Ryan: All of these cheap attacks from Obama are getting kinda’ sad

posted at 3:21 pm on July 12, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

Is Team Obama entering the early stages of panic mode? However smug the campaign may appear on the exterior, most of the polls and pundits are generally predicting that this is going to be an exceedingly tight race, and The Hill posits that his campaign is already feeling a heightened sense of urgency:

While the president’s aides originally maintained they wouldn’t be moving from “zero to 60” when they launched their campaign in May, now, with less than four months until Election Day, it appears they’re pushing down harder on the pedal.

Since his Independence Day break, when Obama took a couple of days of downtime at Camp David, the president hasn’t let up, holding almost daily campaign events. There have been high-dollar fundraisers, a bus tour (complete with handshaking and baby-holding in restaurants, a farm stand and a bakery) and battleground rallies, all of which seek to control the national discussion.

And Obama has canceled his annual Martha’s Vineyard vacation next month, likely to spend more time on the road.

A senior Obama campaign official said while there’s some concern about the amount of money being raised on the Republican side, especially by outside groups — including Karl Rove’s American Crossroads super-PAC — “it’s only natural that less than four months before an election … things are going to pick up dramatically for both sides.

Canceled his Martha’s Vineyard vacation? That does sound serious! Although, as Tim Carney points out, Team Obama is likely playing up the fundraising panic (“I will be the first president in modern history to be out-spent in his reelection campaign!”) so that he can play up the I’m-a-normal-guy, underdog angle. The tables could turn if the trend continues, but team Obama still has a total fundraising 44 percent advantage over Team Romney:

President Obama has fooled plenty of people into thinking Mitt Romney is beating him in the race for campaign cash. …

First, Obama’s campaign has outraised and outspent Romney’s campaign.

Second, the Democratic National Committee outraised and outspent the Republican National Committee.

Third, outside groups explicitly taking Obama’s side — super-PACs, 527s and PACs — have spent more than the outside groups on Romney’s side.

Obama would have everyone believe otherwise. “We’re getting outraised,” Obama wrote in a typical fundraising email this week. This is only true if you concentrate solely on the month of June, when Romney’s $105 million beat Obama’s $71 million.

Regardless, it doesn’t take a genius to notice the change in tack and tone being undertaken by Obama’s campaign — the days of Hope and Change are long gone, and the desperation is starting to show. His own record is a sham, so it’s down to distorting the heck out of Mitt Romney’s, even if it takes relentless contortion, misinformation, and shamefully lazy populist appeals that lower the national dialogue. Of course, successful campaigns are quite normally about smearing your opponent to some degree, but as Rep. Paul Ryan said this morning, “This is not the Barack Obama of 2008 and it’s really kind of sad that we’re at this juncture.” Here’s hoping the American people don’t fall for it again.


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I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.

John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Hey! As long as we have lax credit card processing laws & can accept money from the Chinese, we’ll *never* be outspent!

Hope n Change!

/sarc

BlaxPac on July 12, 2012 at 3:26 PM

“He’s going to divide this country by distorting these things to try to win this election.”

Shocker!

This is not the Barack Obama of 2008

Yes, actually it is the Obama of 2008, its just that 52% of voters were too stupid to see who he was.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Thankfully,0′s ads aren’t cheap. Let them continue to waste away their money on ineffective and easily disputable ads. By the time Nov. rolls around, he’ll have a big trust issue and a low fund issue, on top of all his other issues.

Tuari on July 12, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Love the picture match to the headline.

Mmmm mmmm mmmm the stench of desperation.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

While the president’s aides originally maintained they wouldn’t be moving from “zero to 60” when they launched their campaign in May, now, with less than four months until Election Day, it appears they’re pushing down harder on the pedal.

Hopefully, they’re attempting to do so in a figurative Chevy Volt. It’ll reach 60 around November 2013.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.

John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Drudge’s headlines on this are pretty funny.

MobileVideoEngineer on July 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Shrug it off bub and fight back yerself. Cheap attacks is the Chicago and Marxist way and should be expected, if you haven’t learned by now.

They don’t take politics gently and kindly.

Its all out war.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

This is not the Barack Obama of 2008

Yes, actually it is the Obama of 2008, its just that 52% of voters were too stupid to see who he was.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:26 PM

You forget the power of the LSM. They have lost a lot of that power. People have other venues to get information now. They didn’t as much in 2008.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Shrug it off bub and fight back yerself. Cheap attacks is the Chicago and Marxist way and should be expected, if you haven’t learned by now.

They don’t take politics gently and kindly.

Its all out war.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

The Republicans are stopping the progress of the dictatorship of the proletariat!

Shit like that?

OhEssYouCowboys on July 12, 2012 at 3:31 PM

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.

John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

And those felonies were racist hate crimes, natch.

Kataklysmic on July 12, 2012 at 3:32 PM

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.

John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Drudge’s headlines on this are pretty funny.

Yeah, I hear Romney also deliberately sought to be recorded being booed by the NAACP so as to strengthen his support from the redneck and racists voting bloc.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Well bho sure the heck didn’t find time to go before the naacp because of his ‘tight schedule’ today did he?

bho is sol and he and team knows it? I have said for a year or so, before election, there will be a major ‘crisis’ here or around the world that bho will jump on to see to it he keeps where he is now? And that means what you think it means! If you think I’m nuts, so be it!
L

letget on July 12, 2012 at 3:34 PM

The Republicans are stopping the progress of the dictatorship of the proletariat!

Some of them intent on doing that. I suspect others are quite content to accept, if not quietly supporting, the progress.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:34 PM

Hopefully, they’re attempting to do so in a figurative Chevy Volt. It’ll reach 60 around November 2013.

And then blow up.

crazy_legs on July 12, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Canceled his Martha’s Vineyard vacation? That does sound serious!

You might be joking, but this is probably the single most reliable indicator of panic. There is NO way the lazy, vacation-loving Obama would EVER cancel his party time unless the campaign was starting to run into serious problems.

As for the comments about Obama’s financial performance, I’d strongly urge people to read de rigueur’s series of comments starting here: http://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2012/07/12/obamas-team-getting-nervous-about-disappointing-fundraising-numbers/comment-page-1/#comment-2018369 before handwaving away the idea that Obama is suffering fundraising problems.

Doomberg on July 12, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Obama is a Joker in Chief.

Drudge is going to win it for Romney. This simple man has a set of steely ones. I wouldn’t be surprised if the oaf and his capos are not after him.

If the people will go for such a thuggish cheat and charltan they’ll deserve him fully.

Decency is indignant.

Schadenfreude on July 12, 2012 at 3:36 PM

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.

John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

How is there not a post on this?

To call Romney a felon based on one of the most biased and ridiculous MSM hit-pieces since 2004 is a joke. Not only because you cant be a felon without being convicted for a crime, but because Romney literally did nothing wrong and this is a non-story.

milcus on July 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

To see/hear a real man and mensch, go here.

Also, Pelosi and Soros are attempting to destroy the truth and their exposure.

Schadenfreude on July 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

with less than four months until Election Day, it appears they’re pushing down harder on the pedal.

Cash for Clunkers II?

/fundraising slogans…..

ted c on July 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM

You forget the power of the LSM. They have lost a lot of that power. People have other venues to get information now. They didn’t as much in 2008.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:31 PM

I have a lot of doubts that more information is going to make a difference to people who can’t be bothered to find out the truth. They are low information voters by choice and you can lay out a smorgasbord of data but they have to be motivated to actually look at it. Thats why Obama barrage of ads may well be a problem for Romney. A lot of people will see it, blink, and continue eating their potato chips. That is the extent of their electoral investigation.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM

Yeah, I hear Romney also deliberately sought to be recorded being booed by the NAACP so as to strengthen his support from the redneck and racists voting bloc.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Hey, fight fire with fire. After all, a vote’s a vote.

MikeinPRCA on July 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM

How is there not a post on this?

milcus on July 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

AP probably working on one now.

Kataklysmic on July 12, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Shrug it off bub and fight back yerself. Cheap attacks is the Chicago and Marxist way and should be expected, if you haven’t learned by now.

They don’t take politics gently and kindly.

Its all out war.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Precisely, Obama and his gang are ruthless and their attacks must be met with equally ruthless counterattacks. Nice guys won’t even finish in this brawl. Go get him!

rplat on July 12, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Thats why Obama barrage of ads may well be a problem for Romney. A lot of people will see it, blink, and continue eating their potato chips. That is the extent of their electoral investigation.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM

Check de rigueur’s series of comments starting here: http://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2012/07/12/obamas-team-getting-nervous-about-disappointing-fundraising-numbers/comment-page-1/#comment-2018369

I’d been previously bearish on Romney’s chances but if he’s correct, Obama’s in more trouble than we thought. If Romney gets to a point where he can seriously outmatch Obama in spending, it’s going to be a repeat of the Florida Republican primary.

Doomberg on July 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

How is there not a post on this?

To call Romney a felon based on one of the most biased and ridiculous MSM hit-pieces since 2004 is a joke. Not only because you cant be a felon without being convicted for a crime, but because Romney literally did nothing wrong and this is a non-story.

milcus on July 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

I don’t know why there isn’t either especially since WAPO has completely destroyed Obama’s argument on this.

MobileVideoEngineer on July 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Surprised there’s nothing on this either:

propaganda

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:42 PM

I’d been previously bearish on Romney’s chances but if he’s correct, Obama’s in more trouble than we thought. If Romney gets to a point where he can seriously outmatch Obama in spending, it’s going to be a repeat of the Florida Republican primary.

Doomberg on July 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

I think I will take a wait and see approach. I have heard this sort of thing before…in 2008. It didn’t work out that well.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:45 PM

You forget the power of the LSM. They have lost a lot of that power. People have other venues to get information now. They didn’t as much in 2008.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:31 PM

I have a lot of doubts that more information is going to make a difference to people who can’t be bothered to find out the truth. They are low information voters by choice and you can lay out a smorgasbord of data but they have to be motivated to actually look at it. Thats why Obama barrage of ads may well be a problem for Romney. A lot of people will see it, blink, and continue eating their potato chips. That is the extent of their electoral investigation.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM

Those people will always be lost. There’s also a percentage that are somewhat aware, but need a little help.

Plus, it’s so nice to be able to dispute the LSM BS and say “you don’t believe me go Google it, go ahead, it’s there”. Eventually people do look and then they get irritated.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:45 PM

If Romney gets to a point where he can seriously outmatch Obama in spending, it’s going to be a repeat of the Florida Republican primary.

Doomberg on July 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

..kinda looks like that’s where Romney’s campaign is headed, don’t it? Also interesting that what Obama’s desperately throwing up against the wall ain’t sticking — like it supposedly was when Romney was on vacation.

This is starting to have the smell of Bush/Kerry in ’04 where nothing Kerry did seemed to stick and he was always tripping over himself.

The War Planner on July 12, 2012 at 3:47 PM

How is there not a post on this?

To call Romney a felon based on one of the most biased and ridiculous MSM hit-pieces since 2004 is a joke. Not only because you cant be a felon without being convicted for a crime, but because Romney literally did nothing wrong and this is a non-story.

milcus on July 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

I don’t know why there isn’t either especially since WAPO has completely destroyed Obama’s argument on this.

MobileVideoEngineer on July 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Unless of course this is being saved for AP to comment on. I mean The Washington Post just absolutely oblitherated the entire argument.

MobileVideoEngineer on July 12, 2012 at 3:47 PM

The racist … **** is getting on my nerves. The South being hacked down by B-Team hacks again, resurfacing “Southern Strategy” circular conversations (check the headlines), and so on. Might be time to turn it all off for awhile again.

All the interesting things to talk about, all the interesting work to do, and — –

I would prefer not to get banned.

*full stop*

Axe on July 12, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Obama’s campaign strategy is inadequate to maintain him in a serious action such as Mitt Romney and the Tea Party will put to him. He has corruption in the coop, hate on the hoof, taqiyya on the tongue and bats in the belfry — that’s his campaign strategy. He can probably maintain himself in the type of fighting Mitt Romney and the Tea Party will give him in Mexifornia and a few states on the North East front. After that it will make no difference how many thousands of dead he has voting for him early and often, and if Americans want America and the Presidency back in 2012, Mitt Romney and the Tea Party will give it to them.

RasThavas on July 12, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Sadly the koolaid drinkers will fall for his schtick once again

Idiots

cmsinaz on July 12, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Plus, it’s so nice to be able to dispute the LSM BS and say “you don’t believe me go Google it, go ahead, it’s there”. Eventually people do look and then they get irritated.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 3:45 PM

It is and that may have a small effect, but I have had conversations with people about such things and even when they know something is false they continue to operate as if its sorta true. Visual media has a powerful effect and that is still dominated by the left.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:50 PM

It’s going to be an ugly 4 months of campaigning, for sure. Romney needs to watch his back even closer as the election nears.

Cherokee on July 12, 2012 at 3:50 PM

This is starting to have the smell of Bush/Kerry in ’04 where nothing Kerry did seemed to stick and he was always tripping over himself.

If it comes down to a similar scenario, it’ll be worse this time. Obama’s machine is much more slick and devious as is Obama himself, despite any persona tripups, compared to Kerry.

It will be much uglier to behold.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Mitt has developed a pretty thick skin after all these years and he’s nobody’s fool. Obama’s attacks are bound to make Obama look more an more petty and unreliable as he’s continually proven to be exaggerating, twisting the data, and outright lying.

I note that Gallup is out with a poll showing that Romney’s wealth is a negative factor for “1 in 5 voters’. I’m SHOCKED. That number just COINCIDENTALLY is the number of LIBERALS in the electorate…20%. Well…you can’t win ‘em all.

thatsafactjack on July 12, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Would the sole reliance on negative attacks at some point detracts from Barry his “likability”?

bayview on July 12, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Once we enter the final 100 days of this campaign, Mitt Romney must pick up the mantel of an Avenging Angel, or fail himself and his nation if he does not. To be successful in this Holy Crusade to save the Republic and Western Civilization, Mitt Romney must be the quintessential American like George Patton and Joe DiMaggio. He must fight boldly on all fronts and at all times and at this he must not flag nor fail. He must never succumb to the siren call of the regime’s propaganda ministers that will permeate the television waves. You can not bargain with this tyrant and his propaganda ministers. You can not reason with them. They will feel no pity for you and if they can, they will destroy you and your family without pity or remorse. You must follow the tyrant Hussein Louie Obama to the inmost recesses of his mind and make him fear and dread the very sight and sound of you. You must never let up and you must make the Child Emperor’s fear of you permeate his thoughts from when he rises in the morning until he retires at night, where he will be allowed only a brief respite in between his nightmares.

FeralCat on July 12, 2012 at 3:53 PM

It is sad. Sad that this loser in chief has gotten this country in the mess it’s in and he still has half the voters behind him and is still able to raise any funds at all.

scalleywag on July 12, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Wow even wapo is calling this latest bain attack bogus

Backfire

cmsinaz on July 12, 2012 at 3:56 PM

True. This is the same tactic that Jerry Brown used in his race against Meg Whitman in 2010. Brown and CA democrats (with help from team obama) continuously whined about how that mean, old, RICH! RICH! RICH! Meg was able to spend millions of her own PERSONAL FORTUNE as well as raise and spend lots of campaign cash while poor, underdog Jerry was just struggling along with only tiny donations from all of those penniless, out-of-work, oppressed, working-class democrats. Of course, what Brown failed to mention were the hundreds of millions raised for his campaign by his puppet-masters, the CALIFORNIA UNIONS and lots of big-dollar, ultra-libera outside groups. It’s an old ploy.

Pork-Chop on July 12, 2012 at 3:57 PM

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.

John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

He is felontastic felonyish felon, that one.

But seriously, what are the odds that it would take a PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN to un cover someone’s un-prosecuted felonies?? Yeah…..he’s a criminal…..that’s the ticket. How do you say buffoonish in democrate-ese?

Maybe it’s not too late to charge Bammer with some crime for eating a dog?

LetsBfrank on July 12, 2012 at 3:57 PM

You must follow the tyrant Hussein Louie Obama to the inmost recesses of his mind and make him fear and dread the very sight and sound of you. You must never let up and you must make the Child Emperor’s fear of you permeate his thoughts from when he rises in the morning until he retires at night, where he will be allowed only a brief respite in between his nightmares.

FeralCat on July 12, 2012 at 3:53 PM

I have a feeling this may already be occuring and Romney isn’t even really attacking yet. Looking at the shear desperation tells me it’s already happening and I honestly fear that it may merely be a matter of time before Obama completely loses it and has a total meltdown.

MobileVideoEngineer on July 12, 2012 at 3:58 PM

This is the same tactic that Jerry Brown used in his race against Meg Whitman in 2010.

It’s an old ploy.

Pork-Chop on July 12, 2012 at 3:57 PM

It worked.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:58 PM

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonized felonies.
John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

FIFY… is ‘felonized’ a word?

Marcola on July 12, 2012 at 3:59 PM

Our Dear Leader, King Barack Hussein Benito Hugo Isuzu Louie Obama, will be a great Emperor for Life as he is a very highly educated man. He went to University where he was well schooled in bigotry and allegations, of course, to begin with, and then the different branches of arithmetic: ambition, distraction, falsification and derision. Trust him. He knows what he is doing. Just be patient. His economic plan will work perfectly. Just be patient. I have worked it all out mathematically. Let me see now, four million times five million is twelve million, and four billion times six billion is thirteen billion, and four trillion times seven trillion is … … oh my! We shall never get to economic recovery and prosperity at that rate! However, the multiplication table doesn’t really apply. Let’s try geography. Iraq borders Pakistan, the center of the Universe was Iraq but now it’s Afghanistan, America has 57 states, Minnesota is in the tropics because of Global Warming. No, that’s all wrong, but geography doesn’t really apply either, I’m certain! Let’s try religion. The Mossad was behind 9/11, Palestinians are victims, Saudi Arabia is our good friend and Islam is a great religion of peace. No, that’s all wrong too! Maybe if our Dear Leader just starts over and this time he reads the directions then perhaps directly he will be able to direct himself in the right direction.

Cheshire Cat on July 12, 2012 at 3:59 PM

The HA crew always knew dear leader would go major negative in this campaign

Boy is it ugly

cmsinaz on July 12, 2012 at 3:59 PM

So today’s Oblamer’s propaganda talking points are “Mitt owns a jet ski”, “Mitt is a racist cause he used the term Obamacare” and “Mitt is a felon”…

Alex, I’ll take “Facepalms for $200″.

hillsoftx on July 12, 2012 at 3:59 PM

Well bho sure the heck didn’t find time to go before the naacp because of his ‘tight schedule’ today did he?

bho is sol and he and team knows it? I have said for a year or so, before election, there will be a major ‘crisis’ here or around the world that bho will jump on to see to it he keeps where he is now? And that means what you think it means! If you think I’m nuts, so be it!
L

letget on July 12, 2012 at 3:34 PM
Along those lines, I’ve been concerned he is going to attack Iran for the past year! Now we see he has started beefing up our already weak naval forces in the Persian Gulf? Why?
After rereading his announcement of the Osama kill, he needs another, singlehanded “victory at sea,” to beef up his macho image before the election!

tomshup on July 12, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Hey! As long as we have lax credit card processing laws & can accept money from the Chinese, we’ll *never* be outspent!

Hope n Change!

/sarc

BlaxPac on July 12, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Reminded me of this pic compliments of our German friends.

Fallon on July 12, 2012 at 4:01 PM

This is the same tactic that Jerry Brown used in his race against Meg Whitman in 2010.
It’s an old ploy.
Pork-Chop on July 12, 2012 at 3:57 PM

It worked.
Sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:58 PM

At least in the land of ‘fruits and nuts’ it did. I hope in the flyover swing states, not so much.

Marcola on July 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM

MVE, pass the popcorn

Mr thin skin will make an appearance in due time

cmsinaz on July 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM

good luck trying to play the underdog strategy when you’re the sitting President. I would assume most Americans can smell the desperation…

burserker on July 12, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Lots of regular folks own jet skis, I don’t see what the big deal is. Being wealthy to me means working hard and being successful at what you do. It shows leadership and good management and strong character. I don’t see anything that indicates Romney got where he is by being underhanded or by cheating people.

scalleywag on July 12, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Well hell, now they are trying to claim that Romney is a felon. I have seen desperate campaigns before, but this is just ridiculous.

Terrye on July 12, 2012 at 4:17 PM

There has never been a book with the title: “Famous Moderates in History.”

– Rush Limbaugh

logis on July 12, 2012 at 4:20 PM

I don’t know why there isn’t either especially since WAPO has completely destroyed Obama’s argument on this.

MobileVideoEngineer on July 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

This has been the big story of the day. All the liberal sites pounced on this early in the morning. Since then, there has been the WaPo reply, a Bain reply, the felon argument, etc..

It’s clearly not my website, but that seems more important than a story on literacy, under 30 story and now Olympic uniforms.

milcus on July 12, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Obama is for more plantation dwellers.

Schadenfreude on July 12, 2012 at 4:24 PM

most of the polls and pundits are generally predicting that this is going to be an exceedingly tight race,

As usual, they are completely out to lunch. This election will not be close. Romney wins in a landslide.

MJBrutus on July 12, 2012 at 4:28 PM

It is and that may have a small effect, but I have had conversations with people about such things and even when they know something is false they continue to operate as if its sorta true. Visual media has a powerful effect and that is still dominated by the left.

sharrukin on July 12, 2012 at 3:50 PM

If that’s the case and people will hide behind false propaganda that they know is false, then we may as well just find our own island.

I’m hoping that in that poll booth, alone, between them and any rational logic they have left, with no one shrieking RAAAACIST at them that they do the smart thing.

But yeah, there are a lot of stupid lemmings out there. It can be very disheartening.

kim roy on July 12, 2012 at 4:36 PM

And Obama has canceled his annual Martha’s Vineyard vacation next month, likely to spend more time on the road solely to keep from highlighting what shameless, arugula-eating 1%-ers he & FLOTUS truly are, right before the election.

Fixed.

KS Rex on July 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM

“He’s going to divide this country by distorting these things to try to win this election.”

Well it’s how FDR won.
And look at how historians have colored all of his destructive activities.
That man was one of the most destructive POTUS ever.
And he got THREE terms.
There will always be lemmings.

Badger40 on July 12, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Ryan: All of these cheap attacks from Obama are getting kinda’ sad

This crying Ryan guy is just sad.

Uppereastside on July 12, 2012 at 4:41 PM

“This is not the Barack Obama of 2008 and it’s really kind of sad that we’re at this juncture.” Here’s hoping the American people don’t fall for it again.

….mmmmmmmm!…Mr. Ryan…hate to tell you this…but!…the Barack Obama of 2008 was not the Barack Obama of 2008!…HE WAS A LIE!

KOOLAID2 on July 12, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Ryan: All of these cheap attacks from Obama are getting kinda’ sad

This crying Ryan guy is just sad.

Uppereastside on July 12, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Thanks so much for sharing that.

Del Dolemonte on July 12, 2012 at 4:46 PM

Canceled his Martha’s Vineyard vacation? That does sound serious!

Well, it’s nice to know that Obama actually thinks there are some things more important than his vacation.They just aren’t things of importance to the United States.

I hear Romney is a felonious felon who committed felonies.
John the Libertarian on July 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM

This statement just seems to odd coming from an admitted cocaine user, given that cocaine use is still a felony to my knowledge and Romney hasn’t done anything felonious.

Yeah, I hear Romney also deliberately sought to be recorded being booed by the NAACP so as to strengthen his support from the redneck and racists voting bloc.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Yes, now, according to Obama’s mediots, the use of the word Obamacare is race-baiting, raising the question, “Are liberals capable of rational thought?”
Evidence suggests not.

talkingpoints on July 12, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Of course I mean Obama as the admitted cocaine user, sorry if I wasn’t clear.

talkingpoints on July 12, 2012 at 4:48 PM

If what Barack Obama and his cronies occupying the nation’s capital (yes, a clever play on “crony capitalism” – thank you once again Governor Palin) isn’t a crime, then the definition of “crimes against the state” needs a do-over.

Just like the 2008 election.

By the way, Paul Ryan is wrong in one respect. This is the same Barack Obama that ran in 2008, only without the paper mache mask and the media pucker festival.

IndieDogg on July 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Yup, according to certain mediots, if you use the term Obamacare, you might as well be burning a cross on the lawn. (Romney’s also a pyromaniac according to the author.)

talkingpoints on July 12, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Emperor Obama has no clothes. Romney wins it in a landslide.

jb34461 on July 12, 2012 at 4:51 PM

talkingpoints on July 12, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Jeez, that funny because if you’ll send $3 to the poor, underfunded and struggling Emperor’s campaign they’ll send you an ObamaCare bumper sticker.

jb34461 on July 12, 2012 at 4:52 PM

By the way, Paul Ryan is wrong in one respect. This is the same Barack Obama that ran in 2008, only without the paper mache mask and the media pucker festival.

IndieDogg on July 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Naw, he still has the media puckerers servicing him. As evidenced by that hilarious Boston Glob story this morning. It’s already been busted from here to the Equator and back, and as NewsBusters noted:

It’s notable that the Globe was forced to issue an apology on the same day the article was published for failing to give appropriate credit to ultra-liberal Mother Jones magazine Washington bureau chief David Corn. The fact that the Boston Globe would crib a story from the left-wing Mother Jones and run it as a revealing exclusive is the first sign that the story was designed to smear Mitt Romney.

Del Dolemonte on July 12, 2012 at 4:54 PM

Well it’s how FDR won.
And look at how historians have colored all of his destructive activities.
That man was one of the most destructive POTUS ever.
And he got THREE terms.

Well, maybe that third term could have been an aberration, what with WWII going on, and the concern in a possible disruptive change in admin if FDR lost in ’44…..and the fact too many people got too comfortable with the fatherly man who, in their minds, led them through and out of the depression, the majority of whom wanted to keep him in office at least until the crisis of war had ended. Our first imperial president.

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Your hard earned taxes being thrown to Obama’s voters, legal and illegal.

Schadenfreude on July 12, 2012 at 5:00 PM

hawkeye54 on July 12, 2012 at 4:56 PM

The man who thought Uncle Joe was such a wonderful grandfatherly figure.
People are extremely stupid.
Those desperate for leadership,father figures, etc. often turn to power hungry despots in their time of crisis.
Pathetic.

Badger40 on July 12, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Canceled his Martha’s Vineyard vacation? That does sound serious!

You might be joking, but this is probably the single most reliable indicator of panic. There is NO way the lazy, vacation-loving Obama would EVER cancel his party time unless the campaign was starting to run into serious problems.

As for the comments about Obama’s financial performance, I’d strongly urge people to read de rigueur’s series of comments starting here: http://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2012/07/12/obamas-team-getting-nervous-about-disappointing-fundraising-numbers/comment-page-1/#comment-2018369 before handwaving away the idea that Obama is suffering fundraising problems.

Doomberg on July 12, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Moochie has to be spitting nails over missing vacation. After the election, through part of January will be nonstop vacation and White House parties.

slickwillie2001 on July 12, 2012 at 5:14 PM

I see it this way and posted an article a few days ago on this thought…
Obama who had “unheralded” turnout, as far as the MSM is concerned, and beat McCain by what 4-5%.
Which of these groups are going to turnout in the same numbers:
Black vote
Blue collar vote
White collar vote
Female vote
Jewish vote
Hispanic vote
Independents
Youth Vote
Voters in NV, CO, WI, PA, FL, NC, VA, OH, etc

If Obama drops in any of these areas in enthusiasm it is there for Romney’s taking. I do not see Obama INCREASING or STAYING the same in ANY of these categories EVEN in the Black vote. They will stay home if they decide to not vote for Romney. Look how Obama has treated Israel, Netanyahu and Jews in general. Both white and blue collar voters are sick of him as unemployment numbers are killing both sectors. The women and hispanic vote will also not be supported as the economy has specifically hurt them.

Romney has his WORK cut out for him but I do not see Obama equalling in ANY OF THE ABOVE sectors as he did in 2008.

This gives me hope…my caveat though is I NEVER thought Clinton would get re-elected in ’96! though Perot had something to do with that in ’92 and ’96.

g2825m on July 12, 2012 at 5:41 PM

This gives me hope…
g2825m on July 12, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Good luck champ. Something tells me you will really need it.

Uppereastside on July 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Rather than trying to keep track of Obama’s lies (I have a bookmark folder in my browser a mile long, broken into many categories, from the last three years), it may be easier to try and find an instance when he’s actually said something truthful.

Obama is absolutely the most dishonest and deceitful person I have witnessed in my lifetime.

He’s going to have to answer to Michelle on the vacation. She’s not one to miss out on a taxpayer funded vacation.

BruthaMan on July 12, 2012 at 5:53 PM

Good luck champ. Something tells me you will really need it.

Uppereastside on July 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM

It’s probably the same voices in your head that tell you swiping your EBT card is cool.

BruthaMan on July 12, 2012 at 5:56 PM

It’s probably the same voices in your head that tell you swiping your EBT card is cool.

BruthaMan on July 12, 2012 at 5:56 PM

I think he gets all he can eat during breaks at his Arby’s.

slickwillie2001 on July 12, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Is there anything about Obama that isn’t a sham or a gimmick?

OxyCon on July 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM

They are pathetic attacks from a desperate man/child.

jqc1970 on July 12, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Next meme hotness: Romney is too white.

ConservativeLA on July 12, 2012 at 7:20 PM

cheap attacks…

It’s.

All.

He’s.

Got.

socalcon on July 12, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Waiting for each succeeding lame and pitiful attack on Romney is like waiting for the next episode of a favorite TV comedy series. What silliness will they think of this time?

swinia sutki on July 13, 2012 at 6:13 AM

Good luck champ. Something tells me you will really need it.

Uppereastside on July 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM

I know better, but I’m feeling mean.
So you think the Constitution is a living breathing document, or you are a socailist/communist?
Bcs that’s really all that’s left for sides to pick.

Badger40 on July 13, 2012 at 10:56 AM