Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on May 28, 2012 by Allahpundit

The 2004 version of Barack Obama, who captured the nation with a dazzling speech about unity and went on to win the presidency on a message of hope, died on Monday. He was 8 years old…

Obama’s illness got the best of him late Monday, as he announced that his campaign for four more years in the White House would be based not on optimism, but rather the shady corporate record of his opponent, Mitt Romney, who ran a private-equity firm that few Americans knew about before this year…

Obama’s admission was in some ways the completion of a metamorphosis that began even during the 2008 campaign, as it became likely that he would be elected. After promising to throw out so-called politics as usual, Obama broke his first promise by rejecting public funding for his campaign because he could raise millions more on his own. He also ran negative ads against his opponent, John McCain, in that race, too…

Obama is survived by a president who will spend most of the next six months on the stump, railing against his Republican opponent as he tries to retain political power. A memorial service will be held at a fundraiser today in Colorado. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted at the Priorities USA Action super PAC.

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Frank explained: “Everybody has sadistic impulses, and usually they come out when people are feeling cornered. Bush had no filters on his sadism. He just attacked. Obama processes his sadism to the point where he gets somewhat more acceptable. It’s actually mocking a person, like Romney, but it’s also mocking his ideas … The eye-rolling is something his mother did. It’s a way of putting someone else down without ever being directly confrontational.”

Increasingly in the past few weeks, especially since Obama formally declared his candidacy for reelection and the former Massachusetts governor has begun pulling even with him in public opinion surveys, the president is embracing full-frontal combat. Frank theorized that Obama is simply “annoyed,” much like Jon Lovitz’s Dukakis, that a man he considers his political inferior is suddenly in a position to beat him. “He has an edge to him, and the edge comes out when he’s feeling pressed,” Frank said.

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While reveling in these fights, the president has not done nearly as much to explain what he would do in a second term, particularly to accelerate the still-sluggish economic recovery. Unless he fills in that picture more effectively, these wedge issues might not hold his key supporters, much less prevent further erosion among the groups, such as blue-collar and older whites, who resisted him even in 2008. Put simply, Obama may not win another term unless he provides Americans a better idea of what he would do with it…

Obama has engaged GOP rival Mitt Romney over the economy, but primarily at the level of philosophy and biography. Usually Republican presidential candidates stress broad ideological arguments about Washington’s economic role while Democrats tout individual programs. So far, Romney and Obama have reversed roles. Even without clarifying every detail, Romney has identified an ambitious list of programmatic goals, particularly cutting taxes, imposing a constitutional limit on federal spending, and converting Medicare into a premium-support, or voucher, system…

The economy’s trajectory will probably shape the November result more than all of these skirmishes will. Yet the central challenge for every president seeking reelection is to convince Americans that he will improve their lives in a second term. And, today, frets one senior Democrat close to the White House, “voters don’t have a sense of what Obama would do to make the economy stronger.” The wedge issues, and the doubts Obama is raising about Romney, are helping the president retain some voters who might be tempted to abandon him. But Obama would be playing with fire to wager that he can hold enough of those voters without providing them a more compelling — and specific — plan to improve their lives than he has offered so far.

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The president has tried to distract from America’s economic misery by playing up the so-called culture war. Earlier in the year he decided that he would force Catholic employers to provide contraception to their employees through their insurance plans, and he followed that swipe at social traditionalism by endorsing gay marriage. This embrace of Sixties liberalism has backfired. While contraception and gay marriage often receive popular support in national polls, Americans are far more conservative in the voting booth…

In 1980, Democratic president Jimmy Carter faced an uphill struggle for re-election. Yet, despite an index of inflation and unemployment far higher than Obama’s, he was actually doing slightly better in the polls. In March of that year, Carter led his Republican opponent, Ronald Reagan, by around 25 per cent. By May, Gallup gave him a lead of 49 to 41 per cent – higher than Obama’s today. Carter’s advantage evaporated in the months that followed, but he regained ground in October and by the last week he was running even.

None the less, Carter eventually suffered a landslide defeat. The scale of his humiliation was hidden by the fact that people were unwilling to commit themselves to the conservative Ronald Reagan until the very last minute. It was only when they went into the polling booth and weighed up all the hurt and humiliation of the past four years that they cast their vote against the president. It looks like Barack Obama will be the Jimmy Carter of 2012.

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Thus, to a very real degree, 2008’s candidate of hope stands poised to become 2012’s candidate of fear. For many Democrats, this is just fine and dandy, for they believe that in the Romney-Republican agenda there is plenty to be scared of. For others in the party in both politics and business, however, the new Obama posture is cause for concern. From the gay-­marriage decision to the onslaught on Bain, they see the president and his team as coming across as too divisive, too conventional, and too nakedly political, putting at risk Obama’s greatest asset—his likability—with the voters in the middle of the electorate who will ultimately decide his fate.

Whichever side is right, one thing is undeniable. For anyone still starry-eyed about Obama, the months ahead will provide a bracing revelation about what he truly is: not a savior, not a saint, not a man above the fray, but a brass-knuckled, pipe-hitting, red-in-tooth-and-claw brawler determined to do what is necessary to stay in power—in other words, a politician…

Nothing could more garishly illustrate a bedrock truth about the campaign that lies before us: It will bear about as much resemblance to 2008 as Romney does to Nicki Minaj. In the campaign prior, any mention of Wright caused a collective coronary in Chicago; this time, it provokes high-fives. In the campaign prior, Team Obama boldly bid to expand the map; this time, it is playing defense. In the campaign prior, the candidate himself sought support from the widest possible universe of voters; this time, instead of trying to broaden his coalition, he is laboring to deepen it. Indeed, 2012 is shaping up to be an election that looks more like 2004 than 2008: a race propelled by the mobilization of party fundamentalists rather than the courtship of the center.

If Obama wins a second term this way, the implications for governing could prove salutary—or god-awful. The president, energized by the prospect of a debate about “big things,” purports to take the optimistic view. “I think the general election will be as sharp a contrast between the two parties as we’ve seen in a generation,” Obama told Rolling Stone. “My hope is that if the American people send a message to [the GOP] … there’s going to be some self-reflection going on—that it might break the fever.” And, hey, who knows, crazier things have happened. Likelier, though, is that an incessantly negative, base-driven election will yield an uglier outcome. More polarization. More acrimony. More gridlock. (Yippee!)

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Via Newsbusters.

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Via the Daily Caller.


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Bishop!

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:04 PM

The 2004 version of Barack Obama, who captured the nation with a dazzling speech about unity and went on to win the presidency on a message of hope, died on Monday. He was 8 years old

“Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child.” Ancient Proverb

Only children can be fooled in the way you were fooled. The Obama you see today is the real one. That you believed a myth doesn’t speak well for you.

chemman on May 28, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Frank explained: “Everybody has sadistic impulses, and usually they come out when people are feeling cornered. Bush had no filters on his sadism. He just attacked. Obama processes his sadism to the point where he gets somewhat more acceptable.

Really?

DaveDief on May 28, 2012 at 8:08 PM

It looks like Barack Obama will be the Jimmy Carter of 2012.

I just like reading that…over, and over.

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Here’s to you having had a meaningful Memorial Day. ; )

Bmore on May 28, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Aw, David Brooks is sad that his boy is demeaning himself.

/barf

SouthernGent on May 28, 2012 at 8:13 PM

“I think the general election will be as sharp a contrast between the two parties as we’ve seen in a generation,” Obama told Rolling Stone. “My hope is that if the American people send a message to [the GOP] … there’s going to be some self-reflection going on—that it might break the fever.”

American Greece a comin’!

Electrongod on May 28, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Bush attacked?

Barney Fwankie is full of kawkaw. Bush attacked about 6 months in 2004 to keep his job and the rest of the time he just let the Communist Democrats and media pummel him.

Ugh……..the gop sucks in so many ways. Bush didn’t leave an heir and the party picked the next-in-line in 2008 and again this year.

Matter of fact the repubs have been doing that since at least 1960.

PappyD61 on May 28, 2012 at 8:14 PM

“The economy’s trajectory will probably shape the November result more than all of these skirmishes will.”

INSANE! People aren’t so dumb as to not know that the economy will have ups and downs on the road to ruin if we stick with the mega-spending regulating anti-energy Obama.
This election must be framed in terms of being about the out of control govt, not the economy. Please see that this makes sense.
And with all this talk about O being a negative campaigner, he was vicious in ’08, but no one cares. And no one cares if Mitt is negative. Mitt and his PACs have to start cutting into the heart of what the country hates, yes, hates, about Obama. You have to slime Obama, honestly, yes, honeset slime. It is going to be so easy for people just to roll over and feel that’s it’s ok just to stick with the first black president. You’ve got to make it clear that that is not ok, that that spells disaster. It’s not a choice between 6% and 6.4% unemployment. It’s a choice between recovery of a nation (and an economy), and disaster. Make that choice stark and apparent, or lose.

anotherJoe on May 28, 2012 at 8:14 PM

 
** That Obama is saying nothing of detail about his agenda over the next 4 years is the same red flag that few noticed 4 years ago. Vague hopey-changey generalities turned into a real nightmare once the country woke up after his election euphoria.

** If he is re-elected it will be worse – there will be no re-election check to abate his appetite for more big government with more big unions. We should be very afraid of Barack Obama.
 

ignatzk on May 28, 2012 at 8:14 PM

“Put simply, Obama may not win another term unless he provides Americans a better idea of what he would do with it…”

No problem…

… All Obowma needs to do is run on his record.

O_O

Oh, wait…!

Seven Percent Solution on May 28, 2012 at 8:17 PM

DaveDief on May 28, 2012 at 8:08 PM

Unbelievable, isn’t it. President Bush was vilified, never defended himself, and this is what they write?! How can people see things so differently?

esr1951 on May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Why did HA have to post a friggin’ Ron Paul article on Memorial Day?

Disgusting enablers.

tom daschle concerned on May 28, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Bush just attacked?
Obama the nice guy?

This whole Bizarro World stuff is too much for me.

VibrioCocci on May 28, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Frank explained: “I’m so stupid, I even give quacks a bad name. I’m a quack’s quack”.

Paul-Cincy on May 28, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Obama is survived by a president who will spend most of the next six months on the stump, railing against his Republican opponent as he tries to retain political power. A memorial service will be held at a fundraiser today in Colorado. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted at the Priorities USA Action super PAC.

HEH!! POLITICAL EPITAPHS!!! FTW!

ted c on May 28, 2012 at 8:22 PM

I don’t recall Bush being sadistic.

Mark1971 on May 28, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Why did HA have to post a friggin’ Ron Paul article on Memorial Day?

Disgusting enablers.

tom daschle concerned on May 28, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Ed has given the keys to too many blowholes.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Bush just attacked?
Obama the nice guy?

This whole Bizarro World stuff is too much for me.

VibrioCocci on May 28, 2012 at 8:20 PM

And, we’ve always been at war with Eastasia!

massrighty on May 28, 2012 at 8:23 PM

This is mostly non-sense. Obama hasn’t become a conventional politician. He’s been a completely conventional politician his entire carreer. When Obama ran for senate in 2004 he ran as a post-partisan moderate technocrat. Then he assembled a voting record more liberal than Bernie Sanders. The only people fooled by hope and change were the people who weren’t paying any attention, and poor David Brooks.

Ted Torgerson on May 28, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Bush just attacked?
Obama the nice guy?

This whole Bizarro World stuff is too much for me.

VibrioCocci on May 28, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Look at the retard sites like Politico. The ‘obama is a fiscal hawk’ has already become part of the laundry list of supposed accomplishments.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Bush didn’t leave an heir…

PappyD61 on May 28, 2012 at 8:14 PM

THANK GOD FOR THAT!!!

Punchenko on May 28, 2012 at 8:25 PM

It looks like Barack Obama will be the Jimmy Carter of 2012.

I just like reading that…over, and over.

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Would make a nice tattoo.

msupertas on May 28, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Frank explained: “I’m so stupid, I even give quacks a bad name. I’m a quack’s quack”.

Paul-Cincy on May 28, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Then, he farted.

msupertas on May 28, 2012 at 8:31 PM

The 2004 version of Barack Obama, who captured bamboozled the nation along with a complicit media

FIFY Brooky

hillsoftx on May 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM

“The sad reality is, I think, there’s no choice,” the donor said. “I wish there was.”

Some believers are in denial and insist that Obama of 2004 lives, perhaps muted or constrained by the newer version. They say he still serves as a symbol of hope to many followers, even if his campaign has adopted a decidedly negative approach.

a composite man, both past and future…..

I can’t believe that ABC wrote this epitaph….

hilarious!

ted c on May 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Funny, other than the stupid slogan I don’t notice ANY DIFFERENCE between Obama 2008 and Obama 2012. Maybe it was because I was listening to what he said and not fainting?

wildcat72 on May 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM

It was only when they went into the polling booth and weighed up all the hurt and humiliation of the past four years that they cast their vote against the president.

Yeap…

Seven Percent Solution on May 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM

It looks like Barack Obama will be the Jimmy Carter of 2012.

I just like reading that…over, and over.

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:10 PM

…..everyday…for the next 6 months!

KOOLAID2 on May 28, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Looks like obaka has reached Bush/Clinton Fatigue 5 years early.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:39 PM

That mock obit thingy is pretty funny, I admit.

One thing, tho: “Shady” Romney’s “private-equity firm that few Americans knew about before this year” is a bit dumb. I imagine “few Americans” know about any private-equity firms.

KS Rex on May 28, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Be he also has this other part of him—and I don’t know where it comes from—that’s like this pocket of nastiness.”

He is a narcissistic demagogue marxist, that right there points to a dark, dark heart. As a narcissist, he views people around him as tools to be used to advance his agenda and his advancement, the whole world is centered around him and his goals. As a demagogue, he is used to making other people small via rhetoric while he builds himself up. As a marxist, he is all about taking from others using the power of the state in order to buy votes from the useful idiots who are his base.

Truly, Obama is the epitome of the archetype to whom the following comment really applies, “Your soul is so dark, it’s smudging mine”

AZfederalist on May 28, 2012 at 8:42 PM

obama sees this as a watershed election…if he wins, a speedy next lurch forward toward euro-socialism will be the agenda. Keep spending at approx 23 percent of gdp, no oil, coal…etc etc etc.

japan is turning out the lights…and Germany is coming close. The western world seems to want to go back to an early age.

r keller on May 28, 2012 at 8:42 PM

President Okeydoke…

Just a little over 5 more months until the community organizer finds out he has to go back to the Windy City…

Khun Joe on May 28, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Holidays like today give Obama, a person who truly hates Americans and America, a chance to dip into his Alinsky upbringing.

He is a contemptible POS.

His time in power is short, and we can be thankful for that.

tom daschle concerned on May 28, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Go check it out-starting @ about mid page 3…where I’m being asked who I’d support in a war between the US and Israel.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM

The 2004 version of Barack Obama, who captured the nation with a dazzling speech about unity and went on to win the presidency on a message of hope, died on Monday. He was 8 years old…

LOL. That puppy-eater was stillborn.

Nobody but leftist idiots had heard of this Indonesian creep in 2004.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on May 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM

Anyone who asks Obama what he intends to do about improving the economy in a second term is a fool! Period!

OldEnglish on May 28, 2012 at 8:48 PM

It was only when they went into the polling booth and weighed up all the hurt and humiliation of the past four years that they cast their vote against the president.

Yeap…

Seven Percent Solution on May 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Nope.

It was only after the real voting occurred that the media could no longer hide the disdain in which the nation held Jimmy Carter. Up the the actual vote, they could twist and spin things with no repercussions, making out that the election was a real “horse race” too close to call. There was no widespread new media to examine the internals of their polls, people still assumed Gallup and Harris were objective pollsters and that the ABC, NBC, CBS news organizations were just reporting the news rather than trying to shape it. Now you have people like Ed and other bloggers who dig deep into the polls and show the increasing democrat weighting required to keep this a horse race. You have Limbaugh, Hannity, Beck, etc. out there with broad listening audiences, telling people that others hold the same views.

Make no mistake, we have to get the vote out, we can’t just sit home expecting to win. But also, don’t be discouraged, this election is not as close as the media is trying to make it seem. When the sitting president is losing 40% of his party’s primary voters to a felon, an unfunded guy from left field, and “none of the above”, he is not in a good position.

AZfederalist on May 28, 2012 at 8:50 PM

…where I’m being asked who I’d support in a war between the US and Israel.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM

What moron suggested that was even conceivable?

Or, do expect ME to to sift through a RONPAUL/2012 thread?

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Go check it out-starting @ about mid page 3…where I’m being asked who I’d support in a war between the US and Israel.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM

I saw your FB post. Please don’t go ask me to read Paultard sh!t. I’ll be friends with ‘em (as long as they weren’t obama voters to begin with) but don’t ask me to get into a discussion with those fools. They’re too stupid to realize that if he was elected somehow, he’d be killed within weeks.
They’re like Savage who expects complete reversal in 1 day.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:51 PM

You can’t fix stupid.

You can vote it out of office.

And there is a whole buncha stupid that needs to get its corrective.

ajacksonian on May 28, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Nobody but leftist idiots had heard of this Indonesian creep in 2004.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on May 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM

I hate to say it, but Rush played part of his ’04 speech at the convention and even called obama ‘the sharpest knife they had’.
I wonder if Rush remembers he said that?

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:53 PM

They’re like Savage who expects complete reversal in 1 day.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Hmmm that also sounds like your rabid SP pals ddrintn, pragmatic, and the like. Weird…I don’t see you take them on.

CW on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Just go there-starting @ page 3.
Please…
I’m kind of upset about it.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

The press is beginning their CYA campaign a little early, no?

Curtiss on May 28, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Funny, other than the stupid slogan I don’t notice ANY DIFFERENCE between Obama 2008 and Obama 2012. Maybe it was because I was listening to what he said and not fainting?

wildcat72 on May 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Racist!

Paul-Cincy on May 28, 2012 at 8:56 PM

CW on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

While I’ve no use for pragmatic and ddrintn-Lance is a good guy.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Hmmm that also sounds like your rabid SP pals ddrintn, pragmatic, and the like. Weird…I don’t see you take them on.

CW on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Liberals and fools are uneducable. Kinna like you.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Please…

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Bunny suit?

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:57 PM

the president has not done nearly as much to explain what he would do in a second term

Perhaps if we asked the Russians, they could tell us.

oldleprechaun on May 28, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Just go there-starting @ page 3.
Please…
I’m kind of upset about it.
annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Are you rehashing that butt whooping while hiding from the bullies?

aryeung on May 28, 2012 at 8:58 PM

While I’ve no use for pragmatic and ddrintn-Lance is a good guy.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Not to CW McCcall I ain’t. He’s a romneybot on par with BuyPastries or Go RomneyBotsofNewYork.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:58 PM

It looks like Barack Obama will be the Jimmy Carter of 2012.

I hope so, if half the country isn’t still in la la land. I think some have finally over dosed on smok’n the hopium and change..the 1st cool black president-heal the earth s$ht. They are laying in a stupor now.

It is about the Indies..hopefully they have taken their head outta their a$$.

Distractions are nice but the average person who is fighting to survive is not wanting to hear about gay rights and contraception. IMO.

bazil9 on May 28, 2012 at 8:59 PM

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Just go there-starting @ page 3.
Please…
I’m kind of upset about it.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

iwasbornwithit.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:59 PM

aryeung on May 28, 2012 at 8:58 PM

You’re right. I should be happy that I was all but called a traitor.
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annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:59 PM

Dammit, Antwerp! You can’t let a fool with a keyboard upset you so!

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

I hate to say it, but Rush played part of his ’04 speech at the convention and even called obama ‘the sharpest knife they had’.
I wonder if Rush remembers he said that?

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Obama gives great speech. Like as a Senator in 2006 how raising the debt ceiling was a failure of leadership, how we’re putting debt on our kids, how it’s a great danger, blah blah blah.

If you believe what Obama says, like about uniting, he sounds pretty good. But he’s dividing on race and class like no President ever has. It’s not even close. The guy lies. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. We won’t get fooled again.

Paul-Cincy on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:57 PM

I’ll wear it to craig james victory party tomorrow.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Pretty much what I expected. You’re a hypocrite.

What is so funny is you idiots(ddrintn etc) don’t know how to read or pay attention . That is obvious if you call me a Romneybot. All you have to do around here is challenge you whackjobs on your silly non arguments to be labled as such.

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:02 PM

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Yes. Well, don’t go away mad…

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

That’s what the Husband said. I’m getting rattled more easily than I used to, it seems.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:04 PM

You’re right. I should be happy that I was all but called a traitor.
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annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

I’ve seen you make far more nasty remarks. Got to have a thick skin if you want to dish it out.

aryeung on May 28, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Paul-Cincy on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Low information voters and identity voters only heard his dazzling speeches…(barf) it works on those kinds…the stupid sheep.

Did they learn? We will see…..

bazil9 on May 28, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Whomever thought that it was a good idea to put that Ron Paul thread up on Memorial Day, with nothing really posted to honor our fallen hero’s, is lacking in good judgement.

That is all. Carry on. Hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day weekend.

JPeterman on May 28, 2012 at 9:05 PM

I just like reading that…over, and over.

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Let’s hope it’s so. Let’s make it so.
(It’s one thing to read it, and another to live it.)

RedCrow on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

The guy lies. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. We won’t get fooled again.

Paul-Cincy on May 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Never fooled me the first time. Like I said before, there’s no ‘rat smart enough to con ‘ol Lance. Possibly because as an individual entity, I can’t be corrupted by cults of personality spouting inane drivel. Be they sports star, politician or Kardashian.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Truly, Obama is the epitome of the archetype to whom the following comment really applies, “Your soul is so dark, it’s smudging mine”

AZfederalist on May 28, 2012 at 8:42 PM

+7%…

Seven Percent Solution on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Yes. Well, don’t go away mad…

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:03 PM

You’re as simple as IPalin or whatever that other whackjobs name is…oh Idesign. What a simplistic bunch.

Oedipal much freak?

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Last year BHO played golf on Memorial Day…this year he is at the Vietnam War Memorial…must be election year.

d1carter on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

alt, with all due respect..you do seem to takes things very personal and knee jerk. You have to learn to not take some people so seriously or to heart.
Just my 2 cents. :)

bazil9 on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

BHO Sr. had how many wives? Five? Romney has never smoked,toked,snorted or drank. Sweet, sweet karma for the Choomer-in-Chief.

BHO Jonestown on May 28, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Lanceboy…please post some of my Romneybot posts…this should be good…well not really because you’re as dishonest as the ddrs , pragmatics and the like.

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Low information voters and identity voters only heard his dazzling speeches…(barf) it works on those kinds…the stupid sheep.
Did they learn? We will see…..
bazil9 on May 28, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Not enough learned. Let’s hope they don’t come out and vote.

aryeung on May 28, 2012 at 9:07 PM

That’s what the Husband said. I’m getting rattled more easily than I used to, it seems.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Do yourself a favor: Stay away from Politico, Huff ‘n’ Blow, DKoz and any number of other retard sites.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:07 PM

I’m kind of upset about it.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

…calm down twerpie you’re ok!…some of the dogs haven’t had much meat lately to talk about…so on a day when everyone is grilling…the pit bulls who haven’t had any…were just looking to bark…. with spittle coming out of all openings of their orifices! (it was getting to be a gang rape) Some had rabies… They’ll get their shots! Neutering will be next! You were tough…hold your head up!

KOOLAID2 on May 28, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Whomever thought that it was a good idea to put that Ron Paul thread up on Memorial Day, with nothing really posted to honor our fallen hero’s, is lacking in good judgement.

JPeterman on May 28, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Amen J.

HA has been disappointing recently..I will stop there.

bazil9 on May 28, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Nice collection tonight, AP.

But I never knew Bush was a sadist…?

John the Libertarian on May 28, 2012 at 9:09 PM

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Why so mad, son? I’ve simply come to the logical conclusion you are not quite right. S’ok though. I don’t hate you. That is, unless you try and vote obama.
But I have not the slightest clue how to trace back past posts, much less the inclination.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Still catching up on this thread, but…

I find any media (or Romney comments) regarding Obama’s likability to be highly suspect.

If he was a true-blood conservative, I’d dislike him for his smug attitude, alone. And, in reality, he’s pushing for the destruction of the greatest nation in history.

I despise him, and can’t figure out those who don’t. Plain and simple.

RedCrow on May 28, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Funny to watch the anti Roms (mosly disgruntled former SP fans) getting all nervous over Romney’s improvement in the polls. You would almost think they want Obama to win again.

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:10 PM

aryeung on May 28, 2012 at 9:04 PM

I was asked who I would support in a War between Israel and the US(because we Jews are always sooper sekrit agents of the Mossad or something)and I answered that if that were to happen-perish the thought-I would examine the facts and make my decision at that point.
I was then accused of being disloyal to the US. Sorry if I have issues with those that question my patriotism over a hypothetical.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:11 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:59 PM

That was a lot of drivel to pour through. I expect a bunny suit. James victory, or not.

You cannot let the nutballs get to you. That’s my hobby.

cozmo on May 28, 2012 at 9:11 PM

much less the inclination.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:10 PM

You’re the one who called me a Romneybot-so you based that on what?

You’re just playing the games of liberals and Alinsky.

Not quite right? Coming from the guy who had it bad for SP. That’s a hoot. That was unhealthy.

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:12 PM

I’m not a Bushie fan…but Sadist is so far from the truth. People must live in a different reality…

bazil9 on May 28, 2012 at 9:12 PM

AZfederalist on May 28, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Excellent analysis…

… My quip was only reflecting my belief of the vast percentage of people that were swayed by the media to vote for Obowma the first time, only to have the taste of ash in their mouth at the results of his policies.

But in fear of being called a “racist“, they live their lives seemingly unchanged to their Democrat neighbors in silence, and are counting the days to be able to vote their concience…

Seven Percent Solution on May 28, 2012 at 9:12 PM

JPeterman — the J.E. Dyer post is a good tribute, four down on the right.

John the Libertarian on May 28, 2012 at 9:14 PM

CW on May 28, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Settle down and take it easy. I don’t want to see you get banned. Try and ignore the ‘ol Lanceboy.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Man, was my medium rare porterhouse, grilled leeks and sweet corn and macaroni salad good. So was the Stoly infused watermelon…

OmahaConservative on May 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM

I was asked who I would support in a War between Israel and the US(because we Jews are always sooper sekrit agents of the Mossad or something)and I answered that if that were to happen-perish the thought-I would examine the facts and make my decision at that point.
I was then accused of being disloyal to the US. Sorry if I have issues with those that question my patriotism over a hypothetical.
annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 9:11 PM

I saw that and I saw iwasborn make some obvious points. I wonder if your attitude would change had someone ask you which side you’d take: Russia or the US.

aryeung on May 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:03 PM

That one has a double digit IQ, I wouldn’t sweat its antagonism.

tom daschle concerned on May 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM

obama sees this as a watershed election…if he wins, a speedy next lurch forward toward euro-socialism will be the agenda. Keep spending at approx 23 percent of gdp, no oil, coal…etc etc etc.

japan is turning out the lights…and Germany is coming close. The western world seems to want to go back to an early age.

r keller on May 28, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Luckily, I don’t think that the dems have a shot at taking back the HoR. This means that the GOP will be able to block most of Odumbo’s BS.

RedCrow on May 28, 2012 at 9:16 PM

But in fear of being called a “racist“, they live their lives seemingly unchanged to their Democrat neighbors in silence, and are counting the days to be able to vote their concience…

Seven Percent Solution on May 28, 2012 at 9:12 PM

obama was the culmination of the perfect storm – black worship and pop culture. It pervades even many middle aged to older whites. And the education system was a big boost.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:17 PM

a war between the US and Israel.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM

Hey, lovable twerp!

Hope you ignored that.

RedCrow on May 28, 2012 at 9:18 PM

That one has a double digit IQ, I wouldn’t sweat its antagonism.

tom daschle concerned on May 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Nah. Nothing’s gonna get me down. I smell a Romney landslide on the order of 8-12% on the horizon. I’m charging my gloating batteries.

Lanceman on May 28, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Ok I was in the Not Mitt team during the primary. But I gotta say I was completely wrong. I think he’s a good candidate. He has some weak spots but I think his strengths outweigh his weak spots.

terryannonline on May 28, 2012 at 9:19 PM

One for you Navy guys: Bay Area Crowds See Battleship Iowa Off on Final Voyage

slickwillie2001 on May 28, 2012 at 9:20 PM

yes. the picture on the thread does quite effectively elicit a feeling of fear

cheetah2 on May 28, 2012 at 9:22 PM

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