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Why the Country Is
Unhappy Under Obama

U.S.News & World Report, by Mortimer B. Zuckerman

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Posted By:afortiori, 10/7/2012 12:17:33 PM

When you accumulate some of the adjectives from the pundits, the media, and other appraisals that were not from the right but from baffled sympathizers and centrists, there is no doubt that President Barack Obama clearly lost the debate this week, as a matter of both substance and tone. Take your pick from the river of insults: listless, meandering, lazy, dull-brained, long-winded, languid, and flaccid were just some of the epithets from the pundits. Even the New York Times opined that "He lost his competitive edge." The worst that Mitt Romney's relatively few critics could come up with

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Reply 1 - Posted by: sinic, 10/7/2012 12:34:50 PM     (No. 8915977)

"The president appears to have lost his intellectual interest."
Sorry, Mort...he never had any interest, intellectual or otherwise. The Choomster just looked at this as another easy rider rock star gig. He figured that he'd do what he's always done...provide the utopian socialist dreams while everyone else did the heavy lifting. This guy's never put in an honest days work in his life. It's all a radical hippie cerebral buzz, without the benefit of facts or reality.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lydwho, 10/7/2012 12:38:40 PM     (No. 8915982)

Why am I unhappy????

I'm upset because I didn't get my Obama phone and for that I am going to vote him 4 more years so he has time to get me mine!!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/7/2012 12:48:00 PM     (No. 8915999)

It's about time more journalist NOT journ-O-LIARS are crawling out of their hiding spaces

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/7/2012 12:50:38 PM     (No. 8916006)

I dont' have time to read Mort Zuckerman; I have to be back at work Monday!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickeymat, 10/7/2012 12:54:37 PM     (No. 8916010)

Clearly I am clueless as I saw absolutely NO different Obama in the debate than the one I have seen for the last 4 years. How was anything different for those who say they now have noticed? I just do not get it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/7/2012 1:11:56 PM     (No. 8916046)

The 4 years under Obama has been the most miserable 4 years for Americans in their history.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 10/7/2012 1:50:16 PM     (No. 8916122)

Why you are unhappy when your house is burning down.

The kitchen is on fire. The living room is on fire. The bedroom is on fire. The furniture is on fire.

And Mort babe, you mindlessly lit the fuse in 2008. Thanks kid.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/7/2012 1:52:31 PM     (No. 8916129)

If Obama failed because of simple bad judgment,that would be one thing. The really bad part is the underlying shadiness and corruption and complete lack of accountability for his absurd cabinet people and czars.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/7/2012 2:00:10 PM     (No. 8916141)

Let me put it in terms that today's undecideds (and particularly you Julias) might better understand.

America, he's just not that into you. You fell for his line. You had a one-term stand with him. But now you've woken up with "battered country syndrome." There's still time to turn your life around. Let...him...go.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pigop, 10/7/2012 2:08:31 PM     (No. 8916153)

FTA ~ But now the Obama team excuses its failure to grasp the severity of the slump by saying that even if they had seen the slow recovery coming, they couldn't have done much about it. When Obama has been asked about his mistakes, he talks not about his policies but about his messaging. But clearly the biggest mistake was his failure to recognize that we are up against an economic decline that requires nothing less than night and day concentration.

It's not "failure to communicate, Mr President." We understand fully that you have taken this country down the wrong path that majority of Americans will not go. Time to admit that you have deceived us. Jimmy Carter is an honorable man but a failed president and you Mr President is Jimmy Carter.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/7/2012 2:26:48 PM     (No. 8916182)

So do you want the list numerically or alphabetical?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: fayebeck, 10/7/2012 2:41:36 PM     (No. 8916207)

You are so right #6. I know of no one who is optimistic or happy. Personally I thought Mitt went too easy on the Teenage Thug.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/7/2012 3:18:34 PM     (No. 8916261)

Question for Obama: ''Why have so many more people become disabled and no longer counted as unemployed during your reign?''

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Reply 14 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 10/7/2012 3:46:49 PM     (No. 8916296)

Just remember Mort, you helped to foist this Fraud upon America four years ago. That will not be forgotten.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: 1984OLDMAN, 10/7/2012 7:22:01 PM     (No. 8916608)

Zuckerman can't be too bright if it took him this long to figure out that the affirmative action marxist has no abilities other than reading his beloved TOTUS. There are some of us who never believed the B.S. of four years ago. Too bad, so sad. Idiots all.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/8/2012 2:09:39 AM     (No. 8917234)

Anybody asking this question at this late date is either an idiot or has been in a coma.

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