Skip to comments.Obama's Political Ploys Could Backfire
Posted on 01/09/2012 9:34:17 AM PST by jazusamo
Barack Obama is taking a bigger risk than he realizes, testing the limits of the American electorate's patience with his insultingly manipulative political strategies. He is playing with fire.
The president's campaign strategy is to distract attention from his record of failure by attacking a do-nothing Congress. He has pointed his finger (yet again) at Republicans for putting the interests of the rich one percent over the welfare of the rest. President Obama has used this bogeyman to justify actions that, had a Republican taken them, would be bandied about the media as grounds for impeachment.
While these steps may fire up his base and win applause from certain quarters, they also bear grave political risks for the president. They may also ignite...
Republicans must point out that Obama has constantly circumvented the will of the people when he has imposed regulations that will increase our energy costs (his "war on carbon"; his refusal to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be built), granted a disproportionate number of ObamaCare waivers to union members; made non-recess recess appointments; imposed czar after czar, blatantly ignoring the "advise and consent" role that the Constitution gives to the Senate; selected radical federal judges -- who have lifetime tenure -- whom even the left-leaning American Bar Association finds "not qualified" to a shockingly large extent (Obama has his own court-packing scheme); flouted bankruptcy laws when he handed over a big chunk of the auto industry to unions and left taxpayers holding the bag; and the list goes on and on. There is a surfeit of material for Republicans to use in commercials, and each one should end by raising the specter of what President Obama would do in a second term -- completely free of concerns regarding the electoral consequences of his aggressive actions.
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The November election all comes down to two things: Will enough of the people who get money from the government turn out to vote AND will there be enough voter fraud to re-elect President Hussein?
Good campaign theme might be: “We Are Better Than This”
Are We Not? If we are not then Obama’s Hope and Change 2.0 will rule the day.
As long as he has the MSM in his back pocket—nothing will come. Just watch when he suspends election for some crisis—the press will back him 100%. None will stop backing him until he takes over the MSM. Then it will be too late—I put nothing past this guy.
The people lined up for handouts will surely vote and for those that are illegals Eric Holder is doing his best to enable them to vote with his anti voter ID campaign.
Anything the SOB Obama actually bothered to run through Congress should be dealt with as repeals by Congress.
The stuff he has done by executive fiat and through czars should be able to be dismantled by executive order.
The the practice and use should be severely limited.
NYT, Chicago Tribune, etc. calling a Obama-Clinton ticket. I wouldn’t be surprised if he pulls that one out of his hat-—Hillary willing.
What you just described is the beginning of the Second American Revolution.
People tire of celebrities and fads;
And, the Black community will NOT turn out for Obozo in ‘12 like they did in ‘08. Many Blacks feel betrayed by the brotha who did not deliver all they thought he would deliver to the Black community. Unemployment among Blacks is 16%. Hispanics are pissed that he has not come through on his promise of Comprehensive Reform on Immigration. Many “starry-eyed” dummies who were fooled by him will not be fooled this time. Many young people who were in College in ‘08 and are graduates now but can’t find a job, are not going for Obozo this time.
The only way we can lose is if the GOP fails to nominate a viable candidate. I don’t even think they will be able to steal this one. But, the GOP can pull defeat from the jaws of victory; they are good at that.
Since Cain and Bachmann are out of the race I don't have a horse in it anymore. Oh I will vote, and I will vote for the Republican as long as I breathe. I find a lot of faults with the remaining campaigners, but I do think Hitlary will be in the race.
I would not be at all surprised if Hitlary is the Candidate for POTUS after the emperor O decides he is too good to run.
I believe that the states that are contesting Obama on their ballot until he qualifies will make it impossible to run in those states. If he can't run in all states he might as well not run. I can hope anyway.
I really don't think Obama can win a fair election but with Holder the AG anything could happen, O could win with 75% of the vote.
Fortunately I am old and will not have to live with the further degrading of my beloved country for long.
I would think the answer to both questions would be: “No”.
If he can’t run in all states he might as well not run.
I’m thinking the States that are challenging his eligibility to be on the ballot, like Alabama, are States he would not carry anyhow. Am I right or wrong?
November.... Boot Jug Ears. Boot him all the way back to Kenya.
Im thinking the States that are challenging his eligibility to be on the ballot, like Alabama, are States he would not carry anyhow. Am I right or wrong?
I don’t know if you’re right or wrong, a lot probably depends on the black population of the state except that in Arizona there is a challenge and he will need Arizona. He certainly needs Ohio and Ohio is running some challenges that are right now in court. The challenges may fail but if they don’t then he will have to prove his legitimacy to be on the Ohio ballot. He cannot win the election without Ohio.