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What should the White House do? Panic!
CNN ^ | September 15, 2011 | James Carville

Posted on 09/15/2011 3:05:53 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

People often ask me what advice I would give the White House about various things. Today I was mulling over election results from New York and Nevada while thinking about that very question. What should the White House do now? One word came to mind: Panic.

We are far past sending out talking points. Do not attempt to dumb it down. We cannot stand any more explanations. Have you talked to any Democratic senators lately? I have. It's pretty damn clear they are not happy campers.

This is what I would say to President Barack Obama: The time has come to demand a plan of action that requires a complete change from the direction you are headed.

I don't know how else to break this down. Simply put:

1. Fire somebody. No -- fire a lot of people. This may be news to you but this is not going well. For precedent, see Russian Army 64th division at Stalingrad. There were enough deaths at Stalingrad to make the entire tea party collectively orgasm.

Obama: America can't 'wait 14 months'

Branson: Obama's timing is off

Obama: If you love me, help pass bill Mr. President, your hinge of fate must turn. Bill Clinton fired many people in 1994 and took a lot of heat for it. Reagan fired most of his campaign staff in 1980. Republicans historically fired their own speaker, Newt Gingrich. Bush fired Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. For God's sake, why are we still looking at the same political and economic advisers that got us into this mess? It's not working.

Furthermore, it's not going to work with the same team, the same strategy and the same excuses. I know economic analysts are smart -- some work 17-hour days. It's time to show them the exit.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: carville; flyingmonkey; jamescarville; obamanation; panicof2011

1 posted on 09/15/2011 3:05:57 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: Clintonfatigued

Zero makes me miss Hillary and her flying monkeys.


2 posted on 09/15/2011 3:08:00 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: Clintonfatigued

Here’s a devastating analysis of Carville’s screed:

http://blogs.the-american-interest.com/wrm/2011/09/15/carvilles-panic-attack/


3 posted on 09/15/2011 3:09:57 PM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Clintonfatigued
Carville is a stooge who hasn't gotten anyone elected since 1992. What he says, no matter what, should be considered comedy.


4 posted on 09/15/2011 3:12:27 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Hawthorn
Rush built today's opening monologue around Serpent Head's screed.
5 posted on 09/15/2011 3:12:48 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Clintonfatigued
Given this, Carville is toast.

It is my fervent hope that he's not hired by Fox News Channel. They already have a large stable of D party sycophants.

6 posted on 09/15/2011 3:13:56 PM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Hoo, boy! Ol’ serpent-head has done gone and lost it, ain’t he?

“Fire someone -— ANYONE!” Sounds like Clark Griswold’s boss in “Christmas Vacation”: “Get me someone, anyone!”


7 posted on 09/15/2011 3:16:34 PM PDT by Walrus (Big government is the natural enemy of liberty)
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To: Clintonfatigued
What should the White House do?
Say James, maybe they could put up this really "hip" website ....
... oh, never mind ...

8 posted on 09/15/2011 3:19:23 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Clintonfatigued
As I watch the Republican debates, I realize that we are on the brink of a crazy person running our nation. I sit in front of the television and shudder at the thought of one of these creationism-loving, global-warming-denying, immigration-bashing, Social-Security-cutting, clean-air-hating, mortality-fascinated, Wall-Street-protecting Republicans running my country.

- James Carville

I can't wait to see this weirdos snake head explode when Obama is defeated by a huge margin on November 6, 2012. For now, he makes good comic relief as he tries to portray any Republican as a 'crazy person'. Really, James? Looked in the mirror lately or listened to yourself? I didn't think so.

9 posted on 09/15/2011 3:20:57 PM PDT by Jim Scott ( "Game On!" - Sarah Palin)
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To: Clintonfatigued

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7dp9OSqpdU


10 posted on 09/15/2011 3:26:11 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (The 2012 election is coming. Seems we have MORE TRASH TO REMOVE!)
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To: Jim Scott

11 posted on 09/15/2011 3:26:56 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Clintonfatigued

Ol’ Golem’s heading for the lifeboat.


12 posted on 09/15/2011 3:28:44 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

The white hut should Quit, every single one of them and move to some other country. Doesn’t matter which one as long as they are Gone!


13 posted on 09/15/2011 3:32:58 PM PDT by mongo141
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To: Clintonfatigued; flat; freekitty; JLAGRAYFOX; gonzo; SouthTexas; Todd Kinsey; ZULU; Nachum; ...

Resignations would be appropriate considering the corruption that is coming out finally. Since Zero has become a liability for the RATs, I’m sure multiple stored-up, covered-up revelations will be forthcoming 24/7. Then those that covered it up should be charged and sent to prison for life.


14 posted on 09/15/2011 3:35:22 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Clintonfatigued
Here is a modest suggestion:


15 posted on 09/15/2011 3:37:34 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Clintonfatigued
When you consider global warming and the EPA's junk science, the Dems have been selling panic for well over a decade. 'Bout time they imbibed their own wares.
16 posted on 09/15/2011 3:39:49 PM PDT by danielmryan
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To: Lazlo in PA

I’ll go with Carville’s “0” card.


17 posted on 09/15/2011 3:40:53 PM PDT by EDINVA ( Jimmy McMillan '12: because RENT'S TOO DAMN HIGH)
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To: Clintonfatigued

So Carville wants Obama’s Department of Justice to indict some Wall Street people and make them the scapegoats for the current economic problems? Why not? Not a surprise to hear that kind of reasoning from a Democrat. I just don’t think it would do Obama much good politically.


18 posted on 09/15/2011 3:46:04 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: OldNavyVet

Nope. He’s positioning himself to be independent and objective. He’s doing it to distance himself from the true wacko libtards while being able to remain one himself. Because like most liberals, he’s bleeds red, but he likes ta get paid.


19 posted on 09/15/2011 3:47:12 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

At least I called for him and his thugs to resign!


20 posted on 09/15/2011 3:49:50 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Clintonfatigued


21 posted on 09/15/2011 3:57:11 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Clintonfatigued

That whole piece seems rather incoherent. Except for the part about firing Eric Holder, that is a good idea.


22 posted on 09/15/2011 4:06:18 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Clintonfatigued

Man, if you can’t even keep the Snake on your side... you got nothin.

I have got to wonder once again, who is going to be Barry’s primary challenger.


23 posted on 09/15/2011 4:19:51 PM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: Signalman

James made a SLIGHT miscalculation on that one. /sarc


24 posted on 09/15/2011 4:21:38 PM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Is it any wonder that we were doing better in the middle of the stimulus-spending period than we are doing with the austerity program?

Austerity program??

25 posted on 09/15/2011 6:39:06 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault
I think all the WH policy wonks, Zer0, et al should all do ritual Seppuku (Hara Kiri) on C-SPAN.
26 posted on 09/15/2011 10:20:11 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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