Quotes of the day

posted at 10:30 pm on September 20, 2010 by Allahpundit

President Obama’s political advisers, looking for ways to help Democrats and alter the course of the midterm elections in the final weeks, are considering a range of ideas, including national advertisements, to cast the Republican Party as all but taken over by Tea Party extremists, people involved in the discussion said…

“We need to get out the message that it’s now really dangerous to re-empower the Republican Party,” said one Democratic strategist who has spoken with White House advisers but requested anonymity to discuss private strategy talks.

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Beyond that, the fact that Brazille thinks President Obama should try to turn the Tea Partiers into his next strawmen – not to mention that the White House is actually considering the idea – is an indication that the Democrats are running out of potential demons. Their shots against John Boehner last week seemed to fall flat, so I guess this is all that’s left…

The fact that the White House is thinking about such demagoguery is another strong indication that it is simply looking to keep Democratic turnout high enough to prevent a 1974-style tsunami. And it’s another sad milestone in the decline of Barack Obama, who promised to be a leader who could heal political wounds and bridge ideological divides, but who has since come to embody much of what he campaigned against.

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The effort to bring back a more personal Obama also comes as the White House moves to counter a looming disaster for Democrats in the November election. By showing the traits that wooed voters two years ago, Obama may be better able to aid embattled Democratic candidates as he steps up his campaign travel.

Still, it’s not a reprise that comes with ease. Aides say Obama does not favor the idea of personal displays from the commander in chief.

In addition, the process of governing does not lend itself to folksy overtures the way campaigning does. “You don’t get as many opportunities to do that within the bubble of the presidency — to talk about it the way you do in a campaign — because you’re talking about specific policy issues, legislative votes and crises,” one administration official said.

Or, as Republican strategist Mark McKinnon put it: “Obama is no longer the shiny object.”

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The president this evening said he wanted supporters to understand that “we are just in the first quarter here. We’ve gotten a lot of stuff done, but we’ve got a lot more work to do.”

He criticized Democrats who complain that “the health care plan didn’t have a public option,” or say to him, “’You ended the war in Iraq but haven’t completely finished the Afghan war yet.’”

His message to them: “Folks wake up! This is not some academic exercise. As Joe Biden put it, Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative.”

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Reagan tells Soviet jokes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mN3z3eSVG7A

blows that car analogy away

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:46 PM

The fact that the White House is thinking about such demagoguery is another strong indication that it is simply looking to keep Democratic turnout high enough to prevent a 1974-style tsunami. And it’s another sad milestone in the decline of Barack Obama, who promised to be a leader who could heal political wounds and bridge ideological divides, but who has since come to embody much of what he campaigned against.

Um, yea.

Remember Obama saying “I won” in his first meeting as president with Congressional Republicans? There was never, ever going to be an effort to “be a leader who could heal political wounds and bridge ideological divides.” It was always going to be a “my way or the highway” style of governing, with the ‘highway’ in this case being the threat of having Obama’s surrogates, including those in the big media, throw the race card at anyone in Washington who refused to go along.

The Tea Party drives the White House crazy because it sprung up from outside the Beltway and is decentralized, meaning there’s no single ‘face’ of the Tea Party to Alinsky into exile via the tactics the Democrats planned to use on anyone in the Republican leadership or any other conservatives in the media who spoke out. But since they still consider themselves the smartest beings in the universe, they just know if they give this Tea Party demonization thing one more try, they’ll finally pull the moderate swing voters back into their column.

jon1979 on September 20, 2010 at 11:47 PM

“Obama is no longer the shiny object.”

That’s all he was…a shiny object. To be polished daily by the press. But when the shiny object crashed in the muddy ditch, it was seen that he was nothing more then a floating turd.

Electrongod on September 20, 2010 at 11:50 PM

Reagan taking blame for the recession. this is very funny:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRUbwnkEPqc&feature=related

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:51 PM

Howard Fineman in an interview with Media Matters calls HuffPo Fair and Balanced and FoxNews ideological…

HuffPo – Fair and Balanced

FoxNews – Ideological

http://mediamatters.org/strupp/201009200029

ninjapirate on September 20, 2010 at 11:53 PM

Reagan taking blame for the recession. this is very funny:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRUbwnkEPqc&feature=related

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:51 PM

This needs to be replayed on all the late night shows (dream hat on). This is good!

Electrongod on September 20, 2010 at 11:54 PM

Now can you imagine Obama or Mitt doing this?

Ronald Reagan Tells A Heckler To Shutup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmfkYu4m2jA&feature=related

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:54 PM

Howard Fineman in an interview with Media Matters calls HuffPo Fair and Balanced and FoxNews ideological…

HuffPo – Fair and Balanced

FoxNews – Ideological

http://mediamatters.org/strupp/201009200029

ninjapirate on September 20, 2010 at 11:53 PM

well maybe in 1984 they were

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:55 PM

“The president this evening said he wanted supporters to understand that “we are just in the first quarter in the first half at the 2 minute timeout here. We’ve gotten a lot of stuff done, but we’ve got a lot more work to do.”

Fixed it for the Quotee.

AH_C on September 20, 2010 at 11:55 PM

Now can you imagine Obama or Mitt doing this?

Ronald Reagan Tells A Heckler To Shutup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmfkYu4m2jA&feature=related

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:54 PM

but i can see Palin doing it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZZpmzJu06M&feature=related

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:56 PM

Now can you imagine Obama or Mitt doing this?

Ronald Reagan Tells A Heckler To Shutup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmfkYu4m2jA&feature=related

unseen on September 20, 2010 at 11:54 PM

OK..this one is better. I luv it! Can you imagine if Obama told that hotdog eating American to shut up?
Truth is truth. That’s all there is to it.

Electrongod on September 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM

OK..this one is better. I luv it! Can you imagine if Obama told that hotdog eating American to shut up?
Truth is truth. That’s all there is to it.

Electrongod on September 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM

what most don’t understand when you hear Palin say the Time for Choosing is close she is making a major attack on the RINOs and the liberals. It’s a code word phrase and it references this speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pbp0hur9RU 9excerpt for the full 30 min speech)

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:04 AM

That was one of the best MNFs ever.

John the Libertarian on September 21, 2010 at 12:07 AM

to cast the Republican Party as all but taken over by Tea Party extremists

This is shear brilliance! Any campaign based on this has to work.

Tea Party extremists have taken over the Republican party and if Republicans take over either house of congress in the November 2, 2010 elections this is what you will get from them.

1) An even fuller government takeover of Health Care with even less choice and even more Death Panels.
2) A government takeover of more car and other companies and maybe even of Wal-Mart and Home Depot.
3) More bans on oil drilling with more Americans losing their jobs and the price of gasoline reaching record levels.
4) Huge increases in taxes on more and more things that produce any carbon emissions at all, and that includes all of you.
5) They will invite heads of foreign counties to the halls of congress to denounce more and more of the 57 states.
6) They will go on world tours bowing to as many Islamic dictators as they can find.

This is what you will get. Do you really want this?

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:12 AM

God, I miss Reagan.

” a government can not control the economy without controlling the people”

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:12 AM

Aides say Obama does not favor the idea of personal displays from the commander in chief.

Above all else, Barack Obama must keep the highest respect of the troops as he has spent almost his entire life working so hard to get it.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:16 AM

“the more the plans fail the more the planners plan”

“can not see a fat man beside a thin man without thinking the fat man took advantage of the thin man”

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:16 AM

i love all the clips from Reagan….our pols today are a shameless bunch of crooks and liars

the O’s answer to the lady who tired of defending him shows what a moronic hustler he is…the first thing he says is that he’ll give her daughters a loan or grant to go to college

part of the Obama stash i guess. She’s not to worry, the big boys will take care of her

a lot of people will still believe that, and latch on to it for hope

r keller on September 21, 2010 at 12:18 AM

Anyone here from Tucson? Looks like Grijalva could lose to a 28 year old physicist. Grijalva is the rep from AZ that actually advocated for a boycott of his own state.

Would be sweet if we can get rid of him and Giffords.

Please donate to Ruth McClung if you can.

commodore on September 21, 2010 at 12:19 AM

r keller on September 21, 2010 at 12:18 AM

yes it is amazing how far we have fallen in the last 22 years with the liberals and the RINOs

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:21 AM

He criticized Democrats who complain that “the health care plan didn’t have a public option,” or say to him, “’You ended the war in Iraq but haven’t completely finished the Afghan war yet.’”

Haven’t completely finished the Afghan war yet? What an absolutely absurd thing for him to say as he has gone in the exact opposite direction by escalating, ala LBJ, the troop levels there by more than two fold. Makes me think of his, “Do you want me to stick my birth certificated to my forehead?” when he has refused to even release it at all.

I think he is rapidly losing his mind.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:22 AM

Would be sweet if we can get rid of him and Giffords.

Please donate to Ruth McClung if you can.

commodore on September 21, 2010 at 12:19 AM

I’m thinking we will see 100+ house races change hands. If barney frank is calling in clinton in MA it is very bad out there…We are not hearing the half of it the media is covering up alot of the facts to try to keep morale up.

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:23 AM

anyone that didn’t see Bristol dance tonight it can be seen here:

http://texas4palin.blogspot.com/

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:23 AM

God, I miss Reagan Bush Carter King George.

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:12 AM

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:24 AM

In addition, the process of governing does not lend itself to folksy overtures the way campaigning does. “You don’t get as many opportunities to do that within the bubble of the presidency — to talk about it the way you do in a campaign

Hah! Obama is on tv 24/7 (unless he’s playing golf or on vacation), including The View & Jay Lenno. He even took time (during our economic crisis!) to campaign for an Olympics bid for Chicago.

TN Mom on September 21, 2010 at 12:24 AM

If they say that all of the GOP has been taken over by the Tea Party, then we’ll win by even bigger margins than expected :D

They’re doing our campaigning for us! Maybe we shoul thank them, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 21, 2010 at 12:26 AM

Those the gods would destroy, they first make proud…

Inkblots on September 21, 2010 at 12:26 AM

His message to them: “Folks wake up! This is not some academic exercise.

Cousin Pookie could not be reached for comment. LOL!

TN Mom on September 21, 2010 at 12:27 AM

“the more the plans fail the more the planners plan”

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:16 AM

Or – “the deeper the hole they have dug themselves into, the faster they dig”.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:27 AM

The president told them “my goal here is not to try to convince you that everything’s where it needs to be. It’s not. That’s why I ran for president. But what I am saying is, is that we’re moving in the right direction.”

Car catapulting into the canyon…what a malicious clueless primadonna! How is this possible? How? It should be punishable!

Schadenfreude on September 21, 2010 at 12:29 AM

If they say that all of the GOP has been taken over by the Tea Party, then we’ll win by even bigger margins than expected :D

They’re doing our campaigning for us! Maybe we shoul thank them, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 21, 2010 at 12:26 AM

And with that short comment you have demonstrated more sense than Karl Rove has in years.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:30 AM

Or – “the deeper the hole they have dug themselves into, the faster they dig”.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:27 AM

the first rule of holes they do need to learn. when you are in a hole and the rain is coming down the first thing is to stop digging.

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:32 AM

Car catapulting into the canyon…what a malicious clueless primadonna!

Schadenfreude on September 21, 2010 at 12:29 AM

Obama would certainly make a much better Evel Knievel than he does a President.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:33 AM

My Quote of the Day nominee–

Republican candidate for Governor of New York, Carl Paladino, challenges the Democratic candidate, Andrew Cuomo, to a debate.

Excerpts from the New York Daily News:

“It’s difficult to understand why you, a polished veteran campaigner, scion of a political dynasty and king-designate, would fear a simple businessman from Buffalo, who candidly has never been in a debate in his life–except maybe in a bar.

Frankly, I dont think you have the cojones to face me and the other candidates in a open debate. I dont think you have the cojones to answer direct questions regarding the mistakes you made at HUD in pushing a sub-prime mortgage scheme that cost taxpayers $2.4 trillion dollars and cost most New Yorkers the value of their 401-Ks.

I dont think you have the cojones to answer questions about why you embraced ethically-challenged Charlie Rangel while pledging to clean up corruption. I don’t think you haved the cojones to defend why some were prosecuted in the Hevesi Pension scandal while others–including many of your key supporters–were not.

So Andrew, for the first time in your life be a man. Don’t hide behind daddy’s coattails even though he pulled strings to advance your career every step of your way. Come out and debate like a man. . .”

Emperor Norton on September 21, 2010 at 12:33 AM

How is this possible? How? It should be punishable!

Schadenfreude on September 21, 2010 at 12:29 AM

BHO watched too much roadrunner as a child?

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:34 AM

The road to he*l is paves with good intentions.

Schadenfreude on September 21, 2010 at 12:37 AM

“So Andrew, for the first time in your life be a man. Don’t hide behind daddy’s coattails even though he pulled strings to advance your career every step of your way. Come out and debate like a man. . .”
Emperor Norton on September 21, 2010 at 12:33 AM

Please sir can i have some more

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:38 AM

Can anyone ‘photo-shop’ Obama as Evel Knievel in maybe a GM SUV with two left wings and powered by solar panels and a windmill, attempting to vault over the Grand Canyon with Grandma and Grandpa, and the kids, and the troops, and Arizonians, etc. clinging onto the sides and roof for dear life?

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:39 AM

The road to he*l is paves with good intentions.

Schadenfreude on September 21, 2010 at 12:37 AM

And lots of golfing, partying and trips to Spain.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 12:40 AM

Since apparently he understands sports the best of any subject, someone needs to explain to Obama what happens when a sports team resorts to the same play all the time.

Scott H on September 20, 2010 at 10:36 PM

You are sooo right on sooo many levels…

… Remember this?

Seven Percent Solution on September 21, 2010 at 12:45 AM

Emperor Norton on September 21, 2010 at 12:33 AM
this is good too:

Al D’Amato, Ed Koch and Carl McCall took it upon themselves Wednesday to stand up for the sanctity of elective office in this state. Unfortunately, there is no such thing. I barely got past the letter’s second sentence: “This state has a long history of electing highly qualified, forward-looking statewide candidates.”

These guys must have been passing around a bong. The state has a history all right. In recent years, we had a governor resign after a sex scandal. We had a felonious state comptroller resign in disgrace. We had the ex-Senate majority leader — one of Albany’s triumvirate of power — jailed for violating the public trust. Our current governor admitted to marital infidelities and past drug use, and was targeted in a baseball ticket scandal. And that is just the cqshortlist.

unseen on September 21, 2010 at 12:50 AM

“We need to get out the message that it’s now really dangerous to re-empower the Republican Party,”

Dangerous? Ask yourself a question: Dangerous to WHOM? Dangerous to them!!!

Who is John Galt on September 21, 2010 at 12:52 AM

It’s so nice to see this arrogant punk get taken down a peg or two.
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There was nothing to prevent him from reaching out across the aisle as he had promised, to forge compromise solutions and attempt to bring the country together. But he saw his big majorities in Congress and said, “Screw you. I won. Nyah nyah nyah!
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Election night I’ll be able to repeat my favorite line from Scarface. After the rival gangsters try to get Sonny in his mansion, and he grabs the M-16 and finishes them, he bends over the last one:
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You phock with me, now look at you!

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Adjoran on September 21, 2010 at 12:56 AM

I’m surprised no one else has picked up on this.

Obama has been telling this driving story for some time but every so often it “evolves”. It has now morphed some elements from the old “mopping the floor” analogy he used to use. The most important is, again, the Republicans standing back, watching, while the Democrats do the “heavy lifting”.

I’m sorry to have to say this, but it is a classic scene from many movies of the 50s and 60s. The difference is that the guys in the ditch doing the heavy lifting are usually black, while the people standing up top are well-to-do white men, wearing summer suits without the suit coat, their suspenders showing. The men remove their straw panama hats to wipe their brows with their white linen handkerchiefs, complaining about the hot spell they’ve been having, while all the while the black guy in the ditch keeps laboring away.

All this to posit a question: Have Obama and crew devised a clever psychological device here? Every time he tells the ditch story, it gets a little more involved. Are the Republicans supposed to represent those well-to-do white men? Are the Dems in the ditch supposed to represent the lackeys of those white men, slaving and sweating away, while the Republicans represent privileged old racist white guys, enjoying their wealth while living off the backs of others?

It sure would be clever wouldn’t it? Kind of code to all the minorities out there who have ever been looked down upon and totally marginalizing the Republicans as the party of old, racist, white men.

Greyledge Gal on September 21, 2010 at 1:22 AM

Still, it’s not a reprise that comes with ease. Aides say Obama does not favor the idea of personal displays from the commander in chief.

In addition, the process of governing does not lend itself to folksy overtures the way campaigning does. “You don’t get as many opportunities to do that within the bubble of the presidency — to talk about it the way you do in a campaign — because you’re talking about specific policy issues, legislative votes and crises,” one administration official said.

For as much as they look at Obama as the new Reagan, you’d think they would know that what they’re saying is not possible is exactly what made Reagan popular.

Reagan was able to be “folksy” and talk specific policy all while maintaining people’s respect.

And the reason Reagan was able to do it, but Obama is unable to is because with Reagan it was natural. Genuine. Real.

With Obama it’s obviously fake because he is a cold narcissist who doesn’t feel anything. He mimics what he believes are emotions.

ButterflyDragon on September 21, 2010 at 1:31 AM

Intesting ‘tidbit’ from Jack Kelly -

Overall, Republicans finished the primary season with upwards of three million votes more than Democrats received.

The last time Republicans received more primary votes than Democrats did was in 1930. In both 1994 (a terrific year for Republicans) and 1946 (a really terrific year) Democrats won more primary votes than Republicans did. You don’t need to be a weatherman to see which way the wind is blowing.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 1:34 AM

Hilarious. I just caught a glimpse of a sign at a Tea Party rally on Greta that read: We reject Obama not because of the color of his skin but because of the content of his Marxist Socialist character.

John the Libertarian on September 21, 2010 at 1:40 AM

Hypocritical Mexico is now building their own wall on border with Guatemala…

Of course, the U.S. press has completely ignored the story. They excoriate Americans for their desire to simply defend their own borders, but give Mexico a pass for building a wall to keep out illegal aliens.

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 2:07 AM

Luka on September 21, 2010 at 1:34 AM

What an exciting stat, Luka! We’re not going to sweep them, we’re going to mop the floor with them! I can just see baseball stands filled with fans holding brooms when their team is about to sweep another, only we need mops, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 21, 2010 at 2:31 AM

As Joe Biden put it, Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative.”

I can’t even do that, the Prince of Darkness is competent.

NoDonkey on September 21, 2010 at 2:58 AM

President Obama’s political advisers, looking for ways to help Democrats and alter the course of the midterm elections in the final weeks, are considering a range of ideas, including national advertisements, to cast the Republican Party as all but taken over by Tea Party extremists, people involved in the discussion said…

What gets me is the media, who pushes this stuff, never made comment, was never worried in the slightest that the Democrat Party was being taken over by the vile anti-war movement. You want to see the real hate at public demonstrations that the media tried to invent at Tea Party events, look to the black bandana mask wearing thugs at a “Peace” rally.

hawkdriver on September 21, 2010 at 5:22 AM

As Joe Biden put it, Don’t compare us to we are the Almighty, compare us to the alternative.”

What Obama-I-will-heal-the-oceans meant to say ;)

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 21, 2010 at 5:37 AM

The effort to bring back a more personal Obama also comes as the White House moves to counter a looming disaster for Democrats in the November election. By showing the traits that wooed voters two years ago, Obama may be better able to aid embattled Democratic candidates as he steps up his campaign travel.

Yea, I’m sure when he snickered at the woman who is “exhausted from defending him” he gave people a more personal look at what priorities our Prez has. Please, Barry, do some more campaigning. Keep reminding us peasants how trivial we are.

Shiny_Tiara on September 21, 2010 at 6:41 AM

’74?

I gotta feeling this one’s going to be more like ’94…perhaps even better.

Call me optimistic, but I’m really likeing the numbers coming out of the mid-west right now, especially in states where the GOP’s strong at the top of the ticket, like Pennsylvannia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin.

There’s going to be more than a few straight ticket voters out there and in places where the top of the GOP ticket is polling with double digit leads, like the afore mentioned states, I really like our chances.

SuperCool on September 21, 2010 at 6:55 AM

no worries dear leader, the msm will cover for you…they think we rather hear about odonnell’s high school years than your policies of that last 2 years…

cmsinaz on September 21, 2010 at 7:27 AM

Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative.

Oh I do, Mr. President, I do. All the time.

we are just in the first quarter here

Actually, it’s the second quarter and time runs out on it November 2nd.

Kafir on September 21, 2010 at 7:34 AM

hawkdriver on September 21, 2010 at 5:22 AM

Agree, anarchists and their black flags marched with communists with their red flags at every A.N.S.W.E.R. “anti-war” rally in DC.

The media then would show the 1% of the crowd that was made up of old folks, children, parents and normal looking people.

NoDonkey on September 21, 2010 at 7:46 AM

if the msm just did as much checking/vetting of dear leader as they have done of palin and odonnell….cripe sakes

cmsinaz on September 21, 2010 at 7:47 AM

Aides say Obama does not favor the idea of personal displays from the commander in chief.

Of course not – he’s a cold and calculating man, and the personal is far too revealing of his true nature, which he strives to hide.

disa on September 21, 2010 at 7:59 AM

As Joe Biden put it, Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative.

I don’t think Little Nicky understands just how appropriate that comparison might be.

VelvetElvis on September 21, 2010 at 8:02 AM

Of course not – he’s a cold and calculating man, and the personal is far too revealing of his true nature, which he strives to hide.

disa on September 21, 2010 at 7:59 AM

You really think he’s calculating? I think he’s an empty suit, a puppet. He thinks he’s in charge when in fact the shots are being called by others. He’s so narcissistic he’s easy to manipulate.

darwin on September 21, 2010 at 8:04 AM

Poor Obama. With 90% of the media still in the tank for him, he still can’t get his message across.

He ended the war in Iraq? We are tired of these lies.

Basilsbest on September 21, 2010 at 8:07 AM

Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative (Satan). That sounds about right. Thanks for the advice.

eaglewingz08 on September 21, 2010 at 8:08 AM

I’ll go out on a limb here and suggest that it’s going to be more like 1894 than 1994.

JimK on September 21, 2010 at 8:20 AM

“We need to get out the message that it’s now really dangerous to re-empower the Republican Party,” said one Democratic strategist

Yes . . . those scary Tea Party people could get in power and who knows what awful things they might do to endanger the Republic.
Why, they could loot the Treasury for a trillion dollars to pay off their special-interest support groups, or ram through another giant entitlement program we don’t need and can’t afford . . . .

Oh, wait . . . .

AZCoyote on September 21, 2010 at 8:25 AM

You really think he’s calculating? I think he’s an empty suit, a puppet. He thinks he’s in charge when in fact the shots are being called by others. He’s so narcissistic he’s easy to manipulate. darwin on September 21, 2010 at 8:04 AM

Empty suits do not get elected President. Your thinking needs to evolve.

Basilsbest on September 21, 2010 at 8:27 AM

Yeah Democrats, tell everyone how we “just can’t go back to 2006″… see how that plays out for you.

DavidM on September 21, 2010 at 8:39 AM

His message to them: “Folks wake up! This is not some academic exercise. As Joe Biden put it, Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative.”

Even Satan doesn’t want to be compared to this clown.

rbj on September 21, 2010 at 8:42 AM

If I drove into a ditch I would back up, point the car in the correct direction, and then go forward. His analogy is moronic.

pappy on September 20, 2010 at 10:48 PM

I’m flattered……but I’m the original. :-)

PappyD61 on September 21, 2010 at 8:45 AM

we are just in the first quarter here

Actually, it’s the second quarter and time runs out on it November 2nd.

Kafir on September 21, 2010

Perhaps he meant the first quarter of an eight-year presidency. (Shudder)

Extrafishy on September 21, 2010 at 8:51 AM

Biden said, “Don’t compare us to the Almighty, compare us to the alternative”. UmHumm. We already compare you to the alternative which would be the evil one. Pay attention the next time you go to church and learn the main characters.

Kissmygrits on September 21, 2010 at 8:53 AM

Still, it’s not a reprise that comes with ease. Aides say Obama does not favor the idea of personal displays from the commander in chief.

9-12 DC rally participants got a “personal display” from him when, just prior to the march occurring, we were told to clear Pennsylvania Avenue and shortly thereafter a caravan of a dozen or so black SUVs roared down the road to return The Won to the White House from a church service basketball game.

ya2daup on September 21, 2010 at 8:54 AM

So, Obama is the responsible fiscal conservative now?
What’s next?
Obama becomes one of those crazy “birthers” his administration used to spend so much time attacking?
But forget demanding to see his birth certificate or inquiring whether he was born in America.
The real question is becoming: What planet is the guy from?

J_Crater on September 21, 2010 at 10:50 AM

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