President Obama interrupts Trump's show
May 2nd, 2011
01:25 PM ET

President Obama interrupts Trump's show

President Barack Obama can't seem to get away from being connected to Donald Trump lately.

First came Trump's comments regarding the birther issue, which were followed by President Obama poking fun at Trump during the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Then on Sunday night, the president's speech announcing the death of Osama Bin Laden interrupted the airing of Trump's reality show, "The Celebrity Apprentice," on the East Coast.

Entertainment Weekly reports that NBC, which airs the program, joined fellow networks ABC and CBS in cutting away from their regularly scheduled programming for the speech.

According to the publication, NBC then returned to its local affiliates' news programs on the East Coast, while on the West Coast the speech only delayed the episode of "Celebrity Apprentice."

One of NBC's late night hosts, Jimmy Fallon, tweeted, "Got Bin Laden AND interrupted Celebrity Apprentice? Win for Obama all around."


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  9. lostinlodos

    What a crock.
    This fantastic show was interrupted so Obama could play up and delay everything; and eventually announce (or fail to admit) that he authorized the assassination, the MURDER of OBL; guaranteeing that we never could interrogate him, and get more information about which US officials during the illicit and illegal reign of King George the Unelected knew of or assisted in the 9-11-01 false flag attack.

    May 26, 2011 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Ron

    As I read these comments, I m saddened. I give credit to both presidents for their rolls in getting this guy and I blame both of them for the economic situations we have had and are still having. We have to learn, as our Congress has to learn, that we must respect each other and not make comments to inflame the other side. Instead we out here in the real world need to learn to find a way to get along and reach compromises,as Congress must learn to do, that will allow us to become again the great nation we have been in the past. If we don't figure out a way to do that history will show us as just another nation that rose and fell. No one side is totally right on the way forward. All great achievements have been done by people putting their heads together and finding an answer together.

    May 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  11. HOPE

    Thanks Ms.P. your comment was on point

    May 6, 2011 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  12. nunu

    not all blacks or minorities blindly and minlessly support obama or the democratic party . why do liberals always use the race card when an issue has nothing to do with it. you are the ones who are racist when you are insulting the presidents intelligence by saying someone disagrees with him just because he's black. you are also racist by insulting blacks who are not liberal or democrat. you are essentially saying that blacks don't have the intelligence to think for themselves or have their own opinions. read a history book or to and realizw which parties african americans have benefitted from and which one has consistently oppressed them.

    May 6, 2011 at 1:53 am | Report abuse |
  13. sam

    i am votin for trump..............WAR IS WRONG......YALL IN GOD AND LIKE RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    May 4, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  14. tony

    Man! Fallom was right the Pres got a two for one deal, bin Laden eliminated and "The Donald" cut off. SWEEEEET! That should teach Trump that justice of some sort always comes around. Since he was so worried about the Pres's birth certificate why doesn't he try to get bin Laden's death certificate?

    May 4, 2011 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
  15. Curt

    Trump won't run for prez – its all for publicity. Stop comparing Obama to Palin – she ain't running. Stop comparing Obama to Bush – he ain't running. I only hear criticisms about others and yet I NEVER hear praise for what Obama has accomplished in these past 2 years ... are you better off now since his election? Are we stronger as a nation? Are we united as citizens? More secure? Financially stable? Employed? Do you trust our government? Do you believe our press? Do you respect your neighbor? Obama has absolutely broken this country and utterly failed as a leader.

    May 4, 2011 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
  16. yomamma

    dayumm. eveyone's getting all defensive about political parties. it's okay to disagree but why the hell r u jumping down eachothers throats and disrespecting one another. everyone has a different opinion. honestly, obama did not kill bin laden, the military did. and trump being president may not be such a bad thing because we do need a business man to get us out of this recession. i don't have anything against obama but it was a little immature to interrupt trumps show, especially since obama didn't speak for another 45 minutes. but who wouldn't want to hear such great news? you have to look at the situation from both perspectives.

    May 3, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  17. jj

    Presidential announcements are not scheduled around the television schedule.

    May 3, 2011 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Clownhunter

    Trump/Sheen in 2012!

    May 3, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  19. badcafe

    For those sorry individuals who think this is more about the troops than the Commander-in-Chief, I am not sure if my logic will make sense (logic is a word that may not exist in your dictionary).... but Obama had many meetings about this event since February, made an executive decision not to bomb the compound (so he could have a body as proof), then authorized an incredibly gutsy move.. imagine the chutzpah to have foreign helicopters cross Pakistani borders, fly for 1 hour unnoticed, land discreetly next to a military camp, kill the terrorists, whisk away with the body.... all under the Pakistani government's nose without informing them! This is a gutsy move in every means - politically, strategically, and shows incredible level of commanding... only a sore loser would deny him his dues and attribute it to the troops. The troops are not the ones making the decisions - they deserve ultimate credit, as does the President.

    May 3, 2011 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  20. MyMyMy

    @whiteblaze, He most certainly will be re-elected! As for Trump with the woodland creature on his head, I think he combs all the side hair up & over his big bald head. OMG, can you imagine what he looks like in the morning when he wakes up??? (SCREAM!)I very well could be wrong, it might be a very bad rug! You'd think he could afford better...hmmmmm?

    May 3, 2011 at 3:05 pm | Report abuse |
  21. cathstar

    Happy that Hairdo had a really bad weekend. First, he refused to even crack a smile during the assorted zings justifiably directed at him during the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Then, on Sunday night, President Obama trumps him by interrupting his hideous "Celebrity Apprentice" show. Does anybody really believe that Obama's selection of that particular time slot was just a coincidence?

    May 3, 2011 at 1:27 pm | Report abuse |
  22. dirkK

    Now I have always considered myself a Republican, and conservative .... so that will help you understand the context of this comment. I have never been so delighted as I was while watching the leader of the Free World PWN Donald Trump during the White House dinner. It was hilarious. It was a fitting and glorious frosting on the cake to find out he also interrupted his gawdy and culturally embarrassing show to demonstrate how he did in fact authorize the kiling of Osama Bin Laden. Oh man. I almost went Democrat right there. Not even kidding.

    May 3, 2011 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
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  24. stephenb

    The President and a few others watched the raid in real-time video. I will bet you money that the third to the last thing OBL heard was the voice of the President of the United States, the second to last thing he heard was the shot to his chest and the last thing he heard was the click to his brain.

    May 3, 2011 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
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  26. Tj

    How childish we have became knocking down the president, America overcame something we being looking forward for years,great job to the president and our troops,I hope Trump doesnt run for president do i want someone running my country that filed bankruptcy 3 times he cant take care his own problems what make him think he can take the U.S money problems.

    May 3, 2011 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  27. dianee

    @ non-American..omg that has to be one of thee best comments ever! i agree. i couldnt stay up any longer. all they kept doing was repeat each other. geez!

    May 3, 2011 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  28. smitvict

    Score one more for Obama. First the press dinner – then the apprentice.

    May 3, 2011 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  29. Uncle Fudge

    Obama could squat, take a dooookie on a pie plate and you idiots would think he is the greatest. And this is precisely why he will be a one term pres.

    Too bad
    So sad
    *POOT* in ya face.

    May 3, 2011 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
  30. Michael Caliazzo

    Obama is a great President.

    May 3, 2011 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
  31. Jacksons Weiner

    It doesnt matter. Obama will be a one term President...HA HA HA!

    May 3, 2011 at 8:57 am | Report abuse |
  32. Eric

    Honestly, I'm not into the political stuff. It appears to me that Obama is being a hypocrit. He is taking credit for something that he was opposed to............The use of torture and violent interrogation techniques in Guatanomo. That is how we got some our information to bring Bin Laden down! I have no problem with the techniques used in Guatanomo personally. I think if we punished criminals like that here there would be a lot less crime.

    May 3, 2011 at 8:32 am | Report abuse |
  33. tina

    Yeah all you welfare and give me more folks will vote this sorry piece of S&(@ back in cause he did ONE thing good for the USA!!..Gotta keep the illegals and welfare moms and everyone else who demands a free hand out from the Gov happy, other wise they don't vote for you....My question now, is when he that self righteous President going to bring back our troops and put them on the Border to protect all of the Illegals from crossing over? Wanna bet he never will....4 more years of HELLfor the USA coming.

    May 3, 2011 at 8:29 am | Report abuse |
  34. Lizzie

    I'm not a "Tea Bagger" or any of the other insulting things that you Obama zealots like to call people. I'm not anti-Obama or pro-Palin. I'm just a hard-working American taxpayer who thinks the entire debacle could have been handled better. The stations broke into regular programming with a mystique about them: "The President is going to make an important announcement". Then the political analysts proceeded to yak it up amongst themselves for almost an hour - in the process revealing the big important secret announcement that the President was going to make. WHY?

    Wasn't an announcement of that magnitude up to the President to announce? Why did the reporters think it was okay to jump the gun and spill the beans - and why did the networks think it was an acceptable practice? They could have cut into regular broadcasting at 11:30, allowed Obama to make the announcement, and had their political analysis afterward...but that makes sense, so it doesn't get done that way.

    May 3, 2011 at 6:41 am | Report abuse |
    • stephenb

      Lizzie,

      I guess that's why they're called "pundits". It's what they do. Another commenter made reference to television ratings. If one station covered, and another didn't, for a story this big many viewers would've switched stations to providing the coverage.

      May 3, 2011 at 1:12 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Fokjou

    It took them 10 years to find just one guy, while in the meantime calling themselves the greatest country in the world? I would not proclaim such an embarrassment so openly...oh wait, it was during trump's boring "show"...never mind...

    May 3, 2011 at 6:22 am | Report abuse |
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  37. SazoH

    Until I see a picture of Osama dead, I will not believe he's dead. How come they did not post a picture?

    Donald, please make sure we get to see a picture......

    May 3, 2011 at 1:37 am | Report abuse |
  38. Liza

    Hee hee! What perfect timing. Mr. Trump: you are DEFINITELY fired!

    May 3, 2011 at 1:30 am | Report abuse |
  39. Azz above

    You are an azz! Gas prices was up with Bush in office and gas prices went back up in November when the Republicans won the house. Get your facts straight jack-azz! Bush is the one that messed up ths country. Man you are one stupid fool.

    May 3, 2011 at 1:26 am | Report abuse |
  40. douglas

    The right choice. Reality TV is garbage. Actually, most TV, if not all, is garbage. Do you remember when we used to call it the Idiot Box? I can't believe that anyone would contest that.
    Plus I think it was fitting...Trump must feel like an idiot now...

    May 3, 2011 at 1:04 am | Report abuse |
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    You are an azz!

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  46. Liberty Queen

    Well, if, in fact Bin Laden was assassinated, fine to interrupt the Donald. 911 was an inside job by the evil Cheney and puppet Bush. Yeah, planes flew into the towers but they were not the commercial airlines, they were remote controlled airplanes with NO windows. The so-called plane in Pennsylvania was not a plane but some kind of missle... same goes for the Pentagon being hit with a missle. That whole event was real and staged by certain evil elements within our own country and government.

    The George Stubby Shrub Bush and Dick Haliburton Hannibal Cheney do not get credit for bagging Bin Laden... they get credit for lying to the American people, for starting two illegal wars, for slaughtering more than 600,000 Iraqi civilians, for being war criminals and for driving our country and economy into the gutter all for the said of feeding the flaccid fascists trying to take away our freedom and power.

    May 2, 2011 at 11:17 pm | Report abuse |
  47. wooot101

    Well fair is fair..if bush gets credit for this then he also should get credit for the state of the economy. the economy was in the tank before obama took office. didnt care for bush but we were safe for 8yrs . what got me was he dropped the ball and for the last term they would not even mention osama's name.

    May 2, 2011 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Superhiro

    Come on!!I liked Osama so much!!He is like hot I even wanted to have $@* with him!!

    May 2, 2011 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
  49. @N

    Cheers to Osama's death!!!!!!No more war!!!!!!This is a miracle!!!!!!!!!!Thank you Obama!!!!!!!!!I am voting for you again!!!!!!I known you would have been a smart prez and end the war!!!!!!!Now Osama understands the pain america felt when the 9/11 hit!!!!!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
  50. IraqVeteran

    Lynne, your a dumb female dog.

    May 2, 2011 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |
  51. rose price

    the presdent did what he had to do all you people who have something bad about the presdent get and do something your self or go to hell and let the man do his job some time

    May 2, 2011 at 9:17 pm | Report abuse |
  52. CTaylor

    One thing is for sure–you gotta love the irony President Obama created. He knew his news would do the "trumping" for him when he interrupted Celebrity Apprentice with the news of bin Laden's demise. I did wonder though why he didn't call the raid during the Heat/Celtics game.

    May 2, 2011 at 8:55 pm | Report abuse |
  53. miss p

    I think that Mr. Obama has proven more than once, the hate and negative comments that are said about him will never make him lose his cool.... each time something is put in front of him to block his success, just like a game of chess his moves are clear and constant. Bush made it clear in a press conferance that he did not know where Bin laden was, and it was not at the top of his list, however when President Obama said that getting this man is at the top of his list, he accomplished it. I for one think that this man will accomplish everything that he has said he would. Love him or hate him, he is the leader of this country Bush allowed our jobs to go overseas, Bush started the wars...cleaning up a mess does not happen overnight, Mr. Obama can not wave a magic wand and suddenly make all of our concerns and problems go away, we all need to grow up and take some responsiblity for our own problems and figure out what we can do for ourselves that will make our lives better....

    May 2, 2011 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
  54. EAST COAST

    I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THE DIDN'T WAIT UNTIL THE END (10 MINUTES MAX). THE PRESIDENT DIDN'T SPEAK FOR AN HOUR "AFTER" THE SHOW. SMELLS FISHY!

    HOW CAN I VIEW THE END OF THE PROGRAM???

    May 2, 2011 at 8:40 pm | Report abuse |
  55. benny

    WTH was Obama thinking... how dare he interrupti my precious time watching the Donald and his rug to tell me this.

    May 2, 2011 at 8:37 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Susan Nainan

    Who got fired???? Thats what I want to know...hope it was that dumb playboy bombo

    May 2, 2011 at 8:27 pm | Report abuse |
  57. cynos

    We can definitely credit Obama with tripling the federal deficit in 1 year.

    May 2, 2011 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
  58. tiara

    The President interrupting Trump's show? POETIC JUSTICE!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 7:53 pm | Report abuse |
  59. dubr

    20011 is becoming a great year. Osama is dead, Glen Beck is fired and Obama is now a shoe in for 2012. Life is good. It took Obama only three years to do what Bush could not do in 7+ years.

    May 2, 2011 at 7:45 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Tim

    George Bush did it !! Right? The socialists usually cannot utter 2 sentences without a blame Bush break. So I say, absolutely George Bush got Bin Laden. Obama did nothing but sit in the chair, its our military and intelligence service that deserves praise. Still wanna close Gitmo?

    May 2, 2011 at 7:34 pm | Report abuse |
  61. latasha

    Great job Obama!!

    May 2, 2011 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
  62. Jim Shortz

    Does anyone think that the crowd was a little non-spontaneous outside the White House.
    Like some 2012 campaign operatives gathered them up and placed them outside the white house just in time for the annoucement.
    Someone should check the timing of that

    May 2, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
  63. SoooMeeeee

    This is just SO awesome! WTG, interrupting Trump's stupid show. Perfect timing!

    May 2, 2011 at 6:48 pm | Report abuse |
  64. Julz

    @ bethanny. I feel ya

    May 2, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Report abuse |
  65. Julz

    Obama's Speech: I did this, It was my call, It was up to me....me, me, me...etc.

    May 2, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Report abuse |
  66. bethanny

    Obama is the devil and only did this now because it's re-elction time. But what did he do? He had to consult with an entire national security team, Clinton and Bush before he just said, "Okay, I authorize that." He acted like in his arrogrant speech that he strapped a gun on him and put a helmet on and went into Pakistan himself. What a joke!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 6:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • dubr

      Is it great or what? Obama is now a shoe in for 2012, racist will have to be miserable for 5 more years. I love OBAMA, the greatest President in the history of America. It's to bad that some people cannot see beyond the color of a mans skin.

      May 2, 2011 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |
  67. Antonio

    Why couldn't the announcement just have waited until Mon. morning? Fox News was the 1st to leak so I think that had a hand in the timing not Trump.

    May 2, 2011 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
  68. JD

    Yes, here is Wisconsin the local NBC station (WCCO) cut the last 5 or 7 minutes to put some 3rd tier anchor on for around 30 minutes before the President came out. When Obama was done the station went right to local news not a word on what happened on the Apprentice.

    I'm glad they got bin Laden, but I could have waited for the scheduled news to find out. Obama couldn't wait to cash in those political points.

    May 2, 2011 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • dubr

      Learned that trick from Bush. Now he is a shoe in for 2012. I sent a donation for his re-election today and I got it back with a thank you but we are good now.

      May 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  69. cdm

    Briefly scanning all of these 'reviews' it is evident that 95% of you people are writing with emotion...when dealing with historic events and yes, this is historic, history is never debated with emotion it is backed up only by facts.
    No matter how you spin this the credit will go down History and the 'legit' history books and accounts will go to President Obama.
    Being a tea partier and Repub sucks ...your abortion issue removed from the table for 2012?

    May 2, 2011 at 6:26 pm | Report abuse |
  70. retro

    Really? This article was so stupid! I bet it was all a plot by Obama just to interrupt Apprentice. And what about all the other shows that got interrupted? I bet Obama has something against all of those people too

    May 2, 2011 at 6:21 pm | Report abuse |
  71. clemson

    The Donald = big idiot

    May 2, 2011 at 6:20 pm | Report abuse |
  72. Engbaron

    All Pakistani Diplomats should and must be expelled from the USA.

    Further all aid to Pakistan must end immediately!!!

    We are not fools
    And we are not idiots

    The devil must be paid

    Pakistan!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
  73. Lefty

    Thinking that the POTUS deliberately interrupted that inane show of Trump's speaks to the mentality of the persons complaining. Frankly I feel sorry for people who are unable to look beyond their own hate, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness to absorb the validity of this event.

    May 2, 2011 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
  74. Peace

    @surprise, LMAOROTF!! Tell me your not serious...?

    May 2, 2011 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  75. mrskool

    Does anyone really care that The Apprentice was interrupted ?

    The show is a joke and Trump is an abomination.

    May 2, 2011 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  76. Nick

    A better question is why didn't the Fox network even care enough to announce it. All the other networks had it on, but my local Fox affiliate just ran the same programming. Fox are idiots.

    May 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm | Report abuse |
  77. lawschoolqueen

    Uneducated fools. Get the facts before you write comments on things you don't know about. It is so sad that racism runs so rampant in this day and age.

    May 2, 2011 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  78. Surprise!

    Bin Laden is not dead people wake up! The compared family dna, it wasn't really him get a grip, whey did they bury his body at sea? Ask yourself that! The answer is no body to exume then they can continue to to cover up their lies. Mindless sheep. Republicans will win 2012 like it or not and the president is claiming victory when it took him so long to do anything because he was loosing popularity and Trump is kicking his ass in the poles, he should be worried and finally doing something for the USA since I believe his birth certificate is a fake anyway. GO TRUMP!

    May 2, 2011 at 5:21 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Zander

    A BLACK MAN Interrupting a WHITE MAN's show?!?!?!?!

    This is not right! We have to stop this!
    It should not be this way at all.
    FIRST a black male shouldn't even be allowed to speak unless a white male gives him permission

    I could go on all day but i'm not going to

    May 2, 2011 at 5:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • reddtopp

      Go ahead and say it . You know better your racist ass will be surrounded by black people in 5 minutes yeah you know how far to go. Get it through your head and this goes for you and anybody else who have a problem with black people ,history will never repeat it self when it comes to race. No matter what a BLACK man made history and there is nothing you can do about it. Jack ass.,

      May 4, 2011 at 9:17 pm | Report abuse |
  80. Steve

    Politics sucks...theres a lotta fat there.

    Thank you to our troops and good bless the USA. I just wish they brought him here to be drug through Manhattan, around the Pentagon, and to Shanksville behind an FDNY truck....then tossed his lousy ass in the ocean to be shark bait...kind of a shame to disgrace our oceans with that schmuck !!

    Who's next on our list ?

    May 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  81. dryedmangoez

    Forget The Apprentice! Obama delayed The Amazing Race by an hour!!!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 5:16 pm | Report abuse |
  82. IgnoranceInfectsOurCountry

    I skim through some of these posts, and have no other option but to laugh at the.. ignorance of a lot of the users in here. For those bashing Obama, what grounds do you have?.. Listening to radical talk show hosts?.. Educate yourselves instead of falling into all the hypocrisy that's on television.. If you would, Obama has been the best president since Clinton, yet because he's the first black President, you scound him more. Bush who did what good while he was in term gets more props than a President CLEARLY strriving for better.. How his health care plan was a lot of suggestions to be voted in or out, but they realized if he passed it, insurance companies would have to compete with his plans prices.. which means insurance would be about the people, how its supposed to be, not for pure profit.. Many more I could list, please do our country a favor, a country who you could be proud of in the past, a country that was a role model for other Countries, please educate yourselves so we can once again be proud of the United States of America!

    Go Obama!

    May 2, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ignorant? Learn to use the word, please.

      Why is it that when I say I don't like Obama that I am automatically a racist?

      IF Bin Laden is dead, the intell came in over SEVERAL YEARS. Almost 10 years is what I am hearing on ALL news shows. I am highly surprised that Obama had the courage to sign Bin Laden's death warrant. IF Bin Laden is dead, I can say I am impressed with the way Obama handled this.

      It seems that people also forget that before the election, fuel costs dropped almost 50%. As soon as Obama took office, up it went again. Now Obama tells me to trade in my truck for a small car. Maybe I need my truck? I am handicapped so that I need a higher profile vehicle to get in and out of. And who is anybody to tell me what type of vehicle I need to drive?

      Republicans don't know how to run a government? Then why are California and other states going to Texas to find out how the Republican governor there keeps luring businesses to Texas? Taxes aren't everything. The parent company that operates Carl's Jr. is threatening to move its HQ out of California. Why? High Taxation.

      Some people in America are getting lazy. We have good basic rights and laws, but some people now want something from our government. And modern Democrats are using "we can give you...." tactics that are getting them voted in, and then, when stuff starts to go down hill, the people wake up and balance the system better. It happened mid way through Clinton's term, and it happened again in Obama's term. The people spoke, and Washington is deaf. ON BOTH SIDES!!

      NO president is perfect. Obama is not. Neither Bush was. Clinton SURE as heck wasn't. Carter, Ford, Nixon, etc.? Nope.

      Blame Bush for the current economic tide? Perhaps. Bush pushed billions for military spending. Spending BOTH SIDES approved. THEN, Democrats balked, claiming Bush acted on his own, and that Bush lied to the American people about the war. The same Democrats that voted "HELL YES" to going after Bin Laden, turned tail and denied ever voting that way, and blamed Bush for making mistakes. Even though he was using the SAME intell sources that Obama is using. Intell TAKES TIME.

      AND......Please remember there are 3 sides to every story: Side A, Side B, and the truth.

      Support Obama? Good for you, but can you do it without mentioning his apparent race? The race card is old and needs to be dealt out.

      I will NOT vote for Obama. I don't agree with his views. I don't agree with his policies. I don't hate the man. In fact, I would love to eat lunch with him one day. He seems like a down to earth guy. I just think his ideas are off base. I own land in a rual area. I have to work for my food.

      And, yes....Republicans are lacking qualified candidates that have the charisma to beat Obama. Sad, but true.

      May 3, 2011 at 12:54 am | Report abuse |
    • Ignorant? Learn to use the word, please.

      "How his health care plan was a lot of suggestions to be voted in or out, but they realized if he passed it, insurance companies would have to compete with his plans prices.. which means insurance would be about the people, how its supposed to be, not for pure profit."

      Sorry, but that is not the way it works. As it has already started, insurance companies are getting together to set higher prices, making bigger profits, and getting away with it. Save money by changing companies? Sure, at first. Then they will up your rates at the drop of a hat just because you went to the doctor. They are telling you what you want to hear, and you are buying into it. Big business bad for America? Its the American dream to be successful. Go to work, earn your money, then BAM! "Big business is making too much money and should be taxed MORE!!" You tax more, business has to make cuts. You loose your job. Now you want the government to support you because big business is cheating. Government thinks it has to raise taxes to support you now. Business lays off more. But, HEY!! Unemployment is down!!!

      May 3, 2011 at 1:08 am | Report abuse |
    • Nico

      "Then why are California and other states going to Texas to find out how the Republican governor there keeps luring businesses to Texas?" Well, since you asked, the businesses are moving to texas because they import supplies from mexico. Caterpillar is a good example of this, they are in the process of moving their engine division to texas because the engine blocks are made in mexico. they used to ship them to illinois and south carolina, but no more.

      May 3, 2011 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
    • Ignorant? Learn to use the word, please.

      "Well, since you asked, "

      I wasn't asking, I was making a point. And you made a valid point as well. Cat has had a plant in Texas (Houston) for a long time. Rising taxation is forcing companies to tighten belts and consolidate. Or move to a state where taxes are lower or the company gets tax breaks. Hollywood, for example. More and more movies and TV shows are filming out of CA, being lured to areas, Texas, Penn, etc that are offering tax breaks. And those locals are reaping the profits (even tho some try their best to tax those profiteers). In short, my point is taxes and raising taxes will not solve your financial woes. The government (whoever is in charge) needs to learn fiscal restraint and operate the government within its means, just like a local city or school district has to do. Agreed, there are some outstanding situations, (the war on terror), but the government should have an emergency fund to assist in such situations. "We the people" are taxed WAY more that we should be. The "BIG business is taxed WAY more than it should be. Rich need to pay more taxes? They do! Ever read the tax brackets for higher income taxpayers? 10% of $1.2 mil is MUCH more than 10% of $22k. And, if anyone is interested, I'm paying 18% at just under $50k. Demos think I am upper income. (sheesh)

      May 3, 2011 at 11:22 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Michael

    http://www.michaelangelohsheaven.blogspot.com/ yep or http://quest-ion-able.blogspot.com/ what a deal ! Visit and eat popcorn

    May 2, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Gods Son

    Obama is legit!! If another Republican goes to office, the US will be screwed again.
    Yea i think Obama deserves alot of credit. The troops deserve most of the praise, no doubt. But the commander jumped it off....gave them the direction and signal. Obama gave them the credit. Open your ears people!!! But at the same time, if YOU "conducted" the operation of killing the most wanted man in the world and all the stuff he was accountable for, you would take the credit to!!! So stop hatin....its not cool.

    May 2, 2011 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |
  85. Damon

    The people that voted for Obama were completely against these wars period. Bush took the heat and stayed in their for this to happen. From Gitmo to homeland security, CIA, FBI and our military. Bush has put in some great communications for this event. Bush was hated for years and kept to his plan. If he didn't, this day wouldn't have happen. Obama deserves 25 percent and the rest goes to Bush and his administration. All the people that were involved in the decision making were from the Bush administration. I respect Bush For the Iraq war because he didn't just leave the innocent Iraqis hanging and the Obama administration can't get us out either. This credit goes to Bush and half the people they have commented on this have been completely against this operation as well as Obama during election time. Thank George W. Bush for this event to happen.

    May 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mike

      Obama ran on the promise all the troops would come home which a promise has been broken also it seems many of his promises havent been kept. Whats up with that? Now he wants a civilian army, to which I havent read any goverment hasnt done this since Hitler did it. What the heck?

      May 2, 2011 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  86. DrKnife

    That was a double win situation.

    May 2, 2011 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  87. JJ

    For all you people who won't give Obama his due, just think about this–maybe if Bush hadn't gone into IRAQ immediately after 9/11, your hero might've gotten bin Laden sooner. Sheesh.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  88. Yolanda Moore

    There is no pleasing the American public. No matter what choices/decisions made by President Obama "you" people are still not happy.

    I bet the families who lost loved one's during 9/11 were extremely happy about the interuption of some lame TV show...

    Once again, I beg the American public to look deep within themselves regarding their dislike for President Obama, is it racial or political??? For once try to be honest with yourself–you don't have to share your answer but at least admit it to yourself...

    May 2, 2011 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  89. Patti

    Lynne – posted at 3:36pm

    Gas in Maryland at $4.09....nothing new with gas prices fluctuating over the last 40 years!! It reached $4.00 in the summer of 2008 and in the 1970's there were times we went to the gas pumps on days depending on the last number on our license plate... none as 'odd & even days'. Our recession started in December 2007.....but we all felt it starting in September 2008! It will take a long time to 'get on our feet', have companies hire again and have more people employed. I believe when the Great Depression happened in 1929 it took 10 or more years to come out of it. Also, according to reports, Obama considered a simpler option by dropping a bomb on Osama's compound but was afraid of too many other casualties and the fear that they would not be sure if Osama was truly dead. Seems like he made the right decision to go in with force. And thank you to a brave military team who went into that compound and successfully did the job.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |
  90. News Maker

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fkvadq4VjA&w=640&h=390]

    May 2, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  91. @Middle East

    Jeezes dude..relax. You have anger issues. Join ClubKo and kick and punch your anger away and you lose weight also, or, just kick back and have an ice cold beer :)

    May 2, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  92. BLAINE

    BY BY republicans.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  93. excitizen

    You know the funniest thing about $tupid people is that they don't know they're $tupid.
    The entire rest of the planet figured this out years ago and is the main reason why the US is hated all over the world, because of the ignorance of the majority of it's people. They speak loudly and carry a huge stench.
    A perfect example: those refusing to give the president credit in killing OBL, but in the same breath blame him for someone else's disaster (economy). Anyone with half a brain knows it would take more than a couple of years to dig out of that destruction! and those giving Bush any credit at all for killing OBL??? The house was built in 2005 under his nose and he never found it!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  94. Boyle

    Oh, please. NBC interrupted Celebrity Apprentice for disclosure and analysis. Although the President's speech was scheduled for 10:30 p.m. EDT, it didn't begin until well after the show was over.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  95. Movitar

    I just got a $829.99 iPad2 for $117.37 and my girlfriend snagged an awesome $1299 MacBook Air for only $111.93, its being delivered tomorrow. I would be a fool to keep paying high retail prices at places like Walmart or BestBuy, when I even sold a 37" HDTV to my boss for $600 that I only paid $78.24 for. I use two sites, both are good, SwipeBay.com
    and SnagBids.com

    May 2, 2011 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  96. Beautiful Vixen

    @Lauren..Well said. I'm an independent voter myself and I will be voting for Obama. I honestly don't like what I'm seeing from the Republican party.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • excitizen

      ...nor their followers! down right embarrassing that these people could be born in the US and still have absolutely no education what-so-ever....oh, that's right – $tupid people are easier to lead!

      May 2, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  97. blackman

    Ya'll only mad cuz he is black what else does he have to do gas was 4 dollars when bush was president the economy sucked jobs didn't exist how much of the previous crap does obama have to clean it it was already crappy my brothers and sister are in the service there's more work to do let's support continuing to get the country back on track not splitting into bs partys we all human we need to survive not fight who cares who got him the presidents are human like us some body has to call shots some body else has to take the shots its a big machine we have to play are part so we ALL can make it we ALL deserve to feel safe wether I like you or not but I guess fighting like kids is a lot easier GOD BLESS America

    May 2, 2011 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
  98. Brathead

    All you people who are upset about a piece of trash show being interrupted, what the HELL is the matter with you? Do you not remember 9/11 and who was responsible for that? Obviously you didn't lose anybody that day. I completely agree with them interrupting TV for this important announcement. The 3000+ families that lost a loved one that day can finally breath a sigh of relief and have some closure. Shame on you un-American pieces of garbage who obviously have no recollection of that aweful day! There will unfortunately be andother idiot extremist lining up to take his place, but this is a blow that will severly cripple those terrorist organizations to carry out any type of attack against us woht a 9/11 mangitude. I say now we pull our troops out of Afghanistan and all of these countries over the world since no one wants us there anyway and focus on our own people

    May 2, 2011 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • GK101

      I agree, buy doesnt it seen strange that they waited 50 minutes after they first anounced Obamas speech, then gave it right at the end of Trumps show? Getting even?

      May 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • brathead

      They waited 50 minutes for bureaucratic BS. They had to get things ready for the announcement. Don't you know that one small thing can't be done without 100 people being involved and it tkaes forever! I don't think it was getting even. I think his getting even was at the White House Correspondents Dinner. It was all done jokingly but could you see Trump's face, didn't seem to be too amused to me.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Dick Fairy

    Why did Fox News spell it Usama? Did they F#%& up or is that an alterate spelling?

    May 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • brathead

      I believe it's an alternate spelling, I've seen it spelled that way several times before

      May 2, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  100. SaraJmaes

    @Republicano, your standards are so low that you may
    consider running yourself for president. I won't vote for you!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  101. lol

    Lol some funny comments on here!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Hyacinth45

    Hey! OBAMA GOT OSAMA!! GOOD FOR HIM!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  103. ciera mcmahand

    Donald trump only questioned obama because he's black. Trump should worry about that bad hair piece he has on his head.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  104. SaraJmaes

    Well Done Mr. President. Well Done.

    Do not listen to the Cancers in our society, that would rather ignore the pain
    of thousands just so that they can tear down ONE man and feel better about themselves.

    People listen up, Cancer KILLS. Heal yourself!!!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  105. George W. Bush

    I could have gotten Bin Laden but I was blinded sighted by greed.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  106. Cassy

    Good, that's a stupid show anyway. I'd rather hear Obama speak then that dbag.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
  107. SMH

    If Trump becomes president I'm moving back to AFRICA!!! LOL!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  108. Independent Voter Here!

    Hello jack-azz the Republicans are the ones that's jacking up the price of gas. When Bush was in office he jacked it up and then obama got into office and gas prices went down. Republicans won the house in november and the price of gas when back up. Good goosh man know your facts before you come on here an look like an azz. I'm an indepentant voter and I will vote for Obama. I voted for Bush on his first term and he made a complete mess of this county. Obama or anyone else for that matter cannot get this county back in order in just 2/3 years. Bush really got this county in a mess and it will take longer to get out of it. Greedy Republicans care only about stealing from the tax payers. There are no good Republicans anymore.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  109. SMH

    For all you guys implicating that President Obama didn't do anything but give orders I have a question??? Isn't that what ALL presidents do??? Can you name a president within the past (let's say) 50 years who put on their armor and got in the trenches with the solders?? DANG!!! Black man can't get credit for NONETHING!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  110. Republicano

    If Donald becomes president I might enjoy living in this country again.

    May 2, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Wendy

      In his dreams!!! YIKES!

      May 2, 2011 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • MaryAnn in VA

      Well, if you don't like living in the US , carry your butt to another country. TRhe rest of us won't miss your behind.

      May 2, 2011 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |
  111. SSS

    KUDOS TO PRESIDENT OBAMA...screw Trump ....and the republicans who couldn't catch this mass murderer for years!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:59 pm | Report abuse |
  112. DDSilks

    Ad quorte du sieng Bin Laden opestiq delot espioner du qesne. Gi a bomolog apester se complo mi.

    May 2, 2011 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse |
  113. 1608

    Who said you can't have your cake and eat it to!!!

    Don can you see the light?

    May 2, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  114. 1608

    Who said you can't have your cake and eat ir to!!!

    Don can you see the light?

    May 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  115. @wisconsingal

    You are really stupid, I feel very sorry for you & your ignorance. People like you, well I won't waste my time on you. Just know, you suck!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  116. S.E.S.C.O.E.S GERSON SALAZAR MOLINA GOMEZ R POMBO

    A . . . las. . . 12. . . en. . . punto. . . CODE. . . D-6. . . .bad. . .dog. . .CASTRISTA. . . CUBANO . . .
    . . NARCO . . .TERRORISTA. . . GUERRILLERA. . . cocainera. . . JOSEF. . . RATZINGER
    papa. . . benedicto

    May 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  117. S.E.S.C.O.E.S GERSON SALAZAR MOLINA GOMEZ R POMBO

    S.E.S.C.O.E.S
    Service secret of against espionaje colombiano

    May 2, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  118. David

    Well I tell ya one thing, good job US. Obama didn't do this alone, he only was able to accomplish this with the help of the military. yes he got the intel last August but it took a long time for them to confirm that whoever they had their eyes on was indeed bin laden. I'm soooo glad Obama gave the order to take that SOB down. I didn't vote for Obama but I do tip my hat to you!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  119. fair and unbalanced

    I still can't figure what hair dye color The Donald is going for, looks like orange and yellow mixed together? Can't he afford a better hair colorist? And a little botox would also help his image, just too wrinkled.

    May 2, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Superhiro

    Obama = Winning.

    May 2, 2011 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • common cents

      I'm gonna expand on your thought a little – The world – winning, thanks to Obama.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:42 pm | Report abuse |
  121. S.E.S.C.O.E.S GERSON SALAZAR MOLINA GOMEZ R POMBO

    @@La . . .oligarquía. . . norte. . . america. . . se. . . están. . . muriendo. . . de. . . hambre. . . de. . .. igual. . .
    Forma. . el. . . pueblo. . y. . . europa. . ..La .. . economía. . . la. . . mueve. . . la. . . america. .. . latina

    May 2, 2011 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |
  122. S.E.S.C.O.E.S GERSON SALAZAR MOLINA GOMEZ R POMBO

    La . . .oligarquía. . . norte. . . america. . . se. . . están. . . muriendo. . . de. . . hambre. . . de. . .. igual. . .
    Forma. . el. . . pueblo. . y. . . europa. . ..La .. . economía. . . la. . . mueve. . . la. . . america. .. . latina

    May 2, 2011 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • JOSE Rivera

      . Don’t be a coward; write in English so others can understand your stupid comments. Colombian people : the men are thives and the women are gold diggers.

      May 2, 2011 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |
  123. Mangoman

    Obama totally go this right...so sorry GOPers...your nit-wit, illegitimate president couldn't do in 8 years what Obama did in 2

    May 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | Report abuse |
  124. Bernie

    Thanks to the troops and President Obama for your great leadership. Even the hate that he get from the right can stop this God sent man from his task.

    May 2, 2011 at 3:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • Faith

      Bernie you are so right. This is what alot of people do not understand and/or they just will not face it.....Obama has a "DEVINE " PRESENT ON HIM. He has been called for a very particular mission. And not like Limbaugh ...I AM VERY GRATEFUL AND THANKFUL TO GOD FOR HIS HANDS ON "President Obama". That's why I continue to pray GOD's anointing and GOD's power over THE PRESIDENT's life; including his family and the Obama's administration. I see President Obama continuing this mission through another term "2102". We must continue to support "OUR" President. :)

      May 3, 2011 at 9:28 am | Report abuse |
    • Hairy Pooper

      Sorry to disappoint but God and Satan are not interchangeable. God didnt send Obama as God doesnt send half-breed basturd children to lead.

      Try again losers.

      May 3, 2011 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  125. S.E.S.C.O.E.S GERSON SALAZAR MOLINA GOMEZ R POMBO

    Tienen. . . que. . . decir. . . en. . . los. . . medios. . . de. . . comunicación. . . los. . . ee.uuu. . .Que . . .los. . .
    latinos. . . patean. . . su. . . trasero. . . y. . . batean. . . su. . . cabeza.. . a. . . civiles. . . . federales. . . y. . . policías. . .
    y. . . que. . . el. . . numero. . . de. . . latinos. . . en. . . las. . . calles. . . Y. . . en. . . la. . . oficinas. . . del. . . fbi. . . cia. . .
    policía. . . son. . . mayorías. . . ganaríamos. . .La. . .guerra . . . a. . estados unidos. . .) . . . / . . . ( toda. . . su. . .
    tecnología. . . ha. . . sido. . . derribada. . .En. . . iraq. . .y. . . el. . . medio. .. oriente. . . no. . . pudieron. . . con. . .
    Kuwait. . . un. . . país. . . tan. .. pequeño. . . Pensé . . .que. . . butan. . . fuera. . . el. . . mas. . . pequeño. ...Es. . .
    mejor. . . que. . . no. . . salgan. . .En. . . las. . . noches. . .En. . . estados. . . unidos. . . los. . . policías. . . y. . . federales. . .
    y. . . civiles. . .Norte. . . americanos) . . . ( Ustedes. . . saben. . . cuanto. . . militares. . . del. . . fbi. . . y. . . la. . . cia . . .
    Se. . . matan. . . cuuando. . . visitan . . .colombia . . .Algun. . . presidente. . . de. . . ee.uu. . . . .Muchos. . . esta. . .
    información. . . es. . . clasificada .

    May 2, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • JOSE Rivera

      Hey you, learn English if you want to have an intelligent discusion. Your article in Spanish is full of hate towards the USA, I get you are from Colombia, South America, a country full of thives and lolitas. I have not met a Colombian person is is decent and honest.

      May 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • common cents

      Did Gloria Pritchett or Manny Del Gado put you up to this?

      May 2, 2011 at 5:53 pm | Report abuse |
  126. S.E.S.C.O.E.S GERSON SALAZAR MOLINA GOMEZ R POMBO

    A . . . las. . . 12. . . en. . . punto. . . CODE. . . D-6. . . .bad. . .dog. . .CASTRISTA. . . CUBANO . . .
    NARCO . . .TERRORISTA. . . GUERRILLERA. . . PERIQUERA . . .John. . . McCain..

    May 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  127. Rock

    You know, for all the MAJOR 'tang this man got Id think he would look happier

    May 2, 2011 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  128. raul

    Zero bin laden waths is Obama plan for the economy to defeat china? Waths happens for the 1.8m people of iraqui people that is dead? No condolence?

    May 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • excitizen

      you might want to actually learn to speak/type english before posting in a forum....can't understand what the heck you're trying to say.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:52 pm | Report abuse |
  129. STANTON

    WHO GIVES A RATS ASS ABOUT THE TRUMP SHOW???? EVERYTHING THAT COMES OUT OF HIS MOUTH IS REPUBLICAN NONSENSE ANYWAY!!!!!!! YES I KNOW MY COMMENT IS BEING HELD FOR MODERATION BECAUSE I SAID ASS!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
  130. JENNY89Name*

    Mr. President OBAMA has secured a 2012 win. Hands down everyone. Mr. Obama best president todate. Nothing teaparty weirdos, or republican tucans can say or do, they need to just congratulate let's say it together kidies THANK U MR. PRESIDENT OBAMA. THANK U, FOR APPOINTING THE NEW HEAD OF CIA. This once again is history. loving in. ohhh, and BTW TRUMP UR A SKUNK A UGLY PIG FACE NASTY PIECE OF GARBAGE. GO BACK TO CONEY ISLAND N STAY THERE U IDIOT.

    May 2, 2011 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
  131. Mike

    Funny story.. Donald Trump needs to lighten up and get a sense of humor or he will never be the President of the United States. If a person cannot laugh at themselves.., then they are one, that people are going to laugh at. Mike in Montana

    May 2, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  132. diana

    It did takes years to lay the ground work for catching this devil and Obama got lucky that Bin laden got comfortable enough to stay in one place. Bush to his credit did get Saaddam weapons or not the man was a maniac and i for one am greatful his gone. Clinton had his chance to capture bin Laden he is the one that blew it. And did anyone happen to notice on the coverage with David Gregory the way the White House was lit and the way the trees covered it looked like it said TRUMp I got confirmation from other people watching last night

    May 2, 2011 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • excitizen

      really??? you mean like when Osama built his house there in 2005 under Bush's nose and in his last three years he still didn't find him??? Get a clue!

      May 2, 2011 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  133. WAR

    obameer be a good pursident an I voet for him agin. YO!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  134. i cant belive is not butter

    Yeaaaaa go obama go! Kllldddd two fffggggssss with one stone.....you got my vote mrrrr president and also have some dead relatives that want to give you their vote lol.....go obama go! Remember y'all ....ones you go black president you never go back.....ahhhh ha ha ha........tea bagggerrrrs we win....

    May 2, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  135. Bernie B

    Thanks to the troops and to Our Great President Obama for all that they do for America. God Bless our Troops and our president

    May 2, 2011 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  136. Really?

    Wisconsin gal-Are you serious??? Do you love your governor, too? Have you no faith in our men & women in uniform? Were you ok seeing a pic of Saddam before he was hung? Was his pic faked? Whatever, I wish everybody would just quit all this nonsense & celebrate this news! BTW, 2 holes in his face!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
  137. mo

    Before attacking Larry, run spell check. Poot!

    May 2, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
  138. John A.EvansIII

    People are suffering republicans pointing the finger at OBAMA , WISCONSIN'S VOTED the G.O P IN and then tiey had their collectjive bargaining rights striipped away will Americans ever learn it takes patience aod suffering and time BUSH took 8 yrs. to destroy a surplus and now we owe China after THE Bush administration sold AMERICAN LAND AND SCRAP CARS AND TRUCKS TO china IDIOTS BUSH AND HIS DADDY PUT America on the road to ruin" Im a white guy give the man a chance he is trying to fix at least 12 years of republican garbage and lies "

    May 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
  139. ART

    lOOKS LIKE hELEN NEED A MAX E PAD IN HER MOUTH

    May 2, 2011 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  140. InMyOpinion

    effectiveness, he said, came from President Obama's decision to send a Special Forces team to kill bin Laden–something he said, citing news reports, that none of the president's military advisers had thought of doing.

    "Our military wanted to go in there and just scorch the earth...but President Obama single-handedly understood what was at stake here. He alone understood the need to get DNA to prove the death...it was President Obama single-handedly and alone who came up with the strategy that brought about the effective assassination of Osama bin Laden," he said, adding, "thank God for President Obama." -Rush Limbaugh (CNN)

    May 2, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
  141. wisconsin gal

    Bin Laden was probably dead already. How stupid is the american public to think the dna tests can be done so quickly. Also, why would they dispose of the body-religious issue or not-? That body needed to be proof that he is dead. Anyone can photo shop a pic of him with a hole in his face.
    The american people who think Obama is all that are really just stupid fools who will belive anything. Seriously people, Obama is the devil himself!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • Wendy

      Please do not give Wisconsin a bad name by spouting this garbage!! It's bad enough our Govenor is giving it a bad name we don't need more of it!!!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • wisconsingal

      Gov. Walker is great. I have been anti-union all my life and he finally trying to do something about it. The Dems are a bunch of uneducated morons. Look at what Obama has brought us-uuuummmmmmmm....NOTHING!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • MN Mom

      Wisconsin's public employees pension plan is one of the most solvent plans in the country. So much for Walker needing to get rid of collective bargaining to save it.

      And I know we in MN have our district six and Stearns County but WI really takes the cake.

      1. When it's a matter of national security, DNA testing will be done before anything else. Finding out who's the baby daddy will have to wait.

      2. People flock to the graves of their martyrs so yes, a deposit at sea of the body was called for.

      3. Photo shop the...wow, your meds need to be adjusted.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • NGC224

      @Wisconsin gal...Just stop....you sound like a moron! Thinks he is "all that"? what are you 12?........He was probably already dead? Hardly! DNA test done so quickly?Listen young lady, this is for you and others with the ignorant questions...The US millitary has capabilities and technology that YOU the average American civilian WILL NEVER be privy to...OK? Understand that?Some of the things that we can do would seem straight out of "Star Wars" to you!
      Because CSI Miami", and that other TV swill does not teach you that, does not mean that it doesnt exist....And the body for proof? Proof to whom? YOU? And then after your seal of approval, it could then be validated? Sorry hun, things dont work that way...trust this..... before this mans death was announced to YOU it was fully vetted, validated, and confirmed by those who had the CLEARANCE and POWER to do so!

      Formally active USMC with a TopSec clearance (there is no such thing as an "ex" Marine)

      May 2, 2011 at 5:03 pm | Report abuse |
  142. Max E Pad

    Well you dems go ahead and celebrate your yet to be realized victory. All Im saying is it may be a bit premature. I voted for Obama once but I wont get fooled again, NO NO!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse |
  143. k

    you ppl need to grow up give him a break where was all this when bush was president what is this world coming to.why cant u just leave him alone and let him do his job i dont see you out there making a difference get real he cant just fix everything in five minutes it's going to take time to fix wht bush screwed up. im gettin tired of all this negative talk about obama you cant judge him only God kind so stop lookin down on him just kuz you dont agree with wht he does, it doesnt matter if u didnt vote for him oh well he is president and there is nothing u can do about it,

    May 2, 2011 at 2:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • helen

      Ms K.

      I cant judge anyone I please however I please. The talk about obama isnt negative its realistic. There is a difference you dimwit. And dont act like all the other blacks trying to bring God into it. Obama wasnt ordained on Mt Olympus nor was Bush etc. Get over your DUMB SELF.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  144. John A.EvansIII

    I think OBAMA HAS done a fine joa after Bush started a war caused a national recession and gave phe rich tax breakr then they have a black man fix the problen and talk yang and Im a white and I wovld vote for him if I HAD A RIDE AND WAS REGISTERED WITH the administration" I believe you did a hell of a job BARAK

    May 2, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brad

      @John A.EvansIII

      Wow!! You sound just like my 19 yr old daughters ex-boyfriend who got her pregnant and left her.

      Can't spell....
      Talks like a bum....
      Stupid....

      And oh yeah....like you made it sound....no car either.....and no job....

      Damn freeloader. ROFLMAO

      Get a job....get a life

      Stupid bums in this world.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
  145. jman

    man who would have thought it could be so easy to write an article for CNN. just list what happened in chronological order. brilliant work. great editorial.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |
  146. Peace

    Timothy, Well said!! Uncle Fudge, Don't be so sure. Preztm, Your right about those t-baggers! OhyouKids, While your fishing, be careful S Palin doesn't shoot you from a helicopter! Ole grandad, You must be sick! DenizenKate, Blockhead, Love it!!! LOL. She's probably an airhead! I hope Trump runs for president, Obama can slam him again!!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  147. Superhiro

    All these men in this article are $@*y!!Kiss me b!tch!!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Report abuse |
  148. DWR

    Bush Sr. lost the election after Desert Storm. Killing Bin Laden will not help Obama in 2012. Anyway, he had nothing to do with Bin Laden's alleged death. Credit goes to our military men and women, who carried out this mission despite Obama's hatred for America and our military.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • FudgeMonkey

      "...who carried out this mission despite Obama's hatred for America and our military."

      Explain how Obama hates America and the Military. I'd like to hear your logic on that....

      May 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  149. vsm330

    Saw the news, finished watching Apprentice. I'm sure Donald Trump could care less, thats what InDemand the internet are for.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  150. @N

    ok we hav some peace now from him dead but people r suffering cause of gas & food prices!!!america needs help!!!get all the money u can to fix up america!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Teehee

      He's doing just that. It took 8 yrs for the rep govt to get us were we are. It ll take time to reverse 8 yrs of bad governing.

      May 2, 2011 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  151. Blinded by the Hype

    The economy is barely limping along.
    Unemployment remains above 9%.
    Gasoline above $4.00 likely to move to $5.00.
    Prices for all goods, services increasing.
    Stagflation setting in (Look it up dimblubs).
    Catching killing Osama could have just as likely happened on Obamas watch as Bushs watch or neithers watch. It couldve well been the next president.

    You dems and Obamitons are living in lah lah land but are about to receive serious wake-up call. Bye Bye Obama

    May 2, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      Get your crying towel ready; Obama was and is especially now unbeatable.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • Wendy

      Ah but it wasn't done by another President – it was done by no other then our current United States President – President Obama!!! YAHOO!!!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • FudgeMonkey

      For someone who likes to insult people for being stupid, you are rather obtuse. Maybe you should reconsider your points.
      "The economy is barely limping along."

      The President does not contol the economy. It's a myth. Congress needs to enact legislation to penalize big business so they stop outsourcing, and bring jobs back.

      "Unemployment remains above 9%."
      See above.

      "Gasoline above $4.00 likely to move to $5.00."
      Obama is not OPEC, it's a world market.

      "Prices for all goods, services increasing."
      since the beginning of time.

      "Stagflation setting in (Look it up dimblubs)."
      This above statement says more about you than any other point you tried to make. If you were all that....you'd be out solving these problems, instead of getting all chest-puffy on a message board.

      "Catching killing Osama could have just as likely happened on Obamas watch as Bushs watch or neithers watch. It couldve well been the next president."
      But it didn't. So talk in hypotheticals all you want, but the truth is: Bush failed, and acted like he won.

      "You dems and Obamitons are living in lah lah land but are about to receive serious wake-up call. Bye Bye Obama"
      I correct myself...this is your most telling comment. Finish what you think is an intellectual post with second-grade name calling, (and unoriginal, parroted talking points name calling at that. You are part of the problem...not the solution.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • permdaddy55

      Why do you people hate black people? Are you afraid of us? Or are people just S.O.B's? You can not stop the unstoppable, just get use to us being involved in this country's affairs.

      May 11, 2011 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  152. USA

    @GETREAL, Get real President Obama is not the cause for the state of the union, have you been under a rock. Or have you been in the BUSHES. Our President is doing a wonderful job cleaning up behind those two fool's that got us in this mess, it took years for them to run this country down, and it's going to take years to put it back together. Way to go OBAMA!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  153. osama b laden

    my new tape drops may 14th!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  154. O'Sammy Been Alotta Dying

    Nah-nah-nah-nah-nah! I'm not dead yet. You missed me!

    (I'm hiding under Dick Cheney's bed. Don't tell Georgie.)

    Boogie Boogie Boo!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  155. Lauren

    I am an independent voter (moderate) and I must say, I am very impressed with this President. His diligence and dedication over the past few years have been amazing. This President was able to get more done in just 2 little years, than Bush was able to get done in 8. President Obama remains tactful, tough, yet caring and compassionate. I can truly say that I "TRUST" President Obama and yes- I WILL be voting for him in 2012. Great job to all of our armed forces under the orders of our Commander -In- CHIEF!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  156. Irene C.

    Obama knew where osama was since summer of last year .Funny how he waited till now to give the order to take him down.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • celtie

      Not as funny as Bush boasting "Mission Accomplished" from the ship all those years ago... Still laughing at that one... Oh, and by the way. The Mission IS Accomplished now, honey, and fyi, most missions take time to plan and carry out. Perhaps that's why it took a little bit of time unlike Bush jumping the proverbial gun (and looking like a big 'ole horses butt).

      May 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      We didn't know, we only suspected. It took months of great cooperation and secrecy between intelligence units to pin it down and become certain enough to risk the lives of the SEALs who accomplished this mission. Go Navy!

      May 2, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • George M.

      @Irene- WHAT DO YOU CARE HOW LONG HE WAITED??? ARE YOU A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES? ARE YOU A NAVY SEAL? ARE YOU A NAVY SRGT? OR ARE YOU A BITTER TEABAGGER WHO JUST CAN'T STAND THAT OBAMA DID WHAT BUSH COULD NEEEEVER!? Close your mouth, you're starting to sound as ignorant as Bachmann and Palin.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      Unlike the Iraq fiasco, military operations as important as this must be planned perfectly. Any normal intelligent person wouldn't send troops in to take out armed men without extensive training (except George Bush).

      May 2, 2011 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      Leave Irene alone. She's just stupid.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brad

      Irene,

      Come closer honey. Let all of us get real comfy with ya.

      THEN SLAP YOUR DUMBAZZ UPSIDE THE HEAD!! Like Larry said. Stupid.

      Pfftt..go outside and play with your puppy and act all stupid. Enjoy!!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • America

      Learn the facts: they had intel but not ACTIONABLE intel. We HAD to wait. Besides the fact that they went so long and never leaked a word is amazing.

      Please stop trying to act like you are smart. You don't know anything about military operations, intelligence, and the training it takes to execute such a mission.

      May 2, 2011 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • arielle

      @irene c– im sorry but would you preferred US casualties and possibly killing innocent humans? he got the job done, didnt he? having dead Americans isnt a good thing and neither is dead innocent Pakistanis..... he got the intelligence and had to make a decent plan that would work

      May 2, 2011 at 8:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • permdaddy55

      How long did Bush and his party know where he was? They knew where the SOB was all of the time. They put more of our troops in a country that did not confessed to attacking us. But we as a whole we were put in the dark about our real mission. The mission was to get the man that tried to kill his father, it was all a part of the get back. What do people have to say about that?

      May 11, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  157. Jeremy Zirnheld

    This is the greatest news in the history of the U.S. of America. Now all of Islam knows how we felt when they celebrated of burning our flag. We deserve to celebrate and May 1st 2011 should be declared a national holiday.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Irene C.

      I so agree..and to think that Obama was given the intelligence about Bin Laden last August!!!

      May 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • arielle

      i totally agree with you. president obama is doing a great job as president and completing this mission is such an amazing thing. but this is not about fighting ISLAM but about fight terrorists. not all muslims are terrorists and not all muslims are bad people. but this is a great day for this great nation.

      May 2, 2011 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • Precious

      Non-American
      this whole mess was started by George Bush,and I FEAR for the American people coz I think this is NOT the end of it.These lunatics have just been provoked again by the alleged " killing' of Bin Laden.President OBAMA is just GREAT,but I also feel for him because he has to clean up war and economic mess Bush left behind,and to all the haters get used to it Obama is black in the White house.Trump is just a stupid and a racist.ALL HAIL obama

      May 3, 2011 at 3:52 am | Report abuse |
    • Big0t

      @Jeremy: you idiot, this war isn't against islam it's against terrorists. You know, "evil-doers".

      May 3, 2011 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  158. Proud2bAmerican

    I too am happy and proud of our troops that finally caught him, but l cant believe it took that long to get him. He lived right off a major highway in a mansion no less? Why did it take so long, especially when they knew he was there in AUGUST? What if he got away with another terrorist attack? And whoever said he was a spiritual leader and not a threat must be completely crazy!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Come On

      its cause your "troops" invaded the wrong countries.
      10 years of being in the wrong countries and for what?

      May 2, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • king

      we didnt invade the wrong countries if you followed what we were doing you would know we was in afganistan be cause they harbored terrorist. if yiou was smart you would know thats where bin laden was and we stayed there so he dont come back and we can rebuild it. were in iraq because if bush not so smart looking for weapons of mass distruction. so know your facts and come back lets have an intelegent convo Obama did it and he got the Swaq

      May 3, 2011 at 11:01 am | Report abuse |
  159. allen

    Obama is doing a good job if the republicans let him osama is gone only reason bush didnt get hime is because you dont kill your friends obama for reelection screw trump

    May 2, 2011 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  160. D

    Tim – you obviously don't have a clue about the economy. In the last 3 years it is worse than before. Preztm – no one is making a racial issue out of this but you.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      D-

      The day bush left office, the Dow Jones was at 8200 something. Today, it is almost 13000. Boy, does this economy suck! If it sucks this badly for 6 more years...

      May 2, 2011 at 2:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ian

      @ Larry.

      Larry Larry Larry. Apparently you have never been taught about econmies being cyclical. When you get a clue come see me for further eduction. Until then *POOT* <-right inya face.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • Han

      @Ian: do you end every post like that? If you quit doing stupid sh!t like that you just may get laid one of these days.

      May 3, 2011 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  161. Timothy

    I say we vote OUT all Republicans in 2012!

    Trump: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Boehner: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Bachmann: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Mitch McConnell: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Eric Cantor: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Rick Scott: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Tim Pawlenty: YOUR'E FIRED!
    Rick Santorum: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Mitt Romney: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Ron Paul: YOU'RE FIRED!
    Rand Paul: YOU'RE FIRED!

    Republicans don't know how to run the country, they don't know how to fix the economy, they don't know how to create jobs and obviously.....they don't know how to PROTECT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • D

      Timothy – I guess the democrats can protect the American's better? Were you even around when Clinton was president? Need I say more

      May 2, 2011 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • Julie

      I AGREE Timothy! Repukes love to act as though they are so tough on terrorist, but 9/11 was the WORST terrorist attack in American History. I never felt safe having Republicans in charge. They are too extreme and way too radical.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ian

      @ Julie.

      You feel that way because you are a stupid female.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      To Ian and Julie and all of you: enough name calling already. Libtards, libturds, repukes and tea baggers, I'm sick of it all. Can't we celebrate together over this one good thing without tearing each other down? Who cares what Trump thinks about having his show interrupted? Let's focus on the "glass half full" here and leave the bickering and sniping out of it.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      @Ian – you're the typical right wing idiot who likes to call names when they've got nothing else to come back with! !

      May 2, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  162. Kathleen

    TRUMP IS A CHUMP and I'm glad Americans are beginning to see him and his fellow GOPers for what they truly are: PETTY, EVIL, VINDICTIVE, RACIST and STUPID!

    THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT FOR STAYING ABOVE THE FRAY AND STAYING **FOCUSED** ON ISSUES THAT MATTER IN THIS COUNTRY! YOU HAVE MY VOTE IN 2012!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  163. preztm

    The facts are the facts obama did his job but ofcourse the racist white tea baggers will try to put a negative spin on it. Now its time to spend that war money on rebuilding america

    May 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  164. Lisa

    Tim- where in the heck are you that things are better?
    The economy SUX!!

    May 2, 2011 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      Yes, Lisa, the economy "sux" due to the previous administrations' deregulatiions and other shenanigans within the financial industry. It was already deep into "sux" when Obama was elected. Since then, the bailed out banks and auto manufacturers have mostly paid back the TARP funds, unemployment has eased, and real estate prices are at least a little bit closer to affordable for some of us. Gas prices are another story, though, but are you really one of the vast sea of clueless out there who think the oil companies have anything whatsoever to do with setting the price for a barrel of oil? That's all Wall St.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brad

      Don't worry Lisa. I know where Tim is.

      Timmy? Iz that u? Mama toldz me to comez lookin' fer ya. Whatz u doinz on thiz website trying to drivez all theze peoplez crazy? Get on back in ze house here and let theze foolz rant and moan by themselvez.

      LMAO.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • DAWSON 1

      There will allways be bigots and Obama haters.Suck it up cowboy a black man is waking up in the black house.Ha hahaha

      May 2, 2011 at 10:11 pm | Report abuse |
  165. Tim

    Obama really is a good guy. Plus an incredible president. Look how bad things were when he took office. All of the banks failing, etc. Things are alot better now ! Plus getting better every day ! Life is good !

    May 2, 2011 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • Come On

      is "life is so good"
      then why are all U.S. Embassies/Airports/Ports and such all on High alert?

      May 2, 2011 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      @Come On, they're on high alert due to possible retaliation. Look it up.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • Come on

      @Denizen Kate

      that "is" in my last post was supposed to be an "if"

      so i was saying to Tim
      If "life is all good" then why all the high alerts.
      Meaning it cant really be all that good

      May 2, 2011 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
  166. HEY-ZEUS

    I hope the president planned to interupt that lame-o show on purpose. After all that birther blow-hard talking by Trump over the last month, I loved that he got his just dues at the dinner on Saturday. Then instead of having all the teabaggers and right wing zealots crying about the jokes that were delivered on Saturday – the news today is about the killing of Osama. Brilliant – he literally could not have planned the whole thing better. Got in his deserved shots in on Saturday then, historic ground breaking news on Sunday. Kudos to America!!! The world is a better place today without Osama. I would have shipped his body to space however, with the next shuttle mission – then launched him right into the sun.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  167. Stephen

    Not bad for a fellow without a birth certificate huh mr trump?

    May 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  168. Chris Makepeace

    My thoughts were the same as Jimmie Fallon's. A double whammy for Barack Obama.

    May 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  169. Denizen Kate

    "Attention! We interrupt the Carnival Barker with this announcement about actual important events!" :-)

    May 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  170. Lisa

    Punk move Obama

    May 2, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Lois

      HAHAHA! You can't outsmart Obama... he is the MAN! :D It must really SUCK to be a Republican right now....

      May 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • Try again Lois

      It is a great time to be a Republican. If for no other reason, this one. "Obama killed Usama!" but wait? If Bush hadn't signed the declaration of war, and mobalized all those troops, and funded the military effort in Iraq and Afghanistan, and offered amnesty to political leaders in Taliban controlled countries, and established all the relationships. Obama would have nothing. For Eight years President Bush did what was right, not popular, and stayed the course. Just because this happened during Obama's watch doesn't mean Bush doesn't deserve credit. Besides, I'd rather be and Elephant than an Ass.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      Heehee! Bitter much, Lisa? I'm enjoying this!

      May 2, 2011 at 4:47 pm | Report abuse |
  171. Zipper

    Actually, the speech did not interupt our shows, it was the news media that had to talk about it for over 45 minutes that caused the interuption. Why do they think we would even want to hear them over the President?

    May 2, 2011 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  172. Paco

    Obamas numbers are in the toilet where they will stay. This Osama thing will give him a little boost that will fade quickly. Im sorry, not really, black community but your boy is going down. AHH HAHAHAA!!

    May 2, 2011 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Timothy

      I say we vote OUT all Republicans in 2012!

      Trump: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Boehner: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Bachmann: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Mitch McConnell: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Eric Cantor: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Rick Scott: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Tim Pawlenty: YOUR'E FIRED!
      Rick Santorum: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Mitt Romney: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Ron Paul: YOU'RE FIRED!
      Rand Paul: YOU'RE FIRED!

      Republicans don't know how to run the country, they don't know how to fix the economy, they don't know how to create jobs and obviously.....they don't know how to PROTECT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE!

      GREAT JOB MR. PRESIDENT. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

      May 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • froman

      @Tim
      You're such a tool! Hello... eight years of Bush admin laying the groundwork and two years of Obama to pull the trigger? Gitmo is still open, what happened there?

      May 2, 2011 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jonah

      I agree 100% Timothy! Bush didn't do S***! He took his eyes off the target and was so desparate to win re-election, he lied about WMD, sent us on 2 pointless wars, killing thousands of our troops and costing us BILLIONS, all while CHENEY sat his fat butt in an "undisclosed location" eating cheese cubes and sippin on champagne! WOW....that was some great "groundwork" there Bush. LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!

      THANK YOU PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR DOING A JOB WELL DONE! MISSION ACCOMPLISHED SIR!

      (If a Republican was in office, we'd still be looking for OBL by 2050!)

      May 2, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • TJM

      Hey, Froman. Are you trying to say that Obama accomplished in just two years what Bush was unable to get done in eight?

      May 2, 2011 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Uh Tim?

      You do realize that by removing all republicans from Government you in-a-sense remove the check and balance system created so that this country doesn't become like Taliban ruled Afghanistan, 1936 to 1945 Germany, Napoleonic France, Modern day Iran or the new "Socialist" regime in Russia. We have multiple parties so no one party has too much power. Or would you prefer a Liberl America where your taxes are around 70% so that every homeless person has food, or every irresponsible girl who gets pregnant again and again get free medical care and so on... While the hard working American gets nothing. The youth think that being Democrat makes you cool, or hip. In reality, unless you study the true nature of the party, your just an Idiot.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      lol! I'm with you, Tim! We WILL vote the poisonous GOP bigots out of office in 2012. The GOP has shown the nation and the world just who they care about – and it ain't me. Ah, what a glorious day for us; and such a lousy, bitter day for the haters. Oh well....

      HOORAY TO PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THE NAVY SEALS!

      May 2, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bentley

      You know what Paco, just a reminder...President Obama is just as much White as he is Black so when you direct your ignorant messages to the Black community please make sure that you direct them to the White community as well...it's only fair!!!!!!

      May 2, 2011 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  173. Theresa

    Im not American either, but that was a sweet takedown!! I realize it doesn't bring back any of the lives taken by Bin Laden, but I hope that some may at least feel a small bit of justice now.

    May 2, 2011 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      What's the "punk move" Lisa? Getting bin Laden or pre-empting Celebrity Apprentice? I don't think the U.S. Navy SEALs are punks, do you? As for interrupting broadcasts, do you really think the president cared what was being pre-empted?

      May 2, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      Apologies, Theresa, that was meant to be a reply to "lisa" below, but my screen seems to be jumping around a bit today.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  174. ohyouKIDS

    Oh, I was watching Celebrity Apprentice and enjoying it. Obama thought it would be cool to cut in on Trump, but this whole STORY is a political distraction technique to keep our mind off the economy. Osama was probably killed years ago, but if he wasn't he was weak from illness and a spiritual figure not responsible for daily operations. Bottom line: you guys are going to be paying $5 for gas. Food prices will go up. You will be broke and homeless. And I'll be out of this crazy, crumbling lower 48 fishing for free halibut in Alaska and learning to live off the land while you're starving.

    May 2, 2011 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denizen Kate

      Do you really believe President Obama gave a rat's azz, or even knew, what shows were interrupted by news of this event? Seriously? Yes, go to Alaska, go fishing, go hunting, go go go and take more clueless tools with you. Blockhead.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • me

      so ignorant

      May 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • Michael Hippenhammer

      If the Republicans would support efficiency as part of the mix oil and gas extraction $5 gas would not be so bad. Buying a car that gets 40 mpg compared to your 20 mpg reduces the cost of gas by 50%.

      Why are CONSERVatives the most wasteful people on the planet?

      May 2, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  175. Nik

    Yeah, the interruption came at a horrible time, right when they were all in the board room and about to announce who would be fired...however, international news SHOULD trump Trump (lol) as the death of one of the most notorious world's terrorist finally came to light. we can all get our NeNe/Star/etc. fix later. Of course it was easy enough to search the internet today and find out that Hope was sent packing (boo!). Ironic as it was that Obama interrupted Trump's show, especially since recent events between the two, I'm sure it was simply an unfortunate set of coincidences. yes, they interrupted the show 45 BEFORE the speech, but NBC was waiting for Obama's live appearance would could have been at any second so they took no chances in being ready. I'm sure Obama must find his timing a tad amusing, however, knowing that Trump is probably irked a little bit. oh well... TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  176. Uncle Fudge

    Obama cant do whatever he wants to whomever cuz it doesnt matter. Obama will not be elected to a second term. HA HA HA

    May 2, 2011 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • celtie

      You're kidding, right? Obama just clinched re-election! Time for all teabaggers to take your toy guns, lies, bigotry, hypocrisy, lies, distractions, and stupidity and go home. Oh, and pay your taxes while you're at it.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Uncle Fudge

      celtie. The next elections are far far away in real and policital terms. You are way off base. Put down the crack pipe, son.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • CJ

      Just can't give him any credit, can you? You're pathetic. I'd feel sorry for you, but you really aren't worth it.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • jr

      Im with u... trump i go for

      May 2, 2011 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chauncey

      You must be living on another planet! Who do you believe can beat him...Sarah Palin, Donald Trump? And if by some stretch of the imagination, they did, do you really think that either one of them would have the sense to run this country or better still, to continue to effectly clean up the mess left by wht's name? Give me a break!

      May 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Franny

      Uncle Fudge do you call yourself that because of the poop in your brain?

      May 3, 2011 at 7:27 am | Report abuse |
    • whiteblaze

      @uncle i guess you will be laughing at yourself in the mirror after he gets re elected. and anytime attention can be taken away from "the rug" it is a good thing..... petty, small minded, it is like listening to a child whine.

      May 3, 2011 at 1:44 pm | Report abuse |
  177. Peace

    @ Tim, I agree! I would love to be a "fly on the wall", behind the scenes watching our president. While Trump, with that animal on his head, worries about birth certif's & Obamas schooling, Our president is getting rid of a major terrorist! Something their man Busch couldn't even do! Obama is the man!!!

    May 2, 2011 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • Get Real

      The economy is not good, things have gotten worse since he took office and banks are not out of the water yet completely. The CEO's are receiving their bonuses again while middle and lower class citizens are still suffering. If you haven't noticed gas prices are sky rocketing and what in the world do you think is gonna happen??? Prices in everything are gonna go up to cover the gas prices ie..groceries. People that are having a rough time now are gonna face even harder times. Oh and Obama didn't kill Bin Laden himself it has no bearing on him being president since he was the FBI's #1 fugitive wanted dead or alive. Anyway, CONGRATS TO OUR MILITARY YOU HAVE MADE US ALL PROUD!

      May 2, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      You are right – things have gotten much worse! Why, since innauguration day, the Dow Jones average has only gone up about 4500 points! That's 50%, moron. And all these jobs created to replace the ones Bush lost? Terrible, just terrible.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • just me

      OBAMA did nothing did nothing, but give the order. Oh wow that's a lot of hard work! Our service men are the ones who did the work. They tracked him down not OBAMA. They are the ones who went into the compound not OBAMA. They are the ones who risked their lives to do a great deed, not OBAMA. I don't think he deserves the credit. He didn't do anything and now here he is getting all this credit just in time to use it to his advantage when he hits the campaign trail. I voted for him one before, but have no plan to vote for him again. To quote some one from one of his past rally's I paid my dues now where is my change. I haven't got any change yet and I sure as heck don't except that 4 more years will bring any change either.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      @just me

      A baseball coach or football coach strategizes so his team can win – they don't get up to bat or carry the foot ball! Obama was the coach (Commander in Chief) – his team (Navy Seals) won the world series! If you can't deal with this and all the things you pointed out in your rant, go live somewhere else because Obama will win re-election! Or better yet, go rant at Bush – he's the guy who got us in this mess.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Report abuse |
  178. MsDee

    Pres Obama stuck it to the Donald at least about 5 times very quietly. Ok one the Dinner not so quietly. But everything else just said to the Donald, I'm the President of the USA.

    May 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • nico88

      @ MsDee.

      Obama has stuck no one and Obama didnt interrupt programming just to get at Trump...thinking so is just stupid reasoning and show much immaturity and stupidity on your part. However Obama is goin over the cliff and nothing can stop that. *POOT* <<--smell that one!

      May 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • Maryann

      @nico88:

      Immature! – you have just destroyed any credibility you may have had.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      Oh grow up, nico! You sound like a five year old who couldn't get his way. Obama and our troops are heros. Obama was going to win re-election in a landslide before he had Bin Laden killed. Now he'll practically be a shoo-in seeing as the GOP has a bunch of ignorant clowns who are so afraid of Obama, they won't throw their hats into the ring yet. Now go play with it!

      May 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm | Report abuse |
  179. non american?

    Then go home, we don't need you! Stick around and we'll throw your behind out to sea, too!

    May 2, 2011 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  180. keldoran

    Non American....go back where u came from!

    May 2, 2011 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  181. moon627

    I'm glad the Trumpsters show was interrupted but i doubt anyone is watching it anymore anyway ... :)

    May 2, 2011 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • Faith

      YOU GOT THAT RIGHT!!!! I stopped watching it when Trump became disrespectful toward 'THE PRESIDENT'. I HOPE THE SHOW GETS CANCELLED. Yes, it's possible another station might support him but I will never watch it again. Trump needs some serious counselling. To be honest....Trump and alot of the rich white men are jealous that a intelligent and educated biracial (Black) man was elected and choosen to be POTUS. These men envie President Obama. Look President Obama did something George Bush did not want to do, did not have the courage to do, and neither the intel to do and that was the capture and killing of OSAMA BIN LADEN and I hear people giving George credit....FOR WHAT! Just hating to give credit where it's do. And as far as Limbaugh he's a liar and he do not mean what he said about POTUS because if he did; he would have not made such a ignorant statement about President Obama following the policies of George....GO TO HELL.

      May 3, 2011 at 9:14 am | Report abuse |
    • kanj8

      I hope the Carnival Barker's Apprentice show continues long enough to keep him from building that casino on Pennsylvania Avenue in DC. Every Sunday night ... "And tonight's apprentice winner is... "

      May 3, 2011 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  182. mejazzbo

    President Obama didn't interrupt anything more worthwhile than the killing of Osama bin Laden. I don't believe Mr. Trump doesn't recognize this fact.

    May 2, 2011 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
  183. Tim

    Good for him ! He is alot better president than people let on !
    I think he is doing a pretty good job !

    May 2, 2011 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dodie

      I so agree Time!

      May 2, 2011 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • CAR

      seriously? I credit Obama with NOTHING!...I credit the troops with EVERYTHING.
      Obama was in the right place at the right time and will spin this to his advantage. Say what you will about Bush, but UBL was causing trouble long before he was elected, Clinton couldn't get him either, and the fact that he was hiding in a specially built compound 1000 yards from Pakistan troops make me wonder. Before you go re-electing golden boy, then read the facts.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      CAR –

      No one cares to whom you give credit. Go vote for Palin.

      May 2, 2011 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Stephen

      CAR if we can blame him for everything, we can also praise him to. And by not praising the president along with the troops, that is pretty un-American.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • icharliem

      Considering osama's hideout was built for him in 2005, what did W and his Dick, the VP, do about it for 3 years ... nothing ... but burden our country with debt and bankruptcy ... in a little more than 2 years President Obama has "corrected the course" ... osama is dead and the DJIA is nearing its high in 2007 ... before the US economy took a tank ... who would you credit? ... tweedle-dee and tweedle-dum ...

      May 2, 2011 at 3:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • accommon

      Really Car... it was Carter's fault when the helicopters crash in the Iranian desert, Reagan got praises for his attack on Libya, George the first freed Kuwait, and made Sadaam whimper, George the second caught and killed him, but this president gets no credit. REALLY... tell you what, if those special ops had been killed in a debacle in the hills of Pakistan, you'd be the first to call this president inept.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Phoenix13ng

      Really!? This shows he is a better President than people thought. Did you forget the eight years of pain staking and back breaking work the Bush administration put in to building the necessary network of individuals and contacts to allow this to happen. Don't get me wrong, President Obama will you this during his re-election campaign as something he was responsible for, however this was the culmination of a decades worth of work by two administrations. Rejoice that Usama bin Ladin is dead, NEVER forget the decade it took to do it. U.S.A.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Lynne

      Obama is getting way too much credit for this. The hunt for this man started way before he came into office. Give credit where credit is due with the military personnel who risked THEIR lives to hunt down this man, as well as all the intellegence on the ground in the Middle East. So Obama said go ahead!! That was a given. When he puts his ass in harms way then he'll get credit. Still want him out of office and will NOT vote him in next term. Think about what he has caused. $4.09 a gallon gas in MD? Unemployment. Huge deficit. He needs to go!!!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Carlos

      @CAR

      Oh you so funny!! But if it had happen during Jrs. time, oh heck you be the first cheering for Jr.!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hartbunny

      CAR & Lynn,

      The troops are absolutely responsible for the attack. However, who do you think gave the command to do it? He is the Commander and Chief of the US Military. As a former military personnel, you don't do anything without his approval or the personnel he has entrusted to set forth his mission. He always campaigned to get UBL and he did what he said he would do. If the mission would have been a failure, you two would be the first to blame him for the failure. So if you don't like who we, the people elected, I would suggest find the closest border and cross it. I have supported every president, whether I agreed with everything they did or not, because the people spoke and elected him. If he's not your choice then just deal with it or move out of this country until 2012.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rob

      @Lynne, so you're smart enough to realize that this raid is culmination of a decade's worth of work by two administrations and military personnel...

      But you blame Obama alone for $4 gas, huge deficits, and unemployment? How do you think we got here? Obama has the unenviable job of cleaning up Bush, Inc.'s mess. And I think he's doing a pretty good job, all things considered.

      You want to blame someone for our mess? Try the huge corporations that your Republicans love so much who ship US jobs overseas. Or the wildly unregulated banking industry who was giving out mortgages like candy under Bush, Inc.

      Of course Obama doesn't deserve all (even most) of the credit for this raid. Just like he doesn't deserve most of the credit for sinking our country.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Lord2FLI

      If Reagen gets to take credit for ending the Cold War, then Obama gets to take credit for ending OBL's jihad.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • comeon

      @Lynne
      "$4.09 a gallon gas in MD? Unemployment. Huge deficit."
      How can use say that Obama shouldn't take credit for ObL's death, but should take credit for unemployment, the deficit and gas prices? Those have been climbing since before GWB time. Don't pick and choose your blame hypocrite.
      I love the people that say Obama has the US in 3 wars, but won't credit him with ObL because the GWB started it. That makes a lot of sense.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      @Car and Lynne –

      You guys are in so much denial til it's funny. Sorry this event is such a big let down for you. Thank God for President Obama and our troops!

      May 2, 2011 at 4:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • non American

      @Dumb comment

      Are most Americans blind?
      Do most Americans think this is the end?
      When has bin Laden NOT been dead?

      How did most Americans feel when they saw the people in the streets of DC & NY celebrating.
      It felt to me like I was watching something that had happened in the Middle East.
      You people b!tch about the celebrations that have happened out there.
      But I guess its ok because you are America! The most "Greatest" country in the world. Not only that but the only country that matters.

      How many people did your country kill looking for someone who wasnt even in the country you all invaded.
      You get involved with stuff that has NOTHING to do with you just so America stroke its own ego.

      I had to put up with American Morons on Friday on other blogs because The Royal Wedding was Interrupting their precious news. & who got B!tched at the most.....Non Americans, & even Americans that were enjoying the wedding.

      so excuse me if I say anything that will p!ss off more Americans on this subject cause I could care less.

      and again
      When has bin Laden NOT been dead?
      Hes been dead according to a ton of people for the past 9 or so years.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ian

      Yeah, maybe Obama got lucky. But lets look at how many other terrorist leaders he's captured or killed and compare them to Bush's stats. Wow, Obama sure gets lucky a lot doesn't he. I'll take some of that luck if it's out there.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • maine liberal

      Last one to carry the ball; over the line gets the touchdown

      i guess its ok not to blame bush for the mistake but credit him with the success

      May 2, 2011 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Melissa

      I agree 100% with you TIm. Although I would liked to have seen who the bully fired. Gotta love thi tiny pouthy mouth and whatever you call that rug on his head.

      May 3, 2011 at 9:06 am | Report abuse |
    • Greg

      The thing Obama really deserves credit for in this, and it's no small thing for a politician in DC, is for having the balls to pull the trigger on the decision, and then stand back and let the special forces team do what they're trained to do without interfering or leaving them hamstrung by rigid rules of engagement (like what happened with Desert One in Iran). Both Clinton and W. Bush had the opportunities to get OBL with him sitting in the crosshairs, yet neither of them got the job done.

      May 3, 2011 at 9:57 am | Report abuse |
    • getreal2324

      @non American

      Your name says it all by the way. Your comparison of the Americans celebrating the death of OBL to the celebrations we saw overseas after 9/11 is like comparing apples and oranges. They were celebrating the murder of thousands of innocent people. We are celebrating the death of the murderer, see the difference? Probably not, so let me explain it to you this way.

      Let's say a child is murdered. You're saying that the murderer celebrating the death of the child is the same as the parents of the dead child celebrating once the murderer is caught and sentenced to death? I think not. You might have had a point had we went in and just blew the whole city up, but considering we took extra effort to prevent the killing of innocent people as much as we could, I'd say there is a HUGE difference in what we're celebrating now, and what we saw after 9/11.

      May 3, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  184. non American

    I cant believe my show/s got interrupted for that garbage.

    May 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • accommon

      Really

      May 2, 2011 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • 7o3y

      Typical Tea Party member response.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dumb comment

      @ non American- do you really think that this whole Osama Bin Laden situation doesn't effect you just because you don't live in America? Well, maybe it doesn't if you live under a rock, but this is a huge win for the World in general. It's pretty sad when your entertainment television takes presedence over breaking news of the death/defeat of the worlds most notorious terrorist.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • Maryann

      Usually, if you don't feed the troll, they go away.

      (yeah, I'm looking at you non-american)

      May 2, 2011 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Proud American

      non-american, your name says it all.

      May 2, 2011 at 11:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • cm

      SOUNDS LIKE YOU NEED A LIFE, RATHER THEN WATCHING TV

      May 3, 2011 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
    • Ron

      Really????! are you that shallow? this is an amazing point in history get a frickin life "non" what an appropriate name...

      May 4, 2011 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  185. Tay

    We are Champions!!!! U. S. A.

    [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/11684229"]

    May 2, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • jon

      @Hunter:
      You're right of course. I mean to interrupt such an important show to American viewers where Donald Trump belittles a handful of B-list, forgettable celebrities is detrimental to the fabric of our very existence.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • Carlos

      @hunter and any other complainer...

      Ohhhh are you people a little mad because this happen during President Obama's watch?????!!!! *gulp*

      Birther issue put at rest and Osama dead..........not looking good for you Reps and Teabeggers!!!!

      May 2, 2011 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bob Buehrer

      @Hunter some people, including myself don't have cable. we rely on our basic broadcasting to provide us with this information...for free. gotta love that socialism baby.

      May 2, 2011 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • non American

      heres the deal. Im with Hunter on this.
      There was no need to break away from CA when all that it was was a bunch of news reporters saying Obama is gonna make an announcement.......20min later blah blah blah.....30min later blah blahblah.....45min later
      Holy Fu*k...

      the only reason why all the networks thought it was necessary was cause Fox News leaked it.
      If it wasnt for them nothing would have been interrupted for an hour (or whatever it was)

      But cause Fox news blabed

      May 2, 2011 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      @Chris, I guess a lot of you tea baggers, birthers, GOP conservatives don't want to understand what has transpired in the last 24-48 hours either. Osama Bin Laden is dead and I'm glad the networks cut into whatever was on television to announce this great event.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • ChrisMN

      I don't care that they broke into normal programming – what does tick me off is that they broke into programming & then it was a FULL HOUR before Obama came on air to make his announcement!! I spent an hour waiting for him to make his 3 minute announcement.

      May 2, 2011 at 4:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • oc

      In all fairness, the networks cut in to programming 15 – 20 minutes ahead of the President's speech and spent much of that time breaking down what would be announced and playing the whole talking head game that was unnecessary. They could have done a break in (in addition to the ticker) to note the POTUS would be making a major announcement and that they'd break into an ongoing programming at that time.

      May 2, 2011 at 6:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • NotYou

      @Hunter, TeaBaggin' Babies & IdiotBoxAddicts

      Wahhhhhh!

      Once upon a time there was this little thing called RESPECT for a sitting president (whether he was your choice or not).

      You can interupt ANYTHING I'm doing ANYTIME for that kind of fabulous news.

      May 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • Aztrazolo

      When coverage broke into the apprentice, the news outlets were informed that the President was two minutes away from taking the podium. There were several delays in that process as the President was delayed with making sure all the proper congressional points were notified. The networks were informed several times prior to Obama taking the podium that it was only two minutes away. There is an agreement in place between the Networks and the White House that when they request air time that they are, for all intents and purposes going to get it. It really wasn't something that NBC or any other betwork had a real choice in.

      May 2, 2011 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Greg

      Of course they broke into other shows. It's the biggest "breaking news" event in quite a long time, and that means ratings. If they don't cover it right away, and as people find out they switch the channel to one that is covering it, that means they get scooped on a major, transcendent event. The networks can't let that happen if the people in charge want to keep their jobs.

      May 3, 2011 at 9:41 am | Report abuse |
    • tim

      @ hunter i dont have cable only way i would have found out sunday was watching cbs

      May 3, 2011 at 9:49 am | Report abuse |

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