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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Obama writes another ad for the GOP

The Democrats keep providing ad material for the Republicans. President Obama is the latest as he bragged to Jake Tapper Wednesday about his perfect judgment.
I guarantee it's going to be a close election because the economy is not where it wants to be and even though I believe all the choices we've made have been the right ones, we're still going through difficult circumstances.
Once again the ads will write themselves. Just intersperse that Obama quote with mistake after mistake that they've made. The CLASS Act debacle will serve as a nice start.

Guy Benson is working on a very long list
of counter examples to Obama's boast. Some examples:
The choice to keep insisting on closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, even though the public opposes this prospect -- which was repeatedly blocked by a Democratic Congress?

The choice of your Justice Department to file a lawsuit to overturn a small North Carolina town's democratically-enacted decision to eliminate party identifications from municipal election ballots, arguing that African-Americans need "D" and "R" labels to determine whom to support.

The choice to sell your failed $800 Billion "stimulus" package as a means to spur "shovel ready" projects -- projects you later joked weren't quite so shovel ready after all.

The choice to authorize, or at least ignore, a federal program that permitted 2,000 guns to "walk" into the hands of Mexican drug cartels, by design, resulting in countless murders -- including a US border patrol agent.

The choice to insist on granting mega-terrorists like Khalid Sheik Muhammad with civilian trials in New York City, over loud objections from Congress, city officials, and the public.

The choice to offend our greatest Middle Eastern ally -- Israel -- by extending shoddy treatment to its Prime Minister, and making provocative statements about preconditions for basic Israeli security.

The choice to revisit redundant and political investigations into the US intelligence community, over public objections from a bipartisan group of former CIA director, and despite low morale at the agencies that keep Americans safe. (Links in the original)
The list goes on and on. And the possibilities for RNC ads will go on and on.


pumping-irony said...

Obama thinks all his choices were the correct ones... to me, that suggests he intended to create the miserable mess that has resulted from those choices. Otherwise, a sane man would acknowledge that at least some things should have been done differently.

equitus said...

One needs to remember that for Democrats, intentions count more than outcomes. On that basis, Obama can say that all his intentions were correct and therefore all subsequent decision were correct as well.

Pat Patterson said...

Darn Albanians! They just didn't give enough time for Enver Hoxha to get communism right.