The Democrats are making an all-out effort to pose themselves as “unified” this week. The key word there is “pose”…..it is pretty clear that they aren’t unified…just trying to seem as if they are.
Isn’t unification one of Obama’s best talents….unifying rogue nations, dictators, and such? He does, after all, have a very friendly relationship with a domestic terrorist (Ayers), so this unifying of his party should be a cake walk, right?
David Limbaugh blisters Obama and his so-called unity skills in his latest column. An excerpt:
Shouldn’t these people who held Bush to the impossible standard of winning the favor of terrorists, recalcitrant nations and an unappeasably hostile opposition party be held to the much easier standard of unifying just their own party?
Yet what do we see as this splendiferous Democratic convention week begins in Denver? What news stories are sucking the oxygen out of every crevice in the Pepsi Center?
Outside, we see the irrepressible anger of anti-war protestors surrounding the site. And inside, we see in some 25 percent of the jilted Clinton delegates the fury of a woman scorned — literally.
One group of disgruntled Clinton supporters calls themselves “Party Unity My Ass” (PUMA) and hisses mockingly at Obama on its Web site, “We are the ones no one was expecting.” Other disillusioned feminist Clintonoids, firmly believing their candidate was a victim of sexism, succeeded in inserting language into the Democratic Party platform condemning misogyny. How heartwarming.
Then there’s the latest USA Today/Gallup Poll, which shows that only 47 percent of the Clinton troops said they’d vote for Obama while 23 percent were uncommitted. Sorry to flag the obvious, but this means that more than half the Clinton supporters have yet to join Obama.
Trust me, if there were a spirit of unity in this party, the Obama camp wouldn’t be preoccupied with proving it. Supportive media outlets, such as The New York Times, wouldn’t be declaiming, “The biggest challenge for Democrats will be reuniting a party strained by the months-long primary battle between Mr. Obama and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.” And Obama supporters wouldn’t be lashing out at Hillary holdouts as “bitter-enders” and comparing them to “Japanese soldiers in the South Pacific still fighting after the war is over.”
Obama made his own bed with his unity boasts. Of course, he also told us he would bring a fresh and less divisive and mean-spirited approach to politics before proceeding to skewer John McCain with such loving caricatures as, “Talking tough and acting dumb is not a way to keep you safe and secure.”
But fear not. Barack’s still got that change thing going for him. Biden, anyone?
I’m not ready to say McCain is a shoo-in, but the Dems need to grow up…..I am enjoying this display….In the words of a famous “minister”, seems the Dems “chickens are comin’ home to roost”!
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