When B.H. Obama talks, people don’t listen
Obama is to political leadership what anti-matter is to matter; the more strongly he argues for a position, the more the public’s support for it is destroyed. An AP poll taken since he began aggressively pushing the health care bill again shows that 27 percent of the public support his goal of having the Democrats ram through the bill without any Republican backing, and 68 percent of the public want a bipartisan bill—which, of course, they’re not going to get. Meanwhile, 24 percent of Democrats are “very enthusiastic” about voting in November, as compared with 42 percent of Republicans. Allahpundit, who is blown away by the 68 to 27 differential, discusses the poll in depth.
Tim W. writes:
Peter Jennings was fourteen years early. Back in 1994 he famously accused the voters of throwing a temper tantrum when they voted in a Republican Congress. Jennings charged the electorate with being angry (I think that’s also the election where the media coined the “angry white male” term) and swinging wildly, not caring what the consequences of their vote would be. They just wanted to punish the incumbent Democrats without thinking about the consequences.Bruno L. writes:
Hello. I have a question concerning your comments on the current American president’s rhetorical skills. You said that he “makes normal people want to run away from him.” If that’s the case, may I ask why he was elected president, then?LA replies:
But aren’t you aware that even many of Obama’s former supporters are appalled and dumbfounded that the thoughtful, deeply intelligent, appealing, nice, conciliatory, non-confrontational, post-partisan, post-racial candidate turned out to be the most thoughtless, radical, hostile, obnoxious, confrontational, and partisan president in American history?
Posted by Lawrence Auster at March 10, 2010 06:03 AM | Send