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Is A President Like a Father-In-Chief?
The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-19-11 | Jared H. McAndersen

Posted on 06/19/2011 3:12:02 PM PDT by The Looking Spoon

I don't know if you've heard, but a president isn't the head of the executive branch of government...

As President, Barack Obama has done his best at national fathering, but his own experience deprives him of an essential truth about the role: Children have to know in their bones that, when they are in trouble, their fathers will come and take them home....with the best of intentions, (he) seems unable to communicate to anxious Americans that government is not an enemy under the same national roof but a source of help and support in the hardest times....the President will have to learn an essential truth about fathers is that, when you are in trouble, they are the ones you depend on to be there to help save you.

See more at Connecting.the.Dots (this blogger should consider a name change)

Oh, is that why Democratic presidents wag their finger at us? I thought they were trying to scold us into believing their lies, little did I know they were playing a game of "father knows best" with us.

We say George Washington is the "father of the country," but that's just a figure of speech. This is a really bizarre view/characterization of what the role of a president is.

Like it or not, American presidents from “The father of his country” on have assumed a paternal role in the society....Try imagining Romney, Pawlenty, Bachmann and Gingrich doing that. 

How about I try imagining this liberal, Mr. Dots, writing these words for George W. Bush, or Ronald Reagan. Is that why they keep saying conservative presidents are big brother, I thought that insult was in reference to Orwell, little did I know that they're really just commenting on how conservative stewardship of the executive branch doesn't hold the same rank in their mind.

I wonder how many times Mr. Dots had to use the backspace key because instead of "president" he kept "mistakenly" typing "Lord Obama."

Or "General"

Or "King"

Or "Papa Bear"

Or "Our Father who art in Washington"

Notwithstanding that double standard, the president doesn't play a paternal role in a free society. This highlights one of the more frightening differences between liberals and conservatives today. I guess the silver lining to this is we can finally view his vacations and golfing positively as the country being grounded from his leadership.



TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Politics
KEYWORDS: father; nation; obama

1 posted on 06/19/2011 3:12:03 PM PDT by The Looking Spoon
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To: The Looking Spoon

Zer0 is like a Caliph-in-Chief.


2 posted on 06/19/2011 3:25:11 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: The Looking Spoon

Unlike the JACKASS party, I don’t need a (sugar) daddy...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzuIOzXv624


3 posted on 06/19/2011 3:58:21 PM PDT by RasterMaster (We the tax-payer subsidize DUh-bama's failures)
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To: The Looking Spoon

barry the zero is the loony uncle who tells tall tales about things he never did and then insists people do what he says based on those stories.

After the USA, I feel sorry for his 2 kids (and shelly the wookie just makes me feel even more sorry for them).


4 posted on 06/19/2011 4:05:37 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: The Looking Spoon

Unlike this president, my father knew who his father was and knew where he was born


5 posted on 06/19/2011 4:18:30 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing an idiot)
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To: The Looking Spoon

0bummer is like the mostly-absentee-abusive-when-he’s-home father I never had. It’s time he went out for a pack of smokes and never comes home again.


6 posted on 06/19/2011 4:23:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: The Looking Spoon
Hmm, let's flesh this out a bit. Our narcissist father-president

Yeah, I can see him as taking a fathering role. Now imagine what life is like for Sasha and Malia.

7 posted on 06/19/2011 4:29:49 PM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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