Worse Than Carter

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    yep.

    SNIP.

    By R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. on 8.19.10 @ 6:09AM

    WASHINGTON -- It is becoming apparent for all to see, that a man who made his name as a community organizer does not have the skills to be President of these United States. Maybe he could develop the requisite skills as a governor. Possibly, he could develop such skills were he to sit in the Senate for a couple of terms. Yet there are delicate sensitivities, the ability to listen, to stick by your guns, occasionally to remain reticent. These are the fundamentals of a leader, and President Barack Obama has demonstrated that he lacks all of them, most notably reticence. I now think it is clear even to Official Washington that President Obama is the worst president of modern times. President Jimmy Carter is redeemed.

    The other night at a White House dinner solemnizing the opening of Ramadan he leaped right in to endorse the building a mosque at Ground Zero. He -- a man who has shown no religious fervor during his time in the White House -- let out a ringing defense of religious liberty and tolerance. Of a sudden, he was at the center of a national controversy that was growing. It put me in mind of his inability to defuse the controversy over healthcare. Any sensible president would have relented, as opposition to healthcare grew to the majority position. He would have settled for some sort of compromise, but not the community-organizer-turned-president. He wanted it all. He lunged on and created among the electorate a row over national healthcare that divided the nation, and put some of us in mind of a civil war that continues to rage. What is more, he imperiled his party's margins in both houses.

    the rest here with comments.
    The American Spectator : Worse Than Carter
     
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    ahahahahzahahaha

    but you thought Bush and team were great so what do you know
     
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    LOL, good to see the "hacks" still using Wikipedia for their "truth source":lol:
     
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    Even when Obama's presidency ends in 2013, he will still not have the qualifications to be President. He will forever be known as the Affirmative Action Pres'ent.
     
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    Excellent commentary, as always.

    It's refreshing to have people share some thoughts in their own words rather than just regurgitate talking points.
     
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    interesting

    I note two points in this.....tirade....

    1. Yet there are delicate sensitivities, the ability to listen, to stick by your guns,

    2. Any sensible president would have relented, as opposition to healthcare grew to the majority position.

    so he should have stuck to his guns AND relented?

    personally I agree with the MAIN point, that obama was not really ready to be president.

    but I feel the same way about palin.

    In obamas case it's possible that with more experience he may have developed the skills to be a decent president....

    I dont think that will ever happen with palin.

    I think mccain would have been a good president.

    besides all of his experience I believe he was a good, decent, honorable and fair man

    unfortunately his pick of palin to throw a bone to the r.w. conservatives/christians was a bit of a mistake.

    better that he should have picked another honorable and experienced person

    obamas choice of biden was also a bit unnerving

    no doubt biden and palin are decent enough people but surely NOT presidential material
     
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    No...they will ignore 4 years in the Senate and 8 years as president and still claim he is just a Community organizer
     
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    That sad part is that "yep" is actually more informative than her usual "OMG" or emoticon usage. She's hands down the most worthless poster on this site. I don't blame her entirely though, I think it's her lack of education and inability to critically think and form an opinion that's holding her back.
     
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    I still can't differentiate her posts from Willows. Both provide childlike responses
     
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