President Clueless: House GOP are like striking workers, & should not be tolerated

Posted by: ST on October 9, 2013 at 11:42 am

Clueless in DC.

The Washington Free Beacon reports on the latest instance of the President equating the House GOP to striking workers, evidently not quite grasping that the most common work strikes are instigated and organized by …. labor unions (via Memeorandum):

President Obama again analogized workers walking off the job and “shutting down the plant” to House Republicans refusing to raise the debt ceiling Tuesday on the White House press conference:

Q: (Off mic) — if you enter into a series of short-term funding bills or a debt ceiling bill, you would be back in the same place, presumably, with these — the same members of Congress.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Again, I think –

Q: So what has changed in the political dynamic if you do the short-term — (inaudible) –

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I think — I think what has changed is they’re aware of the fact that I’m not budging when it comes to the full faith and credit of the United States, that that has to be dealt with, that you don’t d– you don’t pay a ransom, you don’t provide concessions for Congress doing its job and America paying its bills.

And — and I think most people understand that. I mean, you know, I — I was at a small business the other day and talking to a bunch of workers, and I said, you know, when you’re at the plant and you’re in the middle of your job, do you ever say to your boss, you know what, unless I get a raise right now and more vacation pay, I’m going to just shut down the plant; I’m not going to just walk off the job, I’m going to break the equipment — I said, how do you think that would go?

They all thought they’d be fired. And I think most of us think that. You know, there’s nothing wrong with asking for a raise or asking for more time off. But you can’t burn down the plant or your office if you don’t get your way. Well, the same thing is true here. And I think most Americans understand that. All right?

Dear Mr. President: Since you’re so insulated from criticism and contrary opinions within your inner circle and since most in the mainstream media don’t have the guts to call you out on anything, let alone your obvious hypocrisy, here’s a little link that details the history of union strikes in America. You know, the unions whose support your party relies on to intimidate the opposition and win elections? You’re welcome.


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3 Responses to “President Clueless: House GOP are like striking workers, & should not be tolerated”


  1. buddha hat says:

    A really smart guy goes into a bar in Louisiana where there’s a robot bartender. The robot says, “What will you have?” The guy says, “Whiskey.”

    The robot brings back his drink and says to the man, “What’s your IQ?” The guy says, “168.” The robot then proceeds to talk about quantum physics, string theory, and the Hanseatic League. And it’s a pretty good discussion.

    The guy leaves, but he’s curious about how the robot is programmed. So the next night he goes back into the bar, orders a whiskey, and when the robot asks him what his IQ is, he says “100.”

    The robot starts to talk about Nascar, Budweiser, and the LSU Tigers, with real passion and insight.

    The guy leaves, but can’t resist the temptation to try it one more time. Next night he goes back into the bar and orders a whiskey.

    The robot brings him his whiskey and says, “What’s your IQ?” The guy says, “Uh, about 62.”

    The robot leans in real close and enunciating every word carefully, says “So . . . you people …
    still happy . . . with Obama?”

  2. This is part and parcel of the Obhammud mindset in which he seeks to equate political opposition with historical examples of detestable acts. Comparing others to Nazis, terrorists, extortionists, etc. are examples.

    He constantly refers to the TEA party as the “extreme right wing” of the GOP, never stopping to think their impetus for existence in the first place was the health care bill. It shows what shrinks have been telling us for years, that most hate is fear-based.

  3. Carlos says:

    The next “Clueless” movie will be about this administration…