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Hi I'm Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us and I can President Obama get a handle on all the controversy is that is a subject of this evening's talking points memo.
According to latest polling the president's job approval rating is falling faster than Eric holder's credibility.
The latest Fox News poll has president's job approval at 44%.
That's a three point drop since the beginning of the year and the trend is down.
Obama has not been aggressive in defining Ben -- see the IRS snooping on reporters and now snooping on Americans in fact.
His comments have been kept that.
I think it's import -- recognized that.
You can't have.
A 100% security.
And also then have a 100%.
And zero inconvenience.
It should not matter.
What political striker from.
The fact of the matter is that.
The IRS has to operate.
With absolute intact the whole issue of this -- talking points.
Frankly throughout this process has been a -- journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs.
Our focus must be on those who break.
OK fine but the president has put forth no.
Specific strategies to stop the bleeding in his administration for example.
Attorney general holder is a lightning rod but he's still there.
There have been no firings.
At the IRS there have been no further definition.
On who screwed up in Libya.
So what the president seems to be counting on is that the American public.
Will get tired of all the controversies.
It's summertime the limousines they -- gone on vacation and so is mr.
Throughout his -- Barack Obama has been patient.
When things go against him he goes to ground.
He's not a confrontational man -- see a problem solver.
We're living in an age where high tech diverts our attention the president knows that.
He knows of millions of Americans are dis engaged lost in a world of their own making.
Staring -- machines four hours the longer our fireside chats necessary.
Press conferences -- simply an opportunity for mr.
Obama to give me any speeches.
As trips around the country are primarily to raise money.
This is a new America.
Where politicians can hide.
From unpleasant things.
American public gets bored easily -- care about Libya the IRS and even domestic spying and August.
The president is banking on -- no answer to that question.
By the way you may have noticed -- mr.
Obama rarely gives interviews anymore when he does they are carefully orchestrated.
So I have now is an executive branch largely.
Obama knows he doesn't have to run again also knows he can keep quiet.
And very possibly -- all this stuff out.
And it's memo Al's top story tonight reaction just watch and fox political analyst Charles Krauthammer and use saying.
Well you have stumbled upon.
Know you've standard upon the truth.
They know and I think the moment on to -- the market guide calendar in -- up and try absolutely in -- actually in stone.
Look it's actually right.
There are two things happening here.
Number one it's a strategy of all president.
Winners travel out there you insulate him you hide -- be put him away you make sure that all the focus is our people.
The beneath him.
You know either in the cabinet or even lower than that that's the age old protection strategy that's what they're doing nothing new here.
But what I think is -- is Obama's leadership style which in the fact doesn't exist the man is a bystander.
To his own presidency.
Look at his reaction to the IRS I direct I am outraged to learn about the IRS -- DOJ snooping on -- by this intrusion onto the press even in bad guys he expresses his deep regret.
And then he says I have to find out what happened he's -- commander in chief he's the president he acts as if he's just stumbled upon the scene of an accident.
And he's catching up and he's done that throughout his presidency the lack of leadership and his administration from the top.
From the president I think is quite unique even in the one place -- reacted.
In Libya -- to be dragged into it and persuaded he comes in late and then he leaves the -- to such an extent.
-- descends into chaos and we know how it ends up with.
Four Americans slain.
This is the strategy -- leading from behind which is simply a kind way of saying no leadership and our.
Hi -- some -- -- result believe that they don't believe that Barack Obama is a bystander in all they believe that he is -- puppet master.
That he orchestrates all of these things.
-- -- a strategy of deny abilities are right on by his inner circle and then that they -- they're using the government.
To do things that benefit him and the Democratic Party when I -- now I'm sure you do about this up all the time.
So -- a conspiratorial point of view.
But you're just rejecting not a 100% -- it is say like he is doesn't know so then why is a Smart man like that ahead of the Harvard Law Review.
Why would he be disengaged why wouldn't -- be -- paying attention why would he be sold on inform.
If -- -- -- as ideological as he hit.
And he surely years when he came in office he said.
It is -- -- you first day of the union address -- ready to tinker.
I'm not here to reform I'm not -- Clinton.
I'm gonna change America -- -- headset I was gonna do -- health care education energy change health care.
And then he Steve did not succeed without energy he did not get.
Concentrate and then within a year and a half he loses a house and he knows that -- -- -- the house the rest of his agenda will never advance.
And that's why he's sort of stuck he's enjoying the presidency he -- a -- -- users -- that airplane a lot.
He's gonna have a lovely -- few weeks I think what is it in Cape Cod.
But to actually be active -- anything he's always leading from behind even on immigration.
He said he would do it in the first attorney didn't do anything about it he was pushed into it by the party and they'll have to do something.
Gun control he didn't want to do gun control and then it exploded on him.
With lieutenant -- fail.
I mean this is not if you're looking at president's go back to LBJ.
They were interest did they were engaged and they got stuff done some of them didn't succeed but this man placed a bystander president.
All right now if that's true if he is truly disengaged from the process.
And things are going south and people -- running in wild because they -- That you know there's no laser on them.
That's certainly is going to -- almost destroy his last three and a half years in office number one.
It's a scandal business continues the Republicans will make gains in 2014.
-- how do.
Are you could see the polls now.
Receding on his behalf on almost everything -- you know they don't people don't trust the government they don't think there where had the right direction the economy still -- -- Everything so he has to know that his presidency.
His legacy is in trouble does he knocked.
In the absence of having him.
On my couch to -- analyze why he's doing this I would give him this advice as a political observer.
-- thing you should do with the NSA issue is to go on television.
And to give a speech short or call -- press conference -- what in Dublin what you should do his composure argument.
There are strong arguments in support of the program their arguments against it.
But surely their programs and support very honorable.
People who are involved and who carry it out.
Think it's a good idea it was begun under the previous administration.
Is how to cock -- idea that just happen out of nowhere.
Give the case the president has done nothing you have -- -- guys in Afghanistan.
Each it was a number of troops in Afghanistan.
And then he says not a word about it for two years so of course the public gold turned against the war.
-- all they hear about other casualties and nothing about the war FDR.
Everybody up to George W.
If you if you if you in a war you are the president.
You -- the commander in chief and Americans are dying you should be explaining it and supporting it.
That's not what he does he may start something and then he disappears.
Hi Charles thanks very much -- on the --
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