Monday, February 11, 2008

Paul Krugman Continues To Make Up Negative Stuff About Obama

Paul Krugman’s column in the NYT today once again takes a land of make beleive swipe at Barak Obama.

When he’s not trying to promulgate the baseless attacks on Obama’s health care plan that fill Hillary’s rhetoric he’s reaching new levels of fiction writing with negative stuff he's making up about Obama as he goes along.

Today prognosticating is that Obama followers are basically a “cult” and not a real political movement. His proof of cult status can somehow be found in Bush’s theatrical performance of wearing a flight suit at the mission-accomplished speech on the deck of a carrier. A wild parallel to draw at best and rather unimaginatively stupid at it's worst.
"I won’t try for fake evenhandedness here: most of the venom I see is coming from supporters of Mr. Obama, who want their hero or nobody. I’m not the first to point out that the Obama campaign seems dangerously close to becoming a cult of personality. We’ve already had that from the Bush administration remember Operation Flight Suit? We really don’t want to go there again."

The problem with Krugman and so many other robots of the establishment media is that they are tied to the way things are and the status quo so tightly that they can’t make the quantum leap that's necessary to recognize the seismic shift that’s taking place, and that the Obama candidacy represents. Was John F Kennedy’s run for the presidency a cult too? Or the movement built around Nelson Mandela?

If you want real change to come about with your government are you to be branded a member of a cult and apparently easily brainwashed? Krugman's premise apparently being that all of us attempting to chart a new course for American politics are probably naive. Bullshit!

Krugman openly admits in the piece he’s a Hillary partisan. Really? He also attempts to make the case that Obama supporters are really just Hillary haters. She's sort of a love hate type I admit but my experience from last Saturday's Washington Caucuses was just the opposite. Many like Clinton but prefer that Obama be the party standard barer. Most democrats I know, even the die hard Obama supporters like me, would support Clinton if she wins the nomination. We just think Obama's represents the change we really want.

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