Obama to conservatives: Grab a mop and help me clean up your mess

posted at 3:35 pm on October 16, 2009 by Allahpundit

The good news: The “socialist mop” line made me laugh. The bad news: He’ll be telling us it’s our mess that he’s cleaning up until, oh, 2015 or so at the earliest. How he’s planning to blame the stimulus waste or inevitable cost overruns on health care on the right isn’t yet clear to me, but have faith. He’ll find a way. It’s … what he does.

Question: Given the electoral realities in Congress these days, is it really the right that’s his biggest pain in the ass?

“Can I speak freely about the liberal whiners?” asks a well-connected Democratic strategist. “These are the same people who have never participated in, much less won, a campaign, who have no idea what it takes to maintain a majority and keep a speaker of our party, who want Obama to kowtow to the loony Left, and then they’re going to be the ones who say, ‘What happened?’ in November 2010, when we lose the House and possibly the Senate and maybe a lot of governorships.”…

What to do? “Triangulate, baby, triangulate,” the Democratic strategist says. The netroots fringes are not only the loudest but also the least liked segment of the Democratic Party. If Obama, as well as Reid and Pelosi, are seen as standing up to the extremes on their side, that can’t hurt with moderate and conservative Democrats, as well as with the independents who have been abandoning the president in droves.

“Some disappointment and carping on the Left is good for Obama politically,” the strategist explains. “He needs to manage the Left well enough that he gets a [health care] bill passed, but not well enough that they shut up completely.”

Meanwhile, a good catch here by David Boze’s producer Jake. Weren’t we told just two months ago that when it comes to cleaning up messes, the best thing we can do is to shut up and get out of the way?


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Our mess?

coldwarrior on October 16, 2009 at 3:37 PM

Grab a MOB and help me clean up your mess…. Freudian slip? LOL

He would not like the MOB I assemble.
(Just sayin’)

Caunotaucarius on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Grab a mob

Freudian typo?

LibTired on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Our mess?

coldwarrior on October 16, 2009 at 3:37 PM

My sentiments exactly.

While there are republicans to blame for some of this, most of this mess has been ongoing since 2006. By coincidence, isn’t that when Dems took over in Congress? hmmmmmmm.

capejasmine on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

So our post-partisan president says f*** y** to 48% of America. Nice.

Patrick S on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

I still like Rush’s idea of using a MOP to clean up some foreign policy messes.

WashJeff on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Never ever ever never ever will anything be his fault. Ever.

Bishop on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Grab a mob? That would be tough.

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

This is actually good news… previously he was saying he didn’t want to hear from us as he cleaned up our mess… now he at least claims to want us involved.

dahat on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

He’s not cleaning up the mess. He’s making an even bigger one. If the Aggies had their way, they’d tell him to shut the hell up and own up.

NathanG on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Nothing like offending the people who played the biggest role in getting you elected.

Obama’s rising number on the Dumb-O-Meter is directly proportionate to the number of days he is in office.

fogw on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

I can hear a lot of echoes of You Lie.

fourdeucer on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

How presidential, by the way don’t you feel the unity!

rob verdi on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

The loony left is the least liked wing of the party? Please. They are the party. What the h*ll is Nancy Pelosi and Obama himself, if not part of the “loony left”?

JAM on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Never ever ever never ever will anything be his fault. Ever.

Bishop on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Even the stench of cigarettes in the Oval Office?

WashJeff on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

I thought he was the one that was s’posed to clean up the mess. That’s what he said a few months back. We were supposed to “shut up” and “get out of the way” or something to that effect. So which is it there boss man? Are we shutting up and gettin’ outta the way, or are we all swabbies now on your ship?

I smell mutiny.

ted c on October 16, 2009 at 3:41 PM

He’s not cleaning up the mess. He’s making an even bigger one. If the Aggies had their way, they’d tell him to shut the hell up and own up.

NathanG on October 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

NO KIDDING. I am so disappointed that Odumbass is tainting my beloved university. I’d be arrested if I were there.

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:41 PM

Can someone make a campaign ad showing how absolutely skitzo this guy is with regard to the opposition? He never even talked to republicans about health care until recently… he used to tell us to shut up and get out the the way… then he’d say we have no plans… then the bill becomes bipartisan when he gets no republican votes but takes ideas from republican plans… he’s absolutely nuts…

ninjapirate on October 16, 2009 at 3:41 PM

This from a man, I’ll wager, has never held a mop in his dainty little hands in his life.

AUINSC on October 16, 2009 at 3:41 PM

The bad news: He’ll be telling us it’s our mess that he’s cleaning up until, oh, 2015 or so at the earliest

ain’t it the truth and no one will call him on it either…

*sigh*

cmsinaz on October 16, 2009 at 3:41 PM

Exactly how long do these idiots have to have complete control of the government before they assume responsibility?

Terrye on October 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Mop or Mob… this isn’t MY mess!

I will clean it up however, as long as YOU get out of office!

Not to mention thowing away healthcare reform… getting the money back from Acorn on the Porkulus bills and the fact that I would open up drilling on OUR soil again.

To much for you to grasp? Yep… you have always had someone wipe your nose.

upinak on October 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Success has many fathers, failure is a bastard…in Obama’s world, he needs more fathers for his failures. Hard to hide all of those kids…

right2bright on October 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Defining the mess and addressing the cause of the mess is important.

I do not hear the Democrats speak of perverse incentives of the CRA and Fannie/Freddie and the risks of federal intervention on markets. If the mess is caused by termites, I advise the President and Speaker to drop their mops.

clorensen on October 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Hahahaha, that’s priceless. PRICEless. See, those visits to Letterman paid off, now he’s a comedian. Can we fact check that skit?

scalleywag on October 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Union rules state that the Mop Carriers union must bring me a mop. Then the Bucket Union must provide me a bucket with soap and water. Now I can only mop 4 hours a day since I may get carple tunnel syndrome…

WashJeff on October 16, 2009 at 3:43 PM

Sometimes when you mop up a mess, you have to make it bigger. And then it gets even worse. – Obama

lorien1973 on October 16, 2009 at 3:43 PM

This guy definitely exists in some parallel universe. His “mess” will be impossible to clean up, or pay for. The man lives day-to-day in a semi-conscious state.

rplat on October 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM

The liberal mantra, “It’s not my fault”

I have two very liberal leaning siblings that insist that the world owes them because it’s not their fault they were born.

They are not kids and are 52 and 49.

RagTag on October 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM

sorry Barry it wouldve taken a Clinton to clean up after a Bush hardy har har, but seriously whine whine whine is all Nobel prize winning TOTUS seems able to do sans teleprompter..

ginaswo on October 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM

Do a lot of your own mopping in the White House there, Mr. President? How about back at your Chicago mansion, were you running the O’Cedar back and forth in the 2,000 square foot kitchen? Sure you were.

Bishop on October 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM

BTW…was it just me, or did that audience seem pretty tame…certainly not getting the rock star applause he was getting just 9 months ago, is he?

AUINSC on October 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM

“Why don’t you grab a mop and help clean up. Only we have to clean up MY WAY, b/c I won! Let’s get to work.”

The unspoken words that really mean so much. He hasn’t asked for input on healthcare, energy or porkulus. So, what olive branch is he actually offering? Douche.

JAM on October 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM

As I remember, the previous administration warned that if the practices associated with low-income lending weren’t changed, there would be a mess ahead. The democrats in congress chose to ignore the warning. So, I say, let them grab a mob and clean up their own mess. Except at this point, it’s not a mop that they need, but a bulldozer.

AndAwayWeGo on October 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM

Audience response when he said he believes in the two-party system:

BKeyser on October 16, 2009 at 3:46 PM

BTW…was it just me, or did that audience seem pretty tame…certainly not getting the rock star applause he was getting just 9 months ago, is he?

AUINSC on October 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM

He’s at Texas A&M. They had to dig deep to find students that agreed with him.

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Sit down, busdriver!

Asher on October 16, 2009 at 3:46 PM

[crickets]

BKeyser on October 16, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Sure, I’ll grab a mop, and I’ll also grab that sawdust crap that janitors sprinkle on vomit in elementary schools. Because all your “we got to sacrifice/participate/serve” mantras are making me sick to my stomach.

So what do we use to clean up your mess President Camacho? Bleach?

Pcoop on October 16, 2009 at 3:47 PM

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Ahhh, ok.

AUINSC on October 16, 2009 at 3:47 PM

Grab a mop next year Obama ’cause the House and Senate floor are going to be covered in proverbial blood–Harry and Pelosi’s.

NathanG on October 16, 2009 at 3:47 PM

Taking responsibility for doing the job he ran for, and was elected to do, is ABOVE HIS PAY GRADE.

viviliberoomuori on October 16, 2009 at 3:47 PM

Its not our mess, where we fouled up was in letting you make it in the first place.

Speakup on October 16, 2009 at 3:47 PM

BTW…was it just me, or did that audience seem pretty tame…certainly not getting the rock star applause he was getting just 9 months ago, is he?

AUINSC on October 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM

You can’t inspire people when you preach to the choir.

Pcoop on October 16, 2009 at 3:47 PM

Oh, and Aggies don’t boo…that’s for t-sips.

Asher on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

What good is a mop when you’re dipping it in a bucket a s**t.

AaronGuzman on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

He’s at Texas A&M. They had to dig deep to find students that agreed with him.

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Heh. That’s funny because it’s true. My sister and uncle went there. They wouldn’t vote for Obama if their life depended on it.

NathanG on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

Obama Blames Bush for Saddling Him with “Massive Gum Litter Problem” http://optoons.blogspot.com/2009/10/obama-blames-bush-for-saddling-him-with.html

Mervis Winter on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

He is starting to make Nixon look stable and self assured,he’s sunk just like Tricky.

inevitable on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

So I just got ripped to shreds by our healer and post-partisan President. Then he asks me, “Can you feel the love?”

Barf.

jwolf on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

Never ever ever never ever will anything be his fault. Ever.

Of course not! And now that Giggles has won the Nobel Peace Prize he’s bought himself at least six more months of “I inherited this mess.” What a dill-weed.

crazy_legs on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

Wow…

What a douche.

This really is Jimmy Carter’s second term. Nothing is his fault, nothing…

Theworldisnotenough on October 16, 2009 at 3:49 PM

Oh, and Aggies don’t boo…that’s for t-sips.

Asher on October 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

LOL!

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:49 PM

Someone needs to throw a “The Buck Stops Here” desk sign at his sorry bu++ and remind him how a President should behave.

Firefly_76 on October 16, 2009 at 3:49 PM

We’re not picking up any socialist mops, Mr. President!

theCork on October 16, 2009 at 3:51 PM

Success has many fathers, failure is a bastard…in Obama’s world, he needs more fathers for his failures. Hard to hide all of those kids…

Well since Giggles has daddy issues in the first place, that explains a lot.

crazy_legs on October 16, 2009 at 3:51 PM

“When some folks sit on the sidelines and root for failure”

Rush must haunt that guy something terrible.

fourdeucer on October 16, 2009 at 3:51 PM

Is the gop going to stand up to this or tuck their tail and run?

ohiobabe on October 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM

His version of a loyal opposition is leftest socialist and loony leftest fascists

Kini on October 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM

I love the irony of the California state flag in the video, since that state’s the biggest mess of them all and it was all due to Leftist policies.

venividivici on October 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM

Sure Dude, I’ll grab a mop and help ya just as soon as Nancy gets off her broom and uses it to help.

proudteadrinker on October 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM

So when is Michael Steele going to respond to this latest rhetorical atrocity?

Michael?

rrpjr on October 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM

Is the gop going to stand up to this or tuck their tail and run?

ohiobabe on October 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM

I’ll take “tuck their tail and run” for $2.5 trillion.

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM

I’ve got a mop handle for you pal.

Monica on October 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM

upinak on October 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Exactly!!! Now Mr.Obama….get the hell out of the way, and let us clean it up! Go swab a toilet, or something.

capejasmine on October 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM

The bad news: He’ll be telling us it’s our mess that he’s cleaning up until, oh, 2015 or so at the earliest

Hopefully by then someone will be busy cleaning up his mess.

VanPalin on October 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM

Is this guy is starting to self imploded.

The Post Everything President.

Oil Can on October 16, 2009 at 3:54 PM

Say Barry, howz about we do THIS:.


Drill, by Sarah Palin:

Petroleum is a major part of America’s energy picture. Shall we get it here or abroad?

Sarah Palin

Given that we’re spending billions of stimulus dollars to rebuild our highways, it makes sense to think about what we’ll be driving on them. For years to come, most of what we drive will be powered, at least in part, by diesel fuel or gasoline. To fuel that driving, we need access to oil. The less use we make of our own reserves, the more we will have to import, which leads to a number of harmful consequences. That means we need to drill here and drill now.

We rely on petroleum for much more than just powering our vehicles: It is essential in everything from jet fuel to petrochemicals, plastics to fertilizers, pesticides to pharmaceuticals. Ac­cord­ing to the Energy Information Ad­min­is­tra­tion, our total domestic petroleum consumption last year was 19.5 million barrels per day (bpd). Motor gasoline and diesel fuel accounted for less than 13 million bpd of that. Meanwhile, we produced only 4.95 million bpd of domestic crude. In other words, even if we ran all our vehicles on something else (which won’t happen anytime soon), we would still have to depend on imported oil. And we’ll continue that dependence until we develop our own oil resources to their fullest extent.

Those who oppose domestic drilling are motivated primarily by environmental considerations, but many of the countries we’re forced to import from have few if any environmental-protection laws, and those that do exist often go unenforced. In effect, American environmentalists are preventing responsible development here at home while supporting irresponsible development overseas.

My home state of Alaska shows how it’s possible to be both pro-environment and pro-resource-development. Alaskans would never support anything that endangered our pristine air, clean water, and abundant wildlife (which, among other things, provides many of us with our livelihood). The state’s government has made safeguarding resources a priority; when I was governor, for instance, we created a petroleum-systems-integrity office to monitor our oil and gas infrastructure for any potential environmental risks.

Alaska also shows how oil drilling is thoroughly compatible with energy conservation and renewable-energy development. Over 20 percent of Alas­ka’s electricity currently comes from renewable sources, and as governor I put forward a long-term plan to increase that figure to 50 percent by 2025. Alaska’s comprehensive plan identifies renewable options across the state that can help rural villages transition away from expensive diesel-generated electricity — allowing each community to choose the solution that best fits its needs. That’s important in any energy plan: Tempting as they may be to central planners, top-down, one-size-fits-all solutions are recipes for failure.

For the same reason, the federal government shouldn’t push a single, uni­versal approach to alternative-powered vehicles. Electric cars might work in Los Angeles, but they don’t work in Alaska, where you can drive hundreds of miles without seeing many people, let alone many electrical sockets. And while electric and hybrid cars have their advantages, producing the electricity to power them still requires an energy source. For the sake of the environment, that energy should be generated from the cleanest source available.

Natural gas is one promising clean alternative. It contains fewer pollutants than other fossil fuels, it’s easier to collect and process, and it is found throughout our country. In Alaska, we’re developing the largest private-sector energy project in history — a 3,000-mile, $40 billion pipeline to transport hundreds of trillions of cubic feet of natural gas to markets across the United States. Onshore and offshore na­tural gas from Alaska and the Lower 48 can satisfy a large part of our energy needs for decades, bringing us closer to energy independence. Whether we use it to power natural-gas cars or to run natural-gas power plants that charge electric cars — or ideally for both — natural gas can act as a clean “bridge fuel” to a future when more renewable sources are available.

In addition to drilling, we need to build new refineries. America currently has roughly 150 refineries, down from over 300 in the 1970s. Due mainly to environmental regulations, we haven’t built a major new refinery since 1976, though our oil consumption has increased significantly since then. That’s no way to secure our energy supply. The post-Katrina jump in gas prices proved that we can’t leave ourselves at the mercy of a hurricane that knocks a few refineries out of commission.

Building an energy-independent Amer­ica will mean a real economic stimulus. It will mean American jobs that can never be shipped overseas. Think about how much of our trade deficit is fueled by the oil we import — sometimes as much as half of the total. Through this massive transfer of wealth, we lose hundreds of billions of dollars a year that could be invested in our economy. Instead it goes to foreign countries, including some repressive regimes that use it to fund activities that threaten our security.

Reliance on foreign sources of energy weakens America. When a riot breaks out in an OPEC nation, or a developing country talks about nationalizing its oil industry, or a petro-dictator threatens to cut off exports, the probability is great that the price of oil will shoot up. Even in friendly nations, business and financial decisions made for local reasons can de­stabilize Amer­i­ca’s energy market, since the price we pay for foreign oil is subject to rising and falling exchange rates. Decreasing our dependence on foreign sources of energy will reduce the impact of world events on our economy.

In the end, energy independence is not just about the environment or the economy. It’s about freedom and confidence. It’s about building a more secure and peaceful America, an America in which our energy needs will not be subject to the whims of nature, currency speculators, or madmen in possession of vast oil reserves.

Alternative sources of energy are part of the answer, but only part. There’s no getting around the fact that we still need to “drill, baby, drill!” And if those in D.C. say otherwise, we need to tell them: “Yes, we can!”

http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=Nzc2ZjhjY2MwMWUyM2M4NTM5YWRjYTcwMTEzZTNjMTc

Chop-chop Barry!

gary4205 on October 16, 2009 at 3:54 PM

Can’t click, his arrogance has made it impossible for me to listen to him with any objectivity.
I have met people like him in my lifetime. He reminds me of someone that gets elected to a condo association as a board member that finally becomes board president.
Inevitably they become consumed by power, they really believe they are God like and wield their new found power to a point they become a boor.
I am not in his flock, he is not my shepherd. I would be willing to “grab a mop” for a president I respected but not president Barry. More than the arrogance it’s the lies.
My real fear is he is making a larger mess than we can ever clean up.

FireBlogger on October 16, 2009 at 3:55 PM

Exactly!!! Now Mr.Obama….get the hell out of the way, and let us clean it up! Go swab a toilet, or something.

capejasmine on October 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM

Oh, you racist! You’re not allowed to say that since he’s half black! /sarc

NathanG on October 16, 2009 at 3:55 PM

I’ll take “tuck their tail and run” for $2.5 trillion.

txag92 on October 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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Ahhh,make it 3,what’s another trillion?:)

ohiobabe on October 16, 2009 at 3:55 PM

All he’s doing with that mop is squishing the mess into the carpet.

BadgerHawk on October 16, 2009 at 3:56 PM

An interesting article from 2002.

jaime on October 16, 2009 at 3:56 PM

Obama: Grab a mop and help me clean up your mess

That’s okay champ… I’ll push the mop to clean up the White House in 2012 when you leave!

IntheNet on October 16, 2009 at 3:57 PM

It’s our fault and his fault.

Republicrats and Dempublicans.

The problem with Bush, Obama, Geithner and our congress is that they act as if the economic meltdown is due to a bunch of honest mistakes – or, that is what they think us rubes will believe.

This is 180 degrees wrong; the economic meltdown is the result of outright thievery by Wall Street insiders, in the mold of Enron (remember them?) but writ far larger – aided and abetted by the enforcers of finance regulations in the Bush administration deliberately looking the other way and a congress awash in dirty money (euphemistically called “campaign contributions”) passing legislation making this thievery ever easier.

Right now, there should be a couple of hundred executives of financial institutions being frog-marched off to jail; but, instead, we get Geithner rewarding their criminality with MORE money, because “they are too big to fail.” Bullshit! Take over these institutions, bring in new management and/or government auditors (ever mess with the IRS?!) and break them up as a matter of national security; reinstitute Glass-Steigel, tell the investors who bet big-casino on the financial malfeasance lining their pockets that they are simply going to lose some of THEIR money, and use the trillions being wasted now to put people back to work investing in AMERICA’S future, on infrastructure and alternative energy projects.

This stuff is not rocket science; so the only question left is: Is the Obama administration still feeding the Wall Street Beast out of ignorance and misplaced trust, or are they willing co-conspirators?

rickyricardo on October 16, 2009 at 3:57 PM

Mr.Clean gets rid of wraps himself in dirt and grime
And grease in just a minute
Mr. Clean O will clean STEAL your whole house
And everything that’s in it

Mr. O
Mr. O
Mr. O

portlandon on October 16, 2009 at 3:58 PM

He’s truly Barack INSANE Obama.

EMERGENCY EMERGENCY — We are in such fiscal trouble that we have to hurry up and pass Health Care Reform that will add $2 trillion to the budget and won’t take effect for years!

Daggett on October 16, 2009 at 3:58 PM

Our mess?
coldwarrior on October 16, 2009 at 3:37 PM

My sentiments exactly.
While there are republicans to blame for some of this, most of this mess has been ongoing since 2006. By coincidence, isn’t that when Dems took over in Congress? hmmmmmmm.
capejasmine on October 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM

That’s the problem with the National Socialist Democrats, nothing is ever their fault.
Bad news: It’s either the fault of Bush, Racism or Global warming.
Good news: The National Socialist Democrats get the credit.

These things always work out great when you control most of the media.

Juno77 on October 16, 2009 at 3:58 PM

YouTube – Burning Down The House: What Caused Our Economic Crisis?

The Dems greatest scam was managing to pin the blame on Republicans.

mudskipper on October 16, 2009 at 3:59 PM

Obama: Grab a mop and help me clean up your mess

Official clean-up song: Ragg Mopp

WashJeff on October 16, 2009 at 3:59 PM

God, what a cry baby. Spend us further into debt, genuis.
It’s like having your most clueless, snotty, odious college poli sci teacher as President.

jjshaka on October 16, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Ok. Does anybody else see a perfect ad here? Show Nancy talking about the town hall attendees, Jackson Lee on the phone, Kirkpatrick walking out, Massa “I would vote against the interests of my district”, Hill “This is my town hall!” etc, etc. …

Yes Mr. President. It is time to get a mop and help clean up the mess.

Vote Conservative in 2010.

Trusser13 on October 16, 2009 at 4:00 PM

After last year’s spoogetastic progressivegasm for Obama, WE’RE gonna need the mop.

Apologetic California on October 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM

It’s all based on a farce. The whole concept of cleaning up. Social engineering got us in this mess and both sides were involved to some extent, but c’mon….Dem’s complaining about republicans role in this is like a cokehead making fun of a pothead’s drug habits. Of course Obama’s “mop” is potent crack for the financial industry, the manufacturing sector, the health industry, green sector economy, and on and on. They want to be totalitarian and it isn’t going to work. It’s exactly what has got us to this point, but Obama wants us to believe we haven’t waded deep enough.

Gov’t doesn’t “create” jobs. They can set conditions for creating jobs if they just kept their hands off. I reject the premise of their whole discussion, but unfortunately most people accept the premise and that is what gets us in trouble. Most of our problems come in the name of “doing something”.

stldave on October 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM

This is how Arthur Laffer, Cavuto and the rest of the Fox crowd poo pooed the coming disaster.

Clueless:

rickyricardo on October 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM

I’d be glad to help if Obama wasn’t so disingenuous all the time. The health care issue isn’t about health care, it’s about Obama.

His favorite mantra is ‘let’s get this done’.

Fine Obama ‘get it done’ – cut 500B in Medicare and tell everyone that’s your plan.

‘Let’s get it done’ to him means destroy what works in the system because of what doesn’t.

I’ll be glad to help as soon as you don’t consider ‘non-Democrats’ as you called us to be the enemy. We are all Americans. We all want to be proud of our government. . . none of us are.

Especially when you go around apologizing to people who should be apologizing to us (Russia).

Yeah, it’s a socialist mop O, that’s the problem.

ThackerAgency on October 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM

Which party has been in charge of Congress since 2006?

StevefromMKE on October 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM

rickyricardo on October 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM

At first you don;t succeed:

This is how Arthur Laffer, Cavuto and the rest of the Fox crowd poo pooed the coming disaster.

Clueless:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I0QN-FYkpw

rickyricardo on October 16, 2009 at 4:02 PM

The Precedent needs to be mopping the floor of a jail, while awaiting his treason trial – after which he won’t have to worry about mopping anything.

This moron is impervious to humiliation, has an IQ barely in the double digits, and knows no bounds to his power-grabbing and malevolence. He will continue on in his attack on America, as he has, undeterred by his idiotic gaffes, imbecilic mistakes, or his clear inability to understand anything even mildly complex, until there is nothing left of the US but a smoldering ember. You have all been given fair warning.

progressoverpeace on October 16, 2009 at 4:02 PM

Funny I remember G H W Bush saying, “If you see a nail, grab a hammer”. President Pantywaist Housecleaner says “Grab a mop”. Change we can believe in?
I think we need a bigger Sham wow.

KZnextzone on October 16, 2009 at 4:03 PM

If you want help cleaning up a mess you don’t close the door to the room where the mess is located and not allow input from those who might have ideas on the best way to clean it up. You don’t insist on cleaning it up with a mop when the best tool would be a shovel. You certainly don’t put the mop in Pelosi’s hand… she hasn’t a clue what a mop even is. And loading up the the cleaning solution for the mess with a bunch of toxins people shouldn’t breath or can’t stomach isn’t going to inspire people to help you, especially when they’re told they can either clean up the mess with the toxic laden solution, or get out of the way.

scalleywag on October 16, 2009 at 4:04 PM

AndAwayWeGo on October 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM

That’s how I was raised–if you made the mess, you clean it up. Obama saw the slow, steady drip, and never made a move to help fix it, no matter how many time the Repubs said the ike was leaking. When the hole got too big, they blamed us. Now they want us to fix THEIR MESS???!!!
Why am I surprised…

lovingmyUSA on October 16, 2009 at 4:05 PM

Obama is a socialist pig.

elduende on October 16, 2009 at 4:05 PM

He is such an arrogant jackass.

beachgirlusa on October 16, 2009 at 4:06 PM

Before the election I said 141 days as a useless Senator was nowhere near enough experience for the job….

I was right………….

adamsmith on October 16, 2009 at 4:06 PM

have two very liberal leaning siblings that insist that the world owes them because it’s not their fault they were born.

They are not kids and are 52 and 49.

RagTag on October 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM

You should ask them who should you blame for letting them survive this long.

belad on October 16, 2009 at 4:07 PM

Obamas comments are irrlelevent.

The Fed, Congress, Republicans, Democrats, Obama and Bush are all subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs and their Wall Street masters.

The banks are raping us and the world.

Cap and Trade is another Goldman Sachs run scam.

Wake up folks.

rickyricardo on October 16, 2009 at 4:08 PM

Hey Obama! GO PISS UP A ROPE!!

And mop the mess up yourself.

Battlecruiser-operational on October 16, 2009 at 4:08 PM

Bozo you’re the only one creating DISASTERS. Go soak your head.

dogsoldier on October 16, 2009 at 4:08 PM

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