Sunday, November 30, 2008

A plan to survive the Obama years

A few days ago in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Z. Dwight Billingsly put forth his plan to survive the Barack Obama years.

And he's not happy about the way he's been treated since Election Day.

Another side effect has been white people contacting me to say that I should be proud to see a black man become president. Could there be a comment that is more condescending, more insulting, than that? If I believed that in America a black man could not be president, then I would be proud to see any black man elected president. But because I always have believed that nothing in America prevents a black man from becoming president or anything else he wants to be, I can be embarrassed, not proud, to see someone as unqualified and inexperienced as Obama become president.

Which brings us to Billingly's plan:

Jackie Robinson, the first black man in modern-day major league baseball, illustrates my point. He was the right man with the right combination of talent, temperament and character at the right time to be successful for that important "first." Obama? An empty suit who will fail.

I'm going to approach the Obama years the same way liberals handled the Iraq war. Just as they claimed to support our troops while opposing the war, I'm going to support my country while opposing Obama and what he stands for in every way that I can. It's only four years and with the astute Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky as Senate minority leader, Republicans can stop the Obama extremists for two years until mid-term elections in 2010 give Republicans the boost in Congress that inevitably will come.

And in 2012, we'll have Sarah Palin to clean up Obama's mess and remind us again of America's exceptionalism.

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Anonymous said...

America. Love it or leave it you torture supporting, tax-dodging, bailout-cadging freak.

And please get real. Sarah Palin, as a contender in 2012? Oh noes, we do not want to enter that briarpatch. Please, anything but Palin...

Greybeard said...

Speaking of torture-supporting...
I bet the sole surviving gunman in Mumbai wishes waterboarding was the worst of his worries, don't you, John?

Palin in '08!

John Ruberry said...

I don't think Indian jailers will show restraint.

mouser said...

They may just execute this man.
As for Palin, She refused to
appear on Oprah's show. Way to
go Palin. She's too good for
that Obama eyed Goof!

Anonymous said...

UNI-Beard says:: Off with his head!