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Friday, June 01, 2012

It's not just W anymore

President Obama found a way today to blame others than George Bush for his problems.  From the Washington Examiner:
President Obama attributed the rise in unemployment to European struggles and high gas prices in the United States, when he spoke to Minnesotans today.

"As we learned in today's jobs report, we're still not creating them as fast as we want," Obama said. "We had high gas prices, a month two months ago," he said, "and then, most prominently, most recently, we've had a crisis in Europe's economy that is having an impact worldwide; and it's starting to cast a shadow on our own [economy] as well."

"We can't fully control what happens in other parts of the world," Obama said, again citing "what's going on in Europe."

He then blamed Congress for failing to pass his jobs bill. "Congress should've passed a bill a long time ago to put thousands of construction workers back on the job," he said.
Maybe it's a warm and fuzzy from the portrait ceremony at the White House.  But note the consistency...it's always something outside and nothing that he's responsible for.  Except maybe those energy prices that could be solved by a little free-market leadership.  And.....

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