Skip to comments.Can Republican Leaders Trust Obama's Charm Offensive? [Fox News Asks Laughable Question]
Posted on 03/10/2013 5:57:09 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
As budget battles resume, Republicans hope Obama 'sincere' in compromise efforts
After a week of President Obama extending lunch and dinner invites to congressional Republicans, ahead of the next budget battle, party leaders are expressing cautious optimism about the president being sincere not just leading a so-called charm offensive.
The invitations appear to be a change in political tactics for Obama, who since elected in 2008 has largely avoided courting Congress, preferring as of late to instead make his case to the public with campaign-style events.
He also plans to keep up the effort this week with three scheduled trips to Capitol Hill to visit Democrats and Republicans in both chambers, a likely effort to broker a grand bargain on tax and spending instead of another short-term fix.
"I hope that this is sincere," Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, who had lunch Thursday with Obama at the White House, told Fox News Sunday. We had a very good, frank exchange. But the proof will be in the coming weeks as to whether or not it's a real, sincere outreach to find common ground."
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Obama HATES Christianity, the Constitution and capitalism. Hates them.
He is only posing--he is a poser.
Ain’t hardly more than a few of those critters that have the guts to answer, “hell no, he is probably just doin’ this for show, because he isn’t an honest broker anytime”.
Obozo is setting them up and instead of reacting with extreme caution, they act dopey.
It’s like having a drug-using friend who lies to you and steals from you. Such a person can “clean up their act” and be very charming and “together” — until they lie and steal from you again. This pattern can repeat as often as necessary until you learn the lesson: it’s always a lie, and they are always trying to steal from you. Doesnt matter what they say; doesn’t matter how they seem to behave: they are just waiting for the moment to strike.
If Boner and friends fall for this they deserve whatever they get. Idiots.
Is “charm offense” the new term for LIES from the creep in chief?
Lucy... football... “Fool me twice, shame on me.”
the man cares only for homosexuals to have their feces turd poking sex, to have their agenda passed and for social issues to be changed to suit this.
One only has to look at what the left wants and what they have bee doing for decades by using the rules for radicals
Fox News is going soft. Who in the world would take Obama’s promises seriously?
Fox News is now CNN Lite. Any network that employs Shepard Smith as their news anchor sure as heck ain’t a conservative one. Not to mention Dennis Kucinich, Bob Beckel, Juan Williams, Geraldo Rivera, Alan Colmes, etc...
He wants Your wallet and says it won’t hurt the middle class.
He wants you 401K and says he won’t hurt the middle class.
He wants your guns in the name of the good of the middle class.
He uses the constitution for a door mat and the Bill of Rights for a hankey.
So,,, what’s not to trust?
Never trust a guy who wears a pink tie, and,,, and cries like a little girl.
Unfortunately if “they fall for this they deserve whatever they get” means that we get all of the $hit that runs down the hill. We are the losers not the BOZOS in orifice.
Can Charlie Brown trust Lucy?
The only answer to all of this mess is term limits for all of the SOB’s. As they spend our kids and grand kids futures on frivolous BS, one has to wonder whether they have souls, Republicrats and Democans alike.......
What could go wrong?
Seeing those Senators like Tom Coburn on the Sunday shows talking about how sincere Obama is and how happy they are with him is nauseating.
And those news loops showing them standing outside that restaurant is about as bad.
Chris Wallace is such a flake.
The question is on whose toes did they step, Obama’s, by trying to buy his Senate seat that he was selling to someone else like, say, Valerie Jarrett?
Dude - we lose no matter what.
"Smarm offensive" is more like it.
Rejection of science makes GOP stupid
nobama is an idiot. The Republicans are bigger idiots.
The question is: Who will fall for this other than McCain and Graham.
If he’s being nice to them it means he’s “setting them up.”
[[Obama HATES Christianity, the Constitution and capitalism. Hates them.]]
Yes, but hte RHINOS at fox news do NOT get this- They are shocked that some peopel don’t believe the dear leader- it no longer shocks me when fox asks such assinien questions- it has becoem very clear they are now mostly in his corner while pretendign to ‘oppose’ him
absolutely0- they will keep their cushy 100,000 + a year jobs with hteir generous yearly bonuses (Whiel seniors and dissabled peopel are denied ‘cost of living increases’ because gasoline pruices ‘mysteriously’ went down the week before the auditors who determine ‘cost of living icnreases’ bases on fuel prices from 1 year ago fidn that htere hasn’t been a big increase, therefore thjere’s been ‘no cost of licign icnrease’ and therefore seniors and hte dissabled shoudl not see a penny more (despite the FACT that the cost of EVERYTHING has almsot trippled in 4 years)
We’re theo nes who suffer- not thsoe losers on the ‘right’ or left in govenrment
I think the 12 Republican senators were chosen specifically as the ones Obama has the greatest hopes of corrupting.
If Barry the Boob is trying to launch a “charm offensive,” then he is marching into battle completely unarmed. ;-)
As with "betting on the come" ploys, those increased revenues for education, infrastructure, R&D, ... have over the years yielded poor returns and limited effectiveness.
So what has history been clearly telling us? Trust - No. Verify - Yes, in all things.
You never get the time (nor the money) back.
James Tatum needs a lesson in the tenth amendment.