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Old March 2 2013, 12:31 AM   #1
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White House petition demanding apology for "Jedi mindmeld" comment

Petition

Today on Mar 1, 2013, President Obama broke the hearts of STAR WARS fans everywhere by making an offensive error. During a press conference about sequester, he used the following shameful & disturbing phrase: "Jedi Mindmeld."

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We DEMAND that the president apologize to us for this horrific insult.

Also Dr. Spock does mindmelds, but Star Trek sucks
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Old March 2 2013, 12:37 AM   #2
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Re: White House petition demanding apology for "Jedi mindmeld" comment

Dr Spock? He of the comprehensive knowledge of infants? You mean Mr Spock, he of the elegant eyebrow and flawlessly logical mind.

We Star Trek fans DEMAND that the Star Wars fans apologise for this horrific and offensive slight against the One True Franchise.

Who will draw up our petition?

I see justice in the US is for the Warsie only! When will we Trekkies cease being second-class citizens?!

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Old March 2 2013, 12:46 AM   #3
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Yeah. Not only has the petitioner obviously never watched Star Trek, he's obviously never watched Star Wars, either.
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Old March 2 2013, 12:54 AM   #4
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Old March 2 2013, 01:37 AM   #5
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Fucking Warsies.

The truth of course is that the President knows what too many people don't:



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Old March 2 2013, 01:40 AM   #6
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I felt a grave disturbance in the Force at that very moment...as if a million Star Wars fans suddenly cried out a collective "Nnnnooooooo"
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Old March 2 2013, 01:44 AM   #7
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Re: White House petition demanding apology for "Jedi mindmeld" comment

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Petition

Today on Mar 1, 2013, President Obama broke the hearts of STAR WARS fans everywhere by making an offensive error. During a press conference about sequester, he used the following shameful & disturbing phrase: "Jedi Mindmeld."

<snip>

We DEMAND that the president apologize to us for this horrific insult.

Also Dr. Spock does mindmelds, but Star Trek sucks
Whatcha goin' do?
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Old March 2 2013, 02:13 AM   #8
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Obama is Abrams agent.

Didn't you get the memo?
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Old March 2 2013, 02:15 AM   #9
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Wow, nerd failure.
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Old March 2 2013, 03:01 AM   #10
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Re: White House petition demanding apology for "Jedi mindmeld" comment

George Takei is on The Ed Show right now, saying that he doesn't think it was really a flub. He thinks that the President is trying to get the opposing sides to find common ground.

Interesting; perhaps it was some kind of Freudian slip.
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Old March 2 2013, 03:08 AM   #11
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Also Dr. Spock does mindmelds
Didn't he write a book about that? 'Mindmelding with your kids' or some such?
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Old March 2 2013, 03:51 AM   #12
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Old March 2 2013, 03:53 AM   #13
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^As I don't see anything in your post I'm guessing PhotoBucket!
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Old March 2 2013, 03:58 AM   #14
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^ Yep. The images show up for me. What, is PB down again or something, so the images don't show up for everyone?
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Old March 2 2013, 04:10 AM   #15
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Re: White House petition demanding apology for "Jedi mindmeld" comment

I can only say that I can't see them and that when I don't see images they're usually hosted by by that bucket of shit (that's an opinion - not the new and improved name for it).
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