Obamateurism of the Day

posted at 8:05 am on February 9, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

Maybe Barack Obama hasn’t read the memo yet, but anthropogenic global warming has come under a lot of unpleasant scrutiny lately — and hasn’t exactly come through it smelling like a rose. Still, Obama chose yesterday to announce the launch of a brand-new government bureaucracy to investigate AGW. Just that might be enough to qualify as an Obamateurism, but yesterday’s announcement had an extra added sense of timing:

NOAA, part of the Department of Commerce, is going to be providing information to individuals and decision-makers through a new NOAA Climate Service office. “More and more, Americans are witnessing the impacts of climate change in their own backyards, including sea-level rise, longer growing seasons, changes in river flows, increases in heavy downpours, earlier snowmelt and extended ice-free seasons in our waters. People are searching for relevant and timely information about these changes to inform decision-making about virtually all aspects of their lives,” the release says.

Earlier snowmelt? That would be nice.

Turns out the release was planned prepared ahead of the snowstorm, which shut federal agencies today and forced its senders to hold a press conference by telephone instead of at the National Press Club.

That, as Jim Geraghty explains, put it in a class of its own:

I’m sure the turnout at the press conference would have been greater if the entire Washington metro area weren’t coated in more white powder than a cartel processing room, with another ten inches or more of Winter Slurpee coming our way. Hey, guys? When schools like Loudoun are announcing they’ll still be closed four days from now, everybody’s got less time to worry about how warm we’ll be a hundred years from now.

There’s no better time than in the middle of the worst snow dump in the mid-Atlantic region for the last couple of decades to announce a new agency to protect us against global warming.  They closed down federal offices on the same day the White House scheduled this launch.  Hopefully, phoning it in is all the new bureaucracy will be doing.

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Heh.

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2010 at 8:07 AM

Timeing is everything, Way to go there champ…

SHARPTOOTH on February 9, 2010 at 8:09 AM

al gore would be proud

cmsinaz on February 9, 2010 at 8:10 AM

but hey, Obama said he likes to take the longview. Nevermind the 24″ of snow currently on the ground in DC and the projected 20″ more that may be on the way today and tomorrow….no no no.. nevermind that stuff.

Utterly, completely unmaneuverable from an ideological position. Despite evidence to the contrary, the POTUS perpetuates in his fallacy. Keep it up Mr. POTUS, the rainbow is just over the next hill…right past the unicorn with the leprechaun sitting on its back being tickled by the tooth fairy and the easter bunny.

ted c on February 9, 2010 at 8:10 AM

AGW presser called off on account of blizzards…
Ahhh… That must sting.

Jeff2161 on February 9, 2010 at 8:11 AM

Even Mother Nature hates Barry.

anniekc on February 9, 2010 at 8:11 AM

Wow. Maybe next time we should elect someone who has at least run a lemonade stand in their past.

bridgetown on February 9, 2010 at 8:11 AM

“More and more, Americans are witnessing the impacts of climate change in their own backyards…”

I sure am. Almost lost my 75 lb Golden Retriever in the 4 foot snow drifts in my backyard.

Trafalgar on February 9, 2010 at 8:12 AM

Chilling story.

Jeff2161 on February 9, 2010 at 8:12 AM

this is what gore did all those years, hold all these global warming meetings in the middle of bloody winter…boneheads

cmsinaz on February 9, 2010 at 8:12 AM

Wow. Maybe next time we should elect someone who has at least run a lemonade stand in their past.

bridgetown on February 9, 2010 at 8:11 AM

ha…

SHARPTOOTH on February 9, 2010 at 8:13 AM

I keep saying. It’s not Obamaturism anymore. It’s sheer Obamacopetence.

Which, of course, is the same as incompetence.

J in STL on February 9, 2010 at 8:13 AM

Not trying to help the opposition, but, psst….

(schedule your “climate change” stuff in August vs. February. More convincing. Trust me!)

cs89 on February 9, 2010 at 8:14 AM

Egg on face.

yoda on February 9, 2010 at 8:14 AM

People are searching for relevant and timely information about these changes to inform decision-making about virtually all aspects of their lives,” the release says.
Earlier snowmelt? That would be nice.
=======================================

Maybe Hopey/Changey could talke up AF/1 for a ride,
and report back,on the timely sensitive weather con
ditions that peasants might find useful,and who knows,
maybe Obama could win a Noble Peace Prize for advanced
weather predicting,jus sayin!!!(sarc).

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 8:16 AM

Can I get Al Gore out here to shovel my drive? My back still hurts from last weekend.

loudmouth883 on February 9, 2010 at 8:16 AM

BARACK OBAMA

I Could Use a Little Climate Change Right About Now

The Obama administration picked a hell of a day to debut a new NOAA service tracking global warming.

I’m sure the turnout at the press conference would have been greater if the entire Washington metro area weren’t coated in more white powder than a cartel processing room, with another ten inches or more of Winter Slurpee coming our way. Hey, guys? When schools like Loudoun are announcing they’ll still be closed four days from now, everybody’s got less time to worry about how warm we’ll be a hundred years from now.
==============================

Elite Smart Power in Operation!!!!

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 8:20 AM

Even God Mother Nature hates opposes Barry.

anniekc on February 9, 2010 at 8:11 AM

Fixed.
Of course, in the minds of many, that makes God a RACIST!

jgapinoy on February 9, 2010 at 8:24 AM

longer growing seasons, changes in river flows, increases in heavy downpours, earlier snowmelt and extended ice-free seasons in our waters.

And these are bad how? I mean seriously, these people can’t be that stupid.

Johnnyreb on February 9, 2010 at 8:26 AM

Wow. When does it transition from amateur bumbling to utter failure? This guy has been on the job for over a year now.

Mord on February 9, 2010 at 8:27 AM

More and more, Americans are witnessing the impacts of climate change in their own backyards. . .longer growing seasons,

What, exactly, is bad about a longer growing season? It doesn’t mean that it takes longer for crops to grow, just that you can plant early & maybe get a second crop in later in the year.

Oh, that’s right. More food = more people & healthier people. The enviro-wackos hate people.

rbj on February 9, 2010 at 8:28 AM

he doesn’t want to go to the Moon & fund all those technology advances, but he wants to throw away money on another department?

who has the power to say NO to this? and where are they?

kelley in virginia on February 9, 2010 at 8:30 AM

What did Obama tell the GOP the other day? Oh yeah: “I’m no ideologue.”

I still chuckle when I think of that.

Kafir on February 9, 2010 at 8:31 AM

Every Liberal will tell you that one event like this is not conclusive proof that AGW is a steaming pile of fertilizer. OF course, those same Liberals will be squawking like crazy over the lack of snow at the Olympics. See, that single event proves something, but the one that would be evidence contradictory to the Liberal narrative? Meaningless!

trubble on February 9, 2010 at 8:32 AM

Come on. Give the guy credit. He did promise to reverse AGW and darned if its not happening.

obleo on February 9, 2010 at 8:33 AM

It infuriates me to see the federal government wasting my tax dollars on crap like this. Of course, I’m infuriated pretty much all of the time now.

mbs on February 9, 2010 at 8:34 AM

These bastards won’t give up on their scheme to control our energy and extort money from us. NOAA and NASA have stopped being scientific institutions. In fact, NOAA is the lead instigator in this fraud against mankind.

Washington DC need to be razed and a new government installed.

darwin on February 9, 2010 at 8:36 AM

It infuriates me to see the federal government wasting my tax dollars on crap like this. Of course, I’m infuriated pretty much all of the time now.

mbs on February 9, 2010 at 8:34 AM

That’s only natural when one is constantly fighting their own government. If we were unarmed I’m sure there would have been no rallies or tea parties as the first one would have been crushed by force.

darwin on February 9, 2010 at 8:38 AM

With his track record of God playing jokes on him, I think it’s safe to assume that Al Gore played a major role in developing this task force and press conference.

uknowmorethanme on February 9, 2010 at 8:38 AM

OMG I saw a tree branch fall this morning. Global warming has reached us in Northern Va. Chicken little, Chicken little….

faol on February 9, 2010 at 8:41 AM

Another new bureaucracy to bolster the AGW lie? I don’t think so, not in this period of economic struggle and record Federal deficit!
.
Republicans should not fund this monster through their new-found “power of NO.”

ExpressoBold on February 9, 2010 at 8:41 AM

O/T:

“We won’t have a crisis,” says Michael Astrue, commissioner of the Social Security Administration. “2037 is a long way off and there is no reason to panic, but this is a serious issue we need to resolve. Younger people tend to overreact.”

From the headlines link. Now were have we heard a line like that before?

Johnnyreb on February 9, 2010 at 8:43 AM

The Hopey/Changey OnGoing NeverEnding Expansion
Of Government in the disguise as helping the
peasants navigate the impending Doom and Crisis
of the Man Made Global Warming Kabucki poll,crap
I mean pole dance!!(snark).

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 8:44 AM

There’s an old saying that applies directly:

“Don’t fool with Mother Nature”

Al Gore and his team of con artists have elected to fool with Mother Nature and now the fraud in the White House – in an effort to save his cronies billions of dollars of profit from snake oil sales – has picked up the battle flag and is venturing forth.

If and when the good Lord decides our weather needs changing, He’ll change it. And not even Barack Obama will be consulted.

GoldenEagle4444 on February 9, 2010 at 8:45 AM

The adults are in charge. Right, trolls?

Obama campaigned on Hopenchange instead of on experience & track record. Well, now he’s got a solid track record of failure. He’s also revealed his utter inability to lead, even with overwhelming majorities in the House & Senate. I’d be shocked if he can even get his dog to sit on command.

Believing a guy who offered nothing but promises of rainbows & unicorns has backfired on our foolish countrymen who voted him in. It’s hard to believe enough of them will fall for it a second time.

What the hell’s he gonna run on in 2012? “New, improved Hopenchange! Now with added Notbushium!”

OhioCoastie on February 9, 2010 at 8:45 AM

What did Obama tell the GOP the other day? Oh yeah: “I’m no ideologue.”

I still chuckle when I think of that.

Kafir on February 9, 2010 at 8:31 AM

Obviously, Obummer didn’t learn the meaning of that work at Harvard.

ladyingray on February 9, 2010 at 8:47 AM

“More and more, Americans are witnessing the impacts of climate change in their own backyards…”

I sure am. Almost lost my 75 lb Golden Retriever in the 4 foot snow drifts in my backyard.

Trafalgar on February 9, 2010 at 8:12 AM

+100

Absolute Classic!

GoldenEagle4444 on February 9, 2010 at 8:48 AM

Wait a minute,Obama is creating government jobs out of thin
air,and tax paying average Americans can’t get the time of day from Obama!

So,I guess,there will be an Enviromental Czar,or is it
Green Czar,or… ….(sarc).

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 8:49 AM

George Carlin in the Hippy Dippy Weatherman

yoda on February 9, 2010 at 8:51 AM

Obama: He wants to control what you eat, what you drive, what you use for fuel, how much energy you use, your healthcare, what you do for a living, your education, what you watch, what you read, what you hear, how much you earn … and now he wants to override what your five senses and common sense are telling you.

darwin on February 9, 2010 at 8:51 AM

What an utterly, hopeless, stubborn and incompetent fool. With all the useless hot air coming out of the White House these days, I might actually become a believer in AGW!

Barb Dwyer on February 9, 2010 at 8:52 AM

George Carlin in the Hippy Dippy Weatherman

yoda on February 9, 2010 at 8:51 AM

yoda: Well done yoda,a classic!!:)

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 8:54 AM

Ah yes, and what Chicago-connected kleptocrat will be put in charge of this new bureaucracy with how many department heads and assistant department heads and minions all running around trying to justify their existence. Hire enough people for more DC government jobs and next month’s unemployment rate might drop to 9.6%.

PatMac on February 9, 2010 at 8:55 AM

Ed,

According to the MSM, this country is more interested in whether Jenny Sanford and Elizabeth Edwards are still struggling with their husband’s infidelities, not Obama’s “meltdowns”. When is Hot Air going to get its priorities straight?

/

Rovin on February 9, 2010 at 8:58 AM

Every government “job” takes 3 jobs from the private sector. This is all about socialism and has nothing to do with weather.

Mojave Mark on February 9, 2010 at 8:58 AM

yoda: Well done yoda,a classic!!:)
canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 8:54 AM

I learnin’ from the school of canopfor…you provide some great ones.

Hey, I’m off to shovelin’ some good ol’ Nebraska driveway snow in all of this Global Warming. Can’t drive the husband’s snowblower, so I have to scoop!!!

yoda on February 9, 2010 at 9:00 AM

They got Gored.

chemman on February 9, 2010 at 9:03 AM

Time to write a note to our Congress folks, what a huge waste of money.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2010 at 9:08 AM

If it keeps snowing like this, the carbon footprint from the snow removal will wipe out all our hard work from saving the planet.

Solar powered snow plows can’t come soon enough!

Question to Michele Obama:

The servants at the WH are using shovels and not snowblowers, right? That would be in keeping with the organic garden, the fight against obesity, and carbon free lifestyle, right?

I’m sure you’re leading the way.

Riiiggghhhhhht.

Saltysam on February 9, 2010 at 9:09 AM

Hey, I’m off to shovelin’ some good ol’ Nebraska driveway snow in all of this Global Warming. Can’t drive the husband’s snowblower, so I have to scoop!!!

yoda on February 9, 2010 at 9:00 AM

yoda: Don’t over do it,heres a satelite shot!!:)

West:
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http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/goescolor/goeswest/overview2/color_lrg/latestfull.jpg

East:
============
http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/goescolor/goeseast/overview2/color_lrg/latestfull.jpg

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 9:11 AM

This is why so many people were angered by Obama’s NASA lunar project funding cut last week. While the libertarian view could justify it by saying the space program should be privatized, you knew Obama had no intention of taking the project funds and non spending the money during times of massive budget deficits — he was just reflecting the 45-year conventional wisdom of the left that it wasn’t the spending they were against, it was just where the spending was going (i.e., for the types of people liberals hang out with and grease the wheel to steer federal $$$ their way, actual NASA mission funding doesn’t help those people or their own re-election chances, while converting NASA and NOAA funds into financing bogus global warming studies gets that money recycled into their local areas).

jon1979 on February 9, 2010 at 9:11 AM

In case you haven’t been here yet, it’s da bomb diggity: http://www.ClimateDepot.com.

Akzed on February 9, 2010 at 9:15 AM

The color of irony is white.

Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 9:19 AM

The color of irony is white.
Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 9:19 AM

Raaaaaciiiiiiiist.

Akzed on February 9, 2010 at 9:22 AM

The color of irony is white.
Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 9:19 AM

Raaaaaciiiiiiiist.

Akzed on February 9, 2010 at 9:22 AM

Thy repeat thyself. ;-)

Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 9:28 AM

“More and more, Americans are witnessing the impacts of climate change in their own backyards, including sea-level rise, longer growing seasons, changes in river flows, increases in heavy downpours, earlier snowmelt and extended ice-free seasons in our waters. People are searching for relevant and timely information about these changes to inform decision-making about virtually all aspects of their lives,” the release says.

The lying is just too good to pass up.

Say – anyone here effected by sea rise in their backyards?

This “announcement” is a mash up of every BS GW tale ever told, regardless of the fact every one of these “claims” have been proven false, undocumented and/or a college kids “what I did last summer” paper.

Yet, they continue to lie and throw bombastic scare tactics our way, ad nauseum.

Odie1941 on February 9, 2010 at 9:35 AM

You don’t think that a couple of feet of snow on the ground will stop these agw freaks from their appointed rounds trying to pass cap & tax do you? Mush on, Barry, just remember God don’t like ugly.

Kissmygrits on February 9, 2010 at 9:35 AM

I sure am. Almost lost my 75 lb Golden Retriever in the 4 foot snow drifts in my backyard.Trafalgar on February 9, 2010 at 8:12 AM

Back about 12 years ago when another AGW event took place, my 2 dogs walked right over their 5 foot kennel fence due to so much AGW that fell from the sky.

Electrongod on February 9, 2010 at 9:36 AM

The Obamateurism of the Day: Let U.S. have him tackle the phrase “esprit de corps” a SENSE OF ENTHUSIASM, PRIDE AND DEVOTION, a measure of leadership. When esprit de corps is high leadership is high and those being led have a high degree of confidence and success.

Contrarily, President Obama has proven the proper pronunciation of this term would be “Es spirit de corpse” or “the spirit is dead” which appears to be the cornerstone of his philosophy and politics.

MSGTAS on February 9, 2010 at 9:40 AM

I agree with the others that the money quote is the “longer growing season” line.

Liberals use any pretext to expose what they consider “hypocrisy” by conservatives. What more proof does anyone need to understand that liberals don’t give a crap about the starving, hungry hoards than their complaints about the ability to produce more food that a warmer world provides?

Even if AGW was true, it’s a very good thing for the human race.

Jaynie59 on February 9, 2010 at 9:45 AM

If healthcare is any guide, the Pres will soon reach out to Republicans for a televised meeting with the subtext of working together in a bi partisan manner.

My suggestion would be, don’t throw a line to this flailing President. His drowning is a product of his own making and offering to help only results in 2 victims.

R Square on February 9, 2010 at 9:47 AM

More and more, Americans are witnessing the impacts of climate change in their own backyards, including sea-level rise, longer growing seasons, changes in river flows, increases in heavy downpours, earlier snowmelt and extended ice-free seasons in our waters.

A great quote, I personally do not notice sea level rise here in Lansing, Michigan. Anyone from the coasts notice this? But man, longer growing seasons, extended ice-free seasons in our waters…AGW will be the death of us!

Goldenavatar on February 9, 2010 at 9:47 AM

Maybe I am dense, but how is ‘a longer growing season’ a problem? Isn’t is good that crops have more time to grow so that we have greater quantities to feed the overpopulated planet?

Babyhugger on February 9, 2010 at 9:56 AM

I sure am. Almost lost my 75 lb Golden Retriever in the 4 foot snow drifts in my backyard.

Trafalgar on February 9, 2010 at 8:12 AM

I have a Corgi. All I could see was ears sticking up like little periscopes.

Oldnuke on February 9, 2010 at 9:56 AM

Has anyone seen The Goracle lately? Perhaps he’s frozen under a snow drift, right outside the Oval Office window.

GarandFan on February 9, 2010 at 10:05 AM

I HOPE he freezes his CHANGE.

Alden Pyle on February 9, 2010 at 10:16 AM

“longer growing seasons”, wouldn’t that be a good thing?

elclynn on February 9, 2010 at 10:18 AM

Yeah, let’s see…Obama administration wants to investigate and categorize global warming and come up with solutions to the problem they’ve already staked their political life on. What could go wrong?
Here’s a suggestion for the Republican campaigns: “The first thing I’m going to do while in office is eliminate this global warming hoax and then we’re going to bury Obamacare. Then we’ll make the Bush tax cuts permanent. The next hour we’ll repeal Porkulus.”

Christian Conservative on February 9, 2010 at 10:19 AM

I HOPE he freezes his CHANGE.

Alden Pyle on February 9, 2010 at 10:16 AM

And his junk, too!

Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 10:24 AM

Kennedy gone-seat goes to Republican
Murtha-passed-seat up for special election
Blizzard snows out global warming announcement.

Wow.
Besides all the dead people, I feel a lift in seeing some divine intervention!

keebs on February 9, 2010 at 10:26 AM

People are searching for relevant and timely information about these changes to inform decision-making about virtually all aspects of their lives,” the release says.

Hmmm. I wonder if the dumbest President in history is “searching for relevant and timely information about these changes to inform decision-making about” sending the First Caboose over to Europe, on her own private jet, in order for her to better plan her shopping trips.

But hey. If the dumbest Presidential supporters in history find no irony in President Toonces’ actions, why should he ever worry?

MNHawk on February 9, 2010 at 10:28 AM

Must take back House.
Must hold Sworn Testimony Hearings.
Must prosecute liars.

barnone on February 9, 2010 at 10:32 AM

Here’s a suggestion for the Republican campaigns: “The first thing I’m going to do while in office is eliminate this global warming hoax and then we’re going to bury Obamacare.
Christian Conservative on February 9, 2010 at 10:19 AM

Change that to:
The first thing I’m going to do is require ALL AGW scientists to appear before my committee under Oath. We will treat it like a court room. If they don’t have proof, they will be held in contempt and defunded.

barnone on February 9, 2010 at 10:34 AM

“Political power comes from a barrel of a gun.” (Mao).

Bull sh*t.

“Power comes from the barrel of a snow blower.” (John Deere)

;-)

Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 10:40 AM

yoda: Don’t over do it,heres a satelite shot!!:)

canopfor on February 9, 2010 at 9:11 AM

canopfor…I have a 2:30 appointment with the chiropractor!!! I should’ve listened to you!!!! I guess I will have to learn to drive that green J.D. monster in the garage.

yoda on February 9, 2010 at 10:42 AM

Does anybody still think the Idiot in Chief gives a hoot about what the country thinks?

notagool on February 9, 2010 at 10:44 AM

Yep, B.O.’s staring out the White House window looking at all those humongous snow drifts out there, and all he can think about is AGW….AGW….AGW….

…as the cracks in his brain get wider…..and wider…..and wider….

pilamaye on February 9, 2010 at 10:50 AM

When schools like Loudoun are announcing they’ll still be closed four days from now, everybody’s got less time to worry about how warm we’ll be a hundred years from now.

Cue clown music.

pugwriter on February 9, 2010 at 10:58 AM

Is the Office of Global Warming allowed to have a snow day?

TexAz on February 9, 2010 at 11:00 AM

The left doesn’t let inconvenient facts get in their way. The show snow must go on.

EconomicNeocon on February 9, 2010 at 11:43 AM

I wanna know, whatever happened to Al Gore, leader of this all-important crusade?

kit on February 9, 2010 at 12:05 PM

I wanna know, whatever happened to Al Gore, leader of this all-important crusade?

kit on February 9, 2010 at 12:05 PM

Snowed in.

Yoop on February 9, 2010 at 12:27 PM

What happened to cutting the budget and eliminating government waste? This is the epitome of government waste, but it also is another way to grab some power.

4shoes on February 9, 2010 at 12:29 PM

Bahahahahahahahahahahhaahahahahahahaha!!!!!

I think God is trying to send certain people a message, and they just refuse to heed it.

capejasmine on February 9, 2010 at 12:52 PM

longer growing seasons

O.M.G.! Thank heavens Barack will stop this threat to the planet, and to mankind, before we are doomed!

Buy Danish on February 9, 2010 at 12:59 PM

I wanna know, whatever happened to Al Gore, leader of this all-important crusade?

kit on February 9, 2010 at 12:05 PM

He took his billion dollars stash and hid in an ingloo.

Thank heaven for the fools who made him so rich.

Schadenfreude on February 9, 2010 at 1:17 PM

ingloo = igloo

Schadenfreude on February 9, 2010 at 1:17 PM

The ice vanished from the Arctic back in the 20s and 30s. What caused it then and how did the Polar Bears survive.
I call Shenanigans.

Army Brat on February 9, 2010 at 1:18 PM

Early snowmelt? The last bit of ice melts from the top of my yard sometime in mid-April. Annually.

crazy_legs on February 9, 2010 at 1:27 PM

impacts of climate change in their own backyards, including sea-level rise

Heh, the sea rose … in my back yard. Fortunately Obama will teach us how to walk on water like he does before he gets around to lowering the waves himself.

Seriously, Friday to Saturday the DC area had a record breaking snow. The Fed let out early on Friday, closed on Monday, closed on Tuesday, and I strongly suspect will close on Wednesday. We are getting a second serious snow storm Tuesday to Wednesday. My car had a 2 ft tall pile of ice beheind it that only got cleared by a bobcat around dusk yesterday. The radio is filled with thousands who have been without power since Friday. The snow has been so deep that snowplows have been ineffective in areas.

AnotherOpinion on February 9, 2010 at 1:30 PM

Heh.

2ipa on February 9, 2010 at 1:45 PM

I know it’s only Tuesday, but this has to be Obamateurism of the week.

theCork on February 9, 2010 at 2:42 PM

I’m sure the turnout at the press conference would have been greater if the entire Washington metro area weren’t coated in more white powder than a cartel processing room, NASA Shuttle Bay.
.
fiksd

ronsfi on February 9, 2010 at 4:51 PM

Great, another federal agency which will exist to advocate a single point of view, will never concede that it may be wrong, and therefore will never be abolished. Aren’t there enough shills for this B.S. strewn through greater Feral Bureaucratia already?

ya2daup on February 9, 2010 at 5:54 PM

25% of DC snowplows have broken down. The Federal government is closed on Wednesday for a record 3rd day due to weather. My grocery store was open but they’d run out of bags, paper and plastic.

AnotherOpinion on February 9, 2010 at 8:03 PM