Skip to comments.Newsweek’s Evan Thomas rips Obama speech: ‘He was being a God [expletive] Democrat!’
Posted on 07/03/2011 9:55:04 AM PDT by markomalley
A Mark Halperin misstep this is not, but Newsweek magazine columnist Evan Thomas had some pretty strong words for President Barack Obama Friday.
On Inside Washington, host Gordon Peterson asked his panel to suggest a way to overcome the current impasse and get Congress and the White House moving on a budget deal. Thomas offered up a solution, but also expressed his frustration with Obama.
Yeah, because its happened before Obama has got to be President of the United States, Thomas said. He has to be two things. He has to make a public case of how bad is this, because he is not doing that. Hes not being honest about just how bad this is going to be no, he was partisan. He was God [bleep] Democrat! He was just, you know being a party guy. I applaud the energy but it wasnt getting me anywhere. He has got to rise above that and then in private, in private hes got to make a deal.
Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammers sentiments fell in line with Thomass.
Instead of saying, as a president ought to say, is that we have a problem it is a serious problem, its a growing problem, its a structural problem and we have to do something, he says, as in the sound bite you showed, it is a choice between helping the elderly on Medicare and corporate jets and oil tax breaks, Krauthammer added. That is pure demagoguery and that is not leadership.
Earlier in the program, Krauthammer pointed out that if you were to collect the tax on corporate jets for the next 7,000 years, it would not cover one year of an Obama administration deficit.
Ladies and gentlemen I give you: Dick Hussein Obama!
Someone needs to memo Evan Thomas and remind him/her that it was they that made Obama out to be ‘the anointed one’, a god, the next best thing since JFK and Roosevelt, etc. Bunch of frakin’ idiots now having to cope with what they themselves created. =.=
It's as if millions of Media Libturds are suddenly coming to the realization that their foot-licking advocacy of The RAT Party and the general public's revulsion of it is resulting in massive layoffs in their industry.
The MSM stretches, and possibly opens one eye??
Obama is not a leader. Obama is a puppet.
Not a chance. It’s more like... do what you have to to get this deal done so we can quit talking about it and go back to the Commie/Marxist agenda of destroying the country under the radar.
as if millions of Media Libturds are suddenly coming to the realization ...
Yea, as if ... Not likely gonna happen, not until the band stops playing (Keep arranging the deck chairs ...)
The grandfather of Evan Thomas was, IIRC, the Socialist candidate for President of the USA.
What??? Liberal journalists criticising their messiah? This is heresy!!!! Pravda on the Potomac experiencing shifting foundations!
the libhole MSM pukes can bash Obie all they want now, but they’ll still do all they can to get him reelected.
There have been news clips of her as well lately, "speaking to foreign leaders." Yup, if the Pubbies run against Zero, if he steps down. they will have given us Hillary! They should be beating up "Democrat policies" instead.