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Endless Phony Scandal Parade

130726-endless-phony-scandals-cartoonThe president made another pivot back to the economy and away from phony scandals.

First Taxpayer


Barack Obama sends his 2013 tax return and says he'll settle for paying 18%, even though he can afford to pay a little more.The Obamas paid an effective tax rate of 18%. Nolan Finley says Obama “is not about setting examples”. He goes on to discuss extravagant vacations and the recent live soul concert at the White House:

Which raises the question: How can a president so tone deaf appreciate a live concert?



Jimmy Carter’s former pollster, Pat Caddell, thinks Obama is the most Nixon-like president in 40 years. Wonder what Woodward thinks? Considering the way some of his colleagues have turned on him, Mark Steyn thinks Woodward is “about one news cycle away from being revealed as on the take from the Koch brothers and the real father of Trig Palin.”

None of that for Kathleen Parker – “This is no tempest in a teapot but rather the leak in the dike. Drip by drip, the Obama administration has demonstrated its intolerance for dissent and its contempt for any who stray from the White House script.”