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Obama as Chaos
PJ Media, by Victor Davis Hanson

Original Article

Posted By:Hobbiest, 10/7/2013 2:52:02 AM

Amid all the charges and countercharges in Washington over the government shutdown, there is at least one common theme: Barack Obama’s various charges always lead to a dead end. They are chaos, and chaos is hard to understand, much less refute. By that I mean when the president takes up a line of argument against his opponents, it cannot really be taken seriously — not just because it is usually not factual, but also because it always contradicts positions that Obama himself has taken earlier or things he has previously asserted. Whom to believe — Obama 1.0, Obama 2.0, or

You don´t refute fantasy. You squelch it with ridicule and derision.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/7/2013 3:52:12 AM     (No. 9553666)

Obama knows the MSM isn´t going to fact check his ridiculous assertions and not enough people see the red media´s rebuttals to his claims.The MSM is perfectly happy ignoring Obama being a serial liar and misleader.
It´s just like this latest lie making he rounds that Obamacare glitchs are caused by overload,no matter what time of day or night people try to apply.And how can all the state websites be screwed up at the same time?

Insurance regulators are constantly hunding insurance companies to prove they´re fiscally sound eneouh to pay claims.Years ago there was a company in the midwest that offered really low rates but went bankrupt because they couldn´t pay claims. So insurance companies maybe overcharing to make sure they have the funds to pay cliams. They´re hampered by this stupid law forcing them to use 80% of revenues to pay claims.
How do we even know if government computers are interfaced with insurance companies.

To make this even more sickening,the government would be happy to sign up a lousy 7 million people to the plan by the end of march. That´s a far cry from Obama´s claim that everyone will have insurance.The only people who are going to pay these staggering rates are people who need constant treatment and they may be trown under the bus.

The real problem emerging already are the tweeners.People that make too much for medicaid but to litle to buy insurance.If they were interested in more people getting coverage they coud have just raised the medicaid qualfication amount.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 10/7/2013 4:27:55 AM     (No. 9553675)

We can clearly see the chaos in his obamaCare rollout. Why was a broken application rolled out? Did NOBODY test it? Or was it just that nobody wanted to tell the boy-King what he did not want to hear?

So the Republicans demand a 1 year delay, and obama says NO, adamantly.

Probably obama´s only shot of fixing the thing is to take it offline for a year. Seems there are so many defects they can´t fix it on-the-fly, aka "Hotfix". Hotfix for more than a few days just brings worker burnout.

Thinking this will be obama´s Waterloo.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 10/7/2013 4:55:10 AM     (No. 9553684)

Not so much chaos, as deception to facilitate the decline.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lilo, 10/7/2013 5:29:55 AM     (No. 9553694)

A dishonest media hand-in-glove with a dishonest administration is the problem.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: sagman, 10/7/2013 6:59:26 AM     (No. 9553749)

Obama War Room: Make It Stop

JOE BIDEN: Boehner ain’t bendin’, Boss. Maybe we overreached. I’m getting’ angstrous.
OBAMA: Jack, you said they’d fold in 3 days.
LEW: That was Valerie, sir, not me.
OBAMA: Valerie can do no wrong. I say it was you. Well?
LEW: [bowing] Yes, sir, it was me.
OBAMA: What’s our exit strategy in case the polls turn?
BIDEN: Double down, Chief. Suspend federal aid to daycare centers; command nuclear subs to cease patrolling and surface; close the interstates; declare the continental U.S. a no-fly zone; flip your internet kill switch--uh, it´s right there next to your phone; order the IRS to raid Dunkin Donuts’ headquarters on suspicion the company has been importing coffee beans from an area in Southeastern Brazil that is home to the endangered Brazilian spiny rice rat.
OBAMA: Hmm. I lost you on that last one, Joe.
BIDEN: All the franchises shut down for the duration of the probe, Boss.
OBAMA: Ah. We make it hurt so much people won’t care anymore who’s to blame; they’ll just want someone to step up and end it.
BIDEN: Exactamundo! Then you go on Letterman, Ellen, and Sesame Street and announce that you’ll be the grownup and meet Boehner halfway. You won´t really, of course.
OBAMA: That´s the plan if we’re taking the hit. What do we do if the polls get worse for Republicans?
BIDEN: Same thing, Chief, except for meetin’ Boehner halfway. Keep the government shut down till midterms, with the GOPhers twistin’ in the wind the whole time.
OBAMA: Okay. Treasury, Defense, HHS, enact the measures Joe suggested. Immediately.
JAY CARNEY: We’ll need a good optic, sir. I’ll alert the media that tomorrow at 9 a.m. , you’ll be outside the shuttered Dunkin’ Donuts on 601 F St NW. While there, shout and stamp about with the other protestors we´ll bus in.
OBAMA: Ooh. Just the thought of not getting something I want makes me angry.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rasputin, 10/7/2013 7:01:50 AM     (No. 9553753)

I think he´s been auditioning to replace the guy in the Allstate mayhem commercial.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Starlady, 10/7/2013 7:32:16 AM     (No. 9553773)

Yesterday, after watching two different TV shows with constant chaos going on for the duration my mind started to wander. I realized the directors of these relatively new shows were copying Obama´s style of chaos all the time. I wondered if it was deliberate or just a coincidence.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: red oak, 10/7/2013 7:45:56 AM     (No. 9553786)

This article is brilliant, from the title to the end. It is the perfect analysis of the mercurial blob of protoplasm that is "obama."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pearson365, 10/7/2013 7:57:08 AM     (No. 9553794)

VDH´s last two paras sum up Obama: "The media, of course, accepts that what Obama says on any given day will contradict what he has said or done earlier, or will be an exaggeration or caricature of his opponents’ position, or simply be detached from reality. But in their daily calculus, that resulting chaos is minor in comparison to the symbolic meaning of Obama. He is, after all, both the nation’s first African-American president and our first left-wing progressive since Franklin Roosevelt.

In comparison with those two facts, no others really matter."

Just 40 more months of chaos until it´s, hopefully, over.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: gaeditor, 10/7/2013 8:09:35 AM     (No. 9553811)

The manufacturing of chaos is part of several serious personality disorders, but in the case of Antisocial Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder there is a component described as this: "These people sometimes derive pleasure out of inflicting hurt or struggle on other people or animals."

Sound like someone who would tell the Park Service to "inflict the most pain" on citizens?

This man is sick. Not an ideologue (he is, but not the real problem), not petty, not from another country, not any of that.

He lies so blatantly, because in his reality, what he is saying is true.

(By the way, the basis of compulsive lying is also found in Antisocial Personality Disorder.)

Like many of the so-called media, though, they don´t see it. I fear primarily because they are equally afflicted with these mental problems. (Thinking of James Carville? Did anyone one else read parts of Dowd yesterday? ´Nuff said.)

If they admit that Obama is "problematic" they´ll have to admit it about themselves.

That´s why I say that destroying a large part of the media is our only, only, only option. We will never hear the real truth -like Obama or the "jourolist," we hear their truth.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: altoona, 10/7/2013 8:18:28 AM     (No. 9553823)

Brilliant, #5, but like another poster said yesterday--too close to the truth to really laugh about. And you probably gave O´s people some new shutdown ideas.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: AirForceCane, 10/7/2013 8:31:56 AM     (No. 9553846)

I hope everyone realizes that over the weekend the Congress agreed to retroactively PAY ALL THE FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES

in other words, you the taxpayer just gave hundreds of thousands of bureaucrats 3 or 4 weeks of paid vacation a year..

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rusino, 10/7/2013 8:33:50 AM     (No. 9553849)

Is Obama in charge? We have in place a Shadow Government of unelected czars and Bosses in every agency and The Oval Office.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: M2, 10/7/2013 8:39:23 AM     (No. 9553856)

The venerable VDH has written a stellar, well-constructed column once again.

In short, whenever the president prefaces a sweeping statement with one of his many emphatics — “make no mistake about it,” “I’m not making this up,” “in point of fact,” “let me be perfectly clear” — we know that the reverse is always true.

Those verbal tics Obama uses are a clear giveaway that a lie is forthcoming. So are his big words when small ones will do -- another tic that reveals that it´s more about ego than about the truth.

This is spot on:

But a third explanation is more likely. Obama simply couldn’t care less about what he says at any given moment... He is detached and unconcerned about the history of an issue, about which he is usually poorly informed.

As a malignant Narcissist, this fits perfectly.

The media, of course, accepts that what Obama says on any given day will contradict what he has said or done earlier, or will be an exaggeration or caricature of his opponents’ position, or simply be detached from reality...He is, after all, both the nation’s first African-American president and our first left-wing progressive since Franklin Roosevelt.

The lengths to which people who have been proved wrong will go in order to save face is truly staggering. That Obama´s life, policies and personality are utterly incoherent seem not to matter to the True Believers.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dallasobg, 10/7/2013 8:39:57 AM     (No. 9553857)

Brilliant, #6. What a great theme for a series of political ads next year. Obama as Mayhem.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: 2dogs, 10/7/2013 8:57:47 AM     (No. 9553879)

Ever since Snowden and the revelation of Prism, I´m convinced O has info on every Congressperson and most of the media. They can´t all be that stupid and feckless.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: gusman, 10/7/2013 9:07:44 AM     (No. 9553889)

I think it is a "test" to see how people react- run up for Big O declaring martial law.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 10/7/2013 9:21:01 AM     (No. 9553903)

“Never Mind!”

Emily Litella said it best. What she said yesterday will no longer be valid tomorrow. Likewise Barack Hussein Obama. Never take him at his word inasmuch as eventually his word will be given the ol’ switcheroo. Just be patient! He’s a slow thinking, low info voter. “Never Mind!” should be affixed to his presidential seal.

And while on the subject of ‘eventually,’ what’s with this ‘one-year-postponement’ business? I believe Obamacare needs at least ten years to iron out the bugs. 20,000 bug-infested pages ain’t chopped liver, chaotically and mixed-metaphorically speaking.

And finally… Exempt or Not Exempt? THAT is now the question!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/7/2013 9:22:37 AM     (No. 9553905)

The lazy man has zero skills other than lying and laying about...learned in college while smoking pot and doing crack!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Watlines, 10/7/2013 9:24:50 AM     (No. 9553910)

Obamacare is the smelling salts that will wake up the low-information (stupidly ignorant) voters who elected this guy.

Once they feel the tingle and probing of Obamacare´s tentacles in their purses and wallets searching for more money, they´ll know what to do.

Maybe ... I hope.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/7/2013 9:30:34 AM     (No. 9553916)

Obama now has a track record. The truth of the matter is something known well here. He can say just about anything without the press pouncing on his contradictions.

"The essential English leadership secret does not depend on particular intelligence. Rather, it depends on a remarkably stupid thick-headedness. The English follow the principle that when one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it. They keep up their lies, even at the risk of looking ridiculous." Joseph Goebbels

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Reply 22 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 10/7/2013 9:32:47 AM     (No. 9553918)

Isn´t chaos also part of the Alinsky method for disorienting one´s opponents? I haven´t read Rules for Radicals, but it makes sense to constantly change the subject and keep things in an uproar so your opponents can never quite catch up to your lies.
That being said, I´ve been convinced Obama´s a malignant narcissist for a long time.
So perhaps he´s bad on purpose and he also can´t help but be bad. That´s big-time bad.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/7/2013 9:38:32 AM     (No. 9553933)

A modern day definition of "chaos":

Electing as POTUS, an undocumented communist foreign student who is: (1) Also a devout Muslim (2) Never held a regular 8 to 5 job in the real world, punched a time clock or had to meet a weekly payroll (3) Never served a day in military uniform and couldn´t pass the basic security clearances necessary to serve as a present-day private/seaman in the rear ranks and (4) Never previously managed anything, to include a corner donut shop or McDonald´s milkshake machine.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: kiwikit, 10/7/2013 9:46:20 AM     (No. 9553954)

I was told at Mass this morning that the priest who says Sunday Mass at the Air Station here in Beaufort, SC was told he´d not be compensated because he´d been furloughed. If any priest volunteered to perform the sacrifice of Mass, he´d be arrested! I ask you, how is this different from Nazi Germany?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Billyc, 10/7/2013 9:58:13 AM     (No. 9553972)

Well reading the news today that Stompy feet is about to block out views of Mount Rushmore. Stompy is acting like a spoilt school boy who cannot have his own way or he will not play. A quote I read today hits the nail on the head.The problem is not the Federal Government out of control, the problem is that we the people have ALLOWED the Federal Government to become uncontrollable.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Arby, 10/7/2013 10:15:24 AM     (No. 9554001)

Obama and the lo-fo voter: a match made in heaven. VDH is dead-on; this man contradicts himself constantly, saying absurd things. The LSM fawns and cowers. It is as if they are all functionally illiterate and mentally-challenged.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: tnorling, 10/7/2013 10:18:04 AM     (No. 9554005)

Obama is our first black president and an extreme liberal (at least). Given that, his failings, fecklessness, and inconsistencies are naught to the MSM and his glassy-eyed followers.

Good luck trying to pin the tail on this donkey.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/7/2013 10:27:41 AM     (No. 9554026)

He is a small man backed into a corner of his own making, but with this difference ,,,

... Obama can order thousands of ARMED MEN to do great harm to you and me, under the color of law.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: EnsignO, 10/7/2013 10:28:26 AM     (No. 9554028)

#16 said: "I´m convinced O has info on every Congressperson and most of the media. They can´t all be that stupid and feckless."

Exactamente (Spanish), precisement(French), genau(German) - there is no other conclusion.

I would say there are a few exceptions to the above conclusion, one of which is Ted Cruz. This man is fearless and waaay smarter than they are, and he knows the law. I think they will be sorry if they mess too much with Cruz who has authored more than 80 United States Supreme Court briefs and presented 43 oral arguments, including nine before the United States Supreme Court. Cruz´s record of having argued before the Supreme Court nine times is more than any practicing lawyer in Texas or any current member of Congress.*

*From Wikipedia and this additional piece of information I found to be quite interesting and it brought a smile to my face: After graduating from Princeton, Cruz attended Harvard Law School, graduating magna cum laude in 1995 with a Juris Doctor. While at Harvard Law, Cruz was a primary editor of the Harvard Law Review, and executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, and a founding editor of the Harvard Latino Law Review. Referring to Cruz´s time as a student at Harvard Law, Professor Alan Dershowitz said, "Cruz was off-the-charts brilliant."

The reason for the smile - editor of the Harvard Law Review, and "off-the-charts brilliant" characterization by Professor Dershowitz". I think Cruz may have some interesting information not yet revealed about Barry Soetero, since their paths must have somehow crossed with their similar Harvard backgrounds - especially the Harvard Law Review in which no one can find anything authored by Barry.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 10/7/2013 10:56:59 AM     (No. 9554099)

Chaos is Obamacare is chaos. When low information ( not ignorant ) Americans realize they have been bamboozled for the last 4 years about the ACA law, they may start to turn the tide of support for their ´savior´. Hopefully they will review ALL the facts, not just the premium costs, as the total package will affect their health care and their financial situation. They MUST understand the premiums, the co-pays, the coverage, the deductibles, the caps, the providers available,the subsidies, and so forth. Also, signing up on for a law based on one´s income on Jan 1 is hardly a harbinger of what one´s income will be throughout the year, as many financial changes can occur, but the subsidies are based on income, and the next years April 15 Federal income tax could bring sticker shock
if they have estimated their income incorrectly.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: WhatMediaBias, 10/7/2013 11:06:24 AM     (No. 9554118)

Obama is shooting for the Guiness Book of World Records. He has now reached 156 l.p.m. (lies per minute).

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Reply 32 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 10/7/2013 11:43:56 AM     (No. 9554175)

VDH strikes gold... as does #16 [remember PIAPS´ FBI files] and especially #29, about ´brilliant´ Ted, who is coaching Boehner, [I read somewhere] thankfully!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: jnorv, 10/7/2013 11:45:11 AM     (No. 9554177)

Did you see the CFP analysis of Obama and the 25th Amendment?


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Reply 34 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 10/7/2013 11:55:00 AM     (No. 9554188)

Obama has staffed his cabinet with a a bunch of incompetent amateurs.

His line in the sand is rainbow colored and about as straight as the Burmese Road.

The bad part is they make the rules we have to live by whether we like it or not.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Quiet Observer, 10/7/2013 12:16:40 PM     (No. 9554219)

One of VDH’s offhand comments in this article made me realize that Republicans did something absolutely brilliant during the Obamacare/Government Shutdown debate - they called for a 1 year delay in implementing the individual mandate. It is brilliant because:
> The Obamacare exchanges are hopelessly flawed, are going to fail epically, and will take Obamacare with them,
> Delaying the implementation of the individual mandate is the only way to avoid this epic failure,
> Obama and the liberal echo chamber have convinced themselves that everything that Republicans support must be bad,
> They therefore won’t ever consider the one thing that might save them from themselves.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 10/7/2013 12:24:40 PM     (No. 9554239)

The article is an excellent description of how BO works. He simply doesn´t care about past or future. What he wants NOW is all that matters.

While it is pathetic that we have a president who acts this way and a Dem party that thrives on irrational behavior, it is terrifying that they are not being called on it by the media or, for the most part, the public. It is astonishing that this grossly incompetent fool got reelected and that his worsening behavior has not been called out.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: peterfleming, 10/7/2013 1:05:10 PM     (No. 9554298)

Victor Davis Hanson, popular, entertaining, factual, beautifully observant, cites solid truths about this consistently non factual person in the White House. Hansen describes Soetero’s inconsistencies, lies, and his prevarications are so consistently untruths, that he concludes, the reverse, Soetero is highly consistent …… at lying. Hansen adds that whenever he happens to tell the truth, this “IS AS SERIOUS LAPSE” That’s almost funny, but you can count on Barry ! Not to tell the truth. Very reliable in lying. His cliché line, “I’m not making this up”, sounds exactly like Richard Nixon. Clever writing. Good for all of us to read. But why does he not dig deep enough to even suggest Barry’s evil influences causing all this constantly happening “chaos”? He misses a great opportunity to include: he’s advised by the Jaret Soros Holder Puglosi Reid Schumer Feinstein Communists, and surrounds himself primarily with only Communists, follows the Goebbels big lie propaganda ways, and is backed 24/7 by the mainstream American communist influenced press and TV news. That is the safe-house basis for all of his consistent, predictable lying ways. Throw in a few serious childhood created, unresolved psychological problems, and you have the imposter himself, Barry Soetero. Grab anything, any bits and pieces out of Wikipedia, Amazon book excerpts, quotes, little bits of words of Hitler, Goebbels, Stalin, Lenin, Marx. Get familiar with recent totalitarian monstrocities. Satisfying, easy, reading to see the stealth guidance of this administration explained more clearly.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: billa, 10/7/2013 1:21:16 PM     (No. 9554330)

No one is holding him responsible for the Chaos he has created and will continue to do so is because of one and only one reason.

He is black.

Any one, public official, reporter, journalist, celebrity or citizen that disputes or criticizes him is labeled a racist and very seriously shunned.

PC liberal thinking has chilled speech to the point that the US is entering Naziesque propoganda.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: jglas, 10/7/2013 2:23:40 PM     (No. 9554432)

This is the socialists making their move and Obama is their puppet. He looks like a disinterested actor reading the pronouncements of a committee because he is. He´s Pinocchio to the left´s Geppetto, spewing whatever lies his handlers find appropriate to keep the leftward move going. They could care less if the words contradict those previously spoken . . . they know the audiences are little more than children, ignorant dupes and puppet show aficionados enthralled by the show. Chaos is part of the show. It´s entertaining especially to those who appreciate the dreams of the utopian left. Besides, chaos renders the show immune to critics . . . in other words it doesn´t have to be consistent, it is only intended to feel right at any given moment.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Rafter, 10/7/2013 2:37:18 PM     (No. 9554464)

He´s Nero with a "G" ...

When an Afro-Firmative Action Emperor can only be compared to the likes of Nero,
Caligula and perhaps by some Caesar, you know he´s a POS-POTUS and that we can
only hope to survive until he is gone.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 10/7/2013 3:12:02 PM     (No. 9554544)

I also thought of the Allstate Mayhem commercials but it is more than that. The personification of mayhem in that ad knows who and what he is. Obama is a walking list of pathologies who is clueless there is something seriously wrong with how he relates to the world. Unfortunately in our media era with its rampant self promotion such pathologies are often glossed over as admirable signs of high self esteem rather than as destructive traits.

This is a man who seems to have few if any personal friends. He has shown indifference to his grandparents and half siblings. He will publicly taunted his wife about her fight with a weight problem that he does not have. He has to be the best at everything, claiming accomplishments and talents he does not possess. He takes all the credit and none of the blame. He lies constantly, often with no good reason. He blames others-sometimes in that nasty-nice superior tone that such people can´t help themselves. Then he turns vindictive towards those who fail to hail him as the great one.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: strike3, 10/7/2013 3:28:43 PM     (No. 9554569)

I hadn´t considered that strategy, #5. You are correct, it´s brilliant.

The only point in Obama´s favor in the midst of all of this chaos is that proven insanity can rescue a criminal from a lot of jail time. He just might cheat Leavenworth when he is arrested but the catch will be that the democrats must admit that he is as crazy as a cat in a funhouse.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: postaway, 10/7/2013 4:37:39 PM     (No. 9554666)

This article by Robin of Berkeley from a few years ago keeps coming to mind when discussing Obama. She tries to get inside his head and what she finds is very disturbing.


We are in a dangerous place with a dangerous man.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 10/7/2013 5:10:29 PM     (No. 9554700)

Our story begins, as these stories often do, with a young up-and-coming politician. He´s a deeply personable man and a member of the Democrat party. He is completely single-minded convictions and has no regard for the political process. It exist solely as a tool for his advancement. His party has no true core beliefs save one, the acquisition of power. The party is so plagued by identity politics that the traditional routes to senior leadership are effectively shut off and the only remaining route is collated victimhood.

Eventually, his party launches a special project in the name of ´affordable health-care´. At first, it is believed to be a safety net for the un-insured and it is pursued regardless of its cost. However, the true goal of the project is power, complete and total hegemonic domination of the citizenry.

The project, however, is a failure... but the efforts of those involved are not in vain. Imagine a financial scheme so complex that no accountants can come up with a common answer. Then imagine that one man can stand in opposition to your scheme. If your ultimate goal is power, how best to dispose of your remaining opponents? It is at this point in our story that along comes a spider. He is a man seemingly without a conscience; for whom the ends always justify the means and it is he who suggests that his party should not support the sole principal opponent of the regimes scheme. Rather, that they should target their own man. In all three targets are chosen to maximize the effect of the attack: a Senator from Texas, a former Governor of Alaska and a successful Surgeon from a respected Medical School.

The rest, as they say, is history.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 10/7/2013 7:00:53 PM     (No. 9554824)

The best descriptor, that captures most if not all of these symptoms and traits, is "psychopath".

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Thank you to Mr. Victor Davis Hanson for an excellent and vividly dissective article.

Tiny parts of the chaos created by President Barack Obama:

c onfusion and disruption
h ardships for citizenry
a crimony toward opponents
o bstinate defiance
s tubborn insistence on compliance

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