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Obama In Denial

Tony1169 Wrote: Jul 09, 2012 8:54 PM
He said himself that if he hadn't improved the job and economic situation in four years he should be a one term president. I say we take him at his word.
Drifter33 Wrote: Jul 09, 2012 9:42 PM
That is the ONE promise I wish Obama would keep: the "If-I-can't-fix-the-economy-I'm-out" promise.
rmt5 in MA Wrote: Jul 09, 2012 10:01 PM
He just re-defines what a "fixed" economy is: "we're going in the right direction", "we're doing OK despite things being worse than we thought", "we're going to have to live with new normals in a changing world" know, that sort of thing.
dwsmokin Wrote: Jul 09, 2012 9:28 PM
Couldn't agree more. Just give him what he asked for.

WASHINGTON -- One would think, given so much practice, that the Obama White House would have been better prepared for last week's wretched jobs report.

Instead, we witnessed the five stages of bad public relations. Delusion: It was a "step in the right direction." Dismissiveness: Don't "read too much into any one monthly report." Grudging acceptance: "It's still tough out there." Clich: "There are no quick fixes." Self-pity: "I suspect that most people in Cincinnati would acknowledge that I've tried real hard."

I suspect that most people in Cincinnati and elsewhere would prefer an economic strategy that consists...