Playing President: Krauthammer slams Obama for Hurricane Sandy photo-op but no Benghazi photo-op

A nice one from Krauthammer last night where he noted how Obama made sure to get a briefing room photo of him managing during the hurricane, yet there’s no photo of him being Commander-in-Chief while our men were getting killed in Benghazi:

(h/t: GWP)

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  • jrt1031


    • BlueGood

      O’Bama can only gain by the disasters of Sandy if we let up on his sorry skinny ass and don’t expose his patented bullschit like Charles so eloquently did!

      • WordsFailMe

        A group of citizens is holding a rally at Fountain Square, Cincinnati, Wednesday Oct 31, 2012, 8:45 am to coincide with a political stump speech featuring the Arch criminal Barack Obama at the same time.

        The Fountain Square rally will be non-political and dedicated to showing citizen concern over the failure of the yellow President to tell the truth about Benghazi.

        I hope this simultaneous outpouring of demand for the truth will catch on so that in every city where the foul bastard or his Obamerrhoids, Clinton and Biden, appear will receive the same welcome by decent, brave Americans demanding one thing from the liar from Chicago- the TRUTH!!

        God speed to those brave and determined people of Cincinnati!

        • Yvette47

          I hope a way has been found to publicize this & gain participants because we know the MSM will not assist.

          • WordsFailMe

            Yvette and All: Please feel free to copy, paste and edit the language any way you like and share it with everyone you know.

            The Cincinnati plan should go viral.

            • Yvette47

              Will do, though none of my contacts are in Ohio, possibly they have contacts there. Don’t forget to post all info on Twitter and Facebook on ALL Romney fan sites!

              Good luck to you!

        • I just posted it on FB Words. I hope it has a huge turnout!!!

    • Galatiansch2vs20

      May I point you to the One who sent the rain?

      ‘I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause: Who does great things and unsearchable; marvelous things without number: Who gives rain upon the earth, and sends waters upon the fields’ Job 5:8-10 KJV

      Don’t let all those media weather people (or anyone else) deceive you into thinking some non-existent god called ‘mother nature’ sent the rain!

  • Sober_Thinking

    Benghazi doesn’t help Obama get elected. This hurricane does.

    Isn’t it amazing how Obama exploits bad things? Charles is completely correct here. Obama is a rotten person.

    • jrt1031

      God controls the acts of nature and God too will have final control over the web of lies that is Obama.

      • Galatiansch2vs20

        Wow- I posted to your earlier post regarding Who sent the rain and then I found this!

      • Sober_Thinking

        Amen. Well said.

    • joyfulgiver

      “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Rahm Emmanuel

      • Stephanie T

        …unless said crisis does not paint you in a good light, such as the tragedy in Benghazi.

        • Sober_Thinking

          Great point.

      • Sober_Thinking

        I so thought of that… good catch.

  • American are still paying attention to Benghazi. We, as opposed to Obama and the Main Stream Media, are capable of keeping track of more than one thing at a time. Obama only too happy to seize the mantel of ‘Leadership’ for a Hurricane but not so much for 4 Dead American heroes who didn’t have to be…

    • Amjean

      Good point…..we Americans are champions as multitasking!!!!

      Certainly not the mainstream media….they focus like a laser beam on this
      storm so they don’t have to talk about Benghazi. Photo ops for Obama while
      four American heroes lie dead.

      • Galatiansch2vs20

        For the lame stream media, Obama’s failings are an inconvenient truth.

  • These last 4 years have been like Camelot….
    We’ve been jousted up the back side.

  • Don

    Anyone with a brain knows anything Obama does in regards to our economy or national security is always a negative step in the wrong direction. The only claim to fame is his decision to kill Bin Laden after he was denied doing so by Valerie Jarrett at least three times. I am glad he relented so he could be the “hero” he claims to be. Meghan McVain is the most intellectually bankrupt of all the shining examples of liberal insanity out there. Even Obama is not as brain dead, as Meghan definitely is, to try and take advantage of an act of nature to enhance his electability or is he????

  • He can’t let a good crisis go to waste. What’s Benghazi? Hey Look, a STORM!!

    • Rshill7

      This morning they said on the news that “this will become the most expensive natural disaster in American history.”

      I thought no way(!), Obama’s single term has been much more expensive and much more disastrous than this storm.

      Somebody please alert the rest of us when the storm damage hits 6 trillion, mmkay?
      I think it will be much less than 100 billion, which is a little more than Obama spent on green energy boondoggle crony paybacks.

      • Amjean

        The media will hype the expense of cleaning up after this storm….inflate the numbers daily.

        I suspect them to state something like this:

        “A bigger disaster than Katrina and Obama handled this so much better than Bush”.

        I am repulsed by Obama’s response which is probably quite typical of a president,
        however, it reminds me of his lack of action and lying response in the Benghazi

      • proudhispanicconservative

        Lmao, so true.

      • Yvette47

        I had to click on “like”, while wishing there was a “love” button for your post, Rshill7.

      • Problem is that Obama is a “man-made disaster,” so you can’t honestly compare the two.

        I’m pretty certain that someone in the “most transparent administration ever” will be happy to take credit for ending the storm.

    • PovrlaChasse

      Apropo to the discussion. Obama’s and the MSM Chewbacca Defense

  • Landscaper

    This action was a No-Brainer. Of course he would, cancel campaigning and jump in front of a camera so as to be seen as presidential. No surprise.

  • Sandra123456

    Yes, where are those pictures of Obama in the situation room, like when Bin Laden was killed, watching the Benghazi attack unfold, with Hillary sitting at the table hand cupping mouth and Obama squatting in a corner with a jacket thrown over his golf shirt with others watching a screen? Where are they?

    Bunch of phonies.

  • Nukeman60

    It’s not like we didn’t have any warning that a massive super-storm was going to hit the East Coast somewhere between Washington and New York. It actually is amazing that he was able to make the decisions to release money for the disaster without taking a poll of potential voters first.

    The whole thing was a no-brainer and like Krauthammer said, “Just release the federal money and let the Governors do their job”.

    • jrt1031

      the area that it hit was in severe drought for the last 8 mos. Mother nature was just doing her job. The wind wasnt as bad at they kept saying it would be. not much over 30-40 gusts here in DE

      • Galatiansch2vs20

        “With God are wisdom and might; He has counsel and understanding. If He tears down, none can rebuild; if He shuts a man in, none can open. If He withholds the waters, they dry up; if He sends them out, they overwhelm the land.” Job 12:13-15 ESV

        “For He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” Matthew 5:45b ESV

  • NObama plays President on TV and man, he is one BAD ACTOR!

  • Never let a crisis go to waste, right?

  • denbren52

    He thinks the American people are stupid and, admittedly, some are. But I believe that the majority of Americans will see through the photo ops and suddenly lower gas prices and the suddenly better jobs numbers (with campaign contributors conveniently forgetting to turn in their horrific numbers).

    With his Bin Ladin campaign movie being release before the election, it is a great opportunity to show America how he paid back the Navy Seals by ignoring their pleas for help and watching them die.

    • OPSEC is going to be airing an ad called “Bump in the Road” during the National Geographic documentary if they can get enough funding.
      A great organization who needs funding!!

    • Yvette47

      Right – his narcissism leads him to believe that all Americans are as stupid as his supporters. Good riddance, don’t let the door hit you on the ass on your way out, B. Hussein!

  • LiberalBoycotter

    Barry, was going to continue his campaign until someone hit him over the head with a rock when he arrived in Florida, and told him he needed to go back to DC so he could look Presidential at a photo op regarding Sandy. This Dog Eater, doesn’t give a dam* about the American people, all he cares about is himself and getting reelected. I am so pi**ed I could scream. can’t even stand to look at this guy, he just sat and watched as our people in Benghazi got murdered!!!!

    • jrt1031

      its sickening that he has a party of people that will vote for him

      • LiberalBoycotter

        Our education system has dumbed down our children so much that we have millions of people who don’t know a dam* thing except how to get everything for free. These parasites will vote for anyone as long as they keep on getting free stuff. I call them parasites as they suck the blood out of every hard working American, then they go looking for more, and bitch and whine when they can’t!!!!!

    • Yvette47

      Welcome to the group, LiberalBoycotter! This is a group of thinkers, not blind adoring followers of the Narcissist In Chief! You may also want to google “breitbart”, if you haven’t been there before.

      • LiberalBoycotter

        Thanks, glad to be a part of the group. I am on nearly all of the conservative sites. I have to stop once in awhile as I will go insane at the crap Barry, pulls all the time. The Democommies, are doing everything they can to get this Dog Eater reelected.. I am hoping and praying for this great country, this guy has to go down or it will be the end of this great nation.

  • jrt1031

    Its odd to me that I live where the eye of the storm hit last night. The storm wasnt that strong because it was so wide spread. No power out here. Last year in Sept. We were hit with a storm far stronger that this wide spread storm and I had power out for two weeks and the media didnt cover the way they are here to protect the Obama machine from its inner storm.

  • WordsFailMe

    Is the military ready to take the Obamerrhoids out of office? If there is an election, Obama should be escorted off the property on Nov 7, 2012. If there is no election, it should happen on Nov 6.

  • Sea levels not lower. One more broken promise.

  • steamer5

    I guess Vallerie Jarrett told him to quit delivering pizzas in Florida and get back to the White House to get his picture taken being presidential. Watching the transformers explode he probably thought he was watching Bengazi again, so he went to bed.

  • sue-marie

    Liberals will just find it a bit harder to go vote for Obama in the NE…maybe mother nature or a higher power was sending a message to them.

    • Yvette47

      And just watch…in a few days Narcissist In Chief will attempt to delay Nov. 6 voting. The MSM will strongly support him, of course.

      • wodiej

        Legally, only 20 days I heard on talk radio today.

    • Galatiansch2vs20

      ‘Mother nature’ is a god somebody created to avoid recognizing God controls the weather. He also is in Sovereign over the Democrats, Obama and the election.

      “Behold, He restrains the waters, and they dry up; And He sends them out, and they inundate the earth. “With Him are strength and sound wisdom, The misled and the misleader belong to Him.” Job 12:15-16

  • The “country” is not really focused on hurricane Sandy, the east coast is. NY, NJ were hit the hardest and they will be focused on Sandy for the next few days, perhaps right up to election day, but these states are going to Obama anyway. If Sandy had done significant damage to Ohio, now that would be another story.

  • sjmom

    I agree with Charles. What kind of leadership does it take to sit in the WH and write checks? I will show you leadership in Gov Christie who will be traveling around the state in a helicopter today. Chris Christie is a leader, Obama is a pretender.

  • Right On!

  • colliemum

    Well, although Krauthammer makes a very good point in regard to that POS in the WH trying to be seen to actually do something (even if it’s not necessary), while not having done anything at all in regard to Benghazi, he swiftly changes back into his eeyorish attitude.

    No, Mr Krauthammer – Romney will not ‘lose momentum’ and that POS in the WH will not gain an electoral advantage because of Sandy.
    Take a look at the mad of the USA. Pretty big, innit, with quite a few other states not affected, right? And what do we see from the electoral maps? That storm was hitting deep blue states, wasn’t it.
    Is it really credible to assume that Republicans and independents everywhere will be sooo dazzled by the bullsh*tter-in-chief that they’ll forget straightaway about the economy, and about Benghazi?

    I don’t think so!

  • Bryan Ewbank

    It’s interesting to be reminded of the differences in philosophy here…

    Obama is writing checks, Romney is rolling up his sleeves.
    Cuomo is asking for help, Christie is doing triage.

    Something to really consider.

    • Yvette47

      Gosh, Bryan – rolling up your sleeves is real “work” to the Narcissist In Chief. He prefers short sleeved golf shirts – puts a blazer over when watching brave Americans being murdered & doing nothing (was he eating popcorn, too?)

  • Yvette47

    I have not changed my opinion of the Narcissist In Chief – still voting for Romney here!

  • wodiej

    Good point CK-not much required of fed’s besides releasing money for the disaster. Romney is going to be at a hurricane relief event in Ohio today while obama sits in the WH trying to look useful.

  • kong1967

    There’s a reason why he didn’t give a photo op while he was managing the Benghazi attack. It wouldn’t look good if we saw him put in his earplugs and slide down the night cap. “Take care of this, Bo. You can do it.”

  • Yazz55

    What they’re really sayin in the WH situation room….

    Uh Oh! All of our voters who permanently reside underneath tombstones are under water. How they all gonna git out to vote early & often on election day?

    …Uhhhhh, maybe we just gotta postpone the election a week or two until they dry off a bit.

    ….And Uhhh, by then we’ll figger out a way to blame the GOP for causing the storm.

  • Nukeman60

    Just saw Obama at the RedCross headquarters, giving a pep talk. I realize this is important to do and I don’t really blame Obama for taking advantage of it (all Presidents most likely would). But, two things came to mind when I saw it.

    One, everybody in that headquarters is being held up doing their jobs while he bloviates away about how they need to do their jobs. When we would perform our Nuclear Emergency drills at the Nuclear plant, the same thing would happen when the bigshots showed up. We all had to stop and listen (all the while hoping they would finish soon so we could get on with the business of saving the day).

    And, two, we see videos of Romney behind a table, throwing around cases of bottled water, while Obama just talks and talks and talks. It is a stark difference and would make a good ad, except for the fact Romney won’t exploit that.

    I don’t mean to make this disaster political, but those things just stood out to me.

    • Stephanie T

      I heard a sound clip of one of the President’s speeches today regarding the hurricane recovery, as he told the people, “We are behind you.” It reminded me of his terrific tactic of leading from behind. It seems that telling them, “We are beside you”, or “with you” would have been more appropriate.

    • Don’t worry, while the ARC does good work, it’s filled with leftoids that were eating it up. I worked for them six years, trust me.

  • Pickupdriver

    Obama says government will respond “big and fast to Hurricane Sandy.” This man has no shame! How can he say that after ignoring those men in Benghazi. I think he thinks he can say that because he thinks many people aren’t aware of what he did because the LSM isn’t reporting the Benghazi story. I am concerned that he may be correct. I have spoken to two people over the past four days that knew NOTHING about Benghazi. I spoke to someone else this morning who said in their circle of friends, NOBODY had heard about it! We have to get this story out to everyone. Please! Thank you.

  • hongryhawg

    Those hurricane victims should be glad they aren’t in Benghazi. The pretender would have had no sympathy for them there.

  • I’m just really glad to see that with all the campaigns being suspended, including the one in Ohio that our leaders are where they need to be. I said, all campaigns are suspended in respect to this crisis. Did you not hear me Governor Romney? Oh you suspended your campaign.. good to know.. oh.. why are you still going to the exact same location on the same day, at the same time of your suspended campaign? Ohhh, to assist with the relief efforts.. got ya. Oh, in kettering Ohio? Kettering needs relief from the hurricane? Oh.. what’s that Governor Romney. You still played campaign videos, sold shirts, and gave a speech? All while taking picture of you bagging canned goods for the “relief”. What’s that Romney? Sounds like a photo op and a campaign day to me.. What’s that. Oh ok, so your taking advantage of campaigning against the president after you said you werent going to campaign, all while the president suspends his campaign to actually be a president. I got ya. Well good luck with that. The American people are watching.

  • Maybe 0 should go down to Ground Zero and bail some of the water out of the unfinished crater. There’s a photo op fer ya.