Sponsored Content




Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





















Sorry Just One More Thing and Then I'll Stop | Main | Reconsidering My Sky-Is-Falling Last Post
July 17, 2014

#TheBearIsLoose: Obama Dealing With Dead Americans in Likely Russian Passenger Jet Shoot-Down the Only Way He Knows How

With a photo-op of "The Bear" having a cheeseburger at one of those local burger joints that Common Everyday American Voters love so much.

See, he's Just Like You. Just like you don't do anything special when Russia shoots down a jet, neither does he.





Click on the link to Twichy for pictures from this Photo-Op (and remember as you do that the President doesn't do photo-ops).


Also read their exasperated commentary: Is this real life?

Look, I'm just going to say directly what Peggy Noonan sort of implied and what people are kind of worrying about, silently:

People are beginning to become alarmed that the President may not be mentally well.

This is fucking weird. There are people who don't give a shit at all about social conventions or expected modes of behavior or conforming to anyone else's expectations of what one is supposed to do at one's job during a time of crisis.

We call these people crazy.

When someone shows up for work wearing nothing but a bathrobe and cowboy hat, we don't tweet #TheBearIsLoose; we ask Human Resources to have a check 'round.

Maybe This is It: This would be reassuring, as it's cynical, manipulative, irresponsible, and stupid, but wouldn't necessarily be a sign of mental infirmity:

Seriously. It's all he knows. He doesn't know what to do, so he pretends that there isn't a problem, and hopes that everyone else will just...go along.

-- liberty weeps

It might just be that, Obama deciding that bad news won't affect him politically if he just pretends it doesn't exist at all.

Reconsidering: Although I am still shaken by the president's strange general disconnect from reality, I'm now thinking I got a little over-excitable myself.

At the current moment, this is a plane crash. Americans are dead, but a plane crash itself is not a reason to hit the panic button. There are suspicions of a shoot-down, but suspicions are only suspicions, and the Ukranians have an interest in suggesting Russian culpability.

So while I still think it is deeply weird that this Neroesque buffoon continues on his The Bear Is Loose tour (sponsored by Budweiser, special appearance by Winger), I think I got way too excitable in demanding he drop everything to rush back to the White House as if there were an actual confirmed Act of War.

It's not that. It may turn out to be that, but it's not that yet, and the president shouldn't signal that it is that.

Still... this whole Bear Is Loose tour. That is itself very weird. Even his defenders say things like "He needs to recharge, he needs to draw energy from the Common People."

Which is itself weird, and a sign of fragile personality type.


digg this
posted by Ace at 02:28 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Eromero: "Manischewitz Lentil soup, just add water! ..."

goatexchange: "You know, if we used guns to shoot our prime ribs ..."

gourmand du jour: "MMM, that looks like a nice rib dinner. Never he ..."

kallisto: "Used to visit New Hope fairly frequently, every no ..."

Hairyback Guy: "I like prime rib, but I do think steak is better, ..."

Next2Nothing: "[i]why don't you put maple syrup on your steaks an ..."

Tonypete: "Trying a new Italian restaurant tonight. Folks hav ..."

AZ deplorable moron: "1st use of the pizza oven this year last Friday wi ..."

Diogenes: "Kosher salt encrusted prime rib is the very best. ..."

Ronster: "To me, the taste and feel of fat in my mouth is gr ..."

It's me donna : "18 Kosher salt encrusted prime rib is the very bes ..."

illiniwek: "Japanese guy doesn't peel the onions? Is it just ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64