Skip to comments.Obama can't seem to catch a break on his oil spill response (Poor Ole Barrack Hussein Obama)
Posted on 06/02/2010 3:49:04 AM PDT by tobyhill
So now the rap on President Obama is that his response to the oil spill along the Gulf Coast hasn't been heartfelt enough. He comes off as emotionally detached, critics say, and, by the way, isn't it a pity that the white folk from the coastal red states who never wanted a black man in the White House in the first place are complaining that he doesn't care about them?
Talk about projecting their hard feelings onto others.
"The politics of the disaster are Cajun hot, but Obama is cerebral cool," wrote Howard Fineman on msnbc.com. So we get our first black president -- and he's criticized for being too smart and not temperamental enough! Obama just can't seem to catch a break. He gets no credit for doing right and gets blamed even when he does nothing wrong.
Fineman, who penned one of the classier critiques, urged Obama to put some "Tabasco" into his reactions. No doubt the president would then be criticized for being a hotheaded militant. But he should go for it anyway.
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If George Bush had been to two or three fundraisers, whooped it up with ball teams, guffawed with Jay Leno, etc. etc. etc., he'd have two or three new orifices in his backside.
Joker B.O. gets a slap on the wrist.
“... isn’t it a pity that the white folk from the coastal red states who never wanted a black man in the White House in the first place are complaining that he doesn’t care about them?”
These boys need to get their story straight - in ‘05, we were told that the Gulf states had the black people that President Bush didn’t like.”
What response, other than to blame other people and then criticize finger pointing?
Just to amuse myself, I read stories like this and replace “oil spill” with “Hurricane Katrina” and “Obama” with “Bush” and pretend the story would have been written.
Heh, trying to play the race card. It’s white people being hurt by the spill . . . yah, sure, right. He seems to think blacks don’t live on the gulf coast and this is about race.
Someone cancel his race card. Interest levels are too low to make the card profitable : )
You make your own luck, and so far Obama has been clueless in that area.
Barack Hussein Obama is simply a not-very-bright, over-credentialed quota-hire.
Typical Lib writer, play the race card when their Super Hero fades to oblivion.
More style over substance from the left (obligatory racism included).
"Part of the problem in the case of the oil spill is that we have no frame of reference for how a black president is suppose to make us feel better during a national disaster...."
How are we ever going to achieve "color blindness" with the left's incessant reminders?
"Feel better" - another whole can of worms in that...
Lib Rats have a never ending stack of race cards. Most of my friends who are black are even getting tired of this administration and MSM constantly using it.
That’s right - he has the same haircut.
The fact of the matter is this:
The oil spill happened on Obama’s watch just like Katrina happened on Bush’s.
The difference is that one disaster was a natural phenomena and the other was man made and preventable.
Obama came very late to the oil spill disaster where Bush on the other hand, for as much as the criticism was levelled against him, was on top of things almost immediately because the governor of Louisiana at the time and the mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin, were dithering and arguing about what to do while at the same time trying to cover their butts.
Obama continues to dither and does not allow Bobby Jindal to act on his own authority with his own ideas. Obama does not even use all the US resources at his disposal to fix or at least alleviate the oil spill disaster.
Obama is an empty suit and incompetent.
Obama is good at talking but that is all he is good at as all liberals are. When it comes to action and actually doing something constructive to help their fellow Americans they are all nowhere to be found. But when it comes to helping themselves and their elitist tax evading godless degenerate, liberal friends, well that’s another story.
Would making us feel that he’s competent to do the job be too much to ask or is he excused because of his race?
Typical liberal race-baiting. Of course, we can’t dislike Obama merely because of his policies; it has to be in large part due to his race as well.
Well Courtland Milloy is really letting his racist flag fly.
"Buffy! Come forthwith! There's a black man down here and the rabble actually think he's 'too smart and docile!' My word! What ignoramuses they are!"
These left wing nuts are simply incredible...what a bunch of malarkey...and what the heck is that about white folks not being deserved any attention from their president?