Ed Driscoll


Now is the time when we juxtapose, Small Dead Animals-style:

“We’ve got a great chance of taking back the House. And I’m going to be working tirelessly wherever I get the opportunity to make the case to the American people that our ideas are the right ones,” he added.

Obama said he regretted the partisan gridlock in Washington.

“We’ve got a politics that’s stuck right now,” said the president. “And the reason it’s stuck is because people spend more time thinking about the next election than they do thinking about the next generation.”

— President Obama at a Chicago fundraiser, yesterday.

First lady Michelle Obama debuted a new motto as she hit DNC fundraisers in New York on Wednesday.

“We need you to keep on writing those checks, and if you haven’t maxed out, you know, what’s my motto?  Max out,” she told attendees at the DNC’s LGBT Gala on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. “Let’s say it together: Max out. And if you’ve maxed out, get your friends to max out. It’s a very — maxing out.

“Sounds kind of baller, too — maxing out. Everyone here should be maxed out. “

— Michelle Obama at a New York fundraiser, yesterday.

Why is the first lady obsessed with fleecing voters for the next election, rather than worrying about long-term common good of the next generation?   (And on the flip side, other than massive and ever-spiraling debt, crippling regulations, and racialist paranoia, what exactly will this administration be passing on to the next generation?)