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The Non-Exit Strategy Strategy: Damage Control Now Impossible

In Weekly Rant on 23/03/2011 at 19:59

On his way back from samba lessons in Buenos Aires Barack Obama is being greeted by a decidedly disappointed liberal media. When Jake Tapper is disappointed with a liberal president, let’s face it, damage control is pretty much impossible.

Never mind that Tapper and his cronies in the New York division of the White House press room have pimped this guy off on the American people for three years, now they want us to believe they are astonished with the result. We’ve not seen ingenuousness like this since Louie discovered gambling at Rick’s Place.

For weeks now—actually since the beginning of the year—we have been witnessing the gradual defection of the liberal media from the Obama camp, but there is a problem. They have nowhere to go.

Where is the Ted Kennedy who will challenge a president so out of his depth that the US Coast Guard couldn’t mount a rescue operation? Hillary gives no indication of running.

We are now in a de facto state of war with Libya and Obama is like a kid playing behind the wheel of Daddy’s car. He’s pushing buttons, cranking the wheel this way and that, and suddenly he finds the keys. Now the car is rolling out of the driveway.

This is not what we had in mind when we called for a no-fly zone. Charlie Wilsons War was funny; this is not. Before one wages war with even the most despicable Third World potentate, it is advisable to 1) know that one can finish the job, and 2) know that someone—preferably someone friendlier to your national interests—can fill the void once the operation is completed.

The Obama doctrine—which as near as we can determine is something akin to the Butterfly McQueen doctrine on birthing babies—it would seem does not take into consideration finite details. Get Gates on the phone; he can figure it out.

So what do we have?

What we now have is a media shooting rubber bands at each other across the press rooms of America, while a befuddled president makes yet another unfixable mess. This is no small problem for the likes of Tapper and Williams and that hoopster Harry Smith. They have to cocktail with this guy.

The question is now being asked: What if Gaddafi survives? And not a moment too soon, we might add. Because, thus far, it appears the dictator is consulting Jean Paul Gaultier on his fall line.

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Limbaugh: Obama Regime Purposely Governing Against Will of People

In Obamarama on 02/04/2010 at 20:37

“Never in my life have I seen a regime like this, governing against the will of the people, purposely,” Rush Limbaugh said in an interview with Washington Examiner Opinion columnist Byron York this morning. “I have never seen the media so supportive of a regime amassing so much power. And I have never known as many people who literally fear for the future of the country.”

The radio icon was responding to President Barack Obama’s (yes, yet another one) interview with CBS anchor and Obama surrogate Harry Smith, in which the President attacks Limbaugh and Fox News firebrand Glenn Beck.

Smith: “I’ve been listening to talk radio … the kindest of terms you’re referred to … ah … out in America … is a socialist … ah … the worst I’ve heard is … Nazi. … Are you aware of the enmity that crosses the airwaves and that people have made part of their daily conversations about you?”

Obama: “I can go to my right, but I prefer my left … ” Oops! That was another part of the interview, when Obama and his adoring B-ball buddy, Smith, were shooting some hoops.

Limbaugh goes on to point say: “The point is not that listeners are feeling anxiety about the economy, although many undoubtedly are. It’s that they are feeling anxiety about the Obama agenda.”

Perhaps more disturbing than Obama’s blitzkrieg-like seizure of as much as 51% of the U.S. economy is that, despite public outcries against his actions, the President is downright arrogant about it. Hence the, “I can go to my left … ” comment.

And Democratic Party leaders who helped ram through the multi-trillion-dollar ObamaCare scam are positively ebullient. York goes onto cite another opinion article he penned in which Senator Max Baucus says:

“Health reform is ‘an income shift,” Democratic Sen. Max Baucus said on March 25. “It is a shift, a leveling, to help lower income, middle income Americans.” Baucus went on to say, “the maldistribution of income in America has gone up way too much, the wealthy are getting way, way too wealthy, and the middle income class is left behind.”

Former DNC chair Howard Dean also recently admitted that the Democrat’s true health care motive was redistribution of wealth, Dean stating, “… you have to have some redistribution….”

This, Obama’s latest assault on talk radio, is not wordplay. He will make an all out effort to silence talk radio and Internet conservatives in coming months with a redo of the old Fairness Doctrine.