Skip to comments.Scott Walker: Obama’s Comments Reflect a Fundamental Misunderstanding of the Economy
Posted on 06/09/2012 5:54:11 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
Much has been made of Barack Obamas comment Friday morning that the private sector is doing fine. The mockery is well-deserved.
The president's comment this morning has the potential to be one of those remarks that penetrates deeply into the electorate, well beyond those who keep track of the day-to-day contours of the presidential campaign. The private sector, of course, is not doing fine. GDP growth is 1.9 percentand slowing. The private sector is adding jobs at a rate that barely outpaces population growthand slowing. Major corporations are sitting on their cash rather than spending it, consumer confidence is down, so is productivityno president should be satisfied with this private sector performance.
Pick your clichétone deaf, out of touch, etcthey all work.
Beyond that, the president lamented the end to the expansion of the public sector the same week voters in Wisconsin and, somewhat surprisingly, California made clear that they approve of efforts to reduce the size of that sector.
Where we're seeing weakness in our economy have (sic) to do with the state and local government, often times cuts initiated by governors or mayors who are not getting the kind of help that they have in the past from the federal government, Obama said. And who don't have the same kind of flexibility as the federal government in dealing with fewer revenues coming in.
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that Obamas comments reflect a fundamental misunderstanding of the economy.
There are two very different views in the country, Walker said. The current administration seems to think that success is measured by how many people are dependent on the government. I think success is measured by how many are not.
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“Wisconsin governor Scott Walker tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that Obamas comments reflect a fundamental misunderstanding of the economy.”
And Scott Walker’s comments reflect a fundamental misunderstand of who and what Obama is:
A full blown MARXIST who hates this country and western civilization and who is SUCCEEDING WONDERFULLY in destroying it the way he said he would.
Until the chowderheads get that straight, we are at a severe disadvantage.
Socialism that controls individuals from cradle-to-grave OR free individuals that can pursue their dreams.
Leftism ALWAYS fails - economically. See history and current events.
Leftism ALWAYS fails morally - responsible for 200 million deaths in 20th century.
Only pure evil or an "intellectual" would be dumb enough to choose leftism.
economy success should be judged by how productive society is, not by the flawed GDP calculation which include government spending
Good to see Walker leveraging his political hay.
“Until the chowderheads get that straight, we are at a severe disadvantage.”
I’m not holding my breath waiting for the Republican establishment to start talking about the real issues and going straight to Obama’s vulnerability. If the Democrats had treated Nixon the way the Republican establishment treats Obama, Nixon would have enjoyed two full terms.
I smell 1980 in the wind.
The polls at this time that cycle had Carter up on Reagan by 12-15 points. We know what happened. My sense is Romney in a landslide.
The media has only a short time to get right with the incoming administration...they have the summer to choose Obama or real neutrality...hope they choose well.
Go to BUZZ FEED and see Lanny Davis of the Clinton camp doing a smackdown of the nazis in the Obama campaign. The Dems begin to meltdown.
Scott Walker: Obamas Comments Reflect a Fundamental Misunderstanding of the Economy
Misunderstanding? Uh NO... it’s called complete and utter IGNORANCE!
Yes, unlike the federal government they cannot print money.
Obama never said he was “for” free enterprise, small business, private property, etc., etc.
During his whole campaign, and, as far as we can tell of the completely supressed details of his entire life, he never espoused any other ideals other than racism, communism and anarchy, and his entire political ascension appears to have only been influenced by people with those same beliefs, and the only other links in his early career were to guys like Rezko, the convicted felon.
Even wikipedia paints a picture of Tony Rezko that would, one would think, make his donations political poison.
But somehow with Zero, none of his past or his political career matters.
They didn’t defeat Walker. They made him stronger.
An “I resent the implication that Poland is under Soviet domination” (Gerald R. Ford) and “I have consulted my daughter Amy about nuclear disarmament” (Jimbo Carter) moment. Fortunately, it’s on tape for future use in ads. In fact, the IIC (Imbecile in Chief) has provided a gold mine of such clips which we can only hope are being collected for effective use this year. Ridicule and laughter are to narcissistic Liberals what garlic and silver are to a vampire.
That proves it. Walker is a racist just like George Wallace! sarc
And so was every southern democrat voter in the 60s. Now those sountherners’ children are voting liberal out of guilt. There’s a book! THE GUILT OF MY FATHERS.
There are two very different views in the country. The current administration seems to think that success is measured by how many people are dependent on the government. I think success is measured by how many are not.
-Governor Scott Walker-
Obummer understands the economy well. He was just surprised that not everyone swallowed his LIES this time.
Once Americans are on there knees begging for a crust of bread, Obama can say “mission accomplished!”