Skip to comments.Barack Hussein Obama: What’s in a Name?
Posted on 03/25/2016 12:48:46 AM PDT by SaveFerris
There is a troubling hint of something very un-American about the American president. I am not alluding to the birther controversy but rather to something in the presidents character, attitudes, personal aura, and worldview. He could just as well have been born in Podunk or Dogpatch and yet an un-American flavor would still cling about him. A little while back I tried a thought experiment with an American friend still partly dazzled by the presidents populist dexterity and acclaim. I asked him to recite the names of a dozen presidents at random, ending with POTUS 43. He proceeded: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, Harry Truman, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George Bush. I then asked him to pause for a moment and repeat the full name of the current occupant of the White House. He waited a moment and said: Barack Hussein Obama. A longish silence ensued and then he said, as if struck by recognition, I see what you mean.
Needless to say, liberals will seize upon the suspicion of implicit bigotry or racism in such a nominal exercise, but I can assure them that Obamas lack of fit with the American presidency has nothing to do with origins or skin color, as Leftists will predictably clamor. As far as ancestry is concerned, his name could be Solomon Greenberg or Chjeng Huanyu -- or Bobby Jindal -- without being negatively emblematic or disturbing in the slightest. When it comes to pigmentation, the same applies. Obama is sui generis in American presidents, writes Jean Kaufman, and Im not referring to the fact that hes the first black president. Martin Luther King Jr. is undoubtedly a fine name for a president of the United States. Thomas Sowell fits perfectly.
(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...
Let’s take this experiment a step further. List the names of convicted serial killers or famous criminals.
Hint: There are usually THREE names...
ie: Lee Harvey Oswald
Now, you do the rest!
I don’t know what it all means, but for some reason that’s what popped into my brain as I read the OP>
Link to Asociated Press article:
cripes...except for a few, the media used to use 3 names for presidents.
It is an old article, but it came back around for some reason. Remember, it was a Hillary donor and lawyer that first brought this up. A big dimrat supporter.
Rush made this same point a long time that culturally, he is not an American. He is not one of us.
Names: O’bomba recently told WH guests (a sports team, IIRC) they could just use Barack
What about BO’B?
In these (hopefully) final days -persons are wondering about foreign names. Please!There was never anything about the entity that could be branded American
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