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James Marshall Crotty: Even An Obama Victory Might Be Market Positive

Even if Obama pulls out a November victory -- which still seems likely, despite the worst jobs number by an incumbent since FDR, and a Middle East that resembles the 1979 mess enabled by Jimmy Carter -- it still might be market-positive.

James Carter IV Got Tired Of His Grandfather Being A Romney Punchline

It was Jimmy Carter’s grandson who put a severe dent in the Romney campaign. Carter, a freelance researcher, had been trolling the Internet for damaging videos and quickly realized the fund-raiser clip was his chance to get even with Romney for assaults on his family… Jimmy Carter reveled in the discovery. Show More Summary

Is Obama Being Carterized?

Obama in 2012 is often compared to Jimmy Carter in 1980. Yet we might forget that the crisis with Iran for much of 1980, even despite the failed April rescue effort, helped Carter, who chose to play statesman secluded in the Rose Garden to deflect the bad news from the awful “misery index” economy. Show More Summary

Republicans pretend George Bush was never president while using Jimmy Carter to attack Barack Obama

Republicans would love it if they could convince everybody that Jimmy Carter was the worst president of the 20th century and that Barack Obama is even worse than Carter. To prove it, they've taken Carter's critical words from more than three decades ago in an attempt to describe current economic conditions. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush On Economy: Look, Over There!

Um, correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't these the same people who are still blaming Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and even FDR for everything? President Obama often reminds voters of the dire economic conditions he inherited from the previous president's administration, but President George W. Show More Summary

Jason Hanson: Detroit Lions Kicker Still Doing It, 20 Years Later

It’s fitting, really, that the Detroit Lions, lovers of tumult for decades, should have stability at a position that doesn’t even really qualify as a football player. Since Jimmy Carter was president, the Lions have employed two full-time place kickers. Show More Summary

You know you're in trouble when . . . .

Not even Jimmy Cartercan stomach the Obamaforeign policy. Lots of GOPers like the narrative that President Barack Obama will be the second coming of Jimmie Carter, a one-term president pretty much rejected and reviled by his own party the moment he is out of office.That's low. Show More Summary

We’ve Reached the Penultimate Jimmy Carter Moment of the Obama Presidency

Chris Cillizza made me laugh out loud last evening when I read his column, which opens with a question: “Is it possible for a president — any president — to succeed in the modern world of politics?” There is nothing new under the sun, including this question. On January 19, 2010, I wrote about the ungovernability of the American Republic. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Moves From Talking Down Jimmy Carter To Talking Up Bill Clinton

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney has taken to offering voters history lessons about recent presidents as of late, first noting that "even Jimmy Carter" -- perhaps our most leporiphobic former president -- would have give the...Show More Summary

Fallows: Mitt, You're No Jimmy Carter

James Fallows: Mitt Romney informs us that the raid that took out Osama bin Laden one year ago was no big deal, because "even Jimmy Carter would have given that order." Grrrrr.... Jimmy Carter is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who spent 10 years in the uniformed service of his country. Show More Summary

First Thoughts: Obama, Romney spar on bin Laden:

The bin Laden political football … Romney says even Jimmy Carter would have made the call. Reminder: Carter did, and it doomed his presidency. … Romney disagreed with Obama in 2007 … Dems drive a message for another week … ‘Swiss Bank Accounts&rs …

Morning Must Reads: Growl

The Seals could hurt Obama in the end. James Fallows growls at Romney’s “even Jimmy Carter” line. A new task for Obama field workers this cycle: accounting for voter ID laws. How to assess Romney’s small-donor problem. They’ve called in the genealogists in Massachusetts. Robert Draper on the freshmen. Washington’s apostasy payoff. And the Smithsonian [...]

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MSNBC's Schultz and Wolffe Fret Over Romney 'Cheap Shot' at Jimmy Carter

On Monday's The Ed Show on MSNBC, as host Ed Schultz and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe - formerly of Newsweek - discussed Mitt Romney's crack on President Obama that even President Carter would have had the sense to order the...Show More Summary

Romney wants to Fight Whole Muslim World, not Concentrate on Bin Laden

Mitt Romney said Monday that of course he would have taken out Bin Laden and that ‘even Jimmy Carter would have made that call.’ Since Jimmy Carter ordered a brave and risky but failed military mission into Iran, that was a cheap shot on the part of someone who has never had anything to do [...]

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more. WASHINGTON/POLITICAL: CNN: Romney: 'Even Jimmy Carter' would have ordered bin Laden attack President Barack Obama on Monday appeared to call out Mitt Romney over what he said about going [...]

Romney Says “Even Jimmy Carter” Would Have Ordered Bin Laden Operation: Obama Responds

This has been quite a week for the Romney campaign and while it will bring cheers from Fox News and Rush Limbaugh fans, how will it play with independent voters? Probably not well: (1) A Romney aide (despite Romney’s Nov. 2008 New York Times op ed titled Let Detroit Go Bankrupt) insisted that Romney really [...]

Mitt Romney’s Retort

“Of course, even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.” – Mitt Romney IT’S THE QUOTE OF THE DAY and is pitch perfect for the national media and political press. On whether Mitt Romney would have given the order to take out Osama bin Laden, the quote is via Ginger Gibson of Politico. They also [...]

Greg Sargent: Happy Hour Roundup

James Fallows, a former Carterite himself, has the definitive takedown of Mitt Romney’s claim that “even Jimmy Carter” would have ordered the Bin Laden raid. (ICYMI: My similar take here.) David Corn’s detailed behind-the-scenes account of the deliberations that went into ordering the Bin Laden killing reveals how big a gamble it really was. Read full article >>

'Even Jimmy Carter'

3 years agoNews : James Fallows

The 39th president could teach some lessons about resolve to the man who hopes to become the 45th.

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