It’s no wonder the Democrats are wandering aimless — they’ve made themselves dizzy from all their desperate spin:
President Obama took to the conservative airwaves Thursday to charge that Republican leaders are engaged in a vast right-wing conspiracy to kill health care reform in order to repeat the 1994 mid-term takeover of Congress, which followed the defeat of President Clinton’s reform plan.
“I think early on, a decision was made by the Republican leadership that said, ‘Look, let’s not give him a victory, maybe we can have a replay of 1993, ’94, when Clinton came in, he failed on health care and then we won in the mid-term elections and we got the majority. And I think there are some folks who are taking a page out that playbook,” the president said.
It’s a little like watching the captain of the Titanic blaming the iceberg for conspiring to sink his ship, isn’t it?
Obama’s success is dependent upon a Republican minority giving him victories? Wow, it’s no wonder he’s tanking. Even if Republicans wanted to throw the game, they couldn’t — they don’t have the numbers.
This is the kind of thing that’s driving Obama’s approval rating down like a 2-penny nail into balsa wood. Almost everybody, “progressives” included, know that there is nothing that the Republicans can do about anything Congress and the president set their sights on, and there’s an internal backlash going on against Democrats in DC.
The valid part of Obama’s comparison to the Hillarycare days is that Democrat members of Congress are looking back on ’94 as a lesson in what happens when members of Congress who overstep their bounds and reach for too much power.
Republicans are powerless to prevent Democrats from doing just about anything right now, so if pro-Obamacare Democrats want to meet a member of the “vast right wing conspiracy,” all they have to do is look in a mirror.