This is completely ridiculous. Obama is obviously very unhappy about his failed legacy. Then, to top it off he’s received the ultimate humiliation of Donald Trump being his replacement.
But seriously… to blame the conservative media for his own failures is simply pathetic. Last I recall, the conservative media didn’t tell him to shove the unpopular Obamacare down the people’s throats. We didn’t beg him to accept endless floods of unvetted refugees, and, by no means did we ask him to ignore our laws and encourage illegals to cross our swiss cheese borders.
Am I missing something? When did the conservative media tell Obama to call Isis a “JV Team?” Then, idiotically let them grow like a rabid virus and wreak havoc around the world.
Do you want to know what the saddest part about all of this is? Obama failed BADLY, despite having the liberal mainstream media squarely on his side. What’s more, he failed because he made horrible policy decisions again and again and had NO idea what he was doing.
But, to president Obama, Fox News, and conservative media are the ones who “vilified” him throughout his presidency. His awful decision making had NOTHING to do with it.
In many interviews with The Atlantic, Obama stated that he felt more confident about his presidential run in 2008 because he hadn’t been targeted yet by Fox News and conservative commentators like Rush Limbaugh.
“I think I should point out in terms of both my confidence that I could win in ’08 but also the fact that I was lucky and maybe a little bit naive: In 2008 I was never subjected to the kind of concentrated vilification of Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, the whole conservative-media ecosystem, and so as a consequence, even for my first two years as a senator I was polling at 70 percent,” Obama told The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates in an interview published Tuesday.
But, he said, stereotypes about African-American politicians and liberals — “some image of me as trying to take away their stuff and give it to black people, and coddle criminals” — quickly began to take hold.
“You started to see that kind of prism being established towards the end of the 2008 race, particularly once Sarah Palin was the [vice presidential]nominee. And obviously almost immediately after I was elected, it was deployed in full force. And it had an impact in terms of how a large portion of white voters would see me.”
Are you at all shocked that Obama would look for a scapegoat to blame his failures on? Cry me a river, Obama. Cry me a river.
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