Right Turn: President Obama


Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Obama stuck in a ditch

President Obama will have a hard time getting out of the ditch.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama, White House staff

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Obama overwhelmed

The president’s patina of competence is gone.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:05 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Obamagirls (and boys) are over him

President Obama has lost his fans and his campaign touch.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/30/2013

You can keep your excuses

No amount of spin is going to get the president out of his self-made jam.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 10/07/2013

The presidential leadership crisis

The problem isn’t polarization; it’s leadership.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, President Obama

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Hamlet should be on stage, not in the Oval Office

President Obama plays the victim instead of leading the country.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Syria

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Obama can't stop politicizing the courts

President Obama views courts as politics by other means.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Zimmerman, President Obama, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013

A drifting presidency

President Obama's standing is getting worse and isn't likely to be reversed anytime soon.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, President Obama, Second Term

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Amateur hour at the White House

In foreign and domestic policy the flubs and missteps pile up until no one knows what the president really wants or how he is going to get it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:05 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Obama second term, President Obama, Student loans

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013

How bad is it for Obama?

President Obama's second term has barely begun, but is he out of things to do?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, President Obama

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Obama's disappearing act

President Obama's abysmal leadership skills are finally hurting him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama scandals, President Obama

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Bush's ratings beat Obama's

Former president George W. Bush passes President Obama in approval in latest Gallup poll.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George W. Bush, NSA, President Obama, Terrorism

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/21/2013

What does the president actually know?

The list of things unknown to the president may be disturbingly long.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IRS, Obama scandals, Obama White House, President Obama

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Why it really is Obama's fault

The president's spinners do him and their cause no good by insisting gridlock isn't his fault.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama White House, President Obama

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Obama press conference: Does he believe what he is saying?

Listening to his press conference leaves little doubt as to why the president's second term is a disaster.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:06 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama, Sequester, Syria

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 04/28/2013

Obama erases his 'red line'

The president refuses to live up to his own warning, inviting further aggression.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Middle East, President Obama, Syria

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/25/2013

10 reasons why it's a no-good, rotten second term

President Obama's second term has been horrible so far.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, White House

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/18/2013

10 things for Dems to worry about

It has been a bad year for Dems and it might get worse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, guns, immigration, President Obama

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Obama angry in defeat

The president's outburst after losing on background checks exemplifies the reasons for his ineffectiveness.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  guns, Media bias, President Obama

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Even liberals can't ignore Obama's ineptitude

President Obama's competency shortage provides an opening for good-governance Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Governors, Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Obama's power waning? Not really.

President Obama's power hasn't dropped post-election; he's right where he has always been.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama second term, President Obama

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Obama's thirst for taxes

President Obama made clear he wants more revenue so the spendiing cuts can be small.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Fiscal Cliff, President Obama, Speaker of the House, taxes

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Finally, agreement on Obama's speech

Obama's lurch left will unite Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:33 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, President Obama, Second Term

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Really, that's it, Mr. President?

President Obama recites an ode to collectivism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:46 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Inauguration, Obama second term, President Obama

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Obama's search for greatness

President Obama seeks greatness but won't do what is needed to achieve it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Inauguration, Obama second term, President Obama

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Obama the peevish

President Obama has become less constructive and more bitter after his reelection.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:28 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, guns, President Obama

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Republicans roll eyes at more of the same from Obama

President Obama says he won't negotiate, but it's the Republicans who are absolutists.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:11 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, President Obama, Press conference

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Obama unites GOP, splits Dems

On domestic and foreign policy Obama creates divisions on his own side.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:47 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Congres, President Obama