November 2, 2015

At a fundraiser Monday night, President Obama mocked the 2016 Republican primary candidates for being such whiners about the CNBC debate.

Speaking about candidates' big talk about handling Vladimir Putin, he said, “They say, when I talk to Putin, he’s going to straighten out. And then it turns out they can’t handle a bunch of CNBC moderators.”

“If you can’t handle those guys, I don’t think the Chinese and the Russians are going to be too worried about you,” the President concluded.

Amen to that. Have you ever heard such a bunch of whiners as these Republican candidates? Even the Waaaahmbulance can't hold them all.

The president also slammed Republicans for their faulty memories of the end of the Bush era. "[T]hey occupy a different reality it seems. According to them, everything was going really great in 2008," he said to laughs all around. "This apparently was the Golden Age that I messed up!”

President Obama also mocked Republicans for denying climate change.

“You go to a doctor. No, let's change that. If you go to 100 doctors and 99 of them tell you you have diabetes … you wouldn’t say ahhh, that’s that’s a conspiracy. All 99 doctors got together with Obama to keep me from having bacon and donuts. You wouldn’t do that. There’s not a single person here who would do that. It would be funny, but it’s about climate change.”

On that, I might have to disagree. Mike Huckabee would almost certainly call it a conspiracy, and blame it on liberals who want his snake oil remedies for Alzheimer's and diabetes to fail.

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