Skip to comments.Lowering Expectations for Obama
Posted on 01/05/2009 6:30:46 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
Reuters ran a little flak for Barack Obama trying to help dull the outrageous expectations placed on The One by his irrationally exuberant adherents in theirs headlined "Congress faces historic challenges" -- As if no other Congress has faced "historic challenges" before? Reuters assures us, though, that times are so bad that we should not expect Obama to live up to any of his outlandish promises. This way, of course, if Obama reneges on them, the Old Media can remind everyone that its really our fault for expecting too much, not Obama's for reneging.
Naturally, we get the kind of Bush-is-worst rhetoric we expect from Reuters but we also find that Reuters seems to have forgotten that Congress itself has even lower ratings than does Bush. And Reuters starts off the story conveniently forgetting that the Democrats have controlled Congress since 2006.
Democrats will pack greater clout when the new Congress convenes on Tuesday but they face enormous expectations from voters as they grapple with two wars, a financial crisis and record budget deficits.
Yeah, "greater clout." But they've been in control since 2006 and faced a weakened president to boot. But, have Congressional Democrats had no "expectations" since 2006? Let us also not forget the two wars they have to "grapple with" were approved by the Democrats almost to a man and that the record deficits and the financial crisis were engineered by many of their own votes...
Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...
MSM having a touch of Buyers Remorse????
My expectations are lower than a snakes belly in a wagon rut.
We are so screwed....look for us to assume Zimbabwe status in the near future..
I will be wearing my Depend Diapers every day, just in case Obama turns out to be more Conservative than Bush.
I want to stay positive but each and every day I come to further realize that the world has gone insane. Up is down, right is wrong and the worldwide socialists that now seem to be running the show have us in a huge ditch and are digging deeper by the day.
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