May 28, 2014
More mush from the wimpI find it difficult to imagine the mental nullity required
to draft and revise this speech. You almost have to feel sorry for Obama’s speechwriters at this point. In year six of the Age of Obama, he’s still yammering about closing Gitmo.Power Line
Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 28, 2014 3:52 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
Was it Gurdjieff who commented in a somewhat different context, "...like pouring from the emptiness into the void."
If not Gurdjieff maybe it was that guy who's quoted as saying, "What, me worry?" Someone send Gerard that guy's picture, he looks familiar.
Posted by: Howard Nelson at May 28, 2014 4:50 PM
Gitmo - in our sixth year and counting.
So, are you going to pivot to it, or focus like a laser; make it your top priority, or think of it when you first wake up?
Posted by: Darkwater at May 28, 2014 7:36 PM
"I almost feel sorry ..." That guy talks like a sausage. I wonder how he'd feel after getting a good hard punch in the face?
Posted by: chasmatic at May 28, 2014 10:30 PM
The reason Obama's speeches confuse and dismay us at their emptiness and stupidity is that they aren't for us. He's the first president we've ever had that cares nothing for or about more than half the country. He despises all white people, he loathes mainstream, middle America.
His speeches aren't to inform or answer, they are to inspire and uplift a small segment of the population: his rabid base. The entire speech is about his foreign policy and America's role in the world, but even though it was delivered to these soldiers he doesn't even know how to salute (or perhaps care to), its not for them or at them.
Its at his fondest supporters who are feeling uncertain that this man really is the Chocolate Jesus when they see how idiotic and failed his foreign policy is. When they hear these words, when they read this speech, they FEEL better about it, and FEEL that its right, even though they know its all nonsense.
He does these speeches to get those people who never voted before to get out and vote and donate and support him. He creates idiotic, mythical strawmen to contrast himself against so that his moron base can believe that's who the enemy is and what they stand for.
Posted by: Christopher Taylor at May 29, 2014 7:26 AM