President Still Thinking Like Local Agitator

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    The community agitator in Cheif, fitting and ugly to watch

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    By VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
    Posted 08/20/2010 07:02 PM ET



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    The president of the United States has it hard enough without needlessly wading into, and fanning, local controversies. The economy is battered by sluggish growth, high unemployment, record annual deficits and near unsustainable national debt. Over 50% of the people now disapprove of Barack Obama's handling of these problems.

    So why weigh in on hot-button issues that can only polarize people without solving anything?

    Last summer, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, a scholar of African-American literature and history, got into a silly dispute with a local policeman. For some reason, President Obama, the leader of the Free World, rushed to judgment and gratuitously announced that police Sgt. James Crowley and the local Cambridge, Mass., police had acted "stupidly." For relish, he added that police wrongly stereotype in general. Obama supporters wrote off the entire psychodrama as a "teachable moment."

    Arizona recently passed a bill designed to enforce existing immigration law and stop the enormous influx of illegal aliens into the state. Various groups, including the federal government, quickly made plans to sue the state. Yet various polls indicated that 70% of Americans agreed with the Arizona law, and dozens of states were planning similar legislation.

    Nonetheless, the president also jumped into that acrimony — well before the law went into effect. Obama and his attorney general alleged that Arizonans were promoting stereotyping, even though police were forbidden to question the immigration status of those who had not come into prior contact with law enforcement.

    Arizona Bigots

    Most recently, Obama pontificated about the proposed mosque next to Ground Zero in lower Manhattan, in what his supporters might call a "teachable moment." The issue is not a legal one. Both sides recognize the legal right of Muslims to build mosques anywhere that local zoning ordinances permit them. Instead, the controversy pertains to common decency, and the nature of the funding and proponents of the project.

    No matter: The president instead lectured his mostly Muslim audience that America respects the rights of all religions — again, not the issue in question. A day later, in embarrassment, he backtracked a bit.

    Where to start with all these teachable moments?

    read it all here.
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    The mosque issue pertains to common decency...lol...

    translation:

    'common decency' in the language of Bigotropia means, innocent Muslim Americans must concur with the hatemongers who falsely blame them for 9/11,

    and act accordingly.
     
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    I'd never really thought of it that way,

    but the writer hit the nail Right On The Head.
     
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    Victor Davis Hanson is one of the most astute and historically knowledgeable commentators on the scene today.

    He is spot on regarding Obama. Obama is a product of the Ivy League Elite with a severe entitlement attitude who has never accomplished anything in the private sector entailing real risk and effort.

    Experience matters - and Obama's experience is not what prepares a person for one of the toughest executives jobs on the planet.
     
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    ....Right after his Mother dropped him????? :confused:

    Hell, this dude's a bigoted, Town Hall WHACK-JOB!!!!!!
     
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    Hell.....he's an average, ordinary, garden-variety RACIST!!!!!!!

    I digress.....I should have said an AWARD-WINNING, SADISTIC-RACIST!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    EVERYONE is A RACIST if you criticize the BOYKING.

    when nothing else bring out the race card. that's all the Democrat-Progressive-Commies have left. Too bad for them the American people aren't falling for it anymore.
     
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    It's the only card they have - of course they constantly play it.

    Pathetic.
     
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    ....Especially when they use racist-terminology.....you know, when they talk like White-trash racists.

    :rolleyes:
     

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