Campaign rhetoric heats to nuclear levels as November crawls closer.
Democrats like Chris Matthews have come unhinged, attacking Republicans by using the same tactic Democrats have used for centuries—racism.
In times past, the Dem tactic was to scare low income whites by claiming blacks would take their jobs.
For blacks who dare to be Republicans, there’s a special personal attack.
Witness the ad featuring Rep. Allen West punching an old white woman’s lights out in a boxing ring. In 2010, West’s social security number was published in a direct mail piece supporting his opponent.
Democrats never did like to see the workers leave the plantation, and the only thing that’s changed comprises the transformation of hundreds of rolling acres of lush green land down in Dixie into the dysfunctional territory that is our government bureaucracy.
In a fictional rendering of how media works amidst the political landscape, a series on HBO, Newsroom, puts suspect words into the mouth of a suspect Republican character:
“They can call themselves the Tea Party. They can call themselves conservatives and they can even call themselves Republicans, though Republicans certainly shouldn’t. But we should call them what they are. The American Taliban.”
Did HBO take a page from American Taliban, the book by a blogger who maneuvered his way to an influential position with top Democrats and media? The book garnered rave reviews from lesser intellects prejudiced early on by intolerance, hatred and disdain for personal freedom.
Democrats assailed the tea party movement from the beginning; some wayward Republicans followed suit, although not as viciously. Advantage: GOP.
By 2010 Dems should have been heeding what polls and opinion surveys suggested.
Main Street—whether Dem, GOP or Libertarian—is tired of big government. Witness the 2010 Midterms.
Now that Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Barack Obama have mushroomed an already obese bureaucracy into an entity resembling Jupiter, Americans have learned what is actually in that ObamaCare tax bill Pelosi praised with the zeal of a Holy Roller in a pulpit in the Hogback Mountains on a Sunday. We have learned there will be thousands of new IRS health cops making sure we comply with a diktat worthy of a tyrant. We have learned about the more than $716 billion in cuts to Medicare.
We have also learned that our president refuses to uphold the federal laws he took an oath to uphold. The effect of the Democrats’ amnesty program is that now illegal aliens will have more legal rights than U.S. citizens or immigrants.
We have watched as auto manufacturers received taxpayer bailouts that benefited unions. We have paid companies like Solyndra who took more than $500 million directly from our pockets—all the while, Solyndra had to know the company would fail.
We have watched employees of the General Services Administration spend our money on drumsticks, hot tubs and wine. We have paid for federal judges to have a junket in Hawaii. We have funded weapons for drug cartels (Fast and Furious).
Our treasury has, in fact, been completely looted.
Our national security is no secret, evidenced by numerous leaks, including details about special operations conducted by Navy SEALs.
Democrats know these things.
Chris Matthews characterized Republicans as racist because many of us have criticized Obama and the Democrats’ big government policies.
Matthews demeans the president who sent the thrill up a lesser known pundit’s leg in 2008.
By falsely characterizing Obama as a victim, Matthews implies our president is a man who cannot shoulder criticisms that have yet to reach the rabid quality of rhetoric hurled at President George W. Bush.
Matthews, like so many of his fellow pundits and Democrat cheerleaders, is a racist because only a racist defines people by color.
As for the faux Republican in Newsroom, whoever wrote the script probably saw the book American Taliban. I say saw because I seriously doubt many people read it. Why would you read nonsense?
As for Tinseltown, if you’re a Republican, you might want to rethink what you watch because why would you support people who disrespect you as vehemently as Chris Matthews, Ellen Barkin and Cher simply because you disagree with them on political issues?
Democrats have come unhinged, and all that's left is the personal attack.
(Commentary by Kay B. Day/Aug. 28, 2012)
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