Boehner: I can only conclude from that inaugural speech that Obama wants to annihilate the GOP

posted at 6:51 pm on January 23, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via WaPo, skip to 9:50 or so for the key bit. I’m mighty curious to see if our fair and impartial media, who assured us for years that Obama was a soft-partisan “pragmatist,” will dismiss this as hysterical wingnuttery when commentators on the left, right, and center have all made similar points in the last few days.

“[G]iven what we heard yesterday about the president’s vision for his second term, it’s pretty clear to me and should be clear to all of you that he knows he can’t do any of that as long as the House is controlled by Republicans,” Boehner said. “So we’re expecting over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the Republican Party. And let me tell you, I do believe that is their goal. To just shove us in the dustbin of history.”

I made that point myself recently vis-a-vis gun control. It makes no sense for Obama to push an assault-weapons ban which he knows is doomed and which will only cause headaches for red-state Democrats in the Senate except as a pure public-opinion cudgel against the GOP. Make Senate Republicans filibuster it or have the bill die in the House and then hope that the ensuing burst of calculated outrageous outrage from Democrats about failing Our Children prepares the way for a Democratic takeover in 2014. The Times posted a piece this morning about how, realistically, a second-term president has maybe one year to get something big done before the politics of the midterms and the next presidential election ties his hands, but Obama, I suspect, takes that as a challenge. He defied political gravity once before by becoming the first black president, then defied it again last year by somehow winning reelection despite a relentlessly crappy economy throughout his first term. His ego’s sufficiently gigantic that no doubt he thinks he can force the GOP to take one unpopular stance after another until 2014, leading to a Pelosi restoration in the House and then lord knows what miserable “grand legislative achievements” in 2015 and 2016. (Cap and trade? Serious gun control?) One of his stooges dismissed the GOP a few days ago as a party unworthy of “the opportunity” this moment presents to do something important on the debt or gun-grabbing or whatever. That’ll be the refrain for the next two years — the Republicans are unworthy and need to be punished. And in fairness to the White House, a lot of Republicans seem to agree. (Take the survey!)

By the way, note who Boehner’s audience here is. It’s the Ripon Society, a famously centrist Republican group that takes its mission as “representing all Americans through moderate, progressive policy formation that uphold traditional common sense Republican principles.” Why is he tossing red meat about O wanting to annihilate the GOP to a group like that? Because: It’s not really red meat. What he’s doing here is making the case for the Republican caucus to stick together (hint hint, tea partiers) and not do anything too drastic before 2014 that might imperil the party’s chances at holding the House in the midterms — like, say, refusing to raise the debt ceiling. He’s basically calling for conservatives to trust the leadership and remain unified as The One does his darnedest to break the party into pieces. Republicans can’t achieve much now in a post-reelection environment, but they can take solid first steps that increase the chances of achieving something important later.


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break Obama on the shoals of gun control, climate change, the pain brought on by Obamacare. That is how to prevent this.

rob verdi on January 23, 2013 at 6:52 PM

You are about 5 years too slow if you are just now figuring that out Boehner.

Sheesh man talk about dense.

RealMc on January 23, 2013 at 6:53 PM

All this time I thought the GOP was committing suicide — not being annihilated by Obama.

Valiant on January 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

What are you going to do about it Mr. Boner?

redguy on January 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

It’s taken THIS LONG to realize that?

Ok, well, Weepy Boner, since you now realize what the REST OF US knew back in 2008, will you start ACTING LIKE IT!?

wildcat72 on January 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Weepy sure is a slow learner. One might suspect he’s been smokin’ more than just cigarettes.

hawkeye54 on January 23, 2013 at 6:55 PM

What are you going to do about it Mr. Boner?

Go out behind Capitol Hill and have a smoke.

hawkeye54 on January 23, 2013 at 6:56 PM

No kidding.

Philly on January 23, 2013 at 6:56 PM

It really took the speech to figure this out? And we wonder why the party is in disarray?

dirtseller on January 23, 2013 at 6:56 PM

And that’s bad because, why?

Nutstuyu on January 23, 2013 at 6:57 PM

So your reply is to cave on the debt ceiling like a little girl. Damn these establishment Republicans are weak.

MoreLiberty on January 23, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Well GEE JOHN…are you finally getting a CLUE. We’ve been telling you this for the past 5 years.
Now put out that cig..get off the golf course..put up the hanky..and cowboy the eff up. Fire Preibus and all those fools in the upper layer of the GOP and get busy. Otherwise you are a gonner. The GOP is a gonner. And you are going to take the historical blame for it. You will be remembered for tanking the party of Abraham Lincoln.

Got it..Dude?

buffyvs on January 23, 2013 at 6:57 PM

the only thing worse than getting your butt kicked is feeling sorry for yourself about it.

The GOP needs to get over this battered-woman syndrome and take a page from the Rand Paul playbook and get in their faces. Mock, ridicule, and expose Obama, his mignons (sp?), his ideology, and the water-carrying media. Grow a spine, grow some balls.

A funny thing will happen along the way: the American people will start to like you again.

SAMinVA on January 23, 2013 at 6:57 PM

And Pansy Boehner will let him get away with it.

reddevil on January 23, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Go out behind Capitol Hill and have a smoke.

hawkeye54

And while there he will ask Obama, who is also out there having a smoke, what he can do to help.

xblade on January 23, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Make Senate Republicans filibuster it or have the bill die in the House and then hope that the ensuing burst of calculated outrageous outrage from Democrats about failing Our Children prepares the way for a Democratic takeover in 2014.

This assumes gun control is unpopular though which it isnt. They had one week till the sandy hook shooting media flare died down, they didnt pass and thats it

Flapjackmaka on January 23, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Why do these whiny bitches keep saying this? They idiot left has always wanted that…so what? Pull up your pants and get in the game, Boner.

Jaibones on January 23, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Big deal…quit your friggin’ whining and get in the game.

Jaibones on January 23, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Boehner: I can only conclude from that inaugural speech that Obama wants to annihilate the GOP

Man alive, a bloody rocket e’ffing Scientist that John “Bought and paid for” Boehnor…

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Once more, Boehner gets it wrong. It’s the media that will do the annihilating. It’s the media, Boehner. The media.

rrpjr on January 23, 2013 at 7:01 PM

What he’s doing here is making the case for the Republican caucus to stick together (hint hint, tea partiers) and not do anything too drastic before 2014 that might imperil the party’s chances at holding the House in the midterms — like, say, refusing to raise the debt ceiling.

Yes, because the way the Establishment has been doing it all these years works like a charm. The meet me half way crap is what got us here. Time for it to stop.

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Republicans can’t achieve much now in a post-reelection environment

100% BS! We have NO leadership.NO body to make our case. NO Republican to explain why we are right.
R’s are simply cozying up to being thumb sucking losers…if the shoe fits…

winston on January 23, 2013 at 7:01 PM

This is only good…if it means there’s a fight coming.

A comment above mentioned Rand Paul; I think he’s with the program.

22044 on January 23, 2013 at 7:01 PM

One party states don’t seem to have worked out well for the average guy elsewhere. That is a message the GOP could use to win a lot of votes from skeptical voters.

KW64 on January 23, 2013 at 7:01 PM

erin burnett is all over this…

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Big deal…quit your friggin’ whining and get in the game.

He’s already in the game, and he ain’t playin’ on our side.

hawkeye54 on January 23, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Step up or step aside.

Learn from the “war on drugs” …. Just Say No!

Then let’s get some hearings on the feckless media…start investigating the journalists for kickbacks, etc….

ProfShadow on January 23, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Make Senate Republicans filibuster it [gun control] or have the bill die in the House and then hope that the ensuing burst of calculated outrageous outrage from Democrats about failing Our Children prepares the way for a Democratic takeover in 2014.

Bring it on! It’ll be hilarious when it backfires on them!

FloatingRock on January 23, 2013 at 7:03 PM

break Obama on the shoals of gun control, climate change, the pain brought on by Obamacare. That is how to prevent this.

rob verdi on January 23, 2013 at 6:52 PM

HaHa, were you trying to be funny or something? #NoBallz

JPeterman on January 23, 2013 at 7:03 PM

They don’t need Obama for this. They’re doing a stellar job all on their own.

trigon on January 23, 2013 at 7:03 PM

“So we’re expecting over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the Republican Party. And let me tell you, I do believe that is their goal. To just shove us in the dustbin of history.”

..and how dare they ….that’s our job!~!

lexhamfox on January 23, 2013 at 7:04 PM

What he’s doing here is making the case for the Republican caucus to stick together (hint hint, tea partiers) and not do anything too drastic before 2014

Boehner wants the GOP to stick together but not for a conservative/tea party agenda. Then, who’s agenda? Obama’s?!

HellCat on January 23, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Over 60 million Americans voted against an incumbent President. Does he plan to consign them to the dustbin of history as well as the GOP?

They we won’t go quietly. The One (a/k/a The Ego) will find the sledding much tougher out in the country than he does cowing Republicans inside his beltway playpen.

IndieDogg on January 23, 2013 at 7:05 PM

By the way, note who Boehner’s audience here is. It’s the Ripon Society, a famously centrist Republican group that takes its mission as “representing all Americans through moderate, progressive policy formation that uphold traditional common sense Republican principles.

How long has Ed been a member?

Tim_CA on January 23, 2013 at 7:06 PM

“So we’re expecting over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the Republican Party. And let me tell you, I do believe that is their goal. To just shove us in the dustbin of history.”

Boner must have finally started to listen to Rush’s show…

bofh on January 23, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Boehner: I can only conclude from that inaugural speech that Obama wants to annihilate the GOP

…I can see Bonehead must have gone to an Ivy League school!

KOOLAID2 on January 23, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Sorry buddy, but the GOP is throwing itself into the dustbin of history. No help from Obama is needed. In fact, it had a pretty good start back when Bush was still president and Obama was nothing more than a guy who gave a speech morons considered good.

Ever since we gave you back a lever of power though, you Boehner have been reminding us why we threw your sorry loser selves out of power in 2006.

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:11 PM

No excrement Mr Holmes

clnurnberg on January 23, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Why is he tossing red meat about O wanting to annihilate the GOP to a group like that? Because: It’s not really red meat.


Who
would consider this red meat? RINOs? All I see is a weak-ass “leader” 4 years too late and trillions of dollars short being outsmarted by Obozo on a daily basis and bending over for more

sauldalinsky on January 23, 2013 at 7:12 PM

DUH!!! John, when was your first clue? When the Democrats Rahmed through Obamacare without one Republican Vote? When the Democrats Rahmed through a stimulus package without a Republican vote?

I think Boehner is just too naive to know that he’s in a war here and it’s not just with the Democrats, he has to deal with Pravda and Izvestia and if he doesn’t realize what our press corp is, he will never ever get his message out.

The republicans have to find a way to go around the MSM, the same way Democrats avoid Fox News. They need a plan that works and they have to be vigilant about it. I’m just saying!!!

bflat879 on January 23, 2013 at 7:13 PM

we threw your sorry loser selves out of power in 2006.

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Very revealing..:)

Dire Straits on January 23, 2013 at 7:13 PM

[G]iven what we heard yesterday about the president’s vision for his second term, it’s pretty clear to me and should be clear to all of you…

Oh jeez, we’ve been screaming this for more than 4 years and thank God John is clearing this all up for us rubes….

This is crystal clear proof these dolts in DC really don’t have a clue.

katy on January 23, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Well, Johnny, what are you prepared to do about it? Sit there and take it? You seemed a lot more animated and PO’d back when you were wailing on the House floor against the Dems when they were ramming through Crap & Betrayed and Obamacare. And you were rewarded with a landslide midterm victory and control of the House. Hint, hint!

Doughboy on January 23, 2013 at 7:14 PM

Boehner: I can only conclude from that inaugural speech that Obama wants to annihilate the GOP

He does – which means Boehner will cave again to Obama and suicide the GOP!!!

Boehner – he’s slow on the uptake ain’t he?

HondaV65 on January 23, 2013 at 7:14 PM

He’s basically calling for conservatives to trust the leadership and remain unified as The One does his darnedest to break the party into pieces.

Well. Phuck that.

Anyone with an ounce of sense has had enough of Boehner. He whines as much as Barfy.

The big difference is that Barf has a machine. Their base is intact.

As for the weeping, whining Boehner? All he’s done is alienate conservatives. Why blame BO for attempting to crush the Republicans when Boehner can’t escape one of his stupors long enough to understand that he and his “mods” are accomplishing BO’s job for him?

Stupid. Disgusting. Inept. Unworthy of trust.

Beyond contempt.

Cody1991 on January 23, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Very revealing..:)

Dire Straits on January 23, 2013 at 7:13 PM

I stayed home in 2006, and 2008.

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:16 PM

With Boehner and McConnell, the GOP is already in the dust bin of history. Third party time or time for the establishment GOP to go.

Christian Conservative on January 23, 2013 at 7:17 PM

“So we’re expecting over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the Republican Party. And let me tell you, I do believe that is their goal. To just shove us in the dustbin of history.”

Soooooooooooo…

… What are you going to do about it?

Seven Percent Solution on January 23, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Note from American people to Boehner: Well DUH!

No sh*t, Sherlock. Nice of you to finally realize this fact, Captain Obvious.

Kingfisher on January 23, 2013 at 7:18 PM

How long has Ed been a member?

Tim_CA on January 23, 2013 at 7:06 PM

Why misrepresent ed like that?

blatantblue on January 23, 2013 at 7:18 PM

And let me tell you, I do believe that is their goal. To just shove us in the dustbin of history.”

Sorry man – but the Dimmocritic “boogeyman” ain’t gonna work this time. GOP is on the ropes now because it betrayed it’s base – and repeatedly so over the last 50 years.

All the Dims are doing is burning the corpse of a party that should have been cleaned up and thrown in the dumpster years ago after they become complicent with big government.

We need to move on to the NEXT thing – and we can’t do that until the GOP is eliminated. The GOP is like a bum pitcher – who’s walking every batter that comes to the plate. We aren’t going to start winning this ballgame until we PUT THAT PITCHER ON THE BENCH!

How many times does Boehner have to fail before he’s gotten rid of?

HondaV65 on January 23, 2013 at 7:18 PM

I can only conclude from the House vote today that the GOP wants to annihilate the debt ceiling.

besser tot als rot on January 23, 2013 at 7:19 PM

what good ar such pronouncements by BOner, if the House is going to do shit like suspend the Debt Ceiling until May, which they voted to do TODAY.

rayra on January 23, 2013 at 7:20 PM

By the way, note who Boehner’s audience here is. It’s the Ripon Society, a famously centrist Republican group that takes its mission as “representing all Americans through moderate, progressive policy formation that uphold traditional common sense Republican principles.” Why is he tossing red meat about O wanting to annihilate the GOP to a group like that? Because: It’s not really red meat. What he’s doing here is making the case for the Republican caucus to stick together (hint hint, tea partiers) and not do anything too drastic before 2014 that might imperil the party’s chances at holding the House in the midterms — like, say, refusing to raise the debt ceiling. He’s basically calling for conservatives to trust the leadership and remain unified as The One does his darnedest to break the party into pieces. Republicans can’t achieve much now in a post-reelection environment, but they can take solid first steps that increase the chances of achieving something important later.

You are wise, Mr. Allahpundit. I’m pretty sure the caucus signaled their unity when they, for some reason, voted Boehner as Speaker again.

SouthernGent on January 23, 2013 at 7:21 PM

Rs have a tendency to believe the best of their opponents. That the Ds don’t really want a one-party state, because of the fundamental Beauty of the American founding…and that in the end we can all work together and use the different ideas of other parties to improve the country

Surprise!

We are definitely playing high stakes poker John. The rules have changed. Being in the minority for an extended period means oblivion. There will be no home port to come back to

and that’s why the Akin thing is so important. We are no longer in the minor leagues. We must articulate vision…the original vision of America. And articulate why the Frankfort school leads to Greece…inevitably

r keller on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

What are you going to do about it Mr. Boner?

Switch parties!

~ J. Boner

Joe Mama on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

So, Mister Boehner, “What are you prepared to do?”

applebutter on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Ryan.

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

So, Mister Boehner, “What are you prepared to do?”

applebutter on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

He’s stocking up on K-Y Jelly and ankle straps…

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 7:24 PM

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:16 PM

I’m not suprised..:)

Dire Straits on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

I took the survey.

terryannonline on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Ryan.

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Ryan is a go along to get along, as long as it is the enemy that wins kind of ally to conservatives. He is worthless, and in fact, an albatross to conservatives.

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

HondaV65 on January 23, 2013 at 7:18 PM

besser tot als rot on January 23, 2013 at 7:19 PM

they keep repeating the same behaviors hoping for a different outcome.

the voters have moved on. yes i drug myself, half drunk and stoned, to the polls. there were lesser americans who stayed home. yet i can’t, in the end, blame them solely. the fault lies with the gop.

adios elefante

renalin on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Sitting through 22 minutes of our [estimable] speaker is a bit much, so could someone tell me if he was crying when he said it?

wolfsDad on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

He’s basically calling for conservatives to trust the leadership and remain unified as The One does his darnedest to break the party into pieces. Republicans can’t achieve much now in a post-reelection environment, but they can take solid first steps that increase the chances of achieving something important later.

Unified behind what? His only plan is capitulation. Don’t we need a cause to be unified behind? Romney refused to give the people policy and principle to unite behind. Boehner is doing the same now. Just being “Not Obama” did not and will not cut it. And, how exactly is passing a bill with an infinite debt limit supposed to be a solid first step?

besser tot als rot on January 23, 2013 at 7:27 PM

I’m not suprised..:)

Dire Straits on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

You should not be. I have values that are greater than the GOP. If it has no value to me, then it will earn no money, time, action or vote from me.

Obama is the Bush legacy. Without Bush and the pushover progressive GOP House and Senate there would have been an absolute 0 chance of there ever having been an Obama Presidency.

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:27 PM

Why is he tossing red meat about O wanting to annihilate the GOP to a group like that? Because: It’s not really red meat.

More empty words, from an empty man.

What he’s doing here is making the case for the Republican caucus to stick together (hint hint, tea partiers) and not do anything too drastic before 2014 that might imperil the party’s chances at holding the House in the midterms — like, say, refusing to raise the debt ceiling.

If they won’t act now when Boehner is claiming that Obama means to see the destruction of the GOP then why on earth would anyone sane want to keep the GOP in power? To what purpose if they won’t even fight for their own survival?

sharrukin on January 23, 2013 at 7:28 PM

they keep repeating the same behaviors hoping for a different outcome.

renalin on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

They continue to take Obama’s bad offer, make it worse, pass it, and call it victory. It’s really unbelievable.

besser tot als rot on January 23, 2013 at 7:30 PM

I’m not suprised..:)

Dire Straits on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

I’ve been a very consistent voter (I always show up to vote – primaries, specials, generals, dog catcher – always). But, if some unprincipled statist like McCain or Romney, who refuses to make the case for individualism and the free market, comes down the pike again in 2016, I’ll be staying home. That’s a promise.

besser tot als rot on January 23, 2013 at 7:34 PM

Ya’ll want to tell them how you feel? Go take the survey.

There are 2 places on it where you can tell them what you think.

Barred on January 23, 2013 at 7:40 PM

FORWARD !

stenwin77 on January 23, 2013 at 7:42 PM

Of course he wants to annihilate the GOP, that’s his job. It’s also the only worthwhile thing Obama could possibly get accomplished. Hopefully it will lead to a real opposition party with leaders as purposeful as Obama.

I wonder to what extent the Democrats set out to annihilate the Whigs. The end of the Whigs was the worst thing to ever happen to the Democrats.

Buddahpundit on January 23, 2013 at 7:42 PM

What are you going to do about it Mr. Boner?

redguy on January 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

.
Indeed, WHAT ? !

listens2glenn on January 23, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Ryan.

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 7:22 PM

He still doesn’t get it. Our Constitution and Bill of Rights are being trashed and our Freedoms are being taken every day and Ryan says: “that he and presidential running mate Mitt Romney lost not because of ideas, but due to ineffective communication.”

Hint to Ryan: The message should have been as to what is important to the American people, not what you and Romney thot it was.

Our Country and our Freedoms!!

bluefox on January 23, 2013 at 7:44 PM

I’ve been a very consistent voter (I always show up to vote – primaries, specials, generals, dog catcher – always). But, if some unprincipled statist like McCain or Romney, who refuses to make the case for individualism and the free market, comes down the pike again in 2016, I’ll be staying home. That’s a promise.

besser tot als rot on January 23, 2013 at 7:34 PM

The sad thing is…after 4 more years of current GOPe leadership..it really won’t matter…they’re ripping the party apart.

Leadership has done it’s damnedest to marginalize its grassroots conservatives…without whom, it’s dead.

Tough times ahead.

Tim_CA on January 23, 2013 at 7:45 PM

What gave it away? Ya wet noodle!
Your stupidness matches that of Ms. Piglosi.

mmcnamer1 on January 23, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Goah, and the GOP has done more to help them accomplish their evil than they woukld ever admit.

Frankly, Mr Boehner, if you don’t stand for anything except talking and crying,then the dust-bin might be the best place for the GOP, and that act might finally help America.

You guys have been capitulating, imitating, compromising, ignoring, showboating, to the point of complicity–for far too long now. Just fold the party up or sell it to China before Obama does.

Don L on January 23, 2013 at 7:46 PM

adios elefante

renalin on January 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Hello Party of the Mouse:-)

From the Rand Paul thread: They should replace the elephant with the mouse as their party symbol Rockshine on January 23, 2013 at 5:22 PM

bluefox on January 23, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Wow! What an inspiration Boehner is!!!(Sarcasm!) The man is incompetent. If he thinks can do nothing then step aside, Boehner and let someone who can do something be speaker. Boehner=Pathetic

Charm on January 23, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Tough times ahead.

Tim_CA on January 23, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Conservatives who live the life will find those tough times much easier to bear. They will have some skills that are based on survival.

To hell with the “conservatives” and the GOP.

Let it Burn, add fuel and fan as needed.

astonerii on January 23, 2013 at 7:48 PM

I’m afraid the GOP needs a good 12 step program….

Don L on January 23, 2013 at 7:48 PM

I took the survey.

gophergirl on January 23, 2013 at 7:50 PM

What he’s doing here is making the case for the Republican caucus to stick together (hint hint, tea partiers) and not do anything too drastic before 2014 that might imperil the party’s chances at holding the House in the midterms — like, say, refusing to raise the debt ceiling. He’s basically calling for conservatives to trust the leadership and remain unified as The One does his darnedest to break the party into pieces. Republicans can’t achieve much now in a post-reelection environment, but they can take solid first steps that increase the chances of achieving something important later.

Sorry, but because of the GOP that stayed home in November, I canNOT argue with this strategery.

Frankly, I’m tired of carrying their sorry asses.

ladyingray on January 23, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Boehner: I can only conclude from that inaugural speech that Obama wants to annihilate the GOP

.
I can respond better than that last comment . . . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Sounds like you’ve got some great “Intel” on the Obama Administration, Mister Speaker.
.
Who’s going to destroy the GOP first, Mister Speaker? Barack Obama or YOU ?

listens2glenn on January 23, 2013 at 7:51 PM

I’m afraid the GOP needs a good 12 step program….

Don L on January 23, 2013 at 7:48 PM

lol…I probably need one too.

What with four years of being force-fed “Dem-Lite”.

Tim_CA on January 23, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Over 60 million Americans voted against an incumbent President. Does he plan to consign them to the dustbin of history as well as the GOP?

IndieDogg on January 23, 2013 at 7:05 PM

They’ll have to be “adjustments” made. About 25 million at least, to get the point across. At least, that’s what Bill Ayers thinks. But, he’s just some neighbor Barry used to borrow sugar from or something.

LoganSix on January 23, 2013 at 7:56 PM

To just shove us in the dustbin of history

Does that mean Boehner doesn’t want to shove the ‘rats into the dustbin of history? Then what the hell is he doing there? He could only be there for corrupt reasons.

Buddahpundit on January 23, 2013 at 7:59 PM

I was so pleased on Inauguration Day to see that Obama had finally wised up. His compromise on the Stimulus sapped its strength, the year he spent negotiating with Republicans on health care and the 18 months wasted trying to get Republican votes on Dodd-Frank took his attention away from the economy, immigration, the deficit and other issues.

From the start, the Right’s only strategy has been to destroy the Obama Presidency. The fact that he’s recognized this and decided to fight back in kind is a good sign.

urban elitist on January 23, 2013 at 8:00 PM

It sounds like Boehner finally came out of his drunken stupor long enough to have this Great Epiphany- Then he’ll be back to abusing his base again tomorrow.

Mr. Arrogant on January 23, 2013 at 8:00 PM

I bet you looked so dear in that little tux.

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 8:02 PM

Oddly enough, I’m inclined to agree that the dust in of history is where the current worthless GOP belongs.

Midas on January 23, 2013 at 8:06 PM

hint hint, tea partiers

Yes not like the Tea Party got John his job in 2010 or anything.

Seems John is doing far more damage to the GOP fighting the Tea Party than Odumbo is.

Steveangell on January 23, 2013 at 8:08 PM

Only in his delusional world he can annihilate 61 millions voters and 70% of the producers… At the end the smartest and the hard working people will triumph…

mnjg on January 23, 2013 at 8:14 PM

Oddly enough, I’m inclined to agree that the dust in of history is where the current worthless GOP belongs.

Midas on January 23, 2013 at 8:06 PM

The last two elections if not a great deal before have sealed that for me. I scoff at any ideas of ‘rebuilding’ a party that is more broken than a china dish run over by a bulldozer.

Two elections in a row that were not only national embarrassments to them, but highly destructive to our nation. The first time they came up with a doddering Bush-lite old fart when the public was ready to elect someone who couldn’t pick cotton without an instruction manual. The second time they ran a white liberal-lite against a flaming liberal, and guess who the welfare contingent DIDN’T pick?

MelonCollie on January 23, 2013 at 8:15 PM

I was so pleased on Inauguration Day to see that Obama had finally wised up. His compromise on the Stimulus sapped its strength, the year he spent negotiating with Republicans on health care and the 18 months wasted trying to get Republican votes on Dodd-Frank took his attention away from the economy, immigration, the deficit and other issues.

From the start, the Right’s only strategy has been to destroy the Obama Presidency. The fact that he’s recognized this and decided to fight back in kind is a good sign.

urban elitist on January 23, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Communist low IQ scum and slave of the state…

Obama never negotiated with Republicans on any of the disasters that you have shown above and I am glad that Republicans did not negotiate with him on this crap… It was the communists negotiating among themselves…

mnjg on January 23, 2013 at 8:25 PM

It wasn’t Barky’s speech that clued him in. Actually Moochelle told him between shovel loads at the luncheon.

Brat on January 23, 2013 at 8:27 PM

I was so pleased on Inauguration Day

urban elitist on January 23, 2013 at 8:00 PM

I bet you looked so dear in that little tux.

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 8:02 PM

lol

Tim_CA on January 23, 2013 at 8:27 PM

I took that survey and gave them a big piece of my Tea Party mind.
Thanks AP

trish333 on January 23, 2013 at 8:31 PM

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