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Obama The Obtuse

May 15, 2013 by  

Obama The Obtuse
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One after the other, the scandals break and President Barack Obama feigns ignorance. He didn’t know guns were walking to Mexico. He didn’t know that Benghazi wasn’t caused by a video. He didn’t know he was lying when he repeated his claim “the video did it.” He didn’t know the Internal Revenue Service was targeting Tea Parties and small-government advocates. He didn’t know his own Department of Justice was stealing the phone calls of a major news organization.

He didn’t know. He didn’t know. He didn’t know. He didn’t know. He’s the smartest man in the world, and he didn’t know.

During the run-up to the 2008 election, we were treated ad nauseam to reports of Obama’s superior intellect. After all, he attended college at Occidental, Columbia University, Harvard School of Law… or so he says. He was first an editor and then president of the Harvard Law Review… or so he says. He was a law professor — err, lecturer — at the University of Chicago School of Law.

Brilliant guy, or so they say. Yet when it comes time to own up the responsibilities of the Presidency, he’s strangely absent… or absentminded. In a word, he’s obtuse.

Obtuse Obama’s sycophants will no doubt rush to his defense. He couldn’t know everything going on, they’ll say. It’s the gun dealer’s fault. It’s Eric Holder’s fault. It’s some low-level IRS department heads’ fault. It’s the media’s fault. It’s George W. Bush’s fault… or Dick Cheney’s. It’s the Tea Party’s fault. It’s Weeper John Boehner’s fault or Mitch McConnell’s. There was no cover-up. We shouldn’t know everything government knows. He wasn’t targeting his enemies. What does it matter? It was a long time ago. There’s just no there there.

Harry Truman said, “The buck stops here.” Bill Clinton was content to pass the buck to Janet Reno. Obtuse Obama doesn’t know where the buck has gone; he just knows he doesn’t have it. Like a petulant child, he always blames someone else when he’s caught with hand in the corrupt mess he created.

And do not doubt that he’s corrupt. Obtuse Obama’s problem is that now even the mainstream media can’t ignore it. It’s hit them too close to home (wiretapping AP’s phones, threats to whistle-blowers, thuggishly threatening reporters who don’t toe the line, siccing the IRS on reporters who dare ask tough questions); and by ignoring it, they’re losing what little shred of credibility they had left.

In addition to being obtuse, Obama’s a thug. I told you this a little more than a year ago. He uses the politics of personal destruction — and he has throughout his political career – and he doesn’t care about collateral damage. He’s Tricky Dick with better-fitting suits and a complexion that hides his 5 o’clock shadow.

But if it makes his sycophants, his slavish followers — those talking-point parrots who come here day after day and dribble out their foolishness on Obama’s behalf — happy, we’ll just call him Obtuse Obama. That way, he’s not responsible for his failures. But Mr. and Ms. Obama Worshipper, don’t tell us anymore how smart he is. You can’t have it both ways.

Bob Livingston

is an ultra-conservative American who has been writing a newsletter since 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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  • http://PersonalLivertyDigest Mark

    Obama did not create the corruption in government; that’s been developing for decades behind the Republican/Democrat screen. Obama’s ego is simply to large to stay behind the screen.

    • http://rongadberry.wordpress.com rongadberry

      True, This man did not invent corruption in government. Someone said great (absolute) power corrupts greatly(absolutely), but Obama and this administration seems to have expanded the concept, exaggerating and putting a fine point on it. He does not just trample the constitution, thus our freedoms, feels like he’s riding a draft horse over it.

  • D. Geils

    We still had real newspapers and TV and radio reporting of factual news during Nixon’s reign …

  • Fay Guht

    Aw, come on. We provide for you all the goodies you can dream of: cars with air conditioning and power windows, cheap delicious foods entertainment all.over the place. Why cant you just shut up and buy something? Surely something appeals to you? Remember, people judge you by what you buy! With a swipe of an 18% credit card, you can become whatever you want! Our society is magic. Recreate yourself. Settle down. Enjoy a burger, watch your favorite show, pay your taxes…and stop trying to second guess our motives. You are complicating your lives. Its easier than that. Droned citizens? Dead americans? Come on! Its not you. Who cares? Keep it simple. Its easier that way. Relax. Enjoy. Breath. Ahhhhh.

  • T. Bassett

    How true, how true couldn’t have said it better myself.

  • Eric Coddington

    After sitting under twenty years of hate white people preaching it is understandable Mr. Obama would be concerned enough to have private security, but private army? To continue this harassing of any who testify against him is a fear tactic to be sure. So if one feels above the law, private army?? Unwilling to talk about religious beliefs, why? If the words (oath) of office was just going through the motions that is not good an was a early hint of what is to come? The people who voted for Mr.Obama facts and truth all in it seems a record number of promises was not true. Ambassador Stevens was a test of our resolve, and Integrity I believe a practice run on a larger scale stand down in the face of our enemy. I am sure Benghazi was just that and consider a larger scale from a enemy who takes no prisoners. No way we will loose to a enemy, but add stand down to men women trained to follow orders it could give an edge up in combat. Semper Fi USMC

  • jacquelinemelin@yahoo.com

    I’m with you!

  • Dominique Della Fera

    This man is an evildoer what is wrong with nation and why is he still in office the muslims want to take this God given they know who in office and HE IS NOT FOR AMERICA HE WANTS TO DESTROY THIS NATION HE NEEDS TO REMOVED BY FORCE IF NECESSARY WAKE UP AMERICA GET INVOLVED TO SAVE YOUR NATION AND COME BACK TO THE BIBLE

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