Skip to comments.The New Comeback Kid: Obama’s comeback is occurring in his presidency a year ahead of Clinton’s
Posted on 12/16/2010 10:52:47 PM PST by UncledaveEdited on 12/17/2010 4:24:33 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
If Barack Obama wins reelection in 2012, as is now more likely than not, historians will mark his comeback as beginning on December 6, the day of the Great Tax-Cut Deal of 2010.
Obama had a bad November. Admittedly shellacked in the midterm election, he fled the scene to Asia and various unsuccessful meetings, only to return to a sad-sack, lame-duck Congress with ghostly dozens of defeated Democrats wandering the halls.
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I’ll have what he’s having.
WTF is Kraut smoking?
Charles is drinking the Obozo kool-aid here. I thought he was smarter than that.
A massive, mind altering stroke?
I think he forgot his sarcasm tag...
Krauthammer just jumped the shark.
Pretty much right on all counts.
For pete’s sake...I couldn’t even finish this. The new Congress has not even been seated yet. What is the point of this column?
The damage that this totalitarian, marxist maniac has done to our country will become more apparent, more obvious as 2012 draws closer.
Come back...likely to be reelected? I’m nauseated
er, I think some ppl are over playing the reason why Clinton won 2nd term. He won because of third party
Has he been hanging out with Marion Barry?
WTF is Kraut smoking?
I do not know the brand, but I do know it is “GOOD SH—!”
I think I just threw up in my mouth a little bit...
Just finished it. He’s right regarding the republicans. Damn them.
Charles Charles Charles ....
Have we already forgotten his abdicating the podium to Clinton?
His failure in international diplomacy at every level from negotiating for the Olympics and World Cup to Middle East and Afghan peace ... while praising his appointment of Hillary who he beleives is “THE BEST” Secretary of State in US History.
His international gift-giving idiocies.
A 10% unemployment level, record bankruptcies, trillion dollar deficits, Obamacare,.....
Sure, re-election is a sure thing
Really? Keeping the tax code in place is the same as the deal Clinton struck with Republicans in ‘94? Kraut has gone senile. This deal doesn’t put anything back on track. It just arguably keeps anything from getting worse if we ignore the continuance of funding even more pork.
If Obama had engineered these rates be permanent maybe a small case could be made he had provided confidence for investors and the business sector to engage long term but he didn’t even do that.
Kraut’s fawning would have made better sense if Obama had somehow trumped the status quo and slashed taxes even more.
Kraut pussed out in 2008 and is already folding for 2012. He may be right on a lot of issues but he is nothing more than an elitist ivy league beltway insider.
Bookmarked for future mocking, like when someone in the future tells me how brilliant Krauthammer is.
Charles is reverting back to his cyncical democrat ways and days. I think I'll use Krauthammer as a *red* flag. Watch closely what he writes and says.
Apparently, Charles has forgotten that Obama will be slammed repeatedly during the campaign season...lol. Sarah Palin is right: those Beltway folks are a hoity-toity group of their own.
I agree the Republicans were fools to endorse more pork spending and it’s infuriating they want to continue to use this as a political football so they can campaign for keeping these tax rates in 2012 rather then fighting they be made permanent. But Kraut’s analysis of Obama’s end here is very weak. It does remind he was one of the people fawning over Obama just two years ago. He took pride in not succumbing to him by giving him a vote like his friends. But he did everything short of that in the run up.
Charles really doesn’t like the bill, and feels the Republicans were snookered.
That’s the reason for this article.
is that pic real?
A curious media spin phenomena continues: When Democrat Presidents are forced into breaking campaign promises by signing legislation they hate, it’s always a moment of strength and victory. When Republicans do the same it’s weakness and loss.
Krauthammer has joined George Will as conservative columnists who have gone native.
It’s what overexposure and years in Washington do to people.
OMG... this guy is completely looney tunes!
He’s an elitist; the same flavor as Noonan, Rove, Romney etc. Some of his columns are very good but truly, since the election, I don’t read too much of his stuff anymore. He was an ass about O’Donnell and has been an ass about Palin (IIRC) and that doesn’t come from any substance; it just comes from elitism.
Zero's suit looks like he kept it since high school, and has never pressed it.
You can't take the hillbilly nature out of this family.
Perhaps he likes the Obama cocktail parties... all the lobster and Kobe beef.
One has to take Krauthammer seriously but I don’t see how Obama is so smart. He was boxed in and had to move to the center or let his constituents on unemployment go without and piss off everyone else when their taxes went up. Unfortunately the Republicans let him off easy. But what else was Obama going to do?
Charles, the drugs have kicked in.
Obama is not smart, this is not a comeback, and he has definitely not moved to the center.
He is still a far left, America hating Muslim marxist, who can read a teleprompter and expel enough bullsh$t to keep people like you, Charles, enthralled.
This is the high point of his usurped Presidency.
It is all down hill from here.
Either a looney liberal got a hold of his passwords or Mr. Krauthammer was sh!tfaced when this ‘article” was written
Why does one “have to take Krauthammer seriously”? Seriously?
Maybe Kraut is anticipating a massive RINO wimp out. That's the only thing that can frame him as the "come back kid". "NO COMPROMISE!"
More “hoity toity” from a “hoity toity” beltway insider.
“Charles is reverting back to his cyncical democrat ways and days. I think I’ll use Krauthammer as a *red* flag. Watch closely what he writes and says.”
I think- reading between the lines here- he’s really paranoid about a certain somebody being the GOP front-runner. He’s been that way for a while now, and it’s unfortunate.
My thought exactly.
That’s got to be the first time I’ve ever seen a paraplegic jump over a shark.
That boy’s got skills, I tell ya. Too bad he’s on the wrong team.
Obamao ain’t Reagan, not even equivalent in value to Reagan’s toe gum, and he ain’t Clinton either. He is like the worse parts of Carter magnified ten fold, only he needs a teleprompter to help him get there. A Republican House and Senate may have had an outside chance of salvaging things for Obamao, but certainly not the House by itself. There won’t be a Clintonesque type of recovery for Obamao, no matter how much Charles hits the crack pipe.
The only fair thing would have been a blindness alert. I have grandchildren to drive tomorrow.
That stuff'll rot your brain, sonny.
Are you insane?
“You can’t take the hillbilly nature out of this family.”
You must believe that just because you post, you’re impervious....
I’ve seen ‘rot’, you?