Skip to comments.Burt Prelutsky: The Marxist Brother
Posted on 08/17/2008 10:00:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
I must confess that I am spending an awful lot of time thinking about Barack Obama. I hasten to add that its not, as is the case with Chris Matthews, because the Senator sends shivers up my leg. Rather, its because I simply cant figure out how hes managed to convince so many people that he should be the President of the United States. Its a lot like trying to figure out how Las Vegas magicians make lions and tigers disappear.
To be perfectly honest, I invariably feel that way about the candidates the Democrats try to foist off on us. But, as a rule, guys like Dukakis, Gore and Kerry are just typical party hacks. But at least none of them attended a racist church, they didnt associate with known terrorists and they usually didnt display their contempt for national symbols and the U.S. military quite so blatantly.
Liberals have tried to convince me that Obama is brilliant. I find that odd because he has said that there are 57 states, that JFK got the Russians to remove their missiles from Cuba by sitting down and chatting with Khrushchev, and that Iran doesnt really constitute an actual threat because they dont spend as much money on weaponry as we do. Funny, but brilliant isnt the first word that comes to mind. But what do liberals know? They were also convinced that Jimmy Carter was intelligent.
As if Obamas lack of smarts werent bad enough, he compounds the problem with his arrogance. The way hes forever tilting his head as if he were posing for a statue and employing the royal we, Im never sure if he thinks hes campaigning to be president of the United States or the Queen of England.
Frankly, Im always surprised when, every four years, the candidate with the (D) after his name is able to muster tens of millions of votes. When you realize that the party has become increasingly Marxist, I find it mind-boggling that the Democrats can consistently fare better than the Greens or the Libertarians in a national election.
If you listen to Obama, youd get the idea that were a third world nation, tottering on the edge of poverty. Every word out of his mouth suggests that America is being ground down by corporations when every sane member of the middle class is well aware that the Democrats, who have never met a tax increase they didnt love or an illegal alien they didnt see as a potential vote, and who promote class and race warfare as party policy, pose more of a threat to this country than the Soviet Union ever did.
Obama and his fellow left-wingers keep parroting the line that all the other nations of the world hate us, but Ive noticed that they never name names. And who can blame them? Theyre not likely to mention that theyre referring to the likes of Iran, China, Yemen, Venezuela, Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and North Korea, just as theyre not likely to mention that England, France, Germany and Italy, have all elected conservative leaders in the past few years, while dumping the leftist likes of Mitterand and Schroder along the way.
Because the MSM adores Obama, they continue to promote the notion of Obama as a great orator, but he is actually no more silver-tongued than your average radio announcer reading ad copy for baby wipes. The fact is that when asked a direct question, the man turns into a blithering idiot, even though you would imagine that by this late date he would have memorized the appropriate lines. Perhaps the problem is that this new-style politician is so driven by polls that from moment to moment hes not sure exactly how he feels about the 16-month deadline in Iraq, the surge, offshore drilling for oil, election financing or dividing the city of Jerusalem. Heck, he even changed his opinion about Reverend Wright overnight. On one notable occasion, during the primaries, he was heard to ask if he could just have a moment to finish his waffle. We all thought he was referring to his breakfast. But apparently that wasnt the case because the man hasnt stopped waffling yet.
Even after all this time on the stump, I have yet to hear what he would have done about Saddam Hussein if hed been president. After all, his liberal colleagues had spent much of the 1990s insisting that there had to be a regime change in Iraq. And as Georges Sada, Husseins air vice-marshal, has stated in his 2006 book, Saddams Secrets, Hussein had all the WMD that Kerry, Kennedy and the Clintons thought he had, but had his chemical arsenal airlifted to Syria after the allied invasion began, in the hope of convincing the world that he was the innocent victim of American aggression.
Knowing Obama as we do, we can only assume that if hed been occupying the Oval Office he would have sat down with Hussein, and through the sheer power of his personality and his white teeth -- or do I repeat myself? -- would have convinced the Butcher of Baghdad that while its nice to be important, its more important to be nice.
Burt is a Hollywood writer and has worked on a number of the classic TV shows, including, if my memory is correct, “Dragnet”.
His wit is sharp, his aim is true, and the Left has to secretly hate him for his honesty. He’s a rare conservative, outspoken patriot in a leftist cesspool.
He’s my kind of guy.
That was brutal
“... he is actually no more silver-tongued than your average radio announcer reading ad copy for baby wipes.”
Not only is this a great line, it may be one of the greatest lines ever!
Kerry most certainly did associate with known terrorists. The most obvious one that comes to mind is the guy who proposed to the VVAW that they assassinate senators. The second that comes to mind was his association with the Sandinistas. The third was his meeting with the Sein Finn guy in the runup to the election. Some people may claim he's not a terrorist because Sein Finn's the "political arm" of the IRA, as opposed to the "militant arm," but anyone who treats them as independent entities is just gullible.
To be perfectly honest, I invariably feel that way about the candidates the Democrats try to foist off on us. But, as a rule, guys like Dukakis, Gore and Kerry are just typical party hacks. But at least none of them attended a racist church, they didn't associate with known terrorists and they usually didn't display their contempt for national symbols and the U.S. military quite so blatantly.
Liberals have tried to convince me that Obama is brilliant. I find that odd because he has said that there are 57 states, that JFK got the Russians to remove their missiles from Cuba by sitting down and chatting with Khrushchev, and that Iran doesn't really constitute an actual threat because they don't spend as much money on weaponry as we do. Funny, but "brilliant" isn't the first word that comes to mind.
That’s gonna leave a mark.
Wow... I’m speechless. He said it ALL... and so well, too!
I have noticed that, I'll bet the dems have noticed it as well.
Dang, the only I time I have agreed with Obama so far is when he said, “Just let me eat my waffle.” I say that because the paparazzi are mortal enemies of all mankind, like the IRS.
“”Kerry most certainly did associate with known terrorists. The most obvious one that comes to mind is the guy who proposed to the VVAW that they assassinate senators.””
True, but most the people I tried to explain this to believed it “was lies printed on the web” or “that was it was so long ago!”
Although it’s true, most people shrugged because they lack foresight and are poor judges of character.
“liberals have tried to convince me that obama is brilliant...”
liberals always characterize marxists as brilliant; the more marxist, the more brilliant. (and more than fifty percent of the electorate loves them.)
I almost believe that. :’D But as far as half, IMHO the electorate doesn’t. Demwits are louder about their stupid party affiliation, but as the old saying goes, it’s the empty can that makes the most noise. The number who always pull the straight ticket lever is pretty small; the rest often enough split their ticket, thinking they want Dhimmicrats yuckin’ it up in the Congress (or just the House) and a steady, stricter, dad-like figure holding the veto pen and running the executive. Meanwhile, the black voters continues to marginalize themselves by providing near-rubberstamp support, uncritical support, straight ticket support, for the Dummycrats.
You know the old saying, ‘we are what we eat’...