Obama: Hey, don’t blame me for those canceled White House tours

posted at 10:41 am on March 13, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via Byron York, skip to 2:33 for the key bit. And remember, not only did the GOP offer to give him extra flexibility on what to cut as part of the sequester — which he refused, naturally — but federal agencies already enjoy some inherent flexibility in moving money around and could ask Congress for more if need be. Essentially, what he’s asking you to believe is that the most powerful man in the world is powerless to pressure the agency that serves as his own personal guard to keep the White House open to schoolkids and tourists. There are, I guess, no less pressing priorities in the executive branch’s budget that could be cut instead. Including the White House calligraphers.

The whole interview’s worth watching, but since we’re highlighting the BS-ier parts, here’s my favorite. It doesn’t appear in the clip but ABC thankfully preserved it in writing:

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:
…Do you still believe that [states should set their own rules on gay marriage], or do you now believe that gay marriage is a right guaranteed to all Americans by the Constitution?

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
Well, I’ve gotta tell you that– in terms of practical politics, what I’ve seen is a healthy debate taking place state by state, and not every state has the exact same attitudes and cultural mores. And I– you know, my thinking was that this is traditionally a state issue and– that it will work itself out.

On the other hand– what I also believe is that the core principle that people don’t get discriminated against– that’s one of our core values. And it’s in our constitution. It’s in– the– you know, 14th Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause. And– from a legal perspective, the– the– the bottom line is, is that gays have historically been discriminated against and I do think that courts have to apply what’s called heightened scrutiny, where they take a careful look. If there’s any reason for– gays and lesbians to be treated differently, boy, the government better–

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:
So banning gay marriage–

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
–have a really good–

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:
–is discrimination?

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
Well, what I– what I believe is that– if– if the states don’t have a good justification for it, then it probably doesn’t stand up to constitutional muster

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:
Can you imagine one?

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
So– well, I can’t, personally. I cannot. That’s part of the conc– reason I said, ultimately, I think that– you know, same-sex couples should be able to marry. That’s my personal position. And, frankly, that’s the position that’s reflected– in the briefs that we filed– in the Supreme Court.

I realize it’s silly to keep up the charade that he ever really opposed gay marriage, but it’s his charade. He maintains to this day that when he got elected in 2008 he was a bona fide opponent of SSM and that he’s since “evolved.” In that case, what did he used to think (or pretend to think) qualified as a “good justification” for states banning gay marriage? I made this point recently but I’ll make it again: When a Harvard Law grad and former University of Chicago professor says his position on gay marriage has changed, he’s not just talking about morals. There has to have been some legal/constitutional “evolution” in his thinking, unless O wants us to believe that he was all for legalizing SSM even in 2008 when he was busy running around telling swing voters that, as a Christian, he believes marriage is between a man and a woman. What view of the Equal Protection Clause did he used to have that made him think state prohibitions on SSM were okay? I don’t expect an honest answer — the honest answer is that he never thought it was constitutional to ban gay marriage and lied in order to get elected — but I’d like someone to pose the question just to watch him squirm under the weight of the charade.


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clearly, there NEVER will be anything we can blame on this tool…ever….ever…..

SDarchitect on March 13, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Shut up, Turdhead.

Pork-Chop on March 13, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Yeah, we blame you.

How many are on Mooch’s unprecedentedly huge “first lady” staff? Has any of those people been let go? How many tours could be conducted if you cut back your travel a bit (especially the flying Mooch and BO in separate planes)?

If there is a singular cause of god-king emperor Rat Ears I’s poll decline it was caused by this action, which makes him look petty, vindictive, and like a spoiled child.

wildcat72 on March 13, 2013 at 10:45 AM

He’s only got $3.515 TRILLION in which to run the government.

Of course he’s not to blame.

locomotivebreath1901 on March 13, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Yeah, that pretty much sums up the last 4 years eh?

Hey don’t blame me for those ______ ______.

Gatsu on March 13, 2013 at 10:45 AM

It’s Bush’s fault. The buck stops anywhere but here.

The Rogue Tomato on March 13, 2013 at 10:46 AM

So he’s not responsible for canceling the White House tours, Eric Holder didn’t send those guns south of the border to drug cartels, Hillary never saw those memos from Benghazi begging for additional security, and Johnny Napolitano isn’t behind the release of illegal aliens. Amazing how much sh-t just magically happens in this administration. Except for bin Laden. That was all Obama, of course.

Doughboy on March 13, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Oh, and you’re a racist for thinking I’m responsible, too.

The Rogue Tomato on March 13, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Essentially, what he’s asking you to believe is that the most powerful man in the world is powerless to pressure the agency that serves as his own personal guard to keep the White House open to schoolkids and tourists.

And let’s not forget from the events leading up to the beer summit that the rat-eared wonder considers the White House “his house.” He used those very words. So even in “his” house he has no power to make sure the tours continue at a weekly rate far less than either his campaigning on behalf of sequestrageddon or the vacations he and his worthless family took over President’s Day weekend.

Gimme a break!

Happy Nomad on March 13, 2013 at 10:47 AM

That silly dog eater.

tom daschle concerned on March 13, 2013 at 10:48 AM

Except for bin Laden. That was all Obama, of course.

Doughboy on March 13, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Hey! Imagine how hard it must have been to keep up the normal Saturday pretenses and go out to the golf course at Fort Belvior. Thanks to such bravery Osama is dead and GM is alive.

Happy Nomad on March 13, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Gorilla Teflon, patent pending with mainstream media.

hillsoftx on March 13, 2013 at 10:50 AM

We don’t call him Oblama for nothing!

BTW, why does no one ask how much it costs American Taxpayers to have his mother-in-law live in the White House?

Logic on March 13, 2013 at 10:52 AM

One thing a liar will always do is lie to himself. Pitiful little man we have in the white house.

DanMan on March 13, 2013 at 10:52 AM

He. Will. Never. Ever. Ever. Take. Responsibility. For. Anything…

…Especially. If. He. Can. Find. A. Way. To. Blame. Bush. And/or. Republicans. And/or. The Tea Party. In General.

That was the most significant achievement of his first term and will, likely, be the signature accomplishment of his second.

Resist We Much on March 13, 2013 at 10:53 AM

I think all the $1.2 BILLION in money spent on Obama’s vacations last year has gone to his head. The BS part of his agenda and talking points is NO longer working!

karlinsync on March 13, 2013 at 10:53 AM

The buck never ever stops here…. Barack Hussein Obama….

sandee on March 13, 2013 at 10:55 AM

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: You know, I have to say this was not– a decision that went up to the White House.

A decision to close the White House didn’t go to the White House? Every day he asks us to believe he’s either a pathetic liar or a complete incompetent.

RadClown on March 13, 2013 at 10:58 AM

I can see it now. When Obama dies, the epitaph on his grave is going to read:

“Don’t blame me bro”

Logus on March 13, 2013 at 10:59 AM

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
Well, what I– what I believe is that– if– if the states don’t have a good justification for it, then it probably doesn’t stand up to constitutional muster

But every sort of ban on everything from Big Gulps to firearms does. According to the President, Bloomberg, etc.

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it, too? The President seems to accomplish this with ease on every subject under the sun.

The real BS here is that His Awesome Awesomeness cares one fig about the Constitution. Like most progressives, at best he sees it as a “handicap to good government”. (Defined as “We get to do whatever we want and you get to pay for it, because we are just so incredibly right about everything.”)

At worst, he sees it mainly as bird-cage liner.

clear ether

eon

eon on March 13, 2013 at 10:59 AM

He’s truly a Democrat…he avoids responsibility at every opportunity.

Big Orange on March 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM

A decision to close the White House didn’t go to the White House? Every day he asks us to believe he’s either a pathetic liar or a complete incompetent.

RadClown on March 13, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Those are not mutually exclusive states of being.

Happy Nomad on March 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM

You folks know why gay marriage isn’t a right? Because marriage between a man and a woman isn’t a right. Don’t laugh. The John Locke/ Roger Williams/ Thomas Jefferson/ James Madison theory of rights is that these are guarantees you have for a zone of personal autonomy that the government cannot curtail. These are things like freedom of religion, speech, etc. that are only subject to regulation to keep people from using their rights to harm others.

Marriage? It only exists where you have a piece of paper issued by a government agency that states you and your spouse are legally wed. That’s not a right, it’s a policy–states issue marriage licenses in the same sense that they issue hunting licenses or auto tags.

This isn’t to say that you don’t have a right to cohabite with someone else, same sex or opposite sex, or that you can share affections with them. But there is no legal marriage without a scrap of paper with some official’s signature on it, and that’s just not the same as a right.

radjah shelduck on March 13, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Obama is not a Constitutional Law professor. He was a guest lecturer in a Constitutional Law class. Basically he came in and talked about social justice, which he was an expert on because his mother was a Marxist and he was half-black from his Muslim father who bailed on him when he was a child.

Don’t professors tend to have a PhD?

Neo on March 13, 2013 at 11:02 AM

Metrosexual Man

jake-the-goose on March 13, 2013 at 11:04 AM

The State Run Media is killing America…he will do what they allow him to do. They still love him.

d1carter on March 13, 2013 at 11:04 AM

I really despise this guy. It still amazes me that he has won two terms.

Throat Wobbler Mangrove on March 13, 2013 at 11:07 AM

Obama is not a Constitutional Law professor. He was a guest lecturer in a Constitutional Law class.

That’s not quite true, but I feel similar discomfort calling him a “professor.” Obama called himself one, and UC happily obliged in doing the same, but he was technically a lecturer — not a “guest lecturer, but a lecturer. For most people’s purposes, that’s good enough. But as a qualification for being an expert on the Constitution, I don’t think it is.

calbear on March 13, 2013 at 11:09 AM

Don’t professors tend to have a PhD?

Neo on March 13, 2013 at 11:02 AM

don’t constitutional lawyers have licenses? he is disbarred in DC and Illiois. So is Mooch.

DanMan on March 13, 2013 at 11:09 AM

Those are not mutually exclusive states of being.

Happy Nomad on March 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM

You’re right. I should have added “or both.”

RadClown on March 13, 2013 at 11:12 AM

If he can not be blamed for one single thing…..why do we need him?

geminicontender on March 13, 2013 at 11:13 AM

I really despise this guy. It still amazes me that he has won two terms.

Throat Wobbler Mangrove on March 13, 2013 at 11:07 AM

When you consider voter fraud which IMHO can be more rampant with computerized machines, coupled with record numbers living off the government, it’s not hard to see how this happens. It’s only going to get worse and it is exactly why political solutions are no longer possible.

bgibbs1000 on March 13, 2013 at 11:13 AM

OT, but related….Drudge has a nice article on “Cheap Calligraphy” that rivals the WH’s Calligaphers….

I remember a number of folkz here defending the WH, because “Computers just don’t do calligraphy.” Well, guess what they do…so why are we payinng $277,000 for calligraphers?

But no WH tours.

JFKY on March 13, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Obama: Hey, don’t blame me for those canceled White House tours

Be fair, AllahPundit. Dear Liar does have to save up for Mochelle’s 50th birthday party. And what’s more important, schoolkids touring the White House and learning about how our government works or Mochelle’s birthday party?

And don’t be racist about it.

rbj on March 13, 2013 at 11:15 AM

radjah shelduck on March 13, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Thank you.

Fallon on March 13, 2013 at 11:19 AM

President Barack “The Buck Stops …somewhere else” Obama, strikes again.

BigGator5 on March 13, 2013 at 11:21 AM

clearly, there NEVER will be anything we can blame on this tool…ever….ever…..

Well, we can, but Barry will never, ever, accept or take the blame for anything that could be pinned on him, as one can expect from the Narcissist in Chief.

hawkeye54 on March 13, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Obama is not a Constitutional Law professor. He was a guest lecturer in a Constitutional Law class. Basically he came in and talked about social justice, which he was an expert on because his mother was a Marxist and he was half-black from his Muslim father who bailed on him when he was a child.

Don’t professors tend to have a PhD?

Neo on March 13, 2013 at 11:02 AM

Depends on the academic discipline…some disciplines don’t have PHD’s.

To be a professor at an accredited institution, the minimum requirement is a Masters Degree in the discipline.

In my field academics decided PHD’s for artists was kinda silly (It is) but an MFA in Visual Arts Disciplines (Painting,Sculture…etc.) does have more hours than a MA…Hence the MFA distinction.

PHD’s in Art History are awarded for the scholarly discipline of History.

workingclass artist on March 13, 2013 at 11:25 AM

In the spirit of “bipartisanship” and from “I Hate President Barack H Obama. There, I Said It.” (M2RB: The Romantics)…

I hate him for refusing to take responsibility for I hate him for refusing to take responsibility for ANYTHING and his eternal reflexiveness to blame Bush; the Bush tax cuts; the Japanese tsunami; the Arab Spring; the euro crisis; ATMs; airport kiosks; oil prices; corporate jet owners; rich fatcats; Afghanistan; Iran; Israel; Israeli settlements; Iraq; the deficit; the debt; Republican obstructionism; Blue Dog Democrats; BP; the financial crisis; Scott Brown’s election; Greece; “teabaggers;” political gridlock; the euro; eurosceptics; too little government; too few taxes; the debt debate; Standard & Poor’s; wealthy people who want to keep what they earned; oil companies; Ireland; some car that won’t get out of the ditch, cliffs; Slurpees; Portugal; Midwest heatwaves; ice storms in Tennessee and Kentucky; hurricanes; health care costs; too little government investment in subsidised green energy; math errors; millionaires and billionaires; Wall Street; hedge fund managers; the unfairness of the debt limit law; “man-caused disasters;” “overseas contingency operations;” various seasons in the Arab world (“It’s Spring! No, maybe, it’s only Autumn! Well, OK, maybe, we were irrationally exuberant and it’s an Arab Winter!”); Congress’ unwillingness to spend more on Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious stimulus programmes; people who holiday in Las Vegas; the American form of government; people who won’t “eat their peas”; Rush Limbaugh; Sean Hannity; Glenn Beck; “enemies;” Fox News; bitterclingers; “shadowy overseas groups;” Americans For Prosperity; the Heritage Foundation; the CATO Institute; our “messy system of government;” other people’s “ideologies;” people in positions of power in Washington (but not him or Nancy Pelosi or Harry Reid or House Democrats or Senate Democrats); SuperPACs (except his and those of Democrats, of course); people who want to reform entitlements, i.e., Republicans, libertarians, independents, moderates, and Blue Dog Democrats (even though he has said they must be reformed because they are unsustainable); people who do not want to reform entitlements, i.e., Progressives (even though he has said they must be reformed because they are unsustainable); people who produce budgets in accordance with the law; budget hawks because deficit spending is only “irresponsible” and “unpatriotic” when Republicans do it; Islamophobes that question the Muslim Brotherhood; the Praetorian Guard/MSM, which only very, very rarely questions the Palace’s line; people that need “revenge” taken out upon them; citizens and representatives,who don’t want to “ride in the back of the bus;” Mitt Romney, who “kills women with cancer, has stock in a company that closed a factory in Illinois and opened a new one in China (like I do), doesn’t pay taxes (like my Treasury Secretary), and has money in Cayman Island bank accounts (like my director of OMB), dontcha know?”; and YouTube videos for his own failures.

And, that’s just the first term!

Resist We Much on March 13, 2013 at 11:25 AM

George Stephanopolous: Can I polish your knob?
Barack Obama: Why yes, yes you can.

John the Libertarian on March 13, 2013 at 11:25 AM

The blatant dishonesty of using the sequester as the reason for canceling the tours is driving up a wall. Unless I have been misreading,the sequester does not effect the current budget. How do future cuts in the rate of growth have any effect on the current allocated monies?
Maybe he just found a way to get those troublesome, pesky tourists out of his house and at the same get political points by blaming it on the evil Republicans.

oldernwiser on March 13, 2013 at 11:26 AM

I really despise this guy. It still amazes me that he has won two terms.

Lessee, a dumbed down gimmecrat voter base salivating at all the free stuff promised to them, a complicit lapdog media, viscous personal attacks against the opposition, lies and fraud in the campaigns and in voting.

Nope…not amazing at all.

hawkeye54 on March 13, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Obama has an adolescent addiction to notoriety…

workingclass artist on March 13, 2013 at 11:29 AM

And, that’s just the first term!

And barely into the second, we ain’t seen nothin’ yet.

hawkeye54 on March 13, 2013 at 11:30 AM

First, let’s stop calling Obysmal a “professor.” He never was one.

Is Obysmal taking the “You didn’t build that!” position re the SS excuse for shutting down the WH tours? What a sad excuse for an adult!

He used the SS detail and a number of vehicles for a half-mile trip to a restaurant in order to dine/schmooze with select Republicans in his phony “outreach.” He repeatedly demonstrates weak skills in prioritizing spending issues unless they serve some type of propaganda point.

He gives on-the-one-hand/on-the-other-hand answers to direct questions in order to evade responsibility. And the media swoon over his “measured” and “balanced” responses as if he were the height of intelligent discourse.

Did OFA pay for the patches to be sewn on Stephanopoulus’s trousers after this charade of an interview exclusive?

onlineanalyst on March 13, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Typical affirmative action product, nothing is ever his fault. He takes responsibility for nothing, but he wants the position and the perks without doing the job. We had one exactly like obama jammed down my unit’s throat when I was in the military…totally useless. It must be harder than ever to be an intelligent, responsible black individual with obama in the White House.

rjh on March 13, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Don’t professors tend to have a PhD?

Neo on March 13, 2013 at 11:02 AM

Not law school professors. A moot point, of course, since Obama was never one.

Resist We Much on March 13, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Closing the WH to tours is nothing more than a tantrum…a very public and embarrassing tantrum which reveals a delusionally imperious attitude towards the constitutional function of the Presidency.

workingclass artist on March 13, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Lessee, a dumbed down gimmecrat voter base salivating at all the free stuff promised to them, a complicit lapdog media, viscous personal attacks against the opposition, lies and fraud in the campaigns and in voting.

Nope…not amazing at all.

hawkeye54 on March 13, 2013 at 11:29 AM

True enough. Maybe I should have said I find it revolting that he has won two terms.

Throat Wobbler Mangrove on March 13, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Obama: Hey, don’t blame me for being a pvssy, never taking ownership of my decisions

Fixed

MNHawk on March 13, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Of course we wouldn’t think of blaming you . . . this guy makes Teflon look like fly paper.

rplat on March 13, 2013 at 11:42 AM

The buck never ever stops here…. Barack Hussein Obama….

Bubba Clinton, “Heh,heh, the buck never got here.”

Barry Soetoro, “Buck? What buck?”

hawkeye54 on March 13, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Concerning the 18 SS agents involved with White House tours.

Are they not getting paid right now? Because if they are, no money is being saved by cancelling the tours.

That would be….a lie.

BobMbx on March 13, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Maybe I should have said I find it revolting that he has won two terms.

Yes, revolting is quite apt.

At the rate things are going, wouldn’t be surprised to find some of us revolting as well.

hawkeye54 on March 13, 2013 at 11:45 AM

If everything bad is someone else’s fault, and Obama is powerless to either prevent or fix a situation, then he’s obviously either a crappy leader or not in charge at all. Can you imagine:

Truman: “What’s a Hiroshima?”
Ike: “Powers took that plane to Russia all on his own.”
JFK: “The Navy took it upon itself to blockade Cuba!”
LBJ: “Nobody told me the military was sending all those troops to Vietnam.”
Nixon: “I never had a dog named Checkers.”
Ford: “Nixon’s pardon was signed by an unknown secretary with the autopen.”
Carter: “Inflation? What inflation?”
Reagan: “Some speechwriter in the field added the term ‘evil empire’ into that speech!”
Bush I: “The Democrats broke their promises, forcing me to raise taxes.”
Clinton: “That Monica girl seduced me!”
Bush II: “The Secret Service ordered me to wait until that girl finished reading so I wouldn’t hurt her feelings!”
Obama: Take your pick. there are so many from which to choose with this lying joker, this phoney figurehead.

Liam on March 13, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Don’t professors tend to have a PhD?

Neo on March 13, 2013 at 11:02 AM

Not law school professors. A moot point, of course, since Obama was never one.

Resist We Much on March 13, 2013 at 11:34 AM

There is a generally acknowledged casual use of the term Professor by students and in some brochures towards instructors & lecturers etc…

The Academic term of Professor applies to those Full Time Faculty who are on the Tenure Track.

The level is determined by adjunct professor or associate professor etc. as they move on the track. Once awarded Tenure they become Full Time Professors in their discipline.

Rules for Tenure vary within academic institutions, departments and disciplines, but in important ways must conform to international academic standards for accreditation which could be compromised or lost.

They upgrade in salary and benefits according to the standards of the institution.

workingclass artist on March 13, 2013 at 11:47 AM

It’s just the kind of sleazy move we come to expect from Obama.

So surely you are to blame. Your fingerprints are all over it.

fogw on March 13, 2013 at 11:59 AM

Cashiers at convenience stores have to assume more responsibility than this jerk.

What a nothing he is – there’s absolutely nothing there.

Cody1991 on March 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM

What a immature, petulant excuse for leader. Embarrassing!

rjoco1 on March 13, 2013 at 12:03 PM

Dear Leader is consistent. It’s not his fault. It never is. Nothing is.

He ought to wear a badge that says “It’s Not My Fault”.

Affirmative action taken to its logical conclusion at the highest level.

farsighted on March 13, 2013 at 12:03 PM

I realize it’s silly to keep up the charade that he ever really opposed gay marriage

Given his upbringing in Indonesia and around muslims, it’s more likely that he’s actually opposed to gay marriage and this is the charade.

Ronnie on March 13, 2013 at 12:05 PM

Mooch’s 50th birthday party and trips for Mooch and the Little Moochers or White House Tours … decisions … decisions … decisions.

bw222 on March 13, 2013 at 12:06 PM

Hey, don’t blame me

I’m only the president. BLAME BUSH!

GarandFan on March 13, 2013 at 12:09 PM

workingclass artist on March 13, 2013 at 11:47 AM

I am a law school graduate. I am speaking of that which I am intimately familiar. Most law professors do NOT have Ph.D.s.

Resist We Much on March 13, 2013 at 12:16 PM

I sure hope congress will stop this money? WE JUST don’t have the money! But if foto’s have a hand in this, it probably will be given?

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/13/lawmakers-question-risky-55b-loan-for-high-speed-vegas-train-amid-sequester/
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letget on March 13, 2013 at 12:18 PM

I had nothin to do with it – I was out on the golf course, and uh gettin a burger, and uh on vacation……

dentarthurdent on March 13, 2013 at 12:21 PM

Where does the idea come from that it is a religious principle that marriage is an inter-gender institution? That’s not religion, that’s biology.

Steve Stoddard on March 13, 2013 at 12:24 PM

Clinton: “That Monica girl seduced me!”

Uh….he actually did say that, or something close to it.

IIRC, the actual quote is “I wasn’t having sex with her, she was having sex with me”

BobMbx on March 13, 2013 at 12:24 PM

Mooch’s 50th birthday party and trips for Mooch and the Little Moochers or White House Tours … decisions … decisions … decisions.

bw222 on March 13, 2013 at 12:06 PM

The American Taxpayer shouldn’t be footing the bill for any of Mooch’s staff, her or her lil moocher’s travel or vacations. If they go with Jugears on an official trip, fine, but nothing that isn’t part of his job.

Hussein should have to reimburse ALL the real costs of jet-setting to Hawaii or Martha’s Vineyard. If he wants to Vacay on our dime, we built a place for it, it’s called Camp David. Anywhere else, he should have to fork over the cash from his ghostwritten autobiographical stash.

wildcat72 on March 13, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Love that Scrappleface.
Sasha and Malia learn “fiscal discipline” from Obysmal and Mooch:
http://scrappleface.com/?p=805&utm_source=ScrappleFace&utm_campaign=476c18ce16-Obama_Sasha_Malia_Deserve_Massive_Debt&utm_medium=email

onlineanalyst on March 13, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Obysmal buzz words worked into the phony interview: “practical politics,” “healthy debate.” The dipwad thinks that he is still sitting in a college bull session.

onlineanalyst on March 13, 2013 at 12:46 PM

I don’t expect an honest answer —

That is a well-founded position. He doesn’t, as a rule, give honest answers.

iurockhead on March 13, 2013 at 12:49 PM

Obama: Hey, don’t blame me for those canceled White House tours

Obama will never man-up to anything.

Histrionic personality disorder is one of a group of conditions called “Cluster B” or “dramatic” personality disorders. People with these disorders have intense, unstable emotions and distorted self-images. For people with histrionic personality disorder, their self-esteem depends on the approval of others and does not arise from a true feeling of self-worth. They have an overwhelming desire to be noticed, and often behave dramatically or inappropriately to get attention. The word histrionic means “dramatic or theatrical.”

MichaelGabriel on March 13, 2013 at 12:50 PM

That is a well-founded position. He doesn’t, as a rule, give honest answers. – iurockhead on March 13, 2013 at 12:49 PM

Can someone tell me when he ever has given an honest answer on any difficult subject?

SC.Charlie on March 13, 2013 at 12:57 PM

If the media were to ever turn on Obama, they could do him in in a day. Fastest impeachment ever!

Aplombed on March 13, 2013 at 1:01 PM

George Stephanopolous: Can I polish your knob?
Barack Obama: Why yes, yes you can.

John the Libertarian on March 13, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Hillary: Hey! What about mine?

RandallinHerndon on March 13, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Is there any reason that there still is a White House Press Corps? I thought they were supposed to get down to the TRUTH. To get answers to pressing questions, not played like Nero’s fiddle.

SC.Charlie on March 13, 2013 at 1:02 PM

George Stephanopolous: Can I polish your knob?
Barack Obama: Why yes, yes you can. After a suitable donation to my PAC

John the Libertarian on March 13, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Added for further reality.

Liam on March 13, 2013 at 1:11 PM

blame Moochelle

burserker on March 13, 2013 at 1:20 PM

radjah shelduck on March 13, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Good stuff.

LetsBfrank on March 13, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Alibi Barry strikes again.

2ndMAW68 on March 13, 2013 at 1:21 PM

Barry jonesing to close the People’s house since 2008.

LetsBfrank on March 13, 2013 at 1:24 PM

Is there any reason that there still is a White House Press Corps? I thought they were supposed to get down to the TRUTH. To get answers to pressing questions, not played like Nero’s fiddle.

SC.Charlie on March 13, 2013 at 1:02 PM

They’ve been “getting down” for almost 5 years now. On their Kneepads.

Del Dolemonte on March 13, 2013 at 1:24 PM

It is pretty apparent to me that Mooch cancelled the tours because she doesn’t want the white trash tromping through her mansion.

pat on March 13, 2013 at 1:25 PM

“I’d like to see him asked..” Don’t hold your breath.

bluesdoc70 on March 13, 2013 at 2:27 PM

Almost like when Adoph and Eva canceled tours of the Bergesgarten.

However, the Begesgarten cost a whole lot less to run.

acyl72 on March 13, 2013 at 2:54 PM

…JugEars could pee in his pants in front of the nation…and blame someone else for wetting himself

KOOLAID2 on March 13, 2013 at 3:29 PM

The White House is under siege and “Occupied” by an illegal alien, his wife, kids and mother-in-law, while American citizens are locked out! The Federal budget is similarly under siege and is being held hostage to the Muslim, communist, jihad, agenda against the United States! All of this is hidden in plain sight with very few even noticing the intentional destruction of our great nation! The audacity is showing more than ever and may lead to such levels that impeachment may actually happen!

Marco on March 13, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Couldn’t the millionaire 1%-er Barack The All-Powerful have taken a slight salary cut to make up the difference and keep the tours going …for the children?

The crippled kids and the sick kids especially?

Barack Obama- Compassionate Incompetence.

profitsbeard on March 13, 2013 at 11:49 PM

How bad dose this stink? Lets count the ways.

1. The cost of the secret service is paid by the Department of Homeland Security.
2. The purpose of the secret service is to keep a group of 6 grade kids from wandering about.
3. No agents were laid off, only transferred to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the Treasury Department.
4. Savings in theory are of 1480 over time hours per week at only $25.00/hour or only $37,000 per week.
5. White House tours are only available for 20 hours per week.
6. Actual maximum savings could only be $17,500 per week.
7. Secret service agents are not hourly employees.
8. Only Congressmen are punished by this since only congressmen arrange for the tours.
9. The White House office that coordinates the tours will still be fully staffed but with nothing to do. In 2012 the Government spent over $1,200,000,000.00 for Obama and family recreational activities. No cuts there.

jpcpt03 on March 14, 2013 at 3:50 AM