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  • Karl Rove pretty much encapsulated it
    • John (Login johnbryan)
      Posted Sep 10, 2011 9:55 AM

      when he wrote these 12 descriptive points:

      Presumptuous: He demanded 17 times that Congress immediately pass a bill no one has seen.

      Tired: The speech contained little new, just mostly recycled ideas or extensions of current programs that havent worked.

      Small: Its proposals, while expensive, offer little hope of really jump-starting the economy.

      Mind-boggling: Mr. Obama wants to drains hundreds of billions from Social Security for another stimulus.

      Slippery: It will all be paid for, the president said, but its up to a Congressional committee to figure out how.

      Misleading: These were just GOP ideas. Really? Republicans have proposed another $450 billion stimulus bill, Mr. Obama?

      Arrogant: He refused to consult in advance with anyone on the Hill, even refusing a meeting request from the House Speaker and Majority Leader.

      Self-centered: The only job hes really concerned about is his own. If he really wanted a bipartisan package, he would have worked with Republicans to come up with one.

      Unnecessary: The president would have been better off traveling the country this week to lay out proposals, surrounded by people he could claim would might benefit.

      Completely political: Before he spoke, Mr. Obama sent supporters an email titled Before I head to the Capitol that ended with You should donate today.

      Hyper-partisan: This speech especially its angry tone was aimed at setting up the Republicans for blame next fall. Then hell say the economy would be better if the GOP has just done what I ordered them to do.

      Misguided: Mr. Obama is betting his re-elect on a massive spending bill.

      Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln enjoyed the show.

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