(American Thinker) — Cast your mind back a couple of years, sayeth the Ghost of Christmas Past, when the Magnificent O had only begun to tarnish his brand. Then our fab prez had this to say about the evils of… ATMs, per Russell Roberts at the Wall Street Journal:

“There are some structural issues with our economy where a lot of businesses have learned to become much more efficient with a lot fewer workers,” he said. “You see it when you go to a bank and you use an ATM, you don’t go to a bank teller, or you go to the airport and you’re using a kiosk instead of checking in at the gate.”

Now commands the Ghost of Christmas Present, read this passage from a speech given by the Great O-minator earlier this week, as conveyed by those staunch defenders of liberty at the Daily Kos:

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