieLibunatic

      It's called Sudden Obama Derangement Syndrome. I've seen it in my own family.

      I was playing Half-Life 2 and my teenaged niece asked what was going on. I explained how it was about an alien dictatorship that took over Earth, systematically assimilating and dismantling humanity. They even went as far as to keep humans from reproducing through suppression of protein chains vital to embryonic development.

      My brother/her dad overheard that, leaned into the room, and yelled "KINDA LIKE OBAMACARE HUH." Made even worse when her younger sister parroted it.

      • Terry

        I heard a woman being interviewed on the radio whose whole political philosophy is apparently based on Obama's use of a teleprompter.

      • SorosBot

        You need to get yourself a new brother.

        • CommieLibunatic

          At least I have another one to fall back on. He just votes against gay marriage while playing with Goth makeup.

    • docterry6973

      There you go again, playing the race card.

  • Not_So_Much

    If he isn't willing to drive a GM Volt™ up there powered by a Solyndra panel on the roof, then he's really failing at socialism.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/2012/06/introducing-bad-note-millstones-of-jazz.html Chet Kincaid_

      Extry upfists for not being completely predictable.

  • Schmannnity

    Needz more stay on the plantation.

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    if he was going there to throw a baseball it would be heroic

    • mille derps

      Especially if he "accidentally" thwacked Murdoch on the head with one…

    • Exhausted66

      GWorld wins!

  • Mittens Howell, III

    Romney was so outraged to hear about this he nearly fell off his yacht elevator.

    • Mittaplasia

      Furtunately, his elevator doesn't go to the top floor.

  • SnarkOff

    Can't he and Michelle travel in this? http://www.6gc.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=294

  • MonkeyHamlet

    New York Post: "All the news that's fit to line your birdcage with."

  • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Johnny-Appletruth/133951326629923?sk=wall deanbooth

    One day Lincoln was out splitting rails and an old woman in a coach stopped. "You are the ugliest man I've ever seen." she said. "I can't help it," said Lincoln, "It's the way God made me." "Well," said the woman, "you coulda stayed home!"

    *I think this is a story Lincoln told, but I'm not sure.

    • Fare la Volpe

      "Mr. Churchill, you're drunk!"
      "And you, Madam, are ugly, but I shall be sober in the morning."

    • tessiee

      Homer Simpson: Get a room!
      Other Fat Guy: We're IN a room!
      Homer: Then lose some weight!

  • YouBetcha

    Let me summarize that for you: Black!!!! Black black black black.

    • PugglesRule

      BLAH! Blah blah blah blah blah.

  • RedneckMuslin

    "Did you know that it costs money for the city to host him? And New Yorkers are stuck picking up the bill (the Post says $2 million so far) when the Prez wants to fly his big fancy plane into JFK?"

    Shit, that's nuthin'. You know how much it cost when Bush was president and the Saudis flew airplanes into NYC?

    • sewollef

      Ouch!

    • http://intensedebate.com/people/mrblifil mrblifil

      And then had the Bin Laden family flown back OUT? They probably even got to watch an in-flight MOVIE! Plus I heard some of them were Muslim.

    • Mittaplasia

      They're still licking barbecue sauce off their beards from all those Crawford shindigs.

    • prommie

      You know the funniest part was the deliberate myth that Bin Laden himself had enough money to fund Al Quaeda, a myth created to divert from the fact that it was the Saudi royal family and the Saudi Wahhabi clerics who entirely funded Al Quaeada. Yes indeedy the Saudis did attack the US and W and Cheney took their side! Used it as an excuse to attack the Saudi's enemy? And they tripled oil prices too, which was nice for the Saudis. They might just as well have given the whole fucking clan blwojobs while they were at it.

      • Esteev

        I nominate Egg's services for the blowies.

      • jodyleek

        "They might just as well have given the whole fucking clan blowjobs…"

        Who says they didn't?

      • tessiee

        "They might just as well have given the whole fucking clan blwojobs while they were at it."

        Maybe that's what all the hand-holding was about.

    • PugglesRule

      You win the internets today.

    • Negropolis

      That is so full of win that I think you broke the internets.

  • http://lostintarnation.blogspot.com/ SayItWithWookies

    Hell, New York Post, I have it on good authority that entitled slackers Dubya and Cheney keep Federal dollars tied up in their security and the rich motherfuckers don't even work for the government anymore. Why, they oughta pull their own weight and get rid of their Secret Service details, right?

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Or privatize them and have their rich buddies pay for them. I mean, W & Cheney sent billions in contracts their way, howzabout a little reciprocity here?

    • Schmannnity

      Will the Secret Service be flying to the Cayman's with W?

      • http://lostintarnation.blogspot.com/ SayItWithWookies

        Of course — that's a sweet gig. I'll bet they all have their prostitutes picked out already.

      • GeorgiaBurning

        I'd like them to fly with him to The Hague, someone there can make further arrangements

  • Slim_Pickins

    I guess when Congress made all these laws to protect the President, they had no idea someone like Obama would someday be President.

    • GeorgiaBurning

      I guess when Congress made all these laws to protect the President, they had no idea someone like Obama would someday be President. Generic Yahoo troll post on almost any topic.

      • Slim_Pickins

        Try to get past your envy.

    • shelwood46

      I belong to a volunteer organization, and a faction has decided they don't like our current company president. To that end, they've proposed a bunch of new bylaws that would strop the president of a lot of his powers. At the same time, they're also planning to run their own guy for president. The thing is, if these new bylaws pass, they don't go into effect until the next presidential term. And if they have enough votes to get them passed, they'll have enough votes to get their own guy elected. Not being part of that faction, I find it highly amusing that they have no clue.

  • Blunderthing

    The "black panic" is getting fiercer.

  • Hammiepants

    Well shit, if he didn't go there in a plane he'd just be pulled over for DWBP (Driving While Black President).

  • Goonemeritus

    $2 Million- hell we spent more than that just to get the Rush Limbaugh smell out of the city after he moved to Florida.

    • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

      What about the stench of Mittens when he passes through? Do you guys have Ryan clean-up?

  • EatsBabyDingos

    He should ride a donkey like Jesus, but it will take a big ass. Murdoch should volunteer.

  • AlaskaGrrl

    It is an outrage one ups man feed back loop. Limbaugh says Obama is a secret Muslim, then Malkin has to say Obama is a secret Muslim fascist , then Erickson has to say that Obama is a secret Muslim fascist Marxist, then Fox has to add that Obama is a secret Muslim fascist Marxist and an illegal alien. Eventually we'll hear Douchie on Fox and Friends claiming that Obama is under the control of Venusians who want to steal our vital bodily fluids.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      "Obama is under the control of Venusians who want to steal our vital bodily fluids."

      Well, now this is true. A Venusian visited me last night and confirmed it.

      • tessiee

        I heard that wimmenz are from Venus.

    • HistoriCat

      And this all ties in to his teleportation trips to Mars – I knew it!

  • Hammiepants

    Also, this shocking admission from the NY Port Authority: “Look, this is nonpartisan. This is what happens when you have a sitting president running for re-election,” a PA source said. “This is part of what we do.” This is Woodward & Bernstein territory here, folks.

  • Baconzgood

    Next he'll be serving fancy meals for foreign dignitaries…IN THE FUCKING WHITE HOUSE NO LESS!!!!!!!!

  • Estproph

    They let him go into cities?

    • PubOption

      Yes, but they might object to him visiting certain suburbs.

    • Mittaplasia

      Yes, but only the really bad parts. He has to stay 10 miles away from gated communities at all times.

    • Fare la Volpe

      Well, he is a very very urban president.

  • LibrarianX

    NY Post – also pissed about Obama's subsidized housing.

    • Exhausted66

      The Nigra put his feet on the people's desk.

  • MissTaken

    What a fucking dick! Representing our country at international gatherings as if he's the President or something. McCain would've crashed Air Force One by now, like a good President should.

    • Estproph

      No, McCain had the good taste not to be black.

    • SorosBot

      I don't know, I think a President McCain could have succumed to acute hemlock poisoning early on and we'd have a President promising to the UN "America is special exceptional and is gonna' be bombin' you all soon, donch'a know? Isn't that nice?"

  • BaldarTFlagass

    He could probably pick up a 20 year old Chevy Cavalier real cheap and just drive to his speaking engagements.

    • SorosBot

      But what if he drove it to the levy, and the levy was dry?

      • Generation[redacted]

        He still wouldn't win the vote of the good ol' boys, drinking whiskey and rye.

    • MosesInvests

      Nah, some white MF bought the last POS powder-blue Cadillac convertible.

    • docterry6973

      Additional charge for truck nutz.

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/mrblifil mrblifil

    By rights, therefore, the Post should stop wasting all that time and expense printing paper issues and immediately switch to an online only delivery format. You know…for logical consistency.

  • Esteev

    The NY Post is my favorite brand of toilet tissue.

    • mrpuma2u

      I want to get a copy just so I can put it in my parakeet cage

    • Estproph

      It's kind of rough, isn't it?

      • Esteev

        Yeah, it's tough to get through.

    • Gleem McShineys

      Ugh, that's not hygenic. The NY Post is already covered in shit.

  • sewollef

    Manhattan being what it is… an island. And the United Nations building being over on the East River in midtown, it is always a f*king nightmare for New Yorkers to move around that part of town.

    Well, in fairness, when the president is in town, you don't. Move around that part of town that is. I used to work on Lexington Ave and 41st…. and the secret service locks down 10 square blocks of midtown east.

    We just get on with it. Part of living in New York I suppose.

    Oh yeah, fuck the New York Post piece of shit masquerading as a "newspaper".

  • sullivanst

    Remind me, how much is the NYPD budget inflated by Bloomie's Napoleon complex?

    • Esteev

      It's the NYPD, it's the Enzyte "supplement".

  • Allmighty_Manos

    Obama should take the illegal Chinatown bus like the rest of us.

  • http://www.marionstein.net Self-Uploader

    Plus traffic. He ties up the town like he's the President or something.

  • Radiotherapy

    I heard that when he goes golfing, which is all the time, he rides in a tax payer paid for cart. A golf cart people. The ultimate lazy, uppity moocher.

  • Blueb4sinrise

    BREAKING !!! Barry's father was………..

    Fred McDowell

    • tessiee

      That's all kinds of awesome right there.

  • MiniMencken

    And now we'll compare and contrast that sum to what it costs the city to protect Murdoch from pie slingers.

    • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ Chow Yun Flat

      Wendy Deng has that covered.

  • Limeylizzie

    He could take the train to NYC and then subway into midtown and could stay at my place, pretty comfy, right Rebecca? I'd be delighted to see him all curled up on my couch.

    • ttommyunger

      Doubt he would be "curled up" for long, Lizzie.

      • BaldarTFlagass

        Hey! I get to post this here twice today, in case y'all missed it!
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2HSo3yywDU

        • ttommyunger

          Wouldn't be satisfied with a Plantain, would they? Prolly not (whimper)

    • Jus_Wonderin

      Ah, then Michelle is free if Grandbama takes care of those sweet girls for the night?

    • dawgeral

      That is SO cool!!! Can you imagine?! Made my day!

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Well, the NY Post knows that, in addition to wanting to destroy America as we know it, the other reason Obama wanted to be President was so he could get the free travel. Entitlement baby!

  • owhatever

    Everything goes as smooth as silk in New York when Donald Trump addresses the United Nations. There's a successful business executive who knows how to run things. He should be President, with Lindsay Lohan as his vice president.

    • Fare la Volpe

      Amanda Bynes as Secretary of Transportation
      Bristol Palin as Secretary of Labor
      Chris Brown as Special Advisor on Women's Issues

      • sewollef

        Mitt Romney as Secretary of State. Oh wait,

  • KeepFnThatChicken

    And look at this! Today's headlines: OBAMA TRAVELS TO DENVER

    The fucking nerve of him… and so far away from the White House. WHY WON'T HE DO HIS JOB

    • BaldarTFlagass

      A whole day early!! I know if I did that on an Air Force business trip, they'd be all "Why are you going a day early? Sounds like a boondoggle." And of course they'd be right, but since I only travel to Dayton OH and southwest Illinois these days, what would be the fucking point?

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ Chow Yun Flat

    He should spend his time cutting brush, like a real president.

  • ttommyunger

    Murdoch isn't in prison yet? WTF?

  • http://dismalpseudoscientist.wordpress.com Incitefully_Joe

    I could swear that just last week, wingnuts were angry because he wasn't talking to the UN.

    Almost as though the right-wing is really just looking for any excuse whatsoever to bash the President, whether he does a thing, or its exact opposite.

  • Esteev
  • prommie

    $2 million? Thats fucking chicken feed compared to the cost of feeding Chris Christie, and he's just a governor. A giant fat fuck corrupt shitbag of a governor, but still just a governor.

  • anniegetyerfun

    From awesome NYP commenter Martin Hastings:

    "This duechebag should be footin the bill for all campaign trips. Impeach the TRAITOR!"

    This is ALMOST the verbatim comment that I was going to leave as a joke, only I don't think I ever could have misspelled "douchebag" so badly.

  • http://rightthinkingamerican.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

    This is as good a reason as any to put some money into teleportation.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      I am all for that. Though, I don't want to be a Beta Tester or a First Adopter. I can submit a list of folks I would "volunteer".

      "Enterprise, what we got back didn't live long… fortunately."

      • shelwood46

        Can Newt be on the top of that list? I'd bet he'd jump at the chance to be teleported to the moon.

    • tessiee

      Jeff Goldblum on Line 1…

  • http://rightthinkingamerican.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

    The Chinese avoided these traffic and security problems by keeping their emperors locked up in the "Forbidden City".

  • TribecaMike

    Next week's Murdoch meme: How much were taxpayers gouged to pay for Obama's forty acres and a mule?

  • Douché

    He should just be like Bush and fly over the cities, and stare out the window at them. That'll fix everything.

  • chauncey1186

    Seriously, could he not get a ticket on the Underground Railroad?

  • Toomush_Infer

    The problem is, it's getting harder and harder to tell their racism from their partisanism….

  • dawgeral

    Oh please! If he were a real President he'd hitch-hike like the rest of us! Dang!

  • alzronnie

    Why doesn't Obama just stay at home? (home being Kenya)

  • tessiee

    Translation: "when the Prez wants to fly his big fancy dick into JFK"

  • Raskolnikova

    In other words, Barack should be traveling in a Pimped-out Cadillac and hang out in Compton!

  • Negropolis

    You know, I know that Dubya did this, too, but at least he had the common decency to not be black. The nerve of this guy, eh?! What else would you expect from this very, very urban president?