Obama: “I’m Irresponsible and Unpatriotic”

Well, that is the case if we take his own words at face value – from NRO’s The Corner:

…Two days ago, CNSNews unearthed a video that captured a July 3, 2008 campaign speech by then-candidate Obama. In it, he said:

“The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from 5 trillion for the first 42 presidents–number 43 added 4 trillion dollars by his lonesome, so that we now have a 9 trillion dollar debt that we are going to have to pay back–$30,000 for every man, woman, and child. That’s irresponsible. That’s unpatriotic.”…

If that is the standard, then Obama is vastly more irresponsible and unpatriotic than President Bush…it took Bush 8 years to pile up $4 trillion in debt, Obama did it in 2 years, 8 months.

To be sure, it is doubtful that Obama really meant what he said – it is highly likely that he was just doing the typical liberal Democrat thing…saying whatever proved necessary to win.  Had President Bush lowered the debt by $4 trillion, Obama would have accused Bush of being unpatriotic and irresponsible for not “investing” in America…and If Obama charges up another $8 trillion by 2017 (presuming he is re-elected) he still won’t consider it unpatriotic or irresponsible.  And if the next President is Republican – in 2013 or 2017, doesn’t matter – and creates only $2 trillion in debt over his 8 year term, Obama and the Democrats will call it irresponsible and unpatriotic.

For a liberal Democrat, the only test is victory – if Democrats obtain more power and personal wealth, then it was good…if they don’t, then its bad.  Right and wrong, human decency, the fate of the nation and the world – all is subordinate to the power and wealth of our liberal Democrats, their RINO enablers, and their crony capitalists.  Keep that in mind any time a liberal Democrat speaks…they aren’t saying what is relevant and true, but what they think (and have likely poll-tested) will help them win.

7 thoughts on “Obama: “I’m Irresponsible and Unpatriotic”

  1. neocon1 August 26, 2011 / 4:42 pm

    Obama: “I’m Irresponsible and Unpatriotic”

    a kenyan, marxist, muslim usurper, and the point is??

    this pic should be in EVERY GOP add.

  2. Cluster August 26, 2011 / 4:51 pm

    And don’t forget – according to Obama, raising the debt ceiling was a failure of leadership. But don’t ever expect anyone in the media to call him out on these statements.

    • neocon1 August 26, 2011 / 5:01 pm

      or
      the photo shopped birth cert, and the doper romps between larry and barry who became barack, when where and how nobody knows.

  3. Majordomo Pain August 27, 2011 / 3:57 pm

    Are you alright with the debt that Bush ran up?

  4. Green Mountain Boy August 27, 2011 / 5:02 pm

    Are you allright with the sheer hypocracy of a man calling someone else unpatriotic, then turning around and doing the exact same thing? Are you allright with a man that has not kept one campaign promise, even the ones in his power to keep? Are you allright with a man that has no verifyable history at all. I could go on and on.

    Nice try major

  5. tiredoflibbs August 31, 2011 / 8:55 pm

    wow, no comments from the mindless drones to defend their unpatriotic and irresponsible pResident.

    Typical and pathetic.

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