Mr. 26% gave a totally pointless presser this morning to screw with the coverage of Obama’s excellent speech and repeated the latest wingnut talking point on the Bush Recession: the serious economic and energy problems the country faces are just all in everyone’s head. Quoth President Arbusto:

"I readily concede that it’s [drilling] not going to produce a barrel of oil tomorrow, but it’s going to change the psychology."

And don’t you know it — McSame said exactly the same thing a couple weeks ago.

Even though it may take some years, the fact that we are exploiting those reserves would have psychological impact that I think is beneficial.

See, all we have to do is start building a bunch of oil rigs off the coast of Miami Beach and BOOM! Those mean Saudis — the ones that just told Bush to go to hell when he went begging for more oil — will suddenly, through the magic power of psychology, open up the spigots.

And for the Bush Recession? McSame simple solution!

I think psychologically — and a lot of our problems today, as you know, are psychological — the confidence, trust, the uncertainty about our economic future, ability to keep our own home.

So get a grip, America. Stop whining.

A little positive thinking will Unleash The Power Within(TM).

Blue Texan

Blue Texan