Skip to comments.SFChron Slobbers: Obama is 'Father of our Country,' has 'Super-Dad Status'
Posted on 06/22/2009 7:58:48 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
The reader might be warned that reading this San Francisco Chronicle Father's Day piece serves as a most perfect emetic. In fact, it's a wonder that writer Jennifer Weiss could type with all those stars in her eyes. Her Father's Day adulation of Obama is so over-the-top that Obama suddenly becomes the "father of our country," and is determined to have "super-dad status."
The most offensive part of this piece is, of course, the aforementioned assigning to Obama of the role of "father of our country." There is only one father of our country and that is George Washington, war hero and first president. No other president is the father of our country, nor can they be so even rhetorically. Yet, in its zeal to be an effusive Obamaton, here is the SFChron reassigning the role from the true father of our country to Obama.
"On this Father's Day, the American public should proudly note that our president takes his personal role as father (and spouse) as seriously as he does his job as father of the country," Weiss writes. To which we can only say, NO, Miss Weiss, Obama does not have the "job" as the "father of our country."
Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...
Leonard Benardo and Jennifer Weiss, husband and wife, are the authors of Brooklyn by Name: How the Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks, Bridges and More Got Their Names. They have been published in the New York Review of Books, New York Times, Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, and elsewhere. They live together in Brooklyn, New York, with their son and daughter.
I wonder how her husband feels about all this worship for another man?
How’s this for apocalyptic literature? This was written by a pastor’s wife,in biblical prose, as a commentary on current events and the Fuhrer’s et al takeover of this nation.
And it came to pass in the Age of Insanity that the people of the land called America, having lost their morals, their initiative, and their will to defend their liberties, chose as their Supreme Leader that person known as “The One”. He emerged from the vapors
with a message that had no meaning; but He hypnotized the people telling them, “I am sent to save you. My lack of experience, my questionable ethics, my monstrous ego, and my association with evil doers are of no consequence. For I shall save you with Hope and
Change. Go, therefore, and proclaim throughout the land that he who preceded me is evil, that he has defiled the nation, and that all he has built must be destroyed.” And the people rejoiced, for even though they knew not what “The One” would do, he had promised that it
was good; and they believed. And “The One” said “We live in the greatest country in the world. Help me change everything about it!” And the people said, “Hallelujah!! Change is good!”
Then He said, “We are going to tax the rich fat-cats.” And the people said “Sock it to them!” “And redistribute their wealth.” And the people said, “Show us the money!”
And then He said, “Redistribution of wealth is good for
everybody” And Joe the plumber asked, “Are you kidding me? You’re going to steal my money and give it to the deadbeats??” And “The One” ridiculed and taunted him, and Joe’s personal records were hacked and publicized. One lone reporter asked, “Isn’t that Marxist policy?” And
she was banished from the kingdom!
Then a citizen asked, “With no foreign relations experience and having zero military experience or knowledge, how will you deal with radical terrorists?” And “The One” said, “Simple. I shall sit with them and talk with them and show them how nice we really are; and
they will forget that they ever wanted to kill us all!” And the people said, “Hallelujah!! We are safe at last, and we can beat our weapons into free cars for the people!”
Then “The One” said, “I shall give 95% of you lower taxes.” And one, lone voice said, “But 40% of us don’t pay ANY taxes.” So “The One” said, “Then I shall give you some of the taxes the fat-cats pay!” And the people said, “Hallelujah!! Show us the money!”
Then “The One” said, “I shall tax your Capital Gains when you sell your homes!” And the people yawned and the slumping housing market collapsed. And He said, “I shall mandate employer- funded health care for
EVERY worker and raise the minimum wage. And I shall give every person unlimited healthcare and medicine and transportation to the clinics.” And the people said, “Give me some of that!”
Then he said, “I shall penalize employers who ship jobs
overseas.” And the people said, “Where’s my rebate check?”
Then “The One” said, “I shall bankrupt the coal industry and electricity rates will skyrocket!” And the people said, “Coal is dirty, coal is evil, no more coal! But we don’t care for that part about higher electric rates.” So “The One” said, “Not to worry. If your rebate isn’t enough to cover your expenses, we shall bail you
out. Just sign up with ACORN and your troubles are over!”
Then He said, “Illegal immigrants feel scorned and slighted. Let’s grant them amnesty, Social Security, free education, free lunches, free medical care, bi-lingual signs and guaranteed housing...” And the people said, “Hallelujah!!” And they made him King!
And so it came to pass that employers, facing spiraling costs and ever-higher taxes, raised their prices and laid off workers. Others simply gave up and went out of business and the economy sank like unto a rock dropped from a cliff. The banking industry was destroyed. Manufacturing slowed to a crawl. And more of the people
were without a means of support.
Then “The One” said, “I am the “The One” - The Messiah - and I’m here to save you! We shall just print more money so everyone will have enough!” But our foreign trading partners said unto Him, “Wait a minute. Your dollar is not worth a pile of camel dung! You will have to pay more...” And the people said, “Wait a minute. That is
unfair!!” And the world said, “Neither are these other idiotic programs you have embraced. Lo, you have become a Socialist state and a second-rate power. Now you shall play by our rules!”
And the people cried out, “Alas, alas!! What have we done?” But yea verily, it was too late. The people set upon “The One” and spat upon him and stoned him, and his name was dung. And the once mighty nation was no more; and the once proud people were without sustenance
or shelter or hope. And the Change “The One” had given them was as like unto a poison that had destroyed them and like a whirlwind that consumed all that they had built. And the people beat their chests in despair and cried out in anguish, “Give us back our nation and our
pride and our hope!!” But it was too late, and their homeland was no more.
You may think this is a fairy tale, but it’s not. It’s happening RIGHT NOW !!! VOTE EVERY POLITICIAN OUT OF OFFICE STARTING NOW!
Who's your daddy???
A wonderful father who wants abortionists to be able legally to put “botched abortions” into the trash barrel without even a decent burial.
Well comparing his father to himself, I can see him being a better father. lol.
Let me get on the phone to Child Protective Services. I've been abused and would like to get some foster parents.
Thank heavens our Dear Leader has come on the scene. I've been a husband and father for nearly a quarter of a century and never really had a clue about any of it -- until now.
This man grew up without a father figure in his life. Only political mentors who preached hate for this nation.
He’s not the Father of this country.
The Baby’s Daddy - maybe. But not the Father.
A Cult of Personality or in this case, unpersonality, is just scary. How long before we are required to have an image of O on our walls?
read post #3
Pledge of Allegiance? Ja, we got your pledge right here:
“In the presence of this blood banner which represents our Leader, I swear to devote all my energies and my strength to the saviour and Father of our country, Barack Obama. I am willing and ready to give up my life for him, so help me God.”
The Democratic Party and the mainstream media
If he’s the “Father of our Country” he needs to be in prison for incest.
more self haters whose bigotry against what they percieve as Christian traditionalism trumps their concern for their kinsmen in an Israel surrounded by hostiles and they worship a president who is arguably the biggest threat Israel has faced since 48.
notice how hard urban lefties are always smug and beady eyed
oh my what to do till fearless leader tells us how to be dads
He’s the father of their country, because their country started Jan. 20, 2009.
He probably shares the worship and is jealous that BO may show more attention to her than him. He may even stop listening to NPR in protest and cut back on the PBS donation.
Just silliness. It’s been a long time since I’ve observed any politician except to see what he’s going to do to me.
Thanks for the ping. Post #3 is excellent.
Ok, I’m stealing that and posting it somewheres else :)
Why does 0b0z0 think we want to see the contents of his nose, anyway?
Well he dances with his wife and reads Harry potter............must be qualified to run the free world.....what a pant load that article is.