After a year of disastrous policies, skyrocketing unemployment numbers, and tripling of the national deficit, the Far Left has finally realized that President Pantywaist sucks as a leader.
The kooks at Fire Dog Lake were looking for some sort of Churchillian “progressive” but wound up with a 21st century Chamberlain instead.
The times call for a leader of Churchillian or Rooseveltian magnitude; what we have instead is a cautious risk-averse manager. Bold progressives must fill the leadership vacuum in order to restore and support a vibrant US middle class…
BHO’s decision to embrace modest stimulus enraged libertarians and conservatives who wanted to let the Free Market reign and disappointed progressive liberals who identified the need for a momentous government employment initiative that would restart and sustain the nation’s economic engine while preparing our infrastructure for the next generation in a changing energy environment.
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BHO’s demonstrated personal need to achieve consensus during crisis and his failure to assert bold leadership on economic recovery and employment set the stage for the health care debate. In order to avoid alienating big campaign donors he allowed the playing field to shift to a focus on major health insurers and pharmaceutical companies (with their incestuous big bank brothers and sisters cheering from the sidelines). They were able, with the complicity of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel, to exploit BHO’s self-imposed Christmas 2009 deadline and his apparently congenital aversion to conflict (expressed as the goal of a “bipartisan” bill, which he did not achieve anyway!).
It took a while but the far left has finally figured out that we’re stuck with a ditherer and waffler for president. Instead of a Roosevelt we get Jimmy Carter the sequel.
It’s going to be a long 3 years.
At least Obama still has the state-run media to fluff his pillows.