Skip to comments.Carville predicts a punchout (GOP Takes House, Senate. Obama out in 2012)
Posted on 11/01/2010 10:27:09 AM PDT by earlJam
Mr. Carville, the celebrity strategist behind Bill Clintons presidential campaigns, was warning a hurricane would descend on Washington on Nov. 1. The only question: Whether it was a minor or a major one.
In Calgary on Friday, for the Teatro Speakers Series, Mr. Carville was more definitive. It would be disastrous.
It was said of Mike Tyson, he hits you so hard, he changes the way you taste, Mr. Carville says. For Democrats, foods going to taste very different Wednesday morning. .........
Mr. Carville concedes that he is more pessimistic than most Democrats about Tuesdays mid-term Congressional elections.
He thinks the Senate may go Republican, not just the House, since theyve always, historically, flipped together. Oh, and hes not sure Mr. Obama will run in 2012; he doesnt seem to like the job.
I hope Im wrong, he says of his outlook. Yet he doesnt seem especially troubled. After all, he believes, its not his partys fault, but larger forces conspiring against them.
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Nice touch with the waste basket.
Like a lot of Democrats, James didn't foresee the absolute "damn the torpedoes" attitude of the Zerobama-Pelosi Axis to implement a far left-wing agenda regardless of the resistance of the electorate.
The thousand year Third Reich didn't work out too well, either.
Expect this to be the meme on Nov 3.
“Mr. Carville says. For Democrats, foods going to taste very different Wednesday morning.
That’s right, no more 5 star meals on the taxpayers’ dime.
Wonder if the party will change it’s name?.
I used to wonder if Obama was deliberately creating chaos and havoc for his party, or if he was really that incompetent. How does a guy go from Messiah to moron in two years?
Ive come think that this is probably all part of a brilliant, albeit Machiavellian political strategy on Obamas part. Obama knew he was going to lose control of the Congress in the mid-terms, anyway. So he went for broke while he had the majority, setting the stage for all kinds of confrontations to come.
Despite having bullet-proof majorities, Obama complained whenever his own party bolted and stalled some piece of legislation that the Republicans were obstructionist and the Party of NO!
Obama is a lousy president, but he is an absolute genius in the application of class warfare. When the GOP sweeps into power, hell have them exactly where he wants them.
They are the ones who will have to make the tough decisions about what social programs to cut.
Two years from now, Obama have most of the country blaming the Republicans for the mess he deliberately caused over the last two years. Newt Gingrich led the GOP to victory in 1994 with his Contract with America that ultimately led to a balanced budget five years later.
But TIME Magazines cover that Christmas featured a picture of Newt Gingrich under the caption, The Grinch That Stole Christmas. In 1994, everybody wrote of Bill Clinton as a one-term president.
The collapse began in the waning hours of the Bush administration, but everything Obama has done since taking office has been aimed at making the situation worse.
That puts the Republicans in the drivers seat at just the right moment for Obamas Fed to pull the hyperinflation trigger so that the blame falls on the GOP, oh, sometime around the beginning of 2012.
No matter what happens tomorrow, I wouldnt count Obama out in 2012 just yet.
He believes it’s not his party’s fault? Well then, whose fault is it? His party controls 98% of the media. His party knew Obama was illegitimate, ignorant, had zero experience, held decidedly un-American beliefs — yet they chose him as their candidade.
Note to Snakehead: It IS your party’s fault!
The going-galt force is a real bitch.
obama isn’t poop by himself. He may be a great campaigner, but he’s all politics and no policy, and even to be a campaigner he needs to be surrounded by competent political people. Many of them have already left. On Wednesday, many more will be plotting their hasty exit, stage left.
I don’t think the dems have to push him out. They are just going to abandon ship.
They are already doing that........
The stink was so bad I must have forgot to let go... :(
LMAO, and I am from DE.
Don't you just love the smell of sulfur and brimstone? Always room for one more. ;-)
sniff sniff - that picture makes me so sentimental....
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
I'm actually looking forward to April 15th so that I can tell Washington how much I still hate them.
I remember Pat Buchanan laughing when he heard the canard that Obama doesn’t like being president.
Pat said the limos, Marine One, Airforce One, people catering to you left and right becomes irresistable.
I agree and scoff that Obama doesn’t like being king.
Not that they'd (Dole) do anything (McCain) like that!!!
The trash can is at least an improvement...
Carville is a loyal Clintonista. These comments just cement for me the notion that Hillary is planning a coup for 2012.
And hopefully gets spit out much the same way.
I think they've both rubbed off on each other (now that I've typed that came out weirder than intended...but anyway...) in that they're both sorta libertarianish.
Yes. This is the Clinton Crime Syndicate versus Obama’s Chicago Mob. HERE COMES HILLARY1
Wasn’t Rahm Emanuel a Clintonista? a senior advisor to Bill? Ya think Rahm can help a little?
He didn't "go" anywhere. People who looked at the facts dispassionately knew exactly what he was and what would happen if he were elected and thus it came to pass. It's like the teenage girl or young adult woman who "suddenly" realizes that her family and friends were right and that her boyfriend is a creep.
I suspect it may be the size of his member that outweighs the physical attraction.
Much more plausible when his erstwhile worshippers are back-biting snakeheads.
bingo re the “boyfriend is a creep” comment.
If I had a nickel for every person I tried to warn about this guy going back to Spring of 08...
Obama will not go quietly. Hes too arrogant and believes hes doing a great job. If nothing else, hes the unwanted guest who just hangs around after everyone has left. The Democrats are going to have to push him out-and it wont be easy”
Sure would be nice if Tuesday’s results would spill over into the Chicago Mayoral race.
IOW, it's all Bush's fault.
Ofcourse, he than reverts back to his Democrat mindset by saying that the TeaParty will not be able to handle being in power and turn on each other (wixhful thinking on his part)
I believe he is correct about Obama not wanting to run again.