It was the Puss in Boots eyes. If you’ve seen the Shrek movies or the spin-off cartoon starring the storybook cat voiced by Antonio Banderas, you know what I’m talking about. Whenever Puss in Boots really needs something from someone, he flashes these enormous kitten eyes that melt anyone in their path. Whenever my daughter really wants something, she tries to lay them on me, and I have to say, “Stop trying to give me the Puss in Boots eyes . . . you can’t have chocolate cake for dinner.” I knew Barack Obama was miserable
I'm willing to bet (and based on my own observations) that most dems would argue that beauty is only skin deep.
Underneath the notable lack of attractiveness, they would point out about, say,______ (fill in blank with dem politician), there is a man/woman who cares for the little guy. But somehow they can't get it through their minds that Black, too, is only skin deep. Obama IS the man they saw at the debates. No matter his skin color.
Obama should give hope to cult leaders everywhere. Just find the sheeple. Seriously.
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Bad Dog, 10/5/2012 7:16:32 AM (No. 8911221)
Great analysis by Jonah, as usual.
I've always liked the Obama analogy of the blank canvas. At first blush, people interpret ''blank canvas'' as a place where they can paint what they want on it. And far too many painted on their blank canvas a Messiah, someone to save them from themselves, and whom they would willingly follow.
But when you break down the term ''blank canvas'', what do you have? Blank means nothingness, zero. And Obama certainly has been that.
Canvas means a hard, rough fabric, scratchy to the touch, not soft and comfy. Obama certainly has been that as well.
So there's my analogy of Obama: A prickly nothingness; a hard, scratchy zero.
Blank canvas, indeed. And now, on that blank canvas, I paint a big ''L'' with the words, Buh-bye! And perhaps a red circle with a hammer and sickle inside and a diagonal line through it.
MICHELLE: Axelrod, spot for me while I press 250. Everybody else, gather round. JOE BIDEN: Hey, what's goin' on? I just saw the Boss in the Rose Garden. He’s wearin’ pjs, chain smokin', and killin’ ants. DAVID AXELROD: Ants? BIDEN: Yeah. Watches them, then crushes the ones headin' right. Those meanderin’ aimlessly, he leaves alone. Some kind of simpatico thing. MICHELLE: He’s stressed out. I’m running things until his therapists clear him for duty. Jay, at your briefing, say the president's decided to hole up in the White House for the duration to do the work of the American people. BIDEN: How ‘bout tough love, M’am. Just haul his bony rear end back to the Oval Office and tell him to start actively deferrin’ decisions again. AXELROD: Just got word. Joy Behar, Whoopi, Maddow, and Ed Schultz are going on a nude hunger strike until the polls show the president opening up a 10 point lead. MICHELLE: Eric, what about Lehrer? HOLDER: He’s in custody, charged with failure to report an assault. NANCY PELOSI: I’m outta here. Call me if Waterwalker over there gets his game back. [exits] CARNEY: Senator Reid, line 1, M’am. MICHELLE: Put it on speaker. Hi Harry, I. . . . . REID: The election is lost. MICHELLE: [hangs up] Loser. Jay, contact the Commission on Presidential Debates. Tell them the president is too busy juggling crises to attend the last two debates, but he’ll be happy to respond to questions submitted in writing.
[enter president, holding Blackberry]
OBAMA: It’s Chris Matthews, dear. Says he forgives me. He wants to know what I’m wearing. Should I tell him?
"Obama implored Lehrer, a bit like a motorcycle thief begging a cop to take him into custody rather than let him stay with the surly biker gang that caught him." Very good piece of writing. Hat tip to Mr. Goldberg.
Good piece by Jonah. Loved the point about flabby narcissism.
But the weeping in the king's court isn't from his clunky limericks - take note that amid the tears someone manages to squeeze out a few words ... "Mm-mmmmm, who's m-m-mmaking coff-c-coff-ee c-c-cake?"
When King Barry passes gas, the sycophants all insist it smells delicious.
Will the day ever come when intelligent people will say that Obama is not "black"? Why won't the Repubs simply have a blogger release this truth every day for the next thirty days. At least 25% of his support is due to this bold faced lie.
First of all, Obama has accomplished most of what he wanted. Don't confuse creation of policys that are opposed to our country's success to failure of Obama to succeed. He has succeeded, it is just that his success results in our misery. Secondly, Obama is the master of straw man creation. His description of Romney and Romney's policies are created and not accurate, so when Romney is there to defend himself with logical and factual rebuttals, Obama's straw men crumble to chaff.
Sure, Obama always was a 100% media creation. No accomplishments, no record, no expertise. The media declared him brilliant and a trailblazer and closed the subject to futher scrutiny, until Wednesday night. But he wasn't the first. Remember Hillary Clinton? One was race-based, one was gender-based. Same result. Crash and burn.
I wanted to comment on obozo's 2007 speech. This race baiting behavior reminds me of fascists/commies. They don't care if their incitement will lead to unrest, violence, casualties... They have their agenda, which usually is power hunger. And I mentioned many a times, imo, they are clinical sadists. They don't care about ideology, they want rape as many humans as possible! (This is my homegrown theory). And look at the executioners of this theory: hitler, stalin, pol pot, kim family from n.korea, mugabe, sadat, as-assad from syria.... Tell me they are normal people!
I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: "Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed. And on the pedestal these words appear: `My name is Obama, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!' Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare, The lone and level sands stretch far away".
Biden, describing Mr. Potato Head: “I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” Stroke away, Joe. And may you reach climax and achieve satiety. Instead, I see pictures of matchstick men.
FTA: "(H)is speechwriters, who always did him the disservice of producing the kind of pedantic and clichéd boilerplate that Obama mistook for soaring oratory" ....
Pedantic? Pedantic?? No. Absolutely not. Not even close. His pedestrian road licking speechwriters (who can write better than he ever could) aren't capable of cobbling together one memorable sentence, and haven't done so in the past four years. Pedantry is a couple of universes away from the place where he exists. (John Entwistle: "Every sentence in my head someone else has said.") The "small c communist" Bill Ayers and the Large C Communist Frank Marshall Davis (CPUSA card #47544) were his only truly competent ghostwriters. (Davis wrote that poem "Pop" that is credited to Obama.)
Eric Voegelin was pedantic; Leo Strauss was pedantic; Willmore Kendall was pedantic; Ernest van den Haag was pedantic; WFB was pedantic; Whittaker Chambers was a poet. Zippy is a bull artist, and not a particularly effective one at that. He won't win a debate against the superior mind of Romney because such ability does not inhere in him. Nor do the facts. He abhors any fact that he can't pull out of his narrow ass at will.
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