Category Archives: Obamantics

Why Can’t it be Both?

John McCain says the Obama handling of the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans is either a coverup or incompetence. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday questioned whether the Obama administration was engaged in a Watergate-esque “cover-up” of its handling … Continue reading

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As If….

…Talking Points Stephie™ has any connection to reality. The almost life-like Obama mouthpiece retreats from reality when confronted with the news that all four major Iowa newspapers have endorsed Romney: Well, you know, they endorsed Mitt Romney in the primary, … Continue reading

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Thugs for Obama

Via Ed Driscoll at Instapundit, thuggery from apparent Obama supporters: Before the event could get under way, though, organizers say a truck affixed with “Obama” stickers drove through the parking lot and dumped quantities of nails. “We went outside and … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Backstabs Retirees

But only the non-union retirees: Internal Treasury Department emails obtained by The Daily Caller show that in June 2009 a high-ranking Treasury official planned a backroom meeting to discuss the pension plans for 20,000 nonunion Delphi salaried retirees. Those retirees … Continue reading

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Silly Campaign Season

The Examiner looks at the increasingly silly Obama campaign – and points out that the strategy of Big Bird, Binders and Bayonets is likely backfiring. Throw in a dose of “Romnesia,” a controversial ad about virginity and a website home … Continue reading

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A Ripoff of a Ripoff?

William Jacobson notes that the Aussies are pointing out that the tasteless “First Time” campaign video that the Obama campaign apparently ripped off from Vladimir Putin was actually a ripoff from an obscure Australian senate candidate. This makes it even … Continue reading

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Obama’s Dismal Economy

The Wall Street Journal: Comparing this recovery from the bottom in June 2009 with previous rebounds continues to be very unflattering to Mr. Obama. Republicans on the Joint Economic Committee report that the typical growth rate at this stage of … Continue reading

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Did the Nutroots Sink Obama?

Mickey Kaus wonders: c) he fell for the netroots’ psychological impulse to “fight back” when he should have been borrowing, triangulating and coopting; d) he ended his campaign pushing lame internet-friendly rhetorical gimmicks–”Romnesia,” “The 1980s are … calling”–instead of tried … Continue reading

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October B’s

Mark Steyn: But a funny thing happened over the next six weeks: Obama’s own cue balls shriveled. Biden had offered up a deft campaign slogan encompassing both domestic and foreign policy: “Osama’s dead, and General Motors is alive.” But, as … Continue reading

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The Sophomoric Obama Campaign

The Obama campaign degenerates, regressing to sophomoric. Drudge points it out, with the real outrage to the upper left of the name calling: Who refused to allow help in Benghazi? Who ordered that help stand down when it was in … Continue reading

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The Spooks Will Not Go Quietly

Phineas has the details. The CIA is not going to be thrown under Obama’s bus. Tweet

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Channeling

Charles Krauthammer thinks Romney was taking a page from Ronald Reagan’s playbook in the final debate. And that Obama reached a new low* in his campaign behavior. I think he’s got it right on this. The polls since the debate … Continue reading

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Debasing the Currency

If credibility is the coin of the presidency, why is Obama debasing it? There have been only two events that could be said to have caused significant movement by voters in the campaign. One was the Oct. 3 Denver debate … Continue reading

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The Scatworker

This is the president of the United States? Really? Obama has signally failed to woo Republicans in Washington and there is precious little evidence he has even tried. Today, we learned that when asked by a ‘Rolling Stone’ editor whether … Continue reading

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Flipper!

Gee, how embarrassing. Obama challenges folks to look for his flip-flops – and the press obliges. Pay particular attention to the one on guns, folks. Seriously. Tweet

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