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  • Is Obama Back To The Morris Method?

    President Clinton famously adopted a scheme by political adviser Dick Morris, where he would find something the government was doing anyway and then spin it as a presidential initiative to create illusion that the presidency really was like Josh Bartlett’s White House where the Oval Office made all the tough calls everyday.

    Now is appears as if Obama is playing Morris method with homeland security, trumpeting the White House role in foiling the Zazi terrorist plot. It was “test” of the presidency crowed a senior administration official. “It demonstrated that we were able to successfully neutralize threat…”

    Not mentioned at all was that this plot was primarily thwarted because at all the programs put in place after 9/11 under Bush’s pilloried presidency. Nor did the official mentions that no intervention or leadership was required from the White House to stop Zazi. According to a Heritage report at least 26 terrorist plots against the US have been foiled since 9/11, none required the president to act like Josh Bartlett or Harrison Ford.

    Laurels to the professionals that thwarted the plot. Darts to the president for trying to steal the limelight and turn the people’s safety into a political presidential moment.

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    3 Responses to Is Obama Back To The Morris Method?

    1. marcia says:

      who's shocked and who's awed? this is very much in line with what we've seen so far

    2. Freedomof Speech, Te says:

      All I hear is President-Bush bashing. What "new" or "better" programs has Obama put in place? If none, why not?

      Anything to claim credit. Anything to put blame elsewhere.

      Judge me on who I surround myself with.

    3. Denice, Idaho says:

      Obama is a pawn, doing what his financial supporters tell him to. I doubt he has an original thought in his head. He is a totally ineffectual man who can only talk off the teleprompter and say what he has been told to say. Blaming others seems to be the mode of operations these days – too bad.

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