Next loser that Obama will campaign for? Harry Reid

posted at 10:04 pm on January 21, 2010 by Allahpundit

You sure know how to pick ‘em, champ. Between the impending collapse of ObamaCare and the “Game Change” unpleasantness, this may end up being the single most awkward campaign rally in modern political history.

President Obama will appear with politically embattled Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in Las Vegas next month, according to a White House official.

While it is not clear whether the appearance will be overtly political, any appearance by the president in Reid’s home state is likely to be seen as an effort to buck up Reid’s re-election effort.

“And now I’d like to introduce my friend Harry Reid, whose list of accomplishments includes, uh, ummmmmm…” It’s a sign of how weak Dingy is that he still needs buoying up by an ever-weakening Obama: The one’s approval rating is in negative territory for the first time ever today in a PPP poll, and in Nevada his favorable rating — which is almost always higher than his approval numbers — is currently stuck at 38/47 in Pollster.com’s poll of polls. Needless to say, Reid’s is one of the eight seats that Larry Sabato’s momentarily projecting the GOP to pick up in November.

Exit question: Notwithstanding how reliably liberal he is, given the current political climate, if he wasn’t majority leader would Reid be a no vote on ObamaCare?


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Exit question: Notwithstanding how reliably liberal he is, given the current political climate, if he wasn’t majority leader would Reid be a no vote on ObamaCare?

Very interesting question. I think he’d probably still vote yes and then retire.

BadgerHawk on January 21, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Double down on STUPID!

HornetSting on January 21, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Good Headline. I think Reid would get himself a bribe for his vote if he wasn’t majority leader. After MA though, I think he’d back off.

El_Terrible on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

I’d like to see quite a few of the dems go, but Reid is one of my top 5.

4shoes on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

See ya would not wanna be ya! And dirty Harry moves to the desert!

KATDADDY on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

I wonder what dialect President Obama will use at the event.

BadgerHawk on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

the more obama is outside of DC, the happier I am

gatorboy on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

President Obama will appear with politically embattled Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in Las Vegas next month, according to a White House official.

Hit it…!

Seven Percent Solution on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

0 for 3, and now he’ll be 0 for 4. Can this week get any better?

John the Libertarian on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Oh, and I think he’ll still go for it. Double or nothing.

4shoes on January 21, 2010 at 10:10 PM

Can’t wait to see another touch by Not Midas.

hoosiermama on January 21, 2010 at 10:10 PM

Please let Obama go off teleprompter and bring up the “light skinned” thing. Please please please, let their be an awkward joke.

Weight of Glory on January 21, 2010 at 10:10 PM

NV’s unemployment was in the 4% area during Bush. It’s not too far from 14% these days.

angryed on January 21, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Can we send President Obama to “help” Arlen Specter next?

In fact, I think I can be very helpful in creating a list of people that Obama needs to er… “help”

kcarpenter on January 21, 2010 at 10:12 PM

0 for 3, and now he’ll be 0 for 4. Can this week get any better?

John the Libertarian on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

How far below the Mendoza Line will he be by November?

thomasaur on January 21, 2010 at 10:12 PM

their = there
*sigh*

Weight of Glory on January 21, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Oh yeah, Vegas loves some Obama!

califdreamnred on January 21, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Yeah according to Huckabee, The One was ensured reelection now that the liberal machine has been halted.

Denverslim on January 21, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Reid be a no vote on ObamaCare?

Yes. He’d save his own skin if he could–first and last and always. He’s not ready to go quietly into that good night if he had any choice.

jeanie on January 21, 2010 at 10:13 PM

This will be fun. Laurel and Hardy in Vegas.

TXUS on January 21, 2010 at 10:13 PM

What’s that called again when Michael kissed Fredo?

aquaviva on January 21, 2010 at 10:14 PM

I’d attend. It’d be like watching a couple old sea-hags trying to pick-up some sailors on leave. A frickin riot.

solidaction on January 21, 2010 at 10:14 PM

The Curse of Copenhagen moves westward. When is Barack Obama going to figure out he is Schleprock.

sherry on January 21, 2010 at 10:14 PM

n fact, I think I can be very helpful in creating a list of people that Obama needs to er… “help”
kcarpenter on January 21, 2010 at 10:12 PM

May I suggest Ma’am Boxer?

LASue on January 21, 2010 at 10:15 PM

I’ll miss Harry. It takes a special kind of skill to make the signature issue of the main priority of the entire Democrat party for the past 20 years be a tax cut to Nebraska.

pedestrian on January 21, 2010 at 10:15 PM

“And now I’d like to introduce my friend Harry Reid, whose list of accomplishments includes, uh, ummmmmm…”

Well, if Reid were to introduce Obama, the list would be even shorter.

DaveO on January 21, 2010 at 10:15 PM

Put a fork in him.

ahem on January 21, 2010 at 10:16 PM

I pray BO also stumps for Boxer.

txag92 on January 21, 2010 at 10:16 PM

There is no way that even the messiah Obama can revive the dead.

farright on January 21, 2010 at 10:16 PM

I’d like to see quite a few of the dems go, but Reid is one of my top 5.

4shoes on January 21, 2010 at 10:09 PM

My top 5 are Reid, Reid, Reid, Pelosi, and Pelosi…or maybe three Pelosis and two Reids — I don’t know.

Dopenstrange on January 21, 2010 at 10:17 PM

1. Run

2. Lose

3. Get Trashed by the White House

November can’t come soon enough.

galvestonian on January 21, 2010 at 10:18 PM

Double down on STUPID!

HornetSting on January 21, 2010 at 10:08 PM

I got a feeling the liberals wont let us down on that count.

Yakko77 on January 21, 2010 at 10:18 PM

Is Reid this stupid?

8 ball says Y-E-S

angryed on January 21, 2010 at 10:19 PM

What’s Reid up to? Trying to push his ratings even lower by having Obama there?

Most of the folks there blame Obama personally for killing their convention business.

TXUS on January 21, 2010 at 10:19 PM

There is no way that even the messiah Obama can revive the dead.

farright on January 21, 2010 at 10:16 PM

You’re right. Because, if he could, you can be damn sure Ted Kennedy’s a$$ would be in that seat in MA right now…

Dopenstrange on January 21, 2010 at 10:19 PM

This is beautiful. The bigger the narcissist, the harder they fall.

Spirit of 1776 on January 21, 2010 at 10:20 PM

He is going to crap out being Vegas and all.

bluemarlin on January 21, 2010 at 10:20 PM

And now batting clean up in the great state of Nevada B.H Oboobi

SHARPTOOTH on January 21, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Buh-bye Harry!

cubachi on January 21, 2010 at 10:21 PM

OT: Brown has been a busy senator already!

Amidst the voter anger at Wall Street and Washington, D.C., ABC News has learned that the Senate Democratic leadership isn’t sure there are enough votes to re-confirm Ben Bernanke for another term as chairman of the Federal Reserve…Voter anger is of heightened concern to members of Congress given the surprise victory of Sen.-elect Scott Brown, R-Mass., who rode a tide of voter discontent and economic anxiety to an upset victory in a special election earlier this week.

Weight of Glory on January 21, 2010 at 10:21 PM

I am thinking that Reid might retire. I would not think that he would want to take his son (who is running for Governor) down too. But he is done either way.

Dire Straits on January 21, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Wonder if any local media will bring up Obama’s earlier comments about not taking business trips to Vegas? I’d love to see his reaction if a reporter asked him directly about that.

cs89 on January 21, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Obama: “Hey Harry this is my first time to Vegas, where are the prostitutes you had lined up for me?”

Harry: “Sorry that plan fell through, Mary Landrieu and Ben Nelson couldn’t make it.”

fogw on January 21, 2010 at 10:24 PM

In the interest of being classy, we in the GOP should pay directly to the US Air Force by the gallon the jet fuel bill for POTUS to visit Harry Reid so he can lose, Patty “Osama Mama” Murray so Chris Widener of #WANEXT on Twitter can win, Nancy Pelosi so she can retire, Rick Larsen so we can get something done on Skagitonia flood control and so on.

BOTTOM LINE: Let’s just be classy and pay our President’s gas bill :-). GAS UP AIR FORCE ONE!

HotAirJosef on January 21, 2010 at 10:25 PM

Obama is going for 0-6.

Copenhagen for Olympics – Fail
Copenhagen for Climate – Fail
Campaign for Deeds – Fail
Campaign for Corzine – Fail
Campaign for Coakley – Fail

Up next… Campaign for Reid – Fail

Enoxo on January 21, 2010 at 10:25 PM

Oh PLEEEEEZE, B.O.!

Work the same magic with Dingy Harry that you just worked with Coakley!

Because then, it will be ONE ASSCLOWN DOWN!!!!

2 TO GO!!!

pilamaye on January 21, 2010 at 10:26 PM

Wonder if any local media will bring up Obama’s earlier comments about not taking business trips to Vegas? I’d love to see his reaction if a reporter asked him directly about that.

cs89 on January 21, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Good point. He’ll flash his pearly whites and tell the reporter they just didn’t understand what he meant.

sherry on January 21, 2010 at 10:26 PM

Very helpful graphs on the Obama Effect:http://jumpinginpools.blogspot.com/2010/01/obama-effect-results-from-his.htmlI\’m thinking he should work his magic with Boxer, Murtha, Franks…

UnderstandingisPower on January 21, 2010 at 10:27 PM

Nice gamble by Reid. If you’re gonna go down, you may as well take the man who is the cause of your demise with you.

SouthernGent on January 21, 2010 at 10:28 PM

One more time. That Obama Effect graphs is at:

http://jumpinginpools.blogspot.com/2010/01/obama-effect-results-from-his.html

UnderstandingisPower on January 21, 2010 at 10:28 PM

GAS UP AIR FORCE ONE!

HotAirJosef on January 21, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Enoxo on January 21, 2010 at 10:25 PM

Good post! But you left out one:
Campaign for Skip Gates – Fail

Dire Straits on January 21, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Reid was down 8 or 9 points, Obama’a visit ought to drop that to -15. November is gonna be a bloodbath.

farright on January 21, 2010 at 10:30 PM

Obama’s new theme song: Toxic by Britney Spears.

BDavis on January 21, 2010 at 10:32 PM

Obama: “Hey Harry this is my first time to Vegas, where are the prostitutes you had lined up for me?”

Harry: “Sorry that plan fell through, Mary Landrieu and Ben Nelson couldn’t make it.”

fogw on January 21, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Good one!

stldave on January 21, 2010 at 10:32 PM

Poor Harry—The war is lost!!! Now, go get a real job.

mobydutch on January 21, 2010 at 10:33 PM

My Wish List.

Obama appears and speaks in every Senate and House district, even the ones not up for grabs.

Complete media saturation with Obama this year, even more than last year… and 24/7 paid ads on all channels.

And all with Michelle Obama, at his side.

We need them more than they need us.

TXUS on January 21, 2010 at 10:33 PM

Can’t wait to see another touch by Not Midas.

hoosiermama on January 21, 2010 at 10:10 PM

The golden touch has turned brown.

ICBM on January 21, 2010 at 10:33 PM

It must be warm and fuzzy living in a land of delusion.

tru2tx on January 21, 2010 at 10:35 PM

Please! Oh pu-lease! Pretty please with sugar on top! Let Obama campaign for Harry.

Browncoatone on January 21, 2010 at 10:37 PM

Next loser that Obama will campaign for? Harry Reid

Heh, we can only hope.

tbear44 on January 21, 2010 at 10:38 PM

O/T Did you guys hear about this stuff going on against Hill Buzz?

http://www.aconservativelesbian.com/2010/01/20/kevin-dujan-of-hill-buzz-is-not-a-racist-and-he-needs-our-help/

Cindy Munford on January 21, 2010 at 10:39 PM

Exit question: Notwithstanding how reliably liberal he is, given the current political climate, if he wasn’t majority leader would Reid be a no vote on ObamaCare?

I’ll answer your question with a question.

How many Democrats in the senate have been no votes so far?

donh525 on January 21, 2010 at 10:39 PM

Who’s Botox bill is bigger Reid or Pelosi ?

abobo on January 21, 2010 at 10:40 PM

Can someone please answer a question for me? I seriously don’t recall ever hearing a poll on a politician’s personal popularity before. Am I imagining this or is this a new way to prop up Obama? We CONSTANTLY hear that he is personally popular but his policies, uh not so much. Is any other worker allowed to get away with being personally likable but really bad at their job? My teenage daughter works in a chain restaurant that just fired a mentally challenged dishwasher, it upset everyone terribly. But Obama gets a pass?

Spunky06 on January 21, 2010 at 10:41 PM

President Obama will appear with politically embattled Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in Las Vegas next month, according to a White House official.

Will anyone show up to see them?

canditaylor68 on January 21, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Here. Grab this anchor Harry, you’re drowning!

Bwa hah hah hah ha

Cicero43 on January 21, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Who’s Botox bill is bigger Reid or Pelosi ?

abobo on January 21, 2010 at 10:40 PM

Reid has the bigger embalming fluid bill.

fogw on January 21, 2010 at 10:43 PM

Are those people in Nevada as stinky as the tourist in D.C.?

mobydutch on January 21, 2010 at 10:44 PM

Send Obozo down here to campaign for Crist and Grayson.

Lanceman on January 21, 2010 at 10:47 PM

“You can’t get corporate jets, you can’t go take a trip to Las Vegas or go down to the Super Bowl on the taxpayer’s dime,”

Barack Obama Feb 2009

Maybe Obama is riding his bike to Vegas?

bitsy on January 21, 2010 at 10:50 PM

Double down on STUPID!

HornetSting on January 21, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Double down on Dumb!
Stuck on Stoopid!

And I’m goin to Vegas next month.
If Pinnochio is gonna be there the 8-10th I’m cancelling. That towns not big enough for both of us!
I don’t want my trip ruined by dancin around his entourage.
Besides peeeloser might show up and that would scare anyone 1/2 to death!

dhunter on January 21, 2010 at 10:50 PM

Obama’s new theme song: Toxic by Britney Spears.

BDavis on January 21, 2010 at 10:32 PM

BD…

You have to give the linky…

Seven Percent Solution on January 21, 2010 at 10:50 PM

Exit question: Notwithstanding how reliably liberal he is, given the current political climate, if he wasn’t majority leader would Reid be a no vote on ObamaCare?

Interesting Q. I would think he’d be hammering on the door of whoever was the leader saying there’s no way I can vote for this.

INC on January 21, 2010 at 10:51 PM

Obama is going to Las Vegas?

I thought he told Corporate Executives NOT to go there.

Do as I say – not as I do.

I’m sure they’ll give Mr. Obama a very “warm” reception in Las Vegas. ;)

HondaV65 on January 21, 2010 at 10:51 PM

In order to pack the place they’ll have to meet in a phone booth maybe way out by the airport!

dhunter on January 21, 2010 at 10:52 PM

Are those people in Nevada as stinky as the tourist in D.C.? mobydutch on January 21, 2010 at 10:44 PM

You betcha! And we wear shorts too!

I CAN’T wait to vote for anybody but Harry! It’s be great.

Mojave Mark on January 21, 2010 at 10:52 PM

Follow the ones lack of logic:

Reid is not the turd who is behind in every poll and against any republican, the voters perception of Reid is innaccurate. Or in Obowmaland, who ya gonna believe? Me or your lying eyes?

Obowma in Vegas? PRESENT. Even though he slammed the city last year costing millions of dollars not including the Obowma-economy losses.

dthorny on January 21, 2010 at 10:58 PM

They will be giving away chips to the people who show up.

Mirimichi on January 21, 2010 at 11:00 PM

Poor Harry—The war is lost!!! Now, go get a real job.

mobydutch on January 21, 2010 at 10:33 PM

I have no doubt Dingy Harry has a fat offshore account. I hope he never gets to spend it.

tbear44 on January 21, 2010 at 11:02 PM

Obama is not just a radical idealogue–he’s a narcissist beyond the usual political narcissism. Both those things work against him moving to the center.

IMO we are more likely to see a dangerous kind of meltdown.

INC on January 21, 2010 at 11:02 PM

Sorry, wrong thread! Too many tabs open!

INC on January 21, 2010 at 11:03 PM

Sorry, wrong thread! Too many tabs open!

INC on January 21, 2010 at 11:03 PM

I think that your post was just fine and works well in any thread that has to do with this Administration.

Electrongod on January 21, 2010 at 11:06 PM

INC on January 21, 2010 at 11:03 PM

but, somehow appropriate

runner on January 21, 2010 at 11:07 PM

Obama: “Hey Harry this is my first time to Vegas, where are the prostitutes you had lined up for me?”

Harry: “Sorry that plan fell through, Mary Landrieu and Ben Nelson couldn’t make it.” “No problem Barack. We’ll take a quick trip up to the Mustang Ranch.”

Obama: “Hey Harry where the lights is all dark here”

Harry: “My bad Barack we took them over and they went belly up after the first year too.”

fogw on January 21, 2010 at 10:24 PM

FIFY

chemman on January 21, 2010 at 11:13 PM

Is there a Blocker on this thread? Every time I post a comment, it is blocked when I use the nice version of the ‘N’ word. You know, the one that was deemed acceptable.

Electrongod on January 21, 2010 at 11:15 PM

Harry, the election is lost.

ICBM on January 21, 2010 at 11:16 PM

Well my last post made it through without using the whole word. There must be a filter on this tread.

Electrongod on January 21, 2010 at 11:16 PM

Electrongod on January 21, 2010 at 11:15 PM

Word Press will block. You have to use symbols to fill in gaps (!@#$*). Then it will post.

Dire Straits on January 21, 2010 at 11:18 PM

MORE, MORE, MOOOOOORE!!!!

RedNewEnglander on January 21, 2010 at 11:19 PM

Obama: “Hey Harry this is my first time to Vegas, where are the prostitutes you had lined up for me?”

Maybe they will go check out the new male prostitute place. I have heard B.O. likes that too.

tbear44 on January 21, 2010 at 11:22 PM

Given Barry’s ‘success rate’ campaigning for others, I see this only as an excuse for Barry to get another ride on Air Force 1. Besides, it’s Vegas, baby!

GarandFan on January 21, 2010 at 11:22 PM

BTW, didn’t Barry condemn corporations for holding ‘meetings’ in Vegas? What’s changed?

GarandFan on January 21, 2010 at 11:23 PM

Obama has become a toxic asshat.

justltl on January 21, 2010 at 11:24 PM

N*gro! N*gro dialect now turned OFF.

OK. Now I see. Guess this word is still raciest even though the bl*ck c*mmunity said it was perfectly acceptable.

Electrongod on January 21, 2010 at 11:25 PM

Barry as a closer: More Armando Benitez than Mariano Rivera, for sure.

Harry Reid has already walked the bases loaded; Barry is just coming in to hang a curveball to the cleanup hitter.

Good Solid B-Plus on January 21, 2010 at 11:27 PM

My first thought when I read this was HOO YAH!!!!!! I live in Vegas and we all know that an Obama endorsement is the kiss of death.

GinaE on January 21, 2010 at 11:29 PM

Ironically, whether Obama goes to visit a candidate or doesn’t go, it will have the same negative effect at this point.

justltl on January 21, 2010 at 11:29 PM

OK. Now I see. Guess this word is still raciest even though the bl*ck c*mmunity said it was perfectly acceptable.

Electrongod on January 21, 2010 at 11:25 PM

Have you listened to the music coming out of the Bl*ck community lately? You’d surely think the other one is perfectly acceptable.

Lanceman on January 21, 2010 at 11:30 PM

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