Thursday, November 05, 2009

A Time to Laugh...A Time to Cry...

Why does Barry Hussein Obama look like he just shit a brick?

These news stories may explain it. Sources are; Associated Press,, and

None of the three are known to be bastions of conservatism.


GOP sweep: Big governor victories in Virginia, NJ

By LIZ SIDOTI, AP National Political Writer Liz Sidoti, Ap National Political Writer – Wed Nov 4, 1:13 pm ET

WASHINGTON – Independents (voters) who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans on Tuesday as the GOP wrested political control from Democrats in Virginia and New Jersey, a troubling sign for the president and his party heading into an important midterm election year.

And straight from the horse’s mouth;


Election result: Red-state Dems worried, rethink agenda
11/5/09 4:56 AM EST

Election Day losses in Virginia and New Jersey have congressional Democrats focused like never before on jobs — their own.

While the White House and party leaders are urging calm, Democratic incumbents from red states and Republican-leaning districts are anything but; Tuesday's statehouse defeats have left them acutely aware that their votes on health care reform and other major Obama initiatives could be career-enders in 2010 or beyond.

“I should be nervous,” said Rep. Parker Griffith, a freshman Democrat from Huntsville, Ala.

Griffith said the Democratic rank and file is “very, very sensitive” to the fact that issues being pushed by party leaders “have the potential to cost some of our front-line members their seats.”

“We got walloped,” said Sen. Mark Warner, the junior Democrat from Virginia.


Republican Wins May Make Democrats Cautious on Obama Agenda

By Jonathan D. Salant

Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Republican victories in the New Jersey and Virginia gubernatorial races may make some congressional Democrats more leery of backing key elements of President Barack Obama’s agenda because of the political price they could pay, analysts said.

Democrats in competitive House districts, many of them already cautious about Obama’s push to overhaul the U.S. health- care system and curb emissions blamed for global warming, might be more resistant to move ahead on the measures and face attacks from a newly energized Republican Party, the analysts said.

The Nov. 3 election results are “a real warning bell for moderate Democrats,” said Tobe Berkovitz, associate professor of communications at Boston University. “They are not going to think twice about their vote on health care. They’re going to think five times.”

Barry, I'm laughing my ass off.


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