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I don’t understand Obama’s MOA, or something. Maybe he is weak, on a slow learning curve, maybe he will surprise us in all those wonderful ways. I don’t know anymore, and the bitterness I am hearing in these comments I can understand.
- by boomerchick on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 01:08:25 AM PDT
What bothers me is that Obama seems to believe his own hype about post-partisanship.
- by magnetics on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 01:10:13 AM PDT
We are stuck with him now …
-by michael1104 on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 03:02:25 AM PDT
What good has it done having 60 Senate and 265 House seats? Might as well have had 55 and 240–the higher numbers have made zero difference which is especially troubling to watch when in theory it should be providing us significant reforms with a (formerly) very very popular president with a clear mandate. Obama has squandered that opportunity time and again, to the point where clearly Congress does not fear him and hardly respects him. He is governing like he won by 1 point, not like he won in a landslide. The coat-tails meant nothing in the end if he is totally unwilling to impose his will on a Congress that his party controls by huge margins, it’s absolutely pathetic to watch. And if this continues 2010 will be a disaster.
- by michael1104 on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 04:00:08 AM PDT
He didn’t win in a landslide, and he ONLY won because many Republicans voted for Obama, rather than McCain, whom they considered a RINO. Without the Republican vote, McCain would have won. Check the stats! … The people who planned this coup are idiots, as you all now can plainly see. Hopefully we won’t have to wait four years to change up the playing field.
- by Hillary2008 on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 10:01:39 AM PDT
And if this continues 2010 will be a disaster. Boy, isn’t that an understatement. Even if we lose two senate seats it will be perceived as a disaster.
- by alliedoc on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 10:04:54 AM PDT
Well I’m not giving up just yet either after 7 months, however the way things are going I think I will eventually. Time will tell, but the signs are anything but good. The administration’s performance thus far either points to unbelievable naivete or this was the plan all along in which case everyone got conned. Both prospects are equally bad.
- by michael1104 on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 10:35:28 AM PDT
record of what? he didn’t stand behind his words. Back them up, don’t cave to the pressure. Each day gets worse. Yah, we’re getting change alright.
- by owendebanks on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 11:14:36 PM PDT
Obama is a weak, weak, people pleasing man. The only trouble is, he spends all his time trying to please the powerful, rather than the constituents that worked hard for him and voted him into office.
- by LivinginReality on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 11:45:17 PM PDT
This is like Carter redux.
- by willibro on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 01:11:15 AM PDT
I’m 64 and its the the most cowardly I have ever seen! … How did we ever elect this eunuch? I have to confess my blame as well.
- by Anthony Segredo on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 03:43:57 AM PDT
A gutless administration. No one in this White-house has what it takes. I truly feel its downhill from here on.
- by Voodoo king on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 10:00:10 PM PDT
Yup. With this, I’m given one less reason to give the President my vote when he runs for reelection. If he can’t stand up to the likes of Glenn Beck, where does that leave us?
- by felldestroyed on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 10:50:08 PM PDT
Gutless. Hey, where did that guy go that made that fierce speech in Chicago post being elected? Quite the vanishing act. Only took a few weeks to become like every other politician. What gives? Did we read him wrong from the start? He has disappointed in every possible manner. The only change I see is in color and grammar. Disappointed? That does not even begin to cover my feelings.
- by HansaGruber on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 07:22:07 AM PDT
Fight back for a white-house that doesn’t fight for itself. Give it a rest. It’s a pity, if only I could turn back time I’ll do things differently.
- by Voodoo king on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 10:04:15 PM PDT
Wack jobs. My head is spinning. Where did that fierce “community organizer” go? We now have Mr. Complacency. This latest resignation shows that this man will do everything to garner favor with the right wing nut jobs. I find it hard to believe he did not realize who voted for him? It wasn’t the gun, bible and what nots that put him in office. Good luck in 2012 Mr. Obama if you don’t grow a pair. I want a refund.
- by HansaGruber on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 07:24:24 AM PDT
You’re so right crazy like a fox. If I said the things on my mind about how I feel about Obama and his administration this september night I’ll probably just get banned from this site. But I’ll say this, I believe health care reform is dead. This guys just don’t have what it takes. They’re living in a bubble. They have a disdain for progressives, including the president I believe.
- by Voodoo king on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 10:11:53 PM PDT
If I could vote again in the primary I would vote for Hillary Clinton today. Yes I said I would vote for Hillary. I don’t care anymore about this administration.
- by Voodoo king on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 10:31:11 PM PDT
For all the good it would have done me. If I could vote again, I’d vote for Kucinich. It wouldn’t have made a difference, but I wouldn’t have quite so profound a disappointment as I currently have.
- by costello7 on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 10:36:23 PM PDT
Olbermann agreed, adding that "He's compromised on everything so far and as self-defeating as it may be, the progressive caucus and progressives would abandon him if necessary, if this was to be the policy of this administration into 2012. If it's necessary to find somebody else to run against him, I think they'd do it, no matter how destructive that may seem at face value."