April 13, 2008

To "Change," or Not To Change . . .

Karl at Protein Wisdom:

In this cycle, voters have seen Obama as a more strongly religious person than every other major presidential hopeful but Mitt Romney — and presumably Mike Huckabee, but neither of thse Republicans remain in the race. Obama has made a series of faith-based appeals in the course of his campaign. He has been campaigning as a “regular guy.” But his relationship with the noxious Rev. Jeremiah Wright, followed by his condescending remarks to limousine liberals in San Francisco about “small town” people in the heartland, present an image that looks increasingly more like the McGovern-Dukakis-Kerry model than the JFK-Carter-Clinton model. Can a more charismatic version of Dukakis narrowly win a “change” election? We may be about to find out.


Posted by Attila Girl at April 13, 2008 11:16 PM | TrackBack

"In this cycle, voters have seen Obama as a more strongly religious person than every other major presidential hopeful but Mitt Romney. . ."

Yes. In that oh-so very, very special way that only Marxists can be.

People, all we are asking is that you forget about everything you know, everything you have seen and heard--and believe! Keep in mind that God doesn't even ask that of us.

I will think about Rev. Jesse Jackson counseling the Clintons at the White House when it became apparent that Bill was lying. And forget that the reverend had just finished making arrangements to pay off his baby mama through Operation PUSH, as it was later revealed. I will forget how uncomfortable Obama looks the few times he has ever mentioned the words "God" or "Jesus" or "praying in the Catholic way." Or maybe he really is just worried about angels descending to smack him upside the head. I believe in Barack even if he believes that he is the higher power that he believes in. I believe that Bush was lying even though all the principal Democrats said the same exact things before him. I believe that only Bush was wrong, even though the Democrats said that we should only go into Iraq if we were willing to spend the decades necessary to insure that we would not leave Iraq a more dangerous place than we found it. I will forget that the Democrats were saying that George H. W. Bush was wrong for NOT occupying Iraq and helping the Sadr Shiites, like in that movie "Three Kings." I will forget that Al Gore wanted $5/gal gasoline in 2000. I will forget that the same people bashing Hillary now were the same people that were extolling her virtues just a few months ago. And for the previous 17 years. The world changed when Vladimir Lenin came to power that fateful November of 1917. Can't we do the same this November of 2008? Change: Not Necessarily For The Better.

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