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Gibbs: ´This Is the Worst Year
of the Presidency´

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

Original Article

Posted By:mitzi, 12/22/2013 10:24:47 AM

Robert Gibbs, President Obama´s former press secretary, declared 2013 the worst year (so far!) of the Obama presidency: "This is the test, Robert, of big progressive government solving a big societal problem," said NBC host David Gregory. "That´s what he took on. That is the big project of his presidency." "No doubt about it," Gibbs responded on Meet the Press. "I would say this is the worst year of the presidency. It does beat out 2011. But -- well, and especially given sort of where he started, the fact that the first year of the second term is historically the

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If he thinks this is the worst year, wait until the 2014 elections!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/22/2013 10:30:35 AM     (No. 9664297)

We can only hope, OP.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/22/2013 10:30:51 AM     (No. 9664298)

Obama is the perfect update for an old Soviet Union joke. Obama´s year was average: worse than last year but better than next year. So, average.

Sadly, this communist joke & joke of a communist is at our expense.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/22/2013 10:37:32 AM     (No. 9664312)

Unprecedented long term unemployment destroying peoples lives and millions cannot get even purchase insurance. But they are not the story.

But - it´s all about him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mc squared, 12/22/2013 10:41:42 AM     (No. 9664320)

Since we haven´t seen Gibbs for awhile, we tend to forget what a smug, weasel he is.
We´ve had 5 bad years and sure to be more.

To hell with how Barry feels.




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Reply 5 - Posted by: spahrkl, 12/22/2013 10:57:40 AM     (No. 9664334)

why concern for this man? He has been a terrible shepherd regarding the leadership of this country and the millions who suffer because of his inept abilities.

He´s on vacation, in Hawaii, waited on, protected, and the press is presenting him as a victim. Really!

People are without housing. In lines seeking work/food. Their insurance policies are in turmoil. Cancer patients are stressed, dialysis patients are fearful, doctors, hospitals and all of their help are confused. Others thinking things are free are shocked to find out they don´t qualify.
It´s a mess! And we should feel sorry for
the President and Valery Jerret, Reid, Biden Emanuel, Pelosi et all. Really?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RIsailor, 12/22/2013 11:00:55 AM     (No. 9664337)

Once you read Amity Shlaes´ epic work "The Forgotten Man" about the debacle The Great Depression, and you learn all the stupid things that Franklin Roosevelt tried to stem the depression, with NOTHING working...

then comparing the steps that the Obamians and the Dems enacted since 2008 - stimulus, cash for clunkers, auto bailouts, endless unemployment insurance, Obamacare, makes a lot of sense.

Until a republican president and congress get on board, we are stuck in the endless recession.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/22/2013 11:07:55 AM     (No. 9664345)

#6 Slight modification, until a Conservative President and congress gets onboard.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 12/22/2013 11:21:34 AM     (No. 9664364)

Give it a chance. 2014 is just around the corner.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: rmagnus, 12/22/2013 11:47:37 AM     (No. 9664397)

I disagree. His presidency improves daily because each passing day is one day closer to getting rid of him.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: cleanhouseindc, 12/22/2013 11:49:27 AM     (No. 9664399)

As things stand today, nothing will be different after the 2014 elections. Boehner will end up being speaker again as the Repubs will hold the house.

The Repubs will pick up a few more seats in the Senate, but won´t take it over, because they will have totally disintermediated the conservative base, and there is no real difference between the McCain/Grahams in the Senate and the Schumers.

Until we remove them all and replace with term-limited, new Representatives, it´ll get worse, not better.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/22/2013 12:04:15 PM     (No. 9664423)

Gibby, you almost have it right...Try this:

This Is the Worst Presidency and President in recorded history. Time to impeach and put him and his thugs in prison!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hoosier-luger, 12/22/2013 12:20:00 PM     (No. 9664456)

There is no "big societal problem", here, for the President to "solve"-- because the uninsured receive medical care, anyway.

I found this out when (as an albeit fully insured and paying customer)I sat being "triaged" (i.e., ignored) for 5 hours in excruciating pain in an ER with an acute gall bladder attack -- while the ER staff scurried-about trying to keep illegals alive from their plurality of Friday night post-drinking car-crashes.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hoosier-luger, 12/22/2013 12:25:59 PM     (No. 9664461)

It would perhaps be tempting to blame the lack of insurance on the Obama economy. But the simple truth is that many people do not have health "insurance" because they do not want it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hoosier-luger, 12/22/2013 12:41:09 PM     (No. 9664482)

The simple reason why we have continual Democrat domination is that it is human nature to steal.

And, the Republicans are afraid of losing their cushy political jobs if they were to condemn the Democrats´ theft from the producer(s) to create various kinds of funds for transfer to the Democrat Party´s non-producer supporters.

The hapless, busy-body Republicans (i.e., these self-appointed, quasi-"conservatives") might attract more voters -- and thus acquire more political capital -- and accordingly be able to display more political courage in the economic area -- if they could somehow resist the temptation to butt their noses into other people´s private lives.

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