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With great power comes
great responsibility

PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

Original Article

Posted By:Hazymac, 12/6/2013 9:17:50 PM

Charles Krauthammer reminds a dazed American public that the Obama administration is facing not just one, but three simultaneous foreign policy challenges. (Snip) Part of the problem with the administration is that it can’t clear a backlog. Past crises don’t get solved. They get forgotten. Overwritten by the fresh news cycle. The Washington Post reminds its readers that, as we near 2014, the capture of the 2012 Benghazi consulate attackers has stalled. "U.S. officials say efforts have stalled to capture about a dozen people secretly charged in the 2012 attack on the American compound in Benghazi that claimed the lives

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As Wretchard states in this essay, major problems happening on Obama´s watch just aren´t being solved. They´re being forgotten by an Administration eager to move on, regardless. In time, Obama and congressional Democrats hope or expect that most voters will forget about Benghazi, Iranian nuclear weapons, and Chinese expansionism in the Far East, if they ever knew or cared in the first place.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 12/6/2013 9:24:29 PM     (No. 9643720)

(Continued) Obama is so lazy dead ticks wouldn´t drop off him. He loves the title and the perquisites, and, of course, the power. But working is beneath him. Impeachment is impossible (we´d need 67 votes for removal in the Senate, and that ain´t happening) so I join a close political ally in suggesting a steady drumbeat of calls for his resignation. If he hears enough din, especially from people who once admired him, maybe he´ll do it. Just drive him out of office.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hazymac, 12/6/2013 9:57:18 PM     (No. 9643745)

Let me clear up some confusion in my reply #1. Imnpeachment of Obama would be quite possible as long the the House is majority Republican. Clinton, after all, was impeached, his legacy irreparably (and properly) stained. Red Nose (as I used to call him) is still hopping mad today. Heh heh.

You must also consider that if Clinton had somehow been removed by the Senate, which would have required fifteen more votes for removal, Gore would have been running as an incumbent in 2000, and would have been elected twice and served nearly ten years. Would you have wanted that? And Gore is, pardon the expression, a bit tetched in the cabeza, sort of a Green Idi Amin. I wouldn´t want to breathe the same air Mad Al breathes.

Removal of Obama wouldn´t be possible unless the Republicans had about a 75-25 majority, knowing that some moderates would blink before casting a vote ridding the body politic of the taupe dope.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dallasdude, 12/6/2013 10:06:02 PM     (No. 9643751)

As Hillary says~"what difference does it make?"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steveW, 12/7/2013 1:11:47 AM     (No. 9643854)

In very recent memory there was a president who took great responsibility for the great power invested in him. His name was George W. Bush. He was loathed by the Democrats/MSM precisely and specifically because he took great responsibility for the great power invested in him. Conclusions can be drawn about Democrat/MSM intentions.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: suedotsue, 12/7/2013 3:25:01 AM     (No. 9643875)

I think Richard Fernandez is a gem and always look forward to his writing. It´s however distressing to me that Charles Krauthammer gets the spotlight and honor of opening this article. Charles Krauthammer also said in the past few days that ObamaCare is the law of the land and he thinks governors like Rick Scott who go along with it, expand Medicaid, are doing the human thing. ObamaCare isn´t the law of the land. It´s illegal for at least one obvious reason. ObamaCare the tax has never been approved by the House. A standalone up or down vote on the question has never taken place. Krauthammer wants already overburdened citizens in states to be further burdened with exploding Medicaid bills. It´s not human to promote a system that doesn´t work, is laden with corruption, and in which few doctors can even participate. When it matters most Krauthammer is always Beltway Ruling Class over the peasants.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jglas, 12/7/2013 5:04:33 PM     (No. 9644608)

The idea is to obtain great power and use it to destroy your enemies not govern (that´s just boring).

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