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Monday, August 8, 2011

Maher Has Buyer's Remorse?

Speaking of hefty females in politics...

Liberals are beginning to pine for Hillary. Follow this Breitbart link and listen to Bill Maher and his guests as they discuss Obama's current status after the debt ceiling deal. It's just a little more than 2 minutes long.

In poker, players try to look for other players' tells.

In the big political poker game of one card draw between the Repubs and Dems, would Maher saying he has buyer's remorse and then posing the question "would Hillary be better?" and the astrophysicist guy's answer (he says "yes") be a kind of tell that they (the Dems) finally know they have a weak hand?

The card they've got in their hand is Obama, who's like the 6 of clubs (not spades, ain't going there) and they're wishing they had a Queen like Hillary.

Ain't politics fun?

UPDATE: Regarding the United States' current debt, Bob Bell sent me a little note from Dave Ramsey this morning...

From Dave Ramsey, radio talk show host, Nashville, TN:
If the US Government was a family, they would be making $58,000 a year, they spend $75,000 a year, & are $327,000 in credit card debt. They are currently proposing BIG spending cuts to reduce their spending to $72,000 a year. These are the actual proportions of the federal budget & debt, reduced to a level that we can understand." - Dave Ramsey


  1. This buyer's remorse thing is contagious. I read a liberal whine and moan piece in the NYT this weekend that basically said Barry ain't got no passion and... on top of that... sucks at story telling. I kid thee not.

    But the bit that got me was this:

    The most charitable explanation is that he and his advisers have succumbed to a view of electoral success to which many Democrats succumb — that “centrist” voters like “centrist” politicians. Unfortunately, reality is more complicated. Centrist voters prefer honest politicians who help them solve their problems. A second possibility is that he is simply not up to the task by virtue of his lack of experience and a character defect that might not have been so debilitating at some other time in history. Those of us who were bewitched by his eloquence on the campaign trail chose to ignore some disquieting aspects of his biography: that he had accomplished very little before he ran for president, having never run a business or a state; that he had a singularly unremarkable career as a law professor, publishing nothing in 12 years at the University of Chicago other than an autobiography; and that, before joining the United States Senate, he had voted "present" (instead of "yea" or "nay") 130 times, sometimes dodging difficult issues.

    Heh. SOME of us realized Barry was just an empty suit. I think it's pretty damned funny the Left is just now beginning to see that.

  2. Yes it's very funny that they didn't notice ALL these shortcomings in a guy they were nominating for Prez; I guess those liberal emotions about his race and their hope for America as a beacon to all minorities, blah, blah, etc., etc. simply overwhelmed them. This NYT guy definitely has maximum buyer's remorse; he almost sounds like a conservative pundit.

    Also, thanks a lot for the link.