December 30th, 2009

The Obama administration trifecta

I found this pithy and trenchant description of the Obama administration at Ace’s:

All the ethical integrity of the Clinton administration combined with the economic acumen of the Carter administration and rounded off with the domestic policy and war-fighting expertise of Lyndon Baines Johnson.

A veritable trifecta of duncedom.

But I would amend it to say that, in all three respects, the Obama administration is substantially worse than these predecessors.

5 Responses to “The Obama administration trifecta”

  1. huxley Says:

    I don’t see how Obama and his administration make it through another three years of this incompetence.

    If this continues — so far Obama has given us no reason to suppose he’ll do better — all but the most rabid supporters will desert him.

    As things stand, ~45% of potential voters polled by Rasmussen not only disapprove of Obama, they disapprove of him strongly. According to another poll, 44% would prefer George W. Bush now.

    Obama has rehabilitated Bush in less than a year!

    People want a dictator these days, a man on a white horse. They’re looking for a man on a white horse to ride in and tell them what to do. A politician can do anything he wants so long as he manipulates the right symbols.

    – Jerry Brown, (1974)

    If Obama fails as badly as it looks that he will, what happens to all the frail human hopes that were pinned to this Man on a White Horse?

  2. TimF Says:

    Horse?? Silly me…I thought it was a Unicorn…

  3. maneocon Says:

    Isn’t he our Dunce-in-chief?

  4. SAB Says:

    “I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.”

    Obama the Antichrist? :)

  5. Nolanimrod Says:

    Nothing. Nothing! Could be worse than Lyndon “Gulf of Tonkin” Johnson.

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