Skip to comments.Krauthammer: Obama Showed "Incredible Arrogance" Ridiculing Congress At Press Conference (video)
Posted on 12/31/2012 5:21:00 PM PST by i88schwartz
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I found it astonishing. Here he is -- coming out to speak to the nation at a crucial moment -- in very delicate negotiations and he comes out there with incredible arrogance. He ridicules the Congress, he spikes the football on the Republicans. He rubs in the fact that they were resisting a raise in rates and he made them do it. And of course, as always, he places himself hovering benignly at an Olympian level above the fray, where the children are playing in the sand box and he's asking that everybody be reasonable as if he just arrived in Washington on a tourist visa.
And then he goes into detail. What he basically says, 'I'm giving the Republicans zero on spending. And I mean zero, not even discretionary spending. This is after he killed a proposal from the Minority Leader in the Senate for the tiniest of changes in entitlements, change in the cost of living index, which is essentially a technical change. So that's rejected out of hand. So he's saying tax hikes all in rates, no cuts in spending. And worse than that, after all of this is done, after I shoved all this down your throats, when we negotiate later for spending cuts -- which Republicans imagine they're going to get -- no, it's not going to happen that way.
If there are going to be any spending cuts in the future, there's going to have to be an increase -- a further increase in taxes on the rich, of course, it's always the millionaires that will balance out those spending cuts. So, he laid out a radically oppositionist position, gleefully. I think he wants to go over the cliff and dare the Republicans to take the blame.
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Over the Edgeeeee!
call GOP Congressmen , tell them not to vote for this nor any deal , go over the news medias stupid cliff:
Congress switchboard number: (202) 224-3121.
Krauthammer at his BEST
But those surrender monkeys McConnell and Boner deserved insults. They are losers and nobody respects an enemy who rolls over and plays dead.
"I hope he fails." --Rush Limbaugh
This isn’t a last minute compromise. Both sides have to pretend it was a struggle so their backers will feel they got the best deal possible. Standard procedure in strikes and buy out negotiations.
He's an arrogant SOB.
He is exactly right, tax increases now, spending cuts later. And when they revisit spending cuts, he will demand further tax increases. And then the spending cuts won’t happen. I don’t know why people have found Obama so hard to understand. You can read him like a book. And that book is authored by Saul Alinsky.
Perfect! Krauthammer got a little soft on Bambi for awhile (although it may have been because like many of us, he didn't like Romney the Robot Man) and I stopped paying attention to him.
But when he's good, he's good.
I don’t want a change in the cost of living index. Social Security people hardly get a COLA as it is, and that effects my federal retirement check. It will only be one point something for 2013. Top that off with a .01 percent on my elite checking account and crappy returns on CD’s, you might as well drown people over age sixty like unwanted kittens.
If he thinks this is fun, the African communist scumbag is just going to love the next debt ceiling debate.
Obama doesn’t want a deal... he wants more taxes, and the disaster therein will also cover costs of his Obama Care debacle.
Greatest line I have seen in a while:
“You can read him like a book. And that book is authored by Saul Alinsky.”
That's actually in part 1747.1-2 of the Affordable Health Care Act.
“Krauthammer at his BEST”, which isn’t very good. This is the guy who was telling us Obama would have to move to the middle for his legacy.
It is nice that Krauthammer is finally noticing reality, but it has taken him a long time to not the obvious.
Ubama was re-elected President of the Black Democrats of the United States of America and so Im sure he feels pretty good about himself, invincible even, and thats probably why he looks and sounds like an arrogant ass. He is, after all, now a lame duck who cant run again. He figures he can issue threats and insults and act with impunity like a bully.
Well, I guess nobody clued in the African communist that his Chicago thug way of doing things just isnt going to fly with a Republican House. Nobody likes to be bullied, and apparently there are enough (maybe just enough) House Republicans with the balls to rub the dogsh** right back in the scumbags face. No deal is better than a bad deal.
Ubanga must be assured that if he wants more money confiscated from working, taxpaying, traditional American families (the Republicans base) in order to continue buying the votes of the ignorant moocher class (the Democrat base), then he first must get a Democrat House elected.
Prayers offered up for voters over age sixty as the world they used to know crumbles all around them. I’m glad my Mum and Dad aren’t alive to see how our government is messing over the legacy that the World War II generation left their society.
Gotta love Saul Alinsky. That guy was one smart dude. It’s just a shame his brilliant strategies, schemes, and “rules” are only allowed to be used by the scumbag Democrats. If only conservatives weren’t prohibited from using them!
Mark my words—this will not end well.
Get your head out of his a__, Charles. That's the least of the traitorous offenses of POSOTUS.
Chief Sycophant Chuck Todd’s tweet today at 1:56 PM:
POTUS seemed to declare victory? Sort of. He was sending message to his own nervous base. Note he never mentioned an income number
Every time Obama opens his mouth, he shows incredible arrogance. He just believes he’s smarter than everyone else.
where’s the video
“Dr. K. - Obama is an arrogant little man. “
He fancies himself a dictator and indeed, he is. All we can do is hang tough and prove that PAYBACKS ARE A BITCH.
In reality he is a petty, small minded racist with dilusions of grandure.
At least Kruthammer noticed. No one else in the media seemed to. I was about to throw a rock through the TV set.
What do we all expect? He’s a communist and he’s having the time of his life bringing down the United States of America as his associates, teachers, and idols have been planning and striving for for decades.
I am enough of a cynic and realist to agree with you.
The term “political theater” comes to mind.
“Gotta love Saul Alinsky. That guy was one smart dude.”
And we play right into their hands.
Please don't give this new Hitler Obama any ideas! I'm over 60, so I know your pain. He issues an executive order doing away with seniors and his social security problem is solved. I wouldn't put it past him to try.
No dictator EVER had a media on his side like the U.S. news media, a media that is this evil , this leftist , this corrupt, this effective, this powerful , this pervasive and with this technology.
Truer words were never said. Why is there no one on our side willing to risk whatever it costs to infiltrate and even for 5 minutes get he truth put there? What KOOLAID did they all drink?
Can’t argue with that at all.
Krauthammer is a fair weather friend and anti-Second Amendment - sort of.
I would not be surprised if there are written ‘necessary regulations’ on both Sibelius’ and 0bama’s desks to ‘walk through and eliminate’ entire nursing and retirement homes’ populations ‘for the safety of the community’ or under other such perverse language.
I am serious. What exactly is their downside?
This crap is already happening in some European countries. Policy is to not assist elderly in nursing homes who are not well. Even to the point of denying food and water, because well, they’re old and dying anyway. Coming here someday. A new regulation here, another there, and before you know it, is standard policy. No downside if the media is on his side.
Krauthammer bump for later.....
I tell ya more and more it looks like the stupid Reps brought a knife to a gun fight... again.
I don’t understand it.... all the Reps, even the Tea Partiers look like wussies. Where is THE Sarah ?
And someone needs to tell me why the Reps lose this argument, this is a slam dunk... But no we give Obama more spending and entitlements so he can increase his base and a whole bunch of us on FR scream and yell more...wtf
Amen - and where are the Articles of Impeachment for all of these high crimes & misdemeanors????
It doesn’t matter what Obama says. Many Republicans too stupid to take offense, and those who take offense too nutless to do anything about it.
It’s amusing that republicans haven’t yet figured out how to beat obama. They are playing two completely different games.
During the campaign, I kept yelling at the TV - It's the media, stupid!
Of all the checks and balances we have in our Constitution, one lacking is on the media
Here in Wash State, the media covering the legislature openly wear lapel pins with the Roman numeral 3 on it. What;s that mean? They consider themselves the Third House of the legislature (Senate, Representitives, then media).
No lack of ego there, eh?
It’s the media
Yes. that is the problem.
Any year to year Federal spending cuts?
Fiscal Cliff...Fiscal Cliff...Fiscal Cliff...Fiscal Cliff...
Never any mention of the NEW $1T taxes and reduced allowances contained in ObumaCare.
So much for good journalism (even my buddy Cavuto skips over this).
All to be expected from a bimbo slut coke head. Dance on Degeneris Obama. You are now responsible for the highest tax increase, greatest debt, and least freedom in American history. Go celebrate you Marxist Islamist Kenyan, party your ass off.