Obama: Republicans Can Ride in the Back

Always keeping it classy, that one. President Obama visited Rhode Island where unemployment is stuck at 11.5%.

He said Republicans had driven the economy into a ditch and then stood by and criticized while Democrats pulled it out. Now that progress has been made, he said, “we can’t have special interests sitting shotgun. We gotta have middle class families up in front. We don’t mind the Republicans joining us. They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back.”

Hmmm? Racial undertones from the post-racial president?

Then there’s this stupid quote.

“It’s not enough to just play politics,” he said. “You can’t focus on the next election. You’ve got to focus on the next generation.”

He said at a campaign stop.

I hope he keeps talking this way. Let him bash the Republicans until the day he’s voted out of office in 2012. He’ll remove any idea they may have of working with him, and we’ll all be better off.