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Charlie Cook: Obama Team Looking Incompetent
newsmax ^ | Dave Eberhart

Posted on 02/06/2009 8:59:47 PM PST by MAD-AS-HELL

Writing in the National Journal Magazine, political analyst Charlie Cook opines that President Barack Obama had better start playing his own game, or his administration is going to get labeled incompetent.

Cook, who edits the respected "Cook Political Report," writes that, with such stains on the record as Sen. Tom Daschle’s withdrawal as Health and Human Services secretary nominee, embarrassing disclosures about Treasury nominee Timothy Geithner’s taxes, and a stimulus package that has run up against a wall of criticism, President Obama may be setting himself up for the shortest honeymoon in presidential history.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; carteresque; charlie; cook; daschle; incompetent; obama
Obama can't play it by his rules because it's not an election and he doesn't have the media to cover up his mistakes like they did the last two years. We can only hope he continues to show just how incompetent a politically inexperienced 2 year senator who's only goal was to campaign for the next higher office (which he can no longer do!)

Barack Obama will be the guy to make Jimmy Carter look like a political genius!

1 posted on 02/06/2009 8:59:47 PM PST by MAD-AS-HELL
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Yeah, most of FR participants saw this coming.


2 posted on 02/06/2009 9:00:43 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Love the headline — LOOKING Incompetent. Think it is safe to say they ARE Incompetent. Less then a month in office and I am sick and tired of the wimps!


3 posted on 02/06/2009 9:01:32 PM PST by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER! Sam Bradford Heisman! LetsGetThisRight.com RED STATE Oklahoma Republican)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL
Charlie Cook: Obama Team Looking Incompetent

Well, that's appropriate. They are. We knew that.

/johnny

4 posted on 02/06/2009 9:01:40 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (God Bless us all, each, and every one.)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Everybody keeps forgetting old Bill “Pay-Fo-Play” Richardson.


5 posted on 02/06/2009 9:02:01 PM PST by wac3rd (In the end, we all are Conservative, some just need their lives jolted to realize that fact.)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL
Obama Team Looking Incompetent

They Are!

6 posted on 02/06/2009 9:11:36 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: MAD-AS-HELL
Thanks to the traitors form Maine he got everything he wanted. He may have looked the fool at times, but he won. Won on every point, and gave up nothing in return. It doesn't matter how bad a quarterback looks, so long as the final score is in his favor. How you looked only matters for the moment. Victory lasts for all history.

With this bill Obama has secured permanent single party rule over the US. I very much doubt Obama, Queen Nancy, or anybody over at DU gives a damn what we think of his style of leadership.
7 posted on 02/06/2009 9:12:38 PM PST by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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Charlie Cook: Obama Team Looking Incompetent

As my cousin by marriage says (he always knows everything)---"I knew that!"

vaudine

8 posted on 02/06/2009 9:33:22 PM PST by vaudine
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To: MAD-AS-HELL
Obama and his team INCOMPETENT?????

What the hell did you expect?????

Look at EVERY Liberal Democrat/Socialist run city or state - and MOST especially if the leadership is black - and tell me what you see...

Incompetence, Corruption, Degradation, Loss of Industry and Jobs, Deterioration of Infrastructure, Increase in Crime, Drugs, Prostitution and dependency on welfare.;..

Oh - and while we're at it - LOOK at the ENTIRETY of the Democrat Black Congressional Caucus and tell me if you see an honest, competent, accomplished, ethical, executive leader amongst the entire collection of slugs.

Look at the 20 years Obama spent as “Community Organizer” in Chicago - and tell me how much good he did for the down and outers.... A few black “insiders” like Michelle got do nothing high paying jobs and the rest were left worse off. Obama is worse than Incompetent -- he's a liar and an unaccomplished executive at any endeavor except playing the race card and mouthing bullshit to get elected.
NOTHING MORE.

Oh, and one more thing -- the Dalai Bama STILL hasn't proved that he was born in the United States, and until he does he's a lying Kenyan as far as I'm concerned...

9 posted on 02/06/2009 9:44:01 PM PST by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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Obama and his team are incompetent. His resume as a legislator is as thin as onion skin and it is clear that he doesn’t have a clue. Engaging Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity shows that he has no comprehension of how that diminishes public perception his power.

I saw one of his apologists on Fox tonight. She was pressed about Obama’s so called stimulus package and its tons of pork. Her response was typical of a brainwashed leftist.

First she refused to respond to questions and babled on about Bush. Van Susteren doggedly repeated her specific question to the woman. I have done this to lefties enough to recognize that they can not respond to specific questions about their brainwashed blather.

The eyes reflect growing panic, shifting and blinking. They disintegrate before your eyes if you simply continue to ask for a response to a specific question.

It is both amusing and frightening to observe. It’s funny because they don’t have any answers, just dogmatic talking points. Scary because there are enough of them to have put this incompetent Marxist in the most powerful office in the world.


10 posted on 02/06/2009 10:55:17 PM PST by SkipW
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To: SkipW

exactly.


11 posted on 02/06/2009 10:59:04 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: SkipW

Very clear insight of the our empty leader.


12 posted on 02/06/2009 11:35:05 PM PST by Falconspeed ("Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others." Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: SkipW

EXCELLENT.


13 posted on 02/07/2009 12:27:04 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (PIE FIGHT!!!!!)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

If I’m not mistaken, President George W. Bush had the shortest Honeymoon in Presidential history.

The Honeymoon was over two months BEFORE he took the oath.


14 posted on 02/07/2009 12:46:05 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (Democracy, two wolves and one sheep deciding what's for dinner.)
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re: The Honeymoon was over two months BEFORE he took the oath

It was over at noon EST on election day.


15 posted on 02/07/2009 12:51:03 AM PST by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

At least Jimmy Carter ran a state!!!! I can’t believe I just said that.


16 posted on 02/07/2009 1:46:21 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL
The classic case study of democrat corruption & incompetency is Lousianna and Michigan.

For all the Billions that New Orleans got over the 30 years to build a respectable dyke's system most of it was pocketed by corrupt democrat politicians and crooked contracted using (of course) democrat union goons.

Howbeit after the hurricane hit that state the MSM went into full gear and the next thing you hear (wait for it) is "IT's BUSH FAULT!!"

17 posted on 02/07/2009 2:53:19 AM PST by prophetic (God, let 0Bama and his evil plans for this country fail & let him be utterly disgraced like HAMAN!!)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Wasn’t Charlie Cook one of the pollsters singing Hussein’s praises pre-election???


18 posted on 02/07/2009 3:16:35 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Obama has world-class teleprompter skills. Is anything else required?


19 posted on 02/07/2009 3:58:56 AM PST by sphinx
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Wasn’t Charlie Cook one of the pollsters singing Hussein’s praises pre-election???

No, he just said that O was going to win. He did, quite handily. He also said that he would get a job bagging groceries if O did not win. I can assure you that he never had any intention of bagging groceries. He just knew that the election was over. People drank the kool aid on this one and now we will all pay the price.

20 posted on 02/07/2009 6:05:56 AM PST by centurion316
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To: centurion316

thanks for the clarification! :)


21 posted on 02/07/2009 8:45:01 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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