As I’ve said many times, I think Barack and his apparatchiks drew the wrong conclusion from the 2008 election; specifically, that the American public is as dumb as a box of rocks. I can certainly understand why one might draw that conclusion, but it’s incorrect. The truth is that, thanks in part to guys like Richard Lugar and Kirk Dillard (“poor guy,” that Dillard) who gave Obama the political cover that enabled him to masquerade as a pragmatic, centrist uniting problem-solver, rather than the hard-wired left-wing Chicago politician that he is, the public was deceived. Sadly for the One and his supporters, increasing numbers of people who voted for him in 2008 realize that they were lied to, not only by the Lame Stream Media, but by Obama himself. These are the people that are deserting him in droves. There is no greater evidence of the Obama campaign’s growing desperation than today’s “surprise” announcement in support of so-called same-sex marriage. Stop the presses. There’s a real jaw-dropper, from the guy whose administration said last year that it would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act.
I told you on last Sunday’s show, right after the Critiquelator’s excellent commentary about Obama’s composite girlfriends, that Joe Biden’s risible comment on “Meet the Press,” citing “Will and Grace,” in support of redefining the word “marriage,” was no accident. It was deliberate, another dog whistle to one of the identity politics constituencies that they are counting on to win, in this case militant homosexuals. Bitter, single women who consider the government a substitute for a husband? In that case, the dog whistle was Hilary Rosen’s attack on Ann Romney. Check that box. Hispanics? Obama’s statement during his delightful Cinco de Mayo party last week at the White House, in which he stated he had the pens ready to sign the “DREAM act,” was a message to them. Check. For the gullible, wet-behind-the ears clueless kids, he jetted in to a couple of college campuses to tell them how cruel and unfair it is that other people don’t finance their worthless degrees in medieval French poetry, women’s studies and web design. Check. Clearly, the campaign understands that they have to energize every single member of each of these groups to have a prayer of winning. The strategy is get 100% of these folks to the polls, and count on lukewarm enthusiasm by Republicans come November.
As it turns out, Obama was assisted in this decision by some of those imaginary friends that Democrats love to invent. From ABC News:
“It’s interesting, some of this is also generational,” the president continued. “You know when I go to college campuses, sometimes I talk to college Republicans who think that I have terrible policies on the economy, on foreign policy, but are very clear that when it comes to same-sex equality or, you know, sexual orientation, that they believe in equality. They are much more comfortable with it.”
And of course, as always, when the Obama campaign feels threatened, they trot out their little kiddie human shields, who are “off limits” to everyone else, Malia and Sasha.
You know, Malia and Sasha, they have friends whose parents are same-sex couples. There have been times where Michelle and I have been sitting around the dinner table and we’re talking about their friends and their parents and Malia and Sasha, it wouldn’t dawn on them that somehow their friends’ parents would be treated differently. It doesn’t make sense to them and, frankly, that’s the kind of thing that prompts a change in perspective.”
Really? So public policy about an issue critical to the future of civilization should be about what would or wouldn’t dawn on a ten-year-old and a thirteen-year-old? I haven’t heard such brilliant analysis since Jimmy Carter regaled us with his ten-year-old daughter Amy’s deep thoughts about nuclear proliferation.
In the slobbering media celebration of the One’s “historic” “evolution” on this issue, they are forgetting that he was for so-called same-sex marriage before he was against it before he was for it.
Is it possible that there is anyone on the planet who is buying this load of BS (Barry Soetoro)?
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