As Obama Sinks . . .
. . . and his poll numbers continue to drop, he resorts to (drum roll here) - BLAMING BUSH. At least that's how this Washington Times article portrays the situation.
"For a guy who campaigned on taking responsibility and looking forward, he
spends an awful lot of time pointing fingers and looking backward," said former
Bush deputy press secretary Tony Fratto, who has begun defending the previous
It is not surprising that Obama would resort to this tactic. It works.
Democratic Party strategist Liz Chadderdon said the strategy of blaming the previous team has been effective.
"I think Bush-bashing has been alive and well since '07 and, since it keeps
working, why not use it?" she said. "Voters have short memories. The
administration needs to remind people that things were way worse over the last
four years than in the last six months."
Liz must have lived in a different country than Ol' BC over the last four years. But, then again, like a friend of mine says, "Democrats are better politicians. They lie better."
I think I'm a believer. Just an observation.