As Obama plods along with his government funded schemes to save hiimself and Dimocrats in the 2010 and 2012 elections, serious people have asked serious questions and come up with silly answers.
As Obama stumbled in the dark, his big ears cupped in radar search of celestial choirs, serious people asked “Will Obama Mobilize His Millions?” In other words, “Where Are the Hopium Addled Addicts and What are They Doing?”
We’ll answer those questions. We’ll begin with first principles. In any discussion about Obama
Real Democrats and Real Progressives should keep first principles in mind:
Obama simply cannot be trusted. Obama cannot be trusted on any issue. Obama cannot be trusted by his friends. Obama cannot be trusted by his enemies. Obama cannot be trusted.
In our first post-election analysis “Big Media Elects Its Stooge” we stated:
Obama kool-aid drinkers will swagger in confidence and proclaim themselves winners. But they will soon learn they are not part of the “we” in “we won”. Americans who, battered by years of Bush and his myriad disasters, cast aside their doubts about Obama in desperate hope for “change” will also discover they are not part of the “we” of “we won”.
Sports teams that decide to abandon the city of their triumph (think Brooklyn Dodgers) do not bother to look back to the city that nurtured them. The fans who deliriously shouted “We’re #1″ after a triumphal season at that point learn that it wasn’t “we” but rather the business owners of the franchise who are the winners. That, in short, is the Obama franchise history that is about to be repeated. Big Media won.
Need we once again repeat the Obama history of betrayal?
Obama no longer says “We won.” It is now “I won.”
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The Hopium addled addicts in their Hopium Dens are now abandoned. Obama has thrown them under the bus too.
Sad little Hopium addicts – they know they have been abandoned as the flim-flam “Music Man” wanders off in search of new victims to bamboozle and canoodle.
Over where the orange sulfur burns, the Hopium addicts walked into walls knowing daddy isn’t coming back.
Tuesday night I was on a conference call with Organizing For America, what the Obama campaign structure has morphed into since the campaign. I, along with thousands of other former Obama campaign volunteers, expected to get our marching orders, told who we should telephone, e-mail, visit, blog about – whatever it took to get the best possible stimulus legislation out of Congress.
But that didn’t happen. Instead, we heard about house parties for the weekend and future conference calls. Building blocks for the future – yes. But action for the here and now? No.
Sad little creatures, they are under the bus, still saluting. They try to understand why the man at the wheel of the bus so resembles their Mess-iah. Still, they salute, and hope. The miserable have no other medicine But only hope.
There is no way Obama will allow his minions to actually grab political power and give direction to him. True, Obama set up a corral for his prancing ponies. But the organization
Obama Anonymous Organizing for America is a slaughter house. OA is not a place for political wannabees to set themselves up to challenge Obama when the Hopium wears off and they discover the Doctor wants to kill the monster.
We do excuse the Hopium addled, they don’t know better. But some should know better yet still making excuses for Obama instead of accepting the obvious: Obama can’t be trusted.
David Corn makes excuses and acts stupid:
On Friday morning, I asked, “Will Obama mobilize his millions?” By that, I meant would he activate the 13 million or so Americans who had signed up with his campaign in order to pass the stimulus bill. Organizing for America, the spin-off of the Obama presidential campaign, is holding house parties on the weekend to discuss the recovery package. But Obama has yet truly to unleash his supporters. His push for the economic bill has not had much of a grassroots component.
On Friday afternoon, I was able to ask White House press secretary Robert Gibbs about this. First, I inquired if President Obama wanted the folks attending the weekend house meetings to pressure members of Congress to support the stimulus bill. (As of this writing, the bill, which had passed the House, was heading toward a vote in the Senate. After that, the two versions will have be reconciled and a final version approved by both chambers.) Gibbs replied with something of a platitudinous reply, noting that the president always encourages citizens to be involved in their government. [snip]
Why hasn’t the Obama White House already directly engaged its supporters in this fight? After all, Obama has repeatedly said this is the number-one priority of his administration. Perhaps Obama aides initially thought that it would not be necessary to call in its troops. If so, that was a miscalculation on at least two counts. First, it does seem that Obama will have to show some political muscle to get this bill all the way through Congress. Second, whether or not the Obama White House needed its supporters to win this thing, it would have been smart for the White House to have involved its backers in its first–and most important–initiative. That would give these people a sense of ownership. And what could be a better way of keeping those millions (and others) engaged than by scoring a victory in a significant policy and political battle? (Now, it’s on to health care, everybody!)
Corn does not go to the obvious: Obama does not want a rival power center to emerge when his supporters wake up and realize they have been scammed.
Obama can’t be trusted, but Corn and others who should know better, won’t speak this simple fact.
The answer is staring Corn right in the face, he even mentions it, but he refuses to accept that he has been completely bamboozled by Obama. Obama can’t be trusted.
An expert on politics and technology told me that s/he suspects that Rahm Emanuel and others at the White House are just not that into grassroots politics.
Poor David Corn still protects Obama and blames the staff. It’s Obama, David. Obama is the problem. Obama wants his worshippers to worship and not become a problem political force – so they too go under the bus.
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It’s dangerous for Obama when former supporters wake up and realize Obama can’t be trusted. The mother of James McDaniels has woken up. She refused to even listen to Obama. She would not go to the White House to see Obama. Her daughter, another Obama supporter, wants Obama impeached. “Not even a month” and Mrs. mcDaniels is disappointed. “Not even a month” and Mrs. McDaniels thinks she made a “wrong decision“. She should not have cast her vote for Obama. Obama can’t be trusted.
Obama cant’ be trusted. Obama can’t be trusted by friend nor foe. The Obama friends are beginning to find out Obama can’t be trusted.