President Obama's cocky tone and self-assured nature on full display throughout 2009 is coming back to bite him. The RNC is out with a new web ad using Obama's infamous promise from 2009 to turn the economy around: “If I don’t have this done in three years, then this is going to be a one-term proposition."

The ad combines two damaging themes about Obama, his extensive time on the golf course — he’s coming up on his 100th round of 18 holes since becoming president — and his words not matching his actions.

It’s been a rough few weeks for Team Hopenchange. Their solution to this problem? A speech!

To extend the golf metaphor, there’s another good clip that came to mind. It seems soliloquies are not an effective strategy in economics nor golf: