Obama's 'Private Sector' Comment Becomes a Public Gaffe

Jun 9, 2012 Full story: online.wsj.com 274

It was just six words from a 29-minute news conference, but President Barack Obama's assertion that "the private sector is doing fine" looks primed to play a starring role in this already-fevered campaign season.

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“Way down, in Columbus Georgia”

Since: Mar 10

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#1 Jun 9, 2012
I really believe Obama believes everything is fine.
It just show how out of touch he really is with what is happening in this country.
With unemployment high throughout most of his term, he spent all his effort on ObamaCare, yet he still states the he created millions of jobs, where are they Mr President?
He makes all these outrageous claims yet the numbers don't back him up.
Black President

Columbus, GA

#2 Jun 9, 2012
Americans deserved a SYDNEY PORTIER, a Bill Cosby, a BILLY D. WILLIAMS, a strong JAMES EVANS JR., even a MISTER "T" every man's man black president. Why, why, why did we have to get the one we got. It is a tragedy. The black people deserved so much better. Even RALO on SANFORD AND SON or Ester's husband WOODROW would have been better than what we got. Even EASY READER-MORGAN FREEMAN would have been great. What do we have? What is this obama creature?
Wishy Washy America

United States

#3 Jun 9, 2012
Black President wrote:
Americans deserved a SYDNEY PORTIER, a Bill Cosby, a BILLY D. WILLIAMS, a strong JAMES EVANS JR., even a MISTER "T" every man's man black president. Why, why, why did we have to get the one we got. It is a tragedy. The black people deserved so much better. Even RALO on SANFORD AND SON or Ester's husband WOODROW would have been better than what we got. Even EASY READER-MORGAN FREEMAN would have been great. What do we have? What is this obama creature?
So he's too white for you. If those are your standards, Romney will be too white for you, too. Why do you hate yourself?
No Fool

Columbus, GA

#4 Jun 9, 2012
No fool. His White part has nothing to do with it. His lack of being a strong black man makes him a lack lustre choice to represent what a true strong black man represents.

Since: Sep 08

Placitas, NM

#5 Jun 9, 2012
Let's rewrite Murdock's WSJ lede so it is accurate: "It was just six words TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT from a 29-minute news conference..."

Transcript: "The truth of the matter is that, as I've said, we've created 4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone. The private sector is doing fine. Where we're seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government."

President Obama was clearly drawing a contrast between job growth in the private sector -- which, as Obama said, has added about 4.3 million jobs in the past 27 months -- and the public sector, which has lost 550,000 jobs over the same period.

Unfortunately one has to admire the way the Reich-wing propagandists can take the 6 word out of context and create a firestorm of misinformation.

And the Fuxed-Nes sycophants and corporate media hacks will follow the propagandists example.

Since: Feb 12

Mystic, CT

#6 Jun 9, 2012
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/chris-rock-we...

Now that Obama is being exposed for what a bad President he is, everyone talking about how "white" he is.
I guess everyone is going to "blame" his failure on his "whiteness"
Unbelievable world we live in.

“Semi Retired”

Since: May 12

Columbus, GA

#7 Jun 9, 2012
Jim R Pickens wrote:
I really believe Obama believes everything is fine.
It just show how out of touch he really is with what is happening in this country.
With unemployment high throughout most of his term, he spent all his effort on ObamaCare, yet he still states the he created millions of jobs, where are they Mr President?
He makes all these outrageous claims yet the numbers don't back him up.
Yep, that I can agree on. Obama is out of touch with Americans, he isn't a very good leader.

Since: Sep 08

Placitas, NM

#8 Jun 9, 2012
Jim R Pickens wrote:
I really believe Obama believes everything is fine.
It just show how out of touch he really is with what is happening in this country.
With unemployment high throughout most of his term, he spent all his effort on ObamaCare, yet he still states the he created millions of jobs, where are they Mr President?
He makes all these outrageous claims yet the numbers don't back him up.
Only a moron would be ignorant enough to dispute the accuracy of the President's claim that "4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone" is erroneous.

Only a delusion ignoramus would the BULLSH!T claim that "he spent all his effort on ObamaCare".

You prove that Fuxed-news watchers are completely brainwashed fools with the great ability to deny facts and make up BULLSH!T..
Stan

Madison, AL

#9 Jun 9, 2012
PlacitasRoy wrote:
<quoted text>
Only a moron would be ignorant enough to dispute the accuracy of the President's claim that "4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone" is erroneous.
Only a delusion ignoramus would the BULLSH!T claim that "he spent all his effort on ObamaCare".
You prove that Fuxed-news watchers are completely brainwashed fools with the great ability to deny facts and make up BULLSH!T..
You gave up drinking the Obama kool-aid and take it intravenously now I see. Becareful you don't OD on Obama's BS, LOL
Really

Omaha, NE

#11 Jun 9, 2012
Jim R Pickens wrote:
I really believe Obama believes everything is fine.
It just show how out of touch he really is with what is happening in this country.
With unemployment high throughout most of his term, he spent all his effort on ObamaCare, yet he still states the he created millions of jobs, where are they Mr President?
He makes all these outrageous claims yet the numbers don't back him up.
Did you hear the testimony this week as to purported Green Jobs? Unbelievable!
KC Royal

Carrollton, GA

#12 Jun 9, 2012
Obama is a liar and has no humility. He has done nothing to help this country. This will be the first election I will vote for a Republican President.
brad

Manchester, CT

#13 Jun 9, 2012
PlacitasRoy wrote:
Let's rewrite Murdock's WSJ lede so it is accurate: "It was just six words TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT from a 29-minute news conference..."
Transcript: "The truth of the matter is that, as I've said, we've created 4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone. The private sector is doing fine. Where we're seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government."
President Obama was clearly drawing a contrast between job growth in the private sector -- which, as Obama said, has added about 4.3 million jobs in the past 27 months -- and the public sector, which has lost 550,000 jobs over the same period.
Unfortunately one has to admire the way the Reich-wing propagandists can take the 6 word out of context and create a firestorm of misinformation.
And the Fuxed-Nes sycophants and corporate media hacks will follow the propagandists example.
It's really been a long 4 years of excuses and re-distribution of blame,I can't wait till its over.
If Obwana doesn't know by now he needs to choose his words carefully when addressing the nation,hes a complete idiot.
How soon you apologists forget the I can see Russia from my back porch type lies you routinly create in an effort to smear and assasinate character.
brad

Manchester, CT

#14 Jun 9, 2012
No Fool wrote:
No fool. His White part has nothing to do with it. His lack of being a strong black man makes him a lack lustre choice to represent what a true strong black man represents.
You've outlined only one of Obwanas short comings,of the many.
Hes too dam busy qualifying his blackness,religeon,sexual orientation and gender.
He didn't get elected to only represent Harlem and S.F.
Dan Salazar

Los Alamitos, CA

#15 Jun 9, 2012
PlacitasRoy wrote:
<quoted text>
Only a moron would be ignorant enough to dispute the accuracy of the President's claim that "4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone" is erroneous.
Only a delusion ignoramus would the BULLSH!T claim that "he spent all his effort on ObamaCare".
You prove that Fuxed-news watchers are completely brainwashed fools with the great ability to deny facts and make up BULLSH!T..
Many agree that America has deteriorated to the point where Obama is all they believe their families deserve. There seems to be an epidemic of self loathing replacing hopefulness in many heavily Democratic "urban" areas which should help Obama get re-elected.
The more a population have allowed themselves to be "hyphenated" into mere fractions of Americans the better for PelosiObama.
maginat

United States

#16 Jun 9, 2012
Really wrote:
<quoted text>Did you hear the testimony this week as to purported Green Jobs? Unbelievable!
Since I haul junk for recycling, I am now in a "green job" according to the federal guidelines.
Excommuncate Romney

Oklahoma City, OK

#17 Jun 9, 2012
How did this fool make 250 million last year and only pay 15% tax? Anyone who isn't republican respond.
brad

Manchester, CT

#18 Jun 9, 2012
Dan Salazar wrote:
<quoted text>
Many agree that America has deteriorated to the point where Obama is all they believe their families deserve. There seems to be an epidemic of self loathing replacing hopefulness in many heavily Democratic "urban" areas which should help Obama get re-elected.
The more a population have allowed themselves to be "hyphenated" into mere fractions of Americans the better for PelosiObama.
Exactly.
If you attain anything through merit,you should feel guilt,not pride.
After all,they're much better equipped to handle the burden of wealth than mere mortals.
We should be thanking the Pelosi' and Obwana'.
maginat

United States

#19 Jun 9, 2012
Excommuncate Romney wrote:
How did this fool make 250 million last year and only pay 15% tax? Anyone who isn't republican respond.
How can fool make 250 million dollars?

Only a person making sound investments with money they have already paid taxes on once can make that much money.. Somebody who actually knows what a good investment is.


He paid 15% in taxes because that is the tax rate.. How hard is that?

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#20 Jun 9, 2012
Jim R Pickens wrote:
I really believe Obama believes everything is fine.
It just show how out of touch he really is with what is happening in this country.
With unemployment high throughout most of his term, he spent all his effort on ObamaCare, yet he still states the he created millions of jobs, where are they Mr President?
He makes all these outrageous claims yet the numbers don't back him up.
I have to agree... and am looking closely at Gary Johnson this weekend.

I'll be posting what I find of interest on him and his agenda if elected President today and tomorrow... and am looking for the opinions of the regulars here as well.

We have Romney and Obama in the race and they satisfy the majority of America, I reckon... a third choice just makes sense for "the rest of us".

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http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_126...
brad

Manchester, CT

#21 Jun 9, 2012
Will Dockery wrote:
<quoted text>
I have to agree... and am looking closely at Gary Johnson this weekend.
I'll be posting what I find of interest on him and his agenda if elected President today and tomorrow... and am looking for the opinions of the regulars here as well.
We have Romney and Obama in the race and they satisfy the majority of America, I reckon... a third choice just makes sense for "the rest of us".
--
Under The Radar / Will Dockery & The Shadowville All-Stars:
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_126...
As if any of us get to choose anything.

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