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A New Disorder
Weekly Standard, by Stephen F. Hayes

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Posted By:Drive, 7/25/2014 7:59:44 AM

Moments of clarity often come when you least expect them. In a speech to contributors last week in Seattle, Barack Obama made the case that his presidency has made America better. In most respects, it was precisely the kind of political pablum you’d expect from a president who seems more concerned with legacy-polishing than governing. He ticked off his accomplishments, a list that was equal parts premature celebration (deficit reduction), hyperbole (Obamacare), and borrowed glory (rising college attendance, a strong stock market, increased energy production). Even if few in this fawning crowd were going to question him, circumstances required the president

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 7/25/2014 8:27:43 AM     (No. 9939343)

Like our PIAPS, Obama cannot name any positive aspect of his time in office. Lots and lots of negative though....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pinger, 7/25/2014 8:28:04 AM     (No. 9939344)

I think the adage, "With friends like him, who needs enemies?" applies here. If there was any question about Obama being delusional...that train has left the station.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/25/2014 8:39:33 AM     (No. 9939356)

Smidgeon hasn´t ended any wars. He is just transferring them here.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jfodoch, 7/25/2014 9:08:10 AM     (No. 9939404)

This creature knows what he has done and continues to do -- and he laughs at us every day. Pray and vote, even if the opposition candidate isn´t perfect, and BTW, thanks again to those petty children who stayed home rather than vote for Romney! You´re disgraceful!

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