So the secondhand tale of House Speaker John Boehner’s assessment that President Obama “can’t make a decision. He’s got balls made out of marshmallows” … has a certain precedent, as Exurban Jon reminds me: “If Hillary gave him [Obama] one of her balls, they’d both have two,” Democratic strategist James Carville told the Christian Science Monitor at a breakfast on Thursday morning. The editorial board of the Washington Post uses nicer language, but reaches the same conclusion: … why is Mr. Obama not leading the way to a solution? From the start, and increasingly in his second term,
Comments: Normally, I dislike the stale references to male genitalia we seem to hear and read so often, but Geraghty is forgiven because I like him.
You spend 4 years making the problem worse, purposefully and unwaveringly making the problem worse - and yet, there still are so very many Republicans who believe you just lack "guts" or competence or whatever to find a solution....?!Obama must be laughing himself silly that so many supposedly smart people refuse to understand - in the face of 4 years of irrefutable evidence - that his intentions for the nation are, indeed, bad.
For those of you who grew up in the ´50´s, you know that the best term to describe Obama is "punk." He is just a punk. And if he and I were in the schoolyard then or now, I´d wipe that arrogant punk smirk off his face.
I believe Obama has the guts to do what is necessary to bring this country to its knees. Men of his mindset always do and history always asks, why didn´t the people stop him. I pray to God that question will not be asked of us.
Obama is not qualified to be POTUS and never was. He got elected because he is black. That´s it. He brought no experience to the job and his ideology is very liberal and very anti-American. He doesn´t negotiate with Congress because he doesn´t know how. He thinks he is entitled to the perks of the job but has never taken the responsibility so he campaigns and gives speeches. It really isn´t that complicated.
Republican have been deferential to Obama since Day 1. They are afraid of media backlash. They need to heap scorn, ridicule and cutting remarks a la British Parliment on his agendas and his unwillingness to govern. For example, the marshmallow comment needed to be public.
The pipsqueak is devoid of leadership experience. Presidents normally have done something in life other than just talk. He presumably is lost emotionally and intellectually when confronted with a situation requiring a decision. So he delegates. Furthermore, all he knows are inane socialist soundbites to help him get through the day. Consequently he rarely is in work mode while his handlers run the White House. Clinton was pretty useless too, but he put on a better show of hiding his incompetence to a gullible public.
Can you imagine the situation where a company put a neophyte in charge of the business? It makes one laugh. Well, start laughing at the White House calamity. After that you can cry.
For me it´s not a question of testicular fortitude. It´s a question of meanness of spirit. Fauxbama seems to want to win, to humiliate, to score brownie points with the loons. He doesn´t seem to want to heal the country. He cares nothing for the unemployed. Instead, he is fixated on class warfare and raising taxes. He is always willing to put the country through trauma, so long as he can blame it on someone else. It´s as if he´s carrying some terrible grudge. Why? Society has given him more than he´s ever earned. Maybe his dependency has embittered him and he wants everyone to share it.
It’s no wonder that when Soros, Ayres and Co. decided to destroy America with their evil magnum opus, Obama, they appealed to the segments of society that produced and fell for the likes of FDR, Kennedy and the Clintons (among many others).
As for wanting to slap that smirk off Obama´s mug (or worse), the line forms to the right.
I don´t know anything about obama´s testicles. I do know that he is bringing about the destruction of the most powerful and successful nation in the world.....unopposed by the other arms (legislative/judicial)of our government. Stones and glass houses, boehner?
Demonize Republicans. Demonize Republicans. Demonize Republicans. When the enemy is shamed into submission, grab more power. According to Alinsky´s ´Rules for Radicals´, that is leadership. Hey Baraka, how´s that working out ya?
Obama is doing just as he promised! We elected him twice anyway. We knew what he was. He consorted with unrepentant Domestic Terrorists Ayers and Dorn, America hater Rev. Wright, he was a community organizer (regal rouser) etc.
This was all poo poohed by the MSM, they veiled him from view and invented a different man. Enough of us fell for it to put him where he is today, Occuping the Oval Office!
Why do so many Republican talking heads continue to presume that Obama is lacking in guts when in reality he ran for the Presidency NOT to solve any of our problems but to destroy the very foundation of this country. They keeping giving him a pass. What don´t they understand about "fundamentally transforming" this country? You´re either a blind, idiotic supporter of Obama or an enemy of the state and the state is Obama.
Aside from the harm he is doing our country, perhaps the most striking thing about Barack Obama is how consistently we underestimate him. I´m old enough to remember when it was the height of liberal wit to dismiss Ronald Reagan as "an amiable dunce." While these so-called smart guys were busy insulting him, President Reagan transformed American politics and changed the world. Reagan didn´t just say and do conservative things. He was conservative things: Small town boy, self-made man, cowboy, courageous, heroic, a Horatio Alger rise to fame and fortune through individual virtue and hard work. Reagan´s life confirmed the conservative vision of an America he loved.
Barack Obama is liberalism´s Ronald Reagan. Obama doesn´t just believe and advance a radical liberal vision of America. He embodies it: Mixed-nationality, international upbringing, single mother, welfare, affirmative action, Ivy League lawyer, social worker. Obama´s whole life confirms the false liberal premise that, with enough government, anything is possible. He is the anti-Reagan building liberalism´s anti-America. Barack Obama is destroying this country and threatening our world.
Jim DeMint was interviewed about this on Fox News last night. He made an interesting comment about why Obama is doing all this "sky is falling" nonsense over a reduced increase in spending. He said the 600 billion tax increase voted into law earlier this year will cause much more pain in the economy that this sequester. He wants the GOP blamed when the pain from the tax increases kicks in.
Let´s see, Obama has passed just about everything he was wanted. And HE has no b@lls? If that is the case, the limp wristed repubs are a bunch of homo geldings. Never underestimate your opponent or his willing press corpses.
When, if ever, will Democrat Senators take counsel with each other and go to Obama and tell him they will no longer stand behind him because he has gone much too far? When will the Supreme Court rein him in? It must be soon, if ever. These two places are where the responsibility lies and where the power is.
Right #10 and #28: We should never let people get away with saying race was not part of this traitor´s election. They managed to gin up someone who speaks well, keeps his pants up and doesn´t appear to wear his hat sideways with an unfolded bill.
Good #6, 14. More than a few of us would have cornered that smart aleck in a stair well or parking garage by now if we were on capitol hill. I had a Speed(movie)-related dream late one morning, where I was at the wheel and someone forgot to check both directions before crossing. The only disappointment was waking up! drats! ha ha.
Affirmative action is not like an endless roll of toilet paper but Obama thinks it is. At some point in time the rubber is going to meet the road. Name one debacle under Obama´s watch he has taken responsibility for: Fast and Furious? No; Benghazi? No way; The downgrade in US credit rating, first ever under a sitting president? Huh-uh; The huge US debt 6 trillion increase on his watch? Ain´t happenin´; 2013 Federal income tax increases?; Not no way not no how; Inflation from him printing money at will? nyet; Middle East, broken, in flames? anh anh; etc etc.
I agree with #22. There is a lot more going on here, too much to be driven by stupidity. There is a plan, I havn´e got it figured yet but I think a lot of people in this government hope to get enough chaos and disinfromnation going from both sides that people begin to take things into their own hands and justify even bigger government control. I´m not sure yet but I smell something that isn´t real obvious yet. Now with the Senate Republicans thinking about giving Obama the choices, they think that this might work especially with someone who doesn´t play by the rules? Something stinks.
Obama´s the puppet master. He´s an idea man and doesn´t actually get his hands dirty. Voting Present should have told us his style. Nothing sticks to the Teflon Man. What he does do is pull the strings. He has secret meetings with his minions and then they do the work. His MO in a nutshell... Plausible Deniability.
A presidency without guts? You keep telling yourself that and Obama and his crew will continue to eat our lunch. It´s not guts that has allowed them to sneak up on America and cut its throat while it slept. It´s not about guts. The Midnight Rambler as president.
Bravo, #39! This is what I am saying for at least 5 years. Leftist radicals (call them fascists or commies, doesn´t matter!) seized control of the media and banks (by the way, hitler and stalin did exactly that, chavez as well) and are transforming America while rush, hannity and coulter blabber pseudo-conservative jibberish. We still have conservatives with money in this country (or we don´t?), let´s ask them for help in acquiring the main stream media. America needs the local newspapers and TV stations that have in headlines truth about what obozo and the rest of the team are doing to this great country.
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get er done, 2/27/2013 1:01:37 PM (No. 9199193)
The solutions to America´s Obama/Soros/Jarrett/Dem/Liberal/heathin-inflicted problems begin by permanently dispensing with PC and shouting the truth so loudly and bravely that We the People will hear it and act on it.
Who owns the leftist heathen media? Who controls Hollywood and the filth that is spewed there? Demonize them, for that is what they are.
Who is BHO/BS? Shout the truth in the halls of Congress and in our churches.
Christians are all that stand between America and her demise.
I divorced a malignant narcissist. I know exactly what Obama is capable of having lived with one for so long. They will never, ever, ever, ever give up their need to control you. By whatever means necessary, they will continue to manipulate and control. They get a rush of pleasure when you are afraid. They feel like gods when you are helpless. And if you stand up to them, they will punish you.
They have no statute of limitations on their vindictiveness. If once you criticize them for anything, they will never let you forget. They will blame you for everything that ever goes wrong and will take their revenge in all sorts of creative ways on any perceived slight. The highlight of their life is to think up ways to hurt and humiliate you. Your humiliation is what they live and breathe for. (That´s what the billion-dollar India trip and TSA was for after the 2010 elections...revenge. And that goes for this prisoner release now: punishment for the gop holding him accountable for the sequestration)
#22 said it best. Do no underestimate what a pathological narcissist will do. This isn´t even about ideology...narcissists only ideology is themselves.
This is about power in its purist form. This isn´t about guts at all. It isn´t about balls or spine or strength...it comes from a twisted soul.
What can be done? Nothing. Live your lives with faith in God and get on doing what you believe is right. One day he´ll be alone and without power. Then...God help him.
I concur with those thinking along the likes of #s 14, 22, & 36. My only quibble with 22´s closing statement - It is a serious mistake to underestimate him. - is that it is a serious mistake to underestimate his handlers. Barry the Fraud is just the frontman, a shiny hood ornament for a group of domestic communists funded from all over. Can´t put Barry and decision nor accomplishment in the same sentence. There is no evidence of either.
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