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Obama Derangement Syndrome
Chicago Tribune (IL), by Eric Zorn

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/8/2012 10:15:40 AM

On another thread, one of the regular conservative commenters here whom I consider to be generally thoughtful let fly with this blast of gas about President Obama: He has been incompetence personified...Obama has been an abject failure. What is this? Pre-election insanity, fear and frenzy seizing control of otherwise sensible individuals? Reasonable Republicans suddenly channeling the angry, paranoia of their party's fringe? It's sad and a little scary. I'm not saying there aren't reasons to support Romney over Obama and not reasons to be disappointed in Obama.

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So Zorn thinks conservatives are way off base for calling 0bama an incompetent failure and proves his point by noting that Barry 0. was "successful" in foisting 0bamacare and the stimulus on America.
The left is losing it BIG TIME.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: msctex1, 10/8/2012 10:21:15 AM     (No. 8917732)

They just can't see it, because to do so would bring everything they believe tumbling down around them.

It is not a matter of Politics anymore. This is Faith. For the diehards, we are dealing with Religion, and we would do well to bear that in mind.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zzzghy, 10/8/2012 10:26:11 AM     (No. 8917745)

...pants on fire.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 10/8/2012 10:26:23 AM     (No. 8917747)

Notice how Zorn knocks off the 'derangement syndrome' phrase? Just like how obama's Chinese donors fund his campaign by knocking off American products and intellectual property.

However, the Chicoms won't knock off anything Zorn does. He's far from an intellectual, and they have standards too.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: logiclogger, 10/8/2012 10:27:55 AM     (No. 8917753)

Any criticism of Obama is considered derangement or racism by Obama adherents.

They have more projection than a 100 screen multiplex theater.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: happy conservative, 10/8/2012 10:48:17 AM     (No. 8917819)

Gotta be the Chicago air polluting this man's brain.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BcdErick, 10/8/2012 10:50:00 AM     (No. 8917822)

Dementia is a sad thing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rfr46, 10/8/2012 11:06:14 AM     (No. 8917869)

"a little scary"? Ha!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/8/2012 11:14:58 AM     (No. 8917895)

Eric: it's the socialism, stupid.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pensom2, 10/8/2012 12:08:54 PM     (No. 8918058)

It's laughable for Obama to claim credit for either ObamaCare or the stimulus bill. On both pieces of legislation, he simply delegated the input, the concepts, the writing of the bills to the lefty Congressional staffers, directed by Pelosi and Harry Reid.

About all Obama had to do with those bills was promoting them ceaselessly by insisting, "There's no time to waste! We must get this legislation passed immediately! Americans are depending on it!"

Obie did make sure that $billions from the stimulus bill were doled out to the "bundlers" who had contributed $millions to his campaign.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steveW, 10/8/2012 12:11:33 PM     (No. 8918069)

ODS = you have to be deranged to support Obama

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Reply 11 - Posted by: philemon1967, 10/8/2012 12:17:26 PM     (No. 8918089)

Derangement suggests an overreactive response to something that results in harm to oneself/one's nation.

In the case of leftist antiwar lunatics who had no problems calling a good, decent man like Bush, "Hitler" and undermining whatever little good that Bush tried to do for the Middle East, they were rightly diagnosed with Bush Derangement Syndrome; they were so hateful that they were not above fantasizing on violent death on a sitting US president whose political beliefs they did not like. Their vitriolic rage poisoned the well for bipartisan cooperation and hurt the country for a very long time

On the conservative side, no one is calling for Obama's death merely for his accounting for the many unmitigated disasters in domestic and foreign policies. Trying to defeat a destructively clueless president in an election isn't derangement; it is Democracy.

When Obama-complicit media types start acting like Obama in mocking their opposition in personal attacks rather than reasonable debate on issues, you know that it is these people who has lost mental equilibrium and it is an indication that they are in a panic mode now the Obama has turned out to be such a phony.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: KingBubo, 10/8/2012 12:21:05 PM     (No. 8918102)

A non-original idea. AS someone else pointed out, this was Bush Derangement syndrome back in 04. ROmney can actually point out to massive failures of Obama (not that Bush was anywhere near perfect). Zorn is a Obama boot licker.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/8/2012 12:44:02 PM     (No. 8918165)

Sauce for the goose...

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