Skip to comments.Maureen Dowd: President Obama is No Bully in the Pulpit
Posted on 04/21/2013 11:19:01 PM PDT by Cronos
THE graying man flashing fury in the Rose Garden on behalf of the Newtown families, the grieving man wiping away tears after speaking at the Boston memorial service, is not the same man who glided into office four years ago.
...he still has not learned how to govern.
How is it that the president won the argument on gun safety with the public and lost the vote in the Senate? Its because he doesnt know how to work the system. And its clear now that he doesnt want to learn, or to even hire some clever people who can tell him how to do it or do it for him.
..Even House Republicans who had no intention of voting for the gun bill marveled privately that the president could not muster 60 votes in a Senate that his party controls.
..The White House had a defeatist mantra: This is tough. We need to do it. But were probably going to lose.
When you go into a fight saying youre probably going to lose, youre probably going to lose.
The president once more delegated to the vice president. Couldnt he have come to the Hill himself to lobby with the families and Joe Biden?
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She used to be invited on the Sunday shows round-tables weekly but they dont want her anymore since she is talking down Obama.
These people are delusional.
Hah! She thinks politics is a frickin movie script, like she can tell them how it ought to go down, what a loon
Like water to a thristy man.
Proof stupidity comes in all shapes and sizes.
“Oh, I dont read what MoDo says in her column- Im just here for the CZ-J photos.”
Ditto. You beat me to it. Who cares what MoDO says, anyway. But those pictures ... :):):)
You mean the movie starring Michael Douglas? Really?