H.L. Mencken, the cynical sage of Baltimore, wrote, nearly a century ago, “As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”
– The Bottom Line –
H.L Menckin would be in tears today if he were around to witness how prophetic his words were.
Had to post this great piece by Burt Prelutsky over at WND because it was just so refreshing to hear from another bottom line guy. Some great insights, quotes like the one above and some reality that are direct hits on today's PC parallel universe.
Obama: Brick-throwing moron
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As you may have noticed, liberals are ever on the alert when it comes to what they love to label “the religious right.” But they never have a problem with those on the left mixing religion and politics. So far as they’re concerned, when Jesse Jackson runs for president, he’s merely exercising his rights as an American. However, when Pat Robertson ran, he was out to turn the U.S. into a theocracy.
When Catholic bishops speak out against wholesale abortions, they’re crossing the line. But when Obama sits in a pew for 20 years while Jeremiah Wright condemns white people or when Rev. Luis Leon of St. John’s Episcopal devotes an Easter sermon to labeling conservatives racists, Obama and his supporters are as happy as pigs in slop.
Some people, even some conservatives will take umbrage at calling Obama a moron. Like trained parrots, they will say, “I may not agree with his policies, but he is an Ivy League graduate, after all.” In rebuttal, I will say;
he is merely the over-weaned product of affirmative action. Not only have generations of morons graduated from Harvard, Yale and Princeton, but generations of the mentally challenged have taught there and continue to teach there. …
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