Support for Obama Turning Bizarre
| Without any actual accomplishments to tout for President Barack Obama and with attacks on his rival, Mitt Romney, backfiring, the dwindling group of supporters of the president is starting to come up with bizarre reasons to re-election him.
Chris Matthews, the MSNBC host who used to get leg tingles thinking about Obama, suggests we should ignore the advice of Martin Luther King Jr. and judge him by the color of his skin and not the content of his character, according to Real Clear Politics.
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., adds we should vote for the re-election of the president for the sake of the ladies, according to Breitbart.
Former Republican Gov. of Florida Charlie Crist says the president is a "centrist worthy of admiration," as reported by Buzzfeed.
On the other hand, current Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is reported by the Washington Post
as unsure whether he will vote for the president of his own party.
Meanwhile the president is facing an open revolt from his own party on
the Keystone XL pipeline, according to the Washington Examiner. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who is retiring, has opined that on second thought, health care reform was not such a great idea after all, Forbes reports.
Political prognostication is a
tricky business for a pundit who lacks psychic powers. But all of this
seems to point toward impending doom for the president's chances of
reelection. If Obama has not done anything that merits four more years
and if Romney is not convincingly the anti-Christ, what is there left?
Obama could, one suppose, put
country and party above himself and do a Lyndon Johnson, announcing
that he will not seek nor will he accept the nomination of his party as
our president. But such a person would be an Obama from an alternate
universe, someone who does not see the naked face of God in his
bathroom mirror every morning when he shaves. It would be someone who
realizes that the fate of the Republic rarely rests on the fate of just
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