Romney to Obama: If you want to change D.C. from the “outside,” we’ll give you the chance in November

posted at 8:23 pm on September 20, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via BuzzFeed, an easy lay-up after this afternoon’s embarrassing turnover. When I watched the clip of O, I thought in his fervor to shift blame to the GOP for his failures, he had stumbled into admitting that the entire premise of Hopenchange was naive crapola. (Telling Democrats “you were the change” at the convention was a more elegant means of blame-shifting.) But Jonah Goldberg makes a fair point:

His biggest lesson, meanwhile, is that “you can’t change Washington from the inside.” Wait a second. In the 2008 primaries, his whole argument with Hillary Clinton was over this exact question. She believed that you can change Washington from the inside and Barack Obama said you couldn’t.

For example, in a Nevada debate, Obama said he wasn’t a very organized person. But that didn’t matter because it was the president’s job to inspire people. The presidency “involves having a vision for where the country needs to go . . . and then being able to mobilize and inspire the American people to get behind that agenda for change.”…

Obama won that fight. But as president he conspicuously failed to inspire people, save for the tea parties who proceeded to drive a historic victory for the Republicans in 2010. For example, after over 50 speeches, statements and addresses on ObamaCare he never made it a popular piece of legislation.

And now he’s saying he had to learn an idea he never subscribed to was wrong. How introspective of him!

I never took O’s point in 2008 to be that Washington couldn’t be changed from the inside, period. I thought his point was that it couldn’t be changed from the inside by an insider, since an insider would already have been corrupted by the process. A Clinton could never be trusted to do it but Obama — allegedly an “outsider” — could. That was the whole point of the “Change You Can Believe In” slogan, I thought. Hillary was promising change too, but you can’t believe an old establishment hand like her who’s spent 15 years inside the Beltway. Better to trust a young Chicago machine politician who hadn’t achieved anything except a nice speech at the 2004 convention and winning a Senate race in a blue state against Alan Keyes. It was a populist rhetorical gimmick, designed naturally to play off liberals’ apprehensions about the Clinton machine. And of course, as Ace notes, it was opportunistic. Obama used to sing a different verse of the insider/outsider song:

“[Obama] wanted to marry and have children, and to have a stable income,” Kellman recalls.

But Obama was also worried about something else. He told Kellman that he feared community organizing would never allow him “to make major changes in poverty or discrimination.” To do that, he said, “you either had to be an elected official or be influential with elected officials.” In other words, Obama believed that his chosen profession was getting him nowhere, or at least not far enough. . . .

And so, Obama told Kellman, he had decided to leave community organizing and go to law school.

He had to become an insider so that he could run for president as an outsider and then discover that you can’t change Washington from the inside. Got it? Romney’s played this game too at times, once saying back in 2007, “I don’t think you change Washington from the inside. I think you change it from the outside.” All newbie candidates spout this platitude as a rejoinder to charges that they don’t have enough government experience. The difference with O is that “change” was less a promise in his case than the foundation of a messianic myth; to hear him admit that he’s learned hard lessons about how difficult it would be to achieve is like hearing FDR say in 1935, “Maybe Washington’s not ready for a New Deal after all.” Other presidents managed to change things from the inside, including his Great Society predecessor Lyndon Johnson. As Romney says, if he’s not up to the task, let’s him return him to the “outside” so he can work for “change” there.


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Pretty sure telling him to go outside is racist. /Toure

changer1701 on September 20, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Heh

gophergirl on September 20, 2012 at 8:25 PM

BATTLE OF THE GAFFES!

May the LEAST gaffer win.

GAFFEROOZA

gerrym51 on September 20, 2012 at 8:26 PM

So Barry failed to accomplish anything working on the outside as a community organizer, and now he tells us he can’t accomplish anything working on the inside (and as president, he’s the ultimate insider now).

So why should anyone ever again vote for this incompetent and self-admitted failure at everything?

AZCoyote on September 20, 2012 at 8:27 PM

He had to become an insider so that he could run for president as an outsider and then discover that you can’t change Washington from the inside. Got it?

Where’s the free Dramamine we can get from Obamacare? I’m getting pretty dizzy here…

pookysgirl on September 20, 2012 at 8:29 PM

I’ve been in Washington DC for almost 8 years now, and the one thing I’ve learned is that I can’t change anything from the inside. Vote to reelect me and keep me in DC for another 4 years!

/Obama logic

strictnein on September 20, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Romney wants to kick Obama out of the club! Racist! /ssss

RovesChins on September 20, 2012 at 8:29 PM

mittens is stomach-turning awful!

Pragmatic on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

you go Mittens!

kelley in virginia on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Romney to Obama: If you want to change D.C. from the “outside,” we’ll give you the chance in November

Booom! Zing!

Chip on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Maybe Obama is thinking of going into the Vineyard business when he loses in November. He’s certainly perfected the whine.

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

It would have more oomph and traction if people could relate to Romney, and vice versa. That’s fatal.

ddrintn on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Wasn’t it Drudge who said Barry’s new mansion in Hawaii would be done in January? Perfect place for him to contemplate outside change. (and I can’t wait to hear how he’ll lose all his inhibitions and tell us what he really thinks!)

BettyRuth on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

“The most important lesson I’ve learned is you can’t change Washington from the inside.”

Once again, Obama’s exquisitely-wrought intended 90-minute response denuded of context and pared down to a damnable soundbite. As the media will now spend the rest of the week dutifully explaining:

Of course he can change things. Not inside. Outside. Between rounds.

de rigueur on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Voting for Obama again is like backing up the Titanic and hitting the iceberg a second time for good measure.

MrX on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Can’t Obama resign today and start tomorrow?

VorDaj on September 20, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Look out everybody! The eeyore’s are about to attack!

VegasRick on September 20, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Why is Obama all of a sudden so helpfully providing material for the Romney & RNC ads?

aunursa on September 20, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Jonah Goldberg@JonahNRO

You can’t change Washington from the inside but apparently you can change the American flag.

http://twitchy.com/2012/09/20/citizen-offers-new-campaign-poster-for-obama-i-cant-change-that/

burrata on September 20, 2012 at 8:32 PM

mittens is stomach-turning awful!

Pragmatic on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

No, that’s the stuff swimming around in our stomach that you swallowed earlier.

RovesChins on September 20, 2012 at 8:32 PM

He who gaffs last gets the last gaff unless Biden opens his mouth after that.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Here’s what I thought as soon as I read the full quote.

If change really comes from the outside (the people) as O claims, isn’t he then blaming the public for why things aren’t better.

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

who hadn’t achieved anything except a nice speech at the 2004 convention and winning a Senate race in a blue state against Alan Keyes after getting divorce records of his original Republican challenger unsealed and released to the press.

… which gives an insight into the dark, dark soul that is Barack Obama. Truly, “your soul is so dark, it’s smudging mine” applies here.

AZfederalist on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Obviously reading Hot Air.

Axe on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

I don’t get all these stories with titles like “Why Romney isn’t dead yet”, “Why Romney still has a shot”, “Don’t count Romney out just yet”. Who the hell is counting him out except the usual suspects?

Obama can’t get to 50%, so he is the underdog, period!

ardenenoch on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

That was a great speech by Romney, he was very energized and the crowds were going wild… On to Victory folks, on November 6 2012 we will take our country back…

mnjg on September 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM

If change really comes from the outside (the people) as O claims, isn’t he then blaming the public for why things aren’t better.

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Well, they did vote for him so…………………

VegasRick on September 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Yep. Sour grapes will be his brand.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM

I can not change them
in a house.
I can not change them
with a mouse.
I cannot change them
here or there.
I cannot change them
anywhere.

scalleywag on September 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM

The clip above only captures about half of how Romney went to town on this gaffe. While I thought, ‘You didn’t build that’ would sink Obama, this latest is the whole iceberg, if handled right in targeted ads and such. In this one appearance he turned ‘Yes we can’ into ‘No we can’t’ and proved up to the world his incompetence and inability to do the job.

Romney, in turn, has been given her the jugular moment. And, if they add on the failure to protect our Libyan consulate and ambassador, Romney might just win 48 of the 57 states.

TXUS on September 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Hope is dead, but change is alive

faraway on September 20, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Look out everybody! The eeyore’s are about to attack!

VegasRick on September 20, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Wouldn’t be a thread on HA without trolls and ABR eeyores.

gophergirl on September 20, 2012 at 8:35 PM

mittens is stomach-turning awful!
Pragmatic on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

So are you fool.

jawkneemusic on September 20, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Crowd was 4,600 according to Yahoo! political reporter.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Why is Obama all of a sudden so helpfully providing material for the Romney & RNC ads?

aunursa on September 20, 2012 at 8:31 PM

No Greek columns, no 100,000 crowds, Middle East didn’t bow to him, he has seen the internal polls.

He’s out of his element and is rattled to the core.

salem on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

In my heart of hearts, I think Obama quit the race today.

I also believe that Americans will once again unite in their repeated triumph over socio-communism.

You lose, Obama.

/calling General Petreaus.

Key West Reader on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

her = here

TXUS on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

“he’s going outside!”

Like a dog that just shat on the living room rug.

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

If change really comes from the outside (the people) as O claims, isn’t he then blaming the public for why things aren’t better.

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

He has never taken responsibility for anything, so obviously this is the public’s fault.

In this case I agree, the public (at least 53% of it) should have never let him inside.

AZfederalist on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM

With a photo of his lovely bride, squinting and puckered up from the sourness, on the label.

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Wouldn’t be a thread on HA without trolls and ABR eeyores.

gophergirl on September 20, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Repeating the same pablum over and over and……..
Go Mitt!

VegasRick on September 20, 2012 at 8:37 PM

The only change Barry accomplished so far was from the outside, when he changed into his golf shoes.

bayview on September 20, 2012 at 8:38 PM

In my heart of hearts, I think Obama quit the race today.

I also believe that Americans will once again unite in their repeated triumph over socio-communism.

You lose, Obama.

/calling General Petreaus.

Key West Reader on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

He didn’t quit, but neither did the Univision reporters. Barackabama is not used to being called out like he was today. He’s a stuttering miserable failure.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:39 PM

The 2008 election came down to what people preferred: Politics as Usual or a chance at reform.

People chose Politics as Usual.

malclave on September 20, 2012 at 8:39 PM

BARRY OGAFFA: “I can’t build that.”

nitzsche on September 20, 2012 at 8:40 PM

I don’t get all these stories with titles like “Why Romney isn’t dead yet”, “Why Romney still has a shot”, “Don’t count Romney out just yet”. Who the hell is counting him out except the usual suspects?

Obama can’t get to 50%, so he is the underdog, period!

ardenenoch on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Yep including the bed wetters on our side or those on our side with such inflated egos who think that Romney has to listen to everything they say….

mnjg on September 20, 2012 at 8:40 PM

Nerobamba can’t change DC from the inside until he turns the country inside-out. Four more years ought to do it.
Flexibility and all.

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Has Tingles called Romney a racist today ?

burrata on September 20, 2012 at 8:41 PM

It’s scarey to see that Univision interview and see how out of the loop Obama is. I mean itsmfreaking scary,mitsmlike someone who has a job for 3 years and still doesn’t know what he or she is doing.

Conservative4ev on September 20, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Voting for Obama again is like backing up the Titanic and hitting the iceberg a second time for good measure.

MrX on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Or like shooting yourself in the other foot just to make sure.

malclave on September 20, 2012 at 8:43 PM

GO RR!

clnurnberg on September 20, 2012 at 8:44 PM

If change really comes from the outside (the people) as O claims, isn’t he then blaming the public for why things aren’t better.

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Why not blame the public, nothing is EVER his fault!

ccrosby on September 20, 2012 at 8:44 PM

It’s scarey to see that Univision interview and see how out of the loop Obama is. I mean itsmfreaking scary,mitsmlike someone who has a job for 3 years and still doesn’t know what he or she is doing.

Conservative4ev on September 20, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Valerie Jarrett is the de facto president.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Has anybody been seeing speculation on Chris Stevens’ ‘real’ role in Libya with a indirect connection to Fast and Furious?

Lots of stuff being floated.

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 8:45 PM

He didn’t quit, but neither did the Univision reporters. Barackabama is not used to being called out like he was today. He’s a stuttering miserable failure.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:39 PM

I really think it is over. The issue we’ll have to face now, is how to calm this sh*t down.

Key West Reader on September 20, 2012 at 8:45 PM

He didn’t quit, but neither did the Univision reporters. Barackabama is not used to being called out like he was today. He’s a stuttering miserable failure.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Not so sure.
He is looking for move-in ready Hawaiian property.
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/09/rumor-obamas-are-moving-to-hawaii-in-january-2013/

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Barry sounds shrill. No Nads

O_o ._.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:46 PM

mittens is stomach-turning awful!

Pragmatic on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

…go ahead!…puke on yourself!
…might be a good change for you!

KOOLAID2 on September 20, 2012 at 8:46 PM

So why should anyone ever again vote for this incompetent and self-admitted failure at everything?

AZCoyote on September 20, 2012 at 8:27 PM

My gosh, have you seen Michelles’ toned arms?

Wait until the shrews on the the View get their turn to fawn all over his 1/2 blackness.

Whoopi and Joy and Bahbwah will be swoooooooooooooooooning.

PappyD61 on September 20, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Has Tingles called Romney a racist today ?

burrata on September 20, 2012 at 8:41 PM

I checked in on that fetid pile for the first time this year yesterday (maybe the day before — it’s blurry). He was showing Thurston Howell III clips from Gilligan’s Island and engaging in a weird conversation with some sort of gray wolfman where they walked in ever-widening circles of meandering stupidity and concluded that Mitt Romney was attempting to protect his rich self from the poor by ascending to the presidency.

On related news, I’ve decided I don’t really need a cable bill. :)

Axe on September 20, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Repeating the same pablum over and over and……..

VegasRick on September 20, 2012 at 8:37 PM

As are you. Obama’s gay marriage comments were supposed to kill him. “You didn’t build that” was supposed to kill him. The economy is supposed to kill him. “Insider” is supposed to kill him. The Middle East tragedy is supposed mto kill him. And yet Romney is still trying to find traction. Ultimately you’re going to have to realize that Romney’s just weak. All that stuff should have had Romney up by double digits, considering the advantages he’s enjoyed as far as GOP candidates go.

ddrintn on September 20, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Can you give details?

esr1951 on September 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Don’t get it phucked up… Obama has changed Washington alright. He has made it the most corrupt cesspool on earth.

SWalker on September 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM

I really think it is over. The issue we’ll have to face now, is how to calm this sh*t down.

Key West Reader on September 20, 2012 at 8:45 PM

I hope for all our sakes that this really is Barackabama’s zenith.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Voting for Obama again is like backing up the Titanic and hitting the iceberg a second time for good measure.

MrX on September 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM

S-h-u-t i-t d-o-w-n we have a thread winner.

#tweetoftheday

PappyD61 on September 20, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Barry sounds shrill. No Nads

O_o ._.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:46 PM

lol. wth asymmetry?

Axe on September 20, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Obama was pretty awful on Letterman too. No answers on debt, Libya etc.

monalisa on September 20, 2012 at 8:52 PM

Don’t get it phucked up… Obama has changed Washington alright. He has made it the most corrupt cesspool on earth.

SWalker on September 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM

From a swamp to be drained to the most corrupt cesspool on earth.

It’s obvious he didn’t listen to Nancy enough.

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Obama said he wasn’t a very organized person. But that didn’t matter ….

…until you see what a clusterfluke JugEars has managed to turn the economy and foreign affairs into… in just 3 plus years!

KOOLAID2 on September 20, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Thirty seconds of awesomeness right here.

And the lefties are getting all “wee-wee’d up” over this ad.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/20/netanyahu-us-political-ad-obama?intcmp=239

PappyD61 on September 20, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Well, the logic next step for Obama (in order to enact change) would be dictator. And I’m pretty sure he’d do it if he could figure out how.

ButterflyDragon on September 20, 2012 at 8:55 PM

On related news, I’ve decided I don’t really need a cable bill. :)

Axe on September 20, 2012 at 8:48 PM

I actually did, too. I really only screen film and clips these days, and I can get pretty much anything else I want online for the same amount per month +or- a few, so I decided to get rid of the satellite altogether. :)

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Axe on September 20, 2012 at 8:50 PM

His dream was to be a leftist alpha male

O_o

but he will go down in history as the man with ambiguous hanster genitalia

._.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Time for bed.
Got to cover for for the 47%…again
See you all tomorrow night on QTOD.
I’ll be drinking.

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Hamster

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Ultimately you’re going to have to realize that Romney’s just weak. All that stuff should have had Romney up by double digits, considering the advantages he’s enjoyed as far as GOP candidates go.

ddrintn on September 20, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Waa Waa Waa. And I think he IS way ahead and the polls all lie. It’s good for their business. Scott Walker anybody?

VegasRick on September 20, 2012 at 8:58 PM

In my heart of hearts, I think Obama quit the race today.

I also believe that Americans will once again unite in their repeated triumph over socio-communism.

You lose, Obama.

/calling General Petreaus.

Key West Reader on September 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM

He didn’t quit, but neither did the Univision reporters. Barackabama is not used to being called out like he was today. He’s a stuttering miserable failure.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 8:39 PM

The Left will try to prop him up…the debates will finish him

workingclass artist on September 20, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Here’s what’s gonna happen. Univision’s interview will be ignored by the media. Mitt’s response will be labeled recist.

bluealice on September 20, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Axe on September 20, 2012 at 8:50 PM

His dream was to be a leftist alpha male

O_o

but he will go down in history as the man with ambiguous hanster genitalia

._.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Oh like I can sleep now!
Thanks :(

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:58 PM

See you all tomorrow night on QTOD.
I’ll be drinking.

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:57 PM

QTOD? OTTO, are you sure you haven’t started already? ;)

predator on September 20, 2012 at 8:59 PM

The question Obama answered was, what was your biggest failure. He said not getting immigration reform. Then since the audience knew he chose not to pursue it when he had the chance, he tried to deflect that criticism with this remark about changing things from the inside, hoping the hispanics wouldn’t notice he was totally bs-ing them. We will see about that.

txmomof6 on September 20, 2012 at 9:00 PM

His dream was to be a leftist alpha male

O_o

but he will go down in history as the man with ambiguous hanster genitalia

._.

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:57 PM

I like to refer to him as “The Ridgling.”

*It’s a Thoroughbred term–look it up* :O

predator on September 20, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Yep including the bed wetters on our side or those on our side with such inflated egos who think that Romney has to listen to everything they say….

mnjg on September 20, 2012 at 8:40 PM

Yes, I was including them as well. I just don’t get it. On one hand, you’ve got all these Conservative pundits saying “the media was always biased, but now they’re so completely over the top in their efforts to help Obama at any cost, I’ve never seen anything like it”. On the other hand, they can’t seem to put two and two together.

Can’t they figure out that the polls are being affected by this propaganda effort? Can’t they figure out that when people go into the voting booth, they won’t just be thinking about the sound bites they’ve been hearing in the media, they’ll also be thinking about their friends, relatives and neighbors who have given them a good talking to about just how destructive and dangerous Obama is, in addition to thinking about how their own personal finances have been negatively affected over the past four years? And they’ll be asking themselves “do I REALLY want four more years of this?”.

I guess as Rush Limbaugh said yesterday “to the inside the beltway pundits, this is just another election, nothing more”.

ardenenoch on September 20, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Can you give details?

esr1951 on September 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM

This should get you started.

https://www.google.com/search?q=Chris+Stevens+cia++weapons&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

Or here.

http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/09/20/white-house-insider-barack-obama-the-butcher-of-benghazi/ (2nd half of the article)

It all sounds a little black helicopter and conspiracy but still, when you read some of the reasoning it makes one wonder.

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 9:02 PM

SWalker on September 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM

From a swamp to be drained to the most corrupt cesspool on earth.

It’s obvious he didn’t listen to Nancy enough.

OTTO on September 20, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Well, in all fairness, who could? takes about 5 seconds of listening to her and I want to gouge my eras out with a spork…

SWalker on September 20, 2012 at 9:03 PM

predator on September 20, 2012 at 8:59 PM

Yes. What is this … QTOD, of which OTTO speaks?

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Thirty seconds of awesomeness right here.

And the lefties are getting all “wee-wee’d up” over this ad.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/20/netanyahu-us-political-ad-obama?intcmp=239

PappyD61 on September 20, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Another very powerful ad…

mnjg on September 20, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Thirty seconds of awesomeness right here.

And the lefties are getting all “wee-wee’d up” over this ad.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/20/netanyahu-us-political-ad-obama?intcmp=239

PappyD61 on September 20, 2012 at 8:55 PM

This is another great ad that is showing in Wisconsin. They should show it in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Ohio as well (for starters).

When President Obama arrives in Wisconsin on Saturday, he’ll be greeted by a cable ad buy aimed at black voters in Milwaukee. The spot, funded by the Black Republican PAC, intersperses statistics on the economic well-being of African Americans in the Obama era — “unemployment, home foreclosures and food security” — with clips from Obama’s speech to the Congressional Black Caucus, in which he famously urged his audience to “quit complaining.” The cable ad buy is for $100,000, according to the group, which will cover spots on BET, ESPN, MSNBC, The Oprah Winfrey Network and Oxygen.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Chomsky Dance Recital on September 20, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Thanks!

esr1951 on September 20, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Yes. What is this … QTOD, of which OTTO speaks?

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Question The Obama Doctrine?

predator on September 20, 2012 at 9:06 PM

You know what time it is?
Time to
d o n a t e

the new aesthetic on September 20, 2012 at 9:07 PM

You won’t believe this but the CBS evening new had parts of th univision interviews and showed the presidents ‘gaffe’.

they also showed the part with the interviewer saying Obama did not keep his promise on immigration.

gerrym51 on September 20, 2012 at 9:08 PM

“You didn’t build that.”

“I can’t change that.”

John the Libertarian on September 20, 2012 at 9:08 PM

predator on September 20, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Oh, if that’s so… then sign me up! By the way, I’ve been calling him “The Gelding”. :)

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 9:08 PM

His dream was to be a leftist alpha male

but he will go down in history as the man with ambiguous hanster genitalia

SparkPlug on September 20, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Along those lines, has anyone seen this picture of Jugears at Univision? Does that not exude confidence and authority?

AZfederalist on September 20, 2012 at 9:09 PM

When President Obama arrives in Wisconsin on Saturday, he’ll be greeted by a cable ad buy aimed at black voters in Milwaukee. The spot, funded by the Black Republican PAC, intersperses statistics on the economic well-being of African Americans in the Obama era — “unemployment, home foreclosures and food security” — with clips from Obama’s speech to the Congressional Black Caucus, in which he famously urged his audience to “quit complaining.” The cable ad buy is for $100,000, according to the group, which will cover spots on BET, ESPN, MSNBC, The Oprah Winfrey Network and Oxygen.

SouthernGent on September 20, 2012 at 9:05 PM

The New Black Panthers will be contacting them tomorrow.

GrannyDee on September 20, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Hope is dead, but change is alive

faraway on September 20, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Scrolled past a ton of comments to give you kudos for your brevity of wit !!
Nicely done ! :-)

pambi on September 20, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Oh, if that’s so… then sign me up! By the way, I’ve been calling him “The Gelding”. :)

thatsafactjack on September 20, 2012 at 9:08 PM

You’re one step ahead, then. Most ridglings end up gelded.

predator on September 20, 2012 at 9:10 PM

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