Have You Noticed Liberals Always Compare Obama To Republican Presidents?
He’s Lincoln! He’s Reagan! He’s Lincoln! He’s Reagan! He’s Lincoln! He’s Reagan!
Guess what folks… he’s neither.
Lincoln united a divided country, Obama has done everything in his power to further polarize Americans against each other. Reagan turned around a dismal economy, Obama has made things worse.
Frankly, if liberals are as proud of Obama as they claim to be while wiping the drool from their chins, why do they never compare Obama to Democratic Party presidents? Are Democrats admitting that Republican presidents are more effective and appealing? It sure seems that way.
Here’s Valerie Jarrett, the latest of many to compare Obama to Abraham Lincoln…
Obama’s advisor went on to compare the current president with Abraham Lincoln. “I think you can’t compare the Civil War to what we’re going through,” she said. “But we’ve been through a really tough time in our country. And seeing how Lincoln had to work so hard just to make the progress that he did, how he never gave up, and how resilient he was, and [how] he tried a whole range of different strategies. And I think obviously that resonated with the president. And so it kind of reaffirmed what he already knew, which is you have to be resilient. you have to be determined. And you can’t lose your focus, you can’t get distracted by short-term political interests.
Michael Tomasky swoons at the Daily Beast…
How Obama Can Become Our Era’s Reagan
Barack Obama’s speech was elegantly pugnacious, a fine articulation of civic-republican liberalism and a very clear statement of a political agenda, with its specific mentions of climate change and inequality and other concerns. As others have noted, it was his most openly liberal speech as president, and it tells us what he aiming for in term two. He wants to do for liberalism (without using the word of course; we’re still not at that point yet) what Ronald Reagan did for conservatism.
It’s funny how you never hear Democrats squeal with delight saying, Finally! Our generation’s Jimmy Carter! At Last! A Woodrow Wilson of our very own!
There’s a reason for that.
You own Obama and everything his presidency has wrought. Please stop comparing him to successful Republicans. Your hypocrisy is only slightly more annoying than the credit you give our intelligence.
Half of the country
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