January 12, 2010

You Decide

This was sent to me via email and it's just to damn good too pass up.


IF;
George W. Bush had been the first President to need a teleprompter installed to be able to get through a press conference, would you have laughed and said this is more proof of how he inept he is on his own and is really controlled by smarter men behind the scenes?

If George W. Bush had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to take Laura Bush to a play in NYC, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had reduced your retirement plan's holdings of GM stock by 90% and given the unions a majority stake in GM, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had made a joke at the expense of the Special Olympics, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had given Gordon Brown a set of inexpensive and incorrectly formatted DVDs, when Gordon Brown had given him a thoughtful and historically significant gift, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had given the Queen of England an iPod containing videos of his speeches, would you have thought this embarrassingly narcissistic and tacky?

If George W. Bush had bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia , would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had visited Austria and made reference to the non-existent "Austrian language," would you have brushed it off as a minor slip?

If George W. Bush had filled his cabinet and circle of advisers with people who cannot seem to keep current in their income taxes, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had been so Spanish illiterate as to refer to "Cinco de Cuatro" in front of the Mexican ambassador when it was the 5th of May (Cinco de Mayo), and continued to flub it when he tried again, would you have winced in embarrassment?

If George W. Bush had mis-spelled the word "advice" would you have hammered him for it for years like Dan Quayle and potatoe as proof of what a dunce he is?

If George W. Bush had burned 9,000 gallons of jet fuel to go plant a single tree on Earth Day, would you have concluded he's a hypocrite?

If George W. Bush's administration had okayed Air Force One flying low over millions of people followed by a jet fighter in downtown Manhattan causing widespread panic, would you have wondered whether they actually get what happened on 9-11?

If George W. Bush had failed to send relief aid to flood victims throughout the Midwest with more people killed or made homeless than in New Orleans , would you want it made into a major ongoing political issue with claims of racism and incompetence?

If George W. Bush had created the position 32 or more Czars who report directly to him, bypassing the House and Senate on much of what is happening in America , would you have approved.

If George W. Bush had ordered the firing of the CEO of a major corporation, even though he had no constitutional authority to do so, would you have approved?

If George W Bush had proposed to double the national debt, which had taken more than two centuries to accumulate, in one year, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had then proposed to double the debt again within 10 years, would you have approved?

If George W. Bush had spent more than all the Presidents combined since George Washington, would you have approved?

So, tell me again, what is it about Obama that makes him so brilliant and impressive? Can't think of anything? Don't worry. He's done all this in 10 months -- so you'll have 3 years and 2 months to come up with an answer.

9 comments:

Annie said...
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Barbara said...

Still waiting for the miracle to happen from him. I thought he was supposed to be able to walk on water.

anna said...

thank you! I can't wait for this sham of a president to be gone.

Deanna said...

*applause*

Valerie said...

I have wondered those exact things! Good point.

Penny said...

Scary, isn't it? I can't wait until the midterms so we can try to at least get some balance in this run amuck administration.

Sarcastic Quilter said...

hehehehehehehe... thanks for the laugh. Frankly, I am sure he's a nice guy but he is, without a doubt, a FIRM example of the flat out idiocy of the american public today. My only happiness with this president being elected? I will never listen to anyone complain there is a glass-ceiling regarding their race again. HA! Done. He wouldn't have gotten in without all races voting for him so I will gladly tell everyone to be quiet and WORK for what you think you deserve. I do, my husband does, my kids will... my friends (of all races) do. Why? Because we value it when we earn it. Tangents... I can go on and on but after a while, it bores me.

Allie said...

Very interesting post! Thanks.

Quilter In Paradise said...

I didn't vote for him,, won't vote for him if he runs again. We are Americans, we will persevere and pull thru this.. golly! we have to!
Beth in Dallas