The buck stops somewhere else

Barack ObamaThe country seems to be awash in scandals related to the Obama Administration.

  • Benghazi Ambassador’s murder cover-up.
  • IRS discrimination against conservative organizations.
  • Spying on AP reporter’s phones.
  • Selling guns to Mexican criminals – Operation Fast & Furious.
  • Bankruptcies of political cronies in the Green Energy business costing hundreds of millions of dollars.

buckstopshereAs far as I can remember, in all cases, when asked about when he found out about the scandalous (maybe illegal) behavior of his employees Obama  has answered with something along the lines of “I found out about it when you did.”  or “when I read it in the paper”.  And, as far as I can remember, not once has he said anything along the lines of  “I take responsibility – these are my employees and appointees.”  Apparently, while he knows and uses Truman’s famous phrase “the buck stops here” he neither practices it nor believes it.

obama-basketballWhy is he not aware of crises in the Nation he campaigned to hard to lead?  By his own admission he’s lazy.  Maybe that’s it.  Maybe he just doesn’t want to exert the effort it would take to meet with his advisers who, presumably, are up-to-date on scandals in their own areas of responsibility.  Maybe they’re afraid to tell him.  Or, maybe he just doesn’t have time to meet with his advisers or attend his daily security briefings, or whatever.  After all, he’s been spending  a lot of time giving speeches which seems to be one of his favorite activities.  He is good at public speaking.  Speechmaking, empty promises and false hope got him elected twice – in great part by the uninformed and blindingly naive masses.  Is it possible he relates to them so well because he’s one of them?

Could it be he is too busy setting up and playing in his pickup basketball games?  Maybet he is too busy playing golf?  It is a pretty time-consuming activity and requires great concentration – you’d certainly want to have a clear head.  It might be vacations.  He seems to take a lot of them.  Or overseas expeditions to advise leaders of other countries – as though he were qualified.  Remember, he was a Nobel Prize Winner and he managed that before he ever did a single thing.

Nah, I continue to think that the problem with Obama is that he is a pompous, incompetent, lazy, community-organizer who speaks well – if he has a teleprompter and an audience of Koolaid drinkers on hand.


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