Obama Scrapes the Bottom of the Barrel

Ben Shapiro is a Senior Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and Editor-in-Chief of TruthRevolt.org. He is the author of the new book "The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration" (Threshold Editions).


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By and large, the young people being asked to make this gift have been most impoverished by President Obama’s economy. Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 have an unemployment rate in excess of 16 percent. They’re accumulating college debt – even President Obama is whining about the student loan rates. And they have no hope of living in a country with a budget surplus any time in the near future.  Now the President asks them to give to him instead of giving to each other.

President Obama’s entire campaign strategy is now predicated on playing the victim. Last week, Stuart Rothenberg of Roll Call said that Obama was the underdog in the presidential election; Democrats are already making charges of voter suppression, prepping the groundwork for lawsuits and riots if Obama loses. And Obama is falling further and further behind Mitt Romney in the money race.

So he’s turning to you. Yes, you. That cancer treatment you’re about to undergo? Skip it and give Obama the cash. After all, we’re all dead in the long run. And since Obama is, according to Michelle Obama, a husband to us all, we might as well send him our cash in the form of a living trust, since he’ll inherit it anyway at some point.

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  • Kurt

    "Goes a lot further than a Gravy Bowl"? Making, marketing, distributing and selling "Gravy Bowls" is a real job. Taken together, real jobs have meaning for society. When you buy a "Gravy Bowl", you are helping society function.

  • Kurt

    "Goes a lot further than a Gravy Bowl"?? Making, marketing, distrubting and selling "Gravy Bowls" represents a number of real jobs. Taken together, these real jobs have dignity and add meaning to society. You are helping society function when you buy a "Gravy Bowl". In a healthy, free society, these types of purchases have more meaning than a campaign contribution.

  • jzp

    Don't forget your funeral bequests .In lieu of flowers send Obama those donations.
    And bris gifts,graduation divorce party funds……..

    • Dennis

      I WOULD GIVE THIS SCUMBAG OR HIS FAMILY THE SWEAT OFF MY ASS. THESE ARE LAZY,LIEING,GREEDY,THIEVING DIRTBAGS.I HOPE TO GOD THIS FREAK LOSES IN NOVEMBER AND KICKED OUT ON HIS STUPID ASS.THIS FAMILY IS THE WORST OF THE WORST AND THE SCUM OF THE SCUM.

  • Anamah

    I will ask Obama to let the shovel and stop digging for us. Then to use his hands to take his lugagge, his nice family, open the doors to leave the W.H. and go back to his little apartment in Chicago…

    • davarino

      right on !!!!!

  • http://rau.3littlefoxes.com Lfox328

    It's worse than the happy couple giving to Obama directly – he's suggesting that the bride and groom guilt their friends and relatives, who may detest Obama, into giving. Nice way to get around the "I've already maxed out my campaign giving levels" – use the registry to tap into a whole new bunch.

    Nice.

    Not.

  • oldtimer

    Tell Michele to give us the shovel so we can dig our way out of this BS.

  • Bob

    Maybe as the election cycle moves on he can start accepting Food Stamps and his constituents can send him their balance on their EBT cards also……….. Don’t put it past them!!!!!!

  • davarino

    Obama can be the first president to have his picture put on the food stamp.

  • kafir4life

    Has Moochie, that fat bottomed media wh0re started checking out Chicago schools (public, not private or charter) for their return? I'd suggest she get started now. Mooch, the girls, and bo (the dog) can head there in September so the girls won't have to change schools in the middle of the year. Then Stinky (-bo) can follow in January.

  • WilliamJamesWard

    So Obama's snow job now covers the entire Nation and we pray for the sunshine to
    return, may those frozen brains thaw out and reality return to America, it will probably
    be a cold day in hell before it does………………….William

  • AntiSharia

    I cannot wait to vote this man out of office.

  • Johncdavidson

    Unfortunately, those of us that lost our lifesavings to people like him find it never can be repaired with a smile.

  • Boston

    Scraping the bottom of the barrel was the day that the American people voted this phony into office as the President of the United States and Michele as first dog, er I mean First Lady.

  • BLJ

    I bet the liitle sissy couldn't shovel snow the correct way. This whole "I am a Chicagoan" guy is another myth. This phony claims to be a die-hard White Sox fan yet is totally clueless about the team and it's history. Him and the Mrs can go pound sand.

  • mlcblog

    I got one from them the other day (yes, I have some kind of morbid fascination with being on their email list) where Michelle is saying (oh, so heart-wrenching) that could be the last of the White House dinners because they are out of money. Poor, poor, poor, so send money.

    • dmw

      She can do like the DEA did in the 1970s. When DEA offices hit the ceiling on their gasoline budgets, why look: See all the money still left in the office's car rental budget. Just rent a car 'cause the gasoline used is paid/included in the car rental bill. So a $20 trip turns into a $200 trip. In Moochie's case, just fire up Air Force One and go get the money (using the DOD credit card).

    • Raymond in DC

      The White House dinners will certainly continue (Barack likes that Kobe beef). But those celebrity dinners where raffle winners get to mingle with Parker and Wintour are out. Just too embarrassing. (And just wait until the "winners" discover they have to pay taxes based on the value of their good fortune.)

  • Steve Chavez

    "OBAMA'S ONLY SHOVEL READY JOB."

    Picture a HERD OF BULLS and next to them is a gas station called "Obama's Full'a Bull" but instead of gas pumps, there is a huge pile of BULL SH!T with Obama shoveling the BS into the a car's gas tank. The car is loaded with a family with suitcases piled on top of it. The License Plate is "BRNNKNYA."

    CAPTION READS: "If only cars could run on BIO-BULLSH!T SINCE THAT IS SOMETHING OBAMA HAS PLENTY OF!"

  • H&R_ Barack

    RE: "Obama Scrapes the Bottom of the Barrel…."

    …and, First Woman Michelle says: "Oh-h-h-h! Bigger circles, baby!"

  • Raymond in DC

    This goes way beyond a cult of personality. Obama is now embedding himself in our private lives. He claims us as his "sons", while Michelle wants us to treat him as "husband". Any time now he'll expect us all to treat him as the country's "Great Father".

  • suz

    If he's my husband, I want alimony.

  • Schlomotion

    Ben Shapiro is angry that Obama won't shovel Israel's political snow?

  • Ghostwriter

    Excluding Schlockmotion's usual idiotic and anti-Jewish comments,the shovel is a perfect metaphor for this administration. Unfortunately,they don't know when to STOP using it and try and get themselves out of the proverbial hole they've dug for everyone.

  • lizaz

    So why wasn't HE going to work????

  • Western Spirit

    obama hasn't quit shoveling, a snow job was how he got elected.