Has the world grown to love Obama every bit as much as they did when he won the election? Let’s see…
- Rocky relations with Russia/Putin. Hardly bridge-building here. And is playing nice-nice helpful…? You gotta be firm yet respectful, not one or the other.
- Insult Britain. Several times. Again.
- Piss off Israel.
- Piss of Karzai in Afghanistan.
At home, things are pretty similar what with Government Motors, buying up commercial real-estate, regulation of more industries, dictation of “how it will be” with several sectors, forcing the American Public to accept health care with the promise that once we try it we’ll love it, and the looming in the wings fight over environmental issues. With respect to health care – usually when I’m going to shell out big money, for a car or a home as examples, I am convinced I’m going to like it before my hard earned money goes away. Guess Democrats don’t seem to think that my opinion matters a great deal.
This is not a happiness-building administration. They have bungled every public relations issue they’ve put their hands on – largely because of fake sincerity and false friendship that covers up a truly disdainful approach to everyone that has a view contrary to the Administration.
Today on NPR a guest said that we’ll be secondary-screening individuals not just based on names but on “characteristics”, such as “A Nigerian man who has been to Country X recently”. How, pray tell, does this differ from profiling?
Under President Obama’s new airport security plan, anyone traveling to the US will be stopped if they match the description of a potential terrorist. Wait, we weren’t doing this already? – Jimmy Fallon