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President Obama Is Still Bashing Bush

Here's how President Obama summed up Tuesday's massive political earthquake in Massachusetts:

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: People are angry and they're frustrated. Not just because of what's happened in the last year or two years, but what's happened over the last eight years.

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Believe it or not: It's still Bush's fault. He actually started out his interview with George Stephanopoulos by blaming the voter anger in Massachusetts on George W. Bush. So, help me with that, Barack: The people are mad at Bush for what he did eight years ago, so they voted for a Republican?

Take that, George Bush! We'll help out Obama... by voting for a Republican! That'll show him and that evil Karl Rove, too!

That's like getting mad at oil companies because of high gas prices and switching from Exxon to Shell. I hate these big oil people, so I'm going to switch to Chevron!

Stop insulting our intelligence.

But, he wasn't finished. There was more misdirection and phantom reasoning: Not only are they mad at Bush, but he was just so busy working so hard on the business they elected him to take care of that, well listen:

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OBAMA: We were so busy just getting stuff done and dealing with the immediate crises that were in front of us, that I think we lost some of that sense of, of, you know, speaking directly to the American people about what their core values are...

I think that, you know, what they've ended up seeing is this feeling of remoteness and detachment.

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He lost touch, all right — with reality. There were 158 Obama interviews and 411 speeches, comments or statements during his first year. How much "touch" does he think we need from him? If only we could've just seen him without his shirt on. Wait, we did. Maybe just an occasional photo of him or his wife, somewhere would've helped.

Because, gosh, we just didn't see him enough. He was everywhere. The only place he didn't show up was in my bedroom with my wife. At least, I don't think... no, that was John Edwards. At least I think it was — so far, he's denying it.

What Obama either doesn't understand — or he just doesn't care — is that what we actually need is — I don't know — maybe a president who is not a radical revolutionary; a president who is not trying to fundamentally transform our country.

The election of Scott Brown should give him some clue of that. Every poll taken lately, should help clue him in to that.

When health care has the support of just 38 percent of the American people and yet you are still trying to ram it down our throats, that's not what we want, that is a radical agenda.

When the polls show America is a center-right leaning nation — 76 percent of Americans identify themselves as either conservative or moderate — but you continue to seize control of businesses, threaten to control wages of private business executives, tax, spend and redistribute wealth with a daily barrage of Karl Marx-inspired class warfare, well then you haven't just lost direct touch with the American people, you were never in touch, in the first place.

Even Bill Clinton understood the message from the American people in 1995, better than Barack Obama:

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FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: We heard America shouting. And now all of us — Republicans and Democrats alike — must say: We hear you.

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Did you catch that? Bill Clinton said we heard you. This president says, you didn't hear me:

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OBAMA: I think we lost some of that sense of, of, you know, speaking directly to the American people about what their core values are...

I think that, you know, what they've ended up seeing is this feeling of remoteness and detachment

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The arrogance of this administration is astounding. To paraphrase scripture: In their arrogance, they built a tower to reach the sky. The arrogance of this generation of progressives, will be their undoing.

Maybe it's just me and you and tens of millions of others just like us, but I don't get it.

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