web analytics
July 29, 2014 / 2 Av, 5774
Israel at War: Operation Protective Edge
 
 
InDepth
Sponsored Post
IDC Advocacy Room IDC Fights War on Another Front

Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.



Home » InDepth » Op-Eds »

More Evidence Obama Is in Serious Trouble with his Own Party

The fact that ObamaCare was sold with lies multiplies the political resonance tenfold.

Rep. Charlie Rangel with Obama.

Rep. Charlie Rangel with Obama.

Originally published at The American Thinker.

The old media won’t tell you so, but President Obama is facing a revolt from within his own political party. It was bound to happen once the dimensions of the ObamaCare disaster started to become obvious. Yesterday, I pointed out that Charles Rangel is an early indicator of the discontent bubbling beneath the surface, and that he is freer to speak than non-black Democrats. But today we have another leading indicator. Tony Lee of Breitbart:

A veteran Washington adviser who has worked for four Presidents on both sides of the political aisle said that the stunning Government Accountability Report report that found President Barack Obama has not had a one-on-one meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius since the passage of Obamacare over three years ago is an indictment of the entire White House operation and shows that the Obama administration has bordered on “malfeasance.”

“I have no doubt the White House is right, that Secretary Sebelius was in several group meetings with the president about health care,” Gergen caveated, “but the whole point is, there was nobody in charge in the administration.”

Rosslyn Smith points out: “If Obama has lost Gergen, he’s lost the entire DC establishment.  Gergen is almost the perfect indicator of the conventional wisdom inside the beltway.” She adds:

The real significance of Rangel’s speaking out about Obama is the respect other Democrats in Congress have for him.  Most of the senior black Congressmen hold committee leadership posts in legislative backwaters where they seldom get in front of cameras.  That lessens the odds of having them embarrass the party.  Rangel held the most powerful committee chairmanship out there after Rules and Appropriations.  Those aren’t affirmative action posts.  He may be a crook but he is also competent.

There is going to be a political price to be paid for wrecking long-established relationships between responsible Americans (who already provided health care insurance for their families) and their doctors, while increasing the prices they pay so as to finance care for the populace unable or unwilling to provide for its own health care. The fact that ObamaCare was sold with lies multiplies the political resonance tenfold.

The smarter Democrats are already distancing themselves, so as to be able to pick up the pieces after the train wreck hits in 2014 and 2016. If the old media took off their ideological blinders, they would see this, too. If I were a betting man, I would set up a pool to predict the date on which NBC News uses the phrase “revolt” in proximity to the word “Democrat” in discussing Obama’s relationship with his party.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

Please use the Facebook Tab below to leave your comment:

3 Responses to “More Evidence Obama Is in Serious Trouble with his Own Party”

  1. HALILUYAH ITS ABOUT TIME SOMEONE ELSE SEES WHAT I SEE. TIME IS OF THE ESSENSE.WE NEED TO DO ALIKE THE EGYPTIANS DID,DO YOU KNOW OBAMA IS TRYING TO REPEAL THE 22ND AMENDMENT TO BE DICTATOR FOR LIFE,HE SAID HE WASNT LEAVING WDC AFTER HIS TERM. ALSO HES BEEN SECRETLY TALKING TO HEZBOLLAH.FIRING MILITARY GENERALS,DOING NOTHING FOR POOR WHITES AND BLACKS.I AM BLACK AND DIDNT VOTE FOR HIM,MY NEIGHBORS DONT LIKE ME. HE SHOVED ISRAEL UNDER THE BUS.IF KERRY DIDNT GET IRAN TO DISMANTLE CENTRIFUGES OR THE PLANT IN AKAD WITH THE PLUTONIUM THEN IT IS A BAD DEAL AND KERRY DIDNT EVEN MENTION GETING RELEASES FOR TWO AMERICANS IRAN HOLDS.VIETCONG TRAITOR KERRY IS STUPID. CONTACT YOUR CONGRESS MEWN TO RECHET UP THE SANCTIONS. OBAMA THREW ISRAEL UNDER THE BUS AND LAUGHS AT BIBI BEHIND HIS BACK. I HOPE ISRAEL BOMBS IRAN AND DOESNT GIVE OBAMA WHAT HE REALLY WANTS WHICH IS AN AGREEMENT GIVING JERUSALEM TO PLO

  2. Myriam Obadia says:

    I'm just done reading the article about Haaretz not checking their facts and here you are doing exactly the same thing. This isn't serious.

  3. poorly written article and no fact checking. I’m disappointed

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Loading Facebook Comments ...
Loading Disqus Comments ...
Current Top Story
Rami Levy in one of his supermarkets.
Rami Levy Quietly Helping Families of the Fallen
Latest Indepth Stories
Young children 'recruited' by the Al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) terrorist group for a Shari'a jihadist army in Iraq and Syria.

ISIS poses a great threat to the entire civilized world in general and liberal democracies in particular.

kerry clown

Kerry is preoccupied with pressuring Israel, notwithstanding the transformation of the Arab Spring .

journalism

With no shortage of leftist media that seek to distort the news, what should our Torah response be?

Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett

Because let’s face it: Hamas obviously can’t defeat the IDF in the field, soldier against soldier

As Peres retires, Israel fights sour legacy: Insistence on setting policy in line with hopes, rather than with reality.

Our capital was not arbitrarily chosen, as capitals of some other nations were.

UNHRC High Commissioner Navi Pillay accuses the IDF of possible war crimes in Gaza again, cutting slack to Hamas.

There is much I can write you about what is going here, but I am wondering what I should not write. I will start by imagining that I am you, sitting at home in the Los Angeles area and flipping back and forth between the weather, traffic reports, the Ukraine, Mexican illegals and Gaza. No […]

Should Jews in Europe take more responsibility in self-defense of community and property?

It is time for a total military siege on Gaza; Nothing should enter the Gaza Strip.

Germany’s The Jewish Faith newspaper ominously noted, “We Jews are in for a war after the war.”

The truth is we seldom explore with kids what prayer is supposed to be about.

Almost as one, Jews around the world are acknowledging the day-to-day peril facing ordinary Jews in Israel and the extraordinary service of the IDF in protecting them.

More Articles from Thomas Lifson
2010-09-07-humor-michelle-antoinette

Michelle Obama’s lust for luxury has always been a bit of a problem for her husband and Democrats in general.

NBC White House correspondent Chuck Todd with the president. NBC News and MSNBC have become the same in house channel for Obama as Fox News used to be for the GW Bush Administration.

There is no way to know how much damage the leftist lunacy has done to the NBC News brand.

The fact that ObamaCare was sold with lies multiplies the political resonance tenfold.

History shows that people who become inconvenient to the Clintons, even close friends like Webb Hubbell, do not have happy endings.

“[Hezbollah] is no longer that party that defends the Umma [Islamic nation]; instead it plagues the Umma.”

    Latest Poll

    Do you think the FAA ban on US flights to Israel is political?






    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/more-evidence-obama-is-in-serious-trouble-with-his-own-party/2013/12/10/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: