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WASHINGTON — President Obama’s news conference on Friday was full of banter and holiday wishes, in keeping with the year-end White House ritual. But Mr. Obama’s demeanor and words were often downbeat, leaving no doubt that the gathering was not, as he said at the beginning, “the most wonderful news conference of the year.”
That was fitting — 2013 was far from the most wonderful of Mr. Obama’s five crisis-filled years. And though he held out hope as he parried with reporters for more than an hour that “2014 can be a breakthrough year for America,” he offered little hint of new ideas or strategies to advance his once-ambitious agenda past hostile Republicans.
“The end of the year is always a good time to reflect and see what can you do better next year. That’s how I intend to approach it,” Mr. Obama said. “I am sure that I will have even better ideas after a couple days of sleep and sun.” … [Read and weep more with NYT’s Jackie Calms here]
Now, no, no, no, you guys in the media, don’t be mean to the Republicans on my behalf. I’ll be awright, realwy.
Bu… bu… bu… but goodbye for now… and, I’ll be awright.
UPDATE: Yeah, I couldn’t let this go without something a little more personal. This guy is just creepy, isn’t he? Like he needs a vacation. In June he and Mooch blew $100 million taxpayer dollars on a tour of Africa, then went back for a selfie and a snit fit at Mandela’s memorial. Barack Obama’s entire freaking life has been a vacation since he was eight! Do us a favor, Barry. Choke on your stinking poi. Oh, and Aloha oi…
The Other McCain
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot
CNN poll: 14% of Republicans disapprove of Obama because … he’s not liberal enough? — RINO’s arise!!! You have your orders, John Boehner…
Scott Brown’s record on guns signals trouble in NH bid — Bu… bu… but we’re supposed to be more liberal!
Domestic Geek Girl
Dead Dickie Nixon
The story of a West Bank honor killing — Not all Muslims strangle their daughters to protect their honor…
Michelle Fields refers to Phil Robertson as ‘racist’; Evidence for claim requested — Okay, I never thought the elevator went all the way to the top anyway…
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