April 06, 2011
MISSION (SORT OF) ACCOMPLISHED
On March 25, Barack Obama made his much-loved Libya speech and said, "We're bombing Libya with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of missiles for humanitarian reasons." So where are we today?
Muammar el-Qaddafi appears to be stronger than ever. A defection here and there, but the disgusting madman is in control and is probably making reservations to come to New York for the next United Nation's "Show Your Hatred of the United States in Person While You Eat, Shop, Sightsee and Screw Up Their Traffic" week.
The New York Times is about to quit on the rebels because the rebels are turning into "The Butler Basketball Team" of warriors. After a good start, they are folding. The Times reported that the rebel leaders are fighting among themselves and the whole thing is turning into a "stalemate."
I think the turning point came during his speech when Barack "The Meek" expressed his preference for Qaddafi to relinquish power. But he also added, "broadening our military mission to include regime change would be a mistake." Translation: yes, he wanted Qaddafi to leave, but if he hung on and didn't kill his people, then he could stay, because our mission was not to kill the crazy bastard in the first place, but to get him to understand it's not nice to torture people.
Obama's refusal to drop a missile on Qaddafi is the equivalent of if, on July 22, 1991, Milwaukee Detective Patrick Kennedy, the cop who found a head in Jeffrey Dahmer's refrigerator and got Dahmer to confess the details of his thirteen-year killing spree, announced: "We are letting Jeffery Dahmer go free because he has agreed to become a vegan."
How does Obama get away with being such a disaster? I think I know.
When I was a little kid I used to listen to a radio show every Sunday called "The Shadow." The Shadow (Lamont Cranston) had a way to make himself invisible, and to explain that to the radio audience, the announcer would always say it was a trick Cranston learned in "the Orient" and it gave him the power to "cloud men's minds."
I don't know if he learned the same trick in the Orient or Indonesia or wherever he lived as a young boy, but Barack Obama has the power to cloud men's minds.
You have to hand it to him. There is no one better at looking straight at a television camera and saying some of the most ridiculous things anyone whose mind isn't clouded has ever heard. If I weren't such a trusting soul I would start to believe that Barack Obama has been lying to me.
But then there's that voice, that magnificent voice, and that manner, and that style. And except for those Dumbo ears, he's a very attractive, handsome, charming man who can say almost anything, and there are a lot of incredibly smart people, who know better but want so much to believe him that they automatically lose 60 to 70 IQ points whenever he speaks.
Before my Democrat friends have a hemorrhage, let me say there is no way Obama won't be re-elected in 2012. You can take that to the bank.
The Middle East? It's lost. Fuggedaboutit. Iran wins. Obama will blame George W. Bush for unsettling the region when he hung Saddam Hussein.
We will turn our backs on the number one provider of oil to the U.S., Saudi Arabia. The only thing they will export to us in the future is terrorists.
We will explain to Brazil that we refuse to dig for oil in our country, but since they were smart enough to drill in their country we would love the opportunity to buy oil at top dollar from them.
Nuclear power for energy? Never again.
Obama will announce that an energy source even better than those low-wattage power lights is the candle. Uses no energy and helps keep you warm, too.
We can't get the genie back into the bottle, and perhaps the only energy source we will have by 2016 will be the wind that comes from Obama's mouth.
It is, after all, the ultimate clean energy source.
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