Morning Briefing: September 12th, 2012
By Steve Deace
Romney Running ‘Worst Campaign’
Former Democrat strategist Pat Caddell, who has angered Democrats for years with critical thinking analysis, is now working for the Republican-leaning Fox News Channel. Last night on the network, Caddell said Mitt Romney is running “the worst campaign in my lifetime.” And that’s not all. Caddell went on to say:
“He has no message other than ‘I’d like to win and by the way I have a secret formula.’ They’re strategists, I just can’t say enough bad things about them. They are incompetent and believe that you can sit and an election will automatically come to you. And that they don’t respond. They never sold Romney with the message that we talked about for months and I’m sorry to the audience out there. It’s not the American people are stupid, your candidate is stupid. They never gave his message of who he is. I’ve said all along, this is Romney’s election to lose and by God he’s losing.”
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Very Bad News Cycle for Obama
The post-convention bounce Obama was enjoying, which included some very positive news for the president yesterday in the Rasmussen polling, may be coming to an end after one of the worst news cycles of headlines we’ve seen in months:
Bad headline #1: U.S. Embassy in Cairo Attacked, Americans Killed, U.S. Apologizes to Muslims for “Hurt Religious Feelings”
Bad headline #2: Obama Turns Down Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Bad headline #3: U.S. Ambassador in Libya is First American Diplomat Since 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis to be Killed in Line of Duty
Yes, as our top two story items this morning prove yet again, these are the worst two presidential candidates we’ve ever had. And given how bad the last two were in 2008, that’s saying something.
How Progressives Make Young People Entitlement Tools
Rocker turned activist Ted Nugent sounds off on the entitlement generation in this piece. The money paragraph: Like their president, today’s youthful protesters are angry with success. They blame big business and successful people, such as Mitt Romney and other pillars of the American dream, for the sad state of the economy. Like their socialist hero, Barack Obama, these young radicals want to “spread the wealth around.” These intellectually shallow socialists think that by stripping the wealthy of their hard-earned wealth, somehow, maybe magically, fairness will spread across the land, more free stuff will appear, and the Age of Aquarius finally will be ushered in on a peaceful wave of socialism. What dopes. These unsophisticated lambs are being led to the slaughter — not by the “nasty and greedy” Wall Street bankers but by their hero, President Obama, and his gang of Cloward-Piven America-haters.
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