Skip to comments." ... Historians may rate Obama the second best president ever. " GAG!!
Posted on 11/28/2008 7:26:09 AM PST by conservativeinbflo.
Charity Vogels article on Gary Ecelbargers book on Lincolns 16-month period before his 1860 election was interesting. He wrote about Lincolns meteoric rise and contends Barack Obamas rise was far less. I respectfully disagree.
Lincoln lost two senatorial races, says Ecelbarger, but does not point out they were not popular vote elections. Nor does he advise that the 17th Amendment was still years away. Despite those losses, maintains Ecelbarger, because of Lincolns great middle ground message he secured the Republican nomination.
Now, look at Obama. When he lost Super Tuesday to a prominent senator, it seemed like he couldnt possibly secure the Democratic Party nomination. But national election rules regrading proportionate division of delegates and, more importantly, rules and strategy regarding caucus delegates, were unknown or ignored by his competitors. Who could believe that the unknown first-term senator, also from Illinois, knew and practiced election law rules so superbly? Obamas campaign brilliance was astounding; his securing the nomination was far superior to Lincolns.
One hundred fifty years from now, historians may rate Obama the second best president ever. Lincoln is likely to always be number one. Not even Lincoln, however, has had a more meteoric rise than the 44th president-elect. Indeed, it is unprecedented.
Thomas Santa Lucia
It’s also a clear message of what we can expect from his followers/goons. I look forward to rubbing this in the face of the co-worker who scoffed when I said Obama’s supporters wouldn’t be friendly to his critics.
I'm always leery whenever I see these words, because they are usually followed by a litany of BS. Glad to see that rule still applies...
And do you reckon that this silly guy knows that Lincoln was a Republican?
He has the greatest of the Office of the President-Elect in
history! Also,the only one.
It's a statement of religious faith. No evidence needed. These people have no place in a democratic society. They belong in some backwater dictatorship where they can worship their "Dear Leader" in peace, poverty and ignorance.
” Who could believe that the unknown first-term senator, also from Illinois, knew and practiced election law rules so superbly?”
Nobody would have known that if America was still Lincoln’s country.
Now, we don’t know what it is... Certainly a gift given to an irresponsible generation of losers.
The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
historians may rate Obama the second best president ever
Wow! He hasn’t even purjured himself into office yet.
First Of All, Obama is NOT BLACK...He’s a Mulatto...He was not even raised as an American...for many, many years. I believe in the end, maybe 100 years hence, he will be called “The False President”.
Well, he’s been the best “president elect” so far.
Well, journalists have already anointed His Hopefulness so. When they write the books twenty years from now that will get them designated as “historians” in the public eye, I expect that’s just what will happen. ;)
Give it time buddy. In two years you are going to be driving a car with the bumper sticker: "Don't Blame Me! I vote McCain/Palin!"
I can make predictions too. I’m betting mine is closer to the mark.
In two years, the majority of Americans will deny they ever voted for Obama.
What goes up, always comes down. The image I have of meteors is always that of burning up as they fall.
I always get a chuckle at those uninformed folks who think Lincoln was the greatest president ever. Well, may be was if seen through the eyes of a fascist. Lincoln was a tyrant who ran roughshod over the Constitution, jailed his critics, shut down newspapers that did not agree with him and arrested their publishers and editors, ordered the arrest of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court because said justice issued an opinion contrary to Lincoln’s desires, instituted the country’s first income tax, and in general was a fascist’s dream and a free man’s nightmare.
ha ha ha - how ridiculous - he has not even performed one act as president, yet already being memorialized as the best president ever. how insane is the left!?!
“This is not the Barack Obama I voted for....”
ran roughshod over the Constitution = obamas election to office.
“It’s a statement of religious faith”.
That’s one way to look at it. For some reason, I thought of Chrissy Matthews and thought that “premature ejaculation” was a better descriptor.
Lincoln as number one?
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha . . . . .
Must be a slow news day in Buffalo.
I guess they needed some filler articles.
Maybe I’m missing something. When did we start writing history BEFORE THE FREAKIN EVENT!!!???
just what I was going to say. we are truly sunk.
I must admit that I am puzzled why the writer didn't proclaim FDR to be our greatest President, but that was probably just a feint in an attempt to avoid involuntary commitment to a psychiatric institution.
Don’t forget the circuit rider poll workers between battlefields.
Cart? Horse? Cart? Horse? I have such a hard time keeping the order straight!
Such ‘historians’ are just fifth column leftist hacks masquerading as honorable people.
Or, “Historians may rate obama second worst president ever’
Or thirty third. Or eight. Or 44th.