Skip to comments.Any stories of Obama buyer's remorse?
Posted on 07/26/2014 1:17:25 PM PDT by eekitsagreek
Just wondering if anyone out there has stories from those who voted for Obama and now regret it. I realize that the far left will support him to the end, but I would like to think that perhaps those who may be more middle of the road may have regrets.
Not here in MA! Everyone here thinks he’s the best president ever! Now — if we can only get Elizabeth Warren as the follow-on!!!
The libs I know have doubled down.
My BIL says (with a straight face) that things wouldn’t be as they are (IOW they’d be much better) if the dumb Republicans would do the right thing and sign off on every Obungo proposal. He says it’s their job to do whatever Zero wants.
About 3 years ago I had a dinner discussion with one of the former top execs at Starbucks. He had voted for Obama in the first election and was astonished at just how bad Obama turned out to be. He was honestly shocked.
You and I have the same Brother In Law?
What a coincidence. LOL
Not one. They love him more than ever. Obamacare and gay marriage are beyond their wildest dreams. Withdrawal of the troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, check the box. Higher tax rates are either enthusiastically supported, or tolerated as the price of social justice. Ardently looking forward to amnesty for illegals, much stronger crackdowns on carbon extraction and combustion, and marijuana decriminalization, and expect Obama to deliver meaningfully on each of those in the next three years.
The must used Liberal Term “The Loyal Opposition” suddenly disappeared from the English Language on January 2009.
It was replaced with the Term “Racist Teabaggers”.
Too soon to judge
The Republican obstructionists get in the way of any progress
Tea Party racists’ fault
Better than Romney
Plenty of blame to go around
And, they’re all excited about Hillary being next president
Ever noticed that libs always insult the intelligence of conservative females? That they are all just so stupid?
Yet, no matter how lying, incompetent, inexperienced and falling down stupid a liberal "female" is, she is brilliant and fully equipped to be President. In a liberal, a vagina is proof of superiority. No discussion of anything else is necessary.
Pretty universally, it has been a case of ‘A poor choice, but it could have been far worse.’
My mom and dad have not come right out and said they regretted it, but they have been highly critical of him in the last two years.
I have spoken to a half dozen people other than that who have said they regretted voting for him. I didn’t gloat. I coaxed out of them why, and most of it has to do with his (truly) lack of transparency in the government, the IRS, his vacations, even the immigration issue. Some of these people would have never called political before, are now looking at politics a lot closer, and the difference in the parties. I warn them, that the Republicans aren’t as great of an option anymore, that even among them, you have to choose the right individual.
I get a lot of interest in either Paul or Cruz. I’m trying not to get my hopes up on such a small selection of people who are identified as democrats, but....we’ll see.
Nope. Quite the contrary. I DO hear that some that voted for him don’t like him (too Conservative) but say they will vote for whoever the Dims run so it doesn’t matter.
In short, zero chance either side picks up any votes even from the supposed “middle”. People are pretty much set on one side or another which is why the demographic shift against us is so unsettling.
I stopped associating with all known Obama voters. I don’t associate with traitors.
And they will admit up front that no matter who is on the (D) ticket in 2016, they will vote for that person. Most (all?) would cast their vote now to be counted for whomever is running in 2016.
I think I would have a little remorse if I voted for this.
>>Too soon to judge
Remember, these Dem’s parents and grandparents voted for FDR multiple times, despite how horrible the U.S. economy remained, 3 times. So 8 years wasn’t enough. If WWII hadn’t intervened, they’d have voted for him again despite the fact that the economy would have remained horrible. I’ll give people a pass for not changing Presidents in the middle of a major war.
I see it by how few of them rush in to defend the guy on online forums. They like to pretend that he doesn’t exist these days.
Tech sites especially hate the guy now.
I don't get it either.
Maybe they meant they had regrets but would never vote for a Republican (or at least for Romney).
Plenty of people whose parents or grandparents voted for FDR are now Republicans, and plenty of people whose parents or grandparents voted for Hoover or Landon or Willkie or Dewey voted for Obama.
I'd cut the old folks a little slack. A lot of them didn't have any hope that things could get better.
A combination disorder: cognitive dissonance, Stockholm syndrome, self-esteem issues, "Magic Negro" syndrome ("He'll become what we need him to become").
These are the people that actually believe the spewings of Harry Reid and Nanzi Pelosi.
You're overthinking it. They are idiots, period....
In a competition between liberal and liberal lite, liberal wins. Wonder if we'll ever see another conservative as a Republican nominee?
YES! I have a close friend who is quite a bit younger than I am ahem. He is a 34-year old guy who was a low-information voter.
I introduced him to Rush Limbaugh and most importantly Mark Levin, The Great One! He is not only extremely upset that he voted for Obama but he has completely transformed into a Constitutional Conservative.
He owns all of Mark Levin’s books and keeps up with Mark’s radio show every single day. He has signed up for many online conservative causes and petitions and, in fact, forwards many links to me to do the same in addition to passing along pertinent causes and information to me.
He purchased a beautiful American flag (importantly, a made-in-America flag), a special version showing the original 13 colonies that he proudly displays outside his home. He is about to purchase an Israeli flag in support of Israel.
It is a joy to behold. He gets it and he’s become a knowledgeable and passionate conservative voice. He is involved! It’s a beautiful thing!
I think mostly they are keeping their mouths shut about it.
1. Cut spending and the deficit
2. Stop illegal immigration
I argued with her for hours that there was zero chance of Obama doing either of those, and that in fact the deficit would skyrocket under Obama and that he would push for amnesty. Both of which turned out to be true.
I have not met a single person who regrets voting for him. Most who voted for him were oblivious to begin with, and they remain so. See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil! I have relatives whose home is a virtual shrine to Obama & family. They even have photos of the entire family on their refrigerator. I hold no hope that these relatives of mine will ever see the truth. They really do believe that Obama is the greatest president our country has ever had.
“I introduced him to Rush Limbaugh ...... He is not only extremely upset that he voted for Obama but he has completely transformed into a Constitutional Conservative.”
Sounds like what happened to me in 199o (no Levin available to me back then, unfortunately).
Don't give Obama any ideas,
That's what I'm hearing. McCain was just plain scary, and Romney didn't come across as anything but the corporate raider who wouldn't stand up to Obama.
The "buyers remorse" belongs to us conservatives who, beginning with George 1, have been sold voting for the "lesser of two evils". Maybe we got what we deserved for voting for a kinder, gentler form of evil.
And you know what? It's going to be President Warren or President Corey Booker if the next Republican nominee doesn't inspire with the constitutional conservative vision of how to save the US.
>>He purchased a beautiful American flag (importantly, a made-in-America flag)
Lowe’s had a bunch when I was through the other day. Mine was in rough shape, so I bought one. I need to get the old one to the Boy Scouts for retirement.
Yikes! Good point!
A military friend confessed that he voted for Bambi the first time but not the second, he saw the light. He is very angry about the foxhole pink slips.
“Maybe they meant they had regrets but would never vote for a Republican (or at least for Romney). “
They’ll never vote Republican - especially my Jewish friends. Scary thing is they have lots of money that they invest in the candidates and said they’d do it again.
Makes no sense, none.
bust a gut laughing!
I think mostly they are keeping their mouths shut about it.
Those on FR who poor mouthed Romney sure are quiet.....McStain is forgotten as well.
They’ll never admit it - believing themselves more intelligent and compassionate than everyone else, it would destroy their fragile egos to ever acknowledge they made such a mistake as not seeing this fraud coming.....
” They even have photos of the entire family on their refrigerator.”
It sounds like Obama has become their cult leader. In North Korea, the citizens are legally required to have a portrait of the current dictator hung on a prominent wall in their apartment. I wonder if the Bamster has considered including this in an executive order.
I preferred his father. He was amazing. The first time he played golf, he shot a 34 (38 under par) that included 11 holes in one.
It's hard to imagine what he might have accomplished with a few lessons. He's gone now, but his record seems pretty safe.
“He’s gone now, but his record seems pretty safe.”
You would have thought he would have gotten more attention from the PGA with that kind of score. Oh, well, he was obviously a very humble man. (sarc)
Well, probably only seven of the eleven holes in one were par 4’s. And, the par 3’s, well, the par 3’s were more or less gimmes for him. ;-)
“And, the par 3s, well, the par 3s were more or less gimmes for him. ;-)”
I gotta remember that. That makes sense to me. :)