Up to now I had never even heard of Bill Press, but this is worth noting because you can be sure that the liberal media will repeat this meme incessantly as the economy continues to tank and Obama’s approval ratings follow:
Libtalker Bill Press Blames ‘Spoiled Americans’ For Obama’s Poll Collapse
IT’S YOUR FAULT
Lefty Meltdown Over WaPo Poll, Libtalker Lashes Out
I think this says more about the American people than it does about President Obama. I think it just shows once again that the American people are spoiled. Basically, spoiled– as a people, we are too critical. We are quick to rush to judgment, we are too negative, we are too impatient. Especially impatient. We want it all solved yesterday, and if you don’t, I don’t care who you are — get out of the way.
And again, basically spoiled. To the point where it makes me wonder if it’s even possible to govern today. I gotta tell you, I don’t think Abraham Lincoln — who certainly didn’t get everything right the first time — could govern today. I’m not sure Franklin Roosevelt could govern today, the way we are again. Just about like spoiled children. And it’s Americans, and it’s the media, and if we don’t get instant gratification, then screw you is basically our attitude.
Noel Sheppard points out,
When you bought into our “Hope and Change” pitch, the unemployment rate was 6.6 percent. Now it’s 9.5 percent.
On Election Day 2008, 7.3 million Americans were out of work. Now it’s 14.6 million.
It comes as no shock to hear a liberal talk about the American public as “children” who need scolding. (It also doesn’t come as a shock to see that Bill Press doesn’t check the data on jobs before declaring that Obama has rescued them.) That’s the entire mindset of liberalism — that the masses can’t make their own decisions and need a cadre of elites to do it for them. That explains ObamaCare and every other social engineering project that we’ve seen since FDR, one of the people that Press claims couldn’t possibly govern the nation today if given the chance.
Erik Svane lists what should be done if one is to take Bill Press’ opinions to their logical conclussion.
And now, put up, shut up, and go eat your vegetables!