Daily Archives: August 22, 2011

Obamapologia

There is no better evidence of how badly Barack Obama has failed than articles like this by Jonathan Chait at The New Republic: The Cult Of The Presidency In Action Gene Healy has written about what he calls “The Cult … Continue reading

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Moi? Pas moi!

AP/Yahoo: Obama: Low rating shows unhappiness with Congress President Barack Obama says his low approval rating is a reflection of public unhappiness with Congress. Obama tells CBS in an interview broadcast Sunday that he’s “impacted,” just like Congress, when people … Continue reading

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That’s only half of it

One of the consequences of getting banned from other blogs is I have to respond to posts using a sock puppet over here. From Corrente: Standing Alone? In the United States one of the strongest archetypes of self-reliance is the … Continue reading

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Stealing the credit open thread

Apparently Obama is gonna give a speech or something today, trying to do what he does best – grabbing credit for other people’s blood, sweat and tears. If you watch it please post your comments here so the rest of … Continue reading

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Stop making me do this!

Ana Marie Cox: Perry’s zealous embrace of a cultural stereotype – if there is a politician with a wider drawl, he’s no longer speaking English – echoes the campaigning style of his immediate predecessor in Texas, George W Bush. Perry, … Continue reading

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This tells you everything you need to know about both of them

Wall Street execs turn back on Obama, donate to Romney Dozens of Wall Street executives who supported President Obama in 2008 have donated to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign this year. According to a review of fundraising data, 67 people who … Continue reading

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Hmmmmm

Hmmm: A Palin Announcement on September 3rd Looks More Likely If the Republican Presidential race were a poker game, you could say that Palin, the underdog has remained in late position long enough to see the full ring, to expose … Continue reading

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He should plead guilty now and save us a trial

Obama says will be judged in 2012 over economy President Barack Obama said on Sunday he expects to be judged in the 2012 election over his governance of the American economy, which he said was still not growing fast enough. … Continue reading

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