Obama’s support among young voters is cratering. Not only are they less likely to vote at all in 2012 than in 2008, their affinity for Obama is no higher that it was for John Kerry. Adding to the bad news, young Romney voters are much more likely to vote than young Obama voters.
Despite his publicly proclaimed intent to bring the murderers of Ambassador Chris Stevens to account, all the actions by Obama regime indicate that no serious action is being contemplated and he intends to let the issue die.
Last night Barack Obama claimed that he had attributed the Benghazi attack to terrorism. This is a shameless lie. Both the video and the transcript prove Obama blamed the Mohammed video and “senseless violence.”
Wind turbrine Vestas announced 800 layoffs yesterday and A123, an battery manufacturer for electric cars, filed for bankruptcy today. Both have received hundreds of millions of dollars in corporate welfare in the form of tax credits, loan guarantees, and grants. They are not unique, they are merely the latest examples of what happens when the federal government tries to choose winners and losers in the marketplace.
Instead of fostering democracy, the Obama regime has carried out a strategy of appeasement when confronted with opposition from totalitarians. Vladimir Putin has effectively broken Obama to his will and Obama and Ukraine is about to be drawn into Russia’s orbit.
With its false attack on mine workers who support Mitt Romney, the Obama regime has increased its reputation as a petty, thin skinned ineptocracy who would resort to political thuggery if they could figure out how to do it.
In today’s New York Times, Ross Douthat tries to understand why the Obama regime has lied so shamelessly and incoherently over the attacks on our Benghazi consulate. He overlooks the obvious: this regime always turns to the lie any time it is under stress and the atmospherics of admitting it had turned Libya over to al Qaeda for a short term political gain.
Barack Obama has a new ad out letting us all know just how tough the job is and explaining that even though he has accomplished less than nothing it is vital that he be reelected. In the process he accomplishes a new first in the category of presidents.
David Chalian was fired as Washington Bureau Chief for YahooNews because of his view, inadvertently broadcast, that Republicans “are happy to have a party with black people drowning.” In a just world, Mr. Chalian would never work in another newsroom. Now he has been hired by Poliitco.
After Joe Biden’s surreal performance in the vice presidential debate Thursday night, the White House had to devote a substantial amount of time Friday making Biden’s exotic statements comport with even the White House’s tenuous relationship with the truth.