Friday, August 27, 2010

Cue ominous music

Jonah Goldberg – almost always an amusing writer - has a good op-ed on Obama’s utter fecklessness as a chief executive.
You've got to wonder when White House political guru David Axelrod will look at the churning pools of poll data and, like Chief Brody in Jaws, say: "We're gonna need a bigger boat."

The analogy isn't quite right, because in the movie, the shark ultimately loses. It's hard to imagine a scenario where Barack Obama and Axelrod victoriously paddle away on the flotsam of their own political wreckage. But in one sense, the analogy works just fine: This White House is rudderlessly lost at sea and inadequate to the challenges it faces.
And here are more dire diagnostics from Bill Wilson at NetRight Daily.

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