NV newspaper: Obama a “narcissistic amateur,” “embarrassment,” “incompetent”

posted at 1:21 pm on November 2, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

And those are the kinder thoughts that the editors of the Las Vegas Review-Journal had for Barack Obama in their lead editorial yesterday.  Those conclusions refer to Obama’s overall performance on the economy and foreign policy.  When they get down to specifics on Benghazi, the anger pulses through every sentence (via Twitchy):

The official explanation for the inadequate security? This administration didn’t want to “offend the sensibilities” of the new radical Islamic regime which American and British arms had so recently helped install in Libya.

The official explanation for why Obama administration officials watched the attack unfold for seven hours, refusing repeated requests to send the air support and relief forces that sat less than two hours away in Italy? Silence.

An open discussion of these issues, of course, would lead to difficult questions about the wisdom of underwriting and celebrating the so-called Arab Spring revolts in the first place. While the removal of tyrants can be laudable, the results show a disturbing pattern of merely installing new tyrannies – theocracies of medieval mullahs who immediately start savaging the rights of women (including the basic right to education) and who are openly hostile to American interests.

When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney promptly criticized the security failures in Benghazi, the White House and its lapdog media jumped all over him for another “gaffe,” for speaking out too promptly and too strongly. Prompt and strong action from the White House on Sept. 11 might have saved American lives, as well as America’s reputation as a nation not to be messed with. Weakness and dithering and flying to Las Vegas the next day for celebrity fund-raising parties are somehow better?

Yes, you read that right — a major Las Vegas newspaper just ripped Obama for coming to Las Vegas rather than doing his job.  They conclude that a vote for Obama would be like, er … well, I can’t improve on their analogy:

These behaviors go far beyond “spin.” They amount to a pack of lies. To return to office a narcissistic amateur who seeks to ride this nation’s economy and international esteem to oblivion, like Slim Pickens riding the nuclear bomb to its target at the end of the movie “Dr. Strangelove,” would be disastrous.

Bear in mind that editorials typically come from a conference among several editors at the newspaper.  One will usually draft an essay, and then it gets discussed, modified, and redrafted to find a consensus among the editorial board as to tone and direction.  This represents the LVRJ’s center, apparently.

With Nevada in play, and Clark County one of the keys to Democratic victory, this attack from one of the state’s most important newspapers is very bad news for Obama, especially this close to Election Day.  The best that Team Obama can hope is that what’s said in Vegas stays in Vegas.


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The best that Team Obama can hope is that what’s said in Vegas stays in Vegas.

..apparently not, Ed!

The War Planner on November 2, 2012 at 1:23 PM

…so this is new?

KOOLAID2 on November 2, 2012 at 1:23 PM

…and those are his good points!

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:24 PM

NV newspaper: Obama a “narcissistic amateur,” “embarrassment,” “incompetent”

NV Newspaper to be eviscerated by the Fifth Column Treasonous Media for Treason against Comrade Obama in 3…2…1…

SWalker on November 2, 2012 at 1:25 PM

<—— Nervously optimistic…

Johnny Crow on November 2, 2012 at 1:25 PM

I’d vote for Slim Pickens before I’d vote for 0bama.

Ward Cleaver on November 2, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Is that the best they can do?!? I can think of a lot worse but still applicable things to say about him. And I wish someone would take that jacket off him. He’s disgracing the military.

AubieJon on November 2, 2012 at 1:25 PM

And those are the kinder thoughts that the editors of the Las Vegas Review-Journal had for Barack Obama in their lead editorial yesterday.

Please tell me that this is a major newspaper and not some rinky dink backwater publication spit out from a sheet-fed press.

UltimateBob on November 2, 2012 at 1:26 PM

When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney promptly criticized the security failures in Benghazi, the White House and its lapdog media jumped all over him for another “gaffe,” for speaking out too promptly and too strongly

Romney’s criticism at the time dealt with Cairo, not with Libya.

Otherwise:

The official explanation for the inadequate security? This administration didn’t want to “offend the sensibilities” of the new radical Islamic regime which American and British arms had so recently helped install in Libya.

Translation: They did the opposite of what they thought Bush would do.

He has a Constanza problem.

Ben Hur on November 2, 2012 at 1:26 PM

The best that Team Obama can hope is that what’s said in Vegas stays in Vegas.

I’m afraid that train has already left the station, that horse is already out of the barn, that ship has already sailed.

Night Owl on November 2, 2012 at 1:27 PM

…and those are his good points!

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:24 PM

…and we endorse him anyway!

22044 on November 2, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Wow! Must be an independent paper. Certainly not aligned with Hearst for sure.

DanMan on November 2, 2012 at 1:27 PM

ouch

cmsinaz on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Obama and the democrats have been given a free ride because people are too politically correct to state the truth.

I wonder when American citizens will start fighting back against the lunacy Obama is perpetrating upon them?

Sparky5253 on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Please tell me that this is a major newspaper and not some rinky dink backwater publication spit out from a sheet-fed press.

UltimateBob on November 2, 2012 at 1:26 PM

It, along with its sister paper The Sun, is the paper in Vegas, and is read state-wide.

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM

By Monday Dear Leader will be making campaign stops is full Idi Amin military regalia…

d1carter on November 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Ben Hur on November 2, 2012 at 1:26 PM

So Jugears just out of the pool too? :)

HoustonRight on November 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM

The mighty Geraldo Rivera is going to have something to say about all this! He has THOUSANDS of contacts in the military, AND HE KNOWS!

bwahahahahahah!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM

I’d vote for Slim Pickens before I’d vote for 0bama.

Who WOULDN’T vote for Major “King” kong over Barack Obama?

JFKY on November 2, 2012 at 1:30 PM

SEIU to burn the Las Vegas Review-Journal to the ground in 3…2…1…

SWalker on November 2, 2012 at 1:30 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

And your point? Either you are a blatant communist sympathizer or a just plain stupid – or both. Useful idiot.

HomeoftheBrave on November 2, 2012 at 1:30 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Nope. It’s going to come down to Nevada, and we will deliver Romney to the country.

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:31 PM

…and emailing this to all my buddies in Vegas.

Meric1837 on November 2, 2012 at 1:31 PM

NV newspaper: Obama a “narcissistic amateur,” “embarrassment,” “incompetent”

Youch!

Al Hall on November 2, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Barack Obama is a SCOAMF

thebrokenrattle on November 2, 2012 at 1:32 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

And your point? Either you are a blatant communist sympathizer or a just plain stupid – or both. Useful idiot.

HomeoftheBrave on November 2, 2012 at 1:30 PM

Oh, he is both, no question about it… with I might extra emphases on the idiot part. The useful part… not so much…

SWalker on November 2, 2012 at 1:32 PM

We have a saying in Massachusetts for situations like this where it finally “dawns” on people what they should have known a long time back:

“Lights dawns on Marblehead”

turfmann on November 2, 2012 at 1:32 PM

The Blaze has a list of the 28 newspapers that, four years ago endorsed barack, but have changed their endorsement to President Romney this election.

Each has a short blurb from their endorsement. Many are just as scathing as the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s.

DuctTapeMyBrain on November 2, 2012 at 1:33 PM

They cinched Vegas when they announced a train to LA. Bring back the golden era of rail.

seven on November 2, 2012 at 1:33 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

You are proof that an untreated yeast infection leads to dementia.

AubieJon on November 2, 2012 at 1:34 PM

…the White House and its lapdog media jumped all over him for another “gaffe,” for speaking out too promptly and too strongly. Prompt and strong action from the White House on Sept. 11 might have saved American lives, as well as America’s reputation….

Romney’s “gaffe” was Obama’s undoing:

“For who would bear the whips and scorns of time,..
When he himself might his quietus make…?”

Stepan on November 2, 2012 at 1:34 PM

It, along with its sister paper The Sun, is the paper in Vegas, and is read state-wide.

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Thanks.

UltimateBob on November 2, 2012 at 1:34 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Like you ‘won’ with this little statement last night about the loss of four Americans in Benghazi and a massive coverup from the White House?

Benghazi, LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nobody cares about Benghazi.
gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:14 AM

No apology from you. No attempt to walk it back. You’re going to have to live with yourself, you little cur.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:35 PM

These behaviors go far beyond “spin.” They amount to a pack of lies. To return to office a narcissistic amateur who seeks to ride this nation’s economy and international esteem to oblivion, like Slim Pickens riding the nuclear bomb to its target at the end of the movie “Dr. Strangelove,” would be disastrous.

So was this a favorable endoresement? /

Seriously, the above quote can’t be repeated enough.

Happy Nomad on November 2, 2012 at 1:35 PM

“That’s why we like him, he’s one of us.”

-average leftonian

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

The Blaze has a list of the 28 newspapers that, four years ago endorsed barack, but have changed their endorsement to President Romney this election.

Each has a short blurb from their endorsement. Many are just as scathing as the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s.

DuctTapeMyBrain on November 2, 2012 at 1:33 PM

Here:
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/change-see-the-28-large-newspapers-that-endorsed-obama-last-election-and-are-now-endorsing-romney/

SoRight on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

To return to office a narcissistic amateur who seeks to ride this nation’s economy and international esteem to oblivion, like Slim Pickens riding the nuclear bomb to its target at the end of the movie “Dr. Strangelove,” would be disastrous.

Wow.

What a rhetorical smackdown.

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

I’d vote for Slim Pickens before I’d vote for 0bama.

Ward Cleaver on November 2, 2012 at 1:25 PM

If Obama does get reelected, I’m gonna be asking what in the wide wide world of sports is a goin’ on here.

Doughboy on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

These behaviors go far beyond “spin.” They amount to a pack of lies. To return to office a narcissistic amateur who seeks to ride this nation’s economy and international esteem to oblivion, like Slim Pickens riding the nuclear bomb to its target at the end of the movie “Dr. Strangelove,” would be disastrous.

Hey LVRJ editors, it’s not good to hold it in like that. Tell us what you really think!

jwolf on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Benghazi, LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nobody cares about Benghazi.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:14 AM

portlandon on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

The writer at the LVRJ used a scalpel to write that editorial. It was excellent work. Insightful, direct, and well written.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:37 PM

The LVRJ is the main newspaper in Vegas. The Sun tilts left and the RJ tilts right.

I know this because I live here in Vegas and read the RJ daily.

Chocktopus on November 2, 2012 at 1:37 PM

Looks like Snake Eyes crapped out in Vegas.

Christien on November 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Hey, GregGerglesGumby…are you paid by the post?

4 more days…and our long National Nightmare will be over.

Incompetent does not even begin to cover it.

kingsjester on November 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM

I’d like to be the fly on the wall when Barry calls Harry Reid about that editorial.

GarandFan on November 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Prompt and strong action from the White House on Sept. 11 might have saved American lives, as well as America’s reputation as a nation not to be messed with. Weakness and dithering and flying to Las Vegas the next day for celebrity fund-raising parties are somehow better?

You hear that, champ. You better start telling the truth. We want some answers. You can schedule a press conference and lay out what a dithering pissy pants schmuck you were that night and how wrong your were to fly to Vegas and concede the election at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, or you can ride your #failbomb right into a legacy that no speech is going to dig you out of. How’s that for ya/?

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM

By Monday Dear Leader will be making campaign stops is full Idi Amin military regalia…

d1carter on November 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Bark had planned to go with the red beret and parrot on his shoulder.

Sadly, every time Bark asked “Polly want a cracker?” the parrot replied “F**k off, I hate you too.”

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Now we know someone here at Hot Air works for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

This administration is an embarrassment on foreign policy and incompetent at best on the economy – though a more careful analysis shows what can only be a perverse and willful attempt to destroy our prosperity.

Seriously, I was so glad to read this yesterday. The unvarnished truth about Obama.

INC on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Oh goody, another thread inevitably devoted to Gumby and his inane prognostications.

happytobehere on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

this editorial is now tattooed to Obama’s forehead. they pulled ZERO punches in letting this one fly.

nice work fellas.

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Made me laugh! That was really good. Thanks. :)

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:40 PM

……….and yet……..he’s at 48%.

We live in two universes in America.

PappyD61 on November 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Wow, the comments under the article are great. The vast majority are agreeing with the LVRJ’s opinion of SCoAMF.

UltimateBob on November 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Narcissistic Amateur is probably the most apt description of the President.

rgrovr on November 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Enjoy the final 3 days of hopenchange before it fades away to the dustbin of history like so many other failed socialist dreams…
Back to reality and BACK TO WORK!
:)

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Why did those absolute morons elect Harry Reid? What a disgrace. Thanks all you idiot liberals in NV

ultracon on November 2, 2012 at 1:42 PM

SCoAMF should be changed to SCoANA (Narcissistic Amateur for the last part)

rgrovr on November 2, 2012 at 1:42 PM

If Obama does get reelected, I’m gonna be asking what in the wide wide world of sports is a goin’ on here.

Doughboy on November 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

Jeezus Palomino!

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Nov. 6th is a Staff Development Day at the Clark County School District. I don’t know if they are giving the teachers the day off to make sure they vote. But it is suspicious, especially when they have the following Monday off for Veterans’ Day.

I expect the unions to provide busses at the casinos to make sure
they get to the polls. That’s what happened in 2010.

I’m taking the day off and my 6 year old will be going with me to the polls to vote. I TRIPLE DOG DARE a poll worker to tell me I should’ve left my kid at home, like they did in 2010.

Chocktopus on November 2, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

LOL…

d1carter on November 2, 2012 at 1:43 PM

Both Clark and Washoe County early voting numbers are looking more promising for Romney every day.

While Democrats took an early advantage in the state, that is now advantage dwindling. More and more appearant that Democrats are “cannibalizing” their early vote; i.e. not turning out any new voters. Republicans will win Election Day turnout, the only question is by how much.

It’s going to be close. Would be hilarious if Romney narrowly wins both IA and NV due to newspaper endorsements.

Norwegian on November 2, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Oh, see… now you’re really hitting him where he lives. WORK.

I told him earlier that he really ought to start practicing up for his new job. He could stand in front of the mirror, in a home made paper hat, and say “You want fries with that?”

Because that is likely the only real job for which he’s qualified.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Enjoy the final 3 days of hopenchange before it fades away to the dustbin of history like so many other failed socialist dreams…

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM

You wish…

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him president.”

Archivarix on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

This administration is an embarrassment on foreign policy and incompetent at best on the economy – though a more careful analysis shows what can only be a perverse and willful attempt to destroy our prosperity.

If that’s the case, then why is Romney promising 12 million jobs over the next 4 years- the same number of jobs predicted by Moody’s and other Wall Street firms that engage in detailed micro-economic analysis of job growth by industry sector if Obama remains the president?

So much bluster, so few facts.

http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/economy/247081-experts-say-economy-should-grow-despite-who-wins-white-house-in-november

bayam on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Why did those absolute morons elect Harry Reid? What a disgrace. Thanks all you idiot liberals in NV

ultracon on November 2, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Here’s my take on Harry Reid being re elected. Two things…

1. The unions brought BUSSES to pick up people at the casinos to go vote. They got a free bagged lunch and they were allowed to leave work to go vote.

2. Sharron Angle. Plain and Simple. She was too far right for a lot of center right people. Myself included. I still voted for her, because I wanted Harry Reid out, but I would’ve preferred Sue Lowden or Danny Tarkanian by far.

Chocktopus on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

NumbersMuncher ‏@NumbersMuncher

Newest PPP national has Obama up 1, 49-48. Sample moved up to D+6 (was D+4). Romney up w/ indies AND crossover voters.

Lunch for Gumby….goal posts —> moved.

hillsoftx on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

The next 3 days news cycle will be filled with more and more sad images of desperate storm victims dumpster diving and waiting on ridiculously long lines for gas and food and water pleading with bronco bomma to stop campaigning and partying in Vegas and help them, the poor unemployment report, and the Benghazi coverup…
BUH-BYE HOPYCHANGY!!!

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Seriously, I was so glad to read this yesterday. The unvarnished truth about Obama.

INC on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Yep, it is almost shocking to see the unvarnished truth from a major newspaper. It truly has been four years of a Slobbering Love Affair…h/t Bernie Goldberg.

d1carter on November 2, 2012 at 1:47 PM

The San Diego Union-Tribune wrote a scorcher as well.

‘YOU HAVE THE BLOOD OF AN AMERICAN HERO ON YOUR HANDS’

What did President Barack Obama know and when did he know it? Why has the Obama administration kept changing its story about how Ambassador Chris Stevens, security officials Tyrone Woods of Imperial Beach and Glen Doherty of Encinitas, and information officer Sean Smith, who grew up in San Diego, died on Sept. 11 in Benghazi, Libya? Why won’t the mainstream media treat the incontrovertible evidence of the White House’s dishonesty and incompetence like the ugly scandal it obviously is?

These are all questions that demand to be answered after revelations that demolished the tidy narrative the president has been offering about Benghazi.

If you want to see something interesting, do a search for “Benghazi editorial.” On the first page I came up with the Hartford Courant:

Obama’s Benghazi Problem
Political Hot Potato: The State Department should have seen the attack coming
.

You will see the usual suspects shilling for Obama such as the NYT and the LA paper, but you’ll also see editorials asking questions.

INC on November 2, 2012 at 1:47 PM

And Obama will still win Nevada.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Nope. It’s going to come down to Nevada, and we will deliver Romney to the country.

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Sounds good but after Romney easily wins OH, PA, and WI early, well… But NV will be the gravy..

Al Hall on November 2, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Here is a great article if it hasn’t been posted yet about bho?

http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/11/obamas_loss_inevitable_for_years.html
L

letget on November 2, 2012 at 1:48 PM

You wish…

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him president.”

Archivarix on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Buh-Bye hopenchange…

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 1:49 PM

“Lights dawns on Marblehead”

turfmann on November 2, 2012 at 1:32 PM

That should be “maaaahhhhblehead”.

BobMbx on November 2, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Even though I live in Michigan I think a subscription is in order.

moo on November 2, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Sadly, every time Bark asked “Polly want a cracker?” the parrot replied “F**k off, I hate you too.”

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

The parrot’s just afraid he’s going to end up on Barry’s plate next to the dog.

SKYFOX on November 2, 2012 at 1:49 PM

That’s brutal. And well deserved.

JimK on November 2, 2012 at 1:49 PM

But wait…

Where did you trolls go?

‘I made espresso’! LOL!

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Obama’s Benghazi Problem
Political Hot Potato: The State Department should have seen the attack coming.

Not only did they see it coming, they watched it live from beginning to end.

BobMbx on November 2, 2012 at 1:50 PM

This will definitely hurt Obama in Nevada, where the county including Las Vegas has well over 80% of the state’s population.

Steve Z on November 2, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Sounds good but after Romney easily wins OH, PA, and WI early, well… But NV will be the gravy..

Al Hall on November 2, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Well, I’ll take that, too!

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Steve Z on November 2, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Excellent point.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

It’s kind of funny that The Won has gone to Vegas for fundraising and dereliction of duty when several times during the beginning of his tenure he said Vegas was a place not to be frequented.

Cindy Munford on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

I read that several times I enjoyed it so much.

gophergirl on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

So much bluster, so few facts.

bayam on November 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

That article has few facts and relies quite a bit on the words possibly, maybe, might, could, and potentially; it’s one long tea leaf reading.

Here’s a direct quote from one of the economic experts in the article:

At this point, Obama is still 316,000 jobs in the hole, despite job growth every month since October 2010, Hall said.

O_o ROFL

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Because that is likely the only real job for which he’s qualified.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:45 PM

All work, if it’s honest, has inherent dignity. There are many who would gladly wear the paper hat right now, at least temporarily.

SKYFOX on November 2, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Cindy Munford on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

I remember that. We were all supposed to ‘tighten our belts’ and not ‘waste our money vacationing in Las Vegas’.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Sounds good but after Romney easily wins OH, PA, and WI early, well… But NV will be the gravy..

Al Hall on November 2, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Well, I’ll take that, too!

SailorMark on November 2, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Most things are better with gravy.

SKYFOX on November 2, 2012 at 1:54 PM

I’d like to be the fly on the wall with a live microphone on national tv when Barry calls Harry Reid about that editorial.

GarandFan on November 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Had to add it!

dominigan on November 2, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Bear in mind that editorials typically come from a conference among several editors at the newspaper. One will usually draft an essay, and then it gets discussed, modified, and redrafted to find a consensus among the editorial board as to tone and direction. This represents the LVRJ’s center, apparently.

This is surprising considering the tone of the essay. Apparently, none of the editorial group found it necessary to temper these comments and I don’t think we can drive that point home strongly enough. This was a group project, not just some yahoo’s flippant comments.

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Because that is likely the only real job for which he’s qualified.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:45 PM

I rarely eat fast food but when I do it’s at lunchtime, it’s busy and those workers are hustling; I’ll give them some credit. I wouldn’t trust a fud like pokeme to run the fry dipper without burning 75% of his own body.

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Just so we have some context, what is the normal bent of the LVRJ?

Does it usually endorse dems? or republicans?

To me, this would be a big deal if this is a paper that traditionally endorses dems, endorsed Obama in 08, and is being this harsh now.

But, if it is a paper that endorsed McCain, and usually endorses republicans, not so much.

Monkeytoe on November 2, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Nevada, worst unemployment in the nation, foreclosures, bankruptcies….yeah I can totally see how zero can win that one

runner on November 2, 2012 at 1:56 PM

SKYFOX on November 2, 2012 at 1:52 PM

You’re preaching to the choir. When I started out I walked horses in 115 degree heat all day for less than a dollar an hour and I thought getting a job cleaning kennels was a major step up because it was indoors, air conditioned, and I got $2/hr.

There’s nothing wrong with an honest dollar for an honest dollars worth of work.

To Gumby and his kind, though, this is not true. They believe the hype that they should start at least in middle management and be given special consideration and support simply for having said they want the job.

My comment was directed at his vanity and foolishness, not at hard working people actually making a living.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Like I said earlier………SANDY IS OBAMA’S KATRINA

Drudge.

Drivers Waiting 6 Hours For Gas in NYC…
Tempers Rise in Wake of Storm…
‘They forgot about us’…
Misery…
Mile-long lines, price hits $6…
Residents Furious RED CROSS Offering Cookies & Hot Chocolate, Not Blankets Or Clothes…
Two massive generators power NY media, not masses…
Staten Islanders Plead for Help: ‘We Need Food’…
‘Please don’t leave us’…
DIRE…
WNBC: Woman interviewed in high-rise city project says deteriorating conditions; People crapping in hallways… .

PappyD61 on November 2, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Devastating! Very accurate description I’d say of our dear leader.

sadsushi on November 2, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Worse than Carter

SparkPlug on November 2, 2012 at 1:57 PM

‘They forgot about us’…—NYC resident

Hey Honey……get a clue THAT is what Obama does for Americans.

Ask the brave souls in Benghazi…..oh wait.

PappyD61 on November 2, 2012 at 1:58 PM

In 2009, Obama lost surrogate elections in New Jersey and Virginia. In early 2010, he lost a big one in Massachusetts, and late in 2010 he lost almost a thousand total elections nationwide. In 2011 he lost in Wisconsin — again. Obama and the liberal statists have been hurdling towards a giant thud almost since the day they won in 2008. Yet they have refused to recognize it even as they have hit all kinds of bumps on the way down.

To many of us, this has been obvious for years. Maybe the only viable alternative — the end of America — was just too painful to contemplate. Or perhaps, living in reality and not inside the isolated world of Washington, we just get it. At any rate, Obama has been a dead candidate walking since he won election. Tuesday is merely the unavoidable conclusion.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/11/obamas_loss_inevitable_for_years.html#ixzz2B5b2FLVM

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Truths hurt!

I’m glad a group is willing to print them.

ConDem on November 2, 2012 at 1:59 PM

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