Thursday, September 03, 2009

Halo, Obama

As much as I don't like the guy, I'll admit, Obama was a great campaigner. It's just as a leader that he pretty much sucks. Leading from behind just doesn't work. With his poll numbers dropping out from under him, I guess you really can't blame the guy for going back to what he does best. This "official White House" photo, found on the White House website, wasn't taken on the campaign--it was taken on August 14, 2009.

With his positive poll numbers now in the forties, Obama is tied with Clinton for the most precipitous drop ever for a modern president. True, Clinton was reelected for a second term; however, Clinton's first term created the conditions that allowed the GOP to take over the House of Representatives in 1994, for the first time in more than half a century. Also, the way I remember it, Clinton was just, well, more likeable than this guy.

Pictures like these to the contrary, for an increasing number of the American electorate, the glow seems to be off Obama's halo.

1 comment:

Labwriter said...

This Van Jones thing, the psychotic lunatic white-hating, capitalist-hating Green Jobs Czar hired by Obama with our tax dollars is going to blow up in Obama's face. Right now, Jones's comments are Jones's problem. But if Obama doesn't get rid of this thug in the next few days, then it isn't going to be a "Jones" problem anymore--it's going to be an "Obama" problem.