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Peggy Noonan: WH Staffers Nickname President 'Obam-me'

Peggy Noonan: WH Staffers Nickname President 'Obam-me'

By    |   Friday, 20 September 2013 11:54 AM

White House staffers have adopted a new and unflattering nickname for their boss: "Obam-me," Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan says she heard in chats with a few senators.

And how did the staffers come up with that name?

"Because it's all about him and his big thoughts," Noonan writes in a column. "I guess the second-term team is not quite as adoring as the first."

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Noonan, a former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan, joins a wide swath of Republicans who have complained about the president's apparent self-absorption.

Just this week he was taken to task for going ahead with a speech attacking the GOP on the economy just as news of the Washington Navy Yard slaughter was coming out.

Former GOP congressman Joe Scarborough said Obama seemed "bored or disconnected or out of touch or something," adding, "He's president of the United States. He should be smart enough."

The Weekly Standard's Stephen Hayes called the decision to press on with the speech "small and petty."


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White House staffers have adopted a new unflattering nickname for their boss: Obam-me, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan says she heard in chats with a few senators.
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