Obama: Romney unqualified on the economy “as a whole”

posted at 2:41 pm on July 13, 2012 by Dustin Siggins

Once again, the differences between President Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaign themes are striking. In this case, “Hope & Change” is taking second fiddle to the “rich guy is out of touch” meme.

In his interview with Charlie Rose (check out the video at Real Clear Politics), Obama once again portrayed himself as the poor man’s protector. Via RCP’s transcript of the comments:

“When some people question why I would challenge his Bain record, the point I’ve made there in the past is, if you’re a head of a large private equity firm or hedge fund, your job is to make money. It’s not to create jobs. It’s not even to create a successful business – it’s to make sure that you’re maximizing returns for your investor. Now that’s appropriate. That’s part of the American way. That’s part of the system. But that doesn’t necessarily make you qualified to think about the economy as a whole, because as president, my job is to think about the workers. My job is to think about communities, where jobs have been outsourced.”

This is really just silly. I’m no fan of Mitt Romney’s candidacy, but Obama’s really stretching things here. A few examples:

1. RCP didn’t catch it in the transcript, but Obama said he’s focusing on Romney’s history with Bain because Romney is not talking about his four years as governor “very much.” I don’t know what the President considers “very much,” but I’m pretty sure Romney talked about his time as governor during his speech to the NAACP just this week. Hang on, let me check…yup. He did.

2. As Obama tried to claim Romney doesn’t talk about his time as governor, Rose interrupted him to say “or ran the Olympics.” I can’t tell whether or not Rose was agreeing with Obama or pointing out that Romney has another aspect to his campaign the President ignored in his comment, but either way Obama seems to be forgetting about another major aspect of Romney’s campaign.

3. Obama came into office dealing with a terrible economy and a recession that officially ended in June 2009. That’s before much, if any, stimulus money was handed out. Since then, including the stimulus, we’ve had trillions of dollars in new spending and Federal Reserve loans. We’ve seen welfare rolls go up because of unusually high unemployment, the economy stagger into something resembling a recovery, and “shovel-ready” jobs not be so shovel-ready. So I ask: what in Obama’s record makes him more qualified on the economy “as a whole?”

4. As President, Obama’s job is to first and foremost maximize freedom. Second, his job is to work with Congress to provide for the people what they cannot provide for themselves (such as national defense). That’s about it. It’s not his job to worry about communities — that’s what state and local governments are for. It’s not his job to think about workers instead of the entire country, either. What about the over-80% of American workers who are employed in the private sector? Should he worry about making sure their bosses, those dastardly business owners, have an efficient and economically fair tax and regulatory system under which to hire more workers? If so, Obama’s definitely failed in those areas.

I could keep going, but I’m speaking to the choir here. Again, this attack by Obama is just silly, and is so easily refuted on both the failure of his record and the breadth of success in Romney’s record I am surprised he’s making it.

 


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gatorboy on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

That book is way too thick.

NotCoach on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

It’s risible that the azzhole even dares to say this.

Hope ‘n Change morphed into Fear and Desperation – 2012

Obama is this, all in one

PimpnMadam™

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

I’m curious what qualifies Obama on the economy as a whole?

Did he ever even hold a real job prior to becoming president?

lorien1973 on July 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

People go into business not to make money?

THIS GUY is qualified to even mention the economy?

Wagthatdog on July 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Silly is a good description.
Leader of the formerly-free world.
Oy.

pambi on July 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

That book is way too thick.

NotCoach on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

It’s from a video a few years back. All the pages are blank, if memory serves.

lorien1973 on July 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

I love leftists delusional and starved, for now.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Glad we agree. I wish they’d DIAF too.

lorien1973 on July 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

The Cash for Clunkers Pimp spoke…on the economy, teh-heh.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

I could keep going, but I’m speaking to the choir here. Again, this attack by Obama is just silly, and is so easily refuted on both the failure of his record and the breadth of success in Romney’s record I am surprised he’s making it.

His auto-bio’s are fiction. Why are you surprised he’d hold up short of making up stories about somebody else?

BobMbx on July 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Obama is just unqualified. Period….

redguy on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

I thought this was interesting for all the identity politics: from a blogger on pjmedia:

Washington76

As is usually the case, facts and reason will reduce the lefties to sputtering incomprehensibility. People like them are, stuck in perpetual adolescence will never get beyond their feelings that something is just not fair. They never recognize that the only “fairness” that should be and can be rightly imposed is the removal of obstacles to personal success. Anything else is simply thievery, and right now we have far too many thieves in our the country, and in Washington.
FACT

13th Amendment: 100% Republican Support Abolished Slavery 23% Democratic Support

14th Amendment 94% Republican Support Slaves to be Citizens 0% Democratic Support

15th Amendment 100% Republican Support Right to Vote for All 0% Democratic Support

CRA 1866 Enacted by the Republican Party Equal Rights

CRA 1871 Enacted by the Republican Party Anti-KKK

CRA 1875 99% Republican Support Anti-Discrimination 0% Democratic Support

———–It took another 82 years until the next Civil Rights Act———
———–The Democratic Party blocked every attempt to equalize citizens of color—–

CRA 1957 Enacted by the Eisenhower (R) Administration
Then Senator Kennedy Voted against this Bill Filibustered by Democrats

CRA 1960 Enacted by the Eisenhower (R) Administration
The final version was watered down by then Senator LBJ Filibustered by the Democrats

CRA 1964 82% Republican Support 63% Democratic Support

CRA 1965 87% Republican Support Voting Rights 75% Democratic Support

Bambi on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Experience bullying banks at ACORN qualifies you to think about the economy?

Being a part time substitute teacher at Harvard qualifies you to think about the economy?

If Romney is responsibile for things at Bain AFTER he left doesn’t that make Obama responsible for the corruption around his Senate Seat and all the scandals at ACORN?

Wagthatdog on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

While Obamas book of knowledge is similar to “everything men know about women”

tomg51 on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

But that doesn’t necessarily make you qualified to think about the economy as a whole, because as president, my job is to think about the workers. My job is to think about communities, where jobs have been outsourced.”

I’m going to call BS on this….everything this man does is for the destruction of this country….he certainly is NOT about jobs.

What a JOKE barry is……

DiabloAzure on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

To paraphrase comedian Dennis Miller: “Barack Obama might have organized communities, but he’s disrupting this nation…”

locomotivebreath1901 on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

It’s easy to say what you want to be the truth.
Keep repeating it as such, even if it’s the total opposite of what’s really going on.
There are evidently many people out there who’ll eat it up.
insaneinthemiddle is evidently one of them.

Badger40 on July 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

The ‘nice’ guy…in reality a theft-by-thuggery capo from Chicago, Mafia style. He also looks like Benito Mussolini.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Obama: Romney unqualified on the economy “as a whole”

That’s only because Mitt doesn’t understand what “profit AND earnings ratios” are and has no concept of what “reduc[ing] premiums by 3000%” might mean. No one with an IQ over 85 does.

This is what America has been reduced to.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Will someone tell the O-man that he’s not running for Clown in Chief.

claudius on July 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Leftists are for hammocks.

Rightists are for safety nets.

Listen to this. It’s superb.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Team Obama is fumbling and flailing around in desparation. I hope they keep doing this too: it’s weak, ineffectual, and does nothing but drag Obama’s positives down and drive his negatives up.

BKennedy on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Obama: Romney unqualified on the economy “as a whole”

This is Obama’s whole problem. He thinks the economy is a hole.

Rocks on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

And this is why the Puppet Show got top billing.

LetsBfrank on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Will someone tell the O-man that he’s not running for Clown in Chief.

claudius on July 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Why? To watch the sausage made of Pinocchio, Orwell, Machiavelli and Muenchhausen, all in one, is fantastically schadenfreudig.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

So their plan is to emphasize and force continuous discussions on his business experience?

rogerb on July 13, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Obama is the most inept, incompetent dolt this country has managed to elect in the past 200 years. Believe him at your own peril.

rplat on July 13, 2012 at 2:50 PM

It’s not to create jobs. It’s not even to create a successful business – it’s to make sure that you’re maximizing returns for your investor.

Can there be any thing more stupid ever said?

Why….I don’t understand. If maximized returns could be achieved by firing every employee and running an unsuccessful business…I’m doing something wrong.

Monday: Fire all my employees and make sure that any product I could’ve produced was of terrible quality and value ensuring the failure of my business.

Tuesday: PROFIT!

BobMbx on July 13, 2012 at 2:50 PM

This is Obama’s whole problem. He thinks the economy is a hole.

Rocks on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

The PimpnMadam is still stuck in the ditch, can’t maneuver the ‘car’ out of it…Cash for Clunkers was a perfect description of the Pimp.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:50 PM

because as president, my job is to think about the workers. My job is to think about communities, where jobs have been outsourced.”

Your job is to uphold the Constitution & engage only in the powers that document affords the Federal Govt.
But it’s obvious you don’t understand that, being the brilliant Constitutional scholar that you are.

Badger40 on July 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM


“When some people question why I would challenge his Bain record, the point I’ve made there in the past is, if you’re a head of a large private equity firm or hedge fund, your job is to make money. It’s not to create jobs. It’s not even to create a successful business – it’s to make sure that you’re maximizing returns for your investor. Now that’s appropriate. That’s part of the American way. That’s part of the system. But that doesn’t necessarily make you qualified to think about the economy as a whole, because as president, my job is to think about the workers. My job is to think about communities, where jobs have been outsourced.”

Firstly, your “job” is defined by the Constitution, which says NOTHING about your “creation of jobs,” or your “thinking about communities.”

Secondly, your use of “the workers” says it all. You’re a Communist, and your goal is a “Worker’s Paradise.” The same “Worker’s Paradise” that Lenin and Stalin wanted to create. A fictional Utopia, wherein you and the other Pigs call the shots, where “the workers” stand in queues all day, for luxuries like bread, milk and healthcare, while you live like a King, have a wife who wears $500 sneakers, and go play in your Camp David dacha – just like the Soviet Pigs lived.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Silly rabbit

cmsinaz on July 13, 2012 at 2:52 PM

That book is way too thick.

NotCoach on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

The pages are blank.

Gunlock Bill on July 13, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Were it not for the destruction of the land, to watch the Obama clown and charlatanry w/b hilarious, with lots of Schadenfreude against those who brung him, you too Althouse and Peggy Noonan.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM

But that doesn’t necessarily make you qualified to think about the economy as a whole,

Running a multi-million dollar business (very successfully) didn’t qualify Romney to think about the economy as a whole, but signing up welfare queens for more government benefits and suing banks for not making mortgage loans to unqualified minority borrowers did qualify Obama?

He really does live in bizarro world, doesn’t he?

AZCoyote on July 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Obama: Romney unqualified on the economy “as a whole”

…said the economically misfitted mindless moronic “azzhole!”

KOOLAID2 on July 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Obama should know of ‘unqualified’… This Community Organizer turned State Senator turned presidential candidate (with a very brief stop as US Senator) should know what it DOESN’T take to be POTUS… In fact, I’d say he’s expert at it…

HornHiAceDeuce on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

One of the left’s many shortcomings is that they confuse “unmitigated gall” with “accomplishment”. King fecal is flush with one and devoid of the other.

SKYFOX on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Team Obama is fumbling and flailing around in desparation. I hope they keep doing this too: it’s weak, ineffectual, and does nothing but drag Obama’s positives down and drive his negatives up.

BKennedy on July 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Sure it does. Keep telling yourself that. Meanwhile I’ll take consistently being ahead in swing state polls and polling as the more likable candidate. That’s gotta hurt.

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

team Obana, what team are you even talking, it’s all ‘me, me, me, whining, whining, whining, and then more ‘me, me, me’ + a bunch of sycophants, that’s not a team, that’s a pathetic pack of losers…’Oh, I just didn’t spin it the way I should have, I didn’t tell a good story, otherwise MY policies rock, look at the unemployment rate, economic growth, debt, they’re all stellar’…now, if only I could have packaged it better, translation: ‘fudge those darn unemployment figures better, or hide them altogether :-)…that’s 0′s ‘team’ for ya…

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 2:55 PM

What experience does Bark have of business? None.

He doesn’t even understand the relationship between shareholders:profit:growth:hiring.

This is basic stuff…

CorporatePiggy on July 13, 2012 at 2:55 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

When the people on your own team say this latest attack went too far, you’ve got a problem.

Obama Surrogate Ed Rendell: We Went “Too Far” With Felony Comment…

How’s that working out for you again?????

JPeterman on July 13, 2012 at 2:55 PM

because as president, my job is to think about the workers. My job is to think about communities, where jobs have been outsourced.”

Your job is to uphold the Constitution & engage only in the powers that document affords the Federal Govt.
But it’s obvious you don’t understand that, being the brilliant Constitutional scholar that you are.

Badger40 on July 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Bingo. Barky’s lack of understanding of ANYTHING is quite amazing. Harvard and Columbia should be ashamed of themselves – and their accreditations and all federal funding revoked for having certified such a retarded lunatic who knows less than nothing.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 13, 2012 at 2:57 PM

…I think JugEars… is heading for a “Mood” disorder!

KOOLAID2 on July 13, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Sure it does. Keep telling yourself that. Meanwhile I’ll take consistently being ahead in swing state polls and polling as the more likable candidate. That’s gotta hurt.

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Your only hope there is that the election sample matches the poll sample.

This will not be a D+9 election. Ask Tom Barrett in Wisconsin.

BKennedy on July 13, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Mitt doing interviews now with abc cbs and NBC for tonight’s shows

Catch it

cmsinaz on July 13, 2012 at 2:59 PM

i hope obama uses that answer at the debates, Romney will pounce

burserker on July 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM

What Obama is reduced to, organ grinding.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM

The Poli Sci degree makes SCoaMF better qualified to practice medicine than someone who went through med school.

The Poli Sci degree makes SCoaMF better qualified to redesign the nations energy grid, than someone who studied electrical engineering.

So why wouldn’t hanging with the dumbest on campus, in the Poli Sci department at Columbia, also make SCoaMF also know more about economics than the smartest who actually majored in such?

MNHawk on July 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Make sure you buy diapers and Kleenes, ’cause you’s goin’ to hurt, badly.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Kleenex

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:01 PM

That’s gotta hurt.

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

yeah, our butts, don’t ask, arrrgh, the pain…but that’s nothing comparing to the hemorrhoidal pain you must be feeling every time a tortured, twisted ‘thought’ comes out of your behind…

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:02 PM

American people: Hey Romney show us your tax returns going back 10 years
Romney: No

McCain: Hey Romney I’m considering you for VP so show us your tax returns going back 10 years
Romney: Sure

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

For being a pu$$y who doesn’t claim a side, you sure are clinging to oversampled D polls, ya know?

What is so shameful about being a leftist piece of garbage that prevents you from using “ontheleft?”

Or is it now time to run from this thread, too?

MNHawk on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

In his interview with Charlie Rose (check out the video at Real Clear Politics), Obama once again portrayed himself as the poor man’s protector.

Funniest. Line. EVER.

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:04 PM

You wanna concede that the election is about the economy, eh?

Thanks chump.

thirtyandseven on July 13, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

The US American people don’t give a rat’s derriere what Canadians think about their elections.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

A little late to the party, boy, ya know?

So tell us, tardlett. How many here do you think you can convince to vote for the Marxist piece of garbage, when all you have up your sleeve is to attack the fact that Mitt is a capitalist?

MNHawk on July 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Every nonvote is a vote for Obama. Do you really want to take the chance?

RebeccaH on July 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Funniest. Line. EVER.

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Mooch from London: ‘let ‘em eat English muffins’ :-)

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Obama once again portrayed himself as the poor man’s protector.

He hates the poor, and the middle class. ObamaTax, the former Obama’care’ is a regressive tax, therefore incredibly hurtful to the middle and lower classes.

In the meanwhile, Obama and Michelle live like Kind Louis XV and Madame Pompadour.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

In. Over. His. Head.

maineconservative on July 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Team Obama excites my balls with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Easy there cowboy…

MNHawk on July 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Mr. President, show us your college transcripts.

Mr. President, explain you relationship with Tony Rezko & Bill Ayrs.

Mr. President, please explain the 2500 pages Health Care bill and why the Sectary of HHS seems to have a awful lot of power in my having coverage.

…why do i feel all the answers are NO too?

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM

This from the “Profit Earnings ratio” guy.

Might explain his sucess at the public equity firm he founded

R Square on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Hats off to Canada, for severing herself from the stupid US American socialist idiocies, for now.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Would any of you hire Obowma to run your busines…?

Seven Percent Solution on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

In. Over. His. (Empty.) Head.

maineconservative on July 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

He’s been successful, in Socialism, Phase I.

Re-elect him and you’ll get Socialism, Phase II, a la Venezuela/Argentina, and then communism, or something in between.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

American people: Hey Romney show us your tax returns going back 10 years
Romney: No

McCain: Hey Romney I’m considering you for VP so show us your tax returns going back 10 years
Romney: Sure

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

American people to Rywall: ‘shut up and crawl back into your Canadian bilingual hole, s’il vous plaît :-)

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Would any of you hire Obowma to run (from) your busines…?

Seven Percent Solution on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Romney is talking about his gubernatorial record of 10 yrs ago a lot more than Obama is talking about his current record as president.

Obama truly has nothing to say, an empty vessel.

matthew8787 on July 13, 2012 at 3:12 PM

American people to Rywall: ‘shut up and crawl back into your Canadian bilingual hole, s’il vous plaît :-)

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

or

Get Fluked…though, I like DR. He’s often very objective, something incredibly rare in leftists.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Hats off to Canada, for severing herself from the stupid US American socialist idiocies, for now.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

their socialist policies plateau-ed long time ago lol :-)…

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Mooch from London: ‘let ‘em eat English muffins’ :-)

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Oh Good Lord: WTH is she over there NOW…is Harrods having a Spring Clearance Sale?

From all of us colonials to our cousins across the sea….I am *really* sorry about that…we *will* fix (read, vote the hell out) this problem in November, promise!

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless lying! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Fixed.

Del Dolemonte on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Would any of you hire Obowma to run your business…?

Seven Percent Solution on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

I wouldn’t let Barky tutor a seventh grader in math … free. No kidding. The guy can’t do basic arithmetic with fractions and has no understanding of percentages. It’s beyond pathetic.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Bambi on July 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Thanks.. good to have all of that in one place.
Saved.

pambi on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

He hates the poor…

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Actually, Obama loves the poor. In fact, he loves poor people so much, that he’s doing everything in his power (and a lot of things that are not in his power) to make even more poor people.

Left Coast Right Mind on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Dave Drywall: Show us your 6th Grade Diploma.

Del Dolemonte on July 13, 2012 at 3:17 PM

Left Coast Right Mind on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

…and to keep them poor, which is why he hates them…though I got your point, to perfection.

The right needs to call him out on it, his racism, the leftists exploitation of the poor, their subjugation of the poor, for votes only, alas…the right is full of eunuchs.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:18 PM

Everything that President ObeyMe knows about the economy is from a different book which starts out “there is a spectre haunting europe” written by a guy named Karl M.

phillysfinest on July 13, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Canada sucks!

burserker on July 13, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Is this a joke?

lonestar1 on July 13, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Obama just gave me an idea for an awesome business plan…
I’m going to start a company whose sole purpose is to employ people. Screw making money. I’ll have employee A dig a hole, and employee B will fill in that hole.

Anyone want a prospectus? I’m going to need investors.

St Gaudens on July 13, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Anti-Mormon bigots.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Is this a joke?

lonestar1 on July 13, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Well, yes, America, circa 2012, is a Joke. It has a Joker for president too.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Too bad they can’t find any that aren’t debunked within hours. Anyone who would vote for the POS you are so proud of is just as stupid as you. If it didn’t harm me as well, I would say I wish you would have to live under the system this communist is trying to establish. Useful idiots like you would be the first to be killed off.

Night Owl on July 13, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Oh Good Lord: WTH is she over there NOW…is Harrods having a Spring Clearance Sale?

From all of us colonials to our cousins across the sea….I am *really* sorry about that…we *will* fix (read, vote the hell out) this problem in November, promise!

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Harrods, whaaat, she’s there ‘work’-wise, on a recce tour to check if the Olympic Village has clean and non-segregated toilets, ya’ never know, these darn colonialist Brits are up to all kinda shenanigans, remember when they put Baracka’s grandfather in prison…well, not that he was real or anything, just a composite character, but it made for such a compelling story :-)…now, why, oh, why would my dear Baracka say that he’s not that good at story telling, must be his proverbial modesty :-)…

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Team Obama is on the ball with the relentless attacks! Glad someone finally lit a fire under them!

inthemiddle on July 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Wow, your standards ARE low!

Well, that, or you really are delusional. Or paid by the post.

ProfShadow on July 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Says the guy who has never worked a day in his life in the private sector. Says the guy who “invested” a half billion dollars of taxpayer’s money in a firm that went bankrupt, Solyndra.

This is hilarious.

IIRC, the entire economic team Obama appointed in the spring of 2009 has resigned except for Geitner, who should have resigned long ago.

Has Obama’s economic team gotten one economic prediction right, other than making a broad general prediction that we are in for more economic pain? Just one?

Did Romney make a statement in the spring of 2009 saying Obama’s failed stimulus would likely fail? If so, whose prediction was more accurate, his or Obama’s, who predicted unemployment would never get above 8%?

farsighted on July 13, 2012 at 3:28 PM

American people to Rywall: ‘shut up and crawl back into your Canadian bilingual hole, s’il vous plaît :-)

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Hey Drywall, maybe you can finally get a job, in an Asbestos mine: Quebec asbestos loan throws health threats to the wind

Hold your breath!

slickwillie2001 on July 13, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:03 PM

The US American people don’t give a rat’s derriere what Canadians think about their elections.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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Hey, so just to be crystal clear, you want all non-American Hotair members who do not share your beliefs to be banned, correct?

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Hats off to Canada, for severing herself from the stupid US American socialist idiocies, for now.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

their socialist policies plateau-ed long time ago lol :-)…

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM
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Please, enlightened American person, enlighten us with a list of Canadian “socialist” policies.

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:30 PM

jimver on July 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Whatever. Just as long she don’t screw with my access to great Sci-Fi and comedy…LOL

But, knowing this crowd…:sigh:…

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Says the guy who has never worked a day in his life in the private sector. Says the guy who “invested” a half billion dollars of taxpayer’s money in a firm that went bankrupt, Solyndra.

This is hilarious.

farsighted on July 13, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Don’t forget:

Says the guy who outsourced NASA to the Russians, yet chastizes Romney for “offshoring.”

byepartisan on July 13, 2012 at 3:34 PM

Mr. President, show us your college transcripts.

Mr. President, explain you relationship with Tony Rezko & Bill Ayrs.

Mr. President, please explain the 2500 pages Health Care bill and why the Sectary of HHS seems to have a awful lot of power in my having coverage.

…why do i feel all the answers are NO too?

BlaxPac on July 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM
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Official records show he graduated magna cum laude. Why do you have to see grades in individual courses?

2
Ask away. Valid question

3
Valid question. Ask away. Do you need every page of every bill explained to you? Perhaps you could empower yourself and read it if you’re such a concerned citizen.

You fail to address my original point. That’s okay.

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:34 PM

Anti-Mormon bigots.

Schadenfreude on July 13, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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The Mormons are self-enrichening scammers just like (insert Christian religion here). Same old, same old.

Dave Rywall on July 13, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Again, this attack by Obama is just silly, and is so easily refuted on both the failure of his record and the breadth of success in Romney’s record I am surprised he’s making it.

Why are you surprised? Obummer’s whole campaign has consisted of half-truths, straw men, distractions, class warfare, race baiting, and cover-ups. This is no different.

KS Rex on July 13, 2012 at 3:36 PM

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