Monday, June 18, 2012

Baghdad Barry

The Obama team has a new campaign spokesperson.

So, I was going to write about immigration today, when I heard a clip of President Obama, like, talking. It's kind of hypnotic, and if you aren't careful you can find yourself nodding your head agreeing with him like a drugged cult member. What snapped me out of it was when he uttered the words "since I took office, federal spending has increased at the lowest pace in sixty years.". I immediately came out of my clouded state due to the jolt to my brain caused by an effort to process that statement. 

I think the President is using a new tactic: confuse everyone to the point that nobody can argue with him because we're all too busy trying to figure out what he is mumbling about. Kind of like that "the private sector is fine" thing he said a week or so ago. Next he'll be telling us that unemployment is at it's lowest rate of increased decline since King George III and it was all because he hired a personal teacher for his kids, and a firefighter to put out his cigarettes for him.

I'm starting to think Obama has secretly been going to Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf's School of Informational Spinnery. One might argue, well Obama doesn't really have any choice but to spin the ever-livin' daylights out of anything that happened during his time in office, because, let's face it, he's pretty much been an abject failure. And you would be right. Except, you're kind of insulting abject failures.

But I think there is more to it than that. President Obama has not once, as far as I know, admitted that he has failed at anything or been wrong about anything. I think his narcissism is really the driving force behind his desire to spin stuff to the extreme. I mean, think about it, how many points would he lose in the polls if he just said "Folks (because he loves calling everyone folks for some reason), I had some plans, and they didn't work out the way I had intended, and I was wrong about some assumptions I had made going into office. I'd like a chance to try some different tactics and work from what I have learned in the past four years". 

Ok, I had trouble typing that because I was laughing so hard. I mean...Obama...saying something like that. Or learning something. Well, I did work in the word "I" 5 times, to keep it real. I suppose we'll just have to settle in for the next 6 months and see what more he can spin in campaign speeches. It should be entertaining at least. And especially debates, if Obama actually agrees to a debate. That should be good.

So...immigration tomorrow?

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