The sheer ineptitude of President Obama´s handling of his Syria red line has made jaws drop all across the political spectrum. The man who garnered so much admiration for his oratorical brilliance, personal charm, and political genius has managed to make matters worse with every step he has taken. This dramatic and historic collapse demands explanation.It must be acknowledged from the start that Obama might now be the victim of unrealistic expectations stoked by his media allies, who once called him a "lightworker" and "almost a god." But then again, when you promise to stem the rise of the oceans,
How could anyone think through the implications of their words or deeds when they´ve never been held accountable for anything. The only thing undetermined at this time, as far as I´m concerned, is who he´s going to be assigning blame to.
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lil dotty, 9/9/2013 4:49:55 AM (No. 9512238)
A grilled blackened flounder with a little lemon juice and tarter sauce is a diner´s delight. Bon Appetit This is on Mo´s approved list, is it not? Healthy fish, just a tad on the the toxic side from all that sludge. Only One Who can lower the oceans and it is NOT that won (o-b won kenyobe)!
"Throughout his life he has benefitted from norms concerning race. To merely criticize him has been to be called a racist by his supporters until fairly recently. His media supporters have enforced norms against investigating too closely into his past. Borne of collective guilt over the nation´s past, these norms have served to advance Barack Obama´s political career at warp speed. His empty résumé, full of titles and no actual accomplishments, was accepted with no questions asked. Thank you, Mr. Lifson...well said.
Why? Because the word halibut comes from haly (holy) and butt (flatfish). So what we´re really seeing now is that everyone is finally coming to the realization that the President so many thought (hoped desperately?) was almost holy, a god, has turned out to be nothing more than a flatfish (dark on one side, white on the other) who has only one eye and can therefore only see where his dark side is taking him. Hangs around with various groupers and flukes. Eventually gets caught by bigger, smarter, tougher things.
Halibutting. Or, if you now prefer, as I do, Holy Butt.
After reading (yet again) the phrase, ...once called him a "lightworker" and "almost a god."..., I´ve come to the realization that the statement is actually (really!) true. Zero is really a light worker. Turns out he is almost a god. For those wondering, yes, I mean really very far from being a god. So ´almost a god´ would actually be true in this case. And, ´light worker´? One must only look at his work ethic and habits, from what we´ve seen.
For years he has railed against the war in Iraq being justified on the basis of WMD which he claimed didn´t exist. Now he wants to enter a civil war, claiming that Assad used a WMD against civilians. In the last several days it has become more and more clear that he has no evidence that gas was released by the Assad´s forces. The only people who look more stupid than Obama are McCain and Lindsay Graham.
His idiotic voters didn´t care if he intended to destroy America all along, just as long as we was black and kept his pants up. They also savored the opportunity of calling pro-American Republican voters racists!
Only thing I would disagree with is the size of his TV audience today. The author thinks talk of war will focus people to listen to Obama. I don´t agree. I think most Americans have turned the channel and will no longer listen to this whiner. Must be something on HGTV or TLC tonight, right?
This whole Syria mess started when somebody took away Obama´s teleprompter and he kept yapping on about a red line. Now he can´t admit that was foolish so he has to attack Syria to save face. Nothing he can do will make him look good. Didn´t Saddam use chemical weapons against his own people! Everyone admitted this was true but Obama opposed that war anyway. Now he is starting another war with no real evidence it was Assad who used the chemical weapons! The hypocritical peaceniks are all keeping quiet so they discredit themselves. Obama is a vacation from reality but reality cannot be avoided forever.
Obama has flounded from day one. There has been nothing he has done in 5 years that was correct for good of The USA. There are 3 reasons for this. 1 He is incompetent. 2 He is delusional and would require physiological help if he were not the president. 3 Because of his blacknessh, he dislikes the USA and wants to destroy it and bring it back as a communist country. Somehow most blacks feel they will be equal at last, under a communist leadership.
There is only one source accountable for the debacle in the White House- the legacy media. BHO was "their guy" from the get-go. You pick the reason. It doesn´t matter. They shamefully refused to hold him accountable for his background and lack of resume and experience. They still do. If the Fourth Estate had done their job,we would never be in this mess.
Obambi´s inexperience, ineptitude, ego and stupidity are about to get a lot of people, including Americans, killed. Carter was a coward and was afraid to do anything. The benefit was very few Americans actually got killed (the raid being the largest loss of life). Reagan sent Marines into a civil war and got a lot of American’s killed. But the USSR stayed out of that one.
Putin isn’t about to let Obambi make him look like a girlie man and the Muzzies are just itching for any excuse to unleash total jihad on America. And nincompoop Obambi is just the guy to unleash the apocalypse. We all thought the anti-Christ would be some evil genius. Turns out all it takes is a blithering idiot to start the apocalypse.
This is absolutely the BEST I have seen explaining Obama. He may be an ideologue, but he is also, primarily, a narcissist of the lst order, and has never ever been held to the standards most would face, plus he is absolutely sure he can talk his way out of anything---it worked with Chris Matthews, didn´t it? Thus his talk to the American people tomorrow night, trying to put meat on his red line off prompter error and save face---at the cost of how many lives? Rand Paul,who said Obama is more"concerned" about Syria than he is about Americans dying in Benghazi (the next morning he left on a political junket) ,hit it right on the head. I have no plans to watch our President tomorrow night. It is all face saving on his part, a blunder he is trying to work his way out of.
It´s the big lie theory in work. Someone without the minimal qualifications is touted to be supremely qualified.
Setting ideological issues aside, the common theme or pattern with our President is that he doesn´t do his homework. I suspect that would be consistent with his academic history but that´s not open for examination. I suspect he was never required to do his homework in the past so why expect it now?
I think it was Marion Barry who said that Jesse Jackson has never run anything but his mouth. Perhaps he should now change the reference to Fauxbama. When confronted with actual responsibility, his default position is to shift the work to other people. If they fail, they take the blame. If they succeed, he takes the credit. Ultimately, he is a very small man.
Tomorrow night Obama will be hailed as a nuanced thinker who is playing chess while his opponents are playing checkers. We´ve seen all this before. The media will say he is courageous to risk his presidency for the courage of his convictions. If you think they are going to let him fail, you have another think coming. They are "this" close to achieving their goal of destroying this country in the eyes of the world, so they must be salivating. The only tricky issue they have is how to blame the Republicans for everything when this all goes south as it will. Here is where Boehner, McCain and Graham come into play. They will give Obama cover as useful idiots.
All of this ´ineptitude´ is purposeful. This is what he wants only he has gone too far this time. Finally, finally, finally, some one else besides the real Americans have begun to notice. Is it a trend? Time will tell, but Obama is quite happy with what he has done so far. He still can call racism in a heartbeat and the media will just swoon.
He has been protected by his race; leftist actor Ed Asner recently admitted, "A lot of people don´t want to feel anti-black by being opposed to Obama."
Only people for whom race is a big issue will even think about "feeling anti-black". I don´t know a single conservative who believes that race matters but who believe competency and honor matter. Why is the Left so hung up about black people and how they feel? Or is it that somehow, only leftists feel white guilt? I can´t quite figure this out.
Obama was able to check the résumé box of academic position at a prestigious university without ever actually defending a thesis, presenting or publishing an academic paper, or even engaging in faculty lounge discussions. He was a loner, outside the faculty social group at the University of Chicago.
...and how he rose so fast with this pitiful resume` remains a mystery.
His empty résumé, full of titles and no actual accomplishments, was accepted with no questions asked.
...solely because he is black and erudite. Utterly lacking wisdom, humility and real-life experience, but he speaks well. How shallow a criterion by which to judge whether or not someone is fit to be our POTUS.
Not only is Barack Obama unprepared for the responsibilities that lie on his shoulders, he has no experiential base to use as a referent.
I do not believe his psyche can tolerate the notion that he is not the person he and his admirers think he is.
Oratorical brilliance? Not hardly. The low IQ idiot can just read better than you average Chicago thug street negro, that´s all. Obama like John Kerry likes to hear the drone of their own voice. They´re both loser orators of the first order. What is ´light worker´ that´s new speak for a lazy affirmative action black? I don´t even believe the level of education he reached thus no transcripts of his grades. Almost god? Not close he´s a dumb man getting eaten up by a big world in peril and he can´t handle it. The job is over his head and above his paygrade. Let him take a vacation...permanent.
Because of the USA´s past racial history Barack Obama has been given every advantage and pass imaginable by a lot of Americans who still feel racial guilt, along with the liberal US media that refuses to report any factors, no matter how serious, that might be looked upon as disparaging the first black President by a lot of his supporters.
Abroad as Omaha is finding out it is not like that, because over much of the world that is populated by people who might be classified as ethnic or racial minorities if they were in the USA, see him as just another blundering politician who happens to have black skin.
And the democrat party continues to do nothing about this man. If he were a republican, the party elders would already have paid a visit to the White House telling the President that it is time for him to go for the good of the country. There will be no such visit from the democrat elders. There isn´t a single ounce of American pride or patriotism left in the democrat party.
This man is the personification of the pitfalls of affirmative action.
Based solely on his race, he was catapulted into the higher echelons of Ivy League (which we now know is a bunch of bs or most of us have already known for decades), then through some weird sort of way through patronage to obtain public offices up to the presidency.
Both Chauncey Gardener (Being There) and Bill Mitchell (Dave) posed as presidents and were way more intelligent and clued in than this poser-in-chief. And they were actors in films.
And, they label Reagan as a bafoon and Nixon a crook?
Hello? Nixon did the unimaginable with China at the most sour time with relations with the US, and Reagan changed the geography of the globe with the elimination of communism.
What has this moron done? Let me count the ways:
Destroyed long standing decades of good will with our allies. Embraced and emboldened our enemies which are too numerous to count. Annihilated our military and national security. Nationalized the very core of our personal privacy, to rival Stalin, and made racism the most important issue of his reign.
Those who supported, financed and voted for this amazing idiot are to be blamed for exactly the nightmare we are living. And that goes for the spineless Repubs who do nothing to expel this imposter. Oh wait...do not want to be called racist.
And worse, we have to face 8 more years of his policies under HRC, where every one will vote for her because they do not want to be labeled sexist. On the up side, at least Bill will be pulling the strings under her skirt (tenure) and he bests BO.
the imposter was injected into office under the cover of his light brown skin and his commie weaknesses to obediently obey The American Communist Party Line, and read every single word they force feed him on the teleprompter, like a good oomrade. Tomorrow if you can stand it, watch him read
And so we have arrived that this, two competing and exactly opposite assessments of the Obama in the Ldot Must Reads. In one article we have Mr. Podhoretz´s Obama, the brilliant destroyer of America masterfully executing his diabolical plan. On the other, we have Mr. Lifson´s Obama, a self-deluded windbag of little talent and even less accomplishment who thinks giving a speech IS solving a problem.
So, what is this Obama? There is so much evidence for either that one might go mad trying to sift it. So how about this: perhaps both are correct. Perhaps the Obama is something different. Something new. A brilliant destroyer, masquerading as a buffoon. A devil in a dunce cap. The greater the salesman, the more outrageous the lie he can sell.
Redistribution the main aim of the reds and pinkosobama has succeeded in reditributing blame, American power abroad anf money into the pockets of his donors and overseas.
Why was Indonesia, his boyhood home and Muslim madrasa his first overseas trip of his new term> No golf over their but Muzzie and commie loans? Or he had the unwanted child´s need for affirmation? Wonder if anyone noticed?
"Oratorical brilliance or pompous windbag marching frenetically across the stage (hopped up on cocaine probably).
His purported oratorical brilliance is part of the pop narratie but why a conservative writes it as a given? his soaring toned rhetoric has been laughable from the first. So obviously a phony but then I am not a watcher of stage crafted band performances either. Stand and strum your guitar or tap toes will do for me.
All in what you are conditioned to get all in a passion over. Rock Star phoney and the corrupt pop media did it to us by omission and comission.
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