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Obama in His Labyrinth
El Universal, Mexico ^ | 30 January 2014 | Enrique Berruga Filloy

Posted on 02/19/2014 6:51:37 AM PST by managusta

In the shops in Washington that sell political objects, the best-selling item is a small digital clock that counts Obama’s remaining hours as president of the United States.

Fifty-seven percent of Americans are unsatisfied with his work as head of the White House. His popularity ratings are comparable to those of George W. Bush in his saddest stages. Has Obama really been such a bad president?

The first black head of state in the history of the United States has had two great difficulties he has been unable to overcome.

The first was the expectations people had about him: a different man, fresh and barely marred by Washington’s political customs. The second and perhaps more serious one has been his inefficiency at negotiating initiatives with Congress.

While President Peña Nieto in Mexico has played judo with his Congress, Obama, in America, has been tainted by practicing karate. Peña has gotten out, while Obama has provoked a continuous train wreck and, ultimately, a serious political paralysis in his country.

After five years with the government, the man from Chicago has not succeeded in passing important reforms in immigration or in gun control, and much less in the polemic Social Security and health care package.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Mexico
KEYWORDS: mexico; obama
The only medfia that ignores the abysmal performance of our POTUS are those of the American press.
1 posted on 02/19/2014 6:51:37 AM PST by managusta
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To: managusta
follow the dots:



2 posted on 02/19/2014 6:54:21 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: managusta

Dana Perino gave one to Bob Beckel on “The Five” the other day. Kewl”


3 posted on 02/19/2014 6:54:25 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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The first black head of state in the history of the United States...

...ish. Black - ish. He's half white.

4 posted on 02/19/2014 6:55:08 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: managusta
Fifty-seven percent of Americans are unsatisfied with his work as head of the White House.

So 43% are satisfied?

No wonder these creeps get elected.

5 posted on 02/19/2014 6:55:40 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: managusta

Where do the Ukrainians stand on obama?


6 posted on 02/19/2014 6:56:28 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Where are The Weapons Of Mass Global Climate Change Destruction?)
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To: managusta

“Labyrinth” infers a minotaur.

Any guesses?


7 posted on 02/19/2014 6:56:52 AM PST by warchild9
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To: managusta
After five years with the government, the man from Chicago has not succeeded in passing important reforms in immigration or in gun control, and much less in the polemic Social Security and health care package.

In other words - he's not been socialist enough for their taste.

8 posted on 02/19/2014 7:00:21 AM PST by MortMan (Is a delayed shower a "stay of exablution"?)
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To: managusta
“O” is terrified of Congress because even the least significant or accomplished Congressman/Congresswoman can think circles around him.

He does NOT want to interact with them any more than necessary because he does not want to invite the comparison.

He wants to avoid being seen as the bumbling and inept clown that he really is!

With no script and NO experience, he is at a real disadvantage when speaking with career politicians whose background and education recommend them to their office... Whether or not we agree with what they say or the policies they promote, a face off with any one of them can potentially expose “O” for the poseur he is.

9 posted on 02/19/2014 7:02:21 AM PST by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: managusta

Hey, I have one of those clocks. Had to reset it when he got reelected, though. Unfortunately, it has a picture of him on it. So I keep it behind a bunch of books where I don’t have to look at him all the time but I can take it out occasionally and note the progress.


10 posted on 02/19/2014 7:02:48 AM PST by Toucan Dance
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To: MortMan

Seems Enrique Berruga Filloy is out of touch with everyone in this country EXCEPT liberal elites... what a stupid article.


11 posted on 02/19/2014 7:03:36 AM PST by GOPJ ( America's drifting into totalitarianism because the left's exploitation of social failures.Greenfi)
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To: managusta

While critical, this piece is written by a very left-wing Mexican author who sympathizes with Obama’s goals but not his methods.


12 posted on 02/19/2014 7:05:42 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Toucan Dance

There might be quite a market for toilets with Obama’s smiling face in the target zone.

That way, one could cover his portrait on a daily basis.


13 posted on 02/19/2014 7:06:27 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: managusta
Fifty-seven percent of Americans are unsatisfied with his work as head of the White House.

The other 43% are the people Jimmy Kimmel finds on the street for his LieWitness News segments. These are people who answer questions about events that haven't even happened yet. But they sound so sure of themselves in their answers.


LieWitness News

14 posted on 02/19/2014 7:06:38 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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"Despite near universal media cheerleading [Obama's] popularity ratings are comparable to those of George W. Bush in his media bad-mouthing induced saddest stages. "

There, fixed it.

15 posted on 02/19/2014 7:06:54 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: sickoflibs; GOPJ; Just mythoughts; TADSLOS; Grampa Dave; justiceseeker93; bert; ken5050
Best-selling Washington souvenir.

Digital clock ticks off Obama’s remaining hours as president.

16 posted on 02/19/2014 7:07:02 AM PST by Liz
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To: managusta
Perhaps but their biggest gripe with the moron is that he hasn't given amnesty to the border jumpers and he hasn't confiscated our weapons. This media outlet is no friend to this Republic.
17 posted on 02/19/2014 7:07:15 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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18 posted on 02/19/2014 7:07:24 AM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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19 posted on 02/19/2014 7:09:26 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: managusta
The only medfia that ignores the abysmal performance of our POTUS are those of the American press.

indeed! you would be hard-pressed to find an American journalist who would write an article like this...

20 posted on 02/19/2014 7:11:32 AM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Texas Eagle

He is black by definition but not Afro-American. Obama Sr. is African and he and his Muslim tribe a curse on the continent of Africa as historically they were slavers who captured and sold Africans into slavery.


21 posted on 02/19/2014 7:12:32 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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Oops.


22 posted on 02/19/2014 7:12:41 AM PST by Liz
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To: Texas Eagle

Obama will not see the end of his term. I agree with Huckabee on this point. He will be out before 2016.


23 posted on 02/19/2014 7:38:32 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: managusta
"the best-selling item is a small digital clock that counts Obama’s remaining hours as president of the United States.

They don't work.

In 2011 I got one of these that counted down the days until Obama would be gone in 2012.

The clock counted down okay but the poser never went away.

I guess something must be broken inside the clock.


24 posted on 02/19/2014 7:42:17 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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25 posted on 02/19/2014 7:45:02 AM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Toucan Dance

Why don’t you just fast forward that sucker.


26 posted on 02/19/2014 11:26:30 AM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Salamander

That has got to strain the neck!


27 posted on 02/19/2014 3:43:25 PM PST by warchild9
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Not if the neck is stiff.

:)


28 posted on 02/19/2014 5:00:09 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Lee'sGhost

Why don’t you just fast forward that sucker.


Gee,Lee, if only that would work in the real world. I looked for the days left in his term this morning and darn, the battery in my Obama Clock is dead. Gonna have to replace and reset.


29 posted on 03/04/2014 2:51:54 AM PST by Toucan Dance
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