Skip to comments.The Obama cult
Posted on 07/23/2009 10:10:21 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
If Barack Obama disappoints his supporters, they will have only themselves to blame.
In January 2007 Mike Huckabee, a former governor of Arkansas, said he was running for president to revive our national soul. He was not alone in taking an expansive view of presidential responsibilities. With the exception of Ron Paul, all the serious candidates waxed grandiloquent about their aims. John McCain said he modelled himself on Teddy Roosevelt, a man who nourished the soul of a great nation. Hillary Clinton lamented that America had no goals, and offered to supply some. And let us not forget the man they all sought to replace, George Bush, who promised, among other things, to rid the world of evil. Appalled by such hubris, a libertarian scholar called Gene Healy wrote The Cult of the Presidency, a book decrying the unrealistic expectations Americans have of their presidents. The book was written while Barack Obamas career was still on the launch pad, yet it describes with uncanny prescience the atmosphere that allowed him to soar.
Mr Obama has inspired more passionate devotion than any modern American politician. People scream and faint at his rallies. Some wear T-shirts proclaiming him The One and noting that Jesus was a community organiser. An editor at Newsweek described him as above the country, above the world; hes sort of God. He sets foreign hearts fluttering, too.
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Perhaps Mr Obama inwardly cringes at the personality cult that surrounds him. But he has hardly discouraged it.
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The Founding Fathers intended a more modest role for the president: to defend the country when attacked, to enforce the law, to uphold the constitutionand that was about it. But over time, the office has grown.
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The hangover is gonna suck real badly for Zero worshipers.
It’s a historic first. Our first celebutard president. Educated way beyond his intelligence.
mmmhmmm, yeah, perhaps
Jim Jones also thought himself a racial reconcilar, that ended well. sarcasm of course
"It's not a joke, and it certainly isn't funny. This is NOT satire. And for any foolish people that say "it can't get any worse than it is now", duh, it can and will get a lot worse. Call or fax your congressman. Or you will deserve what you get.
When you can't get medical care for your parent or child, remember that you had the chance to stop this.
12-15 MILLION ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE GOING TO GET GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE UNDER THIS PLAN. They'll be standing in line in front of your family."
I received back a one line response:
I feel very strongly about President Obama. So, no more put downs or our 30 year friendship is over.
Tell me it's not a cult.
Hitler had his followers too. Check them out using the link below. Remember what happened to them and their God Hitler. Zero lovers should watch the video as they are just as clueless and are worshiping a false God.
Dang, it is like the Moonies!
Beware of the man who builds monuments to himself...
It's one thing to call Racist Bigot Obama that word,
but it's quite another ... to PROVE HIM that.
Not what I see, just the opposite.