June 04, 2008

Obama "Made History."

Is that difficult?


Is it like baking, wherein the proportion of ingredients is key?

Or is it more like a soup, in which one has to tend to the balance of flavors, one against another?

Perhaps history is like a pie: the filling is easy, but the crust will fuck you up.

If history is like a stir-fry, then it's all in remembering which vegetables cook most quickly, and adding them in inverse proportion.


Come on, people: history occurs when time passes. History makes itself, without any special help from us.


Okay, okay: there was a time when I had plenty of team spirit. I was even happy when William Jefferson Clinton appointed the first female attorney general.

You see where this is going, right? Down to Texas, to the small town where Janet Reno made her mark.

These days I don't give anyone points for having ovaries. Nor for having a good suntan from birth.

And history will bury its dead.

Posted by Attila Girl at June 4, 2008 03:45 AM | TrackBack
Comments

i so agree. especially the "extra points for having ovaries" part.

Posted by: zoey at June 4, 2008 09:30 AM


I don't even know why people say that Obama is African American, if anything he is the least African American looking, talking or walking person. I would say that Obama is more white then anything else. He is whiter than Powell. Hey if it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is a duck. This is Obama's problem with the low income crowd. He does not talk like the normal African American.. I don't hear him saying "no what I am saying.." or "my Bad" Obama would not know the lyrics to the latest hip-hop or rap tunes. If Obama appeared more African American he would get those seniors and low income vote, because the American public could relate to that. That is my advice to Barrack, quit pretending to be a white guy trapped in a Black body, be who you really are. And find out what your name really means, before the Republicans figure it out and you end up losing the election.

Posted by: azmat hussain at June 4, 2008 07:48 PM


I think he is being what he is: a cerebral, nerdy guy from Chicago who got his hands dirty enough to get elected Senator in that state.

If I heard Obama trying to speak in a hip-hop argot, I would laugh out loud.

Posted by: Attila Girl at June 4, 2008 07:56 PM




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