Obama's Innate Sense of America

A malaise moment of his own
Barack Obama: "We still have a fiscal situation that arises not only from this most recent crisis, but also some long-term trends, where those of us in this room do very well, while folks who are struggling don’t do quite as well. And there’s, I think, an innate sense among the American people that things aren’t fair, that the deck is stacked against them — that no matter how hard they work, their costs keep on going up, their hours are longer, they’re struggling to make their mortgage, and somehow nobody’s paying attention."
(via campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com)

Compares self to Jimmy Carter
“Carter, Clinton and I all have sort of the disease of being policy wonks. … I think that if you get too consumed with that you lose sight of the larger issue.” – Barack Obama, quoted in “Confidence Men.”

Paging Sigmund Freud, your slip is showing! The President unconsciously joins the ever-growing crowd of recovering Obamaholics who now see him as the reincarnation of the undead President Malaise. And we certainly agree with Barry on that “disease” thing.
(via ihatethemedia.com)

We're Over Barack Obama

Americans begin to disapprove of the President personally
For the first time, more Americans have an unfavorable opinion of President Obama than have a favorable opinion of him, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll released late Friday, an indication that dissatisfaction with the president's job performance and the direction of the country is dragging down how Americans view Obama personally.

Just 39 percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of Obama, while 42 percent view him unfavorably. In January of this year, 40 percent had a favorable image of Obama, and 34 percent had an unfavorable opinion. In January 2009, as he was inaugurated, 60 percent of Americans had a favorable opinion of him.

While the president's approval rating -- which is down to 43 percent in the new poll, an all-time low -- is an important indicator of his re-election standing, the high regard Americans felt for Obama personally was a sign that Americans hadn't yet given up on his presidency.
(from hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com)

New Lows For Obama?

Please stop the pain!


Stolypin, Madiun, Patty Hearst

On this day: September 18
Russian Premier Peter Stolypin shot at the Kiev Opera house (1911)

USSR admitted to League of Nations (1934)

Communist Madiun uprising in Dutch Indies (1948)

Fidel Castro arrives in New York City to head the Cuban delegation to the United Nations (1960)

North Vietnamese Army begins infiltration of South Vietnam (1964)

Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI most wanted list (1975)

President Barack Obama gives a big speech at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation annual Award Dinner (2010)

d: Jimi Hendrix (1970), Edward J. King (2006)

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