It has now become apparently clear that we are witnessing the most inept, incompetent, feckless and lawless administration that has ever occupied the White House. The case could also be made that the chaos besieging the country right now with scandal after scandal after scandal is all by design by a radical ideologue, straight from the blueprint of Socialist Marxist Saul Alinsky. Either way, “at this point, what difference does it make?”
Barack Obama promised his administration would be the “most open and transparent administration” in history and “the rule of law” would be the “touchstones of his presidency.” I get the transparency part because many are now seeing right through him. He has brought disgrace and dishonor to the office of president. He has either broken laws, changed laws, or rewritten laws in order to push his radical agenda, a clear violation of Article 2 of the Constitution on presidential powers. The law is what he says it is. When you have a corrupt president and his buddy Eric Holder, the Attorney General, who has been found guilty of criminal contempt, a first in U.S. history, anything is possible.
The president can get away with lies, deceit, cover-ups and all involved know they are immune from prosecution. This is further enabled by a liberal media, because Obama is their man, they helped him get elected.
More than half the voters in this country are politically disengaged and rely on information from state-run print and state-run mainstream media, lapdogs for the Obama administration. The two distinctions between Obama’s transgressions and that of Richard Nixon is that the liberal media couldn’t get enough coverage on Nixon, and where Nixon endeavored to use the IRS to punish political enemies, the Obama administration has used the IRS to attack everyday Americans expressing free speech rights.
If I may, I’ll borrow one of Obama’s favorite lines: Let me be clear. Obama first said he would get to the bottom of the IRS scandal, then he called it a “phony scandal” and then he said there wasn’t a “smidgeon” of wrongdoing. This fits a pattern of deceit and deception. Just replace one scandal with another scandal and proclaim that the first scandal is “old news.” Since you know half the voters are disengaged and the media’s on your side, with time it will just go away.
What was so right on some levels was so wrong on others. What does it say about the country that twice elected a president merely for the color of his skin rather than the content of his character? We ended up with a Chicago politics community organizer whose decisions have been dominated by socialist ideology, making emotional decisions to key issues rather than rational ones that would benefit all people. The latest nonpartisan poll found that a majority of Americans do not trust this president or his ability to lead the country for the remainder of his term. The best that we can hope for is that with each passing day, we are one day closer to the end of hope and change.
PERRY K. LaGRANGE