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Charles Krauthammer: "Obama's shallow, hyper-partisan, dishonest speech was an attack on Ryan plan"
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April 14, 2011 12:00 PM
Charles Krauthammer freaks out over Obama's speech; calls it a 'disgrace' for dissing Ryan
By John Amato

I was like many of us who were worried that President Obama wouldn't draw a big enough contrast between the two parties and their ideals when he was getting ready to give his budget-deficit speech yesterday. I was pleasantly surprised that he did articulate some key differences for a change, including singling out Paul Ryan's junk-science pathway to the destruction of Medicare budget.

Paul Krugman has a good write-up, with many follow-ups to it. It was more of a political speech to me than anything else in my eyes. We do need to really get on our game more than everwhen we see things like this report coming from Democrats.

But the real treat for me was watching Krauthammer cry like a petulant child on Fox News.

His newly anointed conservative star, Paul Ryan, (Wall Street's BFF) was exposed as a fraud for putting out a plan that, first of all, wouldn't do anything to significantly reduce the deficit, but would make it a huge risk if you were lucky enough to live until your 60s. Growing old has gotten more dangerous with plans like his and Obama didn't hesitate to make that point clear.

Here's Charles totally losing his cool on Brett Baier's FOX Show:

Krauthammer: I thought it was a disgrace. I rarely heard a speech by a president so shallow, so hyper-partisan and so intellectually dishonest, outside the last couple of weeks of a presidential election where you are allowed to call your opponent anything short of a traitor. But, were a year-and-a-half away from Election Day and it was supposed to be a speech about policy. He didnt even get to his own alternative until more than halfway through the speech. And when he did, he threw out numbers suspended in mid-air with nothing under them with all kinds of goals and guidelines and triggers that mean nothing. The speech was really about and entirely an attack on the Ryan plan.
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  -Charles Krauthammer: "Obama's shallow, hyper-partisan, dishonest speech was an attack on Ryan plan" Amerigo Vespucci  Apr-14-11 04:18 PM   #0 
  - Kraphammer?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Apr-14-11 04:19 PM   #1 
  - Call the waaaaaaaaaaaaambulance  Richardo   Apr-14-11 04:19 PM   #2 
  - I hate this evil slug  atreides1   Apr-14-11 04:20 PM   #3 
  - his face looks like a puckered anus. I'm sorry. It just does.  roguevalley   Apr-14-11 10:35 PM   #36 
  - Yeah whatever Dr. Strangelove. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Apr-14-11 04:20 PM   #4 
  - Obama hammered his Kraut nt  flamingdem   Apr-14-11 04:23 PM   #5 
  - Did Krauthammer ever stop to consider that if he weren't rich  PA Democrat   Apr-14-11 04:24 PM   #6 
  - Yes, He doesn't care because he's a rich, heartless, artificial shell of a "man."  anneboleyn   Apr-14-11 04:43 PM   #18 
  - How do you fix an empty argument?  Bucky   Apr-14-11 04:25 PM   #7 
  - What a stiff. His face is all contorted.  louis-t   Apr-14-11 04:25 PM   #8 
  - Oh no, he attacked Ryan's plan!! RUN!!!!  arcane1   Apr-14-11 04:26 PM   #9 
  - Loser.  walldude   Apr-14-11 04:30 PM   #10 
  - The man is devoid of REASON and COMMON SENSE...pity him  opihimoimoi   Apr-14-11 04:32 PM   #11 
  - I doubt he actually believes 95% of what he is saying.  emulatorloo   Apr-14-11 07:19 PM   #26 
     - A GOPer Puppet Posing as "Intelligent?" OMG, another one?  opihimoimoi   Apr-14-11 08:52 PM   #35 
  - The next intelligent thing that Krauthammer says  hifiguy   Apr-14-11 04:35 PM   #12 
  - The fact that this POS is so upset  tularetom   Apr-14-11 04:37 PM   #13 
  - Yes it was an attck on the ryan plan. That was the whole damn point. Duh...winning  craigmatic   Apr-14-11 04:37 PM   #14 
  - Hey Chuck - you might want to make a note  xxqqqzme   Apr-14-11 04:39 PM   #15 
  - Chuckles doth protest too much!  City Lights   Apr-14-11 04:42 PM   #16 
  - Yay! If this asshat is pissed off...  JuniperLea   Apr-14-11 04:43 PM   #17 
  - is it just me or does he look like an old lady who has had too much plastic surgery?  yurbud   Apr-14-11 04:44 PM   #19 
  - Charles: Let Paul fight his own battles  gratuitous   Apr-14-11 04:46 PM   #20 
  - Shut your Krauthole, Dickbag  Blue Owl   Apr-14-11 04:52 PM   #21 
  - And...that would be good, right?  jmowreader   Apr-14-11 05:07 PM   #22 
  - I wish I could rofl in this space  Keith Bee   Apr-14-11 05:12 PM   #23 
  - Aww...  Wednesdays   Apr-14-11 07:12 PM   #24 
  - LOL what a transparent DIPSHIT Krauthammer is. Perfect Tool for the Right Wing Noise Machine.  emulatorloo   Apr-14-11 07:18 PM   #25 
  - What a shallow, hyper-partisan, dishonest whine.  moondust   Apr-14-11 07:25 PM   #27 
  - Sour Krauthammer  marmar   Apr-14-11 07:28 PM   #28 
  - what, no tax cuts chucky? that's all republicans know  spanone   Apr-14-11 07:30 PM   #29 
  - Aww, the sweet sound of conservatives whining. Just confirms how effective the speech was.  highplainsdem   Apr-14-11 07:33 PM   #30 
  - I'll never understand how these guys have been able to portray themselves as the tough ones.  Marr   Apr-14-11 07:34 PM   #31 
  - /cry omg, he attacked our plan! /weep  Fuzz   Apr-14-11 07:35 PM   #32 
  - What a pantload of bollocks..  sendero   Apr-14-11 07:42 PM   #33 
  - So let me get this straight ... it was "an attack on Ryan's plan."  Bake   Apr-14-11 07:54 PM   #34 
  - If that was freaking out, he must actually show some emotion  deaniac21   Apr-14-11 10:46 PM   #37 
  - Well yeah, it should have been...  and-justice-for-all   Apr-14-11 10:58 PM   #38 

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