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HURT: Brutal week for Obama, the worst of his presidency
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Posted on 03/30/2012 3:39:22 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

HURT: Brutal week for Obama, the worst of his presidency

By Charles Hurt

Thursday, March 29, 2012

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

The past seven brutal days will go down as one of the worst weeks in history for a sitting president. It certainly has been, without any doubt, the worst week yet for President Obama.

Somehow, Mr. Obama managed to embarrass himself abroad, humiliate himself here at home, see his credentials for being elected so severely undermined that it raises startling questions about whether he should have been elected in the first place — let alone be re-elected later this year.

Consider:

• Last Friday, Mr. Obama wandered into the killing of Trayvon Martin. Aided by his ignorance of the situation, knee-jerk prejudices and tendency toward racial profiling, Mr. Obama played a heavy hand in elevating a tragic situation in which a teenager was killed into a full-blown hot race fight.

Americans, he admonished, need to do some "soul-searching." And then, utterly inexplicably, he veered off into this bizarre tangent about how he and the poor dead kid look so much alike they could be father and son. It was election-year race-pandering gone horribly wrong.

• By the start of this week, Mr. Obama had fled town and was racing to the other side of the planet just as the Supreme Court was taking up the potentially-embarrassing matter of Obamacare. While in South Korea he was caught on a hidden mic negotiating with the president of our longest-standing rival on how to sell America and her allies down the river once he gets past the next election.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; obamanism
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Yup.....
1 posted on 03/30/2012 3:39:24 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

I would agree it’s probably been one of the three worst weeks for his Presidency. Next week, I’m betting on several campaign dinner deals and probably one real public appearance for the entire week. Then he’ll hustle off for another seven-day vacation...just my humble guess.


2 posted on 03/30/2012 3:42:12 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice

Oh bamma does not give a rats butt, he only seeks to weaken us as much as possible before the real truth comes out..


3 posted on 03/30/2012 3:46:10 AM PDT by aces
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To: Sub-Driver

“it raises startling questions about whether he should have been elected in the first place “

There has never been any question about this in my mind, but hopefully more are waking up to the truth.


4 posted on 03/30/2012 3:49:07 AM PDT by Okieshooter
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To: Sub-Driver

“it raises startling questions about whether he should have been elected in the first place “

There has never been any question about this in my mind, but hopefully more are waking up to the truth.


5 posted on 03/30/2012 3:49:12 AM PDT by Okieshooter
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To: Sub-Driver

WOW!!! That article is AWESOME!!! The GOP needs to start making those talking points right now and do so for about one solid month; the entire month of April will do. In politics, making early and last minute conversions to your side is the way to go. Early converts to the truth usually get set in cement and can’t be proselyted back as they hear more truth. Last minute converts, don’t have time to change their mind. We need to unleash everything on Obama that we can now, in the month of April. And then, throw the entire kitchen sink at him the entire month of October.


6 posted on 03/30/2012 3:49:46 AM PDT by no dems (I've always been crazy but that's the only thing that's kept me from going insane.)
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To: Sub-Driver

0bama isn’t going to have his ‘worst week’ until he stands before Almighty God to answer for himself, and then he’ll be dealing with his ‘worst eternity’.


7 posted on 03/30/2012 3:50:48 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: no dems
We need to unleash everything on Obama that we can now, in the month of April.

Monday would be good. Because 0bama put the 'foo' in "April FOOL"
8 posted on 03/30/2012 3:52:29 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Brutal week for Obama, the worst of his presidency’”

If the msm took up this mantra, it would have a meaningful effect. But since they won’t , it means little.


9 posted on 03/30/2012 4:01:21 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Sub-Driver

bumping to enjoy later


10 posted on 03/30/2012 4:01:58 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Stet.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think the week of Nov. 6 will be his worst...or ours.


11 posted on 03/30/2012 4:03:50 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: no dems
Obama’s own “March Madness” has displayed the true character of the man for all to see.
12 posted on 03/30/2012 4:05:25 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: Sub-Driver
Not that you will see any trace of embarrassment in the face of Mr. Obama. He has mastered the high political art of shamelessness, wearing it smugly and cockily. Kind of like a hoodie.

LOL .. better put some ice on that, baraq !

13 posted on 03/30/2012 4:12:43 AM PDT by tomkat ( FU baraq !)
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To: Sub-Driver

May he have many more such weeks.

Let’s hope America wakes up by November 6th.


14 posted on 03/30/2012 4:15:47 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Sub-Driver

May he have many more such weeks.

Let’s hope America wakes up by November 6th.


15 posted on 03/30/2012 4:15:47 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Sub-Driver

bttt


16 posted on 03/30/2012 4:20:44 AM PDT by petercooper (The one difference between Obama & Romney: Obama is only half white.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Chickens coming home to roost.


17 posted on 03/30/2012 4:48:20 AM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: Sub-Driver
Have no fear, today he is making up for it by putting a full day of work:

Friday’s Obama Schedule

9:55 am || Departs White House

11:35 am || Arrives Burlingon, Vermont

1:15 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser; Sheraton Burlington Hotel

2:35 pm || Delivers remarks at second fundraiser; University of Vermont; Burlington

3:30 pm || Departs Burlington

4:20 pm || Arrives Portland, Maine

5:15 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser #3; Southern Maine Community College, Portland

7:20 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser #4; Portland Museum of Art

8:35 pm || Departs Portland

10:20 pm || Arrives White House

18 posted on 03/30/2012 4:50:28 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Obama is afraid if he needs to start a fight with Catholics. He's losing the women vote!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

while true....his numbers are very good right now. I’d sure like a decline in the polls to go along with this.


19 posted on 03/30/2012 4:51:23 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: PghBaldy

I am SURE that the entire time today, he will be focussed like a laser beam on “jobs”. /gigantor sarc


20 posted on 03/30/2012 4:52:19 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Brutal week for Obama, the worst of his presidency..."

MSM meeting: Quickly we need a bunch more Trayvon Stories in the News Cycle!

21 posted on 03/30/2012 4:53:17 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Sub-Driver
The past seven brutal days will go down as one of the worst weeks in history for a sitting president.

166 of the 170 worst weeks in American history have been in the last three and a quarter years. For a seven day period to be Obama's very worst week is a major accomplishment.

22 posted on 03/30/2012 4:53:22 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Can we afford as much government as welfare-addicted voters demand?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Also, I believe his beloved, out-of-control EPA took three smack-downs over the course of about a week.


23 posted on 03/30/2012 4:55:44 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Don't blame me; I voted for the American.)
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To: PghBaldy
Above post is from "White House Dossier," by Keith Koffler:

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2012/03/30/obama-schedule-friday-march-30-2012/

24 posted on 03/30/2012 4:55:45 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Obama is afraid if he needs to start a fight with Catholics. He's losing the women vote!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
So, in one week, Mr. Obama got caught whispering promises to our enemy, incited a race war, raised serious questions about his understanding of the Constitution, and then got smacked down over his proposed budget that was so wildly reckless that even Democrats in Congress could not support it.

It was as if you lumped Hurricane Katrina and the Abu Ghraib abuses into one week for George W. Bush. And added on top of that the time he oddly groped German Chancellor Angela Merkel and got caught cursing on a hot mic.

25 posted on 03/30/2012 4:56:42 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: Sub-Driver
,,,,, and that doesn't even closely measure up to the brutal three and quarter this country has had to endure having a tyrannical communist dictator using his executive orders and unelected czars to dismantle our constitutional republic .
26 posted on 03/30/2012 4:57:32 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Sub-Driver

And the writer doesn’t mention he ended the week by proposing to tax oil companies to send gas prices even higher. Talk about a loser.


27 posted on 03/30/2012 4:58:30 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: nhwingut

Lol. The moral relativism is so true. BO is a treasonous idiot, Bush is a human being and the MSM thinks they are equivalent.


28 posted on 03/30/2012 5:00:07 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Sub-Driver
I know first hand from my kooky liberal relatives that they will say with that condescending tone and smirk on their face, "you know who owns the Washington Times, don't you?".
29 posted on 03/30/2012 5:01:35 AM PDT by Lando Lincoln (But that's just me.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Awesome article, btw.


30 posted on 03/30/2012 5:02:13 AM PDT by Lando Lincoln (But that's just me.)
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To: riri

Let’s hope. Bkmk to read later


31 posted on 03/30/2012 5:02:38 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Sub-Driver

If the Supreme Court dumps Obama”care,” then the Republicans must be ready to dump Obama”care” also.

To Replace or modify Obama”care” would result in The Republican Party ceasing to represent the 66 % of Americans that for years have opposed Obama”care.”

The overwhelming endorsements by the RNC-E of Romney, the Godfather of Obama”care,” is a very convincing indication that the RNC will betray the voters and Replace Obama”care.”

Replace Obama”care” and the voters will replace the Republican Party.

The era of the “Big Tent” will be over.


32 posted on 03/30/2012 5:07:28 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Sub-Driver

More diversions on the horizon, Obama is carrying a flamethrower inside a fireworks factory.
His exposure as a fraud is pushing him to accelerate civil unrest.


33 posted on 03/30/2012 5:07:59 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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To: Eye of Unk

To: Charles Hart who said...
“Mr. Obama managed to embarrass himself abroad, humiliate himself here at home, see his credentials for being elected so severely undermined that it raises startling questions about whether he should have been elected in the first place...”

Chucky, Your comment, “...raises startling questions”? You have got to be kidding or have been asleep for the past three plus years. OBummer should NEVER have been elected in the first place... Can I hear and “Amen”????


34 posted on 03/30/2012 5:15:16 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Progov

Opps, that should read Charles Hurt, not Hart. Sorry!


35 posted on 03/30/2012 5:16:16 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Sub-Driver
But look on the bright side. It is Friday dump day for the Obama administration and with all that is going on to distract everyone he can dump some really serious stuff knowing it will never get reported.
36 posted on 03/30/2012 5:17:36 AM PDT by when the time is right
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To: PghBaldy

So many donor pockets to pick, so little time.


37 posted on 03/30/2012 5:23:18 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Let me put it this way. This fraud will be delightedly shocked if he gets re-elected, giving him surprising free reign to finish the task he figured he only had four years to accomplish until the country caught on:

Destroying the United States of America.


38 posted on 03/30/2012 5:25:02 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Brutal week for Obama, the worst of his presidency ...

So far I hope.

39 posted on 03/30/2012 5:25:35 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bad for Obama, worse for us. (But my cynical side did take schadenfreude.)


40 posted on 03/30/2012 5:30:01 AM PDT by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: Sub-Driver

At least he doesn’t have to pay for his own gas at the price he has driven it to. Were paying for his food and housing and has saving a bunch on speech writers when foreign dignitaries visit.


41 posted on 03/30/2012 5:30:25 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: Sub-Driver

On the other hand Michelle and the kids had one of the best weeks. More free taxpayer funded vacations. Off to see the Mount Rushmore, then on to Las Vegas and then to California to meet Taylor Swift and present some meaningless award in order to justify her travel expense. Enjoy it while it lasts Michelle.


42 posted on 03/30/2012 5:31:12 AM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: Sub-Driver
GREAT article... loved the last line..."He has mastered the high political art of shamelessness, wearing it smugly and cockily. Kind of like a hoodie."
43 posted on 03/30/2012 5:32:10 AM PDT by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe, but I hope each succeeding week is worse...


44 posted on 03/30/2012 5:33:15 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Sub-Driver

...to be exceeded only by the dismally dreary prospect of a totally flaccid Republican opponent this fall....leading to his re-election...


45 posted on 03/30/2012 5:35:22 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: PghBaldy

Crap. That no good putz is going to be tying things up in my neck of the woods.


46 posted on 03/30/2012 5:36:12 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: no dems

The GOP needs to start making those talking points right now

You can bet your sweet butt that Romney will not raise a little finger to inform the voters.


47 posted on 03/30/2012 5:55:28 AM PDT by chainsaw (Sarah Palin is still my first choice to save the USA. . .)
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To: pepsionice
"Then he’ll hustle off for another seven-day vacation"

True, his poll numbers improve only when he's miles away from a microphone.

48 posted on 03/30/2012 6:00:44 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is The Man who Despises America
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm

And he was elected by Americans caught up in propoganda, an media “idol” blitz, the false “hmoment of history”, and the blatant refusal of the MSM to vett this candidate and not report the efforts of those who did.

The truth is, he should never have been President. He has done more to detroy our economy, or foreign policy, our defense forces, our moral standing, and our liberty than all the enemies of America in its entire history have been able to accomplish combined.

And now,

AMERICA IS AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm


49 posted on 03/30/2012 6:03:15 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Sub-Driver

This is only the beginning of his woes. He will look back fondly at this past week.


50 posted on 03/30/2012 6:04:41 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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