Skip to comments.The Incredible Shrinking President [Mark Steyn]
Posted on 10/28/2012 5:25:47 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross
Two videos distill the meaning of a campaign, and a presidency.
Were going to have that person arrested and prosecuted that did the video, said Hillary Clinton. No, not the person who made the video saying that voting for Barack Obama is like losing your virginity to a really cool guy. Ill get to that in a moment. But Secretary Clinton was talking about the fellow who made the supposedly Islamophobic video that supposedly set off the sacking of the Benghazi consulate. And, indeed, she did have that person arrested. By happy coincidence, his bail hearing has been set for three days after the election, by which time he will have served his purpose. These two videos the Islamophobic one and the Obamosexual one bookend the remarkable but wholly deserved collapse of the presidents reelection campaign.
Youll recall that a near-month-long attempt to blame an obscure YouTube video for the murder of four Americans and the destruction of U.S. sovereign territory climaxed in the vice-presidential debate with Joe Bidens bald assertion that the administration had been going on the best intelligence it had at the time. By then, it had been confirmed that there never had been any protest against the video, and that the Obama line that Benghazi had been a spontaneous movie review that just got a little out of hand was utterly false. The only remaining question was whether the administration had knowingly lied or was merely innocently stupid. The innocent-stupidity line became harder to maintain this week after Fox News obtained State Department e-mails revealing that shortly after 4 p.m. Eastern, less than a half hour after the assault in Benghazi began, the White House situation room knew the exact nature of it.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
its very difficult to lose your virginity twice ... who wants to sleep with a $16 trillion broke loser twice?
Awesome column by the great Mark Steyn. Thanks for the ping
The entire 0bama administration is intellectually dishonest (YOU LIE!) and morally bankrupt (GODLESS!).
“ecause to launch a military operation against an al-Qaeda affiliate on the anniversary of 9/11 would have exposed the hollowness of their boast through convention week and the days thereafter that Osama was dead and al-Qaeda was finished. And so Ty Woods, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Chris Stevens were left to die...”
This sums up why ZERO needs to be impeached and then jailed!!!
Nobody but Steyn could have nailed this Obama campaign any better. Wow.
This is a really good article. Thanks for posting it!
“And, in the weeks that followed, the government of the United States lied to its own citizens as thoroughly and energetically as any totalitarian state, complete with the midnight knock on the door from not-so-secret policemen sent to haul the designated fall-guy into custody.”
Thanks for emphasizing this imperative paragraph. This is is what Obama and Clinton have done to our nation. The only thing excluded is the fact that they also control media, the same as a totalitarian state.
Just judging by appearances, the Fourth Estate has become a Fifth Column.
The VP is a callous, inconsiderate ass.
"Just about the only formal responsibility a vice president has is to attend funerals without embarrassing his country. And this preening buffoon of pseudo-blue-collar faux-machismo couldnt even manage that."
One of many great observations as only Steyn can do it .... great article.
Nice pic. Good to see that the sharia-compliant woman covers her hair.
Voting for Obama again is like putting that bloody finger stump back to the snapping turtle’s head and expecting a different result.
ALL the members of the embassy were left to die. ALL OF THEM. That most survived is due to the amazing heroism of four good men who did die in the effort to save their fellow Americans.
**ALL** were abandoned! ALL OF THEM!!!!
Yes, I am shouting, jumping up and down, having a fit, using caps, and multiple exclamation points. There are enough exclamation points in existence to adequately express my disgust.
By the way....Mr. Steyn... ( Funny man that he is.) You are the man who ridiculed the birthers and dismissed Article 2, Section 1, of the Constitution as being a mere, “technicality”. SHAME ON YOU, TOO!
ALL of the members of the embassy were abandoned to die. That most survived is only due to the heroic efforts of four very brave men who did die so that their fellow Americans could live.
Again: ALL were left to die!
Gee! Do you think having a natural born citizen in the White is more than a technicality as Mr. Steyn plainly stated?
So?...Who abandoned these men and women?
Answer: Nearly all state and federal legislators, all elector college representatives, every judge, the former vice president, George W. Bush, every state secretary of state, all governors, nearly all of law enforcement officers, all of the very highest and most senior military officers, and the conservative media who failed to address Obama’s questionable natural born citizenship and ridiculed and even PERSECUTED those Americans who did dare to nag them about it.
Of the despicable bunch above, the most disappointing was the conservative media, of which Mr. Steyn is a part, and our very highest and most senior military.
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