how the economy works - what's the difference between Micro and Macro economy - does the O'team know? Listening about all those statements of late makes one wonder?!
Here is another article I found - great read:
July 29, 2012 / Clarice Feldman
Wile E. Coyote Joins Obama Campaign Team
Memo to Acme Products
From: Roadrunner Campaign Consultants
To: Acme Product Development
Subject: The Obama market
I see that you've okayed my idea for your new line of exploding cigar wrappers for the Obama market, now that Wile E. Coyote has joined the Obama campaign:
I anticipate enormous sales.
Those three departures from the script have the Wile E Coyote Obama ("Sheer Genius!") Strategery Team so off guard they keep flailing and sinking into the quicksand even deeper.
The one thing they hoped for was to play "look, squirrel!" with the media's help to distract voters from the horrific economy and Obama's management of it. Instead, they cannot stop focusing attention on it.
Obama should steal ideas from smarter people
It turns out that the "you didn't build it" theme was stolen from make believe Cherokee Elizabeth Warren. She got it from Berkeley linguistics professor George Lakoff. He's one of those wise guys who tell people -- mostly leftist people to be sure-- how to use language to hide meaning. In this case they hoped to hide the plan to steal our money and give it to Obama's supporters by pretending it was just a payback for services received. Unfortunately for Obama, voters aren't all as dumb as Berkeley undergraduates...
- "The private sector is doing just fine."
- "You didn't build that"
- "We tried our plan - and it worked."