Skip to comments.Conservatives for Obama? (Thomas Sowell)
Posted on 07/07/2008 7:36:22 PM PDT by jazusamo
A number of friends of mine have commented on an odd phenomenon that they have observed conservative Republicans they know who are saying that they are going to vote for Barack Obama. It seemed at first to be an isolated fluke, perhaps signifying only that my friends know some strange conservatives. But apparently columnist Robert Novak has encountered the same phenomenon and has coined the term "Obamacons" to describe the conservatives for Senator Obama.
Now the San Francisco Chronicle has run a feature article, titled "Some Influential Conservatives Spurn GOP and Endorse Obama." In it they quote various conservatives on why they are ready to take a chance on Barack Obama, rather than on John McCain.
What is going on?
Partly what is going on is that, in recent years, the Congressional Republicans in general and Senator John McCain in particular have so alienated so many conservatives that some of these conservatives are like a drowning man grasping at a straw.
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Very well said, Dr. Sowell.
No conservatives are voting for Obama. Quislings, poseurs, and wanna-bes are voting for Obama.
Fools. They’ll feel even more foolish come September and October when Obama starts to really take the heat on his numerous uber-liberal past votes.
I keep hearing about these “well known” conservatives going for Obama, but I still haven’t seen their names.
Any conservative who votes for Obama is in desperate need of psychological help, probably suffering from severe depression.
Nor have I and I believe few have.
Remember the exit polls in the Dem primary. There are lots and lots of people that will claim loudly that they will/have voted for Obama but when the numbers actually get added up...not so much. Many, many people are afraid of letting anyone know that they would vote against him because they fear the “racist” label. Polls are more meaningless than usual this time around.
Now here is a man I could vote for if he were to run for President. I don’t care if what color he is, green, blue, red, black, brown or white. This is a man that needs to be in our government. Any thing less than President would be to low for a man of this caliber.
Now there’s not just a black man that I could vote for, but a MAN that I would vote for.
Thomas Sowell for president!!
Not a very effective mask at all, much like this disguise:
What a brilliant observation! Because people are shy of being thought ‘racist’ they are going to lie like rugs to polsters if race is even a ‘hint scent’. If conservatives will pause for only a moment, they will realize that the DNC wants Obama to use him as a foil to wash away the stench and rot of clintonism. But they don’t expect Barry O to do any actual leading and they certainly will not allow that to happen. Come to think of it, perhaps black people ought to figure that out, and quickly!
Thomas Sowell for President, and how about Walter Williams for VP?
I am not letting the fact that B. Hussein Obama is half white persuade me to vote for a Marxist.
This is a brilliant essay from a man who always writes outstanding editorials. Read slowly, this one really skewers Obama.
Now that’s just sexist ... you know Missus Williams would never let Walter take that job! Besides, we need Thomas Sowell’s wisdom on the SCOTUS, a.s.a.p.
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