Obama: The system didn’t work; Update: Obama slammed by … AP?

posted at 5:20 pm on December 29, 2009 by Allahpundit

And so we finally reach Step 5 of The One’s damage-control protocol. There’s nothing interesting about this except the politics of it: He had to undo Napolitano’s moronic gaffe from Sunday and the perception that he wasn’t taking this as seriously as everyone who isn’t lounging on Waikiki this week, so here’s the obligatory two-birds-with-one-stone CYA. The choice of the words “systemic failure” is, needless to say, no accident.

Note the bit near the end about how even a system firing on all cylinders isn’t foolproof. Politico anticipated that this morning as security option number five.

Update: Good lord, Barry. If you’ve lost Jennifer Loven…

The Obama administration claim that “the system worked” after a failed aircraft bombing wasn’t quite as jolting as President George W. Bush’s “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job” when New Orleans was sinking under deadly Hurricane Katrina. But both raised disturbing questions about presidential response in a time of crisis…

Amid those questions, administration officials’ repeated statements Sunday that “the system worked” were jarring. They made it sound like the administration doesn’t get it, like it is paying too much attention to political fallout and too little to public fears…

For Obama, still short of one year in office, his narrative, critical or otherwise, isn’t set yet.

Nonetheless, rumblings keep resurfacing about emotional distance, even coldness. Whether it’s Wall Street bonuses or terrorist near-disaster, people wonder whether he feels as they do or ever acts out of passion.


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Palin’s next Facebook post is gonna be a doozy.

JammieWearingFool on December 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

I think anothe Axeljerk political distraction is on the way too.
If you’ve got people commenting on how cold he seems, he’s in big trouble. Usually love Obama or hate him his personality rarely gets consistently negative views. Not any more, I guess.

ORconservative on December 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Of course not. She was the first lesbian governor to dump Hillary and to help bring him.

He miscalculates, though. By saving her fat ars he will lose the confidence of the country even more, and that of the world. Incompetence has no excuses, not when it comes to security. She’s about as competent as a sack of potatoes.

By keeping her, he proves to be the same.

Schadenfreude on December 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM

+100

I think Janet Napolitano is really Dick Durbin in drag.

singlemalt_18 on December 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

I believe we have entered that grey area between when we had kept ourselves reletively safe after 9/11 and when something awful, yet very preventable happens.

It is the point in time where our progeny asks themselves of us ‘Why didn’t they do something?’ just before morning prayers.

turfmann on December 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

He sounds really agitated is that because he had to come out again and speak to us peons about this incident again, while he could be on the golf course again.

Brat4life on December 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Oh God love him….Odumbo is taking a break from his vacation (now on Fox News) stating that “our security is at stake and lives are at stake”….spare me your cr@p….oh and of course he’s blamin Boooooooosh. What a maroon. I still wonder why/how this happened at the same time that teh one/family/friends, etc. are on vacation.. hmmmm? just sayin

sicoit on December 29, 2009 at 6:05 PM

Gee, I’m just sure that Michael Moore’s securing funding as we speak for a documentary on Obama’s failure, insensitivity, and incompetence in handling H1N1 and this…right?

GoodSamaritan on December 29, 2009 at 6:05 PM

Well I like that he said he wants an answer to this quickly, and that he’s going to hold people accountable. We’ll just have to hope that happens.

scalleywag on December 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

BetseyRoss on December 29, 2009 at 5:57 PM

Good point.

However, I won’t hold my breath waiting for a hint of humilty, honor, or compassion coming from this cold fish.

tru2tx on December 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Obama:

“…….working with intelligence”

ROTFLMAO

Janet Napolitano doesn’t have any intelligence. The act of nominating her shows a lack of intelligence. Keeping her on shows an ongoing lack of intelligence.

Obama don’t use the word “extremist”
Mother Theresa was an extremist. she was not a terrorist.

Muslim terrorists. We have two in a row.

seven on December 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Uh, he said the system failed, and then he said the system worked after it failed.

Plus, since when does the Presidency get a ‘do-over’? As, this is what this was… a do-over from his horrible statement yesterday.

Enoxo on December 29, 2009 at 5:25 PM

Obama is a golfer. He needs a mulligan on every hole.

Steve Z on December 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

I wonder if The Won is so eat up with himself that he thought there would not be any attacks while he is in office?

Cindy Munford on December 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM

That is exactly the case if you ask me, but you didn’t.

thomasaur on December 29, 2009 at 6:07 PM

macncheez on December 29, 2009 at 5:58 PM

lolol

cmsinaz on December 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

just saw on fox, dear leader actually wearing a sports coat for his close up…

cmsinaz on December 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

He’s rushing the delivery.

Did he run out?

Surf’s Up?

aquaviva on December 29, 2009 at 5:41 PM

Time for a wave election.

Steve Z on December 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

The “systemic failure”
Red Flags?
Lets see
One way ticket. Red Flag #1
Paid for in cash. Red Flag #2
No luggage. Red Flag #3
No Passport or Visa and he still got on the plane! Red Flag #4

The fact that he was on the list is the icing on the cake. It wasn’t necessary to “Flag” this guy as a problem.

My “systemic failure” got a last name it’s Obama!

DSchoen on December 29, 2009 at 6:10 PM

America made a huge mistake in selecting this man POTUS. I fear it is going to cost many American lives. God save the USA.

d1carter on December 29, 2009 at 6:11 PM

That’s right Obama, blame it on the “system” . . . but by the way, are you aware that you are the “system”?

rplat on December 29, 2009 at 6:11 PM

Seriously, someone in the media has to have the stones to stand up and either ask him directly, or Gibbs directly, when they’re going to get past the ‘blame it on Bush’ syndrome.

There’s no other position out there where you can enter as ‘the new guy’ and get away with blaming ‘the old guy’ for very long. This is ridiculous.

Midas on December 29, 2009 at 5:41 PM

Never happen.

The “objective” media all sold their souls to the Devil to get O’bama elected. They can’t go back.

Del Dolemonte on December 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

DSchoen on December 29, 2009 at 6:10 PM

#5 He was on the Brits No Fly List and they share with the US.

derft on December 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

Never happen.

The “objective” media all sold their souls to the Devil to get O’bama elected. They can’t go back.

Del Dolemonte on December 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

spot on

cmsinaz on December 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

I wonder if The Won is so eat up with himself that he thought there would not be any attacks while he is in office?

Cindy Munford on December 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM

That is what I have been thinking. He made the Cairo speech, bowed to Saudi king and has begged for Iran regime talks. He actually believed that by his not being Bush, the world was going to love him and not want to kill Americans anymore. Dude is delusional.

farright on December 29, 2009 at 6:15 PM

Janet Napolitano, come on down!

You’re the next contestant on the Wheels on the Bus go thud thud thud!

Ted Torgerson on December 29, 2009 at 5:24 PM

I LOVE this…..well said!

And not to dispute that audio was all he did on this topic, but Fox News just showed excerpts of this fine speech accepting responsibility for “this systemic failure” by our illustrious CIC…. He was not dressed presidential however, he had on a shirt w/no tie and a suit coat….. So living up to his penchant for visuals – his speech was apparently videoed. Oh btw, his nose wasn’t quite as high in the air as usual.

ladyhawke53 on December 29, 2009 at 6:16 PM

I wonder why just an audio statement?

cmsinaz on December 29, 2009 at 5:27 PM

So he wouldn’t have to come off the golf course and throw a jacket over his Hawaiian flowerdy shirt.

uncivilized on December 29, 2009 at 6:16 PM

Don’t blame Bush for having established FEMA. Bush inherited FEMA from a Democrat administration. One can only argue and speculate whether the “compassionate conservative” Progressive Bush would have instigated FEMA had it not already existed, the argument being that he birthed the Marxist DHS in response to terrorists, rather than simply conferencing heads of intelligence communities in the Oval Office with strict orders to spill the beans, no holds barred behind closed doors with him.

Bush’s praise for his beleaguered FEMA director, Michael Brown, came while starving storm evacuees remained trapped in the Louisiana Superdome and victims’ bodies bloated in the flooded streets. –Loven

Loven forgot to mention the cannibalism that Bush forced the starving New Orleans population who REFUSED TO EVACUATE –hence, not storm evacuees– to eat (not!) in order to survive their CHOSEN PLIGHT. These idiots ignored all of Bush’s administration’s and weather forecaster’s warnings to get inland and out of town to a federally designated point of refuge where FEMA and charities could respond without the impediments of natural destruction blocking highways and railways and airports in New Orleans.

FEMA responded, busing New Orleans welfare recipients into Houston invited by Kay Bailey Hutchison without federal recompense in account. Those refugees refused to go home and were well represented at one of last summer’s most horrible Town Hall Meetings featured online from a Houston low-if-any-income neighborhood. Recall their elected black Representative taking a cell phone call, multitasking, instead of listening to her polite white constituent cancer survivor’s concerns.

To hell with the ruin that FEMA and Federal Bureaucracies augment from catastrophes. The Federal programs fail in times of plenty and peace, going deeply into bankruptcy and thieving from other tax funds in order to perpetuate through time demanding higher and higher taxes from Americans. Obama’s father taught him that 100% taxation is what people should expect from the government that promises benefits.

maverick muse on December 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Of course not. She was the first lesbian governor to dump Hillary and to help bring him.

***

Schadenfreude on December 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Frank Luntz’s twin sister is gay? Where have I been?

BuckeyeSam on December 29, 2009 at 6:18 PM

O.K., incoming rant:

Sorry APress, but I think Janet Napolitano’s STAGGERING incompetance with Homeland Security and her complete inability to manage her employees, and provide the minimum of security we deserve, is SO far removed from Bush’s, “Heck of a job, Brownie” statement, that I want to puke. I am so sick of the left dragging out Katrina whenever they feel cornered and want to misdirect blame.

Napolitano needs to be fired and NOW.

anniekc on December 29, 2009 at 6:18 PM

Frank Luntz’s twin sister is gay? Where have I been?

BuckeyeSam on December 29, 2009 at 6:18 PM

AND I TOLD YOU GUYS TO QUIT TRASHING FRANK LUTZ’S GOOD LOOKS, TOO!

anniekc on December 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

let me be clear.
I will not rest.
out of context.
systemmatic failure.
rhetorical flourish fell flat.
acted stupidly.

time for a beer summit!

chaswv on December 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

anniekc on December 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Luntz does not ryme with butts….

chaswv on December 29, 2009 at 6:21 PM

I think Janet Napolitano is really Dick Durbin in drag.

singlemalt_18 on December 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

I don’t think there’s any “drag”, and if there is, it’s not very convincing.

uncivilized on December 29, 2009 at 6:22 PM

That’s right Obama, blame it on the “system” . . . but by the way, are you aware that you are the “system”?

rplat on December 29, 2009 at 6:11 PM

Next he’ll probably say, “Hey, someone here ought to do something about that Iran stuff.”

DrAllecon on December 29, 2009 at 6:22 PM

Gee, I miss George Bush–a lot!

BetseyRoss on December 29, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Systemic Failure

The “systematic failure” lies in the fact that screeners routinely seem to scrutinize people who they deem least likely to put up a fuss about it, rather than the people who most often resemble those who regularly attempt to commit a terrorist act.

JetBoy on December 29, 2009 at 5:41 PM

You’re right about American EO government employees only interested in getting their pay for as little effort as possible.

BRING IN THE GUARD DOGS!

maverick muse on December 29, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Janet Incompetando, a la Mark Steyn’s jab.

maverick muse on December 29, 2009 at 6:23 PM

How long before Nappy decides she needs to “spend more time with her family?” (Or does a woman with no husband or kids need to come up with some other excuse?)

AZCoyote on December 29, 2009 at 6:24 PM

Time for a wave election.

Steve Z on December 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

Ironically, the beach where O’bama’s staying (Kailua) isn’t really a “surfboard” beach, as the waves are usually small. It’s best for windsurfing and body surfing.

But I doubt the Secret Service lets O’bama do any surfing-too dangerous.

Del Dolemonte on December 29, 2009 at 6:25 PM

thomasaur on December 29, 2009 at 6:07 PM

Sure I did. It’s always good to know that I am not alone in my musings.

Cindy Munford on December 29, 2009 at 6:26 PM

Barry’s in way, way over his head. Look for him to essentially resign on the job. Having a deadhead POTUS might be better than having an active idiot.

mr.blacksheep on December 29, 2009 at 6:28 PM

farright on December 29, 2009 at 6:15 PM

He needs to get over himself p.d.q. before we get hurt on a large scale.

Cindy Munford on December 29, 2009 at 6:28 PM

These idiots ignored all of Bush’s administration’s and weather forecaster’s warnings to get inland and out of town to a federally designated point of refuge where FEMA and charities could respond without the impediments of natural destruction blocking highways and railways and airports in New Orleans.

maverick muse on December 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Sadly, those facts are Inconvenient Truths to the Left, because it ruins their Hate-Bush template.

Del Dolemonte on December 29, 2009 at 6:28 PM

Wasn’t “systemic failure” used as an excuse for The One in The Matrix ? Holey parallel Batman!

GnuBreed on December 29, 2009 at 6:30 PM

What we have here, is a failure, to communicate.

“A systemic failure has occurred.”

A freaking deadly series of mistakes of epic proportions is what happened here, Jackson!

Speakup on December 29, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Nonetheless, rumblings keep resurfacing about emotional distance, even coldness.

What the hell was the assclown who wrote this drivel talking about?

pilamaye on December 29, 2009 at 6:33 PM

NSFW

Janet is Incompetano indeed

macncheez on December 29, 2009 at 6:34 PM

There’s a systemic failure alright. It’s called Obama.

Has anyone in the media asked the Administration yet who was in charge of the review Obama ordered way back when, and what they’d done so far?

Dusty on December 29, 2009 at 6:35 PM

So let me see if I understand OPC (Obama Performance Criteria) properly.

If checking for the RED FLAG of explosive material failed and the yellow flag of having no luggage failed and the yellow flag of having only a one-way ticket failed and the red flag of his own father’s information failed, but the system worked anyway because of a faulty detonator and an intrepid Dutchman and all ended alright, then with ObamaCare, if you fail to be able to get a general practitioner appointment in time and you fail to get a surgeon’s appointment in time and you fail to get a prescription filled in time, but your faulty brain does not realize that you are not dying or you SO knows how to hot wire an electrical charge to you, then we can call it an OPC success.

Yes, I think I understand now and must give it all a solid B+.

MB4 on December 29, 2009 at 6:40 PM

Loven and the top people at AP know people who take international flights. They probably take international flights themselves, so suddenly Obama’s detached, casual attitude isn’t just being seen as a problem by unimportant Red State people or evil neocons. It’s being seen as a potential life-threatening problem for them and/or people they know, and suddenly, Barack isn’t getting off as easy.

jon1979 on December 29, 2009 at 6:43 PM

but your faulty brain does not realize that you are not dying or your SO knows how to hot wire an electrical charge to you, then we can call it an OPC success.

MB4 on December 29, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Whether it’s Wall Street bonuses or terrorist near-disaster, people wonder whether he feels as they do or ever acts out of passion.

No, and depends. Passion only comes, when it relates to him, and only him.

capejasmine on December 29, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Heard a caller on Hannity show today…

Said ogabe’s new security screening strategery is to ask “boxers or briefs”…

That ought to do it!

lukespapa on December 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

I’ll feel better taking my next flight now — NOT! We can’t keep terrorists off planes even when their fathers tells us about them. I can’t wait for them to take over my family’s medical care.
 
I especially liked BO’s comment about the last four years. A year into it and he’s still pointing fingers. He really has trouble taking responsibility — always the victim. Three more years of this incompetent administration’s damage will be hard to undo, especially for those who lose their lives because of him.

ClanDerson on December 29, 2009 at 7:02 PM

Help me figure out how to think about states and cities in regard to security of air travel. Did state and city systems work or fail in this case? I mean, the Americans’ states and cities contribute little to securing airports and aircraft, as far as I know. So are state and city governments blameless in these matters, or are they blameworthy in the highest degree, for having done little or nothing? If we hold them harmless with regard to past incidents, I still wonder about the future. If state and city governments continue to stand pat, rather than wrest from the “federal” government some role in the security of the airports within their respective territories, should we still consider them blameless regarding future lapses in security and regarding future attacks?

Kralizec on December 29, 2009 at 7:13 PM

Janet Napolitano is really Janet Reno’s love child.

bradley11 on December 29, 2009 at 7:23 PM

It was only the fuse that didn’t work. Comforting.

And how about that ‘wall’ built back nice and tall, that worked.

tarpon on December 29, 2009 at 7:24 PM

The Obama administration claim that “the system worked” after a failed aircraft bombing wasn’t quite as jolting as President George W. Bush’s “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job” when New Orleans was sinking under deadly Hurricane Katrina.

Um, really? why not? I’d say the failure of the system designed to keep the entire country safe is a little bigger than New Orleans failure to put people on buses.

clearbluesky on December 29, 2009 at 7:26 PM

Poor things, they imbued their Obamassiah with mystic powers, and find that he can’t make his way out of a wet paper bag.

GarandFan on December 29, 2009 at 7:29 PM

Usual BS!

burt on December 29, 2009 at 7:48 PM

Golly, don’t I recall correctly that the Democrats and the media had firmly established the precedent that as of a President’s first September, he was wearing “big-boy pants”, and solely responsible for anything that happened on his watch? Seems to me that’s the way it worked for the last guy.

drunyan8315 on December 29, 2009 at 8:06 PM

Loven tiptoes into some criticism of the The One, but the locution “or ever acts out of passion” at the end is another instance of the MSM’s “You’re just too good for us, Barry” meme. Translation: Obama is the cool-headed intellectual, solving problems with his brilliant analytical deliberation, but the simple-minded common-folk, i.e., the idiot Americans, require a display of irrational emotion they can identify with.

BCrago66 on December 29, 2009 at 8:07 PM

The systemic failure occurred last November.

Mojave Mark on December 29, 2009 at 8:09 PM

Make that November ’08.

Mojave Mark on December 29, 2009 at 8:09 PM

jon1979 on December 29, 2009 at 6:43 PM

I would like to say your thesis is flawed, but, unfortunately, I can’t.

Bruno Strozek on December 29, 2009 at 8:16 PM

“For Obama, still short of one year in office, his narrative, critical or otherwise, isn’t set yet.”

God, these people are pathetic. “No, he still has time to recover, the ‘narrative’ isn’t set yet…please, please…” though not for lack of effort, that is, in their relentess promulgation of the “narrative” of his infallible brilliance for the past 18 months.

rrpjr on December 29, 2009 at 8:40 PM

The Obama administration claim that “the system worked” after a failed aircraft bombing wasn’t quite as jolting as President George W. Bush’s “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job” when New Orleans was sinking under deadly Hurricane Katrina. But both raised disturbing questions about presidential response in a time of crisis…

They just can not help themselves.They have to bring Bush up. I know that a lot of people on the right, like Malkin went after Brown over Katrina, but I always felt like the guy kind of got a bad rap over a lot of that. After all, Katrina was a huge national disaster…however, this is different. There was nothing Brown could have done to stop Katrina but the DHS is actually supposed to be stopping guys like this from getting on planes.

Terrye on December 29, 2009 at 9:07 PM

But I doubt the Secret Service lets O’bama do any surfing-too dangerous.

The Secret Service could mitigate the risk by anchoring a CG Cutter just off-shore, tying a lifeline to the handrail, and tying the other end to The One’s ever dwindling ‘nads so he doesn’t get lost at sea. It could make for some excellent reality TV if the line was short enough.

Hazzard on December 29, 2009 at 9:18 PM

maverick muse on December 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

EXCELLENT!!!
+++1000

lovingmyUSA on December 29, 2009 at 9:53 PM

Said ogabe’s new security screening strategery is to ask “boxers or briefs”…

That ought to do it!

lukespapa on December 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Dang–forgot to cover my keyboard again!

lovingmyUSA on December 29, 2009 at 9:55 PM

The Obama administration claim that “the system worked” after a failed aircraft bombing wasn’t quite as jolting as President George W. Bush’s “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job” when New Orleans was sinking under deadly Hurricane Katrina.

Wow, tough words from the AP’s Loven. That water that she’s been carrying for the last year + must be getting awful heavy but she earns a B+ and a head pat anyway for giving the obligatory Bush smackdown during Obama’s bad news day.

ted c on December 29, 2009 at 10:13 PM

I think Janet Napolitano is really Dick Durbin in drag.

singlemalt_18 on December 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

I don’t think there’s any “drag”, and if there is, it’s not very convincing.

uncivilized on December 29, 2009 at 6:22 PM

Ok, let’s see if we can simplify this visualization for you.

Dick Durbin centered on your screen.

Nineteen year old cat with mange crawls off his head and dies.

Four month old badger with youthful fur crawls up on his head and falls asleep.

See her now?

Yoop on December 29, 2009 at 10:21 PM

Palin’s next Facebook post is gonna be a doozy.

JammieWearingFool on December 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Doozy? Or floozy?

voxpopuli on December 30, 2009 at 2:24 AM

Palin’s next Facebook post is gonna be a doozy.

JammieWearingFool on December 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Doozy? Or floozy?

voxpopuli on December 30, 2009 at 2:24 AM

Doozy, you are the floozy…

lovingmyUSA on December 30, 2009 at 3:29 AM

Damage Control in 5 Easy Steps!
Politico’s Carol E. Lee has an interesting story today on President Obama’s “by-now familiar pattern…for dealing with unexpected problems.” As best we can figure, the Obama damage control strategy consists of these 5 easy steps:

Step 1: Deny seriousness of issue.
Step 2: Deny any admin responibility/failure.
Step 3: Have spokespeople convey O’s feelings to public.
Step 4: Blame Bush admin.
Step 5: Concede the issue days later.

Of course, it’s very important that you understand the signals to know which step we’re at. For example, “Obama heading to the golf course, [Cato Institute fellow Benjamin] Friedman said, ‘signals that it’s not a crisis, and he’s the president and he has a lot of things to do and this is just one of them.’” Maybe it’s when the president goes bowling that you’re supposed to find immediate shelter and duck tape the windows.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/weblogs/TWSFP/2009/12/damage_control_in_5_easy_steps.asp

lovingmyUSA on December 30, 2009 at 3:31 AM

The only “systemic failure” here was electing this guy president. As the “Peter Principle” points out, Obama reached his level of incompetency as a “community agitator”.

Wills on December 30, 2009 at 9:13 AM

Would have been connected 4 years ago, because the leadership in charge then were instructed to talk and act as a team, not a hodgepodge of rudderless leaders who do not want to share the information. Because the term “information is power” is rampant throughout the current Administration, and the Department leaders do not want to share, because they are all jockeying for a position closer to the “One”.

MSGTAS on December 30, 2009 at 10:18 AM

Why would anyone, in their right mind, bring up Katrina in comparison to this incident. Brownie, considering everything that was going on around him, probably was doing a pretty good job. Let’s all remember, the press that got Barack elected, reported on Katrina. Do you actually believe they’ve released the “facts” on Katrina? When is the last time you saw a network report on the Governor of Louisiana, when referring to Bush getting the National Guard Troops, refusing to allow them to be federalized because Bush would get credit for it. People in Louisiana know where the responsibility lies, that’s why they voted for Bush and voted Blanco out of office.

As far as Obama goes, the press can give him all the free rides they want, if he doesn’t get this straight, he’ll join Governor Blanco in the same political hell hole.

bflat879 on December 30, 2009 at 1:26 PM

Think about what could have been the result at the White House at the big bash if those two lying clowns had in their intentions something more than being close to the “anointed” one. What was the fallout of that systemic failure? The whole administration is broken and it’s not George’s administration. Three events in one year. Sweet.

LarryG on December 30, 2009 at 4:55 PM

O.K., incoming rant:

Sorry APress, but I think Janet Napolitano’s STAGGERING incompetance with Homeland Security and her complete inability to manage her employees, and provide the minimum of security we deserve, is SO far removed from Bush’s, “Heck of a job, Brownie” statement, that I want to puke. I am so sick of the left dragging out Katrina whenever they feel cornered and want to misdirect blame.

Napolitano needs to be fired and NOW.

There’s no way Janet Incompetento gets fired or resigns. Instead, she’ll have her job description changed to include her working the new body scanners full time at Reagan Int’l – female passengers only, of course.

There will be times when a passenger will need a body cavity search….and there’s no one who believes more in being as “hands on as possible” as good ‘ol job for life “Big Sis”.

s/

Sweet_Thang on December 31, 2009 at 5:50 PM

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