Barack Obama
Dec 2016

Hot Air’s Top 50 in 2016: 21-30

Ed Morrissey Dec 29, 2016 6:01 PM


Quid pro quo.

Hot Air’s Top 50 in 2016: 31-40

Ed Morrissey Dec 28, 2016 7:31 PM


“If Obama is indeed in the mood for a final act of defiance toward these vandals…”

Obama “would have Israel’s back so he could stab them in the back.”

Classified info traps for the media, but not for ….

Not really.

Remember when interfering in elections was cool, or something?

US abstains from UN resolution condemning Israel

John Sexton Dec 23, 2016 5:31 PM

“for as long as Israel has been a member of this institution, Israel has been treated differently…”

Some Senate Dems balking at select committee?

“And the media is gonna be 100,000 percent behind Obama.”

Obama grants clemency to another 231 people

John Sexton Dec 19, 2016 9:01 PM

“Obama has used commutations to grant second chances to people convicted of drug crimes in an era of harsher sentencing laws.”

“I suspect the president-elect’s definition of political correctness would be different than mine.”

It couldn’t be your worthless money and starving citizens. Of course not.

Obama: Let me coach the next generation of Democratic talent.

Message delivered.

Senate Homeland chair: CIA denied me a briefing too

Ed Morrissey Dec 16, 2016 10:41 AM

You know what would have been nice? A counter-disinformation team.

Echo chamber 2.0

“They do cross just about every line that I can think of.”

Obama’s parting gift to Planned Parenthood

John Sexton Dec 14, 2016 5:01 PM

“This rule will strengthen access to essential services…”

“Administration officials were sure Trump would lose in November…”

With a little help from his friends

“How about it was just Hillary Clinton and the message?”

We could really be onto something here

“We’re going to continue to pursue those transfers, just as many as we can before Jan. 20th.”

“This is not an effort to challenge the outcome of the election.”

Remember when Obama had three generals on his team?

Larry O'Connor Dec 09, 2016 8:01 AM

What can you do with a general?

“a pathway to adjusted status for those here illegally now…”

Obama: Rise of ISIS caught me by surprise

Ed Morrissey Dec 08, 2016 4:41 PM

Flashback: “Either the president doesn’t read the intelligence he’s getting or he’s bulls***ting.”

Obama hails Obama for his anti-terror work

Andrew Malcolm Dec 08, 2016 12:41 PM

Excited troops await Obama’s report on terrorism

“Ultimately, it wouldn’t protect a single soul from deportation.”

Mook: No, Obama didn’t tell Hillary to concede

Ed Morrissey Dec 05, 2016 11:01 AM

“Good faith”?

One last act of defiance for Obama

Yeah, but Petraeus did a lot worse you know…

WSJ: Beware the Nixon precedent.

Nov 2016

Gates: We need to push harder on its limits, though.

Election loss results from “Fox News being in every bar and restaurant.”

Obama, Biden will skip Fidel Castro’s funeral

John Sexton Nov 28, 2016 5:01 PM

“He was a relentless dictator who imprisoned thousands, killed and tortured many Cubans.”

Hey, man. Just give it a shot. What do you have to lose?

It’s going to get ugly over there.

Lame duck.

“…if I think that it’s necessary or helpful for me to defend those ideals, then I’ll examine it when it comes.”

Conway to Cuomo: Why do you care if Trump tweets?

Ed Morrissey Nov 21, 2016 12:01 PM

Also: If Sessions was so bad, why did Democrats allow him to run unopposed in 2014?