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FLOTUS: Barack’s done just a phenomenal job working around Congress
Hot Air ^ | October 3, 2012 | Erika Johnsen

Posted on 10/03/2012 2:34:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Via Breitbart, I would actually agree with the First Lady on this one — President Obama has demonstrated a rather disquieting level of comfort with circumventing a Congress that doesn’t agree on wholesaling his liberal agenda. But, as to why that’s supposed to be a positive thing… I’m not sure I’m getting it.

(VIDEO AT LINK)

MICHELLE OBAMA ON The TOM JOYNER MORNING SHOW: "Well, we’re understanding that, you know, you can have a president you love, but if you don’t have a congress that’s willing to work, you know, you wind up stalled in so many ways. And I think that Barack has done a phenomenal job working around a congress that has never been willing to help move the country forward on so many different issues. But I think he’s done everything humanly possible to get things passed around the margins. But, you know, just imagine where this country will be when we have Barack Obama as President and we have a congress that’s ready to work hand-in-hand, and willing to compromise to make sure that this country moves forward for everyone."

I wonder how many days and in how many ways I’ll find myself making this same point before we’re finally out of the woods of this particular presidency: In the first two no-holds-barred years of his term, Obama passed stimuli, Dodd-Frank, and of course the major PPACA overhaul sans bipartisan support. Ergo, Americans showed up to vote in November 2010 en masse for conservative candidates, specifically electing a new Congress to thwart his unpopular agenda. This is not rocket science — it’s called “checks and balances,” and it is a highly useful feature of our democratic institutions. I suppose Team Obama is relying on us having short political memories and is trying to get us to focus on the gridlock of the last two years, so we can all forget about how we overwhelmingly rejected having Barack Obama as president paired with “a Congress that’s ready to work hand-in-hand.”


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: congress; michelleobama; obama; teaparty
If you wrote a fiction novel that looked like this, you'd be laughed out of the publisher's office.
1 posted on 10/03/2012 2:34:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is what you get from Moochelle Robinson, affirmative action student at Princeton.


2 posted on 10/03/2012 2:36:27 PM PDT by Salvey
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I pray that the Heritage Foundation or other conservative groups are documenting everyone and everything that has to be fired and undone when this dictator is voted out of office!


3 posted on 10/03/2012 2:37:46 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Phenomenal = Impeachment-worthy.


4 posted on 10/03/2012 2:42:15 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This is just further proof, as if it was needed, that our muzzie-in-chief rejects the foundation of our republic, lawmaking by the people via their reps.

That he could possibly remain in office perfectly illustrates the depravity of our once civil society.

5 posted on 10/03/2012 2:44:14 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And around the Constitution. Right Evita?


6 posted on 10/03/2012 2:44:46 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useful idiots.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Americans showed up to vote in November 2010 en masse for conservative candidates, specifically electing a new Congress to thwart his unpopular agenda. She admits it right there....UNPOPULAR !
7 posted on 10/03/2012 2:48:22 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“.....working around Congress...”

Aye, moochie...and that is the problem....


8 posted on 10/03/2012 2:49:13 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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9 posted on 10/03/2012 2:51:43 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Barak; obama
FLOTUS: Barack’s done just a phenomenal job working around Congress

Yeah Chewbaklava!

Ska-rew "We The People". What do us idiots know about progressivism anyway?

10 posted on 10/03/2012 2:56:14 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: Fledermaus

Conservatives are well aware of how Obama subverts the constitution to get his way..what is maybe more troubling is the FLOTUS boasting about it

Men and women have died and are dying daily to protect and defend our constitution which they boast about ignoring.

Michelle and Barack see themselves as king and queen. We have freed ourselves from a monarchy before let’s hope we can do it again.


11 posted on 10/03/2012 2:57:27 PM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Obamas are shameful people who hate America and its foundation. They are grifters who back the grifters of AMERICA.

They need to be brought up on charges of treason after they boast about circumventing the Constitution.

Your husband took an oath, Michelle, and he never meant it. Is that because he took his real oath on the Koran. You know, the one he did out of the public eye?


12 posted on 10/03/2012 3:04:00 PM PDT by dforest
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow! I hope most Americans remember we are a Constitutional Republic and this kind of bragging is actually a really, really, bad thing!


13 posted on 10/03/2012 3:09:01 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: dforest
"Your husband took an oath, Michelle, and he never meant it. Is that because he took his real oath on the Koran. You know, the one he did out of the public eye"?

Is THAT why he had to take the oath TWICE with his "PAL" Roberts?

14 posted on 10/03/2012 3:12:35 PM PDT by jaz.357 ( *Luke 6:43-45* Twas Ever Thus!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

SO that means Barack can no longer blame Congress or Bush since he has done what he wanted, right??


15 posted on 10/03/2012 3:14:48 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They seem to always forget that for the first 2 yrs he had a congress he could work with. Where did that get us?


16 posted on 10/03/2012 3:22:33 PM PDT by sheana
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To: sheana
They seem to always forget that for the first 2 yrs he had a congress he could work with. Where did that get us?

It got us Obamacare.

17 posted on 10/03/2012 3:24:16 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: sheana

“They seem to always forget that for the first 2 yrs he had a congress he could work with. Where did that get us?”

I’m not sure but I do know there isn’t enough Vaseline in the world for a second term with this jackass.


18 posted on 10/03/2012 3:28:35 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: longfellowsmuse

Hard to do when the serfs get free stuff.


19 posted on 10/03/2012 3:32:02 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useful idiots.)
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To: jaz.357

That is what I think. I wonder what they have on John Roberts?


20 posted on 10/03/2012 3:36:13 PM PDT by dforest
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BOEHNER - AWOL

McCONNELL - AWOL

disgusting

WHERE THE HELL IS THE LEADERSHIP???


21 posted on 10/03/2012 3:53:22 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Obama gives us the gift of downward mobility)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

... and Barak has also done a pretty good job of working around you, Michelle. I notice he keeps Reggie Love close-by while you & the little Obama’s go off on your numerous ‘vacations’.


22 posted on 10/03/2012 4:40:26 PM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WHY AREN’T MOOCHELLE AND BARRY IN JAIL?


23 posted on 10/03/2012 4:44:51 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Jacquerie
That he could possibly remain in office perfectly illustrates the depravity of our once civil society.

It worked for quite awhile in Germany.

24 posted on 10/03/2012 4:48:28 PM PDT by norton
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
if you don’t have a congress that’s willing to work, you know, you wind up stalled in so many ways

She's right. America doesn't have a working Congress. If we did, she wouldn't never have become FLOTUS.

25 posted on 10/03/2012 4:49:30 PM PDT by bgill
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