Saturday, September 03, 2011

Obama adding Ambiguity to Uncertainty

Posted by CotoBlogzz

In a another flop, President Barack Obama on Friday scrubbed a clean-air regulation that aimed to reduce health-threatening smog, yielding to bitterly protesting businesses. Withdrawal of the proposed regulation marked the latest in a string of retreats by the president, drewing  quick criticism from liberals and the Mostly Left Wing and Hyphenated (MLWH) media.

Environmentalists, a key Obama constituency, accused him of caving to corporate polluters, and the American Lung Association threatened to restart the legal action it had begun against rules proposed by President George W. Bush.

Mr. Obama said his decision to block the Clean Air Act is to remove  uncertainty at a time of rampant questions about the strength of the U.S. economy, however. he also  theatened to go after polutters.  In other words, removing uncertainty while adding uncertainty.

While a sign of a top intellect is to make progress in the face of ambiguity, the same cannot be said of adding ambiguity to uncertainty.

Otherwise known  as being on the two sides of the fence, as in Libya:

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