Obama, the Dream
Obama is a dream. In 2008, the dream was hope and change. In 2012, it
will be progress, thwarted by evil partisans and selfish greed. As
Gertrude Stein said, "there is no there
there." He needs enemies to draw attention from his lack of depth, for
he is truly a mile wide and an inch deep. He is an illusion -- always
appearing to be more than he is, always, more promise than reality. He
is, and always has been, the sum projection of what others want him to
be. Barack Obama doesn't exist, except in the hearts and minds of
minions and sycophants.
ignore the truth, disregarding Mr. Obama's abject failure as
president. Those of us with our eyes open, though, see right through
the man. A transparent presidency is the one promise he kept, for he is
the original evaporated man. Though he seemed so substantial at first,
with the passage of time, it is obvious how much less
there is to him. What we saw in the beginning was simply a projection
of our own hopes and dreams. We saw what we wanted to see.
Now, when he looks into our eyes, he sees what he
wants to see: his own reflection, the illusion of a great man. He
needs this fantasy to define himself. After all, who is he, if not
Lincoln, or JFK, or FDR, or Reagan? He has to be someone else; he can't be himself, because there really is no Barack Obama.
Barack Obama may be a dream, but that dream is a nightmare: class warfare sold as transcendent leadership; crony capitalism sold as green energy; forced unionization sold as a means to save the worker; control of health care to ensure his vision
of what care we must have, even if that's less than what we need. Who
lives and who dies, who should prosper and who should not -- all decided
by our betters, all a part of his greatness, his vision, his grand
Obama's grand plan is a redefinition of not only America, but of all
things. He redefined the very meaning of leadership by leading from
behind. Rising unemployment is now jobs "saved or created." Warfare is
an "overseas contingency operation" and the ability to attack and
retreat at the same time. Obama has redefined political oratory with
the aggressive use of "I," "me," and "my." Terrorism is now "man-caused
disasters," while diplomacy is apologizing and bowing
to world leaders for the sins of those lesser men who came before. A
trillion dollars has become an affordable sum. Bipartisanship is giving
the opposition the opportunity to do as they are told, and dignified
debate is the demonization of anyone who disagrees. Fair play is
victory by any means. Truth is whatever Obama says it is. Rules are
whatever he says they are. Merit is deserving awards for what he might do. Humility is saying:
think I'm a better speech writer than my speech writers, I know more
about policies on any particular issue than my policy directors. And
I'll tell you right now that I'm ... a better political director than my
political director. I'm LeBron, baby. I can play at this level. I
And in describing the sagacity of his nomination for the Presidency:
am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to
look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began
to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the
moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to
Obama believes himself a good man. Yet, with no depth or breadth, he is victim to the ideology
he has been steeped in his entire life, a captive of his conviction
that he is on the side of what is right and just. The benevolent hand
of Barack Obama has wrought more havoc upon the freedom of our nation
than any enemy ever could, for while evil can wreak untold damage, it
takes the truly self-righteous to destroy a nation.
said that "all that is necessary for evil to triumph, is that good men
to do nothing." Yet it is also true that the greatest evil has, just as
often as not, been perpetrated by good men seeking to do something.
a man not really there could spend a trillion dollars on failed
stimulus, resulting in the loss of millions of jobs, and claim success
for having saved us from depression caused by the depredations of the
greedy 1%, who refuse to pay their fair share, defined as some figure in
excess of the 40% of all taxes they already pay.
of Barack Obama, sold as hope and change, was never more than
bitterness and envy, fomented in the citizenry to disguise his pandering
to crony capitalists, political backers, and rabid environmentalists. All concealed from the public by a compliant legacy media. His reelection campaign needs their money. How else can finish the transformation of an unappreciative America?
The nowhere man had no problem handing Libya to al-Qaeda, Egypt to the Muslim Brotherhood, and Iraq to Iran, while doing nothing to prevent Iran from helping Syria kill thousands of its own people. None of that is important. Iran's quest
for a nuclear weapon, a dismal economy, and high unemployment don't
worry Obama; it's all George Bush's fault -- now off to Hawaii, Bali,
is a faux intellectual, using arrogance and attitude to convey
authority. Reading fluidly from his teleprompter, he condescends in
mellifluous tones to convey intellectual superiority. He loves giving
speeches, pausing frequently for applause, for he is nothing when not
basking in the adulation of the masses. He is defined only by what is
said and written about him. That is why he can't stand dissent and will
go to any lengths to crush it.
There are no policies, just generalizations. The failed
Stimulus Act was written by others and used to reward those who did the
most to elect Obama. Obamacare legislation, also written by others, is
has cost jobs, and is predicted to hamstring the economy well into the
future, while restricting health care and costing trillions of dollars.
So what? The winners write history, and as Obama told Republicans, he won.
Idealess, Obama's latest proposal,
the American Jobs Act, is the same as the original stimulus, just half
as large. But this one is designed to fail legislatively, so the
president can run against a do-nothing Congress.
doesn't recognize the economic disaster he has created. He believes
what he has always been told: that he is a huge success, his only
mistake not communicating his greatness to the little people. Because
in reality, Americans have become too soft and too lazy to put in the
time and effort necessary to understand how lucky we are to have Barack
Obama, perhaps the greatest man to have ever lived. If you don't
believe me, just ask him. He'll tell you.
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