Wed 13 Jun, 2012 05:27 am
June 13, 2012
The wolves are circling the Obama campaign
Dana Milbank has a good summation of what he calls Obama's "Junius Horribilis":
Job growth has stalled, the Democrats have been humiliated in Wisconsin, the attorney general is facing a contempt-of-Congress citation, talks with Pakistan have broken down, Bill Clinton is contradicting Obama, Mitt Romney is outraising him, Democrats and Republicans alike are complaining about a "cascade" of national-security leaks from his administration, and he is now on record as saying that the "private sector is doing fine."
Could it get any worse?
Early Monday morning, Obama learned that it could. His aides delivered the news to him that his commerce secretary had been cited for a felony hit-and-run after allegedly crashing his car three times over the weekend.
For the White House, it was just the latest entry in the when-it-rains-it-pours ledger. This has been one of the worst stretches of the Obama presidency. In Washington, there is a creeping sense that the bottom has fallen out and that there may be no second term. Privately, senior Obama advisers say they are no longer expecting much economic improvement before the election.
Carney had the unenviable task of confronting the full arsenal of gloom at Monday afternoon's briefing.
The press, like a pack of wolves, is circling the injured Obama campaign, snapping and growling before moving in for the kill: ...........
Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/06/the_wolves_are_circling_the_obama_campaign.html#ixzz1xfiK6lmi
There is one way it could have been a lot worse of course....
Not that Mitt Romney has any problem with public speaking, but it could have been Newt Gingrich and Bork Obunga could have actually had to face Gingrich in televised debates in which the 100+ point IQ differential would have been painfully obvious.
At this point, I'm hoping that the dems KEEP Obunga on the ticket i.e. don't throw him under the bus and run Hillary or Stenny Hoyer as some are starting to think is likely.