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It´s time to stop calling Obama
‘worse than Carter.´ Here´s why.

Oneida Daily Dispatch (NY), by Ryan Teague Beckwith

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/22/2014 9:10:55 PM

Sen. John McCain said President Obama is worse than Jimmy Carter. In an interview with an Arizona radio station, the president’s 2008 opponent argued that Carter’s often-criticized foreign policy “pales in comparison to this president.” It’s hardly a new dig. Former vice president Dick Cheney has also argued Obama is worse than Carter. So has Obama’s 2012 opponent, Mitt Romney, and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan; conservative commentator R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.; conservative pundit Hugh Hewitt; New York Post columnist Michael Goodwin; and real estate mogul Donald Trump, among others. Among Republicans, calling Obama “worse than Carter” is now as cliched as

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Beckwith says we should stop the comparison because many people don´t really remember Carter and he really wasn´t the absolute worse. The author´s bio reveals he was still in diapers when Carter was in office and doesn´t know what he is talking about.

*BeckwiHe received a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric from Willamette University in 1997 and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2002. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1974 and grew up in Bellevue, Wash.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 1/22/2014 9:23:46 PM     (No. 9701827)

How about, "more damaging to America than Osama"?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WIBadger, 1/22/2014 9:36:37 PM     (No. 9701838)

Oh this is truly rich. McCain calls Barky worse than Carter. And yet, who can forget this classic line:

"You have nothing to fear from a Barack Obama administration"

John McCain - 2008

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Reply 3 - Posted by: arcady, 1/22/2014 9:46:50 PM     (No. 9701851)

Heck he´s even worse than McCain would´ve been.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/22/2014 9:50:36 PM     (No. 9701854)

So why not encourage all those born after Carter to go back and research Carter´s actual ´accomplishments´?
Interest rates hit 20%. Inflation 10-14%. Unemployment was rising rapidly. Iran was yanking our tail every day and the Soviets were making Carter look like a fool. And he gave away the Panama Canal.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/22/2014 9:55:27 PM     (No. 9701860)

At least We know where Carter was born.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/22/2014 10:13:10 PM     (No. 9701879)

OK, how about, Obama is almost as bad as Saddam Hussein?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 1/22/2014 11:11:59 PM     (No. 9701947)

I just wish it was time to stop calling him ´´president´´!!!! Every time I hear that it ....hurts my ears....and my sensibilities.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 1/23/2014 12:12:16 AM     (No. 9701978)

Among Republicans, calling Obama “worse than Carter” is now as cliched as "It´s Bushs´ fault"

What stupidity, why can´t we compare Obama and Carter? Is it because it´s an insult to Carter.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: strike3, 1/23/2014 1:09:28 AM     (No. 9702008)

Beckwith is a kid who hasn´t a clue what he´s talking about. He does make one valid point, you had to have lived through the Carter presidency to "appreciate" just how bad he was.

Which makes barry soetoro Hussein obama a true standout.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/23/2014 2:16:44 AM     (No. 9702021)

Okay, well then let´s use little words so that today´s high school grads will understand:

Obama: Worst. President. Ever.

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