At this point, is there a dime’s worth of difference between Barack Obama and Eric Holder on the one hand, and Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson on the other? If you have any doubt about that, and about why Barack Obama appeared to do more race hustling in the White House briefing room, perhaps the following will clear things up. From the Washington Post:
On Thursday, Obama informed his senior staff that he wanted to share his thoughts, leading to his appearance at the podium Friday during Carney’s scheduled daily briefing.
Civil rights leaders have been communicating with White House officials about the Zimmerman case, including a conference call Tuesday with senior adviser Valerie Jarrett. But officials said they did not press Obama to speak publicly about the case.
Sharpton said he discussed the issue with Jarrett over breakfast Friday.
Wait–Al Sharpton, Race Hustler Extraordinaire, he of Tawana Brawley and Freddy’s Fashion Mart Fame, was having breakfast with the One’s closest adviser last Friday. This after Sharpton had been agitating for months to intimidate Florida officials into prosecuting (persecuting) a man who exercised his right of self-defense. No one should be surprised that gutless weasel politicians were all too eager to comply.
The Saul Alinsky playbook is all about divide and conquer, “rub raw the sores of discontent,” and never let a crisis go to waste. It’s a long way from “hope and change,” which most of you knew was a steaming load of crap from the jump. Sadly, the clueless wet-behind-the-ears, the low information and the well-intentioned, but emotionally-driven, weren’t able to see through the beautiful B.S. in the 2008 and 2012 elections. Now Obama has returned to the well one more time to try to accomplish two objectives; specifically, (1) to distract the public, with the enabling legacy media, from the still stagnant economy, with its high unemployment and under-employment, the remaining questions about the murder of 4 Americans in Benghazi on 9/11/12, Eric Holder’s stonewalling about the bloody Fast and Furious operation, and the IRS targeting of Barack Obama’s political opponents with a goal to suppress votes in 2012, and (2) to stoke the fires of racial division to energize voters for 2014. We’ll deconstruct his repellent, race baiting speech from Friday.
Despite the unwillingness of all the “learned” commentators to mention it, one aspect of the tragic story of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman is the fact that Trayvon came from a broken home. To what extent can we hold the liberal social policies that have destroyed the black family complicit in the death of Trayvon Martin? And, sadly, it seems that many men are checking out when it comes to marriage. Why has Ward Cleaver turned into Homer Simpson, or as Dr. Helen Smith, author of Men on Strike: Why Men are Boycotting Marriage Fatherhood and the American Dream and Why it Matters, some schlub with a flowered diaper bag? Is the legal system turned completely and unfairly against men? We’ll ask Dr. Smith.
In another stunning development, as of last Thursday’s hearing in Rep. Darryl Issa’s House Oversight Committee, the IRS scandal involving targeting of Tea Party groups has been laid at the door of the White House. The reaction from the Jurassic Media? More stories about cute animals, weather, and Rolling Stone
Tune in tomorrow for the rest of the story.