"LEADERLESS — he has been a lame duck since November 2010."
"When you play pool while Tel Aviv, Damascus, Baghdad, and Texas are burning ... you're a lame duck."
"The 22nd Amendment should be repealed; since FDR, second terms, including Reagan's, have been at best disappointing and at worst disasters."
Q: On a scale of 1-10 (1 being hardly at all and 10 being very much so), how much of a lame duck is President Obama?
REPUBLICANS (89 VOTES)
"Ironically, losing the Senate would liberate Obama to cut some legacy-making deals."
"Never a lame duck on foreign affairs, and he can still raise money for Dems. Lotta time left on the clock, folks."
"Hard to differentiate between the lame-duckiness of the White House and the paralysis of the Congress. At least he still has the power of executive action."
"He is in over his head and paralyzed. May God help us survive the next two-plus years of his paralysis."
"A president's job is to lead regardless of how difficult the circumstances. Just imagine Washington or Lincoln or FDR or Reagan looking at their political adversaries and snarling, 'So, sue me.' "
"His low poll numbers and seeming unwillingness to work with Congress translates into a president shrinking before our eyes."
"It is hard to tell if he is a lame duck or just genuinely not interested in the work of governing — at least a lame duck attempts to fly."
"It's hard to command a bully pulpit sitting at 41 percent approval."
"Harry Reid is running the Hill for the Democrats."
"He's using executive orders to legislate. It will be a 9-10 if the D's lose the Senate."
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