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Obama´s Perfect Second Inauguration
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

Original Article

Posted By:magnante, 1/21/2013 10:58:24 AM

The real oath of office was administered yesterday, as per the Constitution of course, so the polite term for today´s TV event is "ceremonial," a pleasant euphemism for "let´s pretend." Today´s fake taking of the oath of office by President Obama is the perfect metaphor for the Potemkin nature of his political movement. His impressive resume in 2008 was comprised of positions in which nobody could remember any particular work or accomplishments of anything useful.(snip) Fake, fake, fake.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: novakid, 1/21/2013 11:05:28 AM     (No. 9129877)

How appropriate. He pretends to take the oath and then pretends to be serious.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jackson, 1/21/2013 11:08:12 AM     (No. 9129884)

Lifson nails it - Pretend inauguration, pretend President, pretend hope, and a pretend "we are serious journalists" coverage. All paid for with pretend dollars.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RosietheObserver, 1/21/2013 11:19:25 AM     (No. 9129912)

I´m glad God is demonstrating displeasure by making the weather miserable for the occasion.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JoniTx, 1/21/2013 1:05:58 PM     (No. 9130216)

~~Idle pageantry, combined with the visible diminishing of enthusiasm from 2009´s levels in terms of crowd size, are omens.~~

Visible diminishing of enthusiasm? Not by the media.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: mathman, 1/21/2013 1:07:09 PM     (No. 9130221)

I am reminded of the Dylan song, "Queen Jane."
Zero is none of the things which he claims to be.
He has not led in his first four years on any of his new pet subjects. He is unlikely to change.

His speech was cobbled together from appeals to his micro-managed segmentation of his "majority" into various interest groups, for whom he is organizer-in-chief.

He anticipates that no group will pay attention to any other group, and that no one will notice that their group is not helped.
As in blacks, jews, women, minorities, gays, elderly, young.

The only one who gains is the elitist President and his elite group of lick-spittle appeasers.

Gag.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Margie, 1/21/2013 2:00:08 PM     (No. 9130373)

I wish they had the weather we´re having in northern Indiana today, instead of tomorrow or Wednesday. It´s only 12 degrees, cold wind, more snow tonight, down to zero tonight. Now that would have been perfect weather for the supposed Hawaiian.

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