Has Obamamania Given Way to the "Rodney Dangerfield" Presidency?
Satire by John w. Lillpop
In the just over 120 days since the fate of 300 million Americans and the totality of western civilization itself were thrust upon the unqualified, yet defiantly arrogant, community organizer from Illinois, America's chickens are coming home to roost, to paraphrase a Wright who was hardly ever right.
The latest example that Barack Obama is quickly becoming more like Rodney Dangerfield than an omnipotent Messiah comes from North Korea where the very sick Kim Yong Ill has conducted a powerful underground nuclear test AND has test fired short range missiles during the same news cycle.
Thus, in spite of tough talk from the President of the United States and his ferocious Secretary of State, an amiable sort completely in over her head, North Korea marches towards nuclear mayhem, unafraid and undeterred.
As Dangerfield would say, " I tell ya, I get no respect!"
The story is pretty much the same in the Islamic state of Iran, another "Axis of Evil" that President George W. Bush tried to warn the world about in 2002, only to be ridiculed and disparaged by liberals as a fundamentalist Christian nut on steroids.
Under the shaky hand and unsteady mind of President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran continues to work toward becoming a "nukkler" power.
Ahmadinejad drives his nation in that perilous direction with little or no regard for our very well tanned Rodney Dangerfield president who actually believes he can dissolve thousands of years of feuding between Jews and Muslims with dialogue and diplomacy.
Moreover, the disemboweling of Obamamania is not limited to "bad Axis" on the world stage. Indeed, Israel, one of America's most dependable allies, is proudly proclaiming its recovery from Obamamania, and is doing so loudly and clearly.
After receiving marching orders from President Obama about surrendering to the Palestinians, abiding a nuclear Iran, and accepting the rather bleak future of Judaism with good cheer, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided that excrement is not Kosher, thus he declined to further ingest said substance on behalf of Israel.
In defiantly refusing Obama's orders, Netanyahu was quoted as saying, "The demand for a total stop to building is not something that can be justified and I don't think that anyone here at this table accepts it," the PM told his cabinet, referring to Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Even like minded leftists from his own party have parted ways with President Obama when it came to his foolish plans to close GITMO without having thought the process through.
Transferring 248 world class terrorists from an isolated naval base in Cuba to the U.S. homeland is change of the sort that America can definitely do without.
A stinging 90-6 rebuke in the US Senate put Obama's ill begotten GITMO plans on hold, and forced the president to duck "friendly fire" from otherwise adoring leftists.
The decline and fall of Obamamania in foreign lands makes perfect sense. After all, this president seems obsessed with dismantling America's defenses against terrorism; defenses, by the way, which have kept the nation safe for seven plus years.
Why should any foreign leader, whether friend or foe, respect a president who is committed to making his own nation weaker, more vulnerable?
The Obama presidency will surely be recorded in the annals of American political history as the greatest snake oil scheme ever perpetrated on a presumably educated and sophisticated electorate.
With barely more than the charisma of a rock star going for him, Barack Obama managed to convince over 65 million voters that he possessed the requisite intelligence, mental toughness, determination, and leadership skills needed to protect and defend America against all enemies, foreign and domestic while functioning as the nation's Commander-in-chief.
As painful as it is to admit anything even approaching agreement with Hillary Rodham Clinton, one must concede that the Hildabeast got it right on Obama:
This is a man without any notable accomplishment or experience.
Alas, he is NOT the one who should be taking those 3 AM red phone calls.
Posted by John W Lillpop at 7:38 AM