Obamateurism of the Day

posted at 8:01 am on October 9, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

The first rule for lawyers is this: never ask a question to which you don’t already know the answer.  The first rule of political campaigns is to set up all public appearances with supporters – and make sure your candidate doesn’t get outside of the safe zone.  Barack Obama and his campaign appears to have ignored both rules in a walkabout in Cleveland last week:

Obama was greeting different vendors at Cleveland’s West Side Market when he came upon the proprietor of Rolston Poultry.

According to the White House pool report, Obama asked the man how business was going.

“Terrible since you got here,” he replied.

Reporters were unable to get close enough to ask the man his political affiliation. According to the report, Obama “didn’t appear amused by the sentiment” and the Cleveland Plain Dealer said he “quickly shifted direction to another stand” after the encounter.

Obama did a lot of walking away last week, huh?

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Awesome, but I think the Big Bird ad trumps this.

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:03 AM

truth hurts doesn’t it mr thin skin

cmsinaz on October 9, 2012 at 8:03 AM

I’m actually surprised at how quickly it’s become acceptable to mock Obama.

Preference cascade.

Washington Nearsider on October 9, 2012 at 8:04 AM

Instead of trying to engage the man, asking him “Why do you say that?” Obama runs away. Like he has done his entire life whenever confronted.

radjah shelduck on October 9, 2012 at 8:04 AM

He can’t handle the truth!

Brat on October 9, 2012 at 8:04 AM

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Where is the Big Bird ad? Thanks!

esr1951 on October 9, 2012 at 8:05 AM

According to the report, Obama “didn’t appear amused by the sentiment” and the Cleveland Plain Dealer said he “quickly shifted direction to another stand” after the encounter.

I would imagine that it is the rare instance when somebody isn’t gushing with joy for merely being in the vicinity of the man. That being said, I’m not exactly supportive of being rude to the President (of whatever party affiliation). Plus a better response to how business was going would be “Well, it would be a lot better without the oppresive taxation.”

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Found it!

esr1951 on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

O/T but a fun way to start the day:

Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation poll: Romney takes the lead in post-debate period
(Romney up by 2)

That’s a pretty disastrous six-point net swing in just a week”

Heh.

whatcat on October 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

I’m actually surprised at how quickly it’s become acceptable to mock Obama.

Preference cascade.

Washington Nearsider on October 9, 2012 at 8:04 AM

All it took was that empty chair at the GOP convention to get the ball rolling. Then, after the miserable debate performance, the mocking is getting more pointed and less subtle.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

Well, Big Bird is part of the poultry family…so of course Prezzy had his lil feelings hurt..

hillsoftx on October 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

Anybody got a link to the Obama Big Bird ad that is out today?

Seriously an ad about Big Bird?

gophergirl on October 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

I would imagine that it is the rare instance when somebody isn’t gushing with joy for merely being in the vicinity of the man. That being said, I’m not exactly supportive of being rude to the President (of whatever party affiliation). Plus a better response to how business was going would be “Well, it would be a lot better without the oppresive taxation.”

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

I agree about respecting the president, however, President Platitudes has done almost nothing to respect the office himself.

VibrioCocci on October 9, 2012 at 8:12 AM

Seriously an ad about Big Bird?

gophergirl on October 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

Check out Twitchy. They’re going down in flames.

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:13 AM

Seriously an ad about Big Bird?

gophergirl on October 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

It’s pretty lame. The economy sucks, unemployment is high, and the Middle East is in flames and Obama seems to be running on saving funding for NPR/PBS/CPB. Really? That’s the game-changer issue that will put the rat-eared coward over the top?

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Privatize Big Bird……..he’s been a Teater for decades!!

And seriously it’s not 1969 anymore we have something called cable that even low-income houses have. Our yung uns have NEVER watched Sesame Street.

……or listened to the self appointed Logic snobs at NPR.

O/T: great video of some yung uns we could use more of:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuCaWYvpVZg&sns=em

PappyD61 on October 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Did the vendor sell turkey’s or just chickens?

docflash on October 9, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Found it

Oh My

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZxs09eV-Vc&feature=player_embedded

gophergirl on October 9, 2012 at 8:15 AM

gophergirl on October 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

The Big Bird ad link is at this comment:

esr1951 on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

esr1951 on October 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Rolston Poultry can expect an IRS audit and increased code scrutiny.

Mimzey on October 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

That Big Bird ad is really stupid. Hey but maybe Mitt could do one featuring The Count. One trillion, two trillion, three trillion….16 trillion!

Brat on October 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

I agree about respecting the president, however, President Platitudes has done almost nothing to respect the office himself.

VibrioCocci on October 9, 2012 at 8:12 AM

True but we don’t have to stoop to what he has done to the office. One of the things I admire about the Romney campaign is that they’ve kept to the high ground. They haven’t put out ads suggesting that Obama causes cancer. They haven’t created fictional a war on any particular special interest group. They haven’t said that Democrats want Americans to live with dirty water and polluted air.

Instead they are challenging Obama to put forth some defense of his record and that is what is deflating the Obama campaign because they can’t

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

It’s pretty lame. The economy sucks, unemployment is high, and the Middle East is in flames and Obama seems to be running on saving funding for NPR/PBS/CPB. Really? That’s the game-changer issue that will put the rat-eared coward over the top?

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Or, you could say that what’s lame is that Romney is promising to cut revenue by $5 trillion and increase defense spending by $2 trillion, while not increasing the deficit or gutting popular programs, and the only concrete suggestion he’ll make as to how he’s going to perform this fiscal magic is to take a swipe at PBS.

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

how he’s going to perform this fiscal magic is to take a swipe at PBS.

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

The problem is that liberals just cannot fathom how when we GROW an economy, revenues increase.

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:20 AM

The Big Bird ad link is at this comment:

esr1951 on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

esr1951 on October 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Thanks – I didn’t look hard enough. Apparently I’m not quite awake yet.

gophergirl on October 9, 2012 at 8:20 AM

Obama imagines allowing a peasant an audience with him will impress said peasant into obsequious. No vetting needed, just his magnificent presence.

NotCoach on October 9, 2012 at 8:20 AM

I just had to go see that Obama Big Bird video. As funny as Attacck WAAAAAAAaaaaaatch, but I don’t think that’s what he was aiming for.

redmama on October 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM

Found it

Oh My

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZxs09eV-Vc&feature=player_embedded

gophergirl

They’re so proud of it they don’t even have it listed. You have to have the URL to view it.

JimK on October 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM

Or, you could say that what’s lame is that Romney is promising to cut revenue by $5 trillion and increase defense spending by $2 trillion, while not increasing the deficit or gutting popular programs, and the only concrete suggestion he’ll make as to how he’s going to perform this fiscal magic is to take a swipe at PBS.

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

You really aren’t all that bright, are ya? Clearly your DNC talking points glossed over what Mitt Romney really said. Is funding PBS worth the debt that comes with it. Debt that enriches China? Clearly, in your world, it is. But some of us think that generational theft is immoral. That Dems refuse to consider cutting anything but defense spending (a Constitutional function) and won’t get serious about entitlement reform is about as immoral as you can get. Do me a favor and pass that thought back up to your handlers in the DNC.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM

How old is the person who produced the Big Bird ad? Good grief, is this all they have?

Fast and Furious
Illegal overseas donations
Libya
Egypt
Israel
Printing $40B a month/QE3
Unemployment
Economy
Economy
Economy

But, hey, let us trot out Big Bird

Morons.

herm2416 on October 9, 2012 at 8:26 AM

The problem is that liberals just cannot fathom how when we GROW an economy, revenues increase.

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:20 AM

You can’t fathom what you’ve never done. One of the highlights of the Obama blooper reel is going to be the look on Ms. Romer’s face when she finally realized that the economic socialism she’d been teaching for decades in academia does not work in the real world.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:26 AM

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:26 AM

It’s true. It strikes to the heart of their misunderstanding. Liberals assume every model is static and that the size of the pie is fixed.

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 8:29 AM

Or, you could say that what’s lame is that Romney is promising to cut revenue by $5 trillion and increase defense spending by $2 trillion, while not increasing the deficit or gutting popular programs, and the only concrete suggestion he’ll make as to how he’s going to perform this fiscal magic is to take a swipe at PBS.

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Perhaps you would care to enlighten us. What is Obama’s plan? It’s already been shown that “taxing the rich” is not going to solve anything, what else has he got to offer? I’ll wait.

Night Owl on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Plus a better response to how business was going would be “Well, it would be a lot better without the oppresive taxation.”

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM


.
“Why ya gotta be such an asshole alla time!!!???” – Joe Biden to custard stand manager. That’s the typical Democrat response to complaints about taxation. It precedes “greedy” which is followed by “liar” and “racist.”

ExpressoBold on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Luckily for you the Dem controlled congress and BHO spent 2009 and 2010 “fixing” things using real “fiscal magic”. We are in such a better position these days.

Exactly how huge are your blue blinders?

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on October 9, 2012 at 8:32 AM

Imagine if Obama were to wander in to a gas station or supermarket. I got your Truth Team right here . . .

Naturally Curly on October 9, 2012 at 8:34 AM

Someone is due for an audit…

MNHawk on October 9, 2012 at 8:35 AM

Romney is promising to cut revenue by $5 trillion

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Are all leftists corrupt pathological liars? Do you really think anyone here will now vote for a Chitcago Marxist because you made up something?

Chump

MNHawk on October 9, 2012 at 8:37 AM

Perhaps you would care to enlighten us. What is Obama’s plan? It’s already been shown that “taxing the rich” is not going to solve anything, what else has he got to offer? I’ll wait.

Night Owl on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Obama’s plan is clear. Call Mitt Romney a liar. Over and over again. It’s all about getting a second term not doing anything to help the nation.

Urban Elitist is a typical concern troll. Whining about reducing revenue by $5T and Big Bird without putting out any substantive alternative other than taxing the hell out of the productive to pay for such frills as Obamaphone.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:41 AM

From the ad:

Obama: Taking on our enemies wherever they nest . . .”.

Look! Preezy! Over there! They be a whole slew of dem over at the United Nations!

BigAlSouth on October 9, 2012 at 8:42 AM

According to the White House pool report, Obama asked the man how business was going.

“Terrible since you got here,” he replied.

Reporters were unable to get close enough to ask the man his political affiliation. According to the report, Obama “didn’t appear amused by the sentiment” and the Cleveland Plain Dealer said he “quickly shifted direction to another stand” after the encounter.

His “Mr. Cool” celebrity personna is a media construct. I need to add “d’oh” to that because by this time, it’s obvious to just about everyone who isn’t still hypnotised by the media hype about Obama (or by Obama, whatever).

My first impression of Barack Obama from years back was that he was a talented actor engaged in a dramatic role-playing part and that the person behind that was not a very nice person.

I was right. Instincts matter. Obama can’t often be read about “in the real,” being himself as that quote describes him being, what with the media still carrying along with the stories about the Celebrity Guy and not the Real Person — even when we read supposed ‘private’ moments about him, it’s written about that Celebrity Guy and avoids presenting the Real Person.

I’ll be very, very glad when Obama is not in the White House. Four more weeks.

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

That’s the typical Democrat response to complaints about taxation. It precedes “greedy” which is followed by “liar” and “racist.”

ExpressoBold on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Yeah wanting to keep the profit from your own efforts has become racist with the “you didn’t build that” mentality of the left.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

…Obama asked the man how business was going.

“Terrible since you got here,” he replied.

I’m just surprised he didn’t immediately call for the palace guards (Secret Service)to have the peasant (small business owner who DID build that) taken in chains (get his name, address, SS#, etc.) and have him thrown into the dungeon (get him audited by the IRS) for insulting the King (The Empty Chair).

pilamaye on October 9, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:41 AM

I know, but I noticed when they are asked politely to explain what Obama’s plan is, they usually leave. It seems to have worked.

Night Owl on October 9, 2012 at 8:45 AM

I read somewhere on twitter earlier this morning that Obama’s popularity exists in those under voting age — Sesame Street viewers, for example — and those on welfare.

I guess that’s why he’s pushing “Big Bird” hurt and suffering so much.

Think about that: a President who has mentioned Big Bird — a fictional, cartoon-puppet character on a young children’s tv show — several times now in campaign performances but he hasn’t mentioned Libya once.

We have a Wild Child in the White House, a resentful, petulent, self-centered and needy Wild Child.

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 8:47 AM

That’s the typical Democrat response to complaints about taxation. It precedes “greedy” which is followed by “liar” and “racist.”

ExpressoBold on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Yeah wanting to keep the profit from your own efforts has become racist with the “you didn’t build that” mentality of the left.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Obama’s remark, “you didn’t build that, somebody else built that” as to private property, really does sum up his sick resentments about society. He’s still a child but an angry one who is raging about why the crowd isn’t giving him the new toys just because he wants them. So he strikes out resentfully trying to minimize if not remove any ownership of “theirs” from others — because he resents theirs.

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Lourdes: I really like that line.

Them: “Four more years!”
Us: “Four more weeks!”

Scott H on October 9, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Profiles in Courage.

ted c on October 9, 2012 at 9:02 AM

My first impression of Barack Obama from years back was that he was a talented actor engaged in a dramatic role-playing part and that the person behind that was not a very nice person.
. . .

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

And the Dems want Obama to double down at the next debate and get tough. Bad idea for a narcissist boy-child with a thin skin. If he does this, he will come off as desperate, unpleasant, and non-Presidential.

BigAlSouth on October 9, 2012 at 9:05 AM

I’m just surprised he didn’t immediately call for the palace guards (Secret Service)to have the peasant (small business owner who DID build that) taken in chains (get his name, address, SS#, etc.) and have him thrown into the dungeon (get him audited by the IRS) for insulting the King (The Empty Chair).

pilamaye on October 9, 2012 at 8:44 AM

That usually happens after the media is out of sight (and sometimes with the media’s help).

swinia sutki on October 9, 2012 at 9:10 AM

I’ll wait.

Night Owl on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM

You’ll be waiting a loooong time…

Sue Doenim on October 9, 2012 at 9:10 AM

Shades of 4 years ago & the “Joe the Plumber” gaff.

angrycodgr on October 9, 2012 at 9:13 AM

Urban Elitist,

Time to take you to school. Try to follow along. I know math is hard for you liberals, but the concept is quite simple and has worked every time.

The plan is not to “cut taxes” (a term that has several meanings), but to reduce tax rates. When tax rates are reduced, there is a greater incentive to earn more because the greedy gov’t doesn’t take most of the additional income earned. It worked when Pres Kennedy cut the tax rates. It worked when Pres Reagan cut the tax rates. It worked when Pres Bush (43) cut the tax rates. It is a proven fact that when tax rates are reduced, greater income is generated.

When you cut the tax rates, tax revenue is increased. Check out the historical data at the IRS web site. Every time tax rates were reduced, tax revenues increased. In fact, when you cut the tax rates, especially on the higher income earners, they end up paying more in taxes than they did at the higher rate. That is because they earned more income. Do the math: 30% of $200,000 is more than 35% of $150,000. The higher income brackets also pay a greater share of the tax burden. They are paying “their fair share”, and more.

The problem with liberals is that you don’t understand that income is not static, it’s dynamic. When given the opportunity, in a capitalist economy, individuals would rather earn more than less. Biased, liberal economists ignore this fact. They calculate a static income level and apply the different tax rates. So, a tax rate cut reduces tax revenue. Why do they do this? Because they are liberals. They want to punish success. They refuse to accept what actually happens and rely on theory.

So, bottom line, lower tax rates = greater tax revenue. In effect, a “tax cut” results in a “tax (revenue) increase”. Individual get to keep more of what they earn. And what do they do with this additional income? THEY SPEND IT OR INVEST IT. Further adding to the economy. Want to “stimulate” the economy? Don’t enact a “Stimulus Plan” that only throws good money after bad (can you say Solyndra?). Cut tax rates. It’s simple.

Finally, The Romney Plan is to reduce the zillions of loopholes that exist in our tax code. A combination of greater overall income, generating more tax revenue, and closing the loopholes, “pays” for the reduction in the tax rate. What is the Obama Plan? The only one I have heard is from VP Biden: “We’re going to raise taxes by 1 Trillion”. And he sounded happy to say it.

GAlpha10 on October 9, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Walk Away.

Bmore on October 9, 2012 at 9:21 AM

Instead of trying to engage the man, asking him “Why do you say that?” Obama runs away. Like he has done his entire life whenever confronted.

radjah shelduck on October 9, 2012 at 8:04 AM

…that’s when I would have had a couple of eggs…to throw at him!…I can see the yolk dripping from his ears!

KOOLAID2 on October 9, 2012 at 9:36 AM

That Big Bird ad is really stupid. Hey but maybe Mitt could do one featuring The Count. One trillion, two trillion, three trillion….16 trillion!

Brat on October 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

I wonder about the legality of using Big Bird in a political campaign. Perhaps Brat has a great idea. However, I suspect the powers that be would obstruct any opponent of 0bama from using Sesame Street characters in political ads against teh 0ne.

freedomfirst on October 9, 2012 at 9:36 AM

That being said, I’m not exactly supportive of being rude to the President (of whatever party affiliation).
Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

I’d have a little more sympathy for the man if he had even half the grace and class of GWB, who heard a helluva lot worse, and for far longer. Instead, Barry wasted no opportunity to be as rude and condescending as he could be, even to members of his own party, whenever he got the chance. Payback’s a b!t@h.

Maddie on October 9, 2012 at 9:37 AM

All it took was that empty chair at the GOP convention to get the ball rolling. Then, after the miserable debate performance, the mocking is getting more pointed and less subtle.

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

And to think, the GOP establishment elite were cringing at the time this happened. I had a feeling right then that this would resonate in flyover country. Since even the New Yorker is now making fun of Obama using the empty chair visual, this is probably one of the handful of game changers in this election cycle.

GAlpha10 on October 9, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Standing ovation here. You gave UE an economics lesson with patience this troll really doesn’t deserve. But well done.

karenhasfreedom on October 9, 2012 at 9:45 AM

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Haven’t you heard? Here’s Mitt’s plan.

1. Take over the health insurance / health care industry that equals 18% of our economy, and ration care.

2. Make electricity rates skyrocket by bankrupting the coal industry.

3. Thwart an oil pipeline that would created 200k jobs.

4. Defy a federal judge and force an off shore drilling embargo.

5. Send $850 million to campaign bundlers’ businesses in return for more campaign cash, claim it’s for shovel ready jobs, then admit those jobs weren’t all that shovel ready as those bundlers’ businesses are going belly up.

6. Double the food stamp rolls.

7. Gut welfare reform.

8. Weaken the dollar.

9. Toss all Muslim nations into the lap of the Muslim Brotherhood.

10. Act petulantly during a presidential debate and lose his lead in the polls to ensure victory.

It’s pretty simple, really.

Akzed on October 9, 2012 at 9:54 AM

GAlpha10 on October 9, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Standing ovation here. You gave UE an economics lesson with patience this troll really doesn’t deserve. But well done.

karenhasfreedom on October 9, 2012 at 9:45 AM

Yes, yes…I liked it too.

lynncgb on October 9, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

And the Dems want Obama to double down at the next debate and get tough. Bad idea for a narcissist boy-child with a thin skin. If he does this, he will come off as desperate, unpleasant, and non-Presidential.

BigAlSouth on October 9, 2012 at 9:05 AM

::Raising hand::

he will come off as desperate, unpleasant, and non-Presidential

He already has!

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 10:11 AM

And the Dems want Obama to double down at the next debate and get tough. Bad idea for a narcissist boy-child with a thin skin. If he does this, he will come off as desperate, unpleasant, and non-Presidential.

BigAlSouth on October 9, 2012 at 9:05 AM

I’m sorry, what exactly is the downside of this?

Maddie on October 9, 2012 at 10:17 AM

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Do you like apples?

How tax cuts during recessionary economic times increases revenue.

How do you like them apples?

Read up, it can’t hurt for more than the few moments it takes the light bulb to ignite, even a 15w oven lamp.

Freelancer on October 9, 2012 at 10:35 AM

I read somewhere on twitter earlier this morning that Obama’s popularity exists in those under voting age — Sesame Street viewers, for example — and those on welfare.

I guess that’s why he’s pushing “Big Bird” hurt and suffering so much.

Think about that: a President who has mentioned Big Bird — a fictional, cartoon-puppet character on a young children’s tv show — several times now in campaign performances but he hasn’t mentioned Libya once.

We have a Wild Child in the White House, a resentful, petulent, self-centered and needy Wild Child.

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 8:47 AM

This is scarily true. Our eight year old announced that she would vote for Obama because the First Lady had been on the iCarly show. Suffice it to say, after my wife and I picked ourselves up off the floor, we spent some explaining the difference.

Nutstuyu on October 9, 2012 at 10:37 AM

Whoa, this urbanelitist gal sure is a cokesucker.

the new aesthetic on October 9, 2012 at 10:52 AM

he will come off as desperate, unpleasant, and non-Presidential

He already has!

Lourdes on October 9, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Yeah, but ain’t it sweet when he does it in front of 70 million viewers?

BigAlSouth on October 9, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Barky not only ran away, he had a total meltdown with his staff and handlers for the next day.

You just know he throws temper tantrums. Mr Cool and Logical my azz.

CorporatePiggy on October 9, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Karenhasfreedom and lynncgb,

My pleasure.

I only wish Rush, Sean, Mark L., and the rest would point this out each and every time a lib/Dem brings up the “tax cut” meme. I know they are preaching to the choir, but we need to reenforce Econ 101 within our ranks. When our side is armed with the truth and the facts, they can reach out to those on the fence and conservative Dems and bring them over from the “Dark Side”. :-)

GAlpha10 on October 9, 2012 at 11:15 AM

LMAO – Speaking Truth to Power.

Take that Mr. Community Organizer.

Tim_CA on October 9, 2012 at 11:15 AM

…take a swipe at PBS.

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

That’s it? That’s all you’ve got?

Lies about the $5T……and then you whine because your favorite show/character will have to use their own money to pay their way?

Sad fail.

Solaratov on October 9, 2012 at 11:16 AM

GAlpha10 on October 9, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Standing ovation here. You gave UE an economics lesson with patience this troll really doesn’t deserve. But well done.

karenhasfreedom on October 9, 2012 at 9:45 AM

It’s also a lesson that the troll will ignore…completely.
It conflicts with the pablum of dependency and class warfare that it has been fed all of its life.

Solaratov on October 9, 2012 at 11:34 AM

Happy Nomad on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

.
Exactly…

ExpressoBold on October 9, 2012 at 12:06 PM

4 weeks from today, out!!!

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 12:34 PM

This vendor ruffled Big Birds feathers so Obowma flew the coop before he got skewered by more vendors.

dthorny on October 9, 2012 at 5:47 PM

urban elitist on October 9, 2012 at 8:18 AM

“Removing Obama from office” will reduce government spending by at least $5 Trillion over the next four years all by itself!!!

Then when we repeal Obamacare and all of the other foolishness, spending will be reduced by at least another $5 Trillion over the next 10 years.

landlines on October 9, 2012 at 7:01 PM