Debbie Wasserman-Schultz: I meant what I said — we’re running on ObamaCare next year

posted at 12:41 pm on November 14, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via the Corner, here’s America’s most lifelike talking-points robot doubling down on a promise that seems even more ludicrous now than it did when she first made it three days ago. But listen: For all the laughing you’re about to do at Debbie’s expense, give her a smidgen of credit for remaining a loud-and-proud ObamaCare booster even as dozens of gutless schmucks in her caucus run screaming from the fire they set in 2010. Maybe she doesn’t have a choice — part of being DNC chair means smiling when you chow down on whatever new sh*t sandwich Obama’s just made for you — but it’s a nice change of pace from the “I’m shocked to find gambling going on in here” attitude from other Democrats. Her reward for being a loyal soldier will be a brand new set of talking points soon, likely emphasizing that insurance companies are “extremists” and maybe borderline terrorists for failing to bring back all those canceled plans that ObamaCare all but forced them to cancel.

I told you before that I feel no schadenfreude towards people who’ve had their plans canceled, even if they helped elect this loser in the first place. But that doesn’t mean we can’t gather a big pile of schadenfreude at the political predicament now facing congressional Democrats and make snow angels in it. Jonah Goldberg’s handing you the chalice. Drink deep:

But as a political and ideological matter, this is beyond fantastic. For years we’ve been told that Democrats were more “reality-based,” that “facts have a liberal bias,” in the words of Paul Krugman, and that if they could just have their way, they could fix all of our problems. No one represented this arrogant promise more than Barack Obama himself. But, with an irony so rich it would be made of Corinthian leather if it was a car seat, the only way he could get his signature legislation passed was to baldly and brazenly lie about it, over and over and over again. He created a rhetorical cloud castle where no one would lose his insurance, every family would save thousands of dollars, and millions of the uninsured would suddenly get coverage. Anyone who doubted this was called a fool or a liar, or even a racist. It was, in the parlance of liberalism, a “false choice” to assert that Obamacare couldn’t be a floor wax and a dessert topping.

And all of this — every bit of it — is their own fault. The bedraggled cadres of Obama’s defenders are valiantly trying to blame it all on Republican sabotage: The Obama administration had to keep the whole thing secret for fear of “feeding the opposition,” in the words of a Washington Post reconstruction of the debacle. But when you read the stories, if you replace phrases like “keep the Republicans from finding out” with the more accurate “keep the public from finding out,” you’ll get a better sense of things. The Obama White House, by which I mean the Obama campaign, was desperate to keep voters from grasping the scope of its misinformation campaign until after the election. And then, after the election, it was afraid to let the public know what they’d been misinformed about…

If Obamacare had been a shining success from Day One, do you think the Democrats would be in the mood to share the credit? Then why should Republicans be in more of a mood to share the blame?

The best part of the clip, needless to say, is DWS clinging for dear life to Terry McAuliffe’s win in Virginia even though Cuccinelli (a) was badly outspent, (b) politically damaged by the shutdown, (c) ran a weak campaign by all accounts, (d) had a terrible de facto running mate in the GOP’s choice for lieutenant governor, (e) was expertly demagogued by Dems with “war on women” nonsense, and (e) nearly won the election anyway thanks to the ObamaCare Chernobyl. Good luck in the midterms, Debbie.


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Good!!!

dentarthurdent on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM

Bishop!!!

dentarthurdent on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM

WOO HOO – this might be the best election night EVER!

gophergirl on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM

God I hate seeing pictures of that thing…..

dentarthurdent on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM

She’s an obsolete obamabot. She’s not designed to accept new programming.

Flange on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

The face of the fanatic.

America is infested with tens of millions of her ilk.

OhEssYouCowboys on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

it’s now proven. She is stupid.

gerrym51 on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

They still have the MSM running almost total cover for them, and they control the printing presses at Treasury.

Mr. Bingley on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

This “woman” should have her picture in the dictionary next to the phrase “useful idiot”, or maybe just “idiot”. Wow, like a lemming off the proverbial cliff.

HomeoftheBrave on November 14, 2013 at 12:45 PM

That woman has dead eyes. So does Obama. Maybe they are those lizard people I’ve heard talk of.

BeachBum on November 14, 2013 at 12:45 PM

it’s now proven. She is stupid.

gerrym51 on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

You needed proof? Lol.

Please. Run on it.
Ted Cruz and Mike Lee counted on it.

HornetSting on November 14, 2013 at 12:45 PM

But Debbie,
MARY LANDRIEU DOES NOT share YOUR opinion…………

FlaMurph on November 14, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Floridians, do your duty: tar and feather this piece of sh**.

M240H on November 14, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Go for it, Mayonnaise Head.

Pork-Chop on November 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM

Maybe she doesn’t have a choice — part of being DNC chair means smiling when you chow down on whatever new sh*t sandwich Obama’s just made for you

True. Party cheerleaders have to do this kind of crap. Even when Tom Daschle knew the Dems were going to lose big in 2002 he was out there predicting massive victories because of Bush.

Happy Nomad on November 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM

Why do Democrats hate the sick?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y352YZTygHI

PappyD61 on November 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Once you sell your home, any profits over the first $500,000 are already subject to a capital gains tax. And now those profits will have an additional 3.8% tax to fund Obamacare.

Aioso noted that there is also a lot of confusion surrounding this tax and many homeowners know little about it.

http://www.my9nj.com/story/23967715/njs-rich-funding-obamacare

davidk on November 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

She is stupid now but in so deep if she changes her mind she becomes even more stupid to her voters.Another one that fell for the lies but can’t let it be known.If she was a dateable woman the night would be so easy for the man.

docflash on November 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Idiot.

rplat on November 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

You know Deb, for once I agree with you…
..afterall, faced with the choice of using your face
in political ads, or running on ObamCare, you chose Wisely…

ToddPA on November 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Floridians, do your duty: tar and feather this piece of sh**.

M240H on November 14, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Unfortunately, she’s so dang greasy, I doubt that the tar would stick.

Pork-Chop on November 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Floridians, do your duty: tar and feather this piece of sh**.

M240H on November 14, 2013 at 12:47 PM

There’s really no reason to denigrate shit like that.

;O)

OhEssYouCowboys on November 14, 2013 at 12:52 PM

Throw every single Democrat on the ballot in 2014 out of office, including this clown.

Item one, to be taken up before the applause finishes echoing after the newly elected are sworn in: ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AGAINST EVERY MEMBER OF THIS CRIMINAL ADMINISTRATION.

Throw them all out of office and into prison for what they have done!

turfmann on November 14, 2013 at 12:56 PM

I told you before that I feel no schadenfreude towards people who’ve had their plans canceled, even if they helped elect this loser in the first place.

Anyone who helped elect the Indonesian Dog-Eating America-hater should burn in hell. Anyone who didn’t fight his election, who went along with the idiocy that Barky had an IQ over 90, or didn’t fight every stupid, anti-American, anti-civilization utterance that spilled out of his dog-hole should join them.

Nothing that has happened in the last 5 years has been any sort of a surprise. NOTHING. ANyone with even half a brain could have predicted all of this from back in 2008 when it was clear that the Constitution was going to be ignored for a stuttering moron who didn’t have the brain power or competence to even run a mop, let alone be set free to carry out some demented, retarded Sukarno-style “rule” in America (R.I.P.).

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 14, 2013 at 12:56 PM

They’ll be running on it whether they want to our not. The Democrats own this mess and the American people are ticked. Say hello to a Republican majority in the Senate.

Ordinary1 on November 14, 2013 at 12:58 PM

To paraphrase the old Soviet joke:

No, Debs; In 2014, ObamaCare runs on YOU.
With big, knobby tractor tires.
And then backs over you and your party again, just for good measure.

Enjoy that. I know that I will.

orangemtl on November 14, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Please God, let this be the truth!

Amen

D-fusit on November 14, 2013 at 12:59 PM

I want to have hope for America, that future generations can enjoy it. Maybe the next 12 months will represent the beginning of that.

22044 on November 14, 2013 at 12:59 PM

I want to see the grimmest looks on the trolls in the media on election night 2014.
When they realize that they have to do their jobs again.
If you know what I mean.

22044 on November 14, 2013 at 1:00 PM

If only it was literally suicide.

Murphy9 on November 14, 2013 at 1:02 PM

A fourth grade teacher asked the children what their fathers did for a living. All the typical answers came up – fireman, mechanic, businessman, salesman… and so forth. However, little Justin was being uncharacteristically quiet, so when the teacher prodded him about his father, he replied,
“My father’s an exotic dancer in a gay cabaret and takes off all his clothes to music in front of other men and they put money in his underwear. Sometimes, if the offer is really good, he will go home with some guy and stay with him all night for money.”
The teacher, obviously shaken by this statement, hurriedly set the other children to work on some exercises and took little Justin aside.
“Is that really true about your father?”

“No,” the boy said, “He works for the Democratic National Committee and helped to get Obama elected, but it’s too embarrassing to say that in front of the other kids.”

Schadenfreude on November 14, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Florida really has a nice assortment of institutionally
deranged politicians….you have this Human puss case,
and the Demented Psychopath of Orlando, Alan Grayson.

ToddPA on November 14, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Above vaporizer: http://www.ploom.com/pax

$249.99 w/free shipping. (I would think so.)

davidk on November 14, 2013 at 1:03 PM

I so hope that they will.

Schadenfreude on November 14, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Kenny Powers

X on November 14, 2013 at 1:04 PM

No doubt, they are the arsonists who set O’care ablaze, and now are trying to take over the driver’s seat of the GOP fire truck. #poundsand.

hillsoftx on November 14, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Awesome.

Bring it, you effing retarded poodle.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on November 14, 2013 at 1:04 PM

That sounds like an awesome strategy!!!

HumpBot Salvation on November 14, 2013 at 1:05 PM

The Kool Aid is strong in Wasserman.

GarandFan on November 14, 2013 at 1:07 PM

She’s been mizled.

incredible on November 14, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Anyone who helped elect the Indonesian Dog-Eating America-hater should burn in hell. Anyone who didn’t fight his election, who went along with the idiocy that Barky had an IQ over 90, or didn’t fight every stupid, anti-American, anti-civilization utterance that spilled out of his dog-hole should join them.

Nothing that has happened in the last 5 years has been any sort of a surprise. NOTHING. ANyone with even half a brain could have predicted all of this from back in 2008 when it was clear that the Constitution was going to be ignored for a stuttering moron who didn’t have the brain power or competence to even run a mop, let alone be set free to carry out some demented, retarded Sukarno-style “rule” in America (R.I.P.).

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 14, 2013 at 12:56 PM

C’mon, don’t hold back.

Tell us how you really feel.

LOL

Bitter Clinger on November 14, 2013 at 1:10 PM

Bmore, capture the pic. of the Fraud in Chief.

Schadenfreude on November 14, 2013 at 1:10 PM

Politically and substantively, this is a low for the administration. “Things suck right now,” says one Senate Democratic aide. “They suck unbelievably much, considering where we were six weeks ago.”

Schadenfreude on November 14, 2013 at 1:12 PM

Politically and substantively, this is a low for the administration. “Things suck right now,” says one Senate Democratic aide. “They suck unbelievably much, considering where we were six weeks ago.”

Schadenfreude on November 14, 2013 at 1:12 PM

Yeah and six weeks ago your filthy boss wasn’t exposed as a liar, people still had their affordable health coverage, and the fact that the productive were being forced to pay extra for all the parasites was undetected by the public.

Sucks to be you.

Happy Nomad on November 14, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Yeah. Dems will be running on Obamacare next year….

….. whether they want to, or not. ;)

Murf76 on November 14, 2013 at 1:15 PM

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again.

DWS is a complete moron and an utter twit.

Is there NOT ONE member of the collectivist democrat party able to say the word “repeal?”

*crickets*

Turtle317 on November 14, 2013 at 1:17 PM

*****************Da KOOL_AID IS SPEAKING **************************!!

canopfor on November 14, 2013 at 1:18 PM

Go for it, you horse faced fool.

rjoco1 on November 14, 2013 at 1:19 PM

We heard you the first time.

You’re still running on ‘IF YOU LIKE YOUR PLAN, YOU CAN KEEP IT.’

Please continue. Go with it. We encourage you to.

Good Lt on November 14, 2013 at 1:21 PM

Keep pounding them. ALL OVER THE PLACE.

Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, emails, calls, on comment boards at Yahoo News or TMZ or wherever there is an opportunity.

Wait until 90 million start getting screwed in 2014 as their plans have to start conforming to the suck of Obamcare’s features.

PappyD61 on November 14, 2013 at 1:21 PM

And all of this — every bit of it — is their own fault. The bedraggled cadres of Obama’s defenders are valiantly trying to blame it all on Republican sabotage:

A perfect description of Debbie Downer. When was the last time a comb crossed that bedraggled mop? And would this be pronounced bed-raggled?

But when you read the stories, if you replace phrases like “keep the Republicans from finding out” with the more accurate “keep the public from finding out,” you’ll get a better sense of things. The Obama White House, by which I mean the Obama campaign, was desperate to keep voters from grasping the scope of its misinformation campaign until after the election.

Pelosi said they had to pass the bill to find out what was in it. But even after it was passed, the public couldn’t find out what was in it until 2013–enough time to re-elect the O-bomb.

For Democrats to run on Obamacare next year is like riding the Hindenburg in a blimp race. There may be some Democrat Senators in ejector seats who might disagree with Debbie.

Steve Z on November 14, 2013 at 1:22 PM

She was chosen DNC chair for her ability to read the talking points not for her fabulous hair.

JimK on November 14, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Throw every single Democrat on the ballot in 2014 out of office, including this clown.

Item one, to be taken up before the applause finishes echoing after the newly elected are sworn in: ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AGAINST EVERY MEMBER OF THIS CRIMINAL ADMINISTRATION.

Throw them all out of office and into prison for what they have done!

turfmann on November 14, 2013 at 12:56 PM

I live in this pig’s district and let me tell you that unfortunately she’s going nowhere. For you see the Jewish folk she panders to in this district, and there are lots of them, are the type that would have put their own families on the trains. No matter what happens to them adversely from the dimotard party they will still keep voting dim no matter what. There is no reasoning with blind kool ade drinkers like that. That doesn’t even get into the lazy assed moochers that live here.

Unfortunately this is one of the most ignorant, blind, inbred, scummy districts in the country and this see you next tuesday is here as long as she runs.

bbinfl on November 14, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Do it, Deb. I’d love to see your azz run out of South Florida.

katy the mean old lady on November 14, 2013 at 1:29 PM

Somebody put a leash on that mongrel, for the safety of all decent society…

JohnGalt23 on November 14, 2013 at 1:31 PM

bbinfl on November 14, 2013 at 1:27 PM

I dunno, babe. She’s whacking ‘em right in the old wallet now.

katy the mean old lady on November 14, 2013 at 1:31 PM

If she were on a sinking ship in the middle of the ocean I wonder if she is the type who would grab the anchor to save herself?

DaveDief on November 14, 2013 at 1:32 PM

ALINSKY RULE 10: “If you push a negative hard enough, it will push through and become a positive.”

faraway on November 14, 2013 at 1:33 PM

Oh. My. G-d.

Jonah’s article was bucket loads of sheer awesomeness!

nukemhill on November 14, 2013 at 1:38 PM

But listen: For all the laughing you’re about to do at Debbie’s expense, give her a smidgen of credit for remaining a loud-and-proud ObamaCare booster even as dozens of gutless schmucks in her caucus run screaming from the fire they set in 2010.

I’m sorry, AP, but I can’t even give this vapid ideologue a smidgen of credit for being little more than an apparatchik for an ideology and vision that is collapsing in the face of reality. If she can see reality – she clearly is choosing to ignore it, putting party / ideological loyalty before any real intellectual honesty.

At this point, she’s little different from a Soviet apparatchik announcing that the production levels under the current 5 year plan were achieved in the 3rd year, even though the for most of that time, the factories lacked even 25% of their needed raw materials.

The fact that common sense tells us what she says can’t be true, she still is a true believer… and the screeching one’s looking for a ‘fix’ to the ACA are just interested in political self-preservation.

Athos on November 14, 2013 at 1:41 PM

….. you’re darn right then, our candidates are going to run … on the advantage that “Obama Care” will be, going into the 2014 elections.

Rep and DNC Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz

.
HEY DEBBIE ……. I’m going to hold you to that, and can’t wait to hear you say that again next March … and April … and May … June, July, August, September, October, … ELECTION DAY ! …..
.
.
Dems up for reelection next year (except her) are already ‘back-pedaling’ as hard as they can, and she goes and says this.

listens2glenn on November 14, 2013 at 1:45 PM

My dream is to remake Blade Runner with Allah as Deckard and DWS as Rachael.

budfox on November 14, 2013 at 1:46 PM

Excellent… Please do run on Obamacare 24/7…

mnjg on November 14, 2013 at 1:51 PM

But listen: For all the laughing you’re about to do at Debbie’s expense, give her a smidgen of credit for remaining a loud-and-proud ObamaCare booster even as dozens of gutless schmucks in her caucus run screaming from the fire they set in 2010.

Pure gold, AP.

Dusty on November 14, 2013 at 2:10 PM

If she were on a sinking ship in the middle of the ocean I wonder if she is the type who would grab the anchor to save herself?

DaveDief on November 14, 2013 at 1:32 PM

She wouldn’t have to – I’d tie her to it.

dentarthurdent on November 14, 2013 at 2:11 PM

Here’s your shovel, DWS. Please keep digging!

Throat Wobbler Mangrove on November 14, 2013 at 2:14 PM

So can we pick up a veto-proof majority in 2014?

Jack Squat Bupkis on November 14, 2013 at 2:23 PM

DWS – Myzled we much!

ghostwalker1 on November 14, 2013 at 3:02 PM

I dunno, babe. She’s whacking ‘em right in the old wallet now.

katy the mean old lady on November 14, 2013 at 1:31 PM

Let’s just say I would be very surprised these people are brainless dims. They would vote the likes of Ted Bundy to rep them if he had a D after his name. Party is more important than the country to these fools.

bbinfl on November 14, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Please, Deb.

Do that.

TimBuk3 on November 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM

I have visited Alzheimers (sp) patients that don’t look as dazed and bewildered as her. And they make more sense.

crosshugger on November 14, 2013 at 4:38 PM

here’s America’s most lifelike talking-points robot…

I’ve been looking for an apt description for this one. Too good.

Cleombrotus on November 14, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Anyone who doubted this was called a fool or a liar, or even a racist. It was, in the parlance of liberalism, a “false choice” to assert that Obamacare couldn’t be a floor wax and a dessert topping.

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! F’ing brilliant!

dpduq on November 14, 2013 at 6:12 PM

here’s America’s most lifelike talking-points robot…

I’ve been looking for an apt description for this one. Too good.

Cleombrotus on November 14, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Lifelike in a Picasso-painting kind of way, maybe.

slickwillie2001 on November 14, 2013 at 6:13 PM

. . . as millions of Americans find out exactly what was in ObamaCare, after Dems passed it.

Thanks, Nance!

BigAlSouth on November 14, 2013 at 6:31 PM

I STILL wouldn’t f*ck her with a stolen d!ck. Never ever ever…

Moose Drool on November 14, 2013 at 7:27 PM

Debbie ‘n Ed?

Sherman1864 on November 14, 2013 at 7:43 PM

“He’s the least of your problems.” LOL. Wonder if he knows how that came across?

Dr. ZhivBlago on November 14, 2013 at 7:46 PM

WOO HOO – this might be the best election night EVER!

gophergirl on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM

God I hate seeing pictures of that thing…..

dentarthurdent on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM

She’s an obsolete obamabot. She’s not designed to accept new programming.

Flange on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

The face of the fanatic.

America is infested with tens of millions of her ilk.

OhEssYouCowboys on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

it’s now proven. She is stupid.

gerrym51 on November 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM

That woman has dead eyes. So does Obama. Maybe they are those lizard people I’ve heard talk of.

BeachBum on November 14, 2013 at 12:45 PM

Genius, every one!

thejackal on November 15, 2013 at 1:49 AM

GOOD BYE DEBBIE

(AT LAST)

carlr144 on November 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Thank God for DWS. Keep talking…please! The speech impediment is distracting; but she screws up so well, I’ll put up with it.

StevC on November 15, 2013 at 3:12 PM