March 16, 2011


Leadership (l?’d?r-sh?p’) n.
1. The position or office of a leader: ascended to the leadership of the party.
2. Capacity or ability to lead: showed strong leadership during her first term in office.
3. A group of leaders: met with the leadership of the nation’s top unions.
4. Action or instinct towards guidance or direction: The business prospered under the leadership of the new president.

Heh.

Disengaged? Er, you might say that. But don’t ask me, ask a Democrat like West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin – he certainly thinks so.

Hillary Clinton had it spot on about that 3 AM call. The problem is, no one’s there to pick up the phone, he’s busy with more important matters.

Whether at the White House or on the golf course, the Prez has got it going good, that’s for sure. One can only hope those demonstrating for freedom in Libya or those in Japan attempting to stop four nuclear reactors from melting down have as much luck as President Obama hopes to have with his NCAA brackets.

I think Hot Air’s Allahpundit has got it about right:

As for my own picks: I’ve got Qaddafi in the Libyan regional, radioactive steam over the containment vessels out east, and China over Duke in the final. At the buzzer.

Only thing is, Allah forgot about dithering in the energy independence regional, and ignorance in the mounting national debt regional. Or was it the entitlement reform regional? So many regionals, so many choices…. but hey, he wanted to be President, right?

I’ll only say what I’ve said a gazillion times before: if this had been a Republican president acting this way, there’d be the devil to pay.

Filed in: Politics & World Events by The Great White Shank at 00:02 | Comments (3)
3 Comments »
  1. “now watch this drive”…. George W Bush

    Comment by Killer — March 16, 2011 @ 9:26 am


  2. The “mounting national debt regional” has been growing and growing and growing for the last 10 Presidents or so. I can’t think of any previous President who played golf, rode horses, threw out the first pitch, or went fishing but I have to think some of them did. 🙂

    Comment by Rob — March 16, 2011 @ 1:16 pm


  3. 1. To Killer – the lamestream media wouldn’t tell you this, but GWB never played another round of gold as soon as the Irq war started. He thought it would be bad form to show a Commander-in-Chief golfing while soldiers were fighting and dying. This C-in-C obviously has no issue with that.

    2. To Rob – Agree, but for those presidents relaxation and enjoyment were an avovation, not his primary vocation. And it’s not just me that’s noticing this…

    http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/0311/crises_all_the_time_848bbeb3-9316-4e98-ba21-9bc89f13fde1.html

    To argue that the growing debt has always been a problem is to ignore the fact it has grown exponentially under Obama’s presidency (we’re now growing our debt every MONTH than we did in a year just a few short years ago), and shows just the vacuum of leadership that exists. True leaders confront problems, they don’t ignore them.

    This clown is an empty suit, but what would one expect from someome who had’t run so much as a lemonade stand in his life.

    http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-03-15/present-and-unaccounted

    Comment by The Great White Shank — March 16, 2011 @ 3:32 pm


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