Skip to comments.Obama: incompetent and ideological
Posted on 05/31/2010 2:46:53 AM PDT by Scanian
'Obama Struggling to Show He's in Control," reads the headline on The Washington Post's story on Barack Obama's Thursday press conference, where most of the questions were about the Gulf oil spill.
"Defensive, unauthoritative and equivocal," wrote Congressional Quarterly's Craig Crawford of Obama's performance. "He came across as a beleaguered bureaucrat in damage control."
Uh-oh. People, even people in the Obama-friendly press, are beginning to say that the oil spill is Obama's Katrina. That it destroys his reputation for competence.
Obama's press conference -- his first in the White House in 309 days -- didn't make him look any more in command of things than the photos of President George W. Bush's flyover visit to New Orleans. The candidate who told us his electoral victory would be seen as "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal" is now the president who seems helpless to prevent the oil slick from spreading.
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Shame the headline is more decisive than the article which is full of weasel words i.e. equivocal.
Barone is never going to be a fire-breather so I’m not surprised or disappointed but I knew the headline was too good to be true.
Both Bush's lost support from conservatives because of ideology. Bush 1 :, "read my lips, no new taxes", then raising taxes. Bush 2: Medicare drug entitlement.
What is the TEA party all about? Both parties are wrong for America ideologically.
Obama did not have Any competence to lose!
due you really think it was medicare?
I think Bush 2 simply wimped out. I personally think he was a great-American and I thank G-d every day that he was president during 9/11 than Al Gore. But, he simply didn’t fight—he let the dems and the media bash him endlessly and he never fought back. I gave up when he didn’t fight for John Bolton to stay in the UN. (calling Islam a religion of peace didn’t help the situation either)
Contrary to beliefs dear to the liberal intelligentsia race, ethnicity, and gender are not qualifiers for any position of leadership and do not inherently denote moral superiority. President Obama is the end result of nearly fifty years of a national obsession with affirmative action.
Having seen the consequences of electing an ill prepared chief executive, one can hope the electorate will return to evaluating potential leaders in terms of accomplishments, values, philosophy, and personal accountability. For national survival we must move beyond the politics of racial identity to achieve Dr. King’s dream of people being judged by their character and not the color of their skin.
“ALOHA” = Always Let Obama Hide Adequacy
“ALOHA” = Always Let Obama Hide Adequacy
What a putz!
1. community organizing (i.e. trouble-making),
2. oratory (i.e. reading well what others have programmed into his TelePrompTer), and
3.concealing his past.
Think of it this way: even though the media is his pals, the media is of the mindset that gubment can solve all the world’s problems, and when anyone, including a lib, prove that to be patently false, they melt down.
Gee, the country elected a two-bit community organizer, a guy who never had a real job and people are SHOCKED at Obama’s complete incomtetance??
I seemed to recall Obama himself saying that his major accomplishment was that he “ran” his presidential campaign! Great, huh? But the MSM desperately — desperately — wanted the antI-Bush candidate and the people desperately wanted to believe. Like we do watching a movie, enough people were willing to suspend their belief, completely disregarded this guy’s background, and voted for him with tears of joy.
Obama is the complete disaster that we all warned about, maybe worse.
We should repeatedly make the case that close-shore drilling would have allowed divers to fix that a long time ago, too.
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