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We Tried To Tell Ya, Cheetos…

Where Is My ObamaLove?

Where Is My ObamaLove?

but you wouldn’t admit that Barack Obama was not a progressive, a liberal or even really a Democrat. You accepted all the crazy, ridiculous narratives that were fed you by Axelrove and Burton and Plouffe (Oh my!). Hillary is a racist! Hillary wants Obama killed! Hillary is an evil warmonger! The Clinton era was the same as the Reagan-Bush era! Obama will saaaaaave us from the evil clutches of the DLC and people like Joe Lieberman! We will finally, FINALLY get rid of all those moderate, centrist, Republican-lite politicians like the Clintons and achieve ideological purity if we just elect Obama, at which point all racism will also disappear and the world will move into a more enlightened Age!

Where do I begin with this nonsense? Well, how about the fate of the Queen of All Evil, Hillary Clinton? Looks like instead of slinking back to the Senate in shame, discredited for evah and evah, La Rodham is much more in this situation.

Now, Who Will Bring Me Cake?

Now, Who Will Bring Me Cake?

Rumors are flying with great abandon about Senator Clinton’s future. Will she be Secretary of State? Will she take the job Ted Kennedy offered her in order to keep her autonomy and work on the issue that is nearest and dearest to her heart, Universal Health Care? Will she run for President ever again? Fiddle-dee-dee, what’s a girl to do?

One thing is certain: Senator Clinton is one of the most sought-after names in the country right now. Guess all that stuff Obama said about her foreign policy experience being limited to drinking tea and other ceremonial activities was just a bunch of hooey. And even Ted Kennedy, the biggest Obama supporter in the Senate, realizes he shouldn’t work on reforming health care without her. Awwwww, so sad, too bad, Cheetos. Bamboozled again.

But wait, there’s more haid-exploding news for the Obamabots:

Hello, Holy Joe!

Howard Dean says Joe Lieberman was kept in the Democratic caucus because the Senate was following Barack Obama’s lead. But then, the Huffington Post reported as much over a week ago. So no, Firedoglake idiots, Joe Lieberman’s fate is not “Clinton’s call,” as you so ludicrously claimed in your latest “action” email to me. Your CDS is fucking embarrassing at this point. Let it go. You got your Messiah and it’s all on him now. 

Evil Clintonites Being Drafted into Obama Administration At Speed of Light.

As we all know, Obamabots are incredibly invested in ridding the party of all centrist, DLC influences, since they are diluting the purity of the progressive movement, don’tcha know; and anyone who voted for the war is right out. (Still trying to figure out what this movement is all about, since throwing the working class out of the Democratic Party doesn’t seem too progressive to me.) How’s that workin’ out for them so far? Rahm Emanuel, DLC mucky-muck, warmonger and Clintonite, is Obama’s Chief of Staff. Eric Holder, Clintonite and influential advocate of the Marc Rich pardon, is Obama’s Attorney General. John Podesta, Clintonite, is chief of Obama’s transition team. There are many more Clintonites up for Cabinet positions, including, of course, an actual Clinton.

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Defined By A Vote?

Are We All Racists Now?

Are We All Racists Now?

For me, this election season has been a continuous cycle of smacks in the face. The Democrats have compounded their disastrously poor performance (no impeachment, no ending of the war) in Congress by selecting, not electing, a Chicago machine nominee who is as corrupt as any Bush Republican and as authoritarian and narcissistic as Bush himself. In a year when any Dem candidate should be winning in a landslide, November looks like it will be another nail-biter, with possible election fraud on both sides. 

But the worst thing, by far, that has come out of this election has been the race-baiting and sexism by Obama’s campaign, his media enablers and his mindless followers. Even a civil rights luminary like John Lewis has started perpetrating the same myths – that it is McCain who is dividing this country and inciting people to violence because ZOMG They’re All Racists!

Oh really? What does Representative Lewis think Barack Obama meant when he told his supporters to “get in peoples’ faces?” Does he think this type of violence and misogyny is fine, because it comes from people who support Obama? If Obama himself does not approve of the behavior of his supporters, which has been out of control for quite some time, then why does he not say so?

Look, there is a lot of ignorance in this country. We all know that. But can we really judge all people by the way they vote? Can we really call them racists because of the way they pull the lever on Election Day?

In that case, how do we describe the 97% of African Americans who plan to vote for Barack Obama? If they are defined by their votes, then they must be voting for Obama because he is black. Right? And because of that, they must be racist. After all, if it’s racist to vote for a white person because of skin color, it’s also racist to vote for a black person because of skin color. (Note: I don’t blame AA’s for voting for Obama. Part of the reason I still support Hillary is because she’s a woman, and I’m not ashamed to admit it.)

Or perhaps a person’s vote doesn’t define him or her. Is that possible for anyone to acknowledge this year? Or has everyone in the fauxgressive Obamasphere gone stark raving nuts?

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