Saturday, March 07, 2009

Craziness Against Obama

There seems to be an undercurrent of craziness against President Obama, various websites that I see referred to at Daily Kos.

It's not exactly like our opposition to President Bush, but it does recall the countering remarks to any opposition to Bush, which was, "Why do you hate Bush?" The big emphasis there was on "hating" Bush even if it wasn't necessarily hatred. They were saying how irrational it was to not like Bush. In fact, it was downright unpatriotic, because, remember, you're either with Bush or you're with the terrorists.

And another thing about Bush was that as president that meant he couldn't be wrong. Whatever he said went. Whether it was lawful or against the law. He equaled the state. There was no daylight between the idea that the president thought it, said it, pronounced it and it being right. Am I the only one who remembers this?

But now we have a different president, and it would appear that the rule pertaining to presidents being right, being good, etc., has changed. Now there's every level of scurrilous thing against him. From Limbaugh and every Republican wanting Obama to "fail" to the idea that he's not a true American to the idea that it's OK to make threats against him. It's ridiculous. I saw one today referred to where the guy said he wanted to meet Obama and that Obama was "hiding behind" the Secret Service! Good grief, have they sunk that low?

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