Skip to comments.Crashing and Burning in 2013
Posted on 12/30/2013 2:29:16 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
Recent polls suggest Barack Obama has become a turn-off. Why?
In part, all presidents wear on Americans. Their presence has become as ubiquitous in our lives as the busts of the emperor Augustus dotting the Mediterranean world. So who wouldnt annoy after speaking and appearing on our screens 24/7 for five years?
But in Obamas case, two character traits made him especially aggravating this year. Both explain why vero possumus and hope and change have descended to you can keep your plan, period.
Why so? Few care to speculate anymore other than the obvious that his cursus honorum was always characterized by rhetoric in lieu of achievement. By that I mean I dont know how his transcript merited admittance to Harvard Law School; what publications he authored as editor of Harvard Law Review; on what basis he was offered tenure at Chicago; how his record in the Illinois legislature prepped a U.S. Senate career; or why his brief sojourn as a U.S. senator qualified him as president. But I do concede through it all he sounded pretty confident and mellifluous.
Putting higher taxes on the productive classes, discouraging energy exploration of federal lands, adding more regulations, chronically bad-mouthing the successful, borrowing $6 trillion to waste on stimulus and handouts, and socializing a sixth of the American economy with an unworkable Obamacare plan apparently had nothing to do with our non-recovery.
The flip side is that public efforts to subsidize failures like Solyndra or shut down federal leasing of new gas and oil drilling have mysteriously led to record energy production thanks to Obama! The more you try to shut down Keystone or block drilling in Colorado, the more you become the gas and oil president.
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“on what basis he was offered tenure at Chicago”
This is an error. He was never offered tenure at Chicago or anywhere else. He was never a professor. They didn’t even like him.
I noticed that too. He was a part time lecturer.
This, and variations of it, will go down in our lexicon of jokes about liars.
It fits right up there with "We have to pass the bill to find out what is in it"(Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare) and "I actually did vote for the 87 Billion before I voted against it" (John Kerry on funding US Troops during war).
As time goes by, more people are beginning to see through the BS.
Sometimes, people start to wise up to sociopaths and serial liars.
Decent people are typically unaccustomed to recognizing or dealing with sociopaths. I know I was not at one time. I am sure that the joe-six-pack voter was all but incapable of looking at Obama for the first time and recognizing a con-man.
What is it with her and her tongue?
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