Video: Pretty much everyone expressing dismay over White House response to world falling apart

posted at 9:31 pm on July 17, 2014 by Mary Katharine Ham

Was the Bear loose today? If Valerie Jarrett wanted to get a hashtag going for the president, #smh might have worked. Shep wasn’t the only one baffled by the White House’s insistence on pretending today was a day for the normal shake run and spin.

Via the Free Beacon, first ABC notes that the president seemed blindsided by Israel’s starting ground operations in Gaza today. Jonathan Karl cites the President’s and State Department’s optimism just hours earlier that a ceasefire would happen.

Second, Gen. Barry McCaffrey wonders aloud to Brian Williams on NBC why State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki seems utterly useless and uninformed on a matter of this importance:

Those were the networks. Then there was this:

And, to round out our array of flabbergasty, Charles Krauthammer— a more expected source of this sentiment, but as always, communicating it so well:

Juan Williams, for the record, thinks Obama’s reaction is hunky dory because cell phones.


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And Sarah Palin is the stupid one for calling for his impeachment . How else does the country survive?

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 9:40 PM

He has now convinced himself that he IS a Lame Duck, and will play the part to the best (not much) of his abilities.

Sabercat2 on July 17, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Let’s just tell it like it is Obama is immature amature who while destructive seems to be on a course of utter self destruction.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

Exactly.

katy the mean old lady on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

And Sarah Palin is the stupid one for calling for his impeachment . How else does the country survive?

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Considering Biden is the one quarterbacking the responses today, how could it be worse if we officially gave him the job now?

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

You know its bad when Barry had lost Piers Morgan.

cat_owner on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

Sorry. Meant for CT Sherman.

katy the mean old lady on July 17, 2014 at 9:43 PM

He did the same thing after Benghazi and after the Ft. Hood shooting. He just doesn’t care.

Jack_Burton on July 17, 2014 at 9:43 PM

Considering Biden is the one quarterbacking the responses today, how could it be worse if we officially gave him the job now?

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

I’m for it.

katy the mean old lady on July 17, 2014 at 9:44 PM

I guess 23 people dead is the “outrage point” for the LSM, cuz they sure could’ve cared less when 4 were murdered in Benghazi.

And my condolences to the families of today’s tragedy, heartbreaking.

waterytart on July 17, 2014 at 9:44 PM

…a day for the normal shake run rux and spin.

FIFY, MKH…making it more apropos for the “bear” reference… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Considering Biden is the one quarterbacking the responses today, how could it be worse if we officially gave him the job now?

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

Biden is an unmitigated doofus. BUT, I don’t think he despises Americaland like Prince Unicorn Dogeater does.

Jedditelol on July 17, 2014 at 9:45 PM

He is totally disconnected from reality don’t be shocked if he gets lazy even issuing executive orders.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Barack Obama is unfit for the office. It’s clear. Yet impeachment is off the table because the GOP are cowards and the Senate Democrats have surrendered their role as an independent branch of the government because so many of them support Obama’s Leftist goals.

They sit idly by as Obama brazenly usurps their power and bypasses Congress and the constitution.

Our government has stopped functioning and there is no way to get rid of Obama. So we seem destined to sink even further I to the abyss over the next two years as Obama acts unilaterally, the Left gives him cover, and the GOPe talk incessantly without actually acting.

Can we survive?

Charlemagne on July 17, 2014 at 9:46 PM

Obama got chewed out via Twitter by Piers Morgan? Seriously?

Count to 10 on July 17, 2014 at 9:46 PM

It’s pretty sad when Piers Morgan seems more mature and on point.

Flange on July 17, 2014 at 9:46 PM

I’ve been busy fabbing one hell of a custom Bobcat shovel and so I’ve been out of the loop today, are we talking 23 Americans dead on the plane that got downed in Ukraine?

And Dog Eater did what, mentioned it somewhere and then made some jokes about the GOP or something?

Help a brutha out here.

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:47 PM

Check please.

MT on July 17, 2014 at 9:47 PM

Charlemagne on July 17, 2014 at 9:46 PM Don’t be so bleak :) the man’s hubris is his downfall just give him the rope…pride comes before the fall.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:48 PM

Quite a trick to be simultaneously inexperienced and a lame duck.

Count to 10 on July 17, 2014 at 9:48 PM

Really,….but Team WH is utelizing the Race Card tho:

https://twitter.com/AP

The Associated Press @AP · 1h
CORRECTION: Probe into attacks on blacks in Mississippi grows with 4 indictments (CORRECTS number of new indictments) http://apne.ws/1pgzBsw

The Associated Press @AP · 2h
Federal investigation into attacks on blacks in Mississippi grows with 10 new indictments http://apne.ws/1pg2dCg

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 9:48 PM

Charles is the ULTIMATE professional! Not ONCE, when some lib has spewed his/her nonsense, has Charles EVER been caught on camera rolling his eyes. o_O

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 9:50 PM

And Dog Eater did what, mentioned it somewhere and then made some jokes about the GOP or something?

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:47 PM

He went for a burger run.

sharrukin on July 17, 2014 at 9:50 PM

He went for a burger run.
sharrukin on July 17, 2014 at 9:50 PM

And now he’s out pimping for $$$…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Video: Pretty much everyone expressing dismay over White House response to world falling apart
===============================

Those of us (Hot Air Members), knew this Cat0strophic Train Wreck
was going to happen with Hopey/Changey, all the way back to 08′!

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Worst president ever. Blithering illiterates elected him TWICE hoping to get more free cheese.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Sounds like the kind of rhetoric folks might use as they are realizing they have been played.

Bmore on July 17, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

Sorry, no Biden fan here at all, but Obama doesn’t give a shit about anything other than himself and his idea of transformation. Somehow, I think Biden at least cares about a few folks back in Delaware and Scranton enough, that he would be a bit more serious about the position than the Wizard.

Obama is bad. He’s a bad person let alone President.

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Juan Williams, for the record, thinks Obama’s reaction is hunky dory because cell phones.

When Juan doesn’t think his manlove’s response has been ‘hunky dory’, then his opinion will be news.

Until then…

Resist We Much on July 17, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Juan Williams, for the record, thinks Obama’s reaction is hunky dory because cell phones.

Similarly, I’m successful with women because porn.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Ok, I Drudged it and got the lowdown.

Jeebus, what a cold f**king fish this dog eating clown is, 300 innocent people reduced to their biological components by a missile and he’s worried about jazzing up a crowd.

Low class. No class. A grifting puny thug hiding behind the power and stature of his office, that’s how Dog Eater gets away with this.

Any of you lefties want to chime-in here?

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

****************** SUCKERS ***************************!!

Obama is/was ClueLess,…the MSM/DNC sold the
electorate, that Biden solved the “Foreign Policy
Ticket”,…to ensure Lib/Dem/Progressive Credibility!!!

Work’n out real great eh,…Libya/Syria/Iraq/Afghanistan,

sweat,blood and treasure down the F***ing drain!!!!!!!!!!!!!
————————————————————

Biden Brings Long Foreign Policy Experience to Obama’s Presidential Bid
A veteran of the Senate, Biden will try to help Obama tie McCain to Bush’s troubled overseas legacy

By Thomas Omestad
August 25, 2008
***************

n the realm of foreign policy,

Joseph Biden brings to Barack Obama’s presidential bid

something it lacks at the top—long experience with a range of countries,

problems, and foreign leaders.

During his short-lived presidential nomination run—and before he was tapped this weekend to be Obama’s vice presidential running mate—the Delaware senator argued

that the failures in Bush administration foreign policy and troubling trends overseas mean

that foreign policy should be front-and-center in this year’s race for the White House.

Obama’s selection of Biden signals

that the Democrats will indeed try to turn disquiet over falling U.S. standing in the world,

Washington’s troubles in Iraq and Afghanistan,

and other anxiety-producing events

like Russia’s invasion of Georgia to their political advantage.
(More..)
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http://www.usnews.com/news/campaign-2008/articles/2008/08/25/biden-brings-long-foreign-policy-experience-to-obamas-presidential-bid

canopfor on August 4, 2013 at 6:35 PM

canopfor on June 12, 2014 at 8:21 AM

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Jimmy Carter is indeed smiling somewhere as his title of worst president is now gone.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Dear MSM,

Look in the mirror and laugh at the clowns who voted for this foo.

You worms.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 9:54 PM

And we were worried about the 3:00 A.M. phone call. Turns out he can’t answer the 3:00 P.M. calls either. Or noon time. Or……..

KMav on July 17, 2014 at 9:54 PM

At what point do we resume (positively) influencing world events rather than just commenting on them over a burger and a coke?
#smh

ted c on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

I’ve gotten to the point where I feel sorry for Juan. I’d hate to have the job of taking up for our moron president.

Cindy Munford on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

And, as far as Jug Ears being “blindsided”, I think he’s blindsided every day when the sun rises.

waterytart on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

I’ve been busy fabbing one hell of a custom Bobcat shovel and so I’ve been out of the loop today, are we talking 23 Americans dead on the plane that got downed in Ukraine?

And Dog Eater did what, mentioned it somewhere and then made some jokes about the GOP or something?

Help a brutha out here.

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:47 PM

You pretty much covered it. BTW, there is a fool called Rix that could use that shovel. Seems to be flagging at hole digging.

katy the mean old lady on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

ABC notes that the president seemed blindsided by Israel’s starting ground operations in Gaza today.

A blind man could have seen that coming.

What did he expect them to do, set up an amnesty court?/

What in the hell is Obozo’s NSC doing? Are they advising him at all?

Patriot Vet on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

“Welcome to the Jungle . . .”

RedPepper on July 17, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Sorry, no Biden fan here at all, but Obama doesn’t give a shit about anything other than himself and his idea of transformation. Somehow, I think Biden at least cares about a few folks back in Delaware and Scranton enough, that he would be a bit more serious about the position than the Wizard.

Obama is bad. He’s a bad person let alone President.

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 9:52 PM

I’m no Plugs fan either, but I’ll take incremental improvements at this point.

The best part is, if we get him in the Oval Office before noon Eastern 1/20/2015, he can’t run for 2 full terms.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:56 PM

And I’m clean because soap aisle.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 9:56 PM

And now he’s out pimping for $$$…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Yup.

In the best of hands!

President’s schedule unchanged – he’s now at the Charcoal Pit near Wilmington where he ordered the “Pit Special” – burger & fries.
— Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) July 17, 2014

“I’m starving,” said Pres Obama as he sat down to lunch with letter writer Tanei Benjamin. He order a cheeseburger and fries. (Medium well)
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) July 17, 2014

“Mr. President, 23 Americans appear to have been murdered in the Ukraine conflict. Perhaps we should cut short this burger photo op.”
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) July 17, 2014

@markknoller

AF-1 wheels up from Delaware. Pres Obama en route to NYC for two Dem fundraisers. Both closed to press coverage.

Meanwhile Israel is advancing into the Gaza Strip and who knows what is taking place in the Ukraine.

The good news is that he isn’t interested in any of it, and all things considered… that’s probably a good thing.

sharrukin on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

And yeah I would take Biden in a Detroit minute over Dog Eater.

Biden is a stooge and a moron but knowing his family history we at least know the man has a heart and soul, that he can give a shiite for one effing moment about someone else without seeing a dollar sign attached.

Damn you 52%’ers for giving us this dog eating scumbag to assuage your latent racism, you really pulled a doozy.

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Jimmy Carter is indeed smiling somewhere as his title of worst president is now gone.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

That disappeared early 2010.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Obama is a definite narcissistic sociopath 300 people died and his response is bad jokes and photo-op’s. America has long ceased listening to him but his ego must always involve some egotistical platform.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Deja Boinking Vu:

Obama’s Pick Adds Foreign Expertise to Ticket
Published: August 23, 2008
**************************

WASHINGTON — Senator Barack Obama introduced Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. as his running mate on Saturday at a boisterous rally in Springfield, Ill., a choice that strengthens the Democratic ticket’s credentials on foreign policy and provides Mr. Obama a combative partner as he heads into the fight with Senator John McCain.

In Mr. Biden, Mr. Obama selected a six-term senator from Delaware best known for his expertise on foreign affairs — Mr. Biden spent last weekend in Georgia as that nation engaged in a tense confrontation with Russia — but also for his skills at political combat. Mr. Obama passed over other candidates who might have brought him a state or reinforced the message of change that has been central to his candidacy.

At the rally outside the Old State Capitol where Mr. Obama announced his candidacy 19 months ago, he described Mr. Biden as a man ready to be president. And he offered a passionate and politically instructive introduction of Mr. Biden: the portrait of a running mate who filled in what many Democrats have described as the political shortcomings of Mr. Obama.

He presented Mr. Biden as the product of a Catholic, blue-collar home in Pennsylvania who had endured personal tragedy in the death of his wife and daughter and his own brush with death, a man who could relate to the culture of the Senate or of working-class voters.

“I can tell you that Joe Biden gets it,” said Mr. Obama, of Illinois. “He’s that unique public servant who is at home in a bar in Cedar Rapids and the corridors of the Capitol; in the V.F.W. hall in Concord, and at the center of an international crisis.

“That’s because he is still that scrappy kid from Scranton who beat the odds — the dedicated family man and committed Catholic who knows every conductor on that Amtrak train to Wilmington.”

The choice of Mr. Biden was perhaps the most critical decision Mr. Obama has made as the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee. It suggested a concern by Mr. Obama’s advisers that his recent overseas trip might not have done enough to address persistent voter concerns about his level of experience, especially on national security.

Mr. Obama announced his selection when the conflict between Russia and Georgia has provided Republicans an opportunity to reinject foreign policy into an election that has increasingly focused on the economy, and as Mr. McCain, the presumed Republican nominee, has been proving himself a scrappier opponent than many Democrats had assumed he would be.

And Mr. Obama woke up to a reminder of his opponent’s aggressiveness. The McCain campaign released a television advertisement on Saturday morning — even before the rally began — using Mr. Biden’s own words discrediting Mr. Obama during their primary battles, showing Mr. Biden saying that Mr. Obama is “not ready” to be president.

In their appearance in Springfield, Mr. Biden, after trotting onto stage on a warm and brilliant day, offered a caustic preview of what he would be doing in the next 10 weeks. He offered a lusty attack on Mr. McCain — after noting that Mr. McCain “is genuinely a friend of mine; I’ve known John for 35 years” — that left little doubt of the role he would play at a time when many Democrats have worried that Mr. Obama is too restrained a campaigner.

At the same time, he argued, in what aides said was part of an effort to push back against Mr. McCain’s use of his past criticism of Mr. Obama in this campaign, that he had seen Mr. Obama grow in the crucible of a presidential campaign in which “you’re tested and challenged every single day.”

“And during those 18 months, I must tell you, frankly,” Mr. Biden said, “I have been disappointed in my friend John McCain, who gave in to the right wing of his party and gave in to the Swift boat politics he once so deplored.”

In a sign to Mr. McCain that friendship only goes so deep in politics, Mr. Biden went so far as to mock the Arizona senator for owning at least seven houses, as he talked about the kitchen-table conversations struggling Americans were having today. “That’s not a worry John McCain has to worry about,” he said. “It’s a pretty hard experience: He’ll have to figure out which of the seven kitchen tables to sit at.”

Mr. Obama announced his choice of Mr. Biden in text and e-mail messages that began streaming out of his Chicago headquarters at 3 a.m., hours after news of his decision began leaking out. “Barack has chosen Senator Joe Biden to be our VP nominee,” read the text message. “Watch the first Obama-Biden rally live at 3pm ET on http://www.BarackObama.com. Spread the word!”

At the end of the process, Mr. Obama was working off a list of four contenders. Besides Mr. Biden, the list included Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana, Gov. Tim Kaine of Virginia, and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas. It did not, by every account, include Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York, despite an early signal by her supporters that she was very interested in the position, and the belief by many Democrats that she would prove a major electoral asset to Mr. Obama.

Mrs. Clinton issued a statement on Saturday praising the choice and calling Mr. Biden “an exceptionally strong, experienced leader and devoted public servant.”

However, it is hardly clear that her supporters — many of whom have made no secret of their distress at being spurned — will be as outwardly enthusiastic. One of the main tasks for Mr. Obama’s campaign over the next few days, as Democrats meet in Denver for their convention, is trying to avoid a public display of tensions between the two camps and to ensure that her supporters rally around him in the fall.

The announcement, typical for the Obama campaign, was elaborately choreographed, taking place where Abraham Lincoln once served. The two men exchanged hugs and embraces during the event, but they also made amusing slips.

As he wrapped up his peroration, Mr. Obama turned and said, “So let me introduce to you, the next president — the next vice president of the United States of America — Joe Biden.” Mr. Biden offered a new and presumably welcome twist on the frequently mangled name of the presumptive Democratic nominee, as he paid tribute to the “next president of the United States, Barack America!”

Mr. Biden, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is familiar with foreign leaders and diplomats around the world. Although he initially voted to authorize the war in Iraq — Mr. Obama opposed it from the start — Mr. Biden became a persistent critic of President Bush’s policies in Iraq. Mr. Obama’s acquaintance with Mr. Biden is in no small part a result of the fact that the two serve together on that committee, aides said.

Mr. Biden, who sought the Democratic presidential nomination himself this year before pulling out after performing poorly in the first contest, in Iowa, has shown himself to be a tough political brawler, a characteristic that many Democrats say Mr. Obama has not displayed against Mr. McCain. That is something that presidential candidates typically look for in a running mate.

Mr. Biden seems likely to fill in other gaps in Mr. Obama’s political appeal that became increasingly clear during the primary season and going into the fall. He is a Roman Catholic, as Mr. Obama noted twice in his introduction, and could appeal to a group with which Mr. Obama had trouble during the Democratic primaries. He has a blue-collar background, potentially giving him appeal among working-class voters, another bloc in which Mr. Obama ran poorly in the primaries. And he was born in Pennsylvania, a battleground state that could be vital to both parties.

At 65, Mr. Biden adds a few years and gray hair to a ticket that otherwise might seem a bit young (Mr. Obama is 47). He is, as Mr. Obama’s advisers were quick to assert, someone prepared to take over as president.

He is also something of a fixture in Washington, and he would bring to the campaign — and the White House — a familiarity with the way the city and Congress work that Mr. Obama cannot match after his relatively short stint in the Senate. Sensitive to portrayals of Mr. Biden as a creature of Washington who undercuts Mr. Obama’s claims to represent change, aides to Mr. Obama emphasized that Mr. Biden commutes home by train each evening to Wilmington, Del., where he has continued to live throughout his Senate career.

By the time the announcement was made, it was anything but a surprise, and Republicans were ready, armed with what Democrats assumed was a mountain of material mined from Mr. Biden’s 36 years in the Senate and his presidential campaign.

By dawn, the McCain campaign had produced the television advertisement, replayed regularly on news programs, that reprised critical statements Mr. Biden made about Mr. Obama during the campaign. “I think he can be ready, but right now, I don’t believe he is,” Mr. Biden said in August 2007. “The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job training.”

For good measure, it included a quotation from Mr. Biden talking about Mr. McCain on “The Daily Show” in 2005: “I would be honored to run with or against John McCain, because I think the country would be better off.”
(More………)
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Republicans made clear that they intended to keep a close eye on Mr. Biden, looking to exploit any more moments like those.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/24/us/politics/24veep.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

ABC notes that the president seemed blindsided by Israel’s starting ground operations in Gaza today.

so did the kids who just looked up from their video games and saw it on TV….

#priorities

ted c on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Cindy Munford on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

I feel more sorry for Juan’s son Raffi, smart kid who has to explain away his father every day.

waterytart on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

This is what happens when you affirmative action someone into a position of power when they have achieved ZERO on their own.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Obama=Nero=Fiddle=Rome

jaywemm on July 17, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Damn you 52%’ers for giving us this dog eating scumbag to assuage your latent racism, you really pulled a doozy.

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

THIS.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 9:58 PM

And yeah I would take Biden in a Detroit minute over Dog Eater.

Biden is a stooge and a moron but knowing his family history we at least know the man has a heart and soul, that he can give a shiite for one effing moment about someone else without seeing a dollar sign attached.

Damn you 52%’ers for giving us this dog eating scumbag to assuage your latent racism, you really pulled a doozy.

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Funny you mention Detroit – that’s from where Biden has been quarterbacking the official administration response today.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM

Obama should step down immediately. We need a president right now, not some thin skinned race baiting muslim fascist new commie wannabee.

And waaaaaahhhhhn williams needs to go take ten handfulls of sleeping pills and a 1/2 gallon of vodka. He can share with bob beckel, harry reid, and nancy pelosi.

Diluculo on July 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM

You pretty much covered it. BTW, there is a fool called Rix that could use that shovel. Seems to be flagging at hole digging.

katy the mean old lady on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Great, what’s he saying, Dog Eater is actually a pretty swell guy?

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM

Cheese burger, cheese burger, cheese burger, Pepsi, chip.

Yet I bet Obama kept insisting he wanted Coke today.

KMav on July 17, 2014 at 10:00 PM

ABC notes that the president seemed blindsided by Israel’s starting ground operations in Gaza today.

so did the kids who just looked up from their video games and saw it on TV….

#priorities

ted c on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Ouch. Good point ted c.

preznit is as detached and petulant as a prepubescent spoiled valley girl.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 10:00 PM

Funny you mention Detroit – that’s from where Biden has been quarterbacking the official administration response today.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM

No warning slo joe was coming either. Preparations couldn’t be properly made in Dearborn for his fireworks laden welcome.

Diluculo on July 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM

it was da Bears:

https://twitter.com/AP

The Associated Press @AP · 4h

MORE: Ukraine bears responsibility for plane crash of Malaysian airliner, Russian President Putin says http://apne.ws/1taXnZu

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Juan Williams has really gotten down to new lows. Bob Beckel (in his more lucid moments) probably laughs at him. They must have really REALLY worked Juan over after that episode when he went off the plantation a few years ago, to the degree that he’s basically just a drooler now. Frontal lobes? Faugh… who needs frontal lobes when you get daily DNC talking points in your email?

bofh on July 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Jimmy Carter is indeed smiling somewhere as his title of worst president is now gone.
sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

True, but now Martin Van Buren, Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan are on the hot seat…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:02 PM

Funny you mention Detroit – that’s from where Biden has been quarterbacking the official administration response today.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM

Steve Eggleston: Shouldn’t GaffeBiden be in the War Room by now,
since he’s the Democrat Foreign Policy Expert!:)
(sarc)

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Williams might make an intelligent comment as soon as he gets his nose out of Obama’s ass.

GarandFan on July 17, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Since Obozo can’t do anything right, it might be better that he does nothing at all. He’s no leader or moralist, so it may be best in the long term that he basically do nothing…

Aplombed on July 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Been watching GWB during 9/11 on youtube.

Leadership – damn

gophergirl on July 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Also, I’m rich because bank account.

*waves debit card*

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM

waterytart on July 17, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Raffi and the fact that Juan was best friends with Tony Snow is what makes me think he is doing a job rather then spouting anything he actually beleives. He probably deserves an Emmy.

Cindy Munford on July 17, 2014 at 10:06 PM

I never thought I would say this but Biden isn’t so bad. He at least has experience of government. Valerie is running things anyway.

crankyoldlady on July 17, 2014 at 10:06 PM

Everyone who works for the President is as out-of-touch and clueless as the President himself. I don’t know how we’ll survive this lunacy.

TheStatistQuo on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Speaking of GaffeBiden:

VIDEO:

RE: VP GaffeBiden Blown Remarks:

Joe Biden On Airline Crash: “Apparently Shot Down. Not An Accident. Blown Out Of The Sky.”

“Apparently..and I say apparently because we don’t have all the details yet I want to be sure of what I say.” posted on July 17, 2014, at 4:56 p.m.
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http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/joe-biden-on-airline-crash-apparently-shot-down-not-an-accid

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 5:14 PM

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM

I’m for it.

katy the mean old lady on July 17, 2014 at 9:44 PM

Never thought I’d say it, but I’m in. We have a very slight chance that Joe doesn’t hate the US as much as obamo does. In fact, he has these lucid moment when he actually seems quite patriot. His son is a vet.

He cannot be worse that the idiot in charge.

hawkdriver on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM

That’s better than being rich because credit card.

Cindy Munford on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Obama is bad. He’s a bad person let alone President.

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Yes – he and Michelle both. It’s a shame that he got elected twice.

Any of you lefties want to chime-in here?

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Ned Pepper coming in w/ his Hillary bloviating in 3…2…1

22044 on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

I agree with what Mark Levin said earlier tonight: there’s something seriously wrong with Barack Obama.

TarheelBen on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

I just learned that the death toll has been adjusted up to 298 souls. Seems like there were 3 infants aboard that were not on the aircraft’s flight manifest. Just heartbreaking…

bimmcorp on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Obama wants chaos everywhere and he is succeeding, my only concern is will a march on DC with or without tar and feathers bring on martial law?

tim c on July 17, 2014 at 10:08 PM

Ugh,…..grandson bath-time duties,….yes too much Chitty/Chatty,
talk to you peeps later,——————————-:0

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:08 PM

Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014
3m
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz: Plane crash in Ukraine is ‘one of the most serious situations since the end of the Cold War’ – @ChadPergram
End of alert

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM

That’s better than being rich because credit card.

Cindy Munford on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Also, because tennis shoes *points*, I’m Serena Jameka Williams.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM

I’ve been busy fabbing one hell of a custom Bobcat shovel and so I’ve been out of the loop today, are we talking 23 Americans dead on the plane that got downed in Ukraine?

And Dog Eater did what, mentioned it somewhere and then made some jokes about the GOP or something?

Help a brutha out here.

Bishop on July 17, 2014 at 9:47 PM

Was wondering where you were at…

Jack_Burton on July 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Ukraine bears responsibility for plane crash

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Those damn bears again?

faraway on July 17, 2014 at 10:10 PM

And yeah I would take Biden in a Detroit minute over Dog Eater….

…Funny you mention Detroit – that’s from where Biden has been quarterbacking the official administration response today.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM

Was he championing the Chief of Police and reduced crime rate?

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Been watching GWB during 9/11 on youtube.
Leadership – damn
gophergirl on July 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Try this response from Reagan two days after KAL 007 was shot down, GG…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Those damn bears again?
faraway on July 17, 2014 at 10:10 PM

And we got TOTUS Bear, aka Teddy Ruxpin…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:12 PM

What in the hell is Obozo’s NSC doing?

Patriot Vet on July 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Listening to us? ‘Cuz, like, um, ya know, priorities or something./

Resist We Much on July 17, 2014 at 10:12 PM

He cannot be worse that the idiot in charge.

hawkdriver on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Biden understands protocol and what to say.

crankyoldlady on July 17, 2014 at 10:13 PM

I agree with what Mark Levin said earlier tonight: there’s something seriously wrong with Barack Obama.
TarheelBen on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

We’ve been saying that for years…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Try this response from Reagan two days after KAL 007 was shot down, GG…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:11 PM

I watched that today and teared up.

GWB had his many flaws but damn he was a President in every sense of the word during 9/11.

gophergirl on July 17, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Steve Eggleston: Shouldn’t GaffeBiden be in the War Room by now,
since he’s the Democrat Foreign Policy Expert!:)
(sarc)

canopfor on July 17, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Detroit used to be War City.

Was he championing the Chief of Police and reduced crime rate?

CTSherman on July 17, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Somehow I doubt Mr. Shotgun was doing that.

Steve Eggleston on July 17, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Piers Morgan
@piersmorgan

President Obama massively dropped the ball just now. 23 Americans killed and he says ‘it looks like a terrible tragedy’ then back to jokes?

2:16 PM – 17 Jul 2014

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Piers Morgan
@piersmorgan

Let me help, Mr President – it IS a terrible tragedy, and it’s more probably mass murder of your citizens & many other nations’ citizens.

2:18 PM – 17 Jul 2014

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Calling for an international “ban” on AA missiles, Piers ?
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Hey Piers ! … How that quote from the Detroit Police Chief ?

listens2glenn on July 17, 2014 at 10:16 PM

The Liberals are starting to notice. The Emperor has no clothes!

hadsil on July 17, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Juan Williams has really gotten down to new lows. Bob Beckel (in his more lucid moments) probably laughs at him. They must have really REALLY worked Juan over after that episode when he went off the plantation a few years ago, to the degree that he’s basically just a drooler now. Frontal lobes? Faugh… who needs frontal lobes when you get daily DNC talking points in your email?

bofh on July 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM

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I take everything Williams says now as a requirement of his “rehabilitation program” before he will be invited back onto NPR and allowed to attend the BEST parties.

PolAgnostic on July 17, 2014 at 10:17 PM

I watched that today and teared up.
GWB had his many flaws but damn he was a President in every sense of the word during 9/11.
gophergirl on July 17, 2014 at 10:14 PM

GG, that wasn’t what I linked to…I linked to a transcript of Reagan’s radio address for Labor Day, two days before he did the WH response.

But I understand–this has been a trying day.

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:17 PM

At this rate he is going to get every angancy he has abused for power defunded. The IRS just had its enforcement branch defunded.

sorrowen on July 17, 2014 at 10:18 PM

The Liberals are starting to notice. The Emperor has no clothes!

hadsil on July 17, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Do0 not deceive yourself, no they are not.

oscarwilde on July 17, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Oh sorry – I’ll go back and read

gophergirl on July 17, 2014 at 10:20 PM

I agree with what Mark Levin said earlier tonight: there’s something seriously wrong with Barack Obama.
TarheelBen on July 17, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Besides being a sociopath he is a tantrum throwing weakling. He won’t do the right things because doing what he wants instead makes him feel better about himself.

crankyoldlady on July 17, 2014 at 10:20 PM

The full psychopathy of Barack Obama is unfolding, at an accelerating rate.

22044 on July 17, 2014 at 10:21 PM

Juan, you are such a good cheer leader for the 0. Do you get to carry his golf bag, polish his woods, dust off his prayer rug, what’s so dam important to neglect real honest reporting? Get the story right 0 is over his head and has blatantly caused serious harm to the USA. It’s going to take a decade to right the wrongs 0 has created.

woodhull on July 17, 2014 at 10:21 PM

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