It was in Denver one week ago that the long-running romance between Barack Obama and the national press -- aka the "Slobbering Love Affair," as Bernard Goldberg put it -- hit the wall. The motel bill, unpaid these many long months and ages, at long last came due. It had been the real thing, not a commonplace fling with your generic Democrat, but the love of a lifetime, the genuine article, the sum of all dreams: He was not just a Democrat, he was also a liberal. He was not just a liberal, he also biracial,
I wish there was a way to make sure the journ-O-listers will have to find the unemployment line. I always wonder why people who have been so blessed can hate this country so much. Wouldn't it just be easier to move and leave the rest of us alone?
Great article but even Naomi can't seem to shake the media fairy tale of this guy's ability to write and talk. Absent Bill Ayers' books and TOTUS, Barky is about as creative and pleasing to the ear as gansta rap-which is actually more in line with his persona.
One of those articles that you kinda wish had a page 2 to it. Like a lot of you all, I've been feeling a bit cheery lately. And I have the misery of the Obama media cheerleaders to thank for that delicious shadenfruede sandwich.
Not necessarily, #10. If Obama's performance gets bad enough, the whole MSM will have to back away from him to preserve the lie that liberalism equals truth. Liberalism must be preserved at all costs, even abandonment of the Won.
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Douglas DC, 10/10/2012 8:53:05 AM (No. 8922474)
I said on this forum many years ago, that Obama is a Comet, arching across the Liberal firmament. Dazzling, beautiful. But reality is-it is nothing but rock, ice and dust. A dirty snowball... And it is melting...
#14 - Heh. This may well happen, if Obama beclowns himself next week the way he did last week. The Liberal/Progressive/Stalinist establishment will be disowning him so fast there will be scorch marks in all the media.
May I be allowed to whisper a word of dissent? In spite of the abundant good sense on display in this brief essay, Ms. Emery repeats the mantra that Obama is a great writer ("...he was gifted at writing..."). Has she not encountered the unanswered and unanswerable work of literary sleuth Jack Cashill?
We don't know how Obama performed in academia; for some reason those records are hidden: even results from standardized tests like the SAT and LSAT. You can be damn sure that if he had earned a Phi Beta Kappa key with a GPA of 3.95, or graduated in the top portion of his classes at Occidental, Columbia, or Harvard Law, we'd have been constantly reminded of it. If he had written anything intellectually penetrating and original for the Harvard Law Review, it would have been nailed to our brows, probably by David Brooks.
The totality of his reputation for brilliance rests on his presumed authorship of Dreams from My Father, which reads as if it were written by a stylistically graceful professional writer like Bill Ayers, because it was. Obama friend and benefactor Ayers himself has said as much. Pontificators from one side of the the political spectrum to the other have swallowed this brilliance canard, falling all over themselves to lionize this massively overhyped, stuttering communicator, although we have neither heard nor read anything remotely memorable or graceful from the Obama vomitorium/walnut since the publication of this alleged autobiographical memoir, certainly not since the 2007-08 national campaign. Remember that some dramatic pauses happen because the purveyor of the balloon juice doesn't know what the hell to say next. This anti-American fraud must be unmasked for his slavish supporters to see.
Dammit, it's the STATIST media, not the liberal media, liberal means freedom. The word "liberal" in both headlines is used as a cover up word for big government media, collectivist lap dog media, ANTI liberal media. The so called MSM media is the big promoter of big brother communist socialist style of taking away the rights of each and every individual citizens Kill babies, vote without ID, confiscate guns, force medicine on all citizens with IRS armed guards, ruin doctors and nurses lives, keep businesses out of business, forcing more unemployment, putting more people on governmant dole, divisively knocking the successes of individuals, promoting union graft (by their own unionized newscaster comrades), tax, tax, tax, spend, spend spend, into trillions of oblivion, make no budget, be totally irresponsivle and all of it, endlessly printing fake money, with the backing and indoctrination of all MSM. Good article, their golden boy "dissolving" right in front of their eyes like drizzling excrement. How sad for them to have the adored one betray THEM. All of you, MUST STOP CALLING THESE DESTROYERS LIBERAL. Overcome your fears, wake UP, call them nazis, commies, reds, traitors, bums, any word that makes you nervous to actually say. Go ahead, try it in the privacy of your own home. Get used to it. It's the semantic way to win, and it won't cost a dime.
It's not only that they loved him, BO is their creation. He was eyed since his 2004 convention speech and everything about him was constructed. His background and racial makeup were certainly great raw materials to begin with but everything else was manufactured and as we are clearly seeming now, fake.
He is not particularly intelligent. He is not a good speaker unless everything is very carefully crafted for him. His understanding of issues is superficial at best. His personality is poorly suited to be a reconciler and uniter because he is too self centered. His idea of unity is to do things his way.
It's not only that his record is one of failure, he doesn't have any of the basic requirements to be able to do any better. We have the media to thank for this caricature of a president. They created him and loved the product of their efforts. Pygmalion revisited, but BO didn't work out nearly as well for the media.
And after, hopefully, Obozo is defeated next month, what you will hear from the drive-by's is that Obozo just didn't implement the socialist policies correctly. I mean, he made some minor mistakes that caused the downfall of what all of them were trying to do. "For the people", of course.
I get nervous when pundits talk about a future event as if it already happened. Ø is still President. He is still running huge leads in vast portions of our nation- very important voter sections. He is still a media darling. He still has very dirty, dangerous friends in high places. This is not over - not by a long shot. The day after is a vision I dream about. I will stay up all night election night. I will celebrate, the day after Romney wins--- if he does. I will bury my flag, my weapons and my American soul if he does not.
obama is the time bomb that has gone off, and his destructive agenda is weakening America daily. The cabal that everyone calls the 'liberal' media is actively working to help him implement his tyranny. Tyranny is evil; he and they are equals in evil doing any and everything they can to implement his 'fundamental transformation' of America to whatever his ideology envisions. Justice is long overdue and it will not be complete without an exhaustive scouring and expulsion of all the America-hating media sycophants!
Personally I had this happen in my family. My MIL loved my BIL to death. She had every excuse in the book for his criminal actions. She was right there to protect him even at the expense of other family members. After he had ruined his life, sadly he died at age 50 of alcoholism. She didn't do the right thing by protecting him. Instead of helping him through fixing his life, she simply denied that he had ever done anything wrong. Sorry for all the personal information, but this really made sense to me.
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