Skip to comments.The Obama Magic Fades
Posted on 08/03/2013 4:28:22 PM PDT by Hojczyk
There are two implications to draw from all this. First, the rough news cycles of recent months seem to have drawn President Obamas job approval back to its natural range. His average approval since he was first inaugurated according to Real Clear Politics is 49 percent, a number that includes the significant bounces he received from his first inaugural, the killing of Osama bin Laden, and his reelection. Take those positive bumps out, and his approval has been fairly close to 47-48 percent for much of his time in office. The fact is he is a highly divisive president: Democrats strongly support him; Republicans strongly oppose him; and swing voters are split. It should not come as a huge surprise that, absent the pro-Obama hoopla of the winter months, the number should drift back downwards.
Second, it is to be expected that his job approval will rebound over time, at least a little. Bad news comes, and then it goes, often replaced by good news. Even if such a bounce never comes his way again, he still should rebound some, for a good portion of his decline over recent months has come among Democratic-leaning groups like young people and minorities. In the meantime it will be very difficult for Obama to move an agenda through Congress. Dividing the country into two, roughly equal parts might be a fine way to win reelection, but it hardly makes for much of a mandate. The Beltway intelli-gentsia love to complain about gridlock, but the Framers of our Constitution counted on it: When the country is divided as deeply and evenly as it is today, our system of divided powers, federalism, and checks-and-balances is not going to produce much of substance.
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His approval rating at my house always has been and always will be ZERO.
<><> Benghazi do-nothing WRT slaughtered Americans
<><> Hillary's State Dept covers-up sex scandals---obstructs justice---scrubs investigations
<><> Holder's DOJ (labels journo Rosen a criminal--seizes AP dcumnts--snoops USSC/Congress' blackberries)
<><> IRS political targeting
<><> IRS steals 60 million private medical records
<><> HHS' Sibelius strong-arms Obamacare insurance providers for money
<><> secret NSA snooping
<><> IRS sending $45 Million/32,000 EITC refunds to illegals at ONE address.
<><> Lets Snowden globe-trot w/ US secrets
<><> EPA uses phantom email accounts
<><> Holder's Fast and Furious gun-running; savage drug cartels kill two US border patrol agents
<><> 5 million Ohaha henchmen w/ top security clearance---Ntl security undermined
<><> govt wiretaps rose 71% last year alone
<><> O uses drones to shoot down Americans outside military parameters
<><> monstrous TSA travesties
<><> Solyndra and other green money-laundries
<><> sucking up to gays and other predator/perverts
<><> forces Boy Scouts to admit gays.
<><> Obamacare laws violated at will
<><> The Data Hub---HHS' database of personal info
<><> PP'hood to control Data Hub
<><> forcing primitive populations w/ Third World loyalties on US taxpayers
<><> violating 2nd amendment rights
<><> empowering Planned Parnthood's abortion savagery
<><>PP profiteering as O'Care navigator
<><> police state---monitoring license plates 24/7
<><> food foreign aid---EBT card abuse
<><> Obamas' non-stop luxe tax-pay vacays.
<><>DOJ advises Muslim council edgy social media posts violate civil rights/religious freedom---
bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's inflammatory postings not mentioned
<><>DOJ asserts "global Christian terror" (?) rivals worldwide threat of Islamic violence.
Obama admin investigated by the House, Senate, FBI
"Let 'em investigate; our offshore holdings
of federal funds look better everyday."
About the only good news that can come from the Obama administration is that it is over.
The Current Occupant of the White Hut possessed magic?
Oh, yeah, I almost forgot. Didn’t Peter, Paul & Mary have a cute little ditty they sang, “Barack, the Magic Negro”?
Try getting that one out of your head.
Another number cruncher.
“Understand yourself and understand your opponents and in one hundred battles you will not be defeated.”
The Democrats hired a room full of sociologists and psychologists to help them win the last election. They didn’t just COUNT votes, they PRODUCED votes for the Democrats. The Democrats take advantage of people’s feelings. Why don’t we?
All those things you mentioned, are resume enhancers for Odumbo.
Magic is not needed when you are holding a gun in your hand.
The media strives to divide the country as evenly as possible with their coverage so that THEY get to determine the outcome of elections. The media’s goal is to have everything 49-49 and they, the media, try to sway one way or the other.
The Orlando Magic too
Obama never HAD magic all he had was
poor slight of hand and a willing media assistant.
BS. This is just the GOP claiming victory and doing a victory lap rather than engage the kenyan on obamacare or the scandals. Boehner and crew can’t wait to weasel out of a political brawl and head to some vacation fun. Expect more of the same when they get back. Anything to avoid confrontation with the Dems. Once again these beltway GOP losers can’t wait to leave the heavy listing to the electorate.
The best indicator of a PHONY ADMINISTRATION is the number of its REAL SCANDALS.
Commie Obamas talking points are thus smokescreen distractions for the products of Obamas first 4 years in office:
* Refusal to close US Southern Border to Mexican illegal alien invaders
* No known un-forged records of Place of Birth
* No known un-forged records of University grades
* Benghazi Massacre
* Dereliction of Duty as CIC during Benghazi Massacre
* Cover up of Benghazi Massacre
* Destruction of Seal Team Six
* Cover up of Fast and Furious murder of US Border Agent by Exec. Order
* IRS-Obamacare Commune Death Grip on Wealth and Health
* NSA-Gestapo Death Grip on all citizens communications
* Use Courts against News Media
* Use of Supreme Court to install Un-Constitutional Obamacare Tax
* Destruction of the US Coal Industry
* Refusal to permit XL Pipeline construction
* Trillion Dollar a year Federal Overspending
* Monthly violations of the US Constitution by Obama
* Use of Exec. Orders to bypass Congress
The media is holding up a failure and if is seen as a failure they fail, so round and round we go
So can someone tell me why the RINOs like John McCrazy are so eager to tie their boats to that sinking ship?
Immigration is a loser for the nation until we get illegal immigration under control. No one really opposes immigration, we oppose ILLEGALS.
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“the art of producing illusions as entertainment by the use of sleight of hand, deceptive devices, etc...”
As defined here:
I, however, have not found the last five years to be entertaining at all.
When your PR team is the MSM, you don’t need magic.
That's the article I want to read.
Shorter Cost: Obama magic fades, but not enough.
“...they PRODUCED votes for the Democrats.”
They did, and they did a damned good job of it, they did it in ways we thought were extremely silly, but it worked.
Our side DOES need to learn how to market a lot better.