Friday, February 06, 2009

"So Much For Hope Over Fear!"

Charles Krauthammer: " The Age of Obama begins with perhaps the greatest frenzy of old-politics influence peddling ever seen in Washington. By the time the stimulus bill reached the Senate, reports The Wall Street Journal, pharmaceutical and high-tech companies were lobbying furiously for a new plan to repatriate overseas profits that would yield major tax savings. California wine growers and Florida citrus producers were fighting to change a single phrase in one provision. Substituting "planted" for "ready to market" would mean a windfall garnered from a new "bonus depreciation" incentive.

After Obama's miraculous 2008 presidential campaign, it was clear that at some point the magical mystery tour would have to end. The nation would rub its eyes and begin to emerge from its reverie. The hallucinatory Obama would give way to the mere mortal. The great ethical transformations promised would be seen as a fairy tale that all presidents tell -- and that this president told better than anyone.

I thought the awakening would take six months. It took two and a half weeks."

You should read The entire article HERE!

Rich Lowery also jumps on the bandwagon with "Sorry O, I Won Won't Cover This!"

Indeed Mr. Obama has shown a new face on everything from his reversal of many of his campaign promises to his complete lack of regard to the "Change We Can Live With!"

This gets more interesting with each passing day. The only honeymoon shorter than O's was the 1st marriage of Britney Spears.