Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Just Playin' Through

Check out these headlines:

US Jobless Claims Up, Gasoline Lifts Consumer Prices
One in five American children now living in poverty according to new report
Spending Cuts, Not Tax Hikes, Best for Deficit: NABE
World stocks plunge on growing recession fears
BofA layoffs are the latest as an industry shrinks
Green-jobs explosion a “pipe dream,” says … [the New York Times]

Now, in this context, what are The One and Sheriff Joe doing?

Goofing off. And golfing. Lots of golfing. No really, LOTS of golfing:
78th time, if you’re counting. Helps him think. After all, he’s gotta get that jobs package together, which he assures us will save the economy.
Oh, and isn't this a nice little bit of icing on the cake:
Michelle Obama Thursday traveled separately from President Obama to Martha’s Vineyard, costing taxpayers thousands in additional expenses to get her a few hours of extra vacation time.
So, while the American economy is crashing down around him, President Obama is, well...

The results of all this? New lows all around. How long to we have to wait until the election again? At this rate, Hillary needs to be gearing up pretty quickly.

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