WAKE UP, PRESIDENT OBAMA! You Are The Lindsay Lohan Of The Oval Office!

Wed, October 20, 2010 7:36pm EDT by 111 Comments
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Mr. President — I’m a big fan but you are suffering from the same mental disease as Lindsay Lohan — DENIAL!

While virtually the entire Western hemisphere was convinced that Lindsay Lohan was an addict, she stubbornly insisted for years and through endless episodes of partying, DUIs and rehabs, that she had no problem at all. That’s called denial with a capital D!

Well, after two years in office, a crippling recession and massive unemployment, you still think that a depressed and discouraged nation should somehow see that you and the Democrats have done a great job in office?

DENIAL! Are you  so out of touch in the White House/Washington bubble that you really can’t grasp that when millions of people are hurting — they don’t behave rationally.

They won’t applaud lofty legislature accomplishments like health care or big money programs like the stimulus package, when their lives have just kept getting lousier and lousier.

You told New York Times writer Peter Baker, in a recent interview, that you were “going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular.”

By that, I believe you meant that you were determined to get health care reform passed, because millions of Americans were desperate  for insurance, which they were,  and that you would escalate the war in Afghanistan against the Taliban.

Personally, I applaud your persistance on a national healthcare plan and I’m  thrilled that we now have it BUT your big mistake, Mr. President, is that ALL your attention appeared to be hijacked by healthcare and you forgot to have a LASER-SHARP focus as well on JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!

Like Lindsay Lohan you’ve been in denial about what people have been and are still are  MOST obsessed about — it’s the economy and jobs, stupid!

I think the fact that your personal economic situation is so good has blurred the neediness of  the real world from reaching your brain. You, Michelle and the family, have NOT been amidst real folks for quite some time now. The proceeds from your books have enabled the First Lady to dress beautifully in American designer clothes (which is great) , Sasha and Malia to go to private school, and the family to take expensive, highly-publicized, personal vacations in California and Spain, this past summer.

You are not suffering like the 15 million jobless or the millions more who are underemployed, have given up job hunting or who have lost their homes.

You deserve your wealth and your lifestyle — you worked hard for it, BUT I do believe it has enabled your DENIAL of what life is now like for HUGE numbers of Americans. The same thing happened to our previous President George Bush. His personal wealth and the wealth of his highly placed  pals inoculated him from the very real hardships faced by ordinary Americans.

If you truly felt the pain of middle and working-class American people, then maybe you wouldn’t be in denial about the ability of average Joannas and Joes to somehow see through the fog and “get “that you’ve gotten “the policy right,” even if you haven’t gotten “the politics right.”

You’re in denial! Sadly but understandably , no one sees straight when they’re terrified and can barely pay the rent or the mortgage. People in panic are just not as logical – like it or not!

Lindsay Lohan went to jail and court-ordered rehab and was still in denial!

I fear that you will go through mid-term elections and be sentenced to losing the Democratic majority in Congress and you’ll still be in denial.

Only when you start talking the talk and walking the walk — preaching JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! every single day, all day. And when you get serious about policies that create real jobs, will you leave denial behind.

The big question is: Will it be you, Mr. President, or Lindsay Lohan, who conquers denial first?

–Bonnie Fuller

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Tiffany

Posted at 3:20 PM on October 23, 2010  

Thank you!!!! No one seems to be understanding this; and everyone says “give him time, give him time” but we’ve given him 2 years and he isn’t doing anything but sinking the ship faster.

Anyone who says he is doing a good job or that this is a mean/untrue article is 1) a Democrat, 2) in denial, and 3) the epitome of the “Lindsay Lohan denial syndrome.” It’s supposed to make you look stupid if you’re not a Democrat and don’t think Obama is doing a good job now. Well, it just makes the Democrats look stupid – they can’t stick up for Obama now, so they just have to go back to blaming Bush and Republicans for the mess they’re in because they’re so poor and desperate.

Wake up Democrats & President Obama!!!! Thank you Bonnie! We need more people like you if we want to salvage this country at all! I am kind of ashamed to be an American if the majority of Americans don’t think like you, Bonnie :)

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Mary Ellen

Posted at 9:48 PM on October 23, 2010  

How about if you give opinions based on fact and not on hysteria?
Read my comment below…it is based on fact and by the way…Bonnie is Canadian!

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Ruth

Posted at 10:42 PM on October 23, 2010  

So?! Canadians are highly intellectual and very kind. Unfortunatly, Bonnie is right about what she said and we are going to have to except it! Sorry mam, I just have to disagree with you on this one.

 
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Guest

Posted at 10:38 PM on October 23, 2010  

What are you, an idiot? How can the man fix in but two years what Bush and Cheney took eight to ruin, with Republican imbeciles SABOTAGING him at EVERY turn and Democrats doing the same by capitualting to every damned demand? Be realistic and abandon your petulant, small-minded, short-sighted perspective!

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Mary Ellen

Posted at 2:48 PM on October 23, 2010  

President Obama inherited a country in shambles…the damage done by the Republicans and Bush in their eight years in power. President Clinton left the country in the best shape ever prior to that…it took eight years to bring the U.S. to ruins…allow president Obama the time to fix the mess that he got from the Republicans. Rome was not built in one day, neither will the U.S. economy.

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Ruth

Posted at 10:46 PM on October 23, 2010  

Unfortunatly the Republicans did ruin the U.S. But Obama could still fix it with the help of God.

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Jan

Posted at 1:17 PM on October 23, 2010  

Dear Ms. Fuller,

I usually do not read anything having to do with Hollywood but I read your article with great “interest”. I will also be posting this on my FB with the heading “Let Them Eat Cake”… You hit the nail right on the head. Insiders have said that Obama is on the verge of a breakdown… Just an FYI… I am an activist. I have been following Obama since Day 1. it is sad that our Great country has been deceived to the point of an utter collapse… but it isn’t just Obama, it is also the “man” behind the curtain.

The Healthcare “reform” is not really a reform but is something other. I have purused the 1,500 page document… are you aware that the Democrats helped keep this hidden until the day it was voted on. No Republicans were allowed to see this even though EVERYONE asked to see it. In the document itself are hidden agendas.

Such as…

The Wrong Prescription… Highlights of New IRS Authority… http://republicans.waysandmeans.house.gov/UploadedFiles/IRS_Power_Report.pdf

Hidden Real Estate Sales tax in Health care bill – Surprise! http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/27634

Microchiping included in Healthcare Bill ? http://www.dailypaul.com/node/105079

These are just three examples of what should not be in a healthcare bill… can you please tell me what the IRS, Real Estate or even a Microchip have to do with health and healthcare…

And just to let you know I am a Constitutionalist… neither the Republicans or the Democrats are bipartisan… both “parties” are bought and paid for by the giant Health Insurance Companies. If you want to look into who your Reps received campaign “contributions” from go to http://www.congress.org and look at the PAC (political action committee).

Ms. Fuller… this is just the tip of the iceberg. What Obama has done is what every other President has done… the policies that you are seeing now are the same policies that Bush and Clinton imposed.

I would like to suggest that you watch two very well done documentaries… thoroughly researched with well-known persons involved in “politics”. As mentioned… I am neither a Republican or Democrat… I am a concerned American that is seeing our country in the final demise if it continues into the Hell-bent direction…

The 1st one is:
The Obama Deception… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAaQNACwaLw
This one has had over 7 million people – worldwide – viewing…
The 2nd one is:
Fall of the Republic… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VebOTc-7shU
This one has had over 2 million – worldwide – viewing…

I am all about educating the public. Knowledge is our best weapon…

God Bless, Jan Johnson/NYC

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Erik

Posted at 12:09 PM on October 23, 2010  

yeah, stick to celebrity gossip. your political analysis kinda sucks, and I’m being nice when I say that.

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matt

Posted at 10:53 AM on October 23, 2010  

This column is an unresearched joke, try sticking to hollywood gossip.

two years is obviously not enough time to undue the incredible amount of damage done in the 8 years before hand.

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gjghkiuy

Posted at 10:18 AM on October 23, 2010  

Wow,Search ” my-discount-bag ” on google to get the designer luxury bags,My discount bag is just for fashion ladies.As louis vuitton ,chanel,Hermes,etc.Free wallet promotion is now.

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Sierra

Posted at 8:07 AM on October 23, 2010  

How dare you compare him to Lindsey?
that girl is a wreck for no damn reason.
President Obama is doing his job.
Just because things didn’t get better as soon as he stepped into office, people wanna get all upset and hate him.
He is a regular man like the rest of the world.
He is NOT GOD!
the man is doing the best he can with his job, and all the ones that are mad are the ones looking for handouts and the ones that don’t want him in office for some insane reason.
This world is a wreck, not the man running it. Geesh give the man a break.

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Doug

Posted at 2:59 AM on October 23, 2010  

The sad thing for Obama was that his election was almost manufactured into a ‘historical’ event. They said ‘history’ or ‘change’ so many times and yet I couldn’t figure out why I was supposed to vote for a first term senator. I don’t think ‘Black’ or ‘white’ presidents are neccesarily historic. Maybe if a ‘black’ became chancelor of Germany, sure. But it seemed forced and now he looks worse becuase of it.

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another guest

Posted at 8:13 AM on October 26, 2010  

for you maybe,and that is because you were looking at it in some sort of way. Gosh you people!

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j

Posted at 1:13 AM on October 23, 2010  

bonnie bone-head,STFU!!! comparing obama to drug abusing lindsay? you are as ridiculous as the trashy magazines you sank.

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Angie

Posted at 10:49 PM on October 22, 2010  

Good for your Bonnie. I am proud of you for seeing the truth and owning up to it. Obama took a sinking ship (our country) and blew huge holes in the bottom of it to make it sink faster. Unfortunately he still hasn’t stopped.

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Guest

Posted at 10:41 PM on October 23, 2010  

Yeah, okay.

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jc

Posted at 10:09 PM on October 22, 2010  

I agree with some of what you said in the article, however, I must say I do not particularly like the way it was said. In all honesty, it comes off as quite a bit of harping with little tangible evidence to back the statements made. There is plenty of evidence to support many of the things you said, but instead of using it, you turn to a sophmoric taunting to get your point across. I do not like Obama. I never liked his platform and never found his ideas to be able to be applied to the country. He is a wonderful speaker, but has little of value to say. Too bad Bush couldn’t speak as well, would have made life much easier.

I look back at this article and wonder why a gossip columnist for Hollywood BS is talking about politics….hmmm.

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SuzieQ

Posted at 6:13 PM on October 22, 2010  

This article is very mean and untrue! Grow up author!

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NotAnIdiot

Posted at 4:47 PM on October 22, 2010  

Obama: Lohan as Bonnie:Intelligent… In other words NO CORRELATION! Do some research, get your facts straight before putting your ungrounded opinion on a national platform. Sadly Lot’s of people will read only this article and agree with her unmerited opinion without looking at the facts of what is going on right now. America is struggling jobs are on a decline yes, but do you know why? Do you think the president’s plan of action to clean up in so many words “the mess” this country was in 18 months ago is not working at all? If so then you are sadly mistaken as to what it will take to raise our country out of the trenches. A war in Iraq is essentially over…We still occupy parts of Iraq but guess what…we occupy hundreds of countries worldwide “promoting the peace”. To say our President is ignoring the responsibility of his title isn’t accurate. It takes someone like the President to not get enraptured in the idiosyncrasies of a people that have been under a essentially dismantled system of government. (one that still hasn’t found a need to prosecute bush for the illegalities he performed on P.o.W.’s.) Here is a side question to ask yourself…If we captured Bin laden today…what would change in the world? Would terrorism cease to exist? Would the regime of Taliban in Afghanistan and worldwide essentially succumb to the pressure of losing him and turn themselves in? NO! Terrorist would continue on like nothing even happened..why? because the ideas of one man somewhere in the world are not unique to him…there are millions of these evil minded people world wide plotting against our way of life on a daily basis…The question is “How do you defend a state of mind?” The person or president that can answer that question for the American public will forever have my support in anything he does. We get it the world doesn’t like Americans…We get it our healthcare system was in shambles in terms of being able to take care of all the sick people here…Our School System is not great…OUr poverty is high…Our jobs are low…HUGE issues that take more than any 18 months to correct…Regardless of who is president.

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another guest

Posted at 8:15 AM on October 26, 2010  

This Bonnie woman should speak. I am Canadian and I cant get a job! I have two degrees and all that – why is she not railing on Stephen Harper. She is a joke!

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Financial Collapse

Posted at 3:33 PM on October 22, 2010  

Ha ha ha! You think the economy is bad now??? Wait until hyperinflation kicks in, and the dollar completely collapses! You had better wake up, and start investing your money in tangible goods now! I’m not talking about gold, I’m talking about things you will need to live completely off the grid for four years minimum! NO PRESIDENT CAN STOP WHAT’S COMING! The collapse of our economy is by design, and it’s been in the planning stages for decades.

Go ahead and laugh at me all you want, cause you won’t be laughing when you’re starving, with no water, heat, ac, or electric! We have less than 2 years! Good luck keeping your gas generator going when it shoots back up to just under $5 a gallon. I don’t know why I even try to warn you brainwashed idiots!

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another guest

Posted at 8:16 AM on October 26, 2010  

That’s true! Anyone who has any semblance of economics knows that this is just a trainwreck…the cycle must complete before it picks up again

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mimi tholsted

Posted at 12:28 PM on October 22, 2010  

oh Bonnie..what a situation !!!!

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ladyday

Posted at 8:17 AM on October 22, 2010  

bonnie, you are a fool. do you think his children should be going to public school? they deserve the same protection as past presidents’ children, just as he does. and he is always going to be among the regular people because people like you are going to make sure he remembers he is just regular people. unfortunately, he has too many nay-sayers like you in the house to do the things he promised. get behind him with the same foce and he could do the things he promised.

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staceycc

Posted at 12:42 PM on October 22, 2010  

If you say Obama is hindered by the house and senate, you MUST say the same for Bush. You can’t expect Bush to do everything and then say Obama is tied down by others. They both shared the same office with the same rules.

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gbtw

Posted at 8:26 PM on October 22, 2010  

why can’t any president’s children go to public school. they can be given the same security there that they can at a private school can’t they? frankly, i think all politicians should have to send their children to public schools. we’d have much better schools if they were forced to do what us commoners do.

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Sylvia

Posted at 4:38 AM on October 22, 2010  

Good!! Bonnie! You speak the true

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Maureen

Posted at 10:32 PM on October 23, 2010  

Bonnie most definetly is speaking the truth, no matter what everybody else thinks!

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fakehollywoodlife

Posted at 8:18 PM on October 21, 2010  

am sorry but unless u can run the USA u can kick rocks he is doing his best but those republic people are making hard for him to do any thing he may be the President but he does not do every thing its the goverment and those hateful white people so what! he’s our president but he is black and white man are under him telling him he can not. nothing has change white people are running the us in the ground sorry but always been true for as long as united states been around . so the president should keep fighting the good fight .

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gbtw

Posted at 8:24 PM on October 22, 2010  

the democrats have the majority in both houses of congress. if they can’t get their sh!t done when the republicans are a mere minority, that says more about their ineptitude than anything else. not everything can be blamed on the republicans (and bush), sorry.

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Peta pan

Posted at 6:12 PM on October 21, 2010  

Don’t let that kona bud bogey. I’m president of the WHAT?

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Lyn

Posted at 3:04 PM on October 21, 2010  

Good for you Bonnie! You said it like it is! Obama and his “liberal word police” need to go! Everyday you read about someone offending someone and they lose their jobs! We are going backward in this country not forward. You lib’s are done soon. Lets get some adults in office!

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Stephanie

Posted at 2:11 PM on October 21, 2010  

That’s the Democrats for you: great lofty ideas but no practical way to implement them. And to vote into the office of President of the United States someone who never did anything in their own state…..what else was everyone expecting?

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gbtw

Posted at 6:39 PM on October 21, 2010  

sing it…

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gbtw

Posted at 1:33 PM on October 21, 2010  

i’m told that a healthcare bill was passed and that it was a great success- yet i don’t know of anybody that has benefited one iota from it. i’m not rich and isolated from the masses, but i still don’t know anybody with a concrete benefit from this plan. i know it must’ve had some good somewhere, but i think it was largely smoke and mirrors. obama is a good talker, and a good politician, and has good ideas, and is diplomatic and graceful. but, at the end of the day, he really doesn’t seem very good at just recognizing what’s important, and getting things done. not to mention, he’s now trying to block the court’s ruling on ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ b/c maybe he thinks there is a better way of going about things? if there was a better way of going about things, why didn’t he get it done before now? frankly, i’m just sick of him. i don’t think there is a better option out there (it ain’t palin), but i’m crossing my fingers that one will come.

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Fail

Posted at 1:18 PM on October 21, 2010  

You, my dear, sound like a twat.

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Courtney N.

Posted at 4:13 PM on October 21, 2010  

Please remove the above comment. The word used in the comment is highly offensive and inappropriate.

Regarding the article, well said, Bonnie! I couldn’t agree more with the core issue facing Americans not seemingly being taken seriously with the current administration.

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Maureen

Posted at 10:35 PM on October 23, 2010  

I completely agree with you, Courtney!

 
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Carol

Posted at 5:53 PM on October 21, 2010  

Oh, Bonnie Fuller is worst than that.

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annabelle

Posted at 1:17 PM on October 21, 2010  

What are you talking about? You should maybe stick to talking about celebrities, because you sound really stupid here. The stimulus, while it may not be appreciated by regular, working class, “REAL” americans, saved jobs, and prevented the economy from completely imploding. Or at least that is what pretty much every economist, left & right, says. Obama’s personal wealth has nothing to do with his understanding of how hard people are stuggling. Presidents live in the white house, that is what they do, not in the apartment complex behind yours. Also, his personal wealth doesn’t come close to that of the Bush family’s.

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Dontread Onme

Posted at 11:33 AM on October 21, 2010  

Is America a democracy or a republic? If you answered democracy then you would be WRONG! This country was founded to be a constitutional republic, and it even says so in the pledge of allegiance, “….and to the REPUBLIC for which it stands…..”! A democracy is 2 wolves, and a sheep deciding what’s for dinner. The wolves, are the majority so the SHEEP becomes dinner! Why is the media constantly repeating over and over that this is a democracy?

I still can’t believe most people are convinced that the president is actually the leader of this nation! That’s like looking at the store manager, and thinking he’s the franchise owner! We have got to wake up and realize that there is a much higher architecture of government that makes the real decisions in Washington! Look at the facts: the same general policy is usually carried out no matter if we have a left president, or a right president! Just look at recent history!

With that being said, it’s not the president that can “fix a bad economy”. If you want to know why the economy is in shambles then you have to look at the Federal Reserve! They’re the ones that control the money supply, and they’re the ones that control INFLATION! It is a PRIVATE CENTRAL BANK that has a MONOPOLY on issuing American currency! Each dollar they print (and circulate) gets loaned to our government at full face value with immediate interest (debt) attached! They’re the ones that removed the gold standard during the Nixon administration, turning our dollar into a total fiat currency! If you’re money isn’t backed by gold, it is subject to inevitable inflation, and eventual HYPERINFLATION!

There are a number of other contributing factors that I could get into about why the economy is in bad shape, but I believe that the Federal Reserve is the main issue! It goes much deeper when you start looking into it, believe me! You think it’s bad now??? What until hyperinflation kicks in, and the dollar completely collapses!!! I’m investing in all the tangible goods / resources that I can while my dollar still has value!!!

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