Then and Now: An Interactive Barack Obama

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It seems four years of centrally-planning the US economy wears on a man. As WaPo notes, now his face has deeper creases and crow’s feet, while his hair has turned white. "You look at the picture when they’re inaugurated and four years later, they're visibly older," said Connie Mariano, White House physician from 1992 to 2001. "It's like they went in a time machine and fast-forwarded eight years in the span of four years."


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Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:24 | 3162807 Snakeeyes
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Then: raising the debt ceiling is awful!

Now: NOT raising the debt ceiling is awful.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:29 | 3162836 Chupacabra-322
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Look'n more and more like John Marshall Davis everyday.  Criminal then, criminal now. 

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:37 | 3162885 francis_sawyer
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Central Planning has nothing to do with it... He's clearly lost his putting stroke... Not stroking the 3 footers like he used to... Having the putting "yips" wears on a man...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:47 | 3162939 Zer0head
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two of the hundred of comments (caution - vomiting may ensue)

Evergreen12 12:42 PM EST

  Great interactive showing the President in so many pics...The weight of the responsibility begins to show with the deep lines  
This gives me pause about the age of those next to be nominated...



Splatter 12:42 PM EST

  He is improving. Immensely. His politics are more defined, focused, his messaging is being routed to the people rather than clinging to the naive notion that goopers are going to do anything at all to cooperate and do their job. He is pounding the bejesus out of the goopers and they’re going to lose in 2014 because of it. He has vastly improved in many ways since 2009.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:06 | 3162965 The Juggernaut
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ugh... centralized government.  The Constitution should be revised to eliminate Federal government.  Although their roll is to protect Liberty, *I* would rather have that responsibility.  DECENTRALIZE!  Then if a State or region agrees to the Document they can join.  If they want to leave then leave.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:03 | 3163305 TerminalDebt
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Thats what he meant when he said "change"

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:31 | 3163439 THX 1178
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You mean when his slogan was coined by his handlers? Yeah... we here at the top know what's what. We wrote the book on what's what. Its called "The Who's Who of What's What." There's some change a comin'.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:50 | 3163763 I am more equal...
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hell is the impossibility of reason, so says Oliver Stone

can anyone give a legitimate reason for raising the debt limit.  The intended/unintended consequences are inevitable.  So it is written so let it be done.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:46 | 3163980 TwoShortPlanks
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It's all in the eyes; focus on nothing else.

And watch the life drain-away.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:55 | 3164479 The Shootist
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Dreams fromy real Dad, a card carrying communist.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:52 | 3163521 Dick Gazinia
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I would imagine that the reality of having to go home and shag that but-nasty wife of his cannot be good for a man. 

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:49 | 3162952 trav777
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it's from spending all that extra time in the alternate dimension with the nibiruans using HAAAARP

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:52 | 3162967 francis_sawyer
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He's been doing that for a reason... He's trying to come up to speed on "ray gun" technology so he can put a BAN on them when they come to market...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:11 | 3163061 Cap Matifou
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These clones wear out quite fast, they worked better in old times.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:11 | 3163066 ShankyS
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This man adds new definition to shape shifting reptilian. 

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:33 | 3163686 akak
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I still would like to know what is up with those bizarre purple lips of his.

Damn, that monkey is UGLY!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:40 | 3163724 francis_sawyer
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ass kissing is scientifically known to cause that effect...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:41 | 3163731 Dubious Maximus
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now, do you feel better calling him by that name?

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:46 | 3163746 akak
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If the pelt fits ...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:47 | 3163755 Dubious Maximus
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define monkey please

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:58 | 3163794 akak
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Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:20 | 3163877 francis_sawyer
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Careful 'ak' ~ That's why 'Jimmy the Greek' isn't on TV any more to handicap NFL games...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:32 | 3163927 BeaverFever
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How about chimp with aids?

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:52 | 3162962 azzhatter
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I'd prefer to see what he looks like after 8 years of prison

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:18 | 3163094 machineh
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Isn't executive murder a capital crime?

Just wondering ...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:51 | 3163999 Freddie
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POS - before and after.

Our mullah.


Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:30 | 3162837 idea_hamster
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I half expected to see a dick in a paper bag, and then a dick outside the bag where everyone could see it.

I suppose I'll have to settle for this Dorian Gray version.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:35 | 3162875 Divided States ...
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Looks like Golem and Schmegal....but talks like Schemegal in front of the camera but has the mind of Golem when hes making decisions about the welfare of the American people.

Also he is secretly hoarding his precious

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:55 | 3162979 azzhatter
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Imagine how he'll look after his 5th term

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:02 | 3163023 Rainman
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Waking up everyday in search of someone to blame takes a toll on a man.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:01 | 3163803 akak
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Wow, do you think that AnAnonymous is actually OBAMA?!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:30 | 3164141 eatthebanksters
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When you spend all your waking hours lying and then lying more to cover up the original lies it turns you into a smoker!  He's looking like a stressed out smoker...wonder what he smells like...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:47 | 3164203 akak
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Rumor has it that they smell like marshmallows ... but I wouldn't know from personal experience. 

(That is, of course, quite aside from the additional smell of cigarettes.)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:26 | 3163137 Mr Pink
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Murdering children will wear on you

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:18 | 3163380 Future Jim
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"Then: raising the debt ceiling is awful! Now: NOT raising the debt ceiling is awful."

It's true. Obama is a Reneger.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:33 | 3163424 SheepDog-One
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Good I hope he suddenly dries up and blows away like the Nazi guy in Indiana Jones The Last Crusade when he drank from the wrong Grail.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:24 | 3162809 BKbroiler
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He has been scientifically engineered to turn into Morgan Freeman by 2016, at which point no one will be able to recognize him and hold him accountable for anything.  He'll just sign an autograph and laugh it off.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:27 | 3162826 bigdumbnugly
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sad that even idiots age.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:38 | 3162893 DavidC
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Unfortunately he's not an idiot, that's why he's more dangerous than Bush was.


Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:49 | 3162954 lolmao500
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People THOUGHT that Bush was an idiot, that was he was dangerous. Bush was a puppet... so looking like an idiot was perfect.

Obama looks like he's ``doing it for the childrenz``... so it's a different tactic but it's as bad...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:29 | 3162838 Stoploss
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That's how you look when the devil fucks you in the ass every night..

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:50 | 3162950 Harbanger
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Hold him accountable for what?  He is without sin.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:40 | 3163200 krispkritter
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Was kinda hoping for it to be Michael Jackson. That way he'd be wearing a mask all the time and it'd be cool to watch him Moonwalking in his prison duds...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:25 | 3162811 Vegamma
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Golf has a way of wearing on you.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:59 | 3162997 Dr.Awkward
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Hawaii has done wonders for his tan too

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:59 | 3162998 Dr.Awkward
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Hawaii has done wonders for his tan too

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:31 | 3164152 eatthebanksters
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But Michelle is not happy with his short game...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:26 | 3162813 Canadian Dirtlump
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The obvious results of a low dog diet.



Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:31 | 3162852 HelluvaEngineer
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I was going to say he probably needs to drink more baby blood, or perhaps try unicorn tears.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:26 | 3162818 syntaxterror
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Take it a little easier on the course Komrade

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