White House statement on Egypt: Blah blah blah blah

posted at 8:46 pm on February 10, 2011 by Allahpundit

Does anyone care anymore what they have to say? Even in Egypt? I’m going to quote it for you because it is, in a very technical sense, news, but there’s no mystery why The One is now opting for written statements in lieu of camera time. Each new public utterance by him and his cabinet reminds the world that not only do we have no meaningful leverage here, we really have no reliable sense of what’s going on. Remember, Egypt is supposedly one of our closest Arab allies. We bankroll their military, the seat of power in the country, to the tune of more than a billion bucks per year. We’ve dealt with Suleiman, their intelligence kingpin, for decades. And yet day after day for the past two weeks, our diplomatic apparatus has been de-pantsed onstage by its inability to get in front of events.

I asked this on Twitter an hour ago but let me ask it here too: Has there been a single smart, effective moment or soundbite from anyone on our side since this crisis began in late January? I know it’s a horribly difficult situation — I didn’t call it a “shinola sandwich” the other day for nothing — but I can’t recall even one news story since January 25 claiming that the U.S. accomplished something useful with back-channel diplomacy or cleverly applied some financial leverage towards a productive end. It’s been one dumb talking point after another, from Hillary’s dopey assertion about Mubarak’s “stability” to Frank Wisner’s mystifying Mubarak-must-stay rhetoric to the endless Gibbs tapdance about soon/gradual “transitions” to today’s utter fiasco of our CIA director suggesting there was a “strong likelihood” Mubarak would be gone in hours while our DNI insisted that the Muslim Brotherhood was a “largely secular” group. The best that anyone seems able to say in our favor is (a) sure, we’ve embarrassed ourselves, but we haven’t really made the situation appreciably worse, and (b) we might have helped convince the Egyptian military to hold its fire against the protesters, thereby sparing innocents from a horrible massacre. The second point would be a bona fide achievement if it’s true, but I’m not so sure that it is. I haven’t seen any analysis asserting that U.S. influence was the deciding factor in the army’s calculations; I have, however, seen analyses claiming that the army values its prestige among the people too much to squander it by shooting at them, i.e. that Egyptian politics is the restraint here, not U.S. greenbacks. And given where we’re at right now, we might well see the army start shooting within the next 24 hours, which would prove decisively how little influence we have.

So tell me, and I mean this seriously, not rhetorically: Can anyone point me to hard evidence that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks? Anything?

And with that as your narrative frame, here’s tonight’s pointless statement.

The Egyptian people have been told that there was a transition of authority, but it is not yet clear that this transition is immediate, meaningful or sufficient. Too many Egyptians remain unconvinced that the government is serious about a genuine transition to democracy, and it is the responsibility of the government to speak clearly to the Egyptian people and the world. The Egyptian government must put forward a credible, concrete and unequivocal path toward genuine democracy, and they have not yet seized that opportunity.

As we have said from the beginning of this unrest, the future of Egypt will be determined by the Egyptian people. But the United States has also been clear that we stand for a set of core principles. We believe that the universal rights of the Egyptian people must be respected, and their aspirations must be met. We believe that this transition must immediately demonstrate irreversible political change, and a negotiated path to democracy. To that end, we believe that the emergency law should be lifted. We believe that meaningful negotiations with the broad opposition and Egyptian civil society should address the key questions confronting Egypt’s future: protecting the fundamental rights of all citizens; revising the Constitution and other laws to demonstrate irreversible change; and jointly developing a clear roadmap to elections that are free and fair.

We therefore urge the Egyptian government to move swiftly to explain the changes that have been made, and to spell out in clear and unambiguous language the step by step process that will lead to democracy and the representative government that the Egyptian people seek. Going forward, it will be essential that the universal rights of the Egyptian people be respected. There must be restraint by all parties. Violence must be forsaken. It is imperative that the government not respond to the aspirations of their people with repression or brutality. The voices of the Egyptian people must be heard.

The Egyptian people have made it clear that there is no going back to the way things were: Egypt has changed, and its future is in the hands of the people. Those who have exercised their right to peaceful assembly represent the greatness of the Egyptian people, and are broadly representative of Egyptian society. We have seen young and old, rich and poor, Muslim and Christian join together, and earn the respect of the world through their non-violent calls for change. In that effort, young people have been at the forefront, and a new generation has emerged. They have made it clear that Egypt must reflect their hopes, fulfill their highest aspirations, and tap their boundless potential. In these difficult times, I know that the Egyptian people will persevere, and they must know that they will continue to have a friend in the United States of America.

So there you go. They’re on the side of the protesters, but not so much that they’re willing to say Mubarak or Suleiman must leave immediately, which is … what the protesters want. We’re back in “orderly transition” territory, with a timetable not quite as urgent as “‘now’ means ‘yesterday’” but clearly a bit more urgent than Mubarak coasting all the way to September. So I say again: Who cares? Is there anyone in Egypt still paying attention to this lame windage except maybe the increasingly forgotten Mohamed ElBaradei, who might be waiting for some bold stroke from the United States to make him relevant again? As the Iranians like to say, America cannot do a damn thing. As best I can figure, this rhetorical garbage is simply the White House’s way of still pretending that we can.

Here’s Chuck Todd describing to Brian Williams how the West Wing is “scrambling” to appear slightly less than totally ineffectual.

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Don’t forget to check out Politico.

They are busy blaming… nope, not GW.

GHWB and Barbara Bush.

Yes. That is what they are doing to contribute to their future legacy formerly known as Politico.

Key West Reader on February 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Allah, no matter how things turn out in Egypt, Zero will frame it as successful foreign policy on the part of the WH. That’s the important thing. Prepare for the spin…

joejm65 on February 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Who needs wise, principled leadership when we can have “slightly less than totally ineffectual” leadership?

powerpro on February 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

White House statement on Egypt: Blah blah blah blah

That’s what I get out of everything they say.

darwin-t on February 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

White House statement on Egypt: Blah blah blah blah

Hahahahaha!!! ….awesome dude.

The Ugly American on February 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

More irresponsible pot-stirring from Barack Obama.

This is completely unacceptable.

Cindy Cooper on February 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Honestly, I would rather listen to frat boys all night light their farts than hear anything BO or his corruptocrats have to say.

Badger40 on February 10, 2011 at 8:51 PM

Buzzwords may work here (Hope! Change!), but not in Egypt (Transition!)

SouthernGent on February 10, 2011 at 8:52 PM

Heres Hopeys Infamous,

Obama:

We are ‘witnessing history’ in Egypt
*************************************
5 hours ago – AP 1:12

Speaking in Marquette, Michigan, President Barack Obama said America will continue to support orderly and genuine transition to democracy in Egypt. (Feb. 10)

http://news.yahoo.com/video/politics-15749652/24147597

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 8:52 PM

blah blah blah blah — my thoughts exactly. A long statement saying . . . not much of anything.

WannabeAnglican on February 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

When you’ve lost Chris Matthews….
It’s looking chaotic, my friends, very chaotic.

Back in the golden days of the CIA they would have had a clue about W.T.F. was going on…nowadays…not so much.

These people are going to be taken over by some form of a gov’t/movement that we will not approve of and that will be that.

Maybe if the world respected Obama he would have some pull, but he doesn’t because they don’t.
Do we even know WHO the protestors want in power to replace Mubarak? I don’t think we know.
Obama could have some real good influence in clearing that picture, but he’s too concerned about meddling.

B Man on February 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Word to Obama:

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

landlines on February 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

I asked this on Twitter … Has there been a single smart, effective moment or soundbite from anyone on our side since this crisis began in late January?

You keep ignoring people pointing out this didn’t just start in late January nor has Obama been removed from activities in Egypt or with ElBaradei or with the Muslim Brotherhood before that. He was involved before then. In order to assess this matter in a clear-eyed manner you must evaluate the entire record, not start with recent history and discount all that came before.

Cindy Cooper on February 10, 2011 at 8:54 PM

He just wants to eat his blueberry waffle a la mode, dammit.

The Ugly American on February 10, 2011 at 8:54 PM

Can’t Mubarek get someone to report the crowd yelled a racial epithet 15 times? That would discredit the protestors forever.

MayBee on February 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

Carter was a foreign policy giant compared to this clown.

MadisonConservative on February 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

And here we have ‘Voting Present’ Diplomacy on full display.

catmman on February 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

White House statement on Egypt: Blah blah blah blah

Yeah, that and more Blah blah blah blah

Clueless. Lost in space.

petefrt on February 10, 2011 at 8:57 PM

“I’ve got a gift, Harry.”

Bishop on February 10, 2011 at 8:57 PM

Ole Hosni keeps punking Barry and The Gang. They look like the inept amateurs they are. They will try and spin whatever outcome happens, but only fools will believe it. Obama has no cred and no ballz and the whole world knows it.

JimP on February 10, 2011 at 8:58 PM

BO could order everybody to shut up,watch,wait,if it goes badly we need our plans. If it goes so so we still need our plans. What scares the hell outa me is that PLANNING is not taught at ivy schools.
It hits the fan in the Mideast as it well may we better have a few Generals drive over to the WH and have a very blunt discussion with dumbo.
Maybe something like spending more time with his girls.
Biden is stupid but would follow suggestions that are good for the US.
Time we give up on this world cop,Mr.Reasonable BS and look out for ourselves.

Col.John Wm. Reed on February 10, 2011 at 8:58 PM

More verbiage from the Verbose One. If no violence erupts we’ll be lucky, Obama’s incompetence and the media’s shrillness have done nothing but fan the flames of chaos and confusion.

RedRedRice on February 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

“Can anyone point me to hard evidence that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks?”

The MSM, which tied itself to Obowma, is also going down with the ship…

Seven Percent Solution on February 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM

White House statement on Egypt: Blah blah blah blah
=========================================================
True Dat,haha.

Tell me,why wasn`t Egypt on Hopeys radar from Day one,
and where was all the bleeding heart Liberal Rights Groups,

ya,thats what I thought,silence,until this BLEW UP,and
we find out,Team Obama has been busy,with Lefty Rights
Groups undermiming Egypt for a,

more Righteous Social Justice Community Organizing
Utopia,

Change….Change..Change…Historical…yap…yap..yap!!

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 4:20 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Scrabble. Not a game anymore, eh OhBama?

Key West Reader on February 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM

So tell me, and I mean this seriously, not rhetorically: Can anyone point me to hard evidence that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks? Anything?

You are assuming that Obama is doing things for the good of America. Obama is George Soros’ puppet. Soros profits from Petrogras if the Suez Canal is shut down. One of the many reasons Bush gave for the Iraq War was to bring democracy to the M.E. Once there, it would spread. Obama has squandered our blood and our treasure so his political sugar daddy can profit. Others may decide Obama is incompetent. I say no one can be this incompetent this often. It’s on purpose.

txhsmom on February 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Perhaps if Obama did some more bowing?

catmman on February 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Look, the Egypt situation simply bores Obama. He needs something to really stimulate his massive intellect to get him going.

Aquateen Hungerforce on February 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Our sweet American Wrecking Ball that is Obama.

? Who is worse……….him, his wife or his Administration?

PappyD61 on February 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

This needed to be said, exactly as it is, before Obama claims that he truly earned the Nobel prize prematurely.

It’s a tough situation but ineptness is still indignant, for so many reasons.

Obama and entire admin. are completely out to lunch.

Kindergarten is also indignant.

Opressed people the world over, cry. Obama is a fool.

Schadenfreude on February 10, 2011 at 9:03 PM

…that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks? Anything?

Their incompetence has manged to unite Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan in recognizing how pathetic the Obama led White House is.

aquaviva on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

Stuff hits the fan tomorrow and this weekend. Dollar to donut.

petefrt on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

Dedication To,

Team HopeLessNess/ChangeLessNess/ClueLessNess
********************************************

The Sound of Silence

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvsX03LOMhI

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

All that picture up front needs is a halo.

csdeven is so right, they are vacuous. Period.

Schadenfreude on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

I asked this on Twitter an hour ago but let me ask it here too: Has there been a single smart, effective moment or soundbite from anyone on our side since this crisis began in late January?

Why limit that challenge to just Egypt? You could ask that question about every aspect of our ‘National Leadership’ (I would say Foreign Policy stands out as especially dismal, but the sad fact is that it’s all equally dismal) since Obama came into office and the answer is just as consistent as it is depressing. NO!

AUINSC on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

WTF! Obama, WTF!

the_nile on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

But Barry gave that leg tingling speech in Cairo, of all places!!! How could this happen with all this “Smart Power”?

PS: where was all of Barry’s support for the youth when they demonstrating in Iran?

And folks wonder if Barry is a Muslim.

Dingbat63 on February 10, 2011 at 9:05 PM

So,Obama has thrown an ally,under da bus!

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:05 PM

White House statement on anything Egypt: Blah blah blah blah

bluemarlin on February 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

Petrogras Petrobras

txhsmom on February 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

? Who is worse……….him, his wife or his Administration?

PappyD61 on February 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Answer: D. All of the above.

IrishEi on February 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

AP’s got courage.

Obama not so much.

Name one people who are free due to Obama, I dare you.

Schadenfreude on February 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

txhsmom on February 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Obama is a mixture of incompetence and malicious cunning, with a side order of ulterior motives.

RedRedRice on February 10, 2011 at 9:07 PM

B +

Sonosam on February 10, 2011 at 9:07 PM

Pray for Israel.

IrishEi on February 10, 2011 at 9:07 PM

All those shallow-minded, starry-eyed liberals that voted for the most unqualified, inexperienced “leader” in US history are now observing first hand what a sucker this rank amature is. With absolutely no knowledge of the geopolitical implications of his, or his cabinet appointees’ statements (i.e., Clapper: Muslim Brotherhood non-militant, secterian bull$hit), this neophyte is going to get the United Stated sucked into WWIII once these goddamn psychopath nutcases attack Israel. For all the academic credentials this goof CLAIMS to have (BTW, no one has ever seen BHO’s grade, high school, college or graduate school transcripts) he and his cabinet are the same sort of bumbling idiots that let Hitler rise to power in 1938. These dumb-ass libs won’t get it until their children are finally drawn into the inevitable war against radical islam that will determine the future of western civilization.

Folks, this ain’t pretty………….

bannedbyhuffpo on February 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM

Heres the Shoes are about to fly,in Tahrir Square Image!
=========================================================

http://yfrog.com/gyo484j

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM

Plenty of unforced errors. Many have to do with O’s constant need to be the story and have his face on the TV

Where’s Hillary…but sadly we get Clapper

r keller on February 10, 2011 at 9:09 PM

It’s almost as if they don’t care about anything Obama says.

WisCon on February 10, 2011 at 9:10 PM

Like him or not, Newt just tore up the Administrtion on Hannity over Egypt and foreign policy in general.

bluemarlin on February 10, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Literally everything is about this guy, even when another leader confuses him, his frustration sends him right to the complainaphone to jump in the middle of what he’s just said he shouldn’t meddle in.

The un-President in Chief.

Speakup on February 10, 2011 at 9:11 PM

From a link,supplied by,Buy Danish earlier!
=================================================
MIDDLE EAST NEWS

FEBRUARY 10, 2011, 6:55 P.M. ET.

The Secret Rally That Sparked an Uprising

Cairo Protest Organizers Describe Ruses Used to Gain Foothold Against Police; the Candy-Store Meet That Wasn’t on Facebook.
*****************

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704132204576135882356532702.html

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:11 PM

So tell me, and I mean this seriously, not rhetorically: Can anyone point me to hard evidence that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks? Anything?

*crickets*

NY Conservative on February 10, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Just tell me when his next round of golf is.

Rovin on February 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

He really needs to drag out the big old styrofoam columns out and remind all these people just who in the hell they’re dealing with!!

‘I Won!!!’

‘Oceans gonna recede, Earth gonna heal!!’

‘Ya Got ME!|!!’

‘Now Shut Up and Let Me Eat My Waffle!!’

BigWyo on February 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM

They’re demanding more economic opportunities yet the shoes are being thrown? I see what looks to be name-brand sneakers in that pic, those don’t come cheap these days.

Bishop on February 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Allah, no matter how things turn out in Egypt, Zero will frame it as successful foreign policy on the part of the WH. That’s the important thing. Prepare for the spin…

joejm65 on February 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

No doubt. Even if they end up shooting most of the protesters Obama will just claim that they would have shot even more if not for him, just like all the jobs he created/saved.

FloatingRock on February 10, 2011 at 9:13 PM

This man is unbelievably limp.

RadioFreeUSA on February 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Barry, please, just shut up. Please, please, for the love of God, just shut up.

john bono on February 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Perhaps sending the protesters new iPods with his “Cairo Speech” on them will help things along.

ThePrez on February 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

NY Conservative,
few weeks, how about years.

rob verdi on February 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

bannedbyhuffpo on February 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM

Huffington Post will never allow you to comment saying things like that, just to let you know.

Bishop on February 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

ready day one

rob verdi on February 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Gee, I sure wished he could have noticed that million people in DC crying ‘No’ to OBlaBlaCare.

Priorities.

GnuBreed on February 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Can anyone point me to hard evidence that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks? Anything?


Not sure about we. Obama, however, did accomplish something–maybe not meaningful or intentional, but something nonetheless–and it was on full display tonight for future historians to take note. Remember how he commented about some “historical” event? Well, that was him securing his place as the most impotent president in US history, something which took place some time after Mubarak’s “strong likelihood” of a resignation speech.

Demosthenes on February 10, 2011 at 9:17 PM

AllahP, sweetheart, your crew is far wiser in the ways of the world than you give them credit for.

Fortunata on February 10, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Allah, no matter how things turn out in Egypt, Zero will frame it as successful foreign policy on the part of the WH. That’s the important thing. Prepare for the spin…

joejm65 on February 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

with the BLM’s help no less…they have a campaign to run don’cha know

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:19 PM

ThePrez on February 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

No, Prez, the iPod is sooooo 2007; now Obama is going to send a mass shipment of teh New Ipad “part deux”. Now, that outta do something to impress ‘em. Putting a coupla gigs of Obama’s speeches is just the cherry on top of the Apple.

B Man on February 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Change….Change..Change…Historical…yap…yap..yap!!

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 4:20 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM

spot on

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

So there you go. They’re on the side of the protesters, but not so much that they’re willing to say Mubarak or Suleiman must leave immediately, which is … what the protesters want.
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Presidential Oath of Office –

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:21 PM

AP, your’re on fire tonight, big guy. And, with the following, you’ve added another verb to the lexicon:

And yet day after day for the past two weeks, our diplomatic apparatus has been de-pantsed onstage by its inability to get in front of events.

Perhaps this will be known to history as The De-Pantsed Presidency. No offense to Billy Jeff, of course. ✪

TXUS on February 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM
================
spot on

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

cmsinaz:Going to be glad,when this nightmare ends for
America,with Captain 2 Years!!:)

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Wow, I didn’t realize that Egypt ranks higher than Italy for economic freedom. Perhaps Mubarak deserves more credit than he is getting.

AshleyTKing on February 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

B Man on February 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Or the out-dated nature would enhance his stature as a world-class dingle-berry.

ThePrez on February 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Mubarak acted stupidly.

vcferlita on February 10, 2011 at 9:23 PM

Hi Bishop!

That’s what got me banned :)

bannedbyhuffpo on February 10, 2011 at 9:23 PM

Oops, just below Italy:

Although Mubarak is unquestionably an autocrat and Egypt is surely no democracy, these are not necessarily bad things, especially given the sentiments of the “Egyptian people,” with their illiberal elements. Nor does it mean Egyptians under Mubarak lack all key liberties. In fact, Egypt in recent decades has been a far more open and liberal nation than other Arab nations.

In the worldwide Index of Economic Freedom Egypt ranks half-way down the list (96th out of 179 nations), not far below Italy (87th) and Greece (88th), but ranked as far freer than Indonesia (116th), India (124th), China (134th), Argentina (138th), Russia (143rd) and Iran (171st).

AshleyTKing on February 10, 2011 at 9:25 PM

White House statement on Egypt: Blah blah blah blah

Blah blah blah blah from Obama = “Free the Muslim Brotherhood!

Connie on February 10, 2011 at 9:26 PM

PolitiFact rates Clapper as Pants On Fire

faraway on February 10, 2011 at 9:26 PM

cmsinaz:Going to be glad,when this nightmare ends for
America,with Captain 2 Years!!:)

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

me too :)

can’t be soon enough

he gives love leadership a bad name

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:26 PM

The Sound of Silence

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvsX03LOMhI

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

nice

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:28 PM

Hey, Teh Won’s background wallpaper was all “Winning the Future ™”. I thought that now it was “Seize the Future ™”. Sheesh.

Man, I sure hope TOTUS has a good handle on all this Egypt stuff…

bofh on February 10, 2011 at 9:29 PM

I don’t blame Obama for not knowing what is going on, I do blame him for pretending that he does or that anything he says makes any difference. I do wonder how W’s administration would have handled this.

Cindy Munford on February 10, 2011 at 9:30 PM

One of my oldies but goodies! Hillary on the reset button, once again.

CLICK…….. CLICK-CLICK………..-CLICK-CLICK-CLICK-CLICK-CLICK-CLICK!

ThePrez on February 10, 2011 at 9:30 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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They’re demanding more economic opportunities yet the shoes are being thrown? I see what looks to be name-brand sneakers in that pic, those don’t come cheap these days.

Bishop on February 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Bishop:I didn`t notice that,yup!:)

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:31 PM

Why did I look at the caption picture and think “duct tape?

katy the mean old lady on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Can anyone point me to hard evidence that we’ve accomplished anything meaningful over the past few weeks? Anything?

High speed rail investment!!!

Aquateen Hungerforce on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Cindy Munford on February 10, 2011 at 9:30 PM

Bottom line: Obama thinks America is going to make things worse.

W would have thought America would make things better.

B Man on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Hillary Mocks Obama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pPV1yd7sQg

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

ThePrez on February 10, 2011 at 9:30 PM

lol
:)

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

memories…
:)

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:34 PM

Obama has been the butt of numerous jokes for a while because every time he picks a “winner” they don’t. So since he has been on both sides of this issue I have to assume there will be no winners here.

Cindy Munford on February 10, 2011 at 9:34 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM
nice

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:28 PM

cmsinaz:)

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:35 PM

B Man on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

I know it’s silly because we will never know, but I just wonder how he would have handled it.

Cindy Munford on February 10, 2011 at 9:36 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:35 PM

Oh get a room, you two…

Fortunata on February 10, 2011 at 9:37 PM

Cindy Munford on February 10, 2011 at 9:34 PM

excellent point CM

cmsinaz on February 10, 2011 at 9:37 PM

Obama has driven Egypt into the ditch,er,
the Suez Canal!!(snark).

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:37 PM

High Speed Fail

faraway on February 10, 2011 at 9:38 PM

canopfor on February 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Damn I haven’t heard Hillary scream like that for a while. Cringe-worthy.

Gotta love the sign behind her “Hillary the SMART choice”.
Heh.

Well we all know what road the dims chose. Nothing smart about any of it.

B Man on February 10, 2011 at 9:39 PM

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