Skip to comments.Respect the office of President? Why?
Posted on 03/10/2014 1:19:34 PM PDT by moneyrunner
Barack Corpseman Obama couldn't spell RESPECT, despite the fact that its almost impossible to misspell. That dreadful song by Aretha Franklin is burned in my brain thanks to hearing it played endlessly for years.
It brought to my mind that one of the most popular refrains one hears from the media is that we should respect the office of the President. Like any slogan or piece of propaganda that is repeated incessantly, you nod and agree. But why?
What does respect the office even mean?
Synonyms for respect include: reverence, admiration, esteem, veneration, high opinion. But if the slogan is right, we should esteem an office even if its occupied by a buffoon, a poltroon, a crook, an egotistical jackass on stilts.
Though about that way it becomes immediately clear that its the person holding the office that give the office respect, not the other way around. An office is not a disembodied thing that exists ex nihilo and can go marching along without an occupant. So respect the office is one of those empty phrases that are mainly used in political arguments by the Left as a way of shutting off criticism of Obama. Its used as a coat to clothe the naked truth about Obama; hes just not respectable no matter what office he happens to occupy.
Dictators always expect respect...or they’’l “take care of you”.
The Kenyan has no respect for America or its people. Just because he was elected by a bunch of illiterate know-nothings doesn’t mean we have to respect him or the office he holds.
Impostors from Indonesia working for al Qaeda?
Not so much.
I have no respect for a Idiot that can’t even wear a tie in the oval Office or decides it’s okay to throw his feet up on the Desk.
He has no respect for the Office, why should I while that turd is in it?
Oh, I respect the office, but not that jug-eared baboon Obama, because HE does not respect the office.
I respect the office just as much as the man who occupies it does.
The building is the only thing worthy of unwavering respect.
The “president” can’t even spell “respect”.
I don’t respect enemies of the Constitution.
I don’t respect the office. The office hasn’t done much in my lifetime to earn my respect.
I don’t respect ANY politician or the office they hold. Nobody should ever respect someone who desires to hold power over others and the means for giving them that power.
..if the so called president doesn’t rs...ah errr. R E P T....errrr ahh...I ...ahhhh...
Office holders should be treated as servants, not overlords.
They should serve US, the people, who pay their salaries.
Hillary’s spelling song: Tammy Wynette’s D-I-V-O-R-C-E.
If he occupant has no respect for the office then no one else can.
‘Respect’ How do you spell respect? How can we respect a president when we don’t have any?
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