D for Driving into a Cliff, R for Reverse
[CNN] Obama won’t ditch car metaphor
The ever morphing metaphor has a car driven into a ditch by Republicans, the President and Democrats trying to push it out, and Republicans either sitting in the back seat, standing around sipping Slurpees, fanning themselves or kicking dirt in Mr. Obama’s face. Asked about the danger of this campaign message sounding like a broken record, Gibbs replied that “the record of the last eight years was pretty broken.” “We don’t want to walk away from that. That’s what got us into this mess…I think the president will continue to talk about it,” he said.
Pedal to the metal.