Skip to comments.The presidential race is over, cue the conspiracy theories
Posted on 11/01/2012 12:18:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
This race is over, but the conspiracy theories are about to begin. And, boy howdy, are things going to get ugly.
To wit, Mitt Romney will defeat Barack Obama for the presidency on November 6, after which there will be hysterical blowback. The election result is quantifiable, with Romney consistently leading in national tracking polls, finding a level at or above 50 percent in many, and closing the necessary gaps in swing states and among demographic groups. Greater evidence can be found, however, in Obamas sour demeanor and the conduct of his campaign. What a mess.
Opinion-peddlers have noted that the Obama re-election effort has taken on the hallmarks of failed campaigns from previous cycles: scattershot messaging, flailing narratives, ad hominem attacks and joyless mockery. This was never going to work, and Democratic political veterans like Bob Beckel and Doug Schoen will likely admit as much once the polls are closed. Incurables like Alan Colmes and Maureen Dowd, however, will never let it go. And this latter stance that Obamas defeat is somehow illegitimate will take hold in many, noisy quarters.
It is not only the politically interested who will adopt this view even casual observers will be sucked in. We often see leftist orthodoxy morph into popular convention. This is because, while there are some smart people on the left, it requires almost no thinking to be a liberal. Simply absorb the political sentiments you hear in almost any Hollywood film, or on most any television program or newscast and, presto, youre in. Repeat these nostrums at school or work and you will be rewarded. Augmented by the emotional satisfaction of the lefts perpetual righteous indignation, this dynamic becomes self-fulfilling and very cozy.
And its that snorting indignation warming up in the bullpen that augurs an ugly autumn. After Obama loses, every bellyacher you know will take to the worldwide interwebs to blame the Bilderbergs, Bain Capital, Big Oil, Brigham Young basically anyone but Obama himself. It will be insufferable. Theories will be all over the map, mutually contradicting one another, but advanced with furious certainty. Again, we see this often. The showerless outrage of the left knows no bounds, and it is impervious to reason.
Whether Romneys margin of victory is large or small will matter little to the tone of these plaints. Certainly, a resounding win will foreclose the Democrats propensity to steal close elections through after-the-fact chicanery (presented as Exhibit A: Al Franken is a senator) but, for Obama apologists, a blowout will simply evince a wider conspiracy, and darker depths of American ignorance, bigotry and credulousness.
This sort of heads-we-win-tails-youre-a-cheating-moron default is endemic to Democrats and emblematic of the international left. The last time a fabulously wealthy politician from Massachusetts ran for president, he lost fair and square. But John Kerry had the good fortune to be a Democrat (and had the further good fortune to marry into money twice making him several times wealthier than the self-made Romney), which is why California Sen. Barbara Boxer, among others, made it her business to overturn the electoral results in Ohio owing to voting irregularities she knew, just knew, had occurred. Britains Daily Mirror, meanwhile, responded to George W. Bushs 2004 defeat of Kerry by asking, How can 59,054,087 people be so DUMB?
It will be far worse this time, however. Accusations of racism have been hurled at Obamas opponents since he first announced his candidacy. While the effectiveness of this tactic has seen diminishing returns, its cynicism and ubiquity remain nonpareil in American politics, and will reach new heights after the election. But if, as Dr. King dreamed, we should be judged on the content of our character rather than the color of our skin, then any such assessment can be either good or bad.
The simple truth is that Barack Obama has been a lousy president worse than Jimmy Carter, and the most antipathetic to the U.S. Constitution since the despicable Woodrow Wilson (incidentally, one wonders how Wilson, an actual racist, would react to seeing his Progressive Era rhubarb revived by Americas first black president food for thought).
Obama deserves to lose, and he will. By turning him out of office, the American people will be affording him the same treatment owed any president, regardless of color or creed, whose term has been a failure. In this way, Barack Obamas defeat will provide greater evidence of Americas racial progress than his election ever did.
The coming obama riots...
If Romney kicks Soetoro’s ***, don’t expect Barry to “appear presidential”. It’s going to get ugly. Bet on it.
White Republican racism will be blamed. lol
This will happen, undoubtedly. However, the wacky left should (but won’t) tread lightly. A multitude of people have awakened from the hypnotic slithering slander of the media.
Happened to me back in ‘92 and I’ve been smashing liberals’ arguments ever since.
Yep - God only knows who he’s going to let out of jail and what EOs he will issue once he has he “flexibility” of not being accountable.
If its real close (one or two percentage points) they will
claim all sorts of “voting irregularities”.
Barry the King will refuse to concede. It will take a court
decision from SCOTUS and then prolly M1A2 Abrams tanks in
the White House driveway to remove him from the oval office.
You watch. ...its gonna happen.
They will blame his loss on one thing, and one thing only.
That you, and I, and my Bitter Clinger neighbors down the street, are all a bunch of incurable RAAAACISTS!
The coming obama riots
The media showing the O ahead should be sued for malpractice.
Perhaps they will all turn on O’blamer? They can’t blame the message so maybe they will blame the messenger. Popcorn time!
Riots will kill off what is left of the dim party... America will have reached the point of maximum toleration... bank on it.
WOW! Someone who acknowledges how truly horrific Woodrow Wilson really was. WW easily in the “top” 5 worst presidents.
The standard reply, "When did a--holes become a race?"
I can see that happening. I also think that Obama wouldn’t mind losing.He is lazy and narcissistic, and making $250,000 a pop speeches before adoring crowds, pontificating endlessly, and being an icon in Liberal Land may be very appealing. He can go live like a king with no responsibility. Oh wait, he’s already doing that!
That’s the problem with former DemocRAT presidents. They tend to live forever and spend the rest of their lives making quarter of a million dollar speeches trying to change history and build their legacy. Carter and Clinton. Presidents like Bush hang around airports welcoming the returning troops home.
In other words, this really was a case of WW lied and tens of thousands died.
Not to mention he helped set the stage fro WW II.
Or TR made Wilson look like a responsible moderate and that got Wilson elected. Maybe we shouldn't have gone in at all and Roosevelt would have done better if he'd helped to keep us out.
I am withholding any celebration until the night of Nov. 6th.
No one should count their chickens before they hatch.
Obemba being ‘sour’ plays right into the racists’ hands. It is exactly what they want to hear from him. I don’t think that it is going to be a landslide. It just may be a very close race with the empty suit winning th electoral vote count.
The clothes have no emperor.
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