Skip to comments.James Carville: Unemployment’s about to cause “civil unrest”
Posted on 06/06/2011 3:41:50 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
And you know who that helps? Er, nobody, really, but it certainly hurts Barack Obama. The Daily Caller provides a four-minute video from today’s Don Imus Show, in which Democratic political strategist James Carville warns that extended unemployment will have a destabilizing effect on American politics, which is hardly the kind of Hope and Change Obama was selling in 2008:
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It is going to be very difficult, Carville said. But the country, if that is what we are doing, this is gruesome on people. This unemployment rate for this long is humanitarian crisis of the first magnitude. This financial crisis, people have studied this by the way, they know that the things take this long to work their way through. The aftermath of these things kind of an academic book that is dry entitled This Time is Different. What it concluded it is not different this time. They studied it, the aftermath of the financial crisis. What we are going through is imminently predictable. But this is a terrible thing that has happened to peoples lives. I think the president at one level understands that, you know. But he is limited in what he can do. So well just have to see. But its going to be hard. If 54,000 jobs is the new norm this is going to be very, very tough. Some people say it just might be one more thing. We dont know.
But Carville said the consequences arent limited to politics alone. He warned of heighten risk of civil unrest with the bleak economic picture.
You know, look this is a humanitarian you know, youre smart enough to see this, Carville said. People, you know, if it continues, were going to start to see civil unrest in this country. I hate to that, but I think its [eminently] possible.
Will there be riots in the streets? Doubtful, not unless we see a total collapse of the economy. Right now it’s a toss-up whether we’ll drop into a mild recession, so the civil unrest is hardly imminent, the word the DC mistakenly used to transcribe Carville’s warning. But without a doubt, high and chronic unemployment has caused civil dissatisfaction with Obama and the Democrats; we saw that in the midterm elections, while the GDP numbers were still inching up.
Now that the Keynesian bubble has deflated, Obama is left with no progress at all, and handed his opponents a good argument that far from helping, Obamanomics got in the way of a normal recovery. At the very least, Republicans can ask whether a Democratic warning of impending civil unrest is a sign of success or failure, and ask voters to reach the obvious conclusion.
Carville, it is already here. Got Chicago Red Line? Northwestern?
No? You mean you didn’t realize this is EXACTLY what the Democrats/’Prograssives’ want?
“But without a doubt, high and chronic unemployment has caused civil dissatisfaction with Obama and the Democrats; we saw that in the midterm elections, while the GDP numbers were still inching up. “
What concerns me is that we’re not hearing much difference in the GOP from 08 to now and they were booted for a reason. They need to get focus and get the message out or who knows what 2012 will result in.
The Crafty Cajun is right twice a day...maybe he's in the middle of the flash mob when it goes down...
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
All it takes is another one of his bald faced lies!
James needs to come out of the swamp and read the headlines from Memorial Day weekend...it’s already happening.
That might be good.
The typical DemoLiberal rat scum tactic: When losing, incite race riots.
“. Right now its a toss-up whether well drop into a mild recession, “
Morrissey has been slipping out back behind the garage and nipping at the kool-aid....
About half the country is on some kind of government asistance, welfare recipients are receiving free cars, cell phones and cable services, our entitlement programs are going to bankrupt us, and they want us to spend MORE on welfare? Heck, the “democratic strongholds” are already rioting.
How about supporting business to create jobs, instead?
Economy is in the tank. People are hurting... they are more than hurting, they are seeing their lives and country destroyed.
Gas is over $4 a gallon and we’re not doing a thing to stop the rise. The price of nearly everything is going up and the wages are going down.
Our beloved Military folks will be coming home by the tens of thousands... but jobs will not be there for them.
A “double dip” is around the corner.
We are releasing tens of thousands of hardened criminals back into our neighborhoods. They won’t have jobs either.
I could go on....
“Civil unrest”, oh sure, we will have civil unrest at the very least. If things don’t turn around very soon, we will have FAR more than civil unrest, we are ripe for a civil war.
. I hate to that, but I think its [eminently] possible.
What in the heck does that mean?
Sloppy writing, I assume. I despise CarVILE, but I doubt he said, “I hate to that”, and I am sure he knows the difference between “eminent” and “imminent”.
The current American political class is well aware of the freight train that is bearing down on them. D*mn Trash! A once great country.
Who is signing Carville’s checks these days?
“They [Republicans] need to get focus and get the message out or who knows what 2012 will result in.”
Republicans are weak and clueless. They should be out there constantly hammering away at Obama about jobs, jobs, jobs and demanding to know where all that stimulous money went. Instead, they are quietly sitting on the sidelines.
What did 0bamao call the latest unemployment figures - a “bump”? He’s gonna find out what a bump is if he doesn’t get his a$$ off the golf course!
Yes, the national socialist, liberal fascist will now try to break Ameeicas spirit, and make the public vote for their ONLY HOPE out of desperation.
These leftist ba$tards have become the enemy of the people.
They want o cow the people and take away our freedoms by reinterpreting them out of existence.Its all so thet “everybody” can be saved you see, give up just a little freedom for that./S
Carville is a son of a w*ore of the first order.Watch for the president to declare martial law and postpone the election as soon as the planned for riots begin in the summer of 2012, rather than allow Sarah Palin to win the election.
I say we impeach Obama. This should be the straw that breaks the camel’s back.The Obama administration and all RINO Republicans are enemies of the people. They ALL need to be cashiered.Carville is a leftist operator who is putting up the trial baloon of fear mongering and hopelessness.At least Carville is expendable in the eyes of the fascist hierarchy, and may he expend quickly.