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Obama's week goes from bad to worse
Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2012 | Dave Boyer

Posted on 06/09/2012 7:22:17 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa

Mr. Obama’s week to forget began Friday, June 1: The unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent in May, up from 8.1 percent in April. Not the kind of news to give Mr. Obama momentum heading into the final five months of his reelection campaign.

Mr. Obama campaigned with former President Bill Clinton Monday night, Mr. Clinton gave a TV interview Tuesday in which he supported extending temporarily the George W. Bush-era tax cuts for all Americans. That ran counter to the wishes of Mr. Obama.

Also on Tuesday, Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin won his recall election by a comfortable seven percentage points. Some in the Democratic Party blamed Mr. Obama for staying out of the Wisconsin fight. The only visible step the president took was on his personal Twitter account Monday night. “It’s Election Day in Wisconsin tomorrow, and I’m standing by Tom Barrett." Some called the effort “wussy.”

Also on Tuesday, Mr. Obama’s good friend and ally, Rep. Steve Rothman, lost his Democratic primary to Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell, who was endorsed by Clinton.

On Thursday, fundraising statistics released by both campaigns showed that GOP nominee Mitt Romney had surpassed Mr. Obama for the first time in May, out-raising the president’s campaign $76 million to $60 million. “We got beat,” said Obama campaign manager Jim Messina.

Mr. Obama capped off his inglorious week by holding a hastily called news conference at the White House on Friday. It turned out poorly for him. During a discussion of the economy, Mr. Obama remarked that the “private sector’s doing fine.” Within an hour, Mr. Romney and other GOP leaders were ridiculing the president for his comment and preparing campaign videos to exploit the gaffe. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican, asked the president simply, “Are you kidding?”

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obamasweek
This is an except but the entire article is an enjoyable read. Hope and pray that he has many more weeks like this past week.
1 posted on 06/09/2012 7:22:28 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: pistolpackinpapa
Some in the Democratic Party blamed Mr. Obama for staying out of the Wisconsin fight

Were they secretly wishing for the "kiss of death"? LOL

I agree, a very enjoyable read and hopefully there will be many weeks like this past one!

2 posted on 06/09/2012 7:35:36 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Obama will never have weeks bad enough to compensate for the utter hell he has inflicted on the rest of us for the last 3 years.


3 posted on 06/09/2012 7:37:24 AM PDT by kevao
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To: pistolpackinpapa

This week was a smile a minute.

Let’s hope we get a 8+ year smile when obozo goes down in November.


4 posted on 06/09/2012 7:43:32 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: kevao

5 posted on 06/09/2012 7:43:44 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
Obama's week goes from bad to worse

If this be so, why does Rasmussen (3 day avg) still show the Black jesus at a total approval rating of 47% and a Presidential Daily approval rating of only -15%. It appears to me that the last week had not affected the polling in the least.

Approval Index
Saturday, June 09, 2012 -15
Friday, June 08, 2012 -16
Thursday, June 07, 2012 -16
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 -14
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 -15
Monday, June 04, 2012 -16
6 posted on 06/09/2012 7:44:13 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio

Don’t worry about June polls. All these gaffes and Clinton “wars” will come back to haunt his candidacy down the road. Just wait until the GOP ads, showing all these “missteps” come out in October, when people are paying attention. We’re building up our arsenal for the kill (so to speak; not literally) in the Fall.


7 posted on 06/09/2012 7:48:43 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: Cheerio

It’s good to get inside his head and show him that AxleShaft’s strawman attacks don’t always work out well.


8 posted on 06/09/2012 7:50:34 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: pistolpackinpapa

obozo is actually stumbling into the clinton formula (thank God obozo is too stupid to know it).

* Blacks? No need to pander, I have their vote.

* Latinos? No need to pander, I have their vote.

* Ugly Womyn? No need to pander, I have their vote (and my wife as case in point).

* Gays? OK, pander, but I have the vote of their agenda runners.


9 posted on 06/09/2012 7:51:25 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Its about to get much worse for Zero

The Supremes are about to lower the boom on him when
throw out Obamacare

Unemployement is not getting better it is getting worse
as the weekly claims for unemployment been going up

Then at end of month release quarterly GDP stats -
imagine be flat if not negative

Make some popcorn, get a cold one and watch the fun.....


10 posted on 06/09/2012 7:52:29 AM PDT by njslim (St)
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To: freedumb2003
* Latinos? No need to pander, I have their vote.

Not every latino agrees with this conclusion.

Sharry placed the blame not on Obama but on Department of Homeland Security officials, who he says are unwilling to vigorously implement the policy under pressure from conservative Republicans who strongly oppose closing the cases of any illegal immigrants, which effectively allows them to remain in this country, often with work permits.

"I think that DHS is more concerned with angering Republicans' critics than with the priorities recommended by the Obama administration," Sharry said.

As a result, he predicted that many of the Latino voters who came out in large numbers to support Obama in 2008 will now stay home in November, hurting Obama's chances of winning states with large Latino populations.

11 posted on 06/09/2012 8:00:59 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: njslim

you forgots a couple, need to gets more popcorn....sheriff arpaio conference within two weeks...fast & furious continues...fbi investigates soetoro top secret leaks...


12 posted on 06/09/2012 8:08:50 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: kevao

You are so right.


13 posted on 06/09/2012 8:09:10 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Scott Walker, Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson, Reince Preibus. The Cheesehead Revolution to save America.)
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To: freedumb2003

I think Clinton and Obama are stark opposites. Clinton veered right. Obama is hanging himself out on the left. He is screwing himself. True ideologue. Clinton was much smarter than Obama..


14 posted on 06/09/2012 8:12:07 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: goseminoles

>> Clinton was much smarter than Obama..<<

As ,uch as we despise the smarmy one, you are 100% correct. Clinton was 97% political calculating machine, 4% horny idiot.

Thank God the 4% overrode the 97% so we all learned the truth about him.

And of course his calculus, especially from the first WTC attack, led to 9/11.

Dispassioned thinking wasn’t/isn’t what we need/ed.


15 posted on 06/09/2012 8:16:32 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: F15Eagle

"Poor Me."


16 posted on 06/09/2012 8:22:29 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: freedumb2003

So Clinton was giving 101 percent?


17 posted on 06/09/2012 8:30:59 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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>>So Clinton was giving 101 percent?<<

I was hoping someone would pick up on that. Yep, for interns, clinton always had an extra %.


18 posted on 06/09/2012 8:36:06 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: goseminoles

Obama......is screwing himself.
______________________________________________________________

If I was married to Moochelle, I would do the same thing.


19 posted on 06/09/2012 11:27:27 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: pistolpackinpapa

I enjoyed the way he boxed HIMSELF in, stating economy is “fine,” then had to publicly admit it’s “bad.”

What kind of Amateur makes that mistake?

Oh - wait...

LOL

When the economy is in perilous straights NO SENSIBLE OFFICIAL whether an (R) or a (D), makes rosy or dire comments. They routinely play the bland, “cautiously-optimistic” Theme - if they’re not a moron!


20 posted on 06/09/2012 1:12:35 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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