Skip to comments.Obama's new economic adviser, Wile E. Coyote
Posted on 06/11/2012 6:02:32 PM PDT by Kaslin
One of the immutable rules of politics is that if you have to explain something you've said publicly, the argument is already lost. "What I was trying to say was...."
In that sense President Obama was strategically wise Friday afternoon not to try to somehow explain his morning jaw-dropper about the private U.S. economic sector doing just fine with the real unemployment rate above 14%. Instead, the Democrat simply contradicted himself. Create a new quotable reality. The Chicago way.
Morning: "The private sector is doing just fine."
Afternoon: "It is absolutely clear that the economy is not doing fine."
Dissembling doesn't faze him. Pretending just might work. Which Obama do you believe? Increasingly, neither. The president's latest gaffe is, as another high-ranking Democrat would put it, a big #$%&*+@ deal because:
1) It came as Obama gives the consistent week-after-week impression that he's much more interested in raising millions at campaign fundraisers (13 in just 3 "work" days) than lowering the unemployed ranks by millions,
2) It adds to the impression that a lost Obama, distracted by Mitt Romney's surprising early strengths, is kinda panicked, will say almost anything to make it true and easily slips off-script with silly, immediately refutable statements. (As well as, believe it or not, an off-color joke to an LA crowd about his own wife.)
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I beg your pardon.
I’d have to be dead for years in order to be as stupid as the Obamadork or any of his cretin minions.
The malaise moment has come!
Rush made a great point about the two words
private sector, and the economy!! He DOES think the private sector is doing fine because he only comes into contact with BILLIONAIRES!!!