Rush explains why Obama gets a pass on the economy in the eyes of many Americans

Rush says that the only way you can understand why people would, on one hand hate the direction of the country but on the other hand approve of Obama’s agenda, is to throw out common sense.

He explains:

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  • c4pfan

    OT-, but Dr. Carson has an offical twitter now
    Scoop, will you be putting up a thread for the Hannity appearence tonight?

    • colliemum

      Yes please – then I can watch it tomorrow when you’re all soundly asleep.

  • Conservative_Utopia

    I thought this was profound from Rush. Obama can’t be seen as managing anything or else he would have no one else to blame. The sycophant media are exposing themselves to John Q Public when they have to run to the water scene over and over.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Sadly, Rush is only now coming to the table with what many of us have been saying for the last four years.

    • Modres

      Hey but wait a moment, according to Anita Dunn, every news bureau BUT FOX News reports actual news. FOX News is really an arm of the Republican Party.

      There is no “sycophant media” according to her because everyone but FOX actually is involved in true journalism.

      Uh…sure Anita, whatever you say…

  • c4pfan

    I don’t think people do approve of Obama’s agenda.

    • colliemum

      They are too uniformed (willingly uninformed) to know what his agenda is. Rush is talking about the LIVs who have been voting for Santa Claus, and who don’t remember that three days after Christmas they had to sit down and write ‘Thank You’ letters to everybody.
      Only, the letters they’ll be forced to write will be more like ‘curse you, BHO’ letters.

      • I also think it goes to the fact that we as a society and civilization have become morally weak. No one wants to accept any responsibility for anything including their own mistakes. Hand wringing, subterfuge, and accusations are all substituted for intellect and morality.

        And no one will really ever admit that they were duped. That’s even worse.

        • colliemum

          Yes, that is sadly true.

          We have the ever increasing campaigns from the left to thank, who have been undermining Christianity for the last half century.

          • If you notice moral weakness is permeating at every level not just what is considered the ‘social’ issues. Look at how many reporters get caught reporting satire off of the web as truth then go on to double down on it instead of admitting they made a mistake.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Obama HAS no agenda. He has a campaign; that’s all. Everything else is being handled by the Democratic Party, at large, with his blessing.

      • Conniption Fitz

        Obama has a destructive agenda (spend, usurp rights, promote leftist ideologies, causes), but NOT a constructive agenda (build economy, protect currency, morals, society).

        Leftists destroy good things and set up evil things.

        • Modres

          I agree. Obama’s agenda is destruction, pure and simple. He’s getting his way too.

    • The problem is we’ve got so many on the government dole they support the status quo, and don’t want their “Obama money” to be turned off. That’s why POTUS worked so hard to make more people dependent on the government.

    • Modres

      You know, I was just on a Lefty forum and it’s amazing how those people think! They are SO behind Obama, it’s absolutely pitiful.

      Absolutely amazing…

      • OneThinDime

        They will be the first ones Obama takes down in his civil unrest.

        • Modres

          One can only hope they go down first… 🙂

          I know I won’t be.

  • martha chandler

    I listen to Rush every day while I’m getting dinner ready, and I have to tell you that it really upset me. If the American people never associate what is happening to this country with obama, then in all likelihood will never be free of this man who is currently occupying the WH. If he gets elected for a third term, my family and I have already decided we will this country. I know that must sound cowardly, but we are very fearful of the future of this country if we never get rid of obama.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Precisely. As many of us have been saying, we HAVE lost the country. Rush is only catching up with us.

    • M_J_S

      I doubt Obama gets through his 2nd term.

      • martha chandler

        From your mouth to God’s ears, but honestly, I just don’t know anymore.

      • cabensg

        I have the same feeling. Somehow the shIt is gonna hit the fan and it’s gonna be Obama’s sh!t and Shrill and a lot of the media are gonna go down with him.

      • cabensg

        I have the same feeling. Somehow the shIt is gonna hit the fan and it’s gonna be Obama’s sh!t and Shrill and a lot of the media are gonna go down with him.

    • ChesterWalton

      Where are you considering moving? I like baja, but it is a bit like the wild, wild west. Bring a grenade launcher and solar panel if you move down there.

  • marketcomp

    I find this completely amazing! How is it that when GWB was president and the gas increases even the slightest or the unemployment increase a small amount, certainly not a 7.9%, he is immediately blamed. But, Obama with gas prices double, 7.8% unemployment, homes prices still down and a retraction in the economy last month he gets blamed for nothing when it is his policies and all of the regulations that is destroying this economy and the country. And the democrats and RINO republicans want to attack Ted Cruz for not waiting for some stupid hierarchical positioning crap that they constructed and for being the only person in Washington for standing up for this country! We are losing this country at a break rate speed and all the RINOs want to do is stop Ted Cruz! We have to stand with Ted Cruz because he is really the last hope in Washington, DC!

    • las1
      • marketcomp

        Yeap, that’s right las1!

    • Remember the story of the guy who got caught in bed with his mistress and he says “Who ya going to believe? Me? Or your lyin’ eyes?”

      Guess we know who people believe.

    • One word: the media!
      And I’m not just talking about the alphabet network, but the “comedy news”. All those satire jokes and sketches put too much caractature on our political society that its all become just the butt of a joke if your seen as a conservative. HAHA, oh those Palin jokes are SO funny, they must be true! -_- (screw you SNL)

      they became too comfortable to laugh at the dangerous situation that it doesn’t seem possible of what can happen when they truly wake up one day (if they ever wake up that is)
      yep, lets all laugh at the tea party but OH NO! don’t you dare start an Obama joke, you’re a racist!
      Journalist aren’t journalist anymore they’re weekend tabloid junkies! “ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT” indeed! -_-

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Because, with Obama, this is all by design, making it not newsworthy.

  • las1

    Rush hits it on the head. The liberals’ disconnect from reality.

    Rush says, regarding Kushner…… these guys are all making my point

    In other words, they are absolutely clueless as to what is really destroying the country.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Precisely. I’ve been calling this the “War on Reality” for the last two years, at least. That’s what this is.

  • ChesterWalton

    I disagree with Rush on this one. He is part of the conservative money making machine along with Fox News, Hannity, Republican political consultants, etc. He gets paid to come up with red meat that keeps people listening to the radio and buying the crap he hawks on air. Many conservative young voters find the stuff that is said by the participants of conservative money making machine idiotic and thus are turned off by the republican party, and vote for Obama because they don’t see much difference between the two parties anyways.

    I realize that this view is very likely highly unpopular among folks in on this board, but among younger conservatives, the conservative money making machine is part of the reason Obama is popular despite the economy.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Disagree all you like; it won’t improve your position, nor your judgment.

      • ChesterWalton

        I don’t get your position reference. As for judgement, you don’t believe that a conservative money making machine exists and that it continues to print money regardless of who is in charge? You don’t believe that the primary goal of conservative voices in the media is to make money? As long as they get paid and sell their next crappy 185 page book, they could care less if they turn off a generation of conservative voters.

        • notebene

          That is nonsense…ALL media…lamestream and conservative are in business to make money! Duh! That’s what business is all about…to make money! Why should conservative outlets run on a deficit to make you “feel” better. Youth are all about “feelings”. Try logic sometime! So what if Rush makes money on a book. So does Rachel Maddow and Tom Brokaw…don’t see ya complaining there. Do you go to work to make money, or what?! You do know that the lamestream and the Democrat party are run by a filthy rich white man named George Soros…right? Yet libs seem to think they are so in touch with their feelings that they have no idea that they are the puppets of a rich white immigrant, who by the way, hates the idea of America and people who think. He’s a puppet master and all who voted for Odumbo are in his pocket.

          • ChesterWalton

            I didn’t realized Soros paid off all the Obama voters, sounds far fetched, but whatever. Most young pragmatic conservatives I know are very logical and think the conservative money making machine does them no favors and is taking down the party.

            • notebene

              Soros paid off the “organizations” that solicited the Odumbo voters to vote early and vote often. Last I checked, that’s a federal offense. By the way, the “all or nothing” argument is a fallacy of logic. “All” Obama voters were not solicited by Soros and certainly have no idea who he is. If there is no money in the “Conservative money making machine”, then how do your pragmatic friends propose to get the message out about conservatism? Smoke signals are about the only thing left that’s free. Democrats out spent Conservatives by a huge margin in the last election. The money poured in from the elitist donors and the young gimme crew lapped it up. So, how pray tell, should the conservatives get their message out without money? Why is it okay for liberals to have money, but not conservatives? Do you work for free? How do you pay your bills? Do you believe government should be the answer to all your woes?

        • E. Lee Zimmerman

          LOL! Nice try, troll.

    • keyesforpres

      That’s because the youth of today have been brainwashed into thinking conservatives are bad.

      • Not really. He’s just selling that idea. A lot of polls came out last year pointing out how more and more college students are growing fiscally conservative (they are rarely social cons at that age), and don’t like Obama’s policies. The average college student is liberal, anyway, so their opinion of Rush hasn’t changed at all.

      • Obama likes to preach to captive audiences and not be held accountable for anything he says or does. THAT is how he gets away with it.

        Liberals continue to win by diminishing their opponents. In short: They are bullies. They can dish it all day long, but they can’t take it. Anyone who disagrees with them will be destroyed or silenced, attacked on every level including their families and business.

        They hate Limbaugh and Fox, because neither of those entities were cowed into submission. Ironically, this is also the way to compete with them.

        For too long, conservatives and Republicans have “taken the high road”, like GW Bush did. How does that work ? It doesn’t. You allow them to set the parameters of the debate, the language of the debate, the rules of the debate…and then we let them pick our players and we take our playcalling from them.

        The good Dr. at the prayer breakfast showed us how you beat them. You stand up to them and you take it to them.

        Fight them using their own tactics, and their whole argument and premise blows up in their face.

    • All conservatives like to make money. I’d wager that the majority are MUCH better at it than your heroes on the left and the mushy middle.

      Besides selling us a ridiculous non sequitur, you are insulting the very heart of economic conservatism. Trying to drag “younger conservatives” into it is an attempt for the unintelligible trifecta.

      Why are you working so hard to mash together such unconnected concepts?

  • wodiej

    I’m consistently amazed at the fascination w Limbaugh. It’s not rocket science. History has shown that a bad economy is doom for re-election of a president. Why is obama different? DUH-He’s black. “nuff said.

    • Jay

      Historically incumbents win. Look at FDR’s victories despite his disasterous economic policies. O’s race merely deflects criticism by cries of “racism!”

  • keyesforpres

    I don’t know if there will be an open thread today or not, but wanted to post this article from Human Events. I want everyone to read “William T” ‘s comments.

    I want everyone to understand why Rubio and anyone else proposing amnesty is a clear and present danger to this nation.

    PLEASE read his comments.

    ..and remember Obama has said he can kill any American he views as a potential terrorist.

  • Conniption Fitz

    SE Cupp goes after Rush Limbaugh:

    Guess moving from Blaze to MSNBC can change a girl.

    • nibblesyble

      Love the article and love Jen. I have had issues with S.E. Cupp since she went after Newt in a vile way last Spring. So this article does not surprise me. Thanks for linking it!

      • PhillyCon

        Sounds like she wants to be Ann Coulter.

      • FreeManWalking

        Her and the guy who started the blaze, don’t care to mention his name, he is a chrissy mathews 0b0 mix to me.

        • Jay

          “That Guy” at the Blaze? (To turn his own satire around.)

    • 57thunderbird

      I’m a little frustrated by Rush for soft pedaling about Rove,but I don’t agree with S.E.’s assessment.

    • The only thing SE had going for her was the Catholic Schoolgirl sex appeal thing on RedEye.

      Like many in the “conservative” punditry, she’s wrong more than she is right. They also cede far too much ground to the libtard bullies.

  • DCGere

    Common sense is not a trait of LIVs. If it were, Skippy wouldn’t have been re-elected.

  • Sober_Thinking

    This to me is the biggest epiphany ever… I think we all knew this deep down. This blatant monster keeps sliding through… he’s been teflon. And we’ve been going insane wondering how he keeps sliding through the cracks. Brilliant.

    He doesn’t govern… he only campaigns and plays on fears – pointing out the bad guys to the low information voters (dumbmasses)… and he’s never tied to the evil that he does… while he projects the blame onto others for the evil HE does. And the incompetent Republicans fall right into the web – idiots. Obama doesn’t have to do a thing as a President… nothing… and then he can offer plausible deniability.

    And the damned liberal, lapdog media keeps covering for him.

    And I tried to look at it all logically… (lol). Obama is a monster… he IS the face of this evil.

    • 57thunderbird

      Agreed Sober.

  • 12grace

    I love Rush. As usual, he is right on.

  • PVG

    Rush is spot on! And I actually had a “discussion” with living proof of whom he is speaking. This woman, who is hard working, and intelligent actually believes BO is FOR the middle class and is working tirelessly to clean up George Bush’s mess.
    We had a very spirited discussion and I pointedly let her know the amount of debt BO has saddled us with and the job-killing regs we are struggling under. As usual there were no facts available to support BO.
    Later on, after our discussion, she did admit she agreed with the R’s limited gov stance because the gov is now very intrusive. YA THINK???
    There is hope……..sorta.

  • bobemakk

    I agree with Rush, but the biggest problem is the socialist handout programs, that is how he won the election….”Obama bucks…” OR, as many say, the election was rigged.

  • Modres

    What’s really amazing to me is that while there are numerous articles from people who keep telling Americans to “wake up,” the truth is that many of us ARE awake and have BEEN awake for some time!

    In reality though, as long as the media has their noses buried up Obama’s Uranus, it is VERY difficult to get the word out!

    I am impressed though when I see gun manufacturers NOW starting to come together to actually BOYCOTT New York state’s unconstitutional new gun laws.

    If more businesses would come together and start thinking about the American people and the Constitution instead of the profit margin all the time, we would have something in our corner that would actually make a DENT in what the Left is trying to accomplish.

    They need to join with these gun manufacturers who have decided that supporting the 2nd Amendment is far greater than the profit margin…at least for now.

    We cannot do this alone and just being awake and writing about it on our blogs is not enough.

  • Modres

    Hey by the way, I’m sure most of saw Sen. Rubio’s reply to Obama’s SOTU address. Read an opinion piece in today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Paul Krugman (NY Times) who basically called Rubio “Zombie Rubio” and proceeded to castigate him for what he implied were Rubio’s lies.

    Not that it’ll do any good, but I send a nicely worded response to Krugman, noting how he referred back to 2008 (implying Bush blame again) and how Obama had some good ideas, but the problems that exist are due to the “right.”

    Krugman made NO mention of course of Obamacare, which has been and will continue to be one major financial headache for this country. Instead of Obama being elected and at least TRYING to fix the economy, the first order of business was to create a boondoggle program that has already increased taxes and fees to the sky.

    I really wish I could wrap my brain around the way the Left thinks, but for the life of me, they make no sense at all. None. As far as I’m concerned, they are the zombies.

  • cabensg

    In my view there is only one reason Obama has successfully campaigned his way into no accountability. It’s the media. It’s the only reason he was elected in the first place and it’s the only reason he was elected the second time. Until we begin an all out war on the most responsible parties how can we win?