Any more it seems as though this nation is a rudderless ship, as our petulant President chases every emotional liberal issue, with his faithful lap dog media in tow. The other day, Obama was visibly angry as his hand picked issue of 2014 went down to defeat. I only wish Obama had shown the same level of passion when our Ambassador and three other brave Americans were slaughtered in Benghazi. But evidently, that passion is only reserved for those who dare oppose his high-minded agenda and his fundamental transformation of America. Vowing to continue the fight over what Democrats obviously see as their wedge issue, Obama has yet to tell Americans that this piece of legislation that he is laser focused on would not have not done one thing to prevent the Sandy Hook tragedy, and will not accomplish one thing in keeping guns out of the hands of criminals. But actually resolving the issue seems to take a backseat, when there is an election to be won. As Rush so astutely pointed out yesterday, this bill was suppose to pass the Senate, where the Democrats have the majority, to where it would eventually be defeated in the House, where the evil Republicans reside, and then the Democrats would have their 2014 campaign bumper sticker – Republicans want children to die. Sadly, instead of addressing the issue of mentally instable people, privacy laws, and enforcing the numerous gun regulations and background checks already on the books, Obama will choose to cite this piece of legislation as the only thing standing in between the American public and wholesale slaughter. Proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that we have less of a President, and more of a community agitator.
Compounding the frustration with this current empty suit of a President, is his rush to politicize every single issue, at every opportunity, and his desire to play the media, and on the emotions of the low information voter to advance liberal legislation. I remember when Democrats and the media use to scold Bush for politicizing 9/11, and would accuse him of playing on the emotions of that day to advance his causes, but evidently, that’s a one way street for them, because they have no shame in employing that tactic themselves. It’s too bad we don’t have a leader for all Americans in the White House. Someone who listened to others, someone who reviewed previous legislation to ascertain the effectiveness, or lack thereof, someone who managed all of the issues confronting our country not just the causes of the left, and someone who was equally upset over those Americans killed abroad, those Americans unemployed, those business’s facing strangling economic conditions, and those Americans questioning the future of their religious freedoms.
UPDATE by Mark Noonan: Just wanted to add two cents in light of today’s events. Think about this, a 19 year old was able to bring an American city to its knees today and we didn’t catch him! Reports are the the FBI looked in to one of the two and did nothing. Uncle Sam is snooping on our private correspondence but at least one of the two bombers can travel to Chechnya, come back, link to Islamist You Tube videos and no one says “boo” to him. We suck. But mostly we suck because liberals, from Obama on down, suck. A fully armed America in possession of its rights and courage would have just gone about its normal business and waited for the mutt to show up, and then shot him. Just a lousy, disgusting series of events.