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What If Obama Can´t Lead?
National Journal, by Ron Fournier

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/31/2013 7:12:07 AM

Two New York Times reporters recently posited for President Obama this grim scenario: Low growth, high unemployment, and growing income inequality become "the new normal" in the nation he leads. "Do you worry," the journalists asked him, "that that could end up being your legacy simply because of the obstruction ... and the gridlock that doesn´t seem to end?" Obama´s reply was telling. "I think if I´m arguing for entirely different policies and Congress ends up pursuing policies that I think don´t make sense and we get a bad result," he said, "it´s hard to argue that´d be my legacy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bjnealeigh, 7/31/2013 7:16:52 AM     (No. 9450721)

What hasn´t been his fault? He is a phony president who doesn´t like the USA. What a loser he is!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Deedo, 7/31/2013 7:28:02 AM     (No. 9450733)

Obama has, from the start and continuing until today, been completely resistant to compromise. Can any of us name a single instance where Obama compromised? When Obamacare is repealed, as it will inevitably be, Obama will have almost nothing accomplished, other than bolstering unions and the welfare class. It will be that prior and post, Obama never existed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 7/31/2013 7:30:12 AM     (No. 9450735)

Well it´s worked out well for him so far.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/31/2013 7:31:57 AM     (No. 9450736)

After 4 1/2 years of failure they still wonder?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 7/31/2013 7:36:24 AM     (No. 9450745)

If this loser has an IQ over 75 it would be surprising.

Excellent at lying and making excuses but critical thinking is totally absent.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/31/2013 7:38:04 AM     (No. 9450747)

What do you mean "if"?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/31/2013 7:40:25 AM     (No. 9450750)

There´s a very simple expanation for the economy not improving and that´s the war on conservative ran enterprises who are the real job creators in this country.He´s ended tons of gov´t contacts with conservative owners starting way back with getting rid of NASA´a space program and making it a social arm of the government. Now military contractors are taking a licking under selective sequester cut backs.Business loans to republican owners are being turned down as too risky while he makes super risky loans to affirmative action groups.

In addition to Obamacare,Pelosi now wants the government to pay for daycare.Obviously this is to buy the female vote in next year´s election.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: udanja99, 7/31/2013 7:42:31 AM     (No. 9450753)

Must disagree, #2. Zippy will have accomplished destroying our standing around the world, encouraged our enemies through his weakness, destroying our economy, destroying race relations and decimating our military, among other things.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 7/31/2013 8:08:42 AM     (No. 9450803)

#6 beat me to the snark of the day, but in all honesty, Mr. Obama is leading this nation. He is leading this nation to the destination that his handlers and he desire. Economic ruination, administrative tyranny, and general third world status.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: bohallx, 7/31/2013 8:18:15 AM     (No. 9450820)

Fur Shur Obama is talentless, as are all his appointees.

He doesn´t scrape the bottom of the barrel ~ people just stay out of the way if they have talent.

Even his handlers are talentless political hacks. They imagined playing with medical care to give everyone gold plated insurance programs could actually buy acquiescence in all the rest of their nonsense.

Just now they are beginning to realize they came up with something ~ OBAMAKKKARE ~ that NO ONE can make work, does nothing positive for anyone, and will drive doctors out of the practice of medicine!

America has been running on autopilot ever since this guy said he was going to destroy the coal industry.

Autopilot is going to go out of spec shortly.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/31/2013 8:19:00 AM     (No. 9450822)

I have to give Mr. Fournier some credit for attempting to pin a few of the many failures on the dodging potus. However to say that the man has no power is a bogus claim. Executive Orders, end runs around Congress, power grabs, and other Marxist manipulations are crushing the country. So don´t tell me the man has no power when we are suffering the tyranny of his mis-used and abusive "power"

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jinx, 7/31/2013 8:43:30 AM     (No. 9450862)

What did you expect from a Communist Community agitator? He had never held a real job for over two years. He had never been the boss of anything. He always worked for someone else. Then he found out that he and his family could make millions off of the taxpayers backs. They could live the high life like kings and queens. This is his mess but he could not have succeeded without the Press who sold him to us and now have to keep him propped up.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TexasRed, 7/31/2013 8:51:54 AM     (No. 9450875)

Hey people, this is not failure for Obama´s puppet master. This is success. This is what they set out to achieve when Zero was elected. They are on schedule. They celebrate each day as the United States descends into oblivion. If it were not for Texas and a few other states, the US would be in total depression.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Di Guy, 7/31/2013 8:57:44 AM     (No. 9450881)

The first two words of the headline are not necessary. So is the question mark.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/31/2013 9:26:12 AM     (No. 9450950)

Fournier still an Obamanaut. Just look at the way he poses the theoretical question about Obama worrying... worrying about ´the obstruction´.
You see? The blame is NEVER going to be placed at the feet of The Great Won, so long as there are Obamedia types like Fournier around.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jglas, 7/31/2013 10:25:03 AM     (No. 9451051)

He hasn´t failed, he´s driven the country into the ground while pouring stimulus money on his base and successfully blaming the Republicans for the economy. All the better to apply Cloward-Pivens for a fundamental transformation of America to a socialist state. Don´t mistake the gridlocked scrimmage between congress and the president for the big picture.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Flipper3, 7/31/2013 11:20:29 AM     (No. 9451167)

What if?!!!

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