Another Prominent Democrat Rides The Obama Rejection Wave

Fund-raising...Obama's last ditch effort to cling to his failed presidency.

What do former President Bill Clinton, Mayor Cory Booker, former Governor Ed Rendell, and every other Democrat in non deep-Liberal parts of the country have in common?

They want nothing to do with Obama.

Obama’s failed Socialist policies and feckless “leadership” have made him a national pariah among members of his own party.  Even Obama’s own surrogate has rejected his Socialist talking points.  Now, another one to ride this Obama rejection wave is Arizona’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, Richard Carmona.

According to Free Republic,

Democratic Senate hopeful Richard Carmona distanced himself Monday from President Barack Obama, saying he had “no connection” with the man who urged him to run for office.

His comments come months after it was first reported the president personally called the former U.S. surgeon general and asked him to get into the race.

“Let me set the record straight, OK,” Carmona told 3TV. “I have no connections to President Obama.”

This marks the second time in as many weeks a high-profile Arizona Democrat has publicly shied away from a president who has become increasingly unpopular in this Republican-leaning state.

During a debate two weeks ago, Ron Barber, who is trying to replace retired Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, declined to say if he would vote for the Democratic president. Barber later issued a written statement clarifying that he would vote for Obama.

Put together it appears Democrats are becoming uncomfortable with Obama in an election year. Both the Carmona and Barber races are very important for the president as well as the Democratic Party.

It’s not good when even Obama’s hand-picked candidates are denying association with him.  No wonder all Obama does anymore is fundraise.  He’s going to get clobbered and the rest of his party knows it.  No one wants to be attached to a loser.

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  • snap boy

    My bet is that a group within the democrat party trying to undercut Obama. They’d like Obama to withdraw and Hillary to be drafted for a 2012 run…

  • Granny

    How fast can you say “lame duck presidency” – besides not fast enough.

  • Tim in Cali

    The rats are jumping ship,while Obama rearranges the deck chairs

    Have the band play something nice,while you’re at it Barry…

  • DANEgerus

    Are you @TheAndreaRyan ???

  • Andrea Ryan

    Yes, I am. But, Twitter is a sea of chaos to me, so I don’t use it much. Except to joke with Jim.

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  • Brandon In Baton Rouge

    My bet is that a group within the democrat party trying to undercut Obama. They’d like Obama to withdraw and Hillary to be drafted for a 2012 run…

    It’s a little late for that.

    I figured that the saner wing of the party would have ditched him long ago in order to save their own asses, but it hasn’t happened. And at this point, tossing him aside causes about as many problems as it solves.

  • http://deleted mcc

    Speaking of jokes, late last night I read this and now this AM it’s getting more attention (via Drudge):

    About as subtle as his middle finger “scratching” his face.

    Presidential material…not. Is it any wonder the Rats are fleeing the ship…

  • Patty

    Come On!! Every politician is looking at his or her self interest. If the constituents are leaning one way or another then that is where the Politician winds blow.

    If thing are looking good for the President, any President in that moment, then the politician urges him or her for help.

    And Obama has done a lack luster Job. He has been one of the most irresponsible, inexperienced and delusional in the history of Presidents.

    When anyone in a leadership position is leaning so far left as Obama is, here is America he will be treated like the plague. So, this “prominent” politician is doing what they do best, throw the guy under the bus for their own selfish desires to try and defeat their opponent. Politics 101!

  • Patty

    Throw Obama under the bus. But then if he wins, you and I not he will sing a different tune.

    They all do!!

  • Patty

    Obama Caught Lying Again: He Was Member of Socialist ‘New Party,’ Says Kurtz

    What person with Obama’s background could be president. NO ONE WITH HIS BACKGROUND SHOULD EVER BE PRESIDENT. Now, after four years the tide has turned. Why, after 4 years and hard four, could Americans ever vote him back into any office. Shameful that the media upheld Obama to higher standards and lied to the American Public. …. VIEW THIS

    Now, why are they leaving Obama out to dry, or in their dust. This is why, and it is shameful we have had to live through this and find out all about Obama 4 years TOO LATE.

  • http://deleted mcc

    Re #8 – This isn’t a joke:

    I’m sorry for you, Mrs. Young. I hope you find the answers and peace you seek.

    Imagine reelecting Obama, the whole sordid mess of his life then fully exposed and we’re stuck with it as the world – and our country – continues its downward spiral.

  • Patty


    Yes, this is true but no one has reported it that I know of. It is very strange indeed and I am waiting when a shock and awe worse, if possible, will finally be reported. It make take years or a few months. Hard to tell because we have never throw a President WAY UNDER THE BUS, like I can imagine will happen to Obama. You can hide things for so long and then the chit will hit the fan.

    I have been saying this for awhile now. I have said Obama should be impeached. But with Holder and dems in the senate, won’t happen. But I do believe he will go down in the history book as the worse president in history. Again, goes back to his lack of experience and socialistic visions.

  • oldguy

    listen! Can you hear the cock crowing? Maybe by the third time the cock crows he will be gone.

  • http://deleted mcc

    #13 Patty – I know…and I’m sure you’d agree we simply can’t afford to have someone as sick – and compromised – as this one at the helm at any time in our nation’s history — and certainly not now when the world is in such chaos and we hang precariously close to collapse ourselves.

  • Highlander

    Democratic hopeful on Barack Obama – he’s just” a guy who lives in my neighborhood.”

  • Patty


    I wish I could express my true thoughts :) like I haven’t!!! But I do believe there will be something big and it will shock this nation. Everyone will be shocked. It may not happy before elections but it is going to be explosive. Providing there are some sharp investigations and journalists. Yes, there are some great people out there that are going to find the truth. It will come out, it always does. This is my opinion, I have thought about this for awhile now.

  • Patty

    When you are a leader of this nation, you are informed of your duties and you never allow this nation to be vulnerable. Washington has allowed this nation’s top secrets to be leak.

    There are some patriots in Washington trying to get to the bottom of this. I believe that this administration is so intense on winning the elections that they are dropping the ball and using any thing at their disposal but in the meantime our national security is at deep risk.

  • democraps suck

    that is what they are saying publicly to retain their seats…however come november they will all vote for the mooslum…it’s in their blood

  • Patty

    So, what politician would associate himself with anyone in this administration?

    So, this democrat is smart in that respect. Did I just say that? :)