Obama always blames someone else


By Michael Goodwin, NY POST

Barack ObamaIn the New York Times the other day, anonymous aides to President Obama trashed Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Kerry was mocked mercilessly, with officials joking “that he is like the astronaut played by Sandra Bullock in the movie ‘Gravity,’ somersaulting through space, untethered to the White House.”

A week before that, The Times reported that, despite Obama’s public efforts to calm fears over Ebola, he was privately seething at health aides’ bungling. In a bid to separate him from the incompetence of his administration, the leakers claimed Obama was “visibly angry” and “demanded a more hands-on approach” from his team.

Then there was the story about Pentagon boss Hagel firing off a memo to national security chief Susan Rice that faulted America’s Syrian policy. Then there was a story about — oh, never mind, you get the picture.

The extraordinary pile-up of crises has turned the usual White House blame game into something more lethal: a shootout in a lifeboat. The presidency is sinking, but we are expected to believe that only the president is blameless.

It won’t wash. The problems cannot be fixed by firing one or two members of the president’s team, or all of them. Something else, something more fundamental, is happening.

We are witnessing the total collapse of a bad idea. Obamaism, a quasi-socialist commitment to a more powerful government at home and an abdication of American leadership around the world, is being exposed as a historic calamity. It is fueling domestic fear and global disorder and may well lead to a world war.

If there is a smidgen of a silver lining, it is that the unraveling, complete with Obama’s shameless attempts to duck responsibility, is playing out on the eve of the midterm elections. Fortunately, voters seem ready to respond by giving Republicans control of both houses of congress.

I second that emotion, and not just because Obama is a failure. For all his narcissism, he didn’t make this mess alone.

He was aided and abetted by every Democrat in Congress. They marched in lockstep with his cockamamie policies, from ObamaCare to open borders. They protected corrupt leaders in numerous federal agencies, from the IRS to the Genera Services Administration. They stymied efforts to find the truth about Benghazi and the Fast and Furious gunrunning debacle.

They ceded their constitutional obligations and allowed Obama to crash the system of checks and balances. The vast majority stood silent while he gutted the military and abandoned our allies, including Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and courted Iran, the most menacing nation on earth.
With painfully few exceptions, Democrats put their loyalty to him above their duty to America.
And now they must be punished. All of them.

Democrats needs to be removed from every possible federal office during the midterms as a punishment for the failed Obama presidency, according to Michael Goodwin.

Normally, I am not a partisan advocate. I am a registered Democrat, though I vote as an independent.

Not this year. This is a national emergency and the only responsible action is to vote Republican for every federal office.

Sparing even a favorite Democrat or two could allow Obama to spin defeat as a minor loss. Most worrisome, if Dems keep the Senate, the election will further entrench a corrupt government and further erode America’s strength and influence.

That is not a chance worth taking. Six years is enough. Collective punishment is the appropriate answer.

If there were any doubts the Obama Democrats cannot be trusted, look at their scurrilous campaigns. From coast to coast, their message is uniformly odious: Republicans are waging a “war on women” and they are racists.

That’s it. They can’t defend the legislation they passed, the economy they produced or the foreign policy they supported. Most don’t want to be seen with Obama, yet they take the money he raises and follow his lead in exploiting race and gender fault lines.

Scraping the bottom of the rancid barrel, they prove they will do anything to hold on to power. They cannot be allowed to succeed.
It is time for them to go.

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  1. honeybee Said:

    Want the recipe ??? Do they have Velveta cheese in Israel ???

    Sure send it and I don’t know about Velveeta Haven’t seen it but haven’t looked either.

  2. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Just days after the Israeli government created an international crisis by defying President Obama’s demand that Jews stop building apartments in East Jerusalem, another firestorm has erupted between the erstwhile allies as Secretary of State Kerry decried the Jewish State’s provocative continued usage of the Magen David on its national flag.

    “The very sight of that star incites the Palestinian people and causes unnecessary tension that renews the cycle of violence,” said Kerry. “It also annoys the rest of us who are constantly subjected to all kinds of Jewish and kosher shit. You can’t take a crap without being confronted by some reminder that these people are everywhere.”

    “I am insulted,” declared Vice President Joseph Biden, “so much so that I have begun pulling out my hair plugs. Soon, I will be indistinguishable from Sinead O’Connor, and I blame (Prime Minster Benjamin) Netanyahu!”

    The Israeli prime minister urgently convened a cabinet of his fragile coalition, seeking to find some compromise that would mollify the Obama administration.

    “I suggested that we replace the star with a picture of President Obama,” said Defense Minister Ya’alon. “But the right wing elements in the coalition were obstinate. They made asinine comments about ‘self-respect’ or some such nonsense.”

    New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd weighed into the fray: “The Israelis and their egocentric obsession with symbols imperil world peace. This latest provocation is gratuitous and insane. Israel is out of control, like a drunk behind the wheel. Real friendship dictates tough love. Either Israel surrenders its flag or it is begging to be diplomatically isolated. Let us never forget who are the victims in this scenario. What of the poor Palestinians and their legitimate aspirations, foremost of which is to be spared from the reminder that Jews even exist? Once again, America’s so-called ally has endangered our troops in Afghanistan.”

    Jeremy Ben-Ami, who heads the pro-Israel peace group J Street, revealed the results of his organization’s latest opinon survey. “Ninety four percent of American Jews believe that peace requires Israel must forgo the indulgence of having a flag. There is nothing wrong with just pretending to have a flag, especially when doing so will achieve a just and lasting peace.”

    Former Secretary of State James Baker perhaps best summarized the consensus of the irate American foreign policy and media establishments when he responded to Israel’s intransigent position on the flag issue by repeatedly screaming, “Fuck the Jews!”

  3. The left has always been anti-American and anti-Jewish. But, lately the right has moved left also and there is no right to speak of anymore that I can see. The left just moves further left while the right moves in to take the left’s former spot. The left becomes more thuggish and insistent as time goes on. The right waters down their beliefs more and more.
    Moderates play both sides and I think it’s impossible to be a moderate on most subjects at all. Wishy washy never quite cuts it. It only ends up with things being undone and lukewarm.

    As the US clamps down on home schoolers, something Nazi Germany found to be a real priority for their agenda, and when even the foods you eat are coming under the control of government, your light bulbs, your toilet paper , the most minute things, it is important to explore roots, sources, symbols and attitudes and ask, why?

  4. honeybee Said:

    Not my relatives, they couldn’t organize a party, had to call on my Mon the Swede.

    honeybee Said:

    yamit82 Said:
    Those Jews control everything!
    Not my relatives, they couldn’t organize a party, had to call on my Mon the Swede.

    I have a mental image of Bridgett Nilson and Woody Allen making mad love to each other. Then she picks him up and uses him as a sock puppet.