davidl on August 11th, 2011

Dumbo  b/k/a Barack Obama gets WaPoed  from the left and the right, from the left Dana Milbank, Washington Post: It’s not exactly fair to blame Obama for the rout: Almost certainly, the markets ignored him. And that’s the problem: The most powerful man in the world seems strangely powerless, and irresolute, as larger forces bring […]

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davidl on August 9th, 2011

Obama’s speech, or lack thereof, reax from Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: He did say one indisputably true thing: The downgrade was more a comment on our political dysfunction than on our ability to repay our debts. That is the dysfunction that he has presided over. That is the paralysis he perpetuated by insisting for months […]

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davidl on July 16th, 2011

Tapper is the new Russert, Jake Tapper plays one man tag team on White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, Tapper asks a simple, A or B question, and can not get a straight answer, from ABC News: Which Is Worse? Default or Voting to Raise the Debt Ceiling Again in 2012?: Today’s Qs for O’s […]

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davidl on July 15th, 2011

Making Dumbo and the ‘rats pay the price for throwing Granny under the bus, from Mark Tapscott,Washington Examiner: So when Obama threatens not to pay Social Security checks on time, the proper response of congressional Republicans should be to pass emergency legislation directing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay interest on the national debt, […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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davidl on July 11th, 2011

Barack Obama child-man,from Kelly O’Donnell Canada Free Press: Is there any mindset which defines Obama’s default attitude better than to say it is simply “adolescent?” No, for the following reasons. Barack’s interactions with the real world evokes from him responses which can be described as: angry; superior, haughty, dismissive, dishonest, petulant, cocky, petty, vengeful, mocking, […]

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davidl on July 10th, 2011

Dumbo knee deep in his own poop, Jennifer Rubin explains that it the policies stupid.    That is an lame speech,  the only kind of speech Obama can deliver, can not paper over a failed economic policy, from Washington Post: It is then not so much a lack of “message discipline,”as the punditocracy likes to […]

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davidl on June 23rd, 2011

Jon Huntsman, stalking horse, Jennifer Rubin explains why the newly launched Jon Huntsman campaign so  hyped by the media, and so dead in the water, from Washington Post: From the mainstream media’s standpoint, he is the McCain 1980. He’s a “good Republican” — not too conservative, not too loyal to his party and infatuated (at […]

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davidl on May 23rd, 2011

Obama does AIPAC, from Jennifer Rubin Washington Post: The problems in the speech include: 1) Obama made it clear the United States is willing to give away Israel’s bargaining position for nothing in return; 2) Obama never even mentioned the right of return; 3) He did not reiterate specifically the necessity of a military presence […]

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davidl on April 26th, 2011

Dumbo in over his trunk, from By Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: Obama out of depth in troubled times President Obama’s approval ratings are languishing in the mid-40s again. Conservatives argue that Obama lacks executive acumen. They say that he’s a prisoner of leftist ideology, immune to facts and experience. There’s a lot to all of […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2011

POTUS speech reax: From Nice Deb: It was a grotesque and dishonest speech. From Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: The president speaks, says very little As I and many others expected, Obama today gave a speech about nothing much at all — if you don’t count attacking the only viable debt-reduction plan out there. He didn’t […]

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davidl on March 24th, 2011

Dumbo’s Disaster, Victor Davis Hanson on what it wrong with Barack Obama’s war of choice on  Libya, from National Review: 4) Aims and Objectives: Fact: We are now and then bombing Libyan ground targets in order to enhance the chances of rebel success in removing or killing Qaddafi. Fiction: We are not offering ground support […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2011

Obami stand mute, from Dana Milbank, RCP: WASHINGTON — There have been worse times to start a new job in Washington. When Abraham Lincoln arrived in the capital 150 years ago this week, for example, the South had already seceded. Jay Carney, the new White House press secretary, didn’t have anything quite so dire on […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2011

SOTU reax, Washington Post: PRESIDENT OBAMA entered office promising to be a different kind of politician – one who would speak honestly with the American people about the hard choices they face and would help make those hard calls. Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address would have been the moment to make good on […]

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davidl on January 15th, 2011

Rush is Right, as usual, from Keach Hagey, Politico: Glenn Beck and his colleagues on Fox News may have been complimentary of President Obama’s speech last night, but Rush Limbaugh sure wasn’t. He criticized the timing of the memorial service on Wednesday, four days after the Tucson shootings, saying it should have happened sooner. “The […]

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